Birthday Bucks Contest Rules
 
US stations, LLC, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (the “Company“) will conduct the contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:

1.       Description of Contest/Participation

The US97 Birthday Bucks (“BB”) contest will be aired Monday, October 29th through Friday, December 7th, 2012. The “BB” contest will be played Monday through Friday, during the contest period (except Thanksgiving Day). It will air three times each day of the contest period, once each in the 7AM, Noon and 5PM hours. At each contest play, a month and day will be called out on the air. The correct caller on the US97 contest lines (525-US97 or 1-888-507-9538) with a birthday on that day and month will win $20. If the caller’s decade matches the pre-selected decade, the prize amount will be raised to $200. If the caller’s birth month, day and pre-selected year match, the prize amount will be raised to $2000.

2.         Prize

The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are as follows. Matching birth month and day is $20. Matching birth month, day and decade is $200. Matching birth month, day and year is $2000.

3.         Eligibility and Limitations

Participants and winner(s) must be legal U.S. residents at least 18 years old as determined by the Company. There may be only one (1) prize per household for this contest. Employees of the Company, this contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio and television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. 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.  Person with the birthday must be the person calling in for the contest and that person must present valid ID (that shows birth date) at the station offices to claim prize.

4.         Telephone and Delivery Disclaimer

Participants are restricted to the use of ordinary telephone equipment. The Company 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 the Company’s control, or otherwise. The Company disclaims all liability for any delays, miss-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. The Company 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.

 5.         Publicity.

By participating, all participants and winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.

6.         Release.

By participating, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, its employees and agents, for any personal injury of loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the contest, or from the use of any prize.

7.         Taxes.

Any valuation of the prize (s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from a Station 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.

8.         Decisions.

The Company reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. Further, the Company will resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.

9.         Miscellaneous. 

Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Company’s release form to claim the prize. No purchase necessary to participate or win. Void where prohibited,. Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants. The Company may substitute prizes of equivalent value, amend the rules or discontinue the contest at any time as announced on the station. The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect to the conduct of this contest. Written copies of these rules are available at www.myhotsprings.com, during normal business hours at the station and by mail upon written request with a stamped, self-addressed return envelope. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be returned.

10.      Compliance with Law.

The conduct of this contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which takes precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Station shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written information about the contest, etc. as required by local and state law.