WBLK/New Era Wireless Big 4 @ 4 Theme Song Competition Official Rules
WBLK/New Era Wireless Big 4 @ 4 Theme Song Competition
18 Feb 2015
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. The WBLK/New Era Wireless Big 4 @ 4 Theme Song Competition contest will begin on Feb 20th 2015 2pm and end on March 16th 2015 9am.
b. To participate in the contest, you may enter via the following method(s): by submitting via www.wblk.com a original 90 second radio jingle (song) introducing radio personality Jazzy T from 93.7 WBLK FM/Buffalo NY, her Big 4 @4 Countdown segment. Original includes original words/lyrics and original production. All entries must be in the Mp3 format and include the (stage name and birth name), age, individual or group photo and contact phone number. Entries can only be received through WBLK.com and through no other method. Entries must be received on or before noon March 6th 2015.WBLK staff will select 4 finalist entries on March 6th 2015, post these on WBLK.com and allowing the general public to vote on who they think has the best jingle. One vote per person and each contestant can be voted only once per voting individual.
c. The Station is not responsible for telephone/Internet/webpage service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her entry.
d. Individuals or group entries may be entered only ONCE THROUGHOUT the duration of this contest. Group entries must make clear at the time of submission which individual in the group would be responsible for their submission and would accept prize if so chosen. WBLK Radio/New Era Wireless will not use any non winning entry live on the radio without prior permission of the person or persons submitting that entry.
e. Contestants are required to provide truthful information and the Station (WBLK) will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false fraudulent or not original. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals or groups who do not meet the eligibility requirements and the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The contest is open to all [WBLK FM] listeners who are 18 years of age or older and who legally reside in the Western New York/Southern Ontario Canada area. Employees of WBLK (the “Station”), New Era Wireless (Buffalo NY) its licensee, its corporate parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in the Buffalo NY/Southern Ontario metropolitan area and the members of their immediate families and households are ineligible to participate or win.
b. Only one winner per household is permitted in any Station contest.
c. Winner/s/ must agree to allow WBLK FM use of their original jingle for an unspecified amount of time at the discretion of WBLK Radio and New Era Wireless of Buffalo NY. Winner/s/ must sign release form attesting to the authenticity of their original jingle before it can be aired on 93.7 WBLK Radio.
a. Prizes include (1) 4G/LTE Android phone with LG Blue Tooth and (1) month
free service through New Era Wireless of Buffalo NY. Service beyond one month (30 days from activation) are the responsibility of the winner/s/. Approximate value is $300.00. Winner/s/ will be interviewed live on the air at the studios of WBLK FM (date tba). Any taxes and or service fees with the acceptance of this prize are the responsibility of the contest winner/s. The winner/s/ original jingle will also be played on 93.7 WBLK Radio for a maximum of one full year Monday through Friday during the opening segment of the WBLK Big 4@4 with Jazzy T.
b. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within forty-five (30) days of winning. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. The Station (WBLK) is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
c. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Sponsor (WBLK radio and New Era Wireless) may, at its sole discretion, 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.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Station management and New Era Wireless with respect to the contest are final.
b. The winner will be announced via radio on Monday March 16TH 2015 at approximately 4pm on 93.7 WBLK.
c. The following requirements must be fulfilled in order for an entry to be accepted: (1). All entries must be acceptable for live radio broadcast. (2). No profanity or sexual connotations will be accepted. (3). All entries must contain the following words or phrases as describe here but can appear anywhere in their Jingle: JAZZY T, BUFF CITY’S BIG 4 @4 COUNTDOWN, THE PEOPLES STATION 93.7 WBLK AND BUFFALO’S BIGGEST JAMS! The Station (WBLK) will judge the final 4 finalists entries and has final decision over what is acceptable.
d. Listeners need not be present at the radio station nor are required to listen to enter or win this contest.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Winners may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.
b. 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 without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station in its sole discretion may require contest winner/s/ to sign a liability release, agreeing to hold the Station, New Era Wireless its corporate licensee, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.
d. The Station, in is sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station’s Web Site or is otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
e. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the addition or substitution of a prize or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. “If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.”
f. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Station.
g. The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest, or in the announcement of a prize.
h. Copies of the written contest rules and the winner/s/ name (when complete) are available during regular business hours at the main studio of 93.7 WBLK, 14 Lafayette Square, Suite 1200, Buffalo NY (716) 852-9393.