Contest Rules

General Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility
Unless otherwise stated in the specific contest rules, 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 contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days. Winners will also be disqualified if they or a member of their household have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/97.5 THE FANATIC/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize or prize package valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, prize providers, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with 97.5 THE FANATIC or any of the promotion sponsors/prize providers, 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.” Unless otherwise stated, there is a limit of one entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant. Void where prohibited.

Internet Contests and Games:
Game and contest participants using the Internet must provide a valid e-mail address. Limit one entry per e-mail address. All contest entries will become the property of Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.
97.5 THE FANATIC and sponsors not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by 97.5 THE FANATIC, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant's ability to participate. 97.5 THE FANATIC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of 97.5 THE FANATIC corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of any Internet promotion, game or contest, or the Internet portion of any 97.5 THE FANATIC promotion, game or contest. 97.5 THE FANATIC, in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means. All Internet participants agree to be bound by these rules, and the Official General Rules appearing above.

 

ON-AIR CONTESTS ONLY:

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 this contest.
Winner/caller qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number and social security number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call. Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number. If caller gets disconnected for any reason before their name and phone number have been recorded, another call will be taken to determine the winner/qualifier.

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 97.5 THE FANATIC 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. 97.5 THE FANATIC 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.

97.5 THE FANATIC 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 TEXT MESSAGES SENT TO 97.5 THE FANATIC MAY RESULT IN ONE OR MORE AUTOMATIC BOUNCE BACK MESSAGES, FOR WHICH PARTICIPANTS MAY INCUR A FEE FROM THEIR PROVIDER. 97.5 THE FANATIC 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 97.5 THE FANATIC): 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 97.5 THE FANATIC 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.
For all 97.5 THE FANATIC texting contests, unless otherwise noted, the texter chosen must answer their phone when called or another winner will be selected.
For all texting contests, standard texting charges by your mobile phone carrier may apply; please check your mobile contract for details.
Prizes

Unless otherwise stated, or where winners are chosen at the Station’s discretion, odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. 97.5 THE FANATIC 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. Taxes, gratuities and all other incidentals are the sole responsibility of the winner. If the prize is tickets to a performance or event, 97.5 THE FANATIC is not responsible for cancellations due to weather, promoter or performer, and is not obligated to provide an alternate prize.
Unless an earlier date is specified in the rules, all prizes must be claimed within thirty days of the date won or the prize will be forfeited. Office hours are Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, but may close early before holidays. Please call 610-667-8500 to confirm that the office is open before attempting to claim prize. If approved by 97.5 THE FANATIC in advance and subject to completion of all required paperwork, winners may appoint someone to pick up their prize for them. If they do so, that person must present a copy of the prize winner's VALID, GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID or the prize cannot be released. All prizes MUST be picked up at the 97.5 THE FANATIC offices during office business hours unless otherwise noted.

Release
By entering the contest, all participants 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. Winners (and their guests, if any) will be required to sign an affidavit and liability/publicity release, 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 any 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 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 the 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 management 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/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
If required by applicable law, 97.5 THE FANATIC 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 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, where required by law, 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 the 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 the Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth 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 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.

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 97.5 The Fanatic “Family and Company” 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

This contest will run from September 14, 20163 through December 31, 20163 at 11:59pm (ET). Visitors can log on to the contest page fill out the contest entry form and all required personal/contact information completely and submit the online entry form to be entered into the contest.

One (1) winner will be selected at random from among all eligible online entries received, on or around January 2, 2017, to win the prize. All online entries must be received by 11:59 pm on December 31st , 20163 to be eligible for the prize drawing. Winner will be notified at the email address provided during contest entry.

All online contest entries will become the property of Greater Media Philadelphia and Family Jewelers and Company and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering, participants agree that all entry information may be shared with Family Jewelers and Company for contest and marketing purposes.  Limit one entry per person and per email address.

Prize

One (1) prize will be awarded: A $100 gift certificate to Estia Restaurant ARV = $100.

 

Prize

A maximum of one (1) prize will be awarded, if the selected grand prize contestant complies with all the listed requirements, successfully throws the football through the target, and is confirmed as an eligible contestant and winner.  If the grand prize contestant does not fully comply with these rules, does not successfully complete the football toss, or is determined to be ineligible, no prize will be awarded.  If a grand prize winner is confirmed, the contest will end at that time.

 

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 by completing all required paperwork and providing photo identification in person at the 97.5 THE FANATIC offices as instructed by Station personnel.  Prize not claimed as instructed will be forfeited.  Grand prize winner 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.

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).  Current and former employees, family members, agents, successors, or assignees of Greater Media Philadelphia, Family Jewelers and Company and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above are not eligible. Immediate family includes spouse, parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren and any other person residing within the same household. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by 97.5 THE FANATIC.  Limit one entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the contest sponsors, 97.5 THE FANATIC, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Family Jewelers and Company and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) 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 the Released Parties from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.

Disclaimer

Each of the Released Parties 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).  The Released Parties are not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed, or 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 other error which may occur in the execution of this contest, whether human, mechanical or electronic.

License

Entry into this contest constitutes full permission for 97.5 THE FANATIC, Family Jewelers and Company, any other contest 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

97.5 THE FANATIC will report the total value of the prize, if awarded, to the IRS and will furnish winner with a federal Form 1099.  Winner, if any, will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 and 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 or Odds on Promotions 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.

Sponsor:  97.5 The Fanatic/Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.