Adorable Baby Contest Rules

2018 Adorable Baby Contest Details and Official Rules

Do you have the most adorable baby? We think so and we know you do too! So show the Twin Tiers that you have the most adorable baby by entering your child in to our Adorable Baby Contest! The winning baby will receive:

Beauty by Frenchies- Eyelash Curling and Tinting ($65 value)

Visions Federal Credit Union- $150 gift card to Toys R Us

Northside Floral- $50 gift certificate to Northside Floral

Chemung Soft Water- $100 Visa gift card AND Crystal Mountain Glacier Water Cooler ($200 value)

Arnot Mall- $100 gift card to JCPenny

Laser Eye Center- Go Pro ($149 value)

Total Value- $814

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Rules:

One entry per baby, so choose your photo well!

Babies must be between the ages of newborn to 24 months at the time of the contest. You must show proof if you win the contest.

Photos must be submitted between January 8, 2018 at 9am through January 12, 2018 at 5pm or until the maximum number of 200 entries has been reached.

Community Broadcasters has the power, in their sole discretion, to remove any participants from the contest for behavior we deem inappropriate.

Photos must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian of the child only. One photo per family will be allowed. Twins, Triplets, etc. must be submitted as one entry.

By submitting a photo, you understand that Community Broadcasters is not responsible for comments or negativity regarding the photo, posted to the WNKI webpage cbelmira.com/wink106 and Wink 106 social media but we will monitor the contest to the best of our ability and remove all comments in our sole discretion that is deemed inappropriate then block the user.

Any abusive activity perpetrated by any contestant, their family, friends and or associates may in the sole discretion of Community Broadcasters, be removed and disqualified from the contest.

Voting begins on January 15, 2018 at 9am. Voting will be separated in 5 rounds on a first come, first serve basis based on approval.

  • Round 1 (babies 1-50) voting will run Monday January 15, 2018 at 9am until Sunday January 21, 2018 at Noon. The winner of Round 1 will move on to Round 5.
  • Round 2 (babies 51-100) voting will run Monday January 22, 2018 at 9am until Sunday January 28, 2018 at Noon. The winner of Round 2 will move on to Round 5.
  • Round 3 (babies 101-150) voting will run Monday January 29, 2018  at 9am until Sunday February 4, 2018 at Noon. The winner of Round 3 will move on to Round 5.
  • Round 4 (babies 151-200) voting will run Monday February 5, 2018 at 9am until Sunday February 11, 2018 at Noon. The winner of Round 4 will move on to Round 5.
  • Round 5 (the top baby from each round) voting will run Monday February 12, 2018 until Thursday February 15th at 5pm.

By submitting a photo, participants are agreeing abide by these rules and conditions

How the Contest will Work:

The parent/legal guardian will submit one picture of your child (24 months or younger) on our website, cbelmira.com/wink106. Once the photo has been approved, you will receive an email from us that your child’s photo will be in the contest. We will NOT tell you which round your child is in so please keep checking cbelmira.com/wink106. Community Broadcasters is not responsible for any technical error or malfunction. Photos must be submitted between January 8, 2018 at 9am through January 12, 2018 at 5pm or until the maximum number of 200 entries has been reached. Only one child per family will be accepted. Fans can vote for their favorite photo from 1/15/18-2/15/18. Only one vote per day per IP address. You may vote in each individual “round”. You will have until 5pm on Thursday February 15, 2018 to get your votes in. The photo with the most votes will be announced on Friday February 16, 2018 on the air at Wink 106 and cbelmira.com/wink106 as well as the Wink 106 social media.

Tie breaker: In the event of a tie on votes, the prize will be split between the two entering parties.

Entry Requirements:

Photos will be uploaded directly by the legal parent or guardian to cbelmira.com/wink106.

Please include:

Your name

Your email address

Your Daytime Phone Number

Baby’s Name

Baby’s Birthdate

Important Dates:

January 8, 2018-January 12, 2018 – Photo Submission period.

January 15, 2018-February 15, 2018– Voting at cbelmira.com/wink106 is conducted in 5 separate rounds.

  • o Round 1 (babies 1-50) voting will run Monday January 15, 2018 at 9am until Sunday January 21, 2018 at Noon.
  • o Round 2 (babies 51-100) voting will run Monday January 22, 2018 at 9am until Sunday January 28, 2018 at Noon.
  • o Round 3 (babies 101-150) voting will run Monday January 29, 2018  at 9am until Sunday February 4, 2018 at Noon.
  • o Round 4 (babies 151-200) voting will run Monday February 5, 2018 at 9am until Sunday February 11, 2018 at Noon.
  • o Round 5 (the top baby from each previous round) voting will run Monday February 12, 2018 until Thursday February 15th at 5pm.

February 16th – Winner will be announced on the air at Wink 106 and at cbelmira.com/wink106 and Wink 106 social media.

Note: Your privacy is very important to us. When we post your baby’s photo, we will only use their first name to identify them.

Additional Note: Employees of Community Broadcasters and their immediate families are not eligible for entry into this contest.

OFFICIAL RULES

DESCRIPTION: The Community Broadcasters Cutest Baby Contest (“Promotion”) begins at 09:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 1/8/2018 and ends at 05:00 PM on 2/15/2018.

Entrants will submit a photo of their baby to the contest at cbelmira.com/wink106.

SPONSOR: Community Broadcasters, 2205 College Avenue, Elmira Heights, NY 14903.

ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to legal residents of New York and Pennsylvania, 18 years of age or older with a valid driver’s license at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of Community Broadcasters (“Sponsor”),. and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, dealerships and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Promotion (collectively the “Promotion Entities”) are not eligible.

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Promotion, each participant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

LIMIT: ONE (1) CONTEST ENTRY PER PERSON. In the event more than one (1) Entry is received from any one person or email address, the first Entry processed will be considered the only valid Entry received. In the event of a dispute, online Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of Entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. No mechanical reproductions of entry forms permitted. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different identities, registrations or any other methods will void that participant’s Entries and that participant may be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. Sponsor will not accept submissions from wireless domains, blacklist domains, or any email address Sponsor deems to be potentially harmful to the Website. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All baby images entered in the contest must feature a child, 24 months in age or younger. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any images not abiding the official rules.

WINNER SELECTION: For the contest, there will be only one winner. All winners will be determined by “votes” on the cbelmira.com/wink106 webpage. The sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry or votes for any reason, including, but not limited to, fraud. In the event of a tie in number of votes, the top two entrants will split the prize. Vote tabulation will be conducted by the third party software “Aptivada” Potential contest winners will be contacted by the Administrator by telephone and email and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and except where prohibited by law, a Publicity Release Form (“Affidavit/Release”) within seven days of receipt. If the prize notification is rejected, returned, or deemed undeliverable or the potential winner fails to execute and return the Affidavit/Release within the specified time or if he/she is otherwise ineligible to receive the prize, that potential winner will be deemed ineligible and the prize will be forfeited or awarded to an alternate as solely determined by Sponsor. Winner will be required to provide his/her Social Security number or tax ID for tax reporting purposes as Sponsor will file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the fair market value of prize. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, that prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate.

GENERAL CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By participating, Entrants release Promotion Entities, their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; and (b) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize including, but not limited to the prize quality or availability except for Sponsor and the limited warranty provided with the Prize. Neither Promotion Entities nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Promotion. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS OR INSTANT WIN GAME, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the opinion of Administrator and/or Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at cbelmira.com/wink106. The Prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation or suspension, as Administrator determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION/DISPUTE RESOLUTIONEntrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of Michigan.

Entrants must hold all rights for visual content uploaded as image owner (parent/guardian) or by holding written consent provided to you by the owner (eg: a professional photographer).

Any material created by or on behalf of Community Broadcasters utilizing your submission material or any part thereof is and shall remain the property of Community Broadcasters for clarity you retain ownership of your submission material. Community Broadcasters and its approved and credible partners have the right to use a reference to the submission in connection with such content, if they choose to do so. This will normally be in the form of first name, age and place of residence. E.g. Tom, aged 14 months from Corning, and entry image. Each participant in the competition authorizes that his / her name and photograph be published on the site and social media platforms of Community Broadcasters. By registering and entering (including voting in) the Adorable Baby Contest, you are consenting to the use of your information (including address, where collected, and e-mail) being used for future correspondence, by e-mail or post from Community Broadcasters, and your information being passed to third parties for marketing purposes. We want the information you receive from us and third parties to be as relevant to you based on personal information you have given us.

ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from Entrants is subject to Community Broadcasters, Elmira, NY.