KCBS-FM Community Quarterback Online Contest Rules

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KCBS Community Quarterback

Official Rules

 

These Contest rules are specific to the above Contest conducted by CBS Radio Inc. d/b/a KCBS-FM (“Station”).  Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific Contest, Station’s general contest rules apply to this Contest as well.  A copy of these specific Contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, California 90036 during regular business hours and on the Station’s website at https://931jackfm.radio.com/rules. To the extent that the Station’s general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.

 

How to Enter

  1. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the KCBS Community Quarterback contest (the “Contest”).

 

  1. Eligible Nominees must both be eighteen (18) years of age or older and legally reside in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, San Bernardino County, or Riverside County as of the date of entry in this Contest (each a “Nominee”).
    1. Individuals may make Nominations (each, a “Nominator”) starting at 12:00am (PT) on November 12, 2018 and ending at 11:59pm (PT) on November 25, 2018 by means of submissions to the Station by completing the form on the Station’s website by clicking on the “KCBS Community Quarterback” page and submit all of the following materials:
      1. Nominator’s contact information including Nominator’s full name, address of legal residence, phone number (including area code), date of birth, select a gender, and e-mail address.
      2. The full name, address, date of birth, email address, and telephone number (including area code) of the Nominee that you are nominating in this Contest; and
      3. A short essay in 200 words or less describing why Nominator would like to nominate someone they consider a “Community Quarterback” and how the Nominee has contributed to the betterment of their community (each a “Nomination”).  Nominators may not nominate themselves.  Only the first 200 words of any essay submitted will be read (longer essays will not be disqualified).  Nominators are not eligible to win or receive a prize in this Contest. 
    2. By submitting an essay to the Station, each Nominator authorizes the Station to post such essay and/or Nominator’s and Nominee’s name to the Station’s website at www.931jackfm.com and/or to read it on-air. 
    3. Station reserves the right to edit an essay in its sole discretion.  Not all essays will be posted to the Station’s website and/or read on-air. 
    4. IT IS THE NOMINATOR’S RESPONSIBILITY PRIOR TO ENTERING THIS CONTEST TO OBTAIN THE CONSENT OF THE NOMINEE TO STATION READING/POSTING THE NOMINATORS’S NOMINATION WITH RESPECT TO THE NOMINEE’S OR OTHER PERSON’S NAME AND OR OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE NOMINEE OR OTHER PERSON THAT NOMINATOR MAY ELECT TO INCLUDE IN SUCH ESSAY.  BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, NOMINATORS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS STATION AND ITS AFFILIATED COMPANIES AND EMPLOYEES FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM BY ANY PERSONS RELATING TO THE CONTENT OF THE ESSAY SUBMITTED BY THE NOMINATOR.

 

  1. By submitting a Nomination, Nominators and Nominees understand and agree that Station may elect to use any submitted Nomination for entertainment purposes on-air and may choose to “make fun” of any submitted Nomination.  Nominators and Nominees waive any right to make any claim against Station, or any Contest sponsors with respect to any disparaging comment made on-air about a Nomination submitted by a Nominator, or in which the Nominee was the subject.

 

  1. Essays submitted as Nominations in this Contest must be original works created by the person submitting such Nomination.  In the event it comes to Station’s attention before or after Community Quarterback selection in this Contest that any such Nomination includes any plagiarized material, such Nominator and the affected Nominee shall be disqualified and any and all prizes will be forfeited. 

 

  1. Failure to submit all of the above items in one submission/Nomination will result in disqualification.

 

  1. WHETHER OR NOT SELECTED AS A WINNER, ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE SOLE PROPERTY OF STATION AND MAY BE USED BY STATION (OR ITS SPONSORS) IN ANY MEDIUM IT DEEMS DESIRABLE NOW OR IN THE FUTURE WITHOUT ANY COMPENSATION TO THE NOMINATOR OR NOMINEE.

 

How to Win

  1. On or about November 26, 2018, Station judges will review and judge all potential Nominations in consideration at such time (as described in Section 2 above), based on any lawful criteria they deem desirable, and select up to five (5) Nominees as Community Quarterbacks, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the Contest Rules (each a “Community Quarterback” and a “Winner”).  Over a five (5) week period, starting on December 3, 2018 and ending on or about January 6, 2019, the Station will post the name of one (1) Community Quarterback each week on the Station website and may share the Nomination for that Winner on-air. Community Quarterback do not need to listen to Station to win.  In addition, Station will attempt to contact the Community Quarterback (meaning the Nominee) by telephone based on the number provided in the submitted Nomination.

 

  1. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE SELECTED NOMINEES WHO WILL BE THE ONLY PERSONS ACKNOWLEDGED AS WINNERS IN THIS CONTESTS.  THE NOMINEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO complete the necessary forms required by STATION (including, without limitation, acknowledgement of responsibility for taxes, PROOF OF AGE AND RESIDENCY) PRIOR TO RECEIVING THE PRIZE.  WINNERS MUST RETURN ALL DOCUMENTS SENT TO THEM AND REQUIRED TO BE SIGNED BYTHE STATION WITHIN 7 DAYS OF RECEIPT.  PRIZES MUST BE PICKED UP By THE WINNERS AT THE STATION’S STUDIOS DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS WITHIN 30 DAYS OF NOTIFICATION THAT THE PRIZE IS READY.  PRIZES WILL BE READY APPROXIMATELY 14 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER STATION RECEIVES ALL OF THE REQUIRED PAPERWORK BACK IN A TIMELY FASHION.  IN THE EVENT OF A FAILIURE BY A NOMINEE TO ACCEPT THE PRIZE, TO collect the prize, or TO complete the forms by the deadline required by STATION, THE PRIZE WILL NOT BE AWARDED UNLESS OTHERWISE DECIDED BY THE STATION IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.  THE Station is NOT obligated to select a replacement NOMINEE (but reserves the right to do so in its sole discretion, time permitting).

 

  1. Station has no obligation to notify a Nominator that their Nominee was selected as a winner.  Station has the absolute and irrevocable right to notify the Nominee of the name of the Nominator(s) who nominated him/her.

Prizes

  1. Up to five (5) prizes will be awarded in this Contest.  Each of the up to five (5) verified Community Quarterbacks in this Contest will receive one (1) $500.00 American Express Gift Card made available within thirty (30) business days of the date the Community Quarterback completes all required Station documents. 

 

  1. Nominators are not entitled to any award or prize in this Contest, even if their submission was selected as a winner and/or their Nominee rejects the prize, does not complete the require paperwork on time, or cannot be located.

Sponsor(s)

  1. The sponsors of this Contest are CBS Radio Inc. d/b/a KCBS-FM, and The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.

 

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