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Wherever the words EAGLE 97.3/WTNV appear in these rules, they include the business entity, to which Station WTNV is licensed, and any member companies, parent corporations, and affiliates. 

1) No purchase is necessary to enter any EAGLE 97.3/WTNV contest.

2) All Qualifiers must be permanent residents of Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky or Missouri and must provide EAGLE 97.3/WTNV with a valid form of identification and Social Security number satisfactory to EAGLE 97.3/WTNV management.

3) Subject to rule (4) below, all Qualifiers must be at least 18 years old to be eligible to participate in contests that include hotel/motel accommodations, motor vehicles, boats, and/or air travel as prizes.

4) All Qualifiers must be at least 21 years old to be eligible for all contests affiliated with an alcoholic beverage manufacturer or distributor.

5) One entry per household will be permitted to participate in a contest.  A "household" is defined as any individuals residing at the same address. After winning a contest on EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, the individual/household is ineligible to win any other contests on EAGLE 97.3/WTNV for a period of thirty (30) days.  All individuals/households receiving a prize valued at $500.00 or more on EAGLE 97.3/WTNV may be issued a 1099 Federal Income Tax Form by EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, and are ineligible to win a prize valued at $500.00 or more for a period of one calendar year from the date of winning. If it is determined that a selected Qualifier is ineligible as a result of one or both of these restrictions, another Qualifier will be selected.  This selection procedure will continue until these restrictions are satisfied.

6) Anytime the EAGLE 97.3/WTNV on-air studio is called, it is assumed by the caller that the phone call is being recorded and may be broadcast. The caller grants permission to EAGLE 97.3/WTNV to broadcast the call or record the call for later broadcast.

6a) For telephone contests, listeners may enter by calling 731-285-0973.  If any problems are discovered by EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, different call-in numbers or addresses may be substituted and utilized after those numbers and addresses are broadcast on EAGLE 97.3/WTNV.  In the event a caller is disconnected during a contest before his/her name and phone number is recorded, then the prize will be awarded to the next caller whose name and phone number are recorded.  The person operating the telephone at EAGLE 97.3/WTNV has the final decision as to who is the winning caller.

7) For contests requiring written entry forms, they may be faxed to 731-287-0328, e-mailed to a contest specific address on or mailed/delivered to EAGLE 97.3/WTNV – 2555 Burks Place, Dyersburg, TN 38024.  All entries become property of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV and will not be returned.  EAGLE 97.3/WTNV reserves the right to retain any or all contest materials for any reason that EAGLE 97.3/WTNV deems necessary to the completion of the contest, or reasons relating to publicity and/or advertising.  EAGLE 97.3/WTNV shall have no responsibility for a Qualifier’s failure to win or claim any prize based on difficulties with telephone, facsimile, email, or internet difficulties, or any circumstances in any contest.

8) Any specific rules and/or restrictions pertaining to individual contests (entry dates, a limit on the number or words on an entry, etc.) will be disclosed in on-air announcements.

9) Prizes must be picked up by the winners at the EAGLE 97.3/WTNV business office or other pre-arranged or pre-announced location within thirty (30) days of notification to the winner, unless there is a deadline date by which the prizes must be picked up, in which case, that date will be specifically stated. Otherwise, failure to pick up the prizes by the deadline will result in the forfeiture of the prize, which shall remain the property of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV.  EAGLE 97.3/WTNV assumes no liability for the delivery of prizes.

10) In the event the winner is subject to, or the subject of, any order or legal process issued by any governmental agency having jurisdiction over the affairs of the winner (i.e. garnishment, child support order, judgment, lien, and the like), EAGLE 97.3/WTNV’s delivery of the prize to the official representative of the governmental entity claiming a right to the prize shall be thus deemed as EAGLE 97.3/WTNV awarding the prize to the winner.  EAGLE 97.3/WTNV shall be entitled to rely in good faith, upon any documents presented by the representative seeking to collect the prize in lieu of the winner.  EAGLE 97.3/WTNV shall not be liable for any claim by any winner for damages incidental thereto.

11) As a condition of entering a contest, Qualifiers must agree that upon winning, they will consent to the use of their name, likeness, and all verbal and written communications with EAGLE 97.3/WTNV for publicity purposes.

12)  Employees of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, Burks Broadcasting Radio Group, (and its ultimate parent company, Dr.Pepper/Pepsi Bottling Company, Inc.of Dyersburg, TN), their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees and immediate families of each, and employees of all media of mass communication within a one hundred mile radius of the (EAGLE 97.3/WTNV) main studio are not eligible to win any contest.  Immediate family includes the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is current legal guardian.

13) All prizes are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash. EAGLE 97.3/WTNV reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value.  EAGLE 97.3/WTNV cannot be held responsible for unforeseen cancellations or delays of concerts/events or transportation caused by weather, promoter or performer.

14) Winners are solely responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes.  Winner may be issued a 1099 MISC federal tax form if in one calendar year the prize value of all prizes won in contests from EAGLE 97.3/WTNV and/or participating co-sponsors exceeds $600.00.

15) EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, Burks Broadcastng Radio Group, assumes no liability for liability, damages, situations, repairs, or incidents arising from any aspect of any prize awarded in any contest. EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, Burks Broadcasting Radio Group, all participating co-sponsor companies and their advertising and promotional agencies, affiliates thereof, employees, and immediate families of each absolve themselves and shall be held harmless from any action or liability arising from any contest or prize awarded in any contest. As a condition of entering a contest, participants may be required, upon winning, to sign a release form and affidavit of eligibility to claim their prize.  Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the Qualifier’s right to claim or receive the prize. 

16) The following are specifically related to E-contests and E-Mail Club promotions on

a) All appropriate information in required fields must be filled out or Qualifiers will be disqualified. 

b) To be eligible to win a prize, a Qualifier must reside within the listening area of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV, as defined within the exclusive discretion of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV management.

c) Any problems with the internet or email are not EAGLE 97.3/WTNV’s responsibility.

d) Qualifiers who attempt to register to participate on EAGLE 97.3/WTNV’s websites may be required to produce a printed copy of proof of registration before being allowed to participate in the contest.

17) All giveaways and contests are void where prohibited by law.  All local, state and federal regulations apply. As a licensee of the FCC and a trustee of the public airwaves, EAGLE 97.3/WTNV reserves the right to interrupt and/or discontinue any contest or promotion (and not award the offered prize) at the discretion of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV management if world events, the national mood, or public safety so warrant. EAGLE 97.3/WTNV reserves the right to disqualify any winner if the contest rules have been violated in any way. EAGLE 97.3/WTNV reserves the right to amend the rules to any contest at any time. All decisions of EAGLE 97.3/WTNV are final.

18)  Although EAGLE 97.3/WTNV will make reasonable efforts to conduct its contests substantially as announced or advertised, EAGLE 97.3/WTNV reserves the right to change or modify the rules of its contests as exigent circumstances may require. In such cases, EAGLE 97.3/WTNV will amend the rules for that contest and broadcast the amended rules as promptly as possible. In such case, the contest will be conducted in accordance with the amended rules.

19) A copy of these rules are available during business hours (9:00am-4:00pm M-Thu) at the EAGLE 97.3/WTNV studios, 2555 Burks Place, Dyersburg, TN 38024

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