Two Grand Prize Trips to the 2016 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by MasterCard in San Diego

All Star GamePURCHASE, NYMay 31, 2016 –MasterCard today announced a promotion tied to the 2016 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by MasterCard at Petco Park in San Diego this July, in association with Petco.

Petco customers will be entered for a chance to win a trip to the 2016 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by MasterCard when they use their MasterCard for in-store and online Petco purchases between now and June 10, with one entry per every eligible purchase/, compliments of MasterCard.

MasterCard is excited to give its cardholders and Petco customers a chance to experience one of summer’s most beloved past times at the MLB® All-Star Game®.

“For baseball fans, attending the All-Star Game is the ultimate experience,” said Raja Rajamannar, chief marketing and communications officer, MasterCard. “That’s why we are thrilled to offer this exclusive opportunity—to head to San Diego and see today’s best players in action—to Petco customers and MasterCard cardholders.”

Two grand-prize winners will each receive a four-day/three-night trip for the winner and a guest to the 2016 MLB® All-Star Game®  including round-trip air transportation, hotel accommodations for three nights, two tickets to one day of the 2016 MLB® All-Star FanFest® event, 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby®, and the 2016 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by MasterCard, and one $250 MasterCard Prepaid Card, all provided by MasterCard.

“We’re excited to partner with MasterCard to bring some very lucky Petco customers to this year’s Midsummer Classic at Petco Park,” said Jim Myers, Petco’s chairman and CEO. “There’s nothing quite like experiencing the All-Star Game in-person, especially here in San Diego, and we’re looking forward to this year’s festivities.”

Coverage of the 2016 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by MasterCard begins on July 12 at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX.

ABOUT THE MLB® ALL-STAR GAME® SWEEPSTAKES PRESENTED BY MASTERCARD WITH PETCO 

/No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. Open to U.S. cardholders, 18+ as of 5/13/16.  PIN & international transactions ineligible. Ends 6/10/16. Restrictions apply. Visit petco.com/allstarweek for official rules and complete details. MasterCard and the MasterCard brand mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.

ABOUT THE MLB® ALL-STAR GAME PRESENTED BY MASTERCARD

MasterCard will be the presenting sponsor of this marquee MLB event which provides additional media rights, access to Priceless experiential assets and enhanced branding. This includes:

  • MLB All-Star Week on-field Priceless experiences and events
  • Expanded on-site brand presence at point-of-sale at key All-Star Week events
  • Presenting sponsor of MLB.com SHOP at MLB FanFest during All-Star Week and satellite MLB.com SHOP locations on-site during All-Star Week events
  • Cardholder benefits leading up to MLB All-Star Week, including MLB All-Star FanFest ticket discount, an exclusive MLB All-Star Week Ticket Strip presale and MLB.com Shop discount offers. 

About Petco and the Petco Foundation

With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,430 Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including more than 115 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; and petco.com. The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $135 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.

About MasterCard

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