Official Terrific Teacher Contest Rules

Official Rules

No purchase necessary. Contest is void where prohibited and is open only to residents of Nebraska living within the Channel 8 KLKN-TV viewing area.  One winner per household during this contest and only one entry, please.  Contest runs November 5, 2007 – May 1st, 2008.

To nominate a teacher for submission, send an essay of one-hundred words or less describing the reasons for your nomination to Terriffic Teacher, Channel 8 KLKN-TV, 3240 South Tenth Street, Lincoln, NE 68502 or, email your nomination to . Teacher must be the student's current teacher.  Nominations can be submitted by a student's parent or guardian on behalf of the student. 

Entries must also include teacher's name, and school, student's name, student's age, student's home telephone number, and student's home address. If you are a minor you must include parents name and phone number and must have parental permission to participate.  Only one entry per student.

The deadline for submission is the last day of each month.  A random drawing will be held on the first of each month during the contest.  Five entries will be drawn at random and a panel of judges will then determine one winner out of the five.  All non-winning entries will remain eligible for each drawing.


The winning teacher will also be featured in announcements that will run at various times throughout the month on Channel 8 KLKN-TV and will receive a certificate as the Terrific Teacher of the Month.

The student whose entry was selected will win a $50 Savings Account from Lincoln Federal Savings Bank.

The class will get a six food party sub from Subway.

All prizewinners will be notified by phone, email and/or by US mail.

Winner will be required to present a valid Nebraska driver's license or Nebraska issued ID for identification purposes. Winner is also required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and release before receiving a prize.

The decision by the judges is final.

Employees, members of employees immediate family, agents of any sponsor and their respective members, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, as well as associated advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate.  Entrants who do not receive a signal over the air, from cable TV and/or satellite TV are not eligible to win.

Acceptance of the prize(s) shall be considered consent of having your name, likeness, and voice used (without further compensation) for advertising and promotional purposes. All winners, by acceptance of prize, agree to release all sponsors, employees, and affiliates from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever from injuries, damages, or loss to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, entry for, or use of any prize.   All taxes, assessments, fees and costs resulting from acceptance or use of any prize shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are non-redeemable and non-transferable.  Prizes of equal value may be substitued.