Caribbean Family Fun Festival Text to Win Contest Rules



Contest: Caribbean Family Fun Festival Text to Win

Station: Sinclair Communications, LLC dba WTVZ

Station Address: 999 Waterside Drive Suite 2525 Norfolk, VA 23510

Contest Area: Virginia Counties: Chesapeake, Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, James

City, Mathews, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Southampton,

Suffolk, Surry, Virginia Beach, York; North Carolina Counties: Camden, Chowan, Currituck,

Dare, Gates, Hertford, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans

Sponsor: MP Island Cafe

Prize Provider: MP Island Cafe

Age of Eligibility: Eighteen (18)

Contest Period: July 1, 2019 to July 11, 2019

Entries Due: 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2019.

Entry is limited to one (1) entry per account holder.


Short Code: 30126

Drawing Dates:

July 2 (for entries received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 1, 2019)

July 3 (for entries received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 2, 2019)

July 8 (for entries received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 7, 2019)

July 9 (for entries received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 8, 2019)

July 10 (for entries received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 9, 2019)

July 11 (for entries received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 10, 2019)

Number of Winners on Each Drawing Date:

July 2 – one (1) winner

July 3 – one (1) winner

July 8 – five (5) winners

July 9 – one (1) winner

July 10 – one (1) winner

July 11 – one (1) winner

Total Number of Winners: Ten (10)

Prize(s) and Value(s): Four (4) tickets to the 3rd Annual Virginia Caribbean Family Fun Day

and Festival at the Virginia Beach SportsPlex in Virginia Beach, Virginia on July 13, 2019.

Total approximate value of prize of $60 ($15 per ticket).

Station’s Website:

Station’s Privacy Policy:

Station’s Website Terms and Conditions:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations

and is void where prohibited.

Odds of winning depend on the number of valid and correct entries received.

All capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth above.

How to Enter

To enter, text the Keyword to the Short Code. Standard text messaging rates apply to all text message

entries sent. Text STOP to Short Code to cancel. Text HELP to Short Code for help. By entering,

entrants consent to and will receive up to one (1) text message relating to this contest from an

automated system. Consent is not required to buy goods and services. No mechanically reproduced

or completed entries will be accepted.

How to Win

The Number of Winners on each Drawing Date will be selected by random drawing from among valid

entries received. Remaining valid entries will carry over to the next Drawing Date.


1. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be U.S. residents who are at least the

Age of Eligibility, own a mobile device capable of texting, and reside in the Contest Area. Authorized

account holder of the mobile telephone number associated with the entry is considered the entrant.

Entrants must be a mobile service subscriber with text messaging service, using a participating service

provider in order to enter via this method. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service

to participate.

2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Station (collectively,

the “Company”), Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), short code providers, contest software providers, each

of their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast

and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of

each are ineligible. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, domestic partners, grandparents,

parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and any other relatives who reside in the same household

with employee.

3. Residents and Citizens of the European Union are not eligible to enter or win this Contest.

Contest Terms and Conditions

1. Station is not responsible for lost, late, garbled, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server

unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction, or if text message is not received. All

entries received that are duplicate, mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible

entrants will be void. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or


2. Entrant’s mobile service provider may charge for each text message sent and received according

to its standard text messaging rates. Entrants should check phone capabilities for specific text

messaging instructions and consult with mobile service provider regarding pricing plans.

3. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Station is

not responsible for any technological malfunction, or human error relating to the Contest and/or the

use of short-code.

4. Prizes are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties

of merchantability, non-infringement or intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose.

Prizes are subject to the Sponsor(s) and/or Prize Provider(s) standard terms and conditions, and

expiration dates. For any ticket related prizes, Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not

responsible if any event or performance is cancelled or postponed.

5. Each winner will be notified by phone. Before claiming any prize, each winner must provide his/her

correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification. Each winner must

sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within three (3) days of

notification (or less due to prize use time constraints), at the time winner claims his/her prize in person

at the Station. Each winner must show picture identification to claim his/her prize. Station reserves

the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding any prize

based on the identification presented.

6. If a winner cannot be notified within two (2) days, or does not timely sign and return the release and

affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and time permitting, the prize will be awarded to an

alternate winner randomly selected from among remaining valid and correct entries. If time does not

permit for an alternate winner to be selected, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will remain

the property of the Station.

7. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for any prize except at the sole discretion of

Station. The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value. No sale, transfer or

assignment of any prize is allowed.

8. Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on

the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules. Each winner must sign a W-9 form.

9. Only one prize will be awarded per household if more than one prize is awarded. Entrants are

eligible to win only one prize within any 90-day period, regardless of the number of contests entered.

10. The Company is not liable if the provider of any part of a prize fails to satisfy its obligations to

furnish its portion of the prize.

11. The Company, Sponsor(s), and Prize Provider(s) accept no responsibility or liability in connection

with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from the

acceptance, possession or use of any Prize awarded in the Contest. By entering, entrants agree to

release the Company, Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), short code providers, contest software providers,

and each of their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and

all claims, loss, damage or injury as a result of or incident to his/her participation in the Contest or

his/her use of the Prize. Entrants further acknowledge and agree that if a winner, the Company has

the right to publicize entrant’s name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that entrant is

a winner of the Contest for promotional purposes, without financial remuneration.

12. Complete Official Rules for the Contest are available Monday through Friday during normal

business hours at the Station and on the Station’s Website. For a list of prize winners, send a

separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station within thirty (30) days of the Drawing Date.

13. The Station has the right to disqualify any entrant it determines has not complied with the Contest

Rules. All decisions by the Station shall be final and binding relating to this contest, including the

interpretation of the Contest Rules. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and

change the contest dates. Station reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the

Contest if in Station’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Contest has been, or could

be, compromised or that the Contest is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection

by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or force

majeure or any other causes beyond the Station’s control.

14. The Contest is subject to the Station’s Privacy Policy and the Station’s Website Terms and

Conditions located on the Station’s Website.