Holiday Shoppe Official Rules


Promotion Description

This promotion is sponsored by WDAM TV, 2363 Hwy 11, Moselle, Ms 39459 and Carter’s Jeweler –35 3rd Boulevard, # 1001 Petal, MS, Oreck –5064 Hardy Street # 10 Hattiesburg, MS, Laurel Yamaha –1322 S 16th Avenue Laurel, MS, Hattiesburg Cycles-6412 U S Highway 49 Hattiesburg, MS, Anthony’s – 2253 Highway 15 North Laurel, MS, Open Range-48 Highway 589 Purvis, MS, Angelle’s –5020 Hardy Street Hattiesburg, MS, Sound Advice-6372 U S Highway 98 Hattiesburg, MS, Water Flow-781 Highway 589 Purvis, MS  and Party Place –1729 Azalea Drive South Hattiesburg, MS (“Sponsor(s)”). 

The promotion begins at Nov 24, 2008 and ends at Dec 10, 2008  Entries must be received by 5pm on Dec 9, 2008.  Promotion is void where prohibited. 

By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

1.    Eligibility.  No purchase necessary to enter or win. 

This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of Jones, Lamar, Forrest, Jasper, Covington, Marion, Wayne, or Perry counties in Mississippi, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WDAM TV, Carter’s Jeweler, Oreck, Laurel Yamaha, Hattiesburg Cycles, Anthony’s, Open Range, Angelle’s, Sound Advice and Party Place and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.  Only one entry per individual will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

2.    How to Enter.  There is ONE way to enter this promotion.  Beginning at Nov 24, 2008, individuals can log on to and complete the online entry form.   Complete rules are posted at on  Entries must be received by 5 pm, Dec 9, 2008 in order to qualify.  All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Beginning Nov 24, 2008, WDAM viewers will also be given the chance to go online to to register for a chance to win a PRIZE PACKAGE from WDAM’s Holiday Shoppe sponsors. Entries must be received by 5 pm Dec 9, 2008 to qualify for the Prize Package. Winner will be chosen on Dec 10, 2008 by random from all online entries. Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted.  Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.  For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant.  An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account.  A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

3.    Prize(s).  Grand Prize Package total value is $500. Grand prize winner will receive a Carter’s Jeweler–$50 gift certificate, Oreck–$50 gift certificate, Laurel Yamaha–$50 gift certificate, Hattiesburg Cycles-–$50 gift certificate, Anthony’s –$50 gift certificate, Open Range-–$50 gift certificate, Angelle’s ––$50 gift certificate, Sound Advice-–$50 gift certificate, Water Flow- $50 gift certificate and Party Place ––$50 gift certificate. No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by winner(s).  Sponsor(s) reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

4.    How the Prizes are Awarded- Grand Prize winner will be randomly picked on Dec 10, 2008 and will be posted on Winner must come to the station to pick up Prize Package and sign winner’s release form.

5.    6.    Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning depend on the number of entries and the effort and results of the finalists.

7.    Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver’s license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner(s) will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within 10 days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize by Dec. 20, 2008 or the prize will be forfeited.Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  WDAM TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from WDAM TV if WDAM TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.  Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that WDAM TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner’s name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

8.    Limitation on Liability.  By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

9.    Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by WDAM TV.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WDAM TV are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor’s/Sponsors’ web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons:  infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).

10.   List of Winners.  Grand Prize winner will be randomly picked on Dec 10, 2008 and will be posted on Winner must come to the station to pick up Prize Package and sign winner’s release form.