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FIRST 100 DEGREES 2017
 
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
 
NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ACCESS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
 
ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Arkansas who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited by law.  The sweepstakes is conducted to find the person with the closest guess to when the first 100 degree temperature is recorded at Stuttgart Municipal Airport in 2017.  Entry must be made by entry deadline of June 30, 2017.  Any entries that do not follow this rule will be declared void.  The entry which comes closest, under the following rules, will be declared the winner.  If the "First 100 Degree Day" occurs before the entry deadline of June 30, 2017, the winning entry must have been made at least seven (7) full business days before the "First 100 Degree Day" day is reached.
 
Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of Country 97.3, Arkansas County Broadcasters, East Arkansas Broadcasters, Derden Heating, Cooling and Electrical Contracting, their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, advertising and promotional agencies (hereinafter "Sweepstakes Providers") and the immediate family members of, and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win.  The term "immediate family members" includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
 
HOW TO ENTER:  You may enter by following all instructions listed at  www.country973.com observing all posted deadlines (see DEADLINES below), or ONE ENTRY PER PERSON FOR THE DURATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
 
DEADLINES:  The Sweepstakes entry begins at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017.
 
No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason.  The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the on-line Sweepstakes will be Country 97.3's server machine(s) located in the Central Standard Time (CST) zone.  Participants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind.
 
No responsibility is assumed by Country 97.3, Arkansas County Broadcasters, East Arkansas Broadcasters, Derden Heating, Cooling and Electrical Contracting, their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Sweepstakes sponsors for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur.  Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.  "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  All entries become the property of Sweeptstakes Providers and will not be returned to the Participant.  Multiple entries by the same person, including those made electronically by one person using one or more e-mail accounts, will result in disqualification.  All e-mail entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified with a natural person by appropriate independent means, including, without limitation, reverse domain name search.  Potential winner may be requested to provide Sweepstakes Providers with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
 
ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
 
PRIZES:
 
The following prize(s) will be awarded:
 
Number of Winners 1
Description of Prize Approximate Retail Value (ARV) Of Each Prize
One (1) Residential Service Agreement with Derden Heating, Cooling and Electrical Contracting  $130
Cash Card $200
Yeti 65-Quart Cooler $400
Four (4) tickets a St. Louis Cardinals Home Game, Date TBD, $204
Total value of all prizes $934
 
Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested with the exception of donating the prize to a charity in Arkansas County. By participating in Sweepstakes and accepting a prize, participants and winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules.  Travel is not included unless specifically stated.  Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges.  An IRS Form 1099 will not be issued, as the prizes donated by Derden Heating, Cooling and Electrical Contracting and Country 97.3 each are not more than $600.  Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
 
WINNER SELECTION:  Winner selection shall take place during 2017, on or about the first 100 degree day reached, at Country 97.3 Studios 1818 South Buerkle  Stuttgart, AR  72160.  The sweepstakes is conducted to find the person with the closest guess to when the first 100 degree temperature is recorded at the Stuttgart Municipal Airport in 2017.  The entry which comes closest, under the following rules, will be declared the winner.
 
a)  TEMPERATURE DATA USED FOR THIS CONTEST WILL BE FROM STUTTGART MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ONLY.  However, the National Weather Service is neither a sponsor nor a partner in this contest.
 
b)  No entries will be accepted after June 30, 2017, at 11:59 pm CST.  You must enter by this date.
 
c)  The overriding factor in determining the winner will be the date selected.  For example, if the temperature reaches 100 degree at Stuttgart Municipal Airport for the first time in 2017 on the date you selected and no one else has picked that date, you will be determined to be the winner.
 
d)  If more than one entry has picked the same day when the "First 100" is reached at Stuttgart Municipal Aiport, the final tiebreaker will be chosen randomly between the tied entries at Country 97.3.
 
e)  If no entry picks the correct date of the "First 100", from all valid entries, a winner will be selected in a random drawing by Country 97.3.
 
f)  If the "First 100" is reached before the registration deadline of June 30, 2017, the winning entry must have been made at least seven (7) full calendar days ahead of the date the "First 100" is reached.  For example, if the "First 100" is reached on a Wednesday, the winning entry must have been entered on or before the preceding Wednesday.
 
Winner selection will be made by Sweepstakes Providers, whose decision shall be final.  Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone on or near date specified.  If a winner is unreachable after two (2) business days, an alternate winner will be selected by a random drawing from the remaining qualified entries.  In order to be named a winner, potential winners may be requred to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize.  Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.
 
USE OF SWEEPSTAKES INFORMATION:  Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any of Sweepstakes providers' respective privacy policies, Participants grant to Sweepstakes providers, and Sweepstakes providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.  Participants may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Sweepstakes Providers to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or any prize won.  Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.
 
CONDUCT:  By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official rules.  The official Rules will be posted at www.country973.com "HOW TO ENTER" throughout the Sweepstakes.  Participants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sweepstakes Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the website; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules.
 
You agree that in your participation in the Sweepstakes, you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name, or other intellectual property right or right of privacy.  You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Country 97.3, Arkansas County Broadcasters, East Arkansas Broadcasters, Derden Heating, Cooling and Electrical Contracting, their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Sweepstakes sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Sweepstakes includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Sweepstakes.  You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes or to prevent others' participation in the Sweepstakes.
 
CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE COUNTRY 97.3 WEBSITE OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
 
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:   Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Sweepstakes, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize.  Sweepstakes Providers are not responsible:  (i) for any lost, late, illegible, incomplete, postage-due, misdirected or mutilated mail; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes Providers assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries.  Sweepstakes Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problmes or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Sweepstakes.  If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sweepstakes providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
 
 
RULES/WINNERS LIST:   Official Rules and the name of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to:  Country 97.3 Studios  1818 South Buerkle  Stuttgart, AR  72160.
 
Indicate "First 100 Degrees 2017 Rules Request" or "First 100 Degrees 2017 Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable.  Limit one (1) request per envelope.  The request must include the name of the Sweepstakes.  Winners List will be available 5 days after the winner is confirmed.  Questions regarding this Sweepstakes may be addressed to:  Country 97.3 Studios  1818 South Buerkle  Stuttgart, AR  72160  ATTN:  First 100 Degrees 2014 Sweepstakes. 
 
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:  The Sweepstakes and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyrighted to Country 97.3, Arkansas County Broadcasters, East Arkansas Broadcasters and/or their sponsors.  The names, logos and icons identifying the products and services of Sweepstakes providers are proprietary marks.
 
GENERAL CONDITIONS:  This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.