Announcing 2008 MI Bank Scholar Award for Student AthletesPosted: Updated:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
The M&I Bank Scholar Award for Student Athletes runs from August 6th - November 28th 2008; The Award is sponsored by M&I Bank and KTVK their subsidiaries, parent companies, and affiliates (Sponsor).
Open to all legal residents of Arizona, 18 years of age or younger, must be a senior (12th grade) in an Arizona High School.
Criteria: Student must have a GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must participate in at least one season within a particular sport. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, its parent corporation, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and their dependents and immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) are not eligible to enter or win.
HOW to ENTER and WIN:
To enter, go to any participating M&I Bank location or go to azfamily.com/skylights to print out an entry packet. Fill out your packet, submit required material and mail or drop it off to: M&I Bank, Attn: AZ098-4027, PO BOX 56969 Phoenix, AZ 85079-9953. (As an alternate method please send a self addressed, envelope with postage to the above address to receive your packet) The entry period begins August 6, 2008 and ends October 25, 2008. (All entries must be received by October 25, 2008.) Watch The News Show on Fridays on KTVK from 9:30pm-10pm from September 26 - November 28 where a winner will be announced each Friday night. Each of the 10 winners will be highlighted on azfamily.com from September 26 - December 12, 2008. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on Friday, December 12, 2008. Only one (1) entry per person during the Entry Period will be eligible for the Award, as determined by name, address and/or unique email address. All entries must be co-signed by your legal guardian. For a complete list of each weeks winners visit www.azfamily.com/skylights .
All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned. The Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected or delayed entries or entries not received for any other reason, or for errors in these Official Rules. Sponsors reserve the right to correct any and all printing, typographical, or mechanical errors. All winners must be qualified as meeting the eligibility requirements identified above at the time of redemption.
Ten (10) winners will receive: A $500 check for the use of educational and related expenses from M&I Bank. Total retail value: $500
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will win: A $5,000 check for the use of educational and related expenses from M&I Bank will be awarded on or around April 15, 2009. Grand Prize will be given to the institution the student will be attending on behalf of the winning student. Approx. retail value: $5,000. Prizes must be used as specified by participating Contest Sponsors and are subject to all restrictions and conditions of the Contest Sponsors. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued to winners of the Prizes (if applicable). The winner must provide identifying information for proof of eligibility upon request. Each winner may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity Release within fourteen (14) days following attempted notification of such winner. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Contest Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes.
The 10 winners will be chosen by a panel of judges from M&I Bank. Criteria: Student must have a GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must participate in at least one season within a particular sport. Grand Prize Winner will be chosen by the M&I judges and two members of the community from among the 10 winners picked by M&I Bank judges during each Entry Period. Judging will be made by the Sponsors, whose decision is final with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Selection is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with conditions.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:
The winner will be notified via the address or phone number provided at the time of entry. If a prize is not claimed within five (5) business days, Sponsors reserve the right in its sole discretion to pick an alternate. No transfer, substitution or cash will be awarded in lieu of stated prizes except in Sponsors' sole discretion. Sponsors may replace prizes with items of equal or greater value in the event stated prizes are unavailable. Prizes are non-transferable and non-endorsable.
Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. All entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules and the decision of Sponsors, which are final and binding in all respects.
All winners (or their guardians if under 18) must present proper identification. No substitutions will be permitted and prizes may not be exchanged for cash. Any prize not claimed or utilized in accordance with these Official Rules will be forfeited.
The names, logos, and icons identifying the products and services of Sponsors are proprietary marks. The winner acknowledges and agrees that as a condition of winning, if legally permissible, Sponsors have the right to publicize his/her name, likeness, address, and fact that he/she won a prize, and all matters incidental thereto, without further compensation.
All applicable local, state, and federal taxes, if any, and any and all expenses not specified herein, are the responsibility of each winner. All federal, state and local laws apply.
Sponsors and its employees assume no liability or responsibility for the prizes once they have been awarded to the winning entrants. Additionally, they will be held harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising in connection with the Award or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Award. Rules subject to change.
LIST OF WINNERS AND COPY OF OFFICIAL RULES:
For the name of the winner (or list of winners if more than one prize available) or copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by December 31, 2008 to:
M&I Bank Scholar Award
Attn: AZ 098-4027
PO Box 56969
Phoenix, AZ 85079-9953
AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE ELIGIBILITY
By signing below, I hereby represent and warrant that I meet the eligibility requirements as of the start date of the M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award, and that I also currently meet the following eligibility requirements:
(1) I hereby represent and warrant that I am not an employee or agent of KTVK, Inc., Belo Corp., any affiliate of KTVK, Inc. or M&I Bank;
(2) I hereby represent warrant that I am not an immediate family member, nor am I living in the same household as an employee of KTVK, Inc., Belo Corp., any affiliate of KTVK, Inc. or M&I Bank;
(3) I hereby represent and warrant that I am age 18 or younger and that I am a resident of Arizona and a senior in High School; and
(4) I hereby warrant that my participation in M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar
Award is voluntary and that I am voluntarily agreeing to and consenting to receive on-air or print exposure in connection with M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award.
I, and on behalf of my heirs, administrators, legatees and personal representatives, hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless KTVK, Inc., Belo Corp. and M&I Bank as well as each of the aforementioned entities' administrators, agents, assigns, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, firms, reinsurance carriers, managing brokers, related corporations, representatives, officers, directors and employees (the "Released Parties"), who are liable or who might be claimed to be liable, from any and all claims, demands, damages, actions, causes of action, or suits of any kind or nature whatsoever, including suits involving personal injury and/or damages, theft or loss, arising out of my participation in M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award.
Further, I hereby understand and agree to waive any right with respect to any future complaint, suit, action, whether in law or in equity, against the Released Parties.
Further, I hereby understand and agree to waive any right to institute, prosecute, or in any way aid in the institution or prosecution of any claims, demands, actions, causes of action, suits, or complaints, for or on account of any damages, loss, injury or expense in consequence of my participation in M & I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award.
I hereby grant the Released Parties the absolute right and permission to copyright and/or use, re-use and/or publish, and/or republish photographic, film and video images of me, my voice and/or sound performance and testimonials in any scenes which I may be included, in whole or in part, or composite or distorted in character or form, without restriction as to changes or alterations from time to time, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, or reproductions thereof in color or black & white, or otherwise made through any media, film or video or elsewhere solely for advertising, promoting and broadcasting M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award.
I hereby grant the Released Parties the right to use my name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without compensation.
I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect and/or approve applicable promotional use of the following: (1) the finished product or products; (2) the advertising copy; and (3) printed material.
TAXES AND OTHER COSTS
I hereby assume sole and exclusive responsibility for the payment of all federal, state and local taxes under all applicable laws now in effect or hereafter enacted.
Further, I hereby agree to indemnify the Released Parties from any costs or liability in connection therewith.
I hereby acknowledge that the M&I Bank judges conducting M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual that is believed to have tampered with the application process or the operation of M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award , or who has violated any rules associated with M&I Bank Student Athlete Scholar Award, or who has acted in a manner that is fraudulent or disruptive, or who has acted in a manner with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or to harass any other person.
I hereby represent and warrant that I am of full age (and if I am under 18, I and my legal guardian have every right to contract in my name with respect to the aforementioned provisions. Further, I warrant that I/we have read and understand the aforementioned authorization, release and agreement, prior to its execution, and that I/we are fully familiar with the contents thereof.
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