Station: Sinclair Television Stations, LLC dba WJLA/ NewsChannel 8
Station Address: WJLA, 1100 Wilson Blvd., 6th Fl. Arlington, VA 22209
Contest Area: District of Columbia, Maryland counties: Allegany, Calvert, Charles, Frederick,
Montgomery, Prince Georges, St. Mary's, Washington; Virginia counties and cities: Clarke, Culpeper,
Fairfax County, Fauquier, Frederick, King George, Alexandria City, Arlington county, Falls Church
City, Loudoun County, Page, Prince William County, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Spotsylvania,
Stafford, Warren and Westmoreland County. West Virginia counties: Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire,
Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, and Morgan. Fulton County, Pennsylvania.
Sponsor(s): Station Promotion
Prize Provider(s): Disney and ABC.
Age of Eligibility: Twenty-one (21)
Contest Period: February 12, 2018 to February 16, 2018
Program to Watch: Watch the Good Morning Washington program which the Station airs each
weekday on channel ABC7 from 4:25am-7am.
Criteria to Qualify: Be the 7th caller to be a finalist
Number of Cues to Call for the Contest Period: Five (5)
Number of Qualifiers for Each Cue to Call: One (1)
Total Number of Qualifiers for Contest Period: Five (5)
Drawing Date: February 19, 2018
Total Number of Winners for Contest Period: One (1) grand prize winner; four (4) second place
Prize(s) and Value(s):
Second Place Prize: One (1) Kelly & Ryan swag bag consisting of a bag, mug, and hat, valued at
Grand Prize: One (1) trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, California to see "LIVE's After Oscar" show. The
trip package includes round-trip coach air travel from a Washington, D.C. area airport to Los Angeles,
California; two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy); pre-tipped car service
to and from Los Angeles area airport and hotel; one (1) $250 Food & Beverage Award; two (2) VIP
Seats at "LIVE's After Oscar" show at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 5,
2018, and one Kelly and Ryan swag bag. The LIVE show talent and production schedule is subject to
change. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary on or about March 3-5, 2018. The
approximate grand prize retail value of the prize is $3,000.00. The winner will be notified of the actual
value based on the airfare at the time of booking.
Station’s Website: wjla.com
Station’s Website Terms and Conditions: http://wjla.com/station/terms
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations,
and is void where prohibited.
Odds of winning depend on the number of valid and correct entries received, and the order in
which calls are received.
All capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth above.
How to Enter, Qualify and Win
Entrants may attempt to enter as many times as they wish, but may qualify only once. At the time calls
are solicited during the Program to Watch, the Criteria to Qualify will be announced. Viewers will call in
on the designated telephone line announced on-air, in accordance with the Criteria to Qualify. On the
Drawing Date, the Total Number of Winners for the Contest Period will be selected by random drawing
from among all valid qualifiers. All remaining qualifiers will be deemed second place winners.
1. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be U.S. residents who are at least the
Age of Eligibility and reside in the Contest Area.
2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Station (collectively,
the “Company”), Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), 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.
Contest Terms and Conditions
1. Station is not responsible for any telephone system failure or malfunctions or other inability of
entrants to reach telephone entry line. All entries received from ineligible entrants will be void. All
entries become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or returned.
2. The Contest will be judged by Station personnel, and the decision of the judges will be final as to
all matters, including (i) the order in which calls were received and (ii) whether any answer required to
be given is correct. By calling the designated telephone line, each entrant gives permission to Station
to record and/or broadcast contestant’s telephone call. Poorly connected or disconnected cellular
phone calls may be disqualified. Calls for entrants are taken in order of receipt. In the event that more
than one voice is heard on the phone line, the winner will be the first person to speak. If the judge(s) is
not able to determine which caller was first, a random drawing will be held to determine the winner.
The use of switching or programming equipment by anyone is in violation of contest rules and is not
permitted. Due to any time delay between the Station’s over-the-air signal and the Station’s online
webcast or streaming, viewers who watch the Station’s online stream may hear a cue to call later than
viewers watching the over-the-air signal. As a result, the odds of an online/mobile viewer being able to
enter or become a winner may be diminished.
3. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Station is
not responsible for any technological glitch, or human error relating to the Contest.
4. Prizes are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties
of merchantability, non-infringement of 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 prizes, Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not
responsible if any event or performance is cancelled or postponed. Any trip related prizes are subject
to advance reservation, availability and black-out dates, and do not include any meals, other
transportation, gratuities, travel insurance, baggage fees, miscellaneous airline fees, excursions, spa
treatments, or any other expenses. The Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not responsible
for winner’s failure to take the trip by the Prize Provider’s expiration date, or cancellation of the trip by
5. Each qualifier/second place winner will be notified at the time of his/her call. The grand prize
winner will be notified by 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. If the prize is a trip, all persons traveling on the trip must be 18
years of age or over, unless travelers under 18 are accompanied by at least one adult who is the
parent or legal guardian of all of the minors. Children under 10 years of age are not permitted. All
persons traveling on the trip must also sign and return a release which must be returned with the
winner’s release and affidavit of eligibility within three (3) days of winner’s notification.
6. If a qualifier/second place winner does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of
eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate qualifier/second place winner will not be
selected. If the grand prize 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, time permitting, an alternate
grand prize winner will be randomly selected from among remaining valid qualifiers. If time does not
permit to select an alternate grand prize winner, then the grand prize will remain the property of the
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. Only one prize will be awarded per household if more than one prize is awarded. 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), and Prize Provider(s) 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), 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, photograph, 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.
Conditions located on the Station’s Website.