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 2015 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 Thursday, January 8, 2015 through Wednesday, February 4, 2015.  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.  BEN-FM will select ten (10) qualifiers per week (Thursday through Wednesday) during the contest period., subject to confirmation of eligibility.

On Thursday, January 15, 22, 29 and February 4, 2015, one (1) grand prize winner will be selected randomly from all confirmed qualifiers from the prior week (Thursday through Wednesday) to win the grand prize trip.  Four (4) Grand Prize winners total will be selected during the contest period.  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 Luxury Included® all-inclusive vacation for two (2) to Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Golf  Resort  located in Jamaica, with round-trip coach airfare for two (2). Estimated value per prize: $ 3500.  Prize includes:

Sandals Resorts & Beaches Resorts are Luxury Included® resort destinations. Therefore the provided prize will include deluxe accommodations, all meals, including gourmet dining, unlimited premium brand beverages, daily and nightly entertainment, all land and water sports, including scuba diving (for certified divers), snorkeling, gratuities, and transfers to and from the resort designated airport.

Telephone calls, Internet, Red Lane® Spa treatments and services, specialty dining, tours & excursions, inter-island transportation, SCUBA certification courses, island departure taxes and purchases made at the Sandals or Beaches Specialty Shops are not included.

The prizes are to be used for purposes indicated above and for promotional consideration as outlined. Any changes to this agreement will render it null and void.

Prize must be redeemed for travel within one year from the promotion end date and is not transferable or redeemable for cash.  No extension will be given after the prize has expired. If the prize is not redeemed, the prize is void.

Please note: Prizes are subject to space availability and selected blackout dates.  It is the responsibility of the radio station to inform the prizewinner that reservations will not be confirmed until 30 days prior to the selected travel date.  

Prizewinner must be at least 18 years of age.

Confirmation of travel dates will only be provided 30 days prior to the departure date.

Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts reserves the right to relocate any confirmed prizewinner from their resort of choice to an alternate resort within our chain based upon availability of space for the secured travel dates.

Airfare portion of the prizing is subject to restrictions and blackout dates by air sponsor. 

Odds of being selected as the grand prize winner once a qualifier are one in 10. 

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 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 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 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.

 

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