Secret Sound Rules
Contest Name: “Secret Sound” (the “Contest”)
Contest Dates: Beginning April 2, 2012 through April 27, 2012 and again June 4, 2012 through June 22, 2012. Contest will not be played on Friday, April 6, 2012.
Company: Townsquare Media, LLC. (the “Company”)
Station(s): KTYL, KISX, KNUE, KKTX, KDOK-AM (the “Station(s)”)
Station Address: 3810 Brookside Dr.
Station City, State, Zip Code: Tyler, TX. 75701
Station Telephone: 903-581-0606
(The “Stations”) will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:
The Company may conduct the Contest concurrently and simultaneously on several participating stations owned and or operated by the Company, and in various states, and the Company may add or remove participating stations or change call letters of any participating station at any time during the Contest as announced on the affected station. For a current list of participating stations, send a request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “SECRET SOUND” CONTEST, TOWNSQUARE MEDIA CONTESTING, 3810 Brookside Dr., Tyler, TX. 75701.
1. Description of Contest/Participation.
1A. How to Enter:
Listen to participating radio stations each weekday during the contest period for the on-air contest trigger announcement (including the audio of the “sound”) to be made on each participating radio station. When the contest trigger airs, the 20th caller to the contest number, (903-509-1000, 1-800-487-0931, 1-866-581-1015, 903-939-1107, 903-561-8200, 1-866-212-1107, or 903-581-4111) will be allowed to guess the “Secret Sound.” If the correct answer as to exactly what the sound is given, that person will be named the winner. The On-Air contest will run from April 2, 2012 to April 27, 2012 and again from June 4, 2012 to June 22, 2012.
1B. How to Play:
Listen weekdays, Monday through Friday, at 10:55 a.m., 12:55 p.m., 2:55 p.m., and 4:55 p.m.(CST) for the contest trigger to call and win. Additional contest times may be added or deleted at any time. The Twentieth (20th) caller to the contest line at 903-509-1000, 1-800-487-0931, 1-866-581-1015, 903-939-1107, 903-561-8200, 1-866-212-1107, or 903-581-4111, will get to take one (1) guess at what the Secret Sound is. If the caller is correct they will win a prize consisting of a various cash amount and a Super One Foods gift card of a various amount. Prize(s) subject to full phone call completion (to include winner’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number, email address, availability requirements and other contest rules). Entrants with active caller ID block, or other devices to mask identity will not be eligible to win. The contest trigger will be aired at the discretion of each participating Station on weekdays, Monday through Friday, through the contest dates of April 2, 2012 to April 27, 2012 and again on June 4, 2012 to June 22, 2012. The Contest will only be valid when the special contest trigger message airs on participating Stations at designated contest times. Additional contest times may be added to the Contest at any time. Odds of winning each Contest event will vary greatly depending on numbers of participants from this state and other states.
1C. Technical Issues
Should a participating station(s) have a technical issue resulting in a contest trigger not airing or airing at the incorrect time, station(s) will forfeit participation in the contest for the day/time that the contest trigger was indented to broadcast. Technical issues include but are not limited to computer error, human error, off-air transmitter difficulties. Station(s) and Townsquare Media, LLC. will not be held responsible for technical issues.
Prize amounts will vary depending on how difficult the Stations determine the sounds to be. Harder sounds (as determined by the Stations) will be eligible for higher dollar amount prizes.
All Prize components may not be sold, traded, transferred or rescheduled to dates other than as set forth herein. No alternative Prize compensation will be provided. No cash equivalent for Prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable by the winner to any person. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable for any other prize or equivalent prize.
3. Eligibility and Limitations.
Participants, winner(s) and guest(s) must be legal U.S. residents at least 18-years old as determined by the Company and reside in a participating Station’s Total Survey Area (“TSA”). Company reserves the right to refuse to award a prize. Winners are subject to a verification process to include winner’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number, and social security number. If a winner is disqualified, Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. Only one (1) entry per person. Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest. Winners are eligible to win only once per lifetime in a Townsquare Media LLC nationwide and/or group contest. Employees of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as in-laws or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
4. Telephone and Delivery Disclaimer.
Participants are restricted to the use of ordinary telephone equipment. Participants that enable the “Caller ID” block function will not be allowed to participate unless they enter their correct area code and telephone number if prompted, or disable the features inhibiting their participation in the Contest. Participants using equipment not set up for toll free phone exchanges (800, 888, 877, 866, etc.) may experience call connection problems. The Company disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue a telephone call due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Company’s control, or otherwise. The Company disclaims all liability for any delays, misdelivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Entries must be made as detailed herein. No photocopies or mechanical reproductions of entry forms are permitted. The Company is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest.
5. Publicity; Use of Personal Information.
By participating, all participants and winners grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Contest, participants agree that the Company may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes on a worldwide basis in perpetuity.
By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies and their employees and agents of each, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company.
Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Stations will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
8. Conduct and Decisions.
By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate the Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Company’s release form to claim the prize. No purchase necessary to participate or win. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants. The Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on the Stations. The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest. Written copies of these rules are available during normal business hours at the business offices of the Stations and by mail upon written request with a stamped, self-addressed envelope. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be returned.
10. Compliance with Law.
The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Stations shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written information about the Contest, etc. as required by local and state law.
11. Participating Radio Stations
The Company may conduct the Contest concurrently and simultaneously on several participating stations owned and or operated by the Company, and in various states, and the Company may add or remove participating stations or change call letters of any participating station at any time during the Contest as announced on the affected station. Station participation in this contest during the contest dates may vary from day to day. Each station will announce participation. Stations participating in this contest may include all or some stations owned or operated by Townsquare Media, LLC and/or other stations owned and/or operated by other companies.