Contest Rules

Fall Fund Drive, September 25 - October 5, 2018

References to New England Public Radio (“NEPR”) include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ, WNNZ-FM, WNNU, 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, American International 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

Jazz, Baby! VIP Package

Winner: Aaron Walker of Northampton

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Tuesday, September 25 6:00 a.m. - Friday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of The Hotel Northampton
Prize: 2 tickets to NEPR's Jazz, Baby! Party on December 1st at the Hotel Northampton, plus a night's stay at the Hotel Northampton the night of the party
Approximate Value: $400 provided by NEPR and the Hotel Northampton
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the following business day
Date by which the prize must be claimed: November 5, 2018
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: November 5, 2018
 
Last date to request a list of prize winners: November 5, 2018
Paquito d'Rivera at The Academy of Music, Saturday, October 20, 2018 

Winner: Demetria Shabazz

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Sunday, September 30 from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of the Northampton Jazz Festival 
Prize: 2 tickets to see Paquito d'Rivera on October 20 at the Academy of Music, Northampton 
Approximate Value: $70 from the Northampton Jazz Festival
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the following business day
Date by which the prize must be claimed: November 5, 2018
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: November 5, 2018
Last date to request a list of prize winners: November 5, 2018
Hamilton in Boston Giveaway

Winner: Natalie Cain

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Sunday, September 30 at 12:00 a.m. - Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. 2018 

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Eastern Standard 
Prize: 2 tickets to see Hamilton at the Boston Opera House, Saturday, October 13 and dinner at Eastern Standard following the show. 
Approximate Value: $269 from NEPR and Eastern Standard
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the following business day
Date by which the prize must be claimed: October 5, 2018
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: October 5, 2018
Last date to request a list of prize winners: October 5, 2018 
Joan Baez Ticket Giveaway

Winner: Robert Cavanaugh

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. to Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m. 2018

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of DSP Shows 
Prize: 2 tickets to see Joan Baez at John M Green Hall, Smith College on April 28, 2019. 
Approximate Value: $200 from NEPR and DSP Shows
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the following business day
Date by which the prize must be claimed: November 5, 2018
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: November 5, 2018
Last date to request a list of prize winners: November 5, 2018
Bob Dylan Ticket Giveaway

Winner: Matthew and Ashley Muspratt

Dates and Times the Contest is Open:

Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m. 2018

Additional Ineligible Parties: Employees of Tower Square Hotel
Prize: 2 tickets to see Bob Dylan and Springfield Symphony Hall on November 18 and a night at the Tower Square Hotel in downtown Springfield.
Approximate Value: $450 from NEPR and Tower Square Hotel
Date and Time for Awarding the Prize: All prizes will be awarded by noon on the following business day
Date by which the prize must be claimed: November 5, 2018
Date by which the selected winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release: November 5, 2018
Last date to request a list of prize winners: November 5, 2018