Contest Rules

Listen to 97.5 The Fanatic for opportunities to win. The following rules apply to all WPEN contests unless the specific contest rules state otherwise. For on-air/call-in contests: Online listeners to the 97.5 The Fanatic 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 our on-air contests.

Prize
Listen to WPEN for prize details.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute for 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. Winners must claim their prizes in person at the Station offices within 30 days after the end of the contest. Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited.

Eligibility
All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States residing in WPEN’s terrestrial listening area. Residents of NY and FL are not eligible to participate if the prize is valued at over $5,000. A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a Station contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days. Winner will also be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a prize or prize package from any Greater Media Philadelphia radio station (WBEN-FM, WMGK, WMMR, WNUW, WPEN) valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater within the past 365 days. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates (including Station), promotional sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Station, and other radio stations in Station’s terrestrial listening area are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by Station. One entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant. No purchase or other consideration is necessary to participate in this contest.

Release
Winners agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Station, 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 a form releasing Station 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
Station 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, 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). Station 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. Station is not responsible for the failure or malfunction of any telecommunications or computer system, or for lost, late or misdirected contest entries, whether transmitted by mail, telephone, fax or internet.

License
Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for Station 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 without compensation.

Taxes
Station 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 Station 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. Station reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in Station’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Station or its affiliates. Station 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 Station 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 Station studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Contest is void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
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Text-Specific Contest Rules

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 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.

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 Station):  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 Station 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.

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97.5 The Fanatic Sandals Resorts Vacation 2015 – 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

On Monday, March 23, 2015 and Tuesday, March 24, 2015, listen to 97.5 The Fanatic during the Mike Missanelli Show (2-6pm) between 5:15 and 5:30pm for the Secret “Text in to Win” Word.  Once the Secret Word is given, listeners can text “Fanatic” and the Secret Word to 68255.  Listeners will have 10 minutes from the time the Secret Word is announced to text in. One winner will be selected randomly from all eligible texts received to win the Sandals Resorts Vacation. Two vacations total will be given away, one each day. 

Online listeners to the 97.5 THE FANATIC (Station) web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.  Listening to Station’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in this contest.

Winner qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, and work/cell phone number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call.   Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number.

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 entrants acknowledge that messages are distributed by third-party mobile network providers and Station cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery.  Entrants acknowledge that, depending on the recipient’s mobile provider service, it may not be possible to transmit the message to the Station 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, within 10 minutes after texting is solicited, will be eligible to win. Texts to the main Station phone number or any other phone number are not eligible.

Prize

Two (2) prizes will be awarded, courtesy of Unique Travel, Corp. the worldwide representatives of Sandals Resorts.  Each prize consists of a four-day / three-night Luxury Included® Vacation for two (2) people to any Sandals Resorts located in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, the Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada, plus round-trip coach airfare for two (2) people on American Airlines. Participating Sandals Resorts include:

  • Sandals Carlyle                                                                     - Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Sandals Montego Bay                                                             - Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island                       - Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa                                           - Negril, Jamaica
  • Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort                       - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Sandals Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios, Jamaica                           - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa                             - Westmoreland, Jamaica
  • Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort                          - Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia                                              - Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort & Spa                                - Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa                                       - St. John’s, Antigua
  • Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island               - Nassau, Bahamas
  • Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort                         - Exuma, Bahamas
  • Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa                                   - St. George’s, Grenada
  • Sandals Barbados                                                                  - St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados 

Sandals Resorts is a Luxury Included® resort destination. Therefore the provided prize will include one room (double occupancy) accommodations, all meals, including gourmet dining, unlimited premium brand beverages, daily and nightly entertainment, all land and water sports, including scuba diving (for certified divers), snorkeling, gratuities, Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas and transfers to and from the resort designated airport. Telephone calls, Red Lane® Spa treatments and services, specialty dining, tours & excursions, inter-island transportation, SCUBA certification courses, island departure taxes and purchases made at the Sandals Specialty Shops are not included.

Round-trip coach airfare for two (2) provided by Unique Travel, Corp. is valid to/from the nearest major gateway in the Philadelphia area to the resort designated airport. The tickets are valid until March 28, 2016 and are subject to availability and black-out periods (black-out dates to be determined).  Other restrictions may apply.  Flight selection may be limited.

Airfare reservations will not be confirmed until 90 days prior to the selected travel date.  Prize must be redeemed and all travel completed by March 28, 2016.  Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash.  No extension will be given after the prize has expired. If the prize is not redeemed, the prize is void.

Resort reservations are  subject to space availability and selected blackout dates.  Prizewinner(s) and guest must be at least 18 years of age. Sandals Resorts is a couples only destination. Confirmation of travel dates will only be provided 30 days prior to the departure date. Sandals Resorts reserves the right to relocate any confirmed prizewinner from their resort of choice to an alternate resort within the chain based upon availability of space for the secured travel dates.

Estimated retail value of vacation and round trip coach airfare for two adults = $4,000

Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.  Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Station 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.  Winners must claim their prizes in person as instructed by Station promotions personnel.  Prizes 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).  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a 97.5 THE FANATIC (Station) contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Station or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by Station.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  Limit one prize per household  during the contest period.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By entering, all contestants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors and prize providers, Station, 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 Station 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

Station 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).  Station is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Station 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 97.5 The Fanatic, 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 Station 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

Station 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 Station 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.  Station reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in the Station’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Station or its affiliates.  Station 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 Station 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 Station 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. The entrant and Station 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:  97.5 The Fanatic, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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97.5 The Fanatic - Million Dollar Bracket Contest – Official 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

To enter: beginning Sunday, March 15, 2015 after the official men’s Division I college basketball bracket selections have been announced, interested participants may enter by filling out the online registration form, including the selection of a winner for each game and a prediction of the total points scored in the championship game, at: http://fanatic.hoopspickem.com/Register.aspx. The maximum number of entries allowed is 5,000 (five thousand); entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and any entries above 5,000 will be disqualified.  Limit one entry per person and per email address.  Entrants must select sixty-three (63) winners in the Men’s 2015 NCAA® Division I Basketball Championship Tournament.  A winning team must be selected for every game played (excluding the “play-in” games).

The men's college basketball tournament begins on Thursday, March 19, 2015 and concludes on Monday, April 6, 2015. The “Play In” game(s) will not be considered as part of this promotion.

Teams will be entered into the official brackets on the evening of Sunday, March 15, 2015. Entrants will be allowed to start making picks at this time. If an entrant registers prior to the brackets being announced, s/he will be notified by email when the official brackets are available. 

All entries must be received by 11:59 AM (ET) on Thursday, March 19, 2015. At that time, the picks page will be disabled.  If, for any reason, a contestant is able to submit their entry after noon on Thursday, March 19th, the entry will be disqualified.

Points for correct picks are as follows: (total points possible: 168).  Round 1 – 1 pt, Round 2 – 2 pts, Round 3 – 4 pts, Round 4 – 8 pts, Semi-Final – 12 pts, Championship – 16 pts.  The individual with the highest total points at the conclusion of the tournament will win the 1st Place Prize (prize detailed below). Grand prizes are available to individuals who correctly pick the winner in at least 60 games.  Grand prize requirements are detailed below.

If needed, total points scored in the championship game will be used as the tie breaker for each prize level; the entrant who guesses closest to the actual point total (over or under) will be deemed the winner.  If there is still a tie, a random drawing will be held among the remaining tied entrants.

Scores and rankings will be posted on the contest web page at the end of each day of play.

Winner(s) will be notified by email and/or phone at the end of the men's college basketball tournament.  97.5 The Fanatic and the grand prize provider, Odds on Promotions (OOP), are not responsible for prize reimbursement if winner identification results from machine malfunction or other technical or human error.

Entrants must use a valid and unique email address when submitting their entry. Only one entry per person and per email address is allowed. Contestants found to have entered more than once will be automatically disqualified. Winners must show proof of ID and residence when claiming prizes. If a winner is unable to provide proof of ID or residence, they will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. The winner(s) must claim prize(s) and/or prize certificate(s) in person, within 30 days after the contest concludes, at the offices of 97.5 The Fanatic at One Bala Plaza, Suite 300, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.  Failure to claim prize by this time will result in forfeiture of prize.

Prizes are as follows:

Grand Prize:  There are 2 prize levels for the Grand Prize (see chart below).  Level A is $1,000,000 (payable by 50-Year Annuity or other method described below). Level B is $25,000, payable by check or money order. To be eligible to win the Level A Grand Prize, an entrant must correctly guess the winners of all 63 of the possible 63 matchups. To be eligible to win the Level B Grand Prize, an entrant must correctly guess the winners of 61 or 62 of the possible 63 matchups. A maximum of one (1) grand prize will be awarded at each Grand Prize level. The winner of the Level A Grand Prize, if any, is not eligible to win the Level B Grand Prize.  In the event of a tie at any level (more than one person correctly choosing the applicable number of matchups), a drawing between the eligible qualifiers will be held to determine the Grand Prize winner at that level. If no submitted entry contains a minimum of sixty-one (61) winners in the Men’s 2015 NCAA® Basketball Championship Tournament, then no grand prize will be awarded. Grand prize is provided courtesy of Odds On Promotions. Entrants are eligible to win ONE (1) Grand Prize level only.  If there is a tie at Level A, the individual(s) who loses the tie-breaker will be eligible for the lower-level prize(s) but will still be subject to the tie-breaker provisions if other entrants have correctly guessed the minimum number of winning games.

Grand Prize Level

# of Winning Games

Prize Amount

 

A*

Sixty-Three (63)

$1,000,000.00

50-Year Annuity*

 

B

Sixty-One (61) to

Sixty-Two (62)

$25,000.00

 

 

*If there is a winner of the $1,000,000 prize, the winner will be paid by Odds On Promotions (OOP)  in one of the following ways, at OOP’s sole option. 

 

  1. Yearly installments made payable to the promotion Winner equal to the Prize Value divided by the length of the annuity contracted for (i.e. $1,000,000.00 prize/50-year annuity = $20,000.00 per year installments for 50 years). Installments will commence at the conclusion of the claim investigation process and will be made on the same date each year.
  2. Purchase a single premium deferred annuity, from an A.M. Best rated “B” or better Legal Reserve Life Insurance Company, with annual installments equal to the Prize Value divided by the length of the annuity contracted for.  The selection of said company will be at the sole discretion of Hole In One International/Odds On Promotions.
  3. Purchase any other investment grade funding vehicle or financial instrument, which shall be sufficient to meet the obligations described herein.  The selection of said instruments will be at the sole discretion of Hole In One International/Odds On Promotions.

Level A Grand Prize winner may not sell, transfer, encumber, assign, or otherwise dispose of all or any portion of the prize annuity without the written consent of Hole In One International/Odds On Promotions in its sole and absolute discretion.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the promotion winner’s rights to payment shall be transferable to his or her heirs upon death and not to any other third party.

If no contestant correctly selects the winners of at least 61 games, no Grand Prize (at any level) will be awarded.

NOTE:  The memory logs of the internet-based bracket contest are the sole determiner of whether or not a contestant is a prize winner.  TAMPERING WITH ANY ASPECT OF THE INTERNET-BASED BRACKET CONTEST IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.  Evidence of any act or submission that changes the functionality of the contest will cause a prize claim to be denied and any related prize to be forfeited.  Grand prize winner(s), if any, will be required to provide an affidavit of winner and may be required to take a polygraph examination to confirm eligibility and compliance with contest rules.  Allow up to 8 weeks for delivery of cash prizes (which may be payable by cash or check).

1st Place Prize: One (1) 1st place prize will be awarded to the contestant with the highest score after the tournament concludes:  A $500 gift certificate to Time After Time Watches. Value: $500. 

If there is a tie for highest score, tie-breaker procedures will be followed as described above.  Entrants are eligible to win a Grand Prize (at either level) and the 1st place prize.

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

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).  Winner will be disqualified from winning the First Place Prize if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a prize or prize package from any Greater Media Philadelphia radio station (WBEN-FM, WMGK, WMMR, WPEN) valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater within the past 365 days.  Current and former employees, family members, agents, successors, or assignees of Greater Media Philadelphia, OOP, or any promotional agency involved with this promotion shall be INELIGIBLE to participate.  In addition, employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia’s affiliates, other advertising and promotional agencies who do business with 97.5 The Fanatic/ or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by 97.5 The Fanatic.  Immediate family shall include spouse, parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren (including in-laws) and any other person residing within the same household.  Limit one entry per person and per email address; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, 97.5 The Fanatic, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Odds on Promotions, Time After Time Watches, 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 97.5 The Fanatic, OOP and their affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  Neither OOP,  nor Time After Time Watches  is responsible in any way for the implementation or execution of this contest, other than delivery of the indicated prize(s) to Station or the confirmed winner(s).

Disclaimer

97.5 The Fanatic 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).  97.5 The Fanatic is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes or prize certificates before leaving the station.  97.5 The Fanatic 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 or is otherwise compromised, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of 97.5 The Fanatic, Station reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or part of the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for 97.5 The Fanatic, OOP, and prize provider 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

97.5 The Fanatic will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winner(s) with a federal Form 1099.  Winners must provide their social security number and/or a signed Form W-9 to 97.5 The Fanatic 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.  97.5 The Fanatic reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in 97.5 The Fanatic’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by 97.5 The Fanatic or its affiliates.  97.5 The Fanatic 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 97.5 The Fanatic 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 97.5 The Fanatic 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. The entrant and 97.5 The Fanatic 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:  Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. d/b/a 97.5 The Fanatic, One Bala Plaza, Suite 300, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

NCAA is a registered trademark of The National Collegiate Athletic Association, which is not a sponsor of or otherwise affiliated in any way with this contest.

 

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