Offseason promotions are hard to pull off, but the Birmingham Barons have a winner with a Christmas-themed promo honoring the exploits of the legendary Clark Griswold.
Offseason promotions are hard to pull off, but the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) have a winner with a Christmas-themed promo honoring the exploits of the legendary Clark Griswold.
The fictional Griswold, as you'll recall, proved his mettle as a Christmas decorator in Christmas Vacation. To honor Griswold's legacy, the Barons are holding Clark Griswold’s Christmas Decorating Contest, where fans are encouraged to deck their houses with bright lights and tacky Santa figurines for a chance to win a Barons’ season ticket package in 2010.
Participants can submit photos from their decorated homes by logging onto Barons.com or by logging onto CBS42.com and heading to the Contest Page. Participants wishing to mail photos can send them to 100 Ben Chapman Dr. Birmingham, Alabama 35244. Photos sent through mail will not be returned. All entries must be received before Monday, December 21, 2009. A winner will be announced on December 23.
The prizes for the winners are as follow:
- First Place: Two 12-game season ticket package and the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the Barons annual Christmas in July promotion.
- Second Place: Perfect-10 Plan.
- Third Place: Box of Christmas lights.
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