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CBS46 Morning News Code Word Sweepstakes

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CBS46 Morning News Code Word Sweepstakes


The CBS46 Morning News Code Word Sweepstakes is a daily
sweepstakes that begins at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“E.T.”) on Thursday, April 27, 2017 and ends at 7:15 a.m. E.T. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries must be received by 7:15 a.m. E.T. each weekday during the sweepstakes period to be eligible. Entries become the property of WGCL-TV/Meredith Corporation, 425 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA and will not be acknowledged or returned. Station’s clock is the official clock for the sweepstakes.

Sponsor: WGCL-TV/Meredith Corporation, 425 14th Street NW Atlanta, GA 30318

ENTRY: Watch CBS46 Morning News on WGCL-TV each weekday of the sweepstakes from Thursday, 4/27/17 to Wednesday, 5/24/17 between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. E.T.  A video and audio announcement will provide the daily code word.  Prior to 7:15 a.m. E.T., go to, click on the CBS46 Sweepstakes banner at the top of the homepage, complete the registration and enter the correct daily code word to receive one (1) entry for that day. There is no cost to register or enter. Each daily code word expires at 7:15 a.m. E.T., and entries attempted using an expired daily code word will not be eligible.

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

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

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of Georgia in the WGCL-TV viewing area, in the following counties: BANKS, BARROW, BARTOW, BUTTS, CARROLL, CHATTOOGA, CHEROKEE, CLARKE, CLAYTON, COBB, COWETA, DAWSON, DEKALB, DOUGLAS, FANNIN, FAYETTE, FLOYD, FORSYTH, FULTON, GILMER, GORDON, GREENE, GWINNETT, HABERSHAM, HALL, HARALSON, HEARD, HENRY, JACKSON, JASPER, LAMAR, LUMPKIN, MADISON, MERIWETHER, MORGAN, NEWTON, OCONEE, OGLETHORPE, PAULDING, PICKENS, PIKE, POLK, PUTNAM, RABUN, ROCKDALE, SPALDING, TOWNS, TROUP, UNION, UPSON, WALTON, WHITE, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, 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-TV within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this sweepstakes are not eligible.

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZING: Each weekday from Thursday, April 27,
2017 through Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at approximately 8:00 a.m. E.T., Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to 7:15 a.m. that day containing a correct code word. One (1) Daily Prize Winner (twenty (20) total) each weekday of the contest period will each receive a $500.00 Visa Gift Card (valid anywhere Visa is accepted; approximate retail value $500.00). One (1) prize per household.

The twenty (20) Daily Prize Winners will each be notified by e-mail and/or phone at approximately 9:00 a.m. E.T. on the day of each drawing. Visa gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Winner(s) are responsible for picking up their prize(s) at WGCL-TV/Meredith Corporation (425 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA) during business hours within ten (10) days of notification.   

Prize(s) may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor 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. Sponsor 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 among all remaining eligible daily entries containing a correct code word. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor 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 Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

OTHER: Sponsor 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. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the . In the event of cancellation, Sponsor 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 online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry. 
web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor 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 the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the sweepstakes

ODDS of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received containing a correct code word.

this sweepstakes, you are opting-in to receive promotional materials from Sponsor and/or its affiliates, advertisers, or other business partners. If you "opt in" to receiving such promotional materials, Sponsor reserves the right to release any personally identifiable registration information regarding you to third parties who provide goods or services that Sponsor 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 Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s privacy policy at

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission for Sponsor 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, or fails to respond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize is forfeited.  If forfeited, another winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible daily entries containing a correct code word. 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. Winner will receive an IRS 1099-MISC tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein. For the winner’s list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after Friday, June 23, 2017, to Winner’s List/CBS46 Morning News Code Word Sweepstakes at the WGCL address above.

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