GENERAL CONTEST RULES
Cat Country 98.1 WCTK-FM
Only one winner per household. Unless otherwise specified only one entry per person. You may win a Cat Country contest only one time in a 30 day period.
Contestants are ineligible to win more than once in 30 days unless WCTK specifies otherwise.
Must be 18 years or older and a legal resident of Rhode Island, Massachusetts or Connecticut to participate in any Cat Country 98.1 contest unless specifies otherwise.
Listeners who are listening to Cat Country 98.1 online may not be able to participate in on air contests due to the delay caused by audio streaming.
Unless otherwise specified contest entrants do not have to be present to win. For prizes where a random drawing is held to select a winner, the contestant does not have to be listening to the station to win unless otherwise specified. In the event the winner is deemed ineligible, a random drawing will be held from all remaining entries and that person will be deemed the winner.
No substitution of prize is allowed. Prize is non-transferable and non-negotiable. Prize has no cash value. Winners will be required to sign prize receipt, and/or liability release. Winners of prizes valued at $599.00 or more, will be required to sign W-9 tax form and furnish social security number when claiming their prize. Winner is responsible for all taxes relating to the prize.
Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in and/or travel to any prize related activity.
By accepting the prize, winner agrees to use by WCTK of his/her name, likeness, voice and/or other personal information for promotional purposes in conjunction with this contest without compensation.
WCTK will be the final arbitrator with regard to questions that may arise regarding this contest. All inquiries should be addressed to WCTK, 75 Oxford Street, Suite 402, Providence, RI, 02905, or e-mailed to Contest Info.
WCTK reserves the right to refuse the awarding of the prize in the event of non-compliance with the contest rules, fraud, misrepresentation or counterfeit, illegible or altered identification.
Prizes will be available for pick up at the WCTK studios, 75 Oxford St., Suite 402, Providence, RI within 72 hours of winning. Prizes must be collected within 30 days of the end of the contest. WCTK office hours are 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Proper identification will be required. Prizes must be picked up at our Providence studios unless otherwise specified by our announcers.
Employees of Hall Communications, participating sponsors and their agencies, and their immediate families and employees of other Providence area radio stations and their immediate families are not eligible to win.
Cat Country 98.1 is not responsible if a caller to our station is unable to participate in any on air contest due to telephone problems of any kind including busy circuit, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections or any other act beyond out control. WCTK reserves the right to move on to a secondary caller or winner if for any reason the original call is unable to continue with the contest. Cell phone service changes from area to area. The caller assumes all responsibility for problems if using a cell phone to participate in a contest with the station.
Contest rules are subject to change, and the changes become effective when published. Specific contests may have additional contest rules as applicable. All contest rules are available at the WCTK studios.
If the prize includes hotel accommodations, they are always double occupancy and do not include meals, incidentals, tips, telephone calls, hotel room service, laundry service, alcoholic beverages, mini-bar charges, meals, merchandise, souvenirs or any personal expenses incurred during the trip.
Blackout dates or other restrictions may apply as dictated by airline, hotel or participating sponsor. All travel arrangements are subject to availability. If winner is unable to fulfill prize during time period, winner forfeits the prize Trips may not be sold, traded, transferred, or rescheduled to dates other than as set forth in the contest rules. Changing the dates of a trip or other aspects of the prize once arrangements have been made may result in a charge to the winner. Some prizes require travel on specific days. The inability to travel on those dates may result in forfeiture of prize.
For prizes that include an artist meet and greet opportunity, they are always subject to artist approval.
To enter online, visit the Station contest page and follow the links and instructions to complete an online entry. Online entries may require the entrant to submit information including, but not limited to, their first and last name, date of birth, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid email address. Contests that involve delivery to an entrant’s place of employment will also require a business name, business address, and business telephone number. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entrants may also be required to include an answer to a trivia question, a response to a survey question, prediction regarding a certain event such as a
sports game, or submit a user-generated photo or video as described below. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.
Entrants must provide a valid email address
The Station and sponsors are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or
telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by the Station, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submission, which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate.
The Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game, or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of the Station corrupt the administration, security, or proper execution of game or contest. The Station, in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means.
The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station website, or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
In the case an online contest involves voting, entrants may not attempt to obtain votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, by: (i) circumventing (or encouraging others to circumvent) any vote limits; (ii) using any automated system to vote; (iii) offering any inducements to others in exchange for votes; or (iv) using proxy voting schemes in which anyone other than the actual person submits the vote. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to reject any votes that the Station has reason to believe were obtained through fraudulent or inappropriate means.
Entrants understand, acknowledge and agree that no purchase is necessary to participate in any text to win contest or subscribe to any text club, and that texts sent by the Station are sent using an automated telephone dialing system. By initiating a text message to the Station in this contest, you also expressly consent to the receipt of a reply message confirming your entry and notification via text if you are selected to be a winner.
Message and data rates may be charged by your wireless carrier. The Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by you for this method of entry.
Entrants to this contest do not provide detailed personal information at the time of entry given the limitations of the text message format, but must provide all requested
information if selected as the winner(s), including first and last name, complete postal address (street, city, state, and zip code), email address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number (if required by law and federal tax reporting requirements), and verification of identity (such as a valid government-issued ID).
All entrants must follow the “call to action” entry instructions and submit any requested information. If you change your mind regarding the subscription to the text club, you should text the word “STOP” to the designated short code when you receive the confirming message. You may opt-out of a text club at any time.
Text message and any mobile device entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the mobile account submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same text or mobile telephone number. Only text messages individually generated by wireless devices such as cellular or smart telephones and Blackberries will be accepted; use of any device to automate entry is prohibited and will be cause for disqualification. Text messaging keywords that are not followed in the advertised way will be disqualified. Proof of submission of an entry from the entrant shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s telephone system or text platform is the official time keeping device for the contest.
The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical failure, service interruptions, carrier or server delays or failures. The Station is not responsible for mis- sent, misdirected, or undeliverable text entries, and votes cannot be recalled once sent.