How to play: the basics

06/25/2014 2:16 PM

06/25/2014 2:16 PM

Welcome to The Wichita Eagle’s Oscar Ballot Contest for the 86th Academy Awards. We have a new format this year with two contests, separated by age groups, and a new promotional partner, Warren Theatres. Here’s what you need to do to play:

• Go to www.kansas.com/oscarballot and click on the “enter contest” link to register for the contest and submit your predictions for Academy Award winners.
• There are two contests for separate age groups. You must make sure you enter the contest for your age group.
• One entry per person. Anyone submitting more than one entry will be disqualified.
• No purchase is necessary to participate or win.
• We urge you to read the complete Official Rules at www.kansas.com/oscarballot.

ELIGIBILITY:

• All participants will be asked to enter their date of birth to verify they are entering the contest for their age group.
• Contest is open to legal residents of Kansas.
• Contestants age 21 or older may enter the ballot contest to win the grand prize, a trip for two to Hollywood for four days and three nights, provided by Warren Theatres (see details in the Official Rules at www.kansas.com/oscarballot).
• Contestants ages 13 to 20 are eligible to win gift certificates to Warren Theatres.
• The contest begins Jan. 19, 2014, and closes at 4 p.m. on March 2, 2014. The Academy Awards telecast begins at 6 p.m. March 2 on KAKE, channel 10.
• Employees and their immediate family members of The Wichita Eagle, the McClatchy Co. and Warren Theatres and their promotion and advertising agencies are not eligible to participate.

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