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MEDIACOM “WATCH TO WIN” #8 SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

    NO PURCHASE, SUBSCRIPTION OR TRAILER VIEWING IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, SUBSCRIPTION OR TRAILER VIEWING WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
  1. ELIGIBILITY:  The Mediacom "WATCH TO WIN" Sweepstakes #8 is open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous Continental United States and the District of Columbia ("Eligibility Area"), who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. The Sweepstakes is not open to the employees (or immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or members of the household of such employees, whether or not related) of Mediacom Communications Corporation, (the "Sponsor"), or Avail-TVN, or Stampede Fulfillment & More, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies or divisions, or any of their respective licensees, advertising and promotional agencies, fulfillment houses, or printing agents (collectively with Sponsor the "Promotion Parties"). Void outside the Eligibility Area and where prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Local Time ("Local Time‟ is defined as the time zone within the Eligibility Area in which the eligible entrant resides) on March 30, 2012. The Sweepstakes ends at 11:59 p.m. Local Time on April 24, 2012 for Automatic Entry (as defined below) ("Automatic Entry Period") and on April 25, 2012 for postmarking of a Mail-in Entry (as defined below).

    You may enter the Sweepstakes during the Entry Period in the following two (2) ways:

    A. If you are a subscriber in good standing of the Sponsor, go to the VOD portal, tune to channel 1, select Watch to Win and watch any one (1) or more of the following trailers: 

    The Adventures of Tin Tin (premiering March 20, 2012);
    Hop (premiering March 30, 2012);
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (premiering April 4, 2012);
    We Bought a Zoo (premiering April 4, 2012);

    or any additional trailers that are selected by Sponsor during the Entry Period, to be automatically entered ("Automatic Entry") into the Sweepstakes. You will receive one (1) Automatic Entry each time you watch any of the above-mentioned trailers during the Sweepstakes. There is no limit on the number of Automatic Entries you may submit. Automatic Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Local Time on April 24, 2012 to be eligible. You must be a subscriber in good standing to enter via this method. To qualify as a subscriber in good standing, your name must appear on the television subscription account at the time of entry and you must not be more than ninety (90) days delinquent on your account and have no current or prior unreturned equipment charges at the time the winner is selected and the prize is awarded.

    B. For alternate entry without being an eligible subscriber to the Sponsor or by watching the applicable trailers listed above, handprint your first and last name, date of birth, address, city, state, zip code, phone number (including area code) and email address (if applicable) on a 3" x 5" card and mail in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: Mediacom Communications "Watch to Win" Sweepstakes, PO Box 3398, Littleton, CO 80161-3398. Enter as often as you wish; however, mail-in entries must each be mailed separately, postmarked by April 25, 2012, and received by May 3, 2012 in order to be eligible. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a winner if they are found to be a former customer with any outstanding billing or unreturned equipment charges at the time the winner is selected and the prize is awarded.

    Automatic Entry and Mail-in Entry may be referred to herein individually as an "Entry" and collectively as "Entries".

  3. PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: There will be one (1) Home Theatre Experience Bundle prize available to be awarded. The prize consists of (i) one (1) 40" 1080p LCD flat-paneled HDTV (specific manufacturer and model selected at sole discretion of Sponsor), (ii) an HDMI compatible 5.1 channel Home Theater audio system, (iii) a Home Theater set up and (iv) a one (1) year subscription to digital cable service provided by the Sponsor. Digital cable service details for the winner will be decided by the Sponsor. Digital cable service is subject to the Sponsor‟s terms and conditions. In the event a potential winner does not live in an area serviced by the Sponsor, the digital cable service portion of the prize will not be awarded and the Sponsor will have no further obligation to the winner. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the Sweepstakes prize is $3,000.

  4. RANDOM DRAWING One (1) potential winner will be selected for the Sweepstakes, in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about May 10, 2012 by Stampede Fulfillment, an independent judging organization whose decisions in regards to the random drawing shall be final. The prize is guaranteed to be awarded. 

  5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by telephone, first class mail and/or email and is required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Release of Liability/Publicity (unless prohibited) within ten (10) days of date of notification. Potential winner will also be required to execute and return any applicable forms required by the Internal Revenue Service prior to receipt of prize. Failure to return the documents fully-executed within the specified time period will result in the entry being disqualified and, at Sponsor‟s discretion, an alternate entrant being selected. If a potential winner is 18 or older, as is required for entry, but not the age of majority in his/her state of residence, the prize will either be awarded in the name of a parent or legal guardian, or a parent or legal guardian must ratify and sign all documents required of the potential winner.

  6. PRIZE CONDITIONS:  Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by the Promotion Parties. Prize has no cash redemption value and is not transferable. Substitution of the prize by the winner is prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor‟s sole discretion. In the event a potential winner (i) chooses not to accept his/her prize, (ii) is not in compliance with these Official Rules, (iii) is unable to be notified after three (3) attempts to do so by telephone, email and/or first class mail, or (iv) a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor‟s discretion, an alternate winner may be randomly selected from all of the remaining eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and for any expenses, costs or fees associated with acceptance and/or use of the prize, including, but not limited to, any installation costs, not specified herein as being included. By entering this Sweepstakes, the winner consents to the use of his/her name, city of residence, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, comments, and/or video footage (as described below), without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law, in any publicity or advertising, or for any promotional purposes, in any medium now or hereafter known (including, without limitation, posting on-line) throughout the world in perpetuity carried by or on behalf of Sponsor and/or its advertising agencies, affiliates or agents. The winner consents to, without additional compensation, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in, any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews as may be determined by Sponsor, unless prohibited by law. Failure to make such appearances or grant such rights may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor‟s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the Sweepstakes at issue.

  7. ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes and are equal regardless of method of entry. 

  8. CONDUCT OF PARTICIPATION:  By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant affirms that he or she has read and agrees to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Stampede Fulfillment, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant acting in violation of the Official Rules or found tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the Sweepstakes and void all associated entries. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering, the winner and all entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in St. Louis, Missouri without regard to conflicts of laws principles (except where prohibited by law). ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS‟ FEES) FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  9. RELEASE OF LIABILITY:  By entering, winner and all entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Parties, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, distributors, agencies, suppliers and advertising, promotional and judging organizations, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively, the "Releasees"), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any loss, injuries and/or damages (including, without limitation, any death or disability) sustained in connection with the use or misuse of the prize awarded or related to participation in the Sweepstakes.

  10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone or cable network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof or any other problem or error that may occur, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; or for any other errors or problems relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, whether technical, printing, typographical, human or otherwise including, without limitations, errors that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries or trailer views, the announcement of the winner or in any other Sweepstakes-related materials; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, inaccurate, mutilated, illegible, postage due, garbled, mechanically reproduced, or any combination thereof will be void. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes (or portion(s) thereof) in the event that it becomes technically impaired and/or necessary due to circumstances which corrupt or impair the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select potential winner from all non-suspect, eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes up to the time of termination. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Automatic Entry, the Automatic Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the cable account is registered and such individual must comply with these Official Rules. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Any attempted form of Entry other than described herein is void.

  11. WINNER’S LIST/RULES: For the name of the winner (available after May 30, 2012) or for a copy of these Official Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: MEDIACOM COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION "WATCH TO WIN" SWEEPSTAKES #8 Winner‟s List or Official Rules (please specify), PO Box 3964, Littleton, CO 80161-3964. All requests for Winner‟s List and Official Rules must be received by July 1, 2012. Vermont residents may omit return postage on Official Rules requests.
     

  12. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is:
    Mediacom Communications Corp., 100 Crystal Run Rd., Middletown, NY 10941.

  13. CONSUMER DISCLOSURE:  No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. You have not yet won. Prize: one (1) 40" 1080p LCD flat-paneled HDTV (specific manufacturer and model selected at sole discretion of Sponsor), (ii) an HDMI compatible 5.1 channel Home Theater audio system, (iii) a Home Theater set up and (iv) a one (1) year subscription to Digital TV service. (ARV: $3,200.00) Maximum Total ARV: $3,200. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Sweepstakes ends 11:59 p.m. Central Time on April 24,2012. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by April 25, 2012, and received by May 3, 2012. See Official Rules above for complete details. Sponsor: Mediacom Communications Operating, LLC., 100 Crystal Run Rd. Middletown, NY 10941.

 


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