These are Manhattan Broadcasting Company’s General Contesting Rules (PDF)


Manhattan Broadcasting Company


Manhattan Broadcasting Company, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively,

the “Manhattan Broadcasting”), will conduct its contests substantially as described in these

general contesting rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:

Manhattan Broadcasting may from time to time conduct contests concurrently and

simultaneously on several affiliate radio stations owned by Manhattan Broadcasting, and in the

state of Kansas, and Manhattan Broadcasting may add or remove participating stations or change

call letters of any affiliate station at any time during a contest as announced on the affected

station. For a list of participating stations for each individual contest, please visit the affiliate

station website:

· 1350 KMAN

· 101.5 KMKF (K-Rock)

· 104.7 KXBZ

· 96.3 KACZ

1. Prize(s). The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are not

transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. All prizes must be

redeemed from the Radio Station within thirty (30) days of the contest end date, unless otherwise

stated in the contest’s official rules. Certain prizes are date specific (i.e. concerts, trips) and the

winner or winners must be available on the dates specified. Manhattan Broadcasting disclaims all

liability for any delays, mis-delivered, loss, or failure in the delivery of any prize requested to be

sent by mail. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, Manhattan

Broadcasting reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s

prize, in its sole discretion.

2. Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents. The

age limit will vary from contest to contest as determined by the Radio Station, please refer to

each contest’s official rules. If the contest is open to minors, a parent or guardian of any

participant who is a minor must sign a release on behalf of the minor to be eligible to receive a

prize, but Manhattan Broadcasting reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of

any minor. Unless otherwise stated in the official contest rules, only one (1) entry per

person. Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest. Only one (1) prize per household

from Manhattan Broadcasting within any thirty (30) day period for prizes under $100. Only one

(1) prize per household from Manhattan Broadcasting within any one hundred eighty (180) day

period for prizes over $100. If the contest involves listener participation by voting for a contest

participant on the Radio Station’s website then the voting is limited to one (1) vote per person. If

a contestant receives multiple and/or irregular votes from the same user or users, regardless of

the source, the Radio Station reserves the right to disqualify the contestant in its sole

discretion. Employees of Manhattan Broadcasting, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their

advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the

immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term

immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and

grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption,

co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household

whether or not related.

3. Telephone and Delivery Disclaimer. If a contest is a call in to win contest and/or a

telephone is needed to participate in the Contest, participants are restricted to the use of ordinary

telephone equipment. Manhattan Broadcasting disclaims all liability for the inability of a

participant to complete or continue a telephone call due to equipment malfunction, busy lines,

inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond Manhattan Broadcasting’s control, or otherwise. For all

contests Manhattan Broadcasting disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivered, loss, or

failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other

delivery method. Manhattan Broadcasting is not responsible for mechanical, technical,

electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or

failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online

entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable

network connections which may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest, and

any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from

participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest. Entry

forms in a register-to-win contest must be handwritten. No photocopies or a mechanical

reproduction of entry forms is permitted.

4. Voting Contests. By participating in the voting portion of any contest, each voting

participant agrees to be bound by the official contest rules. Voting is limited to one vote per

verified email address. If an entrant receives multiple and/or irregular votes or multiple votes

from the same user or users, including but not limited to, votes generated by a robotic,

programmed, script, macro, other automated means or other source, the Radio Station reserves

the right to disqualify the entrant in its sole discretion. If the contest includes the use of an

internet tool and the internet voting process fails to operate properly or appears to be tampered

with or tainted with errors, fraud or unfair practices, Manhattan Broadcasting reserves the right

to use another means to determine the winner(s), i.e. random selection or appointing a panel of

judges. All decisions of the judges are final.

5. Publicity; Use of Personal Information. By participating, where allowed by law, all

participants and winner(s) grant Manhattan Broadcasting exclusive permission to use their

names, characters, photographs, voices, videotape, and likenesses in connection with promotion

of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such

use. By participating in the Contest, where allowed by law, participants agree that Manhattan

Broadcasting may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to

third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes.

6. Consumer Created Content. If the entry for the contest includes any creative material

from the participant, including but not limited to, consumer created content, by submitting your

entry: (1) you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will

not place the company or contest sponsors under any fiduciary or other obligation, that the

company is free to disclose the ideas on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the

ideas without any additional compensation to you; (2) you acknowledge that, by acceptance of

your submission, the company and contest sponsors do not waive any rights to use similar or

related ideas previously known to sponsor, or developed by their employees, or obtained from

sources other than you; (3) you are verifying that you are the owner and producer of the

submitted material and that no third party ownership rights exist to any material submitted, and

(4) you are hereby granting the company and the Radio Station a perpetual, worldwide, nonexclusive,

royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use, publish,

reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed and promote such content

in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created, anywhere in the world, for any


7. Release. By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and

all claims of liability against Manhattan Broadcasting, its employees and agents, the Contest’s

sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may

occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order

to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by Manhattan


8. Taxes. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information

provided to Manhattan Broadcasting, 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 related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated

with any prizes which are not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must

provide Manhattan Broadcasting with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification

number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over

$600 in prizes from Manhattan Broadcasting 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.

9. Conduct and Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound

by the decisions of Manhattan Broadcasting personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair

advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be

disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is

prohibited. Manhattan Broadcasting will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes,

conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and Manhattan

Broadcasting’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of

the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind,

intentional interference or any event beyond the control of Manhattan Broadcasting, Manhattan

Broadcasting reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding

the outcome as Manhattan Broadcasting deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by

Manhattan Broadcasting and are final. Manhattan Broadcasting may waive any of these rules in

its sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent,

disrupt, damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal

and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Manhattan Broadcasting reserves the right to

seek civil and/or criminal prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent

permitted by law.

10. Miscellaneous. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of

participants. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign Manhattan Broadcasting’s

release form to claim the prize. Manhattan Broadcasting may substitute prizes, amend the rules

or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on the Radio Station. Manhattan

Broadcasting disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the

conduct of the Contest. For a copy of the rules, or where required by law, a list of winners, visit

the visit the Radio Station’s website. All entries become the property of Manhattan Broadcasting

and will not be returned.

11. Compliance with Law. The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws

of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary

herein. Manhattan Broadcasting shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests,

including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond,

furnishing lists of winners, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written

information about the Contest, etc. as required by local and state law