$10,000 Diwali Dhamaka Giveaway

Join RED FM at any of our live broadcasts from September 27th to October 25th to enter to win $10,000 in Cash this Diwali  

How to Enter:

Live Broadcasts

You can register at any live broadcast from Friday September 27th to Friday, October 25th, 2019. Those who join us in person during our live broadcasts will be awarded one (1) contest entry per person! At the end of each live broadcast, we’ll randomly select one (1) ballot from those entries collected on that live broadcast. The 1 ballot chosen at the end of each live broadcast will instantly become a contest finalist.

Bonus Entries

OPTION 1: RED FM Bumper sticker
If you are the driver of your vehicle and show the RED FM street team member that you have a RED FM bumper sticker on your vehicle or have one placed on at the RED FM live broadcast you will receive an additional two contest entry ballots to make the total of entries three.

OPTION 2:  Mail in Ballot
You can download and mail in the ballot below for your chance to receive an additional three entries for that week’s live on location. Please fill out all the information required correctly and all ballots must be received the Thursday before the live on location by 4pm PST. Those ballots will then be included in that week’s live on location. If there’s no live on location that week they will be included for the next live on location. Incomplete ballots will not be accepted.

Sample of a complete ballot:

You can mail in a maximum of three ballots each week starting September 23rd until October 24th 2019 to the address below:

RED FM Diwali Dhamaka Contest
#201 8383A 128th street, Surrey, BC V3W 4G1

  • By filling the contest entry ballot/s with your personal information, and entering into this contest, you are giving RED FM permission to use your ballot information explicitly for the contest and you are also agreeing to all the contest rules.
  • RED FM is not responsible for any postal delays.

All Diwali Dhamaka Contest finalists must attend the final event on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at the RED FM Diwali Dhamaka Celebrations at Civic Plaza at Surrey City Hall where one lucky finalist will win $10,000 Cash CDN.

Each contest finalist will also win a meet and greet with Ranjit Bawa during the Diwali Dhamaka celebrations event on Saturday October 26th 2019.

Click Here for Full Contest Details
  • This contest will run from Friday September 27th 2019 to October 26th 2019 ONLY
  • Prizes are non-negotiable
  • To claim the grand prize the winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question
  • All contestants must be at least 19 years of age and provide Canadian Government Issued Photo identification when entering and participating in this contest, no exceptions will be made.
  • Red FM reserves the right to use all contestant’s names, images and recorded media in any format for our own purposes indefinitely.
  • Red FM is not responsible for any technical problems incurred during the course of the contest by the contestant, Red FM, sponsors or any participants including but not limited to phone and computer problems.
  • Red FM will use its sole discretion in determining if contest participants qualify.
  • The contest rules may be subject to change at any time exclusively by Red FM.
  • Red FM Staff, immediate family, sponsors and affiliates are not qualified to participate in this contest. *Definition of eligibility identified in eligibility section following.


Eligibility: The Contest is open to 19 years and older participants who have Canadian Government Issued Photo identification. Employees of Red FM, Sponsors and the immediate family members of, or any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

Technical Difficulties: Red FM and contest Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries “or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Red FM, sponsors, contest sponsors or affiliates. Red FM reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the contest. All entries become property of Red FM and none will be returned.

ENTRIES: Red FM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of REDFM and its directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies, divisions and subsidiaries, corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Entrants agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of the contest judges, which are final.

Winner Selection: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be determined on Saturday, October 26th 2019, live on the Red FM stage at the Diwali Dhamaka Celebration on Saturday October 26th, 2019 on the RED FM stage at the civic plaza at Surrey City Hall. Finalists must be checked in and registered for the final draw at the Red FM stage by 2:30pm on Saturday, October 26th, 2019. Those finalists who are not present and accounted for by 2:30pm forfeit any claim to participate and will be disqualified.

Bonus Draws: Two finalists will be drawn live on the RED FM Stage at the Diwali Dhamaka Celebration. When a contestants name is drawn, they will only have 30 seconds from the moment their name is announced to present themselves to a Red FM staff member on the Red FM stage. If not present within 30 seconds, that person will forfeit any claim to participate and will be disqualified without recourse. Each time a participant’s name is drawn; they will be given a 30 second window to present themselves to a Red FM staff member. No other name will be drawn in that 30-second window. A prize will not be substituted for the opportunity to participate.

The contest finalists whose names are drawn at the Diwali Dhamaka Celebration will automatically become contest finalists and be eligible to win the Grand prize of $10,000 Cash.

Opportunity to participate is non-transferable

Prizes and Odds: Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 Cash

The grand prize will be formally presented and given to the grand prize winner the week following the October.26th, 2019 Diwali Dhamaka Celebration event. Odds of being selected as one of the finalists depend on the number of eligible entries received and finalists who show up to participate at the final event. Grand prize may not be substituted, transferred or exchanged unless authorized by Red FM.

Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Red FM, which shall be final in all respects. Red FM reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this contest as solely determined by Red FM. In the event the contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Red FM which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the contest, Red FM reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the contest. Should the contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Red FM reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.

Red FM, its sponsors and its members, employees, agents, trustees, contractors, directors and officers and their helpers and assistants, listeners and other contest participants and each of them and their respective insurers, heirs, successors, assignees, administrators and executors (collectively, the “Releases’”) are and shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, personal injury, death or property damage, however caused, arising from my participation in the contest.

Contest participants hereby release, indemnify and save harmless the Releases’ and each of them from any and all liability, costs (including, without limitation, legal costs), claims, damages, demands, actions and causes of actions at law, by statute and /or in equity arising as a result of any loss, damage, personal injury, death, or property damage suffered as a result, directly or indirectly, of my participation in the contest including without limitation, as a result of negligence on the part of the Releases’, breach of contract, occupier’s liability or any other tort or cause of action at common law, in equity or by statute.

*Finalists will be required to verify comprehension of and sign a “Hold Harmless” agreement before participating in the final draw event.

General Conditions: Red FM may require Finalists to complete, execute and return Affidavits of Eligibility, Liability Releases, and Publicity Releases prior to taking possession of their applicable Prize. If a Finalist fails to sign these documents, or if a finalist cannot be notified, or if finalist is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these official rules, then the finalist will be disqualified and an alternate finalist will be selected. By accepting the prize, where permitted by law, finalists grant to Red FM and those acting pursuant to Red FM’s the right to use and publish his/her name, biographical information, statements made regarding Red FM, or the promotion (provided same are true), portrait, picture, voice and likeness for trade, advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration, or notification, review or approval, worldwide, and on the Internet.

Limitations of Liability: By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless Red FM and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize, participation in any Promotion related activity, or participation in this contest. REDFM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual acting in violation of the Official Rules; to be acting in violation of the terms of the web site, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy abuse, threaten or harass any other person. REDFM is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by web site users, REDFM staff members, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of, the web site or any technical failure of malfunction. Red FM is not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this contest or downloading or copying materials from or use of the website.


Arbitration/Choice of Law: Except where prohibited by law, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.(2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Red FM in connection with this contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of British Columbia, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in British Columbia, Canada.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

For any more further information please contact Delpreet Bains: delpreet@redfm.ca or 604-598-9311