American Idols Live Ticket Giveaway Sweepstakes Rules


The Idols Live Ticket Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") entry period starts at 12 a.m. (EST) Monday, July 22, 2013 and ends at 9 a.m. (EST), Monday, August 5, 2013. The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Tribune Broadcasting Hartford, LLC, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115 ("Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all entrants agree to abide and be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the decisions of the Sponsor. The computer clock of CT1 Media’s webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes.

1. ELIGIBILITY: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Entrants must be a US citizen or legal resident and a resident of Connecticut, age 18 or older as of Monday, July 22, 2013. Employees and members of the immediate family of the Sponsor, Hartford Courant Company LLC, WTIC-TV/WCCT-TV, AEG Live, their respective advertising and marketing agencies or any of their subsidiaries, affiliates, or franchisees, divisions and related companies, are not eligible to win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited and outside Connecticut. Winners who have won a prize from a promotion sponsored by CT1 Media or Sponsor within the last six (6) months are ineligible and will be disqualified.

2. TO ENTER: Log onto and complete all required fields in the Sweepstakes entry form including but not limited to name, address, age, phone number, and e-mail. Entrants must also indicate which show they would like to attend (Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 7:30pm Tour at Mohegan Sun Arena or Friday, August 23, 2013 at 7:30pm Tour at Webster Bank Arena).Only one (1) entry per person or e-mail, per day, for a total of fifteen (15) entries will be accepted. Entrants must use their own name. If any dispute arises concerning the identity of an entrant, the owner of an email account from which entry was sent shall be deemed the entrant. E-mail entries containing attached files are not eligible and will be rejected. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, or misdirected entries, or for errors in mechanical transmission, technical difficulties or inability to transmit Internet entries. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

3. SELECTION OF WINNER: All qualified online entries submitted during the Sweepstakes entry period will be combined into 2 entry pools. Entry pools will be based on the choice of event date and location as selected on entry form. Two (2) Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries for on or about August 6, 2013. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winners will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail within one (1) day of the drawing. If the Winner is ineligible, if Sponsor is unable to make contact with the Winner after reasonable effort and time (2 days of initial call to Winner), or if the Winner fails to sign the necessary release, and waiver of liability forms by Friday, August 16, 2013 at 4 p.m., the prize shall be forfeited.


• The first person selected will win two (2) tickets and two (2) meet and greet passes to The Idol Live! Tour 2013 on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 7:30pm Tour at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT. ARV: $550. Winner will also receive round-trip limo transportation from Winner’s permanent residence to Mohegan Sun Arena.

• The second person selected will win two (2) tickets and two (2) meet and greet passes to The Idol Live! Tour 2013 on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 7:30pm Tour at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, CT. ARV: $550. Winner will also receive round-trip limo transportation from Winner’s permanent residence to Webster Bank Arena.

For more information about the show, visit Approximate retail value ("ARV") of each prize is $550. Federal, state and local taxes, and any additional expenses if any, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. To claim the prize, Winners must come to the Hartford Courant building: 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, by August 16, 2013. If the Winner fails to show proof of age and fill out and sign the necessary forms (Fox CT Affidavit of Eligibility, a Release Form and publicity waiver) by that date, that winner shall be disqualified and the prize shall be forfeited. The Prize package (or any part thereof) is not replaceable if lost or stolen, non-transferable, non-negotiable and not redeemable for cash, credit or merchandise. If winner does not use all elements of prize, there will be no reimbursement. If any of the shows are cancelled, no substitute prizes are available except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor has the right to change the start and end dates of the sweepstakes to the extent necessary to adjust to events of Force Majeure as well as to changes to production and broadcast schedules, without financial or legal liability of nature whatsoever. Sponsor has the right to substitute the prize at their sole discretion. All decisions regarding interpretation of these Official Rules and administration of the Sweepstakes made by the Sponsor are final and binding.

5. CONDITIONS & RESTRICTIONS: Entrants agree Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Sweepstakes and that its decision is final and binding. Except where prohibited by law, entrants agree to allow use of their name, voice, photograph, likeness and any information provided on entry form, in any medium of communication, including print, Internet, radio and/or television and for any purpose, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, by Sponsor and/or its affiliates, without additional compensation. Winners by acceptance of a prize, agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Prize Provider, its parent companies and affiliates, and each of their employees, representatives, contractors, Sponsor and advertisers, from any and all liability, losses of any kind, damage, causes of action, costs or claims related to any allegation regarding the award of, the receipt of, or the use of their prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, property damage, defamation, infringement of intellectual property rights and claims based on the rights of publicity and privacy. Sponsor and Prize Provider are not responsible for personal injury of any prizewinner incurred in connection with the use of their prize. All federal, state and local laws apply, and this Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Winner must provide proof of legal name, address, zip code, and telephone number to receive prize (for example, in the form of a government-issued driver’s license or valid identification card). Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. The use of automated entry devices or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Sweepstakes is prohibited. Sponsors’ decisions as to all matters related to the administration of the Sweepstakes and selection of the prize winners are final. This Sweepstakes shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Connecticut law, excluding choice of law provisions.

Sponsor is not responsible for changes made to the Prizes being awarded; including any delay, cancellation or postponement of the Prize events, and is under no obligation to provide a substitute prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes or in the announcements of the prizes/prize winners.

By participating in these Sweepstakes, you also agree to have your name, biographical information, and likeness used in any and all media for promotional purposes relating to these sweepstakes or future similar sweepstakes without further compensation or notice, except as prohibited by law.

Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules nor the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsors’ right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.


6. INTERNET: If for any reason, the Internet-related portion of this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion of the Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE FAIR AND LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES. Information submitted in entries, including entrant's name, address, e-mail, etc., may be used by WTIC-TV/WCCT-TV, CT1 Media and Tribune Television Company for marketing or promotional purposes.

7. FOR WINNERS’ NAMES: Write to “Idols Live Winners”; The Hartford Courant, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115 (Attn: Marketing). All requests for Winners' lists must be received by Friday, August 30, 2013.

8. SPONSOR: Tribune Broadcasting Hartford, LLC, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115.

9. PRIZE PROVIDER: AEG Live, 800 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

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