Official Contest Rules: KSAT 12′s Educator of the Month

Educator of the Month

General. By submitting an entry to the Educator of the Month contest (“Contest”), brought to you by KSAT (“Station”) and Firstmark Credit Union (the “Sponsor”), the entrant acknowledges and agrees to all of these official Contest rules (“Official Rules”). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 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 Station, whose decisions are binding and final. Failure to comply with these Official Rules or any Station instructions relating to the Contest’ specific rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Participation constitutes the full and unconditional agreement of entrant to these Official Rules and Station’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.

Eligibility. The Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents who are a minimum of 18 years of age or older at time of entry and reside in the local viewing area (“Entrant”). Eligible Entrants may nominate a teacher or coach of a K-12 school in the local viewing area (“Nominee” “potential winner” and “winner”). The Contest is void wherever prohibited or restricted by applicable federal or state laws and regulations. Employees of Station and Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of these employees’ immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and those living in the same household with these employees, are not eligible to enter or win.

How To Enter. The Contest begins at 8:30 am CST on Monday, November 1, 2021. Deadline to enter is 11:59 pm CST on Tuesday, November 30, 2021(the “Contest Period”). Station’s time clock shall be the official time clock of the Contest. To enter, Entrant must fill out the Contest entry form for the Educator of the Month Contest provided on the Station’s contest page at (“Entry Form”). Entrant must complete the Entry Form by naming the school of the Nominee and explaining why they believe their Nominee should be the recipient of the Contest Prize. Entrants must be the registered subscriber of any e-mail address and/or telephone account included in Entry Form. Limit one entry per person and per email address and telephone number. Entries received in excess of the aforementioned limit will be void. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are inaccurate, incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. All entries become the property of the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned except as disclosed in these Official Rules. By checking the relevant box or selection in the registration form, entrants agree that the Sponsor may contact the entrant via email with information about pre-selected goods or services. If you do not wish to receive these materials do not check the relevant box in the entry form. If at any time you do not wish to receive these materials in the future, please use the unsubscribe procedures contained in the email message.

Station may disqualify any entry that it concludes, in its sole discretion, conveys false, inaccurate or fraudulent information. Any entries determined by Station, in its sole discretion, to include content that is lewd, reflects inappropriate bias, sexually explicit, racist, bigoted, prejudicial or harassing or otherwise inconsistent with the spirit and mission of the Contest, as determined in Station’s sole discretion, will be void, the Entrant shall be disqualified and Station may take further action as the Station deems necessary. The Station may disqualify any entry that violates the eligibility requirements.

Selection of Winners.  “One” (1) potential winner will be selected based on the review of all entries by Station producers and Sponsor on Friday, December 3, 2021. The potential winner will be announced on the Station’s GMSA at 9 a.m. broadcast, SA Live and on Friday, December 3, 2021, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The Entrant will be notified about their winning nomination via the email address provided on the Entry Form. The Station will notify the potential winner via the school’s contact information as provided on the Entry Form. Potential Contest winner must completely and accurately execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, publicity release and/or prize acceptance form (“Forms”) within ten (10) days of winner Notification (Station reserves the right to require quicker compliance for time sensitive prizes), or prize(s) may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected, time permitting. Potential winners may be required to provide a valid government photo ID in addition to any Forms. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to accurately complete and/or submit any required Forms within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused or declined, the potential winner may forfeit the prize and another potential winner may be selected from among the remaining eligible received, time permitting. A POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER IS NOT A WINNER UNTIL ELIGIBILITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES HAS BEEN VERIFIED BY THE STATION.  Station reserves the right to contact all Contest entrants using the contact information provided in the Entry Form to confirm any entry. The official entry list will remain the property of Station and will not be distributed to the Sponsor without the specific approval of the Contest entrant through the use of the Opt In check box on the registration form.

Prize (1).  One (1) $500 Visa Gift Card with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $500, provided by Firstmark Credit Union. Unless otherwise stated, all prizes or prize certificates must be picked up at the Station (at the address listed below) during normal business hours. There will be no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except at the sole discretion of Station, which may substitute prizes of comparable value. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Limit one prize per person and per household. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes related to the award of the prize are solely the responsibility of the winner. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash and may not be transferred, sold, bartered or auctioned. Resale of any prize component is prohibited. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Properly claimed prize will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible entries are received, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in the Official Rules.  Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. For tax purposes, the winner may be required to fully complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 to the Station in order to receive the prize. If the approximate retail value of the prize(s) exceeds $600, Station and or Sponsor will arrange to issue IRS Form 1099 MISC to winner reflecting the value of the prize.

Disclaimer and Representations. Winner(s) assumes all liability for any injuries or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and releases the Station and Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any such liability. Neither the Station nor the Sponsor, nor their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are responsible for:  the failure of any entry to be received by the Station due to computer failures of any kind, traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, telecommunications, network, electronic, telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, or any equipment malfunctions or other technical difficulties that may prevent the Station from receiving any entry submission; entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late or damaged;  any injury or damage to the entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or accessing or downloading any materials related to the Contest;  or any human errors, any inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials or errors in these Official Rules. If applicable, text message and data rates may apply, and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for any method of entry.

The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website or the operation of the Contest. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. All decisions of the Station’s management with respect to the Contest are final.

Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, as a result of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, or for any reason whatsoever. The Station reserves the right to make changes in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement or posting. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any event related to the Contest or prize is delayed, rescheduled, postponed, cancelled or has a change of venue, the Station reserves the right, but is not obligated, to cancel or modify the Contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner’s name, home city and state, likeness and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. The winner’s name and city of residence will be posted online and mailed to those who request it.

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Winner Announcement.  For the name of the winner(s), send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt within 60 days following the end of the Contest Period to Station at 1408 N. St. Mary’s, San Antonio, TX 78215. Attn:  Contest Winner List, or request it online at Be sure to specify the name of the Contest for which you are requesting the list of winner(s).

Station/Administrator: KSAT, 1408 N. St. Mary’s, San Antonio, TX 78215

Sponsor: Firstmark Credit Union, P.O. Box 701650, San Antonio, TX 78270-1650