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Win one of TWO trips to sunny Riviera Maya, Mexico!  Here’s how!

Just as things are getting cold and chilly… Modelo and The Rat is gonna warm it up with not one but two trips to a sweet sunny resort in Mexico! Plus, we give each winner $1000 to cover taxes and fees!

We’re talking about an all inclusive  and family friendly resort for you and a guest to enjoy any time you want to go before June 1st 2020!  You’re going to the All-Inclusive Riu Playacar in Mexico!  It gets 4.5 stars (out of 5) on Tripadvisor!

All presented by Modelo and thanks to Apple Vacations:  America’s Favorite Vacation Company!

It’s wicked easy to win one of these trips:

  1.  Set any kind of speaker you have to 95.9 The Rat (be it a radio, internet browser, Amazon Alexa or whatever!)
  2. Listen for the “cue to call” which will be the sound of “Gotts on the beach in Mexico!”
  3. Be the 9th caller at 732-681-3890 when you hear that sound and you’ll qualify
  4. Be at the grand prize drawing at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on December 7th (registration is from 7-8p, giveaway 8-9p)


The Grand Prize event will take place at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on December 7th.  Check in for all qualifiers is between 7 and 8pm.  Qualifiers must attend the grand prize event to win one of two trips.  

ClubRat EXCLUSIVE:  ClubRat members can find out  the times we’re planning on telling you to call in to qualify. Just scroll down and enter your email address for full access.


ClubRat members:  Here’s your chance to get a leg up on the rest of our audience enter your email address to log in or to join ClubRat:

Wow, this place looks like an amazing place to vacation!  Just check out their awesome Tripadvisor page!

Contest Rules

WRAT Double Grand in the Sand Trip Giveaway



These rules apply to the Double Grand in the Sand Trip Giveaway contest (“Contest”) conducted by Beasley Media Group, LLC d/b/a WRAT (“Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules posted at apply to this Contest. If there is a conflict between the General Contest Rules and the Rules for this Contest, the Rules for this Contest shall control.

1.              HOW TO ENTER

a.     The Contest will begin on November 4, 2019 and end on December 7, 2019.

b.     To participate in the Contest, entrant may qualify on-air, online, or on-site as follows:

(1)         To enter on-air, listen to the Station each weekday beginning on November 4, 2019 and ending on December 6, 2019 (except the week of November 25-29, 2019) between the hours of 6:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) and 9:00am ET Double Grand in the Sand Trip Sounder that is played in its entirety, which will serve as the cue to call.  Upon hearing the cue to call, the designated number caller (as announced on-air at the time of the cue to call) to the Station contest line at 732-681-3890 will win an On-Air Bonus Prize and be qualified for a chance to win the Grand Prize (each deemed a “Qualifier”), upon confirmation of eligibility. Station is not responsible for any failure of a caller to reach the Station contest line including but not limited to busy phone lines, misdirected calls, equipment breakdowns, or disconnections. Calls will only be accepted at the designated phone number.  At the time of entrant’s call, entrant will be required to provide all information requested including entrant’s full name, complete address (including zip code), day and evening phone numbers and date of birth in order to be eligible to win. P.O. Boxes are not permitted. In the event that the selected caller is disconnected or is found to be ineligible, the next eligible caller who successfully makes it through on the call-in line and completes the call will be a Qualifier.  There is no limit to the number of times a listener may attempt to call in to win, but a listener may be a Qualifier only once.

Club Rat members can access a list of specific hours to listen for the cue to call at  Entrants may sign up for Club Rat at  There is no charge to join.

Up to one hundred (100) Qualifiers will be selected on-air.  Potential Qualifiers will be notified at the time of their call.  

(2)         To enter online, visit and follow the links and instructions to enter the Contest and complete and submit the online entry form beginning on November 23, 2019 at 9:00am ET and ending on December 1, 2019 at 11:59pm ET (“Online Entry Period”). Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Station's Privacy Policy. Limit one (1) entry per eligible person during the Online Entry Period regardless if entrant has more than one email address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Contest administrator.  Entrants must be “Club Rat” members in order to enter online; joining “Club Rat” is free on the Station website at

Up to ten (10) online Qualifiers will be selected at approximately 12:00pm ET on December 2, 2019 in a Station-conducted random drawing from all eligible online entries received during the Online Entry Period.  Qualifiers will be notified by phone and/or email promptly following the random drawing. There is no prize associated with being deemed an online Qualifier.

(3)         To enter at the Last Chance On-Site Event, be at The Wonder Bar, Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, on December 7, 2019 beginning at 7:00pm ET and ending at 8:00pm ET to obtain an official entry form (available while supplies last).  All entry forms must be filled out completely and legibly and submitted as instructed by the Station. Incomplete or illegible entries may be removed in the Station’s sole discretion. Entries must be received by 8:00pm ET.  One (1) entry per person.

Up to five (5) last chance Qualifiers will be selected on-site in a Station-conducted random drawing from all eligible on-site entries received.  Qualifiers’ names will be announced on-site promptly following the drawing.  If any on-site Qualifier does not present themselves within five (5) minutes of the first announcement regardless of the reason, Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to disqualify that selected Qualifier and select an alternate Qualifier(s) until there are a total of five (5) on-site Qualifiers selected. There is no prize associated with being deemed an on-site Qualifier.

c.     There will be up to a total of one hundred fifteen (115) Qualifiers (including the one hundred (100) On-Air Bonus winners), and two (2) Grand Prize winners selected in the Contest.   An entrant may only be selected as a Qualifier once in this Contest, and only one (1) Qualifier per household is permitted, regardless of method selected.


a.     This Contest is open to all Station listeners who are 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry into the Contest, who are legal US residents and reside in New Jersey, except where prohibited by law.  Winners must possess a valid, government-issued ID and show proof of residency to verify eligibility.

3.              PRIZES

a.     Up to two (2) Grand Prize trips will be awarded.  Each Grand Prize consists of a four (4)-night trip to Riu Playacar in Riviera Maya, Mexico for two (2) adults (valid for winner and one (1) guest). Each trip includes: (i) four-(4) night accommodations in Riu Playacar in Riviera Maya (standard room, double occupancy), (ii) round-trip charter air departing from a Philadelphia, PA area airport and arriving in a Mexican area airport, (iii) transfers to/from resort, (iv) non-motorized watersports at the resort, (v) all food/drinks at the resort, (v) the assistance of an Apple Representative and (vi) One Thousand dollars ($1000) awarded in the form of a company check issued in the name of the winner (to be used toward taxes, estimated to be approximately $175 per person, plus an optional travel insurance). ARV of each Grand Prize is $3,000.

Actual value may vary and any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.  Certain travel restrictions may apply.  Trips are valid for travel through June 1, 2020. Travel dates are final and will not be extended. All vacations are approved on a promotional basis and are subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Travel is not permitted during holiday periods including both 5 days prior to and after. Apple Vacations reserves the right to substitute the vacation with another of equal value, equal Apple rating or within the same hotel chain should any unforeseen circumstance occur.  Hotel to be determined by Apple Vacations. All other costs not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to those of, taxes, certain meals, tips and additional ground transportation, baggage fees, hotel room service, laundry service, merchandise, souvenirs, and local and long-distance telephone calls are the responsibility of the winner.  Selection of airline, hotel, and airline seat location at sole discretion of Station and/or prize provider. Airline regulations apply. The winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents, including, without limitation, passports for international travel.  If applicable, the winner may be required to present a valid credit card upon hotel check in to cover any incidental expenses incurred during the winner’s stay.  Winner and guest must abide by all airline, hotel, and venue policies. The winner and guest must sign all required releases prior to booking of any travel.  If winner is unwilling or unable to travel on the dates specified, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another winner at Station’s sole discretion. All travel is subject to availability and restrictions. If a prize-related event or travel is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond the control of the Station and prize provider, their sole responsibility to the winner will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded elements of the prize(s).  No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. If winner chooses to take the trip without a guest, s/he will be awarded the prize elements for one person only, and the remainder of the prize will be forfeited without compensation. Winner understands that there are inherent risks involved in travel and that these risks may be present before, during and after the trip.

No check will be awarded, processed or mailed until winner has claimed the prize at the Station, presented all required documentation, and signed all required releases and tax forms.  Checks will then be processed up to approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks following confirmation of eligibility and completion of all requisite releases and IRS forms.

b.     All prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station located at 1731 Main Street Lake Como, NJ 07719, Monday-Friday, during regular business hours and excluding holidays.  Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning.  Failure to claim prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize.  It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in these Official Rules.

4.              SELECTION OF WINNERS

a.     Up to one hundred fifteen (115) Qualifiers will be selected on-air, online, and on-site and notified as described in Section 1 of these Official Rules.

b.     Up to two (2) Grand Prize winners will be selected on December 7, 2019 at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, NJ at approximately 9:00pm ET.  All Qualifiers must be present at the Grand Prize Giveaway Event on December 7, 2019 by 8:00pm ET or Station reserves the right to disqualify any Qualifier not present, at the Station’s sole discretion.  At approximately 8:00pm ET, the Station will begin the random winner selection and two (2) Grand Prize winners will be announced on-site.

c.     Odds of being selected as an on-air Qualifier depend on the order and number of calls received. Odds of being selected as an online Qualifier depend on the number of eligible online entries received during the Online Entry Period. Odds of being selected as a last chance Qualifier depend on the number of eligible on-site entries received on-site. Odds of a Qualifier being selected as a Grand Prize winner are 2:115.

d.     On-air Qualifiers must listen to the Station but need not be present to qualify. Online Qualifiers need not listen to the Station or be present to qualify. On-site Qualifiers need not listen to the Station but must be present to enter and qualify. Qualifiers need not listen to the Station must be present at the Grand Prize Giveaway Event to be eligible to win the Grand Prize.

e.     Decisions of Station management with respect to the Contest are final.

5.              CONDITIONS

a.   The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and by publication at

b.   For website contests: By use of the Station’s website and by entering this Contest, entrants agree to the Station’s Terms of Service Agreement and to the use of Personal Information as stated in the Privacy Policy located at

c.   Copies of the written Contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, 1731 Main Street Lake Como, NJ 07719 or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.