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Hurricanes Contest Official Rules

Posted December 8, 2006

General. By submitting an entry to this contest, sponsored by Internet Broadcasting Systems and Carolina Hurricanes, the entrant acknowledges and agrees to all of these Official Rules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Contest begins at 8AM EST on November 28, 2006 and ends at 5PM EST on December 19, 2006. By entering the drawing, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules, or the drawing itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of Carolina Hurricanes, whose decisions are binding and final. Carolina Hurricanes, reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this sweepstakes and award the prize from among entries received prior to the date of the withdrawal. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification from this contest.


Eligibility. The contest is open only to residents in the WRAL-TV viewing area, who are 18 years of age as of November 28, 2006 and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by applicable federal or state laws and regulations. Employees of IBSYS, WRAL-TV, Carolina Hurricanes,, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees, advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) are not eligible.


How To Enter. You may enter by completing the online entry form, which includes name, address, telephone number, email address and other information. Entrants must be the registered subscriber of the email account from which the entry is made. You may enter once during the sweepstakes period. Multiple entries received from any person or email address will void all such additional entries. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Neither Carolina Hurricanes, WRAL-TV, nor their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, for inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials, errors in these rules, for any human or electronic error, or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late or damaged. All entries become the property of Carolina Hurricanes, and will not be acknowledged or returned. All online entries must be received before 5pm on December 19, 2006 to be eligible for the drawing. By checking the relevant box or selection in the registration form, entrants agree that Carolina Hurricanes, may contact the entrant via email with information about pre-selected goods or services. If you do not wish to receive these materials do not check the relevant box in the entry form. If at any time, you do not wish to receive these materials in the future, please use the unsubscribe procedures contained in the email message.


Selection of Winner. Five name(s) will be selected through a random drawing by WRAL-TV from all eligible entries within 24 hours of the contest end date and will be notified by phone or email provided by the winner. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winners will be required to sign and return to WRAL-TV an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release within 14 days of notification. If any prize notification is undeliverable, or in the event of non-compliance with any of these requirements, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries.


Prize. There are 5 total prizes, One Grand Prize, One 2nd place Winner and Three third place winners. One (1) Grand Prize including: Team Autographed Jersey ($400), Stanley Cup DVD autographed by Captain Rod Brind'Amour ($50), Four tickets to the Dec. 29th game ($60 per ticket-$240 total for 4 tickets), One VIP Parking Pass ($12), Meet & Greet with Rod Brind'Amour. 2nd Place Winner will receive: Captain Rod Brind'Amour autographed picture ($50), Stanley Cup DVD autographed by Captain Rod Brind'Amour ($50) and Four (4) tickets to the December 29th game ($60 per ticket, $240 total for 4 tickets). There are Three (3) third place winners and each will receive: Captain Rod Brind'Amour autographed puck ($50) and two (2) tickets to the December 29th game ($60 each-total value $120 for both tickets). Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash. Transfer of the prize is prohibited. All taxes and all other expenses, costs or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner must complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability release, or the prize will be forfeited and alternate winner selected.


Disclaimer. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the sweepstakes and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and releases Carolina Hurricanes, WRAL-TV and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any such liability. Carolina Hurricanes, WRAL-TV and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this sweepstakes. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner's name, city, state, likeness and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. The winner's name and city of residence will be emailed to those who request it.


Internet. If for any reason, the contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, and unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Carolina Hurricanes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity of the game or sweepstakes, Carolina Hurricanes reserves its right in its discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process, and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes/game. Carolina Hurricanes, WRAL-TV and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees (i) assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alternation of, entries: (ii) are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or provider, computer equipment, software, failure of any email to be received by Carolina Hurricanes, on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to the participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this sweepstakes/game.

Winner Announcement. For the name of the winners, available 24 Hours after the contest registration is over officially closed, send an email requesting the winner's name to internetsales@wral.com.
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