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Cruise-A-Way Friday 2020 | Contest Rules

Cruise-A-Way Friday 2020 | Contest Rules


“KOLA Cruise-A-Way-Friday”


Monday 03.02.20 – Friday 03.27.20 (Subject to change)

Grand Prize:

A total of (8) separate grand prizes are possible to be handed out to (4) individual winners consisting of a $750.00 voucher good for a 4 night Baja cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines booked through Connection to Cruise (see disclosure below).  Travel costs vary during peak times.  Winner is responsible for differences in cost if traveling outside of suggested sail dates.

Retail Value:

$750.00 U.S. Dollars per prize voucher
One grand prize winner per household during the contest period of Monday March 2, 2020 – Friday March 27, 2020

On Air Times:

Contest qualifying conducted during the following approximate times:
Weekdays:  7:50a, 9:50a, 10:50a, 11:50a, 12:50p, 2:50p and 3:50p

Taxes / 1099:

Winner must provide KOLA 99.9 with a current, valid government issued 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.  Prize vouchers to be redeemed through Connection to Cruise.


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 (qualifiers) must be at least 21 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:

  1. The contest is conducted weekdays at the approximate times of: 7:50a, 9:50a, 10:50a, 11:50a, 12:50p, 2:50p and 3:50p.  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. 

  2. A contestant may win an opportunity into the next scheduled Friday’s grand prize drawing in the following manner:

i.              On-Air Qualifying.  During the contest times (weekdays), listeners will be encouraged through a contest solicit to be the 19th caller at 909-798-5600.  If they are the correct caller, meeting eligibility requirements, they will be entered into the next scheduled Friday’s grand prize drawing.  If qualifying occurs on a Friday, the next grand prize drawing will be on the following Friday morning.

ii.             On-Line Qualifying.  Listeners will be encouraged to enter once per day online at  Entries must be received by 5pm on Thursday to be eligible for the next scheduled Friday’s drawing. One entry per contest week will be chosen from all online entrants.


  1. On scheduled grand prize Friday’s, following on-air qualifying (between 7:00am – 7:50am), a winner will be chosen in a random grand prize drawing consisting all of the previous contest days qualifiers plus one online qualifier (chosen at random in a separate and previous drawing).  All qualifiers must be at least 21 years of age.   Grand Prize Friday’s include:  Friday 3.6.20, Friday 3.13.20, Friday 3.20.20, and Friday 3.27.20.


  1. The person randomly chosen in the grand prize drawing, and meeting eligibility requirements will win the prize described above.  If the person randomly chosen is also a KOLA Online Advantage Club Member, that person will have their prize doubled.  That is, instead of (1) $750 voucher, that person will be awarded an additional (1) $750 voucher for a total of (2) $750 vouchers redeemable only through Connection to Cruise.  Awarding of the second $750 voucher is at the complete discretion of KOLA 99.9 as to the eligibility of the person as a KOLA Club Member and their potential status as to if the second voucher will be awarded.  Only the (1) $750 voucher is guaranteed.


  1. Although it’s possible that a grand prize winner may win (2) $750 vouchers, in the event that only (1) $750 is awarded during that contest Friday grand prize drawing, that (1) $750 voucher amount is final.  As each grand prize Friday drawing is completely separate from the next, no prize amount (voucher) will be added to another other portion of the contest or to a different contest day.  The maximum amount and number of vouchers per grand prize Friday drawing is (2) $750 vouchers.  The only guaranteed voucher is the (1) $750 voucher associated with that grand prize Friday drawing.  The additional (1) $750 is not guaranteed but may be awarded purely at the discretion of KOLA 99.9 and only on that specific grand prize Friday drawing.



  1. 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.


  1. No proxies and no transfer of eligibility to another person.  The prize voucher is not redeemable for cash.


  1. Upon choosing the previous days winner in the scheduled Friday’s grand prize drawing, the next individual contest day (weekdays) resumes at 7:50a and continues until approximately 4:50p on the next Thursday.  All previous qualifiers from the prior contest days, whether on-air or online (with the exception of the one winner who is excluded from all subsequent drawings) will no longer have qualifier status and must qualify again for the next scheduled Friday drawing.  A listener can only qualify once per contest week.   A listener can only have a maximum of one entry per grand prize drawing.  That is, an on-air qualifier cannot additionally be chosen in the random online drawing, and have two entries into the next scheduled Friday’s grand prize drawing.  Only one entry per contest considered in grand prize drawings regardless of method of entry.


  1. The contest continues in this manner until the final day of qualifying on Thursday March 26, 2020 at 5:01p.  The final drawing for this portion of the contest will take place on Friday March 27, 2020 between 7:00am – 7:50am.


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 with “KOLA Cruise-A-Way-Friday” (March 3, 2020 – March 27, 2020).


Prize cannot be redeemed for cash. The Prize is nontransferable. The cruise will be booked through Connection to Cruise. The cruise will be a 4 night Baja cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines from Long Beach, CA for (2). Available sailing date(s) will be provided to winner by Connection to Cruise.  Winner may choose an alternative sailing date, for an additional fee, if the date(s) given does not fit with their schedule. Winner is responsible for any onboard expenditures including gratuities. Winner must redeem cruise through Connection to Cruise by December 31, 2020 (Subject to change).  Winner must be at least 21 years of age. Travel to and from port, and costs associated with transportation and any additional costs such as parking fees are the complete responsibility of the winner.  Winner must have proper identification to travel, a valid U.S. Passport or at minimum, drivers license and birth certificate.  KOLA 99.9 or Connection to Cruise are not responsible for denial of boarding due to improper ID.


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