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Echo-A-Day Contest

  • Contest Date: April 21, 2017
When you make a donation to WXPN or fill out the online contest form, your name will be entered into a drawing to win an Amazon Echo on the day of the donation or online form submission. Sustaining members are automatically entered in the drawing each day.


Each valid entry on each day of the contest will be eligible for a random drawing to win an Amazon Echo. 1. How to Enter the Contest
a. You can submit your entry starting on April 17, 2017. All entries must be received by WXPN no later than 11:59pm on each day of the contest. All times are Eastern Time.
b. To participate in the contest, you can make a donation to WXPN, or fill out the ONLINE FORM, by 11:59pm, Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21. All sustaining members are automatically entered into the contest every day, Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21. A donation to WXPN or a submission on the online form needs to take place on each day of the contest in order to be considered for selection of winning that day.
c. WXPN is not responsible for a submission that is lost, undelivered or misdirected, or for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.
d. From all entries, one winner will be chosen every day from the previous business day's entries, starting on Tuesday, April 18 and the first eligible contestant will be announced as the winner on the air as soon as the winner is confirmed. The winner will be notified by phone and email. Prize must be claimed within 24 hours.


2. Eligibility Restrictions
The contest is open to adults (18 years or older). Employees of WXPN, its contest sponsors, volunteer staff members managing the contest, and the members of their households are ineligible to participate in the contest or win. Though participants may make more than one gift to WXPN, we will only consider one entry per person.

3. The Prize Description
a. The prize will include one Amazon Echo. There will be a total of five Amazon Echos given to five different winners, one for each day of entries.
b. Each prize has a total estimated retail value of $180.
c. All costs and expenses not specifically listed in the above prize description are the responsibility of the winner. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize permitted, except by Sponsor.
d. The station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or canceled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
e. The winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. The winner is responsible for all fees and expenses associated with the acceptance, use and/or misuse of the prize not expressly included in the prize description. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
f. The prize may be picked up at the office of WXPN, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA during business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm). The prize may also be shipped by WXPN upon the winner's provision of certification of eligibility and an executed prize receipt and publicity release.

4. Selection of Winner
a. Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final.
b. One winner will be chosen each day of the contest. The winner will be selected at random starting on Tuesday, April 18 from all entries received by the deadline on Monday, April 17 and the first selected eligible contestant will be announced as the winner the next day of the contest or as soon as the winner is confirmed. A new winner will be chosen the following business day of the contest.
c. Entrants need not be present to win. WXPN will contact the winner by phone and email. If the winner does not claim the prize within 24 hours of notification, that contestant will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected and notified in order from the alternate entries drawn.

5. Conditions a. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.
b. By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize. The winner must also sign a prize receipt and certify compliance with all eligibility requirements prior to release of the prize.
c. WXPN, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the WXPN Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules.
d. Additional travel costs and other expenses associated with the fulfillment of the prize are the responsibility of the winner and not the responsibility of WXPN or the Contest Sponsor.


6. Right to Make Changes
WXPN reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest. There is no substitution, transfer, assignment, or cash equivalent for prizes.

7. No Purchase Required
No purchase or donation is necessary.

8. Responsibilities
WXPN is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize, or cancellation of the performance.

9. Copies of the Contest Rules
Copies of the written contest rules will be available up to 30 days after the end of the contest at xpn.org. You may also receive the rules by mail by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to WXPN Contest Rules – Echo-A-Day, April 17, Emily Pavie, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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