HP Slate Rules

Jan 15, 2014

WGCU Public Media HP SLATE-7 Official Drawing Rules and Prize Details

Contest entrants must be at least 18 years old as of January 1, 2014 and a resident of Florida. This contest is sponsored by WGCU Public Media, a member-supported service of Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565. Employees, board members, and advisory committee members of WGCU Public Media and Florida Gulf Coast University and their respective immediate family and household members are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

Entry Period
The contest period for the WGCU HP SLATE-7 Drawing begins at 12:01am Eastern Time January 6, 2014 and ends at 11:59pm Eastern Time on January 29, 2014 (the "Entry Period").

How to Enter
All pledges made on January 29, 2014 (85K IN A DAY RADIO DRIVE) are automatically entered. Pledges can be made at wgcu.org or by calling 1.800.533.9428

No purchase or contribution is necessary. Of course, we appreciate contributions, but making a contribution will not affect your chances of winning.

All 85K IN A DAY RADIO contributions including those made by phone, email, or web between 12:01am Eastern Time January 6, 2014 and 11:59pm Eastern Time on January 29, 2014 are automatically entered.

To enter by mail, without making a contribution send a postcard (see below). Mail entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on January 29, 2014.

To enter without making a contribution, send a postcard with your name, address, and telephone number to:


WGCU Public Media
10501 FGCU BLVD.South
Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565

The completed postcard must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on January 29, 2014 to be eligible for the drawing. Entries received outside of the Entry Period, and incomplete entries, are void.

One (1) HP SLATE-7 TABLET (Approximate retail value is $140.)

The value is determined by prize vendor's suggested retail price or by what the prize is currently known to be selling for at the time the offer was published, and is subject to change. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. All taxes on any prize, including but not limited to federal, state, and local income and sales taxes, and any expense not covered herein (including but not limited to expenses related to the use of any prize) are the responsibility of the winner.

Selection and Announcement of Winner
The winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The prize drawing will be conducted by WGCU. The drawing will be conducted on or about 10:00 am Eastern Time on January 30, 2014. The winner will be required to sign and execute a Winner’s Release and Certificate of Compliance and where legal, a Publicity Release, within 14 days of notification attempt. Failure to return the affidavit in the time noted will result in disqualification of the winner(s) and an alternate winner(s) will be selected. If the winner cannot be reached by phone or email in a timely fashion on the day of the drawing, or if the winner declines the prize, an alternate winner will be selected.

Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the winner's name, hometown and likeness for publicity purposes without additional compensation. The contest prize will be awarded, and the winner will be notified, by phone and/or email, on or about January 30, 2014, or in a timely fashion.

Limit of Entry
Limit one entry per person for the entire Entry Period. By entering, entrant acknowledges compliance with these official rules, including all eligibility requirements. WGCU is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any Web site or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Proof of emailing and/or mailing does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt.

Other Important Points
By entering, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Contest Rules. WGCU shall have the final decision on any and all claims concerning this contest andreserves the right to disqualify any contestant if these Contest Rules are not followed. Also, entrants release WGCU, Florida Gulf Coast University and its employees, officers, trustees, and agents from any liability, including personal injury or property damage, with respect or related to the receipt or use of any prize awarded. WGCU makes no, and disclaims all, warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, merchantability, of any prize.

For the name of the prize winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope before FEBRUARY 28, 2014 to “WGCU HP SLATE-7 Drawing”, c/o Dorrena Carder, 10501 FGCU BLVD. South, Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565.