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Gift Card Giveaway – Official Rules

Official Rules


2.     Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the $500 gift card Drawings are open to legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S. (including the District of Columbia ) and, must be18 or older. Employees and current Board of Directors of KERA/North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc., and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with the above, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

3.     How To Enter. One entry per person, per household. Individuals who call 888-694-6931, or go online to, to make a contribution will automatically be entered into the drawings.   Individuals can elect to enter the contest without making a contribution by clicking here and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions, or by hand-printing your name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone number (including area code), date of birth and e-mail address on the official sign up sheet in the lobby of KERA, 3000 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75201. The deadline to enter the drawings for the $500 gift cards are 1:00 pm and 7pm on February 21, 2014.  All entries must be received by that date and time. KERA will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, or late entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failure or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or KERA. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. All entries become property of KERA and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by KERA in its sole discretion, and KERA reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Drawings.

4.     Prize Description. The prize is one (1) $500 gift card per winner to be used however the donor wishes to use it. Total prize is valued at $500.00. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided such as reservation fees, taxes, insurance and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.

5.     Winner Notification, Winner Selection, Odds and Acceptance. One (1) Winner will be selected in each of two (2) random drawings from among all eligible entries received. Each Winner will be announced, on the website and on the air on 90.1 FM at the following time/date:  first winner at, or after 1pm, on February 21, 2014; the second winner at, or after, 9:00am on February 22. Winners will also be notified prior to website and on-air announcements at the telephone number or email address provided on the winner’s entry form. Winner’s failure to timely respond to notification, and/or the inability of KERA to reach a winner at the telephone or email address listed on his or her entry form may result in disqualification and selection of a substitute winner. Winner may waive his or her right to receive prizes. Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable. If the Winner is not available to redeem the prize on the dates specified by KERA, he or she may be disqualified and would forfeit all interest in the prizes and a substitute Winner may be selected by KERA in its sole discretion.  If the winner chooses not to accept the prize it will result in the selection of a new winner. No substitutions allowed by Winner. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media, including without limitation the Internet, and for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation or further compensation.

6.     Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of KERA. KERA reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of these drawings as solely determined by KERA. In the event the drawings are compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of KERA which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Drawings, KERA reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Drawings. Should the Drawings be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, KERA reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the problem began.

7.     Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

8.     KERA. KERA is the sponsor of the iPad drawings.  The decisions of KERA regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Drawings shall be final and binding in all respects. KERA will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Drawings.

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