Contest Rules

KSDK AND CARDINALS HOME OPENER TICKETS SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2.         Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, KSDK and Cardinals Home Opener Tickets Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to U.S. residents of the City of St. Louis, Missouri and the following counties:  St. Louis County; MO, St. Louis City, MO; Calhoun, IL; Clay, IL; Randolph, IL; Washington, IL; Marion, IL; Fayette, IL; Montgomery, IL; Macoupin, IL; Greene, IL; Bond, IL; Jersey, IL; Madison, IL; Clinton, IL; St. Clair, IL; Monroe, IL; Phelps, MO; Reynolds, MO; Jefferson, MO; Franklin, MO; St. Charles, MO; Warren, MO; Lincoln, MO; Pike, MO; Gasconade, MO; Crawford, MO; Washington, MO; Iron, MO; St. Francois, MO; and Ste. Genevieve, MO who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Entrants must be present at Joe Buck’s Restaurant between 10 a.m. (C.T.) and 1:50 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013 to enter and win.  Employees and contractors of KSDK-TV (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., Joe Buck’s Restaurant, Goodwill, Rainbow Recreation, St. Luke’s Hospital and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies, and other agents, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with such employees and contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win. 

3.         Entry.  The Sweepstakes will begin at 10:00 a.m. (C.T.) on Monday, April 8, 2013 and all entries must be received by 1:50 p.m. (C.T.) on April 8, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 

In-Person Entry:  Enter in person by completing an Official Entry Form available at Joe Buck’s Restaurant, located at 1000 Clark Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63101, completing all of the required information, and depositing your entry form in the entry box.

            Maximum of one (1) entry per person.  All entries must be received between 10 a.m. (C.T.) and 1:50 p.m. (C.T.) on Monday, April 8, 2013.

4.         Winner Selection. Two (2) winners will be randomly drawn from all eligible entries received to be held on or about April 8, 2013 at Joe Buck’s Restaurant between 1:50 p.m. (C.T.) and 2:15 p.m. (C.T.). 

  1. Prizes and Odds.  Each winner will receive a package of two (2) tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game home opener against Cincinnati at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 3:15  p.m. (C.T.) (ARV of each Grand Prize package: $110). 

 

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6.         Winner Notification and Acceptance.  Winners will be notified on site at Joe Buck’s Restaurant on April 8, 2013 immediately following the drawing.  Each Winner must be present to win.  If any Winner is not present during such time, winner forfeits his/her prize and Sponsor will select an alternative Winner until a qualified Winner is present.  To claim prize, each winner must collect the prize during the drawing, and a valid photo identification may be required.  Winners may waive their right to receive prizes.  Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed by winner.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.  Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as directed by Sponsor.  Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner.  The persons traveling as guest of the Grand Prize Winner must also sign any affidavit or release that Sponsor may require.   Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation.  Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor. 

7.         Participation.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.  Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.  Sponsor is not responsible for the operation of Busch Stadium, St. Louis Cardinals, or Joe Buck’s Restaurant, including closings, delays or reschedulings.

8.         Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9.         Sponsor.  KSDK and Cardinals Home Opener Tickets Sweepstakes is sponsored by KSDK-TV.  The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes.  For a list of winners (available after April 8, 2013) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit www.ksdk.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Register For A Chance To Win Home Opener Ticket Sweepstakes, 1000 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63101.  If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Mary T. Dolan at mtdolan@ksdk.com, or 314-444-5251.   

alify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.  Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.  Sponsor is not responsible for the operation of Busch Stadium, St. Louis Cardinals, or Joe Buck’s, including closings, delays or reschedulings.

8.         Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9.         Sponsor.  KSDK and Cardinals Home Opener Tickets Sweepstakes is sponsored by KSDK-TV.  The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes.  For a list of winners (available after April 13, 2012) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit www.ksdk.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Register For A Chance To Win Home Opener Ticket Sweepstakes, 1000 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63101.  If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Mary T. Dolan at mtdolan@ksdk.com, or 314-444-5251.