Contest Rules: Mars Supermarket Opening Drive Touchdown

Mars Supermarket Opening Drive Touchdown Contest




a.    These rules govern the Mars Supermarket Opening Drive Touchdown promotion (the “Promotion”) being conducted by WJZ-FM (the “Station”) and Mars Supermarket beginning on August 26, 2013 at 8:00am Eastern Time (ET) and ending on December 29, 2013 at 1:00pm ET.

b.    To participate in the Promotion, you may go to any Baltimore Area Mars Supermarket listed below, each week during normal operating hours and complete an official entry form (while supplies last) including first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number and date of birth, and put the entry form in the registration box.  All entries must be received by 5:00pm ET, the Wednesday before every Baltimore professional football game (“Game”).  The Station is not responsible for lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries.

c.    Participating Mars Supermarket locations include:
599 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD 21014
9613M Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234
15 Padonia Road, Cockeysville, MD 21093
7200 Holabird Ave., Baltimore, MD 21222
1401 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, MD 21040
Route 40 West & St. Johns Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21041
1811 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093
Eastern Blvd. & Orville Road, Baltimore, MD 21221
1700 E. Northern Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21239
8587 Fort Smallwood Road, Rivera Beach, MD 21122
9544 Philadelphia Road, Baltimore, MD 21237
1018 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001
1080 Maiden Choice Lane, Baltimore, MD 21229
11953 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136
8667 Bel Air Road, Baltimore, MD 21236
7848 Wise Ave., Baltimore, MD 21222
2375 North Rolling Road, Baltimore, MD 21244

d.    One entry per person per week is permitted regardless of the location entered.  Only official entry forms will be accepted.


a.    The Promotion is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in Baltimore Metropolitan Area (Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, and Queen Anne Counties, Maryland).  Employees of Mars Supermarkets, the Station, its licensee (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Baltimore metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

b.    Listeners are eligible to win a prize in a Promotion conducted by the Station only once every thirty (30) days and only once every six (6) months if the prize is valued over $600.  Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any Station promotion.

c.    The winner must provide valid government-issued photo identification and provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.

d.    Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements.

3.    PRIZES

a.    A total of 16 prizes will be awarded in this Promotion.  Each prize consists of either a $100 Mars Supermarket Gift Card or a $1,000 Mars Supermarket gift card, depending on the outcome of the Baltimore professional football opening drive as set forth below.  The gift card will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the gift card.  Gift card expires 6 months after winning.

b.    All prizes or prize certificates will be mailed, by Mars Supermarket to the winner at the address provided on their entry form.  The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of the prize.

c.    There is no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes or cash of comparable value.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Other restrictions may apply.


a.    Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.

b.    One potential prize winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries received by 5:00pm ET on the Wednesday prior to a Baltimore professional football game.

c.    Each respective potential prize winner’s name will be announced on the air during 105.7 The Fan’s pre-game broadcast.  That winner will automatically receive a $100 Mars Supermarket gift card.  If Baltimore scores a touchdown on their opening drive that contestant will have their prize upgrade to a $1,000 Mars Supermarket gift card (in lieu of the $100 card).  If Baltimore does not score a touchdown on their opening drive, the contestant will win a $100 gift certificate from Mars.  If Baltimore scores a touchdown on their opening drive that is called back due to a penalty the contestant will receive the $100 Mars Supermarket gift card.  For the purpose of this contest an opening drive is defined as the first possession of the football by Baltimore, even if that first possession is a defense interception.  No more than one gift card will be awarded pursuant to each Game.

d.    Odds of becoming a weekly contestant depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

e.    Winners need not be listening to the station or present to win

f.    Each week’s winner will be notified by phone, prior to the Game that they were chosen as a winner.  At this time their address will be confirmed.  The day after the Game the winner will receive another phone call informing them of what value gift card they will receive in the mail.


a.    Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner.  The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more.  Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize.  Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.

b.    Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media his/her name, address (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.

c.    Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.

d.    If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promotion Entities that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Promotion.  If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).

e.    The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Promotion administrator.  The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion.  As applicable, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address or mobile account submitted at the time of entry.  For online entries, the authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address.  For phone or mobile entries, the authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers.  The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website.  Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes.  If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

f.    The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.  If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

g.    The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (iv) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call or submitting a text message; or (v) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same.  Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.

h.    For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by December 29, 2013 to “WJZ-FM Mars Supermarket Opening Drive Touchdown Promotion – Official Rules,” Attn:  Promotions, WJZ-FM, 1423 Clarkview Road, Suite 100, Baltimore, Md 21209.  For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by February 25, 2014 to the above address marked “Mars Supermarket Opening Drive Touchdown Promotion– Winner List.”  The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at

Sponsor:  Mars Supermarket, 7848 Wise Ave., Baltimore, MD 21222

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