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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BEN-FM 10 BEN’S A DAY– 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 “10 BEN’S A DAY” Contest will run weekdays from Monday, February 23, 2015 through Friday, March 13, 2015.  Each weekday during the contest period, at approximately 8am and 2pm (ET), listen to 95.7 BEN FM to hear the cue to call.  When the cue to call airs at the specified times, caller 10  to 215-263-2363 will win $500 (subject to confirmation of eligibility)  Limit one prize per person and household during the contest period.  If the 10th caller is disconnected for any reason before completion of the phone call, the next caller taken will be deemed the 10th caller.  .

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.

Winner 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

Thirty (30) prizes will be awarded, each a $500 company check.  Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

Other Prize Conditions

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 WBEN-FM contest with a value over $50.00 in the past 60 days, or 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 prize-winning call total 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 may be required to 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.

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                                                                               BEN’S “Fantasy Flyaway Weekend” – 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 “Fantasy Flyaway Weekend” Contest will run the weekend from of Saturday, March 7, 2015 and through Sunday, March  8, 2015.  Each weekday during the contest period, from 10am to 6pm (ET), listen to 95.7 BEN FM to hear the Cue to text in the “Word of the Hour”   When the Cue airs, text the specified Word of the Hour (as announced in the Cue to text) to the BEN-FM short code 95711.  Standard message and data rates may apply.  To enter without texting, go to http://www.vibescm.com/amoe to enter the short code, Word of the Hour, and all required contact information. 

 

Each entrant who texts or enters online with the correct Word of the Hour within 15 minutes after the Cue to text airs will qualify for the Grand Prize that day’s drawing for a chance to win a trip for two to Iceland.  One (1) Grand Prize winner will be chosen at random at the end of the weekend from all qualifying text and online entries received.  Initially-selected Grand Prize winner is are subject to confirmation of eligibility in accordance with these rules.

Entrants will only be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing on the day in which they entered.  Initially-selected Grand Prize winners will be notified via phone (at the number from which the winning text was received or the phone number provided online) at approximately 5pm on the day that they entered, and must confirm notification and acceptance of prize within three (3) business days or risk forfeiture of the Grand Prize and selection of a new winner.  Listeners may enter a maximum of one time, regardless of entry method, per Cue to text during each day of the contest period, for a maximum of eightfour (84) total text or online entries per day.  A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded per person and household during the contest period.

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 the on-air portion of this contest.

If there is any dispute about the identity of an entrant, the registered user of the text message or internet account on the date of entry will be the recognized entrant.  All text participants acknowledge that text messages are distributed by third-party mobile network providers and BEN-FM (Station) cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery.  Participants acknowledge that, depending on the recipient’s mobile provider service, it may not be possible to transmit the message to the recipient successfully.  Station assumes no responsibility for, and does not guarantee in any way, the availability or performance of any mobile, text or data service, including liability for transmission delays or delivery failures.

Station does not charge a fee for text entries.  It is each entrant’s responsibility to check with their individual carrier and mobile/data plan, as other charges may apply.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT TEXTS TO THE STATION MAY RESULT IN ONE OR MORE AUTOMATIC BOUNCE BACK MESSAGES, FOR WHICH PARTICIPANTS MAY INCUR A FEE FROM THEIR PROVIDER.  Station assumes no responsibility for charges incurred for text-messaging, including (without limitation) charges resulting from any bounce back messages or contest notices from the Station.

Only those text messages sent to the specific short code provided, at the time texting is solicited, will be eligible to win. Texts to the main Station phone number or any other phone number are not eligible. 

Prizes

There will be one (1) Prizes (“Prizes”) awarded: .a 4 Day / 3 Night Trip for Two (2) to Iceland (Value: $2600).  Prize consists of:

•           including round trip economy class air fare for two on Icelandair.

•           (3) nights’ Hotel stay (one room, double occupancy) courtesy of Icelandair Hotels and 

•           Walk on the Ice Side Glacier Walking Tour (courtesy of Icelandic Mountain Guides http://www.mountainguides.) and

•           round trip airport/hotel transfers in Iceland.

 

Travel must be completed by March 22, 2016. Blackout dates apply and include June 15-September 2, 2015 and December 15, 2015-January 6, 2016. No exceptions/no extensions.  Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary.  Minor guest, if any, must be accompanied by custodial parent or legal guardian.  All expenses not specifically listed as included in the prize, including (without limitation) meals, other ground transportation, baggage fees, gratuities, taxes and incidentals, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Winner and guest must have valid passport for international travel.

 

Complimentary travel is on Icelandair only, with two people traveling on the same itinerary. Maximum travel length on prize letter is 30days total. All travel must originate from one of Icelandair’s North American gateways and will not accumulate points in our the Saga Club program for frequent travelers. All air travel must be completed within 30 days.  Transportation to/from the traveler’s home and Icelandair gateway airport is not included will not be provided as part of the overall trip giveaway. Flights and hotel reservations are subject to availability at the time of reservation. Reservations must be made by the winner directly with an Icelandair representative by phone or in person.  A travel agent may not be used to book in the booking flight arrangements, and reservations cannot be made via Icelandair internet website. All applicable airport taxes and other official charges are payable by you prior to ticketing. You are responsible for any income or other taxes that may apply. Once tickets have been issued, a change fee of $200 per person will apply for each re-issuance of your tickets. Boarding pass with seat assignment will be issued at the airport check-in.  No seat assignment prior to check in. Please allow at least three weeks for ticket processing. Applicable airport taxes, official charges including the September 11th security fee, and fuel surcharges, as determined by the destination, are approximately $355-$499 per person, and must be paid by the winner prior to ticketing. 

Odds of winning the daily Grand Prize depend on number of eligible entries received that day.  Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute for any prize or prize element with one of equal or greater value.  Winners may not request prize substitution.  Prize is are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must claim their prizes or prize certificates by completing all required paperwork 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 21 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a 95.7 BEN-FM contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Winners will also be disqualified if they or a member of their household have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize or prize package 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 Icelandair , Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Visit Florida, their respective 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 entry per Cue to text; multiple entries may disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By participating, all entrants agree to release and hold harmless 95.7 BEN-FM, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Icelandair (collectively, “Sponsors”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) 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 the Released Parties from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

Each of the Released Parties 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).  None of the Released Parties is 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 BEN-FM, Sponsors and Icelandair, 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

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 his/hertheir 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. Furthermore, claims for bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage arising out of the redemption, use or misuse of the Prize must be submitted to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts, and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws.  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:  95.7 BEN-FM, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

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WBEN-FM “Mutt Madness” contest – 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

Contest entry period runs from March 2, 2015 through Friday, March 29, 2015 at 11:59am (ET). To participate in the Contest, email a picture of your dog with the dog’s name and your first and last name, age, home address and daytime phone number to muttmadness@ilikebenfm.com.  Pictures must be in .jpg or .gif format, 1MB maximum, and must be suitable for public all-ages viewing.  WBEN-FM reserves the right to disqualify entries in its sole discretion. On Friday, March 14, 2015 at approximately Noon, WBEN-FM will select 3-5 finalists in its sole discretion and post the submitted pictures and dogs’ names online at ilikebenfm.com.  Any and all entries received, regardless of whether they are chosen as a finalist or winner of the contest, may be posted on WBEN-FM’s website and social networking sites including the WBEN-FM Facebook page.  By entering, all participants (1) authorize this use of their submitted photo by WBEN-FM; and (2) certify that they have all rights necessary to submit the photo for contest purposes as described in these rules.  One (1) winner will be chosen from the finalists on or about Monday March 31, 2015, by the WBEN-FM judges in their sole discretion.  Winner will be notified by phone or email. 

Prize

One (1) prize will be awarded:  $500 value in Natural Balance Dog Food from Dogs and Cats Ruled. One bag per month.

Winners may not request prize substitution.  Prize is non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winner must claim prize by completing all required paperwork in person as instructed by the WBEN-FM promotions staff.  Prize not claimed as instructed 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), and the owner of the dog whose photo is submitted.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., its affiliates (including WMGK, WMMR, WPEN, WBEN-FM-FM), Nationwide associates ,promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with WBEN-FM or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in 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 entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By participating, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, WBEN-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 WBEN-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

WBEN-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 or participation in any event relating to the contest, by any contestant and/or contestant’s guest(s).  WBEN-FM is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize or prize certificate after the prize has been claimed. 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.  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 WBEN-FM, Station reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).

License

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for WBEN-FM and promotion sponsors/prize providers and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, contest entry photo, recorded comments, pictures of listener’s dogs, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.

Taxes

If required by applicable law, WBEN-FM will report the total value of the prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Winner must provide his/her social security number to WBEN-FM for tax reporting purposes, and is 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.  WBEN-FM reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in WBEN-FM’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by WBEN-FM or its affiliates.  WBEN-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 WBEN-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 WBEN-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 WBEN-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.

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BEN’S “Family Vacation A Day Giveaway” – 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 “BEN's Family Vacation A Day Giveaway” Contest will run weekdays from Monday, March 16, 2015 through Friday, April 3, 2015.  Each weekday during the contest period, at approximately 8am, Noon, 2pm, and 4pm (ET), listen to 95.7 BEN FM to hear the Cue to text in the “Word of the Hour”   When the Cue airs, text the specified Word of the Hour (as announced in the Cue to text) to the BEN-FM short code 95711.  Standard message and data rates may apply.  To enter without texting, go to http://www.vibescm.com/amoe to enter the short code, Word of the Hour, and all required contact information.  Each entrant who texts or enters online with the correct Word of the Hour within 15 minutes after the Cue to text airs will qualify for that day’s drawing for a chance to win a trip for four to Universal Orlando® Resort in Orlando, Florida.  One (1) Grand Prize winner will be chosen at random at the end of each contesting day from all qualifying text and online entries received that day.  Initially-selected Grand Prize winners are subject to confirmation of eligibility in accordance with these rules.

Entrants will only be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing on the day in which they entered.  Initially-selected Grand Prize winners will be notified via phone (at the number from which the winning text was received or the phone number provided online) at approximately 4:45pm on the day that they entered, and must confirm notification and acceptance of prize within three (3) business days or risk forfeiture of the Grand Prize and selection of a new winner.  Listeners may enter a maximum of one time, regardless of entry method, per Cue to text during each day of the contest period, for a maximum of four (4) total text or online entries per day.  A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded per person and household during the contest period.

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 the on-air portion of this contest.

If there is any dispute about the identity of an entrant, the registered user of the text message or internet account on the date of entry will be the recognized entrant.  All text participants acknowledge that text messages are distributed by third-party mobile network providers and BEN-FM (Station) cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery.  Participants acknowledge that, depending on the recipient’s mobile provider service, it may not be possible to transmit the message to the recipient successfully.  Station assumes no responsibility for, and does not guarantee in any way, the availability or performance of any mobile, text or data service, including liability for transmission delays or delivery failures.

Station does not charge a fee for text entries.  It is each entrant’s responsibility to check with their individual carrier and mobile/data plan, as other charges may apply.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT TEXTS TO THE STATION MAY RESULT IN ONE OR MORE AUTOMATIC BOUNCE BACK MESSAGES, FOR WHICH PARTICIPANTS MAY INCUR A FEE FROM THEIR PROVIDER.  Station assumes no responsibility for charges incurred for text-messaging, including (without limitation) charges resulting from any bounce back messages or contest notices from the Station.

Only those text messages sent to the specific short code provided, at the time texting is solicited, will be eligible to win. Texts to the main Station phone number or any other phone number are not eligible. 

Prizes

There will be fifteen (15) Prizes (“Prizes”) awarded. Each Prize winner (“Winner”) will receive a four (4) day, three (3) night trip for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (“Guests”) to Universal Orlando® Resort in Orlando, Florida. Each prize will include round trip coach class air transportation for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (provided by Visit Florida)  from a major commercial airport near Winner’s home (as determined by Universal and Visit Florida in their sole discretion) to Orlando, FL (Fair Market Value “FMV” of the air transportation is $1500); three (3) nights standard hotel accommodation (one room, quad occupancy, room and tax only) at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort or at another on-site hotel (as determined by Universal in its sole discretion); non-exclusive ground transportation to and from airport and hotel in Orlando, FL; 3 Park Unlimited Passes for admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Wet ‘n Wild for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; and attendance at one (1) Blue Man Group performance (exact date and time to be determined by Universal in its sole discretion) for Winner and up to three (3) Guests. The FMV of each Prize excluding air transportation is One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-Eight  and 72/100 Dollars ($1,748.72), for a total FMV for each Prize of $3,148.72. If Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with no Guest, the Prize will be awarded to Winner and each participating Guest and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. Winner must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age in order to check into the on-site hotel. Minor traveling companions, if any, must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.  Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions. Trip and all related travel must be completed by April 3, 2016 or Prize will be forfeited.  Reservations are subject to availability. Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date. Travel dates are subject to Universal and Visit Florida approval.  FMV of Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated FMV and final FMV of Prize will not be awarded.. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner.  Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, baggage fees, inspection charges, and security charges. Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through Universal. All Prize elements must be redeemed at the same time.     

Odds of winning the daily Grand Prize depend on number of eligible entries received that day.  Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute for any prize or prize element 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 or prize certificates by completing all required paperwork 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 21 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in the Philadelphia metro survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio).  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a 95.7 BEN-FM contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Winners will also be disqualified if they or a member of their household have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize or prize package 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 Universal Orlando® Resort, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., Visit Florida, their respective 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 entry per Cue to text; multiple entries may disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.

Release

By participating, all entrants agree to release and hold harmless 95.7 BEN-FM, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc. (collectively, “Sponsors”), Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando® Resort (“Universal”), Visit Florida, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) 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 the Released Parties from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  

Disclaimer

Each of the Released Parties 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).  None of the Released Parties is 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 Sponsors and Universal 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

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. Furthermore, claims for bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage arising out of the redemption, use or misuse of the Prize must be submitted to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the State of Florida, and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.  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:  95.7 BEN-FM, One Bala Plaza, Suite 424, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

Prize Providers:  Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort (“Universal”) and VISIT FLORIDA (“Visit Florida”) are prize suppliers only in this Contest; are not sponsors of this Contest; and are not responsible for the administration of the Contest, the collection of the entries or the conduct of the draws.

 

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