Villisca Axe Murder House Rules

KOPW Villisca Axe Murder House Contest

These contest rules are specific to The KOPW Villisca Axe Murder House Promotion (the “Contest”) conducted by NRG Media, LLC d/b/a KOPW (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 contest rules and the Station’s general contest rules are available at the Station’s studio at 5011 Capitol, Omaha, NE 68132, during regular business hours and on the contest page on the Station’s website at These rules are intended to supplement the General Contest rules, however, to the extent that the general contest rules differ from these rules, these rules will govern and control with respect to this Contest.

How to Enter/ Rules: By participating, each participant agrees as follows:

No purchase is necessary to enter or win the Contest


Contest entry begins Friday, October 5th, 2018 and ends on October 26, 2018.


The contest is open to individuals who are at least 18 years old and who live within 50 miles of the KOPW as defined by Nielsen Audio.


How to enter:  Listeners will nominate themselves and someone they know to stay the night with KOPW staff at the Villisca Axe Murder House in Villisca, IA, on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, by completing an entry form that includes a statement on why they should win, on Submissions will be reviewed by KOPW staff, which will select one winner from all entries.  Odds of winning are based on total number of entries submitted.  Some entries may be chosen to be read live on-air during the promotional dates.  Winners will be announced over the air and contacted by KOPW.


Prizes: Overnight stay for two (2) at the Villisca Axe Murder House in Villisca, Iowa on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, courtesy of Haunted Hollow.  Transportation courtesy of VIP Sedan & Limousine.  Food courtesy of Casey’s General Stores.  And drinks courtesy of Dr Pepper.


Prize Value: Total value of the prize is $1,000. Prizes are provided by Haunted Hollow, VIP Sedan & Limousine, and NRG Media d/b/a KOPW.


Prize will be forfeited if not claimed within 7 days of winning.


Publicity; Use of Personal Information.
By participating, all participants and winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Contest, participants agree that the Company may disclose to third parties personal information obtained from participants in the Contest, including but not limited to name and city of residence, and use such information for marketing and other purposes on a worldwide basis in perpetuity.


All entry blanks, forms devices and materials, as well as all the information contained on or within, gathered during the course of entry, shall become the sole property of the Company to be used, disposed of or destroyed at the discretion of the Company. Such use may include, but is not limited to, enrolling entrant in one or more of the Company’s listener clubs and sending entrant correspondence and solicitations with regard to such clubs.


By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner, their  heirs and assigns indemnifies, holds harmless and waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, NRG Media LLC, parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary companies and their employees, agents, members, affiliates, officers, volunteers or sponsors of each, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any claim, demand, cause of action, personal injury, death or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company.

Conduct and Decisions.
By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited, and anyone behaving in such manner will be disqualified from entering the contest and asked to leave any event associated with the Contest. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules or terminate the contest in its sole discretion at any time. ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPATE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Compliance with Law.
The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Station(s) shall follow all applicable federal, state and local laws for conducting contests.

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