KOLA Getaway Friday | Contest Rules


“KOLA Getaway Friday”


Monday 09.14.20 – Friday 10.09.20 (Subject to change)

Grand Prize:

A total of (4) separate grand prizes to be handed out to individual winners consisting of (2) night stay at Hotel Atwater, Chaise lounge chair lunch, Undersea Expedition (this was originally dinner for two, but Catalina Island Company restaurants will not be serving dinner in Q4/Q1, so it has been replaced, prize value remains the same), Bison expedition, Zip Line Eco Tour, Sealife Safari and transportation to Catalina Island (see disclosure below). Travel costs vary during peak times. Winner is responsible for differences in cost if traveling outside of suggested dates. Availability of accommodations changes per seasons. Trip may not be redeemed for holiday dates.

Retail Value:

Approximately $1,500 U.S. Dollars 
One winner per household of the weekly prize during the contest period of Friday September 18, 2020 – Friday October 9, 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 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 (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 Fridays 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 kolafm.com. 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 Fridays, 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 Fridays include:  Friday 9.18.20, Friday 9.25.20, Friday 10.2.20 and Friday 10.9.20
    1. The person randomly chosen in the grand prize drawing, and meeting eligibility requirements will win the prize described above.
    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 Fridays 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 Fridays 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 October 8, 2020 at 5:01p. The final drawing for this portion of the contest will take place on Friday October 9, 2020 between 7:00am – 7:50am.
    1. No proxies and no transfer of eligibility to another person. The prize voucher is not redeemable for cash. Travel needs to be completed by December 30, 2021.


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 Getaway Friday” (Monday September 14, 2020 – Friday October 9, 2020).


Prize cannot be redeemed for cash. The Prize is nontransferable. The trip will be booked through Catalina Island Company. The trip will be a 2 night stay at Hotel Atwater, (1) chaise lounge chair lunch for two people, (1) dinner for two people at a Catalina Island Company restaurant of Catalina Island Company’s choice, (1) Bison Expedition for two people, (1) Zip Line Eco tour for two people, (1) Sealife Safari for two people, and boat travel to the island via winner’s choice of Catalina Express or Catalina Flyer. The trip must be taken by December 30, 2021, is subject to availability. During the months May-September, trip availability Is only for stays Sunday-Thursday. Trip may not be booked for   holiday dates (all holidays are excluded from availability) (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 driver’s license or government issued identification card. KOLA 99.9 or Catalina Island Company are not responsible for denial of boarding due to improper ID. All added fees, taxes or gratuities resulting from any changes are the complete responsibility of the winner. Any prize (voucher) in any amount cannot be redeemed for cash. All prizes associated with this promotion are nontransferable. KOLA is not responsible for any winner’s inability to travel and no substitute prize of any kind will be offered in the event of a winner not being able to travel for any reason. Use of certificates for all prizes are not handled by KOLA. All arrangements are between winner and Catalina Island Company. (Subject to change.)

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