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WRCB's "The Barn Yard of the Week" Contest

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WRCB's "The Barn Yard of the Week" Contest will begin at approximately 12noon on June 11, 2013 and end on August 30, 2013 at 9:00 AM.

To enter our "The Barn Yard of the Week" contest, log on to WRCBtv.com and enter. Under the red navigation bar click on Contest, then send us a great picture or video of your garden, yard, or landscaping. To enter the contest you must "opt-in" to receive information from the Barn Nursery. Along with your photo or video, you will be prompted to include your name, address and phone number so we can contact you if your photo is chosen to be a winner.

Photos will be judged objectively based on the following criteria: relevancy to the category, creativity, composition, color and overall focus and sharpness of the photo. Once submitted, all entries become the property of WRCB. Entries submitted must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials that might be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws. WRCB, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any entry if such entry is deemed by WRCB to contain illegal, indecent or otherwise offensive material, or is unsuitable for broadcast on WRCB.

Entries that do not comply with these rules will not be eligible for competition. By participating in the contest, contestants consent and agree that their entries, or any portion thereof, may be reproduced on air or in any media, at the sole discretion of WRCB without compensation; and they will receive information and solicitations from The Barn Nursery. WRCB is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, misdirected addressing, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological problems. Entries received that are incomplete and or ineligible will be disqualified. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address.

ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS The contest is open to all WRCB viewers who are 18 years of age and older and who reside in the Chattanooga DMA (as defined by the Nielsen Media Research, Inc.) Employees of WRCB, Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., The Barn Nursery their affiliated entities, affiliated advertising agencies, other television stations in the Chattanooga DMA and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win. Immediate family members are parents, children, spouses, those in spouse-like relationship, and siblings (including those in step- and half-relationships when living in the same household). Eligible participants can win a WRCB contest only once every sixty days and a prize valued at $600 or more only once every six months. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. Contestants are required to provide truthful information and WRCB will disqualify and delete any entry that is ineligible or that is discovered to be false or fraudulent. HOW TO WIN Beginning June 14, 2013 and continuing each Friday morning through August 30, 2013 during 3 Plus You at 11am on WRCB,  WRCB will announce one (1) winner selected by a panel of independent judges from all eligible entries received to date. One winner and his or her contest photo/video will be broadcast during WRCB's 3 Plus You program  between 11:00 AM and noon each Friday during the contest period. Photo submissions will be judged based on the following criteria: relevancy to category and/or topic, creativity, composition and color and overall focus and sharpness of the photo.

Each Winner will win a $100 Gift Certificate from The Barn Nursery. Winners need not be watching WRCB Channel 3 to win. Winners will be contacted by a Channel 3 representative by telephone or email within 24 hours of announcing their name. If the winner cannot be reached within 30 days, the prize is forfeited. No alternate winners will be selected. PRIZES Each Winner will win a prize of a $100 Gift Certificate from The Barn Nursery which will be valid for approximately one year from date of issue. A total of 12 prizes will be given away. Prizes are provided by The Barn Nursery Center in exchange for promotional consideration. Contest prizes cannot be transferred. Prizes may not be substituted or redeemed for cash. Prizes may be picked up at the WRCB, 900 Whitehall Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405, during normal business hours; 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday –Friday, excluding holidays. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within forty-five days of winning will be forfeited by the winner. No alternate winner will be selected. Prizes will not be mailed.

CONDITIONS Decisions of WRCB station management with respect to the contest are final. Payment of any or all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may be required to submit an IRS Form 1099 or the equivalent with their tax returns. Except where prohibited: (i) by participating in this contest, each winner will be asked to allow their name, voice, and/or likeness in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest for a period of one year without additional financial or other compensation; and (ii) contest winners will be required to sign a receipt upon acceptance of a prize. All prize winners are required to sign a liability release relieving WRCB, Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. and as officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest. Failure to sign the release form will result in the forfeiture of the prize.

These rules are subject to the interpretation of WRCB. Any aspect of these rules, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, can be changed at the discretion of WRCB and such change(s) will become effective upon announcement. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant's disqualification, at the sole discretion of WRCB. WRCB, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, or otherwise in violation of the rules. WRCB further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort. WRCB is not responsible for typographical or other errors in printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize. All prizes must be accepted as offered. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and are not transferable. The official contest rules will be aired on WRCB each week during the contest period. Copies of the written contest rules are also available during regular business hours at the main studio of WRCB, 900 Whitehall Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405 and on the WRCB website www.wrcbtv.com. The names of the winners will be available after the contest ends. To request a list of qualifiers and the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WRCB, 900 Whitehall Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405.

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