Platos Scratch and Win Contest

Who Can Enter

1.  To be eligible to participate in this contest, entrants must be U.S., Tennessee or Kentucky residents who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the WZTV viewing area. 

2.  Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Tennessee and any other company which owns, programs or provides other services to television broadcast station WZTV (the Station), WUXP, WNAB, Platos Closet (the Sponsor), Imobile, and their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible.  The term immediate families includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.  Only one winner per mobile device.

How to Play/Enter

(a)  No purchase is necessary to enter.  Only one instant win per entrant.  Entrants may play the game once per day during the Contest Period, up until such date entrant may become an instant winner.  Authorized account holder of the mobile telephone number associated with the entry is considered the entrant. 

(b)  To play/enter, text PLATOS to 45203 from your mobile phone. Standard text messaging rates apply to all text message entries sent.  Alternatively, use a QR code reader (scanner) on your mobile device to link to play.   Entrants will then receive an automated text message with a link to the game on the screen of his/her mobile device.   Data rates may apply.  Entrants will be required to enter his/her email address and verify age before starting the game.  The game will indicate the number of matches required to win a prize, and the prize for such game.  Text STOP to 45203 to cancel.  Text HELP to 45203 for help.  Entrants will receive up to 4 messages relating to this contest from an automated system. Consent is not required to buy goods and services.

(c)  At the conclusion of the game if the entrant is not an instant winner, then such entrant will automatically receive a coupon valid for 10% off a purchase.  The coupon has no cash value and expires November 21, 2013.

(d)  The contest starts at 12 a.m. CDT on October 20, 2013 and ends on the earlier to occur of (1) when all available prizes have been won, or (2) at 1159 p.m. CDT on October 30, 2013 (the Contest Period). Station is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, or for printing errors, server unavailability, mobile device failure, any other electronic malfunction, or if any text message is not received.

(e) The maximum number of instant winners for this contest game is ten (10).  Instant winners will be determined at the time each game is played.  All non-winners will receive consolation prize.

(f)  By playing/entering each contestant gives permission to Station to broadcast contestants information.  All entries received from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries become the property of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., and the Station.

The Prize(s)

1.   Up to 10 instant winners will each receive a $20 Gift Certificate valid at any Middle Tennessee Platos Closet location. Gift cards have no expiration date.

2.  Winners will be notified by phone/mobile device.  Each winner will receive an email or mobile notification with a prize code/voucher to redeem at the Sponsors participating locations.  In the event a winner enters an incorrect or invalid email address, then such winners prize will be void.  Winners will claim his/her prize in person at FOX17 Studio within 10 days of winning and will be required to present his/her mobile device or email with the winning prize code/voucher.  Winners must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within 10 days of notification at the time the winner claims his/her prize in person at the Station.  Winner must show picture identification to claim prizes.  Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.

3.  If a winner does not claim his/her prize within 10 days of winning,  or sign and retutn the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and then the prize will remain the property of the Station or Sponsor.  

4.  There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes except at the sole discretion of Station or Sponsor(s).  The Station or Sponsor(s) have the right to substitute a prize of similar value.  No transfer or assignment of prizes is allowed. 

5.  Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules. 

6.  Only one prize will be awarded per household. 

7.  Sinclair Television of Tennessee, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc.  are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

8.  Sinclair Television of Tennessee, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.,  Sinclair Television Group, Inc. and Sponsor(s) are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.

9.  In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that Sinclair Television of Tennessee, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc.  have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.

Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous

1.  Odds of winning depend on the number of players.

2. Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WZTV FOX17 631 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37228.

3. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to WZTV FOX17 631 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37228 by November 30, 2013.

4. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Nashville, Inc., and Platos Closet accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder.

5.  Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information.  Station is not responsible for any computer or electronic malfunction, server unavailability, technological glitch, or human error relating to this contest and/or the use of short-code.

6. Mobile service provider may charge for each text message sent and received according to its standard text messaging rates. Entrants should check phone capabilities for specific internet access capabilities from their cell phone and consult with mobile service provider regarding pricing plans. Entrants must be a mobile service subscriber with internet service, using a participating service provider in order to enter via this method. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to participate.  This contest is subject to the Stations Privacy Policy  and the Stations Terms and Conditions

7. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.
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