Mastercard Launches MLB All-Star Game Sweepstakes Exclusively at BJ’s Wholesale Club

One winner and a guest will head to Miami for the 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard

PURCHASE, N.Y.--()--Mastercard cardholders will have a chance to win a trip for two to the 2017 MLB® All-Star Game® in Miami when they use a Mastercard at BJ’s Wholesale Club locations (including gas) or online at BJs.com*, the company announced today. The promotion runs now through May 3.

To enter, simply shop with a Mastercard credit, debit or prepaid card at any BJ’s Club, BJ’s Gas® location or at BJs.com and be automatically entered for a chance to go to Miami for the game in July, compliments of Mastercard. Cardholders using a My BJ’s Perks® Mastercard will receive two chances to win per transaction; one entry will be given to those using any other Mastercard.

To begin the promotion, Mastercard will host events in select BJ’s Wholesale Club locations April 29-30, 2017. Members will have the opportunity to learn more about the MLB All-Star Sweepstakes and participate in programs to win exciting giveaways and BJ’s gift cards.

“An exclusive experience, like the chance to attend the MLB All-Star Game provided by Mastercard, is just another way BJ’s can offer exceptional customer engagement and service,” said Stephanie Meltzer-Paul, vice president, membership engagement, BJ’s Wholesale Club,

The Sweepstakes grand-prize winner will receive a four-day/three-night trip for themselves and a guest to the 2017 MLB All-Star Week, including round-trip air transportation, hotel accommodations for three nights, two tickets to the MLB All-Star FanFest, two tickets to Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, two tickets to the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard, a tour of Miami, a $600 Mastercard prepaid card, and more.

“The MLB All-Star Game is an incredible opportunity for baseball fans to see today’s best players in action,” said Raja Rajamannar, chief marketing and communications officer, Mastercard. “That’s why we are so thrilled that our cardholders and BJ’s customers will have an exclusive chance to experience one of the most exciting events in sports – the Midsummer Classic.”

The 2017 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard will be played the evening of Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park, home of the Miami Marlins, and broadcast live on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET. This year’s edition of the T-Mobile Home Run Derby takes place the night prior and will be broadcast live on ESPN.

About the MLB All-Star Game Sweepstakes presented by Mastercard with BJ’s Wholesale Club

No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. Open to U.S. residents, 18+ or the legal age of majority as of April 23, 2017. Debit PIN and international transactions ineligible for automatic entry. Ends May 30, 2017. Restrictions apply. Visit BJsthrowastrike.com for Official Rules and complete details.

About BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc.

Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's is the leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates 214 clubs and 130 BJ's Gas® locations in 15 states.

BJ's provides a one-stop shopping destination filled with top-quality, leading brands, including its exclusive Wellsley Farms and Berkley Jensen brands, along with USDA Choice meats, premium produce and delicious organics, many in supermarket sizes. BJ's is also the only major membership warehouse club to accept all manufacturers' coupons and, for greater convenience, offers the most payment options.

Visit www.BJs.com, and for exclusive content find us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. BJ's is wholly owned by affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners, CVC Capital Partners and its management team.

About Mastercard

Mastercard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MastercardNews, join the discussion on the Beyond the Transaction Blog and subscribe for the latest news on the Engagement Bureau.

Contacts

Mastercard Communications
Robyn Cottelli, 914-249-1347
robyn.cottelli@mastercard.com
or
BJ’s Wholesale Club Communications
Kristy Houston, 774-512-5086
Kristy.houston@bjs.com

Release Summary

Mastercard cardholders have a chance to win a trip for two to the 2017 MLB All-Star Game in Miami when they use a Mastercard at BJ’s Wholesale Club.

Contacts

Mastercard Communications
Robyn Cottelli, 914-249-1347
robyn.cottelli@mastercard.com
or
BJ’s Wholesale Club Communications
Kristy Houston, 774-512-5086
Kristy.houston@bjs.com