It's that time again! The WBBM Tailgate Throwdown is back, and you could win $1000! Enter for your chance to win below! Submit your original football tailgating recipe and you could win a $50 Gift Card and a shout-out during WBBM's pre-game show! All finalists will then be invited to join a virtual Happy Hour in February 2021 with various Bears Radio talent and during that final event one lucky winner will be awarded an $1000 VISA gift card! It's the WBBM Tailgate Throwdown, sponsored by Papa Charlie's Italian Beef, Mr & Mrs T's Bloody Mary Mix, and Newsradio 780.
Contest Dates:October 20, 2020 at 12:00am CT through October 21, 2020 at 11:59pm CT
Tailgate Throwdown 2020 - Official Contest Rules
These Contest rules are specific to the above Contest conducted by Entercom Illinois, LLC d/b/a WBBM-AM (“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 on the Station’s website at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules. As a preventative measure in light of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, copies of the specific Contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules will not be available at the Station’s studio. To the extent the general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.
HOW TO ENTER
No purchase is necessary to enter or win WBBM Newsradio’s Tailgate Throwdown Contest (the “Contest”).
The “Contest Entry Period” will begin at 12:01am (CT) on Sunday, October 4, 2020 and end at 9:59am (CT) on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.
Persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older wishing to enter this Contest (each an “Entrant”), must go to www.wbbmnewsradio.com/contests and click on the “Tailgate Throwdown” contest page.
The entry/registration process may 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 full name, address of legal residence, phone number (including area code), age, e-mail address, and other information requested (some of which may be optional). Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights and complete preparation instructions. By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant. Entrants must also submit their original Recipe of their favorite tailgate food, listing each Recipe ingredient (including garnishes) with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights, and complete preparation instructions (“Recipe”). By entering your Recipe, you agree that the Station has the right to edit, adapt, publish, and use any or all of them without compensation. This must be a Recipe that if selected as a Qualifying Prize Winner, can be replicated and produced by the Entrant for the Final Event. Entries must be the original Recipe of the Entrant. b. As part of the entry process, Entrants may be provided with an opportunity to opt-in to receive solicitations from, and/or to become a member/participate in clubs of (i.e., email clubs, text clubs, and rewards programs), the Station; provided, however, agreeing to receive such solicitations and/or accepting such membership is not a condition of entry into this Contest and will not increase your chances of winning.
Entrant represents and warrants that he/she authorizes Station to post the Recipe on Station’s website or social network sites or use the Recipe 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, Recipe 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. Entrant understands and agrees that Station shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Recipe submitted, whether or not the Recipe is selected as a winner, and Entrant agrees to sign any documents requested by Station to evidence such transfer of ownership. By submitting a Recipe in the 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. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest rules are available to him/her at www.wbbmnewsradio.com/rules, that he/she has had an opportunity to review them before entering this Contest, and agrees to be legally bound by the Contest rules. Limit of one (1) UPICKEM account per email address. Limit of one (1) entry per UPICKEM account.
The Recipe submitted as part of Entry for this Contest must (in addition to the other requirements in these Contest rules) satisfy all of the following requirements: Only one (1) Recipe may be submitted for entry in this Contest 1) by any one (1) Entrant who is the inventor of the Recipe. By entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to use of the Recipe by Station in any manner it sees fit with no compensation to the Entrant. Each Recipe must be the creative work of the Entrants and must not contain any materials that may be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws. Food professionals (e.g. professional chefs, caterers, chefs for hire, food writers, or someone who creates recipes/cooks for pay) are ineligible to participate. e. Recipe entries must not contain or convey any content that the Station determines at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, (i) to be indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) to be racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (iii) to encourage unlawful behavior, (iv) to contain, depict, or otherwise infringe upon the brand name(s), copyright(s), trademark(s), servicemark(s), tradename(s), logo(s), or any other intellectual property that may belong to a third party, or (v) to disclose any detailed personal, physical, contact, or otherwise confidential information that may belong to a third party.
6. Station will discard multiple entries received by same Entrant in Contest, and only the first qualified entry to be received by Station, in chronological order, from particular Entrant will be eligible for entry in Contest.
By 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 entry.
HOW TO WIN
Up to a total of thirteen (13) potential “Qualifying Prize Winners” (Qualifying Prizes are described in Section 12 below) will be selected in the Contest. One (1) Qualifying Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible online entries received by 9:59am (CT) on each of the following drawing dates and times: Qualifying Prize Winner drawings dates and times:
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 10:00am (CT)
Non-winning entries will automatically rollover and be eligible in subsequent drawings during the Promotion. Entrants will not be required to re-submit their Recipes for future Qualifying Prize Winner selection dates. The Station will contact each potential Qualifying Prize Winner by means of the phone number and/or email provided by Entrant at time of Contest entry.
Notification to Qualifying Prize Winners may be made by message on the Entrant’s voicemail, with no responsibility for any failure of the voicemail at the Entrant’s phone number provided on the entry form. Station reserves the right, but is not obligated, to attempt to contact a Qualifying Prize Winner on one or more occasions or on one or more phone numbers provided and will NOT be required to contact all Qualifying Prize Winners the same number of times or the same number of modes. In the event that any Qualifying Prize Winner refuses or is unable to attend the Final Event, Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select additional entries from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Entry Period based upon any lawful criteria that the judges deem desirable in their sole discretion, to continue in the Contest subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these rules.
In order to participate further in this Contest, Qualifying Prize Winners must be available to attend a virtual ‘Happy Hour’ (“Final Event”) conducted via Zoom and hosted by various WBBM Bears Radio Talent at a TBD time on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Qualifying Prize Winners will be provided with information to access and join the video meeting. Winners may not share the Zoom video meeting link and login information and if The Station believes at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, that a Winner has shared such information then that Winner (and any persons believed to have logged in without permission) will be removed from the Zoom video meeting with or without notice. Winners must download the free Zoom application on their cell phone, laptop, desktop, or tablet in order to participate. Winners must access the meeting using their legal name only. The Station is not responsible for the failure of a Winner to access the Zoom video meeting due to technical or other reasons. The Zoom video meeting may be live streamed via the Internet or via one or more social media platform, and/or recorded by the Station and played back in portions or in its entirety on-air on a Participating Station, on a Participating Station website, and/or on the Station or a Participating Station’s social media pages, and by logging into and/or participating in the Zoom video meeting winners consent to the Station’s use and distribution of the Zoom video meeting as provided herein. Winners who engage in any inappropriate activity or behavior during the Zoom video meeting, as the Station may determine at its sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, including without limitation activities or behavior that (i) is indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) is racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, or (iii) encourages unlawful behavior, may be removed from the Zoom video meeting with or without notice.. There will be up to, but in no event more than, thirteen (13) Qualifying Prize Winners in this Contest. FAILURE OF ANY QUALIFYING PRIZE WINNER TO APPEAR ON THE FINAL EVENT ON TIME MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH QUALIFYING PRIZE WINNER(S), IN THE STATION’S SOLE DISCRETION. QUALIFYING PRIZE WINNER(S) WHO ARE DISQUALIFIED WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO THE GRAND PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST.
At a TBD time on Thursday, February 4, 2021, one (1) “Grand Prize Winner” will be announced by the Station talent during the Final Event. Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing of all Qualifying Prize Winners present online at the Final Event. Any Qualifying Prize Winner who is not present on the Final Event will be disqualified and will not be eligible to win the Grand Prize.
All decisions by the Station during the virtual Final Event will be final and not appealable.
Up to thirteen (13) Qualifying prizes will be awarded in this Contest. Each verified Qualifying Prize winner will a $50 Visa gift card, courtesy of the Station. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this prize is $50.00. Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest. The verified Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) one-thousand dollar ($1,000) Visa gift card, courtesy of the Station. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this prize is $1000.00.
The sponsor of this Contest is Entercom Illinois, LLC, Mr. & Mrs. T’s Bloody Mary Mix and Papa Charlie’s Italian Style Beef Co.
OTHER RULES By participating in this Contest, each contestant hereby consents to the Company's use of following in all media and for advertising and promotional purposes without payment of additional consideration: contestant's name; voice; likeness; biographical information; Recipe, his/her participation in the Contest; and the substance of the contestant's telephone call. Contestant agrees that no additional compensation will be paid for such usage.
Station 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, Sponsors, their 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.