Free Money Monday Text to Win Contest Rules



Contest: Free Money Monday

Station: Sinclair Radio Seattle, LLC, KPLZ

Station Address: KPLZ, KOMO Plaza, 140 4th Avenue North, Suite 340, Seattle, WA. 98109

Contest Area: Snohomish, Thurston, Kitsap Island, Pierce, Mason, Jefferson, Skagit, Kittitas, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Cowlitz, Whatcom, San Juan, Clallam and King Counties

Sponsor(s): Sinclair Radio Seattle, LLC

Prize Provider(s): Sinclair Radio Seattle, LLC

Age of Eligibility: Eighteen (18).

Contest Period: September 9, 2019 to October 29, 2019

Entries Due: 7:20 AM PDT; 11:20 AM PDT, and 4:20 PM PDT on September 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019; and October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019.

Entry is limited to one entry per account holder per keyword. There will be three (3) different keywords per Monday during the Contest Period.

Programs to Listen (on Mondays):

At approximately 7:05 a.m. PST during Commute with Carlson Morning Show with John Carlson which KVI airs on channel 570

At approximately 11:05 a.m. PST during Markley and Van Camp with Jamie Markley and David Van Camp which KVI airs on channel 570

At approximately 4:05 p.m. PST during the Kirby Wilbur Afternoon show which KVI airs on channel 570

At approximately 7:05 a.m. PST during the Curt, Corine & Leonard Morning Show which KPLZ airs on channel 101.5

At approximately 11:05 a.m. PST during the Jill Taylor Midday Show which KPLZ airs on channel 101.5

At approximately 4:05 p.m. PST during the Kent in the Afternoon Show which KPLZ airs each on channel 101.5

Short Code: 51200

Drawing Date(s) and Time: September 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019 and October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019 at approximately 7:26 a.m., 11:26 a.m., and 4:26 p.m. PDT.

Number of Winners on Each Drawing Date and Time: One (1)

Total Number of Winners: Twenty-four (24)

Prize(s) and Value(s): One (1) check in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.).

Station’s Website:

Station’s Privacy Policy:

Station’s Website Terms and Conditions:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

Odds of winning depend on the number of valid and correct entries received.

All capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth above.

How to Enter

On Mondays only during the Contest Period, listen to the Programs to Listen for the keyword. There will be three (3) different keywords announced throughout each Monday during the Programs to Listen. Then, to enter, text the Keyword to the Short Code. Standard text messaging rates apply to all text message entries sent. Text STOP to Short Code to cancel. Text HELP to Short Code for help. Each entrant will receive up to four (4) text messages per month from an automated system. By entering, entrants consent to and will receive up to four (4) text messages relating to this contest from an automated system. Consent is not required to buy goods and services. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

How to Win

The Number of Winners on each Drawing Date and Time will be selected by random drawing from among valid entries received. Remaining valid entries will not carry over to the next Drawing Date and Time.

On each Drawing Date and Time, at the time the winner is selected, the Station will immediately call the winner’s phone number up to three (3) times within a five (5) minute period. As a condition of winning, the winner must answer the Station’s phone call, which will be aired on the Station. If the winner cannot be immediately notified, or does not answer the Station’s phone call within the five (5) minute period, then such winner will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among remaining valid entries. The process will repeat up to three times per Drawing Date and Time.


1. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be U.S. residents who are at least the Age of Eligibility, own a mobile device capable of texting, and reside in the Contest Area. Authorized account holder of the mobile telephone number associated with the entry is considered the entrant. Entrants must be a mobile service subscriber with text messaging service, using a participating service provider in order to enter via this method. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to participate.

2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Station (collectively, the “Company”), Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), short code providers, contest software providers, each of their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, domestic partners, grandparents, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and any other relatives who reside in the same household with employee.

3. Residents and Citizens of the European Union are not eligible to enter or win this Contest.

Contest Terms and Conditions

1. Station is not responsible for lost, late, garbled, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction, or if text message is not received. All entries received that are duplicate, mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or returned.

2. Entrant’s mobile service provider may charge for each text message sent and received according to its standard text messaging rates. Entrants should check phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions and consult with mobile service provider regarding pricing plans.

3. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Station is not responsible for any technological malfunction, or human error relating to the Contest and/or the use of short-code.

4. Prizes are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose. Prizes are subject to the Sponsor(s) and/or Prize Provider(s) standard terms and conditions, and expiration dates. For any ticket related prizes, Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not responsible if any event or performance is cancelled or postponed.

5. Each winner will be notified by phone. Before claiming any prize, each winner must provide his/her correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification. Each winner must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within three (3) days of notification (or less due to prize use time constraints), at the time winner claims his/her prize in person at the Station. Each winner must show picture identification to claim his/her prize. Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding any prize based on the identification presented. The winner may select one of two ways to receive his/her prize after completed paperwork is received: A) The Prize will be mailed via the United States Postal Service; or B) The Prize may be picked up in person during regular weekday business hours (8am to 5pm) at the Station’s Address after calling (206) 404-3055 to schedule an appointment for pick-up. An appointment must be made if a winner chooses to pick-up his/her prize at the Station. Prize pick-up will not be available without an appointment. Winners who elect to have their Prize mailed expressly agree and acknowledge that the Station and Company are not responsible for any lost, stolen, misdirected and/or damaged prize. The Station will not replace any prize.

6. If a winner cannot be notified within two (2) days, or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and time permitting, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner randomly selected from among remaining valid and correct entries. If time does not permit for an alternate winner to be selected, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will remain the property of the Station.

7. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for any prize except at the sole discretion of Station. The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value. No sale, transfer or assignment of any prize is allowed.

8. Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules. Each winner must sign a W-9 form.

9. The Company is not liable if the provider of any part of a prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

10. The Company, Sponsor(s), and Prize Provider(s) accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any Prize awarded in the Contest. By entering, entrants agree to release the Company, Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), short code providers, contest software providers, and each of their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all claims, loss, damage or injury as a result of or incident to his/her participation in the Contest or his/her use of the Prize. Entrants further acknowledge and agree that if a winner, the Company has the right to publicize entrant’s name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that entrant is a winner of the Contest for promotional purposes, without financial remuneration.

11. Complete Official Rules for the Contest are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at the Station and on the Station’s Website. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station within thirty (30) days of the Drawing Date.

12. The Station has the right to disqualify any entrant it determines has not complied with the Contest Rules. All decisions by the Station shall be final and binding relating to this contest, including the interpretation of the Contest Rules. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the contest dates. Station reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if in Station’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Contest has been, or could be, compromised or that the Contest is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or force majeure or any other causes beyond the Station’s control.

13. The Contest is subject to the Station’s Privacy Policy and the Station’s Website Terms and Conditions located on the Station’s Website.