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Meteorologist John Zeigler will give the forecast of the high temperature for the day during the morning news, Monday through Friday.  If John forecast is correct within three degrees of the National Weather Service’s recorded high for Springfield, Missouri for that day a randomly selected winner will receive a designated daily prize valued at/or less than $20.  If John's forecast is not within three degrees of the NWS official high temperature for that day, the randomly selected winner will receive a prize valued at more than $200.  This contest will begin on February  25, 2013 and will continue through December 31, 2017.  Prizes valued over $20 will range in value from $21 to $999.   


Viewers must register on the website to be eligible to win.  Viewers only have to register once but may enter as often as they wish. Winners will be chosen at random using a computer software program.  Participants are eligible to win a contest no more than once every 60 days and are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.

If a previously selected winner is selected again during that winner’s exclusionary award period, a new winner will be randomly selected for that day.  Winners will be announced Monday through Friday in the morning newscast on KOLR10.  The announcement in the morning newscast is the ONLY WAY WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED


Winners must claim their prize within 30 days in person at the KOLR 10 studios at 2650 East Division, Springfield, Missouri, during regular business hours, 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.  Claimants must present a valid ID to prove age requirement (See ELIGIBILITY/ENTRY requirements below) and will be required to fill out appropriate forms for tax documentation and liability releases. 


The following general terms and conditions apply to all contests and sweepstakes unless the specific contest/sweepstakes rules state otherwise.  By entering a contest sponsored by Nexstar, or any of the television stations owned by Nexstar, or any third party affiliated with Nexstar for the purposes of sponsoring a contest, you agree to the abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Nexstar and its designated judges, which are final and binding on all matters.  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. 


This contest is OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND WHO RESIDE IN THE GENERAL MARKET AREA OF THE STATION CONDUCTING THE CONTEST.  Void outside the continental United States and where prohibited.  All employees, and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or those residing in the same households of employees, whether or not related, of Nexstar and its stations, subsidiaries, affiliates, any other broadcast station, multichannel video programming distributor and the advertising, promotion and production agencies of all of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or to win a prize in any contest.  All contests are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Nexstar reserves the right to disqualify any entry it deems to be inappropriate, offensive or that is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, in its sole discretion.  All entries shall become the sole property of Nexstar and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Participants are eligible to win a contest no more than once every 60 days and are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.


Nexstar agrees to post prominently specific prizes for each contest in the rules announcing such contest.  No substitution, cash equivalent, assignment or transfer of prizes will be permitted by winners, except at Nexstar’s sole discretion.  Nexstar reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Prizes are awarded as is “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Nexstar.  All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of any prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each winner.  All prize details, including manufacturer and model of appliances are at Nexstar’s sole discretion.


By submitting an entry, entrant agrees that Nexstar shall own the entry submitted (including all rights embodied therein) and that it and its designees may exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the entry and all elements of such entry, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or not currently known, throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party.  By submitting an entry, entrant warrants that entry is original and that entrant is the sole copyright owner and that entry is not based upon or derived from a copyrighted work owned by any third party.


By participating in a contest, entrant agrees that all personal information submitted will be governed by Nexstar’s Privacy Policy.  To learn how the personal information collected in connection with the contest may be used, individuals should read Nexstar’s Privacy Policy. The terms of the Privacy Policy are incorporated herein by reference.

Nexstar reserves the right to discontinue the participation privileges of any entrant (and void his/her entry) who engages in any fraudulent activity or uses the contest in a manner inconsistent with these Official Rules or any federal, state, local laws, statutes or ordinances or with the intent to annoy, harm or abuse Nexstar, its representatives or any other entrant.  In addition to discontinuance of participation privileges, Nexstar shall have the right to take appropriate administrative and/or legal action, including criminal prosecution, as it deems necessary in its sole discretion.

Nexstar is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet or SMS connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site, cellular or on-line service, any other error or malfunction, late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.

The contest is provided to individuals only.  Corporations, associations or other groups may not participate in the contest.

Each winning entrant (i) except where legally prohibited,  by acceptance of a prize grants permission for Nexstar (and agrees to confirm such agreement in writing) and its designees to use his/her name, entry material, voice and/or likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, at any times or time, in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet and/or World Wide Web without notice or review or approval; (ii) will be required to execute and return a release and wavier of liability; and (iii) will be required to provide valid identification.  If the release is not received fully-executed by the date listed on the notification, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and, at Nexstar’s discretion, awarded to a runner-up for the contest.

Entrants agree that Nexstar and its stations, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, licensees, assignees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and are released and shall be held harmless by entrants from and against any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or from participation in this contest or in any contest-related activity.

Released Parties are not responsible for typographical, printing or other errors or problems relating to or in connection with the contest, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any contest-related materials.

Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, forged, delayed, misdirected, postage due or stolen entries or mail and all such entries will be void.

Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information associated with or utilized in the contest.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the contest or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Nexstar, will be disqualified and their entries void.  Should any portion of the contest be, in Nexstar’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of Nexstar, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or submission of entries, Nexstar reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the contest and, if terminated, select the potential winner for the contest from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the contest prior to such action using the judging procedure outlined above.


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