Coastal Plain League Announces Five Millionth Fan Contest

PRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League (pictures courtesy of Pat Grecinger) announced today that it will be holding a Five Millionth Fan contest starting Sunday in its ballparks. The CPL is celebrating its 15th season this summer and is inching closer to surpassing the five million fans mark.

To help celebrate, the CPL is having all fans entering its ballparks fill out a special CPL Five Million Fan Contest registration card starting Sunday, July 24 and running nightly until the league officially reaches five million fans.

Fans will fill out the registration cards and submit those into each team’s front office. Once the CPL reaches five million fans, the league office will collect all registration cards from that night’s games and put them in a barrel. The CPL league office will then select a CPL-themed VIP to pick out one registration card from the barrel, and that lucky fan will be officially named the Coastal Plain League’s Five Millionth Fan!

The lucky fan will win several prizes, including a VIP trip for two to the 2012 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game. At the 2012 CPL All-Star Game, the Five Millionth Fan and a guest will be treated like VIPs with access to the league’s special VIP tent during the Fan Fest, Home Run Derby, and All-Star Game, have VIP seats at the All-Star luncheon, meet the CPL All-Star players and coaches, be honored throughout the two-day event as the CPL’s Five Millionth Fan and have the chance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the All-Star Game. 

Stay tuned to the Coastal Plain League’s website,, for more information on the winner of the CPL’s Five Millionth Fan contest.

The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 15th season in 2011, the CPL features 15 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. Furthermore, the CPL has had over 930 alumni drafted and 45 alums make their Major League debut thus far. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at, and be sure to friend us on Facebook (at and follow us via Twitter (as cpleague).

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