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Summer of Fun Contests

Enter the Summer of Fun Contests below for your chance to win great prizes! Only one entry, per household, for each prize being offered will be accepted for entry. See official rules at the bottom of this page for complete entry details.

Contest winners will be announced on selected days throughout the Summer of Fun on 18 News Today. Watch 18 News Today 5AM-7AM. Good luck, watch 18 News, and enjoy the Summer of Fun!

Official Rules / Summer of Fun

This sweepstakes is sponsored by WETM-TV (“Sponsor”). Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.  By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules.

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to enter or win this Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes begins on or about May 29, 2015 and ends on or about September 4, 2015. (the “Entry Period”).

There are two (2) methods of entry for this Sweepstakes. 

1)- Entrants may enter this Sweepstakes: By registering online at MYTWINTIERS.COM. All online entrants will be required to complete online registration. One entry will be accepted per email address for each prize being offered. 

2)- Entrants may enter this Sweepstakes: By submitting a postcard. Postcard entries must be submitted in person or mailed on a 3” x 5” postcard to Summer of Fun, WETM-TV, 101 East Water Street, Elmira, NY 14901. Postcard entries must include the entrants name, address, phone number, and the prize the entrant wishes to win. Only one entry, per household, for each prize being offered will be accepted for entry.

All entries become the property of Sponsor, and Sponsor reserves the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to technical/network failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. [If email/online entry is chosen: The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).] 

ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of NY & Pennsylvania who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Sponsor and their family members or persons living in the same households of such individuals are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (except where prohibited) affirming his or her agreement to all terms, conditions, and restrictions in these Sweepstakes rules.

PRIZES: THIRTY SEVEN PRIZES will be given away. The Prizes will include: One Galaxy Tablet (approx. retail value $250); One HD Television (approx. retail value $500); One Gas Grill (approx. retail value $250); Two $100 Outback Steakhouse gift cards; Three Sets of Knoebel’s 4-pack tickets (approx. retail value $200); One Pair of tickets to Clemens Center Broadway Series production of The Producers (approx. retail value $119); Four Overnight Stays at the Hilton Garden Inn-Horseheads (approx. retail value $150); One Set of Southern Tier Jazz Festival 4-pack tickets (approx. retail value $160); One Hesselson’s Spa (approx. retail value $4,000, prize does NOT include NYS/county sales tax or installation); One Pair of Pocono Raceway 200 Level Platinum Tickets August Indy Race (approx. retail value $125); Six Yearlong Memberships to NY Sport & Fitness (approx. retail value $495); Three Sets of Darien Lake 4-pack tickets (approx. retail value $200); Four Sets of Seabreeze 4-pack tickets (approx. retail value $120); One Pair of tickets to the Tag’s Summer Soundstage Rascal Flatts Concert (approx. retail value $103); One Club at Shepard Hills Annual Membership (approx. retail value $875); Two Sets of Club at Shepard Hills 4-pack of golf rounds (approx. retail value $160); Four Sets of Harris Hill 4-pack Fun Pack tickets (approx. retail value $64). Actual retail value may vary. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. The Prize may not be exchanged or redeemed for cash, sold, or traded. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by Winner is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Winner must accept the Prize as awarded. Each prize is non-transferable and may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration. 

SWEEPSTAKES RANDOM DRAWING: Sponsor will select THIRTY SEVEN Prize Winners from among all eligible entries at random. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received for each prize.. The person[s] selected as the winner of a prize ([each a] “Winner”) will be notified by return text message, email or phone call. Dates that individual prizes will be awarded will be determined during the Entry Period. 

CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Upon request from Sponsor, entrants must promptly furnish proof of legal U.S. residency, legal age, and eligibility to enter the Sweepstakes. An entrant’s failure promptly to comply with such a request will result in the entrant’s disqualification. Winner is subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. An entrant is not a winner of any prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. In the event that a winner is determined to be ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries. In the event that a winner is determined to be ineligible or fails to respond to Sponsor within two (2) days of Sponsor’s first attempted notification, the Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes without awarding the Prize [or other prizes] if no eligible winner or alternate winner claims the prize within the required time period. Winner will be required to execute and return to Sponsor a liability release and affidavit of eligibility without modification (except where prohibited) within 10 days of notice of winning. In the event that Winner fails to execute and return a liability release and affidavit of eligibility (except where prohibited) within 10 days of notice of winning, or in the event that Winner returns the release and affidavit form with modifications, Winner’s prize may be forfeited and Sponsor may randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries. Winner will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes. Sponsor 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 Form 1099 from Sponsor if Sponsor report any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner agrees to the use of his/her name and/or likeness in further promotional materials and press releases by Sponsor without any additional compensation (except where prohibited). By entering this Sweepstakes, Winner agrees that Sponsor has the right without notice or further compensation to publicize, by any medium, Winner’s name, voice, image, and likeness, the fact that Winner won, and all matters incidental thereto. Winner agrees to execute any additional liability or publicity release agreements requested by Sponsor. 

LIMITATION ON  LIABILITY: Sponsor will not be responsible for lost, late, damaged, defaced, incomplete, stolen, illegible, indiscernible, mutilated, illegally obtained, postage due or misdirected entries or for any typographical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or announcement of the prizes and/or all Sweepstakes-related materials. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant forever discharges, releases, and holds harmless Sponsor, and each of its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of [its/their] respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, losses, damages, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the Sweepstakes or from or in connection with use or receipt of the Grand Prize, however caused. 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant waives any and all claims of liability against Sponsor and its affiliates, employees and agents for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Sweepstakes, or from the use of any prize.

SPONSOR’S RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: These Official Rules are subject to modification by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by Sponsor are final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with or abuses the entry process, or who otherwise acts in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this Sweepstakes if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of completion as planned, including due to force majeure or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes.

WINNER LIST: For the name of Winners, after September 15, 2015 send written request identifying this promotion as WETM Summer of Fun Contest and a self-addressed stamped envelope to: WETM-TV, 101 E. Water St., Elmira, NY 14901

Summer of Fun Winners

Contest winners will be listed here after they are announced throughout the Summer of Fun on 18 News Today. Watch 18 News Today 5AM-7AM.

Kevin Barnett - Towanda
Prize: Ferrario Southern Tier Jazz Festival tickets

Christina Barrows - Elmira
Prize: Membership to The Club at Shepard Hills

Brian Barton - Athens
Prize: Rounds of golf at The Club at Shepard Hills

Vicky Bates - Erin
Prize: Darien Lake tickets

George Bliss - Bath
Prize: Seabreeze tickets

Susan Born - Elmira
Prize: Rounds of golf at The Club at Shepard Hills

Annette Buckley - Campbell
Prize: Pair of tickets to Rascal Flatts concert at Tags

Cheryl Butler - Horseheads
Prize: New York Sport & Fitness Membership

Renea Clifford - Hornell
Prize: Gas grill

Peggy Cuomo - Elmira
Prize: Darien Lake tickets

Penny Eckman - Tioga
Prize: Harris Hill tickets

Lori Fazzary - Montour Falls
Prize: Overnight stay at Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning

Morgan Foster - Horseheads
Prize: Knoebels tickets

Melissa Hable - Horseheads
Prize: New York Sport & Fitness Membership

Cheryl Johnson - Lowman
Prize: New York Sport & Fitness Membership

Sharon Konopski - Corning
Prize: Harris Hill tickets

Suzanne Lucas - Himrod
Prize: Pocono Raceway tickets- August Indy race

Sallyanne McLean - Corning
Prize: New York Sport & Fitness Membership

Anastacia McNeill - Painted Post
Prize: Harris Hill tickets

Michael Nolan - Dundee
Prize: Seabreeze tickets

Tianna Peake - Waverly
Prize: Darien Lake tickets

Nona Pidcoe - Mainesburg
Prize: Overnight stay at Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning

Bonnie Ritter-Makitra - Hornell
Prize: Seabreeze tickets

Linda Salevsky - Mansfield
Prize: Knoebels tickets

Debbie Sanders - Owego
Prize: Seabreeze tickets

Nancy Schuler - Horseheads
Prize: Overnight stay at Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning

Grace Smith - Woodhull
Prize: Knoebels tickets

Renee Smithers
Prize: New York Sport & Fitness Membership

Janet Tolbert - Painted Post
Prize: Overnight stay at Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning

Anita Traynham - Elmira
Prize: New York Sport & Fitness Membership

Vivian Watkins - Little Marsh
Prize: Harris Hill tickets