Hits 106 Thankful Grand

NRG Media, LLC and KQKY (the “Station”) Official Contest Rules for A Thankful Grand Promotion

Void where prohibited.

All decisions of Station are final.

These Contest Rules apply to this contest and are supplemental to the Station’s general contest rules. In case of conflict, these rules will govern this contest.

By participating, Listeners agree to all rules that apply to that contest.  You must be 18 to enter. If listener is determined to be under 18, the prize to be forfeited and awarded to someone who is of legal age.


No purchase is necessary to enter.

The contest or promotion will take place during the dates, times specified as announced on-air, and which may be changed. 

Contest begins November 4 2019 and end November 27 2019.  

How to Play and Enter on KQKY 

HITS 106 KQKY – A Thankful Grand Promotion.

Weekdays during November, listen to win One Thousand Buffalo Bucks from the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce! The contest times will be 7:50am, 11:50am and 3:50pm

At the set times Listeners will be prompted to call 308-698-2106 and will be asked on the air what or who they are thankful for. The Listener will be qualified to win One Thousand Buffalo Bucks from the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce and Hits 106. Listeners may qualify as many times as they can get through at the set times above.

On Wednesday November 27, 2019, one listener from all registrations to be drawn in the 8 o’clock hour during the Morning Crave with Bic and Dave. KQKY Hits 106 staff will notify the winner by phone.

Buffalo Bucks are the equivalent of gift certificates that spend just like cash at any business in Buffalo County and are available through the Kearney Chamber of Commerce. These “bucks” are not transferable to cash and they are only good in Buffalo County.

All winners must be 18 years or older.

The winner must claimed the above prize at The Kearney Chamber of Commerce, 1007 2nd Avenue, Kearney. Phone 308 237-3101. The prize will be made available Wednesday November 27, 2019

All other NRG Media/Hits 106 rules apply.

Station is not liable for the inability of listeners to enter due to technical issues, including telephone, cellular or internet malfunctions, outages or disruptions; lost, blocked, delayed or misdirected calls or messages; lost, damaged or misdirected mail or faxes. Station assumes no responsibility for problems incurred recording or uploading any videos.

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, including videos, and grant Station a world-wide unlimited license to use the material in any manner.


Contests are open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older (unless otherwise specified) residing within 80 miles of Station’s studio. Employees of Station, NRG Media, other radio stations in Station’s market, their affiliates, subsidiaries, successor companies; advertising and promotion agencies, contest prize suppliers, participating advertisers including Kearney Chamber of Commerce employees, Sponsors including families of, Bruce Furniture, Computer Hardware, Hello Beautiful, First National Bank, Brookdale Senior Living 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.

Contestants and Immediate Family Members of contestants who have won a prize on Station within the last 30 days are not eligible to participate or win. For contests that extend beyond 30 days, contestants and immediate family members may win only one prize per contest level or per contest, depending on the specific promotion.


Station, 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.


Winner will be chosen by public vote and notified by email. Winner will also be announced on-air.  Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received, the number of votes cast, and the manner of conducting the contest.

Prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. No substitution or cash equivalent will be made. Station reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

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 (if any) 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.

A complete copy of these rules may be obtained at the offices of KQKY during normal business hours Monday-Friday or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address below.

KQKY Studios

2223 Central Avenue

Kearney, NE 68848