Gas Guzzling Rules

WLDE “Gas Guzzling Song of the Day Giveaway”

How to Enter the Contest:

The “Gas Guzzling Song of the Day Giveaway” contest will begin on March 21, 2022, at 5:30a and end on April 1, 2022 at 9am.


To participate in the contest, you must listen weekdays between 5:30a-9a for the Gas Guzzling Song of the Day. The song title and artist will be revealed each weekday at 6:10a, and again sometime before 7am that morning.  Once the song is played between 7a-9a, be the 10th caller at (260)-426-5343 to win.

No purchase necessary.


Eligibility Restrictions:

You must be 18 years of age or older with a valid photo I.D. or other identification issued by the U. S. government or an educational institution. To enter and be eligible to win, you must live in the Fort Wayne metropolitan area, consisting of Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley Counties in Indiana, and Defiance, Paulding and Van Wert Counties in Ohio. Employees of Sarkes Tarzian Inc., and radio stations in the Fort Wayne Metro, and members of their respective families are not eligible. Family is defined as parents, in-laws, children, spouses, people in spouse-like relationships and siblings, including those in step and half relations. Anyone who has been employed by or interned with Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., is also ineligible.


Persons who have won prizes of cash or merchandise totaling $600 or more from WLDE since September 21, 2021 are ineligible for this contest.



Gift cards to be redeemed for gasoline valued at $100 each.

Gift cards will be mailed to the winning contestant to the address provided to the WLDE staff member at the time of winning. WLDE is not responsible for gas cards that are not redeemed or expire after 6 months of winning. WLDE is also not responsible for gas cards lost or stolen during the mail delivery process.

Contest prizes are not transferable.

Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final.



Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

Winners will be reported to the IRS on IRS Form 1099 or the equivalent.

By participating in the contest, the winners agree to allow their name, voice, and/or likeness to be used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest for a period of one year without additional financial or other compensation.

Contest winners are required to sign a Receipt verifying eligibility prior to acceptance of any prize of more than nominal value. Before claiming a prize, contest winners are also required to sign a Liability Release if the prize to be awarded is valued at $600.00 or greater. Pursuant to the Liability Release, the winners will agree to hold WLDE, Sarkes Tarzian Inc., and the respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.

These rules are subject to the interpretation of WLDE. Any aspect of these rules, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, can be changed at the discretion of WLDE, and such change(s) will become effective upon on-air or other appropriate announcement.

The contest is void where prohibited.

Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification, at the sole discretion of WLDE.

WLDE is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of any prize.

Copies of the written contest rules are available during regular business hours at the main studio of 347 West Berry Street, Suite 600, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to WLDE at the address above.


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