MGK hopes you got everything you wanted this holiday. If you didn’t, John DeBella could help. It's John DeBella's Special After Christmas Special. Tell John about the one gift you wanted but didn’t receive & he may choose to reward you with the gift you coveted. Details below.
John starts choosing entries and announcing names on Monday, January 9th.
What you win:
John DeBella may give you cash to pay for the gift you wanted this holiday season but didn't receive.
How to enter:
Email John at email@example.com & tell him about the one gift you wanted but didn’t receive.
All entries must include:
--First and Last Name
--Your Date of Birth,
--The gift you wanted & the dollar amount that gift costs
Starting January 9th and each weekday mornings at 730a, John will select an entry and you’ll have 10 minutes to call 215-263-WMGK (9645) & have your wish granted, meaning John will pay all or part of the dollar value of the gift you mentioned in your online entry.
If the person who's name is announced doesn't call back in 10 minutes, John opens the phone lines & let’s a selection of listeners call-in & tell him about the gift wish they’d like to have fulfilled. John will choose one of those listeners to reward with all or part of the money needed to purchase that gift.
Per MGK's prize policy, the station does not mail out prizes.
WMGK “”JOHN DEBELLA’S SPECIAL AFTER CHRISTMAS SPECIAL” RULES
These rules apply to the WMGK “John DeBella’s Special After Christmas Special” contest (“Contest”) being conducted by Beasley Media Group, Inc. d/b/a WMGK (“Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules posted on the Station’s website may apply to this contest.
HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY
The Contest will begin on Wednesday December28, 2016 at 12am and end on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 9am.
Go to wmgk.com and email John about the gift you wanted but didn’t receive for Christmas for your chance to be entered. All entries must include: First and Last Name, Your Hometown, Your Date of Birth, the gift you wanted, the dollar amount that gift costs. .
Beginning on January 9, 2017 at 7:30am and each weekday morning until Friday January 20, 2017 John will select an entry & announce the person’s name over the air. They’ll have 10 minutes to call him at 215-263-WMGK (9645) & have their wish granted. If they call in within 10 minutes (pending full completion of the call), John will pay all or part of the dollar value of the gift they mentioned in their online submission..
If the initially selected person doesn’t call back within 10 minutes of their name being announced on-air, John DeBella will ask listeners to call 215-263-WMGK (9645) and he will give a selection of listeners that call-in the e chance to tell him what gift they wanted and didn’t receive and the dollar amount of that gift. John may choose one of the callers on the line to reward with all or part of the dollar amount that their gift cost.
Callers who are disqualified may not participate again during the same caller solicitation, but may attempt to participate on subsequent days or invitations to call in.
- ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
Contest is open to all Station listeners who are 18 years of age or older and who are legal US residents and reside in a PA, NJ, or DE county that is part of Station’s terrestrial listening area. Winners must possess a valid, government-issued ID and show proof of residency to verify eligibility.
Employees of the Station, its licensee, its parent corporation, their affiliated entities, affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in the Philadelphia metropolitan survey area (as defined by Nielsen Audio) and the members of their immediate families and households are ineligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”
Listeners are eligible to win a Station contest only once every sixty (60) days and a prize valued at $600 or more only once every six months. Only one winner per household (whether related or not) is permitted in any contest.
A winner will also be disqualified if they or a member of their household have won a GREATER MEDIA PHILADELPHIA or Beasley Media Group/Philadelphia (WMMR/WMGK/WBEN-FM/WPEN) prize or prize package valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater in the past 365 days.
- There will be a minimum of ten (10) prizes awarded, each consisting of a check in the amount of the full or partial amount of the gift desired by the winner in his/her contest entry (via online submission or phone call entry). Value of each prize will depend on the amount of the selected gift. Maximum total amount to be paid out is $3,000, although a lesser amount may be paid if the total of all selected gifts is less.WMGK will award a total of $3,000 to prize winners during this contest.Unless otherwise specified, all prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station located at One Bala Plaza – Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, Monday-Friday, during regular business hours and excluding holidays. Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within 30 days of winning. Failure to claim prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize.
Unless otherwise permitted by the Station, winner(s) must claim his or her prize in person, and a prize cannot be claimed by third parties on behalf of the winner. If a contest is open to entrants under the age of 18 and a winner is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must claim the prize.
In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival. Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
Prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash, except in the sole discretion of Station or the prize provider.
It will take at least 30 days for winner checks to be processed.
a. WARNING: Online listeners to streamed broadcasts may experience a lag in transmissions.
Taxes and Liability: Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner. Contest winnings will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service and winners can expect to receive a 1099 tax form for prizes which total more than $600 for the calendar year. Winners may be required to accurately complete and submit IRS Form W-9 to the Station as a condition of receiving a prize.
By participating in the Contest, contestant agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, in any medium, without additional financial or other compensation.
By participating in the contest, each participant hereby releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporation and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advertising and PR agencies, sponsors, advertisers, promotional partners, agents, representatives, and their successors and assigns, and all others connected with them and the contest (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, actions and damages sustained or incurred by participation in the contest and the receipt and use of any prize awarded (if any) through such contest arising in any manner whatsoever.
Contest winners (and their guests or travel companions, if any) may be required, in the Station’s sole discretion, to sign a liability release and a publicity release. A winner (or his/her parent or legal guardian if under the age of 18 years) must execute and return any required release as instructed by the Station or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. An alternate winner may be chosen by random selection in the Station’s sole discretion. Pursuant to the liability release, winners agree to hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest. If any contestant (or his/her parent or legal guardian, if applicable) refuses to sign any required release, any and all prizes will be forfeited.
The Station will be excused from its obligation to conduct the contest if its performance is delayed or prevented due to causes beyond its control, including, but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder, fire, flood, hurricanes, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by any governmental authority.
The Station, its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporation, sponsors, advertisers and promotional partners, and their assigns and successors are not responsible for failure to conduct or for alterations to the contest due to circumstances beyond the control of any such entity.
Decisions of Station management with respect to the contest are final.
The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and publication at www.wmgk.com.
The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the Contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement.
The Station is not responsible for any prizes or certificates lost or stolen after the winner has claimed them from the Station.
Prizes are awarded “AS IS, WHERE IS” with no guarantees or warranties as to use, safety, or performance. Acceptance of a prize releases the Station, its sponsors, promotional partners and advertisers from all liability and claims concerning the prize, its delivery, and its use.
The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Contest or in the announcement of a prize. The Station is not responsible for (i) lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries; (ii) telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, facsimile transmission errors, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or from sending a text message (if applicable, message and data rates may apply, and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for this method of entry); or (iii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technical difficulties.
By participating in this Contest, contestants agree to be bound by these rules. Failure to comply with the Contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification, at the sole discretion of the Station.
o. Contestants are required to provide truthful information as part of their entry and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from contestants who do not meet the eligibility requirements and the Station will also delete any online entry knowingly received from contestants under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
Any materials submitted become the property of the Station and will not be returned.
No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited. Contests and promotions are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Copies of the written Contest rules and, if required by applicable law, a list of all winners are available for 60 days after the Contest concludes, during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, One Bala Plaza Suite 339 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.
For register-to-win contests, the odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
For contests with online entry submission:
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.
Contest participants using the Internet 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 submissions, which may limit a participant’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. All Internet participants agree to be bound by the specific contest rules, and the General Contest Rules appearing above.
To enter online, you must enter your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number and a valid email address in the online entry form, as well as any other required information. Limit one Internet entry per person and one Internet entry per email address. 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 by assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
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, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
For contests with entries by phone:
The Station is not responsible for telephone malfunctions. The Station is not responsible for callers lost or disconnected before completing a Contest-related call. Caller qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, and work/cell phone number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call. If a potential winning caller is disconnected for any reason prior to completion of the call, s/he will be disqualified and the next caller taken will be deemed the potential winner. Contest calls will not be accepted at any number other than the advertised Contest number. The Station is not responsible for any lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer or telephone transmissions, equipment or other technical failure or service interruptions. The Station is not responsible for any carrier or server delays or failures.