OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

 
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES for
Pick Your Prize Fall contest
Winners drawn every Friday beginning, Sept. 13 – December 6, 2013

How to Enter Contest:

1.    To participate, you must be 21 years of age. AND activate your name by going to WBCL’s Pick Your Prize contest webpage at wbcl.org.  Activate your first and last name along with other pertinent information.  Activated names will be placed in the drawing.

2.    Activate your name between August 26 at 8 a.m.– December 5th (3:10pm).  You may also ACTIVATE your name by contacting WBCL offices during regular office hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 260.745.0576 and request the Activation Form and rules be sent to you.  If you choose to activate your name this way all entries must be received in the WBCL offices by noon on December 5, 2013.  WBCL is not responsible for entries not received due to delay of mail service, internet service outage, computer difficulty or other technical issues.

3.    Once activated, potential qualifiers will then be announced on air for WBCL’s Pick Your Prize contest – during weekdays (Monday through Thursday), beginning September 9, 2013 at 7:10 a.m.; 8:10 a.m.; 9:10 a.m. 12:10 a.m.; 1:10 p.m.; 3:10 p.m; 4:10 p.m;    Every Friday starting September 13 thru December 6, 2013, (exception of November 29) the morning show will call out one qualifier name at approximately 7:10a.m.  If it is your first AND last name (and city), you will have 9 minutes and 30 seconds to call 260.745.9090.  If you reach the on air announcer in that specific time and speak to him on air you will instantly win the opportunity to Pick Your Prize.

4.    Prizes:
All prizes have up to the approximate value of $250.
You may pick from ONE of the prizes listed below:

1.  Gas Card
2.  Kindle Fire
3.  Mall gift certificate
4.  New cookware
5.  Date Night – hotel and dinner

**WBCL will purchase your gift choice up the value of $250.  Delivery arrangements will be made upon winner selections.


2.  Eligibility and Restrictions:

•    During contest days and times, announcers will call out a name and city, you will have 9 minutes and 30 seconds to call 260.745.9090.  If you get disconnected for any reason before the on air announcer qualifies you, you must call back.  Once you have successfully gotten through in the appropriate stated time to WBCL and speak with the on air announcer, you are instantly qualified for one Pick Your Prize drawing.  If for any reason, you do not call within the time allowed; your activated name will go back into the drawing.
•    You may only win ONE of the Pick Your Prize drawings.
•    All QUALIFIERS will receive a qualifying prize.  
•    All qualifiers will remain in the running for all Pick Your Prize drawings unless you win.
•    Contest is open to WBCL listeners who are 21 years of age or older and who legally reside in the WBCL geographical listening area and its terrestrial broadcast signal.  No internet listeners outside the terrestrial broadcast signal are eligible.  Proof of age will be required upon announcement of winner.  If the winner does not meet the eligibility restrictions, a new winner will be drawn.
•    WBCL reserves the right to take video and pictures at delivery of prizes for promotional purposes.  (p.s. this will be FUN!)
•    Larger prizes must be picked up at the station.  WBCL 1115 W. Rudisill Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN  46807
•    Limit one entry per person during a 30 day period of time throughout the course of the contest.  This means that you can ONLY qualify ONE time during a 30 day period of time for the duration of the contest.  If your name is found to be on the instantly qualified list more than once in a 30 day period of time, you will be disqualified.
•    By participating in this contest, you are permitting WBCL to send you periodic e-notes about WBCL events and other fun contests.
•    Persons who are ineligible to win prizes or participate in contests include: (a) WBCL/Taylor University employees and their parents, spouses, children, siblings and roommates, (b) employees of participating sponsors and promotional partners of the WBCL Fall Pick Your Prize contest, and (c) persons employed by other radio stations within the WBCL geographical listening area.  
•    Contest participants agree that WBCL and contest sponsors have the right to use the name, voice or likeness of contest participants and winners for promotional and advertising purposes without compensation.
•    WBCL will not disclose or sell participant personal information to outside parties.
•    No purchase is necessary.
•    Chance of winning depends on the number of correct and eligible contest qualifiers.
•    Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash or other merchandise. Prize is transferable.
•    A winner of a prize with a retail value of $600 or more will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release, including a publicity release, as prepared by WBCL RADIO NETWORK prior to receiving their prize. The value of this prize is $250.00.  Each winner will be responsible for any taxes or fees that result from the receipt and/or use of this prize.  The winner will receive a W-9 form from WBCL and must complete and return the form to WBCL Radio Network to receive the prize.  The prize is released to winner upon completion and return of the form.  Failure to be willing to provide the W-9 form will result in forfeiture of prize and WBCL has the right to choose another winner.  Upon receiving the W-9 form WBCL will file an IRS Form 1099-Misc with the Internal Revenue Service and will mail a copy to the winner of the prize.  The winner is then required to file their copy with the IRS.  
•    IF you have won any prize over the value of $500 in the past 12 months, you are not eligible to win in the Pick Your Prize fall contest 2013.
•    WBCL reserves the right to require contest winners to sign a liability release prior to acceptance and receiving of any prize awarded by station.
•    By participating, each contest participant waives any and all claims of liability against WBCL, Taylor University, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and contest sponsors for any damage or personal injury or loss which may occur from participation in the contest or from the use of prizes awarded by WBCL.
•    Contestants are required to provide truthful information.  WBCL will reject any entry that the station discovers to be false.
•    WBCL reserves the right to disqualify any participant attempting to tamper with the contest entry process.
•    WBCL reserves the right to substitute contest prizes with other prizes of approximate equivalent value.
•    WBCL reserves the right to cancel or modify the contest, the prize and contest rules at any time.

This contest and prizes are sponsored by Doug Hood and Custom Sound Designs - audio, video, lighting.