Contest Rules

Fall Fund Drive Contests - September 25-29  (with Pre-drive contest September 15-25)

References to New England Public Radio (“NEPR”) include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ, WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and WNNI; and their license holders, the University of Massachusetts and the New England Public Radio Foundation, Inc.

General Rules

  1. Eligibility.  NEPR contests are open to anyone 18 years of age or older except employees of the University of Massachusetts, the NEPR Foundation, Amherst College, members of their boards of directors, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children) or households (whether related or not). Additional parties not eligible in particular contests are listed in the Contest Details section below.
  2. Entry.  To enter, submit the contest entry form available at nepr.net during the hours the contest is open as stated in the Contest Details section. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, visit the CONTEST ENTRY ONLY PAGE. Eligible sustaining partners of NEPR are automatically entered in every contest. Only one entry per person is allowed. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEPR is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize and Approximate Value. See the Contest Details section below for each particular contest.
  4. Awarding the Prize.  The winner will be drawn and announced by a date and time specified for each contest in the Contest Details section. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. For a prize that is not claimed by the date specified in the Contest Details section, or for a prize that is claimed but is then, at the winner’s sole and independent discretion, donated to NEPR by the winner, NEPR may, at its sole discretion, either award the prize to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee, extend the contest and offer the same or substantially similar prize again, or take other such actions as NEPR, in its sole discretion, may deem appropriate in accordance with applicable law.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEPR by the date specified in the Contest Details section. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by the date specified in the Contest Details section (or in the case of an alternate winner, within two (2) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest, with the prior written consent of the winner; the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEPR is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General.  All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEPR’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEPR may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEPR’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEPR reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by the date specified in the Contest Details section (or if an alternate winner, within two (2) days of his or her selection). This offer is subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges, and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEPR without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEPR, the University of Massachusetts, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them, harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For a list of prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by the date specified in the Contest Details section to Katie Wright, NEPR, 1525 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEPR, 1525 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103

Contest Details

Pre Drive: iPad Mini Contest Winner:
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Friday, September 15 at 12:00 a.m. - Monday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: n/a
Prize: 1 iPad Mini
Approximate Value: $399 provided by NEPR
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 25, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 25, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 25, 2017
Win Paula Poundstone Tickets Winner:
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Monday, September 25 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: N/A
Prize: 1 Pair of tickets to see Paula Poundstone at John M. Greene Hall, Northampton, MA on October 28, 2017
Approximate Value: $85 provided by NEPR
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 25, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 25, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 25, 2017
 
Win Paula Poundstone Tickets Winner:
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Monday, September 25 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: N/A
Prize: 1 Pair of tickets to see Paula Poundstone at John M. Greene Hall, Northampton, MA on October 28, 2017
Approximate Value: $85 provided by NEPR
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 25, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 25, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 25, 2017
Fund Drive: Win Wynton Marsalis Tickets Winner:
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Monday, September 25, 2017 from 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Music Worcester
Prize: 1 pair of tickets to see Wynton Marsalis at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA, Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
Approximate Value: $190 provided by Music Worcester
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 4, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 4, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 4, 2017
 
Drive: iPad Mini Contest Winner:
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Yes Computers
Prize: 1 iPad Mini 4
Approximate Value: $399 provided by Yes Computers
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 25, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 25, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 25, 2017
Fund Drive: Win Wynton Marsalis Tickets Winner:
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Music Worcester
Prize: 1 pair of tickets to see Wynton Marsalis at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA, Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
Approximate Value: $190 provided by Music Worcester
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 4, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 4, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 4, 2017