2013 World’s Largest Bubble Bath Official Rules
World’s Largest Bubble Bath Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. These rules govern the World’s Largest Bubble Bath contest (the “Contest” or “Promotion”)) being conducted by Station WIP (the “Station” or “WIP”) that will begin at 6:00 a.m. on July 3, 2013 and will end at approximately 10:00 a.m. on August 8, 2013.
b. To participate, female WIP listeners will be asked to register on the stations web site, http://www.cbsphilly.com/bubblebath. Once on the site, potential contestants will be required to complete the registration form provided with their first name, last name, city, state, zip code, phone number, email address, year of birth, one (1) photo of themself and a minimum of 1 sentence on why they should be selected to be a contestant in the World`s Largest Bubble Bath taking place on August 8, 2013 at Steven Singer Jewelry Store at 739 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19106. Upon successful completion of the registration form, potential contestants will then be chosen by the WIP Morning Show to call the show at 1-888-729-9494, Monday thru Friday, between 6:00AM ET and 10:00AM ET during the contest period. During this phone call, The WIP Morning Show will ask the potential contestant questions to explain why they should be able to participate in the Contest. The WIP Morning Show, in their sole discretion, will then decide if they would like the caller to participate in the contest. The criteria for contestants to be selected will be based on the information provided in the completed registration form, sex appeal and their ability to promote the World`s Largest Bubble Bath on air during the phone call with the WIP Morning Show. Up to ten (10) contestants and up to five (5) alternates will be chosen to participate in the final event, which will be held on August 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM ET at Steven Singer Jewelers at 739 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19106 (“Final Event”). The WIP Morning Show, in its sole and absolute discretion, will choose up to 10 contestants in advance to the Final Event.
c. The Alternate(s) will participate in the World’s Largest Bubble Bath Final Event only in the event a Contestant does not show up in time for the World’s Largest Bubble Bath Final Event Check-in or is otherwise unable or unwilling to participate. Each of the Contestants and the Alternate(s) must arrive between 4:00 am and 5:00 am at Steven Singer Jewelers in order to participate. Any Contestant who does not check-in by 5:00 am will be disqualified. If all Contestants are timely checked-in, the Alternate(s) will not be used and will not be compensated or given any prize.
d. WIP may contact each Contestant between July 8, 2013 and August 7, 2013 and ask them to come to the WIP studios at 400 Market St, 9th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106 to make a Live Studio appearance to be interviewed on the WIP Morning Show. A contestant’s appearance is not mandatory, and a contestant who is unable or unwilling to appear will not be disqualified for that reason.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS:
a. The Contest is open to all WIP female listeners who are 21 years of age or older and who reside in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area. Employees of Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
b. Contestants must provide valid government issued picture ID before their picture is posted online. Contestants must also sign a release form granting WIP consent to post their picture on the Station’s website at http://www.cbsphilly.com/bubblebath. In order to participate in the Final Event, Contestants are required to hey submit at least one (1) picture, which will be posted on http://www.cbsphilly.com/sports. Contestants are allowed to participate in the Final Event regardless of whether they schedule to appear live in studio on the WIP Morning Show. Contestants must also present valid ID on the day of the Final Event on August 8, 2013 at Steven Singer Jewelers 739 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 in order to participate. Finalists must be wearing a bikini when they enter the foam pit inside Steven Singer Jewelers.
c. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. Listeners are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.
a. FINAL EVENT PRIZES:
• One (1) Final Round Finalist will receive a piece of Diamond Jewelry, as selected by Steven Singer, valued at $10,000 from Steven Singer Jewelers in Philadelphia (the “Diamond Prize”). ARV: $10,000.
• Three (3) Final Round Finalists will receive a piece of Jewelry valued at $500 from Steven Singer Jewelers (the “Jewelry Prize”) (ARV: $500).
• One (1) Final Round Finalist will receive one (1) Harley Davidson Sportster Motorcycle (ARV- $9,000) from Barb`s Harley Davidson. The winner shall be solely responsible for any applicable taxes, sales tax (if any), dealer preparation fees, title, license, and registration fees, destination charges, car and/or motorcycle insurance (proof of which must be shown prior to taking possession of vehicle), operating and maintenance expenses, or any other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the Grand Prize. Winner’s selection of their vehicle’s color, options and equipment will be based on dealer stock/availability. Dealer incentives or rebates will not be credited or applied to any vehicle won. Winner must take possession of vehicle Prize at a dealership designated by the Station by October 8, 2013, or whenever winner’s vehicle becomes available. Winner is responsible for all costs associated with any permitted vehicle upgrade/option package and/or accessories. If required by law, winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license and proof of insurance to take delivery of vehicle prize. The Grand Prize is provided as is. Neither the Promotion Entities nor the dealer/retailer have made or are responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to the prize, including without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, with the exception of any standard manufacturer’s warranty that may apply to the prize. Grand Prize’s actual retail value may vary from the ARV stated herein due to the winners’ selection of vehicle make, model, options, accessories, or delivery location, and any applicable taxes or government-required fees not specified herein. In the event winner chooses a vehicle valued less than the stated maximum ARV, winner will not receive compensation or cash for difference.
b. Unless specified otherwise above, all prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within forty-five (45) days of winning. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
c. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. All winners of certificates will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the providers of the gift cards and/or certificates.
4. SELECTION OF WINNERS:
a. A maximum of ten (10) Contestants will be selected in the manner set forth in Section 1 above.
b. A maximum of ten (10) Finalists will be selected in the manner set forth in Section 1 above.
c. The Final Event will take place on Thursday August 8, 2013 at 6:00AM ET at Steven Singer Jewelers on 739 Walnut St in Philadelphia. All Contestants should arrive between 4:00 am and 5:00am and should check in at the WIP Check-in table by 5:00 am. Contestants arriving after 5:00 am may be removed from the competition at the sole discretion of WIP staff. After registration has been completed, each Contestants name will be deposited in a hopper and pulled out to determine who will participate in the Final Event. The Finalists will be randomly placed into two heats containing five (5) women each.
d. The Finalists in the Final Event will enter a foam pit full of four feet of foam which has been deposited inside the Steven Singer Jewelers for as long as it takes for every Finalist in that heat to find one (1) plastic egg. There will be a total of five (5) plastic eggs in the foam pit for that heat (or the same number of eggs as there are Finalists in the heat). Each egg will contain a tag that corresponds to a Final Event prize, as described above. Each contestant will be directed by a station employee to open their eggs after all 5 contestants in their heat emerge from the bubble bath with eggs. Each heat will consist of two (2) eggs with Barb’s Harley Davidson keys and three (3) eggs with prizing from Steven Singer Jewelers. At the end of the second heat, the four (4) contestants will attempt to start the Harley Davidson on site at Steven Singer Jewelers. The contestant whose key starts the Harley Davidson will be determined the winner of the Harley Davidson.
e. Finalists must abide by all rules of the Station. Once a Finalist has an egg in her hands, no other Finalists may try to take that egg. Finalists who engage in unwanted physical contact, rough housing, or foul play with other contestants will be disqualified. Verbal abuse, heckling, use of profanity or misconduct of any kind by a contestant will result in her immediate disqualification. Finalists must remain fully clothed (i.e. in their bathing suits) during their entire appearance in the Contest, meaning that the breasts and genitals must remain fully covered at all times. Any Finalist who violates these rules, or otherwise engages in behavior that is deemed to be lewd or indecent, will be subject to disqualification, at the sole discretion of WIP management.
f. All decisions of Station management with respect to the Contest are final.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media his/her name, address (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.
c. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
d. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promotion Entities that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).
e. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Promotion administrator. The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. As applicable, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address or mobile account submitted at the time of entry. For online entries, the authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. For phone or mobile entries, the authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
f. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (iv) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or submitting a text message; or (v) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.
h. Copies of the written Contest rules and a list of winners (when complete) are available during regular business hours at the main studio of SportsRadio 94 WIP-FM, 400 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to WIP at the same address. Copies may also be posted online at http://www.cbsphilly.com/bubblebath.
Sponsors: Steven Singer Jewelers, 739 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106;
Barb’s Harley Davidson, 926 Black Horse Pike, Mt Ephraim, NJ 08059