WWNQ 94.3 The Dude (“Station”) Dependent Tax Refund Sweepstakes 2019

OFFICIAL RULES

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Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes starts on April 15, 2019 and ends on or before April 26, 2019. This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by participating, all participants agree to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of Station and any Sweepstakes judges or administrators selected by Station, which are final and binding in all respects. All entries to Sweepstakes must be received by midnight Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the state of South Carolina who are 18 years or older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family or any persons domiciled with such employees) of Midlands Media Group, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, other media companies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate or to win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, and in-laws, regardless of where they live. A potential winner will be requested to provide proof that all eligibility requirements are met.

How to Enter the Sweepstakes: To enter, simply listen to 94.3 The Dude radio weekdays during sweepstakes period at approximately 9am, 2pm and 5pm for the “Keyword” to text in.  When the Keyword is announced, listeners will have ten minutes to text it to 803-742-9430. Entrants may only enter ONCE per keyword. At the end of ten minutes, one winner will be chosen to win $100.

By entering, you acknowledge and agree that the Station may announce your name both on the air and on social media if you are randomly selected as a potential winner. You also acknowledge that you are submitting the sweepstakes entry on your behalf and not on behalf of any other individual.

Any registration submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s phone  or name will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize. The use of multiple identities and/or accounts is prohibited, and any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries will void that participant’s registrations and that participant will be disqualified.

Station will not be responsible for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, wifi, hardware or software, whether originating with sender, Station or Sender. In the event of a dispute, any questions regarding the number of registrations submitted or the authorized account holder shall be determined by Station in its sole discretion, and Station reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons who submit false or misleading entry information or who Station determines to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

How to Play: Station will call back the winner after each cycle has ended (approximately 9:15am, 2:15pm and 5:15pm)  The winner will be contacted through the phone number used to text in, and the name will be announced on the air. Winners do not need to answer to win. Winners contacted, or announced on air will only receive prize once their eligibility is confirmed.

Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules by May 30, 2019 will not be awarded and will remain the property of Station.

The Station make every effort to announce the winning names at the specified times but reserves the right to alter times within a reasonable period.

Any potential winner, claiming to be the registrant whose name was announced will need to verify his or her registration information, including birth date, the phone number provided as well as government issued photo ID, in order to claim his or her prize. Winners selected are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

By participating in this Sweepstakes, registrants acknowledge and agree to this specific provision of these Official Rules. In addition, Station will not be responsible for loss of service to the Sweepstakes line or for a participant’s failure to reach the Sweepstakes line due to malfunction of any network or system, congestion, any technical or human error, failures or malfunctions of any kind, including the congestion, overload, busy signals, or any other factor that may prevent an individual from completing his/her phone call.  In the event of interruption of power or telephone service to Station during a winner announcement for the Sweepstakes, the call-in period for the winner announcement affected by the interruption may or may not be replayed at the resumption of service, in Station’s sole discretion. If a designated winner is ineligible, or fails to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, the winner will not receive the applicable prize award. Any telephone calls placed to the Station’s phone line may be recorded for use on air any time.

Prizes: A maximum of $3,000 in prizes will be awarded during the Sweepstakes Period; however, the total dollar amount awarded may be lower depending on the number of verified eligible registrants. Each prize claim will be subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The odds of being selected as a potential winner in the Sweepstakes call-in opportunity will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Limit: One (1) Dependent prize per person and one (1) prize per household for the duration of the Sweepstakes.

Prize Claim Procedures: Winners must come to Station during pre-determined time and present a valid government-issued photo ID and have eligibility verified. Prize may be awarded in cash or check and must be picked up in person. The verification decisions of Station are final and binding in all respects. In addition, failure to present the required government-issued photo ID will result in forfeiture of the prize.

A winner may waive the right to receive a prize. Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable. Winner may be required to provide his/her valid Social Security Number (or other taxpayer identification number Station deems acceptable) to Station for tax purposes and/or complete an IRS W-9 form in order to claim a prize. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and paying all federal, state and local taxes on the prize value and, if applicable, will be issued an IRS Form 1099 based on the prize value determined by Station. Prizes won and not claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules by May 30, 2019 will not be awarded and will remain the property of Station.

By participating, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Station and any Sweepstakes judges or administrators selected by Station, which are final and binding in all respects. Station reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Station. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Station which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Station reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Station reserves the right to award prizes based on the eligible prize claims received before the termination date. Proof of sending or submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Station.

Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes the winner’s irrevocable consent to the publication or other use by Station and its licensees of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media, including the Internet, for any commercial, publicity or promotional purpose, without limitation, review or approval, or additional compensation.

Release: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO FULLY RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS STATION, MIDLANDS MEDIA GROUP AND ITS ENTITIES, FACEBOOK, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, INJURIES, AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, OR ANY OTHER HARM WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF: (1) PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (2) THE QUALITY, RECEIPT, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE; OR (3) ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY THAT IS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE.

Limitations of Liability: By PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANTS acknowledge and agree that EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE WEBSITES AND THE PRIZES, ARE provided “as is” and that Station makes no representations or warranties OF ANY KIND, express or implied, about the PRIZES and Station hereby DISCLAIMS all such warranties, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  The Station reserves the right to make changes to the Sweepstakes at any time, and the decision of the Station is final at all times.

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by PARTICIPANTS, printing OR PRODUCTION errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or EMPLOYED in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the notification of any winner; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from A PARTICIPANT’S participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

Station WWNQ/94.3 The Dude, and Midlands Media Group will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials or announcements relating to the Sweepstakes. If you have questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Station (803) 753-6800 or info@midlandsmediagroup.com