BIG RADIO GENERAL CONTEST
purchase is required to play or win on any of the Big Radio stations (WEKZ-AM, WEKZ FM,
WFRL-AM, WQLF-FM, WFPS-FM ).
contestants must live within a 100 mile radius of the Big Radio radio stations and must have
a valid form of identification and Social Security number.
contestants must be at least 18 years old to be eligible for
contests that are not
affiliated with an
beverage manufacturer or distributor, or that include
hotel accommodations and/or
contestants must be at least 21 years old to be eligible for all
with an alcoholic
manufacturer or distributor.
entry per household. A “household” is determined as any
individuals residing at the
winning a contest on a Big Radio station, the individual/household is ineligible to
contests on a Big Radio station for a period of thirty (30) days. All individuals/households
receiving a prize(s) valued at equal to or greater than $500.00 from a Big Radio station may
be issued a 1099 Federal Income Tax Form by Big Radio, and are ineligible to win a prize(s)
valued at equal to or greater than $500.00 for a period of one calendar year from the date
of winning. If it is determined that a selected contestant is ineligible as a result of one
or both of these restrictions, another contestant will be selected. This procedure will
continue until these restrictions are satisfied.
telephone contests, listeners may enter by calling the specific number given on-air. If any
problems are discovered by Big Radio, different call-in numbers or addresses may be
substituted and utilized after those numbers and addresses are broadcast on a Big Radio
station. In the event a caller is disconnected during a contest before his/her name and
phone number is recorded, then the prize will be awarded to the next caller whose name and
phone number are recorded. The person operating the telephone at the Big Radio station has
the final decision as to who is the winning caller.
contests requiring an entry, entry forms may be completed at the specific place of
registration or mailed to Big Radio, W4765 Radio
Lane, Monroe, WI 53566 and 834 North Tower Road, Freeport, IL 61032. All entries become property of Big
Radio and will not be returned. Big Radio reserves the right to retain any or all contest
materials for any reason that Big Radio deems crucial to the completion of the contest, or
reasons relating to publicity and/or advertising. Big Radio shall have no responsibility for
failure to win or claim any prize based on difficulties with telephone, facsimile, email, or
internet difficulties, or any circumstances in any contest.
specific rules and/or restrictions pertaining to individual contests (entry dates, a limit
on number or words on an entry, etc.) will be disclosed on-line at
must be picked up at the Big Radio business office or other pre-arranged location within
thirty (30) days of notification to the winner, or the prizes will be forfeited. Big Radio
assumes no liability for the delivery of prizes.
event the winner is subject to or the subject of any order or legal process issued by
governmental agency having
jurisdiction over the affairs of the winner (i.e.
child support order, judgment, lien, and the like), Big
Radio’s delivery of the
the official representative of the governmental entity claiming a right to the prize
thus deemed as Big Radio awarding the prize to the winner. Big Radio shall be
to rely in good faith, upon any documents presented by the representative
to collect the prize in lieu of the winner. Big Radio shall not be liable for any
claim by any
winner for damages incidental thereto.
Radio, all participating co-sponsor companies and their advertising and promotional agencies
absolve themselves and shall be held harmless from any action or liability arising from
contest or prizes awarded in any station contest. Winners may be required to sign a release
form and affidavit of eligibility to claim their prize. Failure to do so will result in
forfeiture of prize.
consent to the use of their name, likeness, and all verbal and written communications with
for publicity purposes.
Employees and families of Big Radio, all participating co-sponsor companies and their
advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible.
prizes are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash. Big Radio reserves the right to
substitute a prize of similar value. Big Radio can not be held responsible for unforeseen
cancellations or delays of concerts/events or transportation caused by weather, promoter or
are solely responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes. Winner may be
issued a 1099 MISC federal tax form if in one calendar year the prize value of all prizes
won in contests from Big Radio and/or participating co-sponsors exceeds
Radio assumes no liability for situations, repairs, or incidents arising from any aspect of
any prize awarded in any contest. Big Radio, their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest
sponsors, employees, and immediate families of each absolve themselves and shall be held
harmless from any action or liability arising from any contest or prize awarded in any
the nature of our programs that are heard on-line over the internet, contests heard on
station’s internet audio stream are slightly delayed from the time the contests are heard on
the broadcast station, and will be running behind the broadcast signal. Thus, all contests
heard are delayed. This delay can last for as much as 30 seconds or more. This means that
when Big Radio station contests are played that require a specific caller to telephone the
radio station (such as “Caller number 10 when you hear the sound effect”), listeners of the
on-line audio stream may be at a disadvantage in participating over those listeners who hear
the contests on-air.
giveaways and contests are void where prohibited by law. All local, state and federal
a licensee of the FCC and a trustee of the public airwaves, Big Radio reserves the right to
interrupt and/or discontinue any contest or promotion (and not award the offered prize) at
the discretion of Big Radio management if world events, the national mood, or public safety
so warrant. Big Radio reserves the right to disqualify any winner if the contest rules have
been violated in any way. Big Radio reserves the right to amend the rules to any contest at
any time. All decisions of Big Radio are final.
of these rules are available during business hours at the Big Radio studios,
Monroe, WI 53566 and 834 North Tower Road, Freeport, IL 61032.