Contest Rules

General Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 
Eligibility
Unless otherwise stated in the specific contest rules, entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio). A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a WMGK contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days. Winners will also be disqualified if they or a member of their household have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize or prize package valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, prize providers, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with WMGK or any of the promotion sponsors/prize providers, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.” Unless otherwise stated, there is a limit of one entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant. Void where prohibited.



Internet Contests and Games:
Game and contest participants using the Internet must provide a valid e-mail address. Limit one entry per e-mail address. All contest entries will become the property of Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK and sponsors 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 Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK, 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. Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK 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 Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of any Internet promotion, game or contest, or the Internet portion of any Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK promotion, game or contest. Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK, in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means. All Internet participants agree to be bound by these rules, and the Official General Rules appearing above.


ON-AIR CONTESTS ONLY:

Online listeners to the WMGK 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 this contest.
When conducting any contest in which listeners are directed to be a certain number caller when a specific song or artist is played, the following rules will apply: snippets of songs played for advertising or promotional purposes and music beds that contain music from the designated artist or song WILL NOT count. Only songs that are played from beginning to end will be used to solicit contest calls. Listeners should try to be the correct caller at 215-263-WMGK as soon as they hear the specific song or artist 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; no harm, no foul!
Winner/caller qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number and social security number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call. Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number. If caller gets disconnected for any reason before their name and phone number have been recorded, another call will be taken to determine the winner/qualifier.
Any and all Special Programming Features on WMGK are excluded from the contest periods on the radio station. No prizes will be awarded during Special Programming Features. 
Special Programming Features on WMGK include: Breakfast With the Beatles from 7am to 9apm on Sundays; Little Steven's Underground Garage from 10pm to Midnight on Sundays.


Text Messaging:

If there is any dispute about the identity of an entrant, the registered user of the text message account on the date of entry will be the recognized entrant. All participants acknowledge that messages are distributed by third-party mobile network providers and WMGK cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery. Participants acknowledge that, depending on the recipient’s mobile provider service, it may not be possible to transmit the message to the recipient successfully. WMGK assumes no responsibility for, and does not guarantee in any way, the availability or performance of any mobile, text or data service, including liability for transmission delays or message failures.

WMGK does not charge a fee for text entries. It is each entrant’s responsibility to check with their individual carrier and mobile/data plan, as other charges may apply. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT TEXT MESSAGES SENT TO WMGK MAY RESULT IN ONE OR MORE AUTOMATIC BOUNCE BACK MESSAGES, FOR WHICH PARTICIPANTS MAY INCUR A FEE FROM THEIR PROVIDER. WMGK assumes no responsibility for charges incurred for text-messaging, including (without limitation) charges resulting from any bounce back messages or contest notices from the Station.
For texting contests in which entrants are asked to text specific information to a designated telephone line at a particular time or times (as announced by WMGK): At the time that texts are solicited, the criteria for winning will be announced (for example, first text message received with the correct answer). Only those text messages sent to the specific phone number provided, at the time texting is solicited, will be eligible to win. Texting to the main WMGK phone number or any other phone number are not eligible. Winners will be selected in accordance with the criteria announced when text messages are solicited.
For all WMGK texting contests, unless otherwise noted, the texter chosen must answer their phone when called or another winner will be selected. 
For all texting contests, standard texting charges by your mobile phone carrier may apply; please check your mobile contract for details.


TEXTING - alternative form of entry:
For all WMGK contests that permit listeners to enter by texting the station, listeners will also have the option to enter online at the following URL: www.vibescm.com/amoe . Unless the rules state otherwise, contest entries are limited to one per person for the entire contest, regardless of the entry method. Listeners who enter online will be required to provide the WMGK short code (645645), the contest keyword that the ‘MGK announcer provides on-air and which varies for each contest, and the entrant's first and last name and phone number. For security purposes, online entrants will be required to enter the code word(s) shown on the entry page before completing their entry. All web and text entries will be pooled together and a winner(s) will be chosen from that pool in accordance with the contest rules.

Prizes

Unless otherwise stated, or where winners are chosen at the Station’s discretion, odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. WMGK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value. Winners may not request prize substitution. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner. Taxes, gratuities and all other incidentals are the sole responsibility of the winner. If the prize is tickets to a performance or event, WMGK is not responsible for cancellations due to weather, promoter or performer, and is not obligated to provide an alternate prize. 
Unless an earlier date is specified in the rules, all prizes must be claimed within thirty days of the date won or the prize will be forfeited. Office hours are Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, but may close early before holidays. Please call 610-667-8500 to confirm that the office is open before attempting to claim prize. If approved by WMGK in advance and subject to completion of all required paperwork, winners may appoint someone to pick up their prize for them. If they do so, that person must present a copy of the prize winner's VALID, GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID or the prize cannot be released. All prizes MUST be picked up at the WMGK offices during office business hours unless otherwise noted.

Release
By entering the contest, all participants release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, WMGK, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won. Winners (and their guests, if any) will be required to sign an affidavit and liability/publicity release, releasing WMGK and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize, before claiming the prize.


Disclaimer
WMGK undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of any prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s). WMGK is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station. WMGK is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of the contest. If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of WMGK, station management reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).


License
Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for WMGK and promotion sponsors/prize providers and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.


Taxes
If required by applicable law, WMGK will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099. Winners must provide their social security number to WMGK for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize.


General
Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won. WMGK reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in WMGK’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by WMGK or its affiliates. WMGK reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and these Official Rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement. By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of WMGK and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding. Copies of written contest rules and, where required by law, the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the WMGK studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, for 60 days after the contest concludes. 
As a condition to participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and WMGK hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

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102.9 WMGK ROCK MD – OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

 

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

 

How to Enter for a Chance to Win

 

Contest entries will be accepted from Friday March 14, 2014 through Monday, June 9, 2014 at 5pm  (ET).

 

Entries may be submitted as follows:

 

1.  Submit your/your band's video performance of one (1) song via the entry form on the Rock MD web page at wmgk.com by pasting a link to your video in the appropriate field on the online registration form OR

 

2.  Email us an mp3 track(1 track only) of you/your band performing one (1) song to rockmd@wmgk.com.  OR

 

3.  Mail us a CD (1 track only) of you/your band performing one (1) song

 

WMGK's Rock MD
One Bala Plaza -Suite 339
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 

WMGK will accept submissions from bands AND solo performers/musicians.  At least one member of the entrant (whether a solo performer or a band) must be a licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.) with a medical practice in the greater Philadelphia area (within WMGK’s terrestrial listening area).  Dentists are not eligible to participate in this contest.

Entries must include the full name, address, and phone number of the primary contact  between the band/performer and WMGK.  If more than one song is performed, WMGK will only review and judge the first track on the CD, mp3 or video submission . All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on Monday, June 9, 2014; entries received after that point will be null and void. Anyone whose band or solo act is selected to perform in the Rock MD Finals can only be in one band or act that has been selected for the Rock MD Finals. If someone is in multiple bands or acts that have been selected for the Rock MD Finals, they must choose which act they will perform with and the other act may be disqualified from participating in the Rock MD Finals, in WMGK’s sole discretion.  All entries will become the property of WMGK and will not be returned.

By entering the contest via a video submission, entrants (1) certify that they have all rights necessary to use the images and music contained in their video contest submission, and (2) grant WMGK permission to post, embed and/or link to their video on www.wmgk.com and to use the video for contest and other promotional purposes.  WMGK reserves the right to take down any contest submission if it believes the video violates the rights of any third party.

Five (5) finalists will be selected and notified during the week of June 16, 2014.  All finalists must confirm notification and participation in the finals event by Monday, June 23, 2014.  If any finalist does not confirm participation in the finals event, WMGK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify that finalist and select another band/performer as a finalist or proceed with a smaller group of finalists.

Finalists will compete in the Rock MD Finals on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA.  All finalists will have the opportunity to appear in a radio commercial advertising the contest and/or their medical practice that could air on 102.9 WMGK between August 2014 and October 16, 2014.  However, becoming a finalist does not guarantee that a band/performer’s commercial will actually air.  Finalists will be required to provide valid, current documentation that the solo performer or an active member of the band (as applicable) is a licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.) who is currently practicing in the WMGK terrestrial listening area.  If acceptable documentation is not provided within 7 business  days after notification of being selected as a finalist, the performer/band may be disqualified. 

Being Selected As a Finalist

Finalists will be chosen by WMGK staff in their sole discretion; all decisions of the judges are final. 

Finalist Event

The MGK Rock MD Finalist Event will take place on:  Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Keswick Theater in Glenside, PA.

Finalists must be able to participate in the Finalist Event in order to be eligible to be selected as the winner of MGK's Rock MD contest. 

All Finalists must play a minimum of two (2) songs at the Event. Set time may not exceed 20 minutes in length.  WMGK has the right to end a band’s/performer's set if they go over the time limit.  WMGK has the right to subtract points from a band’s/performer's score, in the stage presence category, if they go over the time limit. 

Judges will rate each Finalist on a scale of 1 – 10 according to the following criteria: stage presence, musicianship, and crowd response.  The Finalist with the highest total score will be the winner of MGK's Rock MD contest.  In the event of a tie for highest total score, the tied participants may be asked to perform one more song and the judges will determine the winner in their discretion.

WMGK will set up a band PA System and standard drum kit for each performance. All performers must use the equipment provided by WMGK only. All performers must use their own guitars, guitar amps, keyboard, keyboard amps, bass, bass amps, cymbals, drum sticks, and drum pedal.

Prize

One (1) prize will be awarded to the winning band, consisting of:  a check for at least $2000 made out to the charity of the winner’s choosing; and two (2) days (maximum of 8 hours per day; days do not need to be consecutive) of recording time at Philly Sound Studios in Philadelphia, PA recording studio TBD.  Recording time must be initiated by October 31, 2015.  Scheduling is subject to availability.  ARV $1200.

Prize will be awarded in the name of the band member/performer listed in the official entry form.  False or misleading information regarding band members may lead to disqualification.  WMGK must be notified promptly in writing of any changes in band personnel. 

Rules may be updated from time to time if additional prizes become available.

WMGK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value. Winner(s) may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winner(s) must claim prizes by completing all required paperwork in person at the WMGK office within 30 days after contest concludes.  Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited. 

Eligibility

Each entrant band/performer must have at least one (1) active member who is a licensed Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)  practicing in the  WMGK terrestrial listening area.   Dentists are not eligible for this contest.   Previous winning band and band members are not eligible to enter this year's contest.  Individuals or bands who are represented by an agent or talent agency are not eligible unless WMGK receives written confirmation that such agency and any associated commissions are being waived for all purposes of this contest.  Under no circumstances will WMGK be responsible for any fee or commission to any agent or representative of any contestant.  The WMGK 30 day and 365-day prize rule does not apply to the WMGK Rock MD Contest.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, promotional sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with WMGK, Cancer Treatment Centers of America and other radio stations in WMGK’s metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio) are not eligible to participate.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  Limit one entry per band or solo performer; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  No purchase or other consideration is necessary to participate in a contest. 

Release

By participating, entrants release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, WMGK, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winner(s) will be required to sign a form releasing WMGK and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

WMGK undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance/performance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  WMGK is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station.  WMGK is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of WMGK, Station reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for WMGK and promotion sponsors/prize providers and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, contest entry, audio/video submission, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.  By submitting a video entry, entrants authorize WMGK to post and/or link to the video on the WMGK website.

Taxes

If required by law, WMGK will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winning band members with a federal Form 1099 (prize value will be divided equally among the band members).  Winners must provide their social security number to WMGK for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize. 

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  WMGK reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in WMGK’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by WMGK or its affiliates.  WMGK reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of WMGK and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the WMGK studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, for 60 days after the contest concludes. 

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and WMGK hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Sponsor:  Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Philadelphia address:  1331 E Wyoming Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Corporate address:  1336 Basswood Road Schaumburg, IL 60173

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Greater Media Philadelphia Market-wide Contest

WMGK “Spring Ka-Ching”

Official Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

How to Enter for a Chance to Win

The contest will begin on Monday, March 31, 2014 and will run weekdays through Friday, April 18, 2014. 

Each weekday during the contest period, at approximately 8am, Noon, and 4pm (ET), listen to 102.9 WMGK to hear the Cue to text in the “Word of the Hour”. When the Cue airs, text the specified Word of the Hour (as announced in the Cue to text) to 89448.  Standard message and data rates may apply.  To enter without sending a text, go to the contest page at www.WMGK.com to fill out and submit the online entry form and Word of the Hour.  Each entrant who texts or submits online the correct Word of the Hour within 15 minutes after the Cue to text airs will qualify for that hour’s drawing for a chance to win $1000.  WMGK listeners will be competing with listeners from other Greater Media Philadelphia stations, who will also receive a “cue to text” at the same time and will be submitting their entries during the same 15-minute period.

One (1) winner will be chosen at random at the end of the 15 minute period from all eligible entries received during that entry period (including entries from other Greater Media Philadelphia stations).  Initially-selected winners are subject to confirmation of eligibility in accordance with these rules.

Entrants will only be eligible for the $1000 drawing for the hour in which they entered.  Initially-selected $1000 winners will be notified via phone call (at the mobile number from which the winning text was received or at the phone number listed in the online entry form) at approximately 8:30am, 12:30pm and 4:30pm on the day that they entered, and must confirm notification and acceptance of prize within three (3) business days or risk forfeiture of the prize and selection of a new winner.  Listeners may send or submit a maximum of one entry per Cue to text, for a maximum of three (3) entries per day.

 

Online listeners to the WMGK (Station) web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.

Listening to WMGK’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in the on-air portion of this contest.

If there is any dispute about the identity of a text entrant, the registered user of the text message account on the date of entry will be the recognized entrant.  All participants acknowledge that messages are distributed by third-party mobile network providers and WMGK (Station) cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery.  Participants acknowledge that, depending on the recipient’s mobile provider service, it may not be possible to transmit the message to the recipient successfully.  Station assumes no responsibility for, and does not guarantee in any way, the availability or performance of any mobile, text or data service, including liability for transmission delays or message failures.

Station does not charge a fee for text entries.  It is each entrant’s responsibility to check with their individual carrier and mobile/data plan, as other charges may apply.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT TEXTS TO THE STATION MAY RESULT IN ONE OR MORE AUTOMATIC BOUNCE BACK MESSAGES, FOR WHICH PARTICIPANTS MAY INCUR A FEE FROM THEIR PROVIDER.  Station assumes no responsibility for charges incurred for text-messaging, including (without limitation) charges resulting from any bounce back messages or contest notices from the Station.  Only those text messages sent to the specific phone number provided, at the time texting is solicited, with the correct Word of the Hour, will be eligible to win. Texting to the main Station phone number or any other phone number are not eligible. 

Prizes & Restrictions

Forty-five (45) prizes will be awarded during the contest period, each consisting of $1,000.  Prize will be awarded in the form of a check from Greater Media Philadelphia and will be available within 30 days of confirming winner’s eligibility.  If a winner is determined to be ineligible, s/he will be disqualified and the prize will not be awarded.

Odds of being selected as a winner depend on the total number of eligible entries received by all Greater Media Philadelphia stations for the specific Cue to text/Word of the Hour, by text and online.  Greater Media Philadelphia reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value.  Prize winners may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must claim their prizes by completing all required paperwork in person at the Greater Media Philadelphia office within 60 days after the end of the contest.  Prizes not claimed within the 60-day period will be forfeited.  All taxes, including but not limited to federal, state, and local taxes, and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance or use of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  Participants may win more than one prize in this contest.  WMGK’s 60-day and 365-day prize rules are NOT in effect for this contest, meaning that a winner will NOT be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a WMGK contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Winners ARE eligible to participate if they or a member of their household have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize or prize package valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. and its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Greater Media Philadelphia or any of its radio stations or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  Limit one entry (total) per Cue to text; multiple entries may disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited

Release

By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, WMGK, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winners will be required to sign a form releasing the above-named parties from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

Greater Media Philadelphia undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  Greater Media Philadelphia is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station.  Greater Media Philadelphia is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Greater Media Philadelphia, Station reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for WMGK, Greater Media Philadelphia and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Winners must provide their social security number to WMGK, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize. 

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on the contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  WMGK reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in WMGK’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by WMGK or its affiliates.  WMGK reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of WMGK and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the WMGK studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 for 60 days after the contest concludes. 

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, PA having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and Greater Media Philadelphia hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

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BREATHSAVERS SWEEPSTAKES

102.9 WMGK PHILADEPHIA

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD BEGINS 12:01 A.M. EST on 4/7/14 AND ENDS 11:59 P.M. EST on 4/13/14 (THE “SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD”).  SWEEPSTAKES ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY AND RESIDENTS OF THE PHILADELPHIA METRO SURVEY AREA (AS DEFINED BY NIELSEN AUDIO).  VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

  1. HOW TO ENTER:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN SWEEPSTAKES.  THERE IS ONE WAY TO ENTER.  ENTER VIA:   INTERNET:  Visit wmgk.com, (the "website"), during the Sweepstakes Entry Period and click on the icon, banner or text link to access the Sweepstakes entry page.  Follow the online instructions to complete the Official Online Entry Form and submit as instructed to register for sweepstakes.  Online entries must be received by no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on 4/13/14 to be eligible to win.  Limit ONE (1) online entry per name per e-mail address per each consecutive twenty-four (24) hour period.  WMGK’s computer is the official time keeping device for this sweepstakes.  Proof of e-mailing does not constitute proof of delivery or entry.  Any attempt to submit more than the maximum number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities or any other methods may void that participant’s entry.  Entries generated by a robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.  All entry information becomes the property of the Sponsor. 

 

  1. PRIZES:  (ONE) Total Prize consisting of: (One) Gift Card for one pair of Kaenon Sunglasses, a Vitamix TurboBlend 2-Speed Mixer, and a Cutter and Buck Performance Weekender Duffel. [Total ARV $525]

 

 

  1. DRAWING:  One winner will be selected on or about 4/14/14 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at wmgk.com. Odds of winning the Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY:  Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry and residents of the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, CRN International, The Hershey Company, WMGK/Greater Media Philadelphia and all of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, printers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies, (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members [parents, children, siblings and spouse]) and individuals residing in their same household (whether or not related) (collectively, “Sponsor and Promotion Parties”) are not eligible to participate or win.  If potential winner is a minor in his/her own state prize may be awarded to the minor’s parent or legal guardian.

 

  1. GENERAL TERMS:  No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted, and non-cash portions of the prize may not be redeemed for cash value (unless at the sole discretion of Sponsor).  Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.  Prize winner will be solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes on prize.  If applicable, winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize from WMGK.  All other expenses related to the receipt and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein are solely the responsibility of the winner.  Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited.  Winner’s first initial, last name, hometown and state will be disclosed on Winner’s List which will be distributed upon request and as required by law.  No groups, clubs or organizations may reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to its members.  All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges.  The entry information provided is subject to the Privacy Policy on the above stated website.  To read that Policy, access the website and then access the Privacy Policy.

 

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Potential winner will be notified by phone at the phone number provided at the time of entry.  If winner is not reachable at the phone number provided at time of entry and notification is unsuccessful or if winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be selected.  Winner must claim prize by completing all required paperwork and receiving prize in person during office hours at the WMGK office at One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA,  .  Prize must be claimed by March 31, 2014 or it will be forfeited.

  1. CONDITIONS:  All entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release Sponsor and Promotion Parties from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses of any kind to persons, including death or property, which may be sustained directly or indirectly from the receipt, ownership, use or misuse of any prize awarded, or while preparing for, participating in or traveling to or from any prize-related activity, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement of offering of any prize. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the prize after it has been delivered. Sponsor and Promotion Parties make no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize. Except for residents of Tennessee and where prohibited by law, winner grants to Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereinafter known the winner’s name, address, voice, statement, picture or other likeness, without additional review, notification or compensation, for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes as may be determined by Sponsor.

 

  1. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Sponsor and Promotion Parties assume no responsibility for:  a.) lost, illegible, late, misdirected, incomplete, mutilated, postage-due or non-delivered mail, entries or email; or for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, garbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software or telephone malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; and b.) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the website.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with entry process or operation of Sweepstakes or website, to be acting in violation of the terms of the website or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person.  Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading or copying materials from or use of website.  If, for any reason, Sweepstakes, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which, in sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend Sweepstakes, and determine winner from Internet entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor.  In case of dispute, authorized subscriber of e-mail account used to enter at actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant, and must comply with these Official Rules.  The authorized account subscriber is deemed to be natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, on-line service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.  It is solely the responsibility of the entrant to notify Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her e-mail address during the Sweepstakes Period.  

 

CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION:  Except where prohibited, by participating, you agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and Promotion Parties, shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction and that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and 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.

 

  1. WINNER’S NAME:  For the first initial, last name, hometown and state of the Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: BREATH SAVERS® SWEEPSTAKES, c/o WMGK, 1 Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 by 2/28/14.

 

SPONSOR:  CRN International, Inc., One Circular Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

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Greater Media Philadelphia / PODS® $1,000 Home Improvement Web Sweepstakes – Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

How to Enter for a Chance to Win

This Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will run from 12:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) Monday, April 7, 2014 through Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 11:59pm (ET).  To enter, go to www.wmmr.com, www.wmgk.com, www.ilikebenfm.com, or www.975thefanatic.com and click on the PODS $1,000 Home Improvement advertisement, which will redirect you to the PODS $1,000 Home Improvement Sweepstakes entry page. On the entry page, fill out the entry fields, including name, email address, day time phone number, date of birth and home address, then click submit to be entered into the Sweepstakes. At the time of entry, entrants will be asked if they want to opt in to receive emails about PODS products and promotions. Opt-in is not required to enter the sweepstakes.

On or about Monday, May 5, 2014, one (1) entry will be chosen at random from all eligible entries received to win the Grand Prize.  The initially-selected winner will be notified by phone and email using the information provided in the entry form.  Initially-selected winner must confirm acceptance of prize within three (3) business days of initial notification, or risk disqualification and selection of a new winner.

All sweepstakes entries will become the property of Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

Prizes & Restrictions

One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, $1,000 cash, payable via company check.  Allow 4-6 weeks for check processing.

Odds of being selected as a winner depend on the total number of eligible entries received.  Greater Media Philadelphia reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value.  Prize winner may not request prize substitution.  Prize is non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winner must claim prize by completing all required paperwork in person at the Greater Media Philadelphia office within 60 days after the end of the contest.  Prize not claimed within the 60-day period will be forfeited.  All taxes, including but not limited to federal, state, and local taxes, and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance or use of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a Greater Media Philadelphia contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days or a Greater Media Philadelphia (WBEN-FM, WMGK, WMMR, WPEN) contest with a value of $1000 or more within the previous 365 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia and its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Greater Media Philadelphia or any of its radio stations or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  Limit one entry per person.  Void where prohibited

Release

By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winner will be required to sign a form releasing the above-named parties from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

Greater Media Philadelphia undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  Greater Media Philadelphia is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winner must inspect prize before leaving the station.  Greater Media Philadelphia is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Greater Media Philadelphia, Station reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for Greater Media Philadelphia and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winner with a federal Form 1099.  Winner must provide his/her social security number to Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. for tax reporting purposes, and is solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize. 

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on the contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  Greater Media Philadelphia reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in Greater Media Philadelphia’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Greater Media Philadelphia or its affiliates.  Greater Media Philadelphia reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of Greater Media Philadelphia and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the Greater Media Philadelphia office, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 for 60 days after the contest concludes. 

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, PA having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and Greater Media Philadelphia hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

 

Sponsor:  PODS Enterprises, Inc., 13535 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater, Florida 33762

 

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WMGK Mayor of Dogville Contest – Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.
How to Enter for a Chance to Win
Contest entry period is Monday, April 14, 2014 through Monday, April 28, 2014 at 5:00pm (ET). To enter the contest, go to www.wmgk.com and click the link for the Mayor of Dogville Contest. Follow the online instructions to complete and submit an entry form and release, and upload your favorite photo of your dog. Entries will not be accepted without an electronically-signed release form (provided on the contest page).
Submitted photos will be posted on wmgk.com. From April 14, 2014 through April 30, 2014 at 9:00am , listeners will be invited to visit wmgk.com to vote for their favorite dog. Limit one vote per person. At the conclusion of the voting period, WMGK will select one winner, whose dog will be honored at the DeBella Dog Walk on May 4, 2014 and who will receive a $100 Pet Supply Retail Store Gift card. Winning dog photo will also be displayed at www.wmgk.com. All entries must be received by April 28, 2014 at 5pm to be eligible for consideration. Winner will be announced on May 1, 2014 and will be notified by email and/or phone.
The WMGK Programming staff will select the winning entry in its sole discretion. Selection will be based primarily on how creative and/or interesting the submitted contest photo is and how many votes the photo has received. Photo must be of entrant’s dog and entrant must have all rights necessary to submit the photo for contest purposes, including written permission from the photographer (if s/he is someone other than the entrant) and from every individual who appears and is identifiable in the photo. Photos must be in good taste and suitable for viewing by all ages. WMGK reserves the right to disqualify any entry in its sole discretion.
Winner qualification is subject to verification of the contestant’s name, address, primary phone number, and dog’s name and owner, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the winner notification call.

Prize
One (1) prize will be awarded: the opportunity to have the winner’s dog honored at the DeBella Dog Walk on May 4, 2014, at Green Lane Park in Green Lane, PA, and a $100 Pet Supply Retail Store Gift card. Total value of the prize is $100.
Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. WMGK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value. Winner may not request prize substitution. Prize is non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner. Winner must claim prize in person as instructed by WMGK promotions staff. Prize not claimed as instructed will be forfeited.
Eligibility
All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio). Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with WMGK or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.” Limit one entry per dog. Void where prohibited.
Release
By participating, all entrants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, WMGK, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won. Winner will be required to sign a form releasing WMGK and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.
Disclaimer
WMGK undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s). WMGK is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. WMGK is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest. If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of WMGK, Station reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).
License
Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for WMGK and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's and dog’s name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, submitted photo, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.
Taxes
If required by applicable law, WMGK will report the total value of the prize to the IRS and will furnish winner with a federal Form 1099. Winner must provide his/her social security number to WMGK for tax reporting purposes, and is solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize.
General
Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won. WMGK reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in WMGK’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by WMGK or its affiliates. WMGK reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement. By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of WMGK and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding. Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the WMGK studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, for 60 days after the contest concludes.
As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and WMGK hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

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Mealey’s  “Cole Hamels Memorabilia” Contest

Official Rules

April 14, 2014 – May 11, 2014

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void outside the “Geographic Area” (defined below) and where prohibited. Mealey’s “Cole Hamels Memorabilia” Contest (“Contest”) begins on April 14, 2014 at 12:01 A.M. ET and ends on May 11, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. ET (“Contest Period”). Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules. All times in this Contest refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically located and reside in one of the following counties:  Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Cape May, Atlantic, Salem, and Cumberland in the state of New Jersey; and New Castle and Kent in the state of Delaware (collectively, the “Geographic Area”), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Contest Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Contest Entities, members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Contest. Contest Entities, as referenced herein, shall  include Cole Hamels, its spokesperson, and Mealey’s Furniture 908 W. Street Road Warminster, Pennsylvania (Sponsor) and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest.

TO ENTER: To enter Contest, fill out an entry form at any participating Mealey’s Furniture location.   Entry form requires the entrant to fill out the following fields:  First Name & Last Name, email address, phone number and mailing address. Entry forms are available in each of Mealey’s Furniture’s 6 area showrooms.  All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  By entering this contest you are granting Mealey’s Furniture the right to include you in its email list.  This means that you may receive emails, to the email address you listed on the entry form, from Mealey’s with promotional information.   If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from Mealey’s Furniture, go to http://www.mealeysfurniture.com/inventory/advantage_unsubscribe and follow the procedures indicated.

Contestants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such rights to Sponsor and that the Sponsor’s reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of the entry form will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy, or publicity, or create claims for false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or breach of contract. Any Entry form containing material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or that does not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsor’s standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, may be rejected as ineligible for consideration. Entries must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Sponsor shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit any Entry.

Entries must be received before 11:59 P.M. ET on May 11, 2014 to be eligible for the Contest. Limit one (1) entry per person during the entire Contest Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of a contestant who submitted a potentially winning Entry, Sponsor reserves the right to deem that the Entry was submitted by the person whose name was filled out on the entry form.  Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use contestant's name, city, state, likeness, image and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval.

PRIVACY: Entrants are electing to receive information from Mealey’s Furniture. If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from Mealey’s Furniture, go to http://www.mealeysfurniture.com/inventory/advantage_unsubscribe and follow the procedures indicated.

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:

(A)          On or about May 12, 2014, Four (4) winners will be selected randomly from all eligible entries received.  Two (2) selected winners will be designated randomly as Grand Prize winners and the other two (2) selected winners will be designated as Secondary Prize winners.

PRIZE: There will be two (2) grand prizes awarded  and two (2) secondary prizes awarded (“Prizes”).

Grand Prize: A jersey autographed by professional baseball pitcher Cole Hamels vauled at $600

Secondary Prize: A baseball autographed by professional baseball pitcher Cole Hamels vauled at $150

CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, each contestant agrees for contestant and for contestant’s heirs, executors and administrators:  (a) to release and hold harmless Contest Entities and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such contestant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize, or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by the Prize supplier that may be sent along with the Prize; (c) if selected as the Winner, to the posting of such contestant’s name on the Mealey’s Furniture Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error herein or in the Contest itself, and to be bound by all actions of the Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Contest.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Contest or permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Contest or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Contest or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification or suspension, Sponsor reserves the right to select a Winner from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension, based upon the judging criteria described above. Notice of such cancellation, modification or suspension will be posted at the Mealey’s Furniture Website. Sponsor may prohibit any contestant or potential contestant from participating in the Contest, if such contestant or potential contestant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other contestant, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to contestants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any publicity, promotional, marketing, or advertising materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of you, and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest (if any), shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state of Pennsylvania, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Pennsylvania.

 

DISPUTES: THE CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN PENNSYLVANIA. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN PENNSYLVANIA.  ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of Winner, available after May 12, 2014 visit the Mealey’s Furniture Website or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by May  31, 2014 to: Mealey’s “Cole Hamels Memorabilia” Contest, attn: Lynne Noorman, 908 West Street Road, Warminster, PA 18974.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Void where prohibited.  Open only to permanent, legal residents of the Geographic Area who are 18 or older.  Begins 4/14/14 at 12:01 AM ET and ends 5/11/14 at 11:59 PM ET.  Limit one entry per person.  Prize restrictions apply. 

 

 
 
 

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