Contest Rules





These rules are intended to supplement the official rules of specific KTAL contests.  Whenever specific rules and these general rules contradict, the specific contest rules will take precedence.

Official rules:  Whenever possible, the latest rules will be available at  The most recently dated rules found in the KTAL public file will supercede all other versions. 

Prizes:  Prizes are subject to change without notice.  Prizes have no cash value.  No prize substitutions are authorized.  Unless otherwise specified, prizes cannot be transferred to other people.

Identification:  Positive identification of the winner will be required to claim prizes.  That identification may be in the form of driver’s licenses, military ID, or any commonly recognized picture identification.

How to claim prizes:  Unless otherwise specified in specific contest rules, all prizes must be claimed in person at the KTAL studios at

3150 North Market Street, Shreveport, LA  71107
.   With prior coordination, prizes may be claimed at the KTAL Texarkana Studios at #132 Central Mall.   Prizes must be claimed during regular business hours () on regular business days.  Prizes must be claimed within thirty calendar days of winning.  If not claimed in that time frame prizes will be considered forfeited. 

Mailing of prizes:  Due to the requirement to positively identify winners, prizes will not be mailed. 

Age restrictions:  Minimum age to win a contest is 18 unless otherwises specified in a contest’s specific rules or the nature of the prize makes certain ages inappropriate or illegal. 

Release of information:  By winning, all contest winners authorize KTAL to use video, photographs or other likeness’ of them in an appropriate manner to promote KTAL.  No private information or information of a sensitive nature other than name or hometown of the winner will be released to the public.

Restrictions:  Winners may only win one prize during a 90-day period.  All contests and prizes are void where prohibited by law.  Federal, state and local laws override contest rules.  Any taxes, licenses or fees are the responsibility of the winner and not KTAL or its partners.



a.        Employees and their immediate families of KTAL-TV, Nexstar Broadcasting, and any employees/promoters of contest  sponsor are not eligible to win the prizes.  Employees, agents, successors, and assignees of Sponsor, its advertising agencies and promotional companies involved in the promotion, as well as family and household members of the same, shall be ineligible to participate in the Promotion and shall be ineligible for any prize covered herein. 

b.        Names and likenesses of winner(s) may be used by Sponsor and Sponsor’s designee(s) for promotional purposes without further compensation to Sponsor or the winner(s).

c.       Anyone who has been a winner in any KTAL TV  on-air contest within the last 90 calendar days.

*Immediate family member is defined as mother, father, sister, brother, spouse, children, step-children, all in-laws, and any other member of the employee’s household.

--end of official rules.

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