The £1000 Minute!

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Win £1000 with Carl!

Be sure to listen with Carl Ashwin in the Morning for your chance to win £1000!  We play the game at 8:10am every week day.

You have 60 seconds to answer ten questions, if you answer all the questions correctly you will win ONE THOUSAND POUNDS!

Fill out the form below to get yourself registered to play and Carl could be giving you a call one morning with your chance to win.

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Terms and Conditions

  • Contestants must live in the Wessex FM broadcast area
  • The minimum age to take part is 16
  • The competition will run weekday mornings, excluding public holidays, unless stipulated otherwise by Wessex FM.
  • Each morning the breakfast show will solicit callers to play The Thousand Pound Minute by calling the studio.
  • The opening and closing time for these entries to be received will be at the discretion of Wessex FM.
  • One entrant will be selected at random to play on-air.
  • They will usually be given sixty seconds to answer a maximum of ten questions. However, Wessex FM reserves the right to change the timeframe or number of questions at our discretion. Such a change will be made clear on-air.
  • The caller can choose to pass on a question at any time. Should the caller complete all ten questions they will be offered the opportunity to revisit the passes should any time remain.
  • If the caller answers all ten questions correctly they will win one thousand pounds.
  • The One Thousand Pound Minute is a solo game.  The contestant must play without assistance from others - if at any time other voices are heard providing answers, any prize will be forfeited. 
  • Once a contestant has been on air, they are not allowed to play again for the next three weeks.
  • A £1000 winner will not be allowed to play again for three months.
  • At any time during the contest sequence Wessex FM may give the contestant additional challenges. Examples include, but are not limited to: the opportunity to donate their winnings or part of their winnings to charity; double or nothing; a bonus question.
  • Should the sequence not be able to run live, Wessex FM reserves the right to prerecord a sequence with random callers who entered a previous sequence of this promotion which will run on the prerecorded show day.
  • Any caller chosen to participate in such a prerecorded segment will be made aware at the time of calling.
  • Wessex FM may, on occasion, feature themed days or increase/decrease the number of plays of the competition.
  • We reserve the right to solicit for entries via social media or other platforms and invite people to register for the promotion.
  • Contestants may at the absolute discretion of Wessex FM be awarded the prize off air.
  • Wessex FM reserves the right to provide clues prior to the contesting segment. Wessex FM may at our discretion provide additional clues via but not limited to on air, social media, digital mediums and direct marketing.