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Official Rules

 

ELIGIBILITY

NO CONSIDERATION OR PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN. CONSIDERATION OR PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

This contest is open to California residents age 18 or older. Employees of Point Broadcasting LLC (PBLLC), dba Gold Coast Broadcasting (GCB) and affiliated companies, contest sponsors and their respective household or immediate family members, are not eligible to enter. Compliance with the eligibility requirements will be determined solely by PBLLC/GCB. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Contest winners are not eligible to win again for the next thirty (30) days following their win from any Gold Coast Broadcasting radio station.


HOW TO ENTER



The Contest begins weekdays on May 13, 2024 and ends on May 24, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT (the “Entry Period”). During the Entry Period, eligible Participants will be required to enter for a chance to win. Winner will be selected at random.


PBLLC/GCB assumes no responsibility for telephone system, computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, damages, delayed computer transactions or network connections, whether human, technical or otherwise in nature, in conjunction with this contest, participation or in connection with any prize acceptance. PBLLC/GCB and KCAQ, at their sole discretion, reserve the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or who is otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Entrants agree that PBLLC/GCB and KCAQ have the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this contest and that their decision is final and binding. All contestants who win $600.00 or more annually will receive an IRS Form 1099 to report their taxable winnings. All applicable taxes and fees are the sole responsibility of the winner.


PRIZE

I. (10) Ten winners will receive a Prize Package containing four (4) 1-Day General Admission tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood located in Universal City, California. Each Prize Package has an approximate Fair Market Value (“FMV”) of Five Hundred Sixteen and 00/100 Dollars ($516.00) (actual value may vary depending on actual park visit date).The1-Day General Admission tickets will be delivered by USH to Sponsor in the form of electronic tickets for distribution to each winner. The 1-Day General Admission tickets will be subject to the following terms and conditions:

1-Day General Admission to Park (Valid on your selected date only). Guests ages 18 and older must also show photo ID. For more details, visit https://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/web/en/us/plan-your-visit/operations-safety-updates. Additional restrictions may apply. Parking not included. Ticket is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-exchangeable. This ticket may not be altered, copied, transferred or resold. This ticket is only valid for the person named on it, or when accompanied by the person named on it. Ticket cannot be combined with other offers, separately ticketed events, discounts, Halloween Horror Nights or sightseeing tours. Please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit. By accepting admission, you assume all inherent risks and agree to release Universal and its affiliates from liability for illness (including communicable / infectious diseases), loss, injury, or damage related to your purchase or visit. Universal reserves the right to revoke the license granted by this ticket. Park, rides/shows/attractions, entertainment, experience details and/or access to event may be restricted or unavailable due to capacity/closures/other factors and benefits/restrictions are subject to change without notice. For Park hours, visit UniversalStudiosHollywood.com/calendar-and-hours. Valid at Universal Studios Hollywood, located in Los Angeles, California.

NOTE: The Prize Packages must be used by August 30, 2024 or prize will be forfeited. Depending on crowd conditions, Virtual Line™ reservations may be required to enter SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™. If winner is unable to fulfill prize during time period, winner forfeits the prize package. Blackout dates or other restrictions may apply. All elements of the prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. If winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her prize with no guest, the prize will be awarded to winner only and any remainder of the prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. Winner must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Prize Packages are non-transferable and have no cash value. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, baggage, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of winner. All unclaimed and/or unused prize packages, will remain the property of USH and may not be used as sales or trade incentive for employees of Sponsor and may not be sold, exchanged or otherwise transferred by winner, nor used by Sponsor, its agencies or clients. All details of the Prize Packages will be determined by USH in its sole discretion and USH reserves the right to substitute a similar prize or prize element of comparable value. Tickets are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Universal Studios winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

All tickets are valid during normal operating hours only. Operating hours and availability of attractions and shows are subject to change without notice. Some special events may be separately ticketed. USH reserves the right to change the name of all tickets. Unless specifically indicated otherwise, all tickets specifically exclude admission to special or separately ticketed “hard ticket” entertainment events at any of the theme parks, hotels, or within any of the Universal CityWalk venues.

• Universal City Studios LLC d/b/a Universal Studios Hollywood is a prize provider only in this promotion; is not a sponsor of this promotion; and is not responsible for the administration of the promotion, the collection of the entries or the selection of any winner. Any disputes, claims, and causes of action against Universal Studios Hollywood arising out of or relating to any person’s use of, or participation in any portion of the prize involving Universal Studios Hollywood shall be resolved by applying the laws of California, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in state or federal courts within Los Angeles, California. Such claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and all such claims shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event to include attorneys’ fees.

• In connection with any visit to Universal Studios Hollywood, please be advised that Sponsor’s and Universal’s policies, CDC guidelines, and the recommendations of health officials must be followed. In addition, guests should be aware of and comply with government guidelines regarding travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines before visiting any Universal destination. Please note that any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19, and Sponsor and Universal cannot guarantee that any person will not be exposed during a visit. 

By accepting the Prize, winner, on behalf of him or herself and on behalf of any individuals who use the Prize, expressly assumes the risk that during use of the Prize they may be exposed to COVID-19, the Coronavirus that causes COVID-19, or other communicable and/or infectious diseases. Winner and Guests, if any, expressly understand that these risks include contracting COVID-19 or other communicable and/or infectious diseases and the associated dangers, medical complications and physical and mental injuries, both foreseen and unforeseen, that may result from contracting COVID-19 or other communicable and/or infectious diseases. 

• All parts of the Prize selected are subject to availability and blackout dates, and subject to change without written notice or warning. Should an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities, epidemics, pandemics and the spread of infectious diseases, including without limitation COVID-19 (as defined by the World Health Organization and any of the strains, variants or mutations thereof), and any related governmental or judicial actions taken in connection with, or as a response to, any such event, or any other event beyond the reasonable control of a party, whether or not existing, known, foreseen or foreseeable at the time this Sweepstakes occurs, render the redemption or fulfilment of some or all of the Prize delayed, hindered, adversely affected, impracticable, or impossible, Universal Studios Hollywood in its sole and absolute discretion, reserves the right to evaluate and make modifications to the redemption and fulfilment processes and timelines for the Prize or portion of the Prize for which Universal Studios Hollywood is responsible for, which may include but is not limited to providing additional time for redemption and/ or fulfilment. Should the Prize become unavailable, experiences and items of a similar nature and value may be offered.


Prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. No substitution or cash equivalent will be made. Q95.9 reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the awarded prize in unavailable for any reason. If tickets to a performance are awarded as a prize, Q95.9 is not responsible for any cancellation or rescheduling of the performance for any reason and has no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute the tickets for another prize should the performance not be rescheduled or vouchers not issued. Furthermore, Q95.9 is not responsible for cancellations or delays in travel accommodations and has no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute any tickets awarded as a part of a travel prize due to such cancellations or delays.

 

ODDS OF WINNING

Odds of winning are determined by the total number of qualified contestants registering online for the contest and cannot be projected in advance.


HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE

Winners agree to appear at the Q95.9 studios to claim the prize, unless alternate arrangements are acceptable to the KCAQ Q95.9 promotions department. Q95.9’s address is 2284 S. Victoria Ave. #2-G Ventura CA 93003 and prizes may only be claimed between the hours of 10am-5pm Monday through Friday. In the event that a prize is mailed to the winner, pursuant to winner’s prior written consent, winner assumes the risk of the prize’s safe arrival. Winners agree to execute an affidavit of eligibility, indemnification and release of liability before any prize is awarded. If the prize is travel tickets, travel partners, if any, must meet age eligibility requirements and must also execute an affidavit of eligibility, indemnification and release of liability prior to awarding the prize. Failure to execute any of these documents or comply with any of the terms will result in forfeiture of the prize. Winners have thirty (30) days from the date their name is first announced on the air, or by other disclosed mode of public dissemination, to claim and pick up their prize. Failure to claim and pick up prize within this time for any reason will result in forfeiture of the prize. KCAQ reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to award unclaimed prizes to alternate contestants or not to award the unclaimed prizes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes) are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prior to the delivery of any prize, KCAQ reserves the right to collect from the winner any taxes it deems appropriate. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. Any additional costs relating to the prizes, and incurred as a result of accepting the prizes, is the sole responsibility of the winner.

 

DISQUALIFICATION AND PENALTIES

All participants agree to be bound by these rules. KCAQ Q95.9, in its sole discretion, further reserves the right to disqualify any person for (i) violating any of these rules, (ii) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the KCAQ Q95.9, website, (iii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the contest, (iv) obtaining winner status using fraudulent means, or (v) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior. Furthermore, any resale or auction or attempt to resell or auction of KCAQ Q95.9, complimentary prizes, if any, will result in disqualification for all future KCAQ Q95.9, contests. ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, KCAQ Q95.9, RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.



RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION

Entry constitutes permission for PBLLC/GCB/KCAQ (except where prohibited by law) to use winners' name, hometown and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation. By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by the contest rules and further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Point Broadcasting LLC, GCB, KCAQ, affiliated companies and radio stations, its licensees, affiliates, successors and sponsors, and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from and against all actions, causes of actions and liability, including attorney's fees and costs, arising out of or relating to the entrant's participation in the contest and receipt and use or misuse of the prize awarded.



RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

One entry per person. One winner per household. Void where prohibited by law. Listeners may only win or qualify to win once every thirty (30) days for one specific contest on all of the Gold Coast Broadcasting LLC Radio Stations. KCAQ Q95.9, reserves the right to extend the thirty (30) day rule to the length of any specific contest. KCAQ Q95.9, reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned for any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any kind. The decision of KCAQ Q95.9, is final. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. KCAQ Q95.9,, Gold Coast Broadcasting LLC, their subsidiaries and affiliates, their officers, directors, agents, stockholders, insurers, and employees, and their advertising and promotional agencies and sponsors assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for damages, loss or injury resulting from participating in any contest or acceptance or use of any prize. In consideration of participation in a contest, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Entrant, on Entrant’s behalf, and on behalf of Entrant’s heirs, successors or assigns, administrators and personal representatives, does hereby 

 

COVENANT NOT TO SUE, FULLY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE (i) KCAQ Q95.9, (ii) Gold Coast Broadcasting LLC, and each of their respective direct and indirect subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and related entities, (iii) each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, insurers, attorneys, shareholders and representatives, and (iv) each predecessor, successor, and assign thereof, from and against any and all actions, charges, claims, losses, costs, damages, expenses (including attorneys’ fees and expenses) and liabilities of any kind or character, whether known or unknown, in connection with, arising out of or in any way related to Entrant’s participation in any contest, or any prize won, any misuse or malfunction of any prize awarded, participation in any contest-related activity.


CHOICE OF LAW

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of PBLLC/GCB and KCAQ in connection with the contest, shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof.


SPONSORS

This contest is sponsored by:
KCAQ/Point Broadcasting LLC/Gold Coast Broadcasting, 2284 S. Victoria Ave. #2-G Ventura CA 93003. Official Rules are available at q959.fm or at the offices listed above during normal business hours.