From now until April 14th, share your baseball stories with Marriot Rewards for a chance to win a prize package of Marriott Rewards points, tickets to a professional baseball game or passes to see 42 in theaters!
Sweeps Rating: Good (more work, less people will enter)
Eligibility: open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are Marriott Rewards members and at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their respective states/jurisdictions of permanent residence, whichever is greater, as of March 18, 2013.
Entry Dates: March 18, 2013 and ends on April 14, 2013 at 11:59 PM ET
Submit your baseball-themed story. Stories must be submitted in the “Other Topics” section of Marriott Rewards Insiders, must be tagged with “42story” and must be about one of the four baseball-themed topics below.
Entry Limit: for each Story submitted [up to two stories per person/email address/Marriott Rewards Insider], eligible persons will receive one entry into the Contest and one entry into the Sweepstakes, and will be eligible to receive one Registration Prize.
Baseball-Themes Topics for Stories:
1) Baseball as America’s Pastime
2) The first time something new happened
3) Overcoming adversity
4) Hall of Famer in action
Entry into Sweepstakes without Submitting a Story: hand print your name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth, Marriott Rewards® number and email address on a 3″x5″ piece of paper, insert it into an envelope, affix postage and mail it to:
Marriott Rewards® Insider 42 Contest and Sweepstakes
Dept. ES, 100 Marcus Drive
Melville, NY 11747
Entries must be postmarked by April 15, 2013 and received by April 22, 2013, to be eligible for the Sweepstakes Prize random drawing. Limit: one entry per envelope.
Entry Limit: two entries per person/email address/Marriott Rewards Insider Account throughout the Promotion Period regardless of method of entry.
Selection of Contest Winners:
Contest Round One Judging to Determine the Contest Finalists: All Stories will be judged by a panel of judges based on the following criteria:
1. 40% – Quality of Story
2. 20% – Relevance to one of the Contest themes
3. 40% – Creativity/uniqueness of Story
Contest Round Two Voting to Determine the Contest Grand and First Prize Winners: 12:00 PM ET on April 22, 2013 and ending at 11:59 PM ET on April 28, 2013, up to 10 confirmed Finalists Stories will be posted as a voting poll on Marriott Rewards Insiders
Voting Limit: one vote per person throughout the Voting Period.
Selection of Sweepstakes Winners: Forty-five (45) Sweepstakes Prize winners will be randomly selected on or about April 25, 2013
One (1) Grand Prize: 60,000 Marriott Rewards® points and two tickets to a 2013 professional baseball game of winner’s choice. ARV: $900.
One (1) First Prize: 20,000 Marriott Rewards® points and two tickets to a 2013 professional baseball game of winner’s choice. ARV: $400.
Ten (10) Finalist Prizes: 7,000 Marriott Rewards® points. ARV: $87.50
Contest Registration Prize: For each unique, eligible Story submitted [up to two stories per person/email address/Marriott Rewards Insider], eligible persons will receive one Registration Prize 500 Marriott Rewards points. ARV: $6.25
Forty-five (45) Sweepstakes Prizes: Hollywood Movie Money promo codes that may be redeemed for two tickets to see in select theatres “42 – The True Story of an American Legend”. ARV” $24
Prize Limit one Finalist Prize per person/email address/Marriott Rewards Insider. Limit one Sweepstakes Prize per person/email address/Marriott Rewards Insider. Limit two Registration Prizes per person/email address/Marriott Rewards Insider.
Transportation to/from winner’s residence and baseball game or movie theater not included as part of Grand, First or Sweepstakes Prizes.