“Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” Mother’s Day Promotion Entry


“Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” Mother’s Day Promotion – Official Rules


Please read these rules carefully. You will then be asked whether or not you accept them and agree to abide by them. If you accept, you will be taken to the official entry form.

1.       By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

2.       NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Must be a resident of the State of Texas and live in one the following counties: Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Tyler, and Trinity. This promotion is void where prohibited by law.

3.       Employees (as well as their immediate family members and members of their households) of Raycom Media, Inc., KTRE-TV, and Maricela’s Day Spa, Espresso & Juice Bar, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their advertising and production agencies (collectively, the “sponsors”) are not eligible to participate in this promotion.

4.       HOW TO ENTER:  There are three ways to enter KTRE’s “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” Mother’s Day Promotion:

a.       Beginning Thursday, April 27, 2006, log on to www.ktre.com, and find the hidden “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” link. It may be hidden on any page throughout the site, and this page may change from day to day. The link will appear as an ad at the top right side of the page, and has the words “You’ve found it!” (in addition to other text). Once you find the link, click on it to go to the entry page, and complete all required fields of the online entry form; or,

b.       Print your name, address, county of residence, telephone number, gender, and age on a 3” x 5” index card and mail it to:  Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” Mother’s Day Promotion, c/o KTRE-TV, P.O. Box 729, Lufkin, TX 75902-0729; or,

c.       Print your name, address, county of residence, telephone number, gender, age, and the words “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s Mother’s Day Promotion” on a 3” x 5” index card and bring it to the KTRE studios during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday). KTRE-TV is located at 358 TV Rd., off U.S. Hwy. 69, north of Lufkin. You may call the station at (936) 853-5873 for more detailed directions, if needed.

Entries must be received by noon on Friday, May 12, 2006 to qualify. Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify.  Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, or mutilated entries, including due to network failure.  Only one entry per person will be accepted; multiple entries will be disqualified.  Sponsors reserve the right to use any information submitted by entrants for any purpose whatsoever.


5.       Winners will be randomly selected from the total number of valid entries received as of entry deadline. One winner will be chosen. The winner will receive a free “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” from Maricela’s Day Spa, Espresso & Juice Bar, located at 121 N. First St. in downtown Lufkin. (See the PRIZES section below for more details.)

6.       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 promotion through any means other than those described above; (ii) to disrupt the promotion or circumvent the terms and conditions of these official rules; (iii) to use false or fraudulent information to enter the promotion. 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.

7.       PRIZES: One (1) winner will receive a free “Sweetheart Package – A Day at Maricela’s” from Maricela’s Day Spa, Espresso & Juice Bar in Lufkin. This package includes a spa pedicure, European facial, one-hour massage, lunch, and a beverage. Winner will be responsible for any applicable taxes on the prize. The value of this package is $175.00.

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

9.       WINNER NOTIFICATION:  The winner will be notified by e-mail at the e-mail address from which their entry was sent (or by telephone if entering by postal mail or in person). The winner will be required to complete a Release and Affidavit of Eligibility form supplied by KTRE-TV to acknowledge receipt of the prize. KTRE-TV will then present the winner with a certificate to claim their prize at Maricela’s. This certificate must be presented, along with a photo ID, to the Maricela’s staff in order to receive the spa package. This station and sponsor are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner. KTRE-TV’s decision regarding giveaway winner is final and binding. Winner must contact Maricela’s Day Spa during regular business hours to schedule an appointment for their “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s”. Contact information may be found on the Maricela’s Day Spa web page. Click here to open that page in a new window.

10.   GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by his/her/their participation in the promotion, including but not limited to transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature. KTRE-TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a 1099 form from KTRE-TV if KTRE-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.  Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.

11.   All winners agree to the use of his/her/their name(s) and likeness(es) in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, the winner(s) acknowledge that KTRE-TV, and all other sponsors and venues have the right to publicize and broadcast his/her/their name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he/she/they won, and all matters incidental thereto.

12.   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.

13.   By participating in the promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases this station, its sponsors, and their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of this station and sponsors, their affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors, from any and all liability, losses, damages, rights, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands 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.

14.   Driver’s license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim the prize(s).  The winner(s) and/or any other persons necessary will be required to execute and return a release and/or affidavit of eligibility at the time they pick up their “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s” prize certificate or such prize will be forfeited.  Winner(s) must take possession of his/her/their prize certificate by May 31, 2006 or such prize will be forfeited.

15.   In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by KTRE-TV are final and binding.

16.   Contest rules are subject to modification by KTRE-TV.

17.   WINNERS LIST: For a list of prizewinners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to “Winners List –  Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s Mother’s Day Promotion”, c/o KTRE-TV, P.O. Box 729, Lufkin, TX  75902-0729” by May 31, 2006, or visit the website at www.ktre.com between May 12, 2006 and June 30, 2006.

18.   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 its partners regarding future promotions and offers by checking the appropriate box(es) on the entry form may be contacted in the future. The information will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and the station and sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

19.   SPONSORS: The “Spa Package – A Day at Maricela’s Mother’s Day Promotion” is sponsored, produced, and administered by KTRE-TV (a subsidiary of Raycom Media, Inc), P.O. Box 729, Lufkin, TX  75902-0729 in association with Maricela’s Day Spa, Espresso & Juice Bar, 121 N. First St., Lufkin, TX  75901.