Medaille $30,000 Tuition Check Contest OFFICIAL RULES

March 13, 2017

MEDAILLE COLLEGE $30,000 TUITION CONTEST 2017

CONTEST RULES

 

These contest rules are specific to the above contest conducted by Entercom Buffalo, LLC d/b/a WBEN-AM, WGR-AM, WKSE-FM, WLKK-FM and WTSS-FM (collectively, the “Station”), and administered by Million Dollar Media (“MDM”).  Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific contest, the Kiss 98.5 general contest rules apply to this contest as well and are available at www.kiss985.com/rules.  A copy of these specific contest rules and the Kiss 98.5 general contest rules are available at the Station’s studios at 500 Corporate Pkwy, Suite 200 Amherst, NY 14226 during regular business hours and on Stations’ websites at www.wben.com/rules, www.wgr550.com/rules, www.kiss985.com/rules, www.alternativebuffalo.com/rules, and www.mystar1025.com/rules.  To the extent that the Kiss 98.5 general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.

 

THIS CONTEST IS BEING CONDUCTED BY WBEN-AM, WGR-AM, WKSE-FM, WLKK-FM & WTSS-FM.

 

LISTENERS OF ALL FIVE STATIONS, AND VISITORS TO ALL FIVE STATION’S WEBSITES MAY ENTER THIS CONTEST.

 

How to Enter

  1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE “MEDAILLE COLLEGE $30,000 TUITION CONTEST 2017” (the “Contest”).

 

  1. Prior to the start of the Contest, a predetermined six (6) digit combination will be randomly pre-selected for this Contest by MDM, and placed in a sealed security envelope provided to the Station (the “Tuition Check Number”).  The Tuition Check Number will be placed in a sealed security envelope, and provided to the Station prior to the start the Contest entry period (as defined in Section 3 below).
    1. The Tuition Check Number will be comprised of six (6) digits, each a single-digit whole number between zero (0) and nine (9) inclusive (i.e., no one of the four digits will be a fraction, a decimal, or a whole number with a value greater than nine). 
    2. The same digits may be used more than once within the winning six (6) digit combination (i.e., the predetermined Winning Code could be 1-1-1-1-1-1).

 

  1. Beginning at 12:01am ET on March 13, 2017 through the earlier of either (a) the point at which ten thousand (10,000) entries have been received or (b) April 2, 2017 at 11:59:59pm ET (the “Contest Entry Period”), enter the Contest by visiting www.wben.com, www.wgr550.com, www.kiss985.com, www.alternativebuffalo.com, or www.mystar1025.com, and clicking the “Medaille College $30,000 Tuition Contest” contest entry button. 

 

  1. Each Entrant (“Entrant”) must fully complete and then submit the online Contest entry form as follows:
    1. Entrant must provide his/her first and last name, valid email address, complete address (including city, state and zip), date of birth, and phone number (including area code(s)); and  
    2. Using each of the drop-down fields in the image of the check, Entrant must provide his/her guess of the 6-digit “Tuition Check Number”.
  1. Each Entrant must submit their guess of the winning 6-digit number in its exact correct order (e.g., if the Tuition Check Number is 123456, then a submitted number guess of 654321 would NOT constitute a winning entry).
  2. Accepting any available opt-in opportunities and/or responding to any survey questions from our sponsors and/or Station is not required to enter the Contest.  Checking any opt-in boxes and/or responding to any survey questions will not improve your chances of winning.  Entrant may opt-out of any further email communication at any time without affecting their entry by following the provided opt-out instructions, or replying REMOVE to any email message.

 

  1. Maximum of one entry per email address during the entire contest entry period.

 

 

How to Win

  1. Grand Prize: On or about April 4, 2017 (or within 2 business days after entry closes, if Contest Entry Period ends earlier than April 2, 2017), MDM will inform Stations whether any Entrant(s) in this contest submitted a number guess in the exact matching order as the pre-determined 6-digit Tuition Check Number.  In the event a Tuition Check Number guess has been submitted by an Eligible Entrant, the Entrants(s) who submitted the Tuition Check Number will be notified and will eligible to claim the grand prize, subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules. 
    1. There is only one grand prize available in this contest.  In the event of more than one (1) eligible grand prize winning entry (tie), then the grand prize $30,000 towards College Tuition at Medaille College will be evenly distributed among all eligible winning Entrants.
    2. In the event that no Entrant successfully completes the grand prize winning requirements by submitting the 6-digit Tuition Check Number guess in the exact order as the pre-determined 6-digit Tuition Check Number, then the grand prize will not be awarded.

 

  1. Bonus Prizes: Excluding any Entrant(s) who correctly guessed the Tuition Check Number, if applicable, the three (3) Entrants who have submitted the most winning digits in the exact correct order will be deemed bonus prize winners, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the Contest rules (each a “Bonus Prize Winner”).  The Bonus Prize Winners will be determined by identifying the three (3) Entrants who have submitted the most winning digits in exactly the correct order, starting with the 1st winning digit.  As soon as an Entrant has a wrong number in the sequence starting with the first digit, their entry will be considered incorrect and disqualified – regardless if any additional numbers are in the correct position later in their 6-digit number guess.  In the event of a tie between any eligible Entrants, the first tie breaker will be based upon which Entrant guessed closest to the next winning digit, regardless of whether their guess of the next digit is higher or lower than the actual winning digit.  In the event of a remaining tie, then a random drawing will be held among tied Entrants to determine the Bonus Prize Winners.

 

Prize(s)

  1. BONUS PRIZE:  Each of the three (3) verified Bonus Prize Winners (as described in Section 7 above) will receive one (1) Lenovo Laptop (Model# 80UD0017US) including; 4GB RAM, 1 TB Hard Drive, 15.6” HD Display, Intel ORE i3 6100U Processor, and Office 365 Personal One-Year Subscription and valued at $299.98.

 

  1. GRAND PRIZE:  A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize may be awarded in this contest.  If won, the verified grand prize winner will receive $30,000 towards college tuition at Medaille College, awarded in the form of a $30,000 scholarship to Medaille College.  Grand Prize, if any, will only be awarded upon Grand Prize Winner validation and verification by Stations and Million Dollar Media, LLC and compliance with these Contest rules.  A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded (if at all).  In the event of more than one (1) eligible grand prize winning entry (tie), then the grand prize $30,000 towards College Tuition at Medaille College will be evenly distributed among all eligible winning Entrants.  In the event of a Grand Prize winner, among other things, winner will be required to sign one or more affidavits and/or liability release agreements “as is”, provide a valid US federal or state government issued photo ID, social security number, and sign an IRS W-9 before the prize is awarded.  Failure to do so for any reason within two (2) business days of being notified by Stations (which notification may be either one email and/or one telephone call or message left at the number provided) will result in automatic forfeiture of any prize in this contest and disqualification of such potential grand prize winner.  IN THE EVENT THERE IS A GRAND PRIZE WINNER, IF THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER DOES NOT CLAIM GRAND PRIZE WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER NOTIFICATION THAT THE GRAND PRIZE IS AVAILABLE, GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED.  IN SUCH EVENT, THE PRIZE WILL NOT BE RE-AWARDED AND WILL REMAIN THE PROPERTY OF STATIONS OR SPONSOR.  Notarized affidavits and recorded statements may be required from the contest administrator, witness and Grand Prize Winner to verify compliance with all material contract terms and conditions.
    1. In the event Grand Prize winner does not wish to redeem for themselves, they are able to transfer the prize to an eligible family member or friend.  In this case, grand prize must be transferred within twelve (12) months of date prize awarded.
    2. NO PORTION OF THE GRAND PRIZE MAY BE REDEEMED FOR CASH.  In the event Winner is unable or does not desire to use some or all of the credits issued, such credits will be forfeited and no compensation or substitution prize will be awarded and Winner will still receive a IRS 1099 for 2016 for the full value of the Grand Prize, whether used or not.  If Winner elects not to receive some or all of the credits, he/she must promptly execute a waiver releasing all claims associated with such credits on or before 5:00pm (ET) on December 31, 2017 using a form provided by Station.  Failure to do so in a timely manner will result in the winner may receiving a 1099 for the value of the Grand Prize whether or not he/she elects to accept delivery or pick up all of the credits. 

 

 

Odds of Winning: 

  1. The odds of any one Entrant winning the Grand Prize in this Contest are 1:1,000,000.  If there is no grand prize winner, then the odds of any one Entrant winning a Bonus Prize in this contest will depend on the number of entries received, but will be no greater than 1:10,000.   

 

Sponsor/Administrator

  1. The sponsors of this contest are Entercom Buffalo LLC d/b/a WKSE-FM and WLKK-FM (500 Corporate Parkway, Suite 200, Buffalo, NY 14226), and Medaille College (18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo NY 14214).

 

  1. This contest is administered by Million Dollar Media, LLC, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.

 

Other Rules Specific to this Contest

  1. IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  By participating, each Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with this contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey.

 

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  1. In addition to the eligibility restrictions set forth in the Station’s general contest rules:
    1. Entrants must be legal U.S. residents of New York, age 18 years of age or older;
    2. Employees (including, without limitation, part-time or temporary employees) of Million Dollar Media, LLC, Medaille College, and  their respective parent entities, subsidiaries, affiliated companies and advertising and promotion agencies at any time during the applicable contesting period and the immediate family (i.e., current and   ex- spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren,  and siblings and in-laws and steps in any of the foregoing categories) and other household members (i.e., roommates, housemates, significant others, and partners of each legally residing at the same address) are NOT eligible to enter and/or to win the Contest.

 

Official Rules & Winner List Requests

  1. For a copy of these Official Rules or for a list of prize winner(s), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Medaille College Tuition Check Contest 2017, c/o Entercom Buffalo, LLC 500 Corporate Parkway, Suite 200, Buffalo, NY 14226.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winner list.  Requests must be received by 5/31/2017.  Winner list will be available after 4/27/2016.