Contest Rules

WSRQ OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

1. Winners will be drawn at random or by contestant call-in participation during on-air contests.
2. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries.
3. No purchase is necessary.
4. Contestants must be legal U.S. residents.
5. Contestants must be at least 18 years old.
6. Present and past employees of WSRQ RADIO stations, and its affiliates, along with family and
household members and employees of other radio or television stations in the Sarasota/Bradenton
area may not win any contest associated with WSRQ RADIO stations. WSRQ RADIO reserves the right
to revoke any prize if the contestant does not meet any or all of the eligibility requirements, or if entry
coupon or winning ticket has been damaged or altered.
7. All WSRQ RADIO contestants, on or off air, are limited to one winner per household (persons living at
the same address) or immediate family per sixty (60) day period for all prizes having a total value of
$100.00 or less; limited to one winner per household (persons living at the same address) or
immediate family per one hundred twenty (120) day period for all prizes having a total value of $101 –
$999; limited to one winner per household (persons living at the same address) or immediate family
per one hundred eighty (180) day period for all prizes having a total value of $1000 or more.
8. WSRQ RADIO reserves the right to disqualify any entry or revoke any prize if the contestant does not
meet any of the eligibility requirements.
9. WSRQ RADIO and its sponsors are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, misdirected,
illegible or mutilated entries.
10. No substitution or other consideration for the stated prize may be claimed. However, WSRQ RADIO
reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value at its sole discretion in the event of
unavailability of a prize. All items won from any WSRQ RADIO station must be claimed within thirty
(30) days of winning and must be claimed between 9AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday (except
holidays) at WSRQ RADIO offices, 3679 Webber St., Sarasota, FL 34232. Any item or prize with a
weekend expiration date not claimed at the WSRQ RADIO offices by 5PM on the Friday preceding the
weekend expiration date will be forfeited with no compensation.
11. Prizes valued at less than $25.00 may (at the winner’s request) be mailed using first class U.S. Postal
Service mail. WSRQ RADIO is not responsible for problems occurring within the postal system which
may affect winner’s receipt of prizes.
12. An IRS 1099-MISC form will be completed and filed with the Internal Revenue Service for every prize
(or combination of winnings) valued at $600 or more during the calendar year. All local, state and
federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winning contestants must show proof of Social
Security numbers to WSRQ RADIO for any prize. This is for tax recording purposes only, and will not be
used or released for any other purposes.
13. WSRQ RADIO is not responsible for any failure of communications, failure of the Internet or its web
sites, or allegation of telephone difficulties including “busy” signals. In the case of a dispute over
telephone lines, the decision of WSRQ RADIO is final. In the event that two telephone lines are tied
together during a phone contest, the entire phone call will be disqualified and another phone call will
be taken. WSRQ RADIO cannot award duplicate prizes to both parties in a “tied together” situation.
An example of a “tied together” call may be two telephone calls originating from the same location or
residence or a party line.
14. All winning contestants are required to acknowledge these contest rules either by signing an WSRQ
RADIO winner release form, or by acceptance of a prize by mail if the prize is not picked up at the
offices as stated above.
15. All prizes are described by WSRQ RADIO either on the air or via signage at off-air events. Each prize
has a predetermined value which is not negotiable.
16. Anyone who calls a studio line or enters a contest automatically grants WSRQ RADIO permission to
record and use their name and voice and to use their likeness or photo.
17. As a condition of accepting a prize, winner acknowledges that WSRQ RADIO is not responsible for any
harm, injury, or damage caused to any person or property, proximate or otherwise, through the use of
any prize by any person, and agrees to save and hold harmless WSRQ RADIO, its principals and
employees from any claim of such responsibility. “Harm, injury, or damage” includes but is not limited
to occurrences beyond the control of WSRQ RADIO such as bodily injury or theft, expiration of an item
or a prize, and cancellation or alteration of an event.
18. Additional rules pertaining to specific contests may supplement or supersede these rules.
19. All WSRQ RADIO decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the contest.

Date the Official Contests Rules was last modified: October 21, 2015.

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