Weei »  » WEEI College Bowl Pick’Em” Contest Rules

WEEI College Bowl Pick’Em” Contest Rules

Sponsored by WEEI, T-MOBILE & UPICKEM 
Entry dates: 12/13/13-1/6/14

These contest rules are specific to the above contest conducted by Entercom Boston, LLC, Entercom Providence, LLC and/or Entercom Springfield, LLC each d/b/a WEEI and/or WVEI (collectively, the “Station”). Except to the extent specifically set forth below with respect to this specific contest, the Station’s general contest rules apply to this contest as well. A copy of these specific rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 20 Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135, 475 Kilvert Street, Suite 320 Warwick, RI 02886 and 326 Chicopee Street, Chicopee, MA 01013 during regular business hours and on the contest page on the Station’s website at: www.WEEI.com. To the extent that the Station’s general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this contest.

How to Enter

1. No purchase is necessary to enter.

2. To enter, go to www.weei.com and the Events & Contests tab in the toolbar and select Contests. The WEEI College Bowl Pick ‘Em Contest will be located under in this link.   Complete the online registration. The registration is a simple five-part process that involves submitting your name, address, phone number, email address, and confirmation that you are 18 years of age or older.  You will also have option to have your Facebook profile pre-load applicable portions of the entry form but having a Facebook account is not required to enter this contest.   You will also be required to create a free account with the game administrator, Upickem (or log into an existing account).  

3. Only one entry per UPICKEM account. Only one UPICKEM account per email address.  Creating a UPICKEM account requires email verification.   

4. Entry into this contest opens on December 13, 2013 at 12pm EST and closes on January 6, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. (“Contest Period”).   

5. Once you register, your member ID will be the email address you provided. To participate in the contest, you will need to visit your account to make your picks for the thirty-five (35) college football bowl games scheduled for December 21, 2013 through January 6, 2014.  You must select the team for each listed game that you believe will be the winner of each bowl game and predict the score for the winning and losing teams for the designated tie-breaker game.  You may enter all picks for all games in this contest at the time of initial entry or each game prior to its scheduled start for that day’s games.  If you fail to manually select a pick for any listed game, you will be disqualified and ineligible to win in this contest…however, please note that the UPickem system will automatically assign you a team that was selected by the majority of ALL participants that use the Upickem software nationally (not just the entrants of this Station contest) (“Fan Pick”) but any entrant who receives an points as a result cannot win in this contest, no matter what the stats or scoreboard reports regarding the winners/leaders in this contest. 

6. You can make changes to your picks until the scheduled start time of each applicable game.

How to Win

7. This contest requires that you determine who you think will win each of the 35 college bowl games.   After all of the 35 applicable College Bowl games have ended, on or about January 7, 2014, contest entrants will be ranked according to their cumulative point score. The entrant with the most points at the end of the series of games will be the winner, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the contest rules.

8. For each game winner an entrant correctly predicts, the entrant will receive points based on the following point schedule:

Five (5) BCS Bowl Games – 6 points each 

Thirty (30) Other Bowl Games- 1 point each

9. If a game is canceled, postponed or forfeited for any reason, or if a game ends in a tie, no points will be awarded for that game.

10. In the event of a tie:

a. the entrant with the lowest total "Score Approximation" for the one designated tiebreaker game will be declared the winner.  Score approximation is determined by (i) subtracting an entrant’s choice for the score for the winning team from the actual winning team's score from the one designated tiebreaker game and (ii) then squaring this value, and (iii) then, subtracting the entrant’s choice for the score for the losing team from the actual losing team's score in the tiebreaker game and (iv) then squaring that value.  Adding the numbers in I through iv above together determines entrant’s "score approximation". The entrant with the lowest "score approximation" wins.

b. If a tie remains after the tiebreaker, the winner will be chosen at random from amongst those still tied.

11. Being in a private group has no impact on winning in this contest.  It is simply for entertainment purposes.  The winner within any private group is not entitled to any prizes in this contest, unless they win in accordance with these contest rules from among all of the Station entrants.

Prizes 

12. One (1) Prize will be awarded in this contest. The grand prize winner will win $500, payable via check within 30 days of the Grand Prize winner completing all eligibility and tax paperwork. Check can be claimed at 20 Guest Street, 3rd floor, Brighton, MA 02135.  WEEI will contact winner when the check is ready to be claimed.  

Sponsors

13. This contest is sponsored by Entercom Boston, LLC dba WEEI, UPICKEM and T-Mobile.

Other Rules Specific to this Contest

14. For entertainment purposes only, one or more Station employees may talk about their picks and/or how they are doing in this contest.  Such employees may appear on the Stats pages as entrants in this contest and/or winners or leaders in this contest.   Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event will any Station employee be an eligible participant in this contest and shall not be entitled to win any prizes in this contest. In the event that a Station employee is selected by the UPICKEM software as a winner, he/she shall be deemed ineligible and Station will manually award the entrant with the highest score(s) (as set forth above) to be winner in this contest.

15. All times are local Boston time.   Entrants in the Station contest must be 18 or older and legal residents of MA, NH, CT, RI, ME or VT on date of entry.

16. In addition to the rights granted to Station in the general contest rules, by entering this contest, entrants grant to Upickem and its affiliates the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with this Contest.   Upickem and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.   The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright, Upickem, Inc., and/or its affiliates. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

17. Station is conducting this contest using proprietary software owned by a third party known as Upickem.  Upickem is not a sponsor of this contest but entrants may be required, as part of the entry process, to agree and consent to UPickem’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (both of which are available via a link during the contest entry process) (collectively, the “Upickem Policies”) and may be required to register with Upickem.  While agreement to the Upickem Policies is required in order to enter this contest, the Upickem Policies are not a part of these contest rules but are a separate agreement between the entrant and Upickem.  With respect to the conduct of this contest by Station, in the event of any conflict between the Upickem Policies and the Station contest rules, the Station contest rules govern.

18. Employees of Upickem and its affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional 

19. This contest is in no way connected with, affiliated with or endorsed by the NCAA, or any of its affiliated teams, players, or players union. All references to any football or university name or term is purely nominative and not intended to imply any connection, affiliation, or endorsement.  

20. This game may not be used in connection with any form of gambling. This game is strictly for entertainment purposes only and in connection with the contest described above.   

 

 

Audio On Demand

Phil Perry, CSNNE on the …

Phil Perry, CSNNE on the Patriots and NFL free agency

Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency

NFL SUNDAY...the final segment of the year -- 2-5-17

Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.

Gabe Morency, Sports Rage TV and FNTSY Sports Net, joins NFL SUNDAY to go over the various props for Super Bowl 51 -- 2-5-17

Gabe calls the boys to handicap one of the biggest gambling days of the year - Super Bowl 51! Gabe has all the point spread info down and gets to all of the major prop bets that interest him.

Kirk and Callahan- Will I…

Kirk and Callahan- Will Isaiah Thomas win a title in Boston? 3-7-17

Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.

Kirk and Callahan- Celtics lose after Thomas mishandles the ball 3-6-17

Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.

Danny Picard gives his thoughts on the Celtics, the incredible season Isaiah Thomas is having and potential trade opportunities for Boston -- 2-19-17

The NBA trade rumor mill is beginning to swirl as the deadline approaches and Picard is ready to go! He talks about the possibility of Jimmy Butler coming to Boston, why Isaiah Thomas is not getting enough respect and the future of the Celtics.

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 18: Tom C…

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 18: Tom Caron

Rob Bradford is joined by Tom Caron, the man responsible for guiding the ship when it comes to Red Sox pregame and postgame shows, along with various other important duties with the New England Sports Network, including offering the play-by-play for both TV and radio throughout spring training. Tom and Rob discuss a variety of topics, such as nickname conundrums, radio vs. television, criticizing the team, behind-the-scenes for the broadcasts and where the industry is going.

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 17: The curious case of Carlos Quentin

Rob Bradford is joined by two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Quentin, who is attempting a comeback with the Red Sox this spring. Quentin's path back to baseball involves almost quitting the game less than a year ago, losing 40 pounds and trying to sell himself to general managers all over Major League Baseball. Quentin explains his journey, which has led him to the back fields at JetBlue Park.

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 16: Clay Buchholz

Rob Bradford catches up with Clay Buchholz to discuss the former Red Sox pitcher's new lot in life with the Phillies, while reflecting on his up and down tenure in Boston. Philadelphia general manager Matt Klentak also joins the podcast to discuss his team's pursuit of Buchholz.

The 1972 Bruins

Highlights

Saturday Skate - Bruins and the All-Star break

Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break

Saturday Skate - Firing Claude

Guys discuss if or when the Bruins will fire Coach Julian

K&C - Albert from RI batt…

K&C - Albert from RI battles “Alex”; Kirk has excellent gaydar; High school coach exposed himself to players 3-22-17

Hour 4. Albert from RI battles Alex, who is actually Tomase, over racism in Boston. Kirk says he has great gaydar, proving it by identifying who is gay at the station. A high school coach in Washington put his hot dog in a bun.

K&C - Tomase doesn’t think white people can speak on racism in Boston; Kirk and Gerry battle Tomase on racism in Boston 3-22-17

Hour 3. Tomase reiterates that white people cannot speak on racism in Boston. Tomase thinks Bomani Jones may have a better perspective than Kirk and Gerry.

K&C - How did Aaron Hernandez get away with murder for so long?; Headlines with Kirk; Tomase says Kirk and Gerry are racist 3-22-17

Hour 2. Kirk, Gerry, and Tomase discuss the ongoing Hernandez trial. Headlines features Ellen’s finger injury. Tomase says that getting mad at Bomani Jones for calling Boston racist means you’re racist.

OMF - LaVar Ball thinks h…

OMF - LaVar Ball thinks he has NBA teams worried, 3-22-17

HOUR 4 - The guys get into more talk about the negative ramifications of LaVar Ball's antics, and whether NBA teams will be hesitant to draft Lonzo, LaMelo, and LiAngelo. Also, the argue whether or not trading Isaiah Thomas is an option.

OMF - The NFL is cracking down on touchdown celebrations, again, 3-22-17

The No Fun League will be posting a "Do's and Don'ts" video to help NFL players prevent themselves from getting flagged for excessive penalties. Another Cleveland journalists says the Browns will make a run at Jimmy G next week at the NFL owners meetings. LeBron James fires back at LaVar Ball.

OMF - ESPN thinks Colin Kaepernick is getting blackballed, 3-22-17

HOUR 2 - The ESPN talking heads think that Colin Kaepernick is getting blackballed. The guys talk about the type of team that he COULD thrive on. Jason Whitlock compares Kaep to a former Patriot QB.

UNH and SI's Michael McCa…

UNH and SI's Michael McCann with some insight on the Hernandez trial, Bart Hubbuch and Brady's jersey

With so much legal stuff swirling around New England sports right now, Dale, Michael and Rich spoke to Michael McCann, law professor at UNH to get his insight to it all.

Bruins on dangerous ground to repeat the last two seasons and miss the postseason

Dale, Holley and Keefe discuss the Bruins on the heels of a bad loss at home to the Senators.

Claiming the Patriots knew Aaron Hernandez was a murderer is this week's hot sportz take

So the Patriots knew all along that Aaron Hernandez was murdering people and still gave him a contract extension? That's what some folks would like you to believe. Dale, Michael and RIch Keefe delve in to the Hernandez talk to dissect what's real from what's BS

Ep. 55: Kirk has a propos…

Ep. 55: Kirk has a proposal for Callahan and the Producers

Kirk Minihane, host and overlord of the morning show, brings Gerry Callahan and producers Chris and Ken into the studio to hear his show proposal. Kirk is thinking about making some changes to the morning show and wants to hear his crew's opinion.

Ep. 54: Richard Deitsch

SI's Richard Deitsch returns to the podcast to talk with Kirk about the K&C casting couch, how ESPN wimps out when they are called out for slander, what's going on with Bill Simmons, and the rise of podcasting.

Ep. 53: Glenn Ordway PT 2

Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be. You will not find a better look behind the scenes of radio.

#DORK 6: Quentin Tarantin…

#DORK 6: Quentin Tarantino Movies

Rich Keefe & Ryan Davey rank the Quentin Tarantino movies and discuss how they all connect in the Tarantino-verse. Plus "This Week in #DORK," "Davey's Video Game Minute," "Pick of the Podcast," and "Black Panther Reads iTunes Reviews."

The Real K&C – Potted plants & indefatigable pull carts 3-22-17

Ken Laird & Chris Curtis recap a Wednesday K&C with John Tomase back in for the first time in several months to discuss Boston’s reputation of race among other items.

Boston Sports 101 - History of Boston Sports Movies

Uncle Buck, George, and Nick "Fitzy" Stevens talk about Boston Sports Movies, the good, the bad, and the ugly.

K&C- Kirk is done with Co…

K&C- Kirk is done with Comcast; Gerry is in a bad mood; Carrabis takes down Pete Abraham 3-21-17

Hour 1. Alex Reimer joins Gerry and Kirk the morning after Kirk’s epic Early Edition. Kirk gave quite a performance on Comcast and says he’s officially done with TV. Gerry is in a bad mood because of the A-hole tournament. Jared Carrabis took down Pete Abraham in a blog on Barstool.

More from this show

K&C- Kirk says goodbye to…

K&C- Kirk says goodbye to Early Edition and Comcast 3-21-17

Hour 4. Kirk said goodbye to Comcast on Monday night. It was great television.

More from this show

K&C - How did Aaron Herna…

K&C - How did Aaron Hernandez get away with murder for so long?; Headlines with Kirk; Tomase says Kirk and Gerry are racist 3-22-17

Hour 2. Kirk, Gerry, and Tomase discuss the ongoing Hernandez trial. Headlines features Ellen’s finger injury. Tomase says that getting mad at Bomani Jones for calling Boston racist means you’re racist.

More from this show

K&C- Pete Abraham’s hor…

K&C- Pete Abraham’s horrible explanation on Brand X; Is the national anthem just a song? 3-21-17

Hour 3. Pete Abraham tried to defend himself on Brand X. Pete’s explanation for calling “Brad T” the grand wizard was embarrassing. Gerry, Kirk, and Alex argue about Kaepernick and whether or not the national anthem is important.

More from this show

K&C- The FBI and NFL foun…

K&C- The FBI and NFL found Brady’s jersey; Headlines with Kirk; Ken Laird is nervous the Bruins won’t make the playoffs 3-21-17

Hour 2. Brady’s jersey was found in Mexico. In Headlines, Gerry is angry at Chelsea Handler for a tweet. Ken Laird says he’s worried the Bruins won’t make the playoffs.

More from this show