Contest Entry Rules

These are the rules for "Chance To See Garrison" from January, 2014. If you're entering a drawing during a pledge drive, visit the Membership Drive Contest Rules. For more information about the latest drive, visito the Membership Drive Blog.


All contest entries made to Vermont Public Radio in response to the Sustaining Member “Chance To See Garrison” drawing via are included in the drawing. The drawing is open to U.S. citizens residing in the 50 states of the U.S. or District of Columbia who are active Sustaining Members of VPR. Entrants must be 18 or older. This contest is sponsored by Vermont Public Radio, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Employees, board members, and advisory committee members of VPR, its affiliates, advertising and production agencies related to this contest, and their respective household members are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner(s).

How to Enter 

No purchase or contribution is necessary. You may enter this contest online only: click here to enter. Entry must include your full name, complete mailing address, phone number with area code, and an email address. No other method of entry will be accepted. Drawing will be held January 10, 2014 at noon. Limit one entry per person. Incomplete entries are void. 

Selection of Winner(s) 

Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the deadline date above. Prize drawing will be conducted by VPR. Winner(s) need not be present to win. Winner(s) will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail within 24 hours of drawing. Every reasonable attempt will be made to award the prize. If after every reasonable effort has been exerted (three (3) attempts over 3 days) to award the prize but the potential winner(s) cannot be reached after 3 days from first notification attempt, or the potential winner(s) has refused to accept the prize, or if entrant is found to be ineligible, or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and become the property of Vermont Public Radio. 

Odds of Winning 

Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner(s)’ names, hometowns, and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation. Winner(s) will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail. 

Limit of Entry 

Limit one entry per person for the entire entry period. Multiple entries, if discovered, will be disqualified. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. VPR is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Proof of emailing and/or mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. 


One (1) drawing will be held for three (3) winners. All prizes are non-transferable. Prize consists of one (1) pair of tickets for Garrison Keillor at Paramount Theatre on Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are valued at $59.50 each. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. All taxes on the prizes, including but not limited to federal, state and local income and sales taxes, and any expense not covered herein (including but not limited to expenses related to the use of the prize) are the responsibility of the winners. 

Other Important Points 

Prize drawing participants, by entering, release VPR, its employees and its agents from any liability with respect to the receipt or use of any awarded prize. VPR makes no and disclaims all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, or merchantability of any prize. 

Vermont Public Radio reserves the right to cancel this contest and not award any prize in the event that in its judgment unforeseen developments warrant cancellation. 

For the names of the prize winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope before January 31, 2014 to VPR Drive Drawing Winners’ Names, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446.