• 1) You must be a legal resident of Vermont or New York to participate in contests, including online contests, and be eligible to win prizes. Employees and immediate family members of Hall Communications employees, employees of competing radio stations, and employees of participating contest sponsors are not eligible to win.

    2) Winners from Vermont must wait two days before picking up their prize at the station business office at 70 Joy Drive, South Burlington, VT during regular business hours Monday-Friday between 8:30 am-4:00 pm.

    3) Winners from New York must wait until the Wednesday after they win to pick up their prize at Perrywinkles Fine Jewelry at 75 Smithfield Boulevard, Plattsburgh, NY during regular business hours.

    4) Winners must show identification to claim their prize. Prizes are held for 30 days and no prizes will be mailed.

    5) Winners must wait 90 days before being eligible to win again on the same station. Persons deceiving Hall Communications in any way forfeit winnings.

    6) Hall Communications reserves the right to limit each household to one qualifier and/or winner per contest and make prize substitutions when necessary. Station management reserves the right to amend contest rules at any time.

    7) You must be 12 years of age or older to participate in a contest, though some contests may have special age and other entry restrictions.

    8) Winners of prizes valued at $600 or more must complete a W-9 when claiming their prize. The station will generate and mail the winner a W-2 and the winner is responsible for claiming the value of the prize as additional income on their Federal Income Tax return during the year they claimed the prize.

    9) Hall Communications is not responsible if a listener is unable to get through on the telephone for a contest due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, or otherwise. Anyone who calls a studio line or enters a contest automatically grants Hall Communications permission to record and use their name, character, photograph voice, and/or likeness in connection with promotion of this or other contests and must waive any claim of royalty, rights, or remuneration for such use.

    10) General Contest Rules and rules for specific contests are available on station websites or in hard copy form at our studios during regular business hours or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to 70 Joy Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403.

    Effective 11/1/16

  • 99.9 The Buzz is giving away tickets to see The Barenaked Ladies at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion over the air Wednesday February 1st – Friday February 3rd. During the Furious Flashback at 8:10am each morning listeners will have the chance to call the contest lines at 802-658-4999 or 877-893-BUZZ to win a pair of tickets to the show. Caller number 9 will win. Chances of winning depends on number of callers. Tickets will be electronically transferred to the winners email provided at time of win. Winners must have access to a valid email to get their tickets. All  Hall Communications general contest rules apply. 

  • 99.9 The Buzz is giving away tickets to Pantera at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion on September 8th over the air on Thursday January 26th. From 6a-6p listeners will have 6 chances to call and win. When listeners hear the cue to call they can dial 802-658-4999 or 877-893-BUZZ and caller number 9 will win a pair of tickets to the show. Tickets will be electronically transferred to email provided by winner at time of win when 99.9 The Buzz is granted access to tickets from Live Nation. Winner must have valid email address to access tickets. All Hall Communications regular contest rules apply. 

  • 99.9 The Buzz is giving away tickets to see SYLVAN ESSO at Shelburne Museum on August 9, 2023 over the air on 1/19/23.  Listeners will tune in for the cue to call in and win.  There will be 5 winners chosen throughout the day.  Odds of winning depend on the number of phone calls received. Each winner will get 2 tickets. Winners names will be on a guest list at the will call at the venue night of show. Must bring valid ID to claim prize. In the event the winner does not meet eligibility requirements winner will forfeit the prize. The prize is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years of age to participate. All other Hall Communications general contest rules apply. All winners should monitor any COVID 19 restrictions put in place by venue or artist. 

  • WBTZ”s Pro Football Pick ‘Em Contest runs during the NFL’s 18-week regular season (at time of publication of these rules, stated as 9/8/2022 – 1/8/2023, although subject to change depending on the will of the National Football League).

    To play, participants must begin by logging onto www.999thebuzz.com and creating an account under the “Pro Football Pick ‘Em” contest website. Each week, players will then need to sign in to their account and pick the winners of each game from the slate of matches that week. Picks must be completed prior to the kickoff of each game Thursday-Monday. Any game not picked by kickoff will result in a ‘loss’ of that game.

    The player with the most correct picks each week will go into the grand prize drawing of $250 at the end of the regular season. If there is a weekly tie, those players will advance to the grand prize drawing. If a player correctly picks all the games in a given week, they will be eligible to win a $100 bonus at the end of the season.

    The grand prize winner, drawn randomly from all weekly winners, will be announced and contacted no later than five days following the end of the regular season. To be eligible to win the grand prize drawing, you must not have won a prize from WBTZ in the 90 days prior to the winning announcement. Winners must reside in Vermont, New York, or the Province of Quebec.  In the event a winner does not meet eligibility requirements or forfeits, a new winner will be drawn from the qualifiers until one is determined. All participants who had a “Perfect Week” (defined as all wins and no losses) at any point during the season will go into a random drawing to win a $100 bonus prize. In the event there are no “Perfect Week” players, the prize will not be awarded.

    If the National Football League regular season is ended prematurely, Hall Communications will randomly pick a grand prize winner from all weekly winners to that point. If the National Football League regular season is extended past January 8, 2023 for any reason, this contest will remain open until the completion of what the league has determined “the regular season” to be.

    Grand Prize valued at $250. Perfect Week Bonus valued at $100. No purchase necessary. All other Hall Communications general contest rules apply

  • Every Friday during “Fresh Meat” on 99.9 The Buzz one winner will win a certificate redeemable for a McKenzie Country Classics Ultimate Grilling package. When listeners hear the prompt to call during the “Fresh Meat” program caller #9 will be selected as the winner. Certificates will be mailed to winners and they can redeem their certificates at McKenzie Country Classics at 160 Flynn Ave Burlington VT 05401. Winners must call ahead to place order before redeeming their certificates. Giveaway date and time is subject to change due to holidays. All Hall Communications general contest rules apply.

Vermont Flower Show

March 3-5 at the Champlain Valley Expo. The 2023 Vermont Flower Show Grand Garden Display theme will be Out of Hibernation!  Spring Comes to the 100-Acre Wood, an adaptation of the world and magic of Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne.  Mark your calendar and make plans to join us!

Gigantic Indoor Flea Market

Sunday, March 19 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM at the Champlain Valley Exposition. The Gigantic Indoor Flea Market features tag sale items, crafts, antiques, and more, and is a great opportunity for those looking to buy – and sell – bargain merchandise and related goods. Sign up for your table today!

Gigantic Indoor Flea Market

Sunday, April 16 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM at Champlain Valley Exposition. The Gigantic Indoor Flea Market features tag sale items, crafts, antiques, and more, and is a great opportunity for those looking to buy – and sell – bargain merchandise and related goods. Sign up for your table today!