BURKS BROADCASTING GENERAL CONTEST RULES
Wherever the words WASL/WTRO/WTNV appear in these
rules, they include the business entity, to which the Stations WASL/WTRO/WTNV
are licensed, and any member companies, parent corporations, and
1) No purchase is necessary to enter any WASL/WTRO/WTNV
2) All Qualifiers must be permanent residents of Tennessee,
or Missouri and must provide
WASL/WTRO/WTNV with a valid form of identification and Social Security number
satisfactory to WASL/WTRO/WTNV management.
3) Subject to rule (4) below, all Qualifiers must
be at least 18 years old to be eligible to participate in contests that include
hotel/motel accommodations, motor vehicles, boats, and/or air travel as prizes.
4) All Qualifiers must be at least 21 years
old to be eligible for all contests affiliated with an alcoholic beverage
manufacturer or distributor.
5) One entry per household will be permitted
to participate in a contest. A "household" is defined as any individuals residing at the same
address. After winning a contest on WASL/WTRO/WTNV, the individual/household
is ineligible to win any other contests on WASL/WTRO/WTNV for a period
of thirty (30) days. All individuals/households receiving a prize
valued at $600.00 or more on WASL/WTRO/WTNV may be issued a 1099 Federal Income
Tax Form by WASL/WTRO/WTNV, and are ineligible to win a prize valued at $600.00
or more for a period of one calendar year from the date of winning. If it is
determined that a selected Qualifier is ineligible as a result of one or both
of these restrictions, another Qualifier will be selected. This selection
procedure will continue until these restrictions are satisfied.
6) Anytime the WASL/WTRO/WTNV on-air studio is
called, it is assumed by the caller that the phone call is being recorded and
may be broadcast. The caller grants
permission to WASL/WTNV/WTRO to broadcast the call or record the call for later
6a) For telephone contests, listeners may
enter by calling 731-286-0100 (WASL), 731-285-0973 (WTNV), 731-285-1450 (WTRO). If any
problems are discovered by WASL/WTRO/WTNV, different call-in numbers or
addresses may be substituted and utilized after those numbers and addresses are
broadcast on WASL/WTRO/WTNV. 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 WASL/WTRO/WTNV has the final decision as
to who is the winning caller.
7) For contests requiring written entry forms,
they may be e-mailed to a contest specific address on www.100jackfm.com, www.eagle973.net or www.wtroradio.net or mailed/delivered to
WASL/WTRO/WTNV – 2555 Burks Place, Dyersburg, TN 38024. All entries become
property of WASL/WTRO/WTNV and will not be returned. WASL/WTRO/WTNV
reserves the right to retain any or all contest materials for any reason that WASL/WTRO/WTNV
deems necessary to the completion of the contest, or reasons relating to
publicity and/or advertising. WASL/WTRO/WTNV shall have no responsibility
for a Qualifier’s failure to win or claim any prize based on difficulties with
telephone, facsimile, email, or internet difficulties, or any circumstances in
8) Any specific rules and/or restrictions
pertaining to individual contests (entry dates, a limit on the number or words
on an entry, etc.) will be disclosed in on-air announcements.
9) Prizes must be picked up by the winners at
the WASL/WTNV/WTRO business office or other pre-arranged or pre-announced
location within thirty (30) days of notification to the winner, unless there is
a deadline date by which the prizes must be picked up, in which case, that date
will be specifically stated. Otherwise,
failure to pick up the prizes by the deadline will result in the forfeiture of
the prize, which shall remain the property of WASL/WTNV/WTRO. WASL/WTRO/WTNV
assumes no liability for the delivery of prizes.
10) In the event the winner is subject to, or the
subject of, any order or legal process issued by any governmental agency having
jurisdiction over the affairs of the winner (i.e. garnishment, child support
order, judgment, lien, and the like), WASL/WTRO/WTNV’S delivery of the prize to
the official representative of the governmental entity claiming a right to the
prize shall be thus deemed as WASL/WTRO/WTNV awarding the prize to the
winner. WASL/WTRO/WTNV shall be entitled to rely in good faith, upon any
documents presented by the representative seeking to collect the prize in lieu
of the winner. WASL/WTRO/WTNV shall not be liable for any claim by any
winner for damages incidental thereto.
11) As a condition of entering a contest,
Qualifiers must agree that upon winning, they will consent to the use of their
name, likeness, and all verbal and written communications with WASL/WTRO/WTNV
for publicity purposes.
12) Employees of WASL/WTRO/WTNV, Burks
Broadcasting Radio Group, (and its ultimate parent company, Dr.Pepper/Pepsi
Bottling Company, Inc.of Dyersburg, TN), their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees and
immediate families of each, and employees of all media of mass communication
within a one hundred mile radius of the (WASL/WTRO/WTNV) main studio are not eligible to win any contest. Immediate family
includes the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers,
sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and
his/her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is current
13) All prizes are non-transferable and are not
redeemable for cash. WASL/WTRO/WTNV reserves the right to substitute a prize of
similar value. WASL/WTRO/WTNV cannot be held responsible for unforeseen
cancellations or delays of concerts/events or transportation caused by weather,
promoter or performer.
14) Winners are solely responsible for all applicable
local, state and federal taxes. Winner may be issued a 1099 MISC federal
tax form if in one calendar year the prize value of all prizes won in contests
from WASL/WTRO/WTNV and/or participating co-sponsors exceeds $600.00.
15) WASL/WTRO/WTNV, Burks Broadcasting Radio Group,
assumes no liability for liability, damages, situations, repairs, or incidents
arising from any aspect of any prize awarded in any contest. WASL/WTRO/WTNV,
Burks Broadcasting Radio Group, all participating co-sponsor companies and
their advertising and promotional agencies, affiliates thereof, employees, and
immediate families of each absolve themselves and shall be held harmless from
any action or liability arising from any contest or prize awarded in any
contest. As a condition of entering a
contest, participants may be required, upon winning, to sign a release form and
affidavit of eligibility to claim their prize. Failure to do so will
result in forfeiture of the Qualifier’s right to claim or receive the
The following are specifically related to E-contests and E-Mail Club promotions
a) All appropriate information in required fields must be filled out or
Qualifiers will be disqualified.
To be eligible to win a prize, a Qualifier must reside within the listening
WASL/WTRO/WTNV, as defined within the exclusive discretion of WASL/WTRO/WTNV
c) Any problems with the internet or email are not WASL/WTRO/WTNV’s
d) Qualifiers who attempt to register to participate on WASL/WTRO/WTNV’S
websites may be
required to produce a printed copy of proof of registration
before being allowed to participate in the contest.
All giveaways and contests are void where prohibited by law. All local,
state and federal regulations apply. As a licensee of the FCC and a
trustee of the public airwaves, WASL/WTRO/WTNV reserves the right
to interrupt and/or discontinue any contest or promotion (and not award
the offered prize) at the discretion of WASL/WTRO/WTNV management if world
events, the national mood, or public safety so warrant. WASL/WTRO/WTNV reserves the right to
disqualify any winner if the contest rules have been violated in any way. WASL/WTRO/WTNV
reserves the right to amend the rules to any contest at any time. All decisions
of WASL/WTRO/WTNV are final.
Although WASL/WTRO/WTNV will make reasonable efforts to conduct its contests
substantially as announced or advertised, WASL/WTRO/WTNV reserves the right to
change or modify the rules of its contests as exigent circumstances may
require. In such cases, WASL/WTRO/WTNV
will amend the rules for that contest and broadcast the amended rules as
promptly as possible. In such case, the
contest will be conducted in accordance with the amended rules.
19) A copy of these rules are
available during business hours (9:00am-4:00pm M-Thu) at
the WASL/WTRO/WTNV studios, 2555
Burks Place, Dyersburg, TN 38024