Ten students will be selected based on nominations. Each week beginning Oct. 24, 2016, a South Jersey Scholar Athlete will be featured on air and in an interview segment on 975thefanatic.com. In January, the winners will be honored at a dinner with special guest Fanatic commentator and former NFL player Brian Baldinger. One honoree will be selected to receive a $500 gift card.
Please complete the nomination form and submit the completed form to Dawn Hiltner at the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) through email: [email protected]; fax: 609-392-6321 or mail: NJEA, Attn: Dawn Hiltner – Scholar Athlete Program, 180 W. State St, Trenton, NJ 08607-1211. Eligible individuals may nominate themselves.
97.5 The Fanatic and New Jersey Education Association- Scholar Athlete Recognition Campaign – 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
The contest entry period will run from November 21, 2016 – December 16, 2016 at 11:59pm (ET). Starting Friday, December 2, 2016, and continuing through January 20, 2017, one winner will be selected each week (excluding the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s), for a total of eight (8) weekly winners, to receive the weekly prize. One (1) grand prize winner will be selected from the 8 weekly winners to receive a $500 gift card (American Express or similar) from NJEA.
To participate, nominate a South Jersey High School student athlete by completing the nomination form and submitting the completed form to Dawn Hiltner at the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) through email: [email protected]; fax: 609-392-6321 or mail: NJEA, Attn: Dawn Hiltner – Scholar Athlete Program, 180 W. State St, Trenton, NJ 08607-1211. Eligible individuals may nominate themselves. The nomination form can be found online at: http://www.975thefanatic.com/njea/. The nomination form must be signed by the student’s principal or guidance counselor as well as his/her coach or athletic director. All entry forms must be received by December 16, 2016 at 11:59pm (ET) to be eligible.
NJEA’s Sports Panel will make all winner selections based upon the student’s achievements in the classroom and on the field/court, and any other reasons provided in the entry submission for nominating the selected student. By submitting a nomination, all entrants grant 97.5 The Fanatic (Station) and NJEA permission to share their entry online at www.975thefanatic.com and njea.org. NJEA will select the winners in its sole discretion.
Winners will be the individuals nominated, not the person who submitted the nomination (unless the individual nominated him/herself). Winners will be notified by phone and will have forty-eight hours to confirm acceptance of prize or a new winner will be selected. Winner and, if winner is under 18, winner’s parents/legal guardian must sign a consent form and liability/publicity release prior to prize being awarded. By accepting the prize, winner and (if applicable) his/her parents or legal guardian agree that Winner’s name, likeness and photo may be used on the Station and NJEA websites, and in other media, for advertising and promotional purposes.
All nominations will become the property of Station and NJEA, and in each case will not be acknowledged or returned. Limit one nomination per person and per email address.
Eight (8) weekly prizes will be awarded, each consisting of: an invitation for the winner and three (3) guests to attend a dinner ceremony with special guest Brian Baldinger (Date, time and location to be determined). ARV = $200.00. In addition, the weekly winners will be featured in commercials to be aired on 97.5 The Fanatic, and on the njea.org and 975thefanatic.com websites.
Two (2) Grand Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of a $500 gift card (American Express or similar) from NJEA.
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 (and their parents/legal guardians, if winner is under 18) must claim prize by completing all required paperwork in person at the Station offices by 5:00pm on January 20, 2017. Prizes not claimed by this time will be forfeited.
All entrants must be at least 13 years old and legal residents of the United States, living in South New Jersey (in one of the following counties: Salem County, Gloucester County, Camden County, Cumberland County, Atlantic County, Mercer County or Burlington County). All persons nominated must be between the ages of 13-18 and be currently enrolled at and attending a high school within the South New Jersey Area (determined by NJEA) and currently participating in an authorized extracurricular school sports activity. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Beasley Radio, New Jersey Education Association, their respective affiliates, any other 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 (as defined by Nielsen Audio) 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 nomination per person. Void where prohibited.
By submitting a nomination or accepting a prize, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, New Jersey Education Association, Station, Beasley 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 NJEA, Station and their respective affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.
Each of Station and NJEA 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). Neither Station nor NJEA is 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 Station, 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).
Participation in this contest constitutes full permission for NJEA, Station and any other promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, entry submission, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.
If required by applicable law, Station will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099. Winners may be required to 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.
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. 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 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, 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 , 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 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: Beasley Radio, Inc. d/b/a 97.5 The Fanatic, One Bala Plaza, Suite 429, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; New Jersey Education Association, 180 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08607-1211