Fundraising Drawing Rules

Pledge Drive and Fund Raising Drawings
Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions

1. No purchase or pledge necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PLEDGE WILL
NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or
restricted by law. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. These Official
Rules, Terms, and Conditions apply to all pledge drive and fund raising prize and
premium drawings (“Drawings”) conducted or sponsored for or by WSGE
(“Sponsor”).

2. Eligibility. Drawings are offered only to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or
older at the time of entry. Limit one winner per household per pledge drive or
fundraising period. Limit one winner per immediate family. “Immediate family”
refers to parents, spouses, siblings, children, grandparents, and grandchildren. Public radio personnel/staff, their immediate families and members of their households are not eligible to win. Proof of age, identity, and eligibility must be furnished to Sponsor upon request. Sponsor will not award a prize or premium to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. Winners of a Drawing offered during the same pledge drive or fundraising period are not eligible. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these Drawing rules, terms, and conditions are not followed by entrants.

3. To Enter. By entering, you agree to comply with all applicable law and these
Drawing rules, terms, and conditions, and you agree to abide by all decisions of
the Sponsor. Each Drawing entry period will be announced on air during the
pledge drive or fund raiser. To enter, make a pledge or contribution to Sponsor or
call in to the pledge drive or fund raising line to request participation in the
Drawing without making a pledge or contribution. All entries must be received
by the time announced on air during the particular pledge drive or fund raiser.
Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. Limit one entry per person per prize or
premium. Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are late, misdirected,
incomplete, incomprehensible, or delayed.

4. How to Win. For each premium or prize that Sponsor is awarding by random
drawing, Sponsor will randomly select the winner(s) name(s) from among the
pool of entrants. Winners will be announced on air and notified by phone or mail.
Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, incomprehensible, or out-of-service
contact information. If Sponsor does not receive a response from Winner within 7
days of Sponsor’s initial notification to Winner, that Winner will be disqualified
and the prize or premium may be returned to the prize/premium pool to be
awarded at another time in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

5. Premiums/Prizes and Odds of Winning. Premiums and prizes will be announced
at the time of the Drawings. The odds of winning depend upon the number of
entrants in any particular Drawing for any particular premium or prize.
Generally, for any premium or prize that includes air transportation, the flight
must originate in the continental United States. Generally, for any premium or
prize that includes travel as part of the prize or premium, the dates are inflexible
and non-negotiable. Generally, for prizes that include meeting personalities,
breaking news or other obligations may preempt their appearance or necessitate
their absence; such meetings may or may not be rescheduled. Particular prizes
and premiums may have additional restrictions. Sponsor reserves the right to
substitute a premium or prize of equal or greater value.
Premiums or prizes must be claimed by on a specific date to be determined by
Sponsor. Premiums or prizes will either be mailed to winner or must be claimed
in person, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. To claim premium or prize in person,
winners must provide a valid driver’s license or state identification card or other
appropriate identification as determined in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Premiums and prizes not claimed by claim date will be forfeited and may be
awarded at another time in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes and premiums are
not redeemable for cash. Prizes and premiums are non-transferable by winners.

6. Terms and Conditions; Limitation of Liability. Participants are responsible for
complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and
with these Rules, Terms, and Conditions, and by entering, participants agree to be
bound to these Rules, Terms, and Conditions. Any security breach or other
attempt by an entrant or other party to tamper with the proper administration of
the Drawing will disqualify the entrant and may result in civil or criminal action
against the entrant or other party and may result in the discontinuation,
suspension, or cancellation of the Drawing, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any
technical difficulties of any nature whatsoever may result in the discontinuation,
suspension, or cancellation of the Drawing, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
WINNERS AND ENTRANTS AGREE, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY
LAW, TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND
INDEMNIFY THE SPONSOR, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND
REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS AND THEIR
IMMEDIATE FAMILIES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, AND ALL
OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF
THE APPLICABLE DRAWING, 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 PREMIUM OR PRIZE OR WHILE
TRAVELING TO, PREPARING FOR, OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY
DRAWING-RELATED OR PREMIUM/PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. By
entering the Drawing or by winning, participants grant to the Sponsor the right to
publicize in any media worldwide and in perpetuity the participant’s name,
photograph, image, likeness, voice, statements, and biographical information for
promotion purposes without compensation and without opportunity for review,
except where prohibited by law. Sponsor retains the discretion to make all
decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these Rules, Terms, and
Conditions. All decisions of Sponsor are final and discretionary. In the event the
selected winner(s) of the prize are/is ineligible or refuse(s) the prize or in the
event the prize is forfeited for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor,
in its sole discretion, may offer the prize or premium in the same or another
Drawing. The laws of the State of North Carolina shall govern Drawings, without
regard to North Carolina’s choice of law rules. The courts of North Carolina and
Gaston County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these
Rules, Terms and Conditions and/or the Drawing. All participants and winners
agree, by their participation in the Drawing, to submit to the personal jurisdiction
of the courts of North Carolina. For premiums and prizes valued at $600 or
greater, winner must provide his or her Social Security Number for tax purposes.
Premiums and prizes may be considered income, and any and all taxes are
responsibility of winner.

7. Disclaimer and Force Majeure. Sponsor, its 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
Drawing 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 a phone call, facsimile transmission, email transmission, or any other
transmission, cable modem service, or other Internet interruptions or malfunctions
or for technical or other difficulties that may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with
the transmission of television or radio signals to all or limited geographic areas
during the Drawing or that may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the acquisition,
completion, or submission of an entry; failures of or other problems relating to
telephone, cellphone or other device or computer hardware, software, the Internet,
or similar systems, including but not limited to difficulties relating to contestants’
ISP, DSL, telephone, or cable modem access, “worms,” or viruses;
(2) typographical errors in any materials relating to the Drawing; (3) lost,
misdirected, illegible, incomplete, or delayed entries; (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 Sponsor, its affiliated, parent, and subsidiary companies, advertising and
promotional agencies and their immediate assigns, making it inadvisable, illegal,
impossible, or impractical to continue the Drawing or to perform under these
Rules, Terms and Conditions. In the event of any of the foregoing, Sponsor
reserves the right to suspend, terminate, modify, or continue the Drawing, in its
sole discretion. Sponsor makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any
kind concerning any prize, and Sponsor specifically DISCLAIMS ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF
FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.

8. Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions and List of Winners. To receive a copy of
these official Rules, Terms, and Conditions, visit www.917fm.org, or send a selfaddressed
stamped envelope to or visit the WSGE studios, 201 Highway 321
South, Dallas, North Carolina 28034. Sponsor reserves the right to change, alter,
or amend these Rules, Terms, and Conditions as necessary, in its sole discretion,
to ensure the fair administration of the Drawings or to comply with applicable
law. For a list of winners’ names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by to
WSGE Drawing Winner’s Lists, at the address listed above.