PODS and Store It to Score It Contest
PODS Store it to Score it Contest

Score up to $25,000 worth of merchandise for yourself and $25,000 cash
for your favorite Chicago charity!

We’ve filled a PODS container with brand new appliances and electronic gear provided by Abt Electronics Chicagoland’s #1 Destination for Electronics and Appliances.

What's it all worth? Take a guess and you could win! Text GUESS and your best guess as to the value (to the cent) of the contents to 312979 for a chance to win it all.

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Official Rules


Promotion Period: Contest registration is scheduled to begin on 8/2/2013 and end on 9/5/2013 (the “Registration Period”) and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The grand prize contest event is scheduled to occur on or about 9/6/2013. Void where prohibited.

Who May Enter: Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who reside within 250 miles of Chicago, IL, who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid driver’s license except the following classes of persons who are not eligible to enter:
(a)Employees, officers, and directors of PODS Chicago, Abt Electronics, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Merlin Media (“Administrator”), each of their respective franchisees, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively “Released Parties”) and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grand children) and each of their respective spouses.
(b)Individuals who are unable or unwilling to visit participating sponsor location during the registration period to enter.

How to Enter: Text GUESS and the value of the merchandise you think is in the PODS Container to 312877, 312979, or 36101. Guesses should fall within the hint range of $24,900.00 to $25,000.00, and be to the cent.

IMPORTANT – NOTE: The actual predetermined grand prize winning dollar amount will be randomly predetermined, and will consist of a dollar amount to the exact penny that falls between $24,900.00 – $25,000.00, inclusive. The winning dollar amount may be any amount of money that falls between the provided range. Each contestant must submit their guess of the winning dollar amount to the exact penny. The actual value of merchandise in PODS on display is for display purposes only, and is only a “representation” of the actual winning dollar value for this contest, not an exact value that exactly matches the winning dollar value. The winning dollar value does not necessarily match the actual value of items displayed for this contest, and may be any number within the provided hint range.

Finalist Selection & Notification – Maximum (50) Finalists: Fifty finalists will be automatically and randomly chosen from all submissions on Friday, September 6th 2013. (25 finalists from WLUP, 15 finalists from WIQI, 10 finalists from WKQX)

Prize Awards & Delivery – Maximum (1) prize award: In the event an eligible winning number guess entry is submitted, the corresponding finalist(s) who submitted the winning entry will be eligible to claim the grand prize, subject to approval and verification of compliance with these official rules. The grand prize is: merchandise on display in the PODS with a maximum retail value not to exceed $27,087.30 and a $25,000 donation to the winner’s 501C3 charity of choice.

A maximum (1) grand prize will be awarded. In the event that more than (1) eligible finalist submits a winning entry during this contest, a random drawing will take place between the eligible finalists who submitted a winning entry to determine the grand prize winner. In the event there is not a winning number guess by an eligible selected finalist, then the grand prize will not be awarded.

Odds: The odds of being selected as an official contestant to participate in the number guess contest are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. The odds of winning the grand prize contest once selected as an official finalist are 1:10,000.

If you wish to enter the Store it to Score It contest by writing in, please send a 3x5 index card with your name, address and guess for the exact dollar amount of the electronics contained in the PODS® container. Please write clearly in block letters, please include a self addressed stamped envelope in your entry. Incomplete or illegible entries will not be considered. Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who reside within 250 miles of Chicago, IL, who are age 18 and have a valid driver’s license. One entry only per person mail to WLUP-FM | WKQX-LP | WIQI-FM % Promotions Department 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 230, Chicago, IL 60654

Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules or for a list of prize winner(s), if any, send a self addressed, stamped envelope to: PODS Number Guess Contest, C/O Merlin Media LLC, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 230, Chicago, IL 60654. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting. Requests must be received by 11/6/2013.

Contest Sponsor/Administrator: This contest is administered by Merlin Media LLC, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 230, Chicago, IL 60654.