​GENERAL CONTEST RULES

(amended 02/01/2020)

These general contest rules listed below pertain to all station contests and promotions on 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News, unless otherwise specified. Particular contest and promotions may have rules that are specific to those contests and promotions. These specific rules will be disclosed in on-air announcements:

1)   No purchase necessary to enter any contest or promotion.

2)  Contests/promotions are open to 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News listeners that are 18 years old or older. In the case of the contest is affiliated with an alcoholic beverage manufacturer or distributor or that include hotel accommodations and/or air travel, those contests are open to listeners that are 21 years old or older.

 

3)  Only one entry per person will accepted per contest/promotion. Unless otherwise stated, multiple entries by the same person and incomplete, illegible, photocopied or confusing entries not in accordance with the contest or promotion rules will be discarded and may be deemed cause for disqualification. All entries and contest materials become the property of 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News.

 

4)  You may win only one prize per person in a contest or promotions during a 60 day period. In the event a winner cannot accept the prize or does not pick up a prize for any reason, that winner remains ineligible for the 60 day period.

 

5)  Any contestant who wins a prize worth $1,000 or more will be ineligible to win any other prize in any contest/promotion on 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News for a period of one year.

 

6)  All prizes must be picked up within 30 days of winning at the Bold Gold Media office or, if specified, at the sponsor’s place of business. Any prize not claimed with 30 days, or as indicated in the contest or promotion’s specific rules, will be forfeited by the winner and will remain the sole property of 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News. It is solely the winner’s responsibility to claim their prize within the time limit specified.

 

7)  For telephone contests, listeners may enter by calling the announced telephone number only and will be declared the winner if he/she is the designated caller.

 

8)  Where a prize consists of tickets for a specified event, 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News will not be responsible for cancellation. In that event, the winner must deal exclusively with the promoter of the event.

 

9)  95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News makes no warranties regarding the safety, condition or fitness of any prize awarded and will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury suffered by a winner and any parties thereof, through the use of the awarded prize.

 

10)  No prizes will be mailed, unless specified during the contest/promotion, or if special arrangements have been made with 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News is not responsible for safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate. 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News will not be responsible for mail that has been lost, damaged or delayed.

 

11)  Any ties will be broken by random drawing from among the tied and qualified entries or as indicated in the specific contest/promotion rules.

 

12)  Prizes are non-transferable and many not be redeemed for cash or any other prize/merchandise unless so stated in the contest/promotion specific rules.

 

13)  Odds of winning a contest/promotion are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.

 

14)  95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 and Wayne Pike News, their affiliates, directors and employees are not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, malfunction, defect or delay of any kind in telephone calls, facsimiles, radio transmission or online or internet submissions or for the failure of 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News to receive telephone calls for any reason or for any machine, computer or software malfunction of any kind affecting the proper execution of the contest/promotion. In the event a caller is disconnected during a contest before his/her name and phone number is recorded, then the prize will be awarded to the next caller whose name and phone number are recorded. The person operating the telephone at the office or studio has the final decision as to who is the winning caller.

 

15)  For email, social media or website contests/promotions, all appropriate information in required fields must be filled out or contestant will be disqualified. To be eligible to win a prize in email, social media or website contests/promotions, the winner must reside in the 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News listening area as defined by the discretion of the management of 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News. Any problems with the internet, social media or email are not the responsibility of 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News.

 

16)  By calling into 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News, the listener gives 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News the right to broadcast the call or record it for later broadcast on 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News and on the station’s internet audio stream at 953dnh.com, classichits1053.com or waynepikenews.com.

 

17)  Due to the nature of our programs that are heard online over the internet, contests/promotions heard on 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News’s internet audio stream are slightly delayed from the time the contest is heard on the broadcast station and will be running behind the broadcast signal. Thus, all contests/promotions heard are delayed. This delay can last for 30 seconds up to several minutes. This means that when 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News announces its time to cal in to play the contest/promotion, listeners on the online audio stream may be at a disadvantage in participating over those listeners who hear the contest/promotion on a conventional radio.

 

18)  Although 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 and Wayne Pike News will make reasonable efforts to conduct it contests/promotions substantially as announced or advertised. 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 and Wayne Pike News reserve the right in extraordinary circumstances to change or modify the rules of its contests as may be required. In such cases, 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 and Wayne Pike News will amend the rules for that contest or promotion and broadcast the amended rules as promptly as possible. In that case, the contest or promotion will be conducted in accordance with the amended rules.

 

19)  95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News reserves the right to disqualify any winner if any contest/promotion rules are violated in any way.

 

20)  95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 and Wayne Pike News station employees, station advertisers, their advertising agencies, employees and members of their immediate families are not eligible to win any contest or promotion.

 

21)  Station contests/promotions are void where regulated or prohibited by law.

 

22)  Contest/promotions winners may be required to present photo identification to claim a prize. Contest/promotions winners may be required to provide a valid tax ID number. A release may be required and by participating and/or accepting a prize constitutes permission to the sponsor, radio station, and its agencies to use the participant’s and/or winner’s name and likeness for promotional, broadcast, internet, advertising or trade purposes by 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News without further compensation.

 

23)  Local, state and federal taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may be issued a federal tax form if in one calendar year if the prize value of all prizes won in contests and promotions exceeds $600.

 

24)  By entering a contest/promotion, contestants agree to the rules of the contest/promotion and the decisions of the judges, which are final. 95.3 DNH,Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News reserves the rights to modify, change or cancel the contest or promotion without notice.

 

25)  To obtain a copy of rules to any contest, send a stamped, self addressed envelope to: 95.3 DNH, Classic Hits 105.3 or Wayne Pike News at 575 Grove Street, Honesdale, PA  18431.