UPDATED -- Promotion extended through Sunday 1/23 at 11:59pm CST and final winner drawing changed to Tuesday 1/25.
UPDATED -- Promotion extended through Thurs 1/20 at 11:59pm CST and final winner drawing changed to Friday 1/21.
Official Rules -- Next Generation Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ACCESS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of North Texas who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. NORTH TEXAS IS DEFINED AS COOKE, COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON, ELLIS, FANNIN, GRAYSON, HENDERSON, HILLS, HOPKINS, HUNT, KAUFMAN, LAMAR, MONTAGUE, NAVARRO, PARKER, ROCKWALL, TARRANT, VAN ZANDT AND WISE COUNTIES. Void where prohibited by law. Winners of previous dallasnews.com contests or sweepstakes are not eligible to win another dallasnews.com sweepstakes within a 90-day period.
Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of The Dallas Morning News, A. H. Belo Corporation, (hereinafter “Sweepstakes Providers” or “Sponsors”), or Belo Corp., and each of their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other sweepstakes sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
Sponsor: The Dallas Morning News, 508 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75202.
Administrator: UPICKEM, 317 North 11th Street, St. Louis, MO 63101.
HOW TO ENTER: You may enter online at dallasnews.com/nextgen and complete the entry form in accordance to the contest rules. ONE ENTRY PER PERSON, FOR THE DURATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
DEADLINES: The Sweepstakes begins on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 12:00 midnight and ends at 11:59 pm on Sunday, January 23, 2011.
No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the on-line Sweepstakes will be the Sponsor’s server machine(s) located in the Central Standard Time (CST) zone. Participants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind. No responsibility is assumed by The Dallas Morning News, A. H. Belo Corporation, Sponsors, or their respective subsidiaries, parents, or partners for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.), that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. Multiple entries by the same person, including those made electronically by one person using one or more e-mail accounts will result in disqualification. Potential winner may be requested to provide Administrator with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
• Each week for a total of two (2) weeks, two (2) winners will each receive one (1) Apple iPhone® 4G – 16GB/3G ARV $599 (wireless account and data plan are NOT included)
•Each week for a total of two (2) weeks, two (2) winners will each receive one (1) Apple iPad® - 16GB/3G ARV $714 (data plan is NOT included)
This prize is non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested. By participating in this Sweepstakes and accepting a prize, participants and winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules. Travel is not included unless specifically stated. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600. Winner is responsible for any applicable federal, state, and local income taxes and any other taxes, fees and surcharges. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
WINNER SELECTION: Winner selection shall take place on Tuesday, January 11 and January 25 at The Dallas Morning News 508 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75202. The winner will be selected by a random drawing from all qualified entries received by the deadline. Winner selection will be made by Sweepstakes Providers, whose decision shall be final. Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone on or near date specified. If a winner is unreachable after two (2) business days, an alternate winner will be selected by a random drawing from the remaining qualified entries. In order to be named a winner, potential winners will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.
USE OF SWEEPSTAKES INFORMATION: Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any of Sweepstakes Providers' respective privacy policies, Participants grant to Sweepstakes Providers, and Sweepstakes Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. Participants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Sweepstakes Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Sweepstakes Providers to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.
CONDUCT: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be posted at dallasnews.com/nextgen throughout the Sweepstakes. Participants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sweepstakes Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Web site; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules. You agree that in your participation in the Sweepstakes you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Dallas Morning News, , A. H. Belo Corporation, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Sweepstakes sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Sweepstakes includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Sweepstakes. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes or to prevent others' participation in the Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE BELO WEB SITES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Sweepstakes, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. Sweepstakes Providers are not responsible: (i) for any lost, late, illegible, incomplete, postage-due, misdirected or mutilated mail; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Providers assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sweepstakes Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sweepstakes Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
RULES / WINNERS LIST: Official Rules and the name of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: The Dallas Morning News Marketing, 508 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 75202. Indicate “Next Generation Rules Request" or "Next Generation Giveaway Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the Sweepstakes. Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this Sweepstakes may be addressed to: The Dallas Morning News/Marketing Next Generation, 508 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 75202.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The Sweepstakes and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright The Dallas Morning News, and/or their sponsors. iPad® and iPhone® are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc., which is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse services of Sweepstakes Providers. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.