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Contest Rules


Vanguard Media LLC will conduct its contests substantially as described in these
general contesting rules, and by participating, each participate agrees to the
following:
Vanguard Media LLC may from time to time conduct contests concurrently and
simultaneously on several participating radio stations owned and not owned by
Vanguard Media LLC, and 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. For a list of participating stations for each individual
contest, please visit the offices of the station during normal business hours.
1. Prize(s). The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s)
are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.
All prizes shall be redeemed from the Station within 30 days of the contest end
date unless otherwise stated in the contest’s official rules. Certain prizes are date
specific (i.e. concerts, trips) and the winner or winners must be available on the
dates specified. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason,
Vanguard Media LLC reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not
to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion.
2. Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S.
residents. The age limit will vary from contest to contest as determined by the
Station, please refer to each contest’s official rules. Participants and winners
from reside in the Station’s Total Survey Area (TSA). If the contest is open to
minors, a parent or guardian of any participant who is a minor must sign a
release on behalf of the miner to be eligible to receive a prize, but Vanguard
Media reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of any minor.
Unless otherwise stated in the official contest rules, only one (1) entry per
person. Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest for any thirty (30) day
period. If the contest involves listener participation by voting for a contest
participant on the station’s website then the voting is limited to one vote per
person. If a contestant receives multiple and/or irregular votes from the same
user or users, regardless of the source, Vanguard Media LLC reserves the right
to disqualify the contestant at its sole discretion. Employees of Vanguard Media,
the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of
other ration 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.
3. Telephone and Delivery Disclaimer. If a contest is a call in to win
contest and/or a telephone is needed to participate in the Contest, participants
are restricted to use of ordinary telephone equipment. Participants that enable
the ‘Caller ID’ block function will not be allowed to participate unless they enter
their correct area code and telephone number if prompted, or disable the
features inhibiting their participation in the Contest. Participants using equipment
not set up for toll free phone exchanges (800. 888. 877. 866 etc.) may
experience connection problems. Vanguard Media LLC disclaims all liability for
the inability of a participant to complete or continue a telephone call due to
equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the
control of Vanguard Media control, or otherwise. For all contests Vanguard Media
LLC disclaims all liability for any delays, misdelivery, loss, or failure in the
delivery of any item sent my mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or
other delivery method. Vanguard Media LLC is not responsible for mechanical,
technical, 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 are permitted.
4. Voting Contests. By participating in the voting portion of any contest,
each voting participant agrees to be bound by the official contest rules. Voting is
limited to one vote per verified email address. If an entrant receives multiple
and/or irregular votes or multiple votes or multiple votes from the same user or
users, including but not limited to, votes generated by a robotic, programmed,
script, macro, other automated means or other source, Vanguard Media LLC
reserves the right to disqualify the entrant in its sole discretion. If the contest
includes the use of an internet tool and the internet voting process fails to
operate properly or appears to be tampered with or tainted with errors, fraud or
unfair practices, Vanguard Media LLC reserves the right to use another means to
determine the winner(s). i.e. random selection or appointing a panel of judges. All
decisions are final.
5. Publicity; Use of Personal Information. By participating, where allowed
by law, all participants and winner(s) grant Vanguard Media LLC 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 Vanguard Media LLC may disclose
personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and
use such information for marketing and other purposes.
6. Consumer Created Content. If the entry for the contest includes any
creative material from the participant, including but not limited to, consumer
created content, by submitting your entry: (1) you agree that your disclosure is
gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place the company or
contest sponsors under any fiduciary or other obligation, that the company is free
to disclose the ideas on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the
ideas without any additional compensation to you; (2) you acknowledge that, by
acceptance of your submission, Vanguard Media LLC and contest sponsors do
not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to sponsor,
or developed by their employees, or obtained from sources other than; (3) you
are verifying that you are the owner and producer of the submitted material and
that no third party ownership rights exist to any material submitted, and (4) you
are hereby granting Vanguard Media LLC and the station a perpetual, worldwide,
non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right and
license to use, publish, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute,
have distributed and promote such content in any form, in all media now known
or hereinafter created, anywhere in the world, for any purpose.
7. Release. By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner
waive any and all claims of liability against Vanguard Media LLC, 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 mush sign an official waiver provided by Vanguard Media LLC.
8. Taxes. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available
information provided to Vanguard Media LLC, 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
Vanguard Media LLC 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 Vanguard Media LLC 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.
9. Conduct and Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants
agree to be bound by the decisions of Vanguard Media LLC 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.
Vanguard Media LLC will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes,
conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules of the Contest and
Vanguard Media LLC’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 Vanguard Media LLC, Vanguard Media LLC reserves the right to
terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as
Vanguard Media LLC deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by Vanguard
Media LLC and are final. Vanguard Media LLC may waive any of these rules in
its sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to
deliberately circumvent, disrupt, damage, or undermine the legitimate operation
of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be
made, Vanguard Media LLC reserve the right to seek civil and/or criminal
prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted
by law.
10. Miscellaneous. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the
number of participants. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign
Vanguard Media’s release from to claim the prize. Vanguard Media LLC may
substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as
announced on the Station(s). Vanguard Media LLC 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 visit the Station’s website.
All entries become the property of Vanguard Media LLC and will not be returned.
11. Compliance with the 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 r
equired by local and state law.

 
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