New Jersey 101.5 ‘Cutest Pet’ Contest Rules 2023
The New Jersey 101.5 Cutest Pet Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Townsquare Media Trenton, LLC (hereinafter: the “Contest Organizers”). The Contest runs January 30, 2023 through February 12, 2023 (“Contest Period”). All contest entries must be received before 11:59 pm EST February 12, 2023.
Contest is open to legal U.S. residents of the NJ 101.5 WKXW terrestrial listening area, as defined by Nielsen, and who are age 18 or older. Employees of Contest Organizers, their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers any other person or entity associated with the Contest, and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee (collectively "Excluded Individuals"), are not eligible. All U.S., federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void in Quebec, Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.
- HOW TO PLAY/ENTER:
To enter the “Cutest Pet Contest”, contestants must complete an online registration form and submit a photo of their pet at https://nj1015.com/contests/ or via the free NJ1015 app. All entries must be submitted during the Contest Period outlined above and no later than 11:59 pm EST February 12, 2023. Completion of both the online registration and submission of your pet’s photo will result in one (1) entry. Limit one (1) entry per pet, per household. Incomplete entries will be discarded. All eligible entries will be included in the final drawing for their chance to win the Grand Prize, as described below in section 4 of these rules, “Winner Selection”.
3.TERMS OF ENTRY:
Must be 18+ to enter. No purchase necessary. Photo submissions must be of a pet you own personally. Proof of ownership may be required if selected as a Contest Winner.
You must comply with the eligibility criteria set forth above. Limit to one (1) entry per pet, per household. Entry/registration does not guarantee a Prize. Odd of winning depend on the number of entries received during the Contest Period. All Prize claims are subject to verification of the entrant’s eligibility and compliance with the Official Rules. If you are deemed a Prize Winner, but found to be ineligible, you will be disqualified from the Contest and any Prize awarded to you will be forfeited.
Contest Organizers are not responsible for incomplete, incoherent, lost, damaged, misdirected, or otherwise illegible submissions. Should a technical problem or other issue (such as, without limitation, computer error, human error or transmitter difficulties) result in an incomplete registration, the Contest Organizers will have the right to reject or disqualify such easy entry. Contest Organizers will not be responsible or liable for any technical problems or other issues.
Individuals or organizations using automated software systems, IP masking software or other electronic means to gain an advantage in the contest will be automatically disqualified and all entries for the individual or organization will be deemed void. Irregularities in the entry process will be investigated by Contest Organizers and may result in disqualification. Any decision made by Contest Organizers as a result of any such investigation shall be final.
All entries become the property of New Jersey 101.5 and may be used for promotional purposes without compensation in perpetuity.
- WINNER SELECTION
On Monday February 13, following the conclusion of the Contest Period, Contest Organizers will select one (1) Grand Prize winner at random from the collective pool of all eligible entries received during the Contest Period (the “Grand Prize winner” or “Contest Winner”). Contest Organizers will contact the Grand Prize winner via email (using the email they entered on their registration) to notify them that their entry was selected. The Grand Prize winner will be asked to provide their full name, age, and mailing address, for verification purposes, within a specified time period. If the Grand Prize winner responds and can verify their information, they will receive the Grand Prize, as defined below in Section 5. In the event the Grand Prize winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email, the Grand Prize will be forfeited by that entry and Contest Organizers will select an alternate Grand Prize winner in his/her place at random from the remaining entries received during the Contest Period.
- PRIZE DESCRIPTION:
One (1) five-hundred-dollar ($500.00) gift card to Petcenter will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner.
Prize is good for use only at the Petcenter located at 3833 US 9 in Old Bridge, NJ 08857.
- PRIZE TERMS:
There is a limit of one (1) prize per Grand Prize winner during the Contest Period. Prize limited to one (1) prize per household during the Contest.
Prize is not transferrable and may only be redeemed by the Contest Winner. No cash or other substitution may be made.
A government issued photo ID will be required when claiming the Prize and each Contest Winner must submit proof of eligibility as defined in Section 1 above.
Prizes may be collected Monday through Friday between 10am and 4pm at Townsquare Media Trenton, LLC, 109 Walters Ave., Ewing, NJ 08638. In the Contest Organizer’s discretion, Contest Winners may be required to receive the Prize via mail or to receive the Prize via another method specified by the Contest Organizer.
- TECHNICAL ISSUES:
Station(s) and Company will not be responsible or liable for any technical problems or other issues, including submission errors, user or non-user related, with the free NJ 101.5 app.
The Contest Organizers may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Contest Organizers may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Contest Organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to individuals it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Organizer reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Contest Organizer's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In case of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name from which the entry is made. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
9.USE OF INFORMATION:
By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees that information submitted in connection with the Contest may be used for promotional and marketing purposes, including, without limitation, to provide information to the entrant about products, services, promotions and other content, and in connection with the administration of the Contest.
10.RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
By participating in the Contest, each participant and Potential and/or Contest Winner (i) waives any and all claims of liability against Townsquare Media Trenton, LLC (the “Company”), its parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies and the employees and agents of each (collectively, the “Company Released Parties”), the Contest's sponsors, and their parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies and their respective employees and agents (collectively, the “Contest Released Parties,” together with the Company Released Parties, the “Released Parties”), for any loss, claim or cause of action or personal injury which may arise out of the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, software applications, mobile devices, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors of any kind in the promotion or administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury (up to and including death) or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including travel, and (ii) agrees to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and does hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with the prize. Each participant further agrees that in the event of any claim, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney's fees. Each participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
11.CONDUCT AND DECISIONS:
By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company, which are final and binding. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Sweepstakes and the Company's decisions concerning such disputes shall be final and binding. If the conduct or outcome of the Sweepstakes is affected by human error, any mechanical or technical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, or if for any other reason the Company determines that the Sweepstakes cannot be run as planned, the Company reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
By participating in the Contest, each participant and Potential and/or Contest Winner (collectively, an “entrant”) agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Contest Organizers in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York.
Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes. The Company and Sponsor reserve the right to withhold and deduct taxes and charges from the prize if and to the extent required by law. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Stations will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
To request the name of the winners, send a separate, self-addressed stamped envelope to Townsquare Media, Inc., 1 Manhattanville Rd, Suite 202, Purchase, NY 10577, ATTN: New Jersey 101.5 “Tanks for Listening Contest”. Requests must be received within thirty (30) days from the end date of the applicable Contest.
If the contest includes uploading media – including but not limited to pictures, videos or audio – entrant gives Townsquare Media, Inc., unconditional license to use such pictures, video or audio without limitation.