Official Rules: Garry Meier’s Caption Contest

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Garry Meier Caption Contest



To Enter and Play:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  To play, look for Garry Meier to post a photo by artist Scott Stanis on the Garry Meier Show Facebook page ( every week around Tuesday at 3:00pm.  Supply your idea of a captain for the photo by emailing or by calling 312.591.7000. One entry per email or phone number. Odds of winning depend on the number of calls and emails received.


Contest Deadlines:

This contest runs every Wednesday during the 2013 Calendar year.  Photos will be posted every Tuesday around 3:00pm.  Listeners must submit their entry via phone or email by 3:00PM on Wednesday to be eligible.



Prizes will vary each week based on available WGN Radio inventory.  Prizes will range in $25 gift certificates to local Chicago restaurants, paperback novels, Chicago Blackhawks fan packs, Chicago Cubs fan packs, etc.  ARV: $25-$150


Winners will be responsible for any applicable taxes and all other expenses related to the prizes that are not mentioned above.  Sponsor (as defined below) are not responsible if the concert is delayed, postponed, or canceled.



This contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.  One winner per household.  Winner must be 18 years of age or older and a legal U.S. resident of Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Indiana.  Employees (and their immediate family members living the same household) of WGN Radio (“Sponsor”) and their affiliated companies are ineligible.  By entering, the winner agrees to release Sponsors and their parent and affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, agents, and licensees from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind, arising from the winner’s participation in this Contest, or his/her receipt or use of the contest prize.  By entering, each winner warrants that WGN Radio will have full permission, without further compensation, to WGN Radio to use the entrant’s name, voice, photograph, likeness and biographical material for broadcast and promotional purposes in connection with the contest.


Prizes will not be awarded, even if announced, if the contestant is not eligible in accordance with these rules.  If you have won a prize valued under $600 from WGN Radio within 60 days of a Tuesday you submit your entry, you are ineligible to enter or receive a prize in this contest.



By participating, contestants agree Sponsor have the sole right to determine the winners of the contest and all matters and disputes related to the contest, and that their determination will be final and binding.  WGN Radio reserves the right to delay contest announcements, postpone or reschedule all or some of the contest events, or modify contest deadlines and/or modify contest deadlines if breaking news, sports coverage or other unanticipated events preempt regular programming.  If such changes occur, they will be posted on the website.  Sponsors will not be responsible for telephone systems delays or malfunctions, faulty internet transmission, or for delays or failures incident to internet transmission of radio broadcasts.


There are no substitute prizes.  Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash or merchandise.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prizes, should any prizes become unexpectedly unavailable.


A copy of the Official Rules can be obtained by sending a self-addressed envelope to Garry Meier Caption Contest, WGN Radio, 435 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL  60611 or by logging onto the website.


Sponsor:  WGN Radio, 435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

1 Comment

  • john michaels

    The caption for the cartoon with the signs in left field -How's the view from the roof tops??

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