WLTJ FM OFFICIAL RULES – THE 25K BIRTHDAY GAME

WLTJ FM

OFFICIAL RULES – THE 25k BIRTHDAY GAME

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

Contest Dates:  9/22/2020 – 10/30/2020

Who May Enter:  Contest is open to legal U.S. residents age (21) and older, who have a valid driver’s license, and live within the WLTJ- FM broadcast area of these counties: Allegheny, Butler, Beaver, Fayette, Westmoreland, Washington. The following are not eligible: employees, officers, and directors of WLTJ-FM and Interactive Promotions Group (IPG)  their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising, and promotion agencies, any and all other companies associated with this contest, and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above.  Also, no employees associated with any local radio or television station may participate in the contest.

A total of 92 contestants will be given the opportunity to match exactly a predetermined number which has been pre- programmed into the secure website provided by the IP Group.  The $25,000 grand prize will be awarded to one (1) contestant who matches exactly the pre-determined winning numbers (birthday month, day, and year). To enter the contest and play, the contestant must be the correct caller into the WLTJ- FM Studio line when requested on air by WLTJ-FM talent. The WLTJ-FM talent will request listeners to call the studio line at 412.465.1929 three times a day (weekdays) between the hours of 7am -6pm. Contestants can play the contest one time per contest period. Once you play, you cannot play again.  One winner per household address per contest period.

The contestant will provide WLTJ-FM talent with their eight (8) digit birthday number which is comprised of their

2- digit birthday month, 2- digit birthday day and 4- digit birthday year (i.e. March 19, 1972 would be 03191972).  The contestant’s birthday will be programmed into the Birthday Game computer (secured website) by the on-air talent. If the number associated with the contestant’s birthday number matches the pre-determined winning birthday number within the secure website, WLTJ- FM has a potential winner.   For there to be a winning attempt, the on-air talent must enter the pre-determined winning number into the secure website and receive the “Congratulations, you win!” results page.

In the event of winning numbers (matches the pre-determined number), the listener must provide legal name, address, and phone number, along with their original photo identification (valid driver’s license). The birthday number entered in the computer must match the listeners photo identification exactly (valid driver’s license).  If the winning number entered the birthday computer does not match the pre-determined number, there is no claim of prize.  NO one is deemed a winner until birthdate given and photo identification make a perfect match and are determined by both WLTJ- FM & IPG. NO family member, friend or any other person will be allowed to accept prize for winning contestant.  Failure to adhere to any of the terms within this contract will result in a claim denial.  A winner is liable for any tax consequences resulting from their acceptance of any prize associated with this contest.

Grand prize winner must accept delivery of prize from sponsor, or as otherwise instructed by sponsor.  All other costs related to prize delivery and acceptance are the responsibility of winner including but not limited to taxes.  Prizes are non-transferable, prize substitution allowed, except at sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Grand prize winner will be required to complete and return a W-9 form or appropriate tax form affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release and present a valid driver’s license and social security card before prize will be awarded.  Winners of prizes greater than $600.00 will be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the prize and are responsible for paying all income taxes on prize.  All contestants will receive a gift card or prize (card amounts will vary) for playing the game, once the game has been played and the talent receives all contestant information that is asked.  Gift cards/prizes can be picked up at the Q studios within 30 days from day of play.  The WLTJ-FM Promotions Department will contact each winner regarding gift card/prize pick up information.

Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, contestant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation.

Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final in all matters relating to this promotion.  If winner is found in violation of these rules, he/she may be required to forfeit his/her prize.  Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade worldwide without limitation or further compensation, unless prohibited by law.  By accepting prizes, winners agree to hold sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, the promotion administrator and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless from and against any and all claims, damages and liability of any kind arising from or in connection with the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in the promotion or in any prize-related activities, and assume all liability therefore. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing or posting of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. 

IPG is not a party to, or involved, the conduct or implementation of the promotion.  Client agrees to protect, indemnify and hold harmless IPG from any and all claims made due to the conduct or implement of the promotion, which in any way is inconsistent with the terms and conditions of this contract or is contrary to any state statutes or regulations.  This indemnification provision includes all reasonable attorney fees as well as the amount of settlement or judgement that arises out of any claim.

WLTJ- FM is not responsible for phone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions or any other technological difficulties that prevent a contestant from calling the WLTJ-FM studio to play the game.  In an event that a contestant gets disconnected before the entire birthday is entered and confirmed by the caller, WLTJ-FM is not responsible for continuing the game play with that contestant.  That contestant will be deemed disqualified for that time of game play and the talent will proceed with the next contestant.  The disconnected contestant will be permitted to call for a chance to play again when prompted by the talent.  WLTJ-FM reserves the right to change or cancel this contest at anytime without notice or explanation.

Contest Administrator:  WLTJ-FM 5000 McKnight Road, Suite 401, Pittsburgh, PA  15237