WGVX’s “Frankie Valli Fridays” Contest Official Rules

WGVX’s “Frankie Valli Fridays” Contest Official Rules

A complete copy of these rules can be obtained at the offices of radio station WGVX-FM (“Station”), owned and operated by Minneapolis Radio Assets, LLC located at 2000 SE Elm Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, during normal business hours Monday through Friday or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address.

The Station will conduct the WGVX “Frankie Valli FridaysContest (the “Contest”) substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:

 

  1. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.   Void where prohibited.  All federal, state, and local regulations apply.

Eligibility.  This Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents, age eighteen (18) or older at the time of entry with a valid Social Security number and who reside in the Station’s Designated Market Area (“DMA”) as defined by Nielsen Audio, who have not won a prize from the Station in the last 60 days, or a prize valued at $500 or more in the last 90 days and whose immediate family members or household members have not won a prize from the Station in the last 60 days or a prize valued at $500 or more in the last 90 days.   Void where prohibited by law.  Employees of Cumulus Media, its parent company, affiliates, related entities and subsidiaries, promotional sponsors, prize providers, advertising agencies, other radio stations serving the Station’s DMA, and the immediate family members and household members of all such employees are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and stepchildren.  The term “household members” refers to people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Station’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.  Only one (1) Qualifier per immediate family and/or household.

  1. Contest Period. The Contest will begin at 2:59 p.m. CST on June 14, 2019 and will run through 7:00 p.m., CST on September 20, 2019 (the “Contest Period”).  This Contest will not be played on July 5, August 23 or August 30.  The Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Contest.
  2. How to Enter. To enter:

On-AirDuring the Contest Period, listeners must be listening for the on-air personality, Jay Philpott, announce that it is time to call, which will be their cue to call and will happen sometime between 3:00-7:00 PM EACH FRIDAY on the following Fridays during the Contest Period:  June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 16, September 6, September 13, and September 20.  This Contest will not be played on July 5, August 23 or August 30.  The on-air announcer will also tell them what they must do in order to qualify.  They may be instructed by the on-air announcer that they must be the ninth (9th) caller as determined by the Station in its sole discretion), or that they must correctly finish a Frankie Valli song lyric, or correctly name that Frankie Valli tune, or correctly answer a Jersey Boys trivia question, etc. in order to qualify.  When they hear the cue to call (the on-air announcer telling them to do so) and are told by the on-air announcer what to do in order to qualify, then they must call 651-989-9105 during the Contest Period AND correctly do what is asked of them to be qualified to win a Weekly Prize during the Contest Period and automatically be entered to win the Grand Prize.  Incorrect answers will not be entered to win.  The qualifying act asked of the on-air announcer may change weekly during the Contest Period.  The Station will award a total of twelve (12) Weekly Prizes during the Contest Period and one (1) Grand Prize.  Each phone number will be allowed to call once per day for a total of (up to) one (1) entry per day, per phone number.

Time Delay Between Over-the-Air Analog Signal and Internet Broadcast: Due to the time delay that exists between the Station’s analog over-the-air signal and the Station’s online webcast, listeners who listen to the Station online may hear the cue to call later than listeners listening to the Station’s analog over-the-air signal. As a result, the odds of an online listener entering this Contest on-air may be diminished.  Any attempt by any participant to submit more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different telephone phone numbers, identities, or any other methods will void that participant from further participation in the Contest.

  1. Weekly Winner Selection. The person to call in Friday during the Contest Period, as described above, between 3:00 and 7:00 PM CST, on stated dates that are active contesting Fridays, will be eligible to win a Weekly Prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules).  The potential Weekly Prize winners will be contacted on or by September 23, 2019, using the telephone number provided with the entry and may be awarded the prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules). Station’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Contest and the selection of the potential winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Failure to respond to the initial verification contact within three (3) days of notification will result in disqualification.  In addition, all Weekly Winners will automatically be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize. 

Only one (1) Weekly Prize winner per immediate family or household during this Contest Period. 

  1. Grand Prize Winner Selection. All qualified Weekly Prize Winners from each active Friday during the Contest Period, will automatically be entered into a random drawing to win one (1) Grand Prize throughout the Contest Period.  The Grand Prize drawing will be conducted by the Station at approximately 10:00 AM on Monday, September 23, 2019, with one (1) winner randomly selected from the pool of all qualified entries during the Contest Period.  The potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by end of day on that Monday, September 23, 2019, using the telephone number provided with the entry and may be awarded the prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules). Station’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Contest and the selection of the potential winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Failure to respond to the initial verification contact within three (3) days of notification will result in disqualification.  One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded during the Contest Period.
  2. Verification of Potential Winner. THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY STATION WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. The potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner may be notified by email and/or telephone call after the date of random drawing and/or winner determination. The potential winner will be required to sign and return to Station, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize, if applicable.  A winner who returns the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release will be deemed to have accepted the contest prize and thereafter will not be permitted to rescind their acceptance of the prize and/or return the prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or the liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that the potential winner of a prize is disqualified for any reason, Station may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.    
  3. Weekly Prizes. One (1) Weekly Prize will be awarded EACH FRIDAY during active contesting weeks as stated above during the Contest Period for a total of up to twelve (12) Weekly Prizes awarded in this Contest.  Each Weekly Prize consists of two (2) regular admission tickets to see Frankie Vallie at Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on Thursday, September 26, 2019.   ARV of each Weekly Prize is One Hundred and Twenty Dollars ($120). The odds of winning a prize depend on a number of factors including the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period and listeners participating at any given time.   There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion and to the extent permitted by law, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Any tickets and/or gift certificates/cards awarded as part of a prize will be subject to the terms and conditions set forth by the issuer and are valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets or gift certificates / cards.  Other restrictions may apply.  In addition, all Weekly Winners will automatically be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize. 

Only one (1) Weekly Prize during this Contest Period will be awarded per immediate family and/or household member, as defined above under eligibility.    

  1. Grand Prize. In addition, one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest (drawn randomly from a pool of all Weekly Prize Winners qualified during the Contest Period).  The Grand Prize consists of upgrading regular Frankie Valli tickets to two (2) front-row tickets to see Frankie Valli at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on Thursday, September 26, 2019 and to receive a Frankie Valli autographed photo and CD.   ARV of the Grand Prize is Two Hundred Dollars ($200).  The Grand Prize Winner must forfeit his/her Weekly Prize back to the Station in order to claim and upgrade his/her tickets and accept winning the Grand Prize.  The Grand Prize Winner will not win both the Weekly Prize and the Grand Prize, but will instead accept upgraded tickets by being selected as the Grand Prize Winner.  Winner is responsible for all taxes associated with prize receipt and/or use.  Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on a number of factors including the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period and listeners participating at any given time.  If Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with no Guest(s), the Prize will be awarded to Winner only and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion and to the extent permitted by law, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
  2. Entry Conditions and Release. By entering, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless Station, Minneapolis Radio Assets, LLC, and its subsidiaries, related and affiliated companies, participating sponsors, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and each of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or entrant’s acceptance, use, non-use or misuse of the prize.
  3. Publicity. Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes winner’s consent to use by the Station and its agent of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or biographical information (including hometown and state) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
  4. Taxes. All State, Local, Federal and/or other taxes, duties, tariffs, title fees, licensing fees, or other fees for prizes awarded become the sole responsibility of the winner.  All those who win a prize or prizes valued $600 or more in any given year will be issued an IRS Form 1099 to report their winnings.
  5. General Conditions. Station reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Station’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Station in its sole discretion. Station reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Station reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  6. Limitations of Liability. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Station, entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (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 Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use, non-use or misuse of any prize. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that a production, technical, programming or other error causes more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be claimed, Station reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
  7. Disputes. Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate state court located in the Station’s listening area; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Station in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state in which the Station is located, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state in which the Station is located or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state in which the Station is located.
  8. Entrant’s Personal Information. Information collected from entrants is subject to Station’s Privacy Policy, which is available on the Station’s website under the “Privacy Policy” link. All entry blanks, forms, devices, and materials gathered during the course of entry, as well as all information contained therein, shall become the sole property of Station to be used, disposed of or destroyed in its sole discretion. Station is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information entered by website users, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to Station’s website.
  9. Contest Results. A winners list may be obtained within thirty (30) days after the Contest Period expires by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Station identified below.

 

 

CONTEST SPONSOR: Minneapolis Radio Assets, LLC; WGVX-FM, 2000 SE Elm Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

PRIZE PROVIDER:  Hennepin Theatre Trust; 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403.