WRAL DIGITAL SOLUTIONS DESIGN A LOGO CONTEST


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WRAL DIGITAL SOLUTIONS DESIGN A LOGO CONTEST – Official Rules 2018

HOW TO ENTER:  Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local regulations apply. High school seniors and college undergraduate students 18 years of age or older, may enter the WRAL Digital Solutions Design A Logo Contest for an opportunity to win by completing an entry application and submitting and meeting the criteria listed below.  Employees of WRAL Digital Solutions/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., their agencies, subsidiaries, representatives, sponsors, affiliates, distributors, suppliers, and advertising, promotional agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to participate.  Entries must be submitted to the WRAL Digital Solutions contest landing page located at https://www.wraldigitalsolutions.com/contests/.  Entries must be received between 12:01am on Monday, September 10, 2018 and 11:59pm on Friday, September 28, 2018.  Entries that are incomplete, illegible, or do not comply with these Official Rules are void and ineligible and will not be considered.  WRAL Digital Solutions/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if these Official Rules are not followed. Entries must be submitted to the WRAL Digital Solutions contest landing page located at https://www.wraldigitalsolutions.com/contests/.

DESIGN CRITERIA:  Each entrant may submit up to three (3) logo designs.  If more than three (3) logo designs are submitted by an entrant, WRAL Digital Solutions reserves the right to choose one of the designs at random for consideration in the contest.  Logo designs must include and incorporate the phrase “WRAL DS” or the phrase “WRAL Digital Solutions.” (Do not include both WRAL DS and WRAL Digital Solutions in the same logo – select only one.) Deviations from this phrasing such as WDS, WRAL, WRAL Digital, WRAL Solutions, Digital Solutions, and the like will not be considered. Logos must be optimized for a “square” rendering in order to be displayed on all social platforms with logo dimensions of 1080 px by 1080 px. Submissions must be in a PNG or JPEG format. Submissions must not include designs that contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct, obscenity or pornography; or any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations.  All submissions must be original works, not violate any copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property laws or rights of third parties and the entrant must assert authorship. Submissions failing to adhere to these criteria may be disqualified.

SELECTION OF WINNERS:  All eligible entries will be reviewed by the WRAL Digital Solutions team and each team member will vote for his/her favorite logo based on creativity, use of color, design elements, legibility, and level of professionalism.   One (1) first place winner, one (1) second place winner, and one (1) third place winner will be selected and notified via email or direct message via social media using the contact information provided by the entrant on or around Monday, October 1, 2018.  Each winner will have forty-eight (48) hours to respond to WRAL Digital Solutions and accept the applicable prize.  If a selected winner does not respond during that time frame, WRAL Digital Solutions reserves the right to name the next winner in line to that position and select a new third place winner from the eligible entries.  The first, second and third place winners will be announced publicly by Thursday, October 4, 2018. 

PRIZES / PRIZE VALUES / NO ODDS: A total of three (3) prizes will be awarded.  Entrants may win only one (1) prize.

  1. First Place Winner: One (1) winner will have his/her logo featured on the WRAL Digital Solutions social platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram) for an unspecified amount of time during the month of October, receive a $100 Amazon gift card, a shout-out on the WRAL Digital Solutions social channels, and an accompanying testimonial from the WRAL Digital Solutions team that may be added to his/her student portfolio. 
  2. Second Place Winner:   One (1) winner will have his/her logo featured on the WRAL Digital Solutions social platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram) for an unspecified amount of time during the month of October and receive a $25 Amazon gift card.
  3. Third Place Winner:   One (1) winner will have his/her logo featured on the WRAL Digital Solutions social platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram) for an unspecified amount of time during the month of October.

 No substitution of prizes or transfer of prizes to a third party is permitted by winners. WRAL Digital Solutions and Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc. assume no liability or responsibility in connection with the use of any prize awarded here under or in connection with any warranty or representation therewith. There are no odds of winning as winning is based on the stated criteria, not chance. 

PRIZE REDEMPTION/CLAIM/RELEASES: The first place prize winner must specify whether the gift card is to be mailed or will be claimed in person at the WRAL TV front desk (2619 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27606).  If the prize is not claimed by Wednesday, October 31, 2018, it will be forfeited and an alternate winner will not be selected. The winner must complete a signed declaration of eligibility, prize acknowledgement and liability/publicity release form in order to claim prize. Winners will be responsible for all taxes associated with the prize. The prize may be considered income and any taxes on the prize are solely the responsibility of the winner. Compliance with all regulations is the responsibility of the winners. Winners agree to release WRAL Digital Solutions/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., its sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability for claims, actions or proceedings for injuries or damages sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while traveling to, preparing for or participating in any contest-related or prize-related activity. Except where prohibited, by entering the contest, or by winning, entrants have granted WRAL Digital Solutions/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. the right to publicize their name, photograph or likeness, voice and biographical details and have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Official Rules.

RELEASE AND WARRANTY: All contest submissions will become the exclusive property of WRAL Digital Solutions/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. in perpetuity and may be utilized in perpetuity in any manner in its sole discretion.  By entering, entrants agree to hereby irrevocably assign and transfer to Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. all rights in the submission, including but not limited to, intellectual property rights, all copyrights and likeness rights, all rights in and to the submission, reproductions, derivative works, and by-products in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered that embody the submission.  Entrants hereby waive any and all moral or artist's rights in and to the submission to the extent that they are waivable. WRAL Digital Solutions/Capitol Broadcasting Company, LLC shall have the exclusive worldwide right in perpetuity to sell, reproduce, create derivative works of, publish, display, distribute, transmit, or otherwise use the submission in any form and by any method now known or hereafter known, including not using the submission at all.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: If for any reason, the contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, and unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or any other causes beyond the control of WRAL Digital Solutions and Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. (“Sponsors”) which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity of the contest, Sponsors reserve the right in their discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process, and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest.  Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the contest if they determine that the entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.  Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.  The Sponsors (i) assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in acquisition, operation or transmission of, communications line failure relating to, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (ii) are not responsible for any problems relating to or technical malfunction of any communications network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or communications service provider, computer or other equipment, hardware, software, failure of any entry information to be received by the Sponsors on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion any communications system, on the Internet or at any website; and (iii) are not responsible for any combination of the foregoing, including any injury or damage to the participant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participation or downloading of any materials in this contest.  SPONSORS disclaim any warranty of merchantability, warranty of fitness, and any other implied warranty. Sponsors are not responsible for cancellations, postponements, or delays.  WINNERS AND ENTRANTS AGREE, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY SPONSORS AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THIS CONTEST FROM ANY AND ALL TAX LIABILITY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED OR ASSOCIATED WITH RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZES, AND FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, FEES, INJURY OR LOSSES (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH) SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE OR WHILE TRAVELING TO, PREPARING FOR, OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED OR PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.

All decisions relating to the contest and interpretation of these Official Rules are made by the management of the Sponsors in their sole discretion and are final. The Sponsors reserve the right to change the rules at any time to ensure the fair administration of the contest and compliance with applicable laws.

LIST OF WINNERS:  For a list of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: WRAL Digital Solutions, Attention: Latisha Catchatoorian, 2619 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27606 by Friday, October 12, 2018.