(AKRON, OHIO) Nov. 14, 2016 - The Akron RubberDucks announced today the return of the annual "20 Days of Giving" starting Wednesday, 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 a personalized in-stadium sign at Canal Park, a free hot dog at all 71 home games, a promotional night devoted solely to the winner, and a grand prize that includes an authentic 2016 RubberDucks Eastern League Championship ring (a complete listing of all 20 prizes is below).
"The 20 Days of Giving is one of our most popular annual promotions," said Jeremy Heit, RubberDucks Director of Ticket Sales. "There are several of our fans' favorite prizes such as a chance to be in the team card set or team photo, giveaway guarantees, and a personalized concessions item. For 2017, we are excited to offer grand prizes of someone receiving his or her own authentic RubberDucks championship ring and their face on the stadium cash Duck Bills! We are confident that there is a prize to excite every RubberDucks fan for this holiday season."
The promotion will run on 20 weekdays through Friday, Dec. 16, excluding Nov. 23-25 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 $80 purchase)
Fans who have already committed for the 2017 season are eligible to win. Deadline to enter is Friday, Dec. 16, 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 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 2017 season will be the franchise's 21st since moving to Akron and its fourth since becoming the RubberDucks. The 20th year of Canal Park kicks off with the Home Opener on Thursday, April 6, at 6:35 p.m. vs. Bowie Baysox.
For more information about the team, please visit the RubberDucks' website, www.akronrubberducks.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks, Twitter feed @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram at @akronrubberducks.
2016 "20 Days of Giving" Prize Schedule
(November 16 to December 16)
Day 1 - Wed., Nov 16 - Be in the RubberDucks Card Team Set - WINNER: John Holley (Wooster)
Day 2 - Thur., Nov 17 - Team autographed base and piece of custom merchandise - WINNER: Bob Perry (Seven Hills)
Day 3 - Fri., Nov 18 - Year-long program ad - WINNER: Matt Snowberger (Cuyahoga Falls)
Day 4 - Mon., Nov 21 - 2017 Bobblehead Guarantee - WINNER: Mark Sumner (Stow)
Day 5 - Tue., Nov 22 - Tribe game with Terrace Club dinner - WINNER: Patrick Henson (Massillon)
Day 6 - Mon., Nov 28 - All 2016 RubberDucks Bobbleheads - WINNER: Daryl Lehman (Streetsboro)
Day 7 - Tue., Nov 29 - Be a part of the 2017 RubberDucks team photo - WINNER: Garry Buzzelli (Rootstown)
Day 8 - Wed., Nov 30 - Suite for movie nights - WINNER: Ivan Reed (Wadsworth)
Day 9 - Thur., Dec 1 - Personalized concession item + RubberDucks signed baseball - WINNER: Dennis Quigley (Brecksville)
Day 10 - Fri., Dec 2 - Pre-game catch on the field with the RubberDucks - WINNER: Jenn Kline (Norton)
Day 11 - Mon., Dec 5 - Free hot dog at all 71 home games - WINNER: Theresa Lash (North Canton)
Day 12 - Tue., Dec 6 - Suite for "4th on the field" - WINNER: John Palmer (Akron)
Day 13 - Wed., Dec 7 - Tickets to all 2017 Canal Park Special Events - WINNER: Ron Hyre (Cuyahoga Falls)
Day 14 - Thur., Dec 8 - Promotional night devoted to winner - WINNER: Tom Cline (Mansfield)
Day 15 - Fri., Dec 9 - A set of Tiki Bar chairs - WINNER: Ronald Janci (Youngstown)
Day 16 - Mon., Dec 12 - Suit up your kid to take batting practice - WINNER: Jeff Jones (Green)
Day 17 - Tue., Dec 13 - Personalized Home Jersey - WINNER: Cindy Howdyshell (Silver Lake)
Day 18 - Wed., Dec 14 - Personalized in-stadium sign at Canal Park during the 2017 season - WINNER: Brian Tenda (Akron)
Day 19 - Thur., Dec 15 - Year-long team store discount - WINNER: Nicholas Ziegler (Mansfield)
Day 20 - Fri., Dec 16 - Grand Prizes - Face on duck bills & RubberDucks championship ring - DUCK BILLS WINNER: David Haller (Akron); RING WINNER: Donna Dawson (Richfield)