Contest Rules

  • No purchase is necessary to enter any WRNJ contest.
  • Only one winner per household is permitted within 30 days after a household has a winner. Any prize awarded to an ineligible listener will be deemed null and void, and an alternate eligible winner may be named.
  • Anytime you call the WRNJ studios you should assume your call will be broadcast or recorded and you grant us permission to broadcast the call or record it for later broadcast.
  • As a winner of a WRNJ contest your voice, name and/or picture may be used for promotional, broadcast, or Internet purposes.
  • Prizes awarded are not redeemable for cash. No prize in transferable. No substitution for a prize will be made at the request of the winner. WRNJ reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value.
  • All winners of all contests are responsible for all taxes on prizes awarded. All winners of a prize value at $600.00 or more will be requred to complete the appropriate tax forms at WRNJ studios prior to claiming prize. All winners will be sent a 1099 MISC federal tax form if, in one year, the prize value of all prizes won exceeds $600.00.
  • In the event the winner is subject to or the subject of any order or legal process issued by any government agency having jurisdiction over the affairs of the winner (i.e. garnishment, child support order, judgement, lien and the like,) WRNJ’s delivery of the prize to the official representative of the governmental entity claiming the right to the prize shall be thus deemed as WRNJ awarding the prize to the winner. WRNJ shall be entitled to rely in good faith, upon any documents presented by the representative seeking to collect the prize in lieu of the winner. WRNJ shall not be liable for any claim by any winner for damaged incidental hereto.
  • All WRNJ contests are open to all eligible area residents 18 years of age or over (unless otherwise specified.) Contestants must possess a valid form of identification bearing the picture of the contestant acceptable to WRNJ that will be presented to WRNJ and accepted before the prize is awarded.
  • Winners will be expected to claim prizes at the WRNJ office & studio at 100 Route 46, Hackettstown, NJ between 8:45AM – 5:15PM, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) within 30 days of being notified that they are winners, unless there is an expiration date on prize, which will be specifically stated.
  • WRNJ, WRNJ Inc., it’s parent corporation, their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees and immediate families of each, and principals, and employees of all media of mass communication within the WRNJ coverage area are not eligible to win any contest.
  • All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Contest is void where prohibited.
  • WRNJ has the right to disqualify any winner if any contest rules are violated in any way.
  • WRNJ, WRNJ Inc., its parent company, assume no liability for situations, repairs, or incidents arising from any aspects of any prize awarded in any contest WRNJ, WRNJ Inc., its parent company, their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees, and immediate families of each absolve themselves and shall be harmless from any action or liability arising from any contest or prize awarded in any contest.
  • As a licensee of the FCC and a trustee of the public airwaves, WRNJ reserves the right to interrupt and/or discontinue any contest or promotion (and not award the offered prize) at the discretion of WRNJ management if world events, the national mood, or public safety so warrant.
  • WRNJ reserves the right to amend the rules to any contest at any time. The judge’s decision is always final.
  • For any contest requiring phone entry you must use only the following numbers unless otherwise specified: (908) 852-1234, (908) 850-1234. The person operating the telephone at WRNJ has the final decision as to who is the winning caller.
  • WRNJ shall have no preponsibility for failure to win or claim any prize based on difficulties with phones, facsimile, email, or Internet difficulties, or any circumstances in any contest.
  • The following are specifically related to e-contests on a) all appropiate information in requre fields must be filled out or you will be disqualified. b) To win a prize you must reside within the listening area of WRNJ, as defined at the exclusive discretion of WRNJ Management. c) Any problems with the Internet or email are not WRNJ’s responsibility. d)Contestants who register to participate on our website may be requred to produce a printed copy of proof of registration before being allowed to participate in the contest.
  • A copy of these rules is available during business hours at the WRNJ offices and studios, 100 Route 46, Hackettstown, NJ.
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