1. TO ENTER: You must be 8-12 years of age and a legal resident of Michigan. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes runs from January 2, 2012 through January 15, 2012 (the "Sweepstakes Period"), and entries must be received by 11:59PM EST January 15, 2012. To enter visit a Craig's Cruisers location (5730 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, MI 49509; or 651 Chicago Drive, Holland, MI 49423; or 1551 Pontaluna Road, Spring Lake, MI 49456) and fill out an entry form with your name, phone number and age and drop it into the official Be a Globetrotters Ball Kid Contest entry box. Limit one entry per person; subsequent entries from the same person will be disqualified. Entrants must use their own name. Copies or other mechanical reproductions, facsimiles, entries containing technical reproductions are not eligible and will be rejected. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, or misdirected entries.
2. SELECTION OF WINNERS: On or about Monday, January 16, 2012 FOX 17 WXMI will randomly select two (2) winners from all eligible entries, subject to verification and compliance with the rules. Winners will be notified by telephone on or about Monday, January 16, 2012. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. If an entrant selected as a winner cannot be reached by telephone after reasonable time and effort, is found to be ineligible, or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules, that entrant may be disqualified and an alternate winner shall be selected at random from among remaining entries until an eligible winner is selected and notified.
3. PRIZES: Subject to eligibility verification, each winner will receive (a) Family Fun Pack from Craig's Cruisers including activity passes and buffet passes; (b) 4 tickets to a Harlem Globetrotters game (first name drawn will attend the 2pm game on January 22nd at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids and the second name drawn will attend the 7pm game on January 24th at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek); (c) the opportunity to sit on the bench with the Globetrotters throughout the game; (d) Globetrotters t-shirt; (e) autographed basketball from Globetrotters; and (f) meet and greet with select Globetrotters players before the game. Approximate retail value of Grand Rapids game: $385.00. Approximate retail value of Kalamazoo game: $347.00. Prize is non-transferable, non-negotiable and not redeemable for cash, credit or merchandise. If prize becomes unavailable for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable value. Winners' parent or legal guardian may be required to present valid state or government-issued proof of identity and eligibility and to sign a prize acceptance form/waiver of liability in person at FOX 17 WXMI during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM at 3117 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. Returned or unclaimed prizes will be forfeited, and no alternate prize shall be awarded.
4. CONDITIONS & RESTRICTIONS: Entrants agree Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Sweepstakes and that its decision is final and binding. Winners by acceptance of their prize, agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent companies and affiliates, and each of their employees, representatives, contractors, sponsors and advertisers, from any and all liability, loss, damage, costs or claims related to any allegation regarding the award of, the receipt of, or the use of their prize. Sponsor is not responsible for personal injury of any prize winner incurred in connection with the use of their prize. Winners' parents or legal guardians may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to receiving their prize. Winners assume all applicable tax liability for their prize and may be required to submit a completed W9 form (available at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf) prior to receiving a prize.
5. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is not open to employees of Sponsor or their immediate family members, or to employees or immediate family of any of Sponsor's affiliated companies, licensees, advertising or promotional agencies.
6. SPONSOR: Sweepstakes is sponsored by FOX 17 WXMI, 3117 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. Void where prohibited or restricted.
7. RULES & WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the Official Rules send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by January 13, 2012 to: Rules Request, Be a Globetrotters Ball Kid Sweepstakes, FOX 17 WXMI, 3117 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. For a list of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope after Monday, January 16, 2012 to: List of Winners, Be a Globetrotters Ball Kid Sweepstakes, FOX 17 WXMI, 3117 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. Requests for winners' names must be received by Friday, February 3, 2012.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times