Local Contest Rules

NRG Media March Bandness rules KROR-FM:


No purchase necessary to enter.


ENTRY DEADLINE: Band Brackets must be completed prior to the Each band on air matchup Lew’s midday bands by 10am.  Cartwright’s afternoon bands by 3pm each day.


The Bracket Challenge is an online bracket contest sponsored nationally by UPICKEM/Second Street Media.   The rules for the national contest are available at the registration site on.


These rules are for local prizes offered by STATIONS only.


  1. ELIGIBILITY: You must be 18 and reside with 60 miles of Grand Island Ne to play the local contest. Employees of Station, NRG Media, other radio stations in Station’s market; their affiliates, subsidiaries, successor companies; contest sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies, contest prize suppliers, participating advertisers and immediate family members of anyone so situated are not eligible to participate in any contest on Station. “Immediate family members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws” and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related.



TO ENTER: Select the March Bandness link on www.rock1015.com.


You must register on the UPICKEM section of the website to play.


Once registered, you must fill out the bracket completely by picking the winner of each game of each round of the tournament prior to the first full round of the tournament (i.e. the round of 32 bands). You will not be required to pick the winners of the “First Four” play-in games.


Brackets will be available following the announcement of the participating teams, scheduled for Monday, March 7th, 2018.


ENTRY DEADLINE is  prior to the first match on March 14, 2018.

Lew midday devision deadline is 10am each day.  Cartwright’s afternoon devision deadline is 3pm each day.

Each round of the tournament is worth up to 32 points. There are 3 rounds in the tournament worth up to 192 points. You will receive 2 points for each First Round game you pick correctly. You will receive 4 points for each Second Round game you pick correctly. You will receive 8 points for each Third Round game you pick correctly. You will receive 64 points for picking the winner of the Championship game. If a game is canceled, forfeited, or indefinitely suspended for any reason, that game shall not count for any participant and scores will be computed as if the game did not exist.

The participant with the highest score will be deemed the winner, subject to verification. The participant with the highest total score for all rounds combined will be deemed the Grand Prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility.

In the event of a tie for the highest score a drawing will be held to determine the winner.


PRIZES:  Winners will be notified via email.



LOCAL PRIZE LIST  Points leader at the end of the tournament will receive a $101.50 certificate to Big Johns Ford in Minden in case of a tie a drawing will be held to determine the winner.

For the local prizes, determination of prize winners, verification of eligibility, and compliance with these rules will be conducted by the KROR-FM whose decision will be final.

  1. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner of local prize will be notified by email. If a winner does not respond within seven (7) days of the initial notification email, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to the next highest scoring participant. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of participants.

    4. GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Contest is not intended to be used for gambling purposes. If it is determined that a participant is using the Contest for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified.


All entries become property of Station and will not be acknowledged or returned. Station may store and use any of the entries for any lawful purpose including publicity, without further compensation to the entrant. Listeners affirm they own user-generated content to and grant Station a world-wide unlimited license to use the material in any manner.



KROR-FM, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for (i) violating any of these rules, (ii) tampering with the entry process or the operation of Station electronic site, (iii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the contest, (iv) obtaining winner status using false or fraudulent means or information, or (v) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, illegal, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior.


Prize is deemed forfeited if not claimed by winner within 7 days of winning or within its period of usability.  Forfeited prizes will be disposed of at the discretion of Station management. Prizes may only be claimed at Station’s studio during office hours Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. Prizes cannot be claimed by a third-party on behalf of the winner.


Winners must provide satisfactory proof of age, photo identification, and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.


In addition, winner agrees to execute an affidavit of eligibility, indemnification and release of liability regarding winner’s participation in the contest and receipt and use of the prize before any prize is awarded.


All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes including any sales taxes. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. Any additional costs relating to the prizes, and incurred as a result of accepting the prizes, are the sole responsibility of the winner.


Failure to execute any required documents or comply with any of the terms will result in forfeiture of the prize.




Unless prohibited by law, contestant’s participation in contest constitutes consent and license for Station, NRG Media and contest sponsors, without any further obligation or compensation to the contest participant, to use participant’s name, voice, biographical data, likeness and user-generated content for promotional purposes in any media in any form now known or hereinafter invented.


Station, NRG Media, 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 any prize and are not affiliated with the award or the administration of the nation contest sponsored by UPickEM and Second Street Media.