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Thursday Night Lights - Jack's Thursday Night Lights Jet Pep Scholar Athlete Official Rules
Who Can Enter
1. To be eligible to participate in this contest, Scholar Athletes of the Week must 1) reside in the WABM MY68 viewing area, 2) be a currently enrolled as a senior at one of the High Schools (as defined below), AND 3) be an active member in one or more of the High School’s athletic programs or teams (i.e., football, soccer, cheer leading). Student Athlete parents must not work at the school
They will be disqualified if their parent(s) work at the school that they attend.
Participating High Schools: Pell City, Hueytown, Chelsea, Thompson, West Point, Cullman, John Carroll, Mortimer Jordan, Calera, Carbon Hill, Wenonah, Brookwood, Hoover, Hillcrest, Lincoln, Alexandria, Leeds, Montevallo, Oxford, Spain Park
2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., WTTO, Inc.,and any other company which owns, programs or provides other services to television broadcast station WABM (the “Station”) WTTO, Jack’s Family Restaurants, Jet Pep (the “Sponsor”), 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 families” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.
How to Enter
(a) No purchase is necessary to enter.
(b) Each of the High Schools’ athletic directors and/or principals will select one (1) high school senior athlete (either male or female) to be the Scholar Athlete of the Week for the High School.
(c) Each Thursday from August 29, 2013 to November 1, 2013, two of the High Schools will participate in the “Jack’s Thursday Night Lights” high school football game which airs on the Station (WABM MY68) at 7:00 p.m. CT. The Scholar Athletes of the Week from each of the High Schools playing that week will be featured as the Scholar Athletes of the Week for their respective school, and will appear in an on-air promotion which will air on WABM throughout the week. (Two additional special edition games will be broadcast on Friday, September 2, 2013 at 7pm on WABM MY68)
(d) Each Scholar Athlete of the Week will be entered to win the Scholar Athlete of the Year Scholarship (the “Scholarship”). To qualify to win the Scholarship, each Scholar Athlete of the Week must submit a two minute (2:00) video ( DVD format only) produced solely by the Scholar Athlete of the Week outlining the following four topics: (i) Grade Point Average/Academic standing, (ii) Athletic Achievement, (iii) Community Activities, and (iv) Why they deserve the Scholarship. If any Scholar Athlete of the Week does not complete and submit the video portion of the entry to the Station by November 15, 2013, then the Scholar Athlete of the Week will not be considered for Scholar Athlete of the Year. DVD entries shall be mailed to WABM, c/o Karen Swann 651 Beacon Parkway West Suite 105 Birmingham AL 35209. Station is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected mail/entries or for printing errors. Videos submitted via email will not be accepted. Only DVDs submitted to the television station will be considered.
(e) By entering, Scholars of the Week i) represent and warrant that the video submitted is their own original work and does not violate the rights of any third parties, ii) agree that the Station has the right to use nominee’s appearance, likeness and voice, iii) agree that the Station may use the DVD submission in any and all media, and iv) agree that the Station may edit or crop the DVD submission without nominee’s advance permission.
(f) All DVD entries will be judged by a panel of three (3) judges comprised of representatives from the Station and Sponsor based on the following criterion: i) academic achievement (25%); ii) athletic achievement (25%); iii) need of scholarship (25%); and iv) community activities (25%). In the event of a tie a random selection of the will decide the winner. The decisions of the judges shall be final. The Station, Sponsor and judges reserve the right in their sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any entry. All decisions of the Station, Sponsor, and judges relating to the judging of this contest or the compliance and/or interpretation of these rules are final.
(g) On or about November 18, 2013, one (1) Scholar Athlete of the Year will be selected from among the Scholar Athletes of the Week based on the judging criterion set forth in paragraph (f) above. The Scholar Athlete of the Year will be notified by November 23, 2013, and will be required to appear in an on-air promotion to be produced by WABM MY68.
(e) All entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries (including videos) become the property of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc. and the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.
(a). Each of the twenty two (22) Scholar Athletes of the Week will receive a plaque valued at $25.00 and will be featured in an on-air promotion which will air on WABM. The value of the on-air promotion cannot be determined. One (1) 2013 Jet Pep Scholar Athlete of the Year will receive a plaque, and a five-thousand dollar ($5,000) scholarship to the college or university he/she plans to attend. Check for scholarship will be made payable to the school of choice of the winner.
(b). Winners will be notified by phone. Winners must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within five (5) days of notification. If a winner is a minor, then the winner’s parents or guardian must sign a release and affidavit of eligibility before the winner receives his or her prize. Winners must show picture identification to claim prizes. Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.
(c). If a winner cannot be notified within five (5) days or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner as determined by the judges in their sole and absolute discretion based on the judging criterion.
(d). There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes.
(e). The 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.
(f). Contestants are eligible to win only one prize within any one-hundred and eighty (180) day period, regardless of the number of contests entered.
(g). WTTO Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.
(h). WTTO Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.
(i). In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that WTTO, Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.
(a). Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WTTO/WABM, 651 Beacon Parkway West Suite 105, Birmingham, AL 35209 and on the Station’s websites at www.wabm68.com. Station reserves the right in their sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any entry.
(b). For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to WABM MY68, c/o “Prize Winners-Scholar Athlete” 651 Beacon Parkway West Suite 105 by November 30, 2013. Names of minors will not be fully disclosed.
(c). This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., WTTO, Inc., Jack’s Family Restaurants, and Jet Pep accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder.
(d). Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information.
(e). Station & Sponsor reserve the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.
Hueytown 6A @ Pell City 6A
Pell City 14 - Hueytown 7
Thompson 6A @ Chelsea 5A
Thompson 25 - Chelsea 23
Cullman 5A @ West Point 5A
Cullman 35 - West Point 14
Special Friday Edition: Pelham 6A @ Oak Mountain 6A
WABM My68 provides entertainment programs for Birmingham, Alabama and nearby towns and communities in the Jones Valley area including Tarrant, Fultondale, Northport, Clanton, Trussville, Gardendale, Center Point, Chalkville, Pinson, Clay, Leeds, Moody, Irondale, Overton, Lake Purdy, Meadowbrook, Hoover, Homewood, Fairfield, Midfield, Ensley, Hueytown, Bessemer, Pelham, Alabaster, Montevallo, Calera, Columbiana, Chelsea, Sterrett, Childersburg, Sylacauga, Talladega, Pell City, Lincoln, Springville, Oneonta, Warrior, Sumiton, Cordova, Jasper, Tuscaloosa, Hamilton, Cullman, Gadsden and Anniston.