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Ditch the Sunscreen for a Big Screen TV!

Who Can Enter

1.  To be eligible to participate in this contest, entrants must be Illinois residents who are 18 years of age or older, reside in the Champaign & Springfield/Decatur viewing area, and are an existing user of Facebook.

2.  Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, and any other company which owns, programs or provides other services to television broadcast station WRSP/WCCU (the Station) WBUI, WICS, WICD, GOCOM Media of Illinois, Facebook, Inc.,, Woobox, --their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible.  The term immediate families includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

How to Enter

(a)   No purchase is necessary to enter.  Only one (1) entry per Facebook account.

    (b) To enter, log onto the FOX 55/27 Illinois Facebook page at, and click Like to access the online contest entry page and online entry form located on the TV Giveaway tab.   Complete the online entry form with your name, address, phone number, and birth date in the provided area and click submit.  No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted. 

    (c)  The contest starts at 3:00 p.m. CDT on July 18, 2013 and all entries must be received by Station at 3:00 p.m. CDT on July 31, 2013. Station is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction.

    (d)  On August 2, 2013, one (1) winner will be selected by random drawing from among valid entries. 

    (e)  All entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void.  All entries become the property of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc. and the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.

The Prize(s)

1.  One (1) winner will receive a SONY 40" (diag) R450A Series LED HDTV, a SONY Blu-ray Disc Player BDP-S1100, and Glee: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray, valued at $539.98. Winner is responsible for pickup/delivery and installation.

2.  Winner(s) will be notified by phone.  Before claiming prizes, winners must provide their correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification.  Winner(s) must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within 5 days of notification at the time winner(s) claim his/her prize in person at the Station. Winner(s) must show picture identification to claim prizes.  Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.

3.   If the winner cannot be notified within 7 days, or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner randomly selected from among remaining valid entries.

4.  There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes except at the sole discretion of Station.  The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value.  No transfer or assignment of prizes is allowed.

5.  Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules.   Winner must sign a W-9 form.   

6.  Only one prize will be awarded per household.

7.  Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.  

8.  Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.

9.  In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that Illinois Television, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.

Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous

1.   Odds of winning depend on the number of entries.

2.  Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WRSP/WCCU, 3003 Old Rochester Road, Springfield, IL 62703 and on the Stations website at 

3.  For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to TV Giveaway, 3003 Old Rochester Road, Springfield, IL 62703 by April 30, 2013.

4.  This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, GOCOM Media of Illinois, Ace Hardware, and their affiliated companies accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder.

5.     Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information.  

6.  Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.

7.   By entering this contest, each entrant waives any and all claims of liability against the Station, any sponsors,, and their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, for any and all claims, loss, damage or injury which may occur as a result of entrants participation in this contest.

8.    Facebook, Inc. and (collectively, Facebook) are not affiliated with the Station nor this contest.  This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook.
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