93Q “SPIRIT OF GIVING” CONTEST 2022
A complete copy of these rules can be obtained by contacting radio station WNTQ (“Station”), 1064 James
St., Syracuse NY 13203, during available business hours Monday through Friday, on the Station website
www.93Q.com, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address.
The Station will conduct the 93Q “Spirit Of Giving” Contest (the “Contest”) substantially as described
in these rules, and by participating, each entrant agrees as follows:
- NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF
WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS APPLY.
Eligibility. This Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents of Onondaga and Oswego County NY,
excluding dual Florida and New York residents, age eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry with
a valid Social Security number, who have not won a prize from the Station valued at $500 or more in the
last ninety (90) days, and whose immediate family members or household members have not won a prize
from the Station valued at $500 or more in the last ninety (90) days. Void where prohibited by law.
Employees of Station, Cumulus Radio LLC, and each of their parent companies, affiliates, related entities
and subsidiaries, promotional sponsors, prize providers, advertising agencies, other radio stations serving
the Station’s DMA, and the immediate family members and household members of all such employees
are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents and stepparents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and stepchildren. The term “household members” refers
to people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year. The Contest is subject to
all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and
unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Station’s decisions, which are final and binding in all
matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth
- Contest Period. The Contest entry period will begin at 6:01am ET on December 12, 2022 and will run
through 11:59pm December 19, 2022 (the “Contest Period”). The Station’s computer is the official time
keeping device for this Contest.
- How to Enter. Go to www.93Q.com and complete an entry form on the “Spirit Of Giving Contest” page
including providing a story in 200 words or less that explains why you need, or someone you know needs,
a new furnace. Include the name of intended recipient, their home address, and entrant’s name, date of
birth, home address, and phone number. All entries must be received by 11:59pm ET on December 19,
2022 to be eligible to win. Limit one (1) entry per person no matter how many email addresses a
person may possess and use. The entrant or the nominee of the entrant must own the home in which
they reside where the Grand Prize (as defined below) will be installed. The home must be a primary
residence occupied by the winner (i.e. not a property used as a rental). Commercial properties are not
eligible. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any
entrant to submit more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities,
registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entry and the entrant may be disqualified. Use
of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Station is not
responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, inappropriate or misdirected registrations, all
of which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder
of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is
the natural person assigned the telephone number by the wireless carrier or an email address by an Internet
access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses
for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of
being the authorized account holder. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Station and
will not be returned. Station reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose email
address is submitted as part of this promotion. No mail-in entries will be accepted.
- Winner Selection. At the conclusion of the Contest Period, Station will review all valid entries received
during the Contest Period. In its sole discretion, Station will select one (1) entry to win the Grand Prize
(as defined below) based on quality of the story telling, need, and how heartwarming the entrant’s story
is. At approximately 7:35am ET on December 21, 2022, Station will announce the winning entry on-air.
The winning entrant or nominee of the winning entrant will be contacted using the phone number provided
with the entry, and may be awarded the Grand Prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance
with the terms of these rules). Station’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Contest and
the selection of the potential winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Failure to
respond to the initial verification contact within three (3) days of notification will result in disqualification.
The winner must show proof of home ownership within thirty (30) days to claim the Grand Prize.
- Verification of Potential Winner. THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS
IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY STATION WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING
IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. The potential winner must continue to comply with
all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.
The potential winner may be notified by email and/or telephone call after the date of random drawing
and/or winner determination. The potential winner will be required to sign and return to Station, within
three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (except
where prohibited) to claim the prize, if applicable. A winner who returns the affidavit of eligibility and
liability/publicity release will be deemed to have accepted the contest prize and thereafter will not be
permitted to rescind their acceptance of the prize and/or return the prize. If a potential winner cannot be
contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or the liability/publicity release within the
required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable,
potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that the potential winner of a prize is disqualified for any
reason, Station may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all
remaining eligible entries. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.
- Prizes. Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest. The Grand Prize consists of the
following: one (1) York TM9Y two-stage furnace with an annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) of up
to 96%, one (1) thermostat, one (1) filter, metal connections to existing metal plenum return, electrical
connections (metal duct work only; not wood), one (1) condensation pump, clean up and removal of the
old furnace, a ten (10)-year manufacturer parts limited warranty when properly registered, and a one (1)-
year labor warranty, all provided and installed by Breathe Easy of CNY Inc (1636 State Route 49,
Constantia NY 13044). ARV Five Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($5,200). The installation site
must be in compliance with any and all regulations, rules, ordinances and laws of the jurisdiction
in which the work is to be performed, and otherwise meet all requirements and standards necessary
to install the Grand Prize furnace, as determined in the sole discretion of Breathe Easy of CNY Inc.
If asbestos is present, the winner will be required to bring in an abatement team at its sole cost and
expense to remove the asbestos prior to installation of the furnace. The Grand Prize is redeemable
only for (i) basement installation of a forced hot air natural gas or propane furnace (boiler and oil
furnaces excluded), and (ii) the replacement of an existing code-compliant forced hot air furnace
for a single-family home (mobile homes not eligible). Winner is solely responsible for any and all
permits, variances or other requirements necessary to permit the work to be performed as
contemplated in accordance with these rules, including the cost of any work and materials necessary
to make the installation site compliant with the current building code. The suitability of the site for
the installation described herein will be determined in the sole discretion of Breathe Easy of CNY
Inc. Winner is responsible for all taxes associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize
depend on a number of factors including the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period
and listeners participating at any given time.
There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, in its sole
discretion and to the extent permitted by law, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes
are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.
Any tickets and/or gift certificates/cards awarded as part of a prize will be subject to the terms and
conditions set forth by the issuer and are valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets or gift
certificates/cards. Other restrictions may apply.
If any prize or a portion of any prize is postponed, cancelled, or otherwise unavailable due to disease,
epidemic, pandemic, quarantine, any acts of government and/or any reason that is beyond the control of
Station or any Sponsor, then no substitution shall be provided. Station and any Sponsors make no
representation or warranty about the safety of any prize. By accepting and using a prize, each winner
acknowledges and assumes all risks of accepting and using the prize, and any other risks associated with
- Entry Conditions and Release. By entering, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by
these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are binding and final in all matters relating to
this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless Station, Cumulus Media New Holdings Inc., and each of their
affiliated companies, participating sponsors, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible
for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and each of their respective
past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released
Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to
negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of
privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or
other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark,
copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of
or relating to a entrant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest,
acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast,
exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and
against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or
relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or entrant’s acceptance, use, non-use or misuse of
- Publicity. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s consent to use by the Station and its agent of
entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, entry, and/or biographical information (including
hometown and state) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or
consideration, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
- Taxes. All State, Local, Federal and/or other taxes, duties, tariffs, title fees, licensing fees, or other fees
for prizes awarded become the sole responsibility of the winner. All those who win a prize or prizes
valued $600 or more in any given year will be issued an IRS Form 1099 to report their winnings.
- General Conditions. Station reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part
of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Station’s reasonable control impairs the
integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Station in its sole discretion. Station
reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual 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 acting in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate
operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made,
Station reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
- Limitations of Liability. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by Station, entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or
programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but
not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or
software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (d) technical
or human error that may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (e) any
injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part,
from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use, non-use or misuse of any prize. No more than
the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that a production, technical, programming or other
error causes more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be claimed, Station
reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate,
unawarded, eligible prize claims.
- Disputes. Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or
connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with
this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or
the appropriate state court located in the Station’s listening area; (c) any and all claims, judgments and
awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this
Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain
awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages
and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have
damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE
LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and
obligations of entrant and Station in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of the state in which the Station is located, without giving effect to any choice
of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state in which the Station is located or any other jurisdiction),
which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state in which the Station
- Entrant’s Personal Information. Information collected from entrants is subject to Station’s Privacy
devices, and materials gathered during the course of entry, as well as all information contained therein,
shall become the sole property of Station to be used, disposed of or destroyed in its sole discretion. Station
is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information entered by website users, and assumes no
responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission,
communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to Station’s website.
- Contest Results. A winners list may be obtained within thirty (30) days after the Contest Period expires
by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Station identified below.
CONTEST SPONSOR: Cumulus Radio LLC, WNTQ, 1064 James St., Syracuse NY 13203.
PRIZE SPONSOR: Breathe Easy of CNY Inc. 1636 State Route 49, Constantia, NY 13044.