Contest winners will take over as Bluefish staff for one game on April 30
(Bridgeport, Conn. – March 21, 2016) – Hey kids, have you always wanted to work for a professional sports team? Now is your chance! The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the “Kids Run the Ballpark” essay contest, presented by All Kids Dental.
All interested participants are asked to write a short essay (no more than 250 words) detailing why they want to work for the Bluefish. The Bluefish will select ten contest winners, who will be invited to shadow and assist a Bluefish employee on Sunday, April 30, 2017, when the Bluefish take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard at 1:12 pm. Available jobs include: general manager, field manager, grounds keeper, public relations/baseball operations, radio broadcaster, ticket sales, community relations, on-field promotions, stadium operations, and mascot handler.
“We are thrilled once again to partner with All Kids Dental for this special contest,” said Bluefish General Manager Paul Herrmann. “Last year’s winners as well as the Bluefish staff all had a wonderful time, so we are excited to bring this fun promotion back. This is a great community initiative that gives kids the opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.”
To enter the contest, please CLICK HERE to download the entry form and follow the instructions given. Participation is limited to children between the ages of 10 and 13. All entries must be received by Monday, April 10, 2017. Contest winners will be announced on Friday, April 14, 2017.
All Kids Dental is located at 2566 Main St in Bridgeport. For more information, visit their website at www.allkidsdentalct.com.
About the Bridgeport Bluefish
The Bridgeport Bluefish are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. For further information, call 203-210-BLUE (2583) or visit BridgeportBluefish.com.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.