Sure, you’re an A’s fan, but do you have what it takes to be the A's BART Rider of the Game? Every month BART will be hosting a contest to pick the A's BART Rider of the Game. One winner will receive:
- Two MVP tickets to a selected A's game
- A $50 BART ticket
- Early field access to batting practice, pre-game
- A ride around the field in the BARTmobile right before the game starts
- Interviewed live on Diamond Vision during the game
HOW TO WIN
Our next A's BART Rider of the Game will win tickets to the game on Wednesday, October 3 at 12:35pm, vs the Texas Rangers. This is the final contest for the 2012 season!
WANT TO BE CHOSEN AS OUR OCTOBER A's BART RIDER OF THE GAME?
We want you to wax poetic about your love for the A's, for BART, or for the ease of taking BART to the game. So get out your quill and ink, and write us a haiku.
How to write a Haiku:
A haiku is a poem made of seventeen syllables, in three lines: five, seven, and five. The lines do not have to rhyme – they simply follow the pattern of syllables.
The Green and the Gold [5 syllables]
are a mighty baseball team [7 syllables]
(and i like hot dogs) [5 syllables]
Please submit your haiku via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to "A's BART RIDER OF THE GAME," Attn: BART Marketing Department, 300 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612. Entries must be received by September 24, 2012 at noon to be eligible.
Nicky E., April 25
Gwendolyn K., May 23
Joanne K., June 20
Chris H., July 4
Christopher C., August 8
CONTEST LANGUAGE/TERMS AND CONDITIONS
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. One entry per person. All entries must be received by email (email@example.com) or by postmarked mail by September 24, 2012 at noon, Pacific Time. (mail to "A's BART RIDER OF THE GAME" Attn: BART Marketing Department, 300 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612). Winner will be chosen at random from all submitted entries. Need not be present to win. Winner will be notified by telephone or email. If winner does not respond within two days, an alternate winner will be selected. BART employees and their families are not eligible to enter. Prize is non-transferable, not exchangeable, and cannot be substituted for cash. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. In case of minors, prize must be accepted by parent or legal guardian. Prize winner must meet all eligibility requirements. Awarding of prize subject to entrant verification. Prize consists of two MVP tickets to the A's game indicated above, a $50 BART ticket, early field access during batting practice (pre-game), a ride around the field in the BARTmobile right before the game starts, your face highlighted on the scoreboard during the game
Updated Sept. 5, 2012, with latest contest.