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WTU Light My Home For The Holidays

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:43:28 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 11 2013 11:45:58 AM CST

WTU “Light My Home for the Holidays Sweepstakes”

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.

A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.

VOID OUTSIDE OF TEXAS AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.



Eligibility: The WTU “Light My Home for the Holidays Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is only open to permanent legal residents of Texas who are physically located and residing therein, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. If an entrant is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must obtain parental/legal guardian consent prior to entering or submitting any personally identifiable information. Entrants must also have either a valid social security number and/or a valid U.S. personal tax identification number. WTU Retail Energy L.P. (“WTU”) (collectively known as the “Sponsor”), its subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of each of his or her immediate family (spouses, parents, grandparents, children and siblings, and his or her respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.



Sweepstakes Description: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. CT on November 12, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on December 2, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes consists of one (1) drawing (“Sweepstakes Drawing”). Sweepstakes Drawing begins at 12:00:01 p.m. CT on December 3, 2013. For all purposes of this Sweepstakes, the official clock and all times refer to Central Time (“CT”).



How to Enter: No purchase necessary. Entry to the contest will be made by visiting the official registration website at http://www.ktxs.com/ between November 12, 2013 and December 2, 2013 and provide your full name (as listed on your driver’s license), complete address only (no P.O. Box addresses are eligible), date of birth, daytime phone number, and email (if available). WTU is not responsible for lost or misdirected entrants. Only one (1) entry per household. Sweepstakes Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below.



Drawing and Notification of Winner: The potential winner for each Sweepstakes Drawing will be randomly selected in drawing held on December 3, 2013, (“Drawing Date”) from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received for the Sweepstakes Period by the Sponsor or Sponsor’s representative. Non-winning eligible Sweepstakes Entries will be retained and entered into subsequent Monthly Sweepstakes drawings. All potential winners will be notified by phone at the phone number provided on his/her Sweepstakes Entry within approximately two (2) days of the date his/her name was randomly selected. All potential prize winners will also be required to return a completed, signed, notarized, and unmodified official affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and (except where prohibited) publicity release (collectively, "Affidavit/Release"), and any other documentation required by Sponsor in its sole discretion, within five (5) or less days after such notification. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached, if he/she is found to be ineligible, he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, and/or his/her prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential prize winner will be disqualified, and an alternate potential prize winner may be selected (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from all remaining eligible Sweepstakes Entries received.



Prizes/Odds of Winning: Prize winners for the Sweepstake Drawing will receive credit for the supply portion of his or her residential meter rate electricity account up to 11.5 kWh. “Supply” is only one charge in an electricity bill; Winner is solely responsible for payment of all other amounts due in the bill including distribution charges, taxes or other utility fees. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is free residential electricity for the winner for a year, not to exceed a total value of Three Thousand Dollars each ($3,000.00). Prizes are not transferable and no cash will exchange. Prize year will begin _January 01, 2013 and winner must enroll with WTU as a customer by 3:00 p.m. CT on December 18, 2013 or the prize will be forfeited and another winner is selected from the remaining entrants. Electricity will be billed at the then current rates, at the time of consumption. You are not obligated to remain a WTU customer after receipt of the prize and may close your account at any time as may be provided in any contractual relationship with WTU. If the residential service account covered by the prize credit is terminated, closed, switched, or cancelled for any reason other than a move to another residential account in the CPL Service Territory, the remaining unused balance of the prize credit will be forfeited At the conclusion of this year of service any unused portion of the value will be forfeited. In the event of a move within the WTU Service Territory, prize credit may be transferred to a new account in winner’s name upon a 14 days notice to WTU. Any depiction of prizes in Sweepstakes materials or otherwise, are for illustrative purposes only. All federal, state, local or other taxes arising from participation in the Sweepstakes or award of the any prize including, without limitation, income taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Sweepstakes administrator is not the supplier or guarantor of any of the prizes.



General Conditions: Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules and all federal, state and local laws and regulations (collectively “Rules and Laws”). By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes, or the Sweepstakes itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sponsor and/or the Sweepstakes administrator, whose decisions are binding and final in all respects. By accepting a prize, winner(s) attest to the authenticity of his/her winning Sweepstakes Entry. Except where permitted by law, participation and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities to use such winner’s first name, last initial, address (city and state), photo, likeness, biographical information, statement and voice for advertising/publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media (including posting on the Website), in perpetuity, without further notice to or compensation in connection with said Sweepstakes, and Sponsor has the right to modify, edit, adapt, electronically alter, use, assign and/or dispose of such Sweepstakes Entries as it sees fit and without any notice or compensation to entrant or any third parties. Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with the Sweepstakes will be subject to prosecution and is thereby ineligible. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as originally planned, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes or any portion(s) thereof and conduct the applicable Sweepstakes Drawing from among all salvageable eligible Sweepstakes Entries received as of the termination date, if any, in the sole discretion of Sponsor. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who submitted a winning Sweepstakes Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with that Sweepstakes Entry will be deemed the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Said owner must comply with these Official Rules, be the person who completed the act of entering, and, at Sponsor's sole discretion, may be required to provide proof of ownership of the email account.



Disclaimers: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible or liable for, and will deem ineligible, multiple Sweepstakes Entries in excess of the stated limit. Sweepstakes Entries that are entered by other than human means or mass Sweepstakes Entries (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), or Sweepstakes Entries that are illegible, late, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree and acknowledge to be bound by all applicable state and federal Rules and Laws. Entrants waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Rules and Laws. Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in this Sweepstakes (including, but not limited to, human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry Information; acceptance/possession, use/misuse, and/or defects of the prizes awarded herein; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by Sweepstakes; interruption or inability to access Sweepstakes, Website, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of this Sweepstakes; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects and/or any other errors or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of one of the Sweepstakes Entities. By entering, entrants and prize winner further agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and all claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting or arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.



DISPUTES: This Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State oF TEXAS, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in THE CITY OF HOUSTON AND THE STATE OF TEXAS. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in TEXAS. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of HARRIS. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.



Names of Winners/Official Rules: For a copy of these Official Rules or the Winners List, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (with proper postage affixed) to: WTU Retail Energy Attn: Laurie Ramirez 12 Greenway Plaza, Suite 300 Houston, Texas 77046. All requests must be received by December 31, 2012. The Official Rules will be available on the Website during the entire Contest. Name of winners may also be posted on the Website.



Sponsor: The “Light My Home for the Holidays” Sweepstakes is sponsored by WTU Retail Energy. The decisions of the Sponsors regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes.

©2013 WTU Retail Energy, LP (PUCT Certificate No. 10022)

Participants may copy these Official Rules for personal use only and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever. All rights reserved.