General Contest Rules and Regulations

Winners of any contest and members of their household must wait at least 30 days before entering any other contest on KTAB-TV, KRBC-TV, and Bigcountryhomepage.com, and may not win another contest within that 30 day period.

Unless otherwise indicated, all prize(s) must be picked up at the KTAB/KRBC, Bigcountryhomepage.com business office located at:

KTAB/KRBC TV Studio

4510 South 14th Street

Abilene, TX 79605

within 30 days of winning or prize(s) become null and void.

Immediate family members of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., KTAB-TV, KRBC-TV, Bigcountryhomepage.com, it's agencies, and applicable contest sponsors may not participate or receive prize(s) for contests.

Winners are responsible for any tax liability and additional costs when applicable to contest. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for any other prize(s)/merchandise.

Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the contest sponsor, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.,  KTAB-TV, KRBC-TV, Bigcountryhomepage.com and its agencies to use the winners name, likeness, and/or voice for the purpose of advertising and trade without further compensation.

Submitting any content including, but not limited to photos, videos, mp3s, and text files to the contest sponsor, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., KTAB-TV, KRBC-TV, Bigcountryhomepage.com and its agencies to use the winners name, likeness, and/or voice for the purpose of advertising and trade without further compensation.

The management of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., KTAB-TV, KRBC-TV, Bigcountryhomepage.com, and its agencies acts as the sole judge, interpreter, and enforcer of contest rules and official declaration of winners.

Unless otherwise specified, only one entry per person, per contest is allowed.

Unless otherwise specified, entries will only be accepted from participants within the KTAB-TV KRBC-TV viewing area.

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., KTAB-TV, KRBC-TV, Bigcountryhomepage.com and its agencies reserve the right to deny the winner of any contest any prize(s) at any time.

Rules and regulations are subject to change at any time, without notice, during any contest for any reason.

Must be 18 or older unless otherwise specified.

Abilene Philharmonic February 2019 Ticket Sweepstakes

Official Rules

  1. Sponsors. This sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by KTAB KRBC (“Station”), 4510 South 14th Street. This Sweepstakes is void where taxed, restricted, or prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and federal lawsBy entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor(s), which shall be final and not subject to appeal.

APPLE IS NOT INVOLVED IN ANY WAY IN THIS CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES.  THE SPONSOR(S) IS/ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THE PRIZE(S) LISTED HEREIN.  THE PRIZE(S) WON ARE NOT APPLE PRODUCTS, NOR ARE THEY RELATED TO APPLE IN ANY WAY.  THE RESPONSIBIITY OF ORGANIZING THIS Sweepstakes AND DISTRIBUTING THE PRIZE(S) ARE THE SPONSORS’ RESPONSIBILITIES.  APPLE DOES NOT SPONSOR THIS CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY.

2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter.  The Sweepstakes is open to permanent legal U.S. residents who reside within KTAB KRBC viewing area and who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.  Current or former employees of KTAB KRBC, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Mission Broadcasting, Inc., the other Sponsors, the other television and radio stations and multichannel video programming distributors in KTAB KRBC viewing area, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies (including anyone who prepares and/or distributes Sweepstakes materials), and the immediate family members or persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of all the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

Participants are eligible to win a KTAB KRBC contest or sweepstakes only once (1) every 90 days. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any contest or sweepstakes. Participants are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once (1) every six months. Text, data, or messaging rates may apply.

3. Entry. This Sweepstakes will accept entries beginning on January 29, 2019 at 12:00pm cst and ending on February 5, 2019 at 11:59pm cst. To enter the Sweepstakes, entrants must visit www.bigcountryhomepage.com to submit the entry form. Entrants must include their name, phone number, e-mail address and date of birth in order to enter.  Incomplete entries will not be considered. All entries must be received by February 5, 2019 at 11:59pm cst. One (1) entry per person will be accepted.

Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for technical or computer, telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or late, lost, failed, illegible, incomplete, garbled or deleted entries, transmissions, or voicemails or other network or technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or online entry, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form, or the rules.

An entrant may use only one email address to submit entries during the Sweepstakes.  If an entrant uses multiple email addresses to submit more than one entry per day, the entrant will be disqualified.  For entries submitted online, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning the e-mail address or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any automated or computer-generated entries, fake or duplicate identities, spam, or improper techniques (as determined by the Sponsor(s)) will be disqualified. Any questions regarding the validity, completeness, or number of entries submitted by an individual or the identity of the authorized account holder of an e-mail address, phone number, or social media profile shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion. The Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant who acts in a disruptive, harassing, vulgar, or unsportsmanlike manner, as determined by the Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the Sponsor(s) determine(s), in its/their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering with the Sweepstakes (electronic or otherwise) or if technical difficulties (e.g. infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor(s)) compromise the security, fairness, integrity or administration of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to void the entries at issue and/or modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted online at www.bigcountryhomepage.com. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes. Entries not conforming to announced entry specifications will not be acknowledged or returned.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE; THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

By entering this Sweepstakes online, participants agree to www.bigcountryhomepage.com Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy located at www.bigcountryhomepage.com. All entry information becomes the property of the Sponsor(s), and entrants grant the Station the right to distribute all of their entry information to the other Sponsor(s). By entering, entrants grant the Sponsor(s) the right to broadcast and distribute their name, image, likeness, voice, entry materials, and biographical information in any media whatsoever, including on the air on the Station and on www.bigcountryhomepage.com, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization from or compensation to the entrant. The Sponsors reserve the right to reject and disqualify any submissions that do not meet the terms and conditions of these Sweepstakes rules. 

4. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5. Prize(s). There will be two (2) winner(s) in this Sweepstakes. On February 6, 2019 at 10:00am cst, the winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries and notified that they won by phone or e-mail. The winners will receive one pair of general admission Abilene Philharmonic My Musical Valentine February 9, 2019 tickets. Tickets will be held at the Will Call window under the winner’s names at the Abilene Convention Center, the location of the show. The approximate retail value of the prize pkg. per winner is $90.00 (each ticket value is $45.00). Entrants can win only once.

The potential winners will be contacted by a representative of the Sponsors and must reply within 24 hours to maintain eligibility.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted within this time period or fails to respond to any attempted contact, such potential winner will be disqualified, his/her entry will be declared null and void and the Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to select the eligible entry with the next-highest number of votes, in which event these provisions shall apply to such other eligible entry.  The Sponsors also reserve the right to ask for proof to validate the authenticity of the photo submitted.  If, in the Sponsors’ sole judgment and discretion, valid proof of the photo’s authenticity is not provided, the Sponsors reserve the right to choose another potential winner by the process referred to above.

All results are unofficial until winner(s) is/are verified by the Sponsor(s). Prizes may not be exchanged, substituted, transferred or redeemed for other prizes by winner. Cash will not be awarded as a substitute for prize.  Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use, merchantability, or fitness for a specific purpose, and the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for defective prizes. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize in their sole discretion without an on-air or off-air announcement, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Other terms and conditions may apply.

6. Conditions for Acceptance of the Prize(s). The winners must claim the prize(s) in-person at the Convention Center Will Call Box Office 1100 N 6th St, Abilene, TX 79601 during regular business hours (Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM cst – 5:00 PM cst). Prize(s) will not be mailed under any circumstances. The prize(s) must be claimed by day of show, February 9, 2019 at 6:30pm cst or it/they will be forfeited. Winners will be required to provide a valid government issued photo identification card and to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity and liability release prior to receiving their prize(s). The Station may require the winner’s guests, invitees, or travel companions to sign liability releases prior to receiving the prize. All unclaimed or rejected prizes will be forfeited. Failure by the winner(s) to respond to the Station’s messages, calls, e-mails or other notification will lead to forfeiture of the prize(s). Failure to completely fill out and sign all waivers, releases, or forms requested by the Station will result in forfeiture of the prize(s). The Station then has the right, at its discretion, to award that prize to another winner using the method described above. A winner who forfeits any prize is not eligible to win another contest or sweepstakes conducted by the Station for thirty (30) days. 

Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner(s) and the winner(s) may receive an IRS 1099 Form or equivalent from the Sponsor(s). The Sponsor(s) will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) is/are required to fill out any tax forms requested by the Sponsor(s) in order to receive their prize(s).

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all license and registration fees, accommodations, transportation costs, gratuities and all other items of an incidental nature. All expenses on receipt and use of prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner(s), the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for events that are delayed or canceled.  All delays and cancellations are deemed beyond the control of the Sponsor(s). This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, game cancellations and delays, as well as all acts of nature. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any expenses incurred by Sweepstakes winners as a result of such delays or cancellations. Sponsor(s) will not be responsible for failure to supply the prize(s) by reason of any force majeure events, such as acts of God, war, terrorist attacks, unusually severe weather, labor strikes, or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor(s).

By accepting the prize, the winner or winners (or, in the case of a minor, their parent/legal guardian) agree to have their name, voice, likeness, biographical information, and entry materials used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Sweepstakes, and in any media whatsoever, including the Station and on www.bigcountryhomepage.com, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization or compensation to the winner(s).

7. Social Media. For contests or sweepstakes conducted or promoted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, iHeartRadio, or any other social media website (each a “Social Media Site” and collectively the “Social Media Sites”), the Sponsors reserve the right to void any entrant’s entry in the Sweepstakes for failure to abide by the guidelines, policies, or procedures of the applicable Social Media Site, and to delete or remove any of entrant’s related “Likes,” comments, posts, tweets, videos, photos, user generated content, or other electronic messages, communications, or submissions at their discretion. The Sponsors also reserve the right to block, ignore, report, and/or completely prevent any entrant, account, user, or profile from accessing the Sweepstakes and/or the Sponsors’ profile(s), account(s), website(s), blog(s) or handle(s). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Social Media Sites. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold the Social Media Sites harmless from any or all claims, liability, damages, judgments, fines, costs, expenses related to or associated with their participation in this Sweepstakes. Entrants understand that by logging-in to the applicable Social Media Site, that they agree to comply with the Social Media Site’s Terms of Service, and that their personal information is subject to the Privacy Policies and information collection practices of the Social Media Site. Entrants agree that the Sponsors are not responsible for the collection, disclosure, transfer, or dissemination of their personal information, whether directly or indirectly, by third party advertisers, marketers, or any other transferees. For entries submitted through the Social Media Sites, the Sponsors may be limited to using the information in a manner set forth by the Social Media Sites and in no other way.

8. Limitation on Liability. Sponsor(s) disclaim(s) all liabilities to the winner(s) with respect to receipt and use of the prize(s). Winners and their guests or travel companions, by acceptance of their prize(s), agree to release and hold the Sponsor(s) and its/their affiliated companies, their  advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages, fines, and costs of any kind whatsoever (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which may be sustained directly or indirectly to persons or property in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Sweepstakes or prize-related activity.

9. Reservation of Rights. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to make changes to these Official Rules in their sole discretion which will become effective upon announcement. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes for any reason in the event that it cannot be run or administered as intended by the Sponsor(s). Any such changes or termination will be announced on www.bigcountryhomepage.com.

 

10. Contact Information. For questions or more information about this Sweepstakes, please contact KTAB KRBC at 4510 S. 14th Abilene, TX  79605. For a copy of these rules, addendum, and/or list of winners please go to www.BigCountryHomepage.com or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to KTAB KRBC within sixty (60) days of the end of this Sweepstakes.

Outlaws & Legends Ticket Giveaway

Official Rules

1. Sponsors. This sweepstakes (Outlaws & Legends Ticket Giveaway) is sponsored by BigCountryHomepage.com , 4510 S. 14th Street, and Jackson Bros. Feed & Seed 3818 S. Treadaway Blvd, Burke Law Firm 317 Locust Street, West Central Texas Governments 3702 Loop 322. This Sweepstakes is void where taxed, restricted, or prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and federal lawsBy entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor(s), which shall be final and not subject to appeal.

2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter.  The Sweepstakes is open to permanent legal U.S. residents who reside within KTAB/KRBC’s viewing area and who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.  Current or former employees of KTAB/KRBC, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, the other Sponsors, the other television and radio stations and multichannel video programming distributors in KTAB/KRBC viewing area, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies (including anyone who prepares and/or distributes Sweepstakes materials), and the immediate family members or persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of all the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

Participants are eligible to win a KTAB/KRBC contest or sweepstakes only once (1) every 30 days. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any contest or sweepstakes. Participants are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once (1) every six (6) months. Text, data, or messaging rates may apply.

3. Entry. This Sweepstakes will accept entries beginning on February 18, 2019 at approximately 11:00 am CST and ending with the last drawing on March 18, 2019 at approximately 11:00 am CST. To enter the Sweepstakes, entrants must visit our local sponsor locations to submit the entry form. Entrants must include their name, phone number, e-mail address and date of birth  in order to enter.  Incomplete entries will not be considered. All entries must be received by March 18, 2019 at approximately 11:00 am CST. One (1) entry per person will be accepted.

Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for technical or computer, telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or late, lost, failed, illegible, incomplete, garbled or deleted entries, transmissions, or voicemails or other network or technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or online entry, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form, or the rules.

An entrant may use only one email address to submit entries during the Sweepstakes.  If an entrant uses multiple email addresses to submit more than one entry per day, the entrant will be disqualified.  For entries submitted online, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning the e-mail address or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any automated or computer-generated entries, fake or duplicate identities, spam, or improper techniques (as determined by the Sponsor(s)) will be disqualified. Any questions regarding the validity, completeness, or number of entries submitted by an individual or the identity of the authorized account holder of an e-mail address, phone number, or social media profile shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion. The Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant who acts in a disruptive, harassing, vulgar, or unsportsmanlike manner, as determined by the Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the Sponsor(s) determine(s), in its/their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering with the Sweepstakes (electronic or otherwise) or if technical difficulties (e.g. infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor(s)) compromise the security, fairness, integrity or administration of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to void the entries at issue and/or modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted online at www.bigcountryhomepage.com/rules. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes. Entries not conforming to announced entry specifications will not be acknowledged or returned.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

By entering this Sweepstakes online, participants agree to KTAB/KRBC Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy located at https://www.bigcountryhomepage.com/privacy-policy. All entry information becomes the property of the Sponsor(s), and entrants grant the Station the right to distribute all of their entry information to the other Sponsor(s). By entering, entrants grant the Sponsor(s) the right to broadcast and distribute their name, image, likeness, voice, entry materials, and biographical information in any media whatsoever, including on the air on the Station and on www.bigcountryhomepage.com, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization from or compensation to the entrant. The Sponsors reserve the right to reject and disqualify any submissions that do not meet the terms and conditions of these Sweepstakes rules. 

4. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5. Prize(s). There will be three (3) winners in this Sweepstakes. Starting March 4, 2019 at approximately 11:00 am CST and then on March 11th, 20198 and March 18, 2019, the winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries and notified that they won by phone or e-mail. The winners will receive a pair of general admission tickets to the Outlaws & Legends Music Festival. The approximate retail value of the prize is $90.00. Entrants can win only once.

The potential winners will be contacted by a representative of the Sponsors, and must reply within 24 hours to maintain eligibility.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted within this time period or fails to respond to any attempted contact, such potential winner will be disqualified, his/her entry will be declared null and void and the Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to choose another potential winner by the process referred to above.

All results are unofficial until winner(s) is/are verified by the Sponsor(s). Prizes may not be exchanged, substituted, transferred or redeemed for other prizes by winner. Cash will not be awarded as a substitute for prize.  Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use, merchantability, or fitness for a specific purpose, and the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for defective prizes. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize in their sole discretion without an on-air or off-air announcement, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Other terms and conditions may apply.

6. Conditions for Acceptance of the Prize(s). The winners must claim the prize(s) in-person at the Station, located at 4510 S. 14th Street Abilene, TX, during regular business hours (Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM CST – 5:30 PM CST). Prize(s) will not be mailed under any circumstances. The prize(s) must be claimed by March 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm CST or it/they will be forfeited. Winners will be required to provide a valid government issued photo identification card and to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity and liability release prior to receiving their prize(s). The Station may require the winner’s guests, invitees, or travel companions to sign liability releases prior to receiving the prize. All unclaimed or rejected prizes will be forfeited. Failure by the winner(s) to respond to the Station’s messages, calls, e-mails or other notification will lead to forfeiture of the prize(s). Failure to completely fill out and sign all waivers, releases, or forms requested by the Station will result in forfeiture of the prize(s). The Station then has the right, at its discretion, to award that prize to another winner using the method described above. A winner who forfeits any prize is not eligible to win another contest or sweepstakes conducted by the Station for thirty (30) days. 

Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner(s) and the winner(s) may receive an IRS 1099 Form or equivalent from the Sponsor(s). The Sponsor(s) will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) is/are required to fill out any tax forms requested by the Sponsor(s) in order to receive their prize(s).

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all license and registration fees, accommodations, transportation costs, gratuities and all other items of an incidental nature. All expenses on receipt and use of prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner(s), the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for events that are delayed or canceled.  All delays and cancellations are deemed beyond the control of the Sponsor(s). This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, game cancellations and delays, as well as all acts of nature. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any expenses incurred by Sweepstakes winners as a result of such delays or cancellations. Sponsor(s) will not be responsible for failure to supply the prize(s) by reason of any force majeure events, such as acts of God, war, terrorist attacks, unusually severe weather, labor strikes, or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor(s).

By accepting the prize, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, likeness, biographical information, and entry materials used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Sweepstakes, and in any media whatsoever, including the Station and on www.bigcountryhomepage.com, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization or compensation to the winner(s).

7. Social Media. For contests or sweepstakes conducted or promoted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, iHeartRadio, or any other social media website (each a “Social Media Site” and collectively the “Social Media Sites”), the Sponsors reserve the right to void any entrant’s entry in the Sweepstakes for failure to abide by the guidelines, policies, or procedures of the applicable Social Media Site, and to delete or remove any of entrant’s related “Likes,” comments, posts, tweets, videos, photos, user generated content, or other electronic messages, communications, or submissions at their discretion. The Sponsors also reserve the right to block, ignore, report, and/or completely prevent any entrant, account, user, or profile from accessing the Sweepstakes and/or the Sponsors’ profile(s), account(s), website(s), blog(s) or handle(s). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Social Media Sites. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold the Social Media Sites harmless from any or all claims, liability, damages, judgments, fines, costs, expenses related to or associated with their participation in this Sweepstakes. Entrants understand that by logging-in to the applicable Social Media Site, that they agree to comply with the Social Media Site’s Terms of Service, and that their personal information is subject to the Privacy Policies and information collection practices of the Social Media Site. Entrants agree that the Sponsors are not responsible for the collection, disclosure, transfer, or dissemination of their personal information, whether directly or indirectly, by third party advertisers, marketers, or any other transferees. For entries submitted through the Social Media Sites, the Sponsors may be limited to using the information in a manner set forth by the Social Media Sites and in no other way.

8. Limitation on Liability. Sponsor(s) disclaim(s) all liabilities to the winner(s) with respect to receipt and use of the prize(s). Winners and their guests or travel companions, by acceptance of their prize(s), agree to release and hold the Sponsor(s) and its/their affiliated companies, their  advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages, fines, and costs of any kind whatsoever (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which may be sustained directly or indirectly to persons or property in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Sweepstakes or prize-related activity.

9. Reservation of Rights. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to make changes to these Official Rules in their sole discretion which will become effective upon announcement. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes for any reason in the event that it cannot be run or administered as intended by the Sponsor(s). Any such changes or termination will be announced on KTAB/KRBC.

 

10. Contact Information. For questions or more information about this Sweepstakes, please contact KTAB/KRBC at www.bigcountryhomepage.com. For a copy of these rules, addendum, and/or list of winners please go to www.bigcountryhomepage.com/rules or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to KTAB/KRBC, 4510 S. 14th Street Abilene, TX within sixty (60) days of the end of this Sweepstakes.

BCHP.com Basketball Madness

Bracket Challenge

Official Rules

1. Local Market Sponsors. This Big Country bracket champion contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by BigCountryHomepage.com, 4510 S. 14th St. (the “Station”), First Bank Texas, 4201 Buffalo Gap Rd., and MMG Law Firm, 500 Chestnut St. (collectively, the “Local Market Sponsors(s)”).  This Contest is void where taxed, restricted, or prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and federal lawsBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Local Market Sponsors(s), which shall be final and not subject to appeal.

This Contest is being offered in association with the national Second Street Men’s College Basketball Tournament Contest, which is separately sponsored by Second Street Media Inc. (“Second Street”) and begins at 12:01 AM EST on March 11, 2019.  The Second Street contest rules are included below for review and acceptance.

2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter. This local market Contest is open to permanent legal U.S. residents who reside within BigCountryHomepage.com’s viewing area and who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.  Current or former employees of KTAB/KRBC, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, the other Local Market Sponsors, the other television and radio stations and multichannel video programming distributors in KTAB/KRBC’s viewing area, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies (including anyone who prepares and/or distributes Contest materials), and the immediate family members or persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of all the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

Participants are eligible to win a KTAB/KRBC contest or sweepstakes only once (1) every 30 days. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any contest or sweepstakes. Participants are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once (1) every six (6) months. Text, data, or messaging rates may apply.

3. Entry. This Local Market Contest will begin accepting entries on March 11, 2019 at 12:01 AM CST and ending on April 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM CST. To enter the Contest, entrants must visit www.bigcountryhomepage.com/bracket-challenge and submit an entry form. Entrants must include their name, phone number and e-mail address, date of birth and bracket selections in order to enter. Individual bracket selections can be added to each entry form between March 17, 2019, following the team selection announcements, and April 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM CST.  Incomplete entries will not be considered. All entries must be complete and received by April 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM CST. One (1) entry per person will be accepted.

This Local Market Contest provides three (3) team selection period opportunities:

March 17, 2019 (7:00 PM ET) – March 21, 2019 (12:00 PM ET) – Full Bracket

March 25, 2019 (12:00 PM ET) – March 28, 2019 (6:00 PM ET) – 16 Team Bracket

April 1, 2019 (12:00 PM ET) – April 6, 2019 (5:00 PM ET) – 4 Team Bracket

There are six (6) rounds of play, with the first (1st) round commencing with sixty-four (64) teams.  Teams will be eliminated as each new round commences.  Entrants will not be required to pick the winners of the "First Four" play-in games.

Entrants may participate for the entire tournament – entering and completing bracket selections for all six rounds - thereby participating in the Full Bracket Game – if entered by or before 12:00 PM CST on March 21, 2019.

Entrants may participate in the 16 Team Bracket Game – entering and completing bracket selections before the Third (3rd) Round tip off - if entered by or before 6:00 PM CST on March 28, 2019.

Entrants may participate in the 4 Team Bracket Game – entering and completing bracket selections before the Fifth (5th) Round tip off - if entered by or before 5:00 PM CST on April 6, 2019.

Full Bracket Game

In the "Full Bracket" game, which includes all six (6) rounds, entrant picks the winner of each game of each round of the tournament prior to the start of the first full round of the tournament (hereafter referred to as the "First Round").  Bracket selections for entrants in the Full Bracket game will be locked for the remainder of the tournament as of the tip-off of the first game in the First Round.

  • Entrant will receive two (2) points for each First (1st) Round game you pick correctly.
  • Entrant will receive four (4) points for each correct Second (2nd) Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive eight (8) points for each correct Third (3rd) Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive sixteen (16) points for each correct Fourth (4th) Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive thirty-two (32) points for each correct Fifth (5th) Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive sixty-four (64) points for each correct Sixth (6th) Round/(Championship Game) game pick.

All six (6) rounds add up to 384 possible points.  The eligible entrant with the highest total score for ALL rounds combined (First – Sixth/Championship Game) will be determined as the Full Bracket game winner.

16 Team Bracket Game

In the "16 Team Bracket" game, which commences at the beginning of the Third Round, entrant picks the winner of each game of each remaining round of the tournament prior to the start of the Third Round of the tournament.  Bracket selections for entrants in the 16 Team Bracket game will be locked for the remainder of the tournament as of the tip-off of the first game in the Third Round.

  • Entrant will receive eight (8) points for each correct Third Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive sixteen (16) points for each correct Fourth Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive thirty-two (32) points for each correct Fifth Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive sixty-four (64) points for each correct Sixth/Round (Championship Game) game pick.

All four (4) rounds remaining add up to 256 possible points.  The eligible entrant with the highest total score for the Third – Sixth/Championship Game Rounds combined will be determined as the 16 Team Bracket winner.

4 Team Bracket Game

In the "4 Team Bracket" game, which commences at the beginning of the Fifth Round, entrant picks the winner of each game of each remaining round of the tournament prior to the start of the Fifth Round of the tournament.  Bracket selections for entrants in the 4 Team Bracket game will be locked for the remainder of the tournament as of the tip-off of the first game in the Fifth Round.

  • Entrant will receive thirty-two (32) points for each correct Fifth Round game pick.
  • Entrant will receive sixty-four (64) points for each correct Sixth/Round (Championship Game) game pick.

The last two (2) rounds remaining add up to 128 possible points.  The eligible entrant with the highest total score for the Fifth and Sixth/Championship Game Rounds combined will be determined as the 4 Team Bracket winner.

For ALL Bracket Games - if a game is canceled, forfeited, or indefinitely suspended for any reason, that game shall not count for any entrant and scores will be computed as if the game did not exist.

For ALL Bracket Games - in the event of a tie for the highest overall score, the following "Score Approximation Formula", outlined below, will be used to determine the specific Bracket Game winner.

Score Approximation Formula:

  1. Subtract what the entrant chose as the score for the winning team from the actual winning team's score and square this value.
  2. Subtract what the entrant chose as the score for the losing team from the actual losing team's score and squares this value.
  3. Add the value from 1 and 2 above together to get the entrant’s "score approximation."

The tied entrant with the lowest "Score Approximation" will be deemed the winner. 

If there are still ties, the ties will be broken based on the following criteria in this order:

  1. The most points earned in the Fifth Round.
  2. The most points earned in the Fourth Round.
  3. The most points earned in the Third Round.
  4. The most points earned in the Second Round.
  5. The most points earned in the First Round.
  6. If there is still a tie, the winner will be randomly selected from the remaining tied entrants.

Local Market Sponsors(s) is/are not responsible for cancellations, broadcast outages or delays, computer, technical, telephone service issues or outages, any other delay, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or late, lost, failed, illegible, incomplete, garbled or deleted entries, transmissions, or voicemails or other network or technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or online entry, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form, or these Official Rules.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any automated or computer-generated entries, fake or duplicate identities, spam, or improper techniques (as determined by Local Market Sponsors(s)) will be disqualified. Any questions regarding the validity, completeness, or number of entries submitted by an individual or the identity of the authorized account holder of an e-mail address, phone number, or social media profile shall be determined by Local Market Sponsors(s) in its/their sole discretion. If the Local Market Sponsors(s) determine(s), in its/their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering with the Contest (electronic or otherwise) or if technical difficulties (e.g. infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Local Market Sponsors(s)) compromise the security, fairness, integrity or administration of the Contest, the Local Market Sponsors(s) reserve(s) the right to void the entries at issue and/or modify, suspend, cancel 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 online at www.bigcountryhomepage.com.  Local Market Sponsors(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest. The Local Market Sponsors(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant who acts in a disruptive, harassing, vulgar, or unsportsmanlike manner, as determined by the Local Market Sponsors(s) in its/their sole discretion. Entries not conforming to these entry specifications will not be acknowledged or returned.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE LOCAL MARKET SPONSORSS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

By entering this Local Market Contest online, participants agree to BigCountryHomepage.com  Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy located at www.bigcountryhomepage.com/privacy-policy.  Upon entry, all entry information becomes the property of the Local Market Sponsors(s), and entrants grant the Station the right to distribute all of their entry information to the other Local Market Sponsors(s). By entering, entrants grant the Local Market Sponsors(s) the right to broadcast and distribute their name, image, likeness, voice, entry materials, and biographical information in any media whatsoever, including on the air on the Station and on www.bigcountryhomepage.com, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization from or compensation to the entrant.

4. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5. Prize(s). There will be nine (9) local market winners, as detailed immediately below, in this Contest.  Winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.   

There will be seven (7) Full Bracket Game winners, including six (6) round winners and one (1) overall winner.  Round winners will be announced within 48 hours of the conclusion of that round.  The overall winner of the Full Bracket Game will be announced within 48 hours after the Championship Game.

  • Each Full Bracket Game round winner will receive $25 gift card.  The approximate retail value of the Full Bracket Game round winner is $25.00.   

  • The Full Bracket Game overall winner will receive $50 gift card.  The approximate retail value of the Full Bracket Game overall winner is $50.00

There will one (1) overall winner for the 16 Team Bracket Game.  The overall winner of the 16 Team Bracket Game will be announced within 48 hours after the Championship Game.

  • The 16 Team Bracket Game overall winner will receive $25.  The approximate retail value of the 16 Team Bracket Game overall winner is $25.00

There will be one (1) overall winner for the 4 Team Bracket Game.  The overall winner of the 4 Team Bracket Game will be announced within 48 hours after the Championship Game.

  • The 4 Team Bracket Game overall winner will receive $25.00.  The approximate retail value of the 4 Team Bracket Game overall winner is $25.00

All results are unofficial until winner(s) is/are verified by the Local Market Sponsors(s). Prizes may not be exchanged, substituted, transferred or redeemed for other prizes by winner. Cash will not be awarded as a substitute for prize.  Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use, merchantability, or fitness for a specific purpose, and the Local Market Sponsors(s) is/are not responsible for defective prizes. Local Market Sponsors(s) reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize in their sole discretion without an on-air or off-air announcement, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Other terms and conditions may apply.

6. Conditions for Acceptance of the Prize(s). The local market winner must claim the prize(s) in-person at the Station, 4510 S. 14th Abilene, Texas, during regular business hours (Monday - Friday from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm). Prize(s) will not be mailed under any circumstances. The prize(s) must be claimed by 4:30 PM CST on April 22, 2019 or it/they will be forfeited. Winner(s) will be required to provide a valid government issued photo identification card and to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity and liability release prior to receiving their prize(s). The Station may require the winner’s guests, invitees, or travel companions to sign liability releases prior to receiving the prize. All unclaimed or rejected prizes will be forfeited. Failure by the winner(s) to respond to the Station’s messages, calls, e-mails or other notifications will lead to forfeiture of the prize(s). Failure to completely fill out and sign all waivers, releases, or forms requested by the Station will result in forfeiture of the prize(s). Upon forfeiture of the prize(s), the Station has the right to award that prize to another winner using the method described above. A winner who forfeits any prize is not eligible to win another Contest conducted by the Station for thirty (30) days. 

Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner(s) and the winner(s) may receive an IRS 1099 Form or equivalent from the Local Market Sponsors(s). The Local Market Sponsors(s) will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one-year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) is/are required to fill out any tax forms requested by the Local Market Sponsors(s) in order to receive their prize(s).

Winner will be solely responsible for any and all license and registration fees, accommodations, transportation costs, gratuities and all other items of an incidental nature. Prize(s) may subject to availability. All expenses on receipt and use of prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner(s), the Local Market Sponsors(s) is/are not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received. The Local Market Sponsors(s) is/are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for events that are delayed or canceled.  All delays and cancellations are deemed beyond the control of the Local Market Sponsors(s). This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, game cancellations and delays, as well as all acts of nature. Local Market Sponsors(s) will not be responsible for failure to supply the prize(s) by reason of any force majeure events, such as acts of God, war, terrorist attacks, unusually severe weather, labor strikes, or other causes beyond the control of the Local Market Sponsors(s).

By accepting the prize, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, likeness, biographical information, and entry materials used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Contest, and in any media whatsoever, including the Station, Facebook and on www.bigcountryhomepage.com, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization or compensation to the winner.

7. Social Media. For contests or sweepstakes conducted or promoted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, iHeartRadio, or any other social media website (each a “Social Media Site” and collectively the “Social Media Sites”), the Sponsors reserve the right to void any entrant’s entry in the Sweepstakes for failure to abide by the guidelines, policies, or procedures of the applicable Social Media Site, and to delete or remove any of entrant’s related “Likes,” comments, posts, tweets, videos, photos, user generated content, or other electronic messages, communications, or submissions at their discretion. The Sponsors also reserve the right to block, ignore, report, and/or completely prevent any entrant, account, user, or profile from accessing the Sweepstakes and/or the Sponsors’ profile(s), account(s), website(s), blog(s) or handle(s). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Social Media Sites. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold the Social Media Sites harmless from any or all claims, liability, damages, judgments, fines, costs, expenses related to or associated with their participation in this Sweepstakes. Entrants understand that by logging-in to the applicable Social Media Site, that they agree to comply with the Social Media Site’s Terms of Service, and that their personal information is subject to the Privacy Policies and information collection practices of the Social Media Site. Entrants agree that the Sponsors are not responsible for the collection, disclosure, transfer, or dissemination of their personal information, whether directly or indirectly, by third party advertisers, marketers, or any other transferees. For entries submitted through the Social Media Sites, the Sponsors may be limited to using the information in a manner set forth by the Social Media Sites and in no other way.

8. Limitation on Liability. Local Market Sponsors(s) disclaim(s) all liabilities to the winner(s) with respect to receipt and use of the prize(s). Winners and their guests or travel companions, by acceptance of their prize(s), agree to release and hold the Local Market Sponsors(s) and its/their affiliated companies, their  advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages, fines, and costs of any kind whatsoever (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which may be sustained directly or indirectly to persons or property 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.

9. Reservation of Rights. Local Market Sponsors(s) reserve(s) the right to make changes to these Official Rules in their sole discretion which will become effective upon announcement. Local Market Sponsors(s) reserve(s) the right to cancel or terminate this local market Contest for any reason in the event that it cannot be run or administered as intended by the Local Market Sponsors(s). Any such changes or termination will be announced on BigCountryHomepage.com.

 

10. Contact Information. For questions or more information about this Contest, please contact KTAB/KRBC at 4510 S. 14th St. Abilene, Texas. For a copy of these rules, addendum, and/or list of winners please go to BigCountryHomepage.com/contest-winners or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to KTAB/KRBC 4510 S. 14th St., Abilene, Texas 79605, within thirty (30) days of the end of this Contest.

See Second Street’s Contest Rules here.

KRBC Severe Weather Gear 2019 Giveaway Official Rules

This sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by KRBC TV, 4510 South 14th Street, Abilene, TX (collectively, the “Sponsor(s)”). This Sweepstakes is void where taxed, restricted, or prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and federal lawsBy entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor(s), which shall be final and not subject to appeal.

APPLE IS NOT INVOLVED IN ANY WAY IN THIS CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES. THE SPONSOR(S) IS/ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THE PRIZE(S) LISTED HEREIN. THE PRIZE(S) WON ARE NOT APPLE PRODUCTS, NOR ARE THEY RELATED TO APPLE IN ANY WAY. THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ORGANIZING THIS Sweepstakes AND DISTRIBUTING THE PRIZE(S) ARE THE SPONSORS’ RESPONSIBILITIES. APPLE DOES NOT SPONSOR THIS CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY.


 

Eligibility: No purchase necessary to enter or win. The “KRBC Severe Weather Gear Giveaway Sweepstakes" (the “Sweepstakes") is open to U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older who reside in KTAB/KRBC's viewing area. Current and former employees of Nexstar Media Group, Inc., Mission Broadcasting, Inc., KTAB, KRBC and bigcountryhomepage.com (collectively the “Sponsors" of this Sweepstakes), other television and radio stations or multichannel video programming distributors in the Abilene-Sweetwater TX market, the respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising or promotions agencies (if any) of all of the foregoing, and members of the immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of all the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win.

Participants are eligible to win a KTAB, KRBC or bigcountryhomepage.com contest or sweepstakes only once every sixty (60) days. Participants are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six (6) months. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any contest or sweepstakes.

This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or otherwise prohibited. By entering, participants agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, which will be final and not subject to appeal.

By entering this Sweepstakes, participants agree to the Terms of Service and the use of their personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at www.bigcountryhomepage.com.

The Sweepstakes is open to individuals only. Corporations, associations or other groups may not participate in the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Midland Radio, Big Country Supply or ShedRain.

Entry and Award:

1. Entries for this Sweepstakes will be accepted beginning at 8:30 a.m. CT on March 27, 2019 and ending at 11:59 p.m. CT on April 14, 2019 (the “Entry Period").

2. Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by filling out an entry form located on the sweepstakes/contest page at www.bigcountryhomepage.com. Entrants must submit their full name, phone, number, postal code and e-mail in order to be considered. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. The limit is one (1) entry per person per day.

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 website, cellular or online service, any disconnection or loss of call, any other error or malfunction, late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or these Official 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 this Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties (e.g. infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors) compromise the security, fairness, administration or integrity of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate this Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prizes among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If this Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at www.bigcountryhomepage.com. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any participant that tampers with the operation of this Sweepstakes or violates the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes.

3. Five (5) winners will be randomly drawn on April 15, 2019 at approximately 10:00 a.m. CT from all eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by a phone call and/or email. Each winner will receive one prize pkg consisting of: First Aid Kit from Big Country Supply; ShedRain KRBC Umbrella, Midland Weather Radio. ARV: $135.00 total for each winner.

4. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries submitted and received. Submitting multiple entries may increase an entrant's odds of winning.

To claim the prize, the winner must appear in person at KTAB/KRBC during regular business hours weekdays 8:30a.m. thru 5:30p.m. no later than May 15, 2019 (the “Prize Claim Date"), to complete all required waivers, forms, and releases before the prize will be awarded. Any objection to or failure to sign the required releases, forms, and/or waivers will result in forfeiture of the prize. No prizes will be mailed under any circumstances.

General Rules:

Sponsors may substitute prizes for prizes of like value in Sponsors' sole discretion. Winners may not substitute prizes or redeem them for cash. Prizes may not be assigned or transferred to any other party. Failure of a participant to adhere to any of the terms and conditions outlined herein will result in a forfeiture of the prize.

Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner and the winner may receive a W-9, IRS form 1099, or equivalent from the Sponsors. KTAB KRBC will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner(s) are required to fill out any tax forms requested by the Sponsors in order to receive their prize(s). All expenses on receipt and use of prize, including license or registration fees, gratuities, travel costs, and other items of an incidental nature are the sole responsibility of the winner. The prize includes only the specifically enumerated items listed in the “prize" section above.

Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in a participant's disqualification, at the sole discretion of Sponsors. If it is determined that a winner is ineligible, declines the prize or fails to claim the prize by the Prize Claim Date, the prize maybe awarded to an alternate winner selected at random by the Sponsors from all of the remaining eligible entries. If it is determined that the first alternate winner is ineligible, declines the prize or fails to claim the prize in a timely manner, the prize may be awarded to a second alternate winner selected at random from all remaining eligible entries. If it is determined that the second alternate winner is ineligible, declines the prize or fails to claim the prize, the prize may not be awarded.

Sponsors reserve the right to discontinue the participation privileges of any participant (and void his/her entry) who engages in any fraudulent activity, inappropriate behavior to gain an unfair advantage, or uses this Sweepstakes in a manner inconsistent with these Official Rules or in violation of any federal, state, local laws, statutes or ordinances or with the intent to annoy, harm or abuse the Sponsors, their representatives or any other participant. In addition to discontinuance of participation privileges, Sponsors have the right to take appropriate administrative and/or legal action, including criminal prosecution, as they deem necessary in their sole discretion.

The winner (i) except where legally prohibited, by acceptance of the prize grants permission (and agrees to confirm such agreement in writing) for Sponsors and its designees to use his/her name, entry material, voice and/or likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, at any times or time, in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet and/or World Wide Web without notice or review or approval; (ii) will be required to execute and return a release and wavier of liability; and (iii) will be required to provide their social security number and current government-issued photo identification reasonably satisfactory to Sponsors. If a winner refuses or does not complete and fully-execute the release, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if a winner does not respond to the Sponsor's notifications, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable or goes unanswered, the prize will be forfeited.

Sponsors disclaim all liabilities to the winners with respect to use of their prize. Participants agree that Sponsors and their affiliated companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, licensees, assignees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties") will have no liability whatsoever for, and are released and shall be held harmless by participants from and against any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or from participation in this Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related activity.

Sponsors are not responsible for typographical, printing or other errors or problems relating to or in connection with this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of this Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the selection or announcement of the winners or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.

Copies of these Official Rules or a winners' list may be obtained at KTAB KRBC studios during regular business hours, at www.bigcountryhomepage.com or by mailing a written request along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to “KRBC Severe Weather Gear Giveaway 2019 Sweepstakes Winner List", c/o KTAB KRBC, 4510 South 14th Street, Abilene, Texas 79605. Sponsors reserve the right to change these Official Rules at any time.

Sponsors:

Mission Broadcasting, Inc. Abilene

4510 South 14th Street

Abilene, TX 79605

325-692-4242

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Abilene

4510 South 14th Street

Abilene, TX 79605

325-692-4242

And

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

545 E John Carpenter Fwy, Suite 700

Irving, TX 75039

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