NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You might experience NCAA March Madness® in person at the NCAA Men's Final Four in Houston April 2-4, 2011, and at the same time generate a $10,000 donation to your favorite non-profit organization, courtesy of Capital One Bank's "The Big Assist" sweepstakes. Capital One is an Official Corporate Champion of the NCAA.
Visit any of the 178 Capital One Bank branches across Louisiana and sit down with a banker for 10 minutes to register to win. Entries must be completed by March 12, 2011, and participants do not need to be a Capital One customer to enter.
The winner will receive two tickets to the NCAA Men's Basketball Semi-Finals and Championship games to be played in Houston's Reliant Stadium April 2 and 4, 2011. The grand prize package will include airfare, lodging and a VIP package of benefits in Houston—and the opportunity to designate a favorite charity or other non-profit organization for a $10,000 cash donation from Capital One Bank.
"Any non-profit group, school or church registered as a 501(c)3 organization is eligible to be designated to receive the $10,000 cash donation," said Don Barnes, Capital One Bank South Central Market Executive.
"This is a historic opportunity for basketball fans to enjoy the experience of a lifetime at the Final Four and generate a major contribution to their favorite non-profit organization at the same time," said Barnes.
Complete rules are available at any Capital One Bank branch in Louisiana or on www.capitalonebigassist.com.
"We encourage members of all types of qualifying non-profit groups to visit any Capital One branch to enter the Big Assist sweepstakes and help generate a $10,000 donation for their favorite charitable group," said Barnes.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. For details, including odds of winning and other ways to enter, see Official Rules and complete terms and conditions displayed in branch or at www.capitalonebigassist.com. Any non-profit group, school or church registered as a 501(c)3 organization is eligible to be designated to receive the $10,000 cash donation.
NCAA and Final Four are registered trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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About Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A. and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $122.2 billion in deposits and $197.5 billion in total assets outstanding as of December 31, 2010. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Capital One, N.A. has approximately 1,000 branch locations primarily in Louisiana, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.
About the NCAA:
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletic opportunities for more than 400,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes.
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