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Whiskey Myers at Boondocks

Whiskey Myers at Boondocks

Register now to enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Whiskey Myers at Boondocks on Friday November 18th!

Eli Young Band at Boondocks

Eli Young Band at Boondocks

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Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets and meet and greet passes for Eli Young Band at Boondocks on Saturday, Nov. 12th!

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Contest

Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Contest

Breast Cancer: Myth or Fact?

Breast Cancer: Myth or Fact?

LMS Open House Visit

LMS Open House Visit

Looking to move Springfield?
Enter now for a chance to win one of our weekly prizes compliments of Illinois National Bank, La-Z-Boy Furniture, Allied Plumping and Heating and The State Journal-Register!

Paint it all Pink

Paint it all Pink

Theresa Caputo Live

Theresa Caputo Live

We're giving away two sets of tickets to see Theresa Caputo Live! at the Prairie Capital Convention Center.
One lucky winner will receive two regular tickets to the show. The Grand Prize winner will receive 2 front row tickets and 2 meet & greet passes!

Let's Move Contest

Let's Move Contest

Looking to move Springfield?
Enter now for a chance to win one of our weekly prizes:
  • $250 Menards Gift Card from Illinois National Bank
  • $250 La-Z-Boy Gift Card
  • Full system tune up valued at $250 from Allied Plumbing Heating & Cooling
  • $100 Quick n EZ gift card from The State Journal-Register

INB Let's Move Contest

INB Let's Move Contest

Thanks for stopping by INB!
Enter the code you were given today below to earn 5 chances in the Let’s Move Springfield Open house contest! Prizes include:
  • $250 Menards Gift Card from Illinois National Bank
  • $250 La-Z-Boy Gift Card
  • Full system tune up valued at $250 from Allied Plumbing Heating & Cooling
  • $100 Quick n EZ gift card from The State Journal-Register

ProFootball

Once

Once

Enter to win two tickets to see Once at Sangamon Auditorium!
Sunday, October 9th, 2016 at 8:00pm

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing


Tuesday, September 20th, Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 7:30pm

Test your knowledge

Test your knowledge

Breast Cancer Awareness. Did you know?

Breast Cancer Awareness. Did you know?

How Can I Get Involved

How Can I Get Involved

UCB Cards Contest

UCB Cards Contest

Enter to win 4 tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals Game at Busch Stadium!
Cubs at Cardinals - September 12, 2016 - 7:15pm - Section RT1, Row 3, seats 26-29

Trip A Day Giveaway

Trip A Day Giveaway

2016 ISF - ZZ Top and Gregg Allman Ticket Sweepsta

2016 ISF - ZZ Top and Gregg Allman Ticket Sweepsta

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Thursday August 11th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Friday, August 12th.

2016 ISF - Little Big Town with David Nail Ticket

2016 ISF - Little Big Town with David Nail Ticket

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Thursday August 11th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Friday, August 12th.

2016 ISF Cole Swindell with Kane Brown, LANco & Jo

2016 ISF Cole Swindell with Kane Brown, LANco & Jo

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 2 track tickets, 2 gate admissions passes and 1 parking pass for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Thursday August 11th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Friday, August 12th.

2016 ISF - Volbeat with Killswitch Engage & Black

2016 ISF - Volbeat with Killswitch Engage & Black

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Thursday August 11th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Friday, August 12th.

2016 ISF Kiss with the Dead Daisies Ticket Sweepst

2016 ISF Kiss with the Dead Daisies Ticket Sweepst

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Thursday August 11th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Friday, August 12th.

2016 ISF Dierks Bentley with Tucker Beathard Ticke

2016 ISF Dierks Bentley with Tucker Beathard Ticke

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Thursday August 11th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Friday, August 12th.

2016 ISF New Odyssey - 3 Guys with 30 Instruments

2016 ISF New Odyssey - 3 Guys with 30 Instruments

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Wednesday August 10th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Thursday, August 11th.

2016 ISF Jake Owen with Old Dominion Ticket Sweeps

2016 ISF Jake Owen with Old Dominion Ticket Sweeps

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Tuesday, August 9th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Wednesday, August 10th.

2016 ISF Meghan Trainor with Hailee Steinfeld & Co

2016 ISF Meghan Trainor with Hailee Steinfeld & Co

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Tuesday, August 9th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Wednesday, August 10th.

2016 ISF - Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa

2016 ISF - Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa

Prize Includes: One winner drawn at random will receive 4 track tickets, 4 gate admissions passes and 2 parking passes for the date of the event.

Contest may be entered once per day, 1 additional entry to the contest per friend entered via share link generated by the share feature. Deadline to enter is 4pm, Tuesday, August 9th. Winner must be able to pickup tickets and passes at the front lobby of The State Journal-Register. Winner will be contacted by 5pm Wednesday, August 10th.

Island Getaway Sweepstakes

Island Getaway Sweepstakes

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Contest

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Contest

Prizes: Enter now for a chance to win a $200 voucher rebate compliments of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport on either American or United Airlines flying out of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. PLUS a Grand Prize winner, drawn at random from the weekly winners, will win an additional $200 voucher rebate (for the airline awarded during their weekly prize winning), a 1 year Sky Club Membership at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and a three piece set of luggage.

Week 1: 7/11-7/17-$200 American Airlines voucher rebate
Week 2: 7/18-7/24-$200 United Airlines voucher rebate
Week 3: 7/25-7/31-$200 American Airlines voucher rebate
Week 4: 8/1-8/7-$200 United Airlines voucher rebate
Week 5: 8/8-8/14-$200 American Airlines voucher rebate
Week 6: 8/15-8/21-$200 United Airlines voucher rebate
Week 7: 8/22-8/28-$200 American Airlines voucher rebate
Week 8: 8/29-9/4-$200 United Airlines voucher rebate

One entry per round permitted.

Football Hall of Fame last chance to enter 7/8

Football Hall of Fame 2nd Chance email 6/30

Pro Football Hall of Fame Email Blast 6-27-2016

Direct Eats Email #2 6/17/16

Direct Eats Email #2 and #3

Sliders Tickets

Sliders Tickets

Enter to win four tickets to see the Springfield Sliders!

Tickets are valid for any game of the 2016 season.

Winners must pick tickets up at the State Journal-Register office during business hours.

sjr.jobs Win Sangamon County Fair Tickets

sjr.jobs Win Sangamon County Fair Tickets

Let us know how you search for jobs, and you could win two tickets to the Sangamon County Fair!

Tickets are valid June 15 - 19.

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Sangamon County Fair Tickets

Sangamon County Fair Tickets

Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the Sangamon County Fair!
June 15 - 19, 2016
Featuring all kinds of family fun from Livestock shows, competitive exhibits from children and adults, games, a full carnival, live grandstand entertainment and so much more! Bring the family and see how much fun there is at the Sangamon County Fair!

Email Blast June 1 for Big Italian Adventure

Email Blast June 1 for Big Italian Adventure 2

Pigs & Swigs Contest

Pigs & Swigs Contest

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Great Stimulus 2016

Great Stimulus 2016

Count Your Way to Cash!
Count the Domes in Saturday's special section for your chance to win! Enter your count by midnight on Saturday, June 4, to be entered to win.

Best Ride Last Chance 4/26

Best Ride Last Chance 4/26

BestRide is giving away a 2-year lease for a new vehicle! The vehicle will be chosen by the prize-winner from a dealer in their local area!

Best Ride Great Car Giveaway 4/22 NEW

Best Ride Great Car Giveaway 4/22 NEW

BestRide is giving away a 2-year lease for a new vehicle! The vehicle will be chosen by the prize-winner from a dealer in their local area!

Father's Day Sweepstakes 2016

Father's Day Sweepstakes 2016

The Cadillac Three Contest

The Cadillac Three Contest

Want to hang with The Cadillac Three on April 30th at Boondocks? Here's your chance to win tickets and meet & greet passes!

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Hy-Vee Great Grocery Dash

Hy-Vee Great Grocery Dash

Enter to win a two minute grocery dash at the MacArthur Blvd Hy-vee in Springfield!

10 weekly winners will receive a $50 Hy-Vee gift card. Each weekly winner will qualify for the grand prize grocery dash.

The grocery dash event will take place at 9:00am on May 13th, the MacArthur Blvd Hy-Vee's second anniversary.
A random drawing of the ten qualifiers present at Hy-Vee at 9:00 on May 13th will determine who wins the sweep.
Certain restrictions apply.

42nd Street Contest

42nd Street Contest

Enter to win 4 tickets to see 42nd Street at Sangamon Auditorium!
The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd Street is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We're In The Money," “Lullaby of Broadway," “Shuffle Off To Buffalo," “Dames," “I Only Have Eyes For You" and of course “42nd Street."


Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at 7:00pm

BestRide Great Car Giveaway

BestRide Great Car Giveaway

BestRide is giving away a 2-year lease for a new vehicle! The vehicle will be chosen by the prize-winner from a dealer in their local area!

Annie Contest

Annie Contest

Leapin' Lizards! The world's best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.
Enter to win one of two family packs of four tickets!
Sangamon Auditorium
Saturday, February 13th, 2016 at 3:00pm

Sangamon Auditorium

Mother's Day Sweepstakes 2016

Mother's Day Sweepstakes 2016

Prize Text: Enter Now!

2016 SJR Readers' Choice

Gulden's Nail Spa Contest

Gulden's Nail Spa Contest

Gulden's Nail Spa offers:

  • Manicures (spa, classic, shellac, gel and more)
  • Pedicures (classic, lavender, chocolate, almond spa, shellac and more)
  • Mermaid Mani/Pedis (for kids)
  • Nail Art
  • Facials (basic, purifying, hydrating/calming, European, AHA)
  • Face and body waxing

2016 Lincoln Readers' Choice

Ultimate Florida Vacation Sweepstakes

Ultimate Florida Vacation Sweepstakes

Our Grand Prize winner will be awarded the Ultimate Florida Getaway which includes a trip to Orlando and to the Daytona 500 Race.
This trip includes:

  • Five nights hotel accommodations at the Four Points by Sheraton Studio City in Orlando, Florida for the dates February 17, 2016 to February 21, 2016
  • 2 round-trip coach-class airplane tickets to Orlando, Florida
  • Park Hopper tickets good for February 19, 2016, to either Universal Studios or Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida
  • Two tickets to the 2016 DAYTONA 500 to be held February 21, 2016 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida as well as VIP experiences in the Sprint FANZONE, Gatorade Victory Lane and a meet and greet with MRN talent.
  • Round-trip transportation for the Grand Prize Winner and the guest of the Grand Prize Winner from the Hotel to the DAYTONA 500
  • DAYTONA 500 welcome gift bag and souvenir event program for the Grand Prize Winner and the guest of the Grand Prize Winner as well as MRN merchandise
  • $300 American Express Gift Card
There will also be 10 second prize winners who will each be presented $100 American Express gift card and a Daytona International Speedway and MRN hats.

mom makeover

mom makeover

We are offering a special Springfield mom the opportunity to win a haircut, color or highlights and a manicure. The winning mom will also feature in the May/June Family edition of Springfield's Own Magazine and receive a blowout and make up application for the photo shoot.

The winning mom must be available for the makeover and photo shoot in March and be prepared to be interviewed, along with the person who nominated her, so we can share their story.

Tell us why your mom should win in no more than 350 words. The deadline for entries is Monday, February 29, 2016. Judge's choice is final.

Illini at PCCC

Illini at PCCC

Game Dates:
November 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm: Illinois-Springfield
November 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm: North Florida
November 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm: North Dakota State
November 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm: Tennessee-Chattanooga
November 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm: Chicago State

ELF The Musical

ELF The Musical

The New York Times says that Elf is “SPLASHY, PEPPY, SUGAR-SPRINKLED HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT!" USA Today calls Elf “ENDEARINGLY GOOFY!" Variety proclaims, “Elf is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!"

Enter to win tickets!

Bullets Over Broadway

Bullets Over Broadway

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 7:30pm

Written by Woody Allen, with original direction and choreography by Susan Stroman and based upon the screenplay of the acclaimed film by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath, Bullets Over Broadway is the story of a young playwright who, in desperate need of financial backing for his next show, accepts an offer he can't refuse from a mobster looking to please his showgirl girlfriend.

Don't miss what The New Yorker exclaims as, “a fun machine from start to finish!" Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters, and the songs that made the 20s roar, Bullets Over Broadway is bringing musical comedy back with a bang.

Illusionists

Illusionists

Enter to win two tickets!
The Illusionists - Live From Broadway
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at 8:30pm
Direct from Broadway, the world's best selling magic show is coming to Sangamon Auditorium! This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The IllusionistsTM – Witness the ImpossibleTM has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

Golden Abes Fair Food

Golden Abes Fair Food

State Fair - Brantley Gilbert

State Fair - Brantley Gilbert

Enter to win 4 tickets to see Brantley Gilbert at the Illinois State Fair!
Sunday, August 23rd, 8:00 p.m., Grandstand

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State Fair - Rascal Flatts

State Fair - Rascal Flatts

Enter to win 4 tickets to see Rascal Flatts with Scott McCreery & RaeLynn at the Illinois State Fair!

Tuesday, August 18th, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand

State Fair - Sammy Hagar & The Circle with Collect

State Fair - Sammy Hagar & The Circle with Collect

State Fair - Fall Out Boy

State Fair - Fall Out Boy

Enter to win tickets to see Fall Out Boy at the Illinois State Fair!

Saturday, August 15th, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand

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UCB Cardinals Tickets Contest

UCB Cardinals Tickets Contest

Enter to win 4 tickets plus $100 "Cards Cash" to a St Louis Cardinals Game at Busch Stadium!
Cubs at Cardinals - September 8, 2015 - 7:15pm - Bank of America Club Section

Summer Lovin' Contest

Summer Lovin' Contest

State Journal-Register's Promotion 5

Summer Photos

Summer Photos

State Journal-Register's Promotion 4

Rolling Stones Contest

Rolling Stones Contest

State Journal-Register's Promotion 3

Cake Boss Contest

Cake Boss Contest

Join America's favorite baker, Buddy Valastro, for an evening of incredible cake demonstrations, stories, and sweet fun with his Bakin' with the Boss live tour.
Five lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets to the show! Winners will be drawn at 12pm on Tuesday, May 26.

May 29, 2015 – Showtime: 7:00pm,
Doors Open: 6:00pm
The Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303

Great Stimulus 2015

Great Stimulus 2015

Count Your Way to Cash!
Count the Lincoln hats in Saturday's special section for your chance to win! Enter your count by 5pm on Sunday, May 31, to be entered to win.

Million Dollar Quartet Contest

Million Dollar Quartet Contest

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Enter to win 2 tickets to see the Million Dollar Quartet at the Sangamon Auditorium!

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at 7:00pm

H&R Block Tax Extension Offer

H&R Block Tax Extension Offer

Tell us about your tax filing experience this year, and you'll be entered to win a free full service tax return next year! Offer valid only at select locations.
Click HERE or call 855-776-1040 to schedule an appointment for an extension.

Win A Car Care Package from Brahler Tire & Lube!

Win A Car Care Package from Brahler Tire & Lube!

What you'll win: by registering you'll be entered to win 1 of 2 car care packages from Brahler Tire & Service Lube Centers. Prize 1) A $500 gift certificate to Brahler Tire & Auto Center; Prize 2) Free oil changes for one year for a single car from any Brahler Lube Center. No purchase necessary.

Mamma Mia Contest

Mamma Mia Contest

Enter to win two tickets to
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it's your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA's greatest hits, including "Dancing Queen,""S.O.S.," "Super Trouper," "Take A Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All," with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it's your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at Mamma Mia!

Sangamon Auditorium
February 26, 7:30pm

Peter and the Starcatcher Contest

Peter and the Starcatcher Contest

Enter to win 2 tickets to see Peter and the Starcatcher!
Great Valentine's Day Date Night!

Sangamon Auditorium
February 15, 7:00pm

2015 SJR Readers' Choice

Stomp Contest

Stomp Contest

Enter to win a family 4 pack
of tickets to Stomp!
STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans. STOMP. See what all the noise is about.

Sangamon Auditorium
January 26, 7:30pm

2015 Lincoln Courier Readers' Choice

Sister Act Contest

Sister Act Contest

Hy-Vee Shopping Spree

Hy-Vee Shopping Spree

Prizes: 

4 $50 shopping sprees
1 Grand Prize $300 shopping spree

CS8 Football Picks

State Fair - Pitbull Contest

State Fair - Pitbull Contest


Here's your chance to win tickets to see international music sensation Pitbull at the Illinois State Fair.

Saturday, August 9th, 8:00 p.m.
Illinois State Fair Grandstand

State Fair Contest Shell

State Fair Contest Shell

You could win FREE ridership for 4 people during the Illinois State Fair:

One winner will receive unlimited trips from the Springfield Mass Transit District back and forth to the fair between August 7 and August 17, 2014.

2014 Illinois State Fair Top Ten

Free Groceries for a Year Contest

Free Groceries for a Year Contest

Sponsored by Hy-Vee and SJR Media Group:
Six weekly winners will receive a $50 Hy-Vee gift card.
One grand prize winner will receive FREE groceries for a year* from Hy-Vee.

*A $50 gift card will be provided weekly to the winner for 52 weeks. Total value $2,600.

Thomas Rhett Contest

Thomas Rhett Contest

Enter to win 2 tickets to see Thomas Rhett at the Logan County Fair! 
Music Row's 2014 Breakthrough Artists of the year nominee and CMA Awards nominee for Video of the Year and Breakthrough Video of the Year. Performing such hits as Get Me Some of That, It Goes Like This and Beer With Jesus.
Thomas Rhett
Logan County Fair
Saturday, August 2

Remax Cardinals Tickets

Remax Cardinals Tickets

You could win 4 front row tickets to see the New York Mets at the St Louis Cardinals!
June 16 | 7:10 pm
Enter once per day.
Contest ends at midnight on Tuesday, June 10.

ISU Alumni

ISU Grad Contest

ISU Grad Contest

If you hired an
IL STATE UNIV GRAD
of a teacher preparation program...

We WANT to hear from you!

If an ISU-trained teacher made a significant impact in YOUR organization, NOW is the time to share your story with us!

Spring Shopping Spree Contest

SJR 2014 Readers' Choice

Top Work Places 2013