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Back to School: Win $500

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To help you get ready for the new school year, CBS46 is giving away $500 in cash! Just watch CBS46 from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays from August 3 to August 14 and watch for the code word. Then log onto and enter the correct answer for your chance to win.

Win $500 CASH:



The BACK TO SCHOOL CODE WORD Sweepstakes begins at 5:00 a.m. E.T. on 8/03/2015 and ends 8/17/2015 (excepting 8/5, due to technical difficulties).  Entries must be received weekdays (Monday – Friday) by 9:00 a.m. E.T. to be eligible. Entries become the property of WGCL/Meredith Corporation, 425 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA.

ENTRY:  Watch CBS46 Morning News on WGCL from 8/03/2015 to 8/17/2015 (excepting 8/5, due to technical difficulties) between 5:00 a.m. E.T. and 7:00 a.m. E.T. each weekday of the sweepstakes.  A video and audio announcement will provide the daily code word.  Then go to to complete the registration and enter the code word. There is no cost to register or enter. 

LIMIT: One (1) entry per person with a valid email address per code word per day.

No group entries.  Non-winning daily entries will not be carried forward to subsequent drawings.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of Georgia in the WGCL viewing area, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter, except employees of WGCL/Meredith Corporation, 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. “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 WGCL/Meredith Corporation within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this sweepstakes are not eligible.

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZING:  Excepting 8/5, due to technical difficulties, on or about August 3, 2015 through August 17, 2015, WGCL/Meredith Corporation will conduct a daily random drawing (Monday – Friday) from among all eligible entries received containing a correct code word. One (1) winner each day of the contest period will receive a $500.00 Check, retail value $500.00. One prize per household. Winner(s) will be notified by e-mail and/or phone within two (2) days of drawing. Winner is responsible for picking up prize at WGCL/Meredith Corporation, 425 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA within Ten (10) days of notification. Prize(s) may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. WGCL/Meredith Corporation reserves 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 Sponsor. WGCL/Meredith Corporation disclaims 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 awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing from entries containing a correct code word. Entrants understand that WGCL/Meredith Corporation is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. WGCL/Meredith Corporation is 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 WGCL/Meredith Corporation are final and binding in all respects.

OTHER: WGCL/Meredith Corporation assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries.  WGCL/Meredith Corporation reserves the right, in its 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. WGCL/Meredith Corporation further reserves the right, in its 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 WGCL/Meredith Corporation which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the sweepstakes.  In the event of cancellation, WGCL/Meredith Corporation reserves the right to award the prize(s) to an eligible, non-suspect, entry received containing a correct code word 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. ODDS of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received containing a correct code word.


You may choose to “opt in” to receiving promotional materials from WGCL/Meredith Corporation and/or its affiliates, advertisers, or other business partners. If you "opt in" to receiving such promotional materials, WGCL/Meredith Corporation reserves the right to release any personally identifiable registration information regarding you to third parties who provide goods or services that WGCL/Meredith Corporation believes may be of interest to you. If you decide that you would like to discontinue receiving promotional information from such third parties, please contact those third parties directly.  For more information about how WGCL/Meredith Corporation uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s privacy policy at  IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law:  (i) entry constitutes permission for WGCL/Meredith Corporation 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 may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity within Ten (10) days of notification. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim prize, is unable to travel on dates of prize or attend event on prize date or fails to respond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize is forfeited.  If forfeited, another winner will be selected from among the eligible entries containing a correct code word by random drawing. By participating and winning a prize, winner releases Sponsor, its 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, Georgia state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. For the winner’s list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after 8/31/2015 to Winner’s List/BACK TO SCHOOL CODE WORD SWEEPSTAKES at WGCL/Meredith Corporation, 425 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA.

The Sponsor’s website Terms of Service applies to all entries:

You may submit any text, images, data, or other materials (“Content”) to the Web site. In so doing, you acknowledge and agree that you grant to Sponsor a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license to:

Link to, use, reproduce, transmit, modify, adapt, publish, display, perform, distribute, and translate such Content without notice, attribution or payment to you. Sublicense such Content (in whole or in part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material without notice, attribution or payment to you. Further, by submitting Content to the Web site, you acknowledge that you have the authority to grant such rights to Sponsor and use of the Content by the Sponsor will not violate the rights of any third party. You further acknowledge that the burden of determining whether any Content posted or transmitted to the Web site by you is protected by copyright or will otherwise violate the rights of any third party rests solely with you. Sponsor and its subsidiaries, licensees and third party content providers and licensors have the right to assert and enforce these provisions relating to the submission of Content directly or on its own behalf.