Rules: BMW Championship Sweepstakes



BMW Championships, WMVP (AM), and its licensee Sports Radio Chicago, LLC ("ESPN 1000") (Hereinafter collectively referred to as "Sponsor" or "Sweepstakes Entities").


Entrants must be 21 years of age or older and must be legal residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin or Michigan at time of entry.

Any individuals including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for BMW Championship, WMVP (AM), any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.



Eligible entrants must listen to the Waddle & Silvy show 2P-6P CT, (Monday-Friday) during station coverage of the following: The Masters (April 11-14, 2013) The US Open (June 13-16, 2013), The British Open (July 18-21, 2013) and The PGA Championships (August 8-11, 2013) for a chance to qualify.
Listeners will be assigned a professional golfer participating in the following tournaments (The Masters, The US Open, The British Open and The PGA Championships) via email. Golfers will be assigned to listeners randomly and on a first come, first serve basis. The amount of qualifiers will determined by the number of professional golfers participating in each of the above tournaments. The winner assigned to the overall winning professional golfer for each of the above tournaments will be the final winner (one winner per tournament). Waddle & Silvy will announce how listeners can qualify during their show prior to each tournament outlined above. Methods of entry may include, but are not limited to: call-in, electronic mail and/or texting. Opportunities to enter and via which of these methods will be announced during the same period
Entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.

One entry per household.

Only calls to the specified phone number can win. Sponsor is not responsible for inability of caller to complete call within specified time, whether due to busy lines, disconnections, telephone malfunctions or other circumstances.

Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. If for any reason the sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify or suspend the sweepstakes. If canceled, Sponsor reserves the right at its discretion to determine the winner using all non-suspect eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial, delayed or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind in connection with entries or the entry process, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.

Standard carrier text messaging and data fees may apply. By entering via text you grant Sponsor your consent to call your cell phone should you be selected as a potential winner.


One (1) winner will be selected for each of the following tournaments: The Masters (April 11-14, 2013) The US Open (June 13-16, 2013), The British Open (July 18-21, 2013) and The PGA Championships (August 8-11, 2013). Winners will be announced during Waddle and Silvy's follow-up coverage and be announced on or about after each tournament (Monday, April 15, 2013, Monday, June 17, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013 and Monday, August 12, 2013).

In the event winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with sweepstakes procedures, or is not available to claim prize during specified dates, then the prize will be forfeited and will not be awarded.

Winner will be notified by phone. Response to winner notification must be received by Sponsor within 3 business days or the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting.

Limit one prize per winner for this contest. People who have won any other prizes on station within 60 days of entry are not eligible to enter this contest.

Sponsor is not responsible for winner notifications via texting that are the result of texting, computer or transmission errors and may cancel, modify or suspend the sweepstakes based upon any such error without liability at Sponsor's sole discretion. In the event than an error occurs and more than the designated number of prizes are claimed, the designated number of prizes will be awarded in a second round drawing from among eligible claimants.

Odds of winning depend on number of valid qualifiers received.

Final determination of winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.


One (1) winner per each tournament will receive four (4) tickets to the BMW Championships (September 9-15, 2013). Tickets can be used on any day of the BMW Championship tournament. (Approximate Retail Value: $160)

If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded.

All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner's sole responsibility. Some restrictions may apply.

Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more.

Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

Prize is subject to availability. Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or preemption of show/contest/event/meeting or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill this element of the prize. This element of the prize has no approximate retail value, and if it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill this element, Sponsor's only obligation will be to provide the remainder, if any, of the prize.


By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Judges and the sweepstakes administrator, which shall be final in all respects.

By participating in the sweepstakes and/or accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release BMW Championships, WMVP (AM), and its licensee Sports Radio Chicago, LLC ("ESPN 1000"), their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in the sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize.

Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, in any media now known or hereafter created or conceived, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.


Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned.

For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "BMW Championship Contest", 190 N. State Street, 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601 within 60 days after contest end date.