Welcome to Ocean VIP Club: a free on air/web based interactive promotional program designed to honour and reward our loyal 98.5 Ocean listeners living in the Victoria listening area.
The more you listen to 98.5 Ocean, the more Points you earn to get more prizes! Yes, that Easy!
Simply listen to 98.5 Ocean each weekday around 8:25am, 10:20am, 2:20pm, 4:20pm, and 7:20pm for the OCEAN's Artist of the Day. You have until midnight that day to enter the OCEAN Artist to earn 250 OCEAN Points. Access to the Ocean VIP Club is through the home page of 98.5 Ocean located at http://www.ocean985.com/.
Once registered and logged on to Ocean VIP Club, you can visit the Ocean Boutique, Draw, Artist Of The Day, Bonus Code, and the Event pages that display prize offers and Ocean VIP Club Point opportunities directly.
You must register by setting up a username and password in order to earn and spend Points, view your account balance, and see special offers for members only. You can access this information on the main page at http://www.ocean985.com/.
Once validated as a Ocean VIP Club member, all you need to do is enter your username and password to gain access to Ocean VIP Club features. You will be able to update your registration information as needed, as well as change your password. Profile updates and password changes have no effect on your Points account. Your Point balances will always remain tied to your username.
The accumulation of Points gives you opportunities to win your share of the hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes, cash, and discounts offered throughout the year on 98.5 Ocean. There are many ways for you to earn Points, as outlined below.
- Artist Of The Day
Each weekday, Monday through Friday at various times 98.5 Ocean will announce the Artist Of The Day. Artist Of The Day are only announced at these times.
Visit Ocean VIP Club at http://www.ocean985.com/, login to Ocean VIP Club - go to "Earn Points
and click on Artist Of The Day. Pick the correct time and Artist Of The Day as announced on 98.5 Ocean then click on submit. (Once you click the Submit button you will not be allowed to make another entry for that time).
You have until midnight that night to play Artist Of The Day to earn Points.
- WAYS TO EARN EXTRA Points
From time to time, 98.5 Ocean will announce special events or display them on the Ocean VIP Club website where 98.5 Ocean will give away Bonus Codes for Points. Logon to the Ocean VIP Club site and go to the Bonus Code Event section to see locations on where you can earn more Points.
Once you have a Ocean VIP Club Bonus Code - visit http://www.ocean985.com/, login to Ocean VIP Club - go to "Earn Points" and click on "Bonus Code". Enter the Bonus Code to earn more Points.
- Partner Extra Credit
98.5 Ocean will regularly post Bonus Codes on various station advertiser pages throughout our web site at http://www.ocean985.com/. When you visit these sites you will be given Ocean VIP Club Bonus Codes for a specified number of Points.
YOUR Ocean VIP Club
As a Ocean VIP Club member, your Ocean VIP Club Points earned accumulate in your Points Account. To check your current balance of Ocean VIP Club Points, login to Ocean VIP Club and click on "My Account".
Through the accumulation of Points you earn the opportunity to reap additional rewards! Here's how you can use them towards prizes, cash, discounts, opportunities and adventures.
98.5 Ocean offers unique prizes and discounts on products, services and events in exchange for Points. To use your Points towards purchasing an item, simply enter the quantity you wish to purchase and click "Buy". If you have sufficient Points and haven't already bought your limit (if any), your purchase will be confirmed and a confirmation page will appear with instructions for claiming your prize or discount. Once you click the "Buy" button, if the transaction is successful, the Point amount will be deducted from your Ocean VIP Club Account and cannot be returned.
Draws and Sweepstakes
Periodically, 98.5 Ocean will offer incredible prize packages, trips, concert tickets, backstage passes, cars, and much, much more in exchange for Points. Some of these offers will be found on the web site, some will be announced on air. Along with each offer, Ocean VIP Club members will be given instruction on how to spend their Points for chances to win. All winning will be subject to verification. For sweepstakes, Points will be deducted as bid, and the Points will serve as sweepstakes drawing entries.
AWARD LEVEL BIDS
Periodically, 98.5 Ocean will offer prizes based on the first person(s) to offer a designated level of Points. For example, X number of concert tickets may be offered to the first person(s) that wants to claim them for 10,000 Points each. The manner, in which these Points may be bid, will be displayed or announced along with the prize offered.