KMOV Hamilton Sweepstakes – Official Rules
No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The KMOV Hamilton Sweepstakes is a daily sweepstakes that begins at approximately 6:00 a.m. Central Time (“C.T.”) on Thursday, February 15, 2018, and ends Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. C.T. (“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries must be received by 4:00 p.m. C.T. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 to be eligible. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Station’s clock will be the official clock for the sweepstakes.
Sponsor: KMOV/Meredith Corporation, 1 Memorial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63102.
There are two ways to enter:
1. Watch KMOV News 4 weekdays from Thursday, February 15, 2018 through Wednesday, February 28, 2018 between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. C.T. At two points during the newscast, an audio and visual announcement will provide a secret word (two  secret words total). Once you have both secret words, open the KMOV News App on your smartphone or tablet, select the “Hamilton Sweepstakes” tab and complete the form, including both correct secret words, to register and receive one (1) entry. If you do not already have the KMOV News App, download it by searching ‘KMOV’ in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
2. Watch KMOV News 4 weekdays from Thursday, February 15, 2018 through Wednesday, February 28, 2018 between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. C.T. At two points during the newscast, an audio and visual announcement will provide a secret word (two  secret words total). Once you have both secret words, go to http://www.kmov.com/category/330805/hamilton-ticket-sweepstakes and complete the entry form, including both correct secret words, to register and receive one (1) entry.
Daily secret words expire at 4:00 p.m. C.T. the day they air. Entries attempted using expired code words will not be eligible.
Limit: One (1) entry per person with a valid email address per pair of daily code words, regardless of entry method. No group entries. Any attempt to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may result in disqualification by sponsors, in their sole discretion. Entries and referred entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices or by means which subvert the entry process will be void.
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of MO or IL in the KMOV viewing area residing in Pike, Lincoln, Warren, St. Charles, St. Louis, St. Louis – Ind. Co., Jefferson, Franklin, Gasconade, Phelps, Crawford, Washington, Reynolds, Iron, St. Francois, and Ste. Genevieve Counties in Missouri and Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Montgomery, Madison, Bond, Fayette, St. Clair, Clinton, Marion, Clay, Monroe, Washington and Randolph Counties in Illinois, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of sponsors, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the sweepstakes and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year. Winners of a prize from KMOV within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this sweepstakes are not eligible.
Winner Selection and Prizing: Each weekday during the Sweepstakes Period at approximately 4:05 p.m. C.T., KMOV will randomly select one (1) winner from among all eligible entries received containing that day’s correct secret words (ten  winners total). Each winner will receive two (2) tickets to see Hamilton at the Fabulous Fox Theatre (527 N Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103). Winners will be assigned tickets for show dates according to the below schedule.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. C.T.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:30 p.m. C.T.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. C.T.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. C.T.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. C.T.
Total approximate retail value of each prize: $350.00. Transportation, parking, and incidentals not provided.
One (1) prize per household. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner and winner will receive an IRS form 1099 or equivalent in the amount of the actual prize value.
Winner(s) will be notified by phone and/or email at approximately 4:15 p.m. C.T. each weekday during the Sweepstakes Period. Winner(s) are responsible for picking up prize at KMOV’s address (1 Memorial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63102) during business hours by 5:00 p.m. C.T. on Friday, March 23, 2018.
Prize(s) may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if prize cannot be awarded as described. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by sponsors. Sponsors disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or services accepted by the winner(s). The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these official rules. Entrants agree to be bound by official rules and agree that if winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the official rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries containing the correct daily secret words. Entrants understand that sponsors are not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. 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 prize. Decisions of sponsors are final and binding in all respects.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Other: Sponsors assume no responsibility for entries unable to be processed due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these official rules. Sponsors further reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of the sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, sponsors reserve the right to award the prize(s) to an eligible, non-suspect, entry received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the sweepstakes is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding on-line entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.
General: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission for Sponsors to use winner’s entry, name, hometown, likeness, photograph, voice and statements regarding this sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable; (ii) potential winner(s) may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability/publicity by 5:00 p.m. C.T. Friday, March 23, 2018. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim prize, is unable to travel on dates of prize or attend event on prize dates or fails to respond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize is forfeited. If prize is forfeited, an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries containing the correct daily secret words. By participating and winning a prize, winners release sponsors, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the sweepstakes. Subject to all U.S. Federal, MO or IL state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. For the winners’ list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after Friday, March 30, 2018 to Winners List/ KMOV Hamilton Sweepstakes at KMOV’s address above.
KMOV’s website terms of service applies to all entries.