By entering this drawing each entrant agrees to be governed by the rules and abide by any decisions of WFIU Public Radio with respect to any aspect of this drawing. All decisions made by WFIU Public Radio are final. Entrants are not a winner of any prize unless and until eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules have been verified and the potential winners have been notified that verification is complete. Disqualification will result if entrants or prize winners do not comply with these rules.
NO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION IS REQUIRED TO ENTER TO WIN. A contribution or purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The contest is open to all legal US residents eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. Employees of IU Radio & TV Services (including Indiana Public Media, WFIU and WTIU), and their immediate family or household members, its divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, advisory board members, and any other persons involved with this promotion are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law and subject to all Federal, State, and Local taxes and regulations. All taxes on prizes are the responsibility of the winners. The winners may be required to Indiana University’s Prize Tax Data Collection Form and a W-9 or W-8BEN form prior to claiming prize.
HOW TO ENTER
There are two ways to enter the sweepstakes:
Enter with a contribution: All donors who make a contribution or pledge online at www.wfiu.org or by calling 800-662-3311 on the dates and during the Entry Periods described below under “Prizes and Entry Periods” will automatically be entered into the sweepstakes. Entrants must provide a valid telephone number or email address. Limit of one entry per person.
Enter without a contribution: Use the Enter without making a contribution online form. Entrants must provide a valid telephone number, email address and mailing address. Limit of one entry per person.
Sponsor’s computer will serve as the official timepiece for online entries to the contest. WFIU is not responsible for lost, late, delayed or illegible entries. Incomplete entries are void. You will be notified only if you win.
Prizes and entry periods
Spring 2023 Sweepstakes
First Drawing Prize:
In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a 15-gallon native Redbud Tree, delivered and planted by New Leaf Landscape Consulting, Inc. of Bloomington. Delivery is limited to the Monroe County area. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. March 15, 2023, and 11:59 p.m. March 22, 2023 (“Entry Period”). The approximate retail value of this prize is $420.00.
Second Drawing Prize:
In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a customized gift basket (cat or dog) from T&T Pet Food & Supply of Bloomington. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. March 23, 2023, and 11:59 p.m March 23, 2023 (“Entry Period”). The approximate retail value of this prize is $200.00.
Third Drawing Prize:
In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive three (3) cubic yards of mulch provided and delivered by Bluestone Tree of Bloomington. Delivery is limited to the Monroe County area. All entries for this drawing must be received between 8:00 a.m. March 26, 2023 and 9:59 a.m. March 26, 2023 (“Entry Period”). The approximate retail value of this prize is $123.00.
All times are in Eastern Standard Time.
One or more additional prize drawings may be added at WFIU’s discretion during the sweepstakes period and, if they occur, will be subject to the same rules as the prize drawings described above, except that the prizes may be described on-air.
Selection of the Winners
Prizes will be awarded in random drawings from among all eligible entries received, as detailed above. Drawings will be conducted in accordance with these Official Rules. WFIU’s decisions on all matters related to the sweepstakes are binding and final. Winners will be notified by the telephone or e-mail address provided on or about April 3, 2023. If the prize notification email is returned as undeliverable, or the potential winner fails to claim a prize within five  days of the notice and/or declines the prize, the prize in question will be forfeited by the potential winner and, in WFIU’s sole discretion, will be awarded to an alternate winner. All eligible entries in the Spring 2023 sweepstakes will remain eligible for each prize in the applicable sweepstakes unless drawn as a winner for another prize. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately four to eight weeks after the drawing.
Prizes may not be redeemed for cash and are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Entrants may not assign the right to receive a prize.
Prize Recipient Waiver/Release
By acceptance of prize, winners consent to the use of his/her name and/or likeness for purpose of publicity, advertising or trade without additional consideration. The winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release as a condition of receiving the prize.
The winners agree that the prize is awarded on the condition that WFIU Public Radio and their agents, representatives and employees will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession, use or non-use of the prize.
The winners release WFIU Public Radio, Indiana University, its employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to any prize or any loss, accident or death incurred in connection with the use of any prize and is not responsible for the operation, quality, condition, fit, availability or an other feature or risk of any prize, nor for the delay in the delivery of the prize. WFIU may, in its sole discretion, choose to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event an offered prize becomes unavailable for any reason.
To find out the name of the winners, available after Monday, April 3, 2023, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to WFIU Public Radio, ATTN: WFIU Spring 2023 Sweepstakes, 1229 East Seventh Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-5501.
Odds of winning
Odds of winning are determined by the total number of entries received and cannot be projected. Non-contributing entries and contribution entries have an equal chance of winning.
Choice of law
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of WFIU Public Radio in connection with the contest, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Indiana without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof.
This contest is sponsored by WFIU Public Radio, 1229 E 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.