Concord Mills Shopping Spree Rules

107.9 The Link

Concord Mills Shopping Spree Contest


How to Enter for a Chance to Win

Online contest entry period begins July 3, 2014 at 12:00am and ends at 6:59pm on July 18, 2014. There are 2 way to enter: 1. Listen weekdays July 7 – July 18 at 9am, 12pm, 3pm and 7pm and be caller 9 when the cue to call is given. 

2. “Last Chance Qualifier” – Saturday, July 26 10am-11am.  Register at the 107.9 the Link set at Concord Mills during this time.  One entry will be drawn at random from all entries received to participate in the Grand Prize drawing beginning at 11am on Saturday, July 26.. 


How to Win. Listen to 107.9 The Link at 9am, 12pm, 3pm and 7pm every weekday starting on Monday, July 7, 2014 – Friday, July 18, 2014.  Once the cue to call is given, you must be caller 9 at 704.570.1079.


Online listeners to the Station web stream may experience a reception delay of up to one minute.  Listening to the station’s over-the-air broadcast is the best way to participate in this contest.

Winner qualification is subject to FULL phone call completion, and the verification of the caller’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number and social security number, all of which must be provided prior to completion of the call.   Contest calls will not be accepted at any other number.


All contest entries will become the property of WLNK and will not be acknowledged or returned.



QUALIFYING PRIZE – $25.00 gift card to a select store in the Concord Mills Mall
Approximate Value: $25.00

GRAND PRIZE - $4,000 shopping spree at Concord Mills Mall (shopping spree will be given as multiple gift card to stores inside the mall) and $500.00 gift card to Reed’s Jewelers
Approximate Value: $4,500.00

One Grand Prize winner will be chosen on July 26, 2014 from all eligible qualifiers at the Finale Event at Concord Mills Mall.  A maximum of 41 qualifiers will be chosen. The Grand Prize winner will receive $4,000 in gift cards to stores in Concord Mills Mall and one $500.00 gift card to Reed’s Jewelers.

Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.  Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  WLNK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value.  Winners may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must claim their prizes in person at the WLNK offices within 30 days after the end of the contest.  Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited. 


All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in Station’s total survey area (as defined by Arbitron).  A winner will be disqualified if he/she or a member of his/her household has won a WLNK contest with a value over $50.00 within the previous 60 days.  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Charlotte, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with WLNK or any of the promotion sponsors, and other radio stations in WLNK’s metro survey area (as defined by Arbitron) are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by STATION.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  One entry per person; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant.  Void where prohibited.


By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, WLNK, Greater Media Charlotte, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  Winners (and their guests, if any) will be required to sign a form releasing WLNK and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.  




WLNK undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  WLNK is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the station.  WLNK is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of WLNK, WLNK reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).


Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for WLNK and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness without compensation.


Social Security Number must be provided prior to awarding the grand prize to report the total value of each prize to the IRS and they will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099.  Winners must provide their social security number to WLNK for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize. 


Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  WLNK reserves the right to rule ineligible listeners who, in WLNK’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by STATION or its affiliates.  WLNK reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and these Official Rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of WLNK and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available during regular business hours at the WLNK studio, 1 Julian Price Place, Charlotte, NC 28208, for 60 days after the contest concludes. 

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Charlotte, NC having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and WLNK hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.