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OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS FOR CORONAVIRUS RADIO AWARDS RULES

SPONSOR AND OVERVIEW: The CORONAVIRUS RADIO AWARDS Nomination and Presentation of Awards begins on 15 July 2020 and ends on 10 December 2020. The Awards are a non-financial partnership and are sponsored by P1 Media Group, LLC, Benztown Branding and Radiodays Europe (the “Sponsors”). 

AWARD NOMINATIONS & WINNERS

1.              ELIGIBILITY: The Awards are open to all persons and companies who nominate themselves and others, their station and or their idea in one or more 10 categories plus two further categories announced for the Coronavirus Radio Ideas Awards. All individuals and companies who enter must be in accordance with Paragraph 2 of these Official Rules (“Nominees”). All Nominees must be aged 18 or older at the time of entry into the nomination process. Employees of the Sponsors, their immediate family members, and their respective parents, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate in the nominations. All entrants must work for full time or part time at a radio station or with a company that provides goods or services to the radio industry.

2.              GENERAL RULES:  By entering the Awards, Nominees agree to abide by these Official Rules & Regulations and by the decisions of the Sponsors, which are final. 

The Sponsors, their affiliates or representatives are not responsible for Facebook and access to the nomination page of these Awards and or interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. 

3.             PRIZES: A prize of one ticket per winner for the Radiodays Europe event 2021 will be awarded on the announcement of the winners of each category. This ticket must be claimed no later than 31 January 2021 by a named attendee.

4.              HOW TO PARTICIPATE: The nomination process is exclusively via the Facebook Page #Coronavirusradioideas. All nominees can nominate themselves, their station and or their idea. Nominations for the first 10 categories (excluding Best Podcast & Best Journalism) must be received within the nomination period ending 31 July 2020 at midnight. All nominations will be considered, the Sponsors reserve the right to reject nominations without response or recourse.

5.              JUDGING: A Nominations committee consisting of members from P1 Media Group, Benztown and Radiodays Europe will review all ideas posted during the eligibility period. The committee will determine which category best suits each idea if not already suggested by the Nominee. The committee will choose a minimum of three and a maximum of five nominees for each category. The Nominees in each category will be chosen based on; innovativeness of the idea, educational value and value to their local community as well as value to the radio community as a whole. The Winner of these nominations will be decided through a radio industry voting process. Nominees for these awards MUST NOT share the voting link with their listeners on-air. If the link is shared online it must be made clear that this is a radio industry ONLY voting process, this vote is not open to the public and any station, company or individual will be disqualified with immediate affect from the Awards. For the two categories: Best Podcast & Best Journalism, an independent panel of judges will decide the winner of these Awards. Judging for these categories will also be based on innovation, educational value and value to the community with the decision of these judges considered to be final.

6.              ANNOUNCING THE NOMINEES: The Nominees will be announced on Tuesday 11th August with voting for each Category opening on this date and closing on Thursday 17th September. The Sponsors reserve the right to extend the voting period and announce the winners in December or on a later date if required. Nominees will be entitled to use the nominee banners which will be sent to their station, company or individually to them. The Nominees will also be announced on the Facebook page.

7.              AWARD WINNERS: Winners will be announced on 14 December 2020. Winners will be invited to join the Awards Ceremony to be held at the Radiodays Europe event in Lisbon, Portugal. Winners and Nominees are not entitled to tickets to the Radiodays Europe event 2020 and or payment of travel and expenses. All Winners will be announced on the Radiodays Europe website and in further communications following the Awards Ceremony. Each winner will be given one ticket only to Radiodays Europe 2021, the name on the ticket must be confirmed no later than 31 January 2021 with Radiodays Europe the organisation.

8.             AWARDS CEREMONY: The Awards Ceremony will be held at Radiodays Europe 2020, Lisbon, Portugal. Nominees cannot defer collection of awards to a later date or event. The Sponsors reserve the right to change the date, time, location and format of the awards from a physical to virtual awards at any time.

9.         DISQUALIFICATION: The Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Nominees from the voting for any reason at any time throughout the nomination and voting period; including, but not limited to, violating these Official Rules & Regulations or tampering with or abusing any aspect of the vote or the operation of the survey. In the event any portion of this voting is compromised by virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsors, which in their opinion, corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper entry into the voting, the Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the voting and to award Prize(s) to an individual or company selected by the Sponsors.

11.       AWARD DISCLAIMER: By participating in the Awards, Nominees agree that the Sponsors, their clients, their affiliates and representatives, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including personal injury or death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Awards, or any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or merchandise delivery. Nominees further agree that the Sponsors, their clients, their affiliates and representatives, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents, will not be responsible or liable for any injuries, damages, or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of any of the submissions made by any Entry in the Awards use of an Award won in connection with the Awards or the failure by the Sponsors to deliver the Prize to the winner in accordance with these Official Rules & Regulations.

12.       DATA PROTECTION NOTICE: Any personal information provided by the nominee is protected by the Sponsors Privacy Policy. The Sponsors Privacy Policy can be found HERE: 

 

VOTING FOR THE AWARDS

1.              ELIGIBILITY: To vote in these awards you (The Entrant) must be aged 18 or older at the time of entry. Employees of the Sponsors, their immediate family members, and their respective parents, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate in the Voting. All Entrants must work or have within the last 6 months full or part-time for a radio station or podcast or with a company that provides goods or services to the radio and podcast industry industry. By Voting for these awards the Entrant agrees to abide by the Official Rules & Regulations and by the decisions of the Sponsors, All individuals and companies who enter must be in accordance with Paragraph 2 of these Official Rules (“Entrants”).

2.              GENERAL RULES:  By entering the Vote, you agree to abide by these Official Rules & Regulations and by the decisions of the Sponsors, which is final. The Sponsors, their affiliates or representatives are not responsible for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. 

3.              HOW TO PARTICIPATE: The Voting is offered electronically via the Internet. All Entrants will receive one (1) entry in the Vote by completing the survey, and submitting an active, valid email address. The Voting Form must be completed in full during the Voting period to be eligible for the Prize Draw. 

4.              PRIZES: There will be five random draws (the “Draw”) consisting of a total of five (5) prizes. Each randomly drawn Winner will have their choice of a FREE registration to one of the following conferences, Radiodays Europe 2021 or Radiodays Asia 2021 or Podcastday 2021 (the “Prize”).

The Sponsors reserves the right to extend the period in which it is possible to vote for the purpose of achieving the targeted number of votes. The prize has no cash value and the prize is not transferable. The Winner of the Draw has the right to choose which conference registration they wish to attend but must confirm their decision no later than 31 October 2020.

6.         PRIZE DRAW: The Draw will be held in the US by the Sponsors. The “Prize Winners” will be contacted by email within 10 days of the voting period closing on 17th September 2020. Prize Winners will be determined by a random Draw consisting of all eligible entries received by the Sponsors. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Prizes will be awarded on verification by the Sponsors that the Entrant has met the requirements to become the winner. The Prize must be accepted as awarded and no substitutions, transfers, conversions or assignments of the Prize will be allowed, unless at the discretion of the Sponsors which may substitute a Prize of comparable or greater value. 

In order to be declared an official Prize Winner, the selected Entrant will be required to respond with their mailing address within two (2) days of receipt of notification from the Sponsor. If a selected Entrant fails to respond to the Sponsors within two (2) days, the Sponsors reserve the right to void that entry and select another eligible Entrant for that Prize. The Sponsors are neither responsible for nor shall they be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winner. If a selected Entrant cannot be contacted within the allotted time, the Sponsors reserve the right to void that entry and select another eligible Entrant for that Prize. With the entrant’s acknowledgement of the email notification of their win by responding via phone call, email or mail with their mailing address, the Entrant gives permission to the Sponsors, at their option, to publish or otherwise use the Entrant’s name, city and county of residence, photograph, voice and comments, place of employment, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the Sponsors or their respective advertising agencies. 

8.         THE PRIZE WINNERS LIST: To obtain the name of the winner or a copy of these Official Rules & Regulations, send your request and your email address (for return correspondence) to: Coronavirus Radio Ideas Awards, c/o P1 Media Group, LLC, 24401 NE 124th Circle, Brush Prairie, WA 98606 U.S.A. Requests must be received no later than 31 October 2020. 

9.         DISQUALIFICATION: The Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant from participating in the Vote for any reason at any time throughout the Voting, including, but not limited to, violating these Official Rules & Regulations or tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Vote or the operation of the survey. In the event any portion of this Vote is compromised by virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsors, which in their opinion, corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper entry into the Vote, the Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the Vote and to award Prize(s) to an individual selected at random from the pool of Entrants received up to the point of termination. In no event will more Prizes be awarded than those listed in these Official Rules. 

11.       PRIZE DISCLAIMER: By participating in the Vote, Entrants agree that the Sponsors, their clients, their affiliates and representatives, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including personal injury or death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Vote, or any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or merchandise delivery. Entrants further agree that the Sponsors, their clients, their affiliates and representatives, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents, will not be responsible or liable for any injuries, damages, or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of any of the submissions made by any Entry in the Vote, use of a Prize won in connection with the Vote or the failure by the Sponsors to deliver the Prize to the winner in accordance with these Official Rules & Regulations. 

12.       DATA PROTECTION NOTICE: Entrants personal information is protected by the Sponsors Privacy Policy. The Sponsors Privacy Policy can be found HERE: