Pick Your Trip Contest Rules
Contest Name: GNA's Pick Your Trip
Station: Country 107.7 WGNA FM
Station Address: 1241 Kings Road, Schenectady, NY 12303
Starting Monday, April 29, 2019 through Friday May 10, 2019 listen weekdays at approximately 8am, 12pm, and 4pm for the keyword to text in to 77000. The 107th texter will instantly win a pair of tickets to one of the following upcoming concerts (Tickets being given away for each contest episode will be announced on the air):
- GNA's Secret Star at Proctors May 8, 2019 (Retail value $70)
- Chase Rice at Upstate Concert Hall May 10, 2019
- Chris Young @ SPAC May 25, 2019 (Retail Value: $80)
- GNA's Countryfest @ SPAC July 6, 2019 (Retail Value: $56)
- Luke Bryan @ SPAC July 11,2019 (Retail Value: $90)
- Brad Paisley @ SPAC July 25, 2019 (Retail Value: $80)
- Scotty McCreery @ Capital Hills Golf Course July 27, 2019 (Retail Value $60)
- Jason Aldean @ SPAC Sept. 5, ,2019 (Retail Value: $80)
All ticket winners will qualify for the grand prize – the choice of one of the following trips:
- Trip A: A trip for 2 to see CMA Music Fest In Nashville June 7-9, 2019
- Roundtrip coach airfare for 2 from Albany to Nashville
- 2 nights hotel June 7 and, 8 , 2019(Accommodations at the discretion of WGNA)
- 2 tickets to the night time concerts at Nissan Stadium June 7 and June 8, 2019
- Approximate retail value: $4,000.00
- Trip Courtesy of UMG Nashville
- Trip B: A trip for 2 to see George Strait in las Vegas Saturday, August 24, 2019
- Roundtrip coach airfare for 2 from Albany to Las Vegas
- 2 nights hotel Aug, 23 and 24, 2019 (Accommodations at the discretion of WGNA)
- 2 tickets to see George Strait at TMobile Arena Aug. 24, 2019
- Approximate retail value: $2,500.00
- Trip Courtesy of UMG Nashville
One random grand prize winner will be drawn and called Monday, May 12, 2019 at approximately 8:15am. The winner must answer the phone within 5 minutes to win. If the winner does not answer, an alternate winner will be chosen. This same process will be used until a winner is reached. This winner will then choose which trip they would like to use. Grand Prize winner is only eligible to use 1 (one) of the available trips. Prize is non transferable.All prizes must be redeemed within 30 days of the contest end date. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. If a winner cannot attend the flyaway, an alternate winner will be chosen. Unless noted in prize description, all flyaway winners are responsible for incidental expenses including ground transportation, meals and additional spending money. If for any reason flyaway winners cannot go on their trips or miss any of the included activities, WGNA/Townsquare Media will not be held responsible.
Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be New York, Vermont or Massachusetts residents at least 21-years old as determined by the Company. Listeners can text in as often as they like each contest episode trying to be the 107th texter. Only one (1) prize per household from any of the Company’s stations within any thirty (30) day period. Winners who have won a prize from WGNA valued over $1000 between March 5, 2018 - March 4, 2019 are not eligible to win. 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.
Delivery Disclaimer. This contest is run using a 3rd party text provider. Misspelled entries of the text keyword will not be accepted for entry into the contest. The Company further disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by text, mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. The Company is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, cell service, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online or text entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines or on cell phone providers, 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.