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Contest Rules

Contest Rules

To participate in any WQMX game or contest that requires a cue to call in, you must call 370-2000 from the Akron area.  WQMX and it's owner, the Rubber City Radio Group reserves the right to stop any game at any time. No purchase is necessary to enter or to win any WQMX contest. Additional contests are often executed online, via text or social media. The rules for each individual contest are always on the associated contest page for that contest at

If, after any contest has begun, any changes or updates are deemed necessary, the changes will be announced at approximately 7:10am on the day that the change is to take effect. 

In the spirit of fairness, anyone who has won a prize on the radio from WQMX is ineligible to win for a period of 30 days. Only one (1) winner per household (street address) is allowed during that period of time. Persons from households where an individual has won a GRAND prize, which could have a value that is "priceless" due to its "experience" nature, or one with a monetary valued at $500 or more are ineligible to participate in any WQMX major contest for a period of one (1) year. Grand prizes are NOT transferable. 

Individuals must be 18 years of age or older in order to be able to participate in WQMX contests, unless otherwise noted.  Employees of WQMX, The Rubber City Radio Group and members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate in any game. Employees of any sponsor or agency involved with any contest are also ineligible to participate, as are members of their respective families.

The station reserves the right to any video, audio, photographic or print material which involves the winner(s) or their families for promotional use without further permission. All winners agree to participate with the station and it's advertising agencies in publicizing or broadcasting winners' names, winnings, their picture or character likeness without further compensation. Winners will be solely responsible for the payment of any and all expenses and taxes associated with receipt of any prize.

All winners must sign a release form agreeing to hold harmless the Rubber City Radio Group, radio station WQMX, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from all losses, damages, penalties, claims, actions, suits, costs and expenses of any kind whatsoever, including any property damage, personal injury or death to any participant or third person arising out of or in connection with participation in any contest or with the use of any prizes awarded in connection with the contest.

All decisions of station management with regard to the awarding of prizes, the selection of winners and the interpretation of these rules shall be final. Each contestant, by virtue of entering any contest, agrees to accept the decision of the station as final.

Written contest rules are available at the Akron Radio Center, 1795 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44313. Contest rules are available for inspection during regular business hours, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. You may also obtain a copy of the rules by mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to WQMX Contest Rules, Akron Radio Center, 1795 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44313.

In addition: 

  1. Prizes and gifts awarded on WQMX as part of a contest or other giveaway are sometimes given for promotional consideration.

  2. No purchase necessary for any station contest.

  3. WQMX offers a number of ways to win our contests to allow fairness and ease in participation for our listeners which may include one or all of the following. depending on the contest: our studio line at 330-370-2000, text, online participation or by mail.

  4. Each specific contest may have one or more ways to enter. Specific ways toenter are detailed on the web page for that specific contest. 

  5. In the spirit of fairness, if you or a member of your immediate family have been a winner in the past 30 days you are not eligible to win again today.

  6. Timeframe is increased up to a year for larger more valuable grand prizes defined in #7.

  7. A grand prize is defined as an experienced money can’t buy (example: an artist meet and greet) or a prize value exceeding $500.

  8. Winners responsible for all applicable taxes and will receive a 1099 for prizes of value.

  9. If you call into our studio contest or request lines, your call may be used on the air.

  10. WQMX air personalities are sometimes paid for their personal appearances.

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