WDET Contest Rules


  1. Provide your legal name. If the giveaway prize consists of tickets, then a photo ID and e-mail confirmation will be required to pick the tickets up via will-call.
  2. Those who have won any tickets or prizes from WDET within 30 days of the current online giveaway period will be ineligible.
  3. The WDET online giveaway winners will be selected on the date specified on the entry page. Winners will be chosen at random from all entries.
  4. Giveaway drawings are administered by WDET personnel, whose decisions are final.
  5. The giveaway winner will be notified by e-mail, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release within 15 days of notification. Any winner who fails to comply within said 15-day period or who cannot be contacted by email will forfeit the prize. WDET will then draw alternate, eligible giveaway winners, who will be awarded the giveaway in the event that the initial winner does not claim or forfeits the prize.
  6. WDET never sells, exchanges or lends to third parties any address, email or telephone information you provide when entering a WDET contest.
  7. Odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible entries received.
  8. WDET reserves the right, in the event of the unavailability of an online giveaway prize, to substitute giveaway prizes of equal or greater value.
  9. Winners will not be permitted to either redeem in cash or substitute giveaway prizes.
  10. Giveaway prizes are subject to any and all policies and restrictions of the giveaway provider.
  11. Any and all applicable taxes on giveaway prizes are the responsibility of the winner.
  12. WDET employees and their immediate family members are ineligible to participate in the online giveaway. Also, the immediate family members of online giveaway prize donors are ineligible to participate.
  13. All federal, state and local laws apply.
  14. Must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
  15. WDET online giveaway drawing is void where prohibited by law.
  16. When necessary, WDET reserves the right to amend the online giveaway rules at any time.
  17. One online entry per household.
  18. In the event winners are awarded hard tickets, tickets must be picked up at the WDET studio during normal business hours (M-F, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST) no later than noon on the day of the event. WDET WILL NOT mail tickets to winners. No exceptions. All prizes must be picked up from WDET within 14 days of notification. WDET will not notify the winners of time remaining – it is the sole responsibility of the winner to claim their prize. All unclaimed prizes will be forfeited.
  19. In the event that the winner is unable to pick up the tickets in the allocated times, the winner may designate a representative to pick up the tickets with authorization from a WDET staff member. Representative must provide a vaild ID and the e-mail authorization from WDET.
  20. By participation, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Entries not in compliance with these Official Rules shall be null and void.

To enter into any of WDET’s active fundraiser prize drawings, please click here.