Contest Rules



Unless otherwise specified by K-NEWS 98.5, these rules cover routine contests and promotions conducted be the Station. These rules may be amended by separate specific rules for major contests or promotions conducted by the Station or its sponsors.

Winners must be 18 years old or older, parents or legal guardian must claim prize FOR A minor. Only one winner per household, per (30) thirty days, unless otherwise SPECIFIED. Contests that require phone call participation to win, winner must be the correct caller. DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TELEPHONE OR INTERNET MALFUNCTION. Everyone that calls to participate in contests are automatically giving their consent to be recorded and played back on air and/ or the use of their name to be announced as the winner of the contest.

All prizes must be picked up within (30) thirty days of the date won (unless otherwise notified) at DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION business offices located at 795 BUCKLEY RD SUITE 2, San Luis Obispo, Ca 93401 during normal business hours (Monday to Friday from 8:30AM to 5PM) with proper identification OR WILL BE FORFEITED AND BECOME PROPERTY OF DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION. If winner is sending a representative to claim their prize(s), their representative must have legal identification from the winner and proper identification for themselves. Contest prize(s) will not be mailed unless otherwise notified. A standard release form must be signed to claim prize(s) by winners or their representative. All prize(s) may be subject to an IRS 1099 form and winner must provide a valid Social Security Number. All taxes for prize(s) that are subject to IRS taxation, payment of that tax is the responsibility of the winner(s).

Winners of grand prize(s) are required to complete affidavits of eligibility and a station release form in order to receive that grand prize(s). No prize substitution will be made and prize(s) are not transferable. All winners agree that neither DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION, nor any other participating sponsor will be liable for any injury that may occur in connection with winner’s acceptance of any contest prize(s). DIMES Media CORPORATION is not responsible for events canceled by a venue or promoter and will not replace prize(s) unless provided by the venue or promoter.

DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION and all participating sponsors reserve the right to use the winner’s name, voice and likeness and the fact that he/she has won a prize(s) in publicizing this and any contest. All contests are open to Legal U.S. citizens, except for employees of DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION and any of their affiliated corporations, or any of their advertising agencies, immediate family members of such employees, or OTHER MEDIA COMPANIES. If prize that contestant wins is an event and such event is canceled due to an Act of God, DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION reserves the right and contestant understands that may include forfeiture of event, if such event cannot be rescheduled. Contestant will still receive any and all other prizes associated with event. DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION reserves the right to amend or change the rules at any time. DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION may exclude any contestant from being a winner and claiming a prize(s), if that contestant has broken any of the rules. All decisions made by DIMES MEDIA CORPORATION are final.