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Contest Rules


***Congratulations to our winners***

$10,000 Michael in Fresno
2-Night Stay in Cambria Chelsey in Fresno
$250 in Local Restaurant gift cards Tom in Fresno

2022 KVPR’s $10,000 Drawing

Eligibility: The 2022 KVPR $10,000 Drawing is open to all legal U.S. residents (except residents of FL, NY and RI,)  who are at least eighteen (18) years of age, except employees, directors and officers (or any persons who have been employees, directors or officers in the past twelve months) of White Ash Broadcasting (“Sponsor”), or prize suppliers and their affiliates, their partners, subsidiaries, franchises, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate families or household members of each. The Drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations. 

How to enter: The Drawing begins at 12:00 a.m. PST on July 22nd, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on August 31, 2022. A ticket may be obtained with a $100 contribution by calling 559-275-8989 or by returning entry form obtained in the mail or on the kvpr.org website. Any eligible individual who obtains a $10,000 Drawing Ticket during the Drawing Period will automatically be entered into the Drawing.

Primary Rules and Prizes:

Limited to 800 tickets sold. Prize claimant must be 18 years of age or older. Winner need not be present at drawing to win. Winner must take delivery of the Grand Prize no later than 30 days from the date of drawing. If the winning ticket holder does not take possession of the Grand Prize by this date, Valley Public Radio retains ownership of the Grand Prize and reserves the right to determine its next course of action, including without limitation, the right to designate an alternative winner. The winner of the Grand Prize drawing agrees to let Valley Public Radio use his/her name and photograph in all publicity and marketing materials. No cash substitutes will be allowed. Winner will be responsible for timely payment of all taxes and other costs and/or taxes associated with the delivery of the Grand Prize or required by any government agency.

One (1) winner will receive a $10,000 first place prize. Second Prize is a 2-night stay in Cambria California. Third Prize is $250 in gift cards to locally owned restaurants in the winner’s community. Winner will be responsible for all expenses not specifically included herein, and all applicable federal, state and local taxes.

Selection of winner: Winner will be determined in a random drawing on or about September 1, 2022 (from among all eligible entries) conducted by representatives of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Drawing. Winner will be notified by telephone, mail or e-mail on or about September 1st, 2022, and will be given instructions on how to claim prize. Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release (and, where permitted, publicity release) within fourteen (14) days of notification or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit of one (1) prize per individual/household per year from Sponsor.

Release of Liability: By participating, you release Sponsor, White Ash Broadcasting and their subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, and all other associated with the development and execution of this Drawing, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Drawing and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that these entities are in no matter responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the promotion and/or the awarding of any prize. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the preceding release is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, entrant agrees that, by entering the drawing, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the drawing, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the drawing, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

Additional Rules: Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled, or illegible entries; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Drawing. By participating in the Drawing, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Drawing. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Drawing. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any drawing it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) suspend, modify or terminate the Drawing if Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Drawing. If Drawing is terminated before the end date, Sponsor will determine the winner from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. These Rules and this Drawing are governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of California, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of California, Fresno County. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of California and the federal courts located with such state and county with respect to any action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of this Drawing. Entry constitutes consent to post the winner's name on the Valley Public Radio website and to use the prize winner's name, voice, picture and/or likeness without compensation for promotion or advertising purposes.

Privacy: By entering the Drawing, you agree to receive informational and promotional communications periodically from KVPR. If you want to opt-out of receiving communications from KVPR, make your request to the Membership Department at jenglish@kvpr.org, 559-862-2480, or Membership, 2589 Alluvial Clovis, CA 93611. Valley Public Radio will abide by the terms of the privacy policy at http://www.kvpr.org/privacy


Winner Name:   For the name of the winner or for a copy of the Official Drawing Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (postage not required for Vermont residents) to: 2022 KVPR $10,000 Drawing c/o Valley Public Radio, 2589 Alluvial, Clovis, CA 93611


KVPR Summer 2022 Fund Drive Drawing - $500 grocery gift card


***Congratulations to our Summer Drive drawing winner, Ariel in Bakersfield***



No contribution or purchase is required to enter or win. A contribution or purchase will not increase your chances of winning. This drawing is open to all individuals age 18 or older. Employees and board members of White Ash Broadcasting, Inc, dba Valley Public Radio, (hereafter “KVPR”), board members employees of NPR or NPR member stations, and business sponsors of KVPR, and their respective household or immediate family members, are not eligible to enter. Compliance with the eligibility requirements will be determined solely by KVPR. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

How to enter

Enter with a contribution: All donors who make a contribution online at https://www.kvpr.org or by calling 559-862-2480 during the Entry Period described below under “Prizes and Entry Periods” will be automatically entered into the drawing. Entrants must provide a valid telephone number or email address. Current sustaining members of KVPR as of June 1, 2022 will also automatically be entered into the drawing. Limit of one entry per person.

Enter without a contribution: To enter without making a contribution, call 559-862-2480 or email kvprx@kvpr.org during the applicable Entry Period and ask to be entered into the drawing without making a contribution. Entrants must provide a valid telephone number, email address and mailing address. Limit of one entry per person.

Determination and awarding of prizes

Within the week after the applicable Entry Period closes, KVPR will select potential winner(s) for the prize(s) described below based on all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Potential winners will be notified by email or telephone (in KVPR's discretion). Any prize not timely accepted by a winner will, in KVPR's sole discretion, be forfeited for future use by KVPR, returned to the prize donor, or awarded to an alternate winner. If a prize notification e-mail or any prize is returned to KVPR or its designated agent as undeliverable, that prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Prize packages will be awarded on an individual basis, with no more than one prize package awarded to each entrant. All eligible entries in a Fund Drive Drawing will remain eligible for each prize in the applicable drawing unless drawn as a winner for another prize.

KVPR may, in its sole discretion, choose to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, exchangeable or transferable. All taxes on prizes, including but not limited to Federal, State, and local income and sales taxes, are the responsibility of the winner(s).

Prizes and entry periods

Drawing Prize: In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a $500 grocery gift card to a grocery store of their choice in the KVPR listening area. If, for unseen reasons, a grocery gift card is not easily obtainable, KVPR reserves the right to instead provide the winner a Visa gift card, of equal value.

Entry Period: All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:00 a.m. PST on June 1, 2022 and 11:59 p.m. PST on June 26, 2022 (“Entry Period”).

If any prize includes travel, the actual value of the prize may vary depending on city of departure, dates and times of travel, airfare fluctuations and hotel charges at the time of travel bookings. Any costs associated with the travel prize that are not expressly stated above are excluded and are the sole responsibility of the winner and their travel companions. Such costs may include, without limitation, any ground transportation, any unspecified state or local taxes or government surcharges or fees, including, but not limited to, airport fees, trip and travel insurance and premiums, excursions, meals, drinks, charges for changing dates, and other personal expenses. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together during the same trip and cannot be used for separate trips. Winners may choose to forego air transportation or hotel accommodations and provide their own, in which case KVPR will have no responsibility regarding such arrangements. Travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, holiday and other blackout dates, and certain other restrictions and conditions.

All potential winners are subject to verification by KVPR, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the drawing. Entrants are not a winner of any prize unless and until eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules have been verified and the potential winners have been notified that verification is complete. The potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, release of publicity and release of liability, and (if applicable) tax form W-9 to KVPR.

Odds of winning

Odds of winning are determined by the total number of entries received and cannot be projected.

General terms

If the drawing is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus or other technical problem, KVPR may either: (a) cancel or terminate the drawing; (b) suspend the drawing while it investigates the impairment, then resume the promotion if the impairment is resolved; or (c) award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. KVPR may disqualify entrants if KVPR believes any entrant has violated these Official Rules or acted in an unsportsmanlike, deceptive or disruptive manner. Failure by KVPR to enforce any term of these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of that provision. If the prize becomes unavailable or infeasible to award, or if any drawing is impaired or becomes impractical due to any event beyond the control of KVPR, KVPR may modify, shorten, suspend or cancel the drawing without liability. KVPR reserves the right to exclude previous drawing winners from entering this or any future drawing.

Release and indemnification

Participating in the drawing is voluntary. Entry constitutes permission for KVPR (except where prohibited by law) to use entrants’ and winners’ names, hometowns and likenesses in connection with promoting KVPR without additional compensation. By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless KVPR, its affiliates, successors, funders and prize providers, and their respective directors, officers and employees (“Released Parties”) from and against all actions, causes of actions, and liability, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or relating to participation in the drawing and receipt and use or misuse of the prize awarded. Entrants acknowledge that the Released Parties have made no warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, relating to any prize. ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED AS-IS.

Choice of law

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of KVPR in connection with the contest, shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof.


Information collected from entrants is subject to KVPR’s Privacy Policy, which is available at https://www.kvpr.org/privacy


This contest is sponsored by White Ash Broadcasting, Inc, dba Valley Public Radio, 2589 Alluvial Ave, Clovis, CA 93611.