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Contest Rules

 M. Belmont VerStandig, Inc HJV Limited Partnership
Verstanding Broadcasting will be running “Shopping Spree” simultaneously on WBHB and WAYZ with a weekly winner from both stations.

1) All contests must be 18 years of age or older.

2) Employees of M. Belmont VerStandig, Inc., HJV Limited Partnership, (VerStandig Broadcasting), its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating sponsorspromotional partners, other radio stations in the Frederick, MD Hagerstown, MDChambersburgWaynesboro, PA Market and members of their immediate households are ineligible to participate or win.

3) Prize and or prizes must be picked up within 30 days from date prize was won or it is forfeited.  Cash prizes will be available for pickup after 10 business days.

4) VerStandig Broadcasting reserves the right to change or discontinue the contest at any time.  Any change will become effective upon announcement of the change on-air.

5) Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification at the discretion of VerStandig Broadcasting.

6) All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of VerStandig Broadcasting, 10960 John Wayne Dr., Greencastle, Pennsylvania.  In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival.  Prizes weighing over 1 pound must be picked up.

7) Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prizes awarded with a value totaling $600.00 or more in a calendar year, will receive, an IRS Form 1099 at the end of that year.

8) No purchase necessary.  Void where prohibited.

9) Contest prizes are not transferable, may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash.

10) Copies of the written contest rules are available during regular business hours at 10960 John Wayne Dr., Greencastle, Pennsylvania.

11) Eligible contestants need only to qualify once during the duration of the contest.

12) Contest will begin Monday August 26th and run until cancelled

13) Contestants may register online at or by emailing their name, address, phone number, and date of birth to .

14) Weekdays (Mon-Fri) around 7:20am, 9:20am, 11:20am, 1:20pm, 3:20pm and 5:20pm we will call qualified entrants names.  Entrants must call back at 888-950-1047 within 10 minutes to qualify.

15) Each Monday morning between 5am and 10am we will call a name from the previous week’s qualifiers.   The contestant will have 10 minutes to call back at 888-950-1047 to win .  If a contestant fails to call back within the 10 minute time frame, another contestant’s name will be called.  The final judgment on the 10 minute time frame will be decided by VerStandig Broadcasting.

16) All rules are subject to change.

Each winner will have 2 hours on a mutually agreed upon date (not later than two (2) weeks of winning unless otherwise mutually agreed to) to spend $1,000.00 in retail dollars – i.e. spent on retail merchandise available at the time of the shopping spree – must be “cash and carry” and not ordered. Payment of prior balances owed is not allowed. The $1,000.00 will have to be spent while traveling within Washington County, Maryland and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.  Prior to the start of any weekly contest, the geographic parameters of locations within which the shopping spree will have to occur will be announced on air and added to these rules. Unless specific geographic area is named for the weekly contests, the location shall be at retail stores within Washington County, Maryland and Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Any money not spent within the designated time period will be forfeited and remain the property of VerStandig Broadcasting. The winner will be solely responsible for any dollar value above the $1,000.00 prize amount. All expenditures will be determined by the stated retail value of the items purchased plus applicable sales taxes.

A representative of VerStandig Broadcasting will accompany the winner , who will be required to  allow VerStandig Broadcasting to do remote cut ins to the stations during the shopping spree. The accompanying representative will arrange for payment of the bills and will insure that the rules are followed. Any questions regarding the rules will be resolved by VerStandig Broadcasting , and its determinations will be final.

The winner may NOT use any portion of the $1000 spending spree award to:
• Order Merchandise – it must be “cash and carry”.
• Buy or pay for medical, legal, accounting or any professional fees of any nature.
• Pay any outstanding bills relating to previous purchases or obligations.
• Pay off Credit Card bills, mortgage payments, installment payments or other outstanding obligations.
• Place a down payment or partial payment on purchase.
• The purchases must be for cash and in full payment of the item purchased.
• Purchases cannot be placed by telephone, Internet or from other remote connections – the purchase must be made in person in a retail establishment.
• Final discretion on what may not be purchased within these limitations rests with the management of VerStandig Broadcasting and such determination shall be final and binding.


a.  Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prizes awarded to winners will be reported, if required, on IRS Form 1099 or the equivalent, and a winner of a prize with a value of more than $600 may be required to acknowledge and agree to the prize valuation when accepting the prize.  All winners will be required to present a valid photo ID prior to the award of the prize and sign a prize receipt.

b.  By participating in the contest, the winner agrees that VerStandig Broadcasting and the contest sponsors may use the winner’s name, voice, picture or other likeness in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest for a period of one year without further compensation, and agrees to sign a publicity release in this regard prior to acceptance of the prize.

c.  VerStandig Broadcasting  reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest at any time if it believes that they are incomplete, vague, or require clarification in order to assure that the Shopping Spree Contests are run in a manner that meets the  intent and purpose of the contest. Any change in the rules will be effective upon announcement on air.

d.  All decisions of VerStandig Broadcasting  in the administration of this contest are final.
e.  No purchase is necessary.  The contest is void where prohibited.

f.  Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant's disqualifications at the discretion of VerStandig Broadcasting.

Copies of the written contest rules are available during regular business hours at the main studio of VerStandig Broadcasting, located at 10960 John Wayne Drive, Greencastle, Pennsylvania.   A list of the contest winners can be obtained by sending a self addressed, stamped envelope to VerStandig Broadcasting, 10960 John Wayne Dr, P.O. Box 788, Greencastle, Pennsylvania 17225, after August 26th 2013 until the conclusion of the contest.

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