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BPR's Summer Raffle: Win a Mazda CX-50 crossover SUV

Enter for your chance to win one of WNC's first 2023 Mazda CX-50 crossover SUVs!

Update 7/12/22: Congratulations to BPR's Summer Raffle grand prize winner Janet Shepherd of Asheville. Special thanks to raffle partners Fields Mazda of Asheville and Blockade Runner Beach Resort.

UPDATE 7/7/22: BPR's Summer Raffle is now closed! Thanks to everyone who entered, and hear the grand prize winner on-air announcement in the 8 AM hour on Tuesday, July 12.

UPDATE 6/28/22: Read below for the winner announcements of the Early Bird raffle prizes!

BPR’s Summer Raffle is back and better than ever. Get your ticket to summer fun to win a 2023 Mazda crossover SUV — one of the first CX-50s delivered to Western North Carolina!

The raffle runs June 6 – July 8 (or until tickets sell out; whichever comes first). Only 1,200 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100 and support the programs you count on. Purchase your ticket by June 24 to qualify for Early Bird prizes and still be in the running for the Grand Prize. The earlier you enter, the more prizes there are to win!

BPR’s 2022 Summer Raffle Grand Prize

You could be cruising around Western North Carolina in a Soul Red Crystal Metallic 2023 Mazda CX-50 crossover SUV, complete with all-wheel drive automatic transmission, black/gray leatherette, Power sliding-glass Panoramic Moonroof, LED headlights, and duel exhaust outlets.


The car is here and ready for our winner – no waitlist! Your ticket purchase supports the programs you love, and it could put you in the driver’s seat of this exciting new model from Mazda.

The grand prize winner will be selected at random and announced on BPR’s air on Tuesday, July 12, in the 8 AM hour of Morning Edition.

BPR's Early Bird Prizes

Congratulations to the winners of the Early Bird prizes, announced Tuesday, June 28:

$500 Gas Cards

Jennifer Davey of Asheville
Liane Vesell of Asheville

Blockade Runner Beach Resort Package

Lena Lane of Asheville

Purchase your raffle ticket by midnight Friday, June 24 and be entered to win all raffle prizes, including a four-night stay for two at Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach. Enjoy an oceanfront room at this historic seaside resort, with breakfast each morning, a 3-course dinner, and a sunset boat tour.

Blockade Runner

You’ll also have two chances to win a $500 Gas Card. Plus, and you’ll still be in the running for the Grand Prize, a 2023 Mazda CX-50!

Ticket Purchases and Contact Information

Get your lucky tickets at $100 each right now!

Contest void where prohibited. Must be 18 to enter. Present employees of Western North Carolina Public Radio and any immediate family members residing with the employees are not eligible to participate. *Winner is responsible for all federal taxes on the raffle winnings (25% of MSRP) as well as local, state and registration fees. See official rules. BPR reserves the right to cancel or modify the raffle.

With more than 15 years of nonprofit experience, Erin joined BPR in January 2020. She previously worked in digital marketing at NTEN in Portland, OR, marketing and communications at NPR in Washington, DC, and membership coordination at Nashville Public Radio in Nashville, TN. She began listening to The Diane Rehm Show on her father’s car radio in middle school, and she’s been a sustaining member of public radio stations across the country ever since.