Contest Rules

Effective January 2013

  1. All winners must at least eighteen (18) years of age, unless specific contest rules state otherwise.
  2. One prize per individual in a thirty (30) day period.
  3. One entry per person per contest.
  4. Prizes must be claimed within fourteen (14) days of winning, unless otherwise noted. All unclaimed prizes will be given away to another prize winner.
  5. All contest winners must show photo identification to claim their prize.
  6. Prizes must be claimed at the WPGU business office at 512 E. Green St., Champaign, Ill., between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  7. Contests are open to all legal residents of the United States.
  8. Employees, and their immediate family members, of WPGU-FM, the Illini Media Co., Illini Media subsidiaries, or station advertisers/sponsors are ineligible to win. Immediate family members include: spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
  9. Prizes are not exchangeable by contest winners.
  10. Federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable, are the sole responsibility of contest winners.
  11. Prizes valued over six hundred dollars ($600) will be reported to the IRS, as required by law.
  12. WPGU reserves the right to substitute prizes, change contest rules, or cancel contests, with or without notice, at its discretion.
  13. No purchase is necessary to participate in WPGU contests.
  14. WPGU is not responsible for telephonic or electronic malfunctions, which may affect certain contests.
  15. All contest winners consent, without limitation and without compensation, to the use of their name, voice, and/or likeness for advertising or promotional purposes for WPGU.
  16. Additional rules may apply to special contests. These rules will be provided at the time of the contest, if necessary.
  17. WPGU personnel shall settle all contest disputes, should they arise. The decisions of WPGU personnel are final.
  18. WPGU, the Illini Media Company, or IMC subsidiaries are not responsible for defects in or cancellation of prizes, concerts, fly-aways, events, etc.
  19. A copy of these rules are available at the WPGU business office (512 E. Green St., Champaign, Ill.) and on the WPGU website (
  20. VOID where prohibited by law.