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Starting Wednesday, May 13 at 8am through Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 11:59pm, visit and enter the Big Rapids Radio Network (BRRN) BIG RAPIDS STIMULUS PROGRAM Contest for a chance to win a $2,000 advertising package (Third Place), a $3,000 advertising package (Second Place), or a $5,000 advertising package (First Place) (the “Prizes” or “Packages”). Entry is limited to businesses within BRRN’s listening area to advertise on:
  • WYBR Y102
  • WBRN NewsRadio 1460-107.7
  • WWBR Big Country 100.9
  • REWIND 99.1
Contest sponsors are not allowed to enter the contest. 
This package will run across all BRRN Stations (listed above) with equal spot distribution over a minimum of two weeks:
  • 100x spots per station for a total of 400 spots for the $5,000 package
  • 60x spots per station for a total 240 spots for the $3,000 package  
  • 40x spots per station for a total of 160 spots for the $2,000 package 
The schedules must air within 90 days of the prize being awarded. 
Frequency of airtime in the packages provides the number of spots regardless if :10, :20, :30 or :60. Length of spots can vary within the determined schedule but total frequency will not change. 
Commercials are pre-emptible but will be made good prior to the expiration date. 
All commercials will air M-SU / 6am-12m. Stations reserve the right to move, substitute, or change the advertising schedule as needed, only guaranteeing that all commercials will air on BRRN stations. 
This prize will not be considered a substitution for booked schedules. 
All copy must be pre-approved by the radio stations. Production is free of charge and subject to prior approval by the winner. 
Station reserves the right to decline any illegal or inappropriate message as well as commercials involving political or issue advertising.  Commercials promoting the sale of tobacco products, marijuana/cannabis products, or any goods or services for which advertising is restricted or prescribed by the laws or regulations of the state or federal government will be adhered to. 
This package cannot be substituted or used to pay an invoice and is not redeemable for cash.
BRRN will conduct this contest concurrently and simultaneously across all BRRN stations. Listeners will, therefore, be competing with listeners of other BRRN radio stations to win the same prize.
No purchase necessary.  
You do not have to be a current or past advertiser on BRRN stations to participate.
Prize is not transferrable or redeemable for cash. We will make reasonable efforts to fulfill the prize within 30 days
Businesses may enter one time. Submitting more than one entry per business will invalidate entry by that contestant. Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s email address or name will be disqualified.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different email addresses, identities, or any other methods void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. In the event of a dispute, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register will be deemed the registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules.  
No mechanically reproduced or automated entries permitted.  
Deadline to enter is at 11:59pm on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Prize(s) will be won on Monday, June 1, 2020. Winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries and awarded the prize packages accordingly.  
BRRN’s sole responsibility will be to award the prize. BRRN accepts no further responsibility if the prize winner, for any reason, cannot or decides not to use the prize. Winner will be responsible for all federal and state taxes, and any fees and incidentals..
This contest is open to all eligible listening area business owners/operators 18 or older who have not won anything on any stations in the BRRN in the past 60 days or any prize valued at $600 or more in the past 6 months. Any prize awarded to an ineligible listener will be deemed null and void, and an alternate eligible winner may be named. 
Any entry submitted will become the property of BRRN and may be used for contacting the individual or business in the future. By entering this contest, you are verifying that you are the owner and producer of the submitted material and that no third-party ownership rights exist to the entry submitted.
Employees of BRRN, their advertising agencies, contest sponsors, employees and immediate families of each, other communication media outlets of any kind as well as employees of those outlets within a one-hundred-mile radius of BRRN’s main studio are not eligible to win any contest.  Immediate family includes the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is current legal guardian.
All decisions of BRRN are final and shall be binding in all respects. Entry into this contest constitutes permission to use the name or likeness of each prize winner for advertising, trade, and publicity purposes without prior approval and without additional compensation. 
This contest is void where prohibited by law. All local, state and federal regulations apply. BRRN reserves the right to interrupt and/or discontinue this contest (and not award the offered prizes) at the discretion of management should events, circumstance, or public safety so warrant. 
BRRN reserves the right to disqualify any winner if the contest rules have been violated in any way. 
BRRN reserves the right to amend these rules at any time.
All BRRN Contest Rules apply. Full contest rules available at 18720 16 Mile Rd., Big Rapids Mon-Fr 8:30a-5pm or by visiting a station website in the network:,,,  
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