How to Enter the Contest
a. All entries must be received by WXPN no later than the specified deadline on the specific contest’s Official Contest Rules. The dates, times, entry methods, winner selection and prizes will vary with each giveaway, as determined by WXPN. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.
b. 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.
c. From all entries, one prize winner will be chosen at random. The winner will be notified by email. Prize must be claimed within 48 hours.
a. 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. This includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”
b. Do not enter any contest if you are not located in the United States at the time of entry.
c. Though participants may enter more than once, we will only consider one entry per person. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
The Prize Description
a. The prize includes ONE PAIR (2) of tickets to any WXPN Welcomes Concert per week in 2023 starting on January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024. This is equivalent to 52 shows total. Weeks run from Monday through Sunday, and the winner may select 2 shows in one week and skip the next week if they choose to. All Welcomes concerts can be viewed on https://xpn.org/events/concert-calendar. The concert options are inclusive of any WXPN Welcomes Concerts in the Philadelphia, Central PA and Lehigh Valley listening areas. These concerts will vary by venue and ticket type (seated vs. standing). The ticket delivery method will also vary from show to show – inclusive of mobile tickets, hard tickets and will call.
b. The prize has a total estimated retail value of $4,500.
c. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize permitted, except by Sponsor. Prizes may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner of the giveaway.
d. 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.
e. 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.
f. The prize may be received via e-mail, text or direct message. If mobile options are not available, prizes may be picked up at the office of WXPN, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA during business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm – excluding holidays). 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. Prizes not claimed within the stated period will be forfeited.
Selection of Winner
a. Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final. Such decisions may include, but are not limited to, whether an entry adheres to the entry criteria, the time of entry receipt by WXPN, the order in which entries are received, the eligibility of the entrant, and, in the event entry requires the submission of an answer or response, whether that answer or response is correct.
b. The prize winner will be selected at random from all eligible entries received by the specified deadline (November 6, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET).
c. Entrants need not be present to win. By participating in the contest, entrants agree that the WXPN may contact the winner by email, direct message, or by phone. If the winner does not claim the prize within the specified time period after receiving the notification, that contestant will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected and notified from the remaining entries.
a. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.
b. By participating in the contest, the winner gives license and full permission to have their 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. Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant’s disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.
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.
Right to Make Changes
The Contests are administered by WXPN unless otherwise specified in the official rules and any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to WXPN unless otherwise specified. WXPN reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest. There is no substitution, transfer, assignment, or cash equivalent for prizes.
No Purchase Required
No purchase or donation is necessary.
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.
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 –the 885 COUNTDOWN WXPN WELCOMES CONTEST, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104