Batter Up with Budweiser 2015 Giveaway

Sponsored by R.A. Jeffrey’s & Wilmington Sharks

Official Rules


1.GENERAL: No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All applicable federal, state, and local regulations govern this contest.

2.ELIGIBILITY: The Batter Up with Budweiser 2015 Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open only to legal U.S. and North Carolina residents who reside or work within the Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Duplin, Green, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, Pitt, Sampson, and Wayne counties and who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Limit one winner per household. Limit one winner per immediate family. Prizes are non-transferable. Employees of Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC or Capitol Broadcasting Company, R.A. Jeffrey’s Distributing Co., Sharks Baseball and their respective advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives, and agents, and their officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Giveaway Entities”), members of their immediate families, and the members of the same households of such individuals are not eligible. The term “immediate families” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. No groups, clubs, or organizations may participate in this Giveaway or reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to their members. Proof of age, identity, and eligibility must be furnished to Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC upon request. All entry information must be complete and accurate. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like methods of play will void all such plays, and may subject that participant to disqualification. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC reserve the right at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her submissions) who tampers with the submission process. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC will not award a prize to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these Official Rules are not followed.

3.HOW TO ENTER: By entering, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and these Official Rules, and you agree to abide by all decisions of the Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC. The contest entry period begins on Tuesday May 26th, 2015 at 6:00am and ends on July 17th, 2015 at 6:00pm.

There are four (4) methods to qualify.

Method 1: Participants must listen to ESPN 95.9FM/AM630, WAZO-FM, WRMR-FM, WILT-FM each day Monday – Friday, anytime between the hours of 6:00am and 7:00pm beginning May 26th, 2015 and ending Thursday July 17th at 7:00pm. Listen for the cue to call. A total of 106 participants will be qualified through this method.


Method 2: All eligible participants may enter during the contesting period by filling out a registration form at a Sharks Home Game, played at Legion Stadium, Wilmington, NC from May 26th through July 17th, 2015. During this period of time, twenty-two (22) Shark’s home games are scheduled. No purchase necessary. There will be one registration box placed outside of Legion Stadium, and one placed inside of Legion Stadium, at the beginning of every home game. Sunrise Broadcasting is not responsible for Shark home games that may be canceled, postponed, delayed, or rescheduled in whole or in part, for weather-related reasons at the sole discretion of Sharks management. There will be a total of three (3) participants drawn from the entries at the end of each Shark’s Home Game, and notified, via email or telephone given that either is provided, that they are qualified for the final giveaway event. There will sixty-six (66) qualifiers chosen by this method.


The dates of the drawings are as follows: May 26th, 28th, 30th, June 1st, 3rd, 5th, 9th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 26th, July 2nd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, and 17th, 2015. Failure to provide an email address or telephone number may disqualify a contestant.


Method 3: All eligible participants may also qualify during the contesting period by attending WMFD 95.9FM/AM630, WAZO-FM, WRMR-FM, or WILT-FM scheduled appearances/events as announced from time to time over the air on Z1075 (WAZO-FM), Modern Rock 98.7 (WRMR), ESPN 95.9FM/AM630 (WMFD), Sunny 104.5 (WILT-FM), or posted on one of the station websites:,,, or A total of 18 participants will be qualified through this method.


Method 4: All eligible participants may qualify during the contesting period by listening to WMFD 95.9FM/AM630 during the 3 o’clock hour Monday-Friday. During the giveaway period, on random days, a Shark’s Trivia question will be asked. The listener to call and get the question correct will win box seat tickets to a Shark’s Game, and they will also be qualified for the final giveaway. A total of 8 participants will qualify through this method.


Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and ineligible and will not be accepted. The qualification entry period for the on air method ends after the last sounder is aired on Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The qualification entry period for registration at Shark’s Home Games ends at the conclusion of the Shark’s home game on Friday, July 17th, 2015. The qualification entry period for the scheduled appearance/events method ends on Friday July 17th, 2015 at 7:00pm. Entrants entering by phone will be charged standard phone call rates for calls according to the terms and conditions in their calling plan. Wireless services are not available in all areas.


4.HOW TO WIN: All eligible qualifiers will be invited to participate in the Batter Up with Budweiser giveaway event on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 beginning at 6:00pm at Legion Stadium, 102 N. 3rd St. Wilmington, NC. Two complimentary tickets provided to every qualifier. All qualifiers must check in beginning at 6:00pm and be checked in with ESPN 95.9FM/AM630 staff no later than 7:40pm. Failure to arrive by 7:40pm will result in disqualification. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC will attempt to contact Qualifiers prior to the Giveaway Event to remind them of the time and location of the Giveaway Event by email or phone if no email address is available. In the event that the game is cancelled, the giveaway will be rescheduled for Monday July 27th, 2015 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. ESPN 95.9FM/AM630, reserves the right, by its sole discretion, to cancel, postpone, delay, or reschedule the Giveaway Event, in whole or in part, for weather-related reasons or for any other condition that so merits for reasons relating to health or safety, in ESPN 95.9FM/AM630’s sole discretion. ESPN 95.9FM/AM630’s decision to cancel, postpone, delay, reschedule, or continue the Giveaway Event is discretionary and final. Qualifiers must be present to win. Stand-ins are not permitted. When a qualifier checks in they will be given a name tag and an ESPN 95.9FM/AM630 staff member will drop a slip of paper bearing the qualifier’s name into a registration box for a drawing. In the 5th inning, 20 names will be drawn from the registration box. These names will then be placed in a separate registration box. In the 6th inning, 5 names will be pulled from the 20 names. These will be the 5 finalists. Each finalist will choose a number out of a hat. Each number will correlate with a number on a crackerjack box. In the 7th inning stretch the 5 finalists will match their number to the crackerjack box with the same number. There will be one crackerjack box that is different than the others, this box will be the winning box. The participant that chooses this box will be the grand prize winner.


The winner will be required to sign and return appropriate forms and/or documentation, including without limitation, any documents necessary to transfer to Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC any intellectual property rights (e.g., copyright, trademark, etc.) in the entry materials, an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, a liability release and/or where legally permissible, a publicity release prior to receipt of prize. Failure to sign and return such forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification of such winner and forfeiture of the prize.


1.PUBLICITY RELEASE: Except where prohibited, entry in the Giveaway constitutes each entrant’s consent for Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC to use, publish, reproduce and distribute for any purpose, including publicity, promotion and advertising, in any media (including without limitation, print, Internet, television, radio, and offline), each Winner’s name, city, photograph, likeness, biographical information, voice, or image, each in perpetuity without further compensation, credit, or right of review or approval.

2.PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be offered the following prizes. Total approximate retail value is $ 1,500

  • Pair of premium tickets to see the Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees on Saturday, August 1st and Sunday August 2nd 2015 (ARV:$ 600

  • $1,000 Travel Voucher. (ARV:$1,000)


Winners subject to verification.  No prize substitutions by winner.  Prize is non-transferable by winners.  If for reasons that are beyond the control of WMFD, ESPN 95.9FM/AM630, the prize is not available for fulfillment as laid out above, WMFD reserves the right to offer the Grand Prize winner a prize of equal prize value of the prize listed above. To claim prize, winner(s) will be required to provide valid government-issued photo identification, acceptable to Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC in its sole discretion.  Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value in the sole discretion of Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC if the prize, or any component thereof, is unavailable for any reason. Failure to claim prize by deadline may result in forfeiture of prize. 

3.ODDS: Odds of becoming a Qualifier through the on air method (Method 1) depend on the number of listeners participating and the order in which calls are received. Due to the time delay that exist between WMFD, WAZO-FM, WILT-FM, and WRMR-FM’s over-the-air signal and their online webcast, listeners who listen to the webcast may hear the cue to call later than listeners listening to the over-the-air signal. As a result, the odds of an online listener becoming a qualifier may be diminished.

Odds of becoming a qualifier through the registration method (Method 2) depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Odds of becoming a qualifier through the scheduled event/appearances method (Method 3) depend upon the number of scheduled and announced events, and the number of participants who attend those events.

Odd of becoming a qualifier through the Shark’s Trivia method (Method 4) depend upon the correct answers given to the questions, and when the questions are asked.

Odds of a Qualifier becoming the Grand Prize Winner depend upon the number of qualifiers who attend the giveaway event.


4.TERMS AND CONDITIONS; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Participants are responsible for complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and with these Official Rules, and by entering, participants agree to be bound to these Official Rules. Any attempt by an entrant or other party to tamper with the proper administration of the Giveaway will disqualify the entrant and may result in civil or criminal action against the entrant or other party and may result in the discontinuation, suspension, or cancellation of the Giveaway. WINNERS AND ENTRANTS AGREE, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE GIVEAWAY ENTITIES, AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THIS GIVEAWAY, FROM ANY AND ALL TAX LIABILITY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED OR ASSOCIATED WITH RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZES, AND FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, FEES, INJURY OR LOSSES (INCLUDING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH) SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP, OR USE OF THE PRIZE OR WHILE TRAVELING TO, PREPARING FOR, OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY GIVEAWAY-RELATED OR PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC are not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Giveaway or in the announcement of the Prize. Winner’s guest(s), if applicable, may be required to execute a liability and publicity release prior to the Winner’s receipt of the Prize. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC retain the discretion to make all decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these Official Rules. All decisions of Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC are final and discretionary. In the event selected Winner(s) of the Prize are/is ineligible or refuse(s) the Prize or, if such selected Winner fails to timely claim the Prize, the Prize will be forfeited and Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC, in their sole discretion, may select an alternate Winner (time permitting), or may elect not to award such Prize to an alternate Winner, where permitted. For prizes valued at $600 or greater, Winner(s) must provide his or her Social Security Number for tax purposes. Prizes may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with Prizes are the responsibility of the Winner(s).


5.FORCE MAJEURE, DISCLAIMER/INTERNET: If for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, and unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, acts of God, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity of the Giveaway, the Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC reserve the right in its discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process, and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Giveaway if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC reserve the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law. The Giveaway Entities (i) assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in acquisition, operation or transmission of, communications line failure relating to, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (ii) are not responsible for any problems relating to or technical malfunction of any communications network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or communications service provider, computer or other equipment, hardware, software, failure of any entry information to be received by the Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion any communications system, on the Internet or at any website; and (iii) are not responsible for any combination of the foregoing, including any injury or damage to the participant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participation or downloading of any materials in this Giveaway. SUNRISE BROADCASTING, LLC MAKE NO WARRANTY, GUARANTEE, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING ANY PRIZE, AND SUNRISE BROADCASTING, LLC SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.

6.OFFICIAL RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS: To receive a copy of these Official Rules, visit or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to ESPN, Batter Up with Budweiser Rules 2015, 25 North Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28405. These Official Rules supersede all other published editions. Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC reserve the right to change, alter, or amend these Official Rules as necessary, in their sole discretion, to ensure the fair administration of the Giveaway or to comply with applicable law. For a list of the Winners’ names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by August 31, 2015 to ESPN 95.9FM/AM 630, Batter Up with Budweiser Winners 2015, 25 North Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28405.

11. SPONSOR: Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC. 25 N Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28405.



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