WLIF/TELL A FRIEND CONTEST
REVISED OFFICIAL RULES
(Note: The “End Date” of this contest has been extended to Friday, September 13, 2013. The final opportunity to enter has been extended to Wednesday, September 11 at 11:59pm. )
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. These rules govern the Tell A Friend Contest (the “Promotion”), which is being conducted by WLIF (the “Station”). The Promotion begins on Friday, August 9, 2013 and ends on Friday,September 13, 2013 (the “Promotion Dates”).
b. To participate in the Promotion, you may enter online beginning on Friday,, August 9, 2013 at 12:01AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ending on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:59pm. ET (the “Entry Period”)
d. Listen to the Station on-air each weekday beginning on Monday, August 12, 2013 and ending on Friday, September 13, 2013 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM ET each day for the announcement of the cue to call. Immediately prior to the cue to call, one Entrant will be randomly selected from among all entries received by the business day two days prior to the day of the drawing and the name of the Entrant’s Friend, as listed on the entry form, will be announced on-air. The Entrant’s Friend whose name has been announced will have ten (10) minutes from the cue to call to call the Station at 410-481-1019 to respond to the cue to call and identify themselves. To validate their response, they will be asked to provide their daytime phone number. Only the Entrant’s Friend who matches the exact name and phone number provided by Entrant will be considered a potential winner, subject to verification that the Promotion rules were followed and confirmation of eligibility. The Entrant who originally submitted the online entry form will also win an identical prize subject to confirmation of eligibility. If the Entrant’s Friend does not call back within the allotted time, neither the Entrant’s Friend nor the original Entrant will win.
e. There will be up to a total of 90 winners during the Promotion Dates. There will be up to three (3) cues to call announced each day. There will be a potential total of six (6) winners per day the Promotion is played, three Entrants and three Entrant’s Friends.
d. Due to delays in the 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 contests. Entrants are encouraged to listen to the Station on-air. The Station is not responsible for online streaming delays.
e. Station is the official timekeeper for this Promotion. If Entrant’s Friend calls after the ten (10) minutes permitted for call back after the cue to call, neither Entrant nor Entrant’s Friend will be winners in this Promotion.
f. Due to delays in the 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 contests. Entrants are encouraged to listen to the Station on-air. The Station is not responsible for online streaming delays.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS (All eligibility criteria and conditions that apply to Entrant apply equally to Entrant’s Friend.) If either party (Entrant or Entrant’s Friend) is ineligible to win this Promotion for any reason, neither party may be a winner.) If either party (Entrant or Entrant’s Friend) is ineligible to win this Promotion for any reason, neither party may win.)
a. Entrants and Entrant’s Friends must be 18 of age or older and reside in the state of Maryland, or York or Adams County, Pennsylvania. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers, directors, and agents the Station, the Station’s licensee (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies and participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Baltimore metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By participating, Entrant and Entrant’s Friend agree to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are final and binding in all respects.
b. Persons are eligible to win a prize in a CBS Radio Baltimore-conducted promotion only once every sixty (60) days and a prize valued at $600 or more only once every six (6) months. CBS Radio Baltimore is comprised of WJZ(AM), WJZ-FM, WLIF(FM), and WWMX(FM). Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any CBS Radio Baltimore-conducted promotion. The Friend may not live in the same house as the Entrant, or share the same address, phone number or e-mail address as the Entrant. Each person may be a winner only once (whether as an Entrant or as an Entrant’s Friend).
c. Each winner may be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and must provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.
d. Entrants and Entrants’ Friends 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 Entrants or Entrant’s Friend who does not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. Up to a total 90 prizes will be awarded (45 for Entrants, 45 for Entrants’ Friends). Each prize consists of a check made payable to the winner for the dollar amount randomly selected ahead of time and announced on-air by the Station for that cue to call. Dollar amounts will be set by the Station in its sole discretion and be between $100 and $300 and exact amounts will be announced on-air by the Station as described in Section 1b. The winners will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the Prize. The prize is awarded as is.
b. The prizes will be awarded in the form of a check from CBS Radio. The check cannot be processed and cannot be issued until the winner has completed all paperwork including without limitation a W-9 form and required releases/affidavits and all required documents are received by the Station. Prize checks will be mailed to the winner’s address provided on the W9 form filled out by the winner. In the event that the W9 address is invalid, the secondary source of mailing address, if any, will be used (the address listed on the winner’s valid photo ID). The check may be mailed to the winner approximately eight to ten weeks after all required documents are received by the Station. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
c. No more than the stated number of prizes specified in these official rules will be awarded. All prizes or prize certificates may be claimed at the office of the Station at the address below during regular business hours. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within five (5) business days of winning. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed or shipped to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
d. The Prize(s) is not transferable, and no substitution, assignment, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by the Station (solely at its discretion), which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value. The prize(s) are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Promotion Entities are not responsible for winner’s limitations that prevent acceptance or use of prize. Entrants acknowledge that the Promotion Entities have not made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties expressed or implied, in fact or in law, whether now or hereafter enacted concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose, except for any express manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the prize or as may be separately provided to participants by law. Other restrictions may apply.
4. POTENTIAL WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. Prize winners will be selected on-air as described above in Section 1 of these Official Rules.
c. Odds of each entry being randomly selected and announced on-air depend on the number of entries received.
d. Although Entrants who submitted the online entry need not listen, the person whose name was submitted as an Entrant’s Friend must listen and call the Station in order for both Entrant and Entrant’s Friend to win.
e. Each Entrant’s Friend prize winner will be notified of winning at the time of their winning phone calls, and the Entrant will be notified via phone and/or e-mail the next business day. If the Station is unable to contact an Entrant who is a potential winner by five business days, Entrant forfeits prize and Station will not select an alternate winner Prizes will be awarded only upon confirmation of eligibility and completion of all requisite releases. Each winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within five (5) business days of winning or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will not be selected. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required fully-executed 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.
5. CONDITIONS* (All eligibility criteria and conditions that apply to Entrant apply equally to Entrant’s Friend.)
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner may 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 and 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 (or any other CBS Radio station in station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of the prize (s) constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, his/her name, prize won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.
c. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or delivery, possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
d. 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 the control of the Released Parties 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, and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).
e. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (v) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.
f. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Online entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified at the Station’s discretion. The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. For phone or mobile entries, 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. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. 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 the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
g. The Station 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 the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station 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.
h. Except where prohibited, by entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize (s) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”). Further, by entering the Promotion, each entrant waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. New York law governs the interpretation and construction of these Official Rules and all aspects related thereto.
i. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by September 6, 2013 to “WLIF Tell A Friend Contest – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, WLIF, 1423 Clarkview Road, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21209. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 6, 2013 to the above address marked “WLIF Tell A Friend Contest – Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at http://www.1019LiteFM.com
Administrator/Sponsor: WLIF, 1423 Clarkview Road, Suite 100, Baltimore, Maryland 21209.