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Virgin Voyages, is hitting the high seas early next year and we’re giving you the chance to experience the world’s most irresistible holiday!!

Listen weekdays at 7am, 11am, 4pm, and 7 pm, and weekends at 12 pm and 2pm for your cue to text the code word VOYAGE and your name to 999-99. If we call you back, you’ll earn 2 spots at an exclusive Virgin Voyages Rooftop Party with Adam Wylde, TJ, & Jax, and special guest Richard Branson at the iconic 299 Queen St West building in downtown Toronto on June 11th!

Sailing from PortMiami, one lucky Sailor and a guest will win roundtrip airfare and a voyage aboard the Scarlet Lady, PLUS Virgin Mobile Canada is hooking you up with two amazing Samsung Galaxy S10 smart camera phones so you can capture and share your voyage experience!

Virgin Voyages’ first ship The Scarlet Lady will be Adult-by-Design, a sanctuary at sea for the 18+ traveler. With alluring entertainment, 20+ world class intimate eateries on board, and a healthy dose of ‘Vitamin Sea’ naturally intertwined across the entire ship, Virgin Voyages is redefining holidays spent at sea. 

*Std msg rates apply. Must be 18 years of age or older

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).


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.

Edmonton’s 104.9 VIRGIN Radio wants to send you plus a guest on an all-inclusive vacation to the Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in Jamaica! Starting June 26… Listen to 104.9 Virgin Radio at the beginning of every hour weekdays from 6AM – 10PM for the new CODEWORD to be released on-air. Text the CODEWORD followed by your full name to 104104 to instantly qualify! Standard texting rates may apply.

Grand prize trip includes:
– Roundtrip airfare for 2 from Edmonton to Jamaica onboard Sunwing Airlines
– 7 nights standard accommodations at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa
– All Inclusive meal plan while at Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa
– Land transfers between the airport and hotel in destination
– All hotel taxes and processing fees

On Monday, July 10 Ian and Chelsea will call one lucky winner to send them on a Virgin Vacay to the Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa in Jamaica onboard Sunwing Airlines !

Winnipeg’s sports radio station, TSN 1290, has launched a new mobile text messaging service on to the air waves. Sports fans can instantly text the TSN studio and enter contests by posting their messages to the new Short Code 129090. TSN is the flagship station of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League and covers the legendary Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL team. The TSN text messaging service is available on any Canadian mobile device. The service is free but your network standard message rates may apply.

Want to rock an edgy VK look like Evia and Carlos… or an Auradon Prep style fit for royalty? Best Western Hotels & Resorts® and Disney Channel are giving YOU the opportunity of a lifetime with the Descendants 2 and YOU Contest.

You can enter daily for your chance to with the ultimate Descendants 2 character transformation!
Step 1: Fly to Los Angeles California with three guests.
Step 2: Meet up with Sofia Carson and Cameron Boyce.
Step 3: Get transformed into the look of your favourite Descendants 2 character.
Step 4: See your experience on Disney Channel with Sofia, Cameron and YOU!

To play and enter simply text the codeword YOU to the special phone number 288288. Standard text rates may apply. [make sure you have the phone owners permission to enter]. Contest ends September 3 2017 at 11:59 PM ET. For more rules & information visit DisneyChannel

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Get ready for the next Virgin Vacay… 104.9 Virgin Radio is sending 1 lucky listener and their guest to see Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars in Paris, France! Starting Monday, April 3… Listen to 104.9 VIRGIN Radio at the beginning of every hour from 6AM – 10PM for the new KEYWORD to be released on-air. Text the word and your full name to 104104 to instantly qualify!

Grand prize trip includes:
– Roundtrip airfare Edmonton – Paris
– 4 nights hotel in the Bastille district
– 2 tickets for Bruno Mars June 5 concert at AccorHotels Arena
– 2 tickets for Ariana Grande June 7 concert at AccorHotels Arena
– Hotel and concert transfers

Virgin Vacay is brought to you by Bonnie Doon Centre and Edmonton’s #1 Hit Music Station 104-9 VIRGIN Radio! Standard text rates may apply.

vr-halifax-text-to-travelMaritime Travel, Transat and VIRGIN Radio Halifax are giving away an all-inclusive trip to the Valentin Perla Blanca Resort in Cayo Santa Maria, CUBA! Every weekday hour between 8am AT and 7pm AT listen out for the VIRGIN BEACH KEYWORD and text it to 101101 from your cellphone. Every hour the station will select a contest finalist.  Network standard texting rates may apply.


It’s the BIGGEST concert ever staged at the Air Canada Centre! Keep it locked next week to 99.9 FM VIRGIN Radio Toronto for your cue-to-text. Every time you hear The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’, the studio will be giving away 2 tickets to see him live at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball! To enter simply text JINGLEBALL followed by your full name to 99999 as soon as you hear Starboy. The iHeartRadio JINGLEBALL on November 25th stars The Weeknd, The Chainsmokers plus special appearances by Hedley, Alessia Cara, Niall Horan, Belly, Serena Ryder and Kent Jones! Standard network text message rates may apply. Contest lines open on all mobile networks from 12:01am ET on Monday, November 21, 2016 and contest lines closes on Friday, November 25, 2016 at at 3:00pm ET.


99.9 Sun FM Kelowna is giving away all-inclusive vacations to the luxurious Riu Palace Las Americas courtesy of Signature Vacations and Riu Hotels & Resorts and valet parking at Kelowna International Airport valued at $4,500!  If you’re 19 years of age or older, simply listen all day for your chance to text in.  To play on your mobile device – simply text message the codeword LUCKY9 followed by your name and address to 78636 within 9 minutes of the cue-to-text. The sweepstake contest is available on all Canadian mobile networks. Your network standard rates may apply if you do not have an unlimited SMS plan.


Best Western Hotels & Resorts® and Disney Channel have launched the K.C Undercover Mission Vacation Contest. The Grand Prize Winner – plus 3 guests – will jet off to L.A to take part in an unforgettable spy scavenger hunt to locate the star of K.C Undercover – Zendaya. Runner up prize draw winners will win Best Western Hotels & Resorts® gift certificates. Players also have a chance to win a weekly prize of a cool mini tablet device!

To instantly enter the K.C Undercover Mission Vacation Contest; send a text message starting with the codeword MISSION to the text number 288288. The text entry mission is limited to 1 entry per person per day. The competition ends 23:59:59 ET on September 5th 2016. There is no premium charge to play but your agreed standard network rates may apply. Please make sure you have the phone owners consent to play. Text contest is available on all Canadian mobile telecom devices.


97.5 VIRGIN Radio London and NISSAN auto dealership DALE DOWNIE are giving away a 1.6L Nissan Micra®. VIRGIN radio listeners can request to enter the contest by text message. From May 5th and May 31st, listeners can text the codeword MICRA followed by their FULL NAME to the short code 975975. Players will then receive an instant text back to confirm their entry.

3 daily contest finalists will be selected at random each weekday at 8:10am, 11:10am and 4:10pm on 97.5 VIRGIN Radio. On Monday June 6th all qualifying finalists will meet up to take part in a grand final showdown to be held at Dale Downie Nissan. The #TXT2WIN contest is available on all mobile networks. There is no premium fee to enter but your typical standard texting carrier rates may apply. Max 1 entry per player.

Watch and Win Your Way to Maui!

Posted: February 24, 2016 in All News, Broadcasting


Aloha! CTV News Edmonton wants you to watch and win your way to the beautiful Hawaiian island of Maui! Watch CTV News at Six and CTV Morning Live weekdays and look out for the screened text to win keyword. Text message that KEYWORD to 103030 from your mobile device. On texting in – you will instantly receive a text reply confirming your entry into the sweepstake contest. The competition prize is a trip for two to the exotic island of Maui – courtesy of Westjet and Westin Hotels & Resorts.

The CTV News sweepstake is available on all Canadian mobile networked devices. There is no charge to enter the contest but remember that your carrier or ISP standard text rates may apply. Typical plan rate you text a mate. Contest ends March 4th 2016 at 2100 MT. #TXT2WIN