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1. Listeners who have won prizes on-air by calling the La Mega Radio studio hotlines will be advised by the La Mega Radio Air personalities to immediately redeem their prize between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm – Monday through Friday at the business offices located at 1125 Colorado Street in Allentown, PA. Prizes can not be picked up on weekends. In some cases, prizes may not be available for immediate redemption. In that case winners will be called notified when the prize becomes available for pick up. Online Contest prize winners will be notified by phone by the La Mega Radio Promotions Dept. and be given instructions on how to claim their prize. Winners must redeem their prize within 45 days of winning or prize will be forfeited.
2. Winners 18 years of age and older must redeem prizes in person. In the event a minor is a winner, then a Guardian/Parent must be present when picking up a minor child’s prize. The prize winner’s spouse may pick up his/her prize as long as they share the same last name and the same address. Please bring one form of valid picture identification.
3. Listeners who win cash prizes over $600 from La Mega Radio within the calendar year will be mailed a 1099 tax form to claim your winnings on your taxes. If applicable, winners will be required to complete at Prize Winner Sheet and a W-9 Tax form. Your social security number is needed for the tax form. You must fill out all paperwork completely in order to claim your prize. All prizes are non-transferable and can not be redeemed for cash or substituted for another prize.
4. Winners must wait a minimum of 30 days before winning another prize on any station in the La Mega Radio network. Only one winner per household within a 30 day period.
5. Listeners who call La Mega Radio are subject to recording and/or live playback on air. By participating in La Mega Radio contests and promotions you grant permission for the use of your voice, photo or likeness to be used by La Mega Radio for promotional purposes. La Mega Radio assumes no responsibility for the winners’ inability to participate in contests due to technical reasons. La Mega Radio is not liable for cancelled or rescheduled events, and is not accountable for alternate prize tickets for another event or replacing lost tickets.
6. Employees of La Mega Radio, participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and 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, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
7. La Mega Radio reserves the right to change the contest rules any time at our discretion.OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES: 1. Listeners who have won prizes on-air by calling the La Mega Radio studio hotlines will be advised by
Woman wins ‘free’ vacation, pays fee, sues over no flight
The contest on Spanish-language La Mega radio station sounded too good to be true – and it was.
Gabriela Carmona called 97.9FM last month to answer a simple trivia question and win an “all-expenses paid” trip to Mexico or the Caribbean.
Instead, the Queens woman got socked with a $399 fee – and was told the trip didn’t even include a plane ticket.
“I was pretty excited because I never won anything before,” said Carmona, 32.
“She was really excited,” said Luis Briones, 35, her fiancé.
Now Carmona is suing La Mega – the No. 1 station among Latinos – and Florida-based All Star Vacations for unspecified damages.
Her lawyer says thousands of listeners may have been fleeced in a bait-and-switch scheme that was really just a way to steer listeners to the travel agency.
“The radio station really crossed the line,” said Jeffrey Carton, who filed the suit in Manhattan Federal Court.
La Mega counters that the contest was actually a paid advertisement, but vowed to cut ties with All Star Vacations until it resolves the complaint.
“It’s a commercial. That’s all it is,” general manager Frank Flores said. “But that being said, we told them to fix the problem or we’re not going to do business with you.”
The nightmare for Carmona and Briones started last month when they heard La Mega’s popular deejay Vega announce a contest for a free vacation.
He said the first 35 callers who could name Latin jazz star Ruben Blades’ native country would win the trip.
Carmona listened as the deejay repeatedly implored listeners to call – and she finally dialed the number because she knew the correct answer was Panama.
She was switched to a travel agency where a woman answered the phone by greeting her, “You are the winner,” even though no one had asked Carmona to name the country.The contest on Spanish-language La Mega radio station sounded too good to be true – and it was. Gabriela Carmona called 97.9FM last month to answer a simple trivia question and win an "all-expenses paid" trip to Mexico or the Caribbean. ]]>