CBS 62 Promo Contest Rules

Steve Harvey Show “Windy City” Sweepstakes Rules

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.  The SWEEPSTAKES is void where prohibited by law.


1.        How to Enter the Sweepstakes:

(a)      The Steve Harvey Show “Windy City” sweepstakes will begin on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 5pm and end on Friday, May17, 2013 at 11:59pm.

(b)      To participate in the sweepstakes, watch the Steve Harvey show each day from 5:00pm – 6:00pm beginning on Monday, May 13th through Friday, May 17th on CW50 and watch for the code word of the day.  Log on to between 5:00pm and 11:59pm each day, beginning on Monday, May 13th and ending on Friday, May 17th and complete an entry form, including your name, birth date, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and the correct word of the day.

(c)      One entry per person per day.

(d)      Sponsor is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the judges determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes.

By use of this website and by entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the Station’s Web Site Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at:

(e)      Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur they will be posted on website.

(f)    Each entry will be deemed made by the holder of the email account associated with the particular entry.

(g)    The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries.

2.        Eligibility Restrictions:

(a)             The sweepstakes is open to Michigan residents who are 18 years of age or older.  Employees of WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV, CBS Corporation, CBS Television Distribution, NBC Universal and other television and radio stations in the Detroit market, and their affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising agencies and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household are ineligible to participate or win.


(b)      Viewers are eligible to win a WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV sweepstakes only once every sixty days. Only one winner per household is permitted in any sweepstakes. Viewers are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.

(c)      All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules, and warrant and represent that their entry is their original work.

(d)     Contestants are required to provide truthful information and the Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 18.

3.        Prizes:

(a)      Five (5) Daily Prizes and One (1) Grand Prize Winner:

Daily Prize winner will receive a One Hundred Dollar ($100) Check.

Grand Prize winner will receive round-trip airfare for two (2) from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago (ORD). Two (2) night hotel accommodations, double occupancy, for two in Chicago. Round-Trip ground transportation form Chicago O’Hare to hotel. Round-Trip ground transportation from hotel to a taping of the Steve Harvey television show taping, and reserved seats for a taping of the Steve Harvey television show. Grand Prize winner must be able to travel from Detroit to Chicago between Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 and Friday, December 20th, 2013.

Grand Prize does not include items not specified such as travel insurance, hotel room service, parking fees, laundry service, food, beverage, merchandise, souvenirs, etc.

(b)      Prize or prize certificate may be picked up at the office of WKBD-TV, 26905 W. Eleven Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48033. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within ten (10) days of winning will be forfeited by the winner. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival.  WKBD-TV is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.

(c)      Sweepstakes prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash. Station reserves the right to substitute prize of comparable value.

4.        Selection of Winners:

(a)      Decisions of sweepstakes sponsors with respect to the contest are final.

(b)            Five (5) daily winners and One (1) grand prize winner will be randomly selected from all of the correct eligible entries, starting on Monday, May 13th, 2013 and ending on Friday, May 17th, 2013. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email.

5.        Conditions:

(a)      Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner and winners may receive an IRS Form 1099 or equivalent from Sponsor.

(c)             By participating in the sweepstakes, the winner agrees to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, and to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to acceptance of the prize. Unless a member of winner’s immediate family, travel companion must be 18 years of age or older. Travel companion must travel with winner and must also sign and return a travel release, which must be returned with winner’s affidavit of eligibility. By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Sponsor the right to use the winner’s name, voice, picture and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). All expenses on receipt and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Winner and travel companion, by acceptance of their prizes, agree to release Sponsor, CBS, Steve Harvey, Deep Dish Productions of Chicago, LLC, NBC Universal and Endemol USA, their respective parents and subsidiaries, and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity.


Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to release the Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates (including but not limited to Steve Harvey,  Deep Dish Productions of Chicago, LLC, Endemol USA, NBC Universal) from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any Prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any Prize. Neither Sponsor Parties nor the Sponsor Affiliates make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Sponsor Parties nor the Sponsor Affiliates are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by Sponsor Parties or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Giveaway or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Giveaway and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this Giveaway. Sponsor can modify these official rules in any way or at any time, as long as Sponsor gives reasonable notice.

6.        Sweepstakes sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the sweepstakes which will become effective upon announcement.

7.         Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

8.        Failure to comply with the sweepstakes rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification.

9.       To obtain a copy of the official rules and/or winner’s list, please write by July 17, 2013 to:

Steve Harvey Show “Windy City” Sweepstakes Rules


26905 West 11 Mile Road

Southfield, MI 48033

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