Contest Rules


Applies to All Contests.

  1. Participants in a The JOY FM promotion, resulting in a prize or award, must be 21 years or older to win, unless otherwise specified. Satisfactory proof of identification and age must be presented before claiming a prize if the prize is not mailed.
  2. A person cannot enter on behalf of another person (unless otherwise specified)
  3. There may only be one winner of any The JOY FM promotion per household during a one-year period.
  4. The JOY FM is not responsible for lost or delayed mail, for telephone or fax equipment failures, or for email system malfunctions causing a contestant to lose or delay the chance to participate.
  5. The JOY FM will keep a file of customized rules for each promotion.
  6. Employees of the Radio Training Network, The JOY FM volunteers, and persons involved with providing the prize or award, or the immediate families of such employees, volunteers and persons, are not eligible to participate or win. (A volunteer is defined as someone who works over 40 hours per year for The JOY FM.)
  7. Winners are responsible for any and all taxes associated with winning the prize. Winners will need to sign a W-9 form, provided by The JOY FM, before receiving any prizes valued at over $600.
  8. Participants must be US citizens for prizes valued at $600 or greater, unless otherwise specified.
  9. Prizes have no cash equivalent and are not transferable.
  10. The JOY FM reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value in its sole discretion, either before or after a winner has been selected.
  11. The JOY FM management will have sole discretion to decide any questions concerning the interpretation of rules governing the promotion and the administration of the promotion, and such decisions shall be final.
  12. The promotion rules may be amended at any time by The JOY FM management without prior notice. However, all changes will be published on the The JOY FM Website and effective as of that date.
  13. In the case of a tie, The JOY FM reserves the right to choose the winner by any method it deems appropriate.
  14. The JOY FM reserves the right to reject or discard any incomplete or confusing entry and any entry not submitted in accordance with promotion rules.
  15. No promotion, promotion rules, or explanations thereof shall be construed or implemented in any way which violates applicable laws and regulations, including FCC rules and regulations.
  16. Participants will not have any expectation of privacy concerning the information submitted or the announcement of winners. The JOY FM reserves the right to use such information for any purpose as The JOY FM deems appropriate.
  17. Prizes valued at $600.00 or higher must be claimed within 30 days of notification or the prizes will be forfeited. The JOY FM assumes no liability for the delivery of prizes.
  18. Submission of an entry or response shall constitute acceptance of the promotion rules and a waiver of any and all claims against the Radio Training Network and The JOY FM related to the promotion.
  19. No purchase or donation is necessary to enter.


  1. Game and contest participants using the Internet must provide a valid email address. Limit one entry per email address unless otherwise noted.
  2. Game and contest participants using the The JOY FM Phone/Tablet app must provide a valid mobile phone number. Limit one entry per mobile phone number unless otherwise noted.
  3. The JOY FM, prize donors and sponsors not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by The JOY FM, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant’s ability to participate.
  4. The JOY FM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of The JOY FM corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of any Internet promotion, game or contest, or the Internet portion of any promotion, game or contest. The JOY FM in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means. All Internet participants agree to be bound by these rules, and the Official General Rules appearing above.