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How to play: the basics

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

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



• 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


• 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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