Official Contest Rules

Employees and family members of Donze Communications are ineligible to win.

Drawings for prizes are held at random. The chance of winning is determined by how many entries are received for a particular contest.

Winners will be notified by phone and arrangements will be made to pick up your tickets. Please be prepared to show proper identification to claim your tickets.

Prize(s).  The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.  All prizes must be redeemed within thirty (30) days of the contest end date unless otherwise stated in the contest’s official rules.  Certain prizes are date specific (i.e. concerts, trips) and the winner or winners must be available on the dates specified.  If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, Donze Communications reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion.

Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents.  The age limit will vary from contest to contest as determined by Donze Communications, please refer to each contest’s official rules.  If the contest is open to minors, a parent or guardian of any participant who is a minor must sign a release on behalf of the minor to be eligible to receive a prize, but Donze Communications reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of any minor.  Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest.  Only one (1) prize per household from Donze Communications within any thirty (30) day period for prizes under $100.  Only one (1) prize per household from Donze Communications within any one hundred eighty (180) day period for prizes over $100.  If the contest involves listener participation by voting for a contest participant on a Donze Communications website then the voting is limited to one (1) vote per person.  If a contestant receives multiple and/or irregular votes from the same user or users, regardless of the source, Donze Communications reserves the right to disqualify the contestant in its sole discretion.  Employees of Donze Communications, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or 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.

Publicity; Use of Personal Information.  By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant Donze Communications exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, videotape, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.  By participating in the Contest, where allowed by law, participants agree that Donze Communications may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes. 

Release.  By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against Donze Communications, its employees and agents, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize.  In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by Donze Communications.

Taxes.  Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to Donze Communications, 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 related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which are not specifically provided for in the official rules.  Each winner must provide Donze Communications with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.  Any person winning over $600 in prizes from Donze Communications 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.

Conduct and Decisions.  By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Donze Communications personnel.  Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified.  Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited.  Donze Communications will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and Donze Communications decisions concerning such disputes shall be final.  If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of Donze Communications, Donze Communications reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as Donze Communications deems appropriate.  All decisions will be made by Donze Communications and are final.  Donze Communications may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.  Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent, disrupt, damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Donze Communications reserve the right to seek civil and/or criminal prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Miscellaneous.  Void where prohibited.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants.  Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign Donze Communications release form to claim the prize.  Donze Communications may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on radio stations owned by Donze Communications.  Donze Communications disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest.  For a copy of the rules, or where required by law, a list of winners, visit the visit the station's website.  All entries become the property of Donze Communications and will not be returned.

Compliance with Law.  The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein.  Donze Communications 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.