Contest Rules

Hamilton Ticket Giveaway - December 26-31, 2017. 

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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, American International 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

2 tickets to Hamilton on Broadway Summer 2018 plus transportation to and from New York City.

Winner: Mickey and Penina Glazer

Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Tuesday, December 26 at 12:00 a.m. - Sunday, December 31 at 11:59 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties:  
Prize: 2 tickets to see a production of Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W 46th Street, New York, NY in the summer of 2018. Exact dates TBD in early 2018, plus transportation to and from the show. 
Approximate Value: $1300 provided by NEPR
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the first business day following the contest.
Date by which the prize must be claimed: February 1, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: February 1, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: February 1, 2017

Past December Contests: 

Win a trip to Europe with NEPR Winner: Ann Morgan
Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 12:00 a.m. - Saturday, December 9 at 12:00 p.m.

*All entries received on the first day of the contest, Sunday, December 3 from 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. will be entered into the contest twice. 

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Earthbound Expeditions
Prize: 2 passages on NEPR's In Pursuit of Chopin Trip, May 12-23, 2017 
Approximate Value: $9,870.00
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: December 16, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: December 16, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: December 16, 2017
Win  2 tickets to see the Blind Boys of Alabama with the Preservation Hall Legacy Horns 

Winner:
James Cole
Ronald Clemens

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Prize:

for 2 tickets to see the Blind Boys of Alabama with the Preservation Hall Legacy Horns at the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington on  Sunday, December 10 at 7pm  

Approximate Value: $134.00
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: December 8, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: December 8, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: December 8, 2017
Tickets to John Pizarelli + Catherine Russell  in “Billie and Blue Eyes”  

Winner: 
John Pizarelli and Catherine Russell
Sean Nagle 
Rob Novak

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Prize:

Two tickets to see John Pizarelli + Catherine Russell  in “Billie and Blue Eyes”  tribute to Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington on Saturday 12/23 at 8pm  

Approximate Value: $200.00
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: December 8, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: December 8, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: December 8, 2017