Baltimore Sun and DACardWorld combine for great National giveaway contest

"The Luckiest Kid in Town" contest is taking Baltimore by storm as the Baltimore Sun and have teamed up to give Cal Ripken Jr away as a door prize at this year’s 31st National Sports Collectors Convention. Ads, eBlasts, Websites, and a huge PR push have just begun in the host city where thousands of kids are trying to be that "Luckiest Kid in Town"!

The winner will be given 4 VIP passes and packages, to this year’s National, and on Saturday, the luckiest kid in town will meet his hero, Cal Ripken Jr. and take away Cal’s autographed Jersey. Two runner-up contestants will also be picked and given Cal Ripken Jr autographed bats.

The Baltimore Sun is handling all the local publicity as engineered the idea and put the contest into full swing. Adam Martin, co-owner of says “The Hobby always talks about bringing the kids back to collecting. Hopefully, this promotion will help bring awareness to the kids of Baltimore and possibly all of the country, as word of the contest spreads. We are delighted to sponsor this promotion along with the Baltimore Sun".  
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and of course at, where numerous National prizes and gifts can be obtained.

Tickets and VIP Registration Packages for the 31st National Sports Collectors Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center, August 4-8, 2010 are now on sale online at the National’s web site.Single-day General Admission Tickets are $16.50 (if purchased online) and are good for any single day of the National, including the Wednesday Night Sneak Peek on August 4. Tickets purchased on site at the Convention Center will be $19.95. Several variations of VIP Tickets are available from $119-$259 and offer additional benefits. All tickets can be purchased for discounted advance prices on the National’s web site at 

Autograph Tickets are currently being sold by Tristar Productions on their web site, . Any autograph related questions should be addressed directly to Tristar by email at:

A limited number of booths are still available for exhibitors at the 31st National in Baltimore. For information or to request booth space, contact Megan in the National Office at 732-735-6683.

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31st National Sports Collectors Convention

August 4-8, 2010 Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore MD

National Sports Collectors Convention

PO Box 1031

Edison NJ 08818 
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