Manchester Road Race Costume Contest OFFICIAL RULES

1. TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Entrants must be a US citizen or legal resident and a resident of Connecticut, age 18 or older at the time of entry. To participate in the "CTNOW Manchester Road Race Costume Contest", people must go to the Manchester Road Race (Main St., Manchester, CT) on Thursday, November 24, 2016 from 8AM EST until 10AM EST. Participants must dress up in a costume in order to enter. A Representative of Hartford Courant Media Group (HCMG) will than a take a photograph of each "Qualified Participant" once he/she has signed the official release form. All pictures will be posted for contest voting.

2. SELECTION OF WINNER: On or before Friday, November 25, 2016, Sponsor will post all the photos for each of the "Qualified Participants" on ctnow.com. Sponsor will invite users to visit the Contest Website and vote for their favorite costume. Voters must provide a valid email address in order to vote. Voting will conclude on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 11:59PM EST. Winners will be announced Monday, Dec. 5 at noon. On-line voting entries containing attachments or generated by a script, macro or other automated means shall be disqualified. The Finalist who receives the most votes during the Voting Period will be deemed the potential Winner, subject to eligibility verification and compliance with these rules. Entrants agree to abide by Sponsors decisions, which are final in all respects.

3. AWARDING & DELIVERY OF PRIZES: One Grand Prize Winner will receive a $150 gift card to Billy Grant Restaurant Group restaurants, one 2nd prize winner will receive a $100 gift card to Billy Grant Restaurant Group restaurants and one 3rd prize winner will receive a $50 gift card to Billy Grant Restaurant Group restaurants. Winners may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, and execute a release of liability prior to receiving their prize. It is expressly understood and agreed that "Sponsor" shall have the right to substitute the prize at their sole discretion. Federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. All decisions regarding interpretation of these Official Rules and administration of the Sweepstakes made by the Sponsors are final and binding.

4. CONDITIONS & RESTRICTIONS: Entrants agree Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Sweepstakes and that they are final and binding. Except where prohibited by law, entrants 18 years of age and older and on behalf of the child or ward 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 Sponsors and/or its affiliates, without additional compensation. Winners by acceptance of a prize, agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent companies and affiliates, and each of their employees, representatives, contractors, sponsors 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 is 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 identification card). Winner may be required to show social security number in order to receive the prize. 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. Sponsor's' 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.

5. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is not open to employees of other media outlets within the HCMG distribution area, to employees of Sponsor or their immediate family members, or to employees (or their immediate family members), of any of Sponsor's parent companies, affiliates, licensees, advertising or promotional agencies or any other company affiliated with these Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

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, Sponsors 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 WCCT-TV/WTIC-TV and Tribune Television Company for marketing or promotional purposes.

7. FOR A COPY OF THE RULES: Write to, "Manchester Road Race Costume Contest Rules"; Hartford Courant Media Group, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115 (Attention: Christine Taylor) or log onto ctnow.com/contests. For a list of Winners write to, "Manchester Road Race Costume Contest Winners"; Hartford Courant Media Group, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115 (Attention: Christine W. Taylor). All requests for rules and Winners' lists must be received by Friday, December 9, 2016.

8. SPONSOR: Hartford Courant Media Group, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115.
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