Official Contest Rules

Federated Media
Official Contest & Game Rules

1.Only one Federated Media prize valued at $600.00 or greater may be won within 6 months.   Only one Federated Media prize of any value may be won within 60 days (2 Months).   All prizes won within less time than these waiting periods will be forfeited. This includes all Federated Media properties (WBYR, WQHK, WFGA/WKJG, WMEE, WOWO)

2.No purchase necessary.   Must be at least 18 years of age.   One entry per person per contest or game; duplicate entries may result in disqualification from the game or contest.

3.Winners are solely responsible for claiming their prize and/or fulfilling travel arrangements.   Prizes are to be claimed at the Federated Media offices during regular business hours.   Any prize not claimed within a 30-day period will become property of Federated Media.

4.Register-to-win games will be held with random prizes being awarded.  All winners will be chosen randomly.   Winners must be present to win (pending on promotion).   Decision of the judges is final.

5.Employees of Federated Media, other radio stations, promotional sponsors, all additional sponsors and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate in Fed Med contests or games.   Federated Media reserves the right to deny participation for any reason.

6.Winners are responsible for any prize obligation (insurance, taxes, licensing, etc.) and must meet all eligibility requirements. Any item valued at or over $600.00, winner will be responsible to fill out a 1099 for tax purposes provided by station or client giving prize away.

7.Winners and contestants consent to allow Federated Media the use of their name, voice and/or likeness for promotional advertisements for the station with no monetary or other compensation.

8.Winners must waive any and all claims of liability against Federated Media, its subsidiaries and all respective employees and agents for any personal injury or loss which may occur from participation in the contest or from the use of any prize.  Winners must sign a liability form that releases Federated Media, its subsidiaries, other owners and related entities from any liability.

9.Winners must be able to produce proper identification to claim prize.   Winner is responsible for all taxes, insurance, title and any additional fees.   This includes, but is not limited to, all passport and processing fees.   Other restrictions may apply.

10.No cash or substitute prize will be awarded in lieu of the advertised prize.   Prizes are non-transferable.   If a winner cannot accept the prize as offered or he/she fails to meet eligibility requirements, he/she shall forfeit the prize and the prize will become the property of Federated Media or will be awarded to another contestant.

11.Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

12.Entries into 97.3 WMEE’s Most Beautiful Baby Contest must be babies 3 years old or under (humans only) and clothed.  No private parts are to be shown.  If a picture is submitted showing any private parts it is subject to be deleted and disqualified from the contest.

13.A match can only be made once per game board when playing Pick Your Purse. For example if on Game Board #1, #8 & #22 are picked and they are both Kelly Clarkson and they have already been matched and someone was awarded a purse nobody else can win by matching those same squares.

14.The $1,000 Summer cash giveaway will have one winner which will be randomly selected from all text and online (email) submissions.  The winner will be selected and contacted once the contest has concluded.

15. Each winner from 97.3 WMEE’s $10,000 Cash Code will be issued a check from Federated Media that will take 48 hours to process from the time they won and then be available to be picked up at 2915 Maples Rd., Fort Wayne, IN  46816 during regular business hours, 8:30-5:00 Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

16. Child must NOT be able to walk at the time of the Diaper Dash during 97.3 WMEE’s Baby Fair and Family Expo.  Winner will forfeit the prize if it is discovered that the child can walk at time of contest.  The parent(s) of each participating child must be 18 or older at the time of the contest. The “diapers for a year” will be rewarded in the form of one $1,000 gift card.

17.Participants in contests agree to the above rules, as well as, any additional rules, which may be implemented.   Rules are subject to change without prior notification.   Any rule changes will be published.   Rules are available at the Federated Media, 2915 Maples Rd., Fort Wayne, IN  46816 during regular business hours, 8:30-5:00 Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

18. Listeners who stream broadcasts may experience a lag in transmissions due to buffering limitations or other online delays.  Online entrants are encouraged to listen to the station on-air. The station is not responsible for online streaming delays.

19. Winners of 97.3 WMEE & Darlington Holiday Warehouse’s $20,000 Holiday Match Game can only win 1 DHW $25 gift card per gameboard. Players can play multiple times but will only receive one gift card per board. Winners can only win a cash prize once per gameboard. If a winner matches a $1,000 Ultimate Toy Match, that winner will have to wait 6 months to play a contest again. This includes all Federated Media properties (WBYR, WQHK, WFGA/WKJG, WMEE, WOWO).

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