99.5 WQYK TWEET TO MEET
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. The 99.5 WQYK Tweet to Meet Contest (the “Contest”) will begin at 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Monday, February 13, 2012 and end at approximately 12:00pm EST on Friday, March 2, 2012.
b. To participate in the Contest, you may enter via the following methods: listeners may log onto http://www.wqyk.com and click the Tweet to Meet page. Contestants are asked to re-tweet @WQYK995′s daily message asking which artist they would like to meet backstage. At a pre-determined daily time, WQYK will log in and look for the most recent re-tweet. Each week of the contest WQYK will select five (5) finalists. Once all five (5) finalists have been determined, voting will occur beginning at 11:59pm EST on Friday and conclude by 12 noon EST on the following Monday. Contestants and their family and friends can vote at wqyk.com. There is no official voting limit. The web-based service used “Poll Daddy” will often freeze voting at its discretion and is not coordinated thru WQYK or its management. The contest is for a chance to win tickets to the 2012 Florida Strawberry Festival and Meet and Greet passes.
c. By participating in the contest, participants agree to continue to comply with the Official Rules of the contest and any rules or guidelines established by WQYK or its representatives regarding entry, participation or the prize of this contest. Participants that fail to comply with the rules or guidelines established by WQYK, representatives of WQYK, in their sole discretion, may disqualify the contestant from participating in the contest and will waive any chance the contestant may have had of winning the contest.
d. WQYK is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.
e. There is no limit to the amount of times a person can tweet or vote in this contest.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Contest is open to all persons who reside in the Tampa Bay Metro Area. Entrants under 18 must be registered to participate by their parents or legal guardians. Employees of Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Tampa metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
b. Listeners are eligible to win a WQYK contest only once every thirty (30) days and a prize valued at $600 or more only once every six months. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest.
c. Winners must provide valid government-issued photo identification and may be required to provide their complete social security number, first, middle initial and last name, mailing address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the WQYK will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. WQYK will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements.
a. The prizes in this contest are as follows: Week one of the contest ( February 13 – 19, 2012) the winner will receive a pair of tickets to see The Band Perry at the Florida Strawberry Festival and a pair of Meet and Greet passes. Week two of the contest (February 20 – 26, 2012) the winner will receive a pair of tickets to see Luke Bryan at the Florida Strawberry Festival and a pair of Meet and Greet passes. Week three of the contest (February 27 – March 4, 2012) the winner will receive a pair of tickets to see Reba at the Florida Strawberry Festival and a pair of Meet and Greet passes. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the tickets are $50.00 each.
b. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Contest Entities. Contest Entities reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to award a prize of greater or equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable. If winner cannot attend on dates specified by Contest Entities, winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. If a selected event is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, or for any reason beyond the control of the Contest Entities, then no substitution will be provided. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions as specified by issuer.
b. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of WQYK, 9721 Executive Center Drive Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33702. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. WQYK is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate. Other arrangements may be made to pick up the tickets at the discretion of WQYK.
c. Note: There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash due to prize unavailability or where required by law. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of WQYK management with respect to the contest are final.
b. Winner one will be chosen at approximately 12:00pm on Monday, February 20, 12; winner two will be chosen at approximately 12:00pm on Monday, February 27, 2012; winner three will be chosen at approximately 12:00pm on Monday, March 6, 2012.
c. Winners need not listen to win.
d. Odds of winning in part depend upon the number of entries received. The top three (3) winners will be chosen via which contestant has the highest number of votes. There is no limit to the amount of times a person can vote. In the event of a tie, duplicate claims, or multiple persons claiming to be the winner, a final and binding decision will be made by CBS Radio, which reserves the right to hold a random drawing in such event to determine the winner.
e. Winners will be contacted by phone following the drawing. If a winner cannot be contacted within two (2) hours of the notification attempt, the winner will forfeit the prize and another no other contestants will be chosen.
f. Each winner (or their parent or legal guardian, if a minor) must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of winning or prize will be forfeited. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent with the winners’ full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by WQYK (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS..
b. By participating in the contest, the winner and his/her guests agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, WQYK in its sole discretion may require contest winner and his/her guests or their parents or legal guardians if minors to sign a liability release, agreeing to hold harmless WQYK, its corporate licensee, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.
d. WQYK, in is sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the http://www.WQYK.com website or the WQYK Twitter account is otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized in intervention or technical failures of any sort.
e. WQYK, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Contest may result in a contestant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Contest, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning future Contests and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
f. WQYK reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including, without limitation the substitution of a prize or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of WQYK, any competition or prize related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed, cancelled, or has a change of venue, WQYK reserves the right, but not the obligation, to , terminate, suspend, cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of WQYK.
h. WQYK is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest, or in the announcement of a prize.
i. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by 2/15/11 to “WQYK Tweet and Meet Contest – Official Rules,” Attn: Contests, WQYK-FM, 9721 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33702.. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by 04/17/11 to the above address marked “WQYK Tweet and Meet Contest – Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main studio of WQYK, 9721 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33702.