Compassion Official Contest Rules

Contest in conjunction with the Compassion and WAY FM Network




In conjunction with the Compassion partnership with WAY FM, listeners can participate in a contest to win a trip to a country where Compassion International works in Central or South America, destination is to be determined. The radio station will plan and conduct this contest.

The prize awarded by WAY FM will include roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations during the trip, limited meals allowances at the hotel in which the winner is staying, and ground transportation for the days in destination country. The winner may bring one family member or friend on the trip. Compassion staff will be responsible for hosting the winner on this trip where they will be participating in visiting Compassion’s work, and will provide interpretation.

Contestants must be at least 18 years old to enter. Winner’s companion on trip also must be 18 or older. Each winner will win a Compassion trip Prize pack on WAY FM. One entry per person. Drawing for the prize will be in September 2014 during Pledge Drive. This contest is closed to employees of WAY FM and Compassion International. Winner and guest authorize Compassion International to publish their names and photos in publications of said organizations.

All travel and hotel accommodations will be coordinated through and approved by Compassion International. The Winning Contestant and their travel companion understand that there are inherent risks which are associated with all travel, including international travel, and by accepting the trip to destination country, the Winning Contestant and their travel companion waive their right to pursue any and all claims against WAY FM, or Compassion International or any of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees or agents for damages which may be suffered by the

The Winning Contestant further acknowledges that because of the unpredictability of political and meteorological conditions or other circumstances, which may be beyond the control of WAY FM or Compassion International, that the trip may be canceled, postponed or shortened, with or without advance notice. In such circumstances, the Winning Contestant will not be entitled to a substitute prize or trip, except as is offered by Compassion International in its sole discretion.

The prizes may not be cashed or exchanged for cash, nor may the prizes be transferred to any other person without the written permission of Compassion International. By entering/registering for this contest, the winner agrees to abide by and be bound by theseOfficial Rules. WAY FM and Compassion International and its agents have engaged the service of vendors for arranging this trip; and, as a consequence, WAY FM andCompassion International accepts no responsibility for accidents, damages, baggage losses, delays due to strikes, or to faults or defaults of any vendor used for carrying out this trip.

The Winning Contestant acknowledges that the trip to destination country and all benefits, which are associated with the trip, may be considered as income or as a benefit under federal, state and local income tax regulations, which will be subject to taxation. The Winning Contestant acknowledges and agrees that it will be the sole responsibility of the Winning Contestant to determine if any tax liability will result from the awarding of the prize to the Winning Contestant, what the tax liability will be if any tax liability should exist, and to be responsible for all tax liability that may exist from the awarding of the trip.

Any applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner and not that of WAY FM and Compassion International. The winner will be required to sign a W9 form, provided before receiving any prizes valued at over $600 and will receive a 1099.

WAY FM and Compassion International reserve the right to substitute a prize of similar value at its sole discretion. WAY FM, whose decision is final, will decide any questions concerning the rules and the administration of the promotion.

Winner (s) agree to release and hold harmless WAY FM and Compassion International from any loss or liability arising out of participation in this promotion or the acceptance and use of the trip prize.

By accepting prizes, winners agree to permit WAY FM and Compassion International to use the winners’ biographical information (in addition to the winners’ name and photograph or likeness) for promotional and ministry purposes without compensation to the winner.

WAY FM or Compassion International management, without prior notice, may amend these rules at any time. However, all changes will be filed at the local radio station.

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