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    NEWSLETTERS

    TK

    Want to go see Counting Crows this summer? 

    Well Live Nation and NBCChicago want to send you. 

    All you have to do is enter to win on our Facebook page, collect a special link and then record a quick video telling us why you're the biggest Counting Crows fan on the planet. 

    Easy as pie. 

    Rules and regs below. Enter here:  http://ulink.tv/139

     

    Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Super Fan Contest

    Official Rules

    June 17, 2013 – June 23, 2013

     

    PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void outside the WMAQ terrestrial geographic viewing area (as described below) and where prohibited. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Super Fan Contest (“Contest”) will begin on June 17, 2013 at 5:00 A.M. CT and end on June 23, 2013 at 11:59 P.M. CT (“Contest Period”). All times in the Contest refer to Central Time (“CT”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

     

    ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in the WMAQ terrestrial geographic viewing area (the counties of Cook, De Kalb, Du Page, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, La Salle, McHenry, and Will in the state of Illinois; and Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Newton, and Porter in the state of Indiana), and who are twenty one (21) years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence  as of the start of the Contest Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Contest Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Contest. Contest Entities, as referenced herein, shall include WMAQ, 454 N Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (“Prize Provider”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest.

     

    TO ENTER: To enter the Contest, during the Contest Period, visit WMAQ’s Facebook page located at http://www.facebook.com/nbcchicago (the “Website”) and click the “Like” button and becoming a fan WMAQ on Facebook. Then, access the Contest tab, and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, email address, and date of birth (“Entry”). As a part of your Entry, you will be required to submit one (1) video that fits the following theme: “Why are you a Super Fan?” (the “Video”). You must submit the Video online according to the provided instructions and attach the Video to an email (“Email”), addressed to superfanconcertseries@gmail.com, with the subject line “Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Super Fan Contest”. In addition to the Video, your Email must contain your name, email address, and date of birth. Video must be in one (1) of the following electronic formats: MPEG (.mpg), QuickTime (.mov), AVI (.avi), Windows Media (.wmv), Flash Video (.flv), and Real Media (.rm). Video must be no larger than one hundred (100) MB in size and no longer than sixty (60) seconds in length.  If Video exceeds sixty (60) seconds in length, only the first sixty (60) seconds will be judged. Video cannot have been created professionally and must not contain watermarks or other copyright notices. Your Video must be original (that is, filmed, created, and edited by you), true, and verifiable. Video must not contain any material that infringes upon any personal, proprietary, or any other right of any third party. You must have the permission of any person that you feature, identify, or otherwise refer to in your Video, and Video must not contain the name or likeness of any person, living or dead, unless such person has consented to such use. If any minors appear in your Video, you must be that minor’s parent and/or legal guardian. Other than minor changes to lighting and coloring, Video must not have been altered or edited in any manner that distorts the original Video. If you are already a fan of the Website, visit the Website, click on the Contest tab and then follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit your Entry and Video. All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.

     

    You must submit the Video as part of your Entry to enter and be eligible for the Contest. By entering the Contest, entrants grant Sponsors the non-exclusive, royalty-free, and irrevocable rights to use, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise exploit the Video and to incorporate the Video in other works in any and all markets and media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation, notification, permission, or approval. Entrants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such rights to Sponsors and that the Sponsors' reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of the Video will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity, or create claims for defamation, false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or breach of contract. If any Video contains material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or if any Video does not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsors’ standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, such Video (and the related Entry) may be rejected as ineligible for consideration. Entries must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Your Video and any other portion of the Entry may be broadcast by Sponsors and published on www.nbcchicago.com. Sponsors, however, shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the Video.

     

    Entries must be received before June 23, 2013 at 11:59 P.M. CT to be eligible for the Contest. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Contest. You may enter once during the Contest Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all markets and media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.

     

    PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from WMAQ and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from WMAQ or its partners, please go to its privacy policy, located at http://www.nbcchicago.com/privacy/, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy, and follow the procedures indicated.

     

    WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about June 26, 2013, one (1) or more qualified judges selected by Sponsors (“Judges”) will review the eligible Entries received during the Contest Period and select one (1) potential winner (“Winner”) based on the following judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”): Originality (50%) and Creativity (50%). The entrant whose Entry receives the highest total score will be deemed to be the potential Winner. In the event of a tie, the Judges will break the tie by selecting the tied entrant who received the highest points from the Judges for Originality as potential Winner. In the event a tie remains, the tied Entries will be judged by an additional tie-breaking judge, using the Judging Criteria, to determine which of the tied entrants will be potential Winner. Decisions of Sponsors and Judges are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of entry. Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Contest Documents”) within three (3) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from among all eligible remaining Entries based on the Judging Criteria. Sponsors reserve the right to select no potential Winner, to cancel the Contest, or to extend the Contest Period, if an insufficient number of eligible, complete, tasteful, appropriate, or generally qualified Entries are received by Sponsors as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (defined below) or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from among all eligible remaining Entries based on the Judging Criteria.

     

    PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize awarded (“Prize”). Prize will consist of the following: two (2) tickets for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to the Counting Crows with The Wallflowers concert (the “Event”), scheduled to take place on July 7, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. CT at Charter One Pavilion, located at 1300 S. Lynn White Drive, Chicago, IL 60605. Prize also includes an opportunity for Winner and Guest to participate in a meet and greet (“Meet and Greet”) at the Event (subject to availability and the sole discretion of Prize Provider); an opportunity for Winner and Guest to attend the last twenty (20) minutes of the band’s sound check (“Sound Check”) (subject to availability and the sole discretion of Prize Provider); one (1) exclusive poster; one (1) thirty-dollar ($30) gift card to Counting Crow’s online merchandise store (subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer); and one (1) VIP laminate. Winner and Guest must be able to attend the Event as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, or such Winner’s Prize may be forfeited, and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from among all eligible remaining Entries based on the Judging Criteria. Winner may also be asked to record or document experience at the Events by creating video recording at the Event, taking photographs at the Event, writing essay or blog posts about each Event, and/or interviewing attendees at each Event (“Event Participation”). At least one (1) representative of Sponsors and/or Prize Provider will attend the Event with Winner and assist with Event Participation. Prize does not include transportation or parking. Guest, if any, must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.

     

    Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Prize is four-hundred and fifty dollars ($450). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between ARV and stated ERV will not be awarded. If ARV of Prize exceeds five hundred ninety nine dollars ($599), Winner will receive an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 from Sponsors for the total ARV of each Prize for the calendar year in which such Prize was awarded. All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors and/or Prize Provider in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries based on the Judging Criteria at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

     

    Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Dates and/or times of the Event, Sound Check, and/or Meet and Greet are subject to change. Event, Sound Check and/or Meet and Greet are subject to cancellation. Winner and Guest agree to abide by all venue rules and regulations in connection with Prize. Event tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer and thereupon. Location of seats, if any, at the Event will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. If Winner chooses to attend the Event, Sound Check, and/or Meet and Greet with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors’ Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, except where prohibited, publicity releases (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Contest Documents, or Guest portion of Prize will be forfeited. Guest, if any, must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.

     

    EVENT PARTICIPATION: Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may choose to record and/or broadcast the appearances of Winner and/or Guest in connection with the Contest, Prize, and/or Event Participation. If Sponsors elect to incorporate any audio and/or video recording of the appearance of Winner and/or Guest in connection with the Contest, Prize, and/or Event Participation (the “Recording”) into television shows or any and all media now or hereafter known, the taping and/or the Recording will not be considered an employment opportunity and Winner and/or Guest will not be entitled to compensation or credit thereof. All details regarding the Recording are subject to Sponsors’ sole discretion. The content of the Recording as, and if, finally exhibited and the number of exhibits and re-airs thereof, if any, will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Winner and/or Guest will not have a right of review, notice, or approval of the content of the Recording or any exhibition or exploitation thereof. Sponsors expressly reserve the right to broadcast, feature, publish, exhibit, or exploit the Recording (or any edited version of the Recording) in their sole discretion in any and all markets and media worldwide in perpetuity without compensation, notification, permission, or approval. Sponsors shall have not obligation to broadcast, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the Recording.

     

    Winner and/or Guest may be removed from the Event and/or disqualified from Contest, at the sole discretion of Sponsors, for any reason at any time, including but not limited to the advice of Contest Entities’ representatives at the Event (“Event Staff”) or an unauthorized disturbance, interruption, or unnecessarily rough physical or mental threat to the well-being of any other attendee at the Event or Event Staff by Winner and/or Guest. Any act performed by Winner and/or Guest defined by federal, state, or local statute or ordinance as constituting a criminal act may result in removal from the Event and/or disqualification from Contest. At the sole discretion of Sponsors, if Winner and/or Guest use profanity, or demonstrate any lewd or sexually suggestive gestures or full or partial nudity, the Sponsors shall have the right to remove the individual from the Event and/or disqualify Winner. At the sole discretion of Sponsors, Prize Provider, and Event Staff, if Winner and/or Guest create a potential for death, disability, injury, property damage or any other negative incident during the Event or during his/her acceptance and/or use (as applicable) of Prize, Sponsors shall have the right to disqualify Winner and to remove Winner and/or Guest from such Events. Disqualification and/or removal from the Event will result in forfeiture of Prize. At least one (1) representative of Sponsors and/or Prize Provider will attend the Event with Winner and assist with Event Participation. Event Participation may include but is not limited to the following: interviewing attendees about their experience at the Event, creating video recordings at the Event, taking photographs at the Event, and/or writing essays or blog posts about the Event.

     

    PRIZE SUBMISSIONS: Sponsors and/or Prize Provider, in their sole discretion, may choose to record, exhibit, use and/or broadcast videos, photographs, blog posts, and/or any other submission created by Winner in connection with his/her use of or participation in the Prize (the “Prize Submissions”). If Sponsors and/or Prize Provider, in their sole discretion, elect to incorporate any Prize Submissions into www.nbcchicago.com (and other related websites), television shows, or any and all other media, the use will not be considered an employment opportunity, and Winner will not be entitled to compensation or credit thereof. Sponsors and/or Prize Provider will determine the nature of the use in their sole discretion. Sponsors and/or Prize Provider reserve the right to use and publish the Prize Submissions for marketing and publicity purposes, and Sponsors and/or Prize Provider may exploit the Prize Submissions howsoever they choose in any and all markets and media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional notification, permission, approval, or compensation. If the Prize Submissions are broadcast or displayed, such broadcast or display will be at a time, for a length of time, and on a date determined by Sponsors and/or Prize Provider in their sole discretion. Winner will be required to return completed and signed appearance releases, confidentiality agreements and such other documents as may be required by Sponsors and/or Prize Provider. Failure of Winner to complete and execute these documents in a timely manner, as determined by Sponsors and/or Prize Provider in their sole discretion, may cause Prize to be forfeited. The content of the Prize Submissions as, and if, finally exhibited and the number of exhibits and re-airs thereof, if any, will be determined by Sponsors and/or Prize Provider in their sole discretion. Winner will not have a right of review, notice, or approval of the content of the Prize Submissions or any exhibition or exploitation thereof. Sponsors and/or Prize Provider have the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify Winner, cause Prize to be forfeited, if Winner’s behavior is deemed by Sponsors and/or Prize Provider to be disruptive or if it may or does cause damage to person, property, or reputation of Sponsors and/or Prize Provider or if it otherwise violates the policies of Sponsors and/or Prize Provider, or if Winner does not follow the directions of Sponsors and/or Prize Provider at all times. These Official Rules and the Contest itself are neither a contract nor an application for employment.

     

    CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Contest Entities, Facebook, and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and/or www.nbcchicago.com, and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness and any photographs, videos, blog posts, and/or any other type submissions created by me in connection with my acceptance and use of the Prize for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Contest itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Contest at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

     

    ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the Contest or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Contest or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules).  In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension based on the Judging Criteria above. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted at the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Contest, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest.

     

    DISPUTES: The Contest is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

     

    WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of Winner, available after June 28, 2013, visit http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/contests/, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by August 28, 2013  to: WMAQ, Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Super Fan Contest, 454 N Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611.

     

    This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants are providing information to Sponsors and not to Facebook.

    rs and not to Facebook.