FOX 50 Gimme the Bird INTRO


FOX 50 Gimmie the Bird

This November, FOX 50 is giving YOU the bird!

No, no...not THAT kind of bird! (C'mon people...)

We're talking turkey here!
Actually, your chance to WIN a turkey dinner from Whole Foods Market! about winning $1,000 --just in time for the holidays!
(Thought that might catch your attention.)

Play FOX 50's "Gimme the Bird Sweepstakes!"
Sponsored by Whole Foods Market!

To play, follow these three easy steps:

Starting THIS MONDAY, watch these shows on FOX 50:

Monday, Nov. 4 Sleepy Hollow (9p)
Tuesday, Nov. 5 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30p)
Wednesday, Nov. 6 The X Factor (8-10p)
Thursday, Nov. 7 Glee (9p)
Friday, Nov. 8 MasterChef Junior (8p)
Monday, Nov. 11 Sleepy Hollow (9p)
Tuesday, Nov. 12 New Girl (9p)
Wednesday, Nov. 13 The X Factor (8-10p)
Thursday, Nov. 14 Glee (9p)
Friday, Nov. 15 Raising Hope (9p)


Each night, watch for the special "code-bird" to appear in the show.
(Code-bird, code-word...get it?)

Come back to before midnight and enter the "code-bird."

Each day, one winner gets
a turkey dinner from Whole Foods Market.

And at the end of the contest,
one winner gets the Grand Prize:

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 or older & legal, permanent US & WRAZ DMA resident. Limit 1 winner per family, per household. Contest period: 11/4-11/15/13. Dinner ARV $80, to be coordinated with Whole Foods Market rep. Winners drawn at random from among correct entries. Other restrictions apply. Rules at


Watch FOX 50 all this week for the daily “code-bird”
and enter at for your chance to WIN!

The FOX 50 "Gimme the Bird Sweepstakes!"

Giving the bird has never been so much fun!
(Again...the turkey, people, the turkey!)

FOX 50 Gimme the Bird Contest 2013 RULES & REGULATIONS

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local regulations apply. To enter and qualify for an opportunity to win, participants must watch for the "Code Bird" to appear during a different FOX 50 TV show weeknights from 11/4/13 through 11/15/13 (the "Contest Period") between 8pm – 10pm (ET) on FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV).

A different "Code Bird" will appear during each show on each night of the contest period. After the "Code Bird" appears, participants must log on to, enter the "Code Bird" for that night's program and submit a complete and correct electronic registration and entry form. The entry period begins each weeknight of the Contest Period at 8:00pm and ends each weeknight of the Contest Period at 11:59pm. Limit one (1) entry per person, per night during the Contest Period.

Entries that FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) believes, in its sole discretion, to have been generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and ineligible and will not be accepted or if accepted will be disqualified. All dates and times are subject to change in the event of technical issues affecting the broadcast of the broadcast or entry process, or in the event of breaking news or national or local emergency or condition that is of greater public importance, in FOX 50's sole discretion, than the timely execution of the Contest or timely display of the "Code Bird".

From 11/5/13 through 11/18/13, one (1) winner will be randomly selected each weekday by FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) from among all eligible entries that have correctly identified the "Code Bird" for the relevant day and show during the Contest Period and will each be offered a Turkey dinner from Whole Foods Market. On or around 11/18/13, one (1) grand prize winner will be randomly selected by FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) from among all eligible entries that have correctly identified the "Code Bird" for the relevant day and show during the Contest Period and will be offered $1,000.

PRIZE & VALUE & ODDS OF WINNING: Ten (10) verified winners will each be offered a Turkey dinner from Whole Foods Market. (Each dinner will be fulfilled by a Whole Foods Market Representative.) Dinners consist of: one (1) pre-cooked turkey (7lb average weight)—this turkey will be in a roasting pan, already herb-rubbed with mirepoix in the roasting pan. (It will need to be heated prior to eating.), 2lbs Home-style Mashed Potatoes, 2lbs Southern Cornbread Dressing, 2lbs Green Bean Casserole, 1 pint Cranberry Orange Relish, 1 quart Turkey Gravy (All sides, except cranberry relish, will need to be heated before serving. No substitutions allowed. Total ARV of each dinner: $80. One (1) verified grand prize winner will be offered the $1,000 grand prize. (The grand prize will be issued through a pre-paid credit card totaling $1,000 and will be issued after winner's eligibility requirements have been verified by FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV). FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc. and sponsors assume no liability or responsibility in connection with any warranty or representation made with respect to any prize or component of any prize. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and participants' ability to correctly identify the "Code Bird".

PRIZE REDEMPTION/CLAIM/RELEASES: Winners will be notified via phone and/or e-mail based on information provided by the participant in entry form, and his/her name will be posted on the website once it has been determined that he/she meets all eligibility requirements. In order to claim the turkey dinner, actual prize winners must claim their "Whole Foods Market Winner Letter" in person at the FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) Studios at 2619 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27606 during regular business hours, no later than 5.30pm (ET) on 11/20/13. Turkey dinners will be forfeited if not claimed by 5.30p on 11/20/13 and alternate winners will not be selected. All Dinner Winners must order their turkey dinner by contacting the Whole Foods Market Representative through the email/phone # provided in the "Whole Foods Market Winner Letter" during regular business hours by 5pm (ET), 11/21/13 or the prize will be forfeited. Winner is responsible for picking up their dinner on confirmed day at confirmed location. Grand prize must be claimed in person by actual prize winner at the FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) Studios located at 2619 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC, 27606 during regular business hours. Grand prize will be forfeited if not claimed by 12/6/13 and an alternate winner will not be selected. All winners must complete a signed declaration of eligibility, prize acknowledgement and liability/publicity release form and provide winner's Social Security Number for tax purposes. Prizes may be considered income and taxes on said prize are solely the responsibility of the winners. Compliance with all regulations is the responsibility of the winners. The grand prize gift card or pre-paid credit card will normally be issued within 3 to 4 weeks after winner has completed and submitted all required prize paperwork to FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV). The winners, by acceptance of a prize, agree to release FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., its sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability for claims, actions or proceedings for injuries or damages sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while traveling to, preparing for or participating in any contest-related or prize-related activity. Except where prohibited, by playing the contest, or by winning, participants have awarded FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., the right to publicize and/or broadcast their name, photograph or likeness, voice and details and have accepted and agreed to be bound by these rules.

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open only to residents 18 years of age or older at time of entry who are permanent, legal U.S. residents and reside in on of the following North Carolina counties: Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Sampson, Vance, Wake, Warren, Wayne or Wilson; and Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Limit one (1) winner per family. Limit one (1) winner per household. Members of the same family or household of winners who have won a prize valued over $100 in any FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) sponsored contest in the last twelve (12) months are ineligible to win this contest. Officers and employees of Whole Foods Market, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and the immediate family members of the foregoing, are not eligible to win. Employees of FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., their agencies, subsidiaries, representatives, sponsors, affiliates, distributors, suppliers, and advertising, promotional agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to participate. FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if the contest rules are not followed. No substitution of prizes or transfer of prizes to a third party is permitted. No groups, clubs, or organizations may participate in this contest, or reproduce or distribute any portion of these rules to its members.

LIABILITY: FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., are not responsible for problems associated with television transmission, radio transmission, cable transmission, satellite transmission, phone lines, Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, or other Internet interruptions or malfunctions or for any technical or other difficulties which may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the transmission of television or radio signals to all or limited geographic areas during the playing of the Contest or which may interfere with a participant's ability to login or register or submit an entry online, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God that are beyond the control of FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. FOX 50 (WRAZ)/CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC., DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY. FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., are not responsible for cancellations, postponements, or delays.

Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate and fair operation of the Contest will disqualify the contestant responsible and is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the full extent permitted by law.

All decisions relating to the contest and interpretation of these rules are made by the management of FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. in its sole discretion and are final. FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV)/Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. reserves the right to change the rules at any time to ensure the fair administration of the contest and compliance with applicable laws.

Official rules available at and supersede all other published editions. For the names of the winners, send a SASE to FOX 50 Gimme the Bird Contest List, 2619 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC, 27606, no later than 12/18/13.

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