SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL Extra Points Credit Card issued by Barclaycard, the card that rewards NFL fans, will be in the San Francisco Bay Area for Super Bowl 50 giving football fans daily chances to win Super Bowl tickets, Super Bowl experiences and more February 3 – 5, 2016. NFL Extra Points will also host the NFL Extra Points Kick, now in its fifth year, challenging Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri to kick three footballs inside a regulation NFL goalpost at NFL Experience Driven by Hyundai on Wed., Feb. 3 to benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation.
"We're extremely excited to partner with the Pat Tillman Foundation and 4-time Super Bowl Champion Adam Vinatieri. Tillman Scholars are an amazing group who embody what it means to be real heroes and we can't thank them enough for all they do for our country," said Denny Nealon, head of partnerships, Barclaycard US. "We're also excited to give fans the chance to win tickets to the biggest game in town, Super Bowl 50, and show fans the benefits of the NFL Extra Points Credit Card. The card shows true team pride with their favorite team's logo and colors, and also provides an opportunity to earn valuable rewards like one-of-a-kind experiences, game-day tickets, memorabilia and NFL-licensed gear."
Win Super Bowl 50 Tickets and Super Bowl Experiences
Fans are encouraged to follow @NFLExtraPoints on Twitter and Facebook to participate in Super Bowl ticket and experience giveaways from Wed., Feb. 3 through Fri., Feb. 5. Followers will be led on a scavenger hunt to various locations in the San Francisco Bay Area near NFL Experience. The first fan to arrive at each to-be-revealed location and check in with the NFL Extra Points ambassador will win a prize which could include Super Bowl 50 tickets or Super Bowl exclusive experiences. Must be 18 or older to participate. For additional details and official rules, visit on.fb.me/1SbMGFZ.
NFL Extra Points Challenge
Indianapolis Colts Kicker, Adam Vinatieri, will attempt the NFL Extra Points Kick between 4 - 5 p.m. PST on Wed., Feb. 3 at NFL Experience in the San Francisco Bay Area. With the goal of awarding 1.5 million NFL Extra Points, equivalent to $15,000, to the Pat Tillman Foundation, Vinatieri will attempt to kick three regulation NFL footballs twenty-five yards through three designated targets positioned inside an NFL goalpost. The Pat Tillman Foundation is the namesake of former NFL player and Bay Area native who put his NFL career on hold to serve in the military following 9/11. The foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships, building a diverse community of leaders committed to serving others. To date, the Pat Tillman Foundation has invested over $12 million in academic support and scholarships, helping more than 400 Tillman Scholars pursue their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.
"We're excited to team up with NFL Extra Points and Indianapolis Colts' placekicker Adam Vinatieri, whose own family personally understands the challenges faced by our service members and their families," said Marie Tillman, president and co-founder, Pat Tillman Foundation. "Every point donated by the NFL Extra Points credit card and Barclaycard US will help us empower more Tillman Scholars to pursue their education and continue their service to our country at home and abroad."
NFL Extra Points Credit Card
NFL Extra Points Credit Card offers a card for every team, enables fans to earn reward points for every dollar spent and provides a 20 percent discount at NFLShop.com. Points can be redeemed for NFL-related experiences, game tickets and NFL-licensed merchandise. All 32 NFL team card designs are available for fans to personalize their card with their favorite team.
For more information about card benefits and terms, visit www.nflextrapoints.com. The NFL Extra Points credit card, issued exclusively by Barclaycard, is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NFLextrapoints.
About Barclaycard US
Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Barclaycard US is one of the fastest growing top-10 credit card issuers in the nation. The company creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. For more information on Barclaycard please visit BarclaycardUS.com.
About Pat Tillman Foundation
In 2002, Pat Tillman proudly put his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold to serve his country. Family and friends established the Pat Tillman Foundation following Pat's death in April 2004 while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. Created to honor Pat's legacy of leadership and service, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. For more information on the Pat Tillman Foundation and the impact of the Tillman Scholars, visit www.PatTillmanFoundation.org or follow us on Twitter @PatTillmanFnd.
About National Football League Players Inc.
NFL Players Inc. is the licensing and marketing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association. NFL Players Inc. has been a trusted resource since 1994, delivering access to the influence, power and personal stories of NFL players. NFL Players Inc. is a "one-stop shop" for businesses seeking licensing rights, access to players through hospitality and events, marketing strategy and player procurement. For more information, please visit nflpa.com/players.
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