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WCIA 3?s Our Town, 60th Anniversary and Holiday Vacations? Contest

The Prize ? Enter to win a $60 gift card at any one of the eight WCIA 3 Our Town Events, plus the chance to win the GRAND PRIZE, one (1) $5,000 travel voucher from Holiday Vacations.


Entry for WCIA 3?s ?Our Town, 60th Anniversary and Holiday Vacations? Contest begins June 7, 2013 and ends on November 14, 2013, at 3:00pm. The contest is sponsored by WCIA 3.



 This Contest is open to U.S. citizens residing in the WCIA-TV viewing area only. To enter you must be 18 years or older. Employees of Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. and Holiday Vacations (collectively the ?Sponsor?), other radio and television stations in the WCIA viewing area, multichannel video programming distribution companies, employees of the parents, subsidiaries, or affiliated companies of all of the foregoing, the sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies of all of the foregoing and the immediate families and those living in the same household (whether related or not) of all of the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win. The term ?immediate families? includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

 No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local regulations apply.

 Participants are eligible to win a contest only once every sixty (60) days.  Viewers are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every (6) six months.  Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest.  By participating in the Contest, each participant agrees to be bound by and comply with these Rules.


How to Enter:

Register to win one weekly Our Town $60 Gift Card at any of the eight Our Town locations this summer and you will automatically be entered in the Grand Prize drawing for a Holiday Vacation travel voucher.

In addition to registering for the Grand Prize by registering to win a weekly Our Town Gift Card, WCIA, WCIX, and IllinoisHomepage.net will randomly announce and promote other locations to register for the Grand Prize. All entries for the Grand Prize must be received by November 14, 2013, at 3:00 pm. 

Our Town $60 Gift Card Entry/Registration Limit - one entry per person per each Our Town event.

Sponsors are not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet or SMS connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site, cellular or on-line service, any other error or malfunction, late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  If the Sponsors determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the Sponsors/judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date.  If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at IllinoisHomepage.net.  If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.  Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest.

By entering the Contest, you agree to the Web Site Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policies located at: IllinoisHomepage.net. 

 Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.


Prize Award

Our Town $60 Gift Card: Entrants must be present at the Our Town event in order to be eligible to win.   A name will be drawn at random at around 6:25pm of each weekly Our Town event until a winner is identified as present to claim the prize. If a name is drawn and the person does not claim it right then, another name will be drawn until a winner identifies him/herself as present.  Each winner will be required to sign all required documentation prior to receipt of the gift card.

Our Town drawing locations and dates ? To enter at one of the Our Town locations, drop by the WCIA 60th Anniversary Tent and fill out the entry form. Entries will be accepted between 4:00PM and 6:15PM for the $60 gift card.  The drawing from entries submitted during that time on that day will be held at approximately 6:25 pm with the winner announced live. You must be present to win or a new winner will be selected from the same entries.   The specific location of the WCIA 60th Anniversary tent in each Our Town Location will be announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM news show the day before each scheduled Our Town event.  

  1. St. Joseph, June 7, 2013 specific  location announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, June 6th
  2. Paxton, June 14, 2013 specific location announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, June 13th
  3. Hoopeston, June 21, 2013 specific location announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, June 20th
  4. Petersburg, June 28, 2013 specific location announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, June 27th
  5. Rantoul, July 12, 2013 specific location announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, July 11th
  6. Stewardson, July 19, 2013 specify location announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, July 18th
  7. TBA July 26, 2013 ?specific  location  announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, June 20th
  8. TBA August 2, 2013 specific location  announced in the WCIA 5:00 PM News, June 20th

Grand Prize Winner ? The grand prize winner will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries November 14, 2013 between 4:00 and 5:00 PM during CI Living.  The winner also will be notified by phone and/or email. Eligible entrants will include all Our Town event registrations plus all registrations from other announced entry dates and locations.The Grand Prize package is one (1) $5,000 travel voucher from Holiday Vacations, which may be used on any available Holiday Vacation trip in 2014 subject to all Holiday Vacation restrictions.  (The prize package includes only the travel voucher and does not include meals, beverages, gratuities, taxes, travel expenses to and from airports, or any other fees and expenses not specifically listed in the prize package.) 

Holiday Vacations is solely responsible for the travel services it is providing.  WCIA 3 and IllinoisHomepage.net accept no liability for any service being provided by Holiday Vacations.  Grand Prize trip may be redeemed ONLY by the winner and is nontransferable. Date restrictions and all other restrictions/requirements imposed by Holiday Vacations will apply.

The Grand Prize winner must pick up the prize at WCIA?s studios located at 509 S. Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois within 30 days of notification.  Failure to pick up the prize within the time specified will result in the winner?s forfeiture of the prize. 

All winners will be required to furnish legal picture identification and proof of age when he or she claims his or her prize and will be required to provide a valid social security card.

WCIA3 and IllinoisHomepage.net reserve the right to disqualify any contestant if the Contest rules are violated. WCIA 3 and IllinoisHomepage.net?s judgment as to such matters shall be final. No substitution of prizes or transfer of prizes to a third party is permitted. If it is determined that the winner is ineligible to participate, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner by random drawing. If it is determined that the first alternate winner is ineligible to participate, the prize will be awarded to a second alternate winner by random drawing. If it is determined that the second alternate winner is ineligible to participate the prize will not be awarded.

General Information

 Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner and the winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 or equivalent from the Sponsors.

 By participating in the Contest, participants, winner and winner?s companions agree to have their names, voices, or likenesses used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Contest, and winner and the parent/guardians of winner?s companions shall be required to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to their participation in the prize.  By accepting the prize, winner and the parent/guardian of winner?s companions grant to Sponsors the right to use the winner?s and winner?s companion?s names, voices, pictures and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law).  All travel companions of the grand prize winner, by traveling with the grand prize winner, agrees to all of the foregoing in this paragraph.

 All expenses on receipt and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner.  Winner and winner?s companions, if any, by acceptance of their prize, agrees to release the Sponsors, and their advertising, promotion and production agencies and their respective parents and subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in directly or indirectly in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Contest or prize-related activity. All travel companions of the grand prize winner, by traveling with the grand prize winner, agrees to all of the foregoing in this paragraph.

 Sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the Contest which will become effective upon announcement.  Sponsors are not responsible for errors in the rules, their announcements, or the offering or the administration of the Contest.

No prize transfers. 

 Sponsors may substitute prizes for prizes of like value, in the Sponsors? sole discretion.  Prizes may not be substituted or redeemed for cash.  Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited.  By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the Sponsors/judges. 

 Rules.  For a copy of the Official Rules and/or winners? list, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

            WCIA 3?s ?60th Anniversary Trip with Judy and Our Town 60? Contest


            Promotion Department

            509 S. Neil St.

            Champaign, IL 61820