FALL CASH CONTEST RULES

MARC RADIO GROUP - 2018 FALL CASH CONTEST

Revised 9/19/2018

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  

These contest-specific rules should be read in conjunction with Marc Radio’s General Contest Rules, which are applicable to all contests conducted by Marc Radio LLC.  

  1. Promotional Period: The 2018 Fall Cash Contest (the “Promotion”) begins on or around Monday, October 1, 2018 through Friday, October 26, 2018 (the “Promotional Period”).  
  2. Entry Deadline:  The deadline to submit entries is Friday, October 26, 2018 at 5:15pm.
  3. The 2018 Fall Cash Contest* (the “Contest”) is open to U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older, except employees of all MARC Radio stations, other participating broadcast companies, Sunstate Federal Credit Union, and other Sponsors listed at the end of this document (collectively, the “Sponsors”), and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies (if any), members of their respective families or persons living in the same household.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void outside the United States and where prohibited.  
  4. The 2018 Fall Cash Contest will also be known as:

WHHZ – The Big Buzz Bribe

WPLL – Free Country Cash

WTMG – Magic Money Maker

WXJZ – Free Money ATM

  1. Listeners are eligible to win a MARC Radio contest prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.  

 

  1. Participants must sign all contest release and waiver forms before accepting prize. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  The Station will disqualify any entry from any individual who does not meet the eligibility requirements, and will also delete any entry as required by law.

 

  1. Entry Method:  To participate in the Contest, you must listen to the participating radio station in your area during the specified times; Monday – Friday at 8:00am ET, 1:00pm ET and 5:00pm ET. You may listen to the station or visit the station’s website for the specified times. Times correspond to the participating station’s time zone. Solicitation time may vary 15 minutes before or after the specified time. During those specific text-in times per weekday, a secret keyword will be given over the air. When you hear the secret keyword, you must text the keyword within 15 minutes to the specific station studio number announced at the time the solicitation is aired. One random listener will be selected from all participating MARC Radio stations keyword texts and contacted via the phone number 352-559-7011. Winner will attempt to be contacted three (3) times in five (5) minutes. IF contact is made with the randomly chosen daily listener, they will be awarded $100.00.

If you are listening to a participating station in your area via internet streaming or smartphone app you are eligible to participate in the Contest.  However, due to streaming delays, you may have difficulty participating in this on-air contest.  Depending upon the length of the streaming delay, the entry window may be shortened or have already closed by the time you hear the call to enter.  Listeners interested in participating in the Contest should listen to a participating station over the air on the radio.

CONTEST ALLOWS UNLIMITED ENTRIES, BUT ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PHONE NUMBER WILL SHOW, THEREFORE MULTIPLE ENTRIES OF THE SAME KEYWORD WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Sponsors are not responsible for technical, cell phone service and/or carrier issues or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any website or online service, any other error or malfunction, late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.

Sponsor is not responsible for telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted transmissions or voicemails or other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  If the Sponsors determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the Sponsors reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date.  If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at on radio station websites and social media.  If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.  Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or violates the Official Rules of the Contest.

  1. Prizes and Odds of Winning.  

 (a)        Three (3) DAILY PRIZES per weekday: A total of (3) three prizes of $100.00 dollars will be awarded throughout the duration of the contest. Prizes will be awarded by randomly drawing a phone number from text entries.  The Sponsors reserve the right to award any prizes that are not claimed within 60 days of notification in future promotions conducted by the Sponsors.  

(b)        Odds of winning depend on number of participants.

(c)        All winner information will be collected at the time of winning. Winner will be notified when it is appropriate to pickup their prize.  Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within 60 days of notification will be forfeited by the winner.  Winner prizes must be claimed in person by the winner and no one else.

  1. Winner Selection and Notifications

Decisions of Station management with respect to the Contest are final.

Participants must listen to obtain keywords at the specified times each day on their local participating station(s) but do not need to listen or be present to win. MARC Radio staff will contact winner(s).

  1. General 

Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner(s).  Winner(s) will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including a winner’s full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the station conducting the Promotion (in combination with any prizes won in Promotions run by any other MARC Radio radio station) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more.  Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.    

Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of a prize constitutes a winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for the MARC Radio station or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for  purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, MARC Radio may, where legal, require a winner (and guest or travel companion, where applicable) to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.  It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return any required release.  In the case of a conflict in this paragraph 3 b and any similar paragraph in contest specific rules the general specific rules will govern. Unless a member of winner’s immediate family, travel companion must be 18 years of age or older.  Travel companion must travel with winner and must also sign and return a travel release, which must be returned with winner’s affidavit of eligibility.  By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Sponsors the right to use the winner's name, voice, picture and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law).  All expenses on receipt and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner.  Winner and travel companion, if any, by acceptance of their prizes, agree to release Station, MARC Radio, and their advertising, promotion and production agencies and their respective parents and subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives  from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained directly or indirectly in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Contest or prize-related activity.

No prize transfers.  Sponsors may substitute prizes for prizes of like value, in the Sponsors’ sole discretion.  Prizes may not be substituted or redeemed for cash.  Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited.  By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the Sponsors.  

To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Promotion, you:

  1. Agree to grant MARC Radio a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to edit, telecast, exhibit, rerun, reproduce, use, syndicate, license, print, distribute and otherwise exploit any items (including any photos, videos, audio, or written material) submitted as part of your contest entry (the “Materials”), or any portion thereof, in any manner and in any and all formats and media now known or hereafter devised, without payment to you or any third party;
  2. acknowledge that MARC Radio reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to use the Materials at all; and
  3. represent and warrant that: you are at least as old as the age of majority in your state; you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to MARC Radio the license provided for herein; you own or control the complete exhibition and other rights to the Materials you submitted for the purposes contemplated in this license; you are either the parent (or legal guardian) of any minor featured in the Materials or have received the express consent of the parent (or legal guardian) for any such minor to appear in the Materials and to enter the minor’s likeness in the Materials in the contest; and neither the Materials nor the exercise of the rights granted herein shall infringe upon or violate the right of privacy or right of publicity of, or constitute a libel or slander against, or violate any common law or any other right of, any person or entity.
  1. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Promotion, MARC Radio in its sole discretion may require verification of Promotion winner’s or winners’ identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification.  

 

  1. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winner(s) and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless the station conducting the Promotion, its sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), its advertising and promotion agencies, any social media platform utilized in the conduct of the Promotion (including but not limited to Facebook, Inc.) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion.  MARC Radio may also require eligible Promotion winner(s) and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winner(s), guest(s) or travel companion(s) are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent.  It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return any required release.

 

  1. The station conducting the Promotion, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of the station’s website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Promotion, or is otherwise in violation of the rules.  The station conducting the Promotion further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the station’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by the station in is sole discretion.  Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any station website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Promotion or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.  Should such an attempt be made, Marc Radio reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision.  If due to circumstances beyond the control of the station conducting the Promotion, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

 

  1. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries.  Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond MARC Radio’s control.

 

 

  1. Official Rules and Winner List  

To obtain a copy of the General Contest Rules, these contest-specific rules, or a list of winner(s) following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope specifying “General Contest Rules,” “Contest-Specific Rules,” or “Winner List” by January 12, 2019 to: 100 NW 76th Drive Gainesville, FL 32607.

Sponsor(s):

MARC Radio, LLC

Affiliated Stations

Sunstate Federal Credit Union