March 2017 Freakonomics Flyaway to NYC Contest Rules

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OFFICIAL RULES

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase or pledge necessary.  Entries may be made by going to Freakonomics.com/donate, texting our pledge line or by responding to an email between the hours of 12am March 16th, 2017 and 12pm April 16th, 2017 Eastern Standard Time. WNYC, WQXR, and New Jersey Public Radio Monthly Sustainers are automatically entered into the giveaway.

ELIGIBILITY: Anyone 18 years of age or older can enter the 2017 Freakonomics Flyaway to New York City contest except employees of New York Public Radio and its related organizations, their immediate family or persons living in the same household.  Void where prohibited by law.

 

PRIZE: The winner will receive all of the following:

  • $3,000 in travel vouchers that can be used for booking round trip airfare to New York City for two, and a night's hotel accommodations in New York City.
  • A guided tour of the Freakonomics studios (to be scheduled during a time and date that is approved by New York Public Radio).
  • Lunch with Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics (to be scheduled during a time and date that is approved by New York Public Radio). Approximate value: $75

Total value:  $3,075

 

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNER:  One winner and three back up names will be selected by random drawing no later than May 1st, 2017. Winner will be notified by telephone or mail.  If the winner is unable to be contacted or to collect their prize, the unawarded prize will go to the first back-up and subsequent back-ups thereof until prize is awarded. Winner must provide their social security number. The chances of winning are dependent upon the number of entries. The winner’s name will be kept on file at New York Public Radio and will be available by writing WNYC Listener Services, 160 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013.

 

GENERAL:  By participating in the 2017 Freakonomics Flyaway to New York City contest, participants agree to these Official Rules, and that New York Public Radio, its agents and employees will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind resulting from their use of the prize or their participation in the giveaway. Prize is nontransferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. There can be no substitutions for a prize. New York Public Radio may use winner’s name for publicity purposes without further compensation.  Taxes and expenses as a result of winning this prize are the responsibility of the winner. Winner will receive a 1099 with the above stated value.

 

RESTRICTIONS:  Restrictions may apply. By participating in the 2017 Freakonomics Flyaway to New York City contest, a participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, and by all decisions of the contest judges. One entry per person.  Anyone who enters multiple times will be disqualified.