French Lick Resort Getaway Sweepstakes Rules

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WXIN – Fox59 – French Lick Resort Getaway Sweepstakes

(February 7 – February 20, 2013)

Official Rules


1.      ELIGIBILITY:  WXIN – Fox59 – French Lick Resort Getaway  Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to U.S citizens who are legal residents of the WXIN – Fox59 viewing area, and 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of WXIN – Fox59, Vibes Media, French Lick Resort & Casino and each of their respective parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and any other companies associated with the Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their immediate family members and individuals living in the same household with same, are not eligible to win.

2.      TO ENTER:  Log on to Fox59’s Facebook page, like us, then enter by online entry (described below).  Entries must be received no later than 10:00AM ET on February 20, 2013.  One entry per person and per household per day (irrespective of the entry method).  Subsequent entries from a single household and/or e-mail address on a single day of the Sweepstakes will disqualify all entries from that household or e-mail address.

A.  ENTER ONLINE: From Facebook or the website, log onto and follow the Sweepstakes links. Once you reach the Sweepstakes entry page, enter the keyword along with your name, age, valid email address and telephone number. Online entrants and any information submitted in an online entry are subject to the privacy policy posted on the sweepstakes website.  In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of an entrant, the entrant shall be deemed to be the owner of the internet account through which the entry was made.  Entrants must use their own name. Copies or other mechanical reproductions, facsimiles, entries containing technical or electronic reproductions, 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.



3.      SELECTION OF WINNERS: Online entries received in response to each daily prompt will be combined into a single entry pool.  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, five (5) Entrants will be selected at random from the total entry pool and will be tentatively declared a Winner, for a total of five (5) Winners during the Sweepstakes Period (all subject to eligibility confirmation and compliance with the rules).  Winners will be contacted by telephone on or about February 20, 2013.  If selected Winner(s) cannot be reached after reasonable time and effort, is found to be ineligible, or has otherwise failed to comply with these Official Rules, that entrant shall be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from among the remaining eligible entries until an eligible winner is selected.  Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received for each particular drawing.


4.      PRIZES:

A.  Five(5) winners will each receive a VIP experience to French Lick Resort as follows:

*One(1) night stay at West Baden Springs Hotel or French Lick Hotel with a complimentary Horseback ride at The Stables at French Lick Resort (ARV $459)


Winners may receive prizes through the mail; by pick up at the will call window; or by pick up at WXIN – Fox59 studios.  Winners will receive notice of claim method at the time they are contacted as a Winner.

B.  Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and non-assignable.  No cash redemption or prize substitutions allowed, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion.  All taxes on prizes and other expenses related to accepting and/or using the prizes are the sole responsibility of Sweepstakes Winners, including but not limited to travel to and from the concert and any incidentals spent at the concert. The value of the prizes will be taxable to Winner as income.  Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to any Winner or potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to accept, utilize or redeem a prize. Sponsor shall have no liability or obligation in the event the concert is canceled, postponed or rescheduled.

C.  Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability/publicity and release as well as any other documents required by Sponsor, as a condition of receiving a prize. Failure to do so may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner selected at random from remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

D.  Except where prohibited by law, entry in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of a prize constitutes each entrant’s consent to the use by Sweepstakes Entities, of entrant’s name, likeness, image, voice, hometown, and biographical information in any advertising, trade or promotion, including on the Internet or via wireless application protocol, without further notice, compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.

5.            GENERAL: By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding.  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, and entrants engaging in same may be disqualified. Sponsor’s’ decisions as to all matters related to the administration of the Sweepstakes and selection of the winners are final.


6.            OTHER CONDITIONS:

A.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion hereof, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason: (i) infection by computer virus, bugs, interruption in wireless calling devices or wireless service, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, (ii) the Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of entries per these Official Rules, or (iii) the Sweepstakes becomes corrupted due to wireless calling/text message carrier service interruption for any reason (iv) the Sweepstakes is otherwise not capable of running as planned.

B.  By entering, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in and/or entry into the Sweepstakes or acceptance, delivery or use of prize.  The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, and assume no responsibility for (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections (ii) failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems, telephone service problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service (iii) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, malfunction of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines, other communications malfunctions, unavailable network connections, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless service (iv) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, or damage to mobile phone or other PDA device (v) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or entry information, or (vi) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, and/or unintelligible (or any combination thereof).

C.  Text entrants must have a valid Mobile Telephone Number (MTN) and account, and prizes will be awarded to the names corresponding to the MTN from which the winning text messages originated. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned a MTN by the wireless carrier or as shown on the billing records of the wireless carrier. Winners may need to present a wireless bill to confirm he/she is the Authorized Account Holder of the wireless account used to text message the winning entry. In the event of dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question.



7.            CONFLICTS: This Sweepstakes is intended for participation in the United States only and shall be construed only according to United States Law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Indiana without regard to Indiana choice of law rules.


8.            WINNERS’ LIST & RULES:  For a copy of the rules or a winners’ list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: WXIN-Fox59 – French Lick Resort Sweepstakes “RULES” or “WINNERS LIST” c/o  Vibes Media, 205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 2300, Chicago, IL 60606. You can also access the rules online at

9.            SPONSOR:  WXIN – Fox59, 6910 Network Place, Indianapolis, IN 46278.


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