WWCD Ltd. dba CD 92.9 FM
1036 S Front St, Columbus OH 43206



Except to the extent set forth in the specific rules for a particular contest, these general Contest and Sweepstakes Rules will apply to all sweepstakes and contests conducted by WWCD Ltd. dba CD 92.9 FM (the “Company”).

Sweepstakes consist of prizes being offered to participants selected on a random basis. A contest involves entrant participation and may require participants to use specific skills to solve or complete a specified objective in order to qualify for an award or submit entry material which will be judged using specific criteria. As used in these rules, the term “Contest” means both sweepstakes and contests.

To the extent that the specific rules for a particular Contest differ from these general Contest rules, the specific rules for that particular Contest will govern and control the conduct of such Contest.

A copy of these general Contest rules, along with any specific contest rules if/when applicable, are available (i) Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Company’s studio location at 1036 S. Front St., Columbus, Ohio 43206 (the “Studio”), and (ii) on the Company’s website at https://cd929fm.com/about/contest-rules. For directions to Studio, or for questions and additional information about Company contests or prizes, call 614-221-9923, extension 139.


Who Can Enter

1. Except as otherwise provided in specific rules for a particular sweepstakes or contest, individuals who are both 18 years of age or older and legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia on the entry date may enter Company Contests (“Entrant(s)”).

2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following individuals are NOT eligible to enter Company contests, even if such individuals meet the age and residency requirements set forth in Section 1 above:

a. Any employees (i.e., full-time, part-time, and/or temporary employees) of the Company, of participating sponsor(s) (“Sponsor(s)”), of any advertising and promotion agencies, and/or of any respective parent entities, subsidiaries, affiliated companies of each;

b. Any immediate family members of such employees, including without limitation current and/or ex-spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, in-laws, and/or steps in any of the foregoing categories; and

c. Any other individual legally residing in the same household (i.e., at the same address) of such employees, including without limitation roommates, housemates, significant others, and partners.

How to Enter/How to Win


4. For particular Contests governed by these general contest rules, the Company will provide the following Contest-specific information as applicable: (i) when to enter the Contest and/or the deadline for entering the Contest (the “Entry Period”); (ii) how to enter the Contest, which may include but will not be limited to one or more of the entry methods described in Sections 5 – 10 below; (iii) the time(s), date(s), location(s) (if applicable), and method(s) for selecting or otherwise determining any qualifier(s), semi-finalist(s), finalist(s) (collectively hereinafter “Qualifier(s)”), winner(s) and/or grand prize winner(s), as applicable; and (iv) a description and approximate value of the prize(s) to be awarded (“Contest Terms”).

a. Company will provide such Contest Terms by means of on-air announcement(s), website/blog post(s), text message(s), instant message(s), social media network post(s), and on-site/point-of-purchase poster(s), display(s), material(s) and/or handout(s).

b. Any reference to information being “announced” or “as announced” shall mean that Company has or will provide such information by any one or more of the foregoing means, as determined by Company with respect to each Contest.

c. Except if specifically required by these general contest rules, by the specific rules for a particular Contest, or by the context of a certain Contest, Contest Terms may not be announced on the radio.

d. Company is not responsible for the failure of any third party sponsor/location to make Contest Terms available.

5. For Entering/Winning On-Air (Listen to Win) Contests

a. For All On Air Contests:

i. WARNING: Due to delays in the online streaming of the Company’s broadcast signal, listeners to the online stream may not be able participate in, or may be disadvantaged if participating in, any Contest that requires potential Entrant(s) to listen to the Company’s radio station. Contest participants should not rely on streamed broadcasts.

ii. IMPORTANT: Calls to any Company phone numbers other than the announced phone number, including the Company’s main phone number, will not be accepted for the Contest. Company shall not be responsible for calls mistakenly placed to any other number.

1. In the event a caller is disconnected or is found to be ineligible, the next eligible caller that successfully makes it through on the call-in line and completes their call will be a winner.

2. If the Company receives less than the requested number of calls (i.e., only 9 callers when the Company is looking for the 10th caller to win) within a reasonable period of time as determined by Company, Company reserves the right to re-conduct that Contest at a later time or cancel that winning opportunity and not award the associated prize.

b. For Designated Caller Entry Contests: To enter, listen for the Company to make an on air announcement, provide instructions, and/or play a sounder specifying when and how to be a designated caller number, the Company Contest phone number and the prize (e.g., “be the 10th caller to 555-1212 to win a pair of tickets to the concert”; “after we play two (2) songs by X Artist in a Row, be the 10th caller to 555-1212 to win a pair of tickets to the concert”; etc.) (the “Cue-to-Call”). Upon hearing the Cue-to-Call, be the designated caller to the Company’s Contest phone number to win the announced prize (i.e., a prize, a qualifying prize, etc.) or opportunity (i.e., will be qualified for a chance to win a prize or grand prize, etc.).

c. For Song of the Day Contests: To enter, listen for the Company to announce a particular song or combination of songs (the “Song(s)”), the time(s) (or time ranges) and the day(s) when the playing of such Song(s) will be considered a Contest play, and the designated caller number for the chance to win when such Contest play(s) occur (i.e., the 10th caller to the Company when the Song(s) play(s) will win). The Company will start taking calls as soon as the designated Song starts to play, or in the event of a combination of consecutive Songs, as soon as the last song of the required combination starts to play. To be a valid Contest play: (i) the Song(s) must be played in its entirety on the Company (i.e., not a song clip or hook or a portion of a song used in an intro, promotional announcement or advertisement); and (ii) the Song(s) must play at the time(s) (or within the time range(s)) and on the day(s) as announced by Company. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the announcement by Company specifies that only the first play of the Song(s) on a particular day is a Contest play, then after the Song has been played earlier that day, no other play of such Song(s) will be a valid Contest play. Only the Song as performed by the specific artist named in the announcement will qualify as a winning opportunity.

d. For Listen for Your Name Contests: For a Contest that requires any one or more selected Entrant(s) to listen for their name to be announced on-air as a potential winner, (i) only the actual person who entered can win (or was deemed to have entered in the case of certain social network Contests or Club Contests) and must be the person who calls in (persons having the same name will be disqualified if not the actual Entrant), and (ii) the selected Entrant must only call the announced Company phone number, which call must be received and answered by the Company within the exact period of time announced.

6. For Entering/Winning Online Contests

a. For Enter to Win Online Contests: To enter, visit www.cd929fm.com (the “Website”) (or an alternative website for a particular Contest hereinafter referred to as a “MicroSite”), or the Company’s Facebook Fan Page as instructed by Company, follow the links and instructions to enter the Contest, and complete and submit the online entry form during the Entry Period as announced. The online entry form may require the Entrant to provide certain required contact information, along with any one or more of the following additional requirements: (i) answering survey questions; (ii) correctly answering trivia questions; (iii) making predictions or guesses with respect to certain upcoming events; and/or (iv) submitting Entrant-generated Content (for essay requirements, see Section 9(h)(i) below; for photo requirements, see Section 9(h)(ii) below; and for video requirements, see Section 9(h)(iii) below). i. Entrants may be provided with an opportunity to opt-in for membership/participation as part of the entry process or, in the alternative, may be required to become a member/participate in clubs of (for example, email clubs, text clubs, and rewards programs) or to receive solicitations from Company and/or its Sponsors. ii. Some online Contests may allow Entrants to obtain “extra” entries (1) by completing a survey; (2) opting-in for to become a member of a Company club or to receive solicitations from Company and/or its Sponsors; and/or (3) if Entrants “share” their entry with a friend and that friend validly enters that Contest using the link provided by the Entrant, provided that (a) the total number of “extra” entries can be capped at a maximum number of “extra” entries, as announced by Company, and (b) if that friend previously entered that Contest through a link from another Entrant, his/her attempt to enter the Contest through subsequent shared links may not constitute a “valid” entry (in which case, subsequent Entrants will not get “extra” entries for that particular friend).

b. For Listen for the Keyword/Code Word Online Contests: To enter, listen to the Company for the on-air personality to announce a designated keyword/code word. Upon hearing the announcement, enter by visiting the specified page on the Website, clicking the link for the specific Contest as needed, and complete and submit the online entry form with all required information, including the announced keyword/code word.

c. For Twitter Contests: To enter, log in to your existing account, or sign up for a free account, with the social media network site Twitter, post a Tweet that includes both (1) the unique hashtag for the Contest as designated and announced by the Company and (2) the Company’s Twitter handle. Tweets that include any hashtag other than the designated hashtag, Tweets that include a Twitter handle other than the Company’s verified Twitter handle, and/or Tweets that do not include the designated hashtag for the Contest and/or the Company’s verified Twitter handle will not be accepted for Contest entry.

d. For Instagram Contests: To enter, log in to your existing account, or sign up for a free account, with the social media network site Instagram, (1) post an eligible photo as instructed by Company on Instagram, subject to compliance with the photo requirements in Section 9(h)(ii) below, and (2) include the unique hashtag for the Contest, as designated and announced by the Company. Posts that include any hashtag other than the designated hashtag, and/or posts that do not include the designated hashtag for the Contest, will not be accepted for Contest entry.

7. For Entering/Winning Text Contests

a. For All Text Contests:

i. For text message Contest entries, Entrants may receive a bounceback text from Company with confirmation of Contest entry, but Entrants will receive no “extra” offers, information, or message content. Company does not charge a fee for this service. Company assumes no responsibility for charges incurred for text-messaging, including, without limitation, as a result of any bounce back messages or Contest notices from the Company. Standard message and data rates may apply; the frequency of any automated marketing message(s) individual opts in to receive are recurring and varies; text STOP to cancel.

ii. Text messages sent to any SMS short codes other than Company’s SMS shortcode, text messages sent to the Company’s SMS shortcode that include any keyword other than the designated and announced keyword for a particular Contest, and/or text messages sent to the Company’s SMS shortcode without any Contest keyword will not be accepted for Contest entry. Company not responsible for text messages mistakenly sent to SMS short codes other than Company’s SMS shortcode.

b. For Listen for the Keyword Contests: To enter, listen to the Company for the on-air personality to announce a designated keyword, and the Company’s SMS shortcode (the “Cue-to-Text”). Upon hearing the Cue-to-Text, enter by texting the designated keyword between a fixed set of times/date, up until a certain time, or until the Company receives the designated text (i.e., the 100th text) as announced on air. In the event of service interruption, message delivery failure, or if the selected Entrant found to be ineligible, the next eligible Entrant will be a winner. If the Company receives less than the requested number of text (e.g., only 99 entries when the Company is looking for the 100th text) within a reasonable period of time (as determined by Company), Company reserves the right to re-conduct that Contest at a later time or cancel that winning opportunity and not award the associated prize.

c. For Go to Designated Location to Obtain the Keyword Contests: To enter, visit participating sponsor location(s) as announced by Company and/or listed on Website, during regular business hours only (regular business hours for each retail location operated by each or any sponsor, may vary), look for the Contest display to obtain the designated keyword(s) for the Contest, and text the keyword to the Company’s SMS shortcode as many times as you would like prior to the conclusion of the Contest entry period. COMPANY HAS NO OBLIGATION, LIABILITY, OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER IF LISTENERS WHO DO NOT VISIT PARTICIPATING SPONSOR LOCATION(S) RECEIVE THE CONTEST ENTRY KEYWORD(S) AND/OR SMS SHORTCODE FROM THIRD PARTIES SUCH AS OTHER LISTENERS, CONTEST SPONSORS, ETC. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED FOR A PARTICULAR CONTEST, COMPANY WILL NOT POST CONTEST ENTRY KEYWORD(S) ON ITS WEBSITE, PROVIDE CONTEST ENTRY KEYWORD(S) ON ANY SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM OR BY ANY OTHER ELECTRONIC MEANS, OR REVEAL CONTEST ENTRY KEYWORD(S) OVER THE TELEPHONE ON ANY OF THE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS.

8. For Entering/Winning On-Site /Entry Box Contests

a. For All On-Site/Entry Box Contests:

i. Entries must be deposited in the official entry box by the announced deadline.

ii. Only official entry blanks that are handwritten are eligible (no mechanical reproductions will be accepted).

iii. Official contest entry blanks are only available at the location of the official entry box, while supplies last.

b. On-Site/Entry Box Enter to Win Contests: To enter, visit the designated event and/or location as specified by Company, during the designated Entry Period, obtain an official entry form (available while supplies last), and legibly complete the entry form by handwriting all required information, which may include without limitation, your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, phone number (including area code), and email address, and age. Failure to provide all required information may result in disqualification.

9. With respect to entering/winning certain Contests, as applicable only:

a. The entry process may require Entrants to log in to, or to create a free account in the Company’s online club or lounge (the “Club”) by going to the Website, clicking on the link for the Club, and completing and submitting the online registration form with all required information.

i. Members may either be automatically entered in Contests from time to time or be required to complete a specific online entry blank for particular Contests. Limit one (1) membership account per email address and some contests may limit one (1) Contest entry per membership account, as announced. ii. Members of the Club are entitled to, among other things, receive information from Company and its clients, enter Contests, participate in surveys, and enjoy many other opportunities. iii. Members are required to provide truthful information when completing Club membership registration form. iv. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a member, the owner of the registered email account will be deemed the person who submitted the membership. v. If a Member cancels his/her membership during any Contest in which such Member is entered (or was automatically entered), such Member may no longer be eligible to win a prize in such Contest, at Company’s sole discretion.

b. The entry process may require Entrants to log in to, or to create, a free account with the third party provider of a software platform used by Company for such Contest(s) (“Software Provider”), by going to the Website, clicking on the Contest entry link, and completing and submitting the online registration form with all required information.

i. Limit one (1) account per email address and some contests may limit one (1) Contest entry per account, as announced.

ii. Software Provider is not a sponsor of such Contests, but Entrants may be required, as part of the entry process, to agree and consent to their terms of service and/or privacy policy, both of which will be available via a link during the entry or account registration process (collectively, the “ Software Provider Policies”).

iii. While agreement to the Software Provider Policies may be required in order to enter a Contest, the Software Provider Policies are not a part of these Contest rules but are a separate agreement between the Entrant and Software Provider. In the event of any conflict between the Software Provider Policies and Contest rules, Company Contest rules will govern.

iv. Company is not responsible for any error or technical malfunctions associated with the Software Provider site that may affect any entrant’s ability to enter, to win, or to be properly considered in this Contest, regardless of the cause. In the event of a malfunction associated with the Software Provider site that Company (in its sole discretion) deems to materially and adversely affect this Contest, Company reserves the right to suspend this contest, terminate this contest without a winner, terminate this contest and select a winner early, provide alternative means of entry or any other changes to these contest rules that Company deems appropriate under the circumstances. Any such changes, terminations or suspensions will be announced on air and/or posted on the Company’s website, if applicable.

v. Employees of Software Provider and its affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win in this Contest.

c. The entry process may require Entrants to log in to, or to create, a free account with a third party social media network, including without limitation Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, or TikTok (“Social Media Network(s)”).

i. Such Social Media Network site operators are not sponsors, endorsers, and/or administrators of Contests, and are not affiliated with the Company or its Contests in any way. Company cannot control certain factors relating to such Social Media Networks, including, without limitation, errors, cancellation of user accounts, and/or any technical malfunctions that may affect any Entrant’s ability to enter, win, view, be advised of, be eligible for or be properly considered in a particular Contest.

ii. By entering a Contest by means of a Social Media Network, you are authorizing Company to access, use and/or pre-load to an entry form, applicable portions of your Social Media Network profile information. Entry information provided in Contests through social networking sites is being provided to Company, not the associated Social Media Network site operator.

iii. Company reserves the right, at any time and for any reason or for no reason, to disassociate any person from its Social Media Network page/following by any means then technically available to it (for example, “blocking” a Fan from liking the Company’s Facebook page).

iv. Employees of Social Media Network and its affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win in this Contest.

e. Company may elect, but will not be obligated, to post certain information not available to the general or listening public about ongoing Contests on its website, Club member pages, or Social Media pages, and/or to communicate such information via email, SMS text message, or social media posting to a limited group of people (e.g., Facebook fans, Twitter followers, or members of Company’s email, internet or texting clubs). Such information may include, without limitation, dates, and time ranges when a Contest song or sounder may be played, lists of correct or incorrect answers received, and/or Contest reminders. In such events, no purchase will be required to obtain such information but Company may require that persons eligible to receive such extra information be members of certain Company Clubs or third party Social Network Sites. Company will not be obligated to announce that it is or how it is making such additional information available, unless required by law. While such additional information may increase the chances that a recipient will know when to listen or what the correct or incorrect answers may be (which information may not be available to non-recipients), there will be no advantage in the mode of entry by obtaining (or not obtaining) this additional information (e.g., there will be no advantage in being the 10th caller, etc.).

f. Company reserves the right, but not the obligation, to post some or all entry information and/or materials on the Company’s website or social networking sites, in whole or in an edited form in Company’s discretion, as a “featured” entry. Having your entry posted and/or “featured” does NOT mean that the Entrant has won or is likely to win in that Contest. The decision to post or “feature” any such entries is for entertainment purposes only, and is not part of the winner selection process. Company cannot guarantee that it will be able to view all entries and/or required entry submissions (essays, photos, videos, etc.) submitted from a technical perspective, even if sent in the appropriate formats required. In the event that Company is not able to view any entry or entry materials submitted for any technical reason whatsoever, that entry may be disqualified (without notice to the Entrant) and Company will have no liability or obligation to such Entrant with respect to the disqualified entry.

g. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an Online, Social Media, Text, or App Contest Entrant, the Entrant will be the one (1) individual who can demonstrate control over the means by which the Entry was submitted to the Company, as applicable: (i) by logging into an applicable Listener Club, Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram account with the correct user name and password; or (ii) by evidencing ownership of the phone and/or phone number either from which the Entrant’s text entry was sent or on which the App is installed and registered to such Entrant.

h. For any Contest that requires Entrants to submit materials such as an essay, a photograph, or a video (together with any entry form and the content included, depicted, and/or captured in such essay, photograph, or video, the “Entry Materials”), Entrant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older, exclusively own, or have obtained a license from the copyright holder to, the submitted Entry Materials (i.e., Entry Materials cannot be “owned” in any way by any other person or company without obtaining his/her express consent to enter this contest and allow Company to use the photo as contemplated in the contest rules). Entry Materials must not contain or convey any content that the Company determines, at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, (i) to be indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) to be racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (iii) to encourage unlawful behavior, (iv) to infringe upon the brand names, trade-marks, trade names, logos, or any other intellectual property that may belong to a third party, or (v) to disclose any detailed personal, physical, contact, or otherwise confidential information that may belong to a third party. The foregoing is not intended to require Company to disqualify Entrants who, in Company’s sole discretion, appear to be innocently wearing clothing or are in areas that just happen to contain third party logos or marks. Further, Company may, but is not obligated to pixilate/cover any trademarks/servicemarks and/or copyrighted materials in Company’s sole discretion. Company will not be required to make the same determination based on the foregoing for every photo and may treat all Entry Materials, at its sole discretion, even if the problematic Entry Materials are similar. Further:

i. For any Contest specifically requiring for Entrants to submit an essay as part of the entry process, essay should not exceed the designated number of words as indicated by the Company; provided, however, that essays submitted with more than the designated number of words will not be disqualified (except to the extent that the online entry mode limits number of words/characters), but the Company will only be obligated to read and consider up to the designated number of words. Essays need not be truthful. Company will not verify the truthfulness of the information submitted in each entry; provided, however, that failure to satisfy (or suggestion that you fail to satisfy) the entry eligibility requirements or other contest rules applicable to this contest can result in disqualification of the Entrant from becoming the Grand Prize Winner, in Company’s sole discretion. Company reserves the right, but is under no obligation, to edit an Entrant’s essay in any manner that it chooses at Company’s sole discretion. ii. For any Contest specifically requiring for Entrants to submit a photograph as part of the entry process, the terms “Photograph”, “Photo”, and/or “Image” may be used interchangeably, and may include, but will not limited to the inclusion of, any image that may be produced by an analog or digital camera, an optical image scanner (or simply, “scanner”), a “screen dump,” “screen capture,” “screenshot,” or “screengrab,” and/or the digital manipulation of one or multiple photographs achieved by the use of image editing software. Photo must be uploaded in either the “.jpeg” or “.jpg” file format (no other formats will be accepted). ONLY THE ENTRANT MAY BE VISIBLE IN THE PHOTO. NO OTHER PERSON MAY BE DEPICTED IN SUCH PHOTO no matter how far away or obscure; provided, however, that Company reserves the right to accept Photos that have parts of other people visible that Company deems at its sole discretion is not material to the Photo and such persons are completely indistinguishable (e.g., a leg or finger). Further Company’s decision in this matter is final and not appealable and Company is not obligated to treat every Photo identically (e.g., Company may decide that in one photo a leg is not material, but that a leg is in another photo). Any Photo with any other person(s) depicted in it will be ineligible and disqualified, except as otherwise permitted in this subsection.

iii. For any Contest specifically requiring for Entrants to submit a video as part of Entry process, ONLY THE ENTRANT MAY BE CAPTURED IN THE VIDEO. NO OTHER PERSON’S IMAGE, VOICE, TALENT, AND/OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (i.e., trademark(s), and/or copyrighted photo(s), video(s), song(s), works of art, etc.) CAN BE CAPTURED IN THE VIDEO (no matter how far away, obscure, or otherwise). Any video with any other person(s) or more than one person captured in it will be ineligible, and will be disqualified.

i. For any Contest that requires Entrant to make (or Tweet) a Social Media Network post with a unique hashtag, and Company’s handle if applicable, merely posting with the correct hashtag, and Company’s handle if applicable, does not constitute a valid entry. Company reserves the right to exclude any Twitter post from Contest entry if such post or an entrant fails to comply in any manner with these and all other applicable Contest requirements and rules.

j. For any Contest requiring that Entrants and/or Qualifiers be present at a Company event in order to continue participation in a Contest, Entrants hereby agree to strictly follow all instructions and directions given by the Company staff at the event and understand that any intentional failure to comply with the Company’s instruction, process, procedures or Contest rules at the event may result in immediate disqualification in Company’s sole discretion. If check-in or registration at the event is required by Company, you must check in, or in some cases be in line to check in, by a certain announced time. Eligibility to participate in the Contest event may require that at check-in each timely arrived participant complete, sign one or more liability release agreement(s), provide his/her social security number, provide evidence of a valid government issued photo identification (i.e., driver’s license, passport, or military ID), and/or other specific requirements announced. Failure to do any of the foregoing at check-in if required will result in automatic disqualification. In the event that any Contest associated event or any Grand Prize Event needs to be rescheduled for any reason, such postponement will be announced on air and on the Company’s website. It is the sole responsibility of each Entrant/Qualifier to check the website and/or listen on-air for cancellation and/or rescheduling information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Company may (but is not obligated to) send a written, email or telephonic notice to Entrants/Qualifiers regarding any necessary rescheduling of any Grand Prize Event with the rescheduled date/time but in no event will Company or Sponsors have any liability or responsibility for any Entrant’s/Qualifier’s failure to receive the message for any reason. In no event will Company or Sponsors have any liability or responsibility for any potential Entrant’s, Entrant’s, or Qualifier’s inability to attend any event on the rescheduled date (and no alternative opportunities will be offered).

k. For any Contest that involves voting, regardless of the extent to which voting determines the Qualifier(s), winner(s), and/or grand prize winner(s): (i) except as otherwise announced, voting is for entertainment purposes only and will not be the determining factor in selecting winners, but may at Company’s sole discretion be taken into consideration as one of many factors considered by Company in determining the winner; (ii) Contest eligibility requirements, including without limitation age and residency requirements, are not applicable to determining whether or not a person may vote in a Contest; (iii) Company may, but will not be obligated to, post online the “in process” tally of online and/or texting votes, in intervals determined from time to time by Company for each Contest as Company sees fit, in which case(s) such posting(s) may be discontinued at any time, will not be real-time, may not be relied upon by Entrants or voters, is solely for entertainment/excitement purposes and is not binding upon Company; and (iv) in the event of text voting, Company reserves the right at any time to end text voting prior to the announced closing date for text voting, for any reason or for no reason, by providing at least twenty-four (24) hour notice on Company’s website that such text voting will end early.

i. Use of robotic, mechanical, or other forms of pre-programmed internet, texting or phone call visit, voting or entry methods is NOT prohibited.

ii. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to implement entry/voting processes from time to time that may frustrate or prohibit automated entry or voting (including, without limitation, CAPTCHA, requiring Club membership log ins or Contest/voting registrations, advance email address verification procedures, limiting the number of entries/votes/web hits accepted/counted after a maximum number within a specified period of time as established by Company, which numerical/time limits Company may decide not to disclose, and/or prohibit any further entries, votes or web traffic from a particular IP address during a particular Contest, period of time or permanently.

iii. Before or during any Contest, Company reserves the right to install and access cookies, alone or along with other methods, to track web site traffic, entry and/or voting frequency, and/or to detect or prohibit automated methods of voting, entry, or website visits.

10. Failure to comply with the terms and conditions applicable to Contest entry, including without limitation submitting an incomplete or fraudulent entry, and/or failing to complete the entry process, will result in such Entry being disqualified from such Contest. Any individual(s) that is found to be, or suspected of, tampering with a Contest in any way, including without limitation by making a fraudulent entry, by engaging in any “deal-making” with or between other Contest participants or third parties, by creating a public hazard, by cheating, by engaging in improper or illegal activity, by causing interference with or the destruction of property and/or utilized public safety resources will be disqualified from participating and/or winning any prize(s), as applicable, and may be banned from any future participation in any Contest as determined by Company at its sole discretion and on a case-by-case basis.

11. By entering a Contest, Entrants understand that Company staff may choose to comment on, poke fun at, and/or mimic any Entrant’s entry and/or performance. Entrants waive any right to make any claim against Company or any Contest sponsors with respect to any comments, disparaging or otherwise, made regarding such Entrant and/or his/her entry, entry materials, performance, voice, appearance, participation and/or any other information provided or disclosed to Company during the course of a Contest. Further, Entrant acknowledges and agrees that all entries and/or entry materials become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or returned.

12. Depending upon the type of Contest, the means of entry, and the entry information provided/required, Company may contact Entrant(s), Qualifier(s), winner(s), and/or grand prize winner(s) by phone, by email, by text message, by direct message or public post on social media network, and/or in person, as applicable. Company will only be required to leave one voicemail message, send one email, send one text message, send one direct message on social media, and/or make one public posting on social media. Company reserves the right, but not the obligation, to attempt to contact any Entrant(s), Qualifier(s), winner(s), and/or grand prize winner(s) more than once, at its sole discretion, and will not be required to attempt to contact Entrant(s), Qualifier(s), winner(s), and/or grand prize winner(s) an equal number of times or in the same manner.

13. Company will be the sole arbiter in all matters relating to the Contest, including without limitation, Contest entries and in the interpretation of Contest rules. All decisions by Company will be final and may not be appealed. Entry into Contests constitutes agreement by Entrants to abide by these rules, as well as any other rules established by Company or any sponsors.


14. Prize(s) will be released to winners only. Prizes will not be mailed, unless otherwise determined by the Company, at its sole discretion. All prizes awarded must be picked up at the Company’s Studio during normal business hours (as described above), unless otherwise specifically directed by Company. Prizes not claimed within thirty (30) business days of being advised by Company that the prize is available for pick-up, or in the case of a time sensitive prize within its period of usability if shorter than 30 business days, will be considered forfeited without notice to the winner, and will become property of Company. Such prize may be disposed of at the discretion of Company Management.

15. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, stated on air, or published online, no potential winner of any Contest will be entitled to receive any prize until the Company has verified such potential winner’s Contest eligibility and compliance with the Contest rules and until such potential winner has completed and submitted all documents required by Company. In order to receive any prize, Winners may be required to present a valid government issued photo ID, to provide a valid social security number, and/or to provide or complete and sign any other documents required by the Company, including without limitation, one or more liability release agreements relieving the Company, its parent and affiliates and their respective officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, Contest sponsors and others from any and all liability with respect to the Entrant’s participation in the Contest and the receipt and/or use of the prize. Any person who refuses to present a valid government issued photo ID, to provide a valid social security number, and/or to provide or complete and sign any other documents required by the Company by the deadline required by Company will forfeit any and all prizes. Company reserves the right to examine identification and may reasonably choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.

16. In the event that any Entrant(s), Qualifier(s), winner(s) and/or grand prize winner(s), as applicable, is disqualified from a Contest for any reason permitted by the applicable Contest rules at any point in time (before or after a winner is determined): (i) Company and/or Sponsor(s) will in no way be obligated to notify any such individual(s) of such disqualification or forfeiture, (ii) Company will NOT be obligated to select an alternative Qualifier, winner, and/or grand prize winner, as applicable, and may instead elect to retain any associated prize(s) as its own property and/or dispose of any such prize(s) in any way it sees fit outside of, or within, the scope of the Contest.

17. Unless otherwise specified, the following terms and restrictions may apply generally to prizes awarded in Contests.

a. Trip Prize Conditions: Any prize involving travel, including without limitation prizes consisting in whole or in part of overnight accommodations and/or travel by air, rail, ship, or motor coach, will be based upon availability and subject to additional terms and restrictions imposed by Company, Contest sponsors, and/or other agents participating in the Contest and/or fulfillment of the prize, including without limitation blackout dates, peak period restrictions, expiration dates, and/or additional age restrictions imposed upon the winner and/or the winner’s guest(s). These restrictions are not subject to negotiation.

If a trip prize is awarded, travel accommodations will be provided as specified in the official contest rules. 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. Selection of airline and hotel are solely within Company’s or Sponsor’s discretion. Meals, gratuities, luggage fees, incidental hotel charges, and any other travel-related expenses not specified are the sole responsibility of winner and travel guest. All travel must be taken on dates specified or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner; no alternative travel dates are available. Exact travel dates and arrangements subject to availability. Winner and travel guest(s) must travel on same itinerary. Travel guests may be required to sign and return a travel release before any ticketing of travel occurs. Winner and guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid U.S. driver’s license, a passport) required for travel. Airline tickets are non-refundable/nontransferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles. All airline tickets are subject to flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. If, in the judgment of the Company, air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to the trip destination, ground transportation will be substituted for roundtrip air travel at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. The difference in value will not be awarded to the prize winner. Contest Entities shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution, or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Additional prize award details and travel information to be provided to the prizewinner at the time of notification. Prize winner and guest(s) are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that the Company has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates will not be replaced or exchanged. If the prize winner(s) is unavailable for travel on the designated dates, the Prize winner(s) 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. 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 in the Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. 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 is 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. All prizes or prize vouchers must be redeemed as stated in the prize notification or otherwise stated in the Official Rules. Winner agrees that acceptance of any trip taken as a prize is done so entirely upon their own initiative, risk, and responsibility. BY ACCEPTING PRIZE, WINNERS ACCEPT THE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS NATURE AND RISK IN ANY TRAVEL OR TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING BOATING, SUCH RISK INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER PARTICIPATION IN THE PRIZE EVENT IS VOLUNTARY, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT ON OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF THE ACTIVITIES HE/SHE IS PARTICIPATING IN AND HE/SHE ASSUMES THE RISK OF SUCH FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES AND AGREES THAT THE COMPANY AND RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INJURY AND/OR DEATH.

b. Any prize that consists of an opportunity to meet with, participate in an activity with, interview or have similar interaction with any celebrity (other than employees of Company) is contingent upon the celebrity appearing for such activity/event, which is beyond the Company’s control. Company is not responsible if a winner and/or his/her guests are unable to meet such celebrity or participate in the associated activity if the celebrity determines this is not allowable for any reason or fails to appear/participate for any reason, including without limitation any illness, act of god, scheduling conflict or any other reason, Company is not responsible for such portion of the prize, which has no monetary value, and no alternate prize will be awarded and the event/activity will not be rescheduled. In the event that Company elects, at its sole discretion, to attempt to reschedule any such event/activity or offer an alternative prize, Company will have no obligation whatsoever to offer any other alternate prize if such attempt to reschedule or other offer is not accepted by or used by winner for any reason whatsoever.

c. Any prize that is awarded in the form of a gift certificate or gift card, the use and/or redemption of such certificate or card may be subject to additional terms and restrictions, including without limitation expiration date, specific locations at which such certificate or card may be redeemed, may be based on availability and may include black-out periods, restrictions or excluded items (i.e., tax, tips, alcoholic beverage, or goods from a particular manufacturer). Gift certificates are only redeemable at the locations for which they are specified.

d. Any prize involving the award of cash will be fulfilled in the form of a company check payable to the verified winner only and made available six (6) to eight (8) weeks from the date upon which the winner completes and submits all documents required by Company.

e. Company and any Sponsors are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for flights or events that are canceled, rescheduled, or delayed. All cancellations are deemed beyond the control of Company and its sponsors. This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, as well as all delays or cancellations due to acts of nature, terrorism (including threats), illness, pandemics, or war. Additionally, Company is not responsible for any work stoppage, bankruptcy, or other condition beyond Company’s control that may affect Company’s ability to provide any of the prizes. Company is not responsible for any expenses incurred by Contest winners as a result of such cancellations, delays, or other circumstances beyond Company’s control.

f. In all instances in which winner has the right to select specific products, the choice or products offered may be limited by the Sponsor or certain specific products or manufacturers may be excluded, and Winner will receive additional information on such restrictions and limitations after they have been awarded the prize.

18. Except by the Company, which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value, prize(s) may not be redeemed for cash, substituted, transferred or assigned, except as may be determined by Company at its sole and absolute discretion on a case-by-case basis. Winners are prohibited from selling any prize awarded or transferring any prize without Company’s authorization, which authorization must be in writing by a Company representative and will be granted or withheld in Company’s sole discretion on a case by case basis. In the event that Company discovers or suspects (correctly or incorrectly) that a winner is attempting to sell his/her prize from Company (i.e., eBay, Craigslist, StubHub, or otherwise), Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, on a case-by-case basis to take any one or more of the following actions: (a) immediately disqualify the winner and deem any prize they were otherwise entitled to as forfeited; (b) refuse to award the prize to such winner, even if he/she represents that they will not resell or transfer the prize; and/or (c) prohibit the violating winner from participating and/or winning any future Contests, whether for a fixed period of time or in perpetuity, in Company’s sole discretion, and if such winner ever wins a future Contest during the period that he/she is banned, he/she will be disqualified from the Contest and forfeit any prize once it has come to Company’s attention. Further, Company reserves the right to track and/or cancel and invalidate any prize awarded that Company suspects was sold or transferred without authorization.

19. Winners are responsible for paying all applicable local, county, state, and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prize, as set forth in the Contest rules, and may be issued an IRS Form-1099 for all prizes won from Company in any calendar year where the aggregate value of all such prizes is $600 or more.

Other Rules that May Apply to Company Contests

20. Contests are subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and are void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the how the Contest is conducted. For random drawings, the odds of winning will depend upon the number of entries received. For contests in which winners are qualified for a random drawing to determine the grand prize winner, odds will depend on the total number of Qualifiers. For contests of skill that do not involve any element of chance, odds of winning are not applicable. All tie breaking procedures will be published on the Company’s website and/or communicated by email to tied contest Entrants.

21. Company may or may not respond to inquiries by Entrants or potential Entrants regarding the status of their entry and/or to questions about a Contest, regardless of the means by which such inquiry is made, and Company is not obligated to respond to, or to treat, all such inquiries identically (even if the question is identical). Time considerations and/or volume, among other things, may impact the Company’s desire or ability to respond to such inquiries from time to time. Notwithstanding anything that may be communicated by any Company employee in connection with any such inquiry, the sole determining source for information related to a particular Contest will be the rules for such particular Contest, and any information communicated by Company employee(s) will neither be binding on the Company nor be deemed to be providing any type of improper assistance or advantage to any particular Entrant over another. Any attempt by Company to respond to an inquiry will be in the context of providing good customer service only and, in some instances, to address technical issues/problems.

22. Participation in a Contest and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes consent by Entrant and/or winner’s (and by winner’s guest(s) if applicable) for the Company or its agents (i) to interview the Entrant and/or winner(s) (and winner’s guest(s), if applicable), (ii) to photograph, film, and record (audio and/or video) Entrant and/or winner(s) (and winner’s guest(s), if applicable), and (iii) to use in commerce and in any medium now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity and without payment of any compensation or additional consideration: his/her name, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, Entry Materials, prize information (if any), and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Company, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law.

23. Participation in a Contest and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes agreement by Entrant and/or winner (and by winner’s guest(s) if applicable) to release, forever discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless Company, its affiliates, parents, assigns, successors, employees, participating Sponsors, agents and all others connected with them and the promotion, Contest, and/or event (the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, actions, and damages sustained or incurred by participation in the said promotion, Contest, and/or event, and the receipt and use of any prize(s) awarded (if any) through such promotion, Contest, and/or event arising in any manner whatsoever, including but not limited to an act or omission, whether negligent, intentional or otherwise caused by Company, its affiliates, parents, assigns, successors, employees, sponsors, agents, and all others connected with them and the promotion, Contest, and/or event. In the event that the associated Contest is administered by Company (in whole or in part) via a Facebook page, Entrants understand and agree that the foregoing liability release and indemnification in this Section 25 will also include the release and indemnification of Facebook by Entrant in the same manner in which Company is released and indemnified.

24. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of a Contest or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (v) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals, or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to Entrant(s) and/or winner(s) (and winner’s guest(s) if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Contest cannot be conducted and/or if a prize, either in whole or in part, cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, pandemics, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.

25. If for any reason a Contest cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties that may corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, or if the Contest is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Company reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Contest without prior notice. If the Contest is terminated before the original end date, the Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).

26. Except if inconsistent with these general contest rules or the specific rules for any one particular contest, any reference to the Company’s privacy policy in Contest Materials or advertisements will be deemed to refer to the Company’s privacy policy (if any) available from a link on the Company’s Website (“Company Privacy Policy”), unless a different privacy policy is specifically identified, in which case, any such third party privacy policy will NOT be applicable to or part of these Contest rules. Company may use cookies and/or collect IP addresses for the purpose of implementing or exercising its rights or obligations under the Contest rules, for information purposes, identifying your location, including without limitation for the purpose of redirecting you to the appropriate geographic website, if applicable, or for any other lawful purpose in accordance with the Company Privacy Policy. Information collected by Company in connection with entering, voting, or otherwise participating in any Contest may be shared with sponsors of particular Contests, and otherwise used in accordance with the Company Privacy Policy. By entering any Company Contests/Sweepstakes, each Entrant grants the Company, any Sponsors, and any other third parties permission to share Entrant’s email address and other personally identifiable information with third parties engaged for purposes of Company Contests/Sweepstakes administration and prize fulfillment, and to use same in publicly available lists of Company Contests/Sweepstakes winners, which may be posted on the Company website and otherwise disseminated by or through Company and Sponsors.

27. Winner List(s): For a list of winners for a particular Contest, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Company’s studio address (see page one of these rules) that identifies the name of the particular Contest for which you would like to receive a winner’s list. All requests for winner lists must be mailed and received by the Company after the Contest is over but prior to three (3) months after the Contest has been concluded.