97.5 The Fanatic

Contest Rules

Listen to 97.5 The Fanatic for opportunities to win. The following rules apply to all WPEN contests unless the specific contest rules state otherwise. For on-air/call-in contests: Online listeners to the 97.5 The Fanatic web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute. Listening to the station’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in our on-air contests.

Listen to WPEN for prize details.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute for any prize with one of equal or greater value. Winners may not request prize substitution. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner. Winners must claim their prizes in person at the Station offices within 30 days after the end of the contest. Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited.

All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States residing in WPEN’s terrestrial listening area. Residents of NY and FL are not eligible to participate if the prize is valued at over $5,000. A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a Station contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days. Winner will also be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a prize or prize package from any Greater Media Philadelphia radio station (WBEN-FM, WMGK, WMMR, WNUW, WPEN) valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or greater within the past 365 days. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Philadelphia, its affiliates (including Station), promotional sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Station, and other radio stations in Station’s terrestrial listening area are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by Station. One entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant. No purchase or other consideration is necessary to participate in this contest.

Winners agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Station, Greater Philadelphia Radio, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won. Winners (and their guests, if any) will be required to sign a form releasing Station and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.

Station undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s). Station is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station. Station is not responsible for the failure or malfunction of any telecommunications or computer system, or for lost, late or misdirected contest entries, whether transmitted by mail, telephone, fax or internet.

Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for Station and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant’s name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness without compensation.

Station will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099. Winners must provide their social security number to Station for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize.

Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant, will result in the contestant’s disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won. Station reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in Station’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Station or its affiliates. Station reserves the right to make changes in the contest rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement. By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of Station and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding. Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the Station studio, One Bala Plaza, Suite 339, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Contest is void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.


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