Sign Up for Twitter for a Chance to Win Volleyball Tickets and a Prize Pack
Oct. 22, 2009
FRESNO, Calif. – ESPNU and No. 3 Hawai’i are coming to the Save Mart Center to take on the red-hot Bulldog volleyball team on Oct. 29 at 8:30 p.m. and Fresno State is encouraging all fans to come and ‘pack the house’ for what will be the biggest match of the season in the arena.
Fresno State Athletics has been using social media, such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to promote its teams and student-athletes. This week, Fresno State will give a lucky fan a chance to win a $100 prize pack from the Bulldog Shop and two free tickets to Thursday’s volleyball match via Twitter.
To be eligible, Fresno State fans must sign up for the official Fresno State Athletics Twitter account (@FSAthletics) starting now, until Tuesday, Oct. 27 at noon PT. If you are already a Twitter follower of Fresno State Athletics, you are highly encouraged to talk to your friends to start following and take you as their guest if they win or create a new account to also follow Fresno State Athletics. The page is available at www.twitter.com/fsathletics.
"To all our Red Wavers, tweeting is one of the best ways to get instant score updates and special announcements celebrating the hard work of our more than 450 student-athletes," TimeOut said. "It's time to bark loud and proud on national television. Tell everyone you know of this chance to win the special prize, to be at the biggest match of the year on Thursday and to start following @FSAthletics. GO DOGS!"
The winner will be announced on Twitter (@FSAthletics) on Tuesday afternoon and will be asked to pick up the prize on Wednesday at the Fresno State Athletics Office.
"I am thrilled to be able to share this special night with two of our passionate fans," TimeOut said. "This will be a fun time for all."
Twitter, the third-largest social network with more than six million users, is a micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read other users' updates (known as tweets), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. Updates are displayed on the user's profile page and delivered to other users who have signed up to receive them.
DISCLAIMER: Per NCAA rules, the prize cannot be redeemed by any student enrolled in 9th to 12th grade or junior college. The winning Twitter follower and guest must be a Fresno State fan and supporter and must dress and act accordingly and in a professional and courteous manner while participating in this experience. At the sole discretion of the Fresno State Athletics Department, if at any time during the experience the winning Twitter follower and/or guest is not acting in a professional and courteous manner, Fresno State Athletics may end the Experience and no additional services will be offered to the winning Twitter follower and guest whether or not the entire experience was completed. The winning Twitter follower and guest may be required to sign an indemnification waiver prior to participating.
"We Are Your Team" - Fresno State is "packing the house" on October 29 when the Bulldog Volleyball team hosts nationally ranked Hawai'i. All Fresno State students living in the resident halls are encouraged to attend. The hall with the highest attendance will have the chance to win some great prizes! There will also be 100 pairs of Fresno State flip-flops given away. Tickets can be purchased through the Save Mart Center Box Office, by calling 559-485-TIXS or through ticketmaster.com.