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No purchase necessary. One valid entry per contestant.

You must be 13 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Winners will be notified by email. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If Upickem or its affiliates cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.

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

Upickem and its affiliates reserve the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

Affiliates reserve 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 Upickem and its affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, 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 Upickem and its affiliates the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.

Upickem and its affiliates reserve 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.

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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 its affiliates 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.

If a question cannot be answered because the "action" to result the "answer" is canceled, forfeited, or indefinitely suspended for any reason, or if there proves to be two correct listed answers for the question, that question shall not count for any contestant and scores will be computed as if the question did not exist.

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.

The points for each question are clearly marked. Each week, a total of 15 college football games will be picked and users will receive a point for each game guessed correctly.

For an individual week :
Fans pick an answer for each question along with an answer for the tie-breaker question.
The computer then takes all the fans tied and then checks to see if they got the tie-breaker question correct.
If there are still ties the computer orders the fans randomly.
For the overall winner:
Fans pick an answer for each question along with an answer for the tie-breaker question for the last week .
The computer then takes all the fans tied and then checks to see if they got the tie-breaker question correct for the last week .
If there are still ties the computer orders the fans randomly.
All decisions of the judges are final.

Upickem and its affiliates reserve the right to change the rules at any time.

[2011 College Football





a. The [2011 College Football Pickoff
] (“Promotion”) will begin on [Saturday,
September 3
rd at 12:00 noon ET] and end
on [Saturday, November 26th at 10:00 p.m.


a. The Promotion is open to all legal
residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (except
NY and FL) who are [18 years of age or older] years of age or
older at the time of entry and who live in [
Employees of [WRDW / ERDW] (the “Station”), its parent, subsidiary,
and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional
partners, other broadcasting stations in the [114] metropolitan
area, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents,
siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible
to participate or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable
federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the
United States, in NY and FL, as applicable, and where prohibited.


c. To Claim: [Winner must present identification
preferably a VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE or State issued ID before News12
can release the tickets to the winner

d. Entrants are required to provide truthful
information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it
discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify
any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements,
and will also delete any entry as required by law.


a. To participate in the Promotion, you
may enter via the following method(s):

INTERNET – [The viewer must go to wrdw.com/contest click on the PIGSKIN
PICK ‘EM contest follow the link to register then log in, just click
on the my groups tab. Next click on "Create a Private Group"
and follow the instructions. Entries will be accepted from September
3 through September 26]. Follow the links and instructions to
enter and submit your first name and last name, complete address, city,
state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth, and a valid email
address in the online entry form. Internet entries will be deemed
made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted
at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural
person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider,
online service provider or other organization that is responsible for
assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted
email address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the
same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged
or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.
Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt
by 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 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].

b. [For internet entry, only one entry
per person and one entry per email address are permitted for each game
in the contest round; entry must be submitted before the designated
cut-off time].


a. [One weekly winner will receive
a $25.00 Top Notch Car Wash gist certificate and a $10.00 McDonald gift
; at the end of the football season and the conclusion
of the contest one overall winner will receive a 32”tv]

b. 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.


a. Decisions of Station management with
respect to the Promotion are final.

b. [The weekly winner will be chosen
on Monday following the weekend game; the overall winner will be chosen
within 5 days of contest conclusion



e. [WINNER does not need to WATCH OR

f. The
News12 Promotion Coordinator will notify each winner by phone call;
a voice mail will be left if the winner does not answer the phone number
Winners (or their parents
or legal guardians if under the age of majority) 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
by [another winning online entry]. 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, the potential winner will be disqualified and will
forfeit the prize.

g. Unless otherwise specified in the prize
notification, all prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the
office of the Station at the address below. The winner will forfeit
any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of
winning. [Prizes must be picked up at News12 before close of
business (5:00 p.m.) on December 2, 2011
.] 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 partner(s)
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 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
channel 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,
stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, 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 [2011 College Football Pickoff / PIGSKIN PICK
] Winner List or Official Rules Request, [WRDW
P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903-1212
]. 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 [WRDW 1301 Georgia Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
]. All such requests must be received
within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.


a. By use of this web channel and by entering
this Promotion, you agree to the Station’s Terms of Use Agreement
and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy
Policy located at: “[www.wrdw.com]”.

Sponsor: [WRDW MY12, P.O. Box
1212 Augusta, GA 30903-1212


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