KOMU Contest Rules

Must be 18 years or older to enter. Winner will have 30 days from notification of winning to claim prize. Prizes subject to change without notice. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. You are providing your information to KOMU and not to Facebook or Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for contacting the winner and offering you news, weather and promotional email services from KOMU.

Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules. No purchase necessary to enter or win. This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees and immediate family members of employees of KOMU and the sponsors of this promotion, and their advertising and production agencies, are not eligible to participate.

There is one and only one way to enter this promotion. Individuals must watch U_News @11 #SarahHill and be the first to provide the "secret word" when prompted, using the communication method requested by the host. All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Unless otherwise specified in the contest information, participants may only enter or vote once per contest. Only one prize per every thirty days per winner is allowed.

Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted. Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post, or transmit any materials that contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan horses, or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion. All prizes must be claimed in person at KOMU 8, 5550 Hwy 63 South, Columbia, MO during normal business hours (M-F 8 AM - 5 PM) using a driver's license or other appropriate picture identification. A winner must take possession of his or her prize within 30 days of winning or the prize will be forfeited. In the case of prizes for dated events, the winner must claim their prize before the specified event date.

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees, incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities, and other items of an incidental nature. Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration. Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that KOMU, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

These official rules are subject to modification by KOMU. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by KOMU are final and binding. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' website(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules. Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion.