Weather Quiz Contest Rules 2020

FOX 2 Weather Authority Weather Quiz Giveaway Rules 2020

Who Can Enter

1.    Entrants must be legal Michigan residents residing within the following counties: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw, Monroe or Sanilac, who are 18 years of age or older and have lawful access to the method(s) of entry set forth in these rules.

2.    Employees of New World Communication of Detroit, Inc., owner of television station WJBK (“Sponsor”), Wallside Windows, their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family and household members of each are ineligible.

How To Enter

3.    No purchase is necessary to enter or win.  Only one entry per e-mail address per day (Monday through Friday).  The giveaway begins on December 30, 2019, and continues through December 18, 2020 (the “Giveaway Period”).  Monthly Giveaways will be held during the following periods:

Start Date                    End Date
12/30/19                     1/24/20
1/27/20                     2/21/20
2/24/20                     3/27/20
3/30/20                    4/24/20
4/27/20                     5/29/20
6/01/20                    6/26/20
6/29/20                     7/24/20
7/27/20                     8/28/20
8/31/20                    9/25/20
9/28/20                     10/23/20
10/26/20                    11/20/20
11/23/20                    12/18/20
Monthly Giveaway entries must be received by 3:00 p.m. Friday, on each End Date above. Entries are only eligible for the monthly prize during the Monthly Giveaway period received; but all entries will be eligible for the Grand Prize, subject to these rules.

4.    To enter, access the online entry form at, and follow all instructions to complete the entry form, including providing the correct answer to that week’s weather quiz question.

5.    Sponsor is not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware, or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry, winner(s) or other giveaway information by Sponsor or entrants for any reason whatsoever.  Sponsor is also not responsible for any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in the giveaway or for entries that are late, misdirected or incomplete.  All entry materials may be maintained as part of WJBK’s giveaway records.  CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF THE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the giveaway if it becomes technically or otherwise corrupted.

6.    One monthly winner will be selected by random drawing on or about the first Monday following each End Date from among valid entries having the correct answers to the applicable weather quiz question received during each Monthly Giveaway period. Monthly winners will be announced on FOX 2 News Morning, subject to all prize acceptance requirements as set forth in these rules.  In addition, one Grand Prize winner will be selected on or about December 21, 2020, by random drawing from among all valid entries received during the Giveaway Period having the correct answer to the weather quiz question. 

The Prizes

7.    Monthly Giveaway prizes will be announced when entries are solicited. The Grand Prize winner will receive new Wallside Windows for his or her home, up to a $5,000 retail value.  The Grand Prize winner must make arrangements to have the windows installed in a building legally owned by the Grand Prize winner by May 31, 2021, or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. All winners will be notified of the estimated retail value of their prize prior to prize acceptance. The Grand Prize is provided by Wallside Windows.

8.    Winners will be notified by e-mail and/or phone within approximately 72 hours following selection.  All winners will be required to complete, sign and return a Certification of Eligibility and Release and claim the prize in a manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion within ten days of the date of notification or they will be disqualified. If a winner cannot be reached, or if a winner does not return the signed and completed Certification of Eligibility and Release and claim the prize within the designated time period, Sponsor will select an alternate winner by random drawing if, in Sponsor’s reasonable discretion, time permits.  

9.    Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for any other items by the winners.  The winners cannot assign or transfer prize.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of like or greater value, including cash, for any prize, for any reason.

10.    The winners are responsible for all local, county, state, and federal taxes on prizes based on the value of the prizes set forth in these rules.
11.    Only one prize will be awarded per household. Individuals are not eligible to win a prize in this giveaway if they have been selected as a winner in another WJBK giveaway during the 30 days prior to being selected as a winner in this giveaway, except that the final monthly winner and his or her household members will be eligible to win the Grand Prize.

Odds of Winning Miscellaneous

12.    Odds of winning depend on the number of correct entries received.

13.    Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use winners’ names, hometowns, likenesses, and photographs for broadcast, online posting, and/or any in any other media, including for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional compensation.

14.    These giveaway rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WJBK-FOX 2, 16550 W. 9 Mile, Southfield, MI 48075, and at for at least 30 days following the final End Date.  

15.    For a list of prize winners of monthly prizes winners please send a self addressed stamped envelope to Weather Quiz Prize Winners, BOX 2000, Southfield MI 48037-2000. 

16.    This giveaway is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law, including without limitation, in jurisdictions requiring registration, filing, trust account, or posting of a bond, or any other requirements or disclosures that are not expressly satisfied by these rules.  Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, offering, or administration of the giveaway, or in the announcement of the prize.  In the event of a dispute over who submitted a particular entry, Sponsor will determine the entrant’s identity or select an alternate winner, in its sole discretion.

17.    By entering, participants represent that they are eligible, and agree (a) to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, (b) to release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, and (c) to Sponsor’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy located at