CMA Music Fest ‘Text to Win’ Contest

CMA Music Fest 'Text to Win' Contest (Image 1)

Win a suite to the CMA Music Festival!

Watch Nashville's News 2 This Morning from April 30, 2012 to May 4, 2012 for the daily keyword. 

Send a text message with the keyword to 511511 to be entered to win a suite at the 2012 CMA Music Festival at LP Field.

Daily Winners to date:

– April 30, 2012: Becky Eldridge, Franklin County
– May 1, 2012: Ginger Richardson, Rutherford County
– May 2, 2012: Lorraine Lassourreille, Nashville
– May 3, 2012: Kayla Rhiner, Lewisburg
– May 4, 2012: Todd Kirk, Ashland City



No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The WKRN-TV CMA Music Fest Suite Text to Win Contest (the “Contest”) is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.


The Contest is offered only to legal U.S. residents who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and reside in WKRN-TV's Designated Market Area (“DMA”) as determined by Nielsen Media Research Services. This area covers the following counties in the Nashville area:  Allen; Barren; Christian; Clinton; Cumberland; Logan; Monroe; Muhlenberg; Simpson; Todd; Trigg; Warren; Bedford; Benton; Cannon; Carroll; Cheatham; Clay; Coffee; Cumberland; Davidson; Decatur; De Kalb; Dickson; Fentress; Franklin; Giles; Grundy; Hardin; Henry; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Lincoln: Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Moore; Morgan; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Scott; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Van Buren; Warren; Wayne; White; Williamson; Wilson  counties.  Employees of WKRN-TV, Young Broadcasting of Nashville, LLC, WKRN G.P., Young Broadcasting LLC, and each of their subsidiaries, parents, affiliates, representatives, and agents, and the directors and employees (collectively, “Contest Entities”) and of other media companies and members of the immediate families and members of the same households of such individuals are not eligible. The term “immediate families” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. No groups, clubs, or organizations may participate in this Contest or reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to their members. Proof of age, identity, and eligibility must be furnished to Sponsor upon request. All information provided to Sponsor must be complete and accurate. Sponsor will not award a prize to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. By entering, you agree to comply with all applicable law and these Official Rules, and you agree to abide by all decisions of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these Official Rules are not followed. Access to text messaging capability and wireless service is required in order to enter the Contest. Limit one winner per household. Limit one winner per immediate family. Prizes are non-transferable.


By entering the Sweepstakes, all entrants acknowledge receipt of, agree to, and certify compliance with these Official Rules.  Limit one entry per person per Entry Period.  All dates and times are subject to change in the event of human error or technical issues affecting WKRN-TV, the entry process, or relevant on-air programming or in the event of breaking news, weather, or live event that merits, in WKRN-TV's sole discretion, the preemption of the scheduled programming, including the Contest or display of the Keyword, or that is of greater public importance, in the Sponsor's sole discretion, than the timely or precise execution of the Contest.  In the event of any such event, condition, or programming change or preemption, WKRN-TV reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to delay, reschedule, or omit the presentation of the Keyword and/or the Entry Period on or from the particular day affected.  The Contest will begin on Monday, April 30, 2012, with the airing of WKRN-TV's 6 a.m. newscast.  The Contest will end on Friday, May 4, 2012.  Each day of the Contest has a separate Entry Period.  To participate, watch WKRN-TV's 6 a.m. newscast between April 30 and May 4, 2012.  On those dates, a “Keyword” will be announced or displayed sometime during WRKN-TV's 6 a.m. newscast programming (including breaks).  Viewers must watch for the Keyword, because knowledge of the Keyword is necessary in order to submit an eligible entry.  After the Keyword is announced or displayed on WKRN-TV, participants may enter the Contest by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on the same date by sending a text message to 511511 (or another text number that may be promoted by WKRN-TV) with the Keyword in the body of the message.  In order to enter the Contest, you must have a text messaging two-way capable handset and digital service.  Entrants may be sent a text message to confirm entry into the Contest and asking the entrant whether he or she wishes to receive WKRN-TV text alerts.  Entrants will be charged standard text messaging rates for text messages sent from and received by their handset according to the terms and conditions in their wireless calling plan.  Text messaging and wireless service are not available in all areas.
Sponsor may not verify receipt of entries. Entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If detected, incomplete and multiple entries beyond one eligible entry during each Entry Period are void. Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, damaged, undeliverable or delayed. Photocopied and mechanically generated entries are void. Entries generated by any automated means and detected as such are void.  In the event of dispute as to who submitted a text entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the subscriber of the wireless service plan for the handset that was used to submit the entry.


Following close of each Entry Period, Sponsor will randomly select one Daily Winner from among entries received during that day's Entry Period.  Each Daily Winner will be announced on-line at and will also be contacted by phone or text message.  Limit one Daily Prize per person during this Contest.

Following the close of the final Entry Period, Sponsor will randomly select one entrant from the pool of all eligible entries received during all Entry Periods combined, and that entrant will be announced in WKRN-TV's May 7, 2012, 6 a.m. newscast and will also be contacted by phone or text message.  If eligible, that entrant will win the Grand Prize. 

All winners are subject to verification.  Winners may be required to sign and return appropriate forms and/or documentation, including an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and/or where legally permissible a Publicity Release prior to or when claiming prize. Failure to sign and return such forms within the requisite timeframe could result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, or out-of-service contact information. In the event of disqualification of any winner, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner, time permitting, in Sponsor's sole discretion. Failure to reach winner by phone or text may result in disqualification of winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Prizes will be available to pick up on non-holiday weekdays, Monday through Friday at the front desk of the News 2 Studios at 441 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, Tennessee, 8:30am through 5:00pm.  Unless Sponsor notifies the winners otherwise, prizes must be claimed by 5 p.m. on the business day prior to the day for which their tickets are valid for admission (e.g., tickets for June 7 must be claimed by 5 p.m. on June 6, tickets for June 9 and 10 must be claimed by 5 p.m. on June 8). Sponsor will contact winners when the tickets are first available for pickup at WKRN-TV's studios.


Daily Winner Prizes:  Each of the five (5) Daily Winners will be offered one pair of general admission tickets to the CMA Music Fest valid for entry to LP Field in Nashville, TN, on June 7, 8, 9, or 10, 2012.  The precise pair of tickets provided to each Daily Winner will be randomly selected from the pool of tickets remaining for Daily Prizes.  Thus, Daily Winners are not guaranteed tickets for any particular night and are guaranteed admission but not any particular seat.  Travel to Nashville is not included.

Grand Prize:  Grand prize is tickets valid for admission for up to fourteen (14) 14 people to the CMA Music Fest and broadcast on June 7, 2012.  Tickets are for entry into and seating in a suite in LP Field.  Travel to Nashville is not included.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any reason in the sole discretion of Sponsor if any prize or any component thereof is unavailable for any reason. Prizes are nontransferable by winners. Participants entering by text messaging will be charged standard text messaging rates for text messages sent and received from his/her handset according to the terms and conditions in their wireless calling plan.  Standard text and data rates may apply.  Text messaging and wireless service are not available in all areas.  Winners will be notified via text message, or other method, based on the contact information provided in the entry. Winner must respond to such notification, by contacting the Contest coordinator as listed in the notification, no later than three business days following Sponsor's transmission of the notification, or the winner will be subject to disqualification. All expenses, fees, and costs not specifically included in the prize descriptions above, including all federal, state, and local taxes, are solely the responsibility of the winner and guest(s).


Except where prohibited, entry in the Contest constitutes each entrant's consent to Contest Entities to use, publish, reproduce and for all purposes, including publicity, promotion and advertising, in any media (including without limitation, the Internet, television, radio, or offline promotions), the Winner's name, city, photograph, likeness, biographical material, voice, image, each in perpetuity without further compensation, credit or right of review or approval.


Odds of being selected as a Daily Prize Winner depend on the number of entries received for each corresponding Entry Period.  Odds of being selected as the Grand Prize Winner depend on the number of entries received in all Entry Periods combined.


Participants are responsible for complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and with these Official Rules, and by entering, participants agree to be bound to these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the Prize. Winner's guest(s), if applicable, may be required, at Sponsor's discretion, to execute a liability and publicity release prior to the Winner's receipt of the Prize. Sponsor retains the discretion to make all decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these Official Rules. All decisions of Sponsor are final and discretionary. In the event the selected Winner of the Prize is ineligible or refuses the Prize, the Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may, time permitting, randomly select an alternate Winner from remaining entries, or may elect not to award such Prize to an alternate Winner, where permitted. For prizes valued at $600 or greater, Winner must provide his or her Social Security Number for tax purposes. Prize may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with Prize are the responsibility of the Winner.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest or any portion hereof (in which case Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date), or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason:  (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, interruption in wireless calling devices or wireless service, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other causes which, in Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, (b) the Contest becomes corrupted due to wireless calling/text message carrier service interruption for any reason (c) acts of God, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity of the Contest, (d) Contest is otherwise not capable of running as planned.  BY ENTERING, ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE CONTEST ENTITIES AND EACH OF THEIR PARENT, SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, DIVISIONS, FRANCHISEES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONSULTANTS, SUB-CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, LEGAL COUNSEL, ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, PROMOTIONAL, FULFILLMENT AND MARKETING AGENCIES, AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS AND AGENTS, AND EACH OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES' EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS AND/OR LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES OR DEATH, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN AND/OR ENTRY INTO THE CONTEST OR ACCEPTANCE, DELIVERY OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.  The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, and assume no responsibility for (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections (ii) failure of any entry to be received in whole or in part by Sponsor due to technical problems, telephone service problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service (iii) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, malfunction of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines, other communications malfunctions, unavailable network connections, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless service (iv) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Contest, or damage to mobile phone or other PDA device (v) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or entry information, or (vi) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, misdirected, illegible, and/or unintelligible (or any combination thereof).  By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and with all decisions of Sponsor.  Any entrant who attempts to tamper with this Contest in any way, including cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants, may be disqualified if detected. SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, GUARANTEE, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING ANY PRIZE, AND SPONSOR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.


EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF, OR CONNECTED WITH, THIS CONTEST SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION THEN EFFECTIVE, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS CONTEST, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS' FEES, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Tennessee. Arbitration in Davidson County, Tennessee, shall be the exclusive forum and venue for any dispute relating to these official rules and for this Contest. If arbitration is prohibited, then and in such event, the courts of Tennessee in Davidson County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these official rules and/or this Contest. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Tennessee in Davidson County. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these official rules shall not affect the invalidity or unenforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these official rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these official rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.


To receive a copy of these Official Rules, visit or send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by May 7, 2012, to WKRN-TV's CMA Music Fest Suite “Text to Win” Contest Rules, WKRN-TV, 441 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37210. These Official Rules supersede all other published editions. Sponsor reserves the right to change, alter, or amend these Official Rules as necessary, in its sole discretion, to ensure the fair administration of the Contest or to comply with applicable law. For a list of the winners' names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by August 15, 2012, to “WKRN-TV's CMA Music Fest Suite “Text to Win” Contest” Winner's List, at the address listed above.


WKRN-TV's CMA Music Fest Suite “Text to Win” Contest is sponsored by WKRN-TV, 441 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37210. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects.

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