Dave & Veronica Award The First 5 @ 8:25 Jackpot… $240!
Each morning, we’re giving you a shot at our jackpot! It’s the 5 @ 8:25!
We ask 5 Tampa Bay area questions. Get all 5 right, win our jackpot.The jackpot starts at $100.
Answer one wrong, Game Over. We start from scratch the following day with the same questions, and the jackpot grows by $10 each time we don’t get a winner!
We awarded our very first jackpot… it grew to $240! Congratulations to Joe Lang for being the first contestant to answer all five correctly. He listened each day to the questions and wrote them down… giving him the advantage! We kick off a new game with all new questions and a jackpot of $100.
Q. How much was a movie ticket at the historic Tampa Theater when it opened in 1926?
A. 25 cents
Q- What town was originally named Ichepucksassa, after the Indian village that once occupied this territory?
A- Plant City (much confusion was created with the spelling and pronunciation that the Irish postmaster renamed the village Cork, after his home city. In 1884, Henry B. Plant extended the South Florida Railroad into the town and one year later, when the town was incorporated, it was once again renamed this time in honor of Henry B. Plant)
Q- Pasco High School, the first high school in Pasco County, originally held classes at the Baptist Church in the town. A second floor room above a storefront near a cigar factory & a Masonic lodge were also used for classes… until the school was finally established on land donated by the S. A. L. Railroad. Name the year it was established.
Q- Tampa Stadium, a.k.a. The Big Sombrero, opened in 1967 and was demolished in 1999. What was the final event held at Tampa Stadium before its demolition?
A- Tampa Bay Mutiny soccer game (vs NY Metro Stars on September 13, 1998)
Q – Cocoon, the 1985 Oscar winning sci-fi film directed by Ron Howard, was shot in St. Petersburg. Locations included the St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, Sunny Shores Rest Home, The Coliseum, and Snell Arcade buildings. In the movie, what was the name of the planet that the peaceful aliens came from?
A – Antarea
Tune in each morning around 8:10 a.m. for your chance to call in to play 5 @ 8:25, sponsored by Brandon Ford!