Problem Pooches Contest Rules

Problem Pooches Contest Rules

All of the following rules (the “Rules”) apply to the Problem Pooches Contest described herein:


2. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The “PROBLEM POOCHES CONTEST” is a promotional Problem Pooches Contest in which properly submitted entries will be posted on one or more pages within KATU’s internet site (the “website”), including, but not necessarily limited to, the “YouNewsTV” area and the “Problem Pooches Contest” area within the “YouNews” area of the website. As specified below, a limited number of winners will be selected from among eligible participants and the eligible winners will be awarded prizes in accordance with these Rules. The Problem Pooches Contest begins on February 6, 2009 and will conclude on February 20, 2009. There will be one PRIZE awarded as specified below. The sponsor of the Problem Pooches Contest is KATU and its subsidiary and affiliated companies.

3. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the United States at least 18 years of age. Entrants and the winning dog must reside in the Portland Metro area which is defined as Washington, Clackamas and Multnomah counties in the state of Oregon and Clark county in the state of Washington. Employees of the Company, its agents, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, participating advertisers and media, the Problem Pooches Contest sponsors and their advertising and promotion agencies, other television or radio, KATU, and each such employee’s immediate family members and/or those living in the same household as such employee are not eligible to enter or win a prize in the Problem Pooches Contest. To be eligible to win a prize, an eligible participant must have an entry properly and timely received by KATU in accordance with section 4 of these Rules. Only one (1) prize will be allowed per household for the Problem Pooches Contest. Only one (1) prize will be allowed per household from the Company within a thirty (30) day period. Eligibility of participants and entries will be determined by KATU in its sole discretion.

4. HOW TO ENTER; LIMITATIONS ON ENTRIES: Subject to eligibility requirements and other provisions of these Rules, a person (“Entrant”) may enter by completing the “PROBLEM POOCHES CONTEST” entry form and uploading a single video entry to the “PROBLEM POOCHES CONTEST”. By submitting an entry, the Entrant certifies, represents and warrants that the Entrant has all necessary authorizations to submit the video to the KATU for purposes of the Problem Pooches Contest and the uses otherwise contemplated in accordance with these Rules. Entrants must have or create a free YouNewsTV account (subject to its terms and conditions) to submit an entry online. Online entries must be received by the KATU before February 20, 2009.

Only one entry will be considered per person. An entry consists of a single video of the “PROBLEM POOCHES CONTEST”. All entries become property of the Company and will not be returned to Entrants. You will be required to provide your name, age, and e-mail address as part of submitting an entry.

5. HOW TO WIN: KATU will determine the winner(s) at its sole discretion. Any attempt by a Problem Pooches Contestant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent, disrupt or damage the ordinary and normal operation of the Problem Pooches Contest, telephone systems or the website, or violate these Rules or undermine the legitimate operation of the Problem Pooches Contest may result in a disqualification of the involved Problem Pooches Contestant and an invalidation of affected votes. The Company also reserves the right to pursue civil remedies, including, but not limited to, damages and seek criminal prosecution to the extent applicable.

The Winner will be contacted within (10) days of the outcome of the Problem Pooches Contest, KATU will also mail or e-mail the Winners, at the address he/she provided, a notice that he/she has been determined a Winner. KATU is not responsible for any delay or failure of the Winner to receive notification of being selected as a Winner for any reason.

To claim a prize, the Winner must present KATU with his/her valid identification and fill out an affidavit of eligibility - prize acceptance - release of liability form and a W-9. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from KATU will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.

6. PRIZES: The Winner will receive the following prizes: A free training session with Bark Busters. All federal, state and local laws apply, and all applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Prizes are not transferable.

7. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By submitting an entry for the Problem Pooches Contest, you agree to abide by these Rules and any decision that KATU makes about the Problem Pooches Contest. Entry into this Problem Pooches Contest constitutes permission to KATU, the Problem Pooches Contest sponsors and their agencies to use each Winners' name and city or town of residence and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering into in this Problem Pooches Contest, where allowed by law, each Entrant recognizes and agrees that any personal information obtained from such Entrant may be made available to the KATU, the Problem Pooches Contest sponsors and third parties for use for marketing and other lawful purposes. Entrants chosen as Finalists must agree to allow KATU and/or Bark Busters to meet and evaluate the dog that was submitted as a Contest Entrant. Winner must agree to be interviewed on camera and allow KATU access to the Winner's property for the purpose of video taping the Bark Busters training session with the Winner and the Winner's dog.

8. RELEASE: By entering into this Problem Pooches Contest, each Entrant releases and agrees to hold harmless KATU, its agencies, and employees from any liability whatsoever from any and all claims, costs, losses or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, those arising from injury, death, loss or other damage) that may arise from the acceptance or use of any prize or his/her entry and participation in this Problem Pooches Contest. KATU makes and gives no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the Problem Pooches Contest, any prize, or any Entrant’s participation in the Problem Pooches Contest.

9. WINNER LIST: The name of the Winner (subject to subsequent eligibility verification) and his/her city of residence will be announced on KATU and Your entry into the Problem Pooches Contest constitutes your agreement and consent to such announcement. The name of the Winner and his/her city of residence can also be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Tracey Lam, 2153 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97232. The Winner’s entry into this Problem Pooches Contest constitutes Winner’s agreement and authorization to allow KATU to provide Winner’s name and city or town of residence in response to such requests.

10. GOVERNING LAW; OTHER: This Problem Pooches Contest and these Rules are governed by the laws of the State of Oregon. Void where prohibited. Rules subject to change.