Official BEN-FM Contest Rules

Update to BEN-FM contest rules, Effective Tuesday August 24, 2010

All prizes MUST be picked up at the WBEN-FM offices during office business hours unless otherwise noted. Winner may designate someone to pick up their prize for them, if approved by BEN-FM promotions personnel in advance. If approved, the designee must have a copy of the prize winner's VALID, GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID with them or the prize cannot be released. All winners must provide a signed and notarized liability/publicity release before any prize can be claimed.

Office is located at: One Bala Plaza - Suite 424 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Office business hours are Monday through Friday 9a-5pm. Office closes early around holidays. Please call 610-771-0957 to confirm that the office is open before appearing at the station.

Winners will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a WBEN-FM contest with a value of $50.00 or more within the previous 60 days. Winners will also be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/ WPEN) prize valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days

So, you want to win prizes from BEN-FM. Here are the basic contest parameters you need to know.
  • Remember to read the specific contest rules carefully. Some prizes have limitations, black out dates for trips, etc.
  • Yes… you will have to pay taxes on all prizes valued over $600.
  • All prizes MUST be picked up in person at the WBEN-FM offices during the business hours of 9:30am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays and the day before/after a holiday. Prizes not claimed within 30-days of winning will be forfeited.
  • When picking up prizing, please bring a copy of a valid driver's license/photo I.D. for confirmation.
  • WBEN-FM offices are located at One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Need help finding us? Get directions.
  • Online listeners to the BEN-FM web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute. Listening to the station’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in an on-air contest.


WBEN-FM GENERAL CONTEST RULES

These rules are applicable to all WBEN-FM contests unless the individual contest rules differ, in which case the individual contest rules will govern as to the specific differences.

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

For call-to-win contests: Winner qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number and social security number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call. Contest calls will not be accepted at any number other than the one specified in the rules.
  1. All contest entries will become the property of Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.
  2. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.
  3. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. WBEN-FM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.
  4. Winners must claim their prizes in person at the WBEN-FM offices within 30 days after the end of the contest. Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited. Winners will be required to furnish positive proof of identification when claiming prize.
  5. All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in WBEN-FM’s terrestrial listening area.
  6. Winners will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a WBEN-FM contest with a value of $50.00 or more within the previous 60 days. Winners will also be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN/WNUW/WPEN) prize valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days.
  7. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, the contest/promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with WBEN-FM or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in WBEN-FM’s ADI (as defined by Arbitron) are not eligible. “Immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”
  8. One entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.
  9. Winners (and their guests, if any) will be required to sign a liability/publicity release before claiming the prize.
  10. WBEN-FM is not responsible for the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, for any other risk, incident or damage relating to the acceptance and use of the prize, or for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station.
  11. WBEN-FM is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.
  12. Participation in contest constitutes full permission for WBEN-FM and promotion sponsors to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness without compensation.
  13. Winners are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize.
  14. Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won. WBEN-FM reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement. These rules and all decisions of the judges, who may be employees of WBEN-FM or the contest sponsor, are final and binding. For a copy of the rules or to request a winner's list for any WBEN-FM contest (available up to 30-days after the conclusion of a contest), mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: WBEN-FM Contest Rules/Winner's List, name of the contest, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
  15. SMS Terms of Service

    The following terms and conditions apply to SMS text messaging promotions and text alert clubs sponsored by 95.7 BEN-FM which will send one or more text messages to the phone number you provide at opt-in.

    Unless otherwise indicated in an advertisement on 95.7 BEN-FM we do not require any payment or charge any subscription fee for SMS text messages sent by 95.7 BEN-FM

    Note that your carrier’s message & data rates may apply. Please check your mobile contract for details.

    95.7 BEN-FM will offer periodic mobile messages to subscribers who have opted-in to the 95.7 BEN-FM text club. The frequency of messaging depends on the club that your phone is subscribed to.

    Upon subscribing to a club, you will receive a text message noting how many texts you should expect to receive per week or month. Sometimes a maximum number is given. Sometimes the number of messages depends on the frequency of news for the particular subscription.

    For additional help, Text HELP to 95711 in reply to a text message you receive.

    To cancel an SMS subscription, text STOP to 95711 reply to a text message you receive. To remove yourself from all SMS subscriptions on the short code please text STOP ALL to 95711. You may also text STOPALL to cancel if you don’t remember which clubs you subscribed to, if any. You may receive a limited number of subsequent messages clarifying or confirming your opt-out request.

    Supported carriers include:  A T & T, Verizon, T-Mobil, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Metro PCS

    You are not required to opt-in to the 95.7 BEN-FM text club to make a purchase from Station.

    You must be 13 years of age or older to use (STATION) SMS services.

    95.7 BEN-FM Privacy Policy:  http://www.ilikebenfm.com/about/privacy-policy/

    Support:  95.7 BEN-FM studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

 

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Deptford Mall Text to Win Thursday Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

How to Enter for a Chance to Win

Every Thursday from September 4, 2014to November 7, 2014 for 10 weeks listeners will be told to go to Deptford Malls website at www.deptfordmall.com  at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm to get the “text to win” key word. Listeners then text the word to 95711 for a chance to win $100 gift card to a Deptford Mall retailer at random. All listeners can text up to three times a day for each different word for a chance to win. Listeners will have up to sixty minutes to text in at set times.  Online listeners to the Station web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.  Listening to the station’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in this contest.

Prize

$100 Deptford Mall Gift Cards each week (Total$1000 and 10 prizes total)

Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.  Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  STATION reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value.  Winners may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must claim their prizes in person at the STATION offices within 30 days after the end of the contest.  Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited. 

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of theUnited States, living or working in Station’s terrestrial listening area.  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a STATION contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater [CITY] Radio, Inc., its affiliates (including STATION), promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with STATION or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in STATION’s ADI are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by STATION.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  One entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

Winners agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, STATION, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winners (and their guests, if any) will be required to sign a form releasing STATION and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

STATION undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  STATION is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station.  STATION is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest. 

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for STATION and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness without compensation.

Taxes

STATION will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Winners must provide their social security number to STATION for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize. 

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  STATION reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in STATION’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by STATION or its affiliates.  STATION reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of STATION and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the STATION studio, 1 Bala Plaza - Suite 424

Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

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BEN-FM 2014 Workday Bonus – Official Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

How to Enter for a Chance to Win

The BEN-FM “Workday Bonus” Contest will run weekdays from Monday, September 15, 2014 through Friday, October 10, 2014.  Each weekday during the contest period, at approximately 11:20am and 3:20pm (ET), listen to 95.7 BEN FM to hear the cue to call.  When the cue to call airs at the specified times, caller 15 to 215-263-2363 will win $500 (subject to confirmation of eligibility) and be entered into the grand prize drawing for a trip for two to Jamaica.  Limit one qualifying prize per person and household during the contest period.  If the 15th caller is disconnected for any reason before completion of the phone call, the next caller taken will be deemed the 15th caller.   On or about October, 10, 2014, one (1) grand prize winner will be selected randomly from all confirmed qualifiers to win the grand prize trip.  Initially-selected grand prize winner will be notified by phone and must confirm acceptance of prize within five (5) business days or risk disqualification and selection of a new winner.

Online listeners to the WBEN-FM (Station) web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.  Listening to BEN-FM’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in this contest.

Caller qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, and work/cell phone number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call.  Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number.

 Prizes

 Forty (40) qualifying prizes will be awarded, each a $500 company check.  Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

Four (4) Grand Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of a four-day/three-night all-inclusive vacation for two (2) to Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort located in Jamaica, with round-trip coach airfare for two (2) on Delta Airlines. Estimated value per prize: $ 2700

The Grand Prize vacation to Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort will include:

  • Premium accommodations (one room, double occupancy)
  • All meals and snacks at 6 on-site restaurants from Jerk Chicken to Gourmet Dining
  • Unlimited Premium Drinks at 4 on-site bars
  • Daily Activities and Entertainment
  • Complimentary green fees at the (18) hole championship Runaway Bay Golf Club
  • Non-motorized Watersports
  • Weekly Dive-in Movies
  • Volleyball and Basketball
  • 4 lighted Tennis Courts
  • Fitness Center

Winners are responsible for costs of transportation to/from airport/ resort and room taxes. Room tax will be $4.00 per night. Transportation via Jewel Resorts (which can be set up at time of redeeming prize) will be $35 per person round trip. All other expenses not listed as included in the prize, including (without limitation) off-site meals, excursions, ground transportation, parking, baggage fees, and other incidental expenses, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prizes are valid through October 31, 2015 (must book by 9/30/15 and complete all travel by 10/31/15). Blackout dates apply as set forth below.  Scheduling is subject to availability.

 

Air travel to be provided by Delta Airlines, to include roundtrip coach airfare for two, valued up to $650 per person, to Montego Bay, Jamaica.  Airfare must be booked by 9/30/15 and travel completed by 10/31/15; blackout dates apply.  Subject to availability. Delta Vacations will provide air transportation via Delta Air Lines from any city in the U.S. 50 or Canada (excluding Quebec). Travel is permitted on designated flights operated by Delta Air Lines®; the Delta Connection® carriers: Chautauqua Airlines, Compass, ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., GoJet Airlines, Endeavor Air, Shuttle America, shuttle America dba Delta Shuttle and SkyWest. Travel via other DL Airlink and DL designated affiliated partner flights is not permitted. Winner is responsible for travel to and from the airport served by such flights.

Terms and Conditions:

Tickets and certificates are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Tickets and certificates have zero cash value.  Travel is not permitted on the following dates: 2014 - Nov 22-28, Dec 18-31. 2015 - Jan 1, Mar 14-Apr 12.  Not valid with previously purchased trip. Trip certificate may not be combined with any other coupon, certificates, discount, bonus, infant fare, upgrade, SkyMiles Air Travel Award or promotional offers/tickets.  Trip certificate is not valid with Miscellaneous Charge Orders or Prepaid tickets.

Positive identification and valid credit card will be required at time of check-in.  Purchased certificates are subject to confiscation, in which case you will not be allowed to travel. Only original certificates will be accepted. Certificates will not be replaced. Void if altered.  Travel must be roundtrip.  Reservations must be made and ticket issued prior to departure.  Booking and travel dates must fall into the range as specified.  Delta Vacations must make all reservations and issue all travel documentation.  Certificate may only be applied towards number of passengers specified on the certificate; passengers must travel on the same itinerary and must be booked through Delta Vacations.  Any unused portion of the certificate will not be refunded, and cannot be used towards another booking or another service component.  Travel agent commission is not paid/earned on a free trip value, taxes, and fees.  If booking exceeds certificate value, recipient is responsible for any balance due and must be paid in full at time of booking.  Hotel taxes, state and federal income taxes may apply and are the sole responsibility of the recipient.  Checked luggage fees may apply and are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Fees are charged each way, and are subject to change. Refer to delta.com for current rates.  Changes to reservations, once made, are not permitted.  A per ticket surcharge will apply for paper tickets issued in markets where electronic ticketing is available.  Substitutions will not be allowed.  Space is subject to availability.  SkyMiles mileage credit and/or MQDs may or may not be awarded.  Flight schedules are subject to change without notice.  Delta Vacations is the final authority on the interpretation of these rules and reserve the right to change these terms and conditions without prior notice.  Standard Delta Vacations Terms and Conditions apply, and are outlined during the booking process; other airline, hotel, or vendor restrictions may apply.  Delta Vacations is managed, operated, and marketed by MLT Inc.  Certain destinations may charge taxes or fees not covered by this certificate or Delta Vacations.

 

Odds of being selected as the grand prize winner once a qualifier are one in 40.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must claim their prizes by completing all required paperwork in person at the BEN-FM offices during business hours any non-holiday weekday within 30 days after the contest concludes.  Must have valid photo ID to claim prize.  Prizes not claimed as described above will be forfeited. 

Eligibility

All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  Winners will be disqualified if they have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with 95.7 BEN-FM or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in the Philadelphia metro survey area are not eligible to participate.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  Limit one qualifying call per person and per household.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By participating, all entrants release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, prize providers, 95.7 BEN-FM, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winners will be required to sign a form releasing 95.7 BEN-FM and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

95.7 BEN-FM undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  95.7 BEN-FM is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station.  95.7 BEN-FM  is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Station, 95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternative method of awarding the prizes.

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for 95.7 BEN-FM and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

If required by law, 95.7 BEN-FM will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Winners must provide their social security number to 95.7 BEN-FM  for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize (including, without limitation, income, sales, excise, and use taxes). 

General

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on the contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in 95.7 BEN-FM’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by 95.7 BEN-FM  or its affiliates.  95.7 BEN-FM reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of 95.7 BEN-FM and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the 95.7 BEN-FM studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 for 60 days after the contest concludes. 

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and BEN-FM hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Sponsor:  WBEN-FM, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

Prize Provider:  MLT Vacations d/b/a Delta Vacations, 700 South Central Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30354.

 

 

 

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