Pledge Drive Contest Rules

Pledge Drive Contest Rules


Enter into the contest by providing your name, email and phone number in one of three ways:

1.      Email
2.      Call us at 254-710-1033 or donate online at
3.      Mail us a 3” x 5” index card to KWBU:

Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation
One Bear Place #97296
Waco, TX 76798-7296

All contest entries made to KWBU in response to the KWBU Big Membership Event, whether by mail, website, or telephone, are included in the drawings. The drawings are open to legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Canada. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. This contest is sponsored by KWBU: Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation, One Bear Place #97296, Waco, TX  76798-7296.  Employees, board members and advisory committee members of KWBU, its affiliates, advertising and production agencies related to its contest, and their respective household members are not eligible. KWBU volunteers may enter if they are not included in the above named categories. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

How to Enter
No purchase or contribution is necessary. You may enter this contest in one of three ways: email, by telephone at (254) 710-1033, or by mail by sending in a 3” x 5” index card to KWBU: Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation, One Bear Place #97296, Waco, TX  76798-7296. Entry must include your full name, complete mailing address, phone number with area code, and an e-mail address. No other method of entry will be accepted. Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than two days after the last day of pledge drive. Contest runs September 27, 2018 through October 5, 2018. Drawing will be held October 10, 2018.  Limit one entry per household, incomplete entries are void.

Selection of Winner(s)
Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the deadline dates above. Prize drawing will be conducted by KWBU. Drawing will be conducted within seven days of end of contest. Winner(s) will be announced on-air after the end of the drawing. Winner(s) need not be present to win. Winner(s) will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail within 24 hours of drawing. Every reasonable attempt will be made to award prize. If after every reasonable effort has been exerted to award the prize but the potential winner(s) cannot be reached, or the potential winner(s) has refused to accept the prize, or if entrant is found to be ineligible, or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner awarded.

Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winners’ names, hometowns and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation. Winners will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail.

Limit of Entry
Limit one entry per person for the entire entry period. Multiple entries, if discovered, will be disqualified. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. KWBU is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Proof of emailing and/or mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.

One (1) drawing will be held for each prize and all prizes non-transferable. Prize value varies based on prize. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. All taxes on the prize, including but not limited to federal, state and local income and sales taxes, and any expense not covered herein (including but not limited to expenses related to the use of the prize) are the responsibility of the winners.

Prize(s) to be given away:

-          Amazon Echo Dot      -           $49.99 value

A voice-controlled, enhanced speaker that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, answer questions, set timers and alarms, and more.  For additional information on this prize please contact Loretta at 254-710-7887.

Other Important Points
Prize drawing participants, by entering, release KWBU, its employees, and its agents from any liability with respect to the receipt or use of any awarded prize. KWBU makes no and disclaims all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, or merchantability of any prize.

KWBU reserves the right to cancel this contest and not award any prize in the event that in its judgment unforeseen developments warrant cancelation.

For the names of the prize winner(s), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope before November 1, 2018 to “KWBU Drive Drawing Winners’ Names”, KWBU: Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation, One Bear Place #97296, Waco, TX  76798-7296. Winners list will not be available until after October 31, 2018.