Official Contest Rules
Contest Name: Paul & Al’s Big Ass Cash Giveaway (the “Contest” or “qualifying contest”)
Station: 94HJY, WHJY – FM (the “Station”)
Station Address: 75 Oxford Street, Suite 301, Providence, RI 02905
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. EACH TEXT MESSAGE, SENT OR RECEIVED, MAY INCUR A CHARGE AS PROVIDED IN YOUR RATE PLAN. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. IF YOU ENTER VIA TEXT MESSAGE, YOU MAY RECEIVE AT LEAST ONE (1) TEXT MESSAGE IN RESPONSE TO YOUR ENTRY. TEXT-MESSAGING MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE THROUGH ALL WIRELESS CARRIERS. This Contest is open only to individuals ("Entrants") who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia that are or will be at least 18 years of age, or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older, as of the time of entry. If you are not located in the United States at the time of entry and a permanent resident or you are not the required age as of time of entry, you are not eligible to participate in this Contest or to win a Prize. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the specific designated playtime of each day during the Contest Period. THIS CONTEST IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and divisions to include individual Stations, iHeartRadio and Clear Channel Media+ Entertainment (collectively, the “Company” or “Sponsor”), will sponsor and conduct its promotional contests substantially as described in the official contest rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:
The Company may from time to time conduct contests concurrently and simultaneously on several participating radio stations owned and not owned by the Company, and in various States, and the Company may add or remove participating stations or change call letters of any participating station at any time during a contest as announced on the affected station. Participating stations are listed in Appendix A hereto attached. For a list of participating stations and/or a copy of the official contest rules, please visit the office of the participating station during normal business hours or send your request to as instructed herein.
The Contest is administered by the Company and any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the contest administrator. Entrant(s) acknowledges and understands that any information provided will be used for administering the Contest and in accordance with Clear Channel privacy practices found here. The Company, and any of its respective affiliates, together with the applicable sponsor(s), promotional partner(s), administrator and third party prize fulfillment service provider(s), if any, shall collectively herein be referred to as the “Contest Entities”.
1. Description of Contest/Participation.
Dates of Contest: Contest will begin Monday, October 14, 2013 at 8:00 AM ET and end Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM ET (“Contest Period”). Entrants not located within the referenced time zone, must factor in the time difference for the defined time zone in which they are located, e.g. January 14, 2013 at 8:00 am (ET) is January 14, 2013 at 5:00 am Pacific Standard Time (PT)
*Throughout the Contest Period each weekday a “sounder” or cue to play will be aired at various times along with a message instructing listeners to text a keyword for a chance to become a winner. There will be a series of randomly scheduled national playtimes each weekday during the Contest Period. The local participating Stations, at their sole discretion may or may not choose to air all playtimes due to programming obligations and other factors. Each participating Station reserves the right to amend the rules which may include opting out during specific time periods. In the event that a participating Station has made changes subject to the official rules, said changes shall individually apply to that specific Station’s participation and the Station’s listener’s participation and shall not apply to any other participating station. To determine if your local station has provided an addendum to these rules or for more information about the local station’s participation you may contact the local station during regular business hours. Participating stations may not amend other material portions of this Contest at a local level other than their individual participating times and dates at their sole discretion. If a participating Station has amended any portion of the Official Rules the station will provide an addendum to these rules which will be deemed part of the official Contest rules for the individual station identified on the addendum. The participating Stations may or may not choose to announce exact times that future cues will be played and may choose not to participate in each designated playtime of the day. All participating Station listeners will be competing with listeners from other stations around the country who will also receive a "cue to play" at the same time and will be entered into the same pool of entrants from which one winner each playtime will be determined.
This contest may also be referred to as the “qualifying contest” in which a winner may have an opportunity to participate in the “bonus prize contest” provided by the Company and its sponsors giving winners of this contest exclusive entry that would go into the draw for a bonus prize giveaway. Winners of this contest are not guaranteed entry into the bonus giveaways drawings and may or may not be eligible as determined solely by the participating station. The secondary contest or bonus prize contest shall be considered a separate contest, independent of this one with the exception of being determined a winner hereof to qualify for entry thereof. Check with the participating station to determine applicability.
How to Play: Throughout the Contest Period each weekday and on the designated weekends if any, a “sounder” or cue to play will be aired at various times along with a message instructing listeners to text the keyword within a specific period of time (playtime) for a
chance to become a winner. Listen to the participating stations for details on specific times to play. There will be a total of ten (10) nationally scheduled playtimes each week day during the Contest Period.
Note: *Each participating Station reserves the right to amend non-material portions of this contest at a local level in their sole discretion, which may not affect the material terms of the contest. The local participating Stations, at their sole discretion may or may not choose to amend the non-material terms. In the event that a participating Station has made a change(s), which is first subject to the official rules, any said changes shall individually apply to that individual Station’s participation exclusively and their respective listener participation and shall not apply to any other participating station. If a participating Station has amended any portion of the Official Rules the station will provide an addendum to these rules which will be deemed part of the official contest rules for the individual station identified on the addendum. To determine if your local station has provided an addendum to these rules or for more information about the local station’s participation specifically you may contact the local station during regular business hours.
How to Enter: Beginning October 14, 2013 listen to iHeartRadio.com or any participating station weekdays between 6:00 AM and 11:59 PM ET for the cue to play sounder to be announced*. During the cue to play, a keyword will be announced for that specific playtime. Listeners have 15 minutes after the sounder has aired to text the keyword to 36500. If you have a text-messaging-capable cell phone from a participating carrier, you may enter by sending a text message to the short code with the correct keyword before the designated deadline for the respective playtime. ALL ENTRIES RECEIVED VIA TEXT MESSAGE, WILL RECEIVE ONE TEXT MESSAGES IN RESPONSE TO THE ENTRY, AS WELL AS ADDITIONAL MESSAGES AS PERMITTED BY LAW. Message and data rates may apply. See Clear Channel’s Text Guidelines for details and additional terms. Contact your carrier for rates applicable to your plan. Alternatively you may enter by logging onto one of the Participating Station’s websites during the designated playtime and follow the Contest links to enter the keyword for that playtime and complete the online registration form for the Contest. All entries received online must be received within the same registration period for the designated playtime and include the correct keyword. Entries must be received and recorded by the Administrator’s computer before the deadline of each playtime to be valid. Any entry received or made either by text or online after the official registration period will not be valid and will not be deemed eligible. Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries collectively received during each designated playtime. A total of ten (10) possible daily weekday winners will be determined throughout the duration of the Contest. The nationwide daily winners will be determined by each individual winner per the designated cue to play and subject to verification. Over the duration of the contest there will be an opportunity to determine a total of 300 possible winners selected to win the prize described herein. Entrants understand that that each cue to play is considered a single playtime and is a separate registration period that will close at 15 minutes after the off icial time the cue sounded. Administrator shall be the official time-keeper for the contest. If Company determines the potential winner is not eligible, the Company may at their sole discretion, randomly select another entry from the same pool of entrants for the respective designated play time.
Entrants should not rely on streamed broadcasts to participate in any contest. WARNING: Online listeners to streamed broadcasts may experience a lag in transmissions due to buffering limitations and other delays in the online streaming of its broadcast signal. Listeners of the online stream may not be able to participate in, or may be disadvantaged in participating in, on-air contests and should contact their local station to determine participation. On air contest not valid on weekends and holidays unless otherwise mentioned herein.
Listen to the participating stations for details on specific times to play. The dates and times of station participation may vary and shall be determined solely by the individual participating Station and announced on air. All changes which are to be made by an individual station must be outlined in an addendum and attached hereto as part of the rules. Any changes made by an individual station shall only apply to that individual station and shall not affect the playtimes of any other participating stations. All entries received are delivered to the same platform and are collectively combined, center regardless of which station the entrant was listening to at the time of the sounder or which participating Station’s website entry was made. Throughout the contest period, valid winners may qualify for entry into a secondary contest for a bonus prize giveaway drawing(s), as determined by the individual participating station and the predetermined qualifying periods designated for a specific bonus prize drawing. Winners may visit their local participating station’s website or contact their local station for more details on any quailing contest opportunity and to request a copy of the bonus contest rules, if applicable, to determine the Station’s bonus prize participation.
Winner Selection and Notification: At the end of each designated playtime, the registration will be closed and the Company will determine the winner at random for that period. There will be one (1) prizewinner selected at random from all of the eligible entries collectively received from all participating stations for the designated period every Monday thru Friday for the duration of the contest. The Company will attempt to contact all selected winners by phone at the phone number provided by the entrant within 5 minutes of the preceding play time deadline. Only the winners will be contacted personally by a Company representative. No more than three (3) attempts shall be made to contact the entrant over a period not to exceed (5) five minutes. ENTRANT MUST ANSWER THE PHONE AND MUST AGREE TO HAVE THE TELEPHONE CONVERSATION RECORDED BY THE COMPANY AND OR STATION AND AGREE TO BE INTERVIEWED FOR ANY BROADCAST OR COMMERCIAL RELEASE CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST TO BE DETERMINED A DESIGNATED WINNER AND HAVE THE PRIZE AWARDED. NO MESSAGES WILL BE LEFT ON ANSWERING MACHINES OR VOICEMAIL SYSTEMS AND THE POTENTIAL WINNERS MUST ANSWER THE CALL AND AGREE TO THE TERMS HEREIN OR WILL FORFEIT ANY RIGHTS TO THE PRIZE. If a potential prizewinner cannot be reached directly following the close of registration period and or does not consent to be recorded for broadcast purposes, the potential prizewinner will be disqualified and an alternate potential prizewinner will be randomly selected until a winner is determined and has met all conditions described herein. Due to time constraints, the Company reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of alternate winners, if any or necessary. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during a particular playtime.