General Contest Rules

Applies to All Contests… For Specific Material Terms… Required by FCC Rules… See Page Specific to the Contest, Promotion or Giveaway.

1. Dates/Terms/Eligibility. Radio stations 90.9 KSWP / 91.9 KAVX / L.E.B.F. may change the dates and/or terms of the Contest(s) or Give Aways without prior notice. Any material changes will be broadcast on 90.9, 91.9 and/or posted here or in the Specific Material Terms for Individual Contests (see below). The Contests are open to legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age and older, residing in Texas or West Louisiana, unless otherwise noted. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. Employees or agents of the Station, (L.E.B.F.) Lufkin Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Incorporation, other Texas or Louisiana radio stations or any entity associated with the Contests or Give Aways, as well as members of the same household of any such employee or agent, may not participate.

2. Prizes Only one winner or qualifier per household per contest or giveaway for prizes valued under $600 dollars. After winning a prize valued over $600, winner must wait ninety (90) days before they are eligible to win another prize worth over $600 dollars. All sales, prize and other taxes, gratuities and any other incidentals associated with the prize are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and may not be substituted, except by KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F., prize donors or sponsors for reasons of unavailability. In which case, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

3. Prizes unclaimed after 45 days become the property of KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F.. KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. assumes no responsibility or liability for damages loss or injury resulting from acceptance or use of the prize. KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. is not responsible for replacing tickets in the event of show cancellations as a result of weather, promoter or performer. In the case of a concert or event with a date sooner than thirty (30) days, tickets and any associated prizes will be forfeited at 5 PM on the last weekday prior to the date of the concert or event. If the prize(s) are mailed by KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F., the winner assumes all risk of loss, theft, late or miss-delivery.

4. Conditions/Restrictions. Each winner will be required to produce identification satisfactory to KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F.. A winner of a prize with a retail value of $600 or more will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release, including a publicity release, as prepared by KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. prior to receiving their prize. Each winner will be responsible for any taxes or fees that result from the receipt and/or use of their prize and may receive an IRS Form 1099-Misc. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. Anyone using fraudulent means to participate and/or win the Contest will be disqualified.

5. KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. is not responsible for errors, problems or delays in the mail or telephone systems that may prevent callers or entries from reaching KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F.. Listeners can call any of the KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F.‘s phone lines. If a caller gets disconnected for any reason before their name and phone number have been recorded, another will be taken. Decisions of KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. station management are final. All contest entries will become the property of KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F..

6. Release and Indemnification. In exchange for the right to participate in any Contest, each participant agrees to forever release and indemnify KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F., and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees (the “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, demands and/or causes of action of any nature or kind whatsoever, whether presently known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, that arise out of the participant’s participation in the Contest.

7. Rules. Any violation of these general rules, specific material terms or internet rules, below, will result in disqualification. Copies of these rules and terms are available for download here, in person at the KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F.‘s studios (151 Holmes Road, Lufkin, TX 75904 or P.O. Box 151340, Lufkin, TX 75915) during regular business hours or by sending a request, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, to KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. at this address.

Specific Material Terms for Individual Contests/Games

Special Internet Rules for contests involving kswp.org and kavx.org

1. Game and contest participants using the Internet must provide a valid email address. Limit one entry per email address unless otherwise noted.

2. Any prize that involves and overnight stay for two must be won or given to a married couple. That couple must claim the prize in person at the KSWP/KAVX Business Office.

3. KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F., prize donors and sponsors are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F., users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant’s ability to participate.

4. KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F. corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of any Internet promotion, game or contest, or the Internet portion of any promotion, game or contest. KSWP / KAVX / L.E.B.F., in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means. All Internet participants agree to be bound by these rules, and the Official General Rules appearing above.

Rules for Specific Giveaways, Contest, Events, and Promotions

On a regular basis the radio station does a giveaway, contest, events, or promotion that requires additional guidelines or rules as required by the Federal Communications Commission. Look for this information for a specific event on the webpage assigned.


Big Give Away Announcement

From Monday, March 31st through Wednesday May 7th you can listen for your chance to qualify to win a trip to Puerto Rico May 23rd-the 26th to see Michael W. Smith in concert
The trip includes

  • 2 Concert Tickets to see Michael W. Smith in concert featuring Natasha Owens
  • 2 airline tickets
  • 1 Hotel Room
  • Ground Transportation to and from the airport limited to Puerto Rico

3 Ways to Qualify

  1. Call in with your Praise or Prayer between 6a-6p Monday March 31st
  2. Volunteer to work a shift during Shareathon April 1st, 2nd, & 3rd – once your shift is complete your name will be entered in the drawing
  3. Listen for the touch tones after Shareathon for your chance to call in and qualify
  • KSWP/KAVX Contest General Rules apply
    Winner must be 18 years or older
    Winners have to be a married couple, siblings or friends of the same gender (no engaged couples or couples living together)
    No purchase necessary