Win A Piano For My School 2013

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Fields Pianos, 810 E. Dyer Rd., Santa Ana, CA, 92705 (“Fields Pianos”)

KTLA-TV, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (“KTLA”)


The Contest Entry Period begins at 12:00:01 a.m. PT on December 11, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on December 18, 2013 (the “Entry Period”).  All entries must be submitted and received within this time period.  Any entries not received within this time period will be disqualified.


Go to during the Entry Period.  Alternatively, you may visit either or and click the button for the piano giveaway. Log into Facebook and click the “like” button on the page.  By clicking “like,” you will be directed to the Contest entry form. You will be required to “like” the Facebook page for either KTLA 5 News or the KTLA 5 Morning News in order to submit your entry. Facebook users who have already “liked” either the KTLA-TV Facebook page or the KTLA 5 Morning News Facebook page before the Contest Period will be taken directly to the entry form by visiting (after logging into Facebook). Limit one entry per person/e-mail address during the Entry Period. Multiple entries from the same person/e-mail address or incomplete entries will be disqualified.

On each form you will be required to provide all information requested, including, without limitation, name, telephone number, email address, school you are nominating, the school’s address, an essay consisting of no more than 50 words detailing why the school you are nominating deserves to win the prize in this Contest, and the uploading of one video that illustrates why your nominated school should win. Video must be NO GREATER than 200MB in size, NO LONGER than one (1) minute, and in one of the following formats: avi,dv,mov,qt,mp4,mpeg,3gp,asf,wmv,mpg.  You must have a valid e-mail account in order for your entry to be eligible. Photos and videos that are altered or electronically enhanced in order to substantially misrepresent the entrant or the subject matter will not be considered and will be disqualified.  Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify those entries that contain offensive or inappropriate material which are deemed by Sponsors to be unsuitable, or which Sponsors believe would subject them to a claim or litigation.

By submitting a photo or video and essay, entrants and nominees warrant that their photos,  and videos, and essays are their own original creations, have not been previously published, do not violate the rights of any other person or company (including but not limited to privacy and copyrights), do not defame, libel, or slander anyone or any entity, do not contain offensive, indecent, vulgar, obscene or profane content, and in no other way violate any applicable laws, as determined by Sponsors.  Entries that include photos, videos or essays that do not comply with these Rules shall be disqualified.

Entrants agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sponsors and their affiliates and subsidiaries harmless against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, claims, debts, investigations, fines, penalties, costs, expenses and settlements (including attorneys’ fees and costs of litigation, settlement, judgment, interest and penalties) arising out of or related to a breach of the foregoing representations and warranties or otherwise related to the entry.

You must also have a valid e-mail account in order for your entry to be eligible.  Copies or other mechanical reproductions, facsimiles, entries containing technical or electronic reproductions, entries containing attached files are not eligible and will be rejected. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the e-mail account will be deemed the person who submitted the entry.  Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsors  and will not be returned or acknowledged.  Neither Contest Administrator nor Sponsor is responsible for entries that are lost, late, misaddressed or misdirected due to technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable internet connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or networks transmissions, inability to access the website or online service, or any other technical error or malfunction.



Void Where Prohibited By Law.

The Contest  is open to legal residents of the Los Angeles Designated Market Area, as defined by The Nielsen Company, who are 13 years of age or older as of December 11, 2013.  Employees of Sponsors or their parent corporations, subsidiaries, or affiliates, related promotional agencies, media outlets in the Los Angeles, CA market and such employees’ immediate family or household members are not eligible to enter or win the Contest.

Schools nominated by entrants must be recognized as accredited institutions by the United States Department of Education (USDOE). Prize will be given directly to the Winning School (see below) and not to the entrant who nominated the school. If the winner nominates a school that is not recognized as accredited by the USDOE, sponsors reserve the right to choose, in their discretion, whether or not to award the prize to that school.


On or near December 19, 2013, a judging panel composed of KTLA Staff will designate one (1) entry as the Winner from among all valid entries received based on receiving the highest scores pursuant to the following criteria:

  • 45% Level of need by the nominated school, as demonstrated in the entry materials
  • 45% Creativity demonstrated in video and essay/written statement portion of entry materials
  • 10% Marketing value of entry materials

The nominated school of the winning entry (“Winning School”) will receive a Kohler & Campbell piano, model KC-142, serial number IJRCU0523 (“Prize”).  Approximate retail value of the prize is $2,500.

No prize will be awarded to the person who submitted the winning entry.

All federal, state, and local taxes associated with the Prize, as well as all other costs or expenses involved in obtaining the Prize, including transport of the Piano to the Winning School, are the responsibility of the Winning School.

The Prize is not replaceable if lost, stolen, or destroyed, not transferable or redeemable for cash, and may not be substituted for another prize, except at the sole discretion of Sponsors  or as provided in these rules.   Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for the prize.

The person who submitted the winning entry (“Winner”) will be notified that he or she has been selected as a winner by telephone or by e-mail.

The Winner and a representative of the Winning School will be required to present valid identification and will be required to sign a Statement/Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release by the deadline established by Sponsor and Contest Administrator in order to receive the prize.  Failure to fulfill these requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize.   Fields Piano or its agents will send the Winning School a 1099 tax form reflecting the actual value of any prize that is $600 or more.


If for any reason, the Internet-related portion of these Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the Contest, Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Contest or any portion of the Contest. ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE FAIR AND LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THESE CONTEST WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE CONTEST. Information submitted in Internet entries, including entrant’s name, address, e-mail address, etc., may be used by Sponsors and any of its assigns for marketing or promotional purposes.

By participating in this Contest, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsors and all their parent corporations, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and the officers, directors, agents, and employees of all such companies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this Contest, and/or your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize and any travel related thereto, including without limitation, personal injury, death, property damage, defamation, infringement of intellectual property rights, and claims based on the rights of publicity and privacy.

Sponsors are not responsible for changes made to the Prizes being awarded, including any delay, cancellation or postponement of the Prize events, and are under no obligation to provide a substitute prize.  Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration or execution of the Contest or in the announcements of the prizes/prize winners.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsors in connection with this Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions.

Neither the failure of Sponsors to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules nor the failure, delay or omission by Sponsors or in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of  Sponsors’ rights to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

By participating in these Contest, you also agree to have your name, biographical information, and likeness used in any and all media for promotional purposes relating to these Contest or future similar Contest without further compensation or notice, except as prohibited by law.

For a copy of the Official Rules or the name of the winners, send a self-addressed envelope to “Win A Piano For My School”, KTLA-TV, Attn: Creative Services, 5800 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90028, by January 31, 2013.  The Winner’s Name and Name of School will only be available after the Winner has been verified and the Prize has been awarded.