US*99 Lipton Taste The Sunshine Text to Win Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE ENTRANT’S CHANCE OF WINNING. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. HOW TO ENTER:
a. These rules govern the US*99 Lipton Taste The Sunshine Text to Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes” or “Promotion”), which is being conducted by WUSN-FM (the “Station”). The Sweepstakes begins on June 14, 2017 and ends on August 9, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Dates”).
b. To participate in the Sweepstakes, entrant may enter via text message or online beginning at 12:01am Central Time (“CT”) on June 14, 2017 and ending at 11:59pm CT on August 9, 2017 (the “Entry Period”) as follows:
First, visit a participating Ultra Foods, Strack & Van Til Food Market, or Town & Country Fresh Food Market location during regular business hours beginning on June 14, 2017 and ending on August 8, 2017 to obtain the Sweepstakes keyword and short code. A complete list of participating Ultra Foods, Strack & Van Til Food Market, or Town & Country Fresh Food Market locations can be found at US99.com/contests; hours may vary per location. Then, entrant may enter via one (1) of the following methods:
i. To enter by text message: Submit a text message with the keyword to the short code 44995 during the Entry Period. 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.
c. 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 five (5) Prize winners selected in the Sweepstakes.
2. ELIGIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS:
a. The Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal U.S. residents 18 years of age and older who reside in Illinois, Indiana, or Wisconsin. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Pepsi Beverages Company, Lipton, Ultra Foods, Strack & Van Til Food Market, Town & Country Fresh Food Market, 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 five (5) Prizes will be awarded. Each Prize is four (4) tickets (valid for winner and three (3) guests) to one (1) of the US*99 Summer Concert Series Shows at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, including passes to the US*99 Backstage Barbecue. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Prize is $200.
• The first winner selected will win four (4) tickets to the Lady Antebellum concert on August 19, 2017.
• The second two (2) winners selected will win four (4) tickets to the Luke Bryan concert on September 16, 2017.
• The last two (2) winners selected will win four (4) tickets to the Brad Paisley concert on September 23, 2017.
The winner(s) will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the prize(s). The prize(s) is awarded as is. Tickets valid only on the date 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.
b. 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 within ten (10) days of winning. 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).
c. 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.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Sweepstakes are final.
b. Up to five (5) Prize winners will be selected on August 10, 2017 at approximately 10:00AM CT in a Station-conducted random drawing from among all eligible online and text entries received during the Entry Period.
c. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible online and text entries received during the Entry Period.
d. Entrants need not listen to the Station or be present to win. Entrants must visit a participating Ultra Foods, Strack & Van Til Food Market, or Town & Country Fresh Food Market locations to retrieve the keyword and short code.
e. All potential Prize winners will be notified by the Station by telephone on or around August 9, 2017. At the time of notification of winning, the Station will give instructions to the winner on details regarding the concert and prize-related events. 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 within five (5) days 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 August 8, 2017 to “US*99 Lipton Taste The Sunshine 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 October 8, 2017 to the above address marked “US*99 Lipton Taste The Sunshine Text to Win – Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at US99.com.
Administrator: WUSN-FM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60601.
Sponsors: Pepsi Beverages Company, 1475 E Woodfield Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173
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