Southeastern Wildlife Expo 2019 Ticket Giveaway | PHOTO CONTEST

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This is a reproduction of the 37th Annual Southeastern Wildlife Expo official poster, which features a painting by Lou Pasqua called "Little Havoc." The second-place winner of this contest will win a poster-sized print of the artwork, valued at $40. (SEWE)

Interested in two general admission tickets to the 2019 Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE) in Charleston, South Carolina?

You could win the two SEWE tickets for Friday, February 15, by entering our wildlife photo contest!

By submitting one photo you have taken of wildlife in the Southeastern United States, you will be entered into the giveaway contest.

Photos will be scored according to accuracy of topic (i.e. the photo must show wildlife), as well as aesthetics such as photo composition, action in the photograph, and charisma displayed by the photo subject.

First- and second-place prize winners will be chosen after photos are judged.

The first-place winner will receive the two tickets for Friday, Feb. 15's SEWE general admission events. The tickets are valued at $100 ($50 apiece).

The second-place winner will receive a print of the official 2019 Southeastern Wildlife Expo poster, which features artwork by Lou Pasqua called "Little Havoc." The poster has a prize value of $40.

To enter the contest, upload your photo and enter your information in the embedded entry form below.

(The entry form is best viewed on a desktop computer. If you're having trouble seeing it on a mobile device, CLICK HERE to enter.)

Winners will be notified on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. See the full official contest entry rules below.





Contest: WCIV / Southeastern Wildlife Expo Ticket and Poster Giveaway

Station: Sinclair Properties, LLC dba WCIV

Station Address: WCIV, 888 Allbritton Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Contest Area: South Carolina Counties: Charleston, Dorchester, Colleton, Berkeley, and Georgetown

Sponsor(s): WCIV

Prize Provider(s): Southeaster Wildlife Expo

Age of Eligibility: Eighteen (18)

Contest Period: February 8, 2019 to February 13, 2019

Entries Due: 12:00 PM EST on February 13, 2019

Entry is limited to one (1) entry per IP address.

Photo Topic: Photos of wildlife found in the Southeastern United States.

Judging Criteria: Photo shows wildlife (40%), Photo composition (20%), Action (20%) and Charisma of photo subject (20%)

Number of Winners Based on Judging Results: One (1) First Place Winner and One (1) Second Place Winner

Total Number of Winners: One (1) First Place Winner and One (1) Second Place Winner

Winner Selection Date: February 14, 2019

Prize(s) and Value(s):

First Place Prize: Two (2) general admission tickets to the 37th Annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition on February 15, 2019 in Charleston, SC. The tickets grant access to certain events designated as "General Admission" attractions by the Southeastern Wildlife Expo. These events are held in various locations. Prize Value is $100. / $50. per ticket.

Second Place Prize: One (1) print of the 37th Annual Southeastern Wildlife Expo official poster, which features a painting by Lou Pasqua called "Little Havoc". Prize Value is $40.

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

All capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth above.

How to Enter

To enter, log onto the Station’s Website, and click on the Contest section to access the Contest entry page. Complete the online entry form with your name, address, phone number, birth date, upload your photograph of the Photo Topic, and click submit. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

Judging of Entries

Each entry will be judged and scored by a panel of judges comprised of Station personnel based on the Judging Criteria.

On the Winner Selection Date, the judges will determine the Total Number of Winners with the highest score(s) based on the criteria set forth above.


1. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be U.S. residents who are at least the Age of Eligibility, and reside in the Contest Area. Residents and Citizens of the European Union are not eligible to enter or win this Contest.

2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Station (collectively, the “Company”), Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), contest software providers, social media platforms, each of their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, domestic partners, grandparents, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and any other relatives who reside in the same household with employee. Only one winner per household.

Contest Terms and Conditions

1. Station is not responsible for lost, late, garbled, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction. All entries (including photographs) received that are duplicate, mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries (including photographs) become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or returned.

2. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Station is not responsible for any technological malfunction, or human error relating to the Contest.

3. By entering, entrants represent and warrant (i) that he/she owns the photograph submitted, (ii) the photograph does not violate the rights of any third parties, (iii) the photograph complies with all of requirements of the Photo Topic, (iv) the photograph has not been altered or enhanced with any software (excluding redeye), and (v) he/she agrees to the terms and conditions located at the Station’s Website Terms and Conditions. No lewd, nude, crude, or offensive photographs (as determined by the Station in its sole and absolute discretion) will be accepted.

4. Prizes are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose. Prizes are subject to the Sponsor(s) and/or Prize Provider(s) standard terms and conditions, and expiration dates. For any ticket related prize, Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not responsible if any event or performance is cancelled or postponed.

5. Each winner will be notified by email or phone. Before claiming any prize, each winner must provide his/her correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification. Each winner must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within three (3) days of notification (or less due to prize use time constraints), at the time winner claims his/her prize in person at the Station. Each winner must show picture identification to claim his/her prize. Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding any prize based on the identification presented.

6. If a winner cannot be notified within two (2) days, or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and time permitting, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner with the next highest score, as determined by the judges in their sole and absolute discretion. If time does not permit for an alternate winner to be determined, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will remain the property of the Station.

7. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for any prize except at the sole discretion of Station. The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value. No sale, transfer or assignment of any prize is allowed.

8. Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules. Each winner must sign a W-9 form.

9. Entrants are eligible to win only one prize within any 90-day period, regardless of the number of contests entered.

10. The Company is not liable if the provider of any part of a prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

11. The Company, Sponsor(s), and Prize Provider(s) accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded in the Contest. By entering, entrants agree to release the Company, Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), contest software providers, and each of their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all claims, loss, damage or injury as a result of or incident to his/her participation in the Contest or his/her use of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge and agree that if a winner, the Company has the right to publicize entrant’s name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that entrant is a winner of the Contest for promotional purposes, without financial remuneration.

12. Complete Official Rules for the Contest are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at the Station and on the Station’s Website. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station at the Station Address within thirty (30) days of the last day of the Contest Period.

13. The Station has the right to disqualify any entrant it determines has not complied with the Contest Rules. All decisions by the Station shall be final and binding relating to this contest, including the interpretation of the Contest Rules. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the contest dates. Station reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if in Station’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Contest has been, or could be, compromised or that the Contest is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or force majeure or any other causes beyond the Station’s control.

14. The Contest is subject to the Station’s Privacy Policy and the Station’s Website Terms and Conditions located on the Station’s Website.