These rules apply to all contests conducted by Cowles California Media and Clear Channel, and affiliated web sites – referred to throughout as "the Station." Each contest may have its own specific rules which will be set forth in addition to these rules and will be available at www.kcba.com or www.kdon.com and Cowles California Media Studios at 1550 Moffett Street, Salinas, CA 93905 or Clear Channel at 903 North Main Street, Salinas, CA 93906
The X Factor Audition Pass Contest Saturday, April 30, 2011
Who Can Enter
Contestants must be legal residents of California who are 12years of age or older as of March 1, 2011, are eligible to enter.
ALL contestants under 18 years of age must have parent or legal guardian present at time of registration. Parents or legal guardians will be required to sign a waiver before minor is allowed to participate and must remain with minor at all times.
The Station reserves the right to examine identification and may reasonably choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.
Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(S) must be U.S. residents at least twelve (12) years old as determined by the Company and reside in the Station's Total Survey Area (TSA). Only one (1) entry per person. Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest. Only one (1) prize per household from any of the Company's stations within any thirty (30) day period. Employees of the Company, the Contest's participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term "immediate family" includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws," or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Prize is tickets only. Travel, lodging and incidentals not included.
No purchase is necessary to enter or win.
The X Factor Audition Pass Contest will be held 11am to 2pm April 30, 2011, at the Clear Channel Radio Station (KDON) 903 North Main Street, Salinas, CA 93906
Entries become the property of KCBA Cowles California Media 1550 Moffett Street, Salinas, CA 93905
AUDITION ENTRY: Those interested in auditioning will be asked to visit KDON.com and/or KCBA.com to register. Registration will be taken until Friday, April 29th @ noon. Contestants will be required to complete an application, questionnaire and waiver of liability/publicity rights, and provide a valid picture identification as a condition of being eligible to enter. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule.
Contestants will be asked to sing one song (length determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Contestants may sing a'capella or may bring a karaoke CD with them. There will be a limited number of karaoke CD's to choose from. Words may not be provided. Contestants may NOT utilize live props, which includes but is not limited to backup singers, dancers or animals. Non-human props such as costumes and other accessories are permitted. Musical instruments may be used. Three judges will be present to hear the singers. Contestants will be recorded and judges reserve the right to review the recording to determine winner(s). Winner(s) will be announced Monday, May 2nd and notified by phone.
There are four (4) categories: Female Singers ages 12-25, Male Singers ages 12-25, Older Singers ages 26 and above (no upper age limit) and Vocal Groups, made up of at least 2 singers (no upper limit). LIMIT: One audition per person or group.
JUDGING: A qualified panel of judges selected by Sponsor will judge all eligible contestants in the singing audition. Contestants will be judged based on: Vocal Ability (1-10 points), Stage Presence (1-10 points) and Appearance (1-10 points). In the event of a tie among semi-finalists, the semi-finalist to be chosen will be the contestant with the higher/highest score in the Judges Overall Ranking. Twenty (20)semi-finalists (five(5) per category)will be selected. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than forty (20) semi-finalists (five (5) per category) if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified contestants. All decisions of judges and Sponsor regarding winner selection and this contest are final. A contestant, his or her family or associates who exhibit offensive behavior during any portion of the contest may result in disqualification of contestant from competition, in the judges' sole discretion. If a contestant or his or her family or associates exhibit offensive behavior after the contestant has competed, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the contestant. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects.
All category winners must be able to appear and sing at The X Factor Dallas audition on May 26, 2011.
PRIZING: The four (4) category winners are guaranteed one (1) audition in front of a show producer at The X Factor Dallas audition on May 26, 2011, at the Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX. Participants may be solo singers and/or groups. This is not a guaranteed audition in front of The X Factor judges. Winners will not be entitled to skip the cull process and will not receive any preferential treatment for callbacks. No monetary value is assigned to this prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any circumstances that make it impossible to fulfill the prize. No prize substitution. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or is unable to audition in Dallas, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize is forfeited. If forfeited, an alternate winner may be determined
OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for auditions it is unable to complete. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the audition process or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct auditions and select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date or time of cancellation. Any conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited.
RELEASES: By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, its employees and agents, the Contest's sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company. By participating and winning an audition in Dallas, winners release Sponsor, Fox Broadcasting Company, FremantleMedia, KDON, Clear Channel, KCBA, Cowles California Media, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, licensees and assignees and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to all U.S. federal, CA state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. For the winners' list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after May 10, 2011, to Winners' ListThe X Factor Audition Pass Contestat the Sponsor's address above.
All entries become the property of Cowles California Media & Clear Channel and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. Entries that are determined to be fraudulent will be void, and the person making such an entry barred from further participation in that contest. Incomplete entries may be disqualified in the Station's sole discretion. Entrants authorize the Sponsor to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence, contest singing audition/tape(s), and any other entry materials in promotional material and for advertising, public relations and editorial purposes worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
The Station is not responsible for any technical difficulties experienced due to overload, busy signals, loss of phone service, electronic problems or any other factor that may prevent an individual from completing a phone call, receiving an email, accessing the Station website, or for any technical malfunction related to any telephone connection, servers, routers, or any other technical problem that may impact entry, participation or prize claim. The Station is not responsible for any printing errors.
One or more contests may be announced from time to time. The TV Station may run more than one contest simultaneously.
Depending on the contest, the Station will designate the required method of entry.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or stated on-air, no person will be entitled to receive any prize until after their eligibility has been confirmed or accepted by the Station and all required paperwork (including, without limitation, liability release agreements and potential background check) have been completed by the pending winner within the required deadlines.
Prize(s) will be released to winner(s) only. Winner(s) may be required to present a valid state photo ID and valid social security number in order to receive any prize. All winner(s) are required to sign a Release relieving the Station, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, contest sponsors, and network affiliates (CBS, FOX) from any and all liability with respect to the contestant's participation in the contest and the receipt and/or use of the prize. Any person who refuses to sign the Release and/or provide a social security number will forfeit the contest prize.
All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. No Substitution or transfer of prize permitted by winner but sponsors reserve the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value.
Prize recipient(s) must be willing to have their likeness photographed, taped and posted on the Station and affiliated websites. Cowles California Media/Clear Channel retains the rights to all footage, pictures and interviews gathered before, during, and after the contest is complete.
The Station Management shall be the sole arbiters in all matters relating to the contest and in the interpretation of contest rules. Their decisions shall be final. Entry into the contests constitutes agreement by contestants to abide by these rules, as well as any other rules established by Station.
Complete contest rules are available at www.kcoy.com or www.KCBA.com and at Cowles California Media studios at 1550 Moffett Street, Salinas, CA, or KDON.com and at Clear Channel 903 North Main Street, Salinas, CA 93906 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5pm.
The Station contests are subject to all applicable laws and regulations and are void where prohibited.
The Station reserves the right to: (i) terminate or declare any Contest null and void and rescind any prize, if in its sole judgment, the rules or the integrity of the Contest have been violated or compromised in any way, intentionally or unintentionally by any person whether or not a participant in the Contest; (ii) alter or amend these Contest rules at any time; and (iii) stop or conclude the Contest at any time without prior notice. Material changes to the contest rules will be broadcast on-air, when practical.
Conduct and Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company's decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITES, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
Contest Name: Britney Spears’ Femme Fatale Flyaway – National Contest (the “Contest”)
Contest Address: 32 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY10013
Telephone: (212) 377-7900
This Contest is sponsored by Clear Channel (“Sponsor”) and administered by Clear Channel, located at 32 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013. (“Administrator”). This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by FACEBOOK, nor isFACEBOOK associated with the Contest in any way. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor or Administrator, and not to FACEBOOK. You are providing your information to Clear Channel and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for administering the Contest and in accordance with Clear Channel privacy practices found here.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. Void in Hawaii and outside Participating Station’s Total Survey Area for the participating radio stations, a list of which can be found here and where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period from all participating stations.
Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (together, the “Company”), will conduct its contests substantially as described in these general contesting rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:
The Company may from time to time conduct contests concurrently and simultaneously on several participating radio stations owned and not owned by the Company, and in various States, and the Company may add or remove participating stations or change call letters of any participating station at any time during a contest as announced on the affected station. Participating stations are listed above or for a list of participating stations, please visit the offices of this Station during normal business hours.
1.Description of Contest/Participation.
A. Dates of Contest: Contest will begin March 11, 2011 at and end March 26, 2011 at (“Contest Period”). Entrants not located within the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone, must factor in the time difference for the defined time zone in which they are located, e.g. March 26, 2011 at (EST) is March 25, 2011 at Pacific Standard Time (PST)
B. How to Enter:During the Contest Period, register for the Contest by visiting the participating Stations’ official Facebook page. On the Stations’ Official Facebook page click on the “like” tab. By “liking” the participating station you’ll access the official on line entry form on the contest application located on the “Britney Spears” tab for the contest. Fill out the form completely and accurately to be officially entered. Deadline for registration is on March 26, 2011. One entry per person per the entire contest period. Valid entries must contain all information requested. Incomplete and/or multiple entries will be disqualified.
Entrant agrees and acknowledges that the contest application used to enter the contest is administered by Clear Channel.
All Entries become the property of Company and will not be returned. Company is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, postage-due or incomplete entries or mail. Should multiple users of the same e-mail account or mobile phone number, as applicable, enter the Contest and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said e-mail account or mobile phone account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address or mobile phone number by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, mobile service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses, mobile phone numbers or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
C. Winner Selection: On or about March 26, 2011 the Company will at random select One (1) Grand Prize Winner from all eligible entries received collectively from all of the participating stations’ official Station Facebook page. Only one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be determined for the Contest. No more prizes other than the stated prize below will be awarded.If the entrant is unable to verify registration information the entrant will automatically be disqualified and their prize will be forfeited. The Company, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to select an alternate entry at that time. The Company is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon placing of a phone call or sending of an e-mail. The Company is not obligated to leave voice mail, answering machine or other message. The Company, its affiliates, Stations, related companies, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, trustees, participating vendors, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies and affiliated entities (“Contest Entities”) are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify potential winners or for any late, misdirected, or if the potential winner is a minor, for late, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts of potential winner to provide signed parental or guardian consent.
.2. Prize(s). The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are:
·GRAND PRIZE: A trip for two (2) to a secret location to the set of Britney Spears’ music video for the 2nd or 3rd single off of Femme Fatale. The Grand Prize package includes: round-trip coach airfare for winner and one guest from a major commercial airport nearest to the winner’s home address in the 50 U.S. or D.C. to the set of Britney’s video; standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at hotel solely determined by sponsor for two nights, tour for two (2) of the set of Britney Spears’ music video shoot, and photo/meet and greet with Britney Spears on set. Ground transportation is provided.
Grand Prize Package total approximate retail value $2,500. Grand Prize Package Provided by Jive Records. Prize value may vary depending upon departure location and time of travel. Other restrictions may apply.
Conditions and restrictions may apply. The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize, except in Company’s sole discretion.All prizes must be redeemed from the Station within 30 days of the contest end date unless otherwise stated in the contest’s official rules. Certain prizes are date specific (i.e. concerts, trips) and the winner or winners must be available on the dates specified. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. In the event prizes are event tickets, Company is not responsible for the cancellation or rescheduling of any event and no substitution or compensation shall be awarded, in Company’s sole discretion. Location of seats and tickets are in Company’s sole discretion. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
CONDITIONS/RESTRICTIONS FOR WINNERThe Grand Prize is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified herein. Winner and guest must comply with all rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize in its entirety. The prize elements will be awarded as described herein (subject to legal restrictions, etc). If the winner is disqualified or is found to be ineligible for the contest, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award the prize, at its sole discretion. By accepting the prize, Grand Prize Winner must agree to the prize conditions on participation and must sign a release to be eligible to receive a prize and hereby agrees that: (i) that all decisions of the Company, judges, and Contest Entities with respect to the Contest are final and binding; (ii) to release the Company, Station and sponsors and their respective parent companies and affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and licensees from any and all claims in connection with the Contest and the award or use of the prizes; (iii) to allow the Company to and sponsors to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses, biographical material, in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, without additional financial or other compensation; and (iv) where allowed by law, sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
Prize Restrictions and Conditions:Grand Prize travel must take place on and/or within the designated dates and is subject to schedule and availability. If the Grand Prize winner is unavailable for travel on the designated dates, the Grand Prize winner will forfeit his/her rights to prize, no cash substitution shall be offered, and the Company shall have no further responsibility for that portion of the prize. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner in its sole discretion. Unclaimed prize(s) will not be awarded. Other restrictions may apply. Grand Prize winner and guest must travel out of the same airport and on the same itinerary. A minor must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Any and all airport transfers, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, phone calls, luggage fees, travel insurance and applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) and any and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. If, for any reason, any part of the trip package is canceled or shall become unavailable, postponed or canceled, the Company shall have no further responsibility for that portion of the prize and the prize will be awarded without the inclusion of the item on the same itinerary. If concerts or other ticketed events have been awarded as part of this prize package and the concert or event is postponed, rained out, canceled, or for other reasons beyond our control does not occur, The Company will not be responsible for replacing that portion of the prize. Company and sponsor are not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage. Any provided tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions specified thereon, and seat locations are as solely determined by sponsor. The Company is not responsible for any travel delays, flight cancellations or difficulty. If travel delays, cancellations or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip, the Company is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof. Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense. Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure and any airfare fluctuations. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. All prizes or prize vouchers must be redeemed from the Station within 30 days of the contest end date unless stated otherwise in these Official Rules. If winner is eligible, but a minor in his/her state of residence, the travel guest must be winner’s parent or legal guardian. A minor may accompany winner as a travel guest only if the winner is the minor’s parent or legal guardian. Minors must be accompanied at all times during trip (including, but not limited to, in-flight, hotel stay and all prize-related events) by minor’s parent or legal guardian.
All of the following will apply to each grand prize winner : 1) Winner will be required to complete and return, within 24 hours of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form including the name of their travel guest (age 18 or older or applicable forms and releases if guest is a minor), a W-9 form, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted) signed by both the winner and travel guest; 2) Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid passport as a condition of participating or receiving any prize. In accordance with applicable laws, international travelers must possess a government issued passport, if a winner does not have or is unable to obtain a passport within any time constraints related to the prize, the winner will be disqualified. ; 3) Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of all prizes won; and 4) Winner will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded. If the trip requires traveling outside the United States, the winner, upon winning the prize, must have a valid US passport. If the winner does not have a valid US passport upon winning the prize, the trip may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected, in the Company’s sole discretion. Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein. Winner agrees to accept all blackout dates, space availability requirements, etc. established by The Company’s prize partner(s), such as hotels, airlines, trains, ships, concert or event venues etc. Winner and guest must comply with all applicable laws, and any rules and regulations established by The Company’s prize partner(s), such as hotels, airlines, trains, ships, concert or event venues etc. Winner agrees that acceptance of any trip taken as a prize from The Company does so entirely upon their own initiative, risk, and responsibility.
The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize, except in Company’s sole discretion.All prizes must be redeemed from the Company within 30 days of the contest end date unless otherwise stated in the contest’s official rules.If a potential winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. Certain prizes are date specific (i.e. concerts, trips) and the winner or winners must be available on the dates specified. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. In the event prizes are event tickets, Company is not responsible for the cancellation or rescheduling of any event and no substitution or compensation shall be awarded, in Company’s sole discretion. Location of seats and tickets are in Company’s sole discretion. The Contest Entities are not responsible or liable to any entrant or winner or any person claiming through such entrant or winner for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Contest Entities’ sole control.All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of Grand Prize winner. Station does not make, and is not responsible in any manner for, any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to any prizes, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. The Company will have no further obligation to winner.
3. Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be legal residents of the 49 contiguous United States or D.C. and resides in the service area for one of the participating stations, a list of which is found here [link], be at least 18-years old, as of the date of entry and prize award as determined by the Company. Participants and winners must reside in the Station’s Total Survey Area (TSA) as defined by Arbitron. Commonly the TSA represents a radio station's total listening audience in a geographic area. If the contest is open to minors, a parent or guardian of any participant who is a minor must sign a release on behalf of the minor to be eligible to receive a prize, but the Company reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of any minor. Unless otherwise stated in the official contest rules, only one (1) entry per person. Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest.. If a contestant receives multiple and/or irregular votes from the same user or users, regardless of the source, the Station reserves the right to disqualify the contestant in its sole discretion. The potential prize winner and, if the potential prize winner is under the age of the majority in their state of residence (which is eighteen (18) in most states but is nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi), the potential prize winner's parent or guardian, may (in Company’s sole discretion) be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability and prize acceptance agreement ("Prize Acceptance Release of Liability and Publicity Release") within twenty-four hours (24) after the first (1st) delivery attempt to entrants e-mail address in order for the potential prize winner to be qualified for the prize, unless otherwise stated in the contest’s official rules. The potential prize winner's failure to return all required forms within this time period may result in the potential winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Employees of the Company, the Stations, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
6. Release. By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, Facebook, Inc., their employees and agents, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the award, receipt and/or use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related thereto. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company.
7. Taxes. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize(s) which are not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Company will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
8. Conduct and Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim the Grand Prize, the winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for the Grand Prize. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent, disrupt, damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Company reserves the right to seek civil and/or criminal prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
9. Miscellaneous. Void in Hawaii, and outside the Station Total Survey Area and where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period from all participating stations. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Company’s release form to claim the prize. The Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on the Station(s). The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest. For a copy of the rules, or where required by law, a list of winners, visit the business office of the Station during normal business hours or visit the Station’s website. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be returned. As a condition of participating in the Contest, participants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.
10. Compliance with Law. The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Station(s) shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written information about the Contest, etc. as required by applicable local and state law.
Appendix A - Participating StationsThe Company is conducting the Contest concurrently and simultaneously on several participating stations that are located in various States and their perspective time zones. Entrants not located within the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone, must factor in the time difference in determining the dates and times stated herein. The Company may add or remove participating stations or change call letters of any participating station at any time during the Contest as announced on the affected station. The Station’s participation in this contest during the contest dates may vary from day to day as announced on air of the affected Station, and as listed as amended in Appendix A. Station will announce participation. Stations participating in this contest may include all stations owned or operated by Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc. Stations participating include: See attached Appendix A
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