Ultimate Football Pool
Week #17
WSTW/WDEL/WXCY Ultimate Football Pool
Official Rules
  1. No purchase is necessary to register/win.
  2. The Ultimate Football Pool is open to legal U.S. citizens age 18 years or older living within the immediate broadcast area of WSTW, WDEL, and WXCY. Grand prize winner must be at least 21 years old with a valid passport to redeem prize.
  3. The Ultimate Football Pool is a joint promotion of,, and Entries from all three sites will be judged and scored collectively, without regard to the site of origin.
  4. Entries will only be accepted via the web-form on,, and Mailed, phoned, faxed or emailed entries will not be accepted.
  5. You may only submit one entry per week. If more than one entry from the same person is found, only the first submission will be accepted, regardless of whether those entries are submitted from different websites.
  6. We encourage playing each and every week of the contest. You may play again immediately after winning, to help your chances of winning the grand prize.
  7. Each week's NFL schedule is posted by noon on Monday of that week. There are 3 sections to the entry form:
    • Schedule section: This section shows every game scheduled for the current week of the NFL season.
    • Tie Breaker Score: This section highlights a specific game of the week's schedule and asks you to predict the total number of points scored in that game.
    • Survivor Pick: This section lists every NFL team. Each team may only be chosen once during the NFL season, so the list will change throughout the contest.
  8. To enter, complete the weekly online entry form by selecting one team from each game in the Schedule section, entering your Tie Breaker Score, and picking one team from the Survivor Pick section.
  9. Picks for the Schedule section and Tie Breaker Score can be submitted/edited at any time during the week; however, if any games have already begun, picks/changes will not be accepted for that/those game(s). Survivor Picks also cannot be made/changed if any games have already begun. The deadline for full entries and Survivor Picks will be posted, and is always the same as the earliest scheduled kick-off of the week.
  10. Entries are judged on a points basis. You will receive 1 point for each correct answer. If your Survivor Pick wins their game, you will receive one bonus point. In the event of a tie game, that game is thrown out - no point (regular or bonus) will be awarded.
  11. The person with the highest score wins the first place weekly prize. .
  12. In the event several entries tie, we will use the tie-breaker question. The person who is closest to the total points scored in the specified game (generally the Monday Night Football game of the week) wins. If this does not break the tie, a random drawing of the eligible entries will be held to select a winner.
  13. At the end of the NFL regular season, the player with the highest total score wins the grand prize. If there is a tie, the Monday Night Football tie-breaker questions will be totalled, with winners decided by closest to that tie-breaker. If this does not break the tie, a random drawing of the eligible entries will be held to determine the grand prize winner.
  14. Players must register for an account and log-in using their username and password to submit picks each week. One account per person. Total scores from different accounts cannot and will not be combined.
  15. You must supply a valid email address when creating an account. Email addresses that are found to be bad or unknown will invalidate your entry.
  16. Grand Prize is an 7-night trip for two to the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, courtesy of Apple Vacations, including airfare from Philadelphia, ground transfers to/from the airport and resort, all meals and drinks in the resort, non-motorized watersports, and the assistance of an Apple Representative in resort. Taxes, insurance, fees and surchages totalling approximately $450 per person, subject to change, are not included and must be paid by winner. Travel must be completed by December 1, 2019. Black-out dates apply. Trip cannot be extended beyond validity dates. Other restrictions apply, as detailed on the prize certificate. Grand prize value: $5,000.
  17. Grand prize winner must be a legal resident of the state of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Maryland, at least 21 years old with a valid passport to redeem prize.
  18. Delmarva Broadcasting/WSTW/WDEL/WXCY are not responsible for lost entries, technical difficulties, acts of God, and any other issues that may cause problems with playing the contest.
  19. Employees, agents, successors, assignees, advertising agencies, promotional companies, immediate family members, household members, sponsors, agents, affiliates, parent companies, vendors, suppliers of WDEL/WSTW/WXCY, Delmarva Broadcasting Company, McGlynn's Pub, Al's Sporting Goods, and Apple Vacations, and others acting on their behalf are ineligible to participate.
  20. Prize Winners waive any and all claims of liability against the contest sponsors for any damages, injuries, or other losses which relate directly to the contest.
  21. Prize Winners are responsible for paying any and all taxes associated with the prizes.
  22. Prize Winners' names and their likenesses may be used by WSTW, WDEL, and WXCY for promotional purposes without further compensation to winners.
  23. Void where prohibited by law.
  24. WSTW/WDEL/WXCY reserve the right to disqualify any entry for any reason.
  25. Judges' decisions are final.
  26. Rules subject to change without notice.