Enter here for a chance to win a year’s supply of tortilla popchips and an all-inclusive trip for two to the adults only Barcelo Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, compliments of tortilla popchips – think popped!, CVS, and Apple Vacations – America’s Favorite Vacation Company.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. These rules govern the “Popchips Snackers’ Paradise Giveaway” promotion (the “Promotion”) being conducted by WXRT-FM (the “Station”) beginning at 12:01AM Central Time (“CT”) on 10/29/2012 and ending at 11:59PM CT on 11/11/2012 (“Entry Period”).
b. To participate in the Promotion, you may enter online or by text. To enter online: Log onto http://www.93XRT.com and follow the links and instructions to enter the Promotion and submit during the Entry Period your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth and a valid email address in the online entry form. To enter by text: Chicago market residents must text the keyword “BEACH” to short code 59393 during the Entry Period. Message and data rates may apply, and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for this method of entry. Potential prize winner in a text message promotion must provide all information requested including their full name, complete address (including zip code), day and evening phone numbers and date of birth to verify eligibility. By entering by text, you consent to receive a confirmation text message from the Station. There is no limit to the number of entries received by either method of entry. 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 for assigning an email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending a text message or online entry. All entries, regardless of method of entry, must be received by 11:59PM CT on 11/11/2012.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Promotion is open to U.S. residents, who are 21 years of age or older as of 11/11/2012 who reside in the Chicago Arbitron Metro Area (Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties, Illinois; Lake and Porter Counties, IN; and Kenosha County, WI). Employees of Popchips, Apple Vacations, the Station, the Station’s licensee (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies and participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Chicago metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Entrants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules.
b. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any Station-conducted promotion.
c. The winner may be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and must provide their complete address, date of birth, phone number and sign and return all required releases in order to claim prize.
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. One (1) prize will be awarded in this Promotion. The prize includes a year’s supply of popchips (12 boxes of chips) and one (1) trip that will include the following provided by Apple Vacations. The trip consists of one (1) three (3)-night trip to Barcelo Bavaro Beach, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for two (2) adults departing from ORD, Chicago, IL. Trip includes three (3)-night accommodations, round-trip charter air, transfers to/from resort, non-motorized watersports, all food/drinks and the assistance of an in-resort Apple Representative. Trip is valid for travel through August 10th, 2013. Taxes, insurance and additional expenses (such as optional excursions, spa treatments, phone calls, souvenirs) are the sole responsibility of the winner.
TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE BY WINNER THROUGH APPLE VACATIONS.
Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $2,540.00
b. Winner must agree to the Fair Trade Contract provided at: http://www.book.applevacations.com/ftc. Reservation Request Form must be received by fax or mail at least fourteen (14) days prior to all requested departure dates. All requests not adhering to this guideline will NOT be processed. Reservations must be made through Apple Vacations. Reservations Request Form may not be sent more than forty-five (45) days prior to all requested departure dates. All requests sent over forty-five (45) days will NOT be processed. For any Dreams, Secrets, NOW, Sunscape, or Zoetry properties, please submit the form within sixty (60) days of travel. All departure taxes, insurance, fees and fuel surcharges (approximately $310-$368 per person, subject to change) will be advised by Apple Promotional Bookings and must be paid by the traveler to Apple Vacations prior to departure. Restricted dates of travel include: five (5) days prior to and after holidays such as Spring Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and other U.S. government holidays (i.e. Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, etc.). Apple Vacations will mail travel vouchers for charter flight, transfers and hotel once payment has been received. Trips are subject to availability. Restrictions apply. Once Apple Vacations has confirmed a trip, no changes can be made. A cancellation will result in the forfeiture of this certificate. Travel must be completed within the redemption period noted on this form – no extensions allowed. Trip is non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Apple Vacations reserves the right to substitute the vacation with another on charter air and of equal value, equal Apple rating or within the same hotel chain should any unforeseen circumstance occur. Hotel to be determined by Apple Vacations. If winner contacts hotel or airline, trip will be forfeited in full [CONFIRM]. Apple Vacations cannot provide upgrades on promotional rooms. Prize winner may ask upon arrival at the front desk for cost of upgrade. All passengers must possess valid passport, and be at least 21 years old or traveling with a legal guardian.
c. ANY GIFT CERTIFICATE/GIFT CARD/TICKETS/VOUCHERS WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH BY THE ISSUER OF THE GIFT CERTIFICATE/GIFT CARD/TICKETS/VOUCHERS. Gift certificates/gift cards are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will gift certificates/gift cards be replaced if lost or stolen.
d. Other Details: The winner will be responsible for applicable taxes and fees. Government-imposed per passenger travel taxes are approximately $150.00 per person, are not included, and are payable by winner prior to travel. Taxes and fees are subject to change upon notice from Apple Vacations and are nonrefundable. Winner must be at least 21 years of age. Blackout dates will apply. Winner is responsible for ground transportation to airport at city of departure. All travel is based on availability and is not allowed over holidays, blackout dates or convention periods. Once a reservation is made, no changes are permitted. Winner and guest must each have a valid U.S. passport for travel to international destinations. If Passport is not in hand by time of departure, there will be no refunds nor extensions. Winner is responsible for any charges incurred for winner name changes or trip cancellations. Trips are nontransferable and not redeemable for cash.
e. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are solely the responsibility of the prize winner. Travel arrangements must be made by winner and will not be provided through Administrator. Tickets/vouchers will not be extended, and tickets/vouchers will not be refundable or redeemable for cash or credit at any time, nor will tickets/vouchers be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets/vouchers may not be sold to a third party. The prize is awarded as is.
f. Prize will be awarded upon confirmation of eligibility. Actual ARV may vary depending upon airfare in effect at time of travel. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Prize is subject to availability. If the winner cannot travel on date(s) set forth above specified by the Station, the winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected (time permitting) at the Station’s sole discretion. All other costs not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to those of, taxes, tips and ground transportation to/from the origination airport, are the responsibility of the winner. The winner and guest(s) must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents, including, without limitation, passports for international travel. Airline regulations apply. 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. The winner and guest(s) must sign a Publicity, Liability Waiver and Travel Release form prior to traveling. 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 Promotion Entities, their sole responsibility to the winner will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded elements of the prize. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny entry to or to remove the winner 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 any prize-related event.
g. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station during regular business hours at the address below. The prize winner will forfeit their prize if not claimed within four (4) days of notification. 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.
h. There is no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes or cash of comparable value. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, parking, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. On 11/12/12 at approximately 9:00AM CT, one (1) prize winner will be randomly selected by the Station in a random drawing from all valid text and online entries received. Prize will be awarded upon confirmation of eligibility.
c. Entrants need not listen to the Station nor be present to win.
d. Odds of an entrant winning a prize depend upon the number of valid online and text entries received.
e. Prize winner will be notified 11/12/2012 by the Station immediately following the respective drawing by phone and email. If the prize winner cannot be reached by 5:00PM CT on 11/14/2012, winner forfeits prize and an alternate prize winner will be selected through a random drawing from all remaining eligible text and online entries.
f. The prize winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within four (4) days of notification or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from remaining eligible text and online entries. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, his/her name, prize won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.
c. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
d. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).
e. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Online entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified at the Station’s discretion. The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. For phone or mobile entries, 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. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
f. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (v) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.
h. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by 11/11/2012 to “Popchips Snackers’ Paradise – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, WXRT-FM – Two Prudential Plaza 180 N. Stetson, 10th Floor Chicago, IL 60601. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by 12/12/2012 to the above address marked “Popchips Snackers’ Paradise -Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at http://www.93XRT.com.
Station: WXRT – Two Prudential Plaza 180 N. Stetson, 10th Floor Chicago, IL 60601
Sponsor and Administrator: CBS Radio–40 W 57th 15 Floor, New York, NY 10019
Prize Provider: Apple Vacations P.O. Box 6500 Newtown Square, PA 19073