Small Business Advertising Official Rules
July 11, 2012, 3:27 pm
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 1. Contest Description/Participation:
FM NEWS 101 & CENTURY LINK
SMALL BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENT PACKAGE GIVEAWAY
The Small Business Advertisement Package Giveaway has two different components.
a. First, between approximately 8:00AM PST on Monday, July 2, 2012 and approximately 11:59PM PST on Sunday, July 29, 2012The FM News 101 KXL (Station) over the age of 18, that are owners or employed by small businesses in NW Oregon and SW Washington will be allowed to submit and entry form linked from www.kxl.com to enter the contest. Forms must be filled out completely and accurately (see entries section below).
b. Second, all small business submissions received by 11:59PM PST on Sunday, July 29, 2012 will be placed on an online voting page at www.kxl.com by approximately 12:00PM PST on Monday, July 30, 2012. Listeners and businesses will be encouraged to vote/get their friends and families and clients/customers to go www.kxl.com to vote for their small business.
c. At approximately 8:00AM PST on August 6th, the small business with the most online votes will win the Small Business Advertising Package Giveaway (see, Prize section below) 2. Eligibility:
a. No purchase necessary to enter. FM News 101 & Century Link Small Business Advertisement Package Giveaway (the “Contest”) is open to residents of Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington, 18 years of age or older, except employees of FM News 101 KXL (The “Station”), Alpha Broadcasting, LCC, and Century Link (collectively, the “Sponsors”), other television and radio stations in the Portland, Oregon market, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies (if any), members of their respective families or persons living in the same household.
b. Persons are eligible to win a Station contest only once every sixty (60) days. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. Persons are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.
c. Entrants must be an employee or owner of a small business located in the Portland Metro Area, Southwest Washington or in Northwest Oregon. Only one entry per small business is permitted
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful, complete and accurate information. The Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals and/or small businesses who do not meet the eligibility requirements and the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. 3. How to Enter:
a. Entries will be accepted between Monday, July 2, 2012 at approximately 8:00AM PST until Sunday, July 29, 2012 at approximately 11:59PM PST
b. To participate in the Contest, entries are accepted online, and only ONLY. Follow the links and instructions online at www.kxl.com. You must fill out the entry from online completely, accurately and truthfully. All entrants must include the following: First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email, Small Business Name, Number of Employees at the business, your relation to the business (employee, owner, etc) and an answer to the question “What is one thing you would tell Portland about your business?” The answer to the above question must be one hundred (100) words or less.
c. Entries must be received no later than Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 11:59PM PST
d. Only one internet/online entry per person and/or business and/or email address is permitted
e. Use of any devise to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall be deemed proof of receipt by Station.
f. Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for the sweepstakes. Station and Sponsors are not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site or on-line service, any other error or malfunction, late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
g. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the Station/Sponsors/judges determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the Station/Sponsors/judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at www.kxl.com. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest.
a. One (1) Prize will be awarded
b. Prize is one (1) on air and/or digital advertising package/schedule worth $5,000 based on the rates of Alpha Broadcasting.
c. The advertising package/schedule must be used within three (3) months following the contest end date and is at the sole discretion of the station. Schedule is to be set by Alpha Broadcasting will run during mutually agreed upon dates.
d. Restrictions may apply. The Prize is expressly limited to the items listed above and does not include any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply. Prize may not be sold, traded, transferred, refunded, commissioned or redeemed for cash value. Prize elements may not be substituted and vacations are non-commissionable. The Station reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to winner and/or guest if he/she engages in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the race. The Station reserves the right to change any prizing, dates, times, etc. for any prizes distributed of equal or lesser value.
e. All Prizes or Prize Certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station, 1211 SW 5th Ave, 6th Floor, Portland OR, 97204 within one (1) months of receiving the prize. The prize will be forfeited if not claimed within these time frames. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
f. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes are expressly limited to the items listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply. 5. Selection of Winners:
a. Decisions of Contest Entities management with respect to the Contest are final
b. Voting will take place online at www.kxl.com between approximately 12:00PM PST on Monday, July 30th, 2012 and 8:00AM PST on Monday, August 6th, 2012.
c. On Monday, August 6th, 2012 at approximately 9:00AM PST a representative from The Station will calculate all votes collected during the online voting period and determine a winner. The Small business with the most online votes will win the Grand Prize at the discretion of the Station.
d. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the entry period and voting period.
e. The winner will be contacted a Station Representative. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility, and/or liability/publicity release, or is deemed to be ineligible, the winner will forfeit the prize and the small business with the second highest amount of votes will be selected as the winner. If the alternate winner cannot be contacted, no prize will be awarded. 6. Conditions:
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Winners may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.
b. By participating in the Contest, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this sweepstakes without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station in its sole discretion may require sweepstakes winners (and their travel companions, if any) to sign a liability release, agreeing to hold Alpha Broadcasting, the Station, its corporate licensee, and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Contest.
d. The Station, in is sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station’s website or is otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
e. The Contest Entities reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the Contest, including the substitution of a prize or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the sweepstakes and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
f. Failure to comply with the Contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Contest Entities.
g. The Contest Entities are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of a prize.
h. Copies of the written Contest rules and a list of winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of KXL, 1211 SW 5th Avenue, 6th Floor, Portland, OR 97204Station:
KXL, 1211 SW 6th Avenue, 6th Floor, Portland, OR 97204Administrator:
KXL, 1211 SW 6th Avenue, 6th Floor, Portland, OR 97204