ALPHA MEDIA’S CONTEST-SPECIFIC RULES FOR THE
Alpha Media Aurora No Hitter Big Winner CONTEST
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
These contest-specific rules should be read in conjunction with Alpha Media’s General Contest Rules, which are applicable to all contests conducted by Alpha Media Holdings LLC and/or its subsidiaries (including licensee subsidiaries).
Sponsor(s): WERV and Hot Tub Tony 2526 Keslinger rd, Geneva, IL 60134(collectively, “Sponsor”).
1. Promotional Period: The WERV- No Hitter Big Winner contest (the “Promotion”) begins on or around June 10th 2019, at 12:00pm CST and ends at 5:00pm CST on or about September 28th (the “Promotional Period”).
2. Entry Deadline: The deadline to submit entries is 9:00am CST September 27th].
3. Eligibility Restrictions: The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (except NY and FL) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of WERV (the “Station”), its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other broadcast stations in the Station’s listening area, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the United States, in NY, RI and FL, as applicable, and where prohibited.
Listeners are eligible to win an Alpha Media contest valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.
Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from any individual who does not meet the eligibility requirements, and will also delete any entry as required by law.
Promotion contestant(s) must be selected as follows: Contestant(s) must be randomly selected from names of registrants who entered their names into the drawing upon entering Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL on the event date. 1. The selection must be made prior to the start of the game. (initial here). No one contestant may be selected to participate on more than one occasion. 2. In order to qualify for Prize reimbursement, during Major League Baseball game of the above Promotion Date(s) and Promotion Location only, the Chicago Cubs’ pitcher must throw a No-Hitter for the entirety of the game. The No-Hitter must be counted and scored by the official scorer as an official No-Hitter. A play nullified by a penalty or otherwise is ineligible to win. 3. A standard MLB Baseball of regulation size and weight must be used for this event. 4. The eligibility of the Grand Slam is subject to MLB Rules. Schedule of Prize Awards: $10,000.00. Maximum of one winner. 5. Important: Client/Member Must Videotape The Entire Promotion Activity. It is imperative that the individual operating the video camera records the game in its entirety. Client/Member shall ensure that the video camera is properly functioning. Failure to conform to this requirement may cause the claim to be denied. (initial here). 6. Claims notification: Immediate telephone and written notification by Client to IP Group at (888) 882-5140 and
[email protected] must be reported no later than the close of business on the first business day after the promotion. 7. Proof of Claim: The following documentation will be furnished by the client to IP Group within 30 days of the contest date as proof of a prize claim (IP Group will furnish forms): Affidavits of the two Promotion Officials; Affidavit of the Winner; Affidavit of the Video Operator along with the Raw, Unedited Videotape of the entire promotional activity. 8. Investigation: Upon receipt of Proof of Claim, IP Group may conduct a reasonable investigation, including but not limited to requiring the Client to produce the Video Camera Operator, the Winner, and/or the Promotion Officials for polygraphic examination as a condition to payment of the claim if, in the sole opinion of IP Group, such an examination is warranted by the facts.
Choice of Law, Disputed Claims, Venue, and Attorney’s Fees: Any and all disputes between the Client and IP Group or its underwriters shall be governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, without regard to its conflict of laws, and submitted to binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association and pursuant to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Arbitration Act. The venue for such arbitration shall be in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. (initial here). The Client agrees to pay all expenses associated with any such Arbitration. In the event IP Group or its underwriters prevails at Arbitration, Client agrees to pay IP Group and its underwriters’ all reasonable attorney’s fees. Client acknowledges responsibility to make contestant(s) aware of the requirement.
4. Entry Method: To participate in the Promotion, you may enter via the following method(s).
VIA INTERNET – Go to 959theriver.com and follow the links and instructions to enter and submit the required information, which may include your first and last name, address, telephone number, date of birth, and a valid email address, in the online entry form. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.
5. Prizes: $10,000 if the Cubs throw a No Hitter
7. Winner Selection and Notification:
Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 21 years of age at the time of entry (except that residents of Alabama and Nebraska must be at least 19 years of age at the time of entry and residents of Mississippi must be at least 21 years of age at the time of entry). Employees of Main Sponsor or Aptivada LLC, their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the United States and where prohibited by law.
Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Main Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. Main Sponsor will disqualify any entry from any individual who does not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner(s). Winner(s) will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including a winner’s full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the station conducting the Promotion (in combination with any prizes won in Promotions run by any other Alpha radio station) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.
b. Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of a prize constitutes a winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for the Alpha or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, Alpha may, where legal, require a winner (and guest or travel companion, where applicable) to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize. It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return any required release. In the case of a conflict in this paragraph 3 b and any similar paragraph in contest specific rules the general specific rules will govern.
c. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Promotion, you:
i. agree to grant Alpha a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to edit, telecast, exhibit, rerun, reproduce, use, syndicate, license, print, distribute and otherwise exploit any items (including any photos, videos, audio, or written material) submitted as part of your contest entry (the “Materials”), or any portion thereof, in any manner and in any and all formats and media now known or hereafter devised, without payment to you or any third party;
ii. acknowledge that Alpha reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to use the Materials at all; and
iii. represent and warrant that: you are at least as old as the age of majority in your state; you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to Alpha the license provided for herein; you own or control the complete exhibition and other rights to the Materials you submitted for the purposes contemplated in this license; you are either the parent (or legal guardian) of any minor featured in the Materials or have received the express consent of the parent (or legal guardian) for any such minor to appear in the Materials and to enter the minor’s likeness in the Materials in the contest; and neither the Materials nor the exercise of the rights granted herein shall infringe upon or violate the right of privacy or right of publicity of, or constitute a libel or slander against, or violate any common law or any other right of, any person or entity.
d. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Promotion, Alpha in its sole discretion may require verification of Promotion winner’s or winners’ identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification.
e. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winner(s) and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless the station conducting the Promotion, its sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), its advertising and promotion agencies, any social media platform utilized in the conduct of the Promotion (including but not limited to Facebook, Inc.) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion. Alpha may also require eligible Promotion winner(s) and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winner(s), guest(s) or travel companion(s) are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent. It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return any required release.
f. The station conducting the Promotion, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of the station’s website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Promotion, or is otherwise in violation of the rules. The station conducting the Promotion further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the station’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by the station in is sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any station website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Promotion or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Alpha reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. The station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the station conducting the Promotion, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond Alpha’s control.
9. Official Rules and Winner List: To obtain a copy of the General Contest Rules, these contest-specific rules, or a list of winner(s) following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “General Contest Rules,” “Contest-Specific Rules,” or “Winner List” to WERV- No Hitter Big Winner List or Official Rules Request,WERV 1884 Plain Ave Aurora IL, . A copy of the General Contest Rules, contest-specific rules, and a list of winner(s) (when complete) are also available during regular business hours at the main studio of WERV 1884 Plain Ave Aurora IL. All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.