Cutest Dog 2014 - Official
These contest rules are specific to the
above contest conducted by Entercom Milwaukee, LLC d/b/a WXSS-FM (“Station”).
Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this
specific contest, the Station’s general contest rules apply to this contest as
well. A copy of these specific contest
rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s
studio at 11800 West Grange Avenue, Hales Corners, WI, 53130 during regular
business hours and on the contest page on the Station’s website at www.1037kissfm.com. To the extent that the general contest rules
differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to
purchase is necessary to enter or win 103.7 KISS-FM’s Cutest Dog 2014
contest entry period will begin at 12:00am (CT) April 7th, 2014
and end at 5pm (CT), April 11th, 2014.
eighteen (18) years of age or older wishing to enter this Contest (each an
“Entrant”), must go to www.1037kissfm.com and
click on the graphical “Cutest Dog” entry link.
entry/registration process will require you to either log into an existing
account, or create a free account with the game administrator, UPICKEM.
You may either elect the option to have your Facebook profile pre-load
applicable portions of the entry form (Facebook account is not required to
enter this contest), or complete the online entry/registration form by
submitting the Entrant’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address.
Limit one registration per e-mail address and limit one qualified entry
per registration. Multiple entries from the same email will be discarded.
Only the first chronologically qualified entry will be considered. All
subsequent entries will be discarded.
- Click on the “Upload Photo” tab and:
Submit only one
(1) photograph of your dog, and only
your dog (no people or other animals), in either
the “.jpeg” or “.jpg” file format (no other formats will be accepted),
Enter your dog’s
first name and the town/city where you live, and
check the box or “I agree” button, expressly confirming the following:
Entrant represents and warrants that he/she is both eighteen (18) years
of age or older and a Wisconsin or Illinois resident.
Entrant represents and warrants that they are the owner of the dog
depicted in the photo. Station is under NO OBLIGATION to verify whether the
entrant who submitted the photograph (or winner if selected as the winning
entry in this contest), is or is not the legal owner of the pet depicted in the
Entrant represents and warrants that he/she own the rights
to, or has obtained permission to use, the photo submitted with the
Entrant represents and warrants that he/she authorizes Station to post
the photo on Station’s website or social network sites or use the photo in any
other way Station sees fit.
Entrant agrees and acknowledges that Station, all contest sponsors, and their respective affiliates, parents, employees, agents and all
other related sponsors: may use the Entrant’s name, image, photo submission,
other entry materials and/or biographical information for advertising and/or
promotional purposes on radio, TV broadcasts, in the newspaper, on websites
and/or any other medium in connection with participation in this contest or
otherwise without the payment of any additional compensation.
understands and agrees that Station shall be the sole and exclusive owner of
the photo submitted, whether or not the photo is selected as a winner, and
entrant agrees to sign any documents requested by Station to evidence such
transfer of ownership.
submitting a photo in a Station contest, entrant agrees to indemnify Station
should any representations and warranties made by entrant herein or in the
applicable contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate.
acknowledges and agrees that the contest rules are available to him/her at www.1037kissfm.com, that he/she has had an
opportunity to review them before entering this contest, and agrees to be
legally bound by the contest rules.
Contest rules are also available Monday through Friday (excluding
holidays) during normal business hours between 8am (CT) and 5pm (CT) at the
Station’s studios located at 11800 West Grange Avenue, Hales Corners, WI, 53130.
- Photo requirements:
- For purposes of this contest, the terms
"photo" or "photograph" may be used interchangeably
to include, but not be limited to the inclusion of, any image that may be
produced by an analog or digital camera, by an optical image scanner (or
simply, "scanner"), by means of a "screen dump,"
"screen capture," "screenshot," or
"screengrab," and/or by the digital manipulation of one or
multiple photographs such as may be achieved using image editing
- The photo must be uploaded in either
the ".jpeg" or ".jpg" file format (no other formats
will be accepted), using the method described in Section 5 above.
- Photo entries must not contain or
depict any registered trade/servicemark or other copyrighted material
other than those owned or licensed by the Entrant, or the Station, or a
Contest Sponsor. The foregoing is
not intended to require Station to disqualify entrants who, in Station's
sole discretion, appear to be innocently wearing clothing or are in areas
that just happen to contain third party logos or marks. Further, Station may, but is not
obligated to pixilate/cover any trademarks/servicemarks/copyrighted
materials in Station's sole discretion.
- Only one (1) photo may be submitted for
entry in this contest 1) by any one (1) Entrant who must be both eighteen
(18) years of age or older and the owner of the dog depicted in the
photo, and 2) depicting only their one (1) dog.
- If you have more than (1) dog, you will
only be able to enter (1) dog in the contest.
- No person or other animal (other than
the one (1) dog depicted) may be depicted in any way in the photograph
(not even the entrant), and by entering this Contest, the Entrant consents
to use of the photograph by Station in any manner it sees fit with no
compensation to the Entrant. Any
photograph with any other person(s) or animals depicted in it, no matter
how far away or obscure, will be deemed ineligible and thereafter
entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to use of the photograph by
Station in any manner it sees fit with no compensation to the Entrant.
- Each Entrant
may submit only one (1) entry per email in this contest and Entrant must
be the owner of the dog depicted in the photo. Station is under NO
OBLIGATION to verify whether the entrant who submitted the photograph,
selected as the winning entry in this contest, is or is not the legal
owner of the pet depicted in the photograph. Station will discard multiple entries
from the same Entrant (whether containing photos of the same or of
different dogs) and only the first qualifying entry received will be eligible
will discard multiple entries received by same Entrant in Contest, whether
photograph submitted as entry is of the same or of a different dog, and
only the first qualified entry to be received by Station, in chronological
order, from particular Entrant will be eligible for entry in Contest.
entering this contest, Entrants understand and agree that Station may
elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes on-air and may
choose to comment on, mock, poke fun at, and/or mimic any entry
submitted. Entrants waive any right
to make any claim against Station or any contest sponsors with respect to
any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made on-air regarding such Entrant’s
submitting a photo to the Station for this contest, each Entrant authorizes
the Station to post such photo to the Station’s website at www.1037kissfm.com. Station will not post all entry photos
received on the Station’s website.
entries must not contain any indecency, profanity or obscenity as
determined by Station in its sole discretion. Photograph entries must not
contain or depict any registered trade/servicemark or other copyrighted
material other than those owned or licensed by the entrant, the Station,
or a Contest Sponsor. BY ENTERING
THIS CONTEST AND SUBMITTING PHOTOGRAPH, THE ENTRANT IS REPRESENTING TO
STATION THAT THE USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH PHOTOGRAPH WILL NOT VIOLATE
OR INFRINGE UPON THE RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, COPYRIGHTS OF OTHERS.
By submitting a photo, Entrants agree to indemnify Station should
any representations and warranties in these contest rules prove to be
false or inaccurate.
Grand Prize Winner will be determined in the following manner:
- At approximately
Noon (CT) on April 14th, 2014, Station will post photos of all
eligible entries online at the Station’s website, www.1037kissfm.com. Listeners will
then be able to vote for their favorite dog from among all photo entries posted
online as many times as they wish (subject
to Station’s right to implement limits as set forth in the general
contest rules) until 12pm (CT) on April 18th, 2014. LISTENER
VOTES WILL NOT BE A DETERMINING FACTOR IN THE SELECTION OF QUALIFIERS BUT
MAY BE, IN STATION’S SOLE DISCRETION, ONE OF MANY FACTORS TAKEN INTO
CONSIDERATION IN SELECTING QUALIFIERS.
i. On or about
4:30pm (CT) on April 21st, 2014, up to fifty (50) entries (each a
“Qualifier”) will be selected by Station staff and/or management from among all
entries received to continue to the next round of the contest, based
on evaluation of the submitted photo(s) (in their subjective opinion) and/or
any other any lawful criteria Station judges deem desirable (the “Qualifiers”).
ii. In the event
that the Station receives fewer than fifty one (51) entries, this first voting round
will not end as scheduled but will continue until the end of the next scheduled
voting week in which the planned remaining number of Qualifiers is below the
approximately 5pm (CT) on April 21st, 2014, Station will post
the photos of the Qualifiers online at the
Station’s website at www.1037kissfm.com.
Listeners will then be able to vote for their favorite dog from among the
Qualifiers then posted online as set forth above in Section 14(a) of
these rules (i.e. voting will not be determinative) until 12:00pm (CT) on April 25th,
12:00PM (CT) on April
25th, 2014, Station
staff and/or management will select the potential grand prize winner from
among the Qualifiers, based on evaluation of the
submitted photo (in their subjective opinion) and/or any other any lawful
criteria Station judges deem desirable, subject to verification of
eligibility and compliance with these contest rules. Station judges may take the number of votes
received into consideration (but is not obligated to) but voting will not be a
determining factor in the selection of the winner.
- Station will announce the name of the grand
prize winner on-air at approximately 7am (CT) on April
28th, 2014. The
potential grand prize winner need not listen in order to win. Station will
contact the potential grand prize winner.
Should the potential grand prize winner not meet the eligibility
requirements or is disqualified for any other reason, an alternate grand
prize winner may be selected by Station, but in the event such alternate
grand prize winner does not meet eligibility requirements or is
disqualified, no grand prize will be awarded in this Contest.
will only award one (1) Grand Prize in this contest. The Grand Prize is
valued at approximately $1000, and consists of the following:
- Four (4) $250 Pick ‘n Save
Gift Cards, and courtesy of Pick ‘n Save and Purina
- (1) $250 prize package
courtesy of Animal Campus, which includes $100 gift certificate for the
Animal Campus Vet Clinic, $50 gift certificate for the Animal Campus
Klippers Grooming and $100 gift basket with dog and cat items
- The prize will be awarded to the verified
sponsors of this contest are Pick ‘n Save, Purina, Animal Campus and
Entercom Milwaukee, LLC.
is conducting this contest using proprietary software owned by a third
party known as Second Street Media Inc. (“UPICKEM”). UPICKEM is not
a sponsor of this contest but entrants may be required, as part of the
entry process, to agree and consent to UPICKEM’s Terms of Service and
entry process) (collectively, the “UPICKEM Policies”) and may be required
to register with UPICKEM. While agreement to the UPICKEM Policies is
required in order to enter this contest, the UPICKEM Policies are not a
part of these contest rules but are a separate agreement between the
entrant and UPICKEM. With respect to the conduct of this contest by
Station, in the event of any conflict between the UPICKEM Policies and the
Station contest rules, the Station’s contest rules govern.
is not responsible for any error or technical malfunctions associated with
the UPICKEM site that may affect any entrant’s ability to enter, win, or
be properly considered in this Contest, regardless of the cause. In the
event of a malfunction associated with the UPICKEM site that Station (in
its sole discretion) deems to materially and adversely affect this
Contest, Station reserves the right to suspend this contest, terminate
this contest without a winner, terminate this contest and select a winner
early, provide alternative means of entry or any other changes to these
contest rules that Station deems appropriate under the circumstances. Any
such changes, terminations or suspensions will be announced on air and/or
posted on the Station’s website, if applicable.
- Employees of UPICKEM and its affiliates, their respective
parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional
agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win
in this Contest.