NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS VALID ONLY IN NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK, AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST IF YOU DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW.
Magic 98.3 WMGQ / 1450 WCTC
GOLF SHOT CHALLENGE OFFICIAL RULES
These rules apply to the “GOLF SHOT CHALLENGE 2017” contest (“Contest”) being conducted by Beasley Media Group, Inc. d/b/a Magic 98.3 WMGQ AND WCTC (collectively “Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules attached hereto as Attachment A and posted at magic983.com and wctcam.com apply to this Contest. If there is a conflict between the General Contest Rules and the Rules for this Contest, the Rules for this Contest shall control.
1. HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY
a. QUALIFYING EVENTS:
Between April 28, 2017 and August 13, 2017, visit the Tamarack Golf Course, located at 97 Hardenburg Lane, East Brunswick, NJ, to attempt the Golf Shot Challenge to become a “Qualifier” for a chance to win the Grand Prize on the following dates and times (All Times are Eastern Time (“ET”): 4/28/17 5pm – 7pm, 5/13/17 noon – 2pm, 5/20/17 noon – 2pm, 5/21/17 noon – 2pm, 5/25/17 5pm – 7pm, 5/26/17 2pm – 4pm, 6/3/17 noon – 2pm, 6/4/17 noon – 2pm, 6/10/17 noon – 2pm, 6/17/17 noon – 2pm, 6/24/17 noon – 2pm, 6/30/17 5 pm – 7pm, 7/9/17 noon – 2pm, 7/14/17 5pm – 7pm, 7/22/17 noon – 2pm, 7/29/17 noon – 2pm, 7/30/17 noon – 2pm, 8/5/17 TBD, 8/12/17 noon – 2pm and 8/13/17 noon – 2pm
All dates are subject to change upon announcement (each a “Challenge Event”).
All Qualifiers must be present at the Final Event on September 15, 2017 in order to have a chance to win a prize or to participate for a chance to win the Grand Prize.
All contestants may only participate on their own behalf. Each person may enter only once per Golf Shot Challenge Event and be a Qualifier only once for the entire Contest.
During the Golf Shot Challenge, each participant will receive three (3) golf balls and must hit at least one (1) of those three balls, landing it inside the designated roped off area between 130-145 yards on the driving range in order to become a Qualifier for the Final Event (defined below). Contestant must use a provided ball and club. For purposes of clarification, at least one (1) of the three (3) golf balls must come to rest and remain completely inside the roped off area in order for the contestant to be deemed a Qualifier upon confirmation of eligibility. A ball that enters the roped off area but fails to remain inside the designated area will be disqualified. The first ten (10) Qualifiers at each Challenge Event will be invited to our Grand Prize Final Event at Route 18 Auto, 400 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ on September 15, 2017 (the “Final Event”) for a chance to win a Secondary Prize or Grand Prize as listed below. There will be a limit of ten Qualifiers per Challenge Event and up to two hundred total Qualifiers.
b. GRAND PRIZE FINAL EVENT:
At the Grand Prize Final Event, all Qualifiers must check-in during registration from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 pm Eastern Time at Route 18 Auto, 400 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ. No exceptions for registration time will be made under any circumstances. Beginning at approximately 7:01 pm ET, each registered Qualifier will be allowed to select an envelope based on the order they checked into the Final Event. All but one (1) envelope will include Secondary Prize as listed below. The one (1) remaining envelope will contain a chance to be deemed the “Grand Prize Finalist” and to participate the Grand Prize putt, upon confirmation of eligibility. All Qualifiers will be instructed when to open their envelope. All envelopes will be opened simultaneously at the countdown given by Station personnel present. If any envelope is opened prior to the countdown, both the prize and the potential Grand Prize Finalist will automatically be disqualified. In the event that the disqualified prize was the Grand Prize, an alternate Grand Prize Finalist may be selected at random, at the sole discretion of the Station, from all remaining eligible Qualifiers present and notified per the procedures outlined herein.
c. The Grand Prize Finalist will have the opportunity to attempt a golf putt according to the terms of these rules in order to have a chance to win the Grand Prize. No Secondary Prize will be awarded to the Grand Prize Finalist. The Grand Prize Finalist must print and sign their full name on the official affidavit of eligibility prior to their Grand Prize golf putt attempt. The Grand Prize Finalist must then successfully make the Grand Prize putt attempt to make a putt from the distance as designated by the contest administrator at the Grand Prize Contest Event.
The following requirements apply to the Grand Prize Finalist and the Grand Prize golf putt attempt:
Only the (1) Grand Prize Finalist will be eligible to participate in the grand prize contest (see below). All other entrants are disqualified and not eligible to participate for a chance to win the Grand Prize.
The Grand Prize Finalist must immediately make his/her presence known to the contest administrator at the time of the envelope opening. Any potential Grand Prize Finalist who fails to make their presence known, who does not meet the eligibility requirements, or does not wish to participate in the grand prize contest will be disqualified. Grand Prize Finalist putt is non-transferable. An alternate Grand Prize Finalist may be selected at random, at the sole discretion of the Station, from all remaining eligible Qualifiers present and notified per the procedures outlined above.
Decisions of judges in the selection, notification and confirmation of the Grand Prize Finalist being present within the required time limit; and all matters related to the Contest are final and binding.
c. GRAND PRIZE GOLF PUTT ATTEMPT:
In order for the Grand Prize to be awarded to the eligible Finalist, the one (1) designated Finalist must first print and sign their full name on the official affidavit of eligibility prior to their grand prize golf putt attempt. The designated Finalist must then successfully make the grand prize putt attempt from the distance as designated by the contest administrator at the Grand Prize Event.
The following requirements apply to the Grand Prize golf putt attempt:
· The eligible Finalist may have a maximum of one (1) Grand Prize golf putt attempt regardless of its outcome.
· The Finalist must use a regulation golf ball and putter that meet USGA guidelines.
· The golf putt must be initiated from behind the Station designated demarcation line.
· The golf ball may not come in contact with or bounce off of any person, wall or foreign object in any manner prior to entering the cup other than the surface of the green. A golf ball that contacts or bounces off of any person, wall or foreign object prior to entering the cup is immediately disqualified regardless of the outcome of the putt attempt.
· The golf ball must come to rest and remain completely inside the cup. A ball that enters the cup but fails to remain inside the cup will not constitute a winning putt.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. This contest is open to all Station listeners who are 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry into the Contest and who reside in Middlesex, Somerset, Union or Monmouth County, NJ, except void where prohibited by law. Contestants must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued photo I.D. Winner must show proof of residency to verify eligibility at final registration.
b. The following persons will be ineligible to participate in this Contest:
i. Any current or former golfer who has competed in any professional golf tour (PGA, LPGA or other professional tour);
ii. Any current or former professional golfer as defined by USGA guidelines who has not achieved reinstatement to amateur status (including club professional or teaching professional);
iii. Anyone who has played golf at the collegiate, NAIA, or JUCO level within the past 6 years;
iv. Anyone who has played golf at the high school level within the past 6 years.
v. Employees, officers, and directors of Beasley Media Group (“Sponsor and Administrator”), Million Dollar Media, LLC, each of their respective franchisees, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion, employees of any participating locations, Tamarack Golf Course and Route 18 Auto, (collectively “Released Parties”) and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses.
vi. Individuals who are unable or unwilling to attend the Grand Prize Final Event at Route 18 Auto in East Brunswick, NJ on 9/15/2016.
c. Employees of Station, its licensee, its parent corporation Beasley Media Group and their affiliated entities, advertising and PR agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in the Middlesex, Somerset, Union and Monmouth 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.”
d. For this contest Contestants are eligible to win a Station 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.
e. All Qualifiers may be listed on the Station websites by first name and first initial of last name and residing town for the duration of the eligible qualifying time period.
3. PRIZES at the Grand Prize Event
a. A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize MAY be awarded if the Grand Prize Finalist successfully makes the Grand Prize golf putt according to the terms of these Official Rules, subject to verification and compliance with these official rules. The Grand Prize is: $10,000 Cash (“Grand Prize”).
In the event the designated Grand Prize Finalist does not successfully complete the putt attempt as required by these official rules and as determined by the Contest Administrator, then the Grand Prize will NOT be awarded.
· All income, federal, state and local taxes are Grand Prize winner’s sole responsibility. All grand prize awards are non-transferable and no prize substitution allowed, except at Administrator’s sole discretion or as provided herein. Administrator reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.
· Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, contestant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation. If there is no winning attempt in the contest according to these contest rules, the grand prize will not be awarded. Total maximum retail value of the Grand Prize: $10,000. Check will be provided by MDM - and will take up to 8 weeks to process from completion of all required paperwork.
b. Up to two hundred (200) Secondary Prize envelopes will be awarded. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Secondary Prize will vary from $25 to $45.
Secondary Prizes include ONE of the following:
- One certificate which gives the Qualifier the opportunity to be deemed the “Grand Prize Finalist” and to attempt the Grand Prize Putt as described in these rules. ARV is $10,000 in the event that the Finalist wins the Grand Prize.
- Twenty (20) individual certificates for one (1) oil change valid at ROUTE 18 AUTO. ARV for each oil change is $35.00;
- Twenty (20) individual gift certificates for one (1) round of golf from Tamarack Golf Course. Each certificate has an expiration date of one year. ARV for each round of golf is $45.00;
- Twenty (20) individual gift certificates for one (1) round of golf from Raritan Landing Golf Course. Each certificate has an expiration date of one year. ARV for each round of golf is $45.00;
- Twenty (20) individual gift certificates for one (1) round of golf from The Meadows Golf Course. Each certificate has an expiration date of one year. ARV for each round of golf is $45.00;
- Fifty (50) Magic Prize packs, consisting of beach towel or t-shirt. ARV for each Magic Prize pack is $25.00;
- Twenty-Five (25) sets of two (2) tickets (for winner and one (1) guest) to attend a Somerset pro-baseball home game during the 2017 season. Exact game TBD. ARV for each set of 2 tickets is $25.00;
- Forty-Three (43) individual gift cards or certificates for a local business, including local restaurants and others. ARV for each gift card of certificate is $25-$45;
- One (1) Trip for two (2) (winner and one guest (age 18 +) for a 5-day/4-night all-inclusive stay for two (one room double occupancy) at the Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort in Jamaica. Includes roundtrip coach airfare from Philadelphia or Newark airport to Jamaica, transfers, all meals, beverages, on-site activities and entertainment and one round of golf (caddy fee and equipment NOT included)- Spa and motorized water sports NOT included). Trip valid for one year from date of issue (Expires 9/15/2018), based on space availability and blackout periods apply. ARV: $2800. Actual value may vary. Any difference between stated value and actual value, if any, will not be awarded. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Travel arrangements must be made through the Station or its designee. Prize(s) is subject to availability. All other costs not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to those of taxes, applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or passenger facility charges, meals, tips and ground transportation to/from the airport and/or to/from the hotel, are the responsibility of the winner(s). Travel must be round trip. Station will determine itinerary and airline, if applicable, in its sole discretion. The Station reserves the right to structure the travel route and select hotels in their sole discretion. Prize trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles or loyalty programs. Promotion Entities will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. The winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents, including, without limitation, valid photo ID or passports for international travel. Airline regulations apply. If applicable, the winner may be required to present a valid credit card upon hotel check in to cover any incidental expenses incurred during the winner’s stay. The winner and guest must sign a Publicity, Liability Waiver and Travel Release form prior to traveling. Complete terms and conditions of travel may be furnished with prize notification and/or further correspondence. If a prize-related event or travel is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, their sole responsibility to the winner(s) will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded elements of the prize(s). No compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation.
Any gift card/certificate will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by its issuer. Gift cards/certificates are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will they be replaced if lost or stolen.
Prize or prize certificates must be claimed at the Grand Prize Event. Prize or prize certificates must be claimed by on-site day of event. Failure to claim prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in these Official Rules.
c. All Qualifiers must be present at registration for the Grand Prize Final Event in order to get a Secondary Prize; no substitutions or proxies allowed.
d. 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. No prize certificates will be mailed.
4. SELECTION OF WINNERS
a. All Qualifiers from the twenty (20) Station Challenge Events mentioned above will be invited to the Final Grand Prize Event. Once checked in, each winner will pick an envelope that will contain a Secondary Prize OR the opportunity to be deemed the “Grand Prize Finalist” and to participate the Grand Prize Putt, upon confirmation of eligibility. Exact number of Secondary Prizes will be determined based on final number of Qualifiers that are present and registered on time at the Grand Prize Final Event.
a. See Attachment A “General Contest Rules” for additional conditions.
b. The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and by publication at www.magic983.com.
6. Additional Rules & Restrictions: By participating in this contest, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this contest. In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in contest constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any media worldwide without limitation or further compensation unless prohibited by law. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.
Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration or execution of the contest or in the announcement of the prizes/prize winners. By accepting prizes, winners agree to hold sponsor, and released parties (collectively “Releasees”), from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this contest, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel related thereto), and to assume all liability in connection therewith.
Releasees shall not be liable to any winner, entrant or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Releasees’ sole control. No more than the advertised maximum number of prizes will be awarded for any reason.
Decisions of Station management with respect to the contest are final.
Station reserves the right to end a contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air or publication at Station’s website.
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.
Prizes, if awarded, are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use. Acceptance of a prize releases Station, its sponsors and advertisers from all liability and claims concerning the prize, its delivery, and its use.
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.
Copies of the written contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of Station at 78 Veronica Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Station.
IN CASE OF DISPUTES: By participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey.
Odds: The odds of a Qualifier getting a secondary Prize or being selected as the official Grand Prize Finalist are dependent upon the number of Qualifiers present at the Grand Prize Event. Up to 1 in 200.
Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules or a list of prize winner(s), if any, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Golf Putt Challenge, c/o, Beasley Media Group, 78 Veronica Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting. Requests must be received by 11/23/2017.
Contest Sponsor/Administrator: This contest is sponsored and administered by Beasley Media Group, 78 Veronica Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873.
BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.
GENERAL CONTEST RULES
These rules apply to all contests conducted by Beasley Media Group, Inc.’s radio stations. Station specific contests will have their own specific rules which will be set forth in contest rules for that particular contest and will be available at the Station studio and on the Station’s website. If there is a conflict between these General Contest Rules and the Rules for a specific Contest, the Rules for the specific Contest shall control.
1. HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY
a. Unless otherwise noted, one entry per person will be accepted. In the event multiple entries are allowed, each entry must be submitted individually. Mechanically reproduced or software generated entries of any kind will not be accepted. Any materials submitted become the property of Station and will not be returned.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. Unless otherwise specified, contests are open to all listeners who are 21 years of age or older and who reside in the service area of station. 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 service area of the station and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win.
c. Unless otherwise specified, Listeners are eligible to win Beasley Media Group contests 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. Unless otherwise specified by the Station, all prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station conducting the contest 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. Unless otherwise permitted by the Station, winner(s) must claim his or her Prize in person, and a Prize cannot be claimed by third parties on behalf of the winner. If a contest is open to entrants under the age of 18 and a winner is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must claim the Prize. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in the official rules of the contest.
c. 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.
d. Prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash.
4. SELECTION OF WINNERS
a. Contest winners will be selected and notified of their prize in the manner announced by the Station.
b. Unless otherwise specified, if the winner(s) cannot be contacted within 24 hours after the prize is awarded, an alternate winner may be selected at the Station’s discretion. Unless otherwise specified, winners who fail to respond within 24 hours 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 or the relative performance of each contestant.
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 without additional financial or other compensation.
d. By participating in the contest, contestants 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 (and their guests or travel companions, if any) may be required in the Station’s sole discretion, to sign a liability release and a publicity release. A winner (or his/her parent or legal guardian if under the age of 18 years) must execute and return any required release within five (5) business days from notification 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 winners will agree 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 or publication on the Station website.
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 if it learns that it was submitted by any contestants under the age of 13.
p. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited. Contests and promotions are subject to all federal, state and local laws.
r. Copies of the written contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.
6. TELEPHONE CONTESTS
a. The Station cannot be held responsible for allegations of telephone malfunctions. The Station is not responsible for callers lost or disconnected before completing his or her prize claim. When a caller is lost or disconnected prior to broadcast, the Station can, at its discretion, select the next eligible caller received to win/participate. The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical failure or service interruptions. The Station is not responsible for any carrier or server delays or failures.
7. TEXT CONTESTS
a. You understand, acknowledge and agree that no purchase is necessary to participate in any text-to-win contest or subscribe to any text club, and that texts sent by the Station are sent using an automated telephone dialing system. By initiating a text message to the Station in this contest, you also expressly consent to the receipt of a reply message confirming your entry and notification via text if you are selected to be a winner. You also understand, acknowledge and agree that reply messages from the Station may contain advertising and marketing messages, which support this free service.
b. Message and data rates may be charged by your wireless carrier. The Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by you for this method of entry.
c. Entrants to this contest do not provide detailed personal information at the time of entry given the limitations of the text message format, but must provide all requested information if selected as the winner(s), including first name and last name, complete postal address (street, city, state, and zip code), email address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number (if required by law and federal tax reporting requirements), and verification of identity (such as a valid government-issued ID).
d. All entrants must follow the “call to action” entry instructions and submit any requested information. If you change your mind regarding the subscription to the text club, you should text the word “STOP” to the designated short code when you receive the confirmation message. You may opt-out to a text club at any time.
e. Text message and any mobile device entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the mobile account submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same text or mobile telephone number. Only text messages individually generated by wireless devices such as cellular or smart telephones and blackberries will be accepted; use of any device to automate entry is prohibited and will be cause for disqualification. Proof of submission of an entry from the entrant shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s telephone system or text platform is the official time keeping device for the contest.
f. The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical failure, service interruptions, carrier or server delays or failures. The Station is not responsible for mis-sent, misdirected, or undeliverable text entries, and votes cannot be recalled once sent.
8. INTERNET RULES
a. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.
b. Contest participants using the Internet must provide a valid email address.
c. The Station and sponsors are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by the Station, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant’s ability to participate.
d. The Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of the Station corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of game or contest. The Station, in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means. All Internet participants agree to be bound by the specific contest rules, and the General Contest Rules appearing above.
e. To enter online, you must enter your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number and a valid email address in the online entry form. One Internet entry per person and one Internet entry per email address. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible by assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
f. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station website or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
9. WHEN INTERNET CONTEST INVOLVES VOTING
a. Entrants may not attempt to obtain votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, by: (a) circumventing (or encouraging others to circumvent) any vote limits; (b) using any automated system to vote; (c) offering any inducements to others in exchange for votes; or (d) using proxy voting schemes in which anyone other than the actual person submits the vote. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to reject any votes that the Station has reason to believe were obtained through fraudulent or inappropriate means.
10. WHEN CONTEST INVOLVES VOTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA, INCLUDING FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND OTHERS
a. Use of multiple Facebook/Twitter/Instagram or other social medial accounts to enter contests is prohibited and will result in nullifying all votes from these accounts and /or disqualification from the contestant. The penalty will be determined at the sole discretion of the judge(s).
11. FOR ENTRIES THAT INCLUDE SUBMITTING A PHOTO AND/OR VIDEO
a. Profanity or nudity is not permitted in photo and/or video entries. The Station, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify and/or destroy any entry if or when it is discovered that such entry contains infringing, illegal, indecent or otherwise offensive material or if such entry contains material whose content is deemed at the sole discretion of the Station to be unsuitable for public viewing, performance or posting via the Internet.
b. Each contestant’s photo and/or video entry must be his/her original creative work and/or property and must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials, which may be restricted, prohibited, or outlawed by Federal, state or local laws. Contestants are required to obtain a written release from all individuals appearing in the photo and/or video which grants, the right to use their name, likeness and recorded voice and the right to post the video on the Station’s website for the general public to view. Each contestant agrees to hold the Station(s), Beasley Media Group, Inc., its parent companies, its subsidiaries, their affiliated entities, and their respective shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives, employees, and all of their successors and assigns harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and/or contest, including but not limited to an infringement or alleged infringement of any intellectual property, publicity or privacy right, or violation of any law or regulation, involving the photo and/or video entry.
12. FOR CONTESTS PROMOTED ON STATION FACEBOOK PAGE
a. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By submission of an entry, a contestant releases Facebook from any responsibility or liability of the Contest’s administration, prizes or promotion. Contestants are providing entry information to the Station and not to Facebook.
13. For CONTESTS PROMOTED ON Instagram
a. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. By submission of an entry, a contestant releases Instagram from any responsibility related to the Contest.
14. For CONTESTS PROMOTED ON STATION Twitter Profile
a. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Twitter. By submission of an entry, contestant release Twitter from any responsibility related to the Contest.