Blow Up Your Backyard – Official Rules

92.3 KRST-FM, 96.3/770 News Radio KKOB- AM/FM and 99.5 Magic-FM “Blow Up Your Backyard” Contest Official Rules

A complete copy of these rules can be obtained by contacting radio station KRST-FM, KKOB-AM/FM, and KMGA-FM (each a “Station” and collectively, “Stations”),500 4th Street NW Albuquerque NM 87102, during available business hours Monday through Friday, on the Station websites, or, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address.

The Station will conduct the 92.3 KRST-FM, 96.3/770 NEWS RADIO KKOB- AM/FM and 99.5 MAGIC-FM “Blow Up Your Backyard Giveaway” Contest(the “Contest”) substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each entrant agrees as follows:

  1. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.  A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.   Void where prohibited.  All federal, state, and local regulations apply.

Eligibility.  This Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents of the Station’s Designated Market Area (“DMA”) as defined by Nielsen Audio, excluding Florida and New York residents, age twenty-one (21) or older at the time of entry with a valid Social Security number, who have not won a prize from the Station in the last 30 days or a prize valued at $500 or more in the last 30 days, and whose immediate family members or household members have not won a prize from the Station in the last 30 days or a prize valued at $500 or more in the 30 days.   Void where prohibited by law.  Employees of Station, Cumulus Radio LLC, and each of their parent companies, affiliates, related entities and subsidiaries, promotional sponsors, prize providers, advertising agencies, other radio stations serving the Station’s DMA, and the immediate family members and household members of all such employees are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and stepchildren.  The term “household members” refers to people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Station’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

  • Contest Period.  The Contest entry period will begin at 8:00am MT on June 17, 2024, and will run through 10:59am MT on July 13, 2024 except June 19, 2024 when the Contest will not run (the “Contest Period”).  The Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Contest.
  • How to Enter. 

(i) On-AirListen to each Station weekdays between 12:00pm n to 4:59pm MT from June 17th through July 3, 2024 (except of June 19 when the Contest will not run).  When the Station plays the “cue-to-call” sounder, listeners must call the applicable Station: KRST: 505-243-9292, KMGA: 505-851-5995, or KKOB: 505-243-3333.  Caller (9) to the Station, as determined by the Station in its sole discretion, will be entered to win (each a Qualifier).  There will be thirty-six (36) on-air Qualifiers in this Contest (one (1) Qualifier per Station per day).  Time Delay Between Over-the-Air Analog Signal and Internet Broadcast: Due to the time delay that exists between the Station’s analog over-the-air signal and the Station’s online webcast, listeners who listen to the Station online may hear the cue to call later than listeners listening to the Station’s analog over-the-air signal. As a result, the odds of an online listener entering this Contest on-air may be diminished.

(ii) On-Site: Stop by participating locations (each an “On-Site Location”) anytime during normal business hours from June 17to July 7, 2024(“On-Site Entry Period”), , find and scan the QR code at the location, and fill out the online registration form.   The On-Site Locations are as follows:

Valentines Swimming Pool and Spa Supplies:

  • 5201 Ouray Rd NW Suite D2, Albuquerque NM 87120
  • 7900 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque NM 87109

Keller’s Farm Stores:

  • 6100 Coors Blvd NW Albuquerque NM 87120
  • 2912 Eubank Blvd NE Albuquerque NM 87112 and

Just Sprinklers

  • 9140 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
  • 4701 Jefferson ST NE, Albuquerque NM 87121
  • 2514 Coors Blvd SW Albuquerque NM 87121
  • 9170 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque NM 87121
  • 408 Rio Rancho Blvd NE, Rio Rancho NM 87124
  • 858 St Michaels Dr Santa Fe, NM 87505

Limit one (1) entry per person, per day, per On-Site Location. On or about 10:00am MT on July 8, 2024, Station will select thirteen (13) entries be a Qualifier in a random drawing from among all valid on-site entries received by Station during the On-Site Entry Period.  Station will contact On-Site Location Qualifiers using the email address and/or telephone number provided with their entry no later than 5:00 pm MT on July 11, 2024.

(iii) Attend the Finale Event (as defined below) and complete an entry form. All entries must be received by 10:59am MT to be eligible to be a Qualifier. At 11:00am MT, Station will select one (1) entry to be a Qualifier from among all valid Finale Event entries.  MUST BE PRESENT TO QUALIFY. The selected entrant will have three (3) minutes to check-in with Station after they are selected. If the entrant does not check-in with Station, the entrant will be disqualified, and Station will select another entry in a random drawing until the selected entrant checks in with Station and becomes a Qualifier.

Any attempt by any entrant to submit more than one (1) entry per day by using identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entry and the entrant may be disqualified.  Station is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, inappropriate or misdirected registrations, all of which will be disqualified.  All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Station and will not be returned.  Station reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose contact information is submitted as part of this promotion.  No mail-in entries will be accepted.

  • Winner Selection.    Additionally, there will be a person randomly drawing onsite on July 13th, 2024, on or about 11:00 am MT to make 50 qualifiers. Station will conduct the finale event at Valentines Swimming Pool and Spa Supplies located at 201 Ouray Rd NW Suite D2, Albuquerque NM 87120 beginning at 10:00am MT on July 13, 2024 (“Finale Event”). Qualifiers must check-in with Station using a valid, government issued photo ID by [insert deadline]. Any Qualifier not checked in with Station by 11:00am MT will be disqualified. NO PROXIES WILL BE ALLOWED FOR ANY REASON. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN – Qualifiers must remain present throughout the Finale Event to be eligible to win the Grand Prize. On or about 11:00am MT, Station will conduct a random reverse drawing from among all present and checked-in Qualifiers to determine the Grand Prize winner. Station will place the names of all checked in and present Qualifiers in a container and randomly draw and read one (1) name at a time. As a name is drawn, that Qualifier is eliminated. The last Qualifier remaining will win the Grand Prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules. Station’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Contest and the selection of the potential winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Failure of Qualifiers to respond to the initial verification contact within one (1) day of notification or failure of winner to claim the prize within three (3) days of verification as the winner will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize. 
  • Verification of Potential Winner. THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY STATION WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. The potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner may be notified by email and/or telephone call after the date of random drawing and/or winner determination.  The potential winner will be required to sign and return to Station, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) to claim the prize, if applicable.  A winner who returns the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release will be deemed to have accepted the contest prize and thereafter will not be permitted to rescind their acceptance of the prize and/or return the prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or the liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that the potential winner of a prize is disqualified for any reason, Station may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.    
  • Prize.  One (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) will be awarded in this Contest.  The Grand Prize winner will receive:

(a)          one (1) seven (7)-person hot tub with electrical and concrete pad valued at $12,899.99;

(b)        $1,000 Keller’s Meats gift certificate to use in-store;

(c)        Water feature from Just Sprinklers valued at up to $5,000;

(d)       Water fountain from Just Sprinklers valued at up to $2,500; and

(e)          Artificial turf from Just Sprinklers valued at up to $2,500.

The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is Twenty Three Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents. ($23,899.99). 

TOTAL ARV OF ALL CONTEST PRIZES IS: Twenty Three Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents. ($23,899.99). 

All Grand Prize elements include installation. The actual retail value of the Grand Prize may vary depending on the actual elements selected by winner.  Winner is responsible for all taxes associated with prize receipt and/or use, including any costs in excess of the above-stated ARV of each Grand Prize element. Any difference between the above-stated ARV and the actual retail value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded. Winner will be informed of the Actual Retail Value at the time the Grand Prize is redeemed. Winner acknowledges that winner will be provided a 1099 on the actual retail value. Odds of winning a prize depend on a number of factors including the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period and listeners participating at any given time. 

Winner may transfer the Grand Prize to another individual. There is no substitution or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, in its sole discretion and to the extent permitted by law, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Any tickets and/or gift certificates/cards awarded as part of a prize will be subject to the terms and conditions set forth by the issuer and are valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets or gift certificates/cards.  Other restrictions may apply.

If any prize or a portion of any prize is postponed, cancelled, or otherwise unavailable due to disease, epidemic, pandemic, quarantine, any acts of government and/or any reason that is beyond the control of Station or any Sponsor, then no substitution shall be provided. Station and any Sponsors make no representation or warranty about the safety of any prize. By accepting and using a prize, each winner acknowledges and assumes all risks of accepting and using the prize, and any other risks associated with the prize.

  • Entry Conditions and Release. By entering, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless Station, Sponsor, Cumulus Media New Holdings Inc., and each of their affiliated companies, participating sponsors, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and each of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a entrant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or entrant’s acceptance, use, non-use or misuse of the prize.
  • Publicity. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s consent to use by the Station and its agents of entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, entry, and/or biographical information (including hometown and state) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
  • Taxes.  All State, Local, Federal and/or other taxes, duties, tariffs, title fees, licensing fees, or other fees for prizes awarded become the sole responsibility of the winner.  All those who win a prize or prizes valued $600 or more in any given year will be issued an IRS Form 1099 to report their winnings.
  • General Conditions. Station reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Station’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Station in its sole discretion. Station reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Station reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  • Limitations of Liability. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Station, Sponsor, entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (d) technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use, non-use or misuse of any prize. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that a production, technical, programming or other error causes more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be claimed, Station reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
  • Disputes. Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate state court located in the Station’s listening area; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Station in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state in which the Station is located, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state in which the Station is located or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state in which the Station is located.
  • Entrant’s Personal Information. Information collected from entrants is subject to Station’s Privacy Policy, which is available on the Station’s website under the “Privacy Policy” link. All entry blanks, forms, devices, and materials gathered during the course of entry, as well as all information contained therein, shall become the sole property of Station to be used, disposed of or destroyed in its sole discretion.  Station is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information entered by website users, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to Station’s website. 
  • Contest Results.  A winners list may be obtained within thirty (30) days after the Contest Period expires by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Station identified below.

CONTEST SPONSOR:  Cumulus Radio LLC, KRST-FM, KKOB-AM/FM, KMGA-FM, 500 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

PRIZE SPONSORS: Valentines Swimming Pool and Spa Supplies, 5201 Ouray Rd NW Suite D2, Albuquerque NM 87120 and 7900 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque NM 87109; Keller’s Farm Stores 6100 Coors Blvd NW Albuquerque NM 87120 and 2912 Eubank Blvd NE Albuquerque NM 87112; and Just Sprinklers, 9140 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, 4701 Jefferson ST NE, Albuquerque NM 87121, 2514 Coors Blvd SW Albuquerque NM 87121, 9170 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque NM 87121, 408 Rio Rancho Blvd NE, Rio Rancho NM 87124, and 858 St Michaels Dr Santa Fe, NM 87505.