$50 KOLA Community Kindness Gift Card | 2020 Contest Rules


“$50 KOLA Community Kindness” Gift Card from Stater Brothers Markets


Monday 8.3.2020 – Friday 9.4.2020 (Subject to change)

On Air Times:

Contest conducted during the following approximate times:
Weekdays: 7:25a, 9:50a, 12:50p, and 3:50p

On Air Prize:

$50.00 (fifty dollar) gift card to Stater Brothers Markets
One Winner Per Household of the Stater Brothers Markets Gift Card during the contest period of Monday August 3rd, 2020 through Friday September 4th, 2020.  

On Line Prize:

$50.00 (fifty dollar) gift card to Stater Brothers Markets One Winner Per Household of $50 Stater Brothers Markets gift card prize regardless of method of winning during this specific contest run.

Taxes / 1099:

Winner must provide KOLA 99.9 with a current, valid government issued picture identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security card before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes in a calendar year will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. *Prize money in any denomination will be in the form of a check. All checks must be picked up at the KOLA Studios during regular business hours. Allow 6-8 weeks.


Any potential winner, even if announced, is subject to verification. If potential winner does not meet all requirements, no prize will be awarded regardless of any announcement of a winner’s status. All contestants must be at least 18 years of age. KOLA 99.9 FM is not responsible for the inability of the listener to enter through technical, mechanical, or other errors associated with entering said contest. Employees and agents/vendors of KOLA 99.9, Anaheim Broadcasting and their families, their advertising agencies or representatives, or anyone who is involved in any way with the contest prize or elements of the contest prize, are ineligible to enter this contest conducted by KOLA 99.9.

How to Play:

The promotion will be conducted as follows:

a.      The contest is conducted weekdays at the described contest times above. All contest times are approximate. The contest solicit portion can play anywhere between five minutes before the scheduled contest time and five minutes after the scheduled contest time.  

b.      Method of winning:

c.      The 7:25a contest will be based on being the first listener to call in and successfully answer the “Nearly Impossible Question”. The remaining contests: (see above “On Air Times”) will be based on hearing the contest solicitation and following the instructions described below in “d” through “g.” (Subject to change).

d.      During the approximate contest times listed above, listeners will be encouraged through a contest solicit to text in the “keyword” announced at that time to 909-798-5600

e.      A random drawing from all those listeners who texted in the correct “keyword” (meeting all requirements) and upon being contacted by KOLA through the winning process described below, that person will be awarded the stated prize.

f.      The contest period consists of the solicit at the prescribed times and the collection of texts during that time period, which is 5 minutes. That is, upon hearing the “keyword” for that particular contest time, the contestants have only 5 minutes to text that “keyword” to 909-798-5600 in order to be considered for the random drawing for that specific contest time. Each contest entry is separate. No entries are held over or considered during any other contest times that day or during any contest day. Contestants must enter each contest separately with the correct “keyword”.

g.     Upon choosing a random contestant, KOLA will call or text that random potential winner through the phone number provided (originated from phone). If that person does not answer their phone by the fourth ring, or does not immediately text back, another random drawing will be held. This process continues until a potential winner (through random drawing) answers their phone and completes the winning process.

h.     In the case of contests involving texting, all data fees and charges apply and KOLA is not responsible for any fees or charges that coincide with the listeners ability to enter through texting.

i.       Additionally, by texting KOLA for requests, comments on topics, inquiries or any contest, it’s understood that you will receive a reply containing an advertisement. All data fees and charges apply per your existing texting or data plan.

j.       Only one winner per household regardless of the method of winning (online or on-air)

k.      On-Line. Listeners will be encouraged to visit once per day at www.kolafm.com to enter online for a chance at winning. From all online entries, (1) winner of $50 Stater Brothers Markets Gift Card will be chosen on Friday September 4, 2020 at 5:01pm. That person will be notified and must meet all eligibility requirements. Only one winner per household of any Stater Brothers Markets Gift Card prize regardless of method of winning during this contest period.


l.      Prize consists only of the item(s) specifically listed as part of the prize and does not include additional fees, gratuities, travel expenses and or taxes associated with the use of this prize.


m.    No proxies and no transfer of eligibility to another person.


n.     The contest continues in this manner until the final day of contesting as described above.


The contest is an “exception” to the 1 prize per calendar month rule. That is, a person may win 1 other prize during a calendar month and will still be eligible to WIN once total with “$50 KOLA Community Kindness” Gift Card from Stater Brothers Markets (8.3.2020 – 9.4.2020)


Due to COVID-19 most gift cards will be mailed unless other arrangements have been made with KOLA Promotions. All winners will be contacted with 48 hours to be advised of the method of delivery of said prize. All cash/merchandise prizes (including those issued by check) requires a valid government issued picture ID, Social Security Card, and must be picked up in person at the KOLA STUDIOS (SEE ABOVE FOR COVID-19). A 1099 misc. form will be completed and filed with the Internal Revenue Service for each winner who over the course of the calendar year has won prizes with a total value of $600.00 or more. All local, state, and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.