PRESS RELEASE – Did you ever wonder what it would be like to name a professional baseball organization? Or, have the chance to throw out the first pitch at the team’s first-ever home game? Well, here’s your chance to do that!
The new Schaumburg independent minor league baseball franchise, set to begin play in 2012 at beautiful Alexian Field, is looking to you to name its team. A few ideas have been tossed around already with the “name the team” committee, but we are looking ultimately to you the fans to name the team. Send us your suggestions by e-mail, or snail mail at the addresses provided and you may have a chance to win over 65 prizes including:
• 50 winners will receive a pair of tickets to the 2012 season opener!
• 10 winners will receive a group outing on a night of their choice (25 guests) including $200 food and beverage credit!
• 5 winners will receive 1 night of their choice in a luxury suite during the 2012 season including $200 food and beverage credit!
• 1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be our guest in a luxury suite (with 20 friends) on opening night and will be presented with a customized team jersey with his/her name while taking part in the opening night first pitch ceremony on the field…….AND will be presented with two season tickets for the 2012 season!
Our “name the team” committee may choose your suggestion, but the winner will not be determined by using a strict vote count.
A Short List of Rules
• One entry per person, however, multiple team name suggestions are welcome.
• All entries must include suggested team name as well as your name, address, and email address (telephone number if no email).
• Every member of the household may enter.
• All entries must be submitted by 12 PM on Friday, July 29, 2011.
• Entries must be submitted via email to: email@example.com or by mail to: Name the Team – PO Box 68694 – Schaumburg, IL – 60168
• Winners will be drawn at noon on Friday, July 29, 2011 and all winners will be notified by email or telephone.
• A list of winners will be posted on our website (AlexianField.com) and will be available to be viewed at the offices at Alexian Field after 1 PM on Tuesday, August 1, 2011. The team name will not be announced on this date, just the list of winners. We will reveal the new team name at our announcement party at the end of August or early September at Alexian Field.
• No purchase of any kind is necessary.
• Contestants need not be present at drawing to win.
• The Schaumburg baseball team reserves the right to market, develop and use in commerce, any name submitted by a contestant.
Be creative or straight to the point as much as you wish (within the rules of course). And who knows, Schaumburg’s new era of minor league baseball may be named after your idea!