Exchange Sweepstakes Winner Will Score a Trip To Catch a Chicago Cubs Game


Cubs trip2DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with Ford Gum, maker of Big League Chew, to take one lucky winner out to the ballgame to root, root, root for the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

The worldwide Ford Gum Sweepstakes’ prize, worth $5,000, includes airfare for four to Chicago (trip must originate in the contiguous United States), lodging for three nights, hotel transportation, four tickets to a Cubs game and spending money. Authorized military shoppers 18 and older can enter online at from April 1 through June 16.

“This prize is a home run for military families looking to spend time together this baseball season,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sean Applegate, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “Nothing beats enjoying our national pastime at a legendary ballpark. And all it takes is a couple of clicks online to enter and win.”

The Ford Gum sweepstakes drawing will take place on or about June 23. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.

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