Prize & Contest FAQ

The WBAB and BLI offices will be closed until further notice and no prizes will be available for pick up.

We will contact all winners when the office resumes to normal business hours and their prize is available to be picked up at the station. 

If you have a question specific to your prize, feel free to email: alison.wolowitz@cmg.com or call 631-669-9254 during normal business hours. 

Thank you for patience and understanding. 


I won a prize! Now what? 

General Prize Pick Up Questions 

Q: When can I pick up my prize? 

A: When you won, the DJ should have mentioned one of the following statements: 

  1. Your prize is available to be picked up at the station Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm. Bring ID. 
  2. Winner name will be at the venue box office the night of the show. Bring ID. 
  3. The prize is not ready yet and someone from Promotions will give you a call when you can pick it up. 

NOTE: Please do not come to pick up your prize before the time specified. It will likely not be ready for pickup early. 

If you do not remember what the DJ said, email alison.wolowitz@cmg.com and provide the following info so we can answer your questions as quickly as possible: 

  1. Winner Name 
  2. Radio Station 
  3. Date Won 
  4. Prize Won 
  5. Question/Concern 

Q: Where can I pick up my prize? 

A: We are located at 555 Sunrise Highway, West Babylon. Exit 38 off the Sunrise Highway Service Road. Your prize will be with our receptionist in the front lobby. 

Q: When is the office open? 

A: 9am-5:30pm Monday-Friday except Holidays. If you’re looking to pick up your prize on a holiday or a day before/after a holiday, call the front desk at 631-669-9254 for updated office hours to make sure we are open. 

Q: What do I need to claim my prize? 

A: In order to claim your prize you need to present a valid Government-Issued Photo ID. 

Q: I live far away, or work during your office hours every day, what are my other options for prize pick up? 

A: You can send someone else to pick up your prize but the person claiming your prize MUST have the following information with them at the time of pick up (no exceptions): 

  • A copy of your valid Government-Issued Photo ID 
  • A signed note from you stating: “I, [your name], allow [their name] to claim my prize [insert prize info] from [radio station]. [Signed and dated by you] 
  • The person you authorize must be 18 years of age and present a valid Government-Issued Photo ID when he/she comes to pick up your prize. 

Q: Can my tickets be left at Will Call at the event? 

A: This is a case by case basis. Call the front desk at 631-669-9254 during normal business hours to find out if this is possible. If so, you will have to show a valid photo ID at the box office the night of the show. 

Q: How long do I have to pick up my prize after I win? 

A: For prizes like gift cards, tickets for attractions, etc. – you have 60 days from the day you are notified that the prize is ready for pickup or the date of expiration. Your prize will be forfeited after 60 days. 

A: For concert and event tickets that are for a specific date: 

  • You have until 5:30pm day of event OR if the event is on a weekend or holiday, you have until 5:30pm the weekday before the event to claim your tickets. 

Q: Can I sell my tickets? 

A: No, you cannot sell the tickets or prizes you have won, per the Official Rules. 

Q: How often can I win a prize from Cox Media Group Long Island? 

A: Per the Official Rules. : Only one (1) prize winner may be selected from the same household every thirty (30) days in connection with any contest/sweepstakes sponsored or administered by either of the CMG-Long Island radio stations: 

  • 102.3 WBAB (WBAB-FM) 
  • 106.1 BLI (WBLI-FM) 

If you or a member of your household has won a prize from either of the above CMG Long Island radio stations within the last thirty (30) days, you will be ineligible to receive a prize in a current contest/sweepstakes. 

NOTE: Roommates count as a residing in the same household. 

“Cash Prize” FAQs 

Q: What do I need to do to receive my check? 

A: You must complete all necessary paperwork required by Cox Media Group Long Island within 30 days of winning or else the prize will be forfeited. You must come down to the station offices located at 555 Sunrise Highway West Babylon, NY 11704 during normal business hours. 

In addition to the paperwork, you must also provide a photo copy of a Valid Government-Issued Photo ID. 

Q: How long does it take to receive a check? 

A: Checks are issued within sixty (60) to ninety (90) days following receipt of completed paperwork and ID. 

Didn’t answer your question above? 

For the quickest response: Email Alison.wolowitz@cmg.com with the information below: 

  1. Winner Name 
  2. Radio Station 
  3. Date Won 
  4. Prize Won 
  5. Question/Concern 

OR call 631-669-9254 to ask your question to our front desk. Make sure you have the above information ready in order to get an answer directly from the front desk, or be transferred to a member of the team who can help you, as needed.

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