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KERA FM January 2018 Membership Campaign Official Rules

Official Rules



2. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the drawings are open to legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S. (including the District of Columbia), who must be 18 or older. Employees and current Board of Directors of KERA/KXT/North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc., and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with the above, 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. Individuals who make a contribution by calling (800) 456-5372, or making a contribution online here, during the contest’s drawing windows, will automatically be entered into the drawing(s). Individuals can elect to enter the contest without making a contribution here and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Multiple contributions or entries will not increase one’s odds of winning.


4. Winner Selection, Notification, Odds and Acceptance: One (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The winner will be notified 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. The odds are determined by the number of entries received.


5. 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. 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/KXT, he or she may be disqualified and would forfeit all interest in the prizes and a substitute winner may be selected by KERA/KXT in its sole discretion. If the winner chooses not to accept the prize it may result in the selection of a new winner. No substitutions allowed by Winner.


7. Taxes and Fees: Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners are responsible for payment of all tax obligations. 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.


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


9. 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.


10. KERA/KXT is the sponsor of the all drawings. KERA/KXT reserves the right to change, alter, add or update drawings at any time. The decisions of KERA/KXT regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the drawing(s) shall be final and binding in all respects. KERA/KXT will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the drawing(s).


11. Prizes Description, Fair Market Value and Entry Deadlines: All entries must be received by the date and time listed to be considered for that drawing. KERA/KXT 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/KXT. 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/KXT 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/KXT in its sole discretion, and KERA/KXT reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the drawing(s).


Winner’s choice – 13-inch Mac Book Pro, or a Microsoft Surface Book

» Drawing window: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 12am – Friday, January 19, 2018 at 7:59pm
» FMV: $2000

Series Passes (good for 2 people) to AT&T Performing Arts Center’s speakers series, #Hearhere—plus free parking.
Will be having 2 separate drawings
Speakers include:

  • Steve Wozniak – March 15, 2018
  • Bill Murray – April 14, 2018
  • Rob Lowe – April 25, 2018
  • Rita Moreno – May 6, 2018
  • Ira Glass – July 21, 2018

» Drawing window: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 8pm – Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:59am

» FMV: $800/each


Go Public Sampler Pack

Three separate drawings that include perks from KERA’s list of Member Rewards partners from all across North Texas.
» Drawing window: Monday, January 22, 2018, at 6am – Monday, January 22, 2018, at 7:59pm

» FMV: 6-9am: $760, 9am-4pm: $675, 4-8pm: $1,298


Private Dinner Party w/ Celebrity Chefs John Tesar & Kent Rathbun

Dinner for 10 people, five drawings total.

Exclusive dinner prepared by local celebrity chefs John and Kent, hosted at Kent’s lovely Dallas home.

» Drawing window: Monday, January 22, 2018 at 8pm – Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:59pm

» FMV: $500 each

Final Drawing – NPR Headquarters Tour in Washington, D.C.
Includes roundtrip airfare for two from DFW Airport to Washington, D.C., a three-night hotel stay and VIP tour of NPR Headquarters.

» Drawing window: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 8pm – end of drive
»Trip arrangements must be made prior May 31 2018

» FMV: $1500