Contest Rules

June Fund Drive Contests (June 1-10, 2017)

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

Old Sturbridge Village getaway  Winner: Jeanne Timrud
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Friday, June 2 from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Old Sturbridge Village, Reader Family Lodges and Oliver Wright Inn
Prize:  4 passes to a day at the Village, a stay at  the Reader Family Lodges and tickets to their musical, "Big River"  + Sunday brunch at Oliver Wight Inn
Approximate Value: $230 provided by Old Sturbidge Village
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
Solid Sound Festival Getaway - June 23-25, 2017 Winner: Penny Cunningham
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Friday, June 2 from 4-6:30 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Tony Margherita Management / dBpm Records / Solid Sound Festival
Prize: 2 all-festival passes, camping voucher and gift certificate for solid sound merch
Approximate Value: $453 provided by Solid Sound
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
JAMES TAYLOR LIVE AT TANGLEWOOD, JULY 3 2017   Winner: Kathy Ruhf
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Saturday June 3 from 8 am - 11 am
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: 1 pair lawn tickets to see James Taylor Live at Tanglewood on July 3, 2017
Approximate Value: $55 / pair provided by BSO
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
CAR TALK LACKEYS MUG

Winner: Kurt Jindela

Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Saturday, June 3 from 11:00 a.m. to noon 2017
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: Vintage Car Talk Mug
Approximate Value: $10 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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
JAMES TAYLOR LIVE AT TANGLEWOOD - JULY 4,  2017 Winner: Florence Meyer
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Saturday, June 3, 11 a.m to 1 p.m. 2017 
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: 1 pair of passes to see James Taylor live on July 4 at Tanglewood - with fireworks!
Approximate Value: $55 / pair provided by BSO
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June  20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
BSO CONCERT LAWN PASSES AND PICNIC AT TANGLEWOOD Winner: Adam Galambos
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Sunday June 4, 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. 
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: 4 lawn passes to the BSO concert of your choice with a picnic dinner form Spirited in Lenox
Approximate Value: $98 Provided by BSO and Spirited
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
DAVID SEDARIS LIVE AT TANGLEWOOD
AUGUST 20 at 8:00 p.m. 
Winner: David & Diane Alexander
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Monday, June 5 from 4-6:30 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: Pair of tickets to see David Sedaris at Tanglewood and an overnight stay at the Apple Tree Inn in Lenox
Approximate Value: $271 / pair provided by IAE (Innovation Arts Entertainment) and Apple Tree Inn
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
BARRINGTON STAGE & DINNER  Winner: Susan Yates-Mulder
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Tuesday, June 6 from 6-9 a.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Barrington Stage
Prize: A Pair of Season Passes to Barrington Stage plus one dinner at Mazzeo's
Approximate Value: $280 provided by Barrington Stage and Mazzeo's
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
SPAC JAZZ FEST GETAWAY - JUNE 24 and 25 2017  Winner: Rachel Lindsay
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Wednesday, June 7 from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of the SPAC Jazz Fest and Holiday Inn Downtown Saratoga
Prize: 2 SPAC Jazz Festival Passes and two overnights at the Holiday Inn in Downtown Saratoga, NY
Approximate Value: $TBD
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
BARRINGTON STAGE & DINNER 2

Winner: Nancy Wilson & Jerry Axelson

Dates and Times the Contest is Open: June 8 from 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Barrington Stage and EAT on North
Prize: A pair of season tickets to Barrington Stage and a $100 gift certificate to EAT on Main in Pittsfield, Mass. 
Approximate Value: $280 provided by Barrington Stage and EAT on Main
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
SHAKESPEARE & CO and DINNER

Winner: Lisa Bezo

Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Thursday, June 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Shakespeare and Co and Alta
Prize: A pair of tickets to any show in the season and dinner at Alta on Church Street in Lenox
Approximate Value: $150 provided by Shakespeare and Co and Alta
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
GREEN RIVER FESTIVAL VIP PACKAGE  Daniel Burke
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Thursday, June 8 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: Signature Sounds Employees
Prize: 2 Full Festival Passes, including parking, merch, beer and VIP food experience plus a hot air balloon ride voucher
Approximate Value: $750 provided by Signature Sounds
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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
CAR TALK LACKEYS MUG  
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Saturday, June 10 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: A vintage Car Talk Mug
Approximate Value: $10 pair 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: June 20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June  20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017
RED SOX / YANKEES TICKETS and DINNER - JULY 16, 2017  Winner: Kimberly Gladding
 
Dates and Times the Contest is Open: Saturday, June 10 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Additional Ineligible Parties: NA
Prize: A pair of tickets to the game, plus dinner for 2 at Eastern Standard in Kenmore Square
Approximate Value: $360 provided by NEPR and Eastern Standard
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: June  20, 2017
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: June 20, 2017
Last date to request a list of prize winners: June 20, 2017