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General Contest Rules of WOW 90.9

These rules are applicable for ANY and ALL contests, giveaways, and promotions (unless specifically noted otherwise for a particular contest) on WOW 90.9, WOWB-FM radio station, owned and operated by Agape Educational Media, Inc., hereafter referred to as WOW® 90.9, are all governed by the following rules:

  1. No purchase is necessary in order to enter any WOW 90.9 sponsored contest. All WOW 90.9 contests are open to all U.S. WOW 90.9 listeners (FM and online) unless specific age is required by type of contest, participating agency or by law or if defined within contest rules

  2. Only one (1) qualifier or winner per family and household per calendar month. Must be 16 years of age or older. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Winning households may not win the same contest twice within a 30 day period. Some contests allow younger winners. Ask at the time of the contest if this is allowed. Minors are required to travel with a parent or legal guardian where necessary.

  3. Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and/or a Release from Liability in certain instances. If an Affidavit or Release is requested to be signed before receiving a prize, failure to sign such will result in forfeiture of the prize(s) won.

  4. By participating, all callers and winners grant permission to WOW 90.9 to make use of their name, photograph, likeness, and/or audio recording and rebroadcasting of their voice for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes without further compensation.  All calls coming in to WOW 90.9 studio are taped and may be aired on WOW 90.9 without further approval.

  1. Employees of WOW 90.9, its agencies, affiliates, sponsors or representatives and their immediate families are not eligible to enter or win any Station(s) sponsored contest. Employees, owners, officers, consultants, or advertising marketing agencies, and their immediate families, of any other FCC licensed broadcast stations or cable television franchises are not eligible to win any WOW 90.9 sponsored contest.

  2. In contests involving participating merchants, employees of the participating merchants, and the immediate families of those employees, are not eligible to win.

  3. WOW 90.9 contests are usually conducted by having person(s) call in to the studio on-air line, enter on the WOW website, enter through the mail or sign up at the WOW 90.9 Booth at community events. In contests involving mail-in entries, multiple entries in one envelope are NOT permitted and entries that arrive with postage due will be returned to sender. All contest entries become the property of WOW 90.9. WOW 90.9 may withhold any or all contest entry materials, for any reason, station management deems crucial to the completion of the contest, or for reasons relating to publicity and/or advertising.

  4. WOW 90.9 is not responsible for problems occurring within the telephone system which either inhibit or increase the chances of winning a phone-in contest. In the event two or more phones lines are “tied together” during a phone-in contest, the entire call and all callers “tied together” will be disqualified and another caller will be taken. WOW 90.9 cannot award duplicate prizes to all parties in a “tied together” situation. In case of telephone line malfunctions, the decision(s) of WOW 90.9 will be final. In addition, if WOW 90.9 calls a potential winner and they are not available at the time of the telephone call, they forfeit the prize.

  1. WOW 90.9 reserves the right to impose certain eligibility restrictions for specific contests. Such restrictions shall be announced on-the-air prior to the implementation of the contest. WOW 90.9 reserves the right to revoke prizes if the winner does not meet any or all eligibility requirements, even though an announcement may have been made on the air indicating that person was the winner.

  2. Unless otherwise specified, contestants will be permitted to win only once per contest per thirty (30) day period. In major contests, WOW 90.9 reserves the right to limit winners to one person per household.

  3. Winners may NOT request substitution or other consideration from the originally awarded prize. ALL prizes are non-transferable, except in the case of prizes valued at $100.00 or more, which will be awarded in the name of a parent or guardian if won by a minor. Prizes have no cash value, expressed or implied.

  1. Unless otherwise specified, prizes must be claimed in person within thirty (30) days of winning the prize. All prizes are to be picked up during NORMAL business hours, from the WOW 90.9 studios or a specified retail drop-off location, within thirty (30) days. Prizes may be mailed to the participant if the participant does not live within the immediate FM listening area. In the event of travel prizes, winners must respond to Email or telephone messages within three (3) business days or prizes will be forfeited.

  1. Winners may be asked to provide proper identification when claiming prizes, and to complete all necessary paperwork. The winner must present a photo ID to claim prize. A winner must use their FULL REAL name in winning a contest. If an alias is used, the winner will be disqualified, and all prizes will be forfeited.

  2. In certain situations, a designated representative will be allowed to accept a prize for the winner. Written authorization from the winner including representative’s name, ID, and a photocopy of the winner’s driver’s license is required. WOW 90.9 has sole discretion on allowing a third party to claim winner’s prize.

  3. Prizes will only be mailed if winner lives more than thirty miles from the studios and not near a specified retail drop-off location. WOW 90.9 is not responsible for any delays in receipt of prizes, damages, loss or theft. Once a prize is mailed, WOW 90.9 is not responsible for the prize. Prizes will be mailed out within six to eight weeks.

  4. Winners of prizes consisting of tickets to an event or concert will generally be required to pick up tickets at the WOW 90.9 studios or concert venue. In cases where tickets are mailed, WOW 90.9 is not responsible for tickets that arrive late or not at all.

  5. WOW 90.9 is not responsible for prizes that are picked up or delivered after the date of expiration.

  6. All unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. WOW 90.9 is at liberty to give away any unclaimed prize at the end of the thirty day period.

  7. In the event that a winner chooses not to accept a prize, he or she forfeits all claim to a prize. WOW 90.9 then has the right, at its discretion, to award that prize to a contest runner-up.

  8. All prizes are awarded to winners on an "as is" basis. WOW 90.9 is not responsible for condition of the prize itself, nor is WOW 90.9 liable for any damage or injury caused by any prize(s) awarded by the WOW 90.9

  1. TAXES (applicable local, state and federal), IF ANY, ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. In accordance with Internal Revenue Service regulations, any winner receiving prizes with a value in excess of $600.00 will be required to complete an IRS W-9 form for the station's files and we be furnished a copy of IRS Form 1099 (Miscellaneous Income). A copy of this form will also be furnished to the IRS.

  1. WOW 90.9 may, due to the unavailability of prizes awarded, substitute another prize of equal or greater value for the prize originally won. WOW 90.9 will not be responsible, or be held liable for prizes awarded to an event that is canceled due to circumstances beyond our control. Winner agrees to accept such prize without limitation.

  2. WOW 90.9 is not responsible for technical failures including, but not limited to reception, telecommunications equipment, internet access, database storage or operator error nor is WOW 90.9 responsible for circumstances beyond its control (union strikes, equipment malfunctions, weather, etc.) that may affect the outcome of a contest.

  3. Unless otherwise stated, multiple entries by the same person will be discarded and may be deemed cause for disqualification. In contest involving written entries, only original hand-written entries will be accepted.

  4. WOW 90.9 reserves the right to suspend any contest at anytime, if in its judgment, the contest participants have conducted themselves in an unfair manner or attempted in any way to influence the outcome of the contest.

  1. In the event of a tie, two prizes will NOT be awarded. A tie will be broken by random drawing from among the tied, qualified entries or WOW 90.9 reserves the right to conduct a tie-breaker contest, with rules and procedures to be determined by the management of WOW 90.9. In the event a drawing is held, it will be conducted by WOW 90.9, and the results of the drawing are final.

  2. WOW 90.9 reserves the right to amend or change contest rules and procedures at any time, as well as end any contest any time. All decisions of station management with regard to the awarding of prizes, the selection of winners and the interpretation of these rules shall be final. Each contestant by virtue of entering the contest agrees to accept the decision of the station as final.

  3. These rules are available for review during normal business hours at the WOW 90.9 studios located at 42676 Highway 31 N., Brewton, AL 36426 or by visiting our website at www.wowradio.org.

  4. All matters not specifically addressed in these rule shall be determined at the sole discretion of the management of WOW 90.9.

  1. With respect to any disputes involving a WOW 90.9 contest, the decision of WOW 90.9 is final.

  2. To request a list of winners from WOW 90.9 contests, please Email .

  3. DISCLAIMERS and GENERAL CONDITIONS: All federal, state and/or local rules and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless WOW 90.9, affiliated companies and all participating advertisers or sponsors, nor its employees, officers, directors, agents or representatives, from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, loss, accident, delay or irregularity, and property damage, liability or expense, and claims based on any libel, slander, illegal competition or trade practice, violation of rights of privacy, infringement of copyrights or other rights of third parties or other persons providing or rendering services in connection with WOW 90.9, affiliated companies and all participating advertisers or sponsors, or otherwise in connection therewith, or for any reason beyond the control of WOW 90.9, affiliated companies and all participating sponsors. Sponsors of contests reserve the right to contact all participants about additional offers. You may opt out of such offers at any time. Your personal information will not be shared or sold to any third party companies and will only be used by the station and sponsor.

 

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