Rules: belVita Contest



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


Entrants must be legal residents of Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin, 21 years of age or older 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 ESPN Radio 1000 WMVP (AM), its licensee Sports Radio Chicago, LLC, TMPG, belVita or 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.



To enter, participants must text "belVita" to 3ESPN (33776) between Monday, January 28, 2013 and March 3, 2013 for a chance to win Winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries on or around March 4th, 2013 by 11:59 p.m. CST to win a two-hundred fifty dollar ($250.00) visa gift card. All entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Limit of 1 entry per person per household.

All entrants must have a text messaging two-way capable handset and digital service in order to enter the Sweepstakes using the text messaging method. Prize will be awarded to the name corresponding to the phone number from which the text message originated.. Standard text messaging fees apply. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan. Not all cellular phone providers carry necessary service to participate. Check your phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions. By entering via text you grant Sponsor your consent to call your cell phone should you be selected as a potential winner.

Alternative Method of Entry:

To enter offline, mail in to the "Belvita Breakfast Biscuits contest" a 3" by 5" card with your name, address and telephone number to: 190 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601. All entries must be received and postmarked All entries must be postmarked by 3/1/13, and received by 3/3/12. Multiple entries will automatically result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for mail that is lost, stolen, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, altered, tampered with, or postage-due.


One grand prize winner will be selected at random on or around March 4, 2013 by 11:59 PM CST from all valid text entries received. In the event winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with contest procedures, or is not available to claim prize, then an alternate winner will be selected at random; the prize will be awarded to a runner-up.

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 contest 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.

Winner will be notified by email and telephone by a representative of SPONSOR. 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.

People who have won any other prizes on station within 60 days of entry are not eligible to enter this contest. Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received. Final determination of winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.

Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received. Final determination of winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.


One (1) winner will receive a visa gift card for two-hundred fifty dollars ($250).

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


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

By participating in the contest and/or accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release ESPN Chicago1000/WMVP (AM) and its licensee Sports Radio Chicago, LLC , 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 contest 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 ESPN 1000, 190 N State Street 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601 within 60 days after contest end date.