Secret Sounds of Summer Presented by Charles Gabus Ford

Secret Sounds of Summer Presented by Charles Gabus Ford

STAR 102.5’s Secret Sounds of Summer is your chance to instantly win $1,000 in cash and a 1-in-10 chance to Pick Your Ford from Charles Gabus Ford. HOW TO PLAY Listen Monday mornings at 7:10am to Big Ken and Colleen for the Secret Sound of the week. When you hear it, be caller #10 for your chance to identify the sound. If you guess correctly, you will instantly win $1,000 and be declared a finalist for a chance to Pick Your Ford between:




We’ll play each weekday at 7am, Noon and 4pm. Plus, listen for bonus plays throughout the week. Once someone correctly identifies the Secret Sound of the week, the new Secret Sound will be revealed the following Monday morning with Big Ken and Colleen. ss-incorrectguesses5

  • The Tornado at Adventureland
  • Listening to birds at one of the aviaries at the Blank Park Zoo
  • A Goldfinch (bird)
  • Monkey
  • The birds at the Blank Park Zoo
  • Sawmill Splash at Adventureland
  • Someone going down a slide at a park
  • The bats at the Blank Park Zoo–Mr. Allen said you are getting us closer
  • Kids sliding down the slide at kids Kingdom at the Blank Park Zoo
  • Seals at the Blank Park Zoo
  • Squirrel monkeys at Blank Park Zoo
  • White handed gibbons at the Blank Park Zoo


  • There are three of them


  • Week 1: The spillway at Saylorville Lake – Shelley Mossberg of Urbandale
  • Week 2: Someone ringing the bell on the Heritage Carousel at Union Park - Chris Sutton of Des Moines
  • Week 3: The Dragon Ride at Adventureland – Tony White of Norwalk
  • Week 4: Popping a cork off a bottle of Templeton Rye – John Johnston  of Des Moines
  • Week 5: The Macaque Baby Monkeys at the Blank Park Zoo – Alecia Cory of Pleasant Hill.

For a second chance to Pick Your Ford, find us on location all over Central Iowa this summer to spin the prize wheel for you opportunity to qualify. Find out where you can register on the streets here. For an additional chance to win, like Charles Gabus Ford on Facebook and fill out the short entry form. Official contest rules (.pdf) 

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