Contest Rules

Suzanne Bona’s Voice on Your Voicemail/Answering Machine

June 19, 20, 23, 25, 26, 27 2014

Winners: Nancy M Brockett, Joe Twichell



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on June 19, 20, 23, 25, 26, and 27, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Win Suzanne Bona’s Voce on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine” contest, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away six (6) total voicemail recordings by Suzanne Bona, one (1) on each day of the contest. The prize includes: Suzanne Bona will record the outgoing message on the winner’s voicemail or answering machine.Approximate value: $Priceless
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. the day after the contest runs. Example: June 19th winner will be announced by June 20 at 10:00 a.m.. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 27, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 27, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 27, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 27, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 27, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Tickets to A Prairie Home Companion Live at Tanglewood

June 21, 2014

Winner: Zelia Abbot



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; employees of The Boston Symphony Orchestra, American Public Media; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on June 21, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “A Prairie Home Companion Live at Tanglewood” contest, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away two (2) tickets to see a live taping of A Prairie Home Companion at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA on Saturday, June 28 at 5:45 p.m. The prize includes: Two (2) tickets to Tanglewood on Saturday, June 28, 2014, and an overnight stay on June 28, 2014 at the Appletree Inn (includes breakfast on June 29) in Lenox, MA.Approximate value: $450
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by June 25, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by June 25, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by June 25, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within two (2) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by June 25, 2014 (or if an alternate, within two (2) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 25, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Tickets to Opening Night at Tanglewood: Renee Flemming

June 21, 2014

Winner: Jenny Courtney



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; employees of The Boston Symphony Orchestra; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on June 21, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Opening Night at Tanglewood: Renee Flemming” contest, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away two (2) tickets to see Renee Flemming and The Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA on Saturday, July 5 at 8:30 p.m. The prize includes: two (2) tickets to Tanglewood on Saturday, July 5, 2014.Approximate value: $150
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by June 25, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by June 25, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by June 25, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within two (2) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by June 25, 2014 (or if an alternate, within two (2) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 25, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Tickets to Red Sox vs. Yankees at Yankee Stadium

June 21, 2014

Winner: Elena Powers



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; employees of Michael’s Limousine and Provisions; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on June 21, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Red Sox vs Yankees at Yankee Stadium” contest, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away three (3) tickets to see the Red Sox and Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m. The prize includes: Three tickets to the Red Sox vs. Yankees on June 29, 2014 at 8:00 p.m., transportation to and from the game courtesy of Michael’s Limousine for three (3); packed lunch courtesy of Provisions Northampton.Approximate value: $1040
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by June 25, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by June 25, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by June 25, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within two (2) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by June 25, 2014 (or if an alternate, within two (2) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  . For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 25, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Family Getaway to Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA

June 22, 2014

WINNER: Leonard Allen Jr.



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, employees of Old Sturbridge Village and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 12:01 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 22, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Family Getaway to Old Sturbridge Village” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away admission for two (2) adults and two (2) children to Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA. Prize includes: Admission for two (2) adults and two (2) children to Old Sturbridge Village, and overnight accommodation at Reeder Family Lodges in Sturbridge, MA (includes breakfast for four (4).Approximate value: $240
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 22, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 22, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 22, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 22, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 22, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Newport Jazz Festival Ticket Giveaway

June 23, 2014



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Newport Jazz Festival Ticket Giveaway” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: Two (2) tickets to each day of the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, RI August 1, 2 and 3, 2014. Prize includes: Two (2) tickets to each day of the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, RIApproximate value: $320
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 23, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 23, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 23, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 23, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 23, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003..

NPR Reporter Howard Berkes’ Official Olympic Reporter’s Backpack

June 23, 2014

Winner: Donald Verrastro & Heidi Dollard



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Official Olympic Reporter’s Backpack” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: The Official Reporter’s Backpack given to NPR’s Howard Berkes. Prize includes: Official Olympic Reporter’s Backpack”Approximate value: $Priceless
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 23, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 23, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 23, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 23, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 23, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Tickets to A Prairie Home Companion Live at Tanglewood

June 23, 25, 2014



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; employees of The Boston Symphony Orchestra, American Public Media; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on June 23, 2014, and 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. on June 25, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “A Prairie Home Companion Live at Tanglewood” contest, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away two (2) tickets to see a live taping of A Prairie Home Companion at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA on Saturday, June 28 at 5:45 p.m. The prize includes: Two (2) tickets to Tanglewood on Saturday, June 28, 2014.Approximate value: $150
  4. Awarding the Prize. TThe winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on the day following the contest. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by June 26, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by June 25, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by June 26, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within two (2) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by June 25, 2014 (or if an alternate, within two (2) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 26, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Red Sox vs Yankees at Fenway Park Giveaway

June 24, 2014

Winner: Ann McNeal



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, employees of Michael’s Limousine, employees of Eastern Standard, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 12:01 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Red Sox vs Yankees at Fenway Giveaway” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: Two (2) tickets to the Red Sox vs Yankees game at Fenway Park, Sunday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m.. Prize includes: Two (2) tickets to the game on Sunday, August 3, 2014, transportation to and from the game courtesy of Michael’s Limousine and dinner for two at Eastern Standard in Kenmore Square.Approximate value: $825
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 15, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 15, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 15, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within fourteen (14) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 15, 2014 (or if an alternate, within fourteen (14) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 15, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Win Frank DeFord’s Voice on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine

June 25, 2014

Winner: Jeffrey Hayden



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 6:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Win Frank DeFord’s Voice on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: one (1) voicemail recording by Frank DeFord. Prize includes: Frank DeFord will record the outgoing message on the winner’s voicemail or answering machine.Approximate value: $Priceless
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 26, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 26, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 26, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 26, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 26, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Win Kai Ryssdal’s Voice on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine

June 26, 2014

Winner:William Haley



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Win Kai Ryssdal’s Voice on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: one (1) voicemail recording by Kai Ryssdal. Prize includes: Kai Ryssdal will record the outgoing message on the winner’s voicemail or answering machine.Approximate value: $Priceless
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 29, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 29, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 29, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 26, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 26, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Win Carl Kasell’s Voice on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine

June 27, 2014

Winner: Jonathan Cosin



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Win Carl Kasell’s Voice on Your Voicemail or Answering Machine” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: one (1) voicemail recording by Carl Kasell. Prize includes: Carl Kasell will record the outgoing message on the winner’s voicemail or answering machine.

    Approximate value: $Priceless

  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 29, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 29, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 29, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 26, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 26, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Red Sox Pitcher Chris Capuano Signed Baseball Hat

June 26, 2014



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 12:01 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Red Sox Pitcher Chris Capuano Signed Baseball Hat” contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away a Red Sox baseball hat signed by Chris Capuano.Approximate value: $Priceless
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 26, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 26, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 26, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 26, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 26, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Worcester Bravehearts First Pitch and Kid Call Giveaway

June 27, 2014



  1. Eligibility.  TThe contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  . During the “Worcester Bravehearts First Pitch and Kid Call Giveaway,” NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away a the chance to throw out the first pitch and choose that game’s “Kid Call” child at the Worcester Bravehearts’ July 2, 2014 game in Worcester, MAApproximate value: $Priceless
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 27, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 27, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 27, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 27, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 27, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Win Tickets to See Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! Live at Tanglewood

June 28, 2014



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees, and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 12:01 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Win Tickets to See Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Live at Tanglewood” Contest NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away: two (2) Shed tickets to see Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA on Thursday August 28 at 8:00 p.m. Prize includes: Two (2) tickets to the show, and an overnight stay at the Appletree Inn in Lenox, MA on August 28, 2014.Approximate value: $450
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 28, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 15, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 28, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 28, 2014 (or if an alternate, within thirty (30) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts (its licensee), the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 28, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.

Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals Ticket Giveaway

June 19, 2014

Winner: William Garrison & Cindy Dickinson



  1. Eligibility.  The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older, except employees of, and persons under contract to, the University of Massachusetts Amherst; members of the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc. and its employees; and immediate family members of all individuals in the preceding groups. (All references to “NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO” herein include radio stations WFCR, WNNZ(AM), WNNZ-FM, WNNU, WNNI, and all associated translator stations.)
  2. Entry.  To enter, call 1-800-639-8850 to speak to a representative or go online to NEPR.net to enter your information on the form provided there, during the hours when the contest is open: 12:01 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014. No pledge or purchase is necessary to enter. To enter without pledging, click here and select “enter me in the drawing only” when you click on the entry form, or inform the telephone representative. Eligible sustaining partners of New England Public Radio are automatically included in the drawing.
    Only one entry per person is allowed during the contest. Multiple entries by one person from different e-mail addresses will be disqualified. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail, technological errors, failures of the telephone or computer systems, and/or printing errors in any advertisement, entry form or the rules.
  3. Prize.  During the “Red Sox vs Kansas City Royals Giveaway” NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO will give away a pair of tickets to Fenway Park on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. The prize includes: Two (2) tickets to the Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals.Approximate value: $236
  4. Awarding the Prize. The winner will be drawn and announced by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 20, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Winners will be chosen by random drawing. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by July 3, 2014, to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee.
  5. Claiming the Prize. To claim a prize, winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release to NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO by July 1, 2014. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to award any prizes that are not claimed by that date to an alternate winner chosen in the same manner as the initial selectee. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by July 3, 2014 (or in the case of an alternate winner, within fourteen (14) days of his or her selection) will be forfeited by the winner. All prizes will be mailed to the winner following the contest. When the prize is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner, and the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.
  6. General. All prizes will be awarded. Any and all taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred without NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s permission, and any transferee must be an eligible entrant under these rules. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO may substitute a prize of like value for the prize described herein, in NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO’s sole discretion. The winner may not substitute another prize for the prize described herein, nor redeem the prize for cash. NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement. Prize winners must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release by July 3, 2014 (or if an alternate, within fourteen (14) days of his or her selection). Offer subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. By entering, participants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and expressly consent to the use of their name, photograph or likeness for advertising this and similar promotions of NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO without compensation. Winners shall agree to hold NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, the University of Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO Foundation, Inc., and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  7. Prize Winners.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 3, 2014 to Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.
  8. Rules.  For a copy of the official rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope (Vermont residents may omit stamp) to: Katie Wright, NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO, Hampshire House, 131 County Circle, Amherst, MA 01003.