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Text-To-Request

Sprite Tropical Mix Text to Request

 

OFFICIAL RULES

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Sprite Text-To-Request Promotion will begin on May 23, 2016 and end on June 30, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST (“Request Period”). Listeners will be encourage to text Sprite plus their request to 71007 for the chance for their request to be included in the Sprite Tropical Mix Playlist on WQNC 927 The Block Mobile App. Request will be randomly selected by DJ Chew, DJ Gemini or authorized station personnel and randomly added to the Sprite Tropical Mix each week.

 

 

HOW TO ENTER:

 

Listeners of (WKYS) who are legal residents of the U.S., residing within the Charlotte, NC metropolitan area and are 14 years of age and older will be able to take part in the Text-To-Request promotion. To participate in the promotion, listeners must do the following:

 

  1. Contestants must text “SpriteDC, plus their request to 37890 when prompted by the on-air announcements and online banners.       Standard text and data rates will apply.

 

  1. Contestant can also be encouraged to text at www.KYSDC.com by clicking on the contest tab and accessing the text information.

 

  1. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a participant’s entry, the entry will be deemed to have been made by the authorized holder of the mobile account at the time the entry was made.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS:

 

  1. The Contest is open to listeners of WKYS (the “Participating Station”) who are 14 years of age and older and are legal residents of the U.S. residing within the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

 

  1. Employees of the Participating Stations, Radio One, Inc. (“Radio One”) its subsidiaries, affiliates, general sponsors, advertisers, promotional partners, other radio stations in the Washington DC, metropolitan area, and members of the immediate families or those living in the same households of any of the above (whether related or not) are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Contest.       For purposes of this Contest, immediate family members mean spouses, parents, grandparents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses.

 

  1. Once an individual wins a prize in this Contest, they are not eligible to win another prize in this Contest except as specified within these rules.

 

  1. Persons who have won a prize in another contest or promotion of any kind from the Participating Stations within the thirty-day (30) period immediately preceding the start date of this Contest are not eligible to participate. Only one person per family or household (whether related or not) may win in any promotion from the Participating Stations during any thirty (30) day period.

 

 

 

 

 

PRIZES:

 

The Request will be randomly selected by station personnel, DJ Chewy or DJ Gemini Request will     randomly be added to the Sprite Tropical Mix Playlist.

 

  1. Prizes that are not mailed (via us mail or UPS) or provided by the participating sponsor must be claimed at the station’s offices within thirty (30) days of the date of winning.

 

  1. No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value, except as determined by station management and/or the sponsor in its sole discretion.

 

  1. All contest winners must sign and date official station release and waiver forms as requested. Failure to do so will result in winner forfeiting the prize.

 

  1. If for any reason a contest winner decides not to accept an awarded prize, the winner will be required to sign a release form acknowledging forfeiture of the prize. It will be at the discretion of the contest sponsor and / or contest administrator if another contestant is to be selected as the winner if time permits.

 

  1. If contest winner does not claim their prize within 30 days of winning notification, the prize will be forfeited.

 

  1. Winners must provide valid identification (i.e. via driver’s license, passport or other government-issued photo I.D.) to claim their prize.

 

 

EXECUTION:

 

  1. During the Text-To-Request period, eligible listeners will be encouraged to participate in the promotion by texting SpriteDC, plus their request to 37890 when prompted throughout the contest period. Request will randomly be added to the Sprite Tropical Playlist . Standard text and data rates will apply.

 

  1. The selection takes place daily during the promotion period of May 23, 2016 through June 30, 2016 the end of the promotion period.

 

  1. The promotion will progress in the following manner:
    1. Participants must text the Sprite, plus their request when prompted by the on-air announcement.
    2. Request will be randomly selected and added to the Sprite Tropical Mix Playlist daily throughout the promotion period of May 23, 2016 – June 30, 2016.

 

  1. All decisions made by the Participating Stations, Radio One management regarding any aspect of this Contest are final.

 

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

 

  1. Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the receipt of the prize.

 

  1. Any person winning over $600.00 in prizes will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year for tax purposes and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS as required by law.

 

  1. No purchase necessary. Contest is void where prohibited. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

 

  1. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible contestants participating during the Contest Period.

 

  1. By participating in the contest, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, in any media now known or hereafter devised for advertising or promotional purposes without additional compensation, and must sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize. By entering this contest, each participant agrees to comply with the Official Rules and the decisions of the contest sponsor which shall be final and binding in all aspects relating to the contest.

 

  1. All contest winners will be required to sign a liability release prior to acceptance of any prize. Pursuant to the liability release, the winner or winners will agree to hold the Participating Stations, Radio One any other contest parties and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of the foregoing, harmless against any and all claims or liability, directly or indirectly related to or arising from or in connection with contest participation or the acceptance, possession or use / misuse of awarded prize or any portion thereof, or participation in prize-related activities, including but not limited to any related travel.

 

  1. Winners must provide valid identification (i.e. via driver’s license, passport or other government-issued photo I.D.) to claim their prize.

 

  1. The station retains the right to disqualify any contestant if all contest rules are not followed. Contest void if prohibited by law.

 

  1. So long as no participant is materially adversely affected, the station reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules, which will become effective upon being announced on the air and / or posted online.

 

  1. The Participating Stations, Radio One, participating sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or their representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for the inability of any contestant to complete or continue a telephone call, facsimile transmission, text message or internet registration due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries. In addition, the Participating Stations, Radio One, participating sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or their representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for lost, misdirected, mutilated, illegible or incomplete contest entries. Once submitted, entries become the property of the station and will not be returned.

 

  1. By accepting the prize, the winner acknowledges that the Participating Stations and Radio One have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

 

  1. The Participating Stations, Radio One, its subsidiaries, its affiliates, participating sponsors and promotional partners will not assume any responsibility for any changes in the execution of the contest, including; cancellation of the contest as a result of the occurrence of events not within the control of the Participating Stations, Radio One its subsidiaries, affiliates, participating sponsors, promotional partners and other radio stations, such as acts of God, strikes, terrorists acts or criminal acts of third parties. In the event, such an act should occur; reasonable attempts will be made to offer the winner comparable prize(s) currently being offered by the station in lieu of the prize originally awarded.

 

  1. Copies of contest rules are available upon request during regular business hours, Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in the offices of WQNC located at 8809 Lennox Pointe Drive Charlotte, NC 28273. Copies of contest rules may also be made available during on-site / in-person remote events.

 

 

 

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