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The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

“Holiday Cash” Giveaway



The Rickey Smiley Morning Show’s Holiday Cash Giveaway (“Giveaway”) will begin on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 and end on Monday, December 19, 2011 (“Giveaway Period”) unless otherwise terminated earlier or extended at the sole discretion of Sponsor (as defined below).  Ten (10) qualifying winners will each be awarded Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00), one (1) Kindle Fire E-Reader,  and a digital download of Young Jeezy’s album “TM:103 Hustlers Ambition”.  One grand prize winner will be awarded Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500) and a One Thousand Dollar ($1,000) wardrobe from Apple Bottoms.  Grand Prize Winner to be chosen on Tuesday, December 20, 2011.


Listeners of  The Rickey Smiley Morning Show (also “Morning Show”) on affiliate stations including, but not limited to WPWX-FM, KBFB-FM, WHTA-FM, WPHI-FM, WHTD-FM, WEDR-FM, WHHL-FM, WERQ-FM, WENZ-FM, WJHM-FM, WNOV-AM, WNOV-FM, WKJX-FM, KVSP-FM, WGNL-FM, WGNG-FM, KCLT-FM, WENN-FM, WWPW-FM, KJMM-FM, WTMG-FM, KZTS-FM, WHXT-FM, WJZE-FM, WEUP-AM/WEUZ-FM, WFXA-FM, WRBJ-FM, WQHH-FM, WOWE-FM, KBTT-FM, KBLZ-FM, KAZE-FM, WKXN-FM, WIBB-FM, WSEA-FM, WDAI-FM, WMNX-FM, WRVZ-FM, WBFA-FM, WJJN-FM, WRSV-FM, WYNN-FM, KBCE-FM, KRVV-FM, WLYX-FM, WJIZ-FM, WMSU-FM, KJMZ-FM, WJXM-FM, WGBZ-FM, WGBZ-FM, and WGBZ-AM (the “Participating Stations”) who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States (excluding Rhode Island), and are twenty-one (21) years of age and older at the time of entry will be able to take part in this Giveaway.  To participate in the Giveaway, listeners must do the following:

  1. During the Giveaway Period, giveaway participants must listen to the Rickey Smiley Morning Show for announcements about the Giveaway.
  1. The Rickey Smiley Morning Show will solicit listeners to call in when they hear the “Celebrity Holiday” sounder (“Sounder”) and be caller number twenty-five (25) at 1-866-974-2539 to win a qualifying prize package consisting of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars, one (1)  Kindle Fire E-Reader, and one (1) digital download of Young Jeezy’s album “TM:103 Hustlers Ambition”.  Qualifying winners will also have their name entered into the drawing for a chance to win the grand prize.  WARNING: Online listeners to streamed broadcasts may experience a lag in transmissions due to buffering limitations. Giveaway participants should not rely on streamed broadcasts to participate in the Giveaway.
  1. There will be a maximum of ten (10) qualifying winners during the Giveaway Period.


1.     The Giveaway will be conducted in real time on the Participating Stations broadcasting The Rickey Smiley Morning Show and  is open to listeners of the Morning Show who are  twenty-one (21) years of age and older at the time of entry and are legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States (excluding Rhode Island).

  1. Employees of The Morning Show, the Participating Stations, Syndication One, Radio One, Inc., REACH Media , Inc., Citi Trends and Def Jam Records, (collectively, “Sponsor”), Dial Global Communications, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, promotion partners, sponsors and advertising and promotional agencies (together with Sponsor, collectively, “Giveaway Entities”) and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households (whether or not related) are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Giveaway.

3.     Giveaway participants may not win more than one qualifying prize.

4.     Persons who have won a prize in another Giveaway or promotion of any kind from the Morning Show within the thirty-day (30) period immediately preceding the start date of this Giveaway are not eligible to participate.  Only one person per family or household (whether related or not) may win in any promotion from the Morning Show during any thirty (30) day period.

5.     Should the Sounder play only partially because of technical or equipment failures, it will not be considered a play for purposes of the Giveaway.  The affiliate radio station and/or its advertisers may use portion of such songs in an advertisement or promotional announcement, provided that, use of such song in such a manner that will not constitute playing the songs for purposes of the Giveaway and how the prize will be awarded.

6.     The Sponsor at its sole discretion will choose whether or not to air the winning notification call or publish the name of the day’s Winner.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any computer, telephone, cable, network, electronic or internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, traffic congestion, unauthorized human intervention, or any error or malfunction.


  1. Qualifying prize package includes:
  • Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00)
  • One (1)  Kindle Fire E-Reader valued at $199.00
  • One (1) digital download of Young Jeezy’s album “TM:103 Hustlers Ambition” valued at $15.00

A maximum of ten (10) qualifying prize packages will be awarded during the Giveaway Period.

  1. Grand Prize includes:
  • Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) in the form of a check
  • A One Thousand Dollar ($1,000) wardrobe from Apple Bottoms

A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded during the Giveaway Period

  1. To the extent that prize elements are provided by third-party providers, winner agrees to look solely to applicable prize providers with respect to any claims, losses, or disputes in connection therewith.
  1. No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value, except as determined by station management and/or the sponsor in its sole discretion.
  1. All Giveaway winners must sign and date official station release and waiver forms as requested.  Failure to do so will result in winner forfeiting the prize.

6.     If for any reason a Giveaway winner provides notice that he or she has decided not to accept an awarded prize, the winner will be required to sign a release form acknowledging forfeiture of the prize.  It will be at the discretion of the Giveaway sponsor and / or Giveaway administrator if another Giveaway winner is to be selected as the winner if time permits.

  1. Giveaway Winners must provide valid identification (i.e. via driver’s license, passport or other government-issued photo I.D.) to claim their prize.
  1. In the event any winner is found to be in violation of these Official Rules or is otherwise determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion to be ineligible, he/she will be required to forfeit prize or to reimburse the Sponsor for the stated value of a prize if such a violation is found after the prize has been used by winner.
  1. If Giveaway winner does not claim his/her prize within thirty (30) days of winning notification, the prize will be forfeited.
  1. Sponsor and its affiliates, agents and subsidiaries will have no responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injury of any kind resulting from in connection with acceptance, possession, or use of any prize.


1.     During the Giveaway Period, eligible listeners will be encouraged to participate in the Giveaway by listening to the Rickey Smiley Morning Show beginning Tuesday, December 6th, at 7:30am Central Time for the “Celebrity Holiday Sounder” to play.

2.     Once the Sounder has played, caller number twenty-five (25) at 1-866-974-2539 will be selected as a qualifying winner to be awarded the qualifying prize.  At the time of the call, the winning participant will be asked to provide their contact information (off the air); name, address, phone number, and email address.

3.     All Giveaway participants that qualify during the Giveaway Period will be entered into a grand prize drawing for a chance to win the grand prize.  On Tuesday December 20th, one (1) grand prize winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entrants that qualified during the Giveaway Period.

4.     All winners will be contacted by a representative of Syndication One and/or Sponsor via phone and provided with instructions for claiming their prize.

5.     Decisions of the Sponsor with respect to any aspect of the Giveaway are final.


1.         Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the receipt of the prize (prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged).

2.         Any person winning over $600.00 in prizes will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year for tax purposes and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS as required by law.

3.         No purchase necessary.  Giveaway is void where prohibited.  Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

4.         Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Giveaway winners participating during the Giveaway Period.

5.         By participating in the Giveaway, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Giveaway, in any media now known or hereafter devised for advertising or promotional purposes without additional compensation, and must sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize.  By entering this Giveaway, each participant agrees to comply with the Official Rules and the decisions of the Giveaway sponsor which shall be final and binding in all aspects relating to the Giveaway.

6.         All Giveaway winners will be required to sign a liability release prior to acceptance of any prize.  Pursuant to the liability release, the winner or winners will agree to hold Sponsor, Dial Global Communications, any other Giveaway parties and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of the foregoing, harmless against any and all claims or liability, directly or indirectly related to or arising from or in connection with Giveaway participation or the acceptance, possession or use / misuse of awarded prize or any portion thereof, or participation in prize-related activities, including but not limited to any related travel.

7.         Winners must provide valid identification (i.e. via driver’s license, passport or other photo I.D.) to claim their prize.

8.         The station retains the right to disqualify any Giveaway winner if all Giveaway rules are not followed.  Giveaway void if prohibited by law.

9.         Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Giveaway in its dole discretion at any time without notice, which will become effective immediately upon being announced on the air and / or posted online.

10.      The Sponsor, Dial Global Communications, participating sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or their representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for the inability of any Giveaway winner to complete or continue a telephone call, facsimile transmission or internet registration due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries.  In addition, Sponsor, Dial Global Communications, participating sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or their representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for lost, misdirected, mutilated, illegible or incomplete Giveaway entries.  Once submitted, entries become the property of the station and will not be returned.

11.      By accepting the prize, the winner acknowledges that the Sponsor, and Dial Global Communications have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

12.      The Sponsor, Dial Global Communications, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, participating sponsors and promotional partners will not assume any responsibility for any changes in the execution of the Giveaway, including; cancellation of the Giveaway as a result of the occurrence of events not within the control of Sponsor, Dial Global Communications, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, participating sponsors, promotional partners and other radio stations, such as acts of God, strikes, terrorists acts or criminal acts of third parties.  In the event, such an act should occur; reasonable attempts will be made to offer the winner comparable prize(s) currently being offered by the station in lieu of the prize originally awarded.

13.      The Sponsor, and Dial Global Communications are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the equipment associated with  or utilized in the Giveaway, and assume no responsibility for error omission, interruption, defect, failure, malfunction or delay in operation or transmission, or for any damage to  participants phone, cell phone, mobile device, computer, hardware, software, or any other device, or for theft or destruction, tampering or unauthorized access to entry information, or for entries which are misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete or, inaudible, disconnected or any combination thereof) or for preemption or cancellation of the radio program, or for technical, network, typographical, human or other errors or problems relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in the connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the announcement of prizes of in any Giveaway-related materials.  If for any reason the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned by reason of tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Giveaway (or any portion thereof).  Any attempt to defraud Sponsor in any way will result in de-qualification of participant, and such participant will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.  IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSORS AND/OR GIVEAWAY ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUR OF ANY ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE GIVEAWAY.

14.      For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Syndication One at: “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show Holiday Cash”, c/o Giveaway Rules, 13760 Noel Road, Suite 750, Dallas, TX 75240.  For a winners list, send a self-addressed envelope to Sponsor at “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show Holiday Cash” c/o Winner’s List, 13760 Noel Road, Dallas, TX 75240.

Prize was not provided in exchange for advertising time or an increase in rotation of the recording artists mentioned in this Giveaway, or for any other Def Jam Records artist(s).

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