Trip Of A Lifetime Contest Rules
(NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. All federal, state and local regulations apply. Sponsored by Townsquare Media, 240 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830 (“Sponsor”). These Official Rules govern the sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) being conducted by participating Townsquare Media radio stations, which include WENJ AM-FM/Atlantic City, NJ; KKTL/Casper, WY; KROD/El Paso, TX; KPEL/Lafayette, LA; KGKL/San Angelo, TX and KUTI/Yakima, WA (individually, the “Stations”).
1. PROMOTION DATES
The Qualifying Period: June 11, 2012 to June 21, 2012.
Winner will be drawn from all entries across all areas, and announced on air on June 28, 2012 between 6am and 7pm local time.
a. The Promotion is open to all legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older (unless otherwise stated) who reside in the Station metro survey area as defined by Arbitron. Employees of the Station, the Station’s licensee, Sponsor Townsquare Media, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, their advertising or promotional agencies, and participating sponsors (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), other radio stations in the Station’s metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. “Immediate family” members include spouses, children, step-children, parents, step-parents, siblings and step-siblings. No groups, clubs, or organizations may participate in this Promotion. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
b. Proof of age, identity and eligibility must be furnished to Station upon request. All entry information must be complete and accurate. The Station will not award a prize to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry.
c. Entrants are required to provide truthful information, and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements. The Station will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
3. HOW TO ENTER AND WINNER SELECTION
a. To participate in the Promotion, you must first register online, on-site at a designated retail location, or by mailing-in, as described below. Then, once you are registered, you must listen to the Station during the Qualifying Period, and if your name is called and you call the Station within 10 minutes, you will qualify to be entered into the drawing for the Prize, as described below. Only one registration per person.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: To register online, visit the Station and follow the links and instructions to register for the Promotion and submit your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth and a valid email address in the online entry form. Only one online entry per person is permitted, unless otherwise noted. An entrant may use only one email address for purposes of entry in this Promotion. 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 for assigning an email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. Online entry webpage computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION: To enter on-site, visit the specified location on the specified date between the specified times (see detailed information on the Station’s website) and complete an official entry form (available while supplies last) with your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number and date of birth, and put the entry form in the registration box. All entries must be received by end of the event, unless otherwise noted. Only one entry per person is permitted, unless otherwise specified. The Station is not responsible for lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries.
MAIL-IN REGISTRATION: To enter by mail, legibly hand write your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number and date of birth, on a 3x5” card or piece of paper and mail it with sufficient postage in a separate outer mailing envelope to the Station address. All mail-in entries must be received by the Station by the end of the Registration Period. Only one mail-in entry per person is permitted, unless otherwise specified. The Station is not responsible for lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries.
Once the Registration Period is closed, all registered entries will be separated by Station area prior to the Qualifying Period.
During the Qualifying Period, you must listen to the Station for the announcement of a name from registrations Monday to Friday from 6am to 7pm local time. If the name announced is your name, call the designated Station contest line within ten minutes of the announcement to qualify for the Prize. At the time of their call, callers will be required to provide all information requested including their full name, complete address (including zip code), day and evening phone numbers, and date of birth in order to be eligible to qualify. In the event that the selected caller is disconnected or is found to be ineligible, they will not qualify for the Prize. A listener may qualify only once. If a name is called on-air and the person does not call within the ten minute time period, that name will be returned to the pool of eligible entrants. There will be four (4) announcements per day selected on-air during the Qualifying Period. Sponsor is not responsible for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing their telephone call. Due to delays in online streaming of the Station’s broadcast signal, listeners to the online stream may not be able to participate in or may be disadvantaged in participating in on-air promotions; Sponsor is not responsible for these delays or for difficulty receiving or listening to the Station’s internet stream.
Once the Qualifying Period is closed, all qualifiers across all eligible markets will then be entered into a random drawing. On or about June 27, 2012 Sponsor or its designated representative will choose one (1) winner at random from all eligible entries.
a. The Prize package includes the following, for the winner plus one (1) guest:
1) Round-trip, coach airfare for two (2) people from the closest major airport near the winner’s residence (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT;
2) Single room, double occupancy hotel accommodations for two (2)days and one (1) nights;
3) Transportation (to/from Bradley International Airport and to/from hotel to ESPN Campus)
4) Onsite meals while at the ESPN campus;
5) View the Mike & Mike in the morning show, followed by an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of ESPN’s production facilities and famous studios, including the SportsCenter set, the NASCAR set, and the Baseball Tonight set; and
6) Lunch in the ESPN cafeteria on the Bristol Campus.
The approximate retail value of this prize is $3750.00. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination and exact dates of travel. If winner resides within fifty (50) miles of Hartford, CT, instead of airfare, winner may receive reimbursement for vehicle travel to and from Hartford, CT at the current IRS rate, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner will not receive any additional prize or money to compensate for not traveling by air. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded, provided a sufficient number of eligible entries are received.
b. The winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other meals, transportation, gratuities, baggage fees, and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the prize. The prize is awarded as is, and the Promotion Entities have neither made nor are responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to the prize, with the exception of any standard manufacturer's warranty that may apply to the prize. Additional restrictions may apply. Travel arrangements must be made through the Sponsor or its designee. Prize is subject to availability. The guest of the winner must be at least 18 years of age. If the winner cannot travel on dates specified by the Sponsor (between September 17, 2012 and October 22, 2012), the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If applicable, the winner and travel companion(s) must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents, including, without limitation, government issued photo identification and passports for international travel. 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 travel companion(s) must sign and return to Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility/ publicity and liability release form prior to traveling, as described below. If any prize related event is unable to take place as scheduled, for any reason, the Sponsor’s sole responsibility to the winner will be to award the remaining available portion of the prize and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded portion of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and/or guest, if either engages in disruptive or unruly behavior or in any manner with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the event.
d. If the prize is a gift card or certificate will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the gift certificate and will expire on the date specified.
e. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the local Station. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning, unless the prize is time sensitive, and expired or takes place within that period, in which case, the prize must be picked up within that date.
f. There is no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes or cash of comparable value.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND CLAIM
a. Winner will be selected and announced in accordance with these Official Rules. Winner will be notified phone within ten (10) days of the drawing. All decisions of the Sponsor with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. If necessary, the winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within seven (7) days of winning or prize will be forfeited. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. 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. A parent or legal guardian must accompany any minor children in all Promotion-related activities, and a parent or legal guardian must claim the prize and sign any requisite releases on behalf of the minor child.
6. CONDITIONS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
a. Entrants and participants are responsible for complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and with these Promotion Rules, and by entering, participants agree to be bound to these Official Rules. The laws of the State or Commonwealth in which the Station is licensed shall govern this Promotion, without regard to that jurisdiction’s choice of law rules.
b. The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent upon request may result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
c. By entering the Promotion, entrants and participants grant to the Promotion Entities the right to publicize the participant’s name, photograph, video, image, likeness, voice, statements, and biographical information for advertising, trade, and promotion purposes without compensation and without opportunity for review, except where prohibited by law.
d. Winners and entrants agree, except where prohibited by law, to release and discharge, hold harmless and indemnify the Promotion Entities, their employees, agents and representatives, officers and directors and their immediate families, successors and assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Promotion, from any and all tax liability that may be imposed or associated with receipt or use of the prizes, and from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, and liability for any damages, expenses, fees, injury or losses (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH) sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize or while traveling to, preparing for, or participating in any Promotion-related or prize-related activity.
e. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including, but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s control that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right to select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination time/date or otherwise modify the procedure for selecting winners.
f. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person not abiding by the official rules, or for tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website, or for any violation of the Official Rules. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If Sponsor makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning future promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
g. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
a. Promotion Entities, their affiliated, parent, and subsidiary companies, their employees, agents and officers, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Promotion are not responsible for: (1) problems associated with television transmission, radio transmission, cable transmission, satellite transmission, phone lines, facsimile, or cable lines and/or phone or IP numbers that are beyond their control, including, but not limited to, a busy signal, operator interference, cellular interference, internet congestion, technical or atmospheric conditions that disrupt the completion of a phone call, facsimile transmission, email transmission, or cable modem service, any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; failure of any entry to be received in whole or in part by Station or Sponsor due to technical problems, telephone service problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service; communications line, hardware and/or software failures, malfunction of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines, other communications malfunctions, unavailable network connections, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless service; damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Promotion, or damage to mobile phone or other PDA device or other internet interruptions or malfunctions or for technical or other difficulties which may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the transmission of radio signals to all or limited geographic areas during the playing of the Promotion or that may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the acquisition, completion or submission of an entry; failures of or other problems relating to computer hardware, software, the internet, or similar systems, including but not limited to difficulties relating to entrants’ ISP, DSL, or cable modem access, “worms,” or viruses or any other problems of any description or nature which may prohibit, prevent or interfere with the acquisition, completion or submission of any entry; (2) typographical errors in any materials relating to the Promotion; (3) lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, or delayed entry forms; (4) cancellations, postponements, or delays; (5) Acts of God, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or other similar causes beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, their affiliated, parent, and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotional agencies and their immediate assigns, making it inadvisable, illegal, impossible, or impractical to continue the Promotion or to perform under these Rules. In the event of any of the foregoing or in the event of an ownership or format change, Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify, or continue the Promotion, in its sole discretion. Promotion Entities make no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and PROMOTION ENTITIES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.
9. RULES AND WINNERS LISTS
a. For a copy of the official rules of the Promotion, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (“SASE”) for receipt by the end of the Promotion Period to Station address Attn: Promotion Rules. For the names of the prize winner send a SASE for receipt within 60 days following the end of the Promotion Period to the attention of Promotion Winner Lists at the above address (VT residents may omit return postage). In either case please be sure to specify the name of the Promotion for which you are requesting the rules or winners list. Official rules and winner lists (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at the Station’s web site.