Bob Johnson's Cruze Sing-Off Contest Rules

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Contest: Bob Johnson Cruze Sing-Off

Station: Sinclair Communications, LLC dba WHAM

Station Address: WHAM, 4225 West Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623

Contest Area: New York counties: Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Wayne and Yates

Sponsor(s): Bob Johnson Chevrolet

Prize Provider(s): Bob Johnson Chevrolet

Age of Eligibility: Eighteen (18).

Contest Period: February 5, 2017 to March 14, 2017

Entries Due: 11:59PM EST on February 26, 2017.

Entry is limited to one (1) entry per IP address or account.

Video Topic: Sing the last three lines of the Bob Johnson Chevrolet Jingle acapella (without music accompaniment): "Bob Johnson Chevrolet, Bob Johnson Chevrolet, Bob Johnson - Chevrolet." And write a short description of why they need the prize.

Hashtag to Enter: #BJCCruzeContest

Judging Criteria: Content (30%), creativity (30%) and singing ability (40%).

Finalist Selection Date: February 28, 2017

Number of Finalists Based on Judging Results: Four (4)

Total Number of Finalists: Four (4)

Online Voting Period: 12:00AM EST March 1, 2017 to 05:00PM EST March 14, 2017.

Number of Winners Based on Voting Results: One (1)

Total Number of Winners: One (1)

Prize(s) and Value(s): The Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) two (2)-year (24-month) lease on a 2017 Chevy Cruze LT from Bob Johnson Chevrolet (Stock Number C170413; Vin Number 1G1BE5SM0H7119007). The Grand Prize Winner many also be featured in a future Bob Johnson Chevrolet commercial. The total approximate retail value of lease prize is $4,786.56 (vehicle MSRP value is $22,495).

Station’s Instagram Account: 13whamtv

Station’s Instagram Website:

Station’s Facebook Page:

Sponsor’s Facebook Page:

Station’s Website:

Station’s Privacy Policy:

Station’s Website Terms and Conditions:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

All capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth above.

How to Enter

There are two ways to enter:

1. Facebook users can log on to the Station’s Facebook Page or Sponsor’s Facebook Page, and click on the Contest section to access the Contest entry page. Complete the online entry form with your name, address, phone number, birth date, upload your video of the Video Topic, and click submit. Entries and videos must be of the individual entrant only. No group entries will be accepted. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

2. Follow the Station’s Instagram Account during the Contest Period with Entrant’s personal Instagram Account by clicking the “Follow” button. Then, publicly post your video of the Video Topic along with the Hashtag to Enter on your personal Instagram Account. There is no charge to sign up for Instagram. Entries submitted via this method will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Instagram account the entry is submitted from at the time of entry. For this entry method, the “authorized account holder” is the person who is assigned to the Instagram account by the online service provider. The account holder’s profile must be public in order for Entry to be considered. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

Judging of Entries

1. Each entry will be judged and scored by a panel of judges comprised of Station personnel based on the Judging Criteria.

2. On the Finalist Selection Date, the judges will determine the Total Number of Finalists with the highest score(s) based on the criteria set forth above.

Online Voting

1. During the Online Voting Period, viewers will be prompted to vote on the Station’s Facebook Page for the Contest. Online Voting is limited to one (1) vote per IP address per day. Duplicate votes will be disqualified. Facebook “Likes” are not considered votes. Entrants are prohibited from obtaining votes by offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public, vote farming, vote purchasing, or any other activity that artificially inflates such entrant’s votes as determined by Station in its sole discretion.

2. The Station reserves the right to determine in its sole and absolute discretion whether the online votes are valid, and may disqualify any duplicate votes. Multiple and/or irregular votes or multiple votes from the same user or users, including but not limited to, votes generated by a robotic, programmed, script, macro, other automated means or other source will be considered invalid.

How to Win

The Number of Winners will be determined at the end of the Online Voting Period based on the Finalist(s) video with the highest number of valid votes received, as determined by Station, in its sole and absolute discretion. In the event of a tie, one (1) winner will be randomly selected from among the tied entrants.


1. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be U.S. residents who are at least the Age of Eligibility, reside in the Contest Area, have a valid New York State driver’s license, ability to provide proof of auto insurance, and have 1 or 2 tier credit meet the credit criteria.

2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Station (collectively, the “Company”), Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), contest software providers, social media platforms, each of 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 family” includes spouses, domestic partners, grandparents, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and any other relatives who reside in the same household with employee. Only one winner per household.

Contest Terms and Conditions

1. Station is not responsible for lost, late, garbled, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction. All entries (including videos) received that are duplicate, mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries (including videos) become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or returned.

2. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Station is not responsible for any technological malfunction, or human error relating to the Contest.

3. By entering, entrants represent and warrant (i) that he/she owns the video submitted, (ii) the video does not violate the rights of any third parties, (iii) the video complies with all of requirements of the Video Topic, (iv) the video has not been altered or enhanced with any software (excluding redeye), and (v) he/she agrees to the terms and conditions located at the Station’s Website Terms and Conditions. No lewd, nude, crude, or offensive videos (as determined by the Station in its sole and absolute discretion) will be accepted.

4. Prizes are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose. Prizes are subject to the Sponsor(s) and/or Prize Provider(s) standard terms and conditions, and expiration dates. For any ticket related prize, Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not responsible if any event or performance is cancelled or postponed.

5. Each winner will be notified by email or phone. Before claiming any prize, each winner must provide his/her correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification. Each winner must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within three (3) days of notification (or less due to prize use time constraints), at the time winner claims his/her prize in person at the Station. Each winner must show picture identification to claim his/her prize. Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding any prize based on the identification presented. Winner is required to provide a valid New York drivers’ license, proof of full coverage automobile insurance, have 1 or 2 tier credit, qualify for lease terms and conditions and comply with additional terms, including signing additional documents, as required by Sponsor and GM Financial. GM Financial must ultimately approve lease. Prior sales and any other rebates, cash back and/or dealer discount are excluded. The winner is also responsible for any add-ons, insurance premiums, maintenance expenses, gasoline, and any other fees and expenses associated with the vehicle, including but not limited to, registration, tag, and title fees.

6. If a winner cannot be notified within two (2) days, or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and time permitting, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner with the next highest score, as determined by the judges in their sole and absolute discretion. If time does not permit for an alternate winner to be determined, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will remain the property of the Station.

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

8. 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. Each winner must sign a W-9 form.

9. Entrants are eligible to win only one prize within any 90 day period, regardless of the number of contests entered.

10. The Company is not liable if the provider of any part of a prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

11. The Company, Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), and Facebook accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded in the Contest. By entering, entrants agree to release the Company, Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), contest software providers, social media platforms, and each of their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all claims, loss, damage or injury as a result of or incident to his/her participation in the Contest or his/her use of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge and agree that if a winner, the Company has the right to publicize entrant’s name, character, likeness, video, voice and the fact that entrant is a winner of the Contest for promotional purposes, without financial remuneration.

12. Complete Official Rules for the Contest are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at the Station and on the Station’s Website. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station at the Station Address within thirty (30) days of the last day of the Contest Period.

13. The Station has the right to disqualify any entrant it determines has not complied with the Contest Rules. All decisions by the Station shall be final and binding relating to this contest, including the interpretation of the Contest Rules. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the contest dates. Station reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if in Station’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Contest has been, or could be, compromised or that the Contest is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or force majeure or any other causes beyond the Station’s control.

14. The Contest is subject to the Station’s Privacy Policy and the Station’s Website Terms and Conditions located on the Station’s Website.

15. Facebook is not affiliated with the Station or the Contest. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.