Official Rules

No purchase necessary. One valid entry per contestant.

You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible forthis contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Winners will be notified by email. If a winner is unreachable afterseven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment,an alternate winner will be selected. If The Herald Journal cannot findan eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Automated voting of any kind is not allowed.Detection of said automated voting will lead to votes being voided.

Only one registered account per voter. If multiple accounts are detectedfor a single voter, they will be disabled and votes disqualified.

The Herald Journal reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

The Herald Journal reserves the right to restrict the local winners toonly persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of theaffiliate's' office.

Employees of The Herald Journal, its respective parent, affiliates,subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and theimmediate family members of each are not eligible.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules andby the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on allmatters pertaining to the contest.

Entrants further grant to The Herald Journal the right to use andpublish their proper name and state online and in print, or any othermedia, in connection with the Contest.

The Herald Journal reserves the right to use any and all informationrelated to the Contest, including information on contestants obtainedthrough the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unlessprohibited by law.

The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code arecopyright, UPICKEM, and/or The Herald Journal. Copying or unauthorizeduse of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectualproperty without the express written consent of its owner is strictlyprohibited.

Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors,and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors,employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors,and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of anykind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and propertywhich may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, oruse of the prize.

UPICKEM and The Herald Journal are not responsible for Internet crashesor slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellitefailures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters oracts of man or God.

All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail notification.

Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes andwill be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the rightto withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.

This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that acontestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will bedisqualified and reported to authorities.

The Herald Journal reserves the right to change the rules at any time.

This contest is officially sponsored by The Herald Journal.