Blue Collar Bears Fan Of The Week
The Village of Bedford Park’s Blue Collar Bears Fan of the Week has officially kicked off!
Fill out the form below today to nominate yourself, a family member or friend for a chance to win a weekly $100 Visa Gift Card.
At the end of the season, one lucky Bears fan will win a $1000 Visa Gift Card! Sponsored by The Village of Bedford Park, think about relocating your business for success!
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. These rules govern the Blue Collar Bears Fan of the Week promotion (the “Promotion”) being conducted by WBBM(AM) and WCFS(FM) (collectively, “the Stations”) beginning on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 and ending on Monday, January 6, 2014 (the “Promotion Dates”).
b. There will be sixteen (16) Entry Periods during the Promotion Dates as follows.
Entry Periods begin at 5:00pm Central Time (“CT”) on the first date and end at 11:59pm CT on the second date. The dates for each Entry Period are as follows:
• From 8/21/2013 to 8/29/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 9/05/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 9/12/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 9/19/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 9/26/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 10/03/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 10/10/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 10/17/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 10/24/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 10/31/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 11/07/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 11/14/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 11/21/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 12/01/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 12/05/2013;
• From 8/21/2013 to 12/12/2013.
All online entries must be received during the above deadline dates to be eligible for that Entry Period’s random drawing; all non-selected submissions will be automatically eligible for all subsequent Entry Period drawings throughout the Promotion Dates. You do not need to resubmit your entry to be eligible for the next Entry Period’s drawing.
d. There is no limit to how many times you can nominate a person, but a nominee can only be a Blue Collar Bears Fan of the Week once. There will be up to sixteen (16) Weekly Prize winners and up to one (1) Grand Prize winner selected in the Promotion.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Promotion is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers, directors, and agents of Village of Bedford Park, the Station, the Station’s licensee (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies and participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Chicago metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By participating, entrant agrees to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are final and binding in all respects.
b. Listeners are eligible to win a prize in a Promotion conducted by the Stations only once every thirty (30) days and only once every six (6) months if the prize is valued over $600. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any Station promotion.
c. The winner (the nominated person and not the entrant) must provide valid government-issued photo identification and provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize and sign and return any required Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Publicity/Liability Release in order to claim a prize.
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entrant who does not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. A maximum of sixteen (16) Weekly Prizes will be awarded in this Promotion. Each Prize is a $100 Visa Gift Card. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Weekly Prize is $100.00. Each Weekly Prize winner (nominated person on entry form) will be declared a “Blue Collar Bears Fan of the Week.”
b. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded at the conclusion of the Promotion. The Grand Prize is a $1000.00 Visa Gift Card. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $1,000.00.
c. The gift cards will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the gift cards. Gift cards are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will gift cards be replaced if lost or stolen.
d. No more than the stated number of prizes specified in these official rules will be awarded. All Prizes or Prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Stations at the address below. The winner will forfeit any Prize or Prize certificate not claimed within forty-five (45) days of winning. 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 loss. The Stations are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
e. Prize is not transferable, and no substitution, assignment, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by the Station (solely at its discretion), which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value. The prize(s) are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Promotion Entities are not responsible for winners’ limitations that prevent acceptance or use of prize. Entrants acknowledge that the Promotion Entities have not made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties expressed or implied, in fact or in law, whether now or hereafter enacted concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose, except for any express manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the prize or as may be separately provided to participants by law. Other restrictions may apply.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. During the Promotion Dates, a total of sixteen (16) potential weekly Prize winners will be selected in random drawings. At the end of each Entry Period, the Station will select one (1) Weekly Prize winner through a random drawing from all entries received during the respective Entry Period and entries not selected in previous Entry Periods. Each Weekly Prize will be awarded upon confirmation of eligibility. Entries not chosen during a Weekly Prize winner drawing will be included in subsequent Weekly Prize winner drawings. The Station will notify each Weekly Prize winner by telephone within twenty-four (24) hours of the drawing.
c. On Monday, January 6, 2014, one (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected by the Station through a random drawing from all Weekly Prize winners. The Grand Prize winner will be notified by telephone within twenty-four (24) hours of the Grand Prize winner drawing.
d. Odds of winning a weekly Prize depend on the number of all eligible entries received up to the entry deadline on that week’s Entry Period. Odds of a Weekly Prize winner winning the Grand Prize are 1 in 16.
e. The Weekly Prize winners and Grand Prize winner do not need to listen to the Stations or be present to win.
f. Prize(s) will be awarded only upon confirmation of eligibility and completion of all requisite releases. The winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within five (5) days of winning or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected (time permitting) in a random drawing from the remaining entries received. If a winner has not reached the age of majority in his/her state of residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required fully-executed affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner may be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize and will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, his/her name, prize won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, voice, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification, or permission, in perpetuity except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.
c. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or delivery, possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
d. If for any reason this Promotion 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 corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station 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).
e. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, 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 winner(s) (and 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 Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.
f. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods may void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, promotion entry services or proxies) will void all entries by that entrant at the Station’s discretion. The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. For phone or mobile entries, 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. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
g. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
h. Except where prohibited, by entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. New York law governs the interpretation and construction of these Official Rules and all aspects related thereto.
i. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by January 6, 2014 to “Blue Collar Bears Fan of the Week – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, WBBM, Two Prudential Plaza, Suite 1100, Chicago, Illinois, 60601. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by March 6, 2014 to the above address marked “Blue Collar Bears Fan of the Week – Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at cbschicago.com.
Sponsor: Village of Bedford Park, 6701 S. Archer Road, Bedford Park, IL 60501
Administrator: WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM, Two Prudential Plaza, Suite 1100, Chicago, Illinois, 60601