AKRON, OHIO) Nov. 13, 2018 - The Akron RubberDucks announced today the return of the annual "20 Days of Giving" starting Friday, Nov. 16. The "20 Days of Giving" is packed with unique, experience-based prizes only available during this once-a-year promotion.
In addition to several autographed items and unique fan experiences, some of this year's prizes include an authentic retired #23 electric blue jersey, which was retired in 2018 by the team in honor of LeBron James, a cooking lesson with executive chef James Phillips, a promotional night devoted solely to the winner, a guarantee of all 2019 bobblehead giveaways, a card in the official team set, and a chance to be the to win the grand prize of a free airline ticket (up to $500). A complete listing of all 20 prizes is below.
"The 20 Days of Giving is one of our most popular annual promotions," said Dave Burke, RubberDucks Vice President, Sales. "Several of our fans' favorite prizes are returning such as the giveaway guarantees, a chance to suit up a kid for batting practice, and to watch post-game fireworks from the dugout. We are excited about some of the new prizes for 2018, including an authentic cream-colored jersey, a suite for the Fourth on the Field Extravaganza, and a unique cooking lesson with The Game Grill + Bar's amazing chef, James Phillips. There's a prize to excite every RubberDucks fan for this holiday season!"
The promotion will run on 20 weekdays through Tuesday, Dec. 18, excluding Nov. 21-23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
There are several ways for fans to be eligible for the daily prizes:
- Season Tickets (Deposit or Paid-In-Full)
- 10-Ticket Flex Plans and 20-Ticket Flex Plans
- Fireworks Packages (Friday and Saturday)
- Group Outings (Deposit or Paid-In-Full)
- Picnics (Deposit or Paid-In-Full)
- Nightly Suite Rental (Deposit or Paid-In-Full)
- Duck Bills (minimum $90 purchase)
Fans who have already committed for the 2019 season are eligible to win. Deadline to enter is Tuesday, Dec. 18, at noon.
A random winner will be selected daily and announced on the RubberDucks' website, www.akronrubberducks.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks, Twitter feed @AkronRubberDuck, and on Instagram at @akronrubberducks.
Fans can secure season tickets, flex plans, or arrange a group outing by contacting the Akron RubberDucks ticketing department at 330-253-5151, online at www.akronrubberducks.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and defending Eastern League champions. The 2019 season will be the franchise's 23rd since moving to Akron and its sixth since becoming the RubberDucks. The Home Opener is on Thursday, April 4, at 6:35 p.m. vs. Altoona Curve.
2018 "20 Days of Giving" Prize Schedule
(November 16 to December 18)
Day 1 - Fri., Nov. 16 - Four Homerville Tickets - WINNER: Ty Roose (Alliance)
Day 2 - Mon., Nov. 19 - Free Entry to RubberDucks Youth Baseball Camp (Ages 6-12) - WINNER: Jeff Parmley (Bath)
Day 3 - Tue., Nov. 20 - Francisco Lindor Autographed Photo - WINNER: Tammy Strait (Green)
Day 4 - Mon., Nov. 26 - Watch Fireworks from the Dugout - WINNER: Robert & Joe Klamar (Hudson)
Day 5 - Tue., Nov. 27 - Your Kid Suites Up for BP With the RubberDucks - WINNER: Mike Popovich (Canton)
Day 6 - Wed., Nov. 28 - 2019 Guaranteed Bobblehead Package (1 of each 2019 bobblehead) - WINNER: Paul Bonus (Akron)
Day 7 - Thur., Nov. 29 - A RubberDucks VIP Experience - WINNER: Jeff Stark (Parma)
Day 8 - Fri., Nov. 30 - Be in the RubberDucks Team Card Set - WINNER: William "Billy" Dineen (Uniontown)
Day 9 - Mon., Dec. 3 - Authentic Cream RubberDucks Jersey - WINNER: Greg VanValkenburg (North Royalton)
Day 10 - Tue., Dec. 4 - Your Own Promotional Night Named After You - WINNER: Patrik Rogers (Canton)
Day 11 - Wed., Dec. 5 - Complimentary Suite for the Fourth on the Field Extravaganza - WINNER: Mike Ost (Akron)
Day 12 - Thur., Dec. 6 - Webster Brings Lunch to Your Office - WINNER: Greg Leisinger (Kent) from Apollo Heating & Cooling
Day 13 - Fri., Dec. 7 - Personalized Press Box Experience for a Game - WINNER: Mary Mertic (Clinton)
Day 14 - Mon., Dec. 10 - Free Hot Dog for Every Home Game (70 hot dog vouchers) - WINNER: Cheryl Kunkler (Medina)
Day 15 - Tue., Dec. 11 - 2018 RubberDucks Team-Signed Helmet - WINNER: Dave Rittman (Cuyahoga Falls)
Day 16 - Wed., Dec. 12 - Personalized RubberDucks Jersey (name & number) - WINNER: Clayton Kibler (Alliance)
Day 17 - Thur., Dec. 13 - Cooking Lesson with Executive Chef James Phillips - WINNER: Rodger Seese (Brunswick)
Day 18 - Fri., Dec. 14 - Authentic, Retired #23 Electric Blue Jersey - WINNER: Casey Miller (Akron)
Day 19 - Mon., Dec. 17 - Pair of Hot Stove Tickets - WINNER: Jim Leonard (Wadsworth)
Day 20 - Tue., Dec. 18 - GRAND PRIZE: Free Airline Ticket (up to a $500 value) - WINNER: Craig Haueter (Canton)