Win a Wedding from Greta's Bridal
Enter through the contest website, your first name and last name, address, city, state, ZIP code, telephone number, date of birth, your fiance's name, and up to 250 words describing why you should win a wedding.
Limit of one entry per couple and limit of one entry per household. All entries submitted become the sole property of the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. For purpose of this Promotion, a "Day" shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. ET and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. The Submission Period begins on January 10, 2014 and ends on February 2, 2014.
Note: The reception at Amish Acres must take place on 11/22/2014. The wedding must take place on or before 11/22/2014.
There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
2. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a) Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b) Between February 3, 2014 and February 7, 2014, three (3) finalists will be selected by promotion sponsors. The general public will then vote for their favorite story via this promotion website. The winner will be selected by the highest number of votes. A tie in total number of votes received will be broken by random drawing.
c) Odds of being selected as a finalist depend on number of entries received. Odds of a finalist winning depend on number of votes received.
c) Finalists will be judged on the following criteria: 70% on mass appeal (based off judge’s definition of mass appeal), 20% on creativity, and 10% on entrant's level of need.
e) Finalists and Winners do not need to be present to win.
f) Finalists will be notified between February 3 and February 7, 2014. The Winner will be notified on February 28, 2014. Winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen based on number of votes the other finalists received. If all finalists have their prize forfeited any subsequent winners will be chosen randomly from all entries submitted during the Submission process. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to complete, sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize.
g) Unless otherwise specified in the prize notification, all prize certificates and information may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificates if winner fails to contact that prize’s participating sponsors within sixty (60) days of winning. Prize or prize certificates will not be mailed to the winner without the winner's prior written consent in which the winner shall agree to assume its risk of loss. The Station, its sponsor, or promotional partners are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
a) Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Winners will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including the winner's full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize package valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.
b) Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of prize constitutes winner's and guest's (where applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c) Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Promotion, the Station in its sole discretion will require verification of Promotion winner's identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless the Station, its sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), its advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties“) harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion. The Station will also require eligible Promotion winners and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winners, guests or travel companions are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent.
d) The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of the Station's web site or is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the Station’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by the Station in is sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any station web channel or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Station reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Station's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
e) The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond the Station's control.
f) To obtain a copy of the Official Rules or a list of winners following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “Official Rules" or “Winner List" to Win a Wedding List or Official Rules Request, WSBT, 1301 E. Douglas Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545. A copy of the Official Rules and a list of winners (when complete) are also available during regular business hours at the main studio of WSBT, 1301 E. Douglas Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545. All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.
Participant's email addresses will be shared with this promotion's sponsors.
Adam’s Cake Shop, 1401 Johnson St., Elkhart, IN 46514
Amish Acres, 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee, IN 46550
Belle Behind the Ball, 116 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka, IN 46544
Snapdragon Floral Designs, 30479 Dunnhill Crossing, Elkhart, IN 46517
Emblazon Salon, 2123 Edison Rd., South Bend, IN 46637
Four Winds Casino, 11111 Wilson Rd., New Buffalo, MI 49117
Greta Bridal, 1130 Lincolnway East, South Bend, IN 46601
Monica Brazier Photography, 1412 W. Washington St., South Bend, IN 46628
Mark Fischer Jewelry Designs, 328 W. Cleveland Rd., Granger, IN 46530
Signal Travel, 219 E. Main St., Niles, MI 49120
Corporate Classic Limousine, 55900-2 Hoosier Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545
No purchase necessary. One valid entry per contestant.
You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.
Only one registered account per voter. If multiple accounts are detected for a single voter, they will be disabled and votes disqualified.
WSBT-TV reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
WSBT-TV reserves the right to restrict the local winners to only persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of the affiliate's office.
Employees of WSBT-TV, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, other radio and TV stations within a 50 mile radius, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.
Entrants further grant to WSBT-TV the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.
WSBT-TV reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright, UPICKEM, and/or WSBT-TV. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
UPICKEM and WSBT-TV are not responsible for Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God.
All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail notification.
Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and will be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.
This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
WSBT-TV reserves the right to change the rules at any time.