Angelina Benefit Rodeo Ticket Giveaway 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.

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

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The entry period for KTRE/ Angelina County Benefit Rodeo Ticket Giveaway begins April 16, 2008 and runs until midnight on April 21, 2008.  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.  Only one entry per person per day will be allowed, and all entrants must be at least 18 years of age.  Employees of KTRE and contest sponsors, their immediate family members, and members of their households are not eligible to participate.

HOW TO ENTER:   Contestants will go to the homepage, click on the link that takes you to the entry form and complete all required fields of the online entry form.

Each day's entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. (as determined by the electronic postmark on the e-mail that is generated by the entry form), and on the final day (Monday, April 21, 2008), to be eligible for the drawing.  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 per day will be accepted; multiple entries on a single day (even if different e-mail addresses are used) will be disqualified.  Sponsors reserve the right to use any information submitted by entrants for any purpose whatsoever.  Each contestant will be placed into a spread sheet and given a number based on the electronic postmark on the e-mail that is generated by the entry form. Five (5) winners will be randomly selected from the total number of valid entries received using an online random integer generator (  The winner will receive a set of four general admission tickets to the Angelina Benefit Rodeo.  The tickets can't be used on any other date than the date listed on the ticket.  One winner will be notifed on April 17, 2008, April 18, 2008, and April 22, 2008, except for Monday, April 21, 2008 when we will notify two (2) winners.

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:  Five (5) winners will receive a set of four general admission tickets to the Angelina Benefit Rodeo at the George H. Henderson, Jr. Exposition Center on either, April 23th, 24th, 25th, or 26th.

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

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  We will attempt to notify the five winners via telephone and/or e-mail on Thursday, April 17, 2008, Friday, April 18, 2008, Monday, April 21, 2008, and on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The winner will be required to respond to the notice to acknowledge receipt of the prize.  This station and sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner.  KTRE-TV's decision regarding the giveaway winner is final and binding.  The winner must present his/her Winner Notification e-mail, along with a photo ID to claim his/her prize at the eastside ticket booth window at George H. Henderson, Jr. Exposition Center on the specified night of the event.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Winner 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 will receive a 1099 form from KTRE-TV if KTRE-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.  Prize may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.

Winner agrees to the use of his/her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, the winner acknowledges that KTRE-TV, and all other sponsors and venues have the right to publicize and broadcast his/her name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he/she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

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 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.

Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim the prize.  The winner will be required to execute and return a release and/or affidavit of eligibility that will be placed with the tickets at the eastside ticket window at George H. Henderson, Jr. Exposition Center.

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

Contest rules are subject to modification by KTRE-TV.

WINNERS LIST:  Visit the "Contests/Coupons" section of the web site Tuesday, April 22, 2008 to find out who won.

PRIVACY:  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.

SPONSORS:  The "KTRE/ Angelina County Benefit Rodeo Ticket Giveaway" is sponsored, produced, and administered by KTRE-TV, P.O. Box 729, Lufkin, TX  75902-0729.