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Contest Rules


Standing Contest Rules


1. Contest Description: From time to time as opportunity arises, TVA will give away small promotional prizes ($75 or less in value). The type of contest will either be a random drawing of postcards mailed to the station, random selection of computer entries, or the selection of a designated telephone call (e.g., the third caller)

2. To Enter: No purchase necessary. If the contest is of the random drawing type, participants will be required to supply their name, address, and phone number on a web page or post card entry form that must be mailed to P.O. Box 361050 Birmingham, Al 35236. Station is not responsible nor in any manner liable for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, or illegible entries.

3. Selection: Drawings will be held at announced times to select the winner(s). The chances of winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. If the contest is of the telephone caller type, participants will be required to call a published number at a designated time. The participant's call must be the designated number in the sequence of calls received. (e.g.,10th caller) to qualify.

4. Entry Deadlines: Because this contest will be run only when promotional opportunities arise, deadlines for entry will vary and will be announced each time the solicitation for entries is given.

5. Eligibility:
(a) The entry form, if required, must legibly designate the entrant's name, address, and phone number.
(b) Employees of the TVA (WCFT, WJSU, WBMA) and all co-sponsors and each of their affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives, and each of their immediate families (spouse, child, parents, siblings and their spouses) of such employees and other radio, television or print media operations in the station's market are not eligible to participate.
(c) This promotional contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and is void wherever prohibited.
(d) Winners will be required to affirm their eligibility and compliance with these rules and regulations.

(e) Generally, winners must be 18 years of age or older.

(f) Winners must be legal residents of and physically located in Central Alabama, specifically the following counties:  Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Coosa, Cullman, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Marion, Pickens, St. Clair, Shelby, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston.


6. Prize: The prizes will vary, depending on what promotional items are available (T-Shirts, concert tickets, dinners, speedway tickets, gift baskets, etc.), but will not exceed $75 in value. Winner is responsible for the payment of all income taxes and any other state, local, or federal taxes payable in connection with the prize received, if any.

7. Winner Notification/Prize Fulfillment: Winners will be notified on air and by phone or mail at the address show on the entry form if the contest is a random drawing type. If the contest is a phone-in type, winners will be notified during their phone call that they have won. All prizes must be picked up at the main offices located at 800 Concourse Parkway Birmingham, Al. The winner will be required to show proof of identity or the contest claim form to be entitled to the prize. Winners may not send someone in their place to claim a prize. It is our policy that we do not mail prizes to winners.  However, TVA may, at its sole discretion, elect to do so, but assumes no responsibility for lost, misdirected, or untimely delivery of prizes. Any prize not claimed or accepted within (10) days after notification will not be awarded.

8. Additional Terms: Submitting any entry and acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission of the sponsors to use the winner's name, address, photograph, or other likeness for advertising and promotional purposes. By submitting each entry, each entrant agrees to and is deemed to have accepted all of the terms, conditions, and regulations contained herein. No cash equivalents are permitted.

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Standing Contest Rules

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