Magic 98.3 WMGQ
GENERAL CONTEST RULES
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC “PHRASE OF THE DAY”
These rules apply to the “DOMINICAN REPUBLIC “PHRASE OF THE DAY”2017” contest (“Contest”) being conducted by Beasley Media Group, Inc. d/b/a Magic 98.3 WMGQ (“Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules posted on the Station’s website may apply to this contest.
- HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY
a. Between February 20 – March 3, 2017,, listen for the sounder cue to call in to MAGIC983 four times per day 830am, 1130am, 130pm and 430pm tell us the DOMINICAN REPULIC PHRASE OF THE DAY and win a limited edition MAGIC 98.3 beach towel and be in the running for a trip for 2 to the Dominican Republic.
- ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. Unless otherwise specified, contests are open to all WMGQ-FM listeners who are 21 years of age or older and who reside in Middlesex, Somerset or Union County, NJ. Contestants must possess a valid, government-issued ID. Winner must show proof of residency to verify eligibility.b. Employees of Station, its licensee, its parent corporation and their affiliated entities, advertising and PR agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in the Middlesex, Somerset and Union Counties, NJ and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws."
c. Contestants are eligible to win a WMGQ-FM contest only once every sixty (60) days and a prize valued at $600 or more, only once every six months. Only one winner per household (whether related or not) is permitted in any contest.
a. forty (40) Magic 98.3 Beach towels will be awarded in total during the contest time period. Approximate value per towel: $$50.00Two (2) trips for 2 to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic including: roundtrip air on Jet Blue for 2 (base fare only); 3 nights hotel at the Viva Windham V Heavens resort (standard hotel accommodations (single room, double occupancy), unlimited on-site meals, snacks, beverages, as well as entertainment, live nightly shows and non-motorized water sports. Value per trip: $3,054.00. Trip must be redeemed and all travel completed by March 4, 2018.Winner is responsible for any airport transfer fees, air travel taxes and/or expenses including any applicable departure taxes or fees, baggage fees, inspection charges and security charges. All travel and accommodations are based on availability. Winner and guest must have valid Passport for travel to international destinations. If Passport is not in hand by time of travel, there will be no refunds or extensions. Winner is responsible for any charges incurred for winner and/or guest name changes, flight changes or trip cancellations. If winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with no guest, the Prize elements will be awarded to Winner only (for one person) and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary. Winner must be twenty-one (21) to check into the hotel. Winner must present credit card at check-in for incidentals. Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday blackout dates and other prize and travel restrictions. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, off-site meals, ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner. Once issued, ticks are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets many not be issued and stopovers are not permitted.
Prize must be claimed at the office of the Station located at 78 Veronica Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873, Monday-Friday, during regular business hours. Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. Failure to claim prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize.
b. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
c. Prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash, except at the discretion of the Station or the prize provider.
- SELECTION OF WINNERS
a. Each week one (1) grand prize winner will be announced in the 5pm hour from all qualifiers. They will be selected via random drawing from the 20 winners that week. Winner will be announced on-air and notified by phone or email.b. If the initially-selected winner cannot be contacted within one (1) business day after being announced, an alternate winner may be selected at the Station’s discretion. Potential winners who fail to respond within one (1) business day of prize notification are deemed to be waiving their prize claim and the prize will be forfeited.
c. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
a. WARNING: Online listeners to streamed broadcasts may experience a lag in transmissions.b. Taxes and Liability: Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner. Contest winnings will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service and winners can expect to receive a 1099 tax form for prizes which total more than $600 for the calendar year. Winners may be required to accurately complete and submit IRS Form W-9 to the Station as a condition of acceptance of a prize.
c. By participating in the contest, contestant agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, in any medium, without additional financial or other compensation.
d. By participating in the contest, each entrant hereby releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporation and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advertising and PR agencies, sponsors, advertisers, promotional partners, agents, representatives, and their successors and assigns, and all others connected with them and the contest (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, actions and damages sustained or incurred by participation in the contest and the receipt and use of any prize awarded (if any) through such contest arising in any manner whatsoever.
e. Contest winners may be required in the Station’s sole discretion, to sign a liability release and a publicity release. A winner must execute and return any required release as instructed by Station personnel or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. An alternate winner may be chosen by random selection. Pursuant to the liability release, the winner agrees to hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest. Any contestant (or his/her parent or legal guardian, if applicable) who refuses to sign any required release will forfeit any and all prizes.
f. The Station will be excused from its obligation to conduct the contest if its performance is delayed or prevented due to causes beyond its control, including, but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder, fire, flood, hurricanes, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by any governmental authority.
g. The Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, Parent Corporation, sponsors, advertisers and promotional partners, and their assigns and successors are not responsible for failure to conduct or for alterations to the contest due to circumstances beyond the control of any such entity.
h. Decisions of Station management with respect to the contest are final.
i. The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and publication at www.magic983.com.
j. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement.
k. The Station is not responsible for any prizes or certificates lost or stolen after the winner has claimed them from the Station.
l. Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use. Acceptance of a prize releases the Station, its sponsors, promotional partners and advertisers from all liability and claims concerning the prize, its delivery, and its use.
m. The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize. The Station is not responsible for (i) lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries; (ii) telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, facsimile transmission errors, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or from sending a text message (if applicable, message and data rates may apply, and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for this method of entry); (iii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technical difficulties.
n. By participating in this contest, contestants agree to be bound by these rules. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification, at the sole discretion of the Station.
o. Contestants are required to provide truthful information as part of their entry and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from contestants who do not meet the eligibility requirements and the Station will also delete any online entry knowingly received from contestants under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
p. Any materials submitted become the property of the Station and will not be returned.
q. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited. Contests and promotions are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
s. Copies of the written contest rules and, if required by applicable law, a list of all winners are available for 60 days after the contest concludes during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, 78 Veronica Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.