Severe Weather Team 9 Guaranteed Weather


Who Can Enter

1. To be eligible to participate in this contest, entrants must be Ohio, West Virginia or Pennsylvania residents who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the WTOV-TV viewing area.

2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Communications, LLC, and any other company which owns, programs or provides other services to television broadcast station WTOV (the Station), 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, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. Only one winner per household.

How to Enter

a. No purchase is necessary to enter. Only one entry per household. Duplicate entries will be discarded.

b. To enter, hand print your name, address, phone number, and birth date on a postcard and mail it to Severe Weather Team 9 Guaranteed Weather Winner: Water  Bottle  Giveaway, Box 9999 Steubenville, OH 43952. Or, send an email to with your name, address, phone number, and email address. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

c. The contest starts on January 14, 2015, and ends at 12:00 p.m. ET on December 31, 2015 (the Contest Period). Entries must be received by Station by 12:00 p.m. ET each weekday (Monday through Friday) during the Contest Period to qualify for the daily weekday drawing. Station is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries/mail or for printing errors, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction.

d. Each weekday during the Contest Period, one (1) winner will be selected by random drawing from among valid entries, for a total of two-hundred and sixty (260) winners. Remaining valid entries will carry over to the next daily weekday drawing.

e. All entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries become the property of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc. and the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.

The Prize

1. There will be a total of one hundred twenty seven (127) winners. Each winner will receive a Metal WTOV9/FOX9 Water Bottle,  valued at $7.00.

2. Winners will be notified by mail. The prize will be mailed to winner within two (2) to four (4) weeks after selection. The Station is not responsible for any prize which is damaged, lost or stolen, and will not resend a replacement As a condition of participating in this contest and winning, winners hereby (i) represent that they have complied with all the rules and regulations of this contest, have not perpetrated any fraud or deception in entering this contest or claiming a prize, and are not an employee of the Station, Sponsor, or their affiliated companies; and (ii) agree to INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS and COVENANT NOT TO MAKE A CLAIM OR SUE Sinclair Communications, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates and divisions, and all sponsors, their owners, stockholders, directors, board of trustees, officers, employees, agents, representatives, insurers, successors, heirs and assigns and each and every person acting by, through, under or in concert with them, or any of them (hereinafter collectively and individually referred to as Releases) of and from all manner of action or actions, cause or causes of action, at law or in equity, suits, claims, demands, liability, loss, cost or expense, of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent (hereinafter referred to as Claims) which winner may have or hereafter have against Releases by reason of any injuries or damages that winner may sustain, whether to his/her person, property or reputation, as a result of or incident to his/her participation in the contest or his/her use of the prize.

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

4. Only one prize will be awarded per household.
5. 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.

6. Sinclair Communications, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

7. Sinclair Communications, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.

8. In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that Sinclair Communications, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.

Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous

1. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

2. Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at 9 Red Donley Plaza, Steubenville, OH 43952 and on the Stations website at

3. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to SEVERE WEATHER TEAM 9 GUARANTEED WEATHER WINNER: LUNCH COOLER/WATER BOTTLE GIVEAWAY WINNERS LIST, Box 9999, Steubenville, OH 43952 by December 31, 2015.

4. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., and Sinclair Communications, LLC accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder.

5. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information.

6. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.
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