PRESS RELEASE – The Pensacola Professional Baseball team has partnered with Pensacola News Journal and Wendy’s for the official name-the-team contest. It starts April 1st and the entry deadline is 5 p.m. April 14. The top six finalists will be announced April 22. The winning entry will be announced May 18.
The winner of the PNJ/Wendy’s contest receives four box seat season tickets, a personalized jersey and hat, four VIP section tickets for the team’s first game in April 2012 and the opportunity at some point in the season to throw out the first pitch.
The new team, the Double- A Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, will begin play in the Community Maritime Park next season.
For more information, go to pnj.com/baseball. Entries must include, in 50 words or less, why the name is a good choice.