1A Promotion Concept. Listeners will be solicited daily at 7:30AM EST to be caller #20 at 1-866-9-Rickey /866.974.2539 to win a $1000 daily during the promotion period.
1B Promotion Period. The Promotion shall begin at 6:00am ET on Monday, February 22nd, 2021 (“Inception”) and ends at 10:00 am ET on Friday, March 5th, 2021(“End Time”) (“Promotion Period”) unless otherwise extended or terminated by Administrator.
1C. Sponsor. Reach Media Inc.
2. HOW to ENTER PROMOTION. Participants can enter the Rickey Smiley Morning Show Stimulus
Promotion by being the 20th caller daily during the promotion period at 1-866-9-Rickey/866.974.2539.
3. SELECTION OF WINNER(S). Each day during the Promotion Period, the 20th caller WINS.
4. PRIZE(S). Each prize is a $1000 check provided by Reach (“Prize Provider”), which will be the
issuer of the IRS Form 1099s associated with the prizes. Total value of all promotional prizes
is ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Prizes un-awarded will not be given out.
5. RULES. The General Promotion Rules (as detailed below) are part of these Official Rules.
Should the Detailed Promotion Rules conflict, the Detailed Promotion Rules shall prevail.
6. COPY OF RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS. For a copy of these Official Rules or a List of
Winners (available after Monday, March 8th, 2021) send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to
The Rickey Smiley Morning Show®, “Stimulus Contest” c/o Reach Media Inc. 13760 Noel Road,
Suite 750, Dallas, Texas 75240. Request must be received no later than Monday, April 5th, 2021.
These Official Rules are also available online at
ADMINISTRATOR AND PROMOTIONAL ENTITIES. The “Administrator” for the Promotion is
Reach Media, Inc. (“RMI”), 13760 Noel Road, Suite 750, Dallas, Texas 75240. The “Promotional
Entities” are, collectively, the Administrator, the Sponsor, the Prize Provider, The Rickey Smiley
Morning Show®, affiliate radio stations of The Rickey Smiley Morning Show®, and each of their
respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, promotional partners, and their advertising
and promotional agencies.
PROMOTION CHANGES. Administrator reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the
Promotion at its sole discretion at any time without notice.
ENTRY SUBMISSIONS. Once submitted, an entry cannot be deleted, canceled, or modified.
Entries that are incomplete or illegible are void and will not be accepted for entry. All entries
become the property of Administrator and/or Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
AUDIO and VIDEO SUBMISSIONS. If the Promotion provides for audio and video submissions,
unless otherwise specified, such submissions must meet the criteria in this paragraph.
Submissions, via upload, CD, or DVD, should be in one of the following file formats: video clip
(.avi), Windows® Media Audio/Video file (.wmv), or QuickTime® Video Clip (.mov). For video
submissions, dimensions should be 648 x 480 pixels. If submitting on CD, media should be CD R.
If submitting on DVD, media should be DVD+R, DVD-R, or DVD+/-R. Submissions in other file
formats, video dimensions, or media may be accepted at Administrator’s sole discretion.
Submissions may not contain pornographic, obscene, or defamatory material; material that would
be objectionable to The Rickey Smiley Morning Show® or
communities; nor be excessive in length of time, nor file size. Mailed media may only contain a
single audio or video. Entries not meeting these requirements are void.
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS. This Promotion is subject to all federal, state and local
laws and regulations. Unless further restricted, the Promotion is offered and open only to legal
U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Promotion is void in Puerto
Rico and where prohibited by law. In any sixty (60) day period, only one (1) prize per household is
allowed. Any prize won by the same individual, or by different individuals in the same household,
beyond the first will be forfeited. “Household” shall include: (i) persons living at the same street
address, either full or part time, whether or not such individuals are legally related and (ii) persons
living at different street addresses that are related by birth or marriage. For clarification, if
Promotion provides for multiple prizes, the winning of any one prize precludes the winning of any
other. Employees, officers, directors and agents of the Promotional Entities; their immediate
family members (spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses),
regardless of where they reside; and those living in their same households (whether or not
related) are not eligible to enter.
OFFICIAL WINNER VALIDATION. In order for a potential winner to become an official winner,
the Administrator must verify: (i) that the entrant was eligible to enter, (ii) that the potential winner
was eligible to win the Promotion, and (iii) that the potential winner completed and returned any
required documentation (as specified under “General Requirements to be Official Winner”).
Unless otherwise specified in the Promotion or the documentation package sent to the potential
winner, documentation must be returned within ten (10) days of receipt; otherwise, the potential
winner is disqualified. Prize(s) will be awarded to potential winners only after validation, which
shall be determined by the Administrator, in its sole discretion and which shall be deemed final. A
potential winner may decline a prize by notifying the Administrator or by not returning the required
documentation in the specified time. In the event any winner is found to be in violation of these
Official Rules, they will be required to forfeit prize or to reimburse the Prize Provider for the stated
value of a prize if such violation is found after the prize has been used by winner. Unless
otherwise specified in the Promotion, should a potential winner not be validated, an alternate
winner will not be selected.
MINORS. Should a minor be selected as a potential winner, the minor’s custodial parent shall
instead be considered the potential winner and meet all the requirements to become an official
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS to be OFFICIAL WINNER. Potential winners will be required to
complete, execute, and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Release which includes a
Publicity Release (where legal) and an IRS Form W-9 within the business days specified in
Promotion prize notification sent to potential winners prior to the acceptance of the prize.
Appropriate identification (including proof of U.S. residency) is required for all prizes. Failure to
return complete and accurate documents in a timely manner, noncompliance with these Official
Rules or return of a prize notification as non-deliverable, will result in forfeiture of the applicable prize.
Odds of Winning. Unless stated otherwise, odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible
entries received. Purchase of any products or services from Promotional Entities will not improve
odds of winning.
Approximate Retail Value. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of prizes shall be determined in
advance of awarding the prize.
Limitations on Prizes. No more than the number of prizes stated herein will be awarded and
Administrator and Prize Provider reserve the right not to award all prizes. Administrator and Prize
Provider reserve the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value in their sole
discretion. All prize details are at Administrator’s sole discretion. Awarded prizes are only as
detailed above and are not transferable or assignable. The Winner may not substitute prizes. If
multiple prizes are available, but of a different nature, such prizes shall be awarded in an order
defined by the Administrator in advance. Unless otherwise specified by Administrator, all prizes
will be mailed to the winner via U.S. mail, at the address provided by winner, and Releasees
assume no liability for late, lost, damaged or misdirected prizes.
Taxes on Prizes. Winners may be issued an IRS Form 1099. All federal, state and local taxes,
and all other costs or expenses associated with the acceptance and/or use of a prize, not
specified herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the Winners.
Forfeited Prizes. Prizes that are unclaimed, undeliverable, for which the potential winner has
been disqualified, or for which the potential winner did not return their documentation as required
will not be awarded unless another disposition is specifically identified in these Official Rules.
Trip Limitations. Unless otherwise provided, if a trip is included in a prize, it is subject the
provisions in this section. If the potential winner cannot meet the limitations of this section, the
prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Prize Provider.
Travel dates are subject to availability; blackout dates and restrictions may apply. Winner and
guest must travel together on the same itinerary, and all travel arrangements must be made
through a travel agent selected by Prize Provider. If any segment of the trip is outside the United
States, winner and guest are required to hold valid passports. Unless otherwise noted, prizes that
include air transportation are subject to the following limitations: (i) if hotel accommodations are
provided and the winner lives within a 200-mile radius of the hotel selected by Prize Provider,
winner will not receive the air transportation portion of the prize, and the prize package will
consist of all other remaining elements; (ii) all air transportation is to and from a major airport in
the continental United States; and (iii) if prize is provided by a carrier, the air transportation is
limited to those airports served by such carrier. Each winner will be responsible for all gratuities,
meals, ground transportation and any other incidental costs or expenses not identified in these
Official Rules. Should a trip or event be canceled due to force majeure, the prize will be canceled.
Winners are encouraged to secure trip interruption/cancelation insurance at their expense.
Game/Event Ticket Limitations. If provided in the prize, all game or event tickets are subject to
standard rain check policies and procedures. Each winner agrees that game and event tickets are
awarded pursuant to a revocable, nontransferable license personal to that applicable winner.
Winner agrees not to sell, resell, auction, barter, assign, exchange, place in commerce, transfer,
give away, donate or otherwise convey any game or event ticket received as a prize. A violation
of these restrictions shall revoke the winner’s license, and the game and/or event tickets will not
be honored.
RELEASES. All participants (entrants and winners), by participating in the Promotion, agree that
Promotional Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, independent
contractors, salespeople, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) are released
from all liability whatsoever, and will be held harmless by participant, from and against and all
claims, actions and/or liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind to person, including
without limitation, death and property, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from the
acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, participation in a Promotion-related activity,
or participation in this Promotion. Participants acknowledge that Promotional Entities have neither
made, nor are in any manner responsible for, any warranty, representation (including but not
limited to, the correctness or accuracy of information posted on or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to
the Promotion.
USE OF NAME AND LIKENESS. By participating in this Promotion, participants (entrants and
winners) consent to the Promotion Entities’ use of their name, portrait, picture or other likenesses,
hometown, state of origin, and/or voice in any and all media now or hereafter known (including on
The Rickey Smiley Morning Show® affiliate radio stations and affiliated web sites) for publicity,
advertising and promotional purposes worldwide in perpetuity without additional compensation,
notification or permission and without the right of review. Further, participants agree that
Promotional Entities may contact entrants, winners, and their associates and disclose personal
information obtained from them in this Promotion to affiliated entities and use this information for
marketing and other purposes.
LIMITS OF LIABILITY. Releasees assume no responsibility and disclaims all liability for any lost,
late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, delayed, mis-delivered or undelivered item sent
by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Lost prize checks will
not be resent. The Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry
information, whether caused by any of the equipment associated with or utilized in the Promotion,
and the Releasees assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, defect, failure,
malfunction or delay in operation or transmission or any problems or issues related to the Internet
related to the Promotion, or for any damage to participant’s or any third party’s phone lines,
telephone systems wireless phone/handset or other device, problem or issues with cellular
equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless services, Internet or for theft or destruction,
tampering, or unauthorized access to entry information, or for entries, submissions which are late,
delayed, misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete or, inaudible, disconnected (or any combination
thereof) or in any other media for form, print or otherwise, or for preemption or cancellation of
radio program, errors related to technical, network, typographical, Internet nomination, human or
other errors or problems relating to or in connection with Promotion, including, without limitation,
errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the
acceptance of the nomination forms, the announcement of prizes or in any Promotion-related
materials. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned by reason of
tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the
sole opinion of the Administrator, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity
or proper conduct of this Promotion, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to
cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion (or any portion thereof). Any attempt to
defraud Promotional Entities, in any way, will result in disqualification of participant, and such
participant will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. IN NO EVENT WILL THE
TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS. Any trademarks used in this Promotion are the
property of the respective trademark owners and are used for identification purposes only.
OTHER RULES AND CONDITIONS. Unless otherwise specifically noted, all times in these rules
refer to Central Time. All headings contained in these Rules are for reference purposes only and
shall not be deemed to limit, cover, or in any way affect the scope or meaning of these Official
Rules or any part thereof.
GOVERNING LAW AND VENUE. All participants (entrants and winners) agree to: (a) be bound
by these Official Rules; (b) acknowledge that they agree that the laws of the State of Texas shall
govern this Promotion, without respect to the Conflict of Law Doctrines; and (c) submit any
disputes or conflicts to the courts of competent jurisdiction in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.