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1. SPONSOR. This Contest is sponsored by ‘WCIU, The U,’ whose corporate address is 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60661 ("Sponsor").

2. ENTRY. A purchase is not required to enter or win one (1) of four (4) different Grand Prize trips to Mexico and/or a Daily Prize of one (1) $100 gas card (“Prize”) via the ‘Watch & Win a Trip to Paradise’ Contest. The Contest begins Monday, April 25, 2011 5:00 PM and ends Saturday, May 21, 2011 4:59 PM unless extended by ‘WCIU, The U.’ To participate, viewers must watch ‘The Doctors’ weekdays at 5:00 PM during the Contest period on ‘WCIU, The U’ for their chance to win. Each day, two (2) different Code Words of the Day will be shown during the 5:00 PM broadcast of ‘The Doctors.’ To enter the Contest, viewers must submit one (1) of the two (2) correct Code Words of the Day at WCIU.com by 4:59 PM the following day. Viewers are able to enter both code words during each day’s broadcast of ‘The Doctors;’ each code word is its own distinct chance of winning a Grand Prize and/or a Daily Prize. Only one entry per person, per code word, per email address, per day will be accepted. Winners will be selected using a computer software winner selection tool from all eligible entries.

3. ELIGIBILITY. The ‘Watch & Win a Trip to Paradise’ Contest is open to all legal residents of Illinois and Indiana who live in the Chicagoland television viewing area (as defined by A.C. Nielsen) and are 21 years of age or older. A valid passport is needed for travel. Employees of ‘WCIU, The U,’ Weigel Broadcasting Co., Marathon Oil, New Lenox Travel, Funjet Vacations, RIU Hotels & Resorts and their advertising agencies, consultants, franchisees, suppliers, subsidiaries and family members of any of the above are not eligible to enter or win.

4.PRIZES. ‘WCIU, The U,’ Marathon Oil, New Lenox Travel, Funjet Vacations and RIU Hotels & Resorts guarantee that four (4) Grand Prize Funjet Vacations trips and 40 $100 gas cards will be awarded. Four (4) Grand Prize winners will receive all-inclusive accommodations for four (4) nights at a RIU resort in Mexico for two (2) adults, including round trip airfare from Chicago via a Funjet Vacations charter flight and ground transportation to and from the airport in Mexico. Each Grand Prize winner will be selected at the conclusion of the Contest period; their exact destination will be determined by the following process:
    • The first random winner selected, deemed eligible and who formally accepts their Prize will receive a trip to the RIU Cancun resort in Cancun, Mexico, valued at $2,000;

    • The second random winner selected, deemed eligible and who formally accepts their Prize will receive a trip to the RIU Caribe resort in Cancun, Mexico, valued at $1,900;

    • The third random winner selected, deemed eligible and who formally accepts their Prize will receive a trip to the RIU Palace Mexico resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico, valued at $2,200;

    • The fourth random winner selected, deemed eligible and who formally accepts their Prize will receive a trip to the RIU Palace Riviera Maya resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico, valued at $2,400.
40 Daily Prize winners will receive one (1) $100 Marathon gas card, valued at $100. Grand Prize winners are also eligible to win a Daily Prize; Daily Prize winners are also eligible to win a Grand Prize. There are a total of 44 possible Prize winners. Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries. Once notified, the winners will have three (3) business days to claim their Prize. If a winner fails to claim their Prize, it will result in the forfeiture of the Prize and a new drawing may be held from the remaining eligible entries. Prize winners must possess a valid picture ID to claim their Prize.

5. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS. These Prizes are non-transferable. Grand Prize trips must be completed by May 31, 2012. Both the Grand Prize winners and their travel companions must have a valid passport and be 21 years of age or older at the time of Prize acceptance. Grand Prizes are subject to black-out dates and terms and conditions of the Grand Prize provider. There will be no substitute or cash redemption awarded to any Contest winner. All income and other taxes are the responsibility of the winners. By entering, the winners are consenting to the use of their name, likeness, and/or biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration.

6. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY. Winners are responsible for income and other taxes on the Prizes. Daily Prize winners, Grand Prize winners and the Grand Prize winners’ travel companions will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, and Letter of Indemnification within three (3) business days of notification of being a winner. Grand Prize winners must complete a W-9 form. Failure to comply with the rules and conditions of the Contest may result in a forfeiture of Prize.

7. MISCELLANEOUS. The decisions made by ‘WCIU, The U,’ concerning any and all matters with respect to this promotion shall be final. In the event of a computer, telephone failure, or any other circumstances beyond the control of ‘WCIU, The U,’ where it becomes impracticable to award one or more prizes, ‘WCIU, The U,’ may, in its sole and absolute discretion, determine not to award any such Prize. This Contest is void where prohibited, penalized or otherwise restricted by law. A copy of these official Contest rules are available at the ‘WCIU, The U’ offices located at 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL or by writing to ‘WCIU, The U,’ ‘Watch & Win a Trip to Paradise,’ 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60661. If you wish to receive the names of Contest Prize winners, you must send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to ‘WCIU, The U,’ ‘Watch & Win a Trip to Paradise,’ 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60661. ‘WCIU, The U’ must receive any request for the winners’ names no later than September 5, 2011.
 
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