The Pick'a'Prize(TM) Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00 Midnight (0000) PST, on the first day of each calendar month and ends at 12:00 Midnight (2400) PST, on the last day of each calendar month. Produced by TCI Media Services, 2897 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408. ("TCI")
Sweepstakes open only to natural persons who are legal residents of the continental U.S. 14 or older. If you are under 18, you must have your parent's permission to enter. Employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, and their immediate family members of TCI, and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, and promotion agencies, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is limited to people who have e-mail addresses as of the 15th of the month in which the contest is entered.
2. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Entry by E-Mail. You can enter via e-mail by locating the TCI logo hidden in one of our sponsor's websites (visit http://www.tcities.com/Pick'a'Prize for a complete list of the participating Pick'a'Prize sponsors), clicking on the authorized Pick'a'Prize entry point icon, and submitting your e-mail address as directed. You may only enter once per day from each location in which the TCI logo is found. Attempts at multiple entries from the same site on the same day will not be accepted by the game's program. The logo will be moved every day throughout the month giving players an opportunity for multiple entries in any given game period (one month per game).
Computer entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Computer entries must be received by TCI no later than 12:00 Midnight (2400) on the last day of the month for which the entry is submitted.
Entry by Mail. You can enter via regualr postal mail, but you must have an e-mail address to do so. If you do not have an e-mail address, call JUNO at 1-800-654-JUNO to establish an e-mail account free of charge. To enter by mail, hand print your name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number on a 3" X 5" card and mail it to: Pick'a'Prize, TCI Media Services, 2897 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408. For each entry that you submit, you must write on the card the complete URL of the page on which you found the TCI logo, using the following format: "This is my entry #1 for the July Pick'a'Prize. I found the logo on "http://www.sponsorsite.com/page" or "This is my entry #4 for the September Pick'a'Prize. I found the logo on "http://www.sponsorsite.com/page" and so on up to the maximum number of pages on which the TCI logo is hidden during a given month. (Please see details below.) Duplicates, copies and other mechanical reproductions are not permitted. Illegible, mutilated or incomplete entries will be disqualified. Each entry must be mailed separately. Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than the 25th of the month for which they are being submitted. Players may submit up to one entry for each of the pages on which the TCI logo is hidden instead of and not in addition to computer entries. You may not submit entries via e-mail if you submit mail entries. You may not submit postal entries if you submit e-mail entries.
All of your Sweepstakes entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of TCI, if you attempt (1) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than through participating TCI sponsor pages or by regular mail; or, (2) to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. And, if either of the obove occurs, TCI reserves the right to remedy any such action, disruption or circumvention in a manner, determined solely by TCI, that is fair and equitable to Sweepstakes participants.
Winners will be notified via e-mail. Grand Prizes will be awarded at the end of each quarter (3 months). All prizes offered as Grand Prizes will have a retail value of over $250. In addition to the quarterly grand prize, each month three other entrants will win First, Second and Third prizes. Prizes are not transferable or assignable. Taxes on prizes are solely the responsibility of the winner.
4. SELECTION OF WINNERS
Winners will be selected by random drawings performed by the computer program which runs the Pick'a'Prize game (entries sent by regular mail will be added to the pool of eligible winners prior to the selection of a winner for the month in which the entries are received by TCI). These decisions will be final and binding. Odds of winning each prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for that drawing. On or before the 15th day of the month following a given drawing, the winner will be notified either by e-mail or telephone. Winners will bave up to fourteen (14) days from the date of attempted notification to respond to the notification. TCI is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winner.
Unless prohibited by law, winners will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and a publicity/liability release within ten (10) days of responding to the notification. Each winner will also be required to provide TCI with proof that the winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. A winner, if under 18, must have his or her parent or legal guadian sign the affidavit and release. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return a completed and executed affidavit and release as required, an alternate winner will be selected. Winner consents to the use of his/her name and likeness for publicity and commercial purposes without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules and the decisions of TCI, which shall be final. All federal, state and local laws apply. TCI, sponsors and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents and representatives of TCI and Sponsors and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (iii) errors in transmission; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Producer which may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.
By participation in the Sweepstakes, you agree to release and hold TCI and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents representatives of TCI and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and adverising and promotion agencies harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions including without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
TCI may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes, if at the sole discretion of TCI, you repeatedly show a disregard for these Sweepstakes Official Rules, or act (1) in an unsportsmanlike manner; (2) with an intent to annoy, abuse threaten or harass any other player or TCI representative; or (3) in any other disruptive manner.
6. WHO WON AND OFFICIAL RULES
To find out who won the Sweepstakes for any given month, either visit http://www.tcities.com/pickaprize/winner.html or send your request in a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Pick'a'Prize (month) Winner, TCI Media Services, 2897 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408. Requests must be received by the 15th day following the month for which the information is being requested. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, send your request in a self-addressed stamped envelope (WA residents may omit return postage) to: Pick'a'Prize Official Rules, TCI Media Services, 2897 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408.
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