Q4 Contesting 2019

Station Participation

STATION PARTICIPATION LIST HERE

  • All stations to participate
    • ​Jingle Ball host CHR stations exempt, but may opt in.​
    • Fiesta Latina contest stations should participate in both cash and Fiesta Latina contests​
  • Stations expected to participate in ALL 16 giveaways per day.
  • Deadline for participation changes:5pm ET Friday 09/27.

Contest Time Selection/Contest Portal

Important that EVERY participating ​station is signed up BELOW so we can track participation against entries, winners and ratings.

Contest Portal

Contest Details

  • Q4 phase 1 contest runs WEEKDAYS ONLY (Monday 10/07 - Friday 10/18)
  • 16 giveaways HOURLY from 6:00am thru 9:59pm ET (160 giveaways total / 480 if you combine phase 1 & 2)​
  • Each hour has unique keyword for your listeners to text to 200200
  • DO NOT POST KEYWORDS SOCIALLYduring this contest.
  • ONLY GIVE OUT EACH KEYWORD ONCE(set appointments for every solicit time).
  • Contest window is ENTIRE HOUR to allow flexibility among stations.

Format Themes

  • Themes for National work parts selected by format Brand Managers
  • All formats have the ability to adjust/customize to fit their brand, be careful not to appear to take ownership.​
    • AC= Workday Payday​
    • Alt =ALTernative Income 
    • CHR= Pay Your Bills ​
    • Classic Hits/Oldies= Thousand Dollar Payday
    • Classic Rock= Money for Nothing
    • Country= 16K Workday
    • HotAC = Easy Money
    • News/Talk= Grand in Your Hand
    • RCHR= Grand in Your Hand
    • Rock= Rock The Bank
    • Spanish= Deposito Directo (Direct Deposit)
    • Sports= Grand in Your Hand
    • Urban= We Got the Bag
    • Urban Classic/AC= Pay Them Bills​

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Prize Description

  • All giveaways are $1,000
    • No Grand Prize for any formats.

Contest Rules/Documents

Important Documents

Contest Promo Creation

  • Stations should create their own local promos for this contest where possible.
  • Reference the contestPromo Instructionsfor local promo creation.

Contest Promos and Disclaimer Scheduling

  • Schedule AT LEAST 8x promos in LOCAL PROMO inventory (can be :30s. :45s or :60s including the :15s sales sponsor tag).
  • Natl. Programming will schedule 1x :60s disclaimer NATIONALLY on all contest participating stations.

Local Sponsorships

  • Cash contest with no Grand Prize hasNONational partners.
    • Schedule AT LEAST 8x promos in LOCAL PROMO inventory (can be :30s. :45s or :60s including the :15s sales sponsor tag).
    • No promos will be scheduled nationally.
  • For local sponsorshipsthat requires more local promo support, just add to the total.
  • If no local sponsors are sold,stations still book promos as mentioned above and tag with local contest details.
  • i.e."listen all day for your chance to win $1,000 every hour on the 5s on [station name]!"
    • All music format contest promos can be :30s. :45s or :60s including the :15s sales sponsor tag.
    • All talk format contest promos are :30s including the :15s sales sponsor tag.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs​ HERE

Audio Assets​

AUDIO ASSETS HERE

  • Stationsshould create their own local promos for this contest where possible.
  • Reference the contest Promo Instructionsfor local promo creation.
  • Reference theSolicit Localization Copyfor local solicit creation.
  • Suggested Copy, keywords, solicits and promos posted for stations.
  • Items updated by 3pm ET Thursdays.
    • All music format contest promos can be :30s. :45s or :60s including the :15s sales sponsor tag.
    • All talk format contest promos are :30s including the :15s sales sponsor tag.

Winner Audio

WINNER AUDIO HERE

  • Cash winner audio posted daily.

If Your Station Has A Winner​

INSTRUCTIONS HERE

  • Follow steps listed above for prize fulfillment.

Digital Info

DIGITAL IN​FO HERE​​

  • All stations need to create contest locally using the work parts provided. 
  • The digital team will provide step-by-step instructions on how to set up your contest.
  • This will allow each station the maximum flexibility to create and customize them as needed.
  • There are VERY IMPORTANT ELEMENTS that MUST BE INCLUDED. So please read the instructions CAREFULLY!

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