Contest Rules

Unless otherwise indicated below, Chicago's B96’s general contest rules apply to Chicago's B96 contests. For the specific terms and conditions applicable to a particular Chicago's B96 contest, please see below.
You can also view Chicago's B96's General Contest Rules or review Entercom's Privacy Policy.

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Sam Smith Live at Abbey Road Studios Live Stream Concert Giveaway

Contest Date Range: Wednesday, October 28, 3:00pm – Wednesday, October 28, 4:00pm

For the Sam Smith Live at Abbey Road Studios Live Stream Concert giveaway you can enter by listening to B96 Wednesday, October 28. To enter you must call the phone number announced on between the hours of about 3:00pm (CT) and 4:00pm (CT) during the cue to call and be the correct numbered caller. There will be no more than one (1) prize winner and upon verification will receive one (1) digital ticket to view the Sam Smith Live at Abbey Road Studios Live Stream Concert on October 30, 2020 at 7pm (CT). The prize is valued at $13 approximately. Prize provided by Capitol Music Group. Information to access the virtual concert will be delivered to winners by Capitol Music Group electronically and will be sent via email to the email address provided by the winners. By providing their name and email address, winners are consented to be contacted directly by Capitol Music Group. Must be 14 or older to win. Otherwise, WBBM’s general contest rules apply and are available here.

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Entercom Google Text Contest

10/19/20-11/13/20

CLICK HERE for Official Contest Rules

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Billie Eilish Pay-Per-View Concert Giveaway

Contest Date Range: Monday, October 12, 3:00pm – Friday, October 16, 8:00pm

For the Billie Eilish Pay-Per-View Concert giveaway you can enter by listening to B96 Monday, October 12 through Friday, October 16. To enter you must call the phone number announced on between the hours of about 3:00pm (CT) and 8:00pm (CT) during the cue to call and be the correct numbered caller. There will be no more than four (4) prize winners per day for a total of twenty (20) prize winners, and upon verification will receive one (1) digital ticket to view the Billie Eilish “Where Do We Go” livestream pay-per-view concert on October, 24, 2020 at 5:00pm (CT). The prize is valued at $30 approximately. Prize provided by Interscope Records. Information to access the virtual concert will be delivered to winners by Interscope Records electronically and will be sent via email to the email address provided by the winners. By providing their name and email address, winners are consented to be contacted directly by Interscope Records. Must be 14 or older to win. Otherwise, WBBM’s general contest rules apply and are available here.

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Wake Up Wars-IL Lottery Fast Play Online Giveaway

Contest Date Range: Monday, October 5, 7:00am – Friday, October 9, 8:00am

For the Wake Up Wars—IL Lottery Fast Play Online giveaway you can enter by listening to B96 weekdays beginning Monday, October 5, 2020 through Friday, October 9, 2020 and playing Wake Up Wars. To enter you must call the phone number announced on between the hours of participants. There will be no more than two (2) participants each day. The first male caller, and the first female caller that get through on the contest line will be selected as the participants for the contest. The participants will then be asked three (3) trivia questions. The participant that gets the most answers correct will be the prize winner. In the event of a tie, the participants will be asked one final tie-breaker question. The tie-breaker will be in the form of a question, in which the answer will be a numerical value. The participant who gets closet to the correct answer will be deemed the winner.  There will be a total of five (5) prize winners in the contest period. The prize winners will receive one (1) Fast Play Pack that includes six (6) instant lottery tickets and one (1) Fast Play Brochure. Prize valued at $25 approximately. Must be 18 or older to be a prize participant and to win the prize. Prize participant and winner must live in Illinois. Winner name and address will be sent to the Illinois Lottery for prize fulfillment. Prize provided by the Illinois Lottery. Otherwise, WBBM-FM’s general contest rules apply and are available here

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Ava Max Digital Download Online Giveaway

Contest Date Range: Monday, September 21, 12:00pm – Sunday, October 11, 11:59pm

For the Ava Max Digital Download Online giveaway you can enter between 12:00PM (CT) on Monday, September 21, 2020 and 11:59pm on October 11, 2020 by clicking the “Contests” tab at b96.com, then the Ava Max Digital Downloads Online Giveaway contest link and completing the entry form. At approximately 1:00PM (CT) on October 12, 2020, no more than twenty (20) prize winners will be randomly selected from all entries received, and upon verification receive one (1) digital download of Ava Max’s album “Heaven and Hell.” There is no value associated with the prize. Must be 14 or older to win. No more than one (1) entry per person. Prize provided by Atlantic Records. Otherwise, WBBM-FM’s general contest rules apply and are available here.

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For Wendy’s Virtual Breakfast Giveaway, enter between 10:00 AM (CT) on Wednesday, July 22, and 11:59 PM (CT) on Wednesday, July 29 by clicking the ‘Contests’ tab at B96.com, then the Wendy’s Virtual Breakfast contest link and completing the online entry form. At approximately 12:00PM (CT) on July 30, no more than one (1) prize winner will be randomly selected from all entries received and upon verification, receive one (1) $100 Door Dash Gift Card and one (1) 30-45 minute Zoom video meeting for the winner and up to nine (9) friends on a date and time to be determined by the station. The approximate prize value of the prize is $100. Winners must download the free Zoom application on their cellphone, laptop, desktop, or tablet in order to participate. Station is not responsible for the failure of a winner to access the Zoom video meeting due to technical or other reasons. The Zoom video meeting may be live streamed via the Internet or via one or more social media platform, and/or recorded by the station and played back in portions or in its entirety on-air, on the station website, and/or on station’s social media pages, and by logging into and/or participating in the Zoom video meeting winners consent to the station’s use and distribution of the Zoom video meeting as provided herein and in the station’s general contest rules. Winners who engage in any inappropriate activity or behavior during the Zoom video meeting, as the station may determine at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, including without limitation activities or behavior that (I) is indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (II) is racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, or (III) encourages unlawful behavior, may be removed from the Zoom video meeting with or without notice. Winner’s may not share the Zoom video meeting link and login information and if station believes at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, that a winner has shared such information then the winner (and any person believed to have logged in without permission) will be removed from the Zoom video meeting with or without notices. Prize provided by Wendy’s. Must be 18 or older to win. No more than one (1) entry per person. Otherwise, B96's General Contest Rules apply and are available by clicking here.

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For the EW Mask Giveaway contest, enter between 12:00am (CT) on May 29, 2020 and 12:00am (CT) on June 15, 2020 by filling out the offical entry form at WBBM Newsradio.com. At approximately 12:00pm (CT)  June 16, 2020, 120 winners will be selected random from all entries recieved and upon verification, he/she will receive one online code good for 20 5-packs of our EW Face Masks, shipping included) . There are a maximum of one (120) winners during the entry period. The approximate retail value of the tickets are $30. Otherwise, WBBM’s general rules apply and are available by clicking HERE.

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This is not a contest and there is no prize or prize value for your video submission. 

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WBBM Newsradio

Tailgate Throwdown 2019 - Official Contest Rules

 

These Contest rules are specific to the above Contest conducted by Entercom Illinois, LLC d/b/a WBBM-AM (“Station”).  Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific Contest, the Station’s general contest rules apply to this Contest as well.  A copy of these specific Contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 180 North Stetson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601 during regular business hours and on the Station’s website at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules. To the extent that the general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.

 

HOW TO ENTER

No purchase is necessary to enter or win WBBM Newsradio’s Tailgate Throwdown Contest (“Contest”). 

 

The “Contest Entry Period” will begin at 12:01am (CT) on August 28, 2019 and end at 11:59pm (CT) on November 19, 2019.

 

Persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older wishing to enter this Contest (each an “Entrant”), must go to www.wbbmnewsradio.com/contests and click on the “Tailgate Throwdown” contest page.

 

The entry/registration process may require you to either log into an existing account, or create a free account with the game administrator, UPICKEM.  You may either elect the option to have your Facebook profile pre-load applicable portions of the entry form (Facebook account is not required to enter this Contest), or complete the online entry/registration form by submitting the Entrant’s full name, address of legal residence, phone number (including area code), age, e-mail address, and other information requested (some of which may be optional). Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights and complete preparation instructions. By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Finalist, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant.

Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights, and complete preparation instructions (“Recipe”). By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Finalist, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant.

As part of the entry process, Entrants may be provided with an opportunity to opt-in to receive solicitations from, and/or to become a member/participate in clubs of (i.e., email clubs, text clubs, and rewards programs), the Station; provided, however, agreeing to receive such solicitations and/or accepting such membership is not a condition of entry into this Contest and will not increase your chances of winning.

Entrant represents and warrants that he/she authorizes Station to post the Recipe on Station’s website or social network sites or use the Recipe in any other way Station sees fit.

Entrant agrees and acknowledges that Station, all Contest sponsors, and their respective affiliates, parents, employees, agents and all other related sponsors: may use the Entrant’s name, image, Recipe submission, other entry materials and/or biographical information for advertising and/or promotional purposes on radio, TV broadcasts, in the newspaper, on websites and/or any other medium in connection with participation in this Contest or otherwise without the payment of any additional compensation.

Entrant understands and agrees that Station shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Recipe submitted, whether or not the Recipe is selected as a winner, and Entrant agrees to sign any documents requested by Station to evidence such transfer of ownership.

By submitting a Recipe in a Station Contest, Entrant agrees to indemnify Station should any representations and warranties made by Entrant herein or in the applicable Contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate.

Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest rules are available to him/her at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules, that he/she has had an opportunity to review them before entering this Contest, and agrees to be legally bound by the Contest rules.  Contest rules are also available Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) during normal business hours between 8:30am (CT) and 5:00pm (CT) at the Station’s studios located at 180 North Station Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60601.

Limit of one (1) UPICKEM account per email address.  Limit of one (1) entry per UPICKEM account.

 

The Recipe submitted as part of Entry for this Contest must (in addition to the other requirements in these Contest rules) satisfy all of the following requirements:

Only one (1) Recipe may be submitted for entry in this Contest 1) by any one (1) Entrant who is the inventor of the Recipe.

By entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to use of the Recipe by Station in any manner it sees fit with no compensation to the Entrant.

Each Recipe must be the creative work of the Entrants and must not contain any materials that may be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws.

Food professionals (e.g. professional chefs, caterers, chefs for hire, food writers, or someone who creates recipes/cooks for pay) are ineligible to participate.

e.Recipe entries must not contain or convey any content that the Station determines at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, (i) to be indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) to be racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (iii) to encourage unlawful behavior, (iv) to contain, depict, or otherwise infringe upon the brand name(s), copyright(s), trademark(s), servicemark(s), tradename(s), logo(s), or any other intellectual property that may belong to a third party, or (v) to disclose any detailed personal, physical, contact, or otherwise confidential information that may belong to a third party.

 

Station will discard multiple entries received by same Entrant in Contest, and only the first qualified entry to be received by Station, in chronological order, from particular Entrant will be eligible for entry in Contest.

 

By entering this Contest, Entrants understand and agree that Station may elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes on-air and may choose to comment on, mock, poke fun at, and/or mimic any entry submitted.  Entrants waive any right to make any claim against Station or any Contest sponsors with respect to any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made on-air regarding such Entrant’s entry.

 

HOW TO WIN

Up to a total of eight (8) potential “Qualifying Prize” (as described in Section 16 below) winners will be selected (each a “Qualifier”) as follows: up to one (1) potential Finalist will be selected by a judging panel made up of Station employees from all eligible entries received by 11:59pm CT on the night before each selection date (as listed below) based on the following judging criteria: 1) Creativity and 2) Overall Tailgate Appeal.

 

The Qualifier selection dates are as follows:

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:00am CT

 

Non-winning entries will automatically rollover and be eligible in subsequent judging selections during the Promotion. Entrants will not be required to re-submit their Recipes for future Finalist Prize selection dates. The Station will contact each potential Qualifier by means of the phone number provided by Entrant at time of Contest entry.

Notification to Qualifiers may be made by message on the Entrant’s voicemail, with no responsibility for any failure of the voicemail at the Entrant’s phone number provided on the entry form.

Station reserves the right, but is not obligated, to attempt to contact a Qualifier on one or more occasions or on one or more phone numbers provided and will NOT be required to contact all Finalists the same number of times or the same number of modes.

In the event that any Qualifier refuses or is unable to attend the Final Event, Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select additional entries from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Entry Period based upon any lawful criteria that the judges deem desirable in their sole discretion, to continue in the Contest subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these rules.

 

In order to participate further in this Contest, Qualifiers must attend and check-in with Station representatives between 9:30am (CT) and 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019 to compete in the “Tailgate Throwdown” occurring at a to be determined location (“Final Event”).  Qualifiers will be required to check in at the Station table to register prior to 11:30am (CT), show a valid governmentally issued photo identification to verify age and state of residency (as required by the Contest rules applicable to this Contest), and sign “as is” one or more liability release agreement which, among other things, relieves and releases the Station, venue, and their affiliated companies and others from any and all liability with respect to any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from (a) participation in the Contest and/or (b) the acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize awarded hereunder.  Failure to sign the required liability release agreements “as is” will result in automatic disqualification and ineligibility to participate further in this Contest.  Timely registered Qualifiers who provide all required information will be deemed “Finalists” and will be entitled to further participate in this Contest.

There will be up to, but in no event more than, eight (8) Finalists in this Contest.

FAILURE OF ANY FINALIST TO APPEAR AT THE FINAL EVENT ON TIME MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH FINALIST(S), IN THE STATION’S SOLE DISCRETION.

FINALIST(S) WHO ARE DISQUALIFIED WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST.

 

Upon checking in, each Finalist will be given an area on-site to set-up their completed food (with minimum of three (3) servings), supplies and ingredients for the originally submitted Recipe.  FINALISTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN CROCK POT, WARMING TRAYS, INGREDIENTS, PREPARATION EQUIPMENT AND/OR SERVING PLATTERS/UTENSILS FOR AT LEAST 3 JUDGES. Food should be prepped prior to the Final Event but must be set up by the Finalist with the Finalist’s own supplies.  Food must be cooked and ready for taste test by 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019, in order to be eligible to be judged at the Final Event. The Station will not be providing any ingredients or cooking supplies at the Event.

 

At approximately 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019, the Station representatives (the “Judges”) will taste all of the Finalists’ Recipes that are ready on-time.  Any Finalist who fails to present their cooked Recipe by 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019 will be disqualified.  The Judges will judge the Recipe samples based on what, in their sole discretion, they determine are best in the following categories: taste, appearance, creativity and overall tailgate appeal (the “Categories”). Each category will be worth a total of five (5) points with a maximum of twenty (20) points per Recipe. The Recipe with the most points wins the Grand Prize, the Recipe with the second most points wins the First Place Prize and the Recipe with the third most points wins the Second Place Prize. In the event of a tie, the judges will take a vote and the Recipe with the most votes will win the respective prize.  One Grand Prize winner, one First Place Prize winner and one Second Place Prize winner will be announced after the Judges taste test all Recipes on December 15, 2019 at approximately 1:00pm (CT).  Finalist must stay on-site at the Final Event until all Recipes are taste tested and winners are announced.

 

Winners will be notified on-site at the Event at the conclusion of the Final Event. All winners must be present at the conclusion of the Final Event on December 15, 2019 to claim their prize(s). Winners’ names and Recipes will be announced onstage, beginning with Second Place winner, First Place winner, and then Grand Prize winner. Each potential winner will have five (5) minutes to claim their prize following the initial announcement. If a selected winner is not present or fails to come forward within five (5) minutes, an alternate winner will not be selected. The Station will be the sole timekeeper in this Promotion.

 

All decisions by the Station at the Final Event will be final and not appealable.

 

Finalists must follow all instructions given by Station representatives at the Final Event.

 

In no event will any “deal-making” between participants be permitted.  The Station reserves the right to disqualify any person that it suspects has participated in or offered or accepted any type of “deal-making” with respect to this Contest.

 

Prize(s)

Up to eight (8) Qualifying prizes will be awarded in this Contest.  Each verified Qualifying Prize winner will win a football prize pack, consisting of a $50 Visa gift card and a t-shirt, courtesy of the Station. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this prize is $50.00.

Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest.  The verified Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) one-thousand dollar ($1,000) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.

Up to one (1) First Place Prize will be awarded in this Contest.  The verified First Place Prize winner will receive one (1) five-hundred dollar ($500) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.

Up to one (1) Second Place Prize will be awarded in this Contest.  The verified Second Place Prize winner will receive one (1) two-hundred and fifty dollar ($250) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.

 

SPONSORS

The sponsor of this Contest is Entercom Illinois, LLC, IlliniCare Health, Papa Charlie’s Italian Style Beef Co. and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group.

 

OTHER RULES

By participating in this Contest, each contestant hereby consents to the Company's use of following in all media and for advertising and promotional purposes without payment of additional consideration:  contestant's name; voice; likeness; biographical information; Recipe, his/her participation in the Contest; and the substance of the contestant's telephone call.  Contestant agrees that no additional compensation will be paid for such usage.

 

Station is conducting this Contest using proprietary software owned by a third party known as Second Street Media Inc. (“UPICKEM”).  UPICKEM is not a sponsor of this Contest but Entrants may be required, as part of the entry process, to agree and consent to UPICKEM’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (both of which are available via a link during the Contest entry process) (collectively, the “UPICKEM Policies”) and may be required to register with UPICKEM.  While agreement to the UPICKEM Policies is required in order to enter this Contest, the UPICKEM Policies are not a part of these Contest rules but are a separate agreement between the Entrant and UPICKEM.  With respect to the conduct of this Contest by Station, in the event of any conflict between the UPICKEM Policies and the Station Contest rules, the Station’s Contest rules govern.

 

Station is not responsible for any error or technical malfunctions associated with the UPICKEM site that may affect any Entrant’s ability to enter, win, or be properly considered in this Contest, regardless of the cause. In the event of a malfunction associated with the UPICKEM site that Station (in its sole discretion) deems to materially and adversely affect this Contest, Station reserves the right to suspend this Contest, terminate this Contest without a winner, terminate this Contest and select a winner early, provide alternative means of entry or any other changes to these Contest rules that Station deems appropriate under the circumstances. Any such changes, terminations or suspensions will be announced on air and/or posted on the Station’s website, if applicable.

 

Employees of UPICKEM, Sponsors, their affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win in this Contest.

WBBM Newsradio

Tailgate Throwdown 2019 - Official Contest Rules

 

These Contest rules are specific to the above Contest conducted by Entercom Illinois, LLC d/b/a WBBM-AM (“Station”).  Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific Contest, the Station’s general contest rules apply to this Contest as well.  A copy of these specific Contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 180 North Stetson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601 during regular business hours and on the Station’s website at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules. To the extent that the general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.

 

HOW TO ENTER

No purchase is necessary to enter or win WBBM Newsradio’s Tailgate Throwdown Contest (“Contest”). 

 

The “Contest Entry Period” will begin at 12:01am (CT) on August 28, 2019 and end at 11:59pm (CT) on November 19, 2019.

 

Persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older wishing to enter this Contest (each an “Entrant”), must go to www.wbbmnewsradio.com/contests and click on the “Tailgate Throwdown” contest page.

 

The entry/registration process may require you to either log into an existing account, or create a free account with the game administrator, UPICKEM.  You may either elect the option to have your Facebook profile pre-load applicable portions of the entry form (Facebook account is not required to enter this Contest), or complete the online entry/registration form by submitting the Entrant’s full name, address of legal residence, phone number (including area code), age, e-mail address, and other information requested (some of which may be optional). Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights and complete preparation instructions. By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Finalist, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant.

Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights, and complete preparation instructions (“Recipe”). By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Finalist, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant.

As part of the entry process, Entrants may be provided with an opportunity to opt-in to receive solicitations from, and/or to become a member/participate in clubs of (i.e., email clubs, text clubs, and rewards programs), the Station; provided, however, agreeing to receive such solicitations and/or accepting such membership is not a condition of entry into this Contest and will not increase your chances of winning.

Entrant represents and warrants that he/she authorizes Station to post the Recipe on Station’s website or social network sites or use the Recipe in any other way Station sees fit.

Entrant agrees and acknowledges that Station, all Contest sponsors, and their respective affiliates, parents, employees, agents and all other related sponsors: may use the Entrant’s name, image, Recipe submission, other entry materials and/or biographical information for advertising and/or promotional purposes on radio, TV broadcasts, in the newspaper, on websites and/or any other medium in connection with participation in this Contest or otherwise without the payment of any additional compensation.

Entrant understands and agrees that Station shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Recipe submitted, whether or not the Recipe is selected as a winner, and Entrant agrees to sign any documents requested by Station to evidence such transfer of ownership.

By submitting a Recipe in a Station Contest, Entrant agrees to indemnify Station should any representations and warranties made by Entrant herein or in the applicable Contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate.

Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest rules are available to him/her at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules, that he/she has had an opportunity to review them before entering this Contest, and agrees to be legally bound by the Contest rules.  Contest rules are also available Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) during normal business hours between 8:30am (CT) and 5:00pm (CT) at the Station’s studios located at 180 North Station Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60601.

Limit of one (1) UPICKEM account per email address.  Limit of one (1) entry per UPICKEM account.

 

The Recipe submitted as part of Entry for this Contest must (in addition to the other requirements in these Contest rules) satisfy all of the following requirements:

Only one (1) Recipe may be submitted for entry in this Contest 1) by any one (1) Entrant who is the inventor of the Recipe.

By entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to use of the Recipe by Station in any manner it sees fit with no compensation to the Entrant.

Each Recipe must be the creative work of the Entrants and must not contain any materials that may be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws.

Food professionals (e.g. professional chefs, caterers, chefs for hire, food writers, or someone who creates recipes/cooks for pay) are ineligible to participate.

e.Recipe entries must not contain or convey any content that the Station determines at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, (i) to be indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) to be racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (iii) to encourage unlawful behavior, (iv) to contain, depict, or otherwise infringe upon the brand name(s), copyright(s), trademark(s), servicemark(s), tradename(s), logo(s), or any other intellectual property that may belong to a third party, or (v) to disclose any detailed personal, physical, contact, or otherwise confidential information that may belong to a third party.

 

Station will discard multiple entries received by same Entrant in Contest, and only the first qualified entry to be received by Station, in chronological order, from particular Entrant will be eligible for entry in Contest.

 

By entering this Contest, Entrants understand and agree that Station may elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes on-air and may choose to comment on, mock, poke fun at, and/or mimic any entry submitted.  Entrants waive any right to make any claim against Station or any Contest sponsors with respect to any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made on-air regarding such Entrant’s entry.

 

HOW TO WIN

Up to a total of eight (8) potential “Qualifying Prize” (as described in Section 16 below) winners will be selected (each a “Qualifier”) as follows: up to one (1) potential Finalist will be selected by a judging panel made up of Station employees from all eligible entries received by 11:59pm CT on the night before each selection date (as listed below) based on the following judging criteria: 1) Creativity and 2) Overall Tailgate Appeal.

 

The Qualifier selection dates are as follows:

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:00am CT

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:00am CT

 

Non-winning entries will automatically rollover and be eligible in subsequent judging selections during the Promotion. Entrants will not be required to re-submit their Recipes for future Finalist Prize selection dates. The Station will contact each potential Qualifier by means of the phone number provided by Entrant at time of Contest entry.

Notification to Qualifiers may be made by message on the Entrant’s voicemail, with no responsibility for any failure of the voicemail at the Entrant’s phone number provided on the entry form.

Station reserves the right, but is not obligated, to attempt to contact a Qualifier on one or more occasions or on one or more phone numbers provided and will NOT be required to contact all Finalists the same number of times or the same number of modes.

In the event that any Qualifier refuses or is unable to attend the Final Event, Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select additional entries from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Entry Period based upon any lawful criteria that the judges deem desirable in their sole discretion, to continue in the Contest subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these rules.

 

In order to participate further in this Contest, Qualifiers must attend and check-in with Station representatives between 9:30am (CT) and 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019 to compete in the “Tailgate Throwdown” occurring at a to be determined location (“Final Event”).  Qualifiers will be required to check in at the Station table to register prior to 11:30am (CT), show a valid governmentally issued photo identification to verify age and state of residency (as required by the Contest rules applicable to this Contest), and sign “as is” one or more liability release agreement which, among other things, relieves and releases the Station, venue, and their affiliated companies and others from any and all liability with respect to any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from (a) participation in the Contest and/or (b) the acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize awarded hereunder.  Failure to sign the required liability release agreements “as is” will result in automatic disqualification and ineligibility to participate further in this Contest.  Timely registered Qualifiers who provide all required information will be deemed “Finalists” and will be entitled to further participate in this Contest.

There will be up to, but in no event more than, eight (8) Finalists in this Contest.

FAILURE OF ANY FINALIST TO APPEAR AT THE FINAL EVENT ON TIME MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH FINALIST(S), IN THE STATION’S SOLE DISCRETION.

FINALIST(S) WHO ARE DISQUALIFIED WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST.

 

Upon checking in, each Finalist will be given an area on-site to set-up their completed food (with minimum of three (3) servings), supplies and ingredients for the originally submitted Recipe.  FINALISTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN CROCK POT, WARMING TRAYS, INGREDIENTS, PREPARATION EQUIPMENT AND/OR SERVING PLATTERS/UTENSILS FOR AT LEAST 3 JUDGES. Food should be prepped prior to the Final Event but must be set up by the Finalist with the Finalist’s own supplies.  Food must be cooked and ready for taste test by 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019, in order to be eligible to be judged at the Final Event. The Station will not be providing any ingredients or cooking supplies at the Event.

 

At approximately 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019, the Station representatives (the “Judges”) will taste all of the Finalists’ Recipes that are ready on-time.  Any Finalist who fails to present their cooked Recipe by 11:30am (CT) on December 15, 2019 will be disqualified.  The Judges will judge the Recipe samples based on what, in their sole discretion, they determine are best in the following categories: taste, appearance, creativity and overall tailgate appeal (the “Categories”). Each category will be worth a total of five (5) points with a maximum of twenty (20) points per Recipe. The Recipe with the most points wins the Grand Prize, the Recipe with the second most points wins the First Place Prize and the Recipe with the third most points wins the Second Place Prize. In the event of a tie, the judges will take a vote and the Recipe with the most votes will win the respective prize.  One Grand Prize winner, one First Place Prize winner and one Second Place Prize winner will be announced after the Judges taste test all Recipes on December 15, 2019 at approximately 1:00pm (CT).  Finalist must stay on-site at the Final Event until all Recipes are taste tested and winners are announced.

 

Winners will be notified on-site at the Event at the conclusion of the Final Event. All winners must be present at the conclusion of the Final Event on December 15, 2019 to claim their prize(s). Winners’ names and Recipes will be announced onstage, beginning with Second Place winner, First Place winner, and then Grand Prize winner. Each potential winner will have five (5) minutes to claim their prize following the initial announcement. If a selected winner is not present or fails to come forward within five (5) minutes, an alternate winner will not be selected. The Station will be the sole timekeeper in this Promotion.

 

All decisions by the Station at the Final Event will be final and not appealable.

 

Finalists must follow all instructions given by Station representatives at the Final Event.

 

In no event will any “deal-making” between participants be permitted.  The Station reserves the right to disqualify any person that it suspects has participated in or offered or accepted any type of “deal-making” with respect to this Contest.

 

Prize(s)

Up to eight (8) Qualifying prizes will be awarded in this Contest.  Each verified Qualifying Prize winner will win a football prize pack, consisting of a $50 Visa gift card and a t-shirt, courtesy of the Station. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this prize is $50.00.

Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest.  The verified Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) one-thousand dollar ($1,000) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.

Up to one (1) First Place Prize will be awarded in this Contest.  The verified First Place Prize winner will receive one (1) five-hundred dollar ($500) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.

Up to one (1) Second Place Prize will be awarded in this Contest.  The verified Second Place Prize winner will receive one (1) two-hundred and fifty dollar ($250) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.

 

SPONSORS

The sponsor of this Contest is Entercom Illinois, LLC, IlliniCare Health, Papa Charlie’s Italian Style Beef Co. and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group.

 

OTHER RULES

By participating in this Contest, each contestant hereby consents to the Company's use of following in all media and for advertising and promotional purposes without payment of additional consideration:  contestant's name; voice; likeness; biographical information; Recipe, his/her participation in the Contest; and the substance of the contestant's telephone call.  Contestant agrees that no additional compensation will be paid for such usage.

 

Station is conducting this Contest using proprietary software owned by a third party known as Second Street Media Inc. (“UPICKEM”).  UPICKEM is not a sponsor of this Contest but Entrants may be required, as part of the entry process, to agree and consent to UPICKEM’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (both of which are available via a link during the Contest entry process) (collectively, the “UPICKEM Policies”) and may be required to register with UPICKEM.  While agreement to the UPICKEM Policies is required in order to enter this Contest, the UPICKEM Policies are not a part of these Contest rules but are a separate agreement between the Entrant and UPICKEM.  With respect to the conduct of this Contest by Station, in the event of any conflict between the UPICKEM Policies and the Station Contest rules, the Station’s Contest rules govern.

 

Station is not responsible for any error or technical malfunctions associated with the UPICKEM site that may affect any Entrant’s ability to enter, win, or be properly considered in this Contest, regardless of the cause. In the event of a malfunction associated with the UPICKEM site that Station (in its sole discretion) deems to materially and adversely affect this Contest, Station reserves the right to suspend this Contest, terminate this Contest without a winner, terminate this Contest and select a winner early, provide alternative means of entry or any other changes to these Contest rules that Station deems appropriate under the circumstances. Any such changes, terminations or suspensions will be announced on air and/or posted on the Station’s website, if applicable.

 

Employees of UPICKEM, Sponsors, their affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win in this Contest.

Contest Rules:

WBBM NewsradioTailgate Throwdown 2018 - Official Contest RulesThese Contest rules are specific to the above Contest conducted by CBS Radio East, LLC d/b/a WBBM-AM (“Station”). Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific Contest, the Station’s general contest rules apply to this Contest as well. A copy of these specific Contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 180 North Stetson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601 during regular business hours and on the Station’s website at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules. To the extent that the general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.HOW TO ENTER1.   No purchase is necessary to enter or win WBBM Newsradio’s Tailgate Throwdown Contest (“Contest”).2.   The “Contest Entry Period” will begin at 12:01am (CT) on August 26, 2018 and end at 11:59pm (CT) on November 13, 2018.3.   Persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older wishing to enter this Contest (each an “Entrant”), must go to www.wbbmnewsradio.com/contests and click on the “Tailgate Throwdown” contest page.4.   The entry/registration process may require you to either log into an existing account, or create a free account with the game administrator, UPICKEM. You may either elect the option to have your Facebook profile pre-load applicable portions of the entry form (Facebook account is not required to enter this Contest), or complete the online entry/registration form by submitting the Entrant’s full name, address of legal residence, phone number (including area code), age, e-mail address, and other information requested (some of which may be optional). Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights and complete preparation instructions. By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Finalist, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant.a.   Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights, and complete preparation instructions (“Recipe”). By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Finalist, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant.b.   As part of the entry process, Entrants may be provided with an opportunity to opt-in to receive solicitations from, and/or to become a member/participate in clubs of (i.e., email clubs, text clubs, and rewards programs), the Station; provided, however, agreeing to receive such solicitations and/or accepting such membership is not a condition of entry into this Contest and will not increase your chances of winning.c.   Entrant represents and warrants that he/she authorizes Station to post the Recipe on Station’s website or social network sites or use the Recipe in any other way Station sees fit.d.   Entrant agrees and acknowledges that Station, all Contest sponsors, and their respective affiliates, parents, employees, agents and all other related sponsors: may use the Entrant’s name, image, Recipe submission, other entry materials and/or biographical information for advertising and/or promotional purposes on radio, TV broadcasts, in the newspaper, on websites and/or any other medium in connection with participation in this Contest or otherwise without the payment of any additional compensation.e.   Entrant understands and agrees that Station shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Recipe submitted, whether or not the Recipe is selected as a winner, and Entrant agrees to sign any documents requested by Station to evidence such transfer of ownership.f.   By submitting a Recipe in a Station Contest, Entrant agrees to indemnify Station should any representations and warranties made by Entrant herein or in the applicable Contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate.g.   Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest rules are available to him/her at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules, that he/she has had an opportunity to review them before entering this Contest, and agrees to be legally bound by the Contest rules. Contest rules are also available Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) during normal business hours between 8:30am (CT) and 5:00pm (CT) at the Station’s studios located at 180 North Station Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60601.h.   Limit of one (1) UPICKEM account per email address. Limit of one (1) entry per UPICKEM account.5.   The Recipe submitted as part of Entry for this Contest must (in addition to the other requirements in these Contest rules) satisfy all of the following requirements:a.   Only one (1) Recipe may be submitted for entry in this Contest 1) by any one (1) Entrant who is the inventor of the Recipe.b.   By entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to use of the Recipe by Station in any manner it sees fit with no compensation to the Entrant.c.   Each Recipe must be the creative work of the Entrants and must not contain any materials that may be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws.d.   Food professionals (e.g. professional chefs, caterers, chefs for hire, food writers, or someone who creates recipes/cooks for pay) are ineligible to participate.e.   Recipe entries must not contain or convey any content that the Station determines at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, (i) to be indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) to be racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (iii) to encourage unlawful behavior, (iv) to contain, depict, or otherwise infringe upon the brand name(s), copyright(s), trademark(s), servicemark(s), tradename(s), logo(s), or any other intellectual property that may belong to a third party, or (v) to disclose any detailed personal, physical, contact, or otherwise confidential information that may belong to a third party.6.   Station will discard multiple entries received by same Entrant in Contest, and only the first qualified entry to be received by Station, in chronological order, from particular Entrant will be eligible for entry in Contest.7.   By entering this Contest, Entrants understand and agree that Station may elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes on-air and may choose to comment on, mock, poke fun at, and/or mimic any entry submitted. Entrants waive any right to make any claim against Station or any Contest sponsors with respect to any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made on-air regarding such Entrant’s entry.HOW TO WIN8.   Up to a total of eight (8) potential “Qualifying Prize” (as described in Section 16 below) winners will be selected (each a “Qualifier”) as follows: up to one (1) potential Finalist will be selected by a judging panel made up of Station employees from all eligible entries received by 11:59pm CT on the night before each selection date (as listed below) based on the following judging criteria: 1) Creativity and 2) Overall Tailgate Appeal.The Qualifier selection dates are as follows:Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10:00am CTWednesday, November 14, 2018 at 10:00am CTNon-winning entries will automatically rollover and be eligible in subsequent judging selections during the Promotion. Entrants will not be required to re-submit their Recipes for future Finalist Prize selection dates. The Station will contact each potential Qualifier by means of the phone number provided by Entrant at time of Contest entry.a.   Notification to Qualifiers may be made by message on the Entrant’s voicemail, with no responsibility for any failure of the voicemail at the Entrant’s phone number provided on the entry form.b.   Station reserves the right, but is not obligated, to attempt to contact a Qualifier on one or more occasions or on one or more phone numbers provided and will NOT be required to contact all Finalists the same number of times or the same number of modes.c.   In the event that any Qualifier refuses or is unable to attend the Final Event, Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select additional entries from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Entry Period based upon any lawful criteria that the judges deem desirable in their sole discretion, to continue in the Contest subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these rules.9.   In order to participate further in this Contest, Qualifiers must attend and check-in with Station representatives between 9:30am (CT) and 11:30am (CT) on December 16, 2018 to compete in the “Tailgate Throwdown” occurring at a to be determined location (“Final Event”). Qualifiers will be required to check in at the Station table to register prior to 11:30am (CT), show a valid governmentally issued photo identification to verify age and state of residency (as required by the Contest rules applicable to this Contest), and sign “as is” one or more liability release agreement which, among other things, relieves and releases the Station, venue, and their affiliated companies and others from any and all liability with respect to any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from (a) participation in the Contest and/or (b) the acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize awarded hereunder. Failure to sign the required liability release agreements “as is” will result in automatic disqualification and ineligibility to participate further in this Contest. Timely registered Qualifiers who provide all required information will be deemed “Finalists” and will be entitled to further participate in this Contest.a.   There will be up to, but in no event more than, eight (8) Finalists in this Contest.b.   FAILURE OF ANY FINALIST TO APPEAR AT THE FINAL EVENT ON TIME MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH FINALIST(S), IN THE STATION’S SOLE DISCRETION.c.   FINALIST(S) WHO ARE DISQUALIFIED WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST.10.   Upon checking in, each Finalist will be given an area on-site to set-up their completed food (with minimum of three (3) servings), supplies and ingredients for the originally submitted Recipe. FINALISTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN CROCK POT, WARMING TRAYS, INGREDIENTS, PREPARATION EQUIPMENT AND/OR SERVING PLATTERS/UTENSILS FOR AT LEAST 3 JUDGES. Food should be prepped prior to the Final Event but must be set up by the Finalist with the Finalist’s own supplies. Food must be cooked and ready for taste test by 11:30am (CT) on December 16, 2018, in order to be eligible to be judged at the Final Event. The Station will not be providing any ingredients or cooking supplies at the Event.11.   At approximately 11:30am (CT) on December 16, 2018, the Station representatives (the “Judges”) will taste all of the Finalists’ Recipes that are ready on-time. Any Finalist who fails to present their cooked Recipe by 11:30am (CT) on December 16, 2018 will be disqualified. The Judges will judge the Recipe samples based on what, in their sole discretion, they determine are best in the following categories: taste, appearance, creativity and overall tailgate appeal (the “Categories”). Each category will be worth a total of five (5) points with a maximum of twenty (20) points per Recipe. The Recipe with the most points wins the Grand Prize, the Recipe with the second most points wins the First Place Prize and the Recipe with the third most points wins the Second Place Prize. In the event of a tie, the judges will take a vote and the Recipe with the most votes will win the respective prize. One Grand Prize winner, one First Place Prize winner and one Second Place Prize winner will be announced after the Judges taste test all Recipes on December 16, 2018 at approximately 1:00pm (CT). Finalist must stay on-site at the Final Event until all Recipes are taste tested and winners are announced.12.   Winners will be notified on-site at the Event at the conclusion of the Final Event. All winners must be present at the conclusion of the Final Event on December 16, 2018 to claim their prize(s). Winners’ names and Recipes will be announced onstage, beginning with Second Place winner, First Place winner, and then Grand Prize winner. Each potential winner will have five (5) minutes to claim their prize following the initial announcement. If a selected winner is not present or fails to come forward within five (5) minutes, an alternate winner will not be selected. The Station will be the sole timekeeper in this Promotion.13.   All decisions by the Station at the Final Event will be final and not appealable.14.   Finalists must follow all instructions given by Station representatives at the Final Event.15.   In no event will any “deal-making” between participants be permitted. The Station reserves the right to disqualify any person that it suspects has participated in or offered or accepted any type of “deal-making” with respect to this Contest.Prize(s)16.   Up to eight (8) Qualifying prizes will be awarded in this Contest. Each verified Qualifying Prize winner will win a football prize pack, consisting of a $50 Visa gift card and a t-shirt, courtesy of the Station. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this prize is $50.00.17.   Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest. The verified Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) one-thousand dollar ($1,000) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.18.   Up to one (1) First Place Prize will be awarded in this Contest. The verified First Place Prize winner will receive one (1) five-hundred dollar ($500) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.19.   Up to one (1) Second Place Prize will be awarded in this Contest. The verified Second Place Prize winner will receive one (1) two-hundred and fifty dollar ($250) Visa gift card], courtesy of the Station.SPONSORS20.   The sponsor of this Contest is CBS Radio East, LLC, Papa Charlie’s Italian Style Beef Co. and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group.OTHER RULES21.   By participating in this Contest, each contestant hereby consents to the Company's use of following in all media and for advertising and promotional purposes without payment of additional consideration: contestant's name; voice; likeness; biographical information; Recipe, his/her participation in the Contest; and the substance of the contestant's telephone call. Contestant agrees that no additional compensation will be paid for such usage.22.   Station is conducting this Contest using proprietary software owned by a third party known as Second Street Media Inc. (“UPICKEM”). UPICKEM is not a sponsor of this Contest but Entrants may be required, as part of the entry process, to agree and consent to UPICKEM’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (both of which are available via a link during the Contest entry process) (collectively, the “UPICKEM Policies”) and may be required to register with UPICKEM. While agreement to the UPICKEM Policies is required in order to enter this Contest, the UPICKEM Policies are not a part of these Contest rules but are a separate agreement between the Entrant and UPICKEM. With respect to the conduct of this Contest by Station, in the event of any conflict between the UPICKEM Policies and the Station Contest rules, the Station’s Contest rules govern.23.   Station is not responsible for any error or technical malfunctions associated with the UPICKEM site that may affect any Entrant’s ability to enter, win, or be properly considered in this Contest, regardless of the cause. In the event of a malfunction associated with the UPICKEM site that Station (in its sole discretion) deems to materially and adversely affect this Contest, Station reserves the right to suspend this Contest, terminate this Contest without a winner, terminate this Contest and select a winner early, provide alternative means of entry or any other changes to these Contest rules that Station deems appropriate under the circumstances. Any such changes, terminations or suspensions will be announced on air and/or posted on the Station’s website, if applicable.24.   Employees of UPICKEM, Sponsors, their affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win in this Contest.