1) No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. The CAROLINA BASKETBALL BIG EASY GIVEAWAY Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by Chapel Hill Media Group; WCHL; Chapelboro,com; Mark Vitali Nationwide Insurance; Continental Tire; Lloyd’s Tire and Alignment; Sturdivant’s Tire and Auto; Alfredo’s Pizza Villa; The Better Sleep Store; Café Carolina and Bakery; Carolina Wealth Stewards; City Barbeque; The Egg and I; F&F Automotive; Great Clips at Meadowmont and Great Clips at Chatham Downs; Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza; Louise Beck Properties; Luncheonette at the Europa Center; The Persian Carpet, R&R Grill, Signs Now, Southern Season; The Strowd; Town Hall Grill; University Ford Chapel Hill; and Urban Fringe Salon (collectively, “Sponsors”).

** Updated 10/20/17 to reflect addition of Urban Fringe Salon as a new Sponsor. **

.2) Contest is offered only to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Contest is offered only to North Carolina residents. Employees, volunteers, agents, and on-air personalities of WCHL,, and Sponsors listed above, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, and their advertising or promotional agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”), and the immediate families or members of the same households of such individuals are not eligible.* No groups, clubs, or organizations may participate in this Contest or reproduce or distribute any portion of these rules to their members. Proof of age, identity, and eligibility must be furnished to Sponsors upon request. Sponsors will not award a prize to any one not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if these Contest rules are not followed. Winner and winner’s guest must be able to travel to New Orleans, LA, on December 21, 2017, and return December 24, 2017, to redeem prize.

*Immediate family defined as spouse, parents and grandparents, children and grandchildren, brothers and sisters, mother in law and father in law, brother in law and sister in law, daughter in law and son in law, as well as adopted, half, and step members.

3) How To Enter. The Contest entry period begins Thursday, September 28th, 2017 and ends Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:59PM (“Contest Period”). To enter for a chance to become a finalist and for a chance to win, entrants must submit an entry in any of the following ways: (1) visit any of the sponsor locations listed at the bottom of these Contest Rules and complete and submit an entry form through one of the entry boxes at the location; (2) be the designated caller in response to the cue to call broadcast on WCHL during the WCHL Morning News with Ron Stutts (6am – 10am, Mon – Fri), Music and More with Nicki Morse (10am – 3pm, Mon – Fri), the WCHL Afternoon News (3pm – 5pm, Mon – Fri) or the WCHL Evening News (5pm – 7pm, Mon – Fri); (3) complete and submit an online entry form on the Contest page at Eligible participants can enter to win a maximum of one time per week each week (Friday-Thursday) during the Contest Period through each of the entry methods listed above (i.e. each participant may enter via every aforementioned entry option up to once a week). Participants may be selected more than one time as a finalist.

Entries not received by the entry deadline, November 16, 2017 at 11:59PM are ineligible. Sponsors will not verify receipt of entries. Entries become property of Sponsors and will not be returned. Incomplete entries are void. All information provided in an entry must be complete and accurate. Sponsors are not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, damaged, undeliverable or delayed. Photocopied and mechanically generated entries are void. Entries generated by any automated means are void. Electronic and e-mail entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address at the time of the entry. The authorized account holder is the person to whom the applicable internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address. By entering, participants agree to comply with all applicable law and these Contest Rules, and you agree to abide by all decisions of the Sponsors. By entering, participants agree to allow WCHL,, and/or Sponsors the right without further consideration to use Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, municipality of residence, recorded voice, biographical material for an unlimited period of time and in any medium which WCHL or may deem appropriate (including without limitation, radio broadcasts, newspapers and other publications and in television or film releases, slides, videotape, distribution over the internet and picture data storage) in order to advertise, promote or publicize WCHL,, and/or the products and services of any of the Sponsors.

4) How to Win and Odds of Winning. Each week during the entry period, one (1) finalist will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received at each of the participating Sponsor locations,, and eligible call-ins to the WCHL Morning News with Ron Stutts, or the WCHL Afternoon News with Aaron Keck.  Weekly entry periods begin on Friday and end on Thursday during the Contest Period (September 28 – November 16, 2017). Drawings to select finalists will be held each Friday, with the first finalist drawing held on October 6 and the last on November 17. Finalists’ names will be posted on within 48 hours after selection (i.e. the first week’s finalists will be posted online by Sunday, October 8). Selected finalists will also be notified by email and phone at the address/number provided in the entry. Up to 168 finalists will be randomly selected. (10) Ten finalists will be randomly selected by attending the Launch Party on September 28th; (1) One finalist will be randomly selected each week from each Sponsor location and the WCHL office (151 total finalists randomly selected from Sponsor locations and WCHL in-person entry method during the Contest Period); (1) one finalist will be randomly selected each week from the website entry method (7 total finalists randomly selected from website entry method during the Contest Period); (2) two finalists will be selected Fri-Thurs through the WCHL cue to call in method during the Morning Show with Ron Stutts and the Afternoon News with Aaron Keck (14 total finalists selected from call-in entry method during the Contest Period); up to 172 finalists total.

Each finalist will be invited to the final drawing party on Monday, December 4th, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at The Strowd at 159½ E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. To be eligible, finalists must register at the drawing party at the registration booth between 6:30pm and 7:15pm. Elimination rounds to select the winner run from approximately 7:30pm to 8:30pm. FINALISTS MUST BE PRESENT AT THE DRAWING PARTY TO WIN. No stand ins permitted. Finalists must register BEFORE 7:15pm. All finalists who register their attendance on time will be handed a card with the number in which they registered as well as be given a ping pong ball with the same number printed on it that they will place into the drum. Elimination will then proceed in three rounds.
Round One: 20 balls will be randomly drawn out of the drum, the names corresponding to the numbers on the balls will be read out loud and cards numbered 1 through 20 will be handed to the finalists in order as they are drawn from the drum. Those first 20 people will become the semi-finalists and will proceed to Round Two. Those whose names were not called are no longer eligible for a chance to win. (FINALISTS CAN ONLY BE DRAWN ONCE IN ROUND ONE, EVEN THOUGH THEY MAY HAVE MULTIPLE NUMBERED BALLS IN THE DRUM FROM BEING A FINALISTS MULTIPLE TIMES, THEY CANNOT BE A FINALIST MORE THAN ONCE IN ROUND TWO – ROUND TWO MUST CONSIST OF TWENTY DIFFERENT FINALISTS)
Round Two: 10 finalists will be selected.
Round Three: 2 finalists will be selected.

Round Four: The finalist selected will be announced as the winner of the Carolina Basketball Big Easy Giveaway.

Odds of becoming a finalist through the entry form methods (online and at Sponsor locations) depend on the number of eligible entries received. Odds of becoming a finalist through the call-in method of entry depend on the number of listeners participating and the entrant’s ability to timely respond to the cue to call. Odds of a finalist becoming the winner are at least 1 out of 172.

5) Prizes. One (1) winner will be offered the following prize: TWO (2) round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets to MSY, New Orleans, LA; ONE (1) room for three nights at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place (occupancy for TWO (2)); TWO (2) tickets to the CBS Sports Classic at the Smoothie King Center.  Total approximate retail value of prize is $2,006.43.

To claim prize, Winner and Winner’s guest must visit WCHL’s main studio at University Place, 201 South Estes Drive, Suite C6A, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, no later than December 8, 2017 at 3pm ET and (1) provide valid driver’s licenses, military identifications, or state identification cards, and (2) execute a declaration of eligibility and liability and publicity release for the winner. Winner’s guests must also execute liability and publicity release when Winner claims prize. If any Winner’s guest is under the age of 18 years old at the time prize is awarded, the parent or legal guardian of that Winner’s guest must execute a liability and publicity release on behalf of such guest. Once submitted, names cannot be changed. Winner may be required to provide his/her Social Security Number for tax purposes. Prizes are non-transferable by Winner and may not be redeemed for cash. The Winner and one guest must be available to travel on Southwest Airlines departing RDU on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 4:55pm to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) outside New Orleans. The return flight will depart MSY on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 8:30am and will arrive at RDU on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 11:25am on Southwest Airlines. The airline and flight time is subject to change dependent on Southwest Airlines’ schedule or any other factors that may cause a change. The grand-prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash value. Winner and Winner’s guest responsible for providing valid identification and any other credentials necessary to board flights.

All charges, fees and costs not specifically included in the prize descriptions above, including but not limited to personal incidental items, taxes, souvenirs, tips, delivery, and baggage check are the responsibility of the Winner. Any expenses not expressly listed as part of the contest prize shall be sole financial responsibility of the prize winner and the prize winner shall not seek reimbursement for same from WCHL,, or any of the respective promotional partners. WCHL and is not responsible for late or cancelled flights, or missed games due to the flight delays, other transportation delays, or scheduling of games by tournament organizers.

6) Terms and Conditions; Limitation of Liability. Participants are responsible for complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and with these Contest Rules, and by entering, participants agree to be bound to these Contest Rules. Any security breach or other attempt by an entrant or other party to tamper with the proper administration of the Contest will disqualify the entrant and may result in civil or criminal action against the entrant or other party and may result in the discontinuation, suspension, or cancellation of the Contest. Winner(s), winner’s guest(s) (if any), and entrants agree, except where prohibited by law, to release and discharge, hold harmless and indemnify the Contest Entities, their employees, agents and representatives, officers and directors and their immediate families, successors and assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest, from any and all tax liability that may be imposed or associated with receipt or use of the prizes, and from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, and liability for any damages, expenses, fees, injury or losses (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH) sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize or while traveling to, preparing for, or participating in any Contest-related or prize-related activity. By entering the Contest or by winning, participants grant to the Contest Entities the right to publicize in any media worldwide and in perpetuity the participant’s name, photograph, image, likeness, voice, statements, and biographical information for advertising, trade, and promotion purposes without compensation and without opportunity for review, except where prohibited by law. A parent or legal guardian of winner(s) under the age of 18 will also be required to execute a declaration of eligibility and liability and publicity release on behalf of the minor child. Sponsors retain the discretion to make all decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these rules. All decisions of Sponsors are final and discretionary. In the event the selected winner(s) of the prize are/is ineligible or refuse(s) the prize or in the event the prize is forfeited for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may randomly select an alternate winner from remaining entries. The laws of the State of North Carolina shall govern this Contest, without regard to North Carolina’s choice of law rules. The courts of North Carolina and Orange County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Rules and/or this Contest. All participants and winner(s) agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of North Carolina. For prizes valued at $600 or greater, winner must provide his or her Social Security Number for tax purposes. Prizes may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with prizes, except as explicitly described above, are responsibility of winner.

7) Disclaimer and Force Majeure. Contest Entities, their affiliated, parent, and subsidiary companies, their employees, agents and officers, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest are not responsible for: (1) problems associated with television transmission, radio transmission, cable transmission, satellite transmission, phone lines, facsimile, or cable lines and/or phone or IP numbers that are beyond their control—this includes, but is not limited to: a busy signal, operator interference, cellular interference, Internet congestion, technical or atmospheric conditions that disrupt a phone call, facsimile transmission, email transmission, or any other transmission, cable modem service, or other Internet interruptions or malfunctions or for technical or other difficulties that may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the transmission of television or radio signals to all or limited geographic areas during the Contest or that may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the acquisition, completion, or submission of an entry; failures of or other problems relating to telephone, cellphone or other device or computer hardware, software, the Internet, or similar systems, including but not limited to difficulties relating to contestants’ ISP, DSL, telephone, or cable modem access, “worms,” or viruses; (2) typographical errors in any materials relating to the Contest; (3) lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, or delayed entries; (4) cancellations, postponements, or delays; (5) Acts of God, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or other similar causes beyond the control of the Contest Entities, their affiliated, parent, and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotional agencies and their immediate assigns, making it inadvisable, illegal, impossible, or impractical to continue the Contest or to perform under these Rules. In the event of any of the foregoing, Sponsors reserve the right to suspend, terminate, modify, or continue the Contest, in their sole discretion. Contest Entities make no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and Contest Entities specifically DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.

8) Official Rules and List of Winners. To receive a copy of these official Contest Rules, visit or send an SASE to or visit the WCHL studios University Place, 201 South Estes Drive, Suite C6A, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Official rules supersede all other published editions. *Sponsors reserve the right to change, alter, or amend these Contest rules as necessary, in their sole discretion, to ensure the fair administration of the Contest or to comply with applicable law.* For winner’s name, send an SASE by January 5, 2018, to WCHL, Big Easy Giveway, at the address listed above.

Entries may be submitted in person to the following sponsor locations:

Alfredo’s Pizza Villa

201 S Estes Dr,

Suite A5

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Café Carolina and Bakery

601 Meadowmont Village Cir,

Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Carolina Wealth Stewards

5107 Southpark Dr #201b,

Durham, NC 27713


City Barbeque

208 NC Hwy 54,

Durham, NC 27713


The Better Sleep Store

Ram’s Plaza Shopping Center,

1728 Fordham Blvd,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


The Egg and I

1101 Environ Way,

Chapel Hill, NC 27517


F & F Automotive

107 W Weaver St,

Carrboro, NC 27510


Great Clips

Meadowmont Village,

509 Meadowmont Village Cir,

Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Great Clips

Chatham Downs,

190 Chatham Downs Dr #101,

Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Lloyd’s Tire and Alignment

730 Hillsborough St,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza

100 W Franklin St,

Chapel Hill, NC 27516


Louise Beck Properties

319 Providence Rd,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Luncheonette at the Europa Center

100 Europa Dr,

Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Mark Vitali Nationwide Insurance

1289 N Fordham Blvd, Ste D1,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


The Persian Carpet

5634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd,

Durham, NC 27707


R&R Grill

137 E Franklin St,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Signs Now

1322 Fordham Blvd,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Southern Season

University Place,

201 South Estes Drive,

Suite 300

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


The Strowd

159½ E Franklin St,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Town Hall Grill

410 Market St #350,

Chapel Hill, NC 27516


University Ford Chapel Hill

102 Ephesus Church Rd,

Chapel Hill, NC 27517


Urban Fringe

1821 Fordham Blvd,

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


WCHL and

201 S. Estes Drive

Suite C6A

Chapel Hill, NC 27514