Sweet 1620 the Zone Contest Rules

Sweet 1620 the Zone Contest Rules

Sweet 1620 The Zone CONTEST RULES ON KOZN (1620 The Zone)

These contest rules are specific to Sweet 1620 The Zone Contest (the “Contest”) conducted by NRG Media, LLC d/b/a KOZN 1620 The Zone (the “Station”). Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific contest, the Station’s general contest rules apply to this contest as well. A copy of these specific contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 5011 Capitol, Omaha, NE 68132, during regular business hours and on the contest page on the Station’s website at www.1620TheZone.com/contest-rules. These rules are intended to supplement the General Contest rules, however, to the extent that the general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.

Contest period: Monday, March 11, 2019 – Monday, April 8, 2019.  All entries must be received and recorded during the Sweepstakes Period.

No purchase is necessary.

How to enter: There are five ways to enter:

  • Listen for the cue to call during local programming on the Zone. Each Monday through 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.

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

  • 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 1620TheZone.com. One qualifier will be selected each weekday.
  • Listeners who don’t want to join the club may enter by mail: send entry to “KOZN Sweet 1620 The Zone” 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, March 22, 2019. All mail in entries received in time will be added to the listener clubs entries.

The Station will draw Fifteen (15) total finalists at random from all on-air, Facebook, and website/mail-in entries.

Odds of winning depend on total number of entries received.

  • Listeners can also register on-site via a registration box through Sunday, March 24, 2019, during business hours at Alkar Billiard & Bar Stools 10909 W Maple Rd, Omaha, NE 68164.

The Station will draw One (1) finalist from all Alkar Billiard & Bar Stools entries.

Odds of winning depend on total number of entries received.

Listeners may only qualify once through all methods of entry.

The sixteen finalists will be randomly selected and paired with the remaining 16 teams in the men’s college basketball tournament.  Pairings will be recorded live on Zone’s official Facebook page March 25 – 27, 2019.  The finalist paired with the winning team in the men’s college basketball tournament will win the Grand Prize.

All finalists will be notified by phone March 25 – 27, 2019.

Prizes: One Grand Prize Winner will receive an Alkar Billiard & Bar Stools gift card valued at $1,620 and a Creighton Bud Light neon sign valued at $400.

Prize Value: $2,020

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.


Eligibility: Employees of companies and the sponsors involved, NRG Media and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate families and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Contestants must be age (21) or older. Contestants must also be legal residents of Iowa or Nebraska.  Only one prize will be awarded per household within 30 days of any prior acquirement of a prize from the NRG Media Omaha family of stations.

Prize winners shall be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, release and indemnification. This affidavit attests that the contestant meets the eligibility requirements and releases Station, NRG Media and its sponsors from liability in connection with the contest and prize. Entry into the contest grants the right to NRG Media and participating sponsors to use winner’s name, voice and likeness and consent to live interviews without further compensation or time limitations.

Laws and Conditions: Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws apply. Any applicable federal, state and local taxes on the prizes, including on-air prizes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners may be required to sign an IRS Form 1099 or the equivalent.

Limitations: The Station is not responsible for a contestant’s inability to complete a telephone call within a specified time or visit the website, whether due to telephone/computer equipment malfunction, disconnection, busy lines or other circumstances. Contest sponsors are not responsible for a contestant’s inability to acquire transportation to a location to register for an event, personal circumstances prohibiting participation in a contest or other circumstances beyond their control.  Winner may make no substitution or transfer of prize. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, which will become effective upon announcement.  Nothing in any Contest is intended to create or imply any contractual, fiduciary or other rights for the contestant or obligations, except as expressly stated by the Station.

All participants, by registration, agree to release the Station, NRG Media and all contest sponsors, each of their respective affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional or judging agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity.  It is the contestant’s responsibility to act in a reasonable manner and to comply with all applicable laws in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity.

Eligibility is further determined by, and compliance with, all specific rules stated for each Contest.  The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to modify and correct any clerical or other errors in the Contest, contest rules or otherwise, including any pending misinterpretation or misunderstanding.  Contest may be ended or cancelled at any time without prior notice.

Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification. Decisions of the Station are final. Odds of winning any prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Sponsored by Bud Light, Alkar Billiard & Bar Stools and KOZN-AM.