General Contest Rules
WEPM / WICL / WLTF / Prettyman Broadcasting Company
Note: These rules apply generally to all contests, unless contest-specific rules are posted on pages related to that contest.
a. Contest dates vary from contest to contest. WEPM / WICL / WLTF, operated by Prettyman Broadcasting Company may terminate contest at any time or change dates and locations in its sole and absolute discretion
b. Method of entry and determining winners varies from contest to contest.
c. Contestants listening to WEPM / WICL / WLTF via the internet are advised that there is a delay between the time the official announcements and cues to call are made on the air and when they are heard over the internet and therefore will be at a disadvantage over those contestants listening over the air.
How to Qualify
a. No purchase is necessary.
b. Odds of winning will depend on the number of qualified entries.
c. Contest is open to all residents of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. All employees, agents, successors, interns, and assignees of Prettyman Broadcasting Company, employees of other radio or television stations and members of their immediate families are ineligible. The term "immediate family" includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws", or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents.
d. Only one winner per prize. No "duos," groups, or teams will be allowed to enter together. Any ties, disputes, conflicts, questions, or concerns, regarding the Contest and/or the prize(s), will be handled by the Prettyman Broadcasting Company whose decision(s) are final and indisputable.
e. Participants are restricted to the use of ordinary telephone equipment. Participants that enable the "Caller ID" block function may not be allowed to participate unless they enter their correct area code and telephone number. WEPM / WICL / WLTF disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue a telephone call due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond WEPM / WICL / WLTF's control, or otherwise. WEPM / WICL / WLTF disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. WEPM / WICL / WLTF is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant's ability to participate in the contest, and any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in this contest. Prettyman Broadcasting Company stations are not responsible for broken telephone connections, busy signals, mis-dials or lost phone calls.
f. In event two individuals with the same name call in, only the individual who is verified by a home address that identically matches the information on the randomly drawn entry, shall be declared a winner.
Acceptance and Delivery of Prize
a. All prizes must be accepted as awarded. All prize(s) are non-transferable. Inability to accept or deliver prize(s) will result in forfeiture. Prettyman Broadcasting Company retains the right to substitute prize(s) with other prize(s) of equal or greater value in the event the original prize(s) offered is not available for reasons beyond the reasonable control of Prettyman Broadcasting Company. Any valuation of the prize(s) awarded is based on available information provided to WEPM / WICL / WLTF, and the value of any prize (as determined by WEPM / WICL / WLTF in its sole discretion) awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.
b. It is anticipated that qualifiers should have possession of the their qualifying prize within 80 days of winning, however, Prettyman Broadcasting Company makes no guaranty as to the actual delivery date.
c. All Contest(s)/Prize(s) subject to Federal, State, and local regulations and laws and are void where restricted or prohibited by law.
d. If prize(s) includes travel, lodging, entertainment, special event, or an automobile, the winner(s) is responsible for all taxes, expenses, tags, title, licensing and registration fees and gratuities not expressly included in and as part of the prize(s). Winners agree to all blackout periods, space availability requirements, etc., as stated by the WEPM / WICL / WLTF and Contest prize partner(s), which shall include hotels, airlines, train travel, ship/boat travel, etc. Winner(s) agree that acceptance of any trip as a prize(s) from WEPM / WICL / WLTF does so entirely upon their own initiative, risk, and responsibility.
e. Winner(s) must use their true, legal, name when playing contests or claiming prize(s) and may not win any contest under an assumed name. Winner(s) will be disqualified and prize(s) forfeited if they are found playing under an assumed name or alias.
Conditions of Winning
a. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from WEPM / WICL / WLTF will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
b. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable Federal, Sate, Local and other taxes. Each winner must provide WEPM / WICL / WLTF with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Failure to timely provide such information and/or any other reasonably required documentation, including, without limitation, a release and affidavit of eligibility, may result in delay in receiving prizes or the forfeiture thereof. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash.
c. By participating, all participants and winner(s) grant Prettyman Broadcasting Company the permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likeness in connection with the promotion (via print, broadcast or other forms of media) of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, compensation or remuneration for such use. By calling the contest lines, voices and names may be recorded and used for promotional or broadcast purposes.
d. All winners must sign a release agreement to accept prize.
Contest participants and winners, on their own behalf and on behalf of their heirs, successors, representatives and/or assigns, hereby fully and forever remises, releases and discharges Prettyman Broadcasting Company and each and all of its subsidiary and affiliated corporations, companies and divisions, its predecessors, successors and assigns, and its respective directors, stockholders, officers, employees and agents, of and from any and all claims, demands, agreements, contracts, covenants, actions, suits, causes of action, obligations, controversies, debts, costs, expenses, accounts, damages, judgments, losses and liabilities, of whatsoever kind or nature, in law, equity or otherwise, whether known or unknown, whether or not concealed or hidden, which against it or any of it, they have had, may have had or now have, or which any of their heirs, representatives and assigns hereafter can, shall or may have for or by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not in any respect limiting the generality of the foregoing, any and all claims which or might have asserted relating to this contest.
All participants and winners indemnify and hold forever harmless WEPM / WICL / WLTF, and Prettyman Broadcasting Company and their agencies, their agents, officers, employees, affiliates, and assigns, for any injuries, accidents, misfortunes, losses, damages, or causes of action, arising from or in connection with participation in the Contest and/or acceptance or use of any prize(s).
No Warranties Provided
Prettyman Broadcasting Company and WEPM / WICL / WLTF do not warrant any of the products, materials or services that a winner receives. The materials, services or products that a winner receives are provided “as is.” There may be warranties provided by the manufacturer of the product, material or service, for which Prettyman Broadcasting Company has no responsibility or duty to perform.
a. Prettyman Broadcasting Company reserves the right to change contest rules and/or dates at any time without additional notice.
b. Prettyman Broadcasting Company reserves the right to add or subtract additional station or stations to this contest at any time.
c. Prettyman Broadcasting Company is considered the “judge.” Judge’s decisions are final.
d. Prettyman Broadcasting Company reserves the right to end and or modify contest at any time without additional notice or further compensation required.