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Diamond Dash Sweepstakes Rules

5th Annual Diamond Dash/CBS Philly Contest


1. How to Enter the Contest:

(a) The 5TH ANNUAL DIAMOND DASH/CBS PHILLY CONTEST will begin at 7:00 AM on Monday, October 8th, 2012 and end on Sunday, October 14th, 2012 at 11:59 AM. Contest is sponsored by Robbins Delaware Diamonds.

(b) To participate in the contest, a team of two participants 18 years or older, who want to win a spot in the 5th Annual Robbins Diamond Dash, must submit one entry for the contest on CBSPhilly.com to tell us in 50 words or less as to why they should win a spot to compete in the Robbins Diamond Dash. They will also need to register at http://www.robbinsdiamondsdash.com. Ten (10) eligible entries will be selected at random, to be posted to CBSPhilly.com, where viewers will get to vote for their favorite. The top five (5) teams that receive the most votes will receive a guaranteed spot to compete in the Robbins Diamond Dash on Saturday, October 27th, for the chance to win a $10,000 ArtCaved Limited Edition ring.

(c) Limit one entry per e-mail address. Entries must be received by Sunday, October 14th, 2012, at 11:59 PM.

(d) Viewers will be asked to vote for their favorite entries beginning Tuesday, October 16th at 7am, and will end on Sunday, October 21st at 11:59 pm, by logging onto CBSPhilly.com.

(e) Sponsor is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the judges determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at http://www.cbsphilly.com. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsors reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest.

By use of this website and by entering the Contest, you agree to the Station’s Web Site Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at: http://cbsphilly.com/privacy

(f) Entry deemed made by holder of e-mail account.

(g) Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries and potential votes.

2. Eligibility Restrictions:

(a) The contest is open to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware residents who are 18 years of age or older. All entries must be by teams of two. Employees of CBS Corporation, Robbins Delaware Diamonds, and their affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising agencies and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household are ineligible to participate or win.

(b) All entries become the sole property of Station and will not be returned. By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules, and warrant and represent that their entry is in compliance with the rules of the contest.

(c) Contestants are required to provide truthful information and the dealers will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 18.

3. Prizes:

(a) Five teams who receive the most votes on CBSPhilly.com will receive a guaranteed slot to compete in the 5th Annual Diamond Dash, on Saturday, October 27th.

(b) Additional rules and regulations apply pertaining to the actual Diamond Dash and are accessible via http://www.robbinsdiamondsdash.com.

(c) Contest prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash. Station reserves the right to substitute prize of comparable value.

4. Selection of Winners:

(a) Decisions of contest sponsor(s) with respect to the contest are final.

(b) 10 semi-finalists will be selected at random from all eligible entries received.

(c) The 10 Semi-Finalists will be posted to CBSPhilly.com where viewers/users will be asked to vote on their favorite story.

(d) The top five (5) teams that obtain the most votes on CBSPhilly.com will win the opportunity to compete in the Robbins Diamond Dash on Saturday, October 27th.

(e) Winners will be notified by phone, and/or e-mail.

(f) Winners need not be present to win.

5. Conditions:

(a) Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner and winners may receive an IRS Form 1099 or equivalent from Station.

(b) By participating in the contest, the winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, and to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to acceptance of the prize. By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Station the right to use the winner’s name, voice, picture and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). All expenses on receipt and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Winners, by acceptance of their prize, agree to release, Robbins Delaware Diamonds, their respective parents and subsidiaries, and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to or from any prize-related activity.

(c) By accepting this prize, you acknowledge that the CBS Corporation does not run and are not responsible for the conduct of the 5th Annual Robbins Diamond Dash contest.

6. Contest sponsor(s) reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement.

7. Sponsor(s) is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.

8. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification.

9. To obtain a copy of the official rules and/or winner’s list, please write by December 12, 2012, to:
5th Annual Diamond Dash/CBS Philly contest
C/O CBS 3 & The CW Philly
1555 Hamilton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130