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Star’s Hoops Hysteria Rules

 

ALPHA MEDIA’S CONTEST-SPECIFIC RULES FOR THE Star 96.7 Hoops Hysteria CONTEST

 

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.   

 

These contest-specific rules should be read in conjunction with Alpha Media’s General Contest Rules, which are applicable to all contests conducted by Alpha Media Holdings LLC and/or its subsidiaries (including licensee subsidiaries).  

 

Apple Leisure Group, and not Star 96.7 WSSR-FM Alpha Media, is solely responsible for awarding the prize of a 3-night trip for two adults to Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

 

Sponsor(s): Star 96.7 WSSR- FM 2410-B Caton Farm rd Crest Hill, IL 60403, and Crew Clips 643 Brook Forest Ave, Shorewood, IL 60404 (collectively, “Sponsor”).

  1. Promotional Period: The Star 96.7 Hoops Hysteria contest (the “Promotion”) begins on or around March 14th 2021, at 12:00am CST and ends at 8:00pm CST on or about Monday April 5th 2021 (the “Promotional Period”).  
  2. Entry DeadlineThe deadline to submit the last bracket entry is Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 10:59am CST.
  3. Eligibility Restrictions: The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (except NY and FL) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry and who live in (the “Station”), its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other broadcast stations in the Station’s listening area, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void outside the United States, in NY and FL, as applicable, and where prohibited.  Departure and arrival taxes, Trip Mate Part B Travel Protection and fuel surcharges (approximately $335 – $460 per person,  subject to change) will be advised by Promotional Bookings and must be paid by the traveler to Apple Vacations prior to  departure within the time stated on your confirmation email. Air carrier baggage charges are the responsibility of the traveling  passenger. Any optional service fees including seat selection, meals, and drinks are not included. Environmental tax may apply  at hotel check-in.

Only one winner per household is permitted. Only one account permitted per person. Multiple accounts may disqualify you for the prize. Winner must hold a valid driver’s license and passport.

All vacations are approved on a promotional basis & are subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.

This trip is valid through December 10, 2021

Travel dates are final and will not be extended.

Travel is not permitted during holiday periods including both 5 days prior to and after

Trips are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

Apple Vacations reserves the right to substitute the vacation with another of equal value, equal Apple rating or within the same hotel chain should any unforeseen circumstance occur.  Hotel to be determined by Apple Vacations.

Trips are valid for 2 adults ONLY per room and do not include any special promotions. NO room upgrades.

Winner must be at least 21 years old or traveling with a legal guardian.

Employees of participating companies and its properties, sponsors, vendors and their immediate families are not eligible to win.

Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  The Station will disqualify any entry from any individual who does not meet the eligibility requirements, and will also delete any entry as required by law.

  1. Entry Method:  To participate in the Promotion, you may enter via the following method(s).

 

VIAINTERNET Go to https://www.star967.net/stars-hoops-hysteria-rules/ and follow the links and instructions to enter and submit the required information, which may include your first and last name, address, telephone number, date of birth, and a valid email address, in the online entry form.  Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry.  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.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.  Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned.  Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. The Promotion administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.  

One entry per lifetime of contest.

  1. Prizes: 3-night trip for two adults to Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Riviera Maya, Mexico. valued at $2,000. This trip is valid through December 10, 2021.All vacations are approved on a promotional basis & are subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Travel dates are final and will not be extended. Travel is not permitted during holiday periods including both 5 days prior to and after. Trips are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Apple Vacations reserves the right to substitute the vacation with another of equal value, equal Apple rating or within the same hotel chain should any unforeseen circumstance occur.  Hotel to be determined by Apple Vacations. Trips are valid for 2 adults ONLY per room and do not include any special promotions. NO room upgrades. Winner must be at least 21 years old or traveling with a legal guardian. Employees of participating companies and its properties, sponsors, vendors and their immediate families are not eligible to win. Valid passport is required for both the winner and guest.
  2. Winner Selection and Notification:  

Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final. 

  1. Winner will be contacted by WSSR-FM Star 96.7 at the phone number or email provided at the time of entry.  The call may appear on caller ID as coming from an out-of-state, unfamiliar, or “UNKNOWN” area code or number.  WSSR-FM Star 96.7  expects to contact winners between approximately 12:00pm NOON CST.  WSSR-FM Star 96.7  is not responsible for any prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond WSSR-FM Star 96.7  control.

 

  1. If applicable, the notification call may be recorded and played on-air.

 

  1. Prior to awarding a prize, WSSR-FM Star 96.7  in its sole discretion may require verification of winner’s identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo ID.  

 

  1. Decisions of WSSR-FM Star 96.7  with respect to winner selection and the awarding of prizes are final and binding when made. 

Scoring

  1. Bracket Points: Each eligible contestant who has successfully completed the online registration and bracket as required by these Official Rules will receive the following points for each of the 63 games for which they have correctly determined the winning team:
    1. 1 point for each correct pick in Round 1
    2. 2 points for each correct pick in Round 2
    3. 4 points for each correct pick in Round 3
    4. 8 points for each correct pick in Round 4
    5. 16 points for each correct pick in Round 5
    6. 32 points for the correct Champion
  2. Any incorrect entries will receive 0 points. The maximum point total for correctly determining the winning team in every game played during the Designated Tournament is 192 points. At the completion of the designated tournament, each eligible contestant bracket entry received will be compared to the actual bracket outcome.
  3. Tie Breaking Procedures 
    1. Bracket Winner: In the event of a tie among any point leaders in the Bracket prediction, the tie-breakers to determine the ‘Bracket Winner’ for the Local Market prize package shall be as follows (tie breaker procedures shall not apply for the $1,000,000 Grand Prize – see below):
      1. Each player will choose a score for a designated matchup the “Tiebreaker Matchup”. The absolute value of the difference between the chosen and actual score for tiebreaker team #1 is added to the absolute value of the difference between the chosen and actual score for tiebreaker team #2, then this value will be subtracted from the possible baseline tiebreaker points of 100. If a player leaves either tiebreaker team blank the player will automatically receive 0 tiebreaker points. The player’s tiebreaker points will be a separate score and will only be used in the case of a tie. In which case the player with the highest tiebreaker points will be the winner. If a tie still exists after using the tiebreaker formula then a random winner will be chosen from the pool of tied players.
      2. In order for the grand prize to be awarded, an eligible contestant must correctly predict all (63) games in the designated Men’s College Basketball Tournament. If no eligible contestant correctly predicts all 63 games, then the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
  1. Official Rules and Winner List: To obtain a copy of the General Contest Rules, these contest-specific rules, or a list of winner(s) following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “General Contest Rules,” “Contest-Specific Rules,” or “Winner List” to Star 96.7 Hoops Hysteria Winner List or Official Rules Request, Star 96.7 WSSR-FM 2410-B Caton Farm rd Crest Hill, IL 60403.  A copy of the General Contest Rules, contest-specific rules, and a list of winner(s) (when complete) are also available during regular business hours at the main studio of Star 96.7 WSSR-FM 2410-B Caton Farm rd Crest Hill, IL 60403.  All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.

9. Terms of Use Agreement & Privacy Policy:  The Terms of Use Agreement of the station conducting the Promotion is located here: https://www.star967.net/stars-hoops-hysteria-rules/.  The Privacy Policy of the station conducing the Promotion is located here: https://www.star967.net/stars-hoops-hysteria-rules/


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