FOX 8, ABC 23 and
THIS West Central Pennsylvania
want to give you
$5,000 this May!
each of the following shows on FOX 8, ABC 23 and THIS 23.3 beginning on
April 24th for a code that will allow you the opportunity to enter
online. Then log on to our websites within 30 minutes of the show
ending and enter the code. It's that simple. You can enter once for each
show, giving you a total of 340 entries for your chance to win. The
more you watch, the more chances you have to qualify!
grand prize winner will be selected from all eligible entries to receive a $5,000
cash from FOX 8, ABC 23 and THIS West Central Pennsylvania!!
Here's what to watch:
Official Rules and Regulations for WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 $5K in May Contest:
1. No purchase necessary.
entering this contest, you agree and understand that your information
will be shared with the contest sponsor (FOX 8, ABC 23 and THIS West
Central Pennsylvania) but will
not be sold or shared with any other agency. The contest will begin on
Thursday, April 24, 2014 and end on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (Contest
2. Contestants may enter on a daily basis at fox8tv.com and abc23.com
from Thursday 4/24/14 – Wednesday 5/21/14. One contestant will be
randomly selected from all eligible entries to be awarded the grand
prize. Contestants can register on our websites (fox8tv.com and
abc23.com) by entering the phrase that is found in each of the following
shows: ABC23’s: “Good Morning America” (7am-9am Mon-Fri), “The
Doctors” (9am-10am Mon-Fri), “Steve Harvey” (10am-11am Mon-Fri), “The
Chew” (1pm-2pm Mon-Fri), “Queen Latifah” (3pm-4pm Mon-Fri), “Dr Oz”
(5pm-6pm Mon-Fri), “The Middle” (11pm-1130pm Mon-Fri), and THIStv 23’s:
“Various Movies” (2pm-3pm Mon-Fri), “Various Movies” (4pm-5pm Mon-Fri),
“Various Movies” (8pm-9pm Mon-Fri), “Various Movies” (9pm-10pm
Mon-Fri), and FOX 8’s: “Paternity Court” (11am-12pm Mon-Fri),
“People’s Court” (12pm-1pm Mon-Fri), “The Middle” (630pm-7pm Mon-Fri) ,
“Modern Family” (7pm-8pm Mon-Fri), “FOX 8 News at Ten” (10pm-1035pm
Mon-Fri), and “Jeopardy” (1035pm-1105pm Mon-Fri). (If the program is
pre-empted for special programming, the code will appear in the special
program during the same time period.) Once you obtain the phrase from
each of the above listed shows, you will have 30 minutes from the
conclusion of the show to log on to the website to enter. All codes from
shows on ABC 23 and THIStv 23.3 must be entered at abc23.com and all
codes from shows on FOX 8 must be entered at fox8tv.com. In order to
become a contestant, entrants must meet specifications as outlined in
items 3-19 of the official rules and regulations for the WWCP FOX 8/WATM
ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 $5K in May Contest.
3. All Qualified contestants will be entered into the Grand Prize
drawing. One winner will be randomly selected and awarded the Grand
Prize ($5,000 Cash – retail value $5,000.00) provided they continue to
meet the specifications as outlined in the rules.
4. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified on Thursday, 5/22/2014.
5. Individuals may only enter once per show per day during the
duration of the WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 $5K in May Contest.
6. Only one individual per household per show per day may enter during
the duration of the WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 $5K in May
7. Contestants must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to win.
8. Prize must be collected in person at WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv
23.3, 1450 Scalp Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15904, not more than 30 days from
9. The Grand Prize is not transferable. Except as otherwise provided in
the contest Rules, no substitutions or exchanges will be allowed.
10. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local
taxes. Federal regulations require the sponsor to issue a 1099 Form to
the winner for any prize valued above $500.00. Grand Prize Winner will
be required to sign and return a Liability/Publicity Release prior to
receiving grand prize. Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete
and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility that must include Winner’s social
security number or resident alien identification number.
11. WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 assumes no responsibility for
electronic hardware, programming or software malfunctions, or failures,
or line connections, accessibility or availability, or technical
failures of any kind, or unauthorized human intervention, or the
incorrect or inaccurate capture of any entry, email or other
information, or for the failure to capture any such information,
including those that may decrease or increase the chances of winning or
participating in the Contest. Due to Internet delays and/or other
technical issues, what you hear on WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3
online may be delayed or not functional or malfunctioning during certain
times. These events may cause you difficulty in participating in the
12. WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 are not responsible for
accidents, injuries and/or death related to or arising out of the
prize(s) being awarded or accepted.
13. Prize(s) cannot be redeemed for cash unless specified above and must
be accepted as awarded, or prize(s) will be forfeited. WWCP FOX 8/WATM
ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or
14. WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 reserve the right to use the
winner’s likeness, name, photograph and voice for any and all
15. Employees and family members of WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3,
their franchises, and their respective agencies are not eligible to
enter or win this contest.
16. Employees and family members of competing media (broadcast
television, cable television, radio, newspaper) their franchises and
their respective agencies are not eligible to enter or win this contest.
17. Any individual who has won any contest sponsored by WWCP FOX 8/WATM
ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 within a one year (365 day) period of 5/22/14 with a
grand prize retail value of $500 or greater shall be ineligible to win.
The selected winner will be disqualified if they, or any member of their
household, have won any contest with a grand prize retail value of $500
or greater sponsored by WWCP FOX 8/WATM ABC 23/THIStv 23.3 within a one
18. In the event that the grand prize winner does not meet the
requirements or fails to claim the prize as outlined above, an alternate
winner will be selected from the remaining qualified contestants one
month from the date of the original drawing. Any alternate winner must
meet the contest requirements as set forth. This alternate selection
process shall continue until a qualified winner is selected.
19. Dates for entering the Contest are 4/24/14 – 5/21/14.
Compliance with the Communications Act of 1934 & FCC Rules
The above-described Contest and the posting of Material Terms and Rules
is WWCP/WATM’s good faith effort to comply with the statutory provision
regarding contests as set forth at Section 508 of the Communications Act
of 1934, as amended (the “Act”) and the requirements of the Federal
Communications Commission (the “Commission”) governing the broadcast of
licensee-conducted contests set forth in Section 73.1216 of the
Commission's rules (i.e., 47 C.F.R. §73.1216). These rules require that
a licensee that broadcasts or advertises information about a contest
that it conducts shall fully and accurately disclose the material terms
of the contest, and shall conduct the contest substantially as announced
or advertised. No contest description shall be false, misleading or
deceptive with respect to any material term.
a. For purposes of 47 C.F.R. §73.1216, the term “contest” is defined as a
scheme in which a prize is offered or awarded, based upon chance,
diligence, knowledge or skill, to members of the public. “Material
terms” include those factors which define the operation of the contest
and which affect participation therein. Although the material terms may
vary widely depending upon the exact nature of the contest, they will
generally include: (1) how to enter or participate; (2) eligibility
restrictions; (3) entry deadline dates; (4) whether prizes can be won;
(5) when prizes can be won; (6) the extent, nature, and value of the
prizes; (7) the basis for valuation of prizes; (8) time and means of
selection of winners; and/or (9) tie-breaking procedures. online
listening delays may vary depending upon your Internet connection.