Operation Santa – Basil Family Dealerships
About Operation Santa
This holiday season, help us make sure every child has a magical Christmas! Our goal is to collect 5,000 toys this holiday season in partnership with Toys for Tots. You’re invited to stop by any of the 11 Basil Family Dealerships locations and drop off a new, unwrapped toy to support this great cause. While you’re there, you can enter to win 1 of 10 great prizes including a 2-year lease on a new vehicle! Spread some holiday cheer and support a great cause with Operation Santa at Basil Family Dealerships.
How to Donate and Enter to Win a Prize
- Drop off a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots at any of our 11 Basil Family Dealership locations.
- Receive an entry to win 1 of 10 great prizes valued at over $500 apiece including a chance to win a 2-year lease on a new vehicle.
- Winners will be announced December 18th. Stop by and attend our Operation Santa giveaway party to hear the winners announced live.
Operation Santa Prizes
- Scanlon Jewelers – Piece of jewelry valued at over $500
- Dave’s Christmas – waiting on the prize description
- Sheraton Toronto – 1 night’s accommodations for two in a Club Room – Value is $400. No name mention in ads are necessary, but we need to add to this prize to make it a minimum of $500 prize. Perhaps a restaurant certificate.
- Dirt Cheap TV – LG Nano 8 Series 4K 55inch Class Smart UHD NanoCell TV w/Al ThinQ – value is $999.99
- Fitness 19 of Williamsville – 2 annual memberships to the gym – valued at $500
- Balloons Over Letchworth – Hot air balloon ride for two valued at $570
- Get Air Trampoline Park
- $600 worth of gas Speedway
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Basil Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac; Joe Basil Chevrolet; Robert Basil Buick, GMC, Cadillac; Basil Toyota; C. Basil Ford; Basil Ford of Niagara Falls; Basil Volkswagen and the Basil Resale Centers will be abbreviated as the Basil Automotive Group or Basil Family of Dealerships from here on.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. The Operation Santa Claus contest will commence at 12am EST, November 11th, 2019 and end at 7:30pm EST Wednesday, December 18th 2019.
b. To participate in the contest, Western New Yorkers (defined as those living in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties) may enter via the following method: listeners of seven Entercom Buffalo radio stations, WTSS, WKSE, WGR550, WBEN, WLKK, WWWS, and ESPN 1520 (hereafter referred to as Entercom Buffalo), will be directed to basilcars.com where they may complete and submit an online entry form. Participants may also enter in person at any of the Basil Family Dealerships 11 locations. 50 finalists will be chosen at random to advance to the final contesting. Those final 50 participants will be invited to Basil Ford 1540 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga, NY, on Wednesday, December 18th where the final contest will be held. One of the 50 participants will be selected at random to win $5,000 toward the lease of any vehicle from the Basil Automotive Group. Participants must be present to win. 10 runners-up will also be chosen at random to win one of 10 other prizes. Each runner-up prize will have roughly a $500 value, totalling in up to $10,000 in total prize(s) value.
c. Contestants are required to provide truthful information. The Basil Automotive Group reserves the right to reject or delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Basil Automotive Group will disqualify any entry from individual(s)s who do not meet eligibility requirements. The Basil Automotive Group will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The contest is open to all listeners, 18 years of age or older, who legally reside in the Western New York broadcast area. Employees of Entercom Buffalo and their immediate families, employees of the Basil Automotive Group and their immediate families, are ineligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, cohabitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
b. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest.
c. Previous winners and finalists of Operation Santa Claus, Vehicles For Vets, and 12 Days promotions are not eligible to win.
d. Contestants must arrive by 5:30pm on Wednesday, December 18th, at 1540 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga, NY, for the final drawing, or they may be disqualified.
a. Grand Prize: The finalist ultimately selected will win $5,000 towards the lease of any new or used vehicle from the Basil Automotive Group. Each independently owned and operated Basil dealership will contribute a total of $5,000.00 toward that lease. There is no cash alternative. If a winner is disqualified, the Basil Automotive Group reserves the right to determine an alternate winner. No purchase necessary. See 5c for tax liabilities.
b. Secondary Prizes: Ten finalists will also be chosen to win one of ten additional runner-up prizes.
c. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within forty-five (45) days of winning. 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 loss. Entercom Buffalo and The Basil Automotive Group are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
d. Prizes do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of the Basil Automotive Group with respect to the contest are final. If a message needs to be left, contestants will be given 24 hours in which to return the phone call. If any contestant fails to return our call within 24 hours, another contestant will be selected randomly.
b. November 11th – December 16th: At least two, but no more than three, finalists will be chosen randomly each weekday, until we reach our 50 contestant goal on December 16th. December 18th, 2018: Prizes awarded at Basil Ford, 1540 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga, NY.
c. ODDS OF BEING SELECTED AND WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
d. Finalists need to be present to win on December 18th at Basil Ford, 1540 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga, NY. The Basil Automotive Group will not provide a proxy under any circumstances. Qualifiers will participate in random rounds of play which will eliminate players until there is only one qualifier remaining, which will be considered, upon verification, the “Grand Prize Winner.”
e. Winners must execute and return any required Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability Prize Acceptance Form within ten (10) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen by random selection.
f. Winner must select and take delivery of vehicle by December 31st, 2019. Vehicle must be in stock.
a. Publicity: By participating in the contest, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
b. Release. By participating, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Basil Automotive Group, its employees and agents, the contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order to receive the prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Basil Automotive Group.
c. Taxes. Any valuation of the prize stated above is based on available information provided to the Basil Automotive Group, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner will be reported for tax purposes as required by law. The winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes and registration fees related to the prize and paying expenses associated with any prize, which is not specifically provided for in the official rules. The winner must provide the Basil Automotive Group with valid identification and valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. Any person winning will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
d. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station in its sole discretion may require contest winners (and their travel companions, if any) to sign a liability release, agreeing to hold the Station, its corporate licensee, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.
e. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Station’s Web Site or is otherwise in violation of the rules. It 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. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Basil Automotive Group personnel. The Basil Automotive Group reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or who the Basil Automotive Group believes has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. The Basil Automotive Group will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Basil Automotive Group’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Basil Automotive Group, the Basil Automotive Group reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Basil Automotive Group deems appropriate. All decisions made by the Basil Automotive Group are final. The Basil Automotive Group may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.
f. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. “If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.”
g. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Station.
h. The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest, or in the announcement of a prize.
i. Copies of the written contest rules and a list of winners (when complete) are available during regular business hours at the BMG offices at 1540 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga, NY 14225, or by contacting Raymond Stoklosa at email@example.com.
j. Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Basil Automotive Group personnel. The Basil Automotive Group reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or who the Basil Automotive Group believes has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. The Basil Automotive Group will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Basil Automotive Group’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Basil Automotive Group, the Basil Automotive Group reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Basil Automotive Group deems appropriate. All decisions made by the Basil Automotive Group are final. The Basil Automotive Group may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.
k. Miscellaneous. The winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the companies release form to claim the prize. No purchase is necessary to participate or win. Purchase does not increase chance of winning. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of participants. The Basil Automotive Group may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time. The Basil Automotive Group disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest.
l. Compliance with law. The applicable laws of the United States of America govern the conduct of the Contest, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Basil Automotive Group will follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, including notice to the State Attorney General or consumer affairs office, posting a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, running specific on-air disclaimers, providing specific written information about the Contest, etc. as required by local or state law.