Pumpkin Patch Train Ride Text sweepstakes official rules

TEXT MESSAGING CAPABILITY IS REQUIRED TO ENTER.  Open only to legal residents in the following counties in Ohio: Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Richland, Summit, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry.  Void wherever prohibited by law.  Individuals who have won prizes from promotions sponsored by Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a WEWS-TV in the past 30 days are not eligible.  Employees of Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a WEWS-TV, Lodi Outlets (collectively, "Sponsor"), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and the immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. 


Beginning 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time Tuesday, October 9, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Tuesday, October 16, 2012, using a mobile telephone, text Pumpkin, the designated key word, to short number 46988.  Entrant must have a text messaging two-way capable phone and digital service to enter. Standard text messaging rates and other charges will apply as determined by your service carrier. Entrant is solely responsible for any charges incurred. Text messaging service may not be available in all markets, as determined by your service carrier.  Before entering via text messaging, check with your wireless provider for details.

By entering via text, entrant authorizes Sponsor to send to the mobile telephone number from which entry was received any future text messages from Sponsor, including but not limited to, commercial text messages, Sponsor announcements, coupons and money saving offerings from Sponsor.  To stop receiving text messages at any time, entrant can text STOP to the designated short number.


Limit one entry per person/phone number/household address regardless of method of entry No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Illegible and incomplete entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated,postage due, misdirected entries or entries not received. In the event of a dispute over who submitted a text entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the mobile number that submitted the text entry. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person to whom the mobile number is assigned pursuant to the contract with the wireless provider.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

RANDOM DRAWING:  Five (5) winners will be selected by random drawings on or about October 17, 2012 from all eligible entries received.  Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters. Winner will be notified using the information provided in the entry and will have three (3) business days to respond. If there is no timely response an alternate potential prize winner may be selected.Limit one prize per person/household address. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.


PRIZE:Five (5) First Prizes – each First Prize winner receives a family four-pack of pumpkin patch train ride tickets at Lodi Station Outlets in Lodi, OH (ARV $20/four-pack).  Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. No substitution or transfer/assignment of prize by winners permitted. Subject to all terms, conditions and restrictions on face of tickets or imposed by issuer. If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.  Winner must pick up his or her prize at WEWS NewsChannel 5, 3001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 M-F between 9AM – 5PM no later than Friday, October 19, 2012.


All federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of winner(s).  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  Potential winners (or parent/legal guardian if potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Prize Acceptance Form, which may require social security number, postmarked within 10 days of the date on notification materials. Noncompliance within this time period and/or return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from all remaining eligible

entries. To claim any prize, winner must provide valid government-issued photo identification satisfactory to Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with prize of equal or greater value. Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winners' name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including mailing address, phone number, and email address, during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor's customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons.  You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor's Privacy Policy located at www.newsnet5.comor as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the "Unsubscribe" feature provided in the footer of Sponsor's emails).


TERMS:  Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the promotion, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Winners assume all liability and agree to hold Sponsor harmless for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize.  Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the online portion of the promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the promotion whether caused by computer, technical or human error. All terms of the promotion shall be construed according to, and any disputes shall be subject to, the laws of the State of Ohio.  EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS PROMOTION SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY BY IN THE COURTS OF OHIO LOCATED IN HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGEMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS PROMOTION, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS' FEES, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and sponsors in connection with the promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Ohio or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Ohio.  The courts of Ohio in Hamilton County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Official Rules and/or this promotion. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Ohio in Hamilton County and waive the right to contest jurisdiction.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the promotion or any portion of it for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the promotion; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the promotion as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. Any attempt to undermine the operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal & civil laws. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and/or seek damages from any individual making any such attempts to the full extent permitted by law.

WINNERS LIST:For the winner name(s), available after October 21, 2012, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Pumpkin Patch Train Ride Sweepstakes Winner List, 3001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 to be received by December 21, 2012.

SPONSOR:  Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a WEWS, 3001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115; Lodi Station Outlets, 9911 Avon Lake Road, Lodi OH 44214.

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