Contest Rules & Regulations
All winners must be at least 18 years of age unless otherwise specified.
(For those contestants to 18 years or younger, they must be accompanied by an adult when picking up a prize.) Winners must claim their prize within FIVE WORKING DAYS after the announcement of said winner. Contests are subject to all federal, state and local laws. Only (1) winner per family or household within a 30-day time period. If prize exceeds $500 in value, only one winner per family per household in a 90-day period. If the prize exceeds $1,000 only one winner per family or household per year.
GENERAL CONTEST RULES ELIGIBILITY AND ODDS OF WINNING: No purchases necessary to enter. A purchase will not improve chances of winning. All participants must be at least 18 years of age or older and legal U.S. residents of KS, OK, TX, or CO, (unless otherwise specified), except employees of Great Plains Christian Radio, it’s affiliates, subsidiaries, and successor companies, contest sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies, contest prize suppliers, participating advertisers and immediate family members of anyone so situated. “Immediate family members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extensions, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. If minors are permitted to participate in the contest, a parent or guardian of any participant who is a minor at the time of entry must sign a release on behalf of the minor to be eligible to receive a prize, and Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of a minor.
HOW TO ENTER: Great Plains Christian Radio and KJIL radio stations will conduct the contest online through station website or on-air. Register to win stated prize online or listen to the on-air instructions given to win.
RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: One entry per person. One winner per household. Void where prohibited by law. Listeners may only win or qualify to win once every thirty (30) days. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right to extend the thirty (30) day rule to the length of any specific contest. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned for any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any kind. The decision of Great Plains Christian Radio is final. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Great Plains Christian Radio, their subsidiaries and affiliates, their officers, directors, agents, insurers, and employees, and their advertising and promotional agencies and sponsors assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for damages, loss or injury resulting from participating in any contest or acceptance or use of any prize. In consideration of participation in a contest, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Entrant, on Entrant’s behalf, and on behalf of Entrant’s heirs, successors or assigns, administrators and personal representatives, does hereby COVENANT NOT TO SUE, FULLY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE (i) Independent Stations, (ii) Great Plains Christian Radio, and each of their respective direct and indirect subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and related entities, (iii) each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, insurers, attorneys, and representatives, and (iv) each predecessor, successor, and assign thereof, from and against any and all actions, charges, claims, losses, costs, damages, expenses (including attorneys’ fees and expenses) and liabilities of any kind or character, whether known or unknown, in connection with, arising out of or in any way related to Entrant’s participation in any contest. a. Telephone Entries. If a contest accepts telephone entries, Great Plains Christian Radio and sponsors are not responsible for the inability of caller to complete the call during the call-in portion of the contest whether due to telephone equipment malfunctions; disconnections; busy lines; faulty, mistranscribed, misdirected, or mis-dialled telephone communications; or other circumstances. Only calls to the designated telephone number will be eligible to win. b. Fax and Mail Entries. If a contest accepts fax or mail entries (postal or electronic), Great Plains Christian Radio and its sponsors are not responsible for the late, misdirected, lost, misplaced, illegible, mutilated or postage-due entries for any reason, including electronic or computer malfunctions that may affect the delivery or content of the entry, nor are they liable for any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or hardware related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the contest. c. Web Site Entries. In the event a contest accepts website entries, participants must accurately complete all required fields or entry will be deemed invalid. Great Plains Christian Radio and its sponsors shall have no liability for any malfunction of the Internet, Great Plains Christian Radio websites or any other computer-related processor system. Great Plains Christian Radio is not responsible for any prize offered or any aspect of any contest appearing on an advertiser’s web banner or hyperlink located on Great Plains Christian Radio station websites. d. DropBox Entries. In the event a contest accepts entry forms by deposit in an entry box, Great Plains Christian Radio stations and its sponsors are not responsible for lost, misplaced, illegible, mutilated, or incomplete entry forms, and such entries will be deemed invalid.
PRIZES: Prizes are specified within individual contest text. Prizes are limited to Prize Sheets only and may not be exchanged or substituted at any time. Prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. No substitution or cash equivalent will be made. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the awarded prize in unavailable for any reason. If tickets to a performance are awarded as a prize, Great Plains Christian Radio is not responsible for any cancellation or rescheduling of the performance for any reason and has no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute the tickets for another prize should the performance not be rescheduled or vouchers not issued. Furthermore, Great Plains Christian Radio is not responsible for cancellations or delays in travel accommodations and has no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute any tickets awarded as a part of a travel prize due to such cancellations or delays.
HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE: Winners will be selected as described in the specific rules of each contest. Winners agree to appear at Great Plains Christian Radio to claim the prize unless alternate arrangements are acceptable to the Great Plains Christian Radio promotions department. Great Plains Christian Radio address is 909 West Carthage, Meade, KS, 67864 and prizes may only be claimed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CST Monday – Friday. In the event that a prize is mailed to the winner, pursuant to winner’s prior written consent, the winner assumes the risk of the prize’s safe arrival. Winners must provide proof of age, photo identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. The only accepted types of photo identification are government issued photo identifications, including a valid driver’s license or United States passport. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right to deny awarding the prize if the winner fails to provide satisfactory identification, as determined in Great Plains Christian Radio sole discretion. In addition, winners agree to execute an affidavit of eligibility, indemnification and release of liability before any prize is awarded. If the prize is travel tickets, travel partners, if any, must meet age eligibility requirements and must also execute an affidavit of eligibility, indemnification and release of liability prior to awarding the prize. Failure to execute any of these documents or comply with any of the terms will result in forfeiture of the prize. Winners have thirty (30) days from the date their name is first announced on the air, or by other disclosed mode of public dissemination, to claim and pick up their prize. Failure to claim and pick up prize within this time for any reason will result in forfeiture of the prize. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to award unclaimed prizes to alternate contestants or not to award the unclaimed prizes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes) are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prior to the delivery of any prize, Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right to collect from the winner any taxes it deems appropriate. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period could receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. Any additional costs relating to the prizes, and incurred as a result of accepting the prizes, is the sole responsibility of the winner.
DISQUALIFICATION AND PENALTIES: All participants agree to be bound by these rules. Great Plains Christian Radio , in its sole discretion, further reserves the right to disqualify any person for (i) violating any of these rules, (ii) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Great Plains Christian Radio station websites, (iii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the contest, (iv) obtaining winner status using fraudulent means, or (v) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior. Furthermore, any resale or auction or attempt to resell or auction of Great Plains Christian Radio complimentary prizes, if any, will result in disqualification for all future Great Plains Christian Radio contests. ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, Great Plains Christian Radio RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. PUBLICITY RELEASE: Unless prohibited by law, participation constitutes permission for Williams Broadcasting stations, Great Plains Christian Radio and contest sponsors, without any further obligation to the contest participant, to use participant’s name, voice, biographical data and likeness for promotional purposes.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: These rules apply to all Great Plains Christian Radio station-sponsored contests unless modified or superseded by rules written for a specific contest, or if inapplicable for such a promotion or contest. In the event any specific contest rule conflicts with any of the general rules provided above, the specific contest rules prevail. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right in its sole discretion to supplement or make changes to the rules of any contest at any time without notice. Great Plains Christian Radio reserves the right in its sole discretion to interpret the rules of any contest, and such interpretation shall be binding upon all participants Great Plains Christian Radio shall not be responsible for any administrative errors involved in the execution of any contest. Copies of the Official Rules for any contest may also be attained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope with the identity of the contest inquiry to Great Plains Christian Radio, P.O. Box 991, Meade, KS 67864. For a list of contest winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Great Plains Christian Radio, P.O. Box 991, Meade, KS 67864.