The Jam & A Christmas Carol

The Jam would like to give you the chance to win four tickets to see A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre.

Share the joy and holiday magic as Goodman Theatre celebrates 40 years of A Christmas Carol in Chicago! With glorious music and spectacular stagecraft—this heartwarming tradition enchants audiences with Scrooge’s discovery of kindness and compassion. A Christmas Carol runs November 18 through December 31st at Goodman Theatre.

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Here's how to enter:

Now through Friday, November 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM CDT, fill out the submission form to enter for your chance to win four tickets to see A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre. One (1) winner will be randomly selected using a computer software winner selection tool from all eligible online entries.

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Official Rules

Sweepstakes Rules

‘The JAM & A Christmas Carol’ (the “Sweepstakes”)

November 13– November 17, 2017


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Void where prohibited.  By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules.  Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification.

SPONSOR:  This Sweepstakes is sponsored by ‘WCIU, The U,’ 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60661 (the "Sponsor"), which is solely responsible for the conduct of this Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, all participants and prize winner agree that the Goodman Theatre, their partnerships, subsidiaries and affiliates and each of such entities’ respective officers, directors, agents and employees are not responsible or liable for any injury, loss, illness, litigation or damage that may occur from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prizes. In the event that any dispute arises regarding the meaning or interpretation of these official rules, participants agree that the dispute shall be resolved by applying the laws of Illinois and that it shall be resolved by and within the state or federal courts of that state.

ENTRY.  A purchase is not required to enter or win four (4) tickets to see A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre from November 18 - December 31, 2017 (the “Prize”). ‘The JAM & A Christmas Carol’ Sweepstakes begins Monday, November 13, 2017, at 12:00 AM CDT and ends Friday, November 17, 2017, at 11:59 PM CDT unless extended by ‘WCIU, The U.’ To enter the Sweepstakes, viewers must do so at and complete an online form to register. Only one (1) entry per person, per email address, per 24 hour period will be accepted (12AM-11:59PM). One (1) winner will be randomly selected using a computer software winner selection tool from all eligible online entries.

Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, due to technical/network failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and the Sponsor reserves the rights to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by ‘WCIU, The U’ in its sole discretion, and ‘WCIU, The U’ reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY. ‘The JAM & A Christmas Carol’ Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of Illinois and Indiana who live in the Chicagoland television viewing area (as defined by A.C. Nielsen) and are 18 years of age or older. Employees of ‘WCIU, The U, A Christmas Carol, The Goodman Theatre and their advertising agencies, consultants, franchisees, suppliers, (collectively, “Sweepstakes Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win, nor are such employees’ family members. In addition, individuals who share a common household with an employee of a Sweepstakes Party or who are in any kind of domestic relationship or partnership with an employee of a Sweepstakes Party (e.g., boyfriends, girlfriends, fiancé, roommates) are not eligible to enter or win this Sweepstakes. Sponsor shall be the sole judge of what constitutes a domestic relationship or partnership in the event of a dispute.

PRIZES. One (1) winner will receive four (4) tickets to see A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre from November 18-December 31, 2017, excluding December 19-26, 2017. Offer expires December 31, 2017. There are no exchanges or substitutions. This offer is subject to availability at the time of redemption and does not include premium seating or Saturday’s and Sunday’s in December. Total value of the prize is $328. Winners will be first notified via the email address on their entry, followed up by a phone call to the phone number listed on their entry. Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of correct eligible entries. If a winner fails to claim their Prize, it will result in the forfeiture of the Prize and a new drawing may be held from the remaining eligible entries at the discretion of ‘WCIU, The U.’ Prize Winners must possess a valid picture ID to claim their Prize.


PRIZE RESTRICTIONS & CONDITIONS.  Prizes are subject to terms and conditions of the Prize provider and Sweepstakes Parties. There will be no substitute or cash redemption awarded to any Sweepstakes winner. All income and other taxes are the responsibility of the winners. By entering, the winner is consenting to the use of their name, likeness, and/or biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration, including any in studio appearances.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY. These Prizes are non-transferable and will be delivered no later than five (5) business days at the expense of Weigel Broadcasting Co. to the winner via UPS Ground with signature required.  Winners are responsible for income and other taxes on the Prizes. Winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Publicity Release and Letter of Indemnification within seven (7) business days of notification of being a winner. Failure to comply with the rules and conditions of the Sweepstakes may result in a forfeiture of Prize.

‘WCIU, The U’ and Sweepstakes Parties explicitly disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The Sponsor and/or Sweepstakes Parties shall not be liable or responsible for those guarantees or warranties made or offered by advertisers, partners, manufacturers or suppliers, including those related to the Prize. Under no circumstances shall the Sponsor and/or Sweepstakes Parties be held responsible or liable for use of the information and/or products supplied and/or made available through the promotion or for errors or anomalies resulting in the unintended or erroneous participation, award of any prize or other benefits under the jurisdiction of these sweepstakes rules.

The Sponsor and Sweepstakes Parties offer no assurances, warranties, or guarantees that the promotion in any media, including but not limited to on air, text/mobile phones and websites, will be uninterrupted or error-free and do not promise the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through this sweepstakes. The Sponsor and Sweepstakes Parties will not be liable, and are not responsible, for damages of any sort connected to participation in or inability/failure to participate in the sweepstakes, whether the damages are direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential.

MISCELLANEOUS.  The decisions made by ‘WCIU, The U,’ concerning any and all matters with respect to this promotion shall be final. In the event of a computer, telephone failure, or any other circumstances beyond the control of ‘WCIU, The U,’ where it becomes impracticable to award one or more prizes, ‘WCIU, The U,’ may, in its sole and absolute discretion, determine not to award any such Prize. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited, penalized or otherwise restricted by law. A copy of these official Sweepstakes rules are available at the ‘WCIU, The U’ offices located at 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL or by writing to ‘WCIU, The U,’ ‘The JAM & A Christmas Carol– November ‘17,’ 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60661. Viewers can also find the official Sweepstakes rules at If you wish to receive the names of Sweepstakes Prize Winners, you must send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to ‘The JAM & A Christmas Carol – November ‘17’ 26 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60661. ‘WCIU, The U’ must receive any request for the Winners’ names no later than December 31, 2017.