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Want to win your share of $50,000? Then tune in to VIRGIN Radio Edmonton and play ‘Name That Hit’ on your mobile.

All you have to do is follow these easy steps:

  1. Listen in 13 times a day each weekday from 7 AM – 7 PM to hear the codeword!
  2. When you hear the cue to text in, send in your name and the codeword to 104-104
  3. If you are the 104th texter, we will call you and we’ll play a quick clip of the hit we want you to name.
  4.  If you correctly guess the clip you win cash! If you incorrectly guess the clip $100 will be thrown into the escalating jackpot!

Each new hit starts at $500 and increases $100 for every incorrect guess. Not sure what to guess? That’s ok! We will have all of the incorrect guesses posted below to help you narrow it down! Text messaging lines open across Canada on all mobile networks. Standard text rates may apply.

Tune into Toronto’s 99.9 Virgin Radio this summer to win cash from your mobile. Every TWO hours each weekday from 7am – 7pm you will have a chance to instantly win $100 cash! When you hear the cue to text, send “SUMMER” and your full name to 99999. The text line is open on all Canadian mobile networks. Standard messaging rates may apply.

Canadian rock band July Talk are playing LIVE at the Stardust Drive-In Theatre on August 12 + 13. Tune in to Toronto’s 102.1 The EDGE for a your chance to win your way into this show. When the EDGE plays songs from their new album, Pray For It, or any other of their hits text your name and July Talk to 102 102 and you could win access to the show on August 13th for you and a friend.

Can’t make the show in person, but don’t want to miss out? We’ll also be giving away a handful unique streaming codes via text too, so you can watch the show from anywhere! [Standard text rates may apply. Available on all Canadian mobile networks].

TXT2WIN with Twisted Tea

Posted: July 24, 2020 in All News, Sport

The Twisted Tea Company is giving away a BC Lions BBQ experience. To enter simply text TWISTED TEA followed by your name to 288288. Contest closes 1 August 2020. Standard text messaging rates may apply. Open on all Canadian mobile networks.

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97.7 HTZ-FM’s Rocksearch competition, in concert with Millstreet Brewery – Poured with Purpose​ – is a legendary hunt for the best new Rock band across Southern Ontario.

In the past, we’ve helped launch some pretty awesome Canadian Rock acts who’ve gone on to be some of the biggest around, including Finger Eleven, The Trews, The Standstills and The Glorious Sons!

Click here to listen to the bands and then text in your choice to 977977. (June 26th, 2020 @ 11:59pm ET. Standard text messaging rates may apply – text voting is available on all Canadian mobile networks).

100.3 The Bear wants to give you the opportunity to find $50,000 as part of Gold Hunt Edmonton, by hooking you up with a map AND bonus clues! Starting June 3rd, keep it locked for your secret code word. When you hear it, text it to 666666 and you could score a map and clues for Gold Hunt Edmonton! Then, the Gold Hunt search will begin on June 20th and one lucky person will find the $50,000 prize that is hidden somewhere in Edmonton! The texting line is available on all Canadian wireless carriers. Standard text messaging rates may apply.

TXT2WIN with CJAY 92

Posted: February 27, 2020 in All News


CJAY 92 and Advantage Ford have launched the $100,000 Name That Sound contest. Simply tune in to CJAY 92 weekdays at 6:30AM, 7:30AM, 8:30AM, 9:30AM, 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM, 3:30PM, 4:30PM, 5:30PM, 6:30PM and 7:30PM. When you hear the ‘cue-to-text’, pick up your phone and text the CODE WORD and your FULL NAME to 929292*. The 92nd texter gets to guess the sound to instantly win cash! The pot starts at $500 and increases by $50 for every incorrect guess. (*Standard Rates May Apply. Service is available on all Canadian national mobile networks).

CHUM 104.5 and Air Transat interrupt this winter to bring you a chance to win an all-inclusive taxes paid vacation for two to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic staying at the Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 

Tune in to CHUM throughout Saturday and Sunday to get the special text to win keyword. When you hear it, text the keyword and your full name to 104536 to enter for your chance to win! Standard text rates may app.

Text message the codeword DEBT followed by your full name to 99999 then from January 6th till January 12th, tune into 99.9 Virgin Radio Toronto every two hours from 7am-7pm. If your name is called – you will have nine minutes to call the station back to instantly win $200 cash!

No purchase necessary. Std msg rates apply. Contest starts at 7:00 a.m. ET on January 6, 2020 and closes on January 12, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of Ontario, Canada who are 18 years of age or older. Some restrictions apply. Correct answer to a mathematical skill-testing question required. Approximate retail value of each of the thirty nine (39) prizes is $200.00 CAD. The odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of entries received up to the point of the applicable daily prize draw. The number of prizes available to be won throughout the contest will decrease as they are awarded. Complete contest rules and information about entry at

100.3 The Bear and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge wants to send you and buddy on a rockin’ beer run with Jess Jackson to the Jasper Beer and Spirits Festival from January 31 – February 2!

Listen for a new codeword on the Jess Jackson Show each weekday. When you hear it, text the word to 666-666 for your chance to get on standby to win 2 nights at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and full access to the festival which includes beer and meals!

Grand Prize draw will take place on Monday, January 13 on the Jess Jackson show. The Bear’s Beer Run to Jasper Beerfest is powered by Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and 100.3 The Bear! [Contest is available on all mobile networks – standard text rates may apply.]


Posted: October 1, 2019 in All News

Two new radio stations, 106.5 elmnt fm Toronto and 95.7 elmnt fm Ottawa, are engaging with audiences through mobile messaging. Listeners can chat with shows and enter contests by sending text messages to the shortcode number 567567.

The standard rate messaging service is available on all mobile network carriers across Canada. elmnt fm is a new radio network owned by First Peoples Radio, a subsidiary of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

Montreal’s CHOM 97 7 is sending you to see the Rolling Stones on their only Canadian stop! Keep it locked on CHOM all day long. Text YOUR NAME and the word STONES to 11977 every time you hear rock by the Rolling Stones.

You’ll be entered for a chance to win a trip to see the Rolling Stones north of Toronto on June 29th! Stay at the Doubletree by Hilton, in the heart of downtown Toronto. Enjoy a quiet retreat with modern amenities in an urban location – in walking distance to the best of the city!

*Standard network rates may apply

TXT2WIN with CJAY 92 – Name the sound and win cash INSTANTLY! Win your share of the $50,000 Name That Sound cash pot, listen weekdays at 6:30AM, 7:30AM, 8:30AM, 9:30AM, 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM, 3:30PM, 4:30PM, 5:30PM, 6:30PM and 7:30PM.

When you hear the cue, text SOUND and your FULL NAME to 92-92-92*. The 92nd text through gets to guess the sound to instantly win cash! The pot starts at $500 and increases by $50 for every incorrect guess. (*standard texting rates may apply).

MAGNET Connects to Xplore Mobile

Posted: January 21, 2019 in All News


MAGNET has established tier one connectivity with Xplornet’s new mobile offering, ‘Xplore Mobile’. MAGNET’s value added services will be available to all subscribers on Xplore Mobile. Xplore Mobile services operate on the 4G LTE+ network and other networks across Canada, the U.S. and around the world.


93.9 The RIVER, Windsor and Detroit’s Real Rock Variety radio station, has launched their new radio text messaging service. Listeners can text shows and enter mobile text to win contests by texting the Short Code number 10931.  Texting is available on all network carriers. Standard text rates may apply.

#TXT2WIN with TSN Edmonton

Posted: October 24, 2018 in All News, Broadcasting, Sport

TXT2WIN with TSN Edmonton on your mobile. TSN Edmonton is giving away a trip to Califonria plus access to three of the top sporting events.  Simply tune in to TSN Edmonton 1260 and listen for a text to win codeword. A new codeword is announced 5 times each weekday. When you hear it, text the codeword to the number 101260! One lucky texter will be called and qualified to win this bucket list sports trip to California! (std rates may apply – available on all Canadian carriers).

MAJIC 100.3 has selected MAGNET’s mSTUDIO audience engagement platform for interactive mobile messaging. The Ottawa station will use a carrier secured Common Short Code phone number to enable audiences to text message the studio. Programs will further permit audiences to enter contests and vote with shows. Short Code texting now enables brands live and direct access to over 30.3 Million Canadians. According to the most recent CRTC numbers, more Canadian households have mobile phones than land lines. mSTUDIO is now used by over 100 broadcasting channels across Canada – from Vancouver to Halifax Nova Scotia.

Mobile short code text messaging is now live on iHeartRadio’s BIG DOG 92.7 FM Regina, Saskatchewan. Listeners can text chat live with shows and interact with promotional mobile contests. The station is employing MAGNET’s MSTUDIO mobile engagement platform. The engagement platform enables stations across Canada to generate revenue from mobile app advertising, making use of the World’s first impression targeting AD serving system for text messaging. Canadian mobile network customers can text the radio station on the special Short Code number 927927.

The radio service is free to use, however, your network providers’ standard network rates may apply – same rate you text a mate  Text messaging is now the most used app on mobile devices with Canada now home to over 31 million mobile phone subscribers. MAGNET’s Short Code text messaging gateway, which uses a 5 or 6 digit telephone number, gives brands unhindered access and CASL compliant messaging across all mobile networks in Canada.


CTV Regina and CTV Saskatoon have collectively selected MAGNET’s MSTUDIO mobile engagement platform for interactive mobile text messaging. Viewers are now able to chat with shows and engage in promotional contests live and direct from their mobile devices. Viewers simply post their mobile texts to the Short Code number 306288. The service is supported on all mobile devices connected to any Canadian mobile network carriers. Standard text rates may apply.

British Columbia radio station KOOL 107.3 has launched their new mobile text messaging channel. The Victoria station is using text to engage with listeners through interactive studio chat and text to win games. Listeners can text the station from their mobile device by posting their texts to the special short code number 107300.  The mobile engagement program is connected directly to all Canadian mobile network carriers. A standard rate may apply to text – same rate you text a mate.