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Beasley Media Group, LLC d/b/a WBQT-FM
General Contest Rules
These rules apply to all contests conducted by Beasley Media Group, LLC
d/b/a WBQT-FM (the “Station”). In some events, specific contests will have
their own rules which will be set forth in specific contest rules and will be
available at the Station studio located at 55 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA
02125 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday (excluding
holidays) 9:00am to 5:00pm, and on the Station’s website at
www.HOT969Boston.com. If there is a conflict between these General
Contest Rules and the rules for a specific contest, the rules for the specific
contest shall control.
1. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. Unless otherwise specified, contests are open to all listeners who are 18
years of age or older and who reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and
Rhode Island. Entrants must possess a valid, government-issued ID. Winner
must show proof of residency to verify eligibility.
b. Employees of Station, its licensee, its parent corporation and their affiliated
entities, advertising and PR agencies, participating sponsors/promotional
partners, other radio stations in the service area of the Station and the
members of their immediate families and those living in the same household
of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. The term
“immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians,
children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”
c. Unless otherwise specified, listeners are eligible to win in station’s contests;
a prize valued under $600 only once every seven (7) days and a prize valued
at $600 or more, only once every thirty (30) days. Only one winner per
household (whether related or not) is permitted in any contest.
2. HOW TO ENTER
a. No purchase is necessary. Contests are void where prohibited and are
subject to all federal, state and local laws.
b. Unless otherwise noted, one entry per person will be accepted. In the event
multiple entries are allowed, each entry must be submitted individually.
Mechanically reproduced or software generated entries of any kind will not be
accepted. Any materials submitted become the property of Station and will not
c. Some contests may require entrants to log in and enter via their account on
a third party social media website, such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. In
the case an entrant does not have an account on such a website, entrants
may create a free account.
d. Any contest conducted on such a website is in no way sponsored,
endorsed or administered by, or associated with the website. By submission
of an entry, an entrant releases the third party social media website from any
responsibility or liability of the contest’s administration, prizes or promotion.
Entrants are providing entry information to the Station and not to any third
party social media website.
e. By participating in any Station-conducted contest, entrants agree to be
bound by these General Contest Rules. Failure to comply with these General
Contest Rules may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of the
f. Entrants are required to provide truthful information as part of their entry and
the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or
fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from entrants who do not meet
the eligibility requirements and the Station will also delete any online entry if it
learns that it was submitted by any entrants under the age of 13 in compliance
with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
3. FOR ALL ON-AIR CONTESTS:
a. To enter on-air contests, entrants must listen for the cue to call on the
Station during specified dates and times for the announcement of the cue to
call. Cues to call may include specific contest sounders, a “song of the day”
aired in a specific hour as instructed by the Station, or the announcement of
an entrant’s name which may require him/her to call the Station. Upon hearing
the cue to call, the designated number caller (as announced on-air at the time
of the cue to call) to the Station contest line will be deemed the winner of the
prize, upon confirmation of eligibility. Station may also require additional
information from callers in order to win the prize such as answering a trivia
question correctly or identifying the title and/or artist of a certain song. Station
will deem callers’ answers correct in their sole and absolute discretion. Calls
may be recorded and/or broadcast on-air. In the event that the designated
caller is disconnected prior to completion of the call, the next caller taken may
be deemed the prize winner. If any initially-selected winner is later deemed
ineligible to receive the prize, the Station reserves the right (but is not
obligated) to air one or more additional “cue to call” at any time during the
Contest period to award the forfeited prize.
b. The Station cannot be held responsible for allegations of telephone
malfunctions. The Station is not responsible for callers lost or disconnected
before completing his or her prize claim. When a caller is lost or disconnected
prior to broadcast, the Station can, at its discretion, select the next eligible
caller received to win/participate. The Station is not responsible for any lost
connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions,
equipment or other technical failure or service interruptions. The Station is not
responsible for any carrier or server delays or failures.
c. Online listeners to streamed broadcasts may experience a lag in
4. FOR ALL ONLINE CONTESTS:
a. To enter online, visit the Station contest page and follow the links and
instructions to complete an online entry that may require the entrant to submit
their first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home
telephone number and a valid email address. Multiple entrants are not
permitted to share the same email address. Entrants may also be required to
include an answer to a trivia question, a response to a survey question,
prediction regarding a certain even including a sports game, or submit a usergenerated photo or video as described below. Internet 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 by assigning email
addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
b. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty
accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or
other technological glitches.
c. Entrants must provide a valid email address.
d. The Station and sponsors are not responsible for technical, hardware,
software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or
unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer
transmissions whether caused by the Station, users, by any equipment or
programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error
which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit an
entrant’s ability to participate.
e. The Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a
promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem
beyond the control of the Station corrupt the administration, security or proper
execution of game or contest. The Station, in its sole discretion, may award
prizes to entries received by alternate means.
f. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person
tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station website or who
is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station further reserves the right to
cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as
planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized
intervention or technical failures of any sort.
g. By use of the Station’s website and by entering a Station contest, entrants
agree to the Station’s Terms of Service Agreement and to the use of Personal
h. In the case an online contest involves voting, entrants may not attempt to
obtain votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without
limitation, by: (a) circumventing (or
encouraging others to circumvent) any vote limits; (b) using any automated
system to vote; (c)
offering any inducements to others in exchange for votes; or (d) using proxy
voting schemes in
which anyone other than the actual person submits the vote. The Station, in
its sole discretion,
reserves the right to reject any votes that the Station has reason to believe
were obtained through
fraudulent or inappropriate means.
5. FOR ALL TEXT CONTESTS:
a. Entrants understand, acknowledge and agree that no purchase is
necessary to participate in any text-to-win contest or subscribe to any text
club, and that texts sent by the Station are sent using an automated telephone
dialing system. By initiating a text message to the Station in this contest, you
also expressly consent to the receipt of a reply message confirming your entry
and notification via text if you are selected to be a winner.
b. Message and data rates may be charged by your wireless carrier. The
Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by you for this method of entry.
c. Entrants to this contest do not provide detailed personal information at the
time of entry given the limitations of the text message format, but must provide
all requested information if selected as the winner(s), including first name and
last name, complete postal address (street, city, state, and zip code), email
address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number (if required
by law and federal tax reporting requirements), and verification of identity
(such as a valid government-issued ID).
d. All entrants must follow the “call to action” entry instructions and submit any
requested information. If you change your mind regarding the subscription to
the text club, you should text the word “STOP” to the designated short code
when you receive the confirmation message. You may opt-out to a text club at
e. Text message and any mobile device entries will be deemed made by the
authorized account holder of the mobile account submitted at the time of
entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to
the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or
other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. Multiple
entrants are not permitted to share the same text or mobile telephone number.
Only text messages individually generated by wireless devices such as
cellular or smart telephones and blackberries will be accepted; use of any
device to automate entry is prohibited and will be cause for disqualification.
Proof of submission of an entry from the entrant shall not be deemed proof of
receipt by the Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s telephone
system or text platform is the official time keeping device for the contest.
f. The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications,
failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical
failure, service interruptions, carrier or server delays or failures. The Station is
not responsible for mis- sent, misdirected, or undeliverable text entries, and
votes cannot be recalled once sent.
6. FOR ENTRIES THAT INCLUDE SUBMITTING A PHOTO AND/OR VIDEO
a. Profanity or nudity is not permitted in photo and/or video entries. The
Station, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify and/or destroy
any entry if or when it is discovered that such entry contains infringing, illegal,
indecent or otherwise offensive material or if such entry contains material
whose content is deemed at the sole discretion of the Station to be unsuitable
for public viewing, performance or posting via the Internet.
b. Each entrant’s photo and/or video entry must be his/her original creative
work and/or property and must not contain copyrighted materials or any other
materials, which may be restricted, prohibited, or outlawed by federal, state or
local laws. Entrants are required to obtain a written release from all individuals
appearing in the photo and/or video which grants, the right to use their name,
likeness and recorded voice and the right to post the video on the Station’s
website for the general public to view. Each entrant agrees to hold the Station,
Beasley Media Group, LLC, its parent companies, its subsidiaries, their
affiliated entities, and their respective shareholders, officers, directors, agents,
representatives, employees, and all of their successors and assigns harmless
against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize
and/or contest, including but not limited to an infringement or alleged
infringement of any intellectual property, publicity or privacy right, or violation
of any law or regulation, involving the photo and/or video entry.
a. Unless otherwise specified by the Station, all prizes or prize certificates
must be claimed at the office of the Station conducting the contest MondayFriday, during regular business hours. Prize or prize certificate must be
claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. Failure to claim prize by the
specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize.
b. Unless otherwise permitted by the Station, winner(s) must claim his or her
prize in person, and a prize cannot be claimed by third parties on behalf of the
winner. If a contest is open to entrants under the age of 18 and a winner is
under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must claim the prize. It is the
winner’s sole responsibility to claim the prize or prize certificate within the
timeline provided in the official rules of the contest.
c. 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 arrival. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or
d. Prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed
e. If prize includes prize tickets: The winner(s) will be solely responsible for all
taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the
receipt and use of the prize(s). The prize(s) is awarded as is. Tickets valid
only on the date(s) printed on the tickets. Tickets are not refundable or
transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at
any time, nor will tickets be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets may not be sold
to a third party. If a prize-related event is unable to take place as scheduled,
for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability,
including for weather, or for any reason beyond control of the Station and/or
prize provider, their sole responsibility to the winner(s) will be to award the
remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or
compensation will be provided for the unawarded element(s) of the prize(s).
The Station and/or venue, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to deny
entry to or to remove the winner(s) and/or guest(s) if either engages in
disruptive behavior or in a manner with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or
harass any other person at the prize-related event.
f. If prize includes gift cards or gift certificates: The gift card will be subject to
the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the gift card. Gift cards
are not refundable or transferable and may not be substituted or exchanged
for cash or credit at any time, nor will gift cards be replaced if lost or stolen.
g. If prize includes a prize check: No check will be awarded, processed or
mailed until winner has claimed the prize at the Station, presented all required
documentation, and signed all required releases and tax forms. Unless
otherwise specified, checks will then be mailed within approximately six (6) to
eight (8) weeks following confirmation of eligibility and completion of all
requisite releases and IRS forms.
h. If prize includes travel: Actual value may vary and any difference between
stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Certain travel restrictions
may apply. All other costs not specifically stated herein, including but not
limited to those of, taxes, meals, tips and additional ground transportation,
baggage fees, hotel room service, laundry service, alcoholic beverages,
merchandise, souvenirs, and local and long-distance telephone calls are the
responsibility of the winner. Selection of airline, hotel, and airline seat location
at sole discretion of Station and/or prize provider. Airline regulations apply.
The winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible
for obtaining all required travel documents, including, without limitation,
passports for international travel. If applicable, the winner may be required to
present a valid credit card upon hotel check in to cover any incidental
expenses incurred during the winner’s stay. Winner and guest must abide by
all airline, hotel, and venue policies. The winner and guest must sign all
required releases prior to booking of any travel. If winner is unwilling or unable
to travel on the dates specified, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded
to another winner at Station’s sole discretion. All travel is subject to availability
and restrictions. If a prize-related event or travel is unable to take place as
scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or
unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond the control of
the Station and prize provider, their sole responsibility to the winner will be to
award the remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or
compensation will be provided for the unawarded elements of the prize(s). No
refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay
of any flight. If winner chooses to take the trip without a guest, s/he will be
awarded the prize elements for one person only, and the remainder of the
prize will be forfeited without compensation. Winner understands that there
are inherent risks involved in travel and that these risks may be present
before, during and after the trip. Station and prize provider are not responsible
for changes in schedule of any element of the prize or for any expenses
incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation or delay. Station and prize
provider are not responsible and will have no liability if the winner and/or
his/her guest is for any reason not permitted to travel by the relevant airport
authorities or misses a flight or other travel element. An unclaimed and/or
unused prize element will remain the property of Station or prize provider.
Resale of any portion of the prize is prohibited. Contest winner (and their
guests or travel companions, if any) may be required in the Station’s sole
discretion, to sign a liability release and a publicity release. A winner (or
his/her parent or legal guardian if under the age of 18 years) must execute
and return any required release within five (5) business days fromnotification,
unless otherwise notified, or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be
forfeited. Pursuant to the liability release, the winners will agree to hold the
Station and/or prize provider harmless against any and all claims or liability
arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest. Any
entrant (or his/her parent or legal guardian, if applicable) who refuses to sign
any required release will forfeit any and all prizes.
i. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the
winner. Contest winnings will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service and
winners can expect to receive a 1099 tax form for prizes which total more than
$600 for the calendar year. Winners may be required to accurately complete
and submit IRS Form W-9 to the Station as a condition of acceptance of a
j. The Station is not responsible for any prizes or certificates lost or stolen
after the winner has claimed them from the Station. Prizes are awarded ‘as is’
with no guarantees or warranties as to use. Acceptance of a prize releases
the Station, its sponsors, promotional partners and advertisers from all liability
and claims concerning the prize, its delivery, and its use.
8. SELECTION OF WINNERS
a. Contest winners will be selected and notified of their prize in the manner
announced by the Station.
b. Unless otherwise specified, if the winner(s) cannot be contacted within
twenty-four (24) hours after the prize is awarded, an alternate winner may be
selected at the Station’s discretion. Unless otherwise specified, winners who
fail to respond within twenty-four (24) hours of prize notification are deemed to
be waiving their prize claim and the prize will be forfeited.
c. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received or
the relative performance of each Entrant.
a. By participating in a Station-conducted contest, entrant agrees to have his
or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting
material relating to this contest without additional financial or other
b. By participating in a Station-conducted contest, entrants hereby releases
and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, affiliates,
subsidiaries, parent corporation and each of their officers, directors,
shareholders, employees, advertising and PR agencies, sponsors,
advertisers, promotional partners, agents, representatives, and their
successors and assigns, and all others connected with them and the contest
(collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, actions and
damages sustained or incurred by participation in the contest and the receipt
and use of any prize awarded (if any) through such contest arising in any
c. The Station will be excused from its obligation to conduct any contest if its
performance is delayed or prevented due to causes beyond its control,
including, but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder,
fire, flood, hurricanes, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by
any governmental authority.
d. The Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporation,
sponsors, advertisers and promotional partners, and their assigns and
successors are not responsible for failure to conduct or for alterations to the
contest due to circumstances beyond the control of any such entity.
e. Decisions of Station management with respect to any contest are final.
f. The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon
announcement on air or publication on the Station website.
g. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of any contest,
including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value,
which will become effective upon announcement.
h. The Station is 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. The Station is not responsible for (i) lost, stolen,
mutilated, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries; (ii)
telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, facsimile
transmission errors, equipment malfunctions and any other technological
difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone
call or from sending a text message (if applicable, message and data rates
may apply, and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an
entrant for this method of entry); (iii) entries not received due to difficulty
accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other
i. Copies of the written contest rules and a list of all winners are available
during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, or by sending
a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.