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Contest Rules

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Official Rules FALL FOX HUNT 2018

(Rev 10.01.18)

No purchase necessary. One valid entry per contestant. Only one finalist per household street address allowed.

You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Winners will be notified by email and/or phone. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If an eligible winner cannot be found for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.

To Enter: The contest begins by viewers registering for a "Fall Fox Hunt Hunting License" through the stations website, www.fox14.tv.com or www.koamtv.com, "Contests" tab and then the "Fall Fox Hunt" link and completing the registration form on the submission page. Contestants may register one (1) time during the duration of contest. Entries are accepted starting at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 and concluding at 5:00 PM Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

Entry registration must include: Contestant's first and last name, contestant's address with residence postal code, daytime phone number, and email address. Contestant must confirm he or she is at least 18 years of age on or before September 25, 2018. By completing and submitting registration for the contest the contestant agrees to receive future marketing and promotional correspondence from the station and/or its partner agencies.

The Fall Fox Hunt Contest begins with clues broadcast during FOX 14 News at 9:00, Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, October 1, 2018. The clue(s) will direct viewers to where they can find the FOX 14 Fox. The fox is a 2 1/2 -foot-tall (2.5’) cardboard cutout which resembles the graphic shown here:

There will be up to a maximum of fourteen (14) foxes hidden during the duration of the contest, which is expected to conclude by October 23, 2018. The duration of the contest may be shorter or longer depending on how quickly the foxes are found by contestants. Once a fox is found the contestant who finds it should take the fox home with her or him. There are written directions on the back of the fox which instruct the person who has possession of the fox to contact the station.

Contestants must adhere to the clues given and follow the clues completely including any and all time restraints. Contestants agree to observe all public safety laws and rules. A fox may be hidden within a business in which case that business’ normal operating hours must be observed by contestants.

Up to fourteen (14) contestants will be finalists in the Hot Fox Hunt Contest and each will receive a prize pack valued at $1,261.78 estimated minimum suggested retail value. The prize pack will include the items listed in a paragraph below from participating sponsorsFor a chance to win the grand prize the finalists must attend a Fall Fox Hunt celebration to be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Indigo Sky Casino & Resort, 70220 East highway 60, Wyandotte, OK 74370. Each finalist will have the chance to roll the dice for a chance to win $25,000.00 (Twenty-five thousand dollars and no cents). No purchase necessary to participate in the grand prize game provided by Million Dollar Media (www.milliondollarmedia.com).

Finalists will roll the dice in the order in which the foxes were found. For example, the contestant who finds the first fox will be the first to roll the dice and the contestant who finds the second fox will be the second to roll the dice and so on.

Grand Prize Contest – Maximum (14) Attempts: In order for the Dice Roll Contest grand prize to be awarded to an eligible finalist, the finalist must first print and sign their full name on the first unoccupied line of the provided official contestant registration form prior to their dice roll attempt. Each finalist will then receive a maximum of one (1) dice roll attempt. The eligible contestant must roll all 5 dice provided by Sponsor during each dice roll attempt, and have each die come to rest with the predetermined winning side face up during a single roll attempt. The winning symbols for this contest are: 2-5-0-0-0

Eligible dice roll attempt requirements include:

·All dice roll attempts must occur in the presence of the contest administrator(s), and must be recorded on video in its entirety. Any dice roll attempt not in the presence of the contest administrator, or that is not video recorded for any reason will be disqualified and is not eligible for the grand prize;

·Contestants will not be permitted to take any practice or warm-up tosses prior to their attempt. Once a die has been rolled, their attempt is considered to be started.

·Each eligible contestant must roll all 5 dice all at one time. Contestants may not attempt to change the outcome of any rolled die, by hitting the die with a subsequent roll attempt;

·All (5) dice must be rolled on each individual contest attempt. The winning outcome must occur during a single roll attempt – i.e. contestants may not combine letters during multiple roll attempts. Each roll is its own unique contest attempt, and the (5) winning letters must all land face-up on a single roll attempt.

·Each die must be tossed in a completely random manner that does not allow the contestant to “set” or “slide” the dice, alter or influence the random outcome of the roll;

·Each die must be rolled a minimum of 2-feet in distance from the contestant, in order to prevent the contestant from altering, affecting, influencing, or enhancing the random outcome of any roll. The contest administrator will designate the demarcation line that each die must cross during the roll;

·All dice must come to rest lying flat;

·All dice must land on and remain on the designated dice rolling surface;

·No rolled die may come in contact with any person or object other than the designated rolling surfaces or walls.

·If any die comes in contact with another person or object (other than the dice roll surface or designated walls or backstop) for any reason; or if any person or object in any way interferes, alters, changes, influences or affects the random outcome of the roll, then the entire attempt is disqualified and the contestant may not receive another attempt.

The following will result in the contestant being required to re-roll their entire dice roll attempt:

If any of the following outcomes occur, that dice roll attempt is disqualified and the contestant will be granted a maximum of one re-roll attempt (the contestant must re-roll all 5 dice):

·If the contest administrator deems that any die has failed to cross the dice roll demarcation line;

·If any die is leaning in any manner;

·If any die leaves the designated dice roll playing surface;

·If any contestant inadvertently drops a die as they are preparing to roll, and the dropped die does not meet the eligible dice roll requirements as stated in the contest rules.

In all circumstances, an eligible contestant may have a maximum of one re-roll attempt. In the event of a second ineligible dice roll, their entire dice roll attempt will be disqualified and the contestant will not be eligible for any prize claim regardless of the outcome of their roll.

Prize Awards & Delivery:

Grand Prize: In the event of a successful dice roll attempt, the first eligible finalist who completed the contest requirements per these Official Rules shall be eligible to claim the grand prize subject to verification and compliance with these official rules. The grand prize is: $25,000 Cash. Maximum (1) grand prize award available. In the event of more than one (1) eligible grand prize-winning attempt (tie), then the cash value of the grand prize ($25,000) will be evenly distributed among all eligible winning Entrants.

Grand prize winner, if any, must accept delivery of prize from sponsor, or as otherwise instructed by sponsor. All other costs related to prize delivery and acceptance is the responsibility of winner including but not limited to federal, state and local taxes. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Prize is non-transferable and no prize substitution allowed, except at sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.

Winner will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release, and present a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued photo I.D. before prize will be awarded. Winner is responsible for paying all applicable taxes on prize(s). Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation. Total maximum value of all available prizes: $25,000. The odds of winning the grand prize by successfully rolling the dice are: 1:7,776.

The station reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

KFJX-TV FOX 14 reserves the right to restrict the local winners to only persons whose primary residence is within the 14 county Pittsburg, KS/Joplin, MO Designated Market Area (DMA). The counties include Allen, Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford, Labette, Neosho, Wilson, and Woodson in Kansas. In Missouri counties include Barton, Jasper, McDonald, Newton, and Vernon. And in Oklahoma, Ottawa County.

Contestant(s) who cannot prove residency within the DMA, or do not otherwise meet all eligibility requirements, will be disqualified and another winner may or may not be chosen.

Employees of KFJX-TV FOX 14 and its ultimate parent company, SagamoreHill of Missouri, LLC and QueenB Television of Kansas Missouri, LLC, their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees and immediate families of each, and employees of all media of mass communication within the 14-County Designated Market Area are not eligible to win the contest. Immediate family includes spouse, great grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of the employee and his or her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is the current legal guardian.

Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. The Stations sole responsibility will be to award the prize and will have no further liability if the winner(s) cannot or chooses not to use any of the prizes.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.

Entrants further grant to the stations the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.

The stations reserve the right to use information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

The Contest and related pages and contents are copyright KFJX-TV FOX 14. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.

Each participant, by entering the contest, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with participation in the contest.

The stations are not responsible for Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God.

All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail or phone notification.

Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and will be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.

This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.

KFJX-TV FOX 14 reserves the right to change the rules at any time.

This contest is officially sponsored by KFJX-TV FOX 14 and the following sponsors. The fourteen (14) contestant prize packs will include the items listed below provided by the participating sponsors:

Suzanne's Natural Foods, 3106 Connecticut Ave, Joplin, MO 64804 | Prize: Gift Basket including Coning Candles, Sunday Mornings coffee beans, Infinite Planet Daily Multi dietary supplement, Autumn Essentials seasonal Essential oil sampler, now foods medicine travel case, cranberry jubilee snack, coffee mug, skin balm, vitamin D3, Boost dietary supplements, $15 gift card valid November 1-30, 2018; $15 gift card valid December 1-30, 2018; $15 gift card valid January 1-31, 2019, Lively Lemongrass lotion 12 ounces, ancient apothecary bracelet, glass bottle and straw cap, lip balm, multi-collagen protein, This Bar Saves Live snack bar, black rice quinoa crunch bar, miscellaneous magazines and literature. Estimated retail value minimum $200.

Oasis Salon & Day Spa, 2915 E 29th St, Joplin, MO 64804 | Prize: Gift certificate for Special Designs Makeup Application & to purchase Glo Minerals products, Redken Shampoo, magnetic clip, premium eyelash curler, and sticky screen cleaner. Estimated retail value minimum $200.

Planet Fitness, 2113 S Geneva Ave, Joplin, MO 64801 | Prize: One (1) year Annual Membership Planet Fitness Black Card®. Card must be redeemed by December 31, 2018 and will be good for twelve (12) months membership following redemption date. Estimated retail value $263.88.

Newton's Jewelers, 428 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801 | Prize: Gift certificate good for $200 to be redeemed at Newton’s Jewelers, Direct Diamond Importers location. Value and certificate expire at midnight December 31, 2018. Estimated retail value $200.

The Galleria Kitchen & Bath Showplace at Joplin Supply Company, 302 South Michigan Avenue, Joplin, MO 64801 | Prize: Gift certificate good for $200 to be redeemed in store. Value and certificate expire at midnight December 31, 2018. Estimated retail value $200.

Fort Scott Community College, 2108 Horton St, Fort Scott, KS 66701 | Prize: FSCC logo merchandise and a Family Season Pass for 2018-2019 Greyhound Athletic Events. Estimated minimum retail value $100.

Indigo Sky Casino & Hotel, 70220 US-60, Wyandotte, OK 74370 | Indigo Sky Casino & Hotel is serving as host of the Fall Fox Hunt celebration on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM and is not responsible for additional prize consideration.

GLS Autos LLC, 2019 E 7th St, Joplin, MO 64801 | Prize: Various gift certificates from area auto parts and supply retailers. Each prize package from this sponsor is valued between $97.90 and $100. Gift certificates are in various amounts from the following retailer locations: Royer Tire, NAPA Auto Parts, Joplin Transmission & Auto Center, Walmart, Pump-N-Pantry, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Creative #1 Mobile Electronics, and one prize pack includes a 60 piece Duralast socket set (valued at $60). Estimated minimum retail value $97.90.

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