WXVU Contest Rules
Official Contest Rules
All contests on Villanova Radio 89.1 WXVU are open to all persons 18 years of age or older unless otherwise specified at the time of promotion.
No purchase is necessary and contests are void where prohibited.
No employees, members, alumni, or volunteers of WXVU, or any contest sponsors or members of their immediate families are eligible to participate.
Listeners are eligible to win a contest once every 60 days. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest.
After winning a prize valued at over $600, winners must wait one full year before they are eligible to win another prize valued at over $600.
All local, state, federal, and other taxes or fees for prizes awarded become the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes are awarded “as is.” No substitutions or transfer of prizes are allowed. Those who win prizes valued at over $600 will be issued an IRS Form 1099 to report their winnings.
All prizes are to be claimed within 30 calendar days of winning (excluding holidays). Proper identification must be presented to claim prize. Failure to collect the prize within 30 days will constitute forfeiture. After such time, ownership of said prize reverts back to WXVU to be disposed of at the station’s discretion. In the event a prize is dated or terminates within 30 calendar days (i.e. – Concert or Theatre tickets), then the time period in which to collect said prize will not exceed 12 o’clock noon on the business day prior to the date of the prize or event.
All contest participants and winners agree that WXVU may broadcast or publish their name, social media username, city of residence, voice, and/or likeness for promotional use without compensation.
All contest winners are required to give their full name upon winning. They may not call and give another name to claim the prize; contest participants can only win for themselves. Noncompliance with this rule may result in disqualification.
Contest participants must provide a valid mailing address, telephone, and e-mail address. Failure to provide necessary contact information to collect any prize will constitute forfeiture.
There is a limit of one entry per household, e-mail address, telephone, and/or social media account.
All contest winners must release WXVU, Villanova University, and event sponsors from any and all liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the prize.
Violations of any of these rules or attempts to win any contest by fraud, deception, or cheating shall be grounds for WXVU to disqualify that individual from participating in all current and future contests and events at the sole discretion of the station as well as forfeiture of any prize or prizes won by fraudulent means. . For internet contests: the station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, or the operation of the station’s website and/or social media accounts.
Failure to comply with all contest rules will result in disqualification and forfeiture of any prize.
All decisions by station judges and management with respect to a contest are final.
WXVU is not responsible for the failure of participating sponsors to deliver prizes as promised, or for the misdirected mailing or shipping of prizes.
WXVU has the sole discretion to terminate a contest at any time, change the rules of or extend the dates of a contest upon notice.
WXVU reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer, or other problem beyond the control of the station corrupts the administration, security, or proper execution of any internet promotion, game or contest, or in the internet portion of any promotion, game or contest.
WXVU, Villanova University, and sponsors are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone, or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by the station, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may limit a participant’s ability to participate.
WXVU and Villanova University may not be held responsible for any technical difficulties that result in a potential winner being disconnected on studio telephone lines.
All entry blanks, forms, devices, and materials, as well as all the information contained on or within, gathered during the course of entry, shall become the sole property of WXVU to be used, disposed of, or destroyed at the discretion of the station.
The contest rules contained herein are subject to change at any time without notice.
A printed copy of these rules can be obtained in person at the offices of WXVU, 212 Dougherty Hall, Villanova, PA, 19085, during normal business hours Monday through Friday, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to this address.