Boston Calling Ticket Contest Rules (Live Music Week Spring 2016)

WERS Pair of VIP tickets To “Boston Calling at City Hall Plaza May 27, 28, 29 2016 (the


Official Contest Rules

April 2016



YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All

federal, state, and local regulations apply. The Contest is sponsored by WERS (the


2. HOW TO ENTER: Three contest periods for entries as follows: 6am-10am, 10am-2pm,

and 2pm-7pm Wednesday April 6th, 2016. A maximum of one (1) entry per person and

one (1) entry per household will be permitted in this contest. No Purchase Necessary-

Odds of being selected depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each

contest period. Three ways to enter for each contest period: Make a pledge (donation) to

WERS between or make an On Line Pledge at WERS. ORG during each contest period:

or send your name address and phone number to IF you choose to

enter without making a donation.

3. WINNER SELECTION: Drawings Live On Air-WERS 88-9FM

4. PRIZE: One pair of VIP tickets to Boston Calling, May 27th through May 29th, 2016 for

each contest period.

5. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS: Contest is offered only to legal U.S. residents who are

18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of the Station or Emerson

College (collectively, the “Contest Entities”), and the immediate families or members of

the same households of such individuals are not eligible. The term “immediate family

members” include spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.

No groups, clubs, or organizations may participate in this Contest or reproduce or

distribute any portion of these rules to their members. Proof of age, identity, and

eligibility must be furnished to the Station upon request. The Station will not award a

prize to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. Entrants are

required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry

that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from

individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements. The Station reserves the right

to disqualify any entrant if these Contest rules are not followed.

6. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Winner(s) will be required to waive any

and all claims against the Station and Emerson College and their employees, agents, and

representatives for personal injury or loss which may occur from the participation in this

Contest or from the receipt or use of any prize. By participating in this Contest entrants

agree, except where prohibited by law, to release and discharge, hold harmless and

indemnify the Contest Entities, their employees, agents and representatives, officers and

directors and their immediate families, successors and assigns, and all others associated

with the development and execution of this Contest, from any and all tax liability that

may be imposed or associated with receipt or use of the prizes, and from and against any

and all claims, actions, proceedings, and liability for any damages, expenses, fees, injury

or losses (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH) sustained in connection

with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize or while traveling to, preparing for, or

participating in any Contest-related or prize-related activity. By entering the Contest or

by winning, entrants grant to the Contest Entities the right to publicize the participant’s

name, photograph, image, video, likeness, voice, statements, and biographical

information for advertising, trade, and promotion purposes without compensation and

without opportunity for review, except where prohibited by law. Winner(s) must execute

any required affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release. The Station retains

the discretion to make all decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these

rules. All decisions of the Station are final and discretionary. In the event the selected

winner(s) are/is ineligible or refuse(s) the prize or in the event the prize is forfeited for

any other reason, the prize will be forfeited and revert back to the Station. The laws of the

State of Massachusetts shall govern this Contest, without regard to Massachusetts’ choice

of law rules. The courts of Massachusetts shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute

relating to these Rules and/or this Contest. All participants and winners agree, by their

participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of

Massachusetts. Prize(s) may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with

prizes are responsibility of winner. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are

solely the responsibility of the winners. Winner will be required to complete and submit

an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for

receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station in a

calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9

or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Winners will receive a 1099 for the

value of the prize as stated in these contest rules.  Contest Entities, their affiliated, parent,

and subsidiary companies, their employees, agents and officers, advertising and

promotion agencies, and all others associated with the development and execution of this

Contest are not responsible for: (1) problems associated with television transmission,

radio transmission, cable transmission, satellite transmission, phone lines, facsimile, or

cable lines and/or phone or IP numbers that are beyond their control—this includes, but is

not limited to: a busy signal, operator interference, cellular interference, Internet

congestion, technical or atmospheric conditions that disrupt the completion of a phone

call, facsimile transmission, email transmission, or cable modem service, any error,

omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, or

wireless calling/text message carrier service, interrupted or unavailable network, server or

other connections; failure of any entry to be received in whole or in part by Sponsor due

to technical problems, telephone service problems, human error or traffic congestion on

the Internet or at any website, or wireless calling/text message carrier service;

communications line, hardware and/or software failures, malfunction of phones

(including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines, other communications malfunctions,

unavailable network connections, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or

wireless service; damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from

participation in the Sweepstakes, or damage to mobile phone or other PDA device or

other Internet interruptions or malfunctions or for technical or other difficulties which

may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the transmission of television or radio signals to

all or limited geographic areas during the playing of the Contest or that may prohibit,

prevent, or interfere with the acquisition, completion, or submission of an entry; failures

of or other problems relating to computer hardware, software, the Internet, or similar

systems, including but not limited to difficulties relating to contestants’ ISP, DSL, or

cable modem access, “worms,” or viruses or any other problems of any description or

nature which may prohibit, prevent or interfere with the acquisition, completion or

submission of an entry; (2) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or

the administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of a prize or any other

materials relating to the Contest; (3) lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, or delayed

entry forms; (4) cancellations, postponements, or delays; (5) Acts of God, war, terrorism,

government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or other similar causes

beyond the control of the Contest Entities, their affiliated, parent, and subsidiary

companies, advertising and promotional agencies and their immediate assigns, making it

inadvisable, illegal, impossible, or impractical to continue the Contest or to perform

under these Rules. In the event of any of the foregoing or in the event of an ownership or

format change, Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, terminate, modify, or continue the

Contest, in its sole discretion. The Station reserves the right in its sole discretion to

modify the contest rules and dates at any time for any reason.  Material modifications

shall be announced on-air, when practical. By participating in this contest, you agree to

be bound by these contest rules, any modifications thereof, and by all other rules imposed

by Station management.  If due to circumstances beyond the control of Station, any event

associated with this contest or the prize is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled,

Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall

not be required to award a substitute prize.  Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the

right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the

Station Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The station further reserves

the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as

planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized

intervention or technical failures of any sort.  Contest Entities make no warranty,

guarantee, or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and Contest Entities



7. OFFICIAL RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS: To receive a copy of these official

Contest Rules, visit or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WERS, 120

Boylston St. Boston MA 02116. Official rules supersede all other published editions. A

copy of these contest rules is also available at  The Station reserves the right to

change, alter, or amend these Contest rules as necessary, in their sole discretion, to ensure

the fair administration of the Contest or to comply with applicable law. The Station, in its

sole discretion, reserves the right to extend or shorten this contest, but will provide proper

notice via the web and on-air. A list of winners’ names is available at the Station, “WERS

180 Tremont St. Boston MA 02116, provided you send a self-addressed stamped

envelope once contest begins.

8. PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE: By use of this website and by entering the

Contest, you agree to the Station’s Website Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of

your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at:

9. Winner will be chosen from all entries submitted in each contest period: live on air

between 10a and 10:30a, between 2pm and 2:30p. also between 7p and 7:30p April 6th,


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