Rock Girl Search

2013 FM99 RockGirl Contest Rules

“FM99’s Rock Girl Search” is a radio promotion contest that will air June 10, 2013 through September 18, 2013 on FM99 WNOR (hereinafter referred to as “contest”) in which listeners will have the chance to win $24,491 in prizes (hereinafter referred to as “Grand Prize”).

1. TO ENTER “FM99’s Rock Girl Search”:

a. Prospective entrants must come to one of the following casting calls to be eligible for FM99’s Rock Girl Search Contest.

  1.        i.   Thursday, June 20, 8 to 10pm, at Bailey’s Sports Pub, 12300 Jefferson Ave., Newport News (Inside Patrick Henry Mall)
  2.       ii.   Thursday, June 27, 12pm to 8pm, Pembroke Mall, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23462

b. Prospective entrants may also enter online beginning June 10, 2013 on FM99.com. By entering at FM99.com, entrants will be asked to provide:

  1.      iii.        First & last name
  2.     iv.         Date of birth
  3.      v.         Current city of residence
  4.     vi.         Day-time phone number
  5.    vii.         A minimum of two current pictures of yourself that become property of FM99

As the submissions are received, entrants may be asked to appear at the FM99 studios to complete an application, record scripted and improvised audio, have their photo taken and be prepared with an approximate 60-second description as to why FM99 listeners should vote for them to be the 2013 FM99 Rock Girl. This 60-second description will be videotaped. All photos and footage recorded and videotapes become the property of FM99 WNOR. The deadline to enter is July 7, 2013 at 11:59pm.

c. By entering at a casting call, entrants will be required to complete an application, show photo identification (contestants must be 21 years of age), and be prepared with an approximate 60-second description as to why FM99 listeners should vote for them to be the 2013 FM99 Rock Girl. This explanation will be videotaped and photographs will be taken. All photos and footage recorded and videotapes become the property of FM99 WNOR.

d. FM99 WNOR reserves the right to hold additional casting calls.  Any additions will be promoted on FM99 WNOR.

2. JUDGING:

There will be four rounds of judging.

a. Round One judging will be completed by representatives of FM99 WNOR. They will review all of the entrants and choose the contestants who will go on to Round Two. Those contestants will be announced on July 10, 2013. Judging criteria is as follows:

  1. 50% Resume
  2. 50% Presentation

b. Round Two judging will be completed by FM99 management with input from FM99 listeners. Judging criteria is as follows:

  1. 25% Personality
  2. 25% Presentation
  3. 25% Popularity
  4. 25% Speaking ability

The contestants will make appearances at “Rock Girl Road Shows” between 7/11/13 and 8/4/13. Listeners will be invited to these events to meet and interact with the contestants. Listeners will vote at www.fm99.com or text a shortcode to 77000 for the entrants they deem to be most fit to be FM99 Rock Girl.

i. Online voting: listeners may vote on FM99.com from July 10, 2013 at 5pm through August 4, 2013 at 11:59pm. Each listener may only vote online once per contestant per day during this voting period.

ii. Text voting: Listeners may vote for their favorite Rock Girl via text. Voting will take place from July 10, 2013 at 10am through August 4, 2013 at 11:59pm. Each finalist will have an equal opportunity to be voted on and will be designated with a certain text code that represents them once they have been selected. FM99 reserves the right to lengthen or shorten the voting time period. Each listener may only text one vote per contestant per day during this voting period.

c. Round Three judging will be completed by FM99 management with input from FM99 listeners. Judging criteria is as follows:

  1. 25% Personality
  2. 25% Presentation
  3. 25% Popularity
  4. 25% Speaking ability

Up to 15 entrants will be qualified for Round Three judging.  Finalists will be announced on August 6, 2013. The contestants will make appearances at “Rock Girl Road Shows” between 8/9/13 and 9/2/13. Listeners will be invited to these events to meet and interact with the contestants. Listeners will vote on FM99.com or text a shortcode to 77000 for the entrants they deem to be most fit to be FM99 Rock Girl.

i. Online voting: listeners may vote on FM99.com from 8/6/13 at 10am through 9/2/13 at 11:59pm. Each listener may only vote online once per contestant per day during this voting period.

ii. Text voting: Listeners may vote for their favorite Rock Girl via text. Voting will take place from 8/6/13 at 10am to 9/2/13 at 11:59pm. Each finalist will have an equal opportunity to be voted on and will be designated with a certain text code that represents them once they have been selected. Each listener may only text one vote per contestant per day during this voting period.

CONTINUED CONSIDERATION IN THIS CONTEST ALSO REQUIRES THAT ENTRANTS PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING AFTER THE ENTRY IS SUBMITTED (FAILURE TO DO SO FOR ANY REASON MAY RESULT IN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION FROM THIS CONTEST, WITHOUT NOTICE TO ENTRANT):

All Finalists who have advanced to the next round will be required to attend a photo/video shoot in order to be eligible to continue participation in this contest as a Finalist.

  1. Attend one photo/video session with WNOR staff  on the following tentative dates and times:Photo/Video Sessions:

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Friday, August 9, 2013

Exact times for photo sessions to be determined, but will take place on one or more of the above dates.

All photo/video sessions will be conducted at a to be determined location which will be announced as soon as it is confirmed. Each Finalist will be scheduled by WNOR to attend one one photo/video session.  Station will use reasonable efforts to attempt to contact Finalists to inform them of which of the days/times she is scheduled for.  WNOR will take an official “Rock Girl Finalist” photograph (which will be used in the Rock Girl Calendar) and video of each Entrant.  All photos become the property of FM99 WNOR.  It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to attend and failure to have this photo and video taken by WNOR for any reason will result in automatic disqualification.

WNOR has no responsibility or liability for waiting time, delays or if the photo shoot end before a particular waiting entrant has had her photo taken.

All Finalists who have advanced to the next round may be also required to attend an interview conducted at the WNOR offices, 870 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 399, Chesapeake VA 23320. The interview will happen on 8/20/13 between 10am and 2pm. Each Finalist will be scheduled by WNOR to attend at a specific time.  Station will use reasonable efforts to attempt to contact Finalists to inform them what time she is scheduled for.  It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to attend and failure to do this interview for any reason may result in automatic disqualification.

WNOR has no responsibility or liability for waiting time or delays.

d. Round Four judging will be completed by FM99 management with input from FM99 listeners. Judging criteria is as follows:

  1. 25% Personality
  2. 25% Presentation
  3. 25% Popularity
  4. 25% Speaking ability

Up to 8 entrants will be qualified for Round Four judging and will be announced on 9/3/13 at 12pm.

Listeners will vote at www.fm99.com or text a shortcode to 77000 for the entrants they deem to be most fit to be FM99 Rock Girl.

i. Online voting: listeners may vote on FM99.com from 9/3/13 at 12pm through 9/15/13 at 11:59pm. Each listener may only vote online once per contestant per day during this voting period.

ii. Text voting: Listeners may vote for their favorite Rock Girl via text. Voting will take place from 9/3/13 at 5pm through 9/15/13 at 11:59pm. Each finalist will have an equal opportunity to be voted on and will be designated with a certain text code that represents them once they have been selected. Each listener may only text one vote per contestant per day during this voting period.
All Finalists may be required to attend a final interview with WNOR management on 9-12-13 between 10am and 2pm at the radio station. Each Finalist will be scheduled by WNOR to attend at a specific time.  Station will use reasonable efforts to attempt to contact Finalists to inform them what time she is scheduled for.  It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to attend and failure to do this interview for any reason may result in automatic disqualification.

WNOR has no responsibility or liability for waiting time or delays.

e. The Finale
The FM99 Rock Girl Finale will be on Wednesday, 9/18/13 at 7pm at the Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant, 217 Central Park Ave., Virginia Beach. All Finalists must be present and checked-in with a WNOR representative by 5:30pm to participate in the Finale competition.

In order to be properly registered to participate in the Finale competition, each Finalist will be required to complete and sign a 2013 FM99 WNOR Rock Girl Agreement and must sign a liability release and publicity rights release agreement, present a valid Virginia or North Carolina Drivers License or Virginia or North Carolina state identification card to evidence eligibility, and complete any other paperwork required by WNOR.

During the Finale, the Rock Girl finalists may be asked to answer questions, wear different outfits including a bikini, dress, Rock Girl apparel, etc. and participate in skits and/or games. The pageant is the last opportunity to impress the judges.
A panel of WNOR judges will select 1 Finalist as the grand prize winner based on any lawful criteria that they deem desirable.  Judges may be employees of WNOR or invited guests of WNOR.  Each judge will vote according to personal taste and lawful criteria in their sole discretion. The judges’ decisions shall be final and non-appealable.

The winner will be announced live at the Finale event after the end of the competition.

3. ELIGIBILITY.

All Tidewater Communications, LLC contest rules apply unless otherwise specified within the official WNOR Rock Girl Rules.  Open to legal residents of the WNOR listening area (as defined in our General Contest Rules) 21 years and older who maintain a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance.  Professional radio personalities (persons who have been paid for their on-air performance in the past year) are not eligible. All employees of Tidewater Communications, LLC, Saga Communications, Inc., as well as their affiliates,  subsidiaries, and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies, or employees of other radio stations, and the immediate families and household members of each, are not eligible. “Immediate family members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant at any time in its sole discretion. Entrants who provide any false information with respect to employment history, background, or other credentials, may be immediately disqualified or, if already hired, immediately terminated.

4. PRIZE:

Winner will be hired as FM99 Rock Girl for an estimated one-year engagement (September 23, 2013 through September 22, 2014) and will be entitled to an annual cash/prize salary of a minimum of $24,491.  $10,000 of this prize package is in the form of cash which will be payable in accordance with WNOR’s regular payroll policy.  Employment taxes and withholding shall be deducted from winner’s paychecks consistent with WNOR’s standard payroll practices.

4. PRIZE:

Winner will be hired as FM99 Rock Girl for an estimated one-year engagement (September 23, 2013 through September 22, 2014) and will be entitled to an annual cash/prize salary of a minimum of $24,491.  $10,000 of this prize package is in the form of cash which will be payable in accordance with WNOR’s regular payroll policy.  Employment taxes and withholding shall be deducted from winner’s paychecks consistent with WNOR’s standard payroll practices.

The remaining grand prize value will be awarded in the form of the following:

1)    2013 Honda Metropolitan Scooter (Model Number NCH50) from Honda of Norfolk (value $1999.00)(awarded September 2013)

2)    Two Tone Blue Face Oyster Perpetual Rolex with Fluter Bezzel from Greenbrier Pawn (Value: $1499.00)(awarded December 2013)

3)    Concert tickets, movie passes, event tickets, and other misc. prizes from WNOR (value: $2000)(awarded as they happen)

4)    Professional headshots and portfolio from Mergin Photography ($1800 value) (photo shoots ongoing throughout the year)

5)    Clothing from VA Brand (Value: $500)(awarded October 2013)

6)    Gift basket from Mutherockers.com (Value $75) (awarded January 2014)

7)    A pair of tickets each week for a year (52 pairs) to the Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant (Value: $3120)

8)    $100 certificate to Bailey’s Pub & Grille in Newport News (awarded February 2014)

9)    One year membership to Studio Rio’s Twisted Fitness  (Value: $1068 )(awarded September 2013)

10) A one-night stay at Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks (Value: $175) (awarded December 2013)

11) Slumber Parties by Samantha K gift basket (Value:$500)(awarded March 2014)

12) 4 hours of range time each month for a year at C2 Shooting Center (Value: $600)

13) One massage per month at Naturally Balanced Massage (Value: $780)

14) Free Pizza for a year from Spaghetti Eddie’s (one $25 gift certificate per month) (Value: $300)

15) One year membership to Kosama Complete Body Transformation (Value: $927)

 

Total Value: $16,043 in prizes

 

In addition, the Rock Girl will be able to drive a 2013 Nissan Altima Coupe courtesy of Pomoco Nissan to and from various station events (pending winner’s driving record).

___________________________________________________________________

Winner must be available to participate in station activities a maximum of 25 hours per week (duties as required and assigned by Sponsor), and be willing to travel around FM99 WNOR listening area and to other destinations as determined by Sponsor. Winner must be available to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends. Winner must be willing to

appear at different venues and types of promotions including but not limited to concerts, bars, nightclubs, retail locations and more. Winner must be willing to dress in appropriate apparel for station events. No prize substitution or cash redemption allowed by winner.

Prize is not transferable. Winner will be subject to all employment policies of FM99 WNOR. These contest rules do not modify Winner’s employment-at-will relationship. Sponsor and Winner are free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, and the remaining salary and prizes will be forfeited. Sponsor shall have all rights to copy, edit, broadcast, publish and use, in whole or in part, any materials featuring entrants, in any manner without compensation.

Winner will be required to execute an Employment Agreement, Affidavit and Publicity/Liability Release or prize will be forfeited. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with similar prize of equal or greater value for any reason. In the event the winner is not available or cannot otherwise fulfill the duties of FM99 Rock Girl, an alternative will be selected. Winner may not accept employment from Rock Girl sponsors or their competitors without approval from FM99. Failure to do so could result in Winner being stripped of title. Sponsor is an equal opportunity employer.

5. MISC:

By attending a casting call, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Entrants agree to submit to a background check. Entrants will be required to furnish a driving record from DMV. Entrants represent and affirm that they owe no conflicting obligations under contract or otherwise that would interfere with their performance if chosen to be FM99 Rock Girl. Winner must provide satisfactory references and proof of identification and work authorization as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Entry constitutes permission to use entrant’s name and likeness for purposes of conducting the contest and for publicity purposes without compensation. FM99 WNOR, Tidewater Communications, LLC, Saga Communications, Inc., their subsidiaries and affiliates, their officers, directors, agents, stockholders, insurers, and employees, and their advertising and promotional agencies and sponsors assume no responsibility or liability whatsoever for damages, loss or injury resulting from participating in any contest or acceptance or use of the prize (s). In consideration of participation in the contest, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the entrant, on entrant’s behalf, and on behalf of entrant’s heirs, successors or assigns, administrators and personal representatives, does hereby COVENANT NOT TO SUE,  FULLY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE (i) FM99 WNOR, (ii) Tidewater Communications, Inc., (iii) Saga Communications, Inc., and each of their respective direct and indirect subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and related entities, (iv) each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, insurers, attorneys, shareholders and representatives, and (v) each predecessor, successor, and assign thereof, from and against any and all actions, charges, claims, losses, costs, damages, expenses (including attorneys’ fees and expenses) and liabilities of any kind or character, whether known or unknown, in connection with, arising out of or in any way related to entrant’s participation in the contest.  Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration. Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this contest, but in no event attorney’s fees. Offer void where prohibited and subject to federal, state and local laws. Decisions of the contest judges are final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entrants and skills of same. All of Tidewater Communications’ general contest rules also apply to this promotion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to supplement or make changes to the rules of any contest at any time without notice. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to interpret the rules of any contest, and such interpretation shall be binding upon all participants.

6. WINNER LIST:

Send a self-addressed, stamped, business size (#10) envelope to: FM99 WNOR ROCK GIRL SEARCH WINNERS – 870 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 399, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Requests must be received by October 15, 2013.

7. SPONSOR:

FM99 WNOR – 870 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 399, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Official Contest Rules as of June 7, 2013.

More Rock Girl Search Info

Car Wash Beach Auto Brokers 135

Photos: Rock Girl Car Wash at Beach Auto Brokers

Check out photos from the last Rock Girl Car Wash at Beach Auto Brokers

DJM_5988

Video: Rock Girls Workout at Kosama

The FM99 Rock Girl Candidates get a workout at Kosama in Virginia Beach.

IMG_4385

Video: Pirates invade Rock Girl Photo Shoot

The Rock Girl Photo Shoot at Pomoco Nissan gets interrupted by Pirates.

IMG_4254

Rock Girl Photo Shoot at Pomoco Nissan

The 2013 Rock Girl Candidates were at Pomoco Nissan for their latest photo shoot.

2013 RockGirl Prizes

Rockgirl Prises

WIN ALL THIS

Check out everything the RockGirl walks away with!

2013 RockGirl Rules

Contest Rules

If you want to be the RockGirl... you need to need to agree to these! READ HERE