Contest Rules

  1. Winners will be drawn at random from entries received or by contestant call-in participation during on-air contests.
  2. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries.
  3. No purchase is necessary.
  4. Contestants must be legal U.S. residents.
  5. Contestants must be at least 18 years old.
  6. Present and past employees of Midlands Media Group (WWNQ & Cola Daily), and its affiliates,
    along with family members and employees of other radio or television stations may not win
    any contest associated with Midlands Media Group. Midlands Media Group reserves the right
    to revoke any prize if the contestant does not meet any or all of the eligibility requirements,
    or if entry coupon or winning ticket has been damaged or altered.
  7. All Midlands Media Group contestants, on or off air, are limited to one winner per household
    (persons living at the same address) or immediate family per sixty (60) day period for all
    prizes having a total value of $100.00 or less; limited to one winner per household (persons
    living at the same address) or immediate family per one hundred twenty (120) day period for
    all prizes having a total value of $101 – $999; limited to one winner per household (persons
    living at the same address) or immediate family per one hundred eighty (180) day period for
    all prizes having a total value of $1000 or more.
  8. Midlands Media Group reserves the right to disqualify any entry or revoke any prize if the
    contestant does not meet any or all of the eligibility requirements.
  9. Midlands Media Group and its sponsors are not responsible for late, lost, damaged,
    incomplete, misdirected, illegible or mutilated entries.
  10. No substitution or other consideration for the stated prize may be claimed. However,
    Midlands Media Group reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value at its sole
    discretion in the event of unavailability of a prize. All items won from any Midlands Media Group contest
    must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning and must be claimed between
    9AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday (except holidays) at Midlands Media Group offices:
    1010 Gervais Street, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201. Any item or prize with a weekend
    expiration date not claimed at the Midlands Media Group offices by 5PM on the Friday
    preceding the weekend expiration date will be forfeited with no compensation.
  11. Prizes valued at less than $25.00 may (at the winner’s request) be mailed using first class U.S. Postal Service mail. Midlands Media Group is not responsible for problems occurring within
    the postal system which may affect winner’s receipt of prizes.
  12. An IRS 1099-MISC form will be completed and filed with the Internal Revenue Service
    for every prize (or combination of winnings) valued at $600 or more during the calendar
    year. All local, state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winning
    contestants must show proof of Social Security numbers to Midlands Media Group for any
    prize. This is for tax recording purposes only, and will not be used or released for any other
    purposes.
  13. Midlands Media Group is not responsible for any failure of communications, failure of the
    Internet or its web sites, or allegation of telephone difficulties. In the case of a dispute
    over telephone lines, the decision of Midlands Media Group is final. In the event that two
    telephone lines are tied together during a phone contest, the entire phone call will be
    disqualified and another phone call will be taken. Midlands Media Group cannot award
    duplicate prizes to both parties in a “tied together” situation. An example of a “tied
    together” call may be two telephone calls originating from the same location or residence or
    a party line.
  14. All winning contestants are required to acknowledge these contest rules either by signing an
    Midlands Media Group winner release form, or by acceptance of a prize by mail if the prize is
    not picked up at the offices as stated above.
  15. All prizes are described by Midlands Media Group either on the air, online or via signage at
    off-air events. Each prize has a predetermined value which is not negotiable. As a condition
    of winning a prize, a winner acknowledges that Midlands Media Group reserves the right to
    broadcast their name and voice and to use their likeness or photo to promote the contest.
  16. As a condition of accepting a prize, winner acknowledges that Midlands Media Group is not
    responsible for any harm, injury, or damage caused to any person or property, proximate or
    otherwise, through the use of any prize by any person, and agrees to save and hold harmless
    Midlands Media Group, its principals and employees from any claim of such responsibility.
    “Harm, injury, or damage” includes but is not limited to occurrences beyond the control
    of Midlands Media Group such as bodily injury or theft, expiration of an item or a prize, and
    cancellation or alteration of an event.
  17. Additional rules pertaining to specific contests may supplement or supersede these rules.
  18. All Midlands Media Group decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the contest.
  19. Date the Official Contests Rules was last modified: September 30, 2016.
  20. Copies of these written contest rules, and the rules of specific contests, are available during regular business hours at the main studio of Midlands Media Group LLC 1010 Gervais St., Ste. 100, Columbia, SC 29201.