OFFICIAL RULES: Stars & Strings Mountain Dew Text to Win Sweepstakes

mountaindew 300x250 OFFICIAL RULES: Stars & Strings Mountain Dew Text to Win Sweepstakes

Mountain Dew is giving you a chance to win 4 tickets to the Stars & Strings concert on November 9th, 2016 at the Chicago Theatre AND meet one of the performing artists!

Participating Jewel-OscoLocations:
3795 Orchard Road, Oswego 60543
655 Main Street NW, Bourbonnais 60914
1340 S. Canal Street, Chicago 60607
1340 Patriot Blvd, Glenview 60026
2550 N. Clybourn Ave, Chicago 60614
14200 S. Bell Rd, Homer Glen 60491
3243 W. 115th St, Merrionette Park 60803
345 S. Rand Rd, Lake Zurich 60047
424 W. Division, Chicago 60610
800 S.NorthwestHwy,FoxRiverGrove60021
1763 W. Howard St, Chicago 60626
Holmes Ave, Clarendon Hills 60514
W Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook 60440
S Roberts Road, Hickory Hills 60457
S Stony Island, Chicago 60649
E 34th Street, Chicago 60616
Main Street, Downers Grove 60515
W 159th, Orland Park 60462
21164 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort 60423
12803 S. Harlem Ave. Palos Heights60463
Maple Avenue, Lisle 60532
W 95th Street, Naperville 60564
W Ogden Avenue, Naperville 60540
S Cicero Avenue, Burbank 60459
W 75th Street, Woodridge 60517
E 162nd Street, South Holland 60473
E Ogden, Westmont 60559
S Cottage Avenue, Normal 61761
W Jefferson, Joliet 60435
N Main Street, Crown Point IN 46307
Route 59, Plainfield 60544
199 Brookforest Ave, Shorewood 60404
S Ridgeland, Oak Lawn 60453
John Deere Expy, Silvis 61282
1655 E. 95th Street, Chicago 60617
Ridge Road, Munster IN 46321
1148 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove 60515
S Pulaski, Alsip 60803
234 E. Veterans Parkway, Yorkville 60560
W 40th Street, Stickney 60402
S Pulaski, Oak Lawn 60453
Naper Blvd, Naperville 60540
W 103rd Street, Chicago 60655
E Oakland, Bloomington 61701
N Second Street, Clinton IA 52732
First Street A, Moline 61265
Cass, Darien 60561
N Larkin, Joliet 60431
805 Joliet Street, Dyer IN 46311
US Route 30, Oswego 60543
Brainard Ave, Countryside 60525
Washington, Kankakee 60901
W 103rd Street, Oak Lawn 60453
W 183rd Street, Homewood 60430
W 131st Street, Palos Park 60464
W 159th Street, Oak Forest 60452
S Harlem, Tinley Park 60477
Chicago Road, So Chicago Heights 60411
S Pulaski, Chicago 60632
S Ashland Avenue, Chicago 60620
N Nelson, New Lenox 60451
W 87th Street, Chicago 60620
State Street, Lemont 60439
127 E. Ogden, Naperville 60563
11730 S. Marshfield, Chicago 60643
17705 S Halsted, Homewood 60430
747 Indian Bndry Rd, Chesterton IN 46304
13460 S. Rte. 59, Plainfield 60544
20 S. Weber, Romeoville 60446
17930 Wolf Road, Orland Park 60461
W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg 60194
Randall Road, Batavia 60510
W Biesterfield Rd, Elk Grove 60007
W Lake Street, River Forest 60305
W Irving Park Rd, Chicago 60634
S Mannheim, Westchester 60154
Danada Square, Wheaton 60187
W Roosevelt Road, Oak Park 60304
1157 Eola Road, Aurora 60504
N Paulina, Chicago 60622
York Road, Elmhurst 60126
Army Trail Road, Carol Stream 60188
W Galena, Aurora 60506
W 24th Street, North Riverside 60546
S Randall Rd, Algonquin 60102
W Grand, Franklin Park 60131
652 Kirk Road,St. Charles 60174
W. Irving Park, Chicago 60641
Bloomingdale, Glendale Hts 60139
E Woodlawn, La Grange Park 60525
Irving Park, Streamwood 60107
Sycamore Road, DeKalb 60115
S Main Street, Lombard 60148
N Central, Chicago 60630
N Main Street, Wheaton 60187
E. St Charles Road, Villa Park 60181
W. Madison, Oak Park 60302
W North Ave, Melrose Park 60160
Summit, Elgin 60120
W Lake St, Addison 60101
W Foster, Chicago 60656
S Archer Ave, Chicago 60608
W Main Street, West Dundee 60118
S Roselle Road, Schaumburg 60193
1501 E. Algonquin Road, Algonquin 60102
Larkin Avenue, Elgin 60123
Roselle Road, Hoffman Estates 60195
Prairie, St Charles 60174
E Roosevelt, West Chicago 60185
E Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn 60137
W Irving Park, Wood Dale 60191
375 Randall Rd, South Elgin 60177
1220 S. Ashland, Chicago 60608
1224 S. Wabash, Chicago 60605
153 Schiller, Elmhurst 60126
800 N. Main Street, Elburn 60119
125 E Stearns, Bartlett 60103
2520 N. Narragansett Ave, Chicago 60639
550 North State Street, Chicago 60654
465 N Route 47, Sugar Grove 60554
370 N Des Plaines Ave, Chicago 60624
220 W Peace Rd, Sycamore 60178
13200 Village Green Drive, Huntley 60142
W Grand, Gurnee 60031
S Milwaukee, Libertyville 60048
N Clark, Chicago 60640
2401 Route 12, Spring Grove 60081
21st Street, Zion 60099
N Vail, Arlington Heights 60005
N Lewis Ave, Waukegan 60087
S Lee Street, Des Plaines 60018
Waukegan Road, Glenview 60025
Chicago Avenue, Evanston 60202
W Dempster, Niles 60714
E Rollins Rd, Round Lake 60073
N Ashland, Chicago 60657
W Foster Ave, Chicago 60630
N Broadway, Chicago 60640
Plum Grove Road, Palatine 60067
N Milwaukee, Niles 60714
W Main Street, Barrington 60010
S Route 12, Fox Lake 60020
N Lincoln, Chicago 60618
N Sheridan, Chicago 60613
N Green Bay Road, Wilmette 60091
1600 Deerfield Road, Highland Park 60035
1860 S. Arlington Hts Rd, Arl. Hts 60005
885 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake 60030
9449 N Skokie Blvd, Skokie 60076
Route 59, Antioch 60002
S Waukegan, Deerfield 60015
N Elston Avenue, Chicago 60618
Sheridan, Wilmette 60091
S Elmhurst Road, Des Plaines 60016
E Dundee, Palatine 60067
E Euclid, Mt Prospect 60056
N Cumberland, Chicago 60656
E Rand Rd, Arlington Hts 60004
McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove 60089
Busse Highway, Park Ridge 60068
W Touhy Avenue, Niles 60714
Ela Rd, Lake Zurich 60047
Palatine Rd, Hoffman Est 60195
Howard Street, Evanston 60202
S Lake Street, Mundelein 60060
N Western, Lake Forest 60045
Kirchoff Rd, Rolling Meadows 60008
Northwest Highway, Cary 60013
3400 N Western, Chicago 60618
145 S Eastwood Drive, Woodstock 60098
N Broadway, Chicago 60657
Liberty St, Wauconda 60084
N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan 60085
6140 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake 60014
Elm Street, McHenry 60050
Pfingsten, Glenview 60025
3630 N Southport, Chicago, 60613
16625 W 159th Street, Lockport 60441
6107 S Archer, Chicago 60638
2051 Ridge Road, Minooka 60447
1414 N Division, Morris 60450
107 Avenue of the Cities,East Moline61244
2103 N.VeteransPrkwy,Bloomington 61704
2021 E Laraway, New Lenox 60451

OFFICIAL RULES: Stars & Strings Mountain Dew Text to Win Sweepstakes



a. These rules govern the Stars & Strings Mountain Dew Text to Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes” or “Promotion”), which is being conducted by WUSN-FM (the “Station”). The Sweepstakes begins on October 5, 2016 and ends on November 2, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Dates”).

b. To participate in the Sweepstakes, entrant may enter via text or online beginning at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on October 5, 2016 and ending at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 1, 2016 (the “Entry Period”) as follows:

First, visit a participating Jewel-Osco® location in the Chicagoland area during regular business hours beginning on October 5, 2016 and ending on November 1, 2016 to obtain the Sweepstakes keyword and short code. No purchase is necessary to obtain keyword and short code on the Sweepstakes display on-site. A complete list of participating Jewel-Osco locations can be found at\contests; hours may vary per location. Then, entrant may enter via one (1) of the following methods:

i. To enter by text message: Use your mobile phone to text the keyword to short code 44995 during the Entry Period to enter the Promotion. Message and data rates may apply. The Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for this method of entry. Potential prize winner(s) in a text message promotion must provide all information requested including entrant’s full name, complete address (including zip code), day and evening phone numbers and date of birth to verify eligibility. P.O. Boxes are not permitted. By entering by text, entrants consent to receive a confirmation text message from the Station.

ii. To enter online: Visit and follow the links and instructions to enter the Sweepstakes, include the short code, 44995, and keyword, and complete and submit the online entry form during the Entry Period. Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Station’s Privacy Policy. P.O. Boxes are not permitted. Entries submitted may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Promotion administrator.

c. Keywords will be deemed correct and valid at the sole discretion of the Station. Entries without the correct Keyword will be disqualified. Only one (1) entry per person is permitted regardless of the method of entry. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address or phone number. There will be up to a total of two (2) Secondary Prize winners and one (1) Grand Prize winner selected in the Sweepstakes.


a. The Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal U.S. residents 18 years of age and older and who reside in Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Pepsi Beverages Company (“Sponsor”), Jewel Food Stores, Inc., the Station, CBS Radio Inc., their corporate affiliates, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, participating sponsors, prize suppliers, their respective affiliates (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) and other radio stations in the Chicago metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating, entrant agrees to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are final and binding in all respects.

b. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any Station-conducted promotion.

c. The winner(s) may be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and must provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a 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 entrant who does not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.


a. Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize includes the following:
• Four (4) tickets (valid for winner and three (3) guests) in the first ten (10) rows of the stage to the Stars & Strings concert held on November 9, 2016 at the Chicago Theatre at 175 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60601.
• Four (4) passes (valid for winner and three (3) guests) to meet a Stars & Strings Artist during the show. Artist will be selected at the sole discretion of the Station. Meet and greet subject to artist availability.
• The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the ticket portion Grand Prize is $598.00. The meet and greet passes have no cash or other retail value.

b. Up to two (2) Secondary Prizes will be awarded. Each Secondary Prize is two (2) tickets (valid for winner and one (1) guest) to the Stars & Strings concert held on November 9, 2016 at the Chicago Theatre at 175 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60601. The ARV of each Secondary Prize is $199.00.

c. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein such as for transportation to and from event, meals, etc. are solely the responsibility of the prize winner and guests. Sponsor reserves the right to select seating. Any minor guests (under the age of 18) must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsors for canceled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled event. The prize(s) is awarded as is. Tickets valid only on the date printed on the tickets. Tickets are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will tickets be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets may not be sold to a third party. If a prize-related event is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, their sole responsibility to the winner(s) will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded elements of the prize(s). The Station and/or venue, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to deny entry to or to remove the winner(s) and/or guest(s) if either engages in disruptive behavior or in a manner with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at any prize-related event.

d. No more than the stated number of prizes specified in these official rules will be awarded. All prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station at the address below during regular business hours. The winner(s) will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed by 5:00 pm CT on Monday, November 7, 2016. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed or shipped to the winner(s), it will be with the prior written consent of the winner(s) and therefore, winner(s) assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize(s) or prize certificate(s).

e. Prize(s) is not transferable, and no substitution, assignment or cash equivalent of prize(s) is permitted, except by the Station (solely at its discretion), which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value. The prize(s) are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Promotion Entities are not responsible for winners’ limitations that prevent acceptance or use of prize(s). Entrants acknowledge that the Promotion Entities have not made, and are not in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, expressed or implied, whether by contract or law, concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Other restrictions may apply.


a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Sweepstakes are final.

b. On November 2, 2016 at approximately 10:00AM CT, up to one (1) potential Grand Prize winner and up to two (2) potential Secondary Prize winners will be selected in a Station-conducted random drawing from among all combined eligible online and text entries received during the Entry Period.

c. The odds of winning depend on the number of combined eligible online and text entries received during the Entry Period.

d. Participants need not listen to the Station or be present to win. Entrants must visit a participating Jewel-Osco location to retrieve the keyword and short code to enter.

e. All potential Prize winners will be notified by the Station by telephone promptly following the random drawing. Prize(s) will be awarded only upon confirmation of eligibility and completion of all requisite releases. The winner(s) must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release by 5:00 pm CT on Monday, November 7, 2016 or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected (time permitting) by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If a potential winner(s) cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required fully-executed 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(s).


a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner(s). The winner(s) may 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(s) and 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(s) 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(s). Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.

b. Participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its designees 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(s) won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, voice, audio or video recording and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Sweepstakes and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification or permission, in perpetuity, 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 Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from any prize(s) awarded and participation in the Sweepstakes, 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 the Sweepstakes, or delivery, possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.

d. If for any reason this Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, or if the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winner(s), unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).

e. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of a prize(s); (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, telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection or equipment malfunctions or any other technological problems or failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, 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 Sweepstakes prize 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.

f. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins or any other methods may void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, Sweepstakes entry services or proxies) will void all entries by that entrant at the Station’s discretion. The Station’s or its Sweepstakes administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person who (i) 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 or (ii) 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 who it believes is tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with the rules of the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, the Station may disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and any or all future Station-administered Sweepstakes and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

g. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize(s) of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes and shall not be required to award a substitute prize(s).

h. Except where prohibited, by entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize(s) awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have any damages awarded multiplied or increased. New York law governs the interpretation and construction of these Official Rules and all aspects related thereto.

i. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 2, 2016 to “Stars & Strings Mountain Dew Text to Win – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, WUSN-FM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60601. For the names of the prize winner(s) send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by January 2, 2017 to the above address marked “Stars & Strings Mountain Dew Text to Win – 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


a. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to the Station’s Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of entrant’s personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at In the event of conflict between the Station’s Terms of Use Agreement and these Official Rules, the terms of these Official Rules shall apply.

Administrator: WUSN-FM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60601

Sponsor: Pepsi Beverages Company, 1475 E Woodfield Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173
Co-Sponsor: Jewel Food Stores, Inc., 150 Pierce Rd., Suite 200, Itasca, IL 60143

Pepsi and the Pepsi Globe are registered trademarks of PepsiCo, Inc.
JEWEL-OSCO and the JEWEL-OSCO logos are trademarks owned by New Albertson’s, Inc. or its affiliates or subsidiaries. © 2015 New Albertson’s, Inc. All rights reserved.

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