Sharathon First Day Giveaway - Choose Your Chill

Contest Ends November 17th, 2020

The JOY FM Sharathon 2020 CONTEST RULES    Revised 201008

CONTEST:  First Day Giveaway  "Choose Your Chill" Selected winner will choose ONE of the following prizes: A home entertainment system including big screen TV HD smart TV and surround sound system  OR a Refrigerator.   Estimated value $3.000 approx)


DRAWING DATE:  November 17th, 2020

DRAWING TIME:  8 p.m. Eastern, 7 p.m. Central

Winner:  One qualified winner will be selected by random drawing from all qualified entries.  (See below)


Qualified Entries

  • Register with or without making a faith promise or gift by phone, mail, or in person between 9/01/2020 and up to 30 minutes before drawing time on drawing date.
  • You are automatically registered by making a contribution to support The JOY FM  by mail, phone, online, or in person when meeting the following criteria:
    • All gifts processed* from 9AM EST 09/01/2020 and thru the drawing date until 30 minutes before drawing time on the drawing datewill automatically register you for the PRIZE.
      • *Processed means gifts received by mail or electronically via
      • by our Donor relations department and recorded in our gift processing software.
      • The JOY FM cannot be held responsible for weather, manual errors, or technology failures that delay processing of last day entries. (Examples: Website, phone system, or gift processing computer failure, internet outages, delayed mail, weather events, etc.)
  • Entries by text ARE NOT qualified and WILL NOT  be included in the drawing.
  • No gift or faith promise is required to enter and no gift or faith promise is required to win.  You must be at least 18 years old to register.  Employees, the families of employees, and people who have won in the last 90 days are not eligible.  One entry per household is allowed.  Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash.

HOW to Register

  • Mail to station:
    • FL - The JOY FM, 6469 Parkland Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243
    • AL - The JOY FM, 2563 Montgomery Hwy, Ste.1, Dothan, AL
    • GA - The JOY FM, 1175 Senoia Rd, Ste E, Tyrone, GA 30290-3608


  •  By phone  (Mon-Fri 9am to 4:30 pm)  beginning 9/01/2020 up to and including first day of event:
    • FL:           941-753-0401
    • AL:          334-699-5672
    • GA:         770-487-4500


  • In Person: At one of the addresses above between 9am and 5pm weekdays 
  • Or mail to Donor Relations: The JOY FM  Donor Relations, 6469 Parkland Dr, Sarasota FL, 34243
  • Online with a gift: 
  • By phone first day of the event: 800-456-8910 up to 15 minutes before drawing time on drawing date.

Drawing Date and time Changes: The JOY FM  reserves the right to change contest drawing date, drawing time, and time frame for qualified entries if fundraising event is postponed or rescheduled.  All eligible entries received prior to revised dates and times established will be included in the rescheduled drawing.

How the Winner is selected:

  • All qualifying entries will be included in a random drawing on drawing date at approximate drawing time at The JOY FM  studios, 6469 Parkland Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243.
  • One qualified winner will be selected at random. You do not need to be present to win. An alternate winner from qualified entries will be selected in the event the first name drawn as winner can’t be reached after 3 attempts or if first winner is unwilling or unable to accept the PRIZE.
  • In the event that the winner and backup winner are unreachable, unwilling or unable to accept the PRIZE, an alternate winner may be chosen OR station may chose to not award the PRIZE.


Winners Responsibilities -Winners (and their guests if applicable) will be required to present ID and sign a liability waiver. Winners are responsible for paying taxes on prizes valued at $600 or more and will be asked to complete IRS form W-9 before PRIZE will be awarded.

Prize Conditions:  Actual value of items may vary based on point of purchase and prices fluctuations.  Any difference between stated approximate retail value and actual value of prize will not be awarded.  All prize details not specified in the Official Rules will be determined in Station’s sole and absolute discretion. Prizes are non-transferable, are not redeemable for cash and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Station’s sole discretion. Station reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. 

Winner is solely responsible: For set up, start up, registration, operation and maintenance of all prizes.  Support for products is not included.  Any defects, malfunctioning products or disputes relating to operation of items, is between winner and the manufacturer.  Station is not liable beyond providing new and in the box prizes. Responsibility for operation of items rests with the winner upon delivery from the station.