THE LKCM (RANCH) RADIO GROUP
NATIONAL ANTHEM HOMETOWN HERO
At TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Dates: February 26 - March 13, 2011
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN
The national Anthem Hometown Hero contest is open only to legal residents of the United States of America. Employees, officers and representatives of the LKCM Radio Group, Texas Motor Speedway (aka TMS) and their respective related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. This contest is subject to all federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Void in California, Rhode Island, Tennessee and where prohibited by law. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian who must also provide written consent for said minor to be eligible to participate in the event.
2. SPONSOR (S):
LKCM Radio Group, 115 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177
The Ranch Radio Group, 115 West 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177
3. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES:
By participating in the contest, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the contest.
4. CONTEST DESCRIPTION:
- 2 final winners will receive the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at Texas Motor Speedway during one of the race dates of April 8 or June 10, 2011.
o Auditions will be held on weekends (or a weekday if appropriate) between February 26 and March 13. Station promotional teams will hold auditions at designated locations inside the stations’ coverage areas. Host locations will be retail outlets or restaurants determined by radio stations - not to conflict with Official Texas Motor Speedway Sponsors.
o Auditions will be open for 3 hours and judged by a minimum of two people designated by the radio station. Contestants will sing the National Anthem a cappella style. Judging for the event will be conducted as follows:
§ At the end of the audition period, the Southern OK Radio Center judges will select the best performance or performances (maximum of 2 per location) and call the winners (semi-finalists) to advance to the finals.
§ At the end of the audition period for all locations not mentioned above, judges will select the best performance and choose one winner (semi-finalist) to advance to the finals.
o Semi-finalists will advance to the final competition which will be held online, whereby the public can vote for their fan favorite during a minimum one week period as determined by the LKCM Radio Group and Texas Motor Speedway.
o Two winners will be selected on Monday, March 28 after online voting is complete Sunday night, March 27, 2011 at 11:50 p.m.
§ One winner will perform the National Anthem prior to the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 race, Friday night, April 8, 2011.
§ One winner will perform the National Anthem prior to the WinStar World Casino 400k race, Friday night, June 10, 2011.
o Competitors must be on site for the audition.
o Each competitor will be asked to sing the entire National Anthem.
o Each competitor must have signed an affidavit and agree to be videotaped so that, if chosen as a semi-finalist, their video will be included on the final voting website.
6. CONTEST DATES AND SCHEDULE (schedules subject to change):
Week 1: February 25-27, 2011
Week 2: March 4-6, 2011
Week 3: March 11-13, 2011
Judges will be on site each week. Judges are selected by LKCM Radio Group and Texas Motor Speedway
8. VOTING METHODS:
Overall results for onsite events will be determined by a variety of methods including but not limited to the Judges determination.
All semi-finalists’ videos will then be included on a website for a week long voting period. The first place winner will be deemed the video that receives the most votes while the second place winner will be deemed the video that receives the second most votes. An alternate will be selected in the event that neither the first or second place winners can sing on their performance day. The alternate will be the video that receives the third most votes.
LKCM Radio Group and Texas Motor Speedway have the ultimate decision as to who the winners are in the event of a tie or unclear circumstances.
A representative of LKCM Radio Group will announce the weekly winner.
LKCM Radio Group and Texas Motor Speedway, or any parties affiliated with them, are not responsible for any error in registration and or in the voting process. All decisions regarding winners and prizes are final and are not subject to review based on allegations of voting error, improper voting, and/or level of attendance during time of performance. LKCM Radio Group and Texas Motor Speedway have the right to refuse anyone entrance into the contest. Contest will last a minimum of 3 weeks.
The Sponsors’ decision as to the administration of the Contest and the selection of the winner are final and binding. The promotion will begin on or near Saturday, February 26, 2011 through Sunday, March 13, 2011 at locations TBD. The Contestants most comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules. The actual award of the Grand Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements (including the Winner executing the Release, Waiver, and Assumption of Risk and the Publicity Release (collectively the “Release”). To receive the Grand Prize, the Winner must sign and return to the Sponsors an Affidavit of eligibility and the Release within two (2) days of the date of notice. If the Winner cannot be notified within a three (3) day period, or fails to sign and return the Affidavit or Eligibility and Release within the two (2) day period, the Winner shall forfeit the Grand Prize. In the event that the Winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor will seek to award the Grand Prize to an alternate Winner based on highest number of votes until the Grand Prize is awarded. The Grand Prize will be awarded subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.
o All semi-finalists who advance to the online voting competition will be provided a pair of tickets to attend The Dallas Morning News Qualifying and the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race, April 8.
o Two (2) awarded.
o One individual will perform the National Anthem prior to the start of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race, April 8 or the WinStar World Casino 350k race, June 10, 2011.
o The first place winner will be allowed to choose which race they prefer to sing the National Anthem. The second place winner will sing at the remaining race.
o The first place winner receives:
§ 4 Victory Lane Club suite tickets to the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 race, April 8
§ 4 Grandstand tickets to each of the following:
- Saturday, April 8: Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race.
- Friday, June 10: WinStar World Casino 400k NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race.
- Saturday, June 11: Firestone Twin 275s IZOD IndyCar Series Race.
o The second place winner receives:
o 4 Victory Lane Club suite tickets to the WinStar World Casino 400k NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race, June 10.
o 4 Grandstand tickets to each of the following:
§ Friday, April 7: O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race.
§ Saturday, April 8: Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race.
§ Saturday, June 11: Firestone Twin 275s IZOD IndyCar Series Race.
o Entrant has not yet won the Grand Prize and entry into the Sweepstakes does not guaranty that such Entrant will be the Winner. No purchase is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes or to win. Overall odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Buying Will Not Help You Win. Your chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who purchases something. It is illegal to give any advantage to buyers in a sweepstakes. In this contest, there are no purchases. Only two Grand Prizes shall be awarded. Void where prohibited by law.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes to the Sponsors’ use of the Semi-Finalists’ name, image, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional and marketing purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.
12. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
The Sponsors reserve the right to cancel or modify the contest if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond the Sponsors’ reasonable control impairs the integrity of the contest, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion. The Sponsors reserves the right, in their 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 upon the Sponsors’ belief said individual is in violation of any state or federal law or regulation, or is acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes is in violation of criminal and civil law, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors reserve the right to prosecute and/or seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
By entering this sweepstakes, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless LKICM Radio Group, Texas Motor Speedway, Inc., Speedway Motorsports, Inc., and each of their related and affiliated companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims or causes of action arising out of participation in the sweepstakes or receipt or use of the Grand Prize in any respect.
14. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
The Sponsors are not responsible for: (i) technical failures of any kind including, but not limited to, the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technology outage, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries, whether caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest by an Entrant, the Sponsors; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process of the contest; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the contest or the processing of entries; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property including, but not limited to, any Entrant’s computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes.
Entrant understands and expressly agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, or the Grand Prize awarded, other than the administration of the contest or the determination of the Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the laws of the State of Texas; (ii) and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event shall attorney’s fees be awarded; and (iii) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to seek or obtain awards for punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages including, without limitation, treble damages, and Entrant hereby expressly waives all rights to any such
claims. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OR THE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NO APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of an Entrant, in connection with the contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas. In the event of any dispute or action to enforce these Official Rules, the parties agree to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the District Courts in the County of Tarrant, State of Texas.
16. ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION:
17. WINNER’S LIST:
Contest results and/or a copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
LKCM Radio Group
115 West Third Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
All contestants must strictly follow the guidelines detailed in the 2011Official Rules for the National Anthem Contest sponsored by the LKCM Radio Group and Texas Motor Speedway. It is each contestant’s responsibility to read and fully understand the rules because entrants may be required to forfeit prize if they fail to comply with the rules and regulations.
By signing below, contestant agrees that he/she has read and fully understands the rules.
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THESE RULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE