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Power 96.5/March Of Dimes Power Babies Calendar Rules



Date of Contest:

Monday  September 23, 2013 to Thursday November 1st, 2013



How to Enter:

1.    No purchase necessary to enter.


2. The contest entry period will begin at Noon(EST)  September 23rd , 2013 and end at 11:59PM (EST), October 4th.


3. Persons wishing to enter the Contest (each a “Entrant”) must submit to the Station: one color photograph of their baby, their name, the baby’s name, address, email address, age (of both entrant & baby) and telephone number(s), by email  to The photo must be in either a .jpeg or .jpg file format (no other formats will be accepted). See Sections 4 through 12 below for more details about photo and other entry requirements.


4.No person but the baby entered into the contest may be depicted in any way in the photo (not even the entrant) and by entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to use of the photograph by Station in any manner it sees fit with no compensation to the Entrant or child. Any photograph with any other person(s) depicted in it will be ineligible and disqualified.


5. By submitting an entry, The entrant is confirming the following:

•Entrant represents and warrants that he/she is over 18 years of age.


•Entrant represents and warrants that he/she own the rights to, or have obtained permission to use, the photo submitted with the entry.


•The child depicted in the photo is not over 24 months old at time of entry.


•Entrant represents and warrants, 1) there is only one person visible in the attached photo, 2) the person depicted is a child not over 24 months old, and 3) the Entrant is the parent or legal guardian of the child.


•Entrant represents and warrants that he/she authorizes Station to post the photo on Station’s website or social network sites or use the photo in any other way Station sees fit.


•Entrant agrees and acknowledges that Station, March Of Dimes, other contest sponsors, and their respective affiliates, parents, employees, agents and all other related sponsors: may use the Entrant’s name, image, photo submission, other entry materials and/or biographical information for advertising and/or promotional purposes on radio, TV broadcasts, in the newspaper, on websites and/or any other medium in connection with participation in this contest or otherwise without the payment of any additional compensation.


•Entrant understands and agrees that Station shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the photo submitted, whether or not the photo is selected as a winner, and entrant agrees to sign any documents requested by Station to evidence such transfer of ownership.


•By submitting a photo in a Station contest, entrant agrees to indemnify Station should any representations and warranties made by entrant herein or in the applicable contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate


•Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the contest rules are available to him/her at and that he/she has had an opportunity to review them before entering this contest and agrees to be legally bound by the contest rules. Contest rules are also available Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) during normal business hours between 8AM (EST) and 5PM (EST) at the Station’s studios located at 600 West Cavanaugh, Lansing, MI 48910.


6. Each Entrant may submit only one (1) entry in this contest and Entrant must be the parent or legal guardian of the baby depicted in the photo. Station will disqualify any photo received from an Entrant who is not the parent or legal guardian of the baby depicted therein. Station will discard multiple entries from the same Entrant (whether containing photos of the same or of different babies) and only the first qualifying entry received will be eligible to participate.


7.The baby depicted in the submitted photo is not over 24 months old at time of entry (the “Age Requirement”) and the photo should be no more than three (3) months old, as of the date of submission. The baby depicted in the photo must be at least covered with a diaper.


8. Both the entering parent/legal guardian and the baby must be eligible to win in this contest (other than the minimum entry age restriction with respect to the child).


9. By entering this contest, Entrants understand and agree that Station may elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes on-air and may choose to comment on, mock, poke fun at, and/or mimic any entry submitted. Entrants waive any right to make any claim against Station or any contest sponsors with respect to any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made on-air regarding such Entrant’s entry.


10. By submitting a photo to the Station for this contest, each Entrant authorizes the Station to post such photo to the Station’s website at and its Facebook page . Station will not post all entry photos received on the Station’s website or its Facebook page.


11. Photograph entries must not contain any indecency, profanity or obscenity as determined by Station in its sole discretion. Photograph entries must not contain or depict any registered trade/servicemark or other copyrighted material other than those owned or licensed by the entrant, the Station, or a Contest Sponsor. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST AND SUBMITTING PHOTOGRAPH, THE ENTRANT IS REPRESENTING TO STATION THAT THE USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH PHOTOGRAPH WILL NOT VIOLATE OR INFRINGE UPON THE RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COPYRIGHTS OF OTHERS. By submitting a photo, Entrants agree to indemnify Station should any representations and warranties in these contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate.




12. The Grand Prize Winner will be determined in the following manner:


I.             Between October 5th and October 6th, 2013, twenty (20) Qualifiers selected by Station will continue to the next round of the contest based on any lawful criteria Station judges deems desirable.


II.            At approximately 10AM (EST) on Wednesday October 9th, 2013, Station will post photos of twenty (20) entries online at the Station’s website, . Listeners will then be able to vote for their favorite baby from among the twenty (20) photos posted online (Subject to Station’s right to implement limits as set forth in the general contest rules) until 5PM (EST) on Friday October 25th, 2013.


III.         On Friday November 1st, 2013, Station will select the potential twelve (12) Grand Prize Winners from among the final twenty (20) finalists and announce his/her name on the air at approximately 5pm (EST)  The 12 winning babies will appear in the 2014 Power 96.5/March Of Dimes Power Babies Calendar.The potential Grand Prize Winner need not listen in order to win. Station will contact the potential Grand Prize Winner. Station will select Grand Prize Winner based on evaluation of the submitted photo (in their subjective opinion) and/or any other any lawful criteria Station judges deem desirable, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these contest rules. LISTENER VOTES WILL NOT BE THE FINAL DETERMINING FACTOR IN THE SELECTION OF WINNERS BUT MAY BE, IN STATION’S SOLE DISCRETION, ONE OF MANY FACTORS TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION IN SELECTING WINNERS. Should the potential grand prize winner(s) not meet the eligibility requirements or is disqualified for any other reason, an Alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected by Station but in the event such Alternate Grand Prize Winner does not meet eligibility requirements or is disqualified, no Grand Prize will be awarded in this Contest.




13. Station will award 20 prizes to the finalists in this contest.

This prize is valued at approximately $100 and consists of the following:


•Twenty (20) Professional Portrait sessions from JM Chance Photograhy valued at $100 a piece which consists of: A 30 minute Professional Portrait session and 1 (one) gift 8x10 print. Each prize winners will be required to sign a model release at the session. 1 session per winner.




14. The sponsors of this contest are Lansing Mall, March Of Dimes and McDonald Broadcasting.



15. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry.


16. In order to receive the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize Winner will be required to produce documentation (including but not limited to a birth certificate or court order appointing a legal guardian) establishing that (i) they are the parent or legal guardian of the baby depicted in the selected photo; and (ii) the depicted baby meets the Age Requirement. Grand Prize Winner must present the required documentation in person at Station’s studios at 600 West Cavanaugh Lansing, MI, 48910 when picking up Grand Prize.


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