|WNSB HOT 91
OFFICIAL GENERAL CONTEST RULES
Any individual who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate in any contest, sweepstakes or giveaway (“Contest”) conducted by WNSB (“HOT 91”) (each such individual is hereinafter referred to as a “Participant”) agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official General Contest Rules (“General Rules”), as well as by HOT 91’s interpretations of these General Rules which are final and binding in all matters relating to any Contest. Some Contests will have specific rules developed for them (“Specific Contest Rules”). In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between these General Rules and the Specific Contest
APPLICABLE LAW (VOID WHERE PROHIBITED):
CONTEST CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION:
HOT 91 reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest if the Contest is not capable of being completed as planned for any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, “bugs,” tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical failures of any kind or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of any such Contest. The decision of HOT 91 to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest shall be final in all respects.
Past Prize Winners: Participants may only win a Contest once every thirty (30) days, per household. However, where a Participant has won a prize valued over $600, the Participant is ineligible to win another prize for a period of twelve (12) months. Participants who have won a HOT 91 Contest in the last thirty (30) days or who have won prizes valued over $600 in the last twelve (12) months are ineligible. Employer Restrictions: Participant is solely responsible for reviewing and understanding Participant’s employer’s policies regarding Participant’s eligibility to participate in contests. Participant may be disqualified from entering into this Contest or receiving prizes if Participant is participating in this Contest in violation of his or her employer’s policies.
HOW TO ENTER:
Methods: Contest entries may be submitted as advertised or otherwise prescribed by HOT 91 for the Contest. Generally, these will involve all or some of the following entry methods: (1) telephone; (2) facsimile; (3) postal mail; (4) electronic mail; (5) drop box; (6) web entry; or (7) text entry. Where entry is available via electronic mail, web or texting, participation is limited to Participants who had access to electronic mail, the internet, and/or text messaging (as applicable) prior to the beginning of the Contest. Entry Period: Entries must be made during the time periods advertised or otherwise prescribed for each Contest (the “Entry Period”) and, unless otherwise stated, will require at a minimum the Participant’s name, address, daytime telephone numbers and age. Entries Are the Sole and Exclusive Property of HOT 91: All Contest entries and/or related submissions become the sole and exclusive property of HOT 91 upon transmission. Contest entries will not be returned and may be used by any Contest Entity for any purpose whatsoever related to any Contest, without additional compensation to the participant or any other individual or entity. Disclaimer of Responsibility for Entries: HOT 91 is not responsible for problems with Contest entries, including but not limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole or partial negligence of HOT 91. Multiple Entries: Unless otherwise limited by HOT 91, multiple entries are permitted.
SPECIFIC ENTRY – METHOD RULES:
Telephone Entry Contests: If a Contest accepts telephone entries, all calls must be made to the call-in number(s) as designated on-air. Generally, this number will be (757) 823-9110. The criteria for winning will generally also be given at that time. Only completed calls made to the designated number during the designated time period will be eligible to win or qualify to win. HOT 91 may record and/or broadcast a Participant’s name, voice and the substance of all or any portion of the call. Except where prohibited by law, any call-in Participant acknowledges that such recording and use may occur and grants HOT 91 permission to record and use such recording without any additional communication with and compensation to Participant. Facsimile, Postal Mail and Electronic Mail Entries: If a Contest accepts facsimile, postal mail or electronic mail entries, all entries must be received by HOT 91 by the Entry Period deadline. Mail-in entries should be sent via first class United States mail only (overnight mail and courier are not permitted) addressed to WNSB (HOT 91), Contest Entry (include the name of the Contest), Norfolk State University, 700 Park Ave., Spartan Station, Norfolk, VA 23504-8053; and electronic mail entries should be sent to the email address designated during the Contest advertisement or announcement. The electronic mail account holder will be deemed the Participant for any electronic mail entries. Only one Contest entry is permitted per envelope for a mail-in entry. Drop Box Entries: If a Contest accepts entry forms by deposit in an entry box, entries must be deposited in an official entry box by the announced deadline. Unless otherwise stated, no purchase is
PARTICIPATION PROBLEM DISCLAIMER:
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION:
As consideration for entering a Contest, all Participants agree to RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE WNSB (HOT 91), Norfolk State University, the other Contest Entities (as described above) and each of their respective direct and indirect affiliates, divisions, parent and subsidiary companies, officers, employees, disc-jockeys, on-air personalities, shareholders, representatives, managers, members, directors, owners, agents, insurers, attorneys, predecessors, successors, and assigns thereof (collectively, the Released Parties), from and against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft, loss of consortium claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties. Additionally, as consideration for entering the Contest, all Participants agree to INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND the Released Parties in any action or proceeding from and against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft, loss of consortium claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in the Contest or for their failure to comply with the terms of the above release provision. This agreement to indemnify, hold harmless and defend applies even if the act or omission complained of was allegedly caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties.
ODDS OF WINNING:
Prize winners will be selected per the criteria announced for the Contest. If the Contest requires Participants to answer trivia, provide information or otherwise perform in some manner to participate and qualify to win, the decisions of HOT 91 and/or the other judges will be final as to all matters including the accuracy and/or completeness of the answer, as well as the quality of the information or other performance. If a winner is unable to be notified for any reason for any amount of time, the applicable prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE:
Claiming the Prize: The prize-winner must pick up their prize at HOT 91 unless otherwise stated for Venue Events (“Will-Call”). The prize may be picked up any time between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. Days and times may vary due to new policy during Covid. HOT 91 will not agree to mail prizes. Prerequisites to Prize Award: Prior to being awarded a prize, winners are required to provide a valid government-issued photo identification depicting proof of age. HOT 91 reserves the right to deny awarding the prize if the winner fails to provide satisfactory identification, as determined in HOT 91’s sole discretion. Winners, and, to the extent the winner is a minor then their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) as well, may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and a Publicity Release before any prize is awarded. By entering a Contest, Participant agrees to execute these documents if selected as a winner in order to receive their prize. If the prize is travel tickets involving travel partners, the travel partners will be required to meet minimum age eligibility requirements and to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability prior to receiving the companion travel ticket. Except where prohibited by law, failure to execute any of these documents or comply with any of these terms will result in forfeiture of the prize.
Unless prohibited by applicable law, Participant authorizes and irrevocably grants to HOT 91 and the other Released Parties (as defined above) permission to, from time to time, reference and discuss Participant and Participant’s participation in the Contest for any purpose. Such reference and discussion may involve, but is in no way limited to, Participant’s name and voice, other personal/biographical material or the contents of their participation and contest entry. HOT 91 and/or the Released Parties deem proper. These references, discussion and use of likeness may be made on-air, on the HOT 91 and/or other Released Parties’ website(s), in photographs, video recordings, digital images, audio recordings, as well
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