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.


97.5 The Fanatic “Foosball Tournament” 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

Starting Thursday, July 24, 2014, through August 2, 2014, 97.5 The Fanatic will be running a Foosball tournament at six separate events.  Interested participants must register on-site during the event, no later than _9pm, for a chance to play.   The top player at each location will be invited to participate in the Finals Tournament on Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 4-6pm at PPL Park in Chester, PA, before the Philadelphia Union/Montreal Impact match.  Times and dates of each qualifying event are listed below.

 

Sixteen (16) registered entrants at each event will be selected at random to play in a tournament style competition. The order of play, competitors and who they will compete against will be randomly selected for the first round.  Each round will consist of one game per match up.  The winner will move on to the next round until there are only two (2) competitors remaining.  The winner of the final game will be deemed the finalist and will be invited to participate in the Finals Tournament on August 9th.

 

Events:

ñJuly 24th, 9-11pm @ Big Heads Bensalem, 2806 Street Road, Bensalem, PA

ñJuly 25th , 9-11pm @ Brother Paul’s Pub & Restaurant, 3300 Ridge Pike, Eagleville, PA

ñJuly 26th, 9-11pm @ Cocco’s Pizzeria & Pub, 2430 Dutton Mill Road, Aston, PA

ñJuly 31st, 9-11pm @ The Horse Tavern & Grill, 1000 Old Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville, PA

ñAugust 1st, 9-11pm @ JT Brewski’s Pub, 510 South Oak Ave., Primos, PA

ñAugust 2nd, 9-11pm @ Big Heads Warminster, Warminster Square, 1499 West Street Road, PA

 

This is a one-on-one competition.  The first player to score 5 goals will be the winner of that game, and move on to the next round.  All matches will be judged by employees of 97.5 The Fanatic.  97.5 The Fanatic reserves the right to disqualify any participant for failure to play by the rules, or for any other dangerous, disruptive, or unsportsmanlike conduct.  All decisions of the 97.5 The Fanatic staff are final. 

 

ñA coin flip shall precede the start of the match. The player that wins the flip has the choice of table side or first serve.

ñFollowing the first serve of a match, subsequent serves shall be made by the player last scored upon.

ñOnce a ball is put into play by the server, it shall remain in play until the ball is hit off the table, a dead ball is declared, time out is called, or a point is scored.

ñA ball entering the serving cup and then returning to the playfield is still considered "in play."

ñA ball shall be declared a dead ball when it has completely stopped its motion and is not within reach of any player figure.

ñA ball entering the goal shall count as a point, as long as it was legally scored. A ball which enters the goal but returns to the playing surface and/or leaves the table still counts as a goal.

ñSpinning of the rods is illegal. Spinning is defined as the rotation of any soccer figure more than 360 degrees before or after striking the ball.

ñAny jarring, sliding, or lifting of the table shall be illegal.

ñUnsportsmanlike comments made directly or indirectly by a player are not allowed.

 

In addition, individuals may register for a chance to participate in the Finals Tournament by completing and submitting an official entry form at the Finals event on August 9, 2014, at PPL Park.  Registrations must be submitted by 4pm to be eligible for consideration.  Two (2) finalists will be selected at random from all eligible entries received at the Finals event.  Finalists will be announced on-site at approximately _4pm, and must be present when their name is announced in order to participate in the Finals Tournament.  If an initially-selected finalist is not present when his/her name is announced, s/he will be disqualified and a new name selected and announced.

 

The eight finalists (one finalist from each qualifying event and two finalists selected on-site at the finals event) will compete in the Finals Tournament, to be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014, 4-6pm at PPL Park before the Philadelphia Union/Montreal Impact match.  Each finalist will win two (2) tickets to the Philadelphia Union / Montreal Impact match on August 9th at PPL Park.  Must be present to compete; no substitutions permitted.  One (1) Grand Prize winner will be determined by tournament style game play at the finals event, following the rules listed above.  All matches will be judged by employees of 97.5 The Fanatic, whose decisions are final.

 

Prize

Eight (8) finalist prizes will be awarded, each consisting of two (2) tickets to the Philadelphia Union / Montreal Impact match on August 9, 2014 at PPL Park in Chester, PA. Retail value $200.

 

One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to the winner of the Finals Tournament:  the Foosball Table that was used throughout the tournament.  The Foosball Table will be provided AS IS, WHERE IS, without warranty of any kind, and regardless of any damage or defect. 

 

The Foosball Table is valued at: $1,799.  Winner is responsible for transporting the machine from the Station to its ultimate destination.

 

 97.5 THE FANATIC 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 at the 97.5 THE FANATIC offices as instructed by Station personnel.  Prize not claimed as instructed will be forfeited. 

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least 21 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 Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, 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.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  One entry per person per event; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.    Void where prohibited.

Release

By entering, all contestants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, 97.5 THE FANATIC, 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 97.5 THE FANATIC 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

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 or participation in 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. Foosball table is provided AS IS, WHERE IS, regardless of any damage or defect.  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, 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 97.5 THE FANATIC 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

97.5 THE FANATIC 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 97.5 THE FANATIC 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.  97.5 THE FANATIC 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 97.5 THE FANATIC 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 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, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, PA having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of Pennsylvania without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. 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.

Sponsors:  97.5 The Fanatic/Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; and Budweiser and Gretz Beer Company, 710 E Main St., Norristown, PA 19401.

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97.5 The Fanatic  – Sixers’ Lottery Lucky Charm– 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 begins on Friday, May 2, 2014 and ends at 2:00pm (ET) on Thursday, May 15, 2014.  To enter, email a video link or a photograph of your personal “lucky charm” to SixersLuckyCharm@975TheFanatic.com. No profanity, vulgarity or similar content is permitted.  97.5 The Fanatic reserves the right to disqualify any entry in its sole discretion.  All entries must include (in the body of the email) the entrant’s name, address, daytime phone number, and date of birth, and must be received by 2:00pm (ET) on May 15, 2014 to be eligible.  Videos should be uploaded to YouTube®, and the hyperlink to the video must be included in the contest entry email.  Videos must be five minutes or less; photos must be in .gif or .jpg format with a maximum size of 1MB. Select entries will be posted on 975TheFanatic.com where the videos and photos can be viewed or linked to by the general public.  Limit one entry per person.  The winner’s Lucky Charm will be taken to the NBA Draft Lottery by the Philadelphia 76ers staff. 

Five (5) videos or photos will be selected as the finalists, based on quality and creativity.  The finalists will be selected by the 97.5 The Fanatic Programming Department in its sole discretion, on May 15, 2014. 

 

On Friday, May 16, 2014, beginning at 6am (ET), listeners will be encouraged to go to the Contest Page on www.975TheFanatic.com to vote for the best Lucky Charm from the five (5) finalists.  Voting will end at 4:59pm (ET) on Friday, May 16th.  Limit one vote per person.  The finalist with the most votes will be announced as the winner on air on 97.5 The Fanatic, and will be notified by phone or email, in the 5pm hour. 

 

All contest entries will become the property of 97.5 The Fanatic and will not be acknowledged or returned.  By entering the contest, entrants (1) certify that they have all rights to the images and music (if any) contained in the video or photo submitted with their entry, and (2) grant 97.5 The Fanatic permission to post, embed and/or link to their videos and photos on www.975thefanatic.com and to use the videos and photos for contest and other promotional purposes.  97.5 The Fanatic reserves the right to take down and disqualify any contest submission if it believes the video or photo violates the rights of any third party.

Prize:

Entry gift:  Each listener who submits a video or picture will receive Two (2) tickets to a 2014-2015 Philadelphia 76ers regular season  Home Game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.  Gift will be awarded in the form of a certificate for tickets that the entrant must redeem at the 76ers Box Office at the Wells Fargo Center.  Redemption for any particular game is subject to ticket availability; some blackout dates may apply.   If a game is canceled for any reason, the Philadelphia 76ers’ make-up policies will apply.

ERV: $50

Grand Prize:  One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of four (4) tickets to every Philadelphia 76ers’ 2014-2015 regular season Home Game,  Forty One (41) games total.  Prize includes tickets only; parking, meals, transportation, and other incidental expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner.  If a game is canceled for any reason, the Philadelphia 76ers’ make-up policies will apply. In addition, the winner’s Lucky Charm, as submitted with his/her contest entry, will be taken to the NBA Draft Lottery by the Philadelphia 76ers staff. 

ERV: $6,600

Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any gift or prize with one of equal or greater value.  Entrants/Winner may not request substitution.  Gifts and Prize are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the entrant/winner.  Gift certificates will be mailed to entrants at the address specified in their entry form.  Winner must claim the Grand Prize in person at the Station office as instructed by Station promotions personnel.  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).  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, the Philadelphia 76ers, their respective affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, 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 contestants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Station, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., The Philadelphia 76ers, 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 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, prize providers, and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, video or photo entry, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

Station 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 Station 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.  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, including through arbitration if requested by either party, exclusively before a court or arbitration panel located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, having competent jurisdiction, which court or panel shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. 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.

Sponsors:  97.5 The Fanatic/Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; and The Philadelphia 76ers, 3601 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148.

YOUTUBE is a registered federal trademark of Google Inc.  Google is not a sponsor of or otherwise affiliated with this contest.

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