McDonald's Official Promotion Rules

  1. Promotion Description. This promotion is sponsored by WMBF News and McDonald's ("Sponsor"). The promotion begins at April 8, 2009. Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules. Entrants will be drawn at random to win a "McDonald's Family Four Pack" to Reject the Recession.  Entries must be received by 12:00 pm each Thursday.  One winner will be drawn at random and announced on-air each Friday.  Final winner will be drawn on December 31, 2009.
  2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter or win. This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of 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., WMBF -TV, McDonald's 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 individual daily will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.
  3. How to Enter. There are two (2) way to enter this promotion. Beginning at 6:00 am on April 8, 2009, individuals can log on to and complete the online entry form or send in a completed entry form to WMBF News, 918 Frontage Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578.  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.
  1. Prize(s). One family four pack to McDonalds will be given away weekly. Final winner will be drawn on December 31, 2009.
  2. How the Prizes are Awarded. Winner will be randomly chosen from entries each Thursday and announced on-air each Friday and/or posted on the Contest & Promotions page of  Winner will be notified by email and phone and instructed to pick up prize winnings at station.  Final winner will be drawn on December 31, 2009.
  3. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
  4. 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 within 15 days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited. A winner must take possession of his or her prize within 15 days of notification 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. WMBF News 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 WMBF News if WMBF News reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service. Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.
  1. 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.
  2. Sponsor's Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to modification by WMBF News. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WMBF News 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.
  3. List of Winners. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WMBF News, 918 Frontage Rd. east, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 or visit the website at