KESQ Broadcasting Contest Rules
Gulf-California Broadcast Company General Contest Rules Gulf-California Broadcasting Company stations have a set of general contest rules that are in effect during the year. At times, special contests and promotions require the establishment of a separate set of rules. Our group includes: KESQ-TV, KDFX-CA, KUNA-FM-LP, KCWQ-LP, KESQ Radio, KESQ.COM, KUNAMUNDO.COM, and SuperDesert .Com.
1. All on-air contests indicate the prizes to be awarded and their method of entry. 2. Contest methods may include random telephone selection, postcard entry, printed entry blanks, telephone call-outs, website Internet entry and Text entry. 3. When any contest has a deadline for entry, the deadline is clearly indicated in on-air promotional announcements and any written rules. 4. Contests and promotions are open to listeners ages 18 or older unless otherwise indicated. 5. The radio station reserves the right to limit the winning of prizes to once every 30 days per household. The radio station limits the winning of major prizes to once every 12 months. 6. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any. All federal, state and local laws apply. 7. No purchase is necessary to participate in contests and promotions. 8. There are no prize substitutions. Prizes are non-transferable and are not negotiable. Prizes can't be exchanged for cash. 9. Some prizes have restrictions, or expiration dates and do not include gratuities. 10. Winners who live within a 20 mile radius of our office in Palm Desert, California, must pick up their prize. The radio station is not responsible for any prize mailed to a location outside the 20 mile radius. Winners are urged to pick up their prize at the radio station. Prizes to be picked up at the station will be held for 30 days. 11.Employees and families or anyone living in the same household or employees of Gulf-California Broadcasting, the St. Joseph News-Press and Gazette Company and its subsidiaries, and any of our vendors, advisors, advertisers or sponsors are not eligible. Contests are not open to owners, officers, employees, consultants or advertising-marketing agencies of/for any television or radio stations, newspapers or cable television franchises in the Palm Springs, CA, total survey area as defined by Arbitron Radio. Contests are not open to the families of all of the foregoing. 12.By participating, winners grant permission for their voice and telephone call to be recorded and re-broadcast for promotional use on the radio station. 13.Gulf-California Broadcast Company reserves the right to amend or change the above rules at anytime as well as end a contest at anytime. All decisions of station management with regard to the awarding of prizes, the selection of winners and the interpretation of these rules shall be final. Each contestant by virtue of entering a station contest agrees to accept the decision of the station as final. 14. The winner agrees to allow the Station and/or its designees the right to use my name, likeness, portrait, recorded voice and/or biographical material for an unlimited period of time in order to advertise, promote or publicize the Station and/or the products and services of any of its designees. Winners of a prize with a value of $600 or more will receive a Federal 10-99 form from the station or from the entity providing the prize. 15. The Station is not the manufacturer or distributor of the Prize. With respect to any claims that I may now have, or that he/she may subsequently acquire, as a result of the possession and/or use of the Prize, he/she acknowledges and agrees that they shall look solely to others in the chain of production and distribution of the Prize to the exclusion of the Station and any sponsors of the Contest. The winner must acknowledge and agree that the station has not made any warranties of any kind with respect to the prize, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Station hereby expressly disclaims any and all such warranties. 16. The winner must expressly release the station, and any sponsors of the contest, and their respective officers, directors, agents, parent companies, subsidiaries and employees, from any and all claims, demands and/or causes of action of any nature or kind whatsoever, whether presently known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, that he/she may have, or that I subsequently acquire, as a result of my participation in the contest and/or receipt of the prize. No Purchase Necessary - Void where prohibited. 17. The station is not responsible for telephone system failure or other inability of entrants to reach a telephone entry line. This station is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected mail or for printing errors. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted. Listeners are only eligible to win every 30 days. All federal, state and local taxes apply and are the sole responsibility of the winner. 18. By participating, each contestant agrees that Gulf-California Broadcast Co. can use his/her voice, name, and likeliness for promotional purposes without additional compensation or permission. In the case of prizes with a retail value of over $500, the Winner will be ineligible to win another prize for six months following the date of the contest. Each qualifier must disclose his or her legal name, address, email, and telephone number. Any person found to have supplied false or misleading information may be disqualified from the contest and therefore forfeit the prize. 19. If the Winner is instructed to pick up his or her prize at the station, and it has not been claimed in a timely manner or by the time of the show/event, the Winner forfeits the prize and Gulf-California Broadcast Co. reserves the right to select another winner. If the Winner is instructed to pick up his or her prize at out studios, the address is: 42-650 Melanie Pl., Palm Desert, CA 92211. Phone 760-773-0342. If a concert or other ticketed event has been awarded as a prize and the concert or event is postponed, rained out, cancelled or does not occur for any reason Gulf-California Broadcast Co. will not be responsible for replacing the prize. No proxies (authorized agents or written authorizations) are accepted. 20. Some concert prizes may be in the form of a single ticket, not a pair of tickets. The Winner will be notified at the time of winning if the prize is a single ticket. Dates for concerts, flight departures/arrivals, weekend stays, etc. cannot be changed by the Winner. If the Winner is not able or chooses not to accept prize "as is," the Winner forfeits his or her prize. Gulf-California Broadcast Co. reserves the right to select another winner. The Winner is responsible for all costs associated with travel to any venue or event for which a prize is awarded, unless otherwise specified. 21. Movie tickets are an invitation and do not guarantee entry. Contests are void where prohibited or restricted by law. All Federal, State, Local laws and regulations shall apply. No purchase or consideration is necessary to win. Decisions by Gulf-California Broadcast Co. regarding winners and all contest details are final and binding in all respects. If the Winner is a minor (under the age of 18), prize will be awarded to the Winner's parent or legal guardian. 22. Odds of winning are undeterminable and depend on varying telephone response rates, internet access and/or the volume of entities received. If any portion of the above rules is determined to be unenforceable due to local or state laws, all other portions of these official rules shall remain in effect. 23. On-Air Contests: No liability is assumed by Gulf-California Broadcast Co. for faulty, mis-transcribed, misdirected or misdialed telephone communication or technical difficulties experienced by callers throughout the call-in portion of the contest. Calls are normally taken in the order received. Winning some contests may depend upon the order the telephone call coming from a contestant.
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