Gas and grocery gift cards contest rules

WGTS Gift Cards Contest Rules

To enter the WGTS Gift Cards Contest (“Contest”), you must agree to and abide by the WGTS Contest Rules ( and these Contest rules (collectively, “Contest Rules”). NO PURCHASE OR DONATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A purchase or donation will not increase your chances of winning.  This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited.

Contest Prizes

Six (6) Contest entrants will be chosen by random drawing to receive two (2) gift cards, each with a value of Two Hundred-Fifty Dollars ($250.00) for a total value of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per Contest winner (each a “Contest Prize”). The gift cards will be subject to the terms and conditions of the gift card issuer. The odds of winning a Contest Prize will be based on the number of eligible entries received by WGTS prior to the expiration of the entry submission period.

Contest Eligibility

The Contest is open to all legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older and physically living in the United States at the time of submission of the Contest entry. Employees, officers and directors of Atlantic Gateway Communications, Inc., d.b.a. WGTS 91.9 (“WGTS”), and their family members, as well as employees and family members of any affiliated companies, organizations, and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate in the Contest. “Family members” shall include the spouses, children, parents, grandparents, siblings, grandchildren, in-laws and wards of the employees, officers, or directors who reside in the same household. 

Contest Dates

The Contest will begin September 19, 2022 on or about 06:01 a.m. (EST) and will end on September 25, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. (EST) (“Contest Period”). 

Contest Entries

To enter, please go to or access the Contest page on the WGTS website ( Follow all of the instructions to complete and submit the online entry form. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person during the Contest Period. Additional entries may not be submitted for the same person, including through the use of a different email address or account.  Multiple entries by any individual will result in the disqualification of all entries by such person. All entry information must be physically entered by the entrant. The use of automated entry devices or programs or the submission of entries by third parties is prohibited. Entries which are incomplete or contain false or misleading information will be disqualified. WGTS shall not be responsible for entries that are not received by WGTS, entries which are not submitted during the Contest Period, or which may be misdirected or lost for any reason, including, but not limited to, failed, partial or garbled transmissions, technical failures, or malfunctions of any kind, including, but not limited to, those related to networks, hardware or software.

Contest Winner Selection and Notification

The Contest winners will be selected by random drawing on September 28, 2022. WGTS shall have the right to change the date of the drawing in its sole discretion. All selected entries will be subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the Contest Rules prior to the entrant being declared a Contest winner and being eligible to receive the Contest Prize.

The Contest winners will be notified on or after September 28, 2022 by e-mail and/or telephone at email address and/or telephone number provided or by such other method as determined by WGTS based on the contact information provided in the submitted Contest entry. If a Contest entrant fails to properly respond to WGTS within three (3) business days after WGTS has notified such entrant that their entry was selected or WGTS receives at least two (2) email undeliverable notifications in response to an email notification to such entrant, WGTS shall have the right to disqualify such entry and to select an alternate entry as a Contest winner. If a selected entry is found to be ineligible or is otherwise not in compliance with the Contest Rules, or the entrant declines to accept the Contest Prize for any reason, WGTS shall have the right to select an alternate entry as a Contest winner.  

Additional Rules

The right to receive the Contest Prize may not be assigned or transferred to any other party or entity. A Contest entrant whose entry is selected may not request that any other item be substituted for the Contest Prize or that the Contest Prize be redeemed for cash.

Proof of submission of a Contest entry will not be deemed proof of receipt of the entry by WGTS. All entries shall be considered to be the property of WGTS and no entries will be returned. Personal information collected in connection with this Contest may be used by WGTS in accordance with the Contest Rules, as well as for the purpose of contacting the entrants whose entries have been selected, and delivering the Contest Prizes to the Contest Winners.

The Contest winners are solely responsible for reporting and for the payment of any and all federal, state and local taxes resulting from the Contest winner’s receipt of the Contest Prize.  WGTS is not responsible for and will not provide any tax, financial or legal advice with regard a Contest winner’s receipt of the Contest Prize. The Contest winners are solely responsible for determining whether tax, financial and/or legal advice or assistance is required or beneficial and for the cost of any such advice or assistance with regard to their receipt of the Contest Prize.

WGTS shall have the right to modify, terminate and/or suspend the Contest in the event the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, the effects of a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other matter which is beyond WGTS’s reasonable control or which, in WGTS’s sole discretion, may affect the fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, including, but not limited to, any attempt to tamper with the entry process. Notice of any such modification, termination or suspension of the Contest will be posted on the WGTS website. If WGTS terminates this Contest prior to the end of the Contest Period, for any reason, WGTS shall have the right to award the Contest Prizes based on a random drawing of eligible entries received prior to the termination date. WGTS shall have the right to disqualify the entry of any person that takes any actions, which could lead to a modification, termination or suspension of the Contest.

WGTS assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or loss, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to any entrant's or any other person's computer or electronic device related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from or related to this Contest. 

All decisions with regard to the Contest, including, but not limited to, the enforcement of the Contest Rules shall be made by WGTS in its sole discretion and such decisions shall be final in all respects.

By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless WGTS from any and all claims, liability, causes of action, injury, loss or damage, including, without limitation, death and/or bodily injury, arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from this Contest, entrant’s participation in this Contest, or any Contest-related activity.

Except as otherwise prohibited by applicable law, by accepting a Contest Prize, each Contest winner grants WGTS and its designees permission to use their name, voice, likeness, photograph, Contest Prize information, biographical data, and city and state of residence on a winner's list (if applicable) and for programming, publicity and promotional purposes, worldwide in all forms of media, now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. WGTS and its designees are not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at WGTS sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. 

WGTS makes no warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, regarding a Contest winner’s ability to use the Contest Prize, including, without limitation, its quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. 

Except where prohibited by applicable law, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, including the Contest Prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action proceeding; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but shall in no event include attorneys’ fees; (c) under no circumstances will a Contest entrant be permitted to obtain an award for and the Contest entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses associated with submitting the entry, and further waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (d) each Contest entrant’s remedies are limited solely to a claim for money damages (if any), as provided above, and (e) each Contest entrant irrevocably waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.

This Contest, including all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules, and the rights and obligations of WGTS and the Contest entrant(s) in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without regard to the conflicts of law doctrine of Maryland or any other jurisdiction, and any and all proceedings with regard to the Contest shall take place in the applicable state or federal courts for Montgomery County, Maryland. All entrants hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts and waive any defense of inconvenient forum.

If any of the terms or conditions of the Contest Rules are determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such term or condition shall be deleted to the minimum extent necessary to remove such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability and the remainder of the terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect. WGTS shall not be responsible for any typographical or other errors in the Contest Rules or other materials with regard to the Contest.