What is a Prize Patrol Blitz?

In a Prize Patrol Blitz the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol awards 101 prizes to winners in 101 zip codes across the USA. The sweepstakes prizes are awarded in a 2-3 day timeframe. This is accomplished by training over 30 teams of Publishers Clearing House employees to become Prize Patrol Deputies. The training program is […]

What if the PCH Winner Isn’t Home?

People often ask what happens if the winner isn’t home when the PCH Prize Patrol arrives for the sweepstakes winning moment? The answer is the Prize Patrol will find a way to award the cash sweepstakes prize to the Publishers Clearing House winner. Sometimes we’ll find out where the winner is and travel to that […]

PCH Prize Award in Stockton, CA

Here are some notes from our recent PCH Prize Patrol visit in Stockton, CA, when we were on the trail of a Publishers Clearing House winner… Ready for our next sweepstakes winning moment, we drive up to an apartment building. The PCH Prize Patrol is excited to surprise a resident with a big check from […]

Will the Prize Patrol Come to My Zip Code?

In a few weeks over 30 teams of Prize Patrol deputies will criss-cross the country to deliver roses, balloons AND BIG CHECKS of at least $10,000.00 to 101 winners. One of them could be you! To find out if the PCH Prize Patrol will come to your area, go to pch.com, then type in your […]

Are We Coming Out of the Recession?

Some economists think the answer to this question is “Yes”: the stock market shows signs of stabilizing, home sales are inching back, consumer confidence is slowly turning around. Other economists think that the recession will be with us a long time and that there are still rough days ahead. Now, having awarded over $221 million […]

How Did the Prize Patrol Get Started?

Just over twenty years ago, Todd Sloane, an assistant in the PCH advertising department, came to me and said, “I have an idea.” “What is it?” I asked as I sat in my office minutes after we had conducted a drawing for a Million Dollar SuperPrize. “Well,” he said, “you’re about to place a phone […]