Contest Rules

Update to BEN-FM contest rules, Effective February 25 2016. All prizes MUST be picked up at the WBEN-FM offices during office business hours unless otherwise noted. Winner may designate someone to pick up their prize for them, if approved by BEN-FM promotions personnel in advance. If approved, the designee must have a copy of the prize winner's VALID, GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID with them or the prize cannot be released. All winners must provide a signed and notarized liability/publicity release before any prize can be claimed.Office is located at: One Bala Plaza - Suite 424 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004Office business hours are Monday through Friday 9a-5pm. Office closes early around holidays. Please call 610-771-0957 to confirm that the office is open before appearing at the station.Winners will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a WBEN-FM contest with a value of $50.00 or more within the previous 60 daysWinners will also be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/ WPEN) prize valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days So, you want to win prizes from BEN-FM. Here are the basic contest parameters you need to know.

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP, Inc.

GENERAL CONTEST RULES

 

These rules apply to all contests conducted by Beasley Media Group radio stations. Station specific contests will have their own specific rules which will be set forth in contest rules for that particular contest and will be available at the Station studio and on the Station’s website.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY
    a. Unless otherwise noted, one entry per person will be accepted. In the event multiple entries are allowed, each entry must be submitted individually. Mechanically reproduced or software generated entries of any kind will not be accepted. Any materials submitted become the property of Station and will not be returned.
  2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
    a. Unless otherwise specified, contests are open to all listeners who are 16, 18 or 21 years of age or older and who reside in the service area of station. Contestants must possess a valid, government-issued ID. Winner must show proof of residency to verify eligibility.
  3. Employees of Station, its licensee, its parent corporation and their affiliated entities, advertising and PR agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in the service area of the station and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win.
  4. Unless otherwise specified, Listeners are eligible to win Beasley Media Group contests only once every sixty (60) days and a prize valued at $600 or more, only once every six months. Only one winner per household (whether related or not) is permitted in any contest.
  5. PRIZES
    a. Unless otherwise specified by the Station, all prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station conducting the contest Monday-Friday, during regular business hours. Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning.  Failure to claim prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize.
  6. b. Unless otherwise permitted by the Station, winner(s) must claim his or her Prize in person, and a Prize cannot be claimed by third parties on behalf of the winner. If a contest is open to entrants under the age of 18 and a winner is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must claim the Prize. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in the official rules of the contest.
  7. 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 arrival. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
  8. Prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash.
  9. SELECTION OF WINNERS
  10. Contest winners will be selected and notified of their prize in the manner announced by the Station.
  11. Unless otherwise specified, if the winner(s) cannot be contacted with 24 hours after the prize is awarded, an alternate winner may be selected at the Station’s discretion. Winners who fail to respond within 24 hours of prize notification are deemed to be waiving their prize claim and the prize will be forfeited.
  12. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
  13. CONDITIONS
  14. a. WARNING: Online listeners to streamed broadcasts may experience a lag in transmissions.
  15. Taxes and Liability: Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner. Contest winnings will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service and winners can expect to receive a 1099 tax form for prizes which total more than $600 for the calendar year. Winners may be required to accurately complete and submit IRS Form W-9 to the Station as a condition of acceptance of a prize.
  16. By participating in the contest, contestant agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation.
  17. d. By participating in the contest, contestants hereby releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporation and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advertising and PR agencies, sponsors, advertisers, promotional partners, agents, representatives, and their successors and assigns, and all others connected with them and the contest (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, actions and damages sustained or incurred by participation in the contest and the receipt and use of any prize awarded (if any) through such contest arising in any manner whatsoever.
  18. Contest winners (and their guests or travel companions, if any) may be required in the Station’s sole discretion, to sign a liability release and a publicity release. A winner (or his/her parent or legal guardian if under the age of 18 years) must execute and return any required release within five (5) business days from notification or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. An alternate winner may be chosen by random selection. Pursuant to the liability release, the winners will agree to hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest. Any contestant (or his/her parent or legal guardian, if applicable) who refuses to sign any required release will forfeit any and all prizes.
  19. The Station will be excused from its obligation to conduct the contest if its performance is delayed or prevented due to causes beyond its control, including, but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder, fire, flood, hurricanes, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by any governmental authority.
  20. The Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporation, sponsors, advertisers and promotional partners, and their assigns and successors are not responsible for failure to conduct or for alterations to the contest due to circumstances beyond the control of any such entity.
  21. Decisions of Station management with respect to the contest are final.
  22. The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air or publication on the Station website.
  23. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement.
  24. The Station is not responsible for any prizes or certificates lost or stolen after the winner has claimed them from the Station.
  25. Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use. Acceptance of a prize releases the Station, its sponsors, promotional partners and advertisers from all liability and claims concerning the prize, its delivery, and its use.
  26. The Station 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. The Station is not responsible for (i) lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries; (ii) telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, facsimile transmission errors, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or from sending a text message (if applicable, message and data rates may apply, and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for this method of entry); (iii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technical difficulties.

 

  1. By participating in this contest, contestants agree to be bound by these rules. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification, at the sole discretion of the Station.
  2. o. Contestants are required to provide truthful information as part of their entry and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from contestants who do not meet the eligibility requirements and the Station will also delete any online entry knowingly received from contestants under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
  3. Any materials submitted become the property of the Station and will not be returned.
  4. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited. Contests and promotions are subject to all federal, state and local laws.
  5. r. By use of the Station’s website and by entering this Promotion, contestants agree to the Station’s Terms of Service Agreement and to the use of Personal Information as stated in the Privacy Policy located on the Station website.
  6. Copies of the written contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.
  7. TELEPHONE CONTESTS
  8. The Station cannot be held responsible for allegations of telephone malfunctions. The Station is not responsible for callers lost or disconnected before completing his or her prize claim. When a caller is lost or disconnected prior to broadcast, the Station can, at its discretion, select the next eligible caller received to win/participate. The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical failure or service interruptions. The Station is not responsible for any carrier or server delays or failures.
  9. TEXT CONTESTS
  10. You understand, acknowledge and agree that no purchase is necessary to participate in any text-to-win contest or subscribe to any text club, and that texts sent by the Station are sent using an automated telephone dialing system. By initiating a text message to the Station in this contest, you also expressly consent to the receipt of a reply message confirming your entry and notification via text if you are selected to be a winner. You also understand, acknowledge and agree that reply messages from the Station may contain advertising and marketing messages, which support this free service.
  11. Message and data rates may be charged by your wireless carrier. The Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by you for this method of entry.
  12. c. Entrants to this contest do not provide detailed personal information at the time of entry given the limitations of the text message format, but must provide all requested information if selected as the winner(s), including first name and last name, complete postal address (street, city, state, and zip code), email address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number (if required by law and federal tax reporting requirements), and verification of identity (such as a valid government-issued ID).
  13. All entrants must follow the “call to action” entry instructions and submit any requested information. If you change your mind regarding the subscription to the text club, you should text the word “STOP” to the designated short code when you receive the confirmation message. You may opt-out to a text club at any time.
  14. Text message and any mobile device entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the mobile account submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same text or mobile telephone number. Only text messages individually generated by wireless devices such as cellular or smart telephones and blackberries will be accepted; use of any device to automate entry is prohibited and will be cause for disqualification. Proof of submission of an entry from the entrant shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s telephone system or text platform is the official time keeping device for the contest.
  15. The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical failure, service interruptions, carrier or server delays or failures. The Station is not responsible for mis-sent, misdirected, or undeliverable text entries, and votes cannot be recalled once sent.
  16. INTERNET RULES
  17. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.
  18. Contest participants using the Internet must provide a valid email address.
  19. The Station and sponsors are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by the Station, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant’s ability to participate.
  20. The Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of the Station corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of game or contest. The Station, in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means.  All Internet participants agree to be bound by the specific contest rules, and the General Contest Rules appearing above.
  21. To enter online, you must enter your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number and a valid email address in the online entry form. One Internet entry per person and one Internet entry per email address. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry.  The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible by assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
  22. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station website or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station 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 intervention or technical failures of any sort.
  23. WHEN INTERNET CONTEST INVOLVES VOTING
  24. The use of automatic voting program(s) and/or voting website(s) is prohibited and will result in nullifying all votes from these programs/websites or disqualification of contestant. The penalty will be determined at the sole discretion of the judge(s).
  25. WHEN CONTEST INVOLVES VOTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA, INCLUDING FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND OTHERS
  26. Use of multiple Facebook/Twitter/Instagram or other social medial accounts to enter contests is prohibited and will result in nullifying all votes from these accounts and /or disqualification from the contestant. The penalty will be determined at the sole discretion of the judge(s).
  27. FOR ENTRIES THAT INCLUDE SUBMITTING A VIDEO
  28. Profanity or nudity is not permitted in video entries. The Station, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify and/or destroy any entry if or when it is discovered that such entry contains infringing, illegal, indecent or otherwise offensive material or if such entry contains material whose content is deemed at the sole discretion of the Station to be unsuitable for public viewing, performance or posting via the Internet.
  29. Each contestant’s video entry must be his/her original creative work and/or property and must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials, which may be restricted, prohibited, or outlawed by Federal, state or local laws. Contestants are required to obtain a written release from all individuals appearing in the video which grants, the right to use their name, likeness and recorded voice and the right to post the video on its website for the general public to view. Each contestant agrees to hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and/or contest, including but not limited to an infringement or alleged infringement of any intellectual property, publicity or privacy right, or violation of any law or regulation, involving the video entry.
  30. FOR ENTRIES THAT INCLUDE SUBMITTING A PHOTO
  31. Nudity is not permitted in photo entries. The Station, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify and/or destroy any entry if or when it is discovered that such entry contains infringing, illegal, indecent or otherwise offensive material or if such entry contains material whose content is deemed at the sole discretion of the Station to be unsuitable for public viewing, performance or posting via the Internet.
  32. Each contestant’s photo entry must be his/her original creative work and/or property and must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials, which may be restricted, prohibited, or outlawed by Federal, state or local laws. Contestants are required to obtain a written release from all individuals appearing in the photo which grants the Station the right to use their name, likeness and recorded voice and the right to post the photo on its website for the general public to view. Each contestant agrees to hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and/or contest, including but not limited to an infringement or alleged infringement of any intellectual property, publicity or privacy right, or violation of any law or regulation, involving the photo entry.
  33. FOR CONTESTS PROMOTED ON STATION FACEBOOK PAGE
  34. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By submission of an entry, a contestant releases Facebook from any responsibility or liability of the Promotion’s administration, prizes or promotion. Contestants are providing entry information to the Station and not to Facebook.
  35. For CONTESTS PROMOTED ON Instagram
  36. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. By submission of an entry, a contestant releases Instagram from any responsibility related to the promotion.
  37. For CONTESTS PROMOTED ON STATION Twitter Profile
  38. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Twitter. By submission of an entry, contestant release Twitter from any responsibility related to the promotion.

 

 


BEN FM “TRIPS UNDER THE TREE-RADIOTHON”

OFFICIAL CONTEST 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 BEN-FM “Trips Under the Tree-Radiothon” Contest will run on Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 6am to 6pm.  To enter, make a donation (minimum $5.00) to the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Adopt-A-Family program during the BEN-FM Adopt-a-Family Radiothon.  Donations can be made online at 957benfm.com, via phone at the number announced on-air on WBEN-FM during the Radiothon, or on-site at the Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

 

Shortly after the conclusion of the Radiothon, one winner will be selected randomly from all eligible donors to receive the Grand Prize.  Donations must be made during the Radiothon hours, December 8,2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (ET) to be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing.  Initially-selected winner will be notified by phone and must confirm acceptance of prize within five (5) business days or risk disqualification and selection of a new winner.

 

Prize

 

One (1) Grand Prize package will be awarded, consisting of a trip for winner and three (3) guests to Winter Haven, Florida. Package includes the following:  Round-trip coach air transportation for four from Philadelphia to Orlando, FL; three (3) nights’ quad-occupancy accommodations at LEGOLAND® Hotel in Florida (room and tax only); four (4) single-day tickets to LEGOLAND theme park; and one $250 Visa® gift card. Total value is $2,906. Air and hotel will be awarded in the form of travel certificates that will be valid through December 18, 2017 and include traditional blackout periods and other restrictions. All reservations are subject to availability. Extensions of expiration dates will not be granted. Redemption instructions will accompany all travel certificates. Prize is non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash, and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Minimum age to book accommodations is 21. Must have valid credit card for hotel check-in.  Winner and guests must travel on the same itinerary.  Minor guest, if any, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Any expenses not listed as included in the prize package, including (without limitation) ground transportation, parking, meals, gratuities, and other incidental expenses, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

 

Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible donations made during the Radiothon.

 

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least twenty-four (24) years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Beasley Media Group, Inc., their respective affiliates, promotion sponsors, prize providers, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with 95.7 BEN-FM or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area 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 entry per person during the contest period.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By participating, all entrants release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, prize providers, 95.7 BEN-FM, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Beasley Media Group, Inc., Volunteers of America, Comcast Center, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) 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.  Winner will be required to sign a form releasing the Released Parties from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.

Disclaimer

Each of the Released Parties 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; weather hazards or other force majeure events that prevent the use or enjoyment of the prize; 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).  The Released Parties are not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winner must inspect prize or prize certificates before leaving the station.  The Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, 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, 95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternative method of awarding the prizes.

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for 95.7 BEN-FM and promotion sponsors, prize providers, and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

95.7 BEN-FM will report the total value of the prize package to the IRS and will furnish winner with a federal Form 1099.  Winner must provide his/her social security number to 95.7 BEN-FM for tax reporting purposes, and is solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize (including, without limitation, income, sales, excise, and use taxes).

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on the contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in 95.7 BEN-FM’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by 95.7 BEN-FM  or its affiliates.  95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right to make changes in the contest 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 95.7 BEN-FM 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 95.7 BEN-FM studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, 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. The entrant and BEN-FM 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.

Sponsor:  Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. d/b/a WBEN-FM, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.


BEN FM “TRIPS UNDER THE TREE”

OFFICIAL CONTEST 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 BEN-FM “Trips Under the Tree” Contest will run weekdays from Monday, November 14, 2016 through Friday, December 9, 2016, excluding November 24-25 and December 8, 2016.  Each week, WBEN-FM will give away a 3 night trip to LEGOLAND Hotel in Florida including four single-day tickets to the park.  Listen to BEN-FM at 8am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm each weekday during the contest period to hear the Cue to text. When the Cue airs, text the specified Word of the Hour (as announced in the Cue to text) to the BEN-FM short code 95711.  Standard message and data rates may apply.  To enter without texting, go to http://www.vibescm.com/amoe to enter the short code, Word of the Hour, and all required contact information.  Each entrant who texts or enters online with the correct Word of the Hour within 15 minutes after the Cue to text airs will qualify for that week’s Grand Prize drawing. Initially-selected Grand Prize winners are subject to confirmation of eligibility in accordance with these rules. Limit one entry (total) per person per Cue to text. The Word of the Hour will change with each Cue to text.

The potential winner for each week of the contest period will be selected the following Monday morning between 7am and 12:30pm, when WBEN-FM will randomly select one of the entrants from the prior week as a potential Grand Prize winner and announce their name on-air.  A WBEN-FM employee will attempt to contact the potential winner by calling the mobile phone number from which the text was sent, or the phone number that was provided in the online entry.  If the potential winner does not pick up on the first call attempt, s/he will be disqualified, and WBEN-FM will choose and attempt to contact a new potential winner.  This process will continue until a full phone call is completed and the Station confirms that the potential winner meets all eligibility requirements.  Winner phone calls may be recorded, edited and later played on-air.  It is possible that a listener may be told that they are the winner and then later be disqualified due to the failure to meet all eligibility requirements after a review of all winner information.  Potential winners will be notified as soon as possible if they have been disqualified, and a new winner may be randomly selected in their place, in Station’s sole discretion.

Winner qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, and work/cell phone number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call.  Limit one qualifying call per person and one prize per household during the contest period.

Entrants will only be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing for the week in which they entered.

Online listeners to the WBEN-FM (Station) web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.  Listening to BEN-FM’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in the on-air portion of this contest.

If there is any dispute about the identity of an entrant, the registered user of the text message or internet account on the date of entry will be the recognized entrant.  All text participants acknowledge that text messages are distributed by third-party mobile network providers and BEN-FM (Station) cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery.  Participants acknowledge that, depending on the recipient’s mobile provider service, it may not be possible to transmit the message to the recipient successfully or in a timely manner.  Station assumes no responsibility for, and does not guarantee in any way, the availability or performance of any mobile, text or data service, including liability for transmission delays or delivery failures.

Prize

 

Four (4) Grand Prize packages will be awarded, each consisting of a trip for the winner and three (3) guests to Winter Haven, Florida. Each package includes the following:  Round-trip coach air transportation for four from Philadelphia to Orlando, FL; three (3) nights’ quad-occupancy accommodations at LEGOLAND® Hotel in Florida (room and tax only); four (4) single-day tickets to LEGOLAND theme park; and a four-day midsize rental car (maximum value $192). Total value per Grand Prize package is $2,906. Air, car and hotel will be awarded in the form of travel certificates that will be valid through December 18, 2017 and include traditional blackout periods and other restrictions. All reservations are subject to availability. Extensions of expiration dates will not be granted. Redemption instructions will accompany all travel certificates. Prizes are non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash, and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Minimum age to book accommodations and rent car is 21. Must have valid credit card for hotel check-in.  Winner and guests must travel on the same itinerary.  Minor guest, if any, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Any expenses not listed as included in the prize package, including (without limitation) any other ground transportation, parking, meals, gratuities, and other incidental expenses, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least twenty-one (21) years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  Potential qualifiers and winners will be disqualified if they have won a WBEN-FM contest with a prize valued over $50 within the last 60 days, or a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., its affiliates, promotion sponsors, prize providers, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with 95.7 BEN-FM or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area 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 qualifying call per person and one Grand Prize per household during the contest period.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By participating, all entrants release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, prize providers, 95.7 BEN-FM, Greater Philadelphia 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 95.7 BEN-FM and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.

Disclaimer

95.7 BEN-FM 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; weather hazards or other force majeure events that prevent the use or enjoyment of the prize; 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).  95.7 BEN-FM is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes or prize certificates before leaving the station.  95.7 BEN-FM is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, 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, 95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternative method of awarding the prizes.

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for 95.7 BEN-FM and promotion sponsors, prize providers, and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

If required by law, 95.7 BEN-FM will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Grand Prize winners must provide their social security number to 95.7 BEN-FM for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize (including, without limitation, income, sales, excise, and use taxes).

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on the contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in 95.7 BEN-FM’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by 95.7 BEN-FM  or its affiliates.  95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right to make changes in the contest 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 95.7 BEN-FM 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 95.7 BEN-FM studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, 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. The entrant and BEN-FM 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.

Sponsor:  Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. d/b/a WBEN-FM, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.