Best Of

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the grand prize. Prize courtesy of Springboard Media and WXPN.

1. How to Enter the 2013 Year In Review Contest

a. Everyone who votes in the 2013 XPN Year In Review by completing the information requested will be automatically entered to win. You can submit your entry beginning November 11, 2013. All entries must be received by WXPN no later than 11:59pm on December 11, 2013. All times are Eastern Time.

b. To participate in the contest, vote for your top music picks of 2013. All entries must include your first and last name, email address, street address, telephone number, and all other requested information on the contest page.

c. WXPN is not responsible for a submission that is lost, undelivered or misdirected, or for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.

d. From all entries, one entry and five alternates will be chosen at random on Friday, December 13, 2013 and the first selected eligible contestant will be announced as the Grand Prize winner on the air on December 20, 2013. The Grand Prize winner will also be notified by phone, mail or email.

2. Eligibility Restrictions

The contest is open to adults (18 years or older). Employees of WXPN, its contest sponsors, volunteer staff members managing the contest, and the members of their households are ineligible to participate in the contest or win. One entry per person.

3. The Prize

a. The Prize is a 16 GB iPad Air loaded with the Top 200 songs from the best-of countdown, and a $100 gift card to Springboard Media. The prize has a total estimated retail value of $600.

b. The prize may be picked up at the Marketing/Promotions Department office of WXPN, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA during business hours. The prize may also be shipped by WXPN upon the winner's provision of certification of eligibility and an executed prize receipt and publicity release.

4. Selection of Winner

a. Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final.

b. A single entry and five alternates will be selected at random on December 13, 2013, from all entries received or postmarked by the deadline, and the first selected eligible contestant will be announced as the Grand Prize winner on December 20, 2013.

c. Winner need not listen or be present to win. WXPN will contact the winner. If the grand prize winner does not claim the prize within 48 hours after the winner is notified, that contestant will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected in order from the alternate entries drawn.

5. Conditions

a. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

b. By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize. The winner must also sign a prize receipt and certify compliance with all eligibility requirements prior to release of the prize.

c. WXPN, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the WXPN Web Site(s) or who is otherwise in violation of the rules.

6. Right to Make Changes

WXPN reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement.

7. No Purchase Required

No purchase or donation is necessary.

8. Responsibilities

WXPN is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize.

9. Copies of the Contest Rules

Copies of the written contest rules will be available up to 30 days after the end of the contest at You may also receive the rules by mail by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 2013 Year In Review Contest, Online Dept., 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104.