Notice concerning preemption:  Because the Artist of the Day did not air during Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 10 on Monday, October 7, 2019  there are no qualifiers for Tuesday, October 8.  Channel 8 KLKN-TV will air a substitute Artist of the Day during Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 10 on Sunday, October 13, and the Froggy98 cue to call will be at approximately 7:45AM on Monday, October 14, 2019.  In the event of future pre-emptions or other failure to air the Artist of the Day, Channel 8 KLKN-TV will endeavor to air Artist of the Day on a substitute date to be announced on this website.    Unless the Contest is further extended due to future preemptions or other failure to air, the Contest shall end and the random drawing shall take place on Monday, October 14, 2019.

It's Country Music's Biggest Night!!!  The CMA Awards are on Channel 8 KLKN-TV on Wednesday, November 13 from 7-10PM and you could qualify to be in a drawing for a chance to win a trip for two to the 53rd Annual CMA Awards, just by listening to Froggy 98 and watching the Channel 8 Eyewitness News. The prize package includes: 2 tickets to "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards", round trip airfare, hotel accommodations at the famed Gaylord Opryland Resort and more. (See official rules for complete prize package.)

To participate for a chance to win, watch Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 10PM starting September 30 and look for the Country Music Artist of the Day in a commercial break sometime during the broadcast.  Then, listen to Froggy98 the next morning around 7:45AM for the cue to call.  The seventh caller to have the correct name will be entered into the drawing for the prize.  There will be ten daily telephone qualifiers, one each day.  You may also text the Artist of the Day and your name to 68255 any time after the announcement and before 7:45AM the next morning.  There will be ten daily text qualifiers, one each day.  A random drawing will determine the winner of the 20 qualifiers and will be announced on Froggy 98 on Monday, October 14.  See the official rules below.  

Official Rules
No purchase necessary. Contest is void where prohibited.
Contest is open only to residents of Nebraska age 18 and older, living within the Channel 8 KLKN-TV viewing area and the Froggy 98 listening area, with a valid Nebraska driver's license or Nebraska issued identification card.
One entry per household during this contest
Contest starts September 29 and ends on October 11, 2019                                   .

Here's How to Enter:  Two ways to enter
Watch Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 10PM starting September 29 and look for the Country Music Artist of the Day in a commercial break sometime during the broadcast. (See dates below)  Then, listen to Froggy98 the next morning around 7:45AM for the cue to call. The seventh caller to be able to repeat the Artist of the Day's name will be entered into the drawing for the prize. There will be 10 daily telephone qualifiers, one each day.

You may also text the Country Music Artist of the Day and your name to 68255 any time after the announcement on Channel 8 KLKN-TV and before 7:45AM the next morning to enter.  A random drawing of all daily texts will determine the daily qualifier.   There will be ten daily text qualifiers, one each day. A random drawing will determine the winner of the 20 qualifiers and will be announced on Froggy 98 on Tuesday, October 15.  Text and/or Data charges may apply depending upon your cell phone company and plan.

Announcement Dates:
The Country Music Artist of the Day will be announced on September 29, 30, October 1, 2, and 3, and October 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 during the Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 10p.m.   There will be no artist announced Friday and/or Saturday during the contest period.

Cue to Call Dates:
The Cue to call for to repeat the Country Music Artist of the Day on Froggy 98 will be September 30, October 1, 2, 3, and 4, and October 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 for a total of twenty (20) qualifiers.  There will be no cue to call on Saturday or Sundays during the contest period.

2019 CMA Watch, Listen and Win Contest


Prize:
The prize package includes: 2 tickets to The 53rd Annual CMA Awards ceremony and broadcast (11/13 in Nashville, TN).

  • Domestic round-trip coach air travel for two (2) to Nashville from a major airport nearest the winner’s U.S. residence (winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary) on Tuesday, 11/12 and return flight on Thursday, 11/14.
  • Hotel accommodations at the famed Gaylord Opryland Resort (www.gaylordopryland.com) (double occupancy) for 2 nights (check in Tuesday, 11/12 and check out Thursday, 11/14)
    • Accommodations include:
      • Breakfast at Gaylord Opryland each morning
      • Round-trip awards show shuttle transportation
      • Designated Gaylord staff to book and confirm hotel accommodations and make ground transportation arrangements
      • Daily resort access, including wired and wireless high speed internet access in guest rooms and atriums; fitness center access; designated complimentary in-room beverages; scheduled complex shuttle service; daily newspaper, and more
      • Complimentary services, including in-house concierge and designated Gaylord Opryland trip escort to CMA group events
  • 2 tickets to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
  • 2 spots on the Red Carpet Fan Viewing Platform
  • Commemorative CMA Awards gift bag
  • Round-trip ground transportation between Nashville International Airport and the hotel with airport meet-and-greet by a Gaylord Representative


Prize Value:
Total approximate value is $3,017.  Value is provided by ABC and CMA.  Value may vary due to the price of the airline tickets on the date they are booked and the departure airport.  Plane ticket price is based upon roundtrip from Omaha to Nashville. 

Odds of Winning:  1 in 20.  There will be 20 total qualifiers. Odds of qualifying depend on the number of entries received and the manner of conducting the contest.  Odds of winning are 1 in 20.


Deadline:
The deadline for daily text entries is 7:45AM the day following the announcement on the Channel 8 Eyewitness News.

Random Drawing:
A random drawing will be held each contest day to determine the daily text qualifier from the daily text entries received.

The ten cue to call qualifiers and the ten text qualifiers will all participate in a random drawing to determine the prize winner.  A random drawing will be held to determine the winner.

Winners will be required to present a valid Nebraska driver's license or Nebraska issued ID for identification purposes. 

2019 CMA Watch, Listen and Win Contest

Eligibility:
Entrants must live within the Channel 8 KLKN-TV viewing area and/or the Lincoln, Hastings & Kearney, NE DMA as defined by the Nielsen Company and/or within the listening area of Froggy 98.  Additional counties to the Lincoln, Hastings & Kearney DMA for this contest are Cass, Otoe, Saunders, Johnson and Nemaha.  Anyone receiving Channel 8 KLKN-TV in their place of residence via antenna, cable TV and/or satellite TV is eligible.  Those living in surrounding DMA's, Omaha (other than counties listed above), Topeka, and Sioux City are not eligible to win.
Employees, members of employees immediate family, of Channel 8 KLKN-TV and NRG, agents of any sponsor and their respective members, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, members of competing media, as well as associated advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate.

Acceptance of the prize(s
) shall be considered consent of having your name, likeness, and voice used (without further compensation) for advertising and promotional purposes.

By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to release all sponsors, employees, and affiliates from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever from injuries, damages, travel delays or loss to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, entry for, and/or use of the prize package  

All taxes, assessments, fees and costs resulting from acceptance or use of any prize shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are non-redeemable for cash and non-transferable.

Winner will receive an IRS 1099 for the value of the prize.  The winner must provide their social security number to claim the prize.

If the event is canceled for any reason, Channel 8 KLKN-TV and Froggy98 are not responsible for awarding a substitute prize.