Contest Rules

$50 Gift Card Giveaway Contest Rules

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a. The “$50 Gift Card Giveaway” (the “Gift Card Contest”) will begin Monday, April 4, 2011, and will run indefinitely.

b. To participate in the Gift Card Contest, GT Auto Sales Customers will need to enter their name, email address and phone on the contest page at www.gtautosales.com/contest. Pending verification of eligibility, a random entrant will be chosen as a winner.

c. There is no limit to the number of times a customer can enter to try and win. A customer may only win once during the promotion, and only one winner per household can win during the run of the promotion. For this Gas Card Contest only, restrictions that would prevent a customer from winning if he/she had won another recent Station contest or Gas Card Contest will not apply.

d. Neither the participating station nor their licensees, corporate parents, will be responsible for telephone service outages, delays, interruptions, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technical difficulties or for any medical emergencies which may interrupt or prevent completion of a telephone call.


a. The Gift Card Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of GT Auto Sales, its affiliates, distributors, dealers, subsidiaries, parent corporations (collectively “Gas Card Contest Entities”), their affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other television stations in the metropolitan areas of the participating stations and members of their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouses) or persons living in the same households as such persons, whether related or not, are ineligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited.


a. Each Prize is fifty ($50) worth of Gift Card to be allotted in individual $50 denomination cards. Only one (1) Prize will be awarded per winner. All taxes, including but not limited to, federal, state, and local taxes, and any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of a prize are solely the responsibility of the winner. The Prizewinners will each be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of the Prize. Some restrictions may apply. Prize cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of equal or greater value, at its sole discretion. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) by Sponsor. Four (4) Prizes will be awarded throughout the entirety of Gas Card Contest.

b. Pending verification of each winner’s eligibility, winner must pick up the prize at the GT AUTO SALES unless other arrangements have been made between Winner and Station. Any prize not claimed within forty-five (45) days of winning will be forfeited by the winner.


a. Decisions of GT AUTO SALES with respect to the Gift Card Contest are final.

b. Potential winners will be determined as described in Section 1(b) above.

c. In the event of a tie, duplicate claims, or multiple persons claiming to be the correct caller, a final and binding decision will be made by GT AUTO SALES, which reserves the right to hold a random drawing in such event to determine the winner.

d. In the event of an equipment malfunction, GT AUTO SALES reserves the right to award a random caller within 24 hours with the prize.

e. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.

f. Winners must execute and return any required Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Release of Liability Prize Acceptance Form within fourteen (14) days of winning. If winner is under the age of majority in his/her state of residence (a “minor”), prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be required to complete and sign any required documents. Failure to timely return any required executed documents may cause prize to be forfeited as solely determined by GT AUTO SALES. Prizewinner must claim or take delivery of the Prize within forty-five (45) days of winning or the prize may be forfeited.


a. Payments of all federal, state, and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winners will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.

b. By participating in the Gas Card Contest, winners agree to have their name, voice, and likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Gift Card Contest (for any other participating station) without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent before delivery of the prize. Where legal, winners also agree to provide GT AUTO SALES with an interview, which may be used in Advertising.

c. Gift Card Contest winners and/or legal guardians will be required to sign a liability release prior to delivery of the prize. Pursuant to the liability release, winners will agree to hold Gift Card Contest Entities and their officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or Gift Card Contest. By participating, Gift Card Contest winners release the Gift Card Contest Entities, and their agents, advertising and promotion agencies, affiliated companies, Gift Card Contest partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Gift Card Contest and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Gift Card Contest. Prizes will be awarded “as is” and any and all warranties and/or guarantees are subject to the terms and conditions of the manufacturer and/or dealership thereof, and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer and/or dealership for any such warranty and/or guarantee. This Gift Card Contest is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.

d. GT AUTO SALES reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Gift Card Contest, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.

e. GT AUTO SALES, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to reject calls from any phone number or phone numbers and to disqualify any person or person who GT AUTO SALES believes is tampering with the entry process in any way, including but not limited to attempts to manipulate the phone system or entry process in order to increase the odds of winning, any other fraudulent activity designed to affect the entry process or who is otherwise in violation of the rules or of any applicable law or regulation. GT AUTO SALES further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Gas Card Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned.

f. Contestants understand, acknowledge and agree that GT AUTO SALES shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from the rejection of an entry given GT AUTO SALES’s belief that the contestant was abusing or tampering with the Gift Card Contest entry process in any manner or due to any technical malfunction of the telephone network/transmission line or any entries that are late, delayed, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, corrupted or otherwise not in compliance with the rules or applicable law.

g.  GT AUTO SALES is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Gift Card Contest, or in the announcement of a prize.

h. Failure to comply with the Gift Card Contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of  GT AUTO SALES.