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OFFICIAL RULES

Shoe Carnival Jay-Z Text 2 Win Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES APPLY.

The Shoe Carnival Jay-Z Text 2 Win Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to listeners of KBXX-FM who are 18 years of age or older and are legal residents of the U.S.  Employees of KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC (“Sponsor”), Shoe Carnival, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and members of the immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of any of the above are not eligible to enter or win.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER:

Between 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CST”) on January 18, 2010 and 11:59 p.m. CST on February 12, 2010 (“Entry Period”).  Listeners may enter the Sweepstakes in two ways:

1) Via Text Message: Text “KBXXSCJAYZ” to short code 63389.  Your mobile device must be capable of sending and receiving text messages to participate via this method.  Standard text message rates apply to each text message sent and received in connection with this Sweepstakes.  Contact your wireless provider for pricing plan details.  All text message entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on February 12, 2010 to be eligible.

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2) To enter without text messaging, visit the station’s website at http://www.theboxhouston.com and enter “KBXXSCJAYZ” in the keyword box and follow the on-screen directions to enter.  All online entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on February 12, 2010 to be eligible.

There is no limit on the number of times a participant can enter the contest overall.  Entries are limited to one entry per 24-hour period per mobile device. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS:

The Sweepstakes is open to listeners of KBXX-FM who are 18 years of age and older and are legal residents of the United States.

Employees of KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC; Shoe Carnival, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotional partners, other radio stations in the Houston / Galveston metropolitan area, and members of the immediate families or households of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Sweepstakes.

Winner’s travel companion must also be eighteen (18) years of age or older and a legal resident of the U.S.  Winner’s travel companion will be required to sign and submit all requested release forms along with the winner.  Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary.

Once an individual wins a prize in this Sweepstakes, they are not eligible to win another prize in this Sweepstakes except as specified within these rules.

Persons who have won a prize in another sweepstakes or promotion of any kind from KBXX-FM within the thirty-day (30) period immediately preceding the start date of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win.

DRAWING: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about February 15, 2010 by KBXX-FM promotions staff from among all eligible entries received via text message or online; decisions are final and binding.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.  Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or email and will be provided with instructions on how to claim his or her prize. Potential winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and where lawful a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of winning notification. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner will be selected if time permits.

Potential winner must be able to present original promotional flyer upon request of KBXX personnel at time of being notified as the potential winner of the sweepstakes.

 

 

GRAND PRIZE – ONE (1): One (1) winner will be awarded two (2) tickets to the Jay-Z Houston concert performance scheduled for Monday, February 22, 2010 at the Toyota Center, located at 1510 Polk Street, Houston, TX 77002.  The winner will also be awarded round-trip ground transportation (via limo town car) between their home residence in Houston (or surrounding metropolitan area within a 30 mile radius) and the concert venue. (ARV: $500).

Additional ground transportation, meals, beverages, gratuities, taxes, souvenirs, incidentals, and all other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility of the winner and his or her guest.

No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value, except as determined by station management and/or the Sponsor in its sole discretion.

KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC reserve the right to substitute prize merchandise and grand prizes of comparable value when deemed necessary by station management.

Acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s agreement to release KBXX-FM / Radio One of Texas II, LLC its member radio stations, prize sponsors, its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, employees, officers, directors and families of each of the above from all liability of any type whatsoever associated with Sweepstakes participation.

Prizes that are still within the Station’s possession after the pick up deadline are recycled for future on-air use.

Prize Winners (regardless of amount) are subject to a limit of one (1) winner per household within any thirty (30) day period.

Prize winners are responsible for payment of any and all local, state, and federal taxes applicable to the prizes awarded.

Winners of prizes that total $600 or more in value during any one calendar year are responsible for any and all state, local, and federal taxes based on the retail value of the prizes; and will receive a Form 1099 from KBXX-FM / Radio One of Texas II, LLC for the total amount of winnings; and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS as required by law.

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.

 

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the receipt of the prize (prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged).

Any person winning over $600.00 in prizes will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year for tax purposes and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS as required by law.

No purchase necessary.  Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Sweepstakes entrants participating during the Entry Period.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Sweepstakes, in any media now known or hereafter devised for advertising or promotional purposes without additional compensation, and must sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize.  By entering this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to comply with the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes sponsor which shall be final and binding in all aspects relating to the Sweepstakes.

All Sweepstakes winners will be required to sign a liability release prior to acceptance of any prize.  Pursuant to the liability release, the winner or winners will agree to hold KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC; any other Sweepstakes parties and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of the foregoing, harmless against any and all claims or liability, directly or indirectly related to or arising from or in connection with Sweepstakes participation or the acceptance, possession or use / misuse of awarded prize or any portion thereof, or participation in prize-related activities, including but not limited to any related travel.

Winners must provide valid identification (i.e. via driver’s license, passport or other photo I.D) to claim their prize.

The station retains the right to disqualify any entrant if all Sweepstakes rules are not followed.  Sweepstakes void if prohibited by law.

So long as no participant is materially adversely affected, the station reserves the right to make changes in the Sweepstakes rules, which will become effective upon being announced on the air.

KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC; participating sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or their representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for the inability of any entrant to complete or continue a telephone call, facsimile transmission, text message, or internet registration due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other connections, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries.  In addition, KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC; participating sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or their representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for lost, misdirected, mutilated, illegible or incomplete  entries.  Once submitted, entries become the property of the station and will not be returned.

By accepting the prize, the winner acknowledges that KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC; have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

Dates and times of concerts promoted by sweepstakes sponsors are subject to change and those changes are deemed to be beyond the control of KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC.  Changes of venue, cancellation of engagements by performing artists, and/or their management may be permanent in nature.  KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC are not obligated to make any effort to find an alternative prize under these circumstances.

KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC; its subsidiaries, its affiliates, participating sponsors and promotional partners will not assume any responsibility for any changes in the execution of the Sweepstakes, including; cancellation of the Sweepstakes as a result of the occurrence of events not within the control of KBXX-FM, Radio One of Texas II, LLC; its subsidiaries, affiliates, participating sponsors, promotional partners and other radio stations, such as acts of God, strikes, terrorists acts or criminal acts of third parties.  In the event, such an act should occur; reasonable attempts will be made to offer the winner comparable prize(s) currently being offered by the station in lieu of the prize originally awarded.

If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, any suspected evidence of tampering or technological corruption or if any portion of the promotion is compromised by virus, bugs, worms or unauthorized human intervention, fraud, an insufficient number of qualified Sweepstakes entries, or any other causes beyond KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC’s control which, in KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC’s sole opinion, corrupts, threatens or impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, KBXX-FM and Radio One of Texas II, LLC reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.

Copies of complete sweepstakes rules are available upon request at the Radio One of Texas II, LLC. Offices 9:00a-5:00p Monday through Friday during the Sweepstakes Period or by accessing it at theboxhouston.com.  Or to receive a copy, send a self addressed stamped envelope to “KBXX – Shoe Carnival Jay-Z Text 2 Win” Sweepstakes 24 Greenway Plaza Suite 900 / Houston, Texas 77046.

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