Wendy's Gift Card Giveaway - Official Rules

Published: Sep. 2, 2013 at 5:23 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 1, 2014 at 10:22 PM CST
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General information:

No purchase necessary to enter or to win. Void where prohibited. A purchase is not required to participate. All federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations apply. You must be 15 years of age or older to enter. Your participation in WAFB's "Win a $100 Wendy's® Gift Card" contest (the "Contest") constitutes your acknowledgment and agreement that you have read, understand, and agree to the terms of these rules.

The contest period begins at 10:00 am on October 20th, 2011 and ends at 5:00pm on November 28, 2011. All times during this contest refer to central daylight savings time.


Contest open to residents of Louisiana and Mississippi, 15 years of age or older. Employees of WAFB (the "Company") and Wendy's® (the "Sponsors"), their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliate companies, as well as their respective advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and/or persons living in the same households as such persons are not eligible to enter the contest.

To Enter:

Go to the website, click on "Join", and complete the registration form in full, which includes name, address, telephone number, email address and other information. Submit your registration by clicking "Register". One (1) entry per person; duplicate entries beyond that will be discarded. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. All entries become the property of sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entries must have a valid e-mail address that belongs to you. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries.


Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, sponsors reserve the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the full extent permitted by law.

By entering the Contest, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these official rules, or the contest itself, and agree to be bound by these official rules and by all decisions of the sponsors, whose decisions are binding and final. Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim the prize. Winners may be required to sign and return to sponsors an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release within 14 days of notification. If any prize/finalist notification is undeliverable, or finalist/winner is unable to be reached after a reasonable amount of time, or in the event of non-compliance with any of these official rules, the winner's prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.


The Prize is a $100 Wendy's® Gift Card, valid for use at any Wendy's® restaurant in the United States. Prize may not be exchanged for cash, no substitution of prize permitted. Winner may not sell or transfer the prize. Winner is solely responsible for any and all local, state and federal taxes incurred by his/her participation in the contest.


Winners assume all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by winners' participation in the contest and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize and releases wafb, their sponsors, their respective officers, directors, and employees, subsidiaries and affiliates ("released parties") as well as their respective advertising and promotion agencies from any such liability, even if caused by their negligence. Released parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this contest. Released parties are not 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 the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use finalists and winner's name, city, state, likeness and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry.

Sponsors are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, for inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials, errors in these rules, for any human or electronic error, including but not limited to the administration of this contest or prizes, or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late, damaged, or postage due. All entries become the property of wafb and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Additional rules:

Sponsors reserve the right to withdraw the transmission of this contest and award the prize from among eligible entries received prior to the date of the withdrawal. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification from this contest. Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from the contest any person it believes has violated these rules. In the event of a dispute, all decision made by WAFB-TV are final and binding.

WAFB and all partner sponsors reserve the right to alter/revise any and/or all elements, prize packages, dates, etc. Of any said promotion, due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond corporate control, i.e., emergency programming interruptions, corporate merchandise partner unavailabilities, discontinued products, etc.

The failure of sponsors to comply with any provision of these official rules due to an act of god, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other event will not be considered a breach of these official rules.


Wendy's® and WAFB-TV sponsor this contest.

Winner announcement/rules:

For an additional copy of these official rules or the name of the winners (available after 12/01/2012) send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "Win a Wendy's® $100 Gift Card" Contest rules c/o WAFB-TV 844 Government Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802.