Predict an Inch Contest Rules - Lima, OH News Weather Sports

Predict an Inch Contest Rules

Winter is here and Santa needs your help, how many total inches of snow do you think we will receive (at Hometown Stations, 1424 Rice Ave. Lima OH 45805) between December 1st, 2017 and December 25th, 2017? If you are correct, you have the chance to win a brand-new Husqvarna ST111 Snow Blower from Snappy’s Outdoor Equipment in Lima. Its simple, all you have to do is head over to the Contest page on and click on the Predict an Inch contest, or you can drop off your submission with you contact information at the offices of Hometown Stations before the deadline on Friday, December 22nd at Midnight.

Predict an Inch Official Rules

  • Prediction must be total accumulation of snow from December 1st – December 25th 2017
  • All Entries must be received by December 22nd 2017 @ 11:59 PM
  • The period for entering the contest runs from December 4th, 2017 through December 22nd, 2017.
  • Only one entry per household will be accepted.
  • One valid entry per contestant.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter.
  • Entries will be taken online at or can be dropped off at Your Hometown Stations located at 1424 Rice Avenue, Lima, Ohio 45805
  • Official measurements will be taken on station grounds by meteorologist on staff.
  • Video will be taken as a proof of measurement.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • In the event of multiple winning entries, a winner with the earliest entry date will be selected.
  • If there is no winner entry, the next closest entry to the total accumulation will be used to determine the winner.
  • Winners will be notified by email and phone number provided on January 3rd, 2018.
  • Automated entries of any kind are not allowed. Detection of said automated voting will lead to votes being voided.
  • The prize has no cash value and cannot be exchanged.
  • Employees of Hometown Stations, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win.
  • Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the Contest.
  • Entrants further grant Hometown Stations the right to use and publish their proper name, city and state online and on-air, along with any other media, in connection with the Contest.
  • Hometown Stations reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes, unless prohibited by law.
  • The winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.