WFEN 88.3 FM Radio/Faith Center Contest Rules, hereafter is referred to as “Company”.

  1. PRIZE(S) or PREMIUM(S)–(A Small Gift)

The prize(s) or premium(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.

All prizes must be redeemed from WFEN/Faith Center (Company) within thirty (30) calendar days of the contest end date unless otherwise stated in the contest’s official rules.  Certain prizes may be date specific (i.e. concerts, etc.) and the winner or winners must be available on the dates specified.

If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion.


Participants and winner(s) must be U.S. Citizens.

Eligible participants must be eighteen (18) years old or older.

Only one (1) prize per household from the Company within any thirty (30) day period.

If the contest involves listener participation by voting for a contest participant on the Radio Show’s website then the voting is limited to one (1) vote per person.  If a contestant receives multiple and/or irregular votes from the same user or users, regardless of the source, the Company reserves the right to disqualify the contestant in its sole discretion.

Employees of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.


If a contest is a call in to win contest and/or a telephone is needed to participate in the Contest, participants are restricted to the use of ordinary telephone equipment.

Participants that enable the “Caller ID” block function will not be allowed to participate unless they enter their correct area code and telephone number if prompted, or disable the features inhibiting their participation in the Contest.

The Company disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue a telephone call due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Company’s control, or otherwise.

For all contests, the Company disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method.

The Company is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including:  failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest.

Entry forms in a register-to-win contest must be handwritten.  No photocopies or mechanical reproductions of entry forms are permitted.


By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, videotape, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.

By participating in the Contest, where allowed by law, participants agree that the Company may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes.


By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, its employees and agents, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize.  In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company.

  1. TAXES:

Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.

Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which are not specifically provided for in the official rules.

Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.

Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Company will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.


By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel.

Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified.

Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited.  The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final.

If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate.  All decisions will be made by the Company and are final.

The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.  Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent, disrupt, damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Company reserve the right to seek civil and/or criminal prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.


Void where prohibited.

  • The chance of winning depends upon the number of participants.
  • Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Company’s release form to claim the prize.
  • The Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on the Radio Show.
  • The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest.
  • For a copy of the rules, visit WFEN’s website at
  • All entries become the property of the Company and will not be returned.


The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein.  The Company shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written information about the Contest, etc. as required by local and state law.

Addendum A


A Sharathon is an on-air time set aside by a nonprofit radio station to raise financial support from its listeners and donors to support the operations of the station. WFEN Radio, 88.3 FM (Company) is a nonprofit radio station.

During a Sharathon, the Company may offer potential donors a premium (small gift) as an incentive to make a contribution, or as a thank you for making a contribution, at a certain level.

All Company Contest Rules regarding prizes are observed.

Addendum B


The Buddy’s Burgers Contest is for one (1) meal for one (1) person from Buddy’s Burgers per each (1) week during the current month.   Prize equals one (1) “Burger Combo Meal” only (value of $12 USD).  All other menu choices must be purchased at the current advertised price.  Entries are made by email to The subject line of the email must say, “Contest”.  The body of the email must include the entrant’s name and city.  A person may enter one (1) time each calendar month for as long as the contest continues.  A pool of entries begins on the first day of each calendar month and is kept until that month ends, then are discarded.  There is no carry-over of entries from month to month.  The entry process is repeated monthly for as long as the Company and Buddy’s Burgers are in verbal agreement that the contest will continue.  One (1) winner is chosen weekly by a drawing from the pool of entries received during the current calendar month.

Winner Notification:  The winner’s name will be announced On-Air each Friday of the contest week at approximately 12:20 PM.  The Company representative will notify the weekly winner by email immediately following the weekly drawing.  The winner has thirty (30) days from the winning day to claim their prize from Buddy’s Burgers at 6551 East Riverside Boulevard, Rockford, IL  61114.

Disclaimers:  Buddy’s Burgers or Company is not responsible for late prize claims or missed prizes. Company will not/never share or sell email addresses from contest entrants. All entries are considered private information to be held/destroyed at the discretion of Company.

Employee participation of Buddy’s Burgers and the Company is prohibited.  See “Eligibility & Participation” in “Company Contest Rules”.