ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited by law.  Winners of previous KREM-TV, or KSKN-TV sweepstakes or contests are not eligible to win another KREM-TV or KSKN-TV sweepstakes or contest within a 90-day period. 

Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of KREM-TV, KSKN-TV, Belo Corp. (hereinafter “Sweepstakes Providers”),  Inland Empire Toyota Dealers (hereinafter “Prize Provider”), Avista (hereinafter “Sweepstakes Sponsor”), (Prize Provider and Sweepstakes Sponsor shall collectively be referred to as the “Released Parties”), and each of their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other sweepstakes sponsors advertising and promotional agencies,  and the immediate family members of and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren. In addition, employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of TV and radio stations in the greater Spokane area and members of their immediate families as defined above are ineligible to participate or win.

HOW TO ENTER:  From 5:00 a.m. PT on August 22, 2011 through 4:59 a.m. PT on October 3, 2011 (the “Promotional Period”), KREM-TV will conduct a daily “watch and win” sweepstakes entitled “Win a Prius V Sweepstakes” where viewers watch KREM2 News at 6pm Monday through Sunday to get the Prius V “keyword of the day.”  Viewers need the keyword in order to enter the sweepstakes on  There will be a new keyword each day. 

Viewers will have one fixed opportunity each day (Monday – Sunday) to get the keyword of the day on KREM2 during the 6pm News.  In the event that KREM’s 6pm News is preempted, the keyword will still air once in the 6:00pm-6:30pm time period Monday-Sunday. The keyword will also be announced at various times on KREM2 throughout each day from 5am-2am.

Throughout the Promotional Period there will be three additional entry opportunities, each with separate keywords.  1.) One bonus keyword will be available throughout the Promotional Period on  2.) One bonus keyword will be available at the Spokane County Interstate Fair (September 9-18, 2011), located on the Prius V that will be on display.  3.) One bonus keyword will be available at the Spokane Home Builders Association’s Fall Festival of Homes (September 23-25, 2011 & September 30-October 2, 2011), located on the Prius V that will be on display.

Once viewers get the Prius V “keyword of the day” and/or “bonus keyword(s)” they can enter through the sweepstakes page on between 5:00 a.m. PT and 4:59 a.m. PT the next day (the “Daily Entry Period”) by entering the correct Prius V “keyword” and then registering their name, email address, age, address and daytime phone. Each keyword of the day is unique and may only be used during its announced Daily Entry Period.  Viewers can enter once per Daily Entry Period with the exception of the three bonus keyword entries, which can be utilized during any Daily Entry Period, but only once per bonus keyword throughout the Promotional Period.  Each viewer is allowed a maximum of 45 entries TOTAL throughout the Promotional Period (one for each daily keyword along with the three bonus keyword entries). Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address or household per Daily Entry Period.


The sweepstakes begins at 5 a.m. PT on August 22, 2011 and ends at 4:59 a.m. PT on October 3, 2011. 

No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason regardless of the method of entry. The sole determinate of time for the purpose of entries will be Belo’s server located in the Central Standard Time (CST) zone.  Participants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind. 

No responsibility is assumed by the Sweepstakes Providers, their respective subsidiaries, parents, or partners for lost, late, or misdirected entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries become the property of Sweepstakes Providers and will not be returned to the Participant. All e-mail entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified with a natural person by appropriate independent means, including, without limitation, reverse domain name search. Potential winner may be requested to provide Sweepstakes Providers with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZES: One (1) grand prize winner will be awarded the following:

One (1) 2012 Toyota Prius V.  (Total Approximate Retail Value of the Grand Prize Winner Package is approximately $24,520.)

Toyota Prius V was donated by Inland Empire Toyota Dealers.

The Grand Prize (2012 Toyota Prius V) will be available for pick up no later than November 3, 2011. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested.  By participating in the Sweepstakes and accepting a prize, participants and the winner will be deemed to have agreed to these Official Rules.  Travel expenses to the Prius V Finale Event are not included.  Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges.  An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600.  Sweepstake Providers and Prize Provider reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

Grand Prize Winner must provide proof of insurance and have a valid driver’s license to take delivery of the grand prize and must take delivery at an Inland Empire Toyota Dealer designated by Prize Provider within two (2) weeks of notification.  Travel expenses are not included.  The Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for insuring and registering the vehicle, in addition to all vehicle title, license and registration fees, freight, sales tax, delivery, dealer prep, emissions inspection, additional equipment, insurance, gasoline, maintenance and all other fees and expenses associated with the receipt and use of the vehicle.  The interior/exterior colors of and specific package details of the vehicle to be determined by the Prize Provider.  Any vehicle options and/or upgrades above the package chosen by the Prize Provider will be the Grand prize Winner’s responsibility.  All additional vehicle options will be the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.  Grand Prize Winner agrees that the Sweepstakes Providers have neither made or are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the vehicle, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness, except the vehicle does include the standard vehicle limited warranty as set forth in the vehicle’s owners guide.

FINALIST SELECTION:  Ten (10) finalists will be selected by a random drawing on Monday, October 3, 2011 at KREM-TV Studios at 4103 South Regal Street, Spokane, WA. The finalists will be selected by a random drawing from all qualified entries received by the stated Sweepstakes Deadline. Finalist selection will be made by Sweepstakes Providers, whose decision shall be final. Finalists will be notified by phone or email on or near date specified. If a finalist is unreachable after one (1) business day, an alternate winner will be selected by a random drawing from the remaining qualified entries.  In order to be named a finalist, potential finalists may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize.  Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

Finalists will be required to be present at a specified time and location on Friday, October 7, 2011 to qualify to participate in the Prius V Finale Event to determine the Grand Prize Winner. Travel expenses to the Prius V Finale Event are not included.  If a finalist is not present at the specified time and location, he or she will forfeit the right to participate in the Prius V Finale Event activity and chance to be the Grand Prize Winner and Sweepstakes Providers shall have no further obligations to the finalist.  .

GRAND PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: The ten (10) finalists will attend the Prius V Finale Event on October 7, 2011. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a random drawing from the ten (10) finalists at the Finale Event.  

USE OF SWEEPSTAKES INFORMATION:  Notwithstanding any contrary provision in Sweepstakes Providers’ privacy policies, Participants grant to Sweepstakes Providers, and Sweepstakes Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. Participants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Sweepstakes Providers, Prize Provider and Sweepstakes Sponsor the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes.  By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Sweepstakes Providers, Prize Provider and Sweepstakes Sponsor to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Providers, the Released Parties and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.

CONDUCT:  By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  The Official Rules will be available at and the KREM-TV Studios at 4103 South Regal Street, Spokane, WA. Participants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sweepstakes Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules.

You agree that in your participation in the Sweepstakes you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Providers, their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other sweepstake sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the sweepstake includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the sweepstake. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the sweepstake or to prevent others' participation in the sweepstake.


LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the sweepstakes, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize.  Sweepstake Providers are not responsible: (i) for any lost, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information in the Sweepstakes or for any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Providers assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sweepstake Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sweepstakes Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

RULES / WINNERS LIST:  Official Rules and the name of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: KREM-TV, 4103 South Regal Street, Spokane, WA 99223. Indicate “Win a Prius V Sweepstakes Rules Request" or "Win a Prius V Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the sweepstake. Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this sweepstakes may be addressed to:  Win a Prius V Sweepstakes,  c/o KREM-TV, 4103 South Regal Street, Spokane, WA 99223

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:  The Sweepstakes and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyrighted KREM-TV, KSKN-TV, Belo Corp., and/or their sponsors. The names, logos, and icons identifying the products and services of the Sweepstakes Providers, Prize Provider and Sweepstakes Sponsor are proprietary marks of KREM-TV, KSKN-TV, Belo Corp.,  Inland Empire Toyota Dealers, and Avista, respectively.  Toyota and Toyota Prius are the trademarks of Toyota, which is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse the services of Sweepstake Providers. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.