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WPLY Sports Radio Basic Contest Rules


The following stipulates contest rules for contests featured on WPLY- Sports Radio. Each contest may have additional restrictions and/or qualifications that will be noted with each contest.


Prizes must be picked up within 30 days of winning at the WPLY studios, 3934 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA 24018.  Prizes may only be claimed during normal business hours 8:30am until 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.


All prizes must be claimed in person.  Winners must present valid driver’s license to claim a prize.  Winners may be required to sign a release form to claim a prize.


Designated representative:  In very unique situations, designated representatives will be allowed to claim prizes.  Written authorization from the winner is required, including representatives name and social security number, along with a photocopy of the winner’s driver’s license / state ID.  The designated representative must also provide (2) valid forms of ID.  WPLY will determine what constitutes a “unique situation.”


All WPLY contests are open to any and all WPLY listeners, with the exception of employees of Mel Wheeler, Inc., its agencies, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives and families; anyone involved with the production, preparation and distribution of contest materials; and employees and families of employees of other radio stations.


WPLY is not responsible for lost, misdirected, delayed or illegible mail of facsimile entries, and WPLY disclaims any responsibility for inability to complete a telephone call, whether due to telephone equipment or malfunction, busy lines or otherwise.  Entries not conforming to announced entry specifications will not be acknowledged or returned.


All contestants acknowledge, as a condition of entry, that WPLY has the right to publicize and/or broadcast contestants name, character, likeness, voice or all matters incidental herein.  All contest entries become the property of WPLY.


Only one (1) winner per household or family every thirty (30) days per contest.


Winners under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Parent or legal guardian must also provide ID and sign appropriate release forms.


All unclaimed prizes will be deemed refused and will be forfeited.  WPLY is at liberty to give away any unclaimed/forfeited prize at the conclusion of the original winner’s 30 day grace period.


Odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries.


WPLY may substitute one prize for another of equal value without “on-air” or “off-air” acknowledgement.


No purchase necessary to enter or win.  Any WPLY contest is void where prohibited by law.


WPLY/Mel Wheeler, Inc. is not responsible for defective prizes.


Additions and deletions to these rules are subject to the discretion of WPLY/ Mel Wheeler Inc, and may be enacted at any time.


Any and all taxes associated with winning cash or prizes is the sole responsibility of the winner.


Specific contests may have an addendum which is to be included in the basic contest rules.


Basic contests rules and addendum’s are available for review, during regular office hours as stated herein, or upon receipt of a self-addressed stamped envelope only.


WPLY is not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received.


Additional accommodations needed above and beyond awarded prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.


Any prizes that are mailed are considered delivered at such time they are relinquished to the US Postal Service or any other courier/ delivery service.  WPLY is not responsible for lost or stolen prizes.




revised 1/26/2016

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