Membership Drive Contest Rules

VPR is giving away several prizes during the March 2019 Membership Drive. Contribute to VPR by March 29 to be automatically entered to win.


No purchase is necessary to be entered in drawings. Drawings are open to U.S. citizens residing in the 50 states of the U.S. or District of Columbia. Entrants must be 18 or older. These contests are 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. VPR volunteers may enter if they are not included in the above-named categories. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner(s). Winner(s) must complete a W9 form prior to claiming prize(s).

How to Enter

No purchase or contribution is necessary. You may enter this contest in one of four ways: make a contribution at* by telephone at 800-639-6391 or mail to VPR, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446, or enter without donating. All Sustaining Members are automatically entered. No other method of entry will be accepted. Contest begins March 4, 2019 at midnight and ends at 7 p.m. on March 29, 2019. Limit one entry per person. Incomplete entries are void.

*Gardener’s Supply and Hen Of The Wood prizes are limited to Sustaining Members only.

Selection of Winner(s)

Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the deadline date above. Prize drawings will be conducted by VPR. Drawings will be conducted within one business day of end of contest. Winners need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by telephone and/or email within two business days of drawing. Every reasonable attempt will be made to award each prize. If after every reasonable effort has been exerted (three (3) attempts over 30 days) to award the prize but the potential winner cannot be reached after 30 days from first notification attempt, or the potential winner 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 name, hometown, and likeness for publicity purposes without additional compensation. Winner will be notified by telephone and/or email.

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.


  • Two (2) $500 gift certificates to Gardener’s Supply Company (Sustainers only) (value $500)
  • Five (5) $250 gift cards to Outdoor Gear Exchange (value $250)
  • One (1) package of four $100 gift cards to each of the Hen Of The Wood restaurant locations: Hen Of The Wood Burlington, Hen Of The Wood Waterbury, Doc Ponds in Stowe and Prohibition Pig Waterbury (Sustainers only) (Value $400)
  • Five 9.7-inch 32GB iPads with WiFi (Value $329.99)
  • Grand Prize: One (1) $2,000 travel voucher*.

*Travel must be booked through Milne Travel. Vouchers may be used for accommodations, transportation and related tour costs. Does not include food and other incidental expenses unless otherwise specified.

Prizes are not transferable, and have no cash value. 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. 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 March 31, 2019 to VPR Drawing Winner Names, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Winner names will not be available until after March 31, 2019.