Contests and promotions are open to California residents 18 years of age or older unless otherwise stated for a specific contest or promotion. No purchase is necessary.
News-Press Gazette of California reserves the right to limit participants to (i) one prize per household every 30 days or (ii) in the case of a major prize valued at $500.00 or more, one prize per household every 12 months. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any. All federal, state and local laws apply. Contests and promotions are void where prohibited or restricted by law.
There are no prize substitutions. Prizes are non-transferable and are not negotiable. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash. Sponsors and News-Press Gazette of California reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.
Some prizes have restrictions, or expiration dates, and do not include gratuities. If the winner is not able or chooses not to accept prize “as is,” the winner forfeits his or her prize. The winner is responsible for all costs associated with travel to any venue or event for which a prize is awarded, unless otherwise specified.
Odds of winning are undeterminable and depend on varying internet access and/or the volume of entities received.
Winners that live within Santa Barbara County must pick-up their prize in person at 730 Miramonte Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109, unless arrangements are made in writing. Prizes for winners living outside of Santa Barbara County will be mailed or sent by UPS. News-Press Gazette of California is not responsible for any prize lost or damaged in shipping. Any prize not picked-up or otherwise claimed within 30 days will be forfeited.
Employees and families or anyone living in the same household of employees of News-Press Gazette of California, the (St. Joseph, Missouri) News-Press & Gazette Company and its subsidiaries, and any of our vendors, advisers, advertisers or sponsors or employees of other television and radio stations are not eligible to enter contests and promotions and are not eligible to win prizes.
Contests and promotions are not open to owners, officers, employees, consultants or advertising-marketing agencies of or for any television or radio stations, newspapers or cable television franchises in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo, California television and radio markets.
All contestants and winners acknowledge as a condition of entry that News-Press Gazette of California, all organizations providing prizes and their participating sponsors have the right to publicize and broadcast his/her name, character, likeness and voice on the air in print advertising.
Winners of a prize with a value of $500.00 or more will be required to complete IRS Form W-9 and will be issued IRS Form 1099 at the time the prize is claimed.
News-Press Gazette of California reserves the right to modify these general rules at any time provided the modified results are announced and made available to the public. Copies of these rules are available at Gulf-California Broadcast Company located at 730 Miramonte Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109.
News-Press Gazette of California reserves the right to cancel a contest or promotion at any time prior to the selection of a winner. All decisions of News-Press Gazette of California with regard to the awarding of prizes, the selection of winners and the interpretation of contest or promotion rules shall be final. Each contestant by virtue of entering a station contest or promotion agrees to accept the decision of News-Press Gazette of California as final.
News-Press Gazette of California makes no warranty of any kind with respect to prizes, including, but not limited to, any warranties or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
News-Press Gazette of California hereby expressly disclaims any such warranties.
By participating, all entrants acknowledge and agree they have entered the contest or promotion of their own free will, that the full rules and details of the contest or promotion have been made available to them in writing and they therefore understand and agree that neither News-Press Gazette of California, all organizations providing prizes, their agencies, and their immediate families, or their agents, affiliates, sponsors, representatives or employees have limited liability with respect to contestants’ participation in the contest or promotion or winning a prize and are not liable for any damages arising from acceptance and use of a prize, including liability for personal injury and/or death. By entering into a contest or promotion, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decision of News-Press Gazette of California, which are binding in all respects.
When claiming a prize, the winner must sign a form (i) acknowledging they have read the rules relating to the specific contest or promotion associated with the prize and (ii) releasing News-Press Gazette of California and any sponsors of the contest or promotion, and their respective officers, directors, agents, parent companies, subsidiaries and employees, from all claims, demands and or/or causes of action of any nature or kind whatsoever, whether presently known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, that he/she may have, or that he/she may subsequently acquire, as a result of his/her participation in the contest or promotion and/or receipt of the prize.
News-Press Gazette of California is not responsible illegible, late, lost or misdirected entries or for telecommunications malfunction including, but not limited to, any malfunction caused by or through any local or national telephone service provider, cellular telephone provider or internet access provider.
If any of these rules is determined to be unenforceable under an ordinance or statute, all other provisions and rules shall remain in full force and effect.