Official Rules for the KTRE Personal Forecast Rodeo Giveaway

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The entry period for KTRE’s Personal Forecast Rodeo Giveaway begins April 13, 2005 and runs until 11:59 p.m. CDT on April 28, 2004.  Eligibility is limited to persons living in the State of Texas and residing in the following counties: Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Tyler, and Trinity.   All entrants must be at least 18 years of age.  Employees of KTRE, other Liberty Corporation subsidiaries, their immediate family members, and members of their households are not eligible to participate.

HOW TO ENTER:  There are three ways to enter KTRE’s Personal Forecast Rodeo Giveaway.

1.  Participants may enter by signing up for the KTRE Personal Forecast service.  Entrants must complete all required fields of the online form at

2.  Current subscribers to Personal Forecast may enter by using the “refer a friend” option on their Personal Forecast page at

3.  Participants may also enter by dropping off their entry at the KTRE studios during regular business hours.

Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CDT on April 28, 2005 to be eligible for the prize drawing.

All entries become the exclusive property of KTRE-TV and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of sponsor if the entrant attempts (i) to enter the contest through any means other than those described above; (ii) to disrupt the contest or circumvent the terms and conditions of these official rules; (iii) to use false or fraudulent information to enter the contest. If any of the above occurs, KTRE-TV has the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention in a manner to be solely determined by the station.

Winners, by accepting a prize, give all sponsors the right to use name and likeness for promotional purposes without compensation.

Contest may be altered, suspended, or cancelled by KTRE at any time throughout the contest.

PRIZES:    Twenty (20) winners will receive two (2) general admission tickets each to the Angelina Benefit Rodeo to be held April 27-30, 2005 at the George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center in Lufkin.

ODDS OF WINNING: Each entrant's odds of winning are determined by the number of entries received during the contest entry period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Prizewinners will be notified via e-mail (or phone, only if entry was made in person at the station) on each day that a winner is drawn. Winners will also be announced each weekday on the East Texas News at 5 and 6 Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 29, 2005.  Ticets must be picked up at KTRE before 3:00pm CDT Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Tickets will then be available each evening at the will call ticket window at the Expo Center.  This station and sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of sponsors, which shall be final. This station and sponsors, their agents, and representatives of this station and sponsors and their affiliates, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for (1) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible or postage-due entries; (2) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (3) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions and/or electronic mail; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of this station or sponsors that may cause the contest entries to be disrupted or corrupted; (5) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize or acceptance, possessions or use of the prize, or from participation in the contest; or (6) any human error or printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the contest.

By participating in the contest, each participant agrees to release and hold this station, and sponsors and this station’s and sponsors’ employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of this station and sponsors, their affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or issue of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.

WINNERS LIST: For a list of prizewinners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to “Winners List – KTRE Personal Forecast Giveaway, c/o KTRE-TV, P.O. Box 729, Lufkin, TX  75902-0729” by May 30, 2005.

PRIVACY: Winners' names and contact information will only be used by the station and sponsors in order to contact the winners and fulfill the prizes. Only entrants who have opted in to receive more information from the station and/or their partners regarding future promotions and offers on the entry form by checking the box next to the corresponding copy will be contacted in the future. The information will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and the station and sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

SPONSORS: The Personal Forecast Rodeo Giveaway is sponsored, produced and administered by KTRE-TV, P.O. Box 729, Lufkin, TX  75902-0729.