LUCKY BREAK SEASON 4

Official Rules

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. You must be at least 21 years or older, a resident of Arizona and a valid ID to participate.  Void where prohibited by law.  Limit one entry per person. One prize package will be awarded each week for twelve (12) weeks for “Judges’’ Choice”.  Twelve (12) weekly “People’s Pick” winners will be chosen.  A contestant can only win one weekly prize package.  All twelve (12) “Judges’ Choice” & twelve (12) “People’s Pick” weekly winners are then eligible to compete for the grand prize.  Participants cannot be members of AFTRA and/or previous winners of Lucky Break competitions and must sign a release before they are eligible to sing in this contest. Participants cannot use any musical instruments and must choose songs from the provided music library. All weekly winners and select contestants will appear in the Saturday night TV show “LONE BUTTE CASINO PRESENTS LUCKY BREAK”, (hereafter collectively known as “LUCKY BREAK”) on KPHO-TV CBS 5 at 11:35 pm.  Season V begins, January 27 and ends June 09, 2011 with the Grand Finale airing on July 02, 2011.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, follow all instructions on the official entry form/waiver available on the website at www.WinGilaRiver.com or pick up a registration form at the Players Club at Lone Butte Casino. Provide your name, address, city, state, zip code, age, daytime telephone number and other information requested.  
 
Auditions for appearing in “LUCKY BREAK” will be held on Wednesday evenings (starting January 26, and continuing each Wednesday thru March 30, 2011– schedule subject to change) at approximately 7pm in the Cascades Lounge in Lone Butte Casino.   Applicants will perform (audition) and a select few will advance to the next round and perform in one (1) of the twelve (12) preliminary round tapings of the show on Thursday evenings (starting Jan 27  – schedule subject to change).  

In addition, “Wild Card” contestants may be selected to perform on Thursday evenings prior to the taping of the show, to fill any remaining positions that may be available.   Applicants must register on-site from 6pm – 7pm on Thursday evenings, for “Wild Card” consideration.

No responsibility is assumed by KPHO-TV, Meredith Corporation, Lone Butte Casino, Gila River Gaming Enterprise and/or Mike Ousley Productions, Inc.  (Hereafter collectively known as "Contest Providers") for lost, late, ineligible, misdirected or illegible entries; or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur.

DEADLINES:
   Registered applicants will be contacted by the producers to audition Wednesday evenings in the Cascades Lounge in Lone Butte Casino.    Due to the volume of applications all applicants may not have an opportunity to audition.  In addition, due to time and space constraints, not all applicants or contestants will be shown on television or posted to social media sites or WinGilaRiver.com.   Editing the TV show will not determine who wins the contest.   All twelve (12), “Judges’ Choice” winners and twelve (12) “People’s Pick” winners will be contacted by the producers and scheduled for subsequent taping of the Semi Finals (Thursday, April 14, 21 and 28, 2011  – schedule subject to change) in order to qualify for the Finals (Thursday, May  05, 12, 19, 26 and June 02, 2011 – schedule subject to change). The remaining two (2), Finals winners will be contacted by the producers and scheduled for the subsequent taping of the Grand Finale (Thursday, June 09, 2011 – schedule subject to change.)

SELECTION:  “LUCKY BREAK” show producers will select the weekly singers/contestants who will be offered the opportunity to tape an episode for ”LUCKY BREAK” show, from the Wednesday night auditions and/or Thursday night “Wild Card” selection.  No applicant is guaranteed the opportunity to audition/tape on the show; applicants chosen to audition are completely at the producers’ discretion.  Applicants can only be chosen as contestants, taped and aired on KPHO-TV only once for “LUCKY BREAK”.

CRITERIA FOR CONTESTANT SELECTION AND ADVANCEMENT:    Show producers and Judges may draw from some or all of the following criteria:

  • Appearance
  • Talent
  • Singing skill
  • Stage presence
  • Vocal clarity
  • Potential to entertain an audience
  • Crowd appeal
  • Overall impression

NOTE:   Prior to each taping each show, the producers will decide between 7pm and 8pm the order of the line-up of contestants to sing for that evening’s taping. 

JUDGES’ CHOICE WINNER SELECTION FOR PRELIMINARY ROUNDS:  The producer and Judges’ decisions on the evaluation of each contestant is final.  Contestants agree to accept the Judges’ decision.  No changes can be made to a contestant’s score after the contestant score is revealed.  Each week during the preliminary rounds on Thursday evenings (starting January 27 thru April 07, 2011 – schedule subject to change) one (1) participant will be declared the “Judges’ Choice” winner.   A total of Twelve (12) “Judges’ Choice” winners will advance to compete in the Semi Finals (Thursday, April 14, 21 and 28, 2011 – schedule subject to change).   All Twelve (12) advancing “Judges’ Choice” winners will receive a certificate for Sunday Jazz Brunch for Four at Verona Chophouse at Lone Butte Casino. Approximate value of each weekly total prize package: $80.00. Should additional partners sponsor the show, additional prize(s) may be offered.

PEOPLE’S PICK WINNER SELECTION FOR PRELIMINARY ROUNDS: Each week during the preliminary rounds, all singers/contestants not chosen as the “Judges’ Choice” will automatically be entered into the “People’s Pick’ weekly text competition.  The weekly “People’s Pick” winner with most text votes will be offered the opportunity to compete in the Semi Finals ((Thursday, April 14, 21 and 28, 2011 – schedule subject to change). Viewers may vote for their favorite as People’s Pick winner by texting keyword “LUCKY” to 28553.  Voting will be open immediately following airing of the show on Saturday evening until the following Tuesday evening, 11:59pm AZT.  A total of Twelve (12) “People’s Pick” winners will advance to compete in the Semi Finals (Thursday, April 14, 21 and 28, 2011 – schedule subject to change).   

TEXT VOTING:
  A maximum number of 10 text votes per week, per phone number, will be accepted.   Viewers may vote for their favorite as “People’s Pick” winner by texting keyword “LUCKY” to 28553.   Voting will be open immediately following airing of the show on Saturday evening until the following Tuesday evening, 11:59pm AZT. Text voting is available during preliminary rounds only.

WINNER SELECTION FOR SEMI FINALS:  Twelve (12) “Judges’ Choice” winners and twelve (12) “People’s Pick” winners, for a total of Twenty four (24) contestants, will compete in the Semi Finals (Thursday, April 14, 21 and 28, 2011 – schedule subject to change).  The top Four (4) “Judges’ Choice” contestants for each week of the Semi Finals, a total of Twelve (12), will advance to the Finals (Thursday, May 05, 12, 19, 26 and June 02, 2011 – schedule subject to change).  All twelve (12) advancing winners will receive a certificate for Dinner for Two at Verona Chophouse at Lone Butte Casino.  Approximate value of each weekly total prize package: $100.00.  Should additional partners sponsor the show, additional prize(s) may be offered.

WINNER SELECTION FOR FINALS:   The twelve (12) remaining contestants will compete for a spot in the Grand Finale (Thursday, June 09, 2011 – schedule subject to change.)  The bottom two (2) contestants each week of the Finals (Thursday, May 05, 12, 19, 26 and June 02, 2011 – schedule subject to change), for a total of ten (10) for a remaining two (2) contestants will advance to Grand Finale (Thursday, June 09, 2011 – schedule subject to change.)   All ten (10) eliminated contestants will receive a consolation prize for a certificate for Sunday Jazz Brunch for Four at Verona Chophouse at Lone Butte Casino.  Approximate value of each weekly total prize package: $80.00.  Should additional partners sponsor the show, additional prize(s) may be offered. The remaining two (2) advancing winners will receive a certificate for Dinner for Two at Verona Chophouse at Lone Butte Casino.  Approximate value of each weekly total prize package: $100.00.  Should additional partners sponsor the show, additional prize(s) may be offered.

WINNER SELECTION FOR GRANDE FINALE:   The producers and Judges’’ decisions on the evaluation of each contestant is final.  Contestants agree to accept the Judges’’ decision.  

PRIZES – GRAND FINALE WINNER:
  One (1) “Judges’’ Choice” will receive Ten Thousand dollars ($10,000) and  a trip for two (2) for an opportunity to audition with several major record label executives, which includes two nights of hotel accommodations and roundtrip airfare from Phoenix, AZ (Trip tentatively scheduled for the second or third week in January, 2012). Approximate value of the grand prize package: $11,000.00. Approximate value of audition is Priceless. The Grand Finale Winner will also perform at the taping of the next season of Lucky Break.

  • At the sole discretion of Lone Butte Casino is hereby is granted an option for the Grand Prize Winner to perform in concert at its facility. If this option is exercised Casino will pay the Winner $1,000.00 for each of the two (2) - 90 minute performances this option expires twenty four months from the date the winner is chosen.


NOTE:   Additional enhancements may be added to Prize Packages.  Contest providers reserve the right to substitute prizing of equal or higher value.

ELIGIBILITY:  
The Contest is open to United States citizens who are at least 21 years or older at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited by law.  Employees of Contest Providers, including, but not limited to KPHO-TV, Meredith Corporation, Lone Butte Casino, Gila River Gaming Enterprise, Mike Ousley Productions, Inc. and their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other contest sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible.

USE OF CONTEST INFORMATION:   Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any of Contest Providers' respective privacy policies, Contestants grant to Contest Providers, and Contest Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information provided by Contestants in connection with the Contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. Contestants will be required to sign a release, which grants to Contest Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Contest.  By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Contest Providers 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 Contest Providers, 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 Contest or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.

CONDUCT:
   By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be available throughout the Contest.  Contestants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Contest Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Contest 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 Contest the registration of usernames or group names - 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 KPHO-TV, Meredith Corporation, Lone Butte Casino, Gila River Gaming Enterprise, Mike Ousley Productions, Inc. and their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other contest sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Contest includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in the use connection with the Contest. If the producers suspect you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs you can be removed from the contest with no recourse what-so-ever. The producers’ decisions are final. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Contest or to prevent others' participation in the Contest.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize.  Contest Providers are not responsible for: (i) any lost, late, illegible, incomplete, postage-due, misdirected or mutilated mail; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Contest or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Contest 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. Contest 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 Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Contest Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Contest Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.

RULES / WINNERS LIST:   Official Rules and the name of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to:  LONE BUTTE’S LUCKY BREAK, P.O. Box 36333 Birmingham, AL 35236.  Indicate LONE BUTTE PRESENTS LUCKY BREAK “Rules Request" or LONE BUTTE CASINO PRESENTS LUCKY BREAK “Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit: one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the contest, show air date, city and reason for the request. Winners List will be available five (5) days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this contest may be addressed to: LONE BUTTE CASINO PRESENTS LUCKY BREAK, P.O. Box 36333 Birmingham, AL 35236.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:   The Contest and all of the related pages, contents are copyrights of Mike Ousley Productions, Inc. and/or their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other contest sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, employees and/or sponsors.   Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.  

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