Official Rules: Race to First Place


1.      Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by WECT 322 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington North Carolina 28412 ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion will run Thursday September 28, 2006 from 1pm until 7pm, Friday September 29, 2006 from 1pm-7pm, these two days will give ten contestants the chance to qualify for the final competition on Saturday September 30th from 1pm until 4pm. Promotion is void where prohibitedBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

2.      Eligibility.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of North Carolina and South Carolina, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WECT-TV,, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.  Only one entry per person will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

3.      How to Enter.  There is only one way  to enter this promotion.  Beginning at 1pm on Thursday, September 28, 2006, individuals can come to Naber Dodge Chrysler Jeep to sit in the Target Dodge NASCAR simulator to compete for the fastest time..  [Note that rules must be posted at each participating location where entry forms are available.]  Entries must be received by Friday September 29, 2006 by 7pm in order to qualify.  All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants.

Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted.  Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.  For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant.  An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account.  A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

Prize(s).    1st place: 1(one) Richard Petty Ride-along, $100 gift certificate to Hiro restaurant, 2 tickets to 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Bank of America 500 at Lowes Motor Speedway Saturday October 14, 2006 at 7:10pm. Total Value: $386.00

2nd place : 1(one) Richard Petty Ride-along, $50 gift certificate to Hiro restaurant Value of prize $150; 3RD place $50 gift certificate to Hiro restaurant..

4.      Sponsor(s) reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

5.      How the Prizes are Awarded.  Prizes will be awarded in person after 4pm on September 30, 2006 at Naber Dodge Chrysler Jeep to the contestants with the three fastest times. 

6.      Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

7.      Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner(s), travel companion(s), and/or any other persons necessary will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility on the same day of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize by September 30, 2006 or the prize will be forfeited.

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  WECT-TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from WECT-TV if WECT-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.  Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.

Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that WECT-TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

8.      Limitation on Liability.  By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

9.      Sponsor's Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by WECT-TV.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WECT-TV are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion.

10.    List of Winners.  For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WECT-TV 322 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington North Carolina 28412.