SARASOTA, Fla., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Baltimore Orioles, Orioles Kids Magazine and Visit Sarasota County once again partnered together to provide a trip to Sarasota, Fla., for one lucky child to see the Orioles play a spring season game. The contest ran in the Orioles Kids Magazine and asked children to submit a one-page statement on why they should be selected for the trip to Sarasota. This year's winner hails from Towson, Maryland, and is nine-year old Cecelia Layfield, the first girl to win the contest.
"Cecelia's passion for the Orioles and baseball clearly shows," said Virginia Haley, President for VSC. "She plays baseball, has been to the Orioles Fanfest numerous times and avidly watches spring training games on the TV. She is excited to see her favorite team play in Sarasota County."
Cecilia and her father will receive tickets to see a spring training game on March 26th and round-trip airfare for two and three night's hotel accommodations in Sarasota County.
The contest generated entries submitted by children from age 3 to 13 and further promotes the strong VSC and Baltimore Orioles partnership which results in raising awareness of Sarasota County as a year-round must-experience destination on Florida's Gulf Coast.
Visit Sarasota County
Lynn Hobeck Bates, 941-955-0991 Ext. 103
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SOURCE Visit Sarasota County