Thunder Payroll Contest Rules

The “Thunder Payroll” contest (hereinafter: the “Contest”) is brought to you by WGRX-FM Thunder 104.5 and Telemedia Broadcasting (hereinafter: the “Contest Organizers”). The Contest runs from 9:00am ET on April 25, 2022 to 5:00pm ET on April 29, 2022.


This Contest is open to all persons residing within the terrestrial signal coverage area of Thunder 104.5 who have reached the age of 18 as of the first day of the Contest Period. Notwithstanding the preceding, the Contest is not open to individuals associated with the Contest, including the employees, agents and representatives of the Contest Organizers, (including their respective divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies), their advertising and promotional agencies, employees of other media outlets, and other suppliers of prizes, materials and services related to this contest or any other party directly linked to the holding of this Contest (the “Excluded Individuals”).

This Contest is also not open to the immediate family members of the Excluded Individuals. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, “immediate family” includes: father, mother, brothers, sisters, children, legal or common-law spouse and individuals with whom such employees, agents and representatives reside.


No purchase necessary. To enter, go to and navigate to the Thunder Payroll page. Complete all the required registration fields. Registrations will close at 11:59pm ET on Thursday April 28th, 2022.


Each weekday from April 25, 2022 – April 29, 2022 a random draw will take place at the offices of the contest organizers to determine which names will be announced for each daily contest occasions. Those names will be announced on-air at approximately 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm (all EST) each day. The name announced will have ten (10) minutes from the time of the name being announced to call 540-710-1045 and successfully establish a live telephone connection with the on-air host. That contestant must verify that their name was announced and prove to be that person by identifying information collected during the registration process. Winner will begin earning $50 an hour for a minimum of one (1) hour. If the person at the next contest occasion calls back, the current winner will no longer be on the Thunder Payroll. If the person announced at the next occasion does not call back, the current winner will continue to make $50/hr until there is a new winner. No prizes will be awarded for hours which fall outside of these times. Verified Winners will only receive an hourly payout during the following hours: 9am-10am, 10am-11am, 11am-12pm, 12pm-1pm, 1pm-2pm, 2pm-3pm, 3pm-4pm, & 4pm-5pm.

The total winning for each verified winner will be dependent on the outcome of the Payroll Payout contest occasions which follow their initial win. 


Thunder Payroll prize amounts will be determined by the number of 1-hour shifts a winner remains on Payroll. The minimum amount is $50.00 for one shift. The odds of a participant’s entry being randomly selected depend upon the number of entries received.


In order to be declared a contestant, each selected potential contestant must be in compliance with these Contest Rules and in particular, the following: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Contest Rules. In the event the potential or declared contestant fails to comply with any one of the conditions set out above or any other conditions set out in these Contest Rules, the Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify such entrant from the Contest and if time allows, a new draw for the contestant will be held in accordance with these Contest Rules, until a contestant is selected. The Contest Organizers will not be responsible for technical errors, technical issues, dropped calls, or incomplete calls.


Within one (1) day following the moment the contestant is declared a winner the Contest Organizers will call the winner to explain how to claim their prize and verify the prize amount won. Winner will have thirty (30) days from that day to pick up their prize. A government issued photo ID will be required when claiming the prize. Any expenses or incidentals associated with the prize, collection or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and may not be substituted by the winner. The Station assumes no responsibility or liability for damages, loss or injury resulting from acceptance or use of the prize.


Any Entry Form which is incomplete, illegible, fraudulent, altered, contains false information or is not received within the Contest Period, or otherwise does not confirm to these Contest Rules will automatically be rendered invalid and will not entitle such entrant to be eligible for a prize.

Non compliance/eligibility: If a potential or declared winner is not in compliance with these Contest Rules, the Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify such entrant from the Contest and randomly select further entrants from the remaining eligible entries until a winner is finally declared. Any potential or declared winner, who is not in compliance with these Contest Rules, must so inform the Contest Organizers immediately upon being contacted by the Contest Organizers.

Acceptance of prize. Prizes must be accepted as described in these Contest Rules and may not be transferred to another person. Prizes must be claimed within 30 days from the date of winning, or they will be forfeited in their entirety.

Modification. The Contest Organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest, in whole or in part, in the case of the occurrence of an event, an error or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or the running of the Contest as provided in these Contest Rules.

Authorization. By entering this Contest, each declared winner consents to the Contest Organizers, their representatives to use, at their sole discretion and if required, their name, photograph, likeness, testimonial related to the prize, place of residence and/or voice without compensation whatsoever and that, without limit as for the period of use, in any media and on a worldwide scale, for publicity purposes or for any purpose that may be considered relevant. A declaration to such effect will be included in the Release Form.

List of winners. A list of winners will be available at the office of the contest organizers Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Personal information. Contestant personal information that is collected in this Contest will be used solely by the Contest Organizers, and their representatives for the administration of the Contest. There will be no communication of commercial or of any other nature, unrelated to this Contest sent to an entrant, unless such entrant gives specific authorization to the Contest Organizers for that specific purpose.

Decisions of the Contest Organizers. All decisions of the Contest Organizers or those of their representatives regarding this Contest are final and binding.