Four Quarters Football Pick Em Contest Rules

Four Quarters Football Pick Em Contest Rules

NRG Media, LLC and station 1620 The Zone (the “Station”) Official Contest Rules

Void where prohibited.

All decisions of Station are final.

These Contest Rules apply to the KOZN 4 Quarters Pick ‘Em and are supplemental to the Station’s general contest rules. In case of conflict, these rules will govern this contest.  Station reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend any contest or to amend or modify these rules at any time for any reason and without liability. All changes to contest rules will be made available by Station as appropriate and in Station’s sole discretion.

By participating, Listener’s agree to all rules that apply to the contest.


No purchase is necessary to enter.

The contest will be promoted on-air beginning Friday, September 7, 2018.  The contest will end when all prizes have been distributed or at the end of the regular


Odds of winning depend on the number of entries.

There are four ways to enter:

Listen for the cue to call in local programming on the Zone.  Each Monday thru Friday Sharp & Benning in the Morning, Game Time with Nick Bahe and Unsportsmanlike Conduct will give one cue to call during the program.   They will announce which number caller will be qualified to enter the Grand Prize drawing.

There will be an additional opportunity to qualify each weekday between the hours of 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on 1620 The Zone’s official Facebook page.  One specific post each weekday will give listeners the opportunity to enter by commenting on the post within a 60 minute timeframe.  One listener will be selected at random from all the comment entries with the allotted timeframe.

Listeners can also enter through 1620 The Zone’s online listener’s club at  One qualifier will be selected each weekday.


Listeners who don’t want to join the club may enter by mail: send entry to “KOZN 4 Quarters Pick ‘Em” Contest, KOZN, 5011 Capitol Ave., Omaha, NE 68132. Include your name, address, telephone number, email and date of birth. Mail entries must arrive before 5 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018. All mail in entries received in time will be added to the listener clubs entries.

Additional clues when the cue to call will be air will be posted on KOZN’s official Facebook and Twitter pages.

The Station will draw one Grand Prize contestant at random from all entrants every Monday for the duration of the promotion.

The weekly Grand Prize contestant will select the winner of 4 games of their choice for that week against the spread, Division I college or NFL, for their 4 game Pick ‘Em.  Bet lines would be announced by hosts from the same official line outlet weekly, Listeners could pick from any Division I college or NFL games with a line that Thursday through the following Wednesday.  One contingency pick will also be made for postponed or canceled games.  The contingency pick can only be used in the case of a postponed or canceled game.  If more than one of your picks is canceled or postponed there will be no make-up date or make-up week allowed, and the Grand Prize of $1,620 will not be awarded that week.


To win, the Grand Prize contestant must pick all 4 games correctly to win $1,620.  If any of the four games are not correct there is no prize.  Weekly Grand Prize contestant may receive a consolation prize subject to availability.


Each weekly Grand Prize is $1,620.  Prize may be provided in cash, Amazon credit.   Prize is not transferable.

All entries become property of Station and will not be acknowledged or returned. Station may store and use any of the entries for any lawful purpose including publicity, without further compensation to the entrant. Listeners affirm they own user-generated content to and grant Station a world-wide unlimited license to use the material in any manner.


This contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older (unless otherwise specified) in Station’s MSA as defined by Nielsen Audio. Employees of Station, NRG Media, other radio stations in Station’s market; their affiliates, subsidiaries, successor companies; contest sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies, contest prize suppliers, participating advertisers and Immediate Family Members of anyone so situated are not eligible to participate in any contest on Station.  “Immediate Family Members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws” and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related.

Contestants and Immediate Family Members of contestants who have won a prize on Station within the last 30 days are not eligible to participate or win. For contests that extend beyond 30 days, contestants and Immediate Family Members may win only one prize per contest level or per contest, depending on the specific promotion.


Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for (i) violating any of these rules, (ii) tampering with the entry process or the operation of Station (iii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the contest, (iv) obtaining winner status using false or fraudulent means or information, or (v) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, illegal, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior.

This Contest is not intended to be used for gambling purposes. If it is determined that a participant is using the Contest for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified.


Winner will be chosen at random.

Prizes are specified within individual contest rules. Prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. No substitution or cash equivalent will be made. Station reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

Prize is deemed forfeited if not claimed by winner within 30 days of winning.  Forfeited prizes will be disposed of at the discretion of Station management. Prizes may only be claimed at Station’s studio during office hours Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. Prizes cannot be claimed by a third-party on behalf of the winner.

Winners must provide satisfactory proof of age, photo identification, and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.

In addition, winner agrees to execute an affidavit of eligibility, indemnification and release of liability regarding winner’s participation in the contest and receipt and use of the prize before any prize is awarded. Winner will need to complete an IRS form W9 before prize will be awarded.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes including any sales taxes. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period 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. Any additional costs relating to the prizes, and incurred as a result of accepting the prizes, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Failure to execute any required documents or comply with any of the terms will result in forfeiture of the prize.


Unless prohibited by law, contestant’s participation in contest constitutes consent and license for Station, NRG Media and contest sponsors, without any further obligation or compensation to the contest participant, to use participant’s name, voice, biographical data, likeness and user-generated content for promotional purposes in any media in any form now known or hereinafter invented.

Station, NRG Media, their subsidiaries and affiliates, their officers, directors, agents, stockholders, insurers, and employees, and their advertising and promotional agencies and sponsors assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for damages, loss or injury resulting from participating in any contest or acceptance or use of any prize.

Copies of these rules are available during normal business hours at NRG Media, LLC- Omaha Studios, 5011 Capitol Ave., Omaha NE