GNA’s Guess the Secret Star Contest Rules
Contest Name: GNA’s Guess The Secret Stars
Station: Country 107.7 WGNA FM
Station Address: 1241 Kings Road, Schenectady, NY 12303
Townsquare Media, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (together, the “Company”), will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:
Description of the Contest.
Starting at 9am Monday, October 31 through 11:59pm Friday, November 11, 2016 every weekday at 9am WGNA will post a new video clue at wgna.com describing the “Secret Star” artists. Based on the clues given, contestants will enter online at WGNA.com. The contestant who correctly guesses all four artists performing at WGNA’s Secret Star Concert at Proctor’s Nov. 16, 2016 will receive:
- Four (4) Tickets to Secret Star Acoustic Jam on Nov 16.
- Four (4) Passes to meet the artists on Nov 16.
- Round trip for two (2) to Las Vegas to the ACM Awards valued at $2,500.00 Including:
- 2 nights hotel (At discretion of WGNA)
- Roundtrip Coach Airfare for 2 from Albany to Las Vegas
- 2 Tickets to the Academy of Country Music Awards April 2nd.
If more than 1 contestant guesses the correct lineup, a random winner will be drawn from all the correct entries. In the event that no contestant chooses guesses all four artists, a winner will be chosen based on 3 correct entries (Then if necessary 2 correct, 1 correct, and none correct) using the same process. One entry per person per weekday during contest dates. A total of one grand prize trips will be given away. One random grand prize winner will be drawn on the following date: November 14, 2016. Winner will be contacted by phone. If winner cannot be contacted within 2 hours, a new winner will be selected. Prize is non transferrable. If for any reason the grand prize winner cannot use the trip, an alternate grand prize winner will be drawn. This process will be repeated until an eligible winner is chosen. If for any reason the Grand Prize winner decides not to use their chosen trip of the airfare and hotel in the destination city, WGNA will not be held liable. Grand Prize winner is responsible for meals, ground transportations, and any other incidental expenses not included in the prize description above.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. Void where prohibited. All decisions of the judges will be final.
Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents of at least 18-years old as determined by the Company. Only one (1) prize per household from any of the Company’s stations within any thirty (30) day period. Employees of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
All prizewinners will be required to submit valid identification to verify age and New York residency (within WGNA’s metro survey area as defined by Nielsen) and execute and affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, which must be signed when prize is awarded
Delivery Disclaimer. The Company disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. The Company is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest. Entry forms in a register-to-win contest must be handwritten. No photocopies or mechanical reproductions of entry forms is permitted.
Publicity; Use of Personal Information. By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Contest, where allowed by law, participants agree that the Company may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes.
Release. By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, its employees and agents, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company.
Taxes. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which are not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Company will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
Conduct and Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.
Miscellaneous. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Company’s release form to claim the prize. The Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on the Station(s). The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest. For a copy of the rules, or where required by law, a list of winners, visit the business office of the Station during normal business hours or mail a written request with a stamped, self-addressed return envelope to the Station’s address, listed above. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be returned.
Compliance with Law. The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Station(s) shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written information about the Contest, etc. as required by local and state law.