WBZ-FM VERIZON “RUSHING TO HELP FIRST RESPONDERS”
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
These rules apply to the Verizon “Rushing to Help First Responders” Contest (“Contest”) conducted by Beasley Media Group, LLC d/b/a WBZ-FM (“Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules posted at www.985thesportshub.com apply to this Contest. If there is a conflict between the General Contest Rules and the Rules for this Contest, the Rules for this Contest shall control.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. The Contest will begin on October 5, 2021 and end on January 4, 2022.
b. Entries must also include a written statement (“Essay”) of approximately one hundred fifty (150) words or less describing why the First Responder (“Nominee”) they are nominating deserves to win a Prize. Nominee must also reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Rhode Island. Entrants may not nominate themselves.
c. Each entrant must have permission from the Nominee to submit the Essay. Each Essay submitted must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials that may be restricted, prohibited, or outlawed by any laws, or materials that may otherwise infringe on the rights of a third party. The Essay may not invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights including but not limited to copyrights or trademarks. The Station shall have the right to disqualify any entrant if it determines that the Essay contains copyrighted material or material that infringes on the rights of another; indecent or otherwise offensive material such as violence or drug abuse; or if such Essay contains material that is deemed to be unsuitable for a public audience. The Station’s determination with respect to all such matters shall be made in its sole discretion and shall be final. Essays that do not comply with these rules will not be eligible for the Contest. By submitting an Essay, all entrants agree that they have permission to read and post the Essay and grant Station permission to post their Essay on www.985thesportshub.com for promotional purposes.
d. There will be up to a total of thirteen (13) Weekly Prize-winning Nominees selected in the Contest.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. This Contest is open to all Station listeners who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry into the Contest, who are legal US residents and reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Rhode Island, except where prohibited by law. Winners must possess a valid, government-issued ID and show proof of residency to verify eligibility.
b. Prize will be awarded to the Nominee listed on the online entry form, not the entrant.
a. Up to thirteen (13) Weekly Prizes will be awarded. Each Weekly Prize consists of one (1) fifty-dollar ($50) Gift Card to a Boston, MA area business (selected at the sole discretion of the Station; no substitutions permitted). Approximate Retail Value of each Weekly Prize is $50.00. The gift card will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the gift card. Gift cards are not refundable or transferable and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will gift cards be replaced if lost or stolen.
b. Prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station located at 55 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA, Monday-Friday, during regular business hours. Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. Failure to claim Prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in these Official Rules.
4. SELECTION OF WINNERS
a. Up to thirteen (13) Weekly Prize-winning Nominees will be selected in this Contest as follows.
Up to one (1) potential Weekly Prize-winning Nominee will be selected each Wednesday beginning on October 6, 2021 and ending on January 5, 2022 (except December 12, 2021) at approximately 12:00PM ET in a Station-conducted random drawing from all eligible online entries received up to the time of the random drawing. Prize-winning Nominee will be notified by the Station via telephone promptly following the random drawing.
Non-selected entries will automatically rollover into subsequent random drawings in the Contest, if any. Essays will not be judged for the purpose of selecting a winner.
b. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible online entries received during the Online Entry Period.
c. Entrants/Nominees need not listen to the Station or be present to win.
d. The winning Nominee must confirm acceptance of prize within thirty (30) days of winning, or risk disqualification and selection of an alternate winning Nominee (time permitting) in a random drawing of all remaining eligible entries.
e. Decisions of Station management with respect to the Contest are final.
a. The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and by publication at www.985thesportshub.com.
c. Copies of the written Contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, 55 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125 or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.