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Jan 21st

Posted on Jan 22, 2018



Rock 101 played Viva Las Vegas last Tuesday at 11:17am and Friday at 7:17am. I had predicted Tues 10-2 and Fri 6-10. Two correct days, one correct time. WOOT!

CFOX played Vegas Baby, Vegas on Monday at 4:22pm and Thursday at 8:08am. I had predicted Monday 6-10 and Thurs 2-6. Got the days right, just the wrong times.

The names called on Beat Your Bills last week are:

Amanda Diganosa, Marissa Dzidzik, Lisa Wiedman, Samantha Bozek, Michael Carnegie, Aubrey Kinoto, Harpinder Bal, Satnum Banghu, Jessica Blair, Cathy Norris, Kelsey Paigely, Ravina Randhawa, Tabatha Reis, Matteas Sagura, and Keith Yuen.


New This Week:


Peak has Jack White tickets all week. Listen for a Jack White song OR a White Stripes song and call in to win.

Jack has some things you can win but I just can’t be bothered to talk about them. Go check out their contest page HERE if you’re a Jack Pack Member. Otherwise don’t bother.

On Virgin, there’s a Kendrick Lamar fly-away to London, including flights and 4 nights hotel. The concert is on Feb 20th so make sure you can travel around that date before you qualify for the draw. Listen to Denai in the evenings to qualify (25th caller around 7pm) for the Feb 2nd draw as long as you or someone you live with hasn’t won anything from Bell Media in the last 30 days. This $3000 prize would be amazing, but just qualifying for it wins you Kendrick’s album, which in turn knocks you out of the running for another Bell Media contest for 30 days. Worth it? You decide.

Breakfast Television is sending someone to Disneyland – watch for the code word every morning and enter it online before midnight. You can enter once per day, per person, per email address. Basically, only enter once per day no matter how many email addresses you have! Otherwise they can disqualify  you, and you don’t want that – this prize is worth over $8000 and is good from April to October! SWEET!!

And now, the most exciting thing I learned about this week: The Price Is Right is coming to Coquitlam in April!!! It’s the travelling version of the game, so Drew Carey won’t be there but they promise there will be a “celebrity host.” It doesn’t follow the exact format of the tv show, but some of the games and most certainly the excitement will match! Tickets are only $39 (buy them HERE) and there are 4 shows – Friday April 20th at 8pm, Saturday April 21st at 2pm and at 8pm, and Sunday April 22nd at 8pm. Children are allowed to attend but you must be 18 or older to register to play. My kids would LOVE to watch this game! I may have to break down and buy tickets for one of the shows.

For the complete rules, click HERE. Read them carefully – they are very detailed! The biggest take-away from the rules is that you do NOT have to purchase a ticket to play. I repeat, you do NOT have to purchase a ticket to play!!! Three hours before the show starts, they open registration for everybody – ticket holders and non-ticket holders. Those with a ticket can go into the theatre and watch the show. Those without tickets can sit in a waiting area and hope the producers come and get you because your name was drawn. You can show up at 5pm Friday night, fill out a registration form, then sit in the lobby and wait. They draw all the players’ names when the show starts, so you’ll know by 8:20pm if your name got picked. If your name didn’t get drawn, then you go home and come back at 11am Saturday morning and register for the 2pm show. If by 2:20 you haven’t been selected, go home and come back at 5pm to register for the 8pm show. When at 8:20 your name hasn’t been called, you return 5pm Sunday for one more kick at the can. If all goes well, you will get to play one of the games. And by “you” I mean “me” because I am going to be camping out at the Hard Rock and registering for EVERY game! I’ll have t-shirts made, temporary tattoos done, a packed lunch, my pyjamas, hell I’ll sleep in my car if I have to! I WANNA PLAY!!!

They call different people for each game play, so if you don’t bid correctly in the beginning, you go back to your seat with a consolation prize (a $10 gift card probably for the casino.) After the first game has been played, another 4 people are called up to bid on the next item to see who gets to go on stage. There are 5 bidding occasions, so 20 people will get to bid over the 90 minute show. Only 5 of them will get to go on stage and play a game. A different set of 3 people called from the audience will get to spin the Big Wheel, and another 2 random people will get to bid on the Showcases. If you’ve already been called and got to bid/play, you are not eligible to play in the Showcase. That’s called spreading the love…




These are from last week. Some end tonight, some are good for another week or two.

Text JUSTIN to 10456 and you’re in to win a trip to see Justin Timberlake in Memphis, Tennessee. Contest ends Jan 21st and is open to all residents of Ontario, Alberta, and BC. The concert is on May 30th so you must be able to travel May 29-31. Winner will be selected in Toronto on Jan 22nd. Enter as often as you like and maybe Kiss will call you on the morning of the 22nd!

QMFM has a trip to Victoria. this includes 2 nights at the Fairmont Empress, afternoon tea, and return ferry. Go enter HERE.

Jack has their annual Football Party at the River Rock. You can enter to win tickets via your Jack Pack HERE.

Also on Jack you can enter via Jack Pack for tickets to see the VSO performing Beatles tunes. Ends tonight (Sun Jan 21st.) Also ending tonight is your chance to win Dine Out Vancouver gift cards – enter through Jack Pack. While you’re there, enter to win JFL tix, David Byrne tix, and Juno Songwriter’s Circle presentation tickets.

Sportsnet is taking folks to the February 24th Canucks game – IN VEGAS!!! Stay at New York New York for 3 nights, take in a Canucks game, and get a tour of the strip. If you’re free to travel Feb 22 – 25 and are over 21, go register at Sportsnet and enter the contest HERE. There are 5 trips to be won and 4 draws left: Jan 19th, 26th, Feb 2nd, and Feb 9th. One entry per person. Must live within listening range of the station to be eligible to win. ***NOTE*** I signed into my Sportsnet account but couldn’t figure out how to officially “enter” the contest. There was no “enter here” link. This turned out to be a browser issue – I wasn’t able to access the entry form from my cell phone or my tablet or my old computer. I had to use a more up-to-date computer to see the entry form. If you are having problems, borrow a computer!

Sportsnet also has Canucks tickets on home game days. Listen to their morning show (650 on the AM dial) from 5:30-9 for the cue to call (ticket window opening) and be caller 6 at 604-280-0650 to win tickets to that night’s game.

JRFM is giving away $2018 on January 31st at 8:10am. To enter, simply download the JRFM app and click on the 2018 tab.

Beat Your Bills continues on Virgin. Thank you to those who have been helping me catch the 3:10 names!

Log in at CFOX HERE to enter to win a go-karting prize for you and 7 friends, including passes to the Auto Show and $100 gas card.

Apply on Z95.3’s website to win a row of seats for Katy Perry. Winner will be chosen on Jan 22nd.

Z95.3 is giving away a wedding! It sounds amazing and will include everything except the spouse. It’ll take place on Grouse Mountain and will include limo, helicopter, rings, and a night in a 4 star hotel. The best part is that it’s a surprise! I advise you to only enter if you’re already engaged – that would be a horrible time to find out the DON’T want to marry you!! If you’ve got someone in mind, go enter HERE.

Enter online at QMFM HERE by nominating someone in your life for a vacation.

On Virgin, enter HERE to win a BC Ferries trip to the central coast.

Log in on LG and enter to win lunch for your office supplied by The chopped Leaf. Looks yummy! They’ll choose one winner per month.

Kiss has a trip to the Grammys in New York. Text GRAMMY to 10456. This contest is being run in Ontario, Alberta, and BC, so your odds aren’t great but go for it anyway. Enter before midnight on the 21st. The trip takes place Jan 26th – 29th. Must have a valid passport and be able to enter the US. Enter as many times as you like.

Just for fun, I like to guess which days the Vegas trips will happen. It’s simply a shot in the dark so don’t arrange your day around it. My guesses for this week are:

Rock 101: Wed 10am – 2pm and Fri 2pm – 6pm

CFOX: Tues 10am – 2pm and Fri 8am – 10am

Major contests this week:


JRFM: $2018 on the app and Jewel around town

Peak: Jack White tickets

Virgin: Beat Your Bills

QMFM: trip to Victoria/Mexico

Z95.3: win a wedding

Jack: football party

CFOX: trips to Vegas

Rock 101: Viva Rock Vegas

LG: $300 for Dine Out Vancouver

Kiss: trip to see JT in Tennessee, trip to NY for Grammys

Sportsnet: Vegas fly-away

TSN: Taphouse Guilford VIP game package



Monday Updates


Katy Perry tickets on Zed at 8am. Listen for the code word and text it to 953953 with your name and neighbourhood. If you miss it, don’t worry – they repeat it throughout the day. Winner announced the next morning.

JRFM gave away $1000 Monday morning. And a pea pod. I didn’t know anything about this until I saw the winner on Facebook.

Roundhouse Radio is having a Valentine’s Day contest – a getaway at Hester Creek Winery in Oliver on Feb 16th and 17th. Listen for a cue to call at 7am, 12pm, and 4pm to qualify for the draw. Their number is 604-449-8983.

Kiss had Katy Perry tickets before 4:30 on Monday. Maybe they’ll have more this week?


Tuesday Updates


Virgin has $200 worth of driving time for Modo. Listen to Denai in the evenings to win.

TSN has a VIP package for watching the game at Taphouse Guilford. Listen to all the shows for a codeword and text it with your name to 10-40-40. Winner announced next Monday.

TSN also has suite tickets to this Saturday’s Stealth game. Enter HERE.

Breakfast Television has movie tickets. Enter HERE for 4 tickets to see the new 50 Shades movie, or HERE for 2 passes to the new Marvel movie.

CTV has a nice Big White prize package including 3 night’s hotel and ski lessons! Enter HERE. If you win this, it knocks you out of other Bell contests for 30 days.

Send Global a picture of you at a White Spot and you could win $100 to White Spot. Winners chosen on air on Fridays. Enter before Feb 1st by emailing your picture to

CKNW has Wellness Show passes for the Feb 17-18 event at the Convention Centre. Enter HERE.

go to Sportsnet HERE and enter daily to win tickets to see the Canucks vs Blackhawks on Thursday Feb 1st. You get picked up in a Porsche and a tour of the media gondola at Rogers Arena. Cool!


Wednesday Update


CFOX played the cue to call at 9:27. They gave plenty of warning, saying numerous times they’ll be playing it “around 9.” They also played it yesterday at 9:27am – back-to-backs are so unexpected!!

Rock 101 played Vegas at 3:20. Will they follow CFOX’s suit and play it again tomorrow? We’ll see… if not Thursday then I’m thinking Friday morning… or afternoon… oh WHO KNOWS!!!

JRFM has Rockin’ River Fest tickets in the mornings.





5:30 – 9 – TSN, ?

5:30 – 9 – Sportsnet, Canucks tickets (caller 6 at 604-280-0650 on home game days)

5:40 – JRFM, Secret Word (4 tix to Giants game or full festival passes to Rockin’ River Fest, not including camping)

6 – 9 – LG, Bruce Cockburn tickets

6:45 – CFOX, Stump The Show (tix to a comedian’s show)

7 – 9 – JRFM, Secret Word is said (4 tix to Giants game or full festival passes to Rockin’ River Fest, not including camping)

7:05 – QMFM, ?

7:30 – Rock 101, Grand IQ Test

7:35 – QMFM, $1000 Minute

8:00 – Z95.3, Katy Perry codeword (text to 953953)

8:05 – Kiss, Not So Secret Word (Kendrick Lamar tix)

8:10 – Virgin, Beat Your Bills name

11:10 – Virgin, Beat Your Bills name

12 – 1 – CFOX, 90’s at Noon (Den of Thieves run of engagement passes)

12 – 1 – Rock 101, Rock Trivia (Rush 40th Anniversary box set)

12:05 – QMFM, tickets to Erasure at The Orpheum

12:15 – Peak, Rock Bite (tix to Milky Chance)

1 – 4 – Sportsnet, Password

2 – 6 – Rock 101, ?

3:10 – Virgin, Beat Your Bills name

4 – 5 – JRFM, U-Turn (Cypress Mt lift tickets)

4:05 – QMFM, ?

4:45 – CFOX, This is Our World (Hopwired Fest tickets)

5:00 – Peak, tickets to Judah and the Lion

6 – 10 – Rock 101, Vidlaser Dark Side of the Moon passes

6 – 10 – Virgin, $200 Modo drive time

7:00 – Virgin, Kendrick Lamar fly-away qualifier

8:00 – Kiss, ?

8:00 – Z95.3, ?

As always, best of luck!