Anyway - I'm sure that most radio stations give their listeners tons of chances to win various things. WSSL (100.5) is no different. Every morning around 7:30 a.m., they are giving away something - concert tickets, gift cards, gas, etc. Because I listen all the time (including at work), I have their phone number programmed into my phone, just in case I feel the need to try my luck and win something.
My winning streak started last year. I won tickets to have a meet and greet with Brantley Gilbert. The radio station provided a light lunch and then we had an acoustic concert with BG and about 10 other people. It was really cool.
|Up close and personal with BG|
|Kyle and I with BG|
My next big win was the week before July 4th. WSSL was giving away tickets to go see Zac Brown Band in Charlotte. I tried my luck and I won again! :)
|We had lawn seats, so I didn't get any pictures of ZBB|
Since then, my luck has pretty much ran out. I try all.the.time to win tickets - my girls will even ask me if I'm trying to win tickets if I use my phone on the way to work in the mornings, lol. I tried so hard to win tickets to see Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney last week, that I think I dialed the contest number over 25 times in a row until I gave up.
Fast forward to this morning - the DJ's gave the cue to call about 2 minutes after we got in the car to head to school/work. I pulled my phone out and started dialing. On the 2nd ring, I got through. If you've never won anything on the radio, let me give you a head's up - they'll immediately ask you your name and basically start a conversation, so be prepared. (If you lost, you barely have time to hear what number caller you were before you're getting hung up on). Anyway, this morning, my luck returned and I won 2 tickets to see Ronnie Dunn, Rodney Atkins and Craig Morgan next Wednesday, April 25. I am so excited because this is a concert that I really wanted to go do. Rodney Atkins sings one of the songs that we played at Erik's funeral and Craig Morgan sings one of Erik's favorite songs. Had I not won some tickets this week, I would've broken down and spent the money to go see them, but no need to spend that money now!! Woo hoo!!!
Now if only I could win tickets to see Zac Brown Band again in May and those darn Kenny & Tim tickets (they are TOO expensive to even think about buying!) I'd be one very excited and not-so-broke-because-we-love-some-live-music girl!!!
UPDATE - APRIL 25, 2012
As I was leaving work headed to the concert that I won tickets for on April 16, 2012, I heard WSSL give the cue to call. I wasn't really interested in what they were giving away, but thought that it'd be funny if I won twice in a week. I dialed the number.... busy. I tried again.... busy. Tried again... busy. I tried one last time and it started ringing. My heart started racing. The DJ answered the phone and gave the "Hello, who is this". I couldn't help but laugh!!! I was the correct caller and all I could say is "SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!!" The DJ thought I was getting ready to cuss and said on the radio "Woah, thought I was gonna have to bleep you out!" LOL So, next Thursday and just in time for the girls birthday, we'll be headed to the Anderson County Fair!!!! I won a family 4 pack of tickets to see Easton Corbon and 4 unlimited ride wristbands. The girls are soooo excited!!!