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Sweepstakes Official Rules

“Toyota’s Ready to Win & Drive Sweepstakes”
(2014 Indianapolis Auto Show)
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. 

DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES:  The “Toyota’s Ready to Win & Drive Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 4:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 23, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on January 5, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 

ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the state of Indiana, who are twenty one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). If selected as a semi-finalist (each, a “Semi-Finalist”), such Entrants must be willing and able to participate in the grand prize event (the “Event”), held on January 13, 2014 (see “GRAND PRIZE EVENT” section for complete details). Semi-Finalists will be notified by telephone on the drawing date (see “WINNING/NOTIFICATION” section for details).   Entrants must provide a telephone number in which they can be reached on the drawing date at time of entry. The Semi-Finalist who is selected as the potential grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) must have a valid driver's license and a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor (defined below) to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the grand prize (“Grand Prize”).  Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements as further defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section of these Official Rules. 

Officers, directors, managers and employees of Chicago Region Toyota Dealers Association, (the “Sponsor”), VideoIndiana, Inc., d/b/a WTHR, Ch. 13 NBC, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Saatchi & Saatchi North America, Inc., and each of their respective parents subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies, consultants and agents, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person  and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void outside the state of Indiana and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. Persons who have previously won a contest, sweepstakes or promotion of any kind sponsored or otherwise associated with Sponsors or Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. within the thirty (30) calendar days immediately preceding the start of this Sweepstakes are ineligible to participate or win a Prize (defined in “PRIZES” section of these Official Rules).

TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter into the Sweepstakes as outlined below. Regardless of the method used to enter the Sweepstakes, there is a limit of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period.

  1. Online Entry Form via the Websites:  To enter, visit www.indyautoshow.com or www.wthr.com (each, a “Website”, and collectively, the “Websites”) during the Sweepstakes Period and click on the Sweepstakes image to be directed to the official online entry form (the “Entry Form”).  Then, complete the Entry Form in its entirety including your first name, last name, email address, telephone number, including area code (required for Semi-Finalist notifications), date of birth, address, city, state and zip code.  Upon clicking the “Submit” button Entrant will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.

  2. Text Message Entry via the Indianapolis Auto Show:  Entrants must have a mobile phone with text messaging capabilities in order to enter the Sweepstakes via text message.  To enter via text message, visit the Indianapolis Auto Show (located at the Indianapolis Indiana Convention Center, 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225) between the dates of December 26, 2013 (starting at 11:00 a.m. ET) and 11:59 p.m. ET on January 5, 2014 to obtain the Sweepstakes key word (“TOYOTA” or the, “Key Word”) and short code (“27205” or, the “Short Code”) which can be found upon various Toyota advertisements located at the Indianapolis Auto Show.  To receive entry into the Sweepstakes via text message, text the Key Word to the Short Code anytime during the Sweepstakes Period.  You will then receive one (1) text message from the Sponsor providing you a link to the mobile Website where you will be required to complete the Entry Form in order to enter.  When prompted, complete the Entry Form in its entirety, including your first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, including area code (required for Semi-Finalist notifications), email address and date of birth.  Then, press the “Submit” button in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. All Entrants who receive an entry into the Sweepstakes via text message by following the steps above will immediately receive one (1) additional confirmation text message from the Sponsor.   You may opt-out of receiving future promotional messages from the Sponsor by replying to the text message with the word “STOP”.

Standard messaging and data rates apply. Entrants entering the Sweepstakes via text message may be charged standard text and/or data rates for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of the service agreement with your wireless carrier.  Each message sent or received by a service subscriber of a wireless carrier may incur a standard messaging charge, in accordance with that wireless carrier’s terms and conditions applicable to such customer’s particular rate plan.  Each wireless carrier’s rate plan may vary, and Entrants should contact their wireless carrier for information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in the Sweepstakes, inclusive of the submission of your entry for the Sweepstakes.  Entrants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges.  Text and mobile web browsing capabilities may be limited and may not be available through all wireless carriers.  For text messaging and web browsing, a service contract with a wireless Internet or airtime provider may be required.  Check with your service provider or refer to your service contract for complete details, availability and coverage, along with a description of the applicable charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.  Entrants wishing to enter the Sweepstakes without use of text message may do so via the Websites as listed above.

Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, email addresses and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account (provided via the Entry Form) is registered (“Authorized Account Holder”).  The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses, or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Potential Semi-Finalists may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account Holder.   No mechanically or programmatically reproduced entries are permitted.  Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants.  All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged entries. 

WINNING/NOTIFICATION:

 (a)  Semi-Finalist Selection:  There will be one (1) random drawing held on or about January 6, 2014. For the drawing, five (5) Semi-Finalists will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.  Each Semi-Finalist will receive a Semi-Finalist prize (the “Semi-Finalist Prize” as described in the “PRIZES” section below) and will also have the opportunity to win the Grand Prize (as described in the “PRIZES” section below). Odds of being selected as a Semi-Finalist will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.  The random drawing will be conducted under the supervision of the Independent Administrator whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects.

Semi-Finalist Notification:  POTENTIAL SEMI-FINALISTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR BY TELEPHONE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time (“ET”) and 4:30 P.M. ET ON JANUARY 6, 2014, SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION (the “Notification”).  Notifications will not be left on answering machines/voicemail.  In the event the Independent Administrator cannot reach a potential Semi-Finalist via the Notification after two (2) attempts are made, or if it is determined by Sponsor, in their sole discretion, that a potential Semi-Finalist is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, an alternate Semi-Finalist will be selected at random from among all remaining eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period and will be notified as outlined above, until all five (5) Semi-Finalists are verified. In order to be eligible to participate in the Event, Semi-Finalists must be available to be present at the Event held on January 13, 2014 at the WTHR studio located at 1000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, as further described in the “GRAND PRIZE EVENT” section below.  Upon verification via the Notification, each Semi-Finalist will receive (via e-mail) a “Semi-Finalist Release Form”.  Each Semi-Finalist must complete and sign (in front of a notary) and bring their completed Semi-Finalist Release Form to the Event in order to participate.

Each Semi-Finalist consents to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation.

(b) Grand Prize Event:  Each of the five (5) Semi-Finalists will participate at the Event on January 13, 2014, between the approximate hours (to be determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion) of 8:00 a.m. ET and 2:00 p.m. ET for a chance to win the Grand Prize.  The Event will air during the 5:00 p.m. ET – 6:30 p.m. news hour.  At the Event, and in the presence of a Sponsor Representative, each Semi-Finalist will be randomly provided one (1) envelope from among five (5) envelopes available.  Of the five (5) envelopes available, one (1) envelope will be the Grand Prize winning envelope.  Semi-Finalists will be provided their envelope in the order in which the Sponsor Representative randomly selects the Semi-Finalists name.

Odds of Selection of the Semi-Finalist’s Name
First Semi-Finalist 1:5    Second Semi-Finalist 1:4
Third Semi-Finalist 1:3   Fourth Semi-Finalist 1:2
Fifth Semi-Finalist  1:1      

After each of the five (5) Semi-Finalists have been provided their envelope, each Semi-Finalist will open their envelope all at one time at the signal of the Sponsor Representative.  The Semi-Finalist whose envelope contains a picture of a car (the “Prize Winning Envelope”) will be the winner of the Grand Prize, subject to verification in accordance with the “GRAND PRIZE CLAIMS” section of these Official Rules.  Any Semi-Finalist whose envelope does not contain a picture of a car will not be deemed a Grand Prize Winner, and no prize will be awarded to such individuals.  Odds of winning the Grand Prize are 1:5.

In the event all five (5) Semi-Finalists do not arrive and participate at the Event, Sponsor will provide the number of envelopes equivalent to the number of participating Semi-Finalists.  In such case, one (1) of the equivalent number of envelopes provided will be a Prize Winning Envelope and the Event will commence as outlined above. If for any reason, including without limitation, a duplication of the Prize Winning Envelope or other error occurs during the Event, Sponsor reserves the right to select one (1) Grand Prize Winner at random from among the names of all participating Semi-Finalists.

PRIZES:

Semi-Finalist Prizes:  Five (5) Semi-Finalist Prizes will be awarded each consisting of; (a) a Toyota prize package (which shall include two (2) Toyota branded bags, one (1) Toyota branded t-shirt, one (1) Toyota branded journal, one (1) Toyota branded shammie, one (1) Toyota branded blanked, and other branded items to be determined at the Sponsor’s sole discretion); and (b) $500 cash to be used for travel expenses to the Event if applicable, or at Semi-Finalist’s sole choosing.  The total approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of each Semi-Finalist Prize is $565.00.  The total ARV of all Semi-Finalist Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is: $2,825. The Semi-Finalist Prizes will be awarded to the Semi-Finalists in person at the Event. Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, Semi-Finalist Prizes shall be limited to one (1) per person/household.

Grand Prize:  One (1) Grand Prize of a 2014 Highlander LE Plus – V6 AWD automobile will be awarded (the “Vehicle”).  The manufacturer suggested retail price (the “MSRP”) of the Grand Prize is $35,680 (Vehicle color, options and accessories to be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Grand Prize Winner may change the Vehicle colors and features, if desired, at his/her sole cost).  Grand Prize Winner must have and provide a valid US Driver’s License and provide proof of existing Car Insurance Coverage (Comprehensive or Liability) at time of delivery.  Grand Prize Winner is required to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to licensing and insurance requirements.  The Grand Prize is taxable as income and all taxes associated with the Grand Prize (including but not limited to income taxes) are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.  The sales tax, title and licensing of the Vehicle is the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.  Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for any applicable registration, and insurance fees and any other expenses not listed herein related to receipt, possession, acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. Vehicle Delivery:  Sponsor shall not be responsible for delays in availability of the Vehicle, and final awarding of the Vehicle is subject to availability.  Sponsor however, shall use all reasonable efforts, subject to availability, to award the Vehicle within one hundred and eighty (180) days after receipt of the IRS Form W-9 as further defined in the “GRAND PRIZE CLAIMS” section below.  The Grand Prize Winner shall be responsible for picking up the Vehicle personally at the dealership closest to the Grand Prize Winner’s permanent legal residence and he/she must present adequate personal identification and evidence of legally required insurance.  The Grand Prize Winner shall be solely responsible for all travel or transportation costs, associated with winning the Vehicle, except as otherwise provided herein.  In the event the Grand Prize Winner resides more than ninety (90) miles from the dealership in which the Vehicle is available, the Vehicle shall be delivered to a mutually agreed upon location within ninety (90) miles from the Grand Prize Winner’s permanent legal residence at the Sponsor’s sole cost. The Grand Prize Winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the Vehicle after it has been delivered to the specified delivery site.  The Grand Prize Winner must personally retrieve the Vehicle within thirty (30) days of written notification of delivery and must present adequate personal identification and evidence of legally required insurance, or the Grand Prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind, and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining non-winning eligible Semi-Finalists who participated in the Event..  The Vehicle will be delivered solely with the express written limited warranties set forth in the Vehicle’s applicable Owner’s Guide, which warranties shall run for the term set forth in said guide. The depiction of the Grand Prize Vehicle in any advertising or promotional materials or physical display may not reflect the actual vehicle delivered to the Grand Prize Winner. Any difference between the stated MSRP of the Grand Prize and the actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded.  The Grand Prize is taxable as income and Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for any taxes on the Grand Prize, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes.

For purposes of these Official Rules, the Grand Prize and Semi-Finalist Prizes shall be collectively referred to as the “Prizes”. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is: $38,505. No substitution or cash redemption of Prizes, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value.  Prizes are not transferable prior to award. .  No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.  All Prizes will be awarded.

GRAND PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited, the potential Grand Prize Winner must sign and return to the Sponsor, by the date indicated, an IRS Form W-9 in order to claim the Grand Prize.  If the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to sign and return the IRS Form W-9 within the required time period, the potential Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible Semi-Finalists who participated in the Event. Potential Grand Prize Winner must report income to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).  In the event it is deemed during the verification process that potential Grand Prize Winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the Grand Prize, potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternates Grand Prize Winner selected as outlined above.  Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s  sole discretion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules.  Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at the Websites.  In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Grand Prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate or false entry.  ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.

RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, VideoIndiana, Inc, d/b/a WTHR, Ch. 13 NBC, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Saatchi & Saatchi North America, Inc, and each of their respective officers, directors, managers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, members, shareholders, insurers, servants, divisions, predecessors, successors, representatives, dealers, distributors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, including the Independent Administrator, consultants and legal advisors (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, redemption or use of any Prize.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a); unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c)  any property loss, damage, personal injury or death, in connection with the Prizes provided pursuant to this Sweepstakes and/or any person’s participation in the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to the Event; provided, however that Sponsor shall be solely responsible for any express limited warranties specifically set forth in the applicable Owner’s Guide of the Grand Prize Vehicle; (d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (e) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or indecipherable entries or the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet Service (as applicable); (f) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network, hardware or software (including Entrant’s particular wireless device carrier network), hardware or software; (g) Entrant’s inability to connect to his/her particular mobile device carrier network for any reason, including due to poor carrier reception and/or signal strength at any particular location; and (h) any text messaging fees Entrant may be charged by a wireless carrier for sending and/or receiving text messages over its network.  Entrants should consult their wireless carrier for the applicable rates and fees charged for such text messaging/data plan wireless services.  Proof of messaging the Short Code is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry. All federal, state and local regulations apply.

ENTRANTS PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from Entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policies, located at www.toyota.com/help/privacy.html

WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the Grand Prize Winner, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt no later than February 28, 2014 to “Toyota’s Ready to Win & Drive Sweepstakes”, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610.

OFFICIAL RULES:  A copy of these Official Rules may be obtained at the Websites during the Sweepstakes Period.

SPONSOR: Chicago Region Toyota Dealer Association, 2350 Sequoia Drive, Aurora, IL 60506.  This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.

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NO PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.