Johnny Cash: Sinner or Saint? Sweepstakes Official Rules



How To Enter:

Beginning at 12:01am PDT on 09/02/2019, until 12:59am MDT on 09/28/2019, you may enter the Johnny Cash: Sinner or Saint? Sweepstakes(“Promotion”).  The Promotion is sponsored by Salem Media Group, Inc., Salem Books (an imprint of Regnery Publishing) and 710 KNUS News/Talk, a Licensee of (“Main Sponsor”). Promotion is being promoted on, and entries are being collected from, radio stations and other media outlets in multiple cities and through other websites.   Entries from all sources will be combined and Promotion winner will then be selected from among such entries.   Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received through this station and such other media.

You may enter via the following method(s): 

ONLINE by visiting the following Website: completing and submitting the online entry form.   Online entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address, LinkedIn account, Twitter account, Google account, or Salem Media Group Loyalty Program account submitted at the time of entry.   The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the (i) email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address or (ii) LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, or Salem Media Group Loyalty Program account by LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, or Salem Media Group radio stations, as applicable.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or LinkedIn, Twitter, Google or Salem Media Group Loyalty Program account.

The Promotion may also offer you the opportunity to receive bonus entries for completing a particular task.   For example, the Promotion may allow you to receive bonus entries for tasks such as sharing a link to the Promotion, opting-in to receive emails from a sponsor, uploading a file, or following a sponsor on Twitter or Instagram.  This promotion offers these specific bonus entry opportunities (“Bonus Entry Opportunities”):

  • Ten (10) for each person who enters by using the link that is shared on your Facebook and/or Twitter page
  • Twenty (20) for visiting the book listing on
  • Six (6) for retweeting Greg Laurie’s video on Twitter 
  • Six (6) for visiting Greg Laurie’s Blog webpage
  • Two (2) for subscribing to the A New Beginning Podcast
  • Two (2) for subscribing to the Greg Laurie YouTube Channel
  • Two (2) for following Harvest on Instagram  
  • Two (2) for following Regnery Publishing on Instagram  

Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned.  Use of any device or method to automate entry is prohibited.  Incorrect, illegible, corrupt, and incomplete entries are void.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt. Limit one entry per entry method per household per day.  Limit one winner per household for promotions with prizes valued over $1,000.  Bonus Entry Opportunities may only be redeemed once per entrant during the Contest Period, except for bonus entries earned by sharing a link on Facebook and/or Twitter, as the number of potential bonus entries that can be earned through that manner is unlimited. Individuals are disqualified from winning consecutive promotions held by Sponsor and from winning more than one of Sponsor’s promotions in the same month.   This promotion is not sponsored by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Spotify or YouTube in any way.

All entry information will be shared with Salem Media Group, Inc., Salem Books (an imprint of Regnery Publishing) and Harvest Ministries, and entrants may be contacted by Salem Media, Inc., Salem Books (an imprint of Regnery Publishing) and Harvest Ministries with promotional or marketing materials with the option to opt out.  Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives of Promoters, Harvest Ministries, Aptivada, LLC, their parent companies, their affiliated companies, their advertising and promotion agencies, along with their immediate family and household members are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.


The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry (except that residents of Alabama and Nebraska must be at least 19 years of age at the time of entry and residents of Mississippi must be at least 21 years of age at the time of entry).  Employees of Main Sponsor or Aptivada LLC, their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void outside the United States and where prohibited by law.  

Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Main Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  Main Sponsor will disqualify any entry from any individual who does not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.

Prizes and Odds of Winning:

There will be ten (10) Grand Prize winners who will receive one (1) boxed set of Johnny Cash's The Complete Columbia Album Collection on audio CD which has an approximate retail price of one hundred ninety-two dollars and thirty-seven cents ($192.37) USD. 

Each entrant of the Promotion will receive an invitation to access a free chapter download from the book Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon


There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Main Sponsor may, at its sole discretion and to the extent permitted by law, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Any tickets awarded as part of a prize will be subject to the terms and conditions set forth by the issuer and are valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets.  Other restrictions may apply.

Winner Selection and Notification:

Decisions of Main Sponsor with respect to the Promotion are final.

Potential winner(s) will be selected on or about September 30, 2019 via random drawing from among all eligible entries received.  Entrants need not be present to win.

Main Sponsor anticipates that the potential winner(s) will be contacted either by phone, e-mail using the e-mail address provided at entry, in writing, or via the social media account provided at entry.  Winner(s) must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility, liability release, publicity release, guest/traveling companion release, or similar document within ten (10) days of notification attempt or winner may be disqualified at Main Sponsor’s sole discretion and the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner(s) may be chosen.  Main Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner(s) in a random drawing format that shall be determined by Main Sponsor.  If a potential winner(s) cannot be contacted, fails to complete, sign and return any required affidavit or release within the required time period, or fails to comply with these rules, the potential winner(s) may be disqualified at Main Sponsor’s sole discretion.  An entrant who provides a mobile wireless number to Main Sponsor in connection with a promotion, including by providing a mobile number for winner notification purposes, is responsible for informing Main Sponsor if his or her number is reassigned to another person at any time before the end of the Promotion and for providing an alternative number where he or she may be reached.


Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner(s).  Winner(s) will be required to complete (including by filling in the winner’s full Social Security Number) and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by Main Sponsor in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more.  Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.

Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of a prize constitutes a winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for Main Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for  purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, Main Sponsor may, where legal, require a winner (and guest or travel companion, where applicable) to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.  

To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Promotion, you:

agree to grant Main Sponsor a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to edit, telecast, exhibit, rerun, reproduce, use, syndicate, license, print, distribute and otherwise exploit any items (including any photos, videos, audio, or written material) submitted as part of your contest entry (the “Materials”), or any portion thereof, in any manner and in any and all formats and media now known or hereafter devised, without payment to you or any third party;

acknowledge that Main Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to use the Materials at all; and

represent and warrant that: you meet the minimum age requirements specified in the eligibility criteria; you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to Main Sponsor the license provided for herein; you own or control the complete exhibition and other rights to the Materials you submitted for the purposes contemplated in this license; you are either the parent (or legal guardian) of any minor featured in the Materials or have received the express consent of the parent (or legal guardian) for any such minor to appear in the Materials and to enter the minor’s likeness in the Materials in the contest; and neither the Materials nor the exercise of the rights granted herein shall infringe upon or violate the right of privacy or right of publicity of, or constitute a libel or slander against, or violate any common law or any other right of, any person or entity.

Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Promotion, Main Sponsor in its sole discretion may require verification of Promotion winner’s or winners’ identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winner(s) and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless Main Sponsor, Aptivada LLC, their respective sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), their advertising and promotion agencies, any social media platform utilized in the conduct of the Promotion (including but not limited to Facebook, Inc.) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion.  Main Sponsor may also require eligible Promotion winner(s) and their guests or travel companions, if any, to sign a liability release confirming such consent.  It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return to Main Sponsor any required release.

Main Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from the Promotion if he or she tampers or is suspected of having tampered with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of any Website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Promotion, or is otherwise in violation of the rules.  Main Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Main Sponsor’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by Main Sponsor in is sole discretion.  Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any Website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Promotion or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.  Should such an attempt be made, Main Sponsor reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Main Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision.  If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Main Sponsor, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Main Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries.  Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond Main Sponsor’s control.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Promotion, you understand and agree that:

the Federal Arbitration Act applies to this agreement, and if the parties are unable to resolve their dispute amicably, it shall be resolved by means of binding arbitration (not in a court of law);

any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action (even if the rules and procedures of the arbitration tribunal allow class arbitrations);

any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event and under no circumstances will entrants or winners be permitted to obtain awards for attorneys’ fees, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other form of damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased;

any claim or dispute regarding the Promotion or these Official Rules will be resolved pursuant to the laws of the State or Commonwealth in which the Main Sponsor is located, without regard to the conflicts of laws and rules of that State or Commonwealth;

any claim or dispute regarding the Promotion or these Official Rules will be resolved in a tribunal within the State or Commonwealth in which the Main Sponsor is located, and you submit to the jurisdiction of, and waive all objections to the jurisdiction or venue of, such tribunal; and

if for any reason a claim or dispute regarding the Promotion or these Official Rules proceeds in court rather than through arbitration, there will not be a jury trial.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules, including but not limited to the agreement to arbitrate, shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  If any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained herein.

To obtain a copy of the Official Rules or a list of winner(s) following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “Official Rules” or “Winner List” to Johnny Cash: Sinner or Saint? Sweepstakes Winner List or Official Rules Request, 4880 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, California 93012.  All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.

Official Rules, Terms of Use Agreement & Privacy Policy:

By entering this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Main Sponsor’s Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Main Sponsor: Salem Media Group, Inc., 4880 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, California 93012 

Additional Sponsor(s):  

Salem Books (an imprint of Regnery Publishing)

Harvest Ministries

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