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WCRX offers a mix Top 40, rock, alternative, R&B, hip-hop, world, Reggae, sports and talk programming, for the South Loop, Near North and West side of Chicago and worldwide at


Our ever popular WCRX sports programming features live play by play coverage of UIC Flames Basketball home games.


We are committed to our community by airing programming that is responsive to the interest and needs of our listeners.  Along with an Associated Press newscasts at the top and bottom of the hour, we carry a variety of public affairs programming, including the the student-produced program, The Process Our student productions go beyond to include creating Audio Theater.   


We offer many opportunities to create your own programming and to get your music heard.  Sounds From The Underground focuses on new music from artists under the radar. Our Noon Mix and Mix@Six programs are 30 minute mixes from some of the hottest DJs playing in the clubs around Chicago.

WCRX-FM Contest Rules

You must be at least 18 years old with valid identification at the date and time a contest is played.  No purchase is ever required to participate in a WCRX-FM 88.1 contest.  All contests are subject to federal, state, and local laws.

Only one person per household may win a WCRX-FM 88.1 contest within a thirty (30) day period.   Listeners are eligible to win a prize or prize package with a combined value of $600 only once every twelve months.  Employees and students of Columbia College Chicago participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations within a fifty-mile radius of Chicago, Illinois and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win.  These employees and their immediate families are also ineligible to participate or win for a period of six-months after the termination of employment.

WCRX-FM 88.1 is not responsible for phone or Internet malfunctions.  For telephone entries, only calls to 312-369-8163 are eligible unless otherwise specified.  All tax and other liabilities incurred as a result of any prize are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within fourteen (14) days of winning will be forfeited by the winner.  Winner agrees to release the station, its licensee, its parent corporations, their affiliated entities, affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, and representatives from any claims relating to the prize or contest prior to acceptance of the prize. By participating in the contest, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and without signing any further publicity release prior to airing.  Any winner who receives one or more prizes with a combined value of $600 or more in a calendar year will be required to execute a release form and a Form W-9, and will be issued a Form 1099 for the fair market value of the prize.  The winner will be required to provide valid picture ID and social security card. Unless we inform you otherwise, contest prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. 

WCRX-FM 88.1 has the sole discretion to terminate a contest at any given time, change the rules of or extend the dates of a contest upon notice.  Decisions of station management with respect to contests are final.  WCRX-FM 88.1 reserves the right to disqualify any person or persons tampering with the entry process. Contest participants are required to provide truthful information.  WCRX-FM 88.1 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. Official contest rules are available from WCRX-88.1FM during normal business hours (Monday thru Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.) at 33 East Congress Parkway Chicago, Illinois 60605.

WCRX-FM 88.1 reserves the right to amend or clarify contest rules at any time.  Some prizes are provided to WCRX-FM 88.1 in exchange for promotional consideration.