The 12 Days of Cajun Christmas from Cox Media Sweepstakes
- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS
AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED/li>
- Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the 12 Days of Cajun Christmas from Cox
Media Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents of the Cox service areas who are 18 years or
older at the time of entry. Employees of Cox Media and Cox Communications and Sponsors, and
each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional
agencies, and the family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are
not eligible to enter or to win. The term “family members” includes spouses, parents,
grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and in-laws, regardless of where they live.
- How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (C.S.T.) on November 1, 2017 and
end at 11:59 p.m. (C.S.T.) on December 12, 2017. Sponsors will be the official timekeeper for the
Web Entry: You may enter both the Grand Prize drawing and the Daily Prize drawing by
visiting either www.Cajunchristmascontest.com and entering contact information on the web
banner promoting the sweepstakes between November 3, 2017 through December 12, 2017.
Only one (1) entry per email address. Duplicate entries will be disqualified.
Mail Entry: You may enter both the Grand Prize drawing and the Daily Prize drawing by
hand printing your name, address, age, daytime telephone number, email, signature and the
keyword “12 Days of Cajun Christmas” on a postcard or 3” x 5” card or piece of paper and
then mail it to Cox Media, 1906 Eraste Landry Road, Lafayette, LA 70506. All entries must
be postmarked by November 1, 2017 and received no later than December 1, 2017. No
facsimiles or mechanical reproductions permitted. Only one (1) mail-in entry per outer
stamped envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and legible. Duplicate entries will
The use of multiple identities and/or accounts is prohibited, and any attempt to obtain more than
the stated number of entries will void that participant’s entries and may result in participant’s
disqualification. Incomplete, forged, altered, automated, mechanically-reproduced, lost, late,
postage-due, misdirected, garbled or illegible entries will be disqualified. Sponsors will not be
responsible for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any
kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether
originating with sender, sponsors, or sponsors’ sweepstakes application service provider.
All entries become property of sponsors and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the
number of entries submitted or the owner of an email account shall be determined by sponsors in
their sole discretion, and sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entries by persons who
submit false or misleading entry information or who sponsors determine to be tampering with or
abusing any aspect of the sweepstakes. By entering into the sweepstakes, you are agreeing to
be contacted by any sponsor of the sweepstakes for promotional and soliciting purposes.
- Winner Selection and Odds. Beginning December 1, 2017 a winner will be selected daily for 12
consecutive days. The grand prize winner be selected on day 13. Sponsors will select one (1)
potential Grand Prize Winner in a random drawing from among all eligible Grand Prize drawing
entries received during the sweepstakes period and (12) potential first prize winners in a random
drawing from among all eligible first prize drawing entries received during the sweepstakes
period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
- Prize Description.
One (1) Grand Prize: Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules,
one (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) 42” inch flat screen Smart TV or larger valued at
approximately $500. One (1) daily winner will win one (1) of twelve (12) prizes TBD, valued at one
hundred dollars ($100.00) awarded daily for twelve (12) consecutive days.
These prizes are available exclusively through the sweepstakes. Sponsors are not responsible
for, and will not replace, lost, mutilated, or stolen promotional gift cards. Additional gift card issuer
terms and conditions may apply.
One (1) Grand Prize: Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these official rules,
one (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) 42” Smart TV or larger (make and model to be
chosen in sponsors sole discretion). (ARV: $500).
Twelve (12) prizes: Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these official rules, one
(1) winner per day will receive one (1) prize TBD valued at $100 or more. A winner selected for 12
consecutive days. (Prize awarded at sponsors sole discretion).
(12 day total prizing (ARV: $1,200).
The ARV of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based
on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of
these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. Winner will not receive
difference between the actual retail value at the beginning of the sweepstakes and the actual
retail value at the time of prize delivery.
- Winner Notification and Acceptance. Each potential winner will be notified on or about
December 13, 2016 at the telephone number entered at www.Cajunchristmascontest.com or the
telephone number provided on the potential winner’s mail-in entry form. Sponsors will attempt to
notify each potential winner by telephone within twenty-four (24) hours of the random drawing.
Sponsor will not leave any voice messages and any calls returned by potential winners via caller
identification or similar technology will not be accepted. Failure to reach a potential winner during
this period may result in the disqualification of that potential winner, forfeiture of his/her interest in
all prizes, and selection of an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible entries.
To claim his/her prize, the potential winner must personally visit the Cox Media office at 1906
Eraste Landry Road, Lafayette, LA or distributing sponsors location within seven (7) days
after notification (office visits must be between the hours of 9 a.m. (CT) and 5 p.m. (CT)
weekdays) and must present a valid government-issued photo ID for any prize awarded in
Each potential winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability and
publicity release (except where prohibited by law), which must be notarized and returned to the
Cox Media office within seven (7) days of notification.
Sponsors’ inability to reach a potential winner, the failure of a potential winner to timely respond to
a prize notification, the return of any prize notification as undeliverable, and/or a potential
winner’s failure to comply with any term or condition of these official rules may, in sponsors’ sole
discretion, result in the potential winner’s disqualification and the selection of a substitute winner
by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received during the sweepstakes
A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL SPONSORS HAVE
COMPLETED THEIR VERIFICATION OF PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY.
A winner may waive the right to receive a prize. Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable
and cannot be redeemed for cash. No substitutions allowed by a winner. Prizes and individual
components of prize packages are subject to availability. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute
prizes or components of prize packages with a prize or component of equal or greater value.
Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on a prize. Each winner
may be required to provide his/her valid social security number to sponsors for tax purposes and/
or complete an IRS W-9 form in order to claim a prize. Each winner is solely responsible for all
federal, state and local taxes on prize value and, as applicable, will be issued an IRS Form 1099
based on the prize value determined by Sponsors. Prizes not won and claimed by an eligible
winner in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of
- Publicity. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes the winner’s irrevocable
consent to the publication or other use by Sponsors and their licensees of his or her name,
biographical information and likeness in any media, including the Internet, for any commercial,
publicity or promotional purpose, without limitation, review or approval, or additional
- Participation. By participating, participants agree to be bound by these official rules and the
decisions of sponsors and any sweepstakes judges or administrators selected by sponsors,
which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify persons found
tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this sweepstakes as solely determined by
sponsors. In the event the sweepstakes is compromised by tampering or other causes beyond
the reasonable control of sponsors which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or
proper operation of the sweepstakes, sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to
suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes. Should the sweepstakes be terminated prior to
the stated expiration date, sponsors reserve the right to award prizes based on the entries
received before the termination date. Proof of sending or submission of an entry will not be
deemed proof of receipt by Sponsors. By entering the contest, participants are agreeing to be
contacted by sponsors through promotional solicitation of their products.
- Release. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO
FULLY RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSORS, COX
COMMUNICATIONS, INC., COX MEDIA GROUP, INC., COX ENTERPRISES, INC., AND THEIR
RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/
PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S
OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND SUCCESSORS
AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY
CLAIMS, COSTS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, INJURIES, AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE
SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY,
DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, OR ANY OTHER
HARM WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF: (1) PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (2)
THE QUALITY, RECEIPT, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE; OR (3) ANY
TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY THAT IS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZ/li>
- Limitations of Liability. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANTS
ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES,
INCLUDING THE PRIZE(S), ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THAT SPONSORS MAKE NO
REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE
PRIZE(S) AND SPONSORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR
LIMITATION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY
TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES IS LIMITED TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.)
THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1) ANY INCORRECT OR
INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY PARTICIPANTS, PRINTING OR
PRODUCTION ERRORS, OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING
ASSOCIATED WITH OR EMPLOYED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF
ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR
DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3)
UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE
SWEEPSTAKES; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE
ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES, OR THE
NOTIFICATION OF ANY POTENTIAL WINNER; OR (5) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO
PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE
OR IN PART, FROM A PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT
OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.
Only the number of prizes stated in these official rules is available to be won in the sweepstakes.
In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or any other reasons cause more
than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these official rules to be available and/or claimed,
Sponsors reserve the right to award the prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate eligible
- Disputes. As a condition of entering, participant acknowledges and agrees that any and all
disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this sweepstakes or any
prize awarded hereunder shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action,
and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Louisiana.
- Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the
validity or enforceability of any other provision. 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.
- Sponsor. The 12 Days of Cajun Christmas is sponsored by Spa Mizan, Louise’s Real Wood,
Fezzo’s restaurant, Rochetto’s restaurant, Hampton Automotive, Kart Ranch and Cox Media. The
decisions of sponsors regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the sweepstakes
shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsors will not be responsible for typographical,
printing or other inadvertent errors in these official rules or in other materials or announcements
relating to the sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after January 15, 2018) or a copy of
these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as
applicable), The 12 Days of Cajun Christmas Contest, Cox Media,1906 Eraste Landry Road,
Lafayette, LA 70506.