99.9 The Hawk - Classic Rock of the 70s, 80s, and more!

General Contest Rules


Section 1
How to Qualify

1a.  No purchase is necessary.

1b.  Qualifiers must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

1c.  One winner per household may win only once every seven (7) days effective May 1, 2014.

1d.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of qualified entries.

1e.  Contest is open to all U.S. residents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

1f.  All employees, agents, successors, interns, and assignees of Connoisseur Media, LLC, employees of other radio or television stations and members of their immediate families are ineligible. The term "immediate family" includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws", or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. residents.

1g.  Only one winner per prize. No "duos," groups, or teams will be allowed to enter together.  Any ties, disputes, conflicts, questions, or concerns, regarding the Contest and/or the prize(s), will be handled by Connoisseur Media, LLC whose decision(s) are final and indisputable.

1h.  Participants are restricted to the use of ordinary telephone equipment. Participants that enable the "Caller ID" block function may not be allowed to participate unless they enter their correct area code and telephone number. Station disclaims all  liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue a telephone call due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond Station's control, or otherwise. Station disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Station is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware   or software malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant's ability to participate in the contest, and any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in this contest. Connoisseur Media, LLC stations are not responsible for broken telephone connections, busy signals, mis-dials or lost phone calls.

1i.  Contestants listening to the Station via the internet stream are advised that there is a delay between the time their name is called and when they are heard over the internet and therefore will be at a disadvantage over those contestants listening over the air.  Listeners to the online stream may not be able to timely participate in any station-conducted on-air contests. Due to this delay in the Station’s streaming broadcast, listeners to the online stream are encouraged to listen to the Station live on-air.

1j.  Connoisseur Media, LLC disclaims any responsibility for a participant's inability to complete a telephone call within the allotted time period, whether due to telephone equipment, malfunction, busy lines or otherwise, or due to the inability to log into the Station website.

1k.  Winners will also be qualified for other various Hawk workday contests.

1l.  The phone number to call in to when your name is called is 610.720.9999. All calls to any other Station phone number(s) will not be accepted.

Section 2
Acceptance and Delivery of Prize

2a.  All prizes must be accepted as awarded. All prize(s) are non-transferable. Inability to accept or deliver prize(s) will result in forfeiture.  Connoisseur Media, LLC retains the right to substitute prize(s) with other prize(s) of equal or greater value in the event the original prize(s) offered is not available for reasons beyond the reasonable control of Connoisseur Media, LLC.  Any valuation of the prize(s) awarded is based on available information provided to Station, and the value of any prize (as determined by Station in its sole discretion) awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.

2b.  It is anticipated that qualifiers should have possession of their qualifying prize within 80 days of winning; however, Connoisseur Media, LLC makes no guarantee as to the actual delivery date.

2c.  Contest(s)/Prize(s) subject to Federal, State, and local regulations and laws and are void where restricted or prohibited by law.

2d. If prize(s) includes travel, lodging, entertainment, special event, or an automobile, the winner(s) is responsible for all taxes, expenses, tags, title, licensing and registration fees and gratuities not expressly included in and as part of the prize(s). Winners agree to all blackout periods, space availability requirements, etc., as stated by the Station and Contest prize partner(s), which shall include hotels, airlines, train travel, ship/boat travel, etc. Winner(s) agree that acceptance of any trip as a prize(s) from Station does so entirely upon their own initiative, risk, and responsibility.


3e.  Winner(s) must use their true, legal name when playing contests or claiming prize(s) and may not win any contest under an assumed name. Winner(s) will be disqualified and prize(s) forfeited if they are found playing under an assumed name or alias.


3f.  Participants agree to be bound by all of the Official Rules of each contest.


Section 3 
Conditions of Winning


3a.  Any person winning over $600 in prizes from Station will receive an IRS form 1099 by the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.


3b.  Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable Federal, State, Local and other taxes. Each winner must provide Station with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Failure to timely provide such information and/or any other reasonably required documentation, including, without limitation, a release and affidavit of eligibility, may result in delay in receiving prizes or the forfeiture thereof. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash.


3c.  By participating, all participants and winner(s) grant Connoisseur Media, LLC the permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likeness in connection with the promotion (via print, broadcast or other forms of media) of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, compensation or remuneration for such use. By calling the contest lines, voices and names may be recorded and used for promotional or broadcast purposes.


Section 4

4a.  Contest participants and winners, on their own behalf and on behalf of their heirs, successors, representatives and/or assigns, hereby fully and forever remises, releases and discharges Connoisseur Media, LLC and each and all of its subsidiary and affiliated corporations, companies and divisions, its predecessors, successors and assigns, and its respective directors, stockholders, officers, employees and agents, of and from any and all claims, demands, agreements, contracts, covenants, actions, suits, causes of action, obligations, controversies, debts, costs, expenses, accounts, damages, judgments, losses and liabilities, of whatsoever kind or nature, in law, equity or otherwise, whether known or unknown, whether or not concealed or hidden, which against it or any of it, they have had, may have had or now have, or which any of their heirs, representatives and assigns hereafter can, shall or may have for or by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not in any respect limiting the generality of the foregoing, any and all claims which or might have asserted relating to this contest. 


Section 5

5a.  All participants and winners indemnify and hold forever harmless Station, and Connoisseur Media, LLC and their agencies, their agents, officers, employees, affiliates, sponsors, and assigns, for any injuries, accidents, misfortunes, losses, damages, or causes of action, arising from or in connection with participation in the Contest and/or acceptance or use of any prize(s).


Section 6
No Warranties Provided

6a.  Connoisseur Media, LLC and Station do not warrant any of the products, materials or services that a winner receives.   The materials, services or products that a winner receives are provided “as is.”  There may be warranties provided by the manufacturer of the product, material or service, for which Connoisseur Media, LLC has no responsibility or duty to perform.


Section 7


7a.  Connoisseur Media, LLC reserves the right to change contest rules and/or dates at any time without additional notice.


7b.  Connoisseur Media, LLC reserves the right to add or subtract additional station or stations to this contest at any time.


7c.  Connoisseur Media, LLC is considered the “judge.” Judge’s decisions are final.


7d.  Connoisseur Media, LLC reserves the right to end and or modify contest at any time without additional notice or further compensation required.


7e.  All claims are subject to verification by Connoisseur Media, LLC, whose decision is final.   


7f.  Connoisseur Media, LLC contests are void where prohibited.


7g.  All submitted materials become the property of Connoisseur Media, LLC.

Jackpot Machine Rules


1.    ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is offered and open only to legal residents of U.S. at least 21 years old and of legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at time of participation. Employees, officers and directors of Connoisseur Media, WODE and Service Electric Communications, any participating promotional companies and prize providers, their respective parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotional agencies, web masters and web suppliers, and entities involved in the creation of Promotion materials, and members of the immediate family (spouse, children, siblings, parents) or persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible. Groups, clubs, organizations, commercial entities, and businesses cannot participate.  By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to all decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited.

 2.    PROMOTION PERIOD: Promotion period begins on January 25, 2016 and ends no later than December 31, 2016.  

 3.    WINNING:  Each contestant will be allowed one attempt each. An attempt constitutes pulling the Jackpot handle one time OR pressing the Spin button one time.  In order to win a prize, the exact match of all the required winning logos must appear in the center row of the window of the jackpot machine once all reels have stopped spinning and the appropriate prize-winning coupon and corresponding summary report must be generated by the machine.

4.    PRIZE/ODDS/LIMITS ON PRIZES AVAILABLE: (1) Grand Prize: $99,000. Odds: 10,000,000:1.  Limit 1 Grand Prizes available.  Prizes are not transferable and may not be given, bartered, sold, or exchanged for another prize.  If no Contestant succeeds in spinning the required winning logos, no prize will be awarded.  All taxes on any prize awarded are the sole responsibility of the winner.

 5.    GENERAL CONDITIONS: Potential winner, if any, will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release within fourteen (14) days of the date of the win.  In the event winner fails to timely return documents, or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if potential winner is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, disqualification may result.  No alternate winner will be selected. By accepting a prize, where permitted by law, potential winner grants to Sponsor and Sponsor’s designee, (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon request of Sponsor), its parents, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the direction of Sponsor, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the winner's full name, photo, picture, portrait, or other likeness, voice and indicia of persona, and biographical information as news or information, and for advertising, trade, and promotional purposes without additional compensation or consideration, and without notification, review or approval.


Each participant, as a condition of participating; releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, the prize provider, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person(s), including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or participation in any Promotion related activity, or participation in this PromotionThe winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to his/her prize after it has been delivered.


Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Promotion that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process, or the operation of the Promotion, to be acting, or be, in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or interfere in any manner with any aspect or portion of this Promotion. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, copied, or like entry methods, will void all such entries by any such methods, and will disqualify any participant using such methods.




a) Any attempted participation by means other than those permitted by these Rules, is void. Sponsor and any participating promotion agencies or prize providers will not be responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage-due entries; or any technical error or failure, or unauthorized human intervention, or for the inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information.  Sponsor is not responsible for contacting any participant if that participant has changed contact information and failed to provide Sponsor with the proper contact information when such information is required.


b) Neither Sponsor nor any participating promotion agencies or prize providers are responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions, lost, late, damaged, misdirected entries, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause). If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, modify or suspend this Promotion, in whole or in part, and if possible, to select the Contestants from entries received prior to the action taken or as otherwise may be deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion.




7.  MISCELLANEOUS:  This Promotion is subject only to the laws of Pennsylvania in the United States. Prizes will be awarded and/or delivered only to addresses within the United States. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  Additionally, Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law.  Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


8. ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW:  Except where prohibited, participants in the Promotion agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, or the administration of the Promotion or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration, to take place in the State of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will a participant be permitted to obtain awards for and participants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, without regard to conflicts of law doctrine.


9. WINNERS LIST: For the name of the winners, if any, send a self-addressed first class stamped envelope to: WODE; 107 Paxinosa Road West, Easton, PA 18040 for receipt by December 2016.


Sponsored by: Service Electric Communications.