ESSENCE FESTIVAL CONTEST RULES
2014 McDONALD’S® USA, LLC & WWDM ESSENCE FESTIVAL CONTEST OFFICIAL
1. WWDM will solicit listeners to register online at www.thebigdm.com to register for a
chance to win a McDonald’s Prize Pack and instantly qualify to win the grand prize
trip to the 2014 Essence Festival. WWDM will also encourage listeners to come out
to local Van Hits (including the 2014 Columbia Black Expo), to register for a chance
to win. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MUST BE 21 OR
OLDER TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Contest begins May 17, 2014 at 12:00 AM EST. Contest ends June 6, 2014 at 11:59
PM EST. WWDM and the McDonald’s of the Greater Columbia Metropolitan Area
will be promoting this contest throughout the entire month of May, with kick-off
promotion at the Columbia Black Expo on May 17, 2014. Contest ends June 6,
2014 at 11:59pm
3. The Grand Prize winner will be chosen in a random drawing consisting of all
qualifiers to be held on or about June 10, 2014 from all eligible entries received by
the station, whose decision is final. Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions
4. Winner and winner’s guest must be 21 years of age or older and will be required to
complete and sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release. Failure to do so will
result in disqualification of winner.
5. Acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission to use the winner’s name,
information and/or likeness for the purpose of advertising and promotion without
further compensation to the winner.
6. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release and hold sponsors harmless from any
and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind resulting from
acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal
injuries, death and property damage. By participating in this contest, participants
agree to be bound by all the Official Rules of this sweepstakes.
7. Prize Details: McDonald’s Prize Pack (10): McDonald’s BOG cards and WWDM
branded merchandise (Estimated prize value of $20 each). Grand Prize (1): Trip for
two (2) to the 2014 Essence Festival. The 2014 Essence Festival is scheduled to
take place in New Orleans, LA. Event dates are July 4, 2014 through July 6, 2014.
Trip consists of two round trip coach air transportation (Columbia to New Orleans),
double-occupancy hotel accommodations and two tickets to the Essence Festival
Concerts. Location and event dates are subject to change and are at the sole
discretion of the sponsor. Travel subject to availability and change. Ground
transportation, trip cancellation insurance, meals, gratuities and all other expenses
not specified herein are solely winner’s responsibility. Estimated total prize value:
8. The McDonald’s Essence Festival Sweepstakes is open to individuals legally residing
in the United States age 21 or older as of May 17, 2014, who are not an employee of
ICBC Holdings, or McDonald’s, or each of their respective parent companies,
subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and related companies, and must not be a child,
spouse, sibling, or parent or living in the same household of any such employee.
9. By participating in the contest, contestant hereby releases and agrees to indemnify and
hold harmless WWDM, McDonald’s, or their licensee, affiliates, parents, assigns,
successors, employees, participating sponsors, promotional partners, affiliated
advertising agencies, agents and all others connected with them and the contest from
any and all liability, claims, actions and damages sustained or incurred by participation
in the contest and the receipt and use of any prize awarded (if any) through such
contest arising in any manner whatsoever.
10. By accepting prize, winners accept the inherently dangerous nature and risk in any
travel or transportation, such risk including personal injury and/or death, acknowledges
that his/her participation in the prize event is voluntary, acknowledges that there are
natural factors and occurrences which may impact on or affect the safety of the
activities he/she is participating in and he/she assumes the risk of such factors and
occurrences and agrees that the company and released parties shall not be in any way
responsible for any resulting injury or death.
11. Sponsor: WWDM. http://www.thebigdm.com at 1900 Pineview Dr, Columbia, SC
29209 . (803) 776-1013.