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DOG DAZE OF SUMMER 2021

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

 

These rules apply to the Dog Daze of Summer 2021 Contest (“Contest”) conducted by Beasley Media Group, LLC d/b/a WHHD (“Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules posted at www.hd983.com apply to this Contest. If there is a conflict between the General Contest Rules and the Rules for this Contest, the Rules for this Contest shall control.

 

1.      HOW TO ENTER

 

a.       The Contest will begin on Monday, April 19, 2021 and will end on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

b.      To enter online, visit www.hd983.com and follow the links and instructions to enter the Contest and complete and submit the online entry form including a photo of your dog (“Photo”) beginning on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 12:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ending on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:00p.m. noon ET (“Online Entry Period”).  Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Station's Privacy Policy. Limit one (1) entry per eligible person during the Online Entry Period regardless if entrant has more than one email address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Contest administrator.

c.       Photos must be in gif, jpeg, jpg, or png and may not be larger than 500 MB.  Entrants must fill in all required fields, including name, email, phone number and date of birth in the online entry form. Obscene, provocative, or otherwise objectionable content will not be considered, and such determination is solely at the discretion of the Station. A dog may only be entered a maximum of one (1) time.

d.      Each Photo submitted may feature only the dog and must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials that may be restricted, prohibited, or outlawed by any laws, or materials that may otherwise infringe on the rights of a third party. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that professional photographs (i.e., photographs taken by a photographer who was paid to take such photographs) are not eligible unless the entrant has rights to post that Photo.  The Photo may not invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights including but not limited to copyrights or trademarks. The Station shall have the right to disqualify any entrant if it determines that the Photo contains copyrighted material or material that infringes on the rights of another; indecent or otherwise offensive material such as violence or drug abuse; or if such Photo contains material that is deemed to be unsuitable for a public audience. The Station’s determinations with respect to all such matters shall be made in its sole discretion and shall be final. Photos that do not comply with these rules will not be eligible for the Contest.  By submitting a Photo, all entrants agree that they have permission to post the Photo and grant Station permission to post their Photo on www.hd983.com for promotional purposes.

e.       There will be up to a total of one (1) winner selected in the Contest.

 

2.      ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS

 

a.       This Contest is open to all Station listeners who are 18 years of age or older, own or foster a dog as of the date of entry into the Contest, who are legal US residents and reside in Columbia, Richmond, Burke, McDuffie, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Taliaferro, Warren, Washington, Wilkes, and Lincoln Counties, GA and Aiken, Allendale, Barn-well, McCormick, and Edgefield Counties, SC, except where prohibited by law. Winners must possess a valid, government-issued ID and show proof of residency to verify eligibility. Station may require winner to provide proof of dog ownership/foster care upon request.

 

 

3.      PRIZES

 

a.       None

 

b.      Prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station located at 4051 Jimmie Dyess Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909 Monday-Friday, during regular business hours. Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. Failure to claim Prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in these Official Rules.

 

 

4.      SELECTION OF WINNERS

a.       Up to sixty-four (64) total Photo entries will be selected on Thursday April 22, 2021 at approximately 2 p.m. ET in a Station-conducted random drawing from all eligible Photo entries received during the Online Entry Period.  Selected Photos will be randomly placed in a sixty-four (64) Photo bracket. In the case that sixty-four (64) Photo entries aren’t submitted, the highest of the following numbers (four (4), eight (8), sixteen (16), and thirty-two (32)) of Photo entries submitted will be selected and used for the bracket voting portion of this Contest as described below.

 

b.      The sixty-four (64) randomly selected Photos will be randomly paired up and voted on until there is one (1) remaining entry. Voting period is as follows:

 

a.       Round 1 – sixty-four (64) Photos: will begin on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 12 a.m. ET until Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. ET. In each matchup, the Photo with highest votes will advance to Round 2.

b.      Round 2 – thirty-two (32) Photos: will begin on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 12:01 p.m. ET until Friday, April 30, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET. In each matchup, the Photo with highest votes will advance to Round 3.

c.       Round 3 – sixteen (16) Photos: will begin on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. ET until Monday, May 3, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET. In each matchup, the Photo with highest votes will advance to Round 4.

a.       Round 4 – eight (8) Photos: will begin on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. ET until Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET. In each matchup, the Photo with highest votes will advance to Round 5.

d.      Round 5 – four (4) Photos: will begin on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. ET until Monday, May 10, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET. In each matchup, the Photo with highest votes will advance to Round 6.

e.       Round 6 – two (2) Photos: will begin on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. ET until Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12 p.m.  ET. The Photo with the highest number of votes once Round 6 has concluded will be deemed the prize winner, upon confirmation of eligibility. Potential Prize winner will be notified by phone and/or email on or around May 14, 2021.

Any ties are automatically broken by random selection of the two tied entries.

 

c.       Odds of being selected to be placed in the Contest bracket depend on the number of eligible online entries received during the Online Entry Period.

d.      Entrants need not listen to the Station or be present to win.

e.       Winner must confirm acceptance of prize within seven (7) days of winning, or risk disqualification and selection of an alternate winner (time permitting) from the Photo entrant who was deemed the runner-up.

f.        Decisions of Station management with respect to the Contest are final.

 

5.      CONDITIONS

 

a.       The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and by publication at www.kicks99.com.

b.      For website contests: By use of the Station’s website and by entering this Contest, entrants agree to the Station’s Terms of Service Agreement and to the use of Personal Information as stated in the Privacy Policy located at www.kicks99.com.

c.       Copies of the written Contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, 4051 Jimmie Dyess Parkway, Augusta, GA 30909, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.