Chicago Open Air Trip Contest Rules

WRAT

Chicago Open Air Giveaway

CONTEST RULES

1.              HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY

a.     The Contest will begin on April 24th, 2017 and end at 9pm (ET) on May 19th, 2017

b.     There are four (4) ways to participate in the contest for a chance to win:

i.         , Listen to 95.9 WRAT from April 24th through May 19th, 2017. When you hear the official Chicago Open Air  Sounder play between 12:01 am and 11:59 pm each day during the contest period, be caller number nine to 732-681-3890 to qualify for the Grand Prize drawing (subject to confirmation of eligibility).  For a list of hours to listen to win, go to www.wrat.com and visit the Club Rat page.  No less than 100 qualifiers will be selected on-air.  Listeners should try to be the 9th caller as soon as they hear the official sounder. Online listeners to the WRAT web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.  Listening to the station’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in the on-air portion of this contest.  Caller qualification is subject to 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.   Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number.  Become a member of Club Rat at www.wrat.com; there is no charge to join.

 ii.         Club Rat Members can also enter for a chance to qualify on line starting April 24th at 9am at www.wrat.com.  Become a member of Club Rat at www.wrat.com.  There is no charge to join. Enter by completing and submitting the online entry form. Entries must be received by 11:59pm on May 7th, 2017 to be eligible. Five (5) entries will be selected at random on May 8th, 2017, from all eligible online entries received, to qualify for the Grand Prize drawing. Qualifiers will be notified by phone or email.

 iii.         Register in person by completing and submitting an official entry form at the WRAT Chicago Open Air  Giveaway event on May 26th between 8pm and 9pm at iPlay America, 110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728.  At least five (5) additional qualifiers will be selected at random from the event entries and announced during the event. Must be present to be confirmed as a qualifier.

c.     Limit one qualifying opportunity per person and per household.

2.              ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS

a.     Contest is open to all Station listeners who are 21 years of age or older and who are legal US residents and reside in New Jersey or Station’s terrestrial listening area.  Contestants must possess a valid, government-issued ID. Winner must show proof of residency to verify eligibility.

b.     Employees of the Station, its licensee, its parent corporation, their affiliated entities, affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in New Jersey and the members of their immediate families and households 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.     Listeners are eligible to win a Station contest only once every thirty (30) 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.

3.              PRIZES

a.     One grand prize will be awarded:  a trip for two (2) to see the Chicago Open Air festival in Chicago, Illinois from July 14 - 16, 2017 (departing Newark on July 13th and departing Chicago on July 17, 2017).  This trip consists of:  Two VIP tickets to each night of the festival (3 nights total), Round trip coach airfare for two from a local NJ Airport and hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy) for four (4) nights checking in on July 13th and checking out on July 17, and $200 spending cash.

b.     The following are NOT included

·      Ground transportation and parking

·      Travel Insurance

·      Meals and beverages

·      Any gratuities and taxes associated with the trip

·      Baggage fees, change/cancellation fees, or any other airport/air carrier fees

Winner is solely responsible for all expenses not specifically listed as included in the prize, including (without limitation) the items listed above as not included.

c.     Total estimated value of prize package is $_2,300_;. Actual value may vary depending on departure airport and airfare prices at time of booking.  Winner must be at least 21 years old, and winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary.  Flight dates are fixed and flight times may be limited.  Scheduling is subject to availability.

d.     Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  WRAT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize or prize element with one of equal or greater value.  Winner may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winner must claim prizes by completing all required paperwork in person at the WRAT offices within 30 days after the end of the contest.  Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited.  Prizes could take up to 8 weeks for complete delivery.

e.     Unless otherwise specified, all prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station located at 1731 Main Street Lake Como, NJ 07719, Monday-Friday, during regular business hours and excluding holidays.  Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within 30 days of winning.  Failure to claim prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize.

f.      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.

g.     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.  Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.

h.     Prizes are not transferable.  Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash, except in the sole discretion of Station or the prize provider.

4.              SELECTION OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER

a.     Grand Prize Winner will be selected on May 26th between 9pm and 10pm at iPlay America, 110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728

b.     Grand Prize winner will be determined by random drawing or other random selection method from all qualifiers registered and present at the Chicago Open Air  Giveaway event is May 26th between 8pm and 10pm at iPlay America, 110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728.  Subject to confirmation of eligibility, the qualifier who is selected through this process will win the Grand Prize Chicago Open Air Trip.

c.     Qualifiers must be present at the Grand Prize Giveaway Event  May 26th between 8pm and 9pm at iPlay America, 110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728 in order to be eligible to win the Grand Prize.

d.     Odds of being a qualifier depend on number of eligible entries received through each entry method.  Odds of winning the grand prize once a qualifier are approximately one in 112, depending on exact number of qualifiers present at the giveaway event.

5.      CONDITIONS

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 receiving 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 participant 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 as instructed by the Station or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. An alternate winner may be chosen by random selection in the Station’s sole discretion. Pursuant to the liability release, winners 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. If any contestant (or his/her parent or legal guardian, if applicable) refuses to sign any required release, any and all prizes will be forfeited.

f.    The Station will be excused from its obligation to conduct the contest if its performance is delayed or prevented due to causes beyond its control, including, but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder, fire, flood, hurricanes, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by any governmental authority.

g.   The Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries,  Parent Corporation, sponsors, advertisers and promotional partners, and their assigns and successors are not responsible for failure to conduct or for alterations to the contest due to circumstances beyond the control of any such entity.

h.   Decisions of Station management with respect to the contest are final.

i.    The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and publication at www.wrat.com.

j.    The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the Contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement.

k.   The Station is not responsible for any prizes or certificates lost or stolen after the winner has claimed them from the Station.

l.    Prizes are awarded “AS IS, WHERE IS” with no guarantees or warranties as to use, safety, or performance. 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); or (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 www.wrat.com.

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, 1731 Main St Lake Como, NJ 07719, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.

t.    For register-to-win contests, the odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

For contests with entries by phone:

a. The Station is not responsible for telephone malfunctions. The Station is not responsible for callers lost or disconnected before completing a Contest-related call. Caller qualification is subject to 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, s/he will be disqualified and the next caller taken will be deemed the potential winner. Contest calls will not be accepted at any number other than the advertised Contest number. 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.

b. If the Contest includes a featured song or artist, only the specific Song of the Day (or a song by the Artist of the Day), when played in its entirety from beginning to end, will be used to solicit contest calls.  Snippets of songs played for advertising or promotional purposes and music beds that contain music from the Song or Artist of the Day WILL NOT count.  Listeners should try to be the correct caller at 732-681-3890 as soon as they hear the Song or Artist of the Day begin to play.  If a listener accidentally calls when a song snippet or music bed is played, s/he will simply be informed of the error.

For contests with online entry submission:

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, as well as any other required information.  Limit 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.