Magic's Shore House Giveaway Contest Rules

Magic 98.3 WMGQ
Magic Beach House

These rules apply to the “Magic Beach House 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.

    During the contest period, May 17 – June 2, 2107, listen to Magic 98.3 (Station) for the “Beach cue to call four times per day 830am, 1130am, 130pm and 430pm. The correct caller to 732-545-8275 when instructed to call, will qualify for the one week stay at the Magic Beach House (subject to confirmation of eligibility). There will be a total of forty (40) qualifiers. Limit one qualifier per household during the contest period.Caller qualification is subject to confirmation of eligibility, including FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, and work/cell phone number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call. If a potential winning caller is disconnected for any reason prior to completion of the call, he/she will be disqualified and the next caller taken will be deemed the potential winner. Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number.



    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. Qualifier Prize: Forty (40) Magic 98.3 Beach towels will be awarded in total during the contest time period. Approximate value per towel: $50.00Grand Prize: A one week stay for the winner and up to five (5) guests at a Beach House located in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey from August 12th @ 2pm ET through August 19th at 10am ET. House winner will also receive a $250 Amex Gift Card and a $500 Stop & Shop Gift Card.
    Retail value of Grand Prize is $2650 Winner must sign lease agreement provided by Landlord, and must provide a Damage/Cleaning Deposit of $500 to be held by Landlord and returned within 30 days from the date rental ends, subject to satisfactory inspection BY THE LANDLORD. The Landlord may deduct any cost resulting from winner’s failure to comply with any term of the Beach House lease, including any damage to the property. Winner is responsible for all damages to personal or real property of the Landlord. Winner must return rental property in as good condition as it is received, thoroughly cleaned. Landlord may assess $50 for any garbage or recyclables Winner fails to dispose of prior to vacating. Linens and towels are NOT provided. No pets and no smoking allowed on the premises. Winner and guests must observe “Quiet Hours” from 10:00PM to 8:00AM. No LOUD PARTIES, LOUD MUSIC, LOUD NOISE, DRUNKEN BEHAVIOR or DISORDERLY CONDUCT is permitted on the premises during the rental period. Maximum occupancy of Beach House is six (6) people. Winner is responsible for complying with all Landlord and Town rules and regulations. Landlord reserves the right to evict Winner and/or any of Winner’s guests for any violations. Beach House can only be used during the dates stated above; if Winner is unable to use the Beach House during this time period, the prize will be forfeited. Prize consists solely of the Beach House rental; all other expenses, including (without limitation) transportation, meals, security deposit, cleaning fees, and all other expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner.
    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.
    a. Contest winner will be selected and notified of their prize in the manner announced by the station. They will be selected via random drawing from all qualifiers. 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
    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.
    r. By use of the Station’s website and by entering this Promotion, contestants agree to the Station’s Terms of Service Agreement and to the use of Personal Information as stated in the Privacy Policy located at
    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.