The Florida Lottery


Season’s Gold Holiday - Watch to Win Official Rules


1.)    No purchase necessary.

2.)    The watch-to-win promotion will take place Monday, November 11 through Friday, November 15; the grand prize drawing will take place on Monday, November 18. The promotion will be structured to prompt viewers to tune into the WCJB to find the “Word of the Day” displayed on the screen. Viewers will then visit the station’s website by 2 a.m. where they will enter into the prize drawing by entering the “Word of the Day”. Viewers can only enter once per day.  WCJB will select one (1) winner each day. Each of the winners chosen each day will win: (150) $2 Season’s Gold Scratch-Off tickets and one (1) $100 Bass Pro Shop gift card. There will be one (1) grand prize winner selected on Monday, November 18. The grand prize winner chosen will win: (1) LG 47” LED HDTV. Winners will be selected by random drawing from all correct entries received each night. At the end of the promotional period, one (1) grand prize winner will be selected by random drawing from all correct entries received during the promotional period.

Drawings for the daily prize will take place by 12noon the day following each daily entry period for the Monday – Thursday daily winners; these winners will be notified via telephone or Email within 24 hours of each drawing. On Monday, 11/18/13, Friday’s daily winner will be randomly drawn by 12noon (from Friday’s entries) and the Grand Prize winner will be randomly drawn by 12:01 PM (from all entries received); these winners will be notified via telephone or Email by 1pm that day.

The station will be responsible for contacting the winners directly via email or telephone on the day following each drawing during the length of the contest. The winners will be given 48 hours to claim their prize until an alternate is selected by the station.

3.)    Winners must provide their correct name, address, and phone number to the station at time of notification. Winners must show photo identification to claim prizes. The Lottery will be provided with a photocopy of each winner’s proof of age. 

4.)    Winners must be 18 years of age or older.

5.)    Employees of the Florida Lottery, WCJB, and Diversified Communications, their immediate families, and participating sponsors are not eligible to participate. 

6.)    Any or all federal, state and/or local taxes are the responsibility of the winner(s).

7.)    Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness and/or photograph for promotional purposes of WCJB without any further compensation.

8.)    Entry into a contest releases WCJB, The Florida Lottery, participating sponsors, corporate officers, subsidiaries, employees and agencies from any and all liability for injuries or damages that may be sustained in connection with the prize.

9.)    WCJB retains the right to determine all decisions regarding the contest, and all decisions made by WCJB are final.  WCJB will not change the contest without consulting the Florida Lottery.

10.) Contest is void where prohibited by law.

11.) A list of winners will be made available for 30 days after the contest closing date to anyone who supplies a self addressed, stamped envelope for the aforementioned list to:


Karen Woolfstead

6220 N.W. 43rd Street

Gainesville, Fl   32653

12.) Due to the nature of a scratch-off lottery ticket, WCJB makes no claims as to the value of the tickets or guarantees that the contestant will win any prize.

13.) Winners must present themselves at the TV station during regular business hours within 48 hours of winning in order to collect their prize.  Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be forfeited and an alternate will be selected or the prize packs will be returned to the Florida Lottery along with a winner’s log.

14.) In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, any on-line entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account from which it was sent.  The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.   A selected winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the selected winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.  If a dispute cannot be resolved, the entry will be deemed ineligible.  The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically register and/or enter repeatedly is prohibited.  If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  Should this Sweepstakes be terminated the Sponsor reserves the right to select the winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the action requiring such termination.  Releases assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.  Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, garbled, misdirected, or postage due entries or mail, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.