Date My Dad Rules


The following rules (“Rules”) together with Orion Media Ltd (“Orion”) general and competition terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) (which can be found at apply to ‘DATE MY DAD’ Radio Competition (“the Competition”) which will run from Saturday 19th May 2012 until Thursday 13th June 2012 inclusive (“the Duration”). The Participating “Radio Station” is 96.4 FM Free Radio.

Anyone who enters the Competition (an “Entrant”) will be deemed to have understood these Rules along with the Terms and Conditions and will be bound by them. The Terms and Conditions are available on request from the Radio Station.

1. Details of the Competition.
1.1 To enter the Competition, kids need to nominate their Single Dad to go on a speed dating event on June 13th (evening). Nominations must be made direct to Jo & Sparky either via facebook™ ( , Twitter™ (@JoFreeRadio) or email at between Saturday 19th May and Wednesday 23rd May after which time nominations will be closed.
1.2 Finalist dads, as selected by Jo & Sparky, will be invited into the Radio Station, along with their child (children) who nominated them, for an interview on Thursday 24th May 2012 only. All interviews will be recorded for potential broadcast. The winning dad will be chosen on Friday 25th May 2012 by Jo & Sparky; all decisions are final and his child (children) will also be recorded (in studio or via phone) for broadcast. Parental/Guardian permission will be required prior to broadcast/publishing of any photographs of any minor taking part in this Competition and only their first name(s) will be published.
1.3 On Wednesday 6th June the Competition will open on-air for females to enter to take part in a speed dating evening on Wednesday 13th June with the winning dad. Female Entrants must enter via Telephone on 0330 66 00 964 (the “Telephone Line”), facebook™ ( , Twitter™ (@JoFreeRadio) before midnight on Thursday 7th June. Telephone calls will be charged at standard network rates. Calls from mobile phones may be higher.
1.4 Out of all the female Entrants, three will be chosen by Jo & Sparky on Friday 8th June and interviewed off-air ready for broadcast.
1.5 Each final female Entrant chosen will be profiled on-air each day in turn between 11th and either 12th or 13th June.
1.6 The speed date evening will take place on either Tuesday 12th or Wednesday 13th June (TBC), and will be photographed, recorded on video and on audio equipment for broadcast and use at discretion of the Radio Station.
1.7 Audio from the speed date event may be revealed on social media after the event and will be broadcast on air on Thursday 14th June, and the final story along with which lady the winning dad chose to be his ultimate date, will be revealed on Friday 15th June.

2. Eligibility
2.1 Entrants must be over the age of 25, be UK residents and live in the Radio Station’s registered transmission survey postal code area (TSA). A list of eligible post codes can be requested from the Radio Station.
2.2 Orion and the Participating Radio Station shall not be responsible for any failure on behalf of an Entrant whose entry is not received.
2.3 Entrants must enter using their legal name. The Radio Station reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of this rule.
2.4 By taking part in this Competition it is deemed that all finalists are of sound and honest character and that any criminal history should be disclosed to the Radio Station at interview stage. The Radio Station shall not be held responsible for any Participant withholding such information.

3. Prize
3.1 The Prize is a place at the speed date evening on Wednesday 13th June 2012 in the presence of Jo & Sparky which will be recorded for broadcast. The venue will be disclosed to finalists taking part in the speed date evening. The winning dad will speed date the three chosen finalist females and select one lady to continue his evening to have a meal with. The other two ladies will have their meal with Jo & Sparky.
3.2 The Prize is non-transferable.