|Official Rules for the Karns Amazing Race Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Void in the Province of Quebec (Canada), outside of the United States and Canada, and anywhere prohibited by law.
NOTE: For the purposes of these Official Rules, "you," will refer to the person who enters the Contest. Note: It is the sole responsibility of the person entering to review and understand these rules. By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Karns Foods as well as CBS 21, which are final and binding. Please read these Official Rules carefully.
NOTE: Finalists will receive a secondary set of rules on site of the Amazing Race through Karns.
The Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, age 18 or older who are not currently seeking election to public office. Employees of Karns Foods and CBS 21, officers, interns, agents, contractors, and their immediate family members (parent, child, spouse, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and those living in their same households, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter the contest.
How to Enter:
Contest Website. During the Contest Period (as defined below), the only method of entry is online at http://www.karnscontest.com (the "Contest Website").
Submission. Submit answer to the weekly Karns' word of the week as shown on the appropriate week's airing of the Amazing Race.
Restrictions. All Submissions must be in English. Submissions with illegal, offensive, harassing, defamatory, or other inappropriate content or that defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or property rights or any other third party rights (as determined by Karns Foods and CBS 21 in its sole discretion) or that are otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, as determined by Karns Foods and CBS 21 in its discretion, will be void. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, delayed, or incomplete Submissions. Released Parties do not guarantee the winning of more than one prize per week.
The Contest will begin with the first airing of the Amazing Race 2013 and ends one day beyond the final episode of the Amazing Race 2013. Submissions must be received by 5:00:00 P.M. the following day to be eligible. The Category Winners and Grand Prize Winner (as defined below, and collectively the "Winners") will be announced on or about one business week before the airing of the final episode of the Amazing Race.
Selection of the Finalists and Winners:
Eligible submissions will be determined by correct answer of the Karns' word of the week.
Winners will be chosen at random, one per week until the airing of the final episode of Amazing Race.
Five (5) Finalists for the Amazing Race through Karns will be selected from the pool of previous weekly winners as well as one "wild card" winner pulled from the Karns Foods list of weekly email recipients. These six (6) finalists will be eligible to compete in the Amazing Race through Karns finale, to be filmed on location at Karns Hershey store after normal business hours.
By entering the Contest, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules, which will also be posted on the Website. Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest and all associated Submissions will be void. You further agree to comply with and be bound by the decisions of Karns Foods, CBS 21 and the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. Karns Foods and CBS 21 reserve the right in their discretion to disqualify any entrant and remove any such entrant's Submission if entrant is found by Karns Foods and CBS 21 to be: (1) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (2) violating these Official Rules; (3) violating the terms of service, conditions of use or general rules or guidelines of any Karns Foods or CBS 21's property or service, available at www.karnsfoods.com and www.whptv.com; or (4) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by any entrant concerning identity, postal address, or ownership of right may result in the immediate disqualification of an entrant from the Contest at Karns Foods and CBS 21's discretion. Karns Foods and CBS 21 further reserve the right to disqualify any Submission that it believes in its sole discretion infringes upon any law or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules. Karns Foods and CBS 21 have the right to void Submissions and votes in the case of suspected automated or other fraudulent Submission or voting activity and to disqualify all associated entrants. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY PROPERTY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, KARNS FOODS AND CBS 21 RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
One winner will be chosen each week by Weber Advertising to receive a $80 gift card.
The winning team of two (2) individuals in the Amazing Race through Karns finale as determined by Karns Foods and CBS 21 will receive the weight in meat of the original entrant and the partner. Prize for the partner (non original entrant) will be of equal or lesser value if weighing more than the original entrant.
Five (5) teams of two (2) consisting of originally selected entrants who do not win the Amazing Race through Karns finale competition will receive a gift basket from Karns Foods and CBS 21 to share between the team. The contents and value of the gift basket will be determined by Karns Foods and CBS 21.
By accepting a Prize, you grant Karns Foods, CBS 21 and its affiliates the right to use your name, voice, statements, city and state, and/or likeness, as well in any and all promotional, advertising, or media activity or any other promotional, advertising or media materials now known or hereafter devised (collectively "Media Activity"), in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, or approval. You also agree to participate in any Media Activity regarding the Contest.
This Contest is governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, United States. All applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply. By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by Karns Foods and CBS 21 and the judges' decisions, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Return of any Prize/Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of a runner-up for the Prize at issue. Any potential Winner who cannot be contacted within seven (7) days of attempted first notification will forfeit his or her Prize and the Prize will be awarded to a runner-up for the Winner or Grand Prize Winner. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and selection of a runner up winner.
Limitation of Liability:
KARNS FOODS AND CBS 21 RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OR CANCEL THIS CONTEST OR THESE OFFICIAL RULES AT ANY TIME. KARNS FOODS, CBS 21, WEBER ADVERTISING & MARKETING, AND BUSINESS ENTITIES AFFILIATED WITH THE CONTEST JUDGES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AND ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RELEASED PARTIES") ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY AND WILL BE RELEASED, DISCHARGED AND HELD HARMLESS FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, CLAIMS, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INJURIES, LOSSES, CLAIMS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM (A) NEGLIGENCE BY KARNS FOODS, CBS 21, WEBER ADVERTISING & MARKETING OR ANY OTHER PARTY; (B) ANY DELAY IN AWARDING ANY PRIZE; (C) THE ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE OR FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST; OR (D) THE RELEASED PARTIES' OR ITS DESIGNEES' EXERCISE OF ANY RIGHTS GRANTED HEREUNDER. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THE LOSSES, CLAIMS, OR DAMAGES OR THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all third-party claims, damages, liabilities, losses, costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from: (a) your violation of any provision of these Official Rules; (b) your violation of any law; (c) your infringement of any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property or proprietary right; or (d) any injury to persons (including without limitation defamation) or loss or damage to tangible or intangible property related to your participation in the Contest.
The Released Parties are not responsible for the policies, actions, or inactions of others that might prevent you from entering, participating, and/or claiming a prize in the Contest.
Internet: The Released Parties are not responsible for the following:
Electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission;
Theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Submissions or other Contest materials;
Injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the Contest Website;
Technical, network, telephone equipment, network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind;
Inaccurate transmissions of or failure to display Contest materials on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Submissions, the tabulation of votes, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Contest-related materials.
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, Karns Foods and CBS 21 reserve the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, including without limitation the selection of Finalists and Winners.
If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
The names of the Winners will be posted on the Contest Website after airing of the Amazing Race 2013 through Karns and will remain on the Contest Website for approximately 30 days thereafter.
Warranties: You warrant and guarantee the following:
The information you provide Karns Foods and CBS 21 for the Contest is accurate and complete;
You will comply with all federal, state, provincial, and other laws applicable to the Submissions and your participation in the Contest.