CBS 62 / CW50 – Avalanche Bay Contest Rules

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




1.        How to Enter the Contest:


(a)      The Avalanche Bay Kickoff to Summer Giveaway will begin on June 11, 2012 and end on June 24, 2012.


(b)      To participate in the contest, visit any Metro Detroit Kroger location to get the secret code, located on posters upon store entry, then log on to or and enter the secret code to enter to win. All entries must be submitted on or 


(c)      One entry per person.


(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 Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at or If, for any reason, the Contest 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 Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest


              By use of this website and by entering the Contest, 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: or


(e)    Entry deemed made by holder of e-mail account.


(f)     Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


2.        Eligibility Restrictions:


(a)             The contest is open to Michigan residents who are 18 years of age or older.  Employees of WWJ, WKBD, other television and radio stations in theDetroit market, and their affiliates, CBS Corporation, 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/WKBD contest only once every sixty days.  Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. 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 Station 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 Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  The Station 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 13.



3.        Prizes:


(a)      Twenty-five (25) runner-up prizes will be distributed, each consisting of four (4) passes to Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark. Total Qualifying Prize Value is $140. Fifty (50) Grand Prizes will be distributed, each consisting of a two (2) night stay at the Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa at Boyne Mountain, and a family four-pack of passes to Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark . Total Grand Prize Value is $599.


(b)    Prize does not include items not specified, such as travel insurance, hotel room service, parking fees, laundry service, food, alcoholic beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, etc.


 (c)     All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of CBS 62/CW50, 26905 W. 11 MileRoad, Southfield, MI, 48033.  Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by 5:30pm on July 27th, 2012 will be forfeited by 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.  CBS 62/CW50 is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate. 


(d)      Contest 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 contest sponsors with respect to the contest are final.


(b)      Grand Prize Winners will be selected at random from correct eligible entries on June 27th, 2012. Runners-up will be selected from the remaining correct eligible entries on June 27th, 2012.


(c)      All winners will be notified by phone and/or email on or about June 27th, 2012.



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 Station.


(b)        By participating in the contest, 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, winner grants to Station 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 companions, by acceptance of their prizes, agree to release Station, CBS Corporation, 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.


6.        Contest sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the contest 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 contest or in the announcement of the prize.


8.        Failure to comply with the contest 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 August 24th, 2012 to:


C/O CBS 62/CW50 Marketing Department

26905W. 11 Mile Road



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