“Branson Cool Summer Fun Getaway” Contest Rules

The Branson Cool Summer Fun Getaway(the “Contest”) is sponsored by Townsquare Media Quincy-Hannibal, LLC (“Townsquare” or “Contest Organizers”).  The Contest runs June 5, 2023 through June 30, 2023 (“Contest Period”).


Contest is open to legal U.S. residents of the 97.9 FM KICK-FM terrestrial listening area, as defined by Nielsen, and who are age 18 or older.  Employees of Contest Organizers, their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers any other person or entity associated with the Contest, and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee (collectively "Excluded Individuals"), are not eligible.  All U.S., federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  Void where prohibited by law.


Beginning June 5, 2023, contestants are directed to visit participating Convenience stores and locate the Mount Dew display within the Convenience store.  Each Mountain Dew display will feature a banner above the display.  On each banner will be a QR code.  Contestants should scan the QR code with their mobile device and click the social sweeps link provided.  Contestants will then be asked to register their personal and identifying information (name, phone number, email address).  Completion of the aforementioned steps will constitute a valid “Contest Entry”.  All valid Contest Entries will have an equal chance to win the Grand Prize, as outlined in section 4 below.  For a list of participating Convenience store locations, please visit the 97.9 FM KICK-FM website and navigate to the contest page.


No purchase necessary.  Completion of the above steps will enter you into a random drawing for your chance to win the Grand Prize, as outlined and defined by Sections 4 & 5 below.  All Contest Entries must be received before 11:59 pm EST June 30, 2023.  Only one (1) Contest Entry per person will be accepted during the Contest Period.  The Grand Prize is limited to only one (1) Winner.  Odds of winning depend on the number of Contest Entries received.  Entry/registration into the Contest does not guarantee the Grand Prize.


On June 30, 2023, Contest Organizers will randomly select one (1) name from the collective pool of all Contest Entries received during the Contest Period (the “Grand Prize Winner”).  The Grand Prize Winner’s identity will be announced on-air. Contest Organizers will contact the Grand Prize Winner via email and/or telephone (using the personal information provided with registration) to notify them that they have been named the Grand Prize Winner.  If Contest Organizers are unable to reach the Grand Prize Winner and the Grand Prize Winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email or on the voicemail left by Contest Organizers, then the Grand Prize will be forfeited and Contest Organizers will select an alternate Grand Prize Winner in his/her place, at random, from the remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period.


One (1) Two Night Hotel Voucher for the Holliday Inn Express (2801 Green Mountain Drive, Branson Missouri) Four (4) Tickets to Silver Dollar City, and One (1) $250 Gift Card will be awarded to the single Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize”).  The Grand Prize will be provided by Townsquare and titled in the Grand Prize Winner’s name.

The total retail value of the Grand Prize is approximately eight thousand dollars ($800.00). 


For purposes of these Contest Rules, the term Grand Prize may also be referred to as the “Prize” or “Prizes”.  The term Grand Prize Winner may also be referred to as a “Winner” or “Contest Winner”.

There is a limit of one (1) Prize per Contest Winner during the Contest.  Prizes, in general, are limited to one (1) Prize per household during a Contest.

Prizes are not transferrable and may only be redeemed by the Contest Winners.  No cash or other substitution may be made.

A government issued photo ID will be required when claiming a Prize and each Winner must submit proof of eligibility as define in Section 1 above.

Prizes may be collected Monday through Friday between 10am and 4pm at Townsquare Media Quincy-Hannibal, LLC, 408 North 24th Street, Quincy, IL 62301.  In the Contest Organizer’s discretion, Contest Winners may be required to receive the Prize via mail or to receive the Prize via another method specified by the Contest Organizer.


Should a technical problem or other issue (such as, without limitation, computer error, human error or transmitter difficulties) result in a contestant’s failure to properly scan a QR code or complete a valid registration, then Contest Organizers will have the right not to accept such entries.  Contest Organizers and Released Parties, as defined in Section 10 below, will not be responsible or liable for any technical problems or other issues, including submission errors, user or non-user related.


The Contest Organizers may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Contest Organizers may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  The Contest Organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to individuals it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Organizer reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The Contest Organizer's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  In case of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name from which the entry is made.  The 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 responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.


By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees that information submitted in connection with the Contest may be used for promotional and marketing purposes, including, without limitation, to provide information to the entrant about products, services, promotions and other content, and in connection with the administration of the Contest.



By participating in the Contest, each participant and/or Contest Winner (i) waives any and all claims of liability against Townsquare Media Quincy-Hannibal, LLC, 408 North 24th Street, Quincy, IL 62301 (the “Company”), its parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies and the employees and agents of each (collectively, the “Company Released Parties”), the Contest’s Sponsors, and their parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies and their respective employees and agents (collectively, the “Contest Released Parties,” together with the Company Released Parties, the “Released Parties”), for any loss, claim or cause of action or personal injury which may arise out of the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, software applications, mobile devices, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors of any kind in the promotion or administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury (up to and including death) or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including travel, and (ii) agrees to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and does hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with the prize. Each participant further agrees that in the event of any claim, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney's fees. Each participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.


By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company, which are final and binding. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Sweepstakes and the Company's decisions concerning such disputes shall be final and binding. If the conduct or outcome of the Sweepstakes is affected by human error, any mechanical or technical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, or if for any other reason the Company determines that the Sweepstakes cannot be run as planned, the Company reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


By participating in the Contest, each participant and/or Contest Winner (collectively, an “entrant”) agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Contest Organizers in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York.

  1. TAXES:

Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each Winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes. The Company reserves the right to withhold and deduct taxes and charges from the Prize if and to the extent required by law.  Each Winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any Prize will be awarded.  Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.  Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Company will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.


To request the name of the Winner(s), send a separate, self-addressed stamped envelope to Townsquare Media, Inc., 1 Manhattanville Rd, Suite 202, Purchase, NY 10577, ATTN: Quincy-Hannibal, “Great Outdoor Giveaway”.  Requests must be received within thirty (30) days from the end date of the applicable Contest.


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