Whether you have a one of a kind classic Christmas sweater you borrowed from your mom or one of those hideous trendy new styles, we want to see your Ugly Christmas sweater!  We will randomly select a winner on December 22nd to score a $100 gift card to Caffe Italia Ristorante. See below for steps to submit your photo.  Tis the season for Ugly Christmas Sweaters with Magic 99.5 and Katie's Kids Learning Center

To Submit an entry we need the following:

(Please copy and paste to your email)



Phone Number:


*Don’t forget to attach ONE picture

Email entries to: kaitlin@gpmbloomington.com


Contest Rules

Great Plains Media/WZIM-FM Magic 99.5 will conduct the Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Contest (the “Contest”) for the chance to win one Grand Prize of a gift card to Caffé Italia Ristorante valued at $100.00.


1.) Contest is open to those persons 16 and older, and who are legal US citizens and reside in the state of Illinois.

2.) Employees of Great Plains Media/107.7 and 92.1 The Bull/ Cities 92.9/ The New Magic 99.5, its parents, subsidiaries, contest sponsors, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any other McLean and Livingston area radio stations and the immediate family and other household members (i.e., spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, roommates, housemates, significant others, partners, and siblings) of each of the above are NOT eligible to enter and/or to win the Contest.

3.) Persons who have won another contest or promotion from Magic 99.5 within 30 calendar days before the Grand Prize Giveaway (December 22, 2017) are NOT eligible to enter and/or to win the Contest.


4.) No purchase necessary to enter or win the Contest. All federal, state and local laws and restrictions apply.

5.) Entries will be accepted Friday, November 24th, 2017 through noon on Friday, December 22, 2017. Visit Magic 995FM.com to submit a picture of yourself wearing a Christmas sweater through the method provided.

6.) Only one (1) entry per person is needed and will be accepted.

7.) Magic 99.5 will announce the Grand Prize Winner on air after 12pm on Friday December 22nd, 2017. The Grand Prize Winner does not need to be listening to rem the winner.

8.) Magic 99.5 will notify the winner on or around Friday, December 22nd, 2017.


9.) Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible qualifying entries received.

10.) There will only be one Grand Prize winner in this contest. The prize is one $100.00 gift card to Caffé Italia Ristorante located in Bloomington, IL.

11.) The Grand Prize Winner must present a valid Illinois state issued picture ID in order to claim and receive their Prize.

12.) The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for paying all applicable local, county, state and federal taxes on such Grand Prize Winner’s Prize. The Winner must claim the Grand Prize within 30 days of being awarded. In the event that the Grand Prize Winner or Finalists fail to claim the Grand Prize within such 30-day period, such Winner shall forfeit the Grand Prize and no other Winner will be chosen.


13.) Magic 99.5 shall not be responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or not received entries or for printing errors. Stations are not responsible for any technical difficulties experienced due to overload, busy signals, loss of phone service, electronic problems or any other factor that may prevent an individual from completing a phone call, sending an email, accessing the Magic 99.5 website, or for any technical malfunctions related to any telephone connection, servers, routers, or any other technical problem that may impact entry, participation or prize claim.

14.) All entries become the property of Magic 99.5 and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries that are determined by Magic 99.5 to be fraudulent will be void and the person making such an entry barred from further participation in the Contest. Incomplete entries may be disqualified in Magic 99.5 sole discretion.

15.) By participating in the Contest, each Contestant consents to Magic 99.5 and its affiliates, employees, agents and all other related sponsors using for advertising and/or other promotional purposes, without additional compensation. Each Contestant’s image, voice and/or biographical information can be used on radio or TV broadcasts, newspaper advertisements and/or any other medium in connection with such Contestant’s participation in the Contest.

16.) Magic 99.5 accepts no responsibility of liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession and/or use of a Prize. In addition, the Winner will be required to sign a release form to collect their Prize. Failure or refusal to sign such release form will result in forfeiture of such Prize.

17.) Magic 99.5 reserve the right to: (a) terminate or declare the Contest null and void and rescind one or more of the Prizes, if in its sole judgment, the rules or the integrity of the Contest have been violated or compromised in any way, intentionally or unintentionally by any person whether or not a participant in the Contest; (b) alter or amend these Contest rules at any time; and (c) stop or conclude the Contest at any time without prior notice.

18.) Magic 99.5 management shall be the sole arbiters in all matters relating to the Contest and the interpretation of these Contest rules. The decisions of Magic 99.5 shall be final. Entry into the Contest constitutes agreement by contestants to abide by these rules. Station reserves the right to disqualify or remove any entry at their sole discretion. If a Winner is found in violation of these rules or is otherwise disqualified by Magic 99.5, in its sole judgment, then he/she may be required by Magic 99.5 to forfeit his/her Prize.

19.) All Prizes awarded through Magic 99.5 are non-transferable, nor may a prize be substituted at the request of the contest winner, nor may a prize be substituted for cash. Magic 99.5 reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event, the specified prize becomes unavailable.

20.) If a Prize is forfeited under these rules, then it will remain the property of Magic 99.5 and a new winner of such Prize will not be selected.

21.) In the event of any dispute pertaining to this contest, the decision of Magic 99.5 management is final.

22.) A complete copy of the rules are available at the Magic 99.5 studio 108 Boeykens PL, Normal, IL 61761 during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Any person may request a copy of these rules by sending a self-addressed envelope to Magic 99.5 at above address, attn: GPM Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Contest Rules Request.

23.) The name of the winner will be available after December 22nd, 2017 by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Magic 99.5 above address, attn: GPM Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Contest Winner’s List.


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