Winner Takes All Contest Rules

“FUN 101 Winner Takes All”

Official Rules


How To Play the Contest:  Listen to 101.7 WLDE each weekday from Monday, October 1, 2018, through Friday, November 2, 2018 between 7:00am-7:00pm. At random times each weekday, Fun 101.7 WLDE will play the Fun Sounder. When you hear the Fun Sounder, be the 10th caller at (260) 426-5343 to be a finalist in the contest.

If the 10th caller results in multiple callers appearing on the same telephone line, both or all contestants will be disqualified, and WLDE will move onto the next caller.


A Finalist is your chance to win the Grand Prizes.


How to Enter the Contest:   Between October 1, 2018 and November 2, 2018, you must listen to Fun 101.7, WLDE for the Fun Sounder.


Listeners can also become a Finalist by registering at Windows, Doors & More Showroom, 1143 W. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN.  Contestants must completely fill out an entry blank to be eligible.  A valid entry must include Name, Address and Phone Number.  Only one entry allowed per person during the contest. Multiple entries submitted will disqualify the entrant.  A contestant may only fill out an entry form for themselves, but no one else.


At approximately 4pm each Friday during the contest dates, a WLDE staff member will randomly draw five names from among all entries to be a Finalist in the contest, unless specified otherwise. Those selected need not be present to win, unless otherwise specified. WLDE will attempt to notify the winners by phone within 2 business days.  If contact can not be made within 48 hours, no alternate or alternates will be selected.


Each Finalist must meet the eligibility requirements to come to the Grand Prize Awarding Event and have a chance to win the Grand Prizes. Individuals can only be a Finalist once during the contest.  All Finalists must come to the WLDE studios, 347 West Berry Street, Suite 600, Fort Wayne, Indiana, or make appropriate arrangements to pick up their Finalist information, read a copy of the rules and sign a certificate of eligibility by 5:00p.m., November 6, 2018.

Every Finalist is required to attend the Grand Prize Awarding Event on a November 12, 2018 at C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker Street, Fort Wayne, IN.  The Finalists may appoint a proxy to attend the event in his/her place.  A person can only be a proxy for one person.  The Grand Prizes will only be awarded to the Finalist, not a proxy.  If a Finalist appoints a proxy for the event, WLDE must be informed in writing by 5:00 p.m., November 6, 2018.

No purchase is necessary to enter.  There will be a maximum of 125 Finalist awarded from both on-air callers and contest entries at Windows, Doors & More.

Eligibility Restrictions: You must be 18 years of age or older with a valid photo I.D. or other identification issued by the U. S. government or an educational institution. To enter, you must live in the Fort Wayne metropolitan area, consisting of Allen, Whitley, Dekalb, Wells, Adams, Huntington, Steuben and Noble counties in Indiana and Defiance, Van Wert, and Paulding counties in Ohio. Employees of Sarkes Tarzian Inc., Windows Doors & More, other sponsors, and radio stations in the Fort Wayne Metro, and members of their respective families are not eligible.  Family is defined as parents, in-laws, children, spouses, people in spouse-like relationships and siblings, including those in step and half relations. Anyone who has been employed by or interned with Sarkes Tarzian, Inc is also ineligible.

Only one Finalist will be awarded per winner. You may not impersonate someone else to become a Finalist.  Only one winner per household.

A Contestant must own a home on a permanent foundation to be eligible to win the prize from Windows, Doors & More.  A home cannot be a trailer, mobile home or modular home.  Homes must meet requirements set by all manufacturers for installation of their products.  Failure to meet these requirements will require additional costs which must be paid by the winner.


Persons who have won prizes, cash or merchandise, totaling $600 or more from WLDE since May 31, 2018 are ineligible for this contest.

Prize: Each on-air correct caller and Windows, Doors & More Finalist will receive 2 invitations to the Grand Prize Awarding Event, one for themselves and another for one guest. A Guest is not eligible to win the Grand Prizes.  A Maximum of 125 Finalists will be awarded during the contest: Being a Finalist is his or her chance at winning the Grand Prize(s).


Grand Prizes:

One – Grabill made window package from Windows, Doors & More. The prize is $8,500 in retail value. Includes installation. The Grand Prize winner can select a $2000 cash option instead of windows.


One – Lane Recliner from Ball Furniture.  Value is $899.00.


Two – Versa Board Kayaks from Tredway Pools Plus.  Value is $999.00 each.  Total is $1,998.00


One – 1 year membership to Spiece Fitness. $720.00  and $125.00 in Skincare Services with “Liliya’s Skincare at Spiece”  Total value is $845.00.



Additional prizes: (prizes may change without notice)

Selection of Winner at the Grand Prize Event: All Finalists or their authorized proxies must register between 5:30pm and 6:30pm on Monday, November 12, 2018, and must be present at 6:30pm to be eligible for the Grand prize drawing.  Each Finalist must have a current photo I.D., as described above for presentation that evening. As Finalist are registered, their names will be put into a box.  The contest for the Grand Prizes will be done as a reverse drawing including all Finalists who have met contest guidelines to this point.  Once the contest starts, a member of the WLDE staff will randomly draw one name out of the box.  When a Finalist’s name is drawn, he/she will be eliminated in the contest and are no longer eligible for the Grand Prize.  This process will continue until 10 Finalists’ names have been pulled.  Once 10 Finalists names have been eliminated in the contest, there will be a short pause to make additional announcements, and give away a door prize.  This process will continue until there are 2 Finalists left in the contest.  There will be another brief pause to review the list of Grand Prizes and remind participants of any notable rules. The next Finalist name that is drawn in the contest will be eliminated, and the one remaining Finalist’s name in the contest is the winner of the Grand Prizes.  There will be one will be grand prize winner.


Once a Grand Prize winner is determined, the winner or their proxy will have 2 minutes to acknowledge that they are present or will be removed from the list of eligible contestants.  If the Grand Prize Winner does not come forward and be acknowledged within the timeline, the Grand Prize Winner will be the last person eliminated in the contest that is still present at the Grand Prize Awarding Event.

If a Finalists’ name is not drawn during the elimination process, but they are not the last Finalist in the contest who wins, the contest is void and a random drawing will determine the winner of the Grand Prize.

Decisions of station management with respect to this contest are final.


Conditions: Payment of all federal, state, and local taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be reported to the IRS on IRS Form 1099 or the equivalent.


Only the winner(s) may claim the prize.  Any prize not claimed within 30 days of winning will be forfeited by the winner and becomes the property of WLDE.  If any prize is forfeited, an alternate winner will not be selected.
The contest prizes are not transferable.  Prizes may not be substituted or redeemed for cash.


The winner of the Grand Prize must claim their prizes at WLDE within 30 days of winning.  The winner must come to an agreement with Windows, Doors & More on their decision of windows within 1 month of winning and must be installed by Windows Doors and More within a period of one year from the date of winning.  If a prize winner fails to take possession of the Grand prize and come to an agreement with Windows, Doors & More on installation within one year of winning, the contestant will forfeit the prize and a replacement winner will not be selected.  WLDE and Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. will not be responsible for the home improvements.


By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to allow their name, voice, likeness, pictures of the finished home improvement project and/or pictures of their house to be used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest for a period of one year without additional financial or other compensation.


Contest winners are required to sign a Receipt verifying eligibility prior to acceptance of any prize of more than nominal value, and a liability release as applicable.


Pursuant to the Liability Release, the winner agrees to hold Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., and the respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless from and against any and all claims of liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.  These rules are subject to the interpretation of WLDE. Any aspect of these rules, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, can be changed at the discretion of WLDE, and such changes will become effective upon on-air or other appropriate announcement. All decisions of WLDE management in the administration of this contest are final.


No purchase necessary. The contest is void where prohibited. WLDE disclaims any responsibility for computer or equipment malfunctions on-air.


Grand Prize awarding event will happen rain or shine.

Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification, at the sole discretion of WLDE.


WLDE, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the contest or who is otherwise in violation of the rules.


The station further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.


These rules are subject to the interpretation of WLDE. Any aspect of these rules, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, can be changed at the discretion of WLDE, and such changes will become effective upon on-air or other appropriate announcement.


WLDE is not responsible for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call.


As a consequence of delays in the online streaming of the WLDE signal compared to over-the-air broadcasts, online listeners may be at a disadvantage in attempting to participate in on-air contests.  Entrants are encouraged to listen to the station on-air. WLDE is not responsible for online streaming delays.


WLDE also disclaims any responsibility for a Finalists inability to attend the Grand Prize Awarding Event or to appoint a proxy in their place.


WLDE is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcements of any prize.


WLDE reserves the right to change the contest rules at any time.


Copies of the written rules are available during regular business hours at the main studio of WLDE, 347 W. Berry St. Ste. 600, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 or on-line at 10/15/18 (Revised)  cd

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