CINCINNATI, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil have kicked off its "Search for the Most Dedicated NFL Fan" – a new Facebook contest that will reward the NFL's most dedicated football fan with two tickets to Super Bowl XLV. What does it mean to be Vicks' dedicated fans? Vicks is searching for a fan that doesn't miss a moment of the NFL season, despite long distances, no tickets, rain, sleet or snow, cold, cough or flu. A fan that cheers for their team, no matter what – that's a dedicated fan!
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Vicks has partnered with New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees, who knows a thing or two about dedication, to help get the word out about the contest.
"I've learned that in the NFL there no sick days for players or true football fans," says Drew Brees. "Since fans are such an important part of the game, I'm excited to help Vicks reward those who don't miss a moment of the season with the Search for the Most Dedicated NFL Fan contest."
Voting for the "Most Dedicated NFL Fan" could not be easier. Fans can simply visit Facebook.com/NyQuil and choose the finalist they feel is most deserving of the two Super Bowl tickets and embodies the spirit of the most dedicated fan.
- Submissions were accepted through November 30.
- On December 16, 32 fan finalists, one from each NFL team, will be selected – finalists will all receive a $100 gift certificate to NFLshop.com and Vicks products.
- Also beginning December 16, fans can vote for which finalist they think should win an all-expense paid trip for two to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.
- The grand-prize winner of "Vicks NyQuil/DayQuil Search for the Most Dedicated NFL Fan" contest will be announced on January 13.
See Facebook.com/NyQuil for a full list of rules and regulations.
"Vicks is looking forward to working with the NFL and recognizing fans who are as dedicated to the game of football as we are to providing cold and flu symptom relief products that help keep players and fans in the game," says Andy Cipra, Vicks brand manager. "Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil help to relieve cold and flu symptoms, so even if someone isn't feeling well, they can still live their life."
Vicks is a proud sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLV. As the brand that has helped families feel relief from cough, cold, flu and sinus symptoms for generations, Vicks is committed to helping fans and players get through the NFL season without missing a day to a cold or flu. To learn more about Vicks and the "NyQuil/DayQuil Search for the Most Dedicated NFL Fan" contest, consumers can log on to Facebook.com/NyQuil or go to Vicks.com.
All player participation will be facilitated by NFL PLAYERS, the licensing and marketing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association.
As a trusted family brand for more than 100 years and one of the most recognized around the world, Vicks has helped generation after generation feel relief from cough, cold, flu and sinus symptoms. NyQuil is the #1 pharmacist recommended brand for Adult Cold Nighttime Relief. Available in more than 70 countries and on 5 continents, the Vicks family includes Vicks® VapoRub®, Vicks® VapoSteam®, Vicks® VapoDrops®, Vicks® Sinex® 12-Hour Decongestant UltraFine Mist, Vicks® Sinex® Moisturizing 12-Hour Decongestant UltraFine Mist, Vicks® Sinex® 12-Hour, Vicks® VapoInhaler®, Vicks® VapoSyrup®, Vicks® NyQuil® Cold & Flu Relief, Vicks® NyQuil® Cough, Vicks® Alcohol-Free NyQuil® Cold & Flu Relief, Vicks® DayQuil® Cold & Flu Relief, Vicks® DayQuil® Cough, Vicks® DayQuil® Mucus Control, Vicks® DayQuil® Mucus Control DM, Vicks® Formula 44® Custom Care™ Congestion, Vicks® Formula 44® Custom Care™ Dry Cough Suppressant, Vicks® Formula 44® Custom Care™ Chesty Cough, Vicks® Pediatric Formula 44®e Cough & Chest Congestion Relief, Vicks® Pediatric Formula 44®m Cough & Cold Relief, Vicks® Children's NyQuil® Cold & Cough, Vicks® BabyRub®, Vicks® DayQuil® Sinex and Vicks® NyQuil® Sinex. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, Vicks is owned and distributed by Procter & Gamble.
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About NFL PLAYERS
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