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 “Fuel The Frenzy With Diet Dew” Giveaway (the “Promotion”) being conducted by WSCR-AM 670 (the “Station”) beginning on Monday, February 27th, 2012 at 5:00am Central Time (“CT”) and ending on Sunday, March 18th, 2012 at 11:59pm CT (the “Promotion Period”).
b. To participate in the Promotion, you may log onto 670thescore.com/contests during the Promotion Period and follow the links and instructions to enter the Promotion and submit your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth and a valid email address in the online entry form. You will also be asked to submit an original written work which describes in sixty-seven (67) words or less the most fanatical thing you’ve ever done to support your favorite team (“Fan Essay”).Your Fan Essay will be judged on originality, humor, and overall appeal. Only one internet entry per person and one internet entry per email address is permitted. 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 for assigning an email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems. All entrants must agree to the Station’s online submission release in order to submit his or her entry.
c. Each Fan Essay submission must be the original creative work of the entrant and must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials that may be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws. Any entry found to contain copyrighted materials will be disqualified. All submissions become the property of the Station and will not be returned. The Station or CBS Radio may use each submission in any manner or medium as more fully set forth in the electronic submission release. The Station, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any entry if the submission contains illegal, indecent or otherwise offensive material, or if such submission contains material whose content is deemed at the sole discretion of the Station to be unsuitable for public display or performance. Winners must agree to the terms of release at the time is submitted or contest entry will be rejected.
d. All entries must be received by Sunday, March 18th, 2012 by 11:59pm CT.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Promotion is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in the Chicago Arbitron Metro Area (which includes counties in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan). Employees of the Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Chicago metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) 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 and is void where prohibited.
b. The winner must provide valid government-issued photo identification and provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.
c. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements. The Station will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
a. Four (4) Secondary prizes and One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Promotion.
a. Each Secondary Prize consists of one (1) Haier 1.7 cubic foot Mini-Fridge with custom printed Diet Mountain Dew vinyl wrap, and five (5) product coupons redeemable for a twelve (12) ounce twelve (12) pack of any PepsiCo product, valued up to $4.99 each. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Secondary Prize is $199.95.
b. Each Grand Prize consists of one (1) Panasonic VIERA 42” LCD HDTV, and one (1) Panasonic Home Theatre System with Full HD 3D Blu-Ray Player. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $1,199.94.
b. The Station accepts no responsibility for repairing any real or supposed damage to any prize.
c. The winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the Prize.
d. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within five (5) 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 Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
e. There is no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes or cash of comparable value. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. On Monday, March 19th, 2012 at approximately 9:00am CT, all Fan Essays submitted online along with entries will be pooled for selection for the four (4) Secondary Prize winners and one (1) Grand Prize winner. Twenty (20) entries will be chosen through a random drawing from all eligible entries received. These twenty (20) entries (“Finalists”) will be reviewed by a voting committee of up to five judges from the Station. Finalist entries’ Fan Essays will be judged based on three (3) criteria on a scale of 1-5 for each category, with 1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score. The judging categories are: originality, humor, and overall appeal. The entrant whose Fan Essay receives the most points from the judging panel will win the Grand Prize, upon confirmation of eligibility. The four (4) entrants whose Fan Essays receive the 2nd-5th most points by the judging panel will each win a Secondary Prize, upon confirmation of eligibility. If a tie occurs, a random drawing of the tied entries will be done to determine the winners.
c. The winners will be contacted by phone by a Station representative from the Station’s Promotions Department on Monday, March 19th, 2012 at approximately 12:00pm CT. If the winners do not respond within 48 hours, they will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be chosen based on the next highest score.
d. Winner does not need to listen to the Station nor be present to win.
e. Odds of winning a prize depend in part on the number of eligible entries received.
f. The winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within two (2) days of winning or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected by choosing the entrant with the second highest score. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required 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 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. By participating in the Promotion, the winner agrees to have the their name, voice and likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station, in its sole discretion, may require Promotion winner (and any travel companion(s) or guest(s)) to sign a liability release, agreeing to release and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion.
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 Station 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 or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right to select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination time/date or otherwise modify the procedure for selecting winners.
e. 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 a contestant’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 future Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
f. 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 Station, 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 or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize.
h. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by Sunday, March 18th, 2012 to “Fuel the Frenzy with Diet Dew Giveaway – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, WSCR 670 AM 180 N. Stetson Suite 1250 Chicago, IL 60601. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by May 18th, 2012 to the above address marked “Fuel the Frenzy with Diet Dew Giveaway – 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: PepsiCo. INC., 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577, (914) 253-2000