2012 Contest Rules
PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest Rules 2012
The Contest will begin from February 27th.
Eligibility & Entry Guidelines
Format & Illustrations
Official Entry Form
Judging, Awards & Notification
Entries will be judged on originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of text and illustrations. will judge local submissions. All decisions of the judges are final and not subject to appeal or review. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received at participating stations. Local prizes for the 2012 Contest are determined by A celebration event will be held for all participants with a Magic Show with Magic Mike and prizes for the winning entries.
Return of Entries
The Contest administrators will make every effort, but are not required, to return entries only if accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope of an appropriate size. KUED 7 is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, mutilated, incomplete or illegible entries, or postage-due mail.
Rights Associated with Contest
Submission of the Entry Form constitutes permission for KUED 7 and WNED to use the participants' name, likeness, biographical information, information and materials contained in the Entry Form, photographs, and any statements or remarks made about the Contest in advertising and promotion without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. All entries, and any copyrights therein, become the sole property of KUED 7 and WNED. By entering, entrants agree to abide by the above stated rules, and warrant that their entry is their original work and does not infringe upon or violate rights of any third party, and grant to KUED 7 and WNED the right to edit, publish, promote, and otherwise use their entry materials without permission, notice or compensation. No royalties will be paid at this or any time.
By submitting an entry and Entry Form, each participant (and parent or guardian) assigns all right, title, and interest in and to the entry and Entry Form to KUED 7 and WNED and warrants that the participant (and parent or guardian) have the authority to assign such right, title, and interest. In the event that any applicable law requires certain formalities to be fulfilled to effectuate such grant of rights, each participant (and parent or guardian) agrees to cooperate with KUED 7 and WNED to achieve fulfillment of such formalities.
By submitting an Entry Form, each participant (and parent or guardian) agree to be bound by these Contest Rules. Each participant (and parent or guardian) agrees to release and hold KUED 7 and WNED, and their employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, subsidiaries, parent companies, or other affiliated companies harmless from any and all damages, losses, claims and liabilities arising out of participation in the Contest or resulting from acceptance or claiming of any prize hereunder. KUED 7 and WNED reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate, suspend or otherwise cancel the Contest at any time. Income and all other taxes are the responsibility of the prize recipient. KUED 7 and WNED are not responsible for any expenses incurred in connection with participation in the Contest.
Please Note: PBS member stations are permitted to use the PBS name and PBS KIDS GO! logo for this contest, but PBS does not produce or sponsor the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. PBS takes no part in the receipt or judging of entries and the awarding of prizes. The PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest is operated entirely by WNED and your local station.
The PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest 2012 is being coordinated by WNED-TV, Buffalo/Toronto ("WNED"). WNED supports local station development for this year's Contest until a national sponsor can be secured. The Contest traditionally runs from January through March, with the judging taking place in April. Local winner announcements should be made no later than May 31st to allow for consistency