Win a trip for two to see the ABC Idol Season 2 semifinal in L.A.


Win a Trip for TWO to see the ABC Idol Season 2 Semifinal from SSM HEALTH AND WKOW!

Here’s how it works: April 8-22 sign up on the WKOW Facebook page for your chance to win a trip for two to the ABC Idol Season 2 Semifinal!

One winner will be picked at random on Tuesday, April 23 and announced on 27 News at 5pm.

Official Rules

No purchase necessary. WKOW is the sole sponsor (“Sponsor”) of this sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes entry period runs from Friday, April 5, 2019 (starting at Noon central time) – Monday, April 22 (ends at Midnight central time) 2019. This sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.Register for a chance to win a trip for TWO to the ABC Idol Season 2 Semifinal on the WKOW Facebook page at from WKOW. By entering, you agree to abide by these official rules, all applicable law, and all instructions provided to you by WKOW and prize providers. Only entries that are filled out completely will be considered eligible entries. Limit one entry per person. If detected, additional entries will be void.

ELIGIBILITY: You must be 21 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible to enter this sweepstakes, and you must be a legal resident of the U.S. and a county within the WKOW Designated Market Area. Winner’s Guest (if any) must be a legal resident of the U.S. The WKOW Designated Market Area consists of the following counties: Juneau, Sauk, Richland, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Dane, Columbia, and Marquette. Employees of Quincy Media, Inc., WKOW License, LLC, WKOW Television, Inc., Sponsor, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this sweepstakes (collectively, “Sponsor Affiliates”), 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 any of the foregoing individuals are not eligible to enter or win. Employees of media companies within WKOW’s Designated Market Area are not eligible to enter or win the sweepstakes. Winner is not eligible to win another contest with WKOW for 30 days after winning this sweepstakes.

PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize (“Prize”) awarded to Winner (“Winner”). Prize will consist of a trip to Los Angeles, CA for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to the live American Idol semifinals (“Trip”). Trip includes: two (2) tickets to the live American Idol on Sunday, May 12, 2019 (“Event”); domestic round-trip coach airline transportation for two (2) from the major airport nearest to winner’s US residence to Los Angeles, CA; double occupancy hotel accommodations for two (2) nights (one room, room rate and taxes only); escorted ground transportation to the Event; and funds in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100) for transportation to and from the airport in Los Angeles, CA. The American Idol Event tickets have no retail value, and they cannot be sold, exchanged, or transferred by Winner or Guest.All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. 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 Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Winner and Guest must be able to travel in the same itinerary on May 11, 2019 – May 13, 2019, or the Prize will be forfeited. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Sponsor has the right in its sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Winner’s place of residence. Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.

Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip. Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. All travel and lodging will be at the risk of Winner and Guest. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of Prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsor shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsor seems necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances.
Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of Event are subject to change. In the event production of American Idol is cancelled or postponed, this prize component may be cancelled without substitution or compensation therefor. All other prize elements will still be awarded. American Idol tickets have no retail value. If Winner chooses to attend the Event with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. All Event participants must be at least 8 years old to attend a taping of American Idol. Guests, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, where legal, publicity releases (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited.

Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Prize is one thousand eight hundred eighty dollars ($1,880). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between stated ERV and ARV will not be awarded.

Winner and Guest must sign a liability release, publicity release and accept or decline release. 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 prize until completed form W-9 is received.

Random drawing by WKOW will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019, and the Winner is scheduled to be announced during 27 News at 5pm. WKOW reserves the right to cancel or delay the on-air announcement of the Winner in its sole discretion due to breaking news or other conditions or circumstances that cause WKOW to forego or delay the on-air announcement. Winner will be notified by WKOW using contact information provided by Winner during entry, by Wednesday, April 24. If Winner is unreachable or has not replied to the notification within three (3) business days of WKOW’s notification, or if Winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate Winner may be selected, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, time permitting. If WKOW cannot find an eligible Winner for the prize, the prize will not be awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
WKOW and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the sweepstakes, including information on entrants obtained through the sweepstakes, for any lawful purpose including marketing and commercial purposes, unless prohibited by law. Entrants further grant to WKOW and its affiliates the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest. Winner’s voice, name and likeness may be used for publicity purposes without further compensation.LIABILITY RELEASE & INDEMNIFICATION: By entering this sweepstakes and/or by winning and/or attending the Event, entrants, Winner, and Guest agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor Affiliates, and their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, as well as AIP, FremantleMedia North America, Inc., American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Impact Marketing & Promotions, Inc., NEG Operations Inc., and all majority owned subsidiaries (including, but not limited to, 19 Entertainment Limited, 19 Entertainment, Inc., 19 Touring LLC, 19 Recordings Limited and 19 TV Limited), Telescope, Inc. and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, and the officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, licensees and assignees of each (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, losses, and damages arising out of, or relating to, entrant’s/Winner’s/Guest’s participation in this sweepstakes or any sweepstakes-related activities (including, without limitation, the Event and travel to-and-from the Event), including, without limitation, any misrepresentation made by an entrant/Winner/Guest in connection with the sweepstakes; any non-compliance by an entrant/Winner/Guest with these Official Rules; claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Official Rules arising from or related to the entrant’s/Winner’s/Guest’s involvement with the sweepstakes and prize; acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any sweepstakes-related activity (including the Event) or participation in this sweepstakes; any malfunction, error or other problem arising in connection with the collection, processing, or retention of entry information; or any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winner. The foregoing includes, without limitation, any claim for personal injury, property loss or damage, or death arising in any way in connection with the sweepstakes. OTHER 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 sweepstakes, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. 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 sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the sweepstakes whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the sweepstakes or any portion of it for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or impact the integrity of the sweepstakes; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If Sponsor terminates the sweepstakes, Sponsor may elect to select the Winner from among eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date and will post notice of its action on the sweepstakes webpage. 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. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual from further participation in the sweepstakes if Sponsor concludes, in its sole discretion, that such person: (a) has attempted to tamper with the entry process or other operation of the sweepstakes; (b) has disregarded or has attempted to circumvent these Official Rules; (c) has committed fraud or attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes; or (d) has acted toward Sponsor, any Sponsor Affiliates, or any other entrant or contestant in an unfair, inequitable, annoying, threatening, disrupting or harassing manner. If a dispute arises regarding compliance with these Official Rules, Sponsor may consider, in its sole discretion, data reasonably available to Sponsor through information technology systems in Sponsor’s control, but Sponsor will not be obligated to consider any data or other information collected from or offered or provided by any other source. Any attempt to undermine the operation of this sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and 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. Any failure by Sponsor to enforce any of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules. If there is a conflict between any term of the Official Rules and any marketing or entry materials used in connection with the sweepstakes, the terms of these Official Rules will govern. GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS/WINNER/GUEST AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT/WINNER/GUEST WITH REGARD TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES, 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/Winner/Guest and Sponsor in connection with the sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Wisconsin or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Wisconsin. The state and federal courts located in Dane County, Wisconsin, will be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Official Rules and/or this sweepstakes. All entrants, participants, contestants, and Winner/Guest agree, by their participation in the sweepstakes, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Dane County, Wisconsin, and waive the right to contest jurisdiction. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. OFFICIAL RULES and WINNERS LIST: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WKOW Idol Official Rules, 5727 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI 53719. Any request for a copy of Official Rules will not be fulfilled if received by Sponsor more than two (2) days after the winner selection date for the sweepstakes. For a list of the Winner, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address above. Winner list requests will not be fulfilled if they are received by Sponsor more than 60 days after the winner selection date for the sweepstakes. SPONSOR: WKOW(TV), 5727 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI 53719. The sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak

Social Media and Digital Content Manager, 27 News

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