2016 Redsfest Bingo Benefiting The Reds Community Fund

2017 Redsfest Bingo

2017 REDSFEST BINGO
BENEFITING THE REDS COMMUNITY FUND

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Redsfest Bingo?
Friday, December 1, 2017
Where is the Redsfest Bingo?
Duke Energy Convention Center, 3rd floor Ballroom "A"
Please note: a Redsfest ticket is needed to gain entry into the Duke Energy Convention Center. Each Bingo participant is responsible for bringing their own complimentary pass to gain entry into the convention center. The Reds Community Fund is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or forgotten passes. Tickets will be mailed out to all participants beginning in November.
Time?
Registration opens at 5:00 p.m.
Session starts at 6:00 p.m. sharp
Can anyone participate?
Participants must be 18 years or older to play bingo and enter the ballroom.
How many are playing?
Up to 600 people can participate at any time during the session.
How many players at a table?
Ten (10) participants can sit at each table.
How can I register?
a. On reds.com/bingo with credit card
b. By phone with credit card
c. By mail with check or credit card
d. At registration table prior to & during the event 5:00 pm through 20 minutes before the last game with cash or check (based upon availability; credit cards will not be accepted the day-of the event)
Cost?
Pre-sale packages are available at reds.com/bingo. Packages include six face bingo cards for all 18 games, a limited edition Reds bingo dauber, and a one-day pass to Redsfest on Friday, Dec. 2 for $40. Bingo cards and daubers will be available for purchase the day-of the event (based on availability).
Pre-sale packages will be distributed at registration outside of the ballroom beginning at 5:00 pm.
Can I purchase additional cards?
Additional packs will be available for purchase the day of the event for $25.
What will I need to check-in?
There is no physical ticket for this event- participant's will check-in using their names the day-of the event. Government-issued IDs are required at registration prior to the tournament.
What are the prizes?
Every game will include a Reds item as a prize. Example of Reds prizes: autographed jerseys, autographed baseballs, autographed bats, autographed photos, Reds tickets and much more! The last game will feature a cash prize.
Can I watch and not play?
Unfortunately spectators are not permitted in this event. You must purchase a bingo card to enter the ballroom.
Please note: autographs and photographs of celebrities are not permitted at this event.
Will I need a ticket to get into the convention center?
A Redsfest ticket is needed to gain entry into the Duke Energy Convention Center. Each Bingo participant is responsible for bringing their own complimentary pass to gain entry into the convention center. The Reds Community Fund is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or forgotten passes. Tickets will be mailed out to all participants beginning in November.
Are autographs allowed during event?
Autographs and photographs of celebrities are not permitted at this event.
How long will the Tournament last?
Scheduled for 18 games. There will be two 15 intermissions during the event.
What do I need to bring with me?
We will provide all the materials you will need, however you are more than welcome to bring your own daubers. In order to maintain the safest environment for all participants, we strongly recommend that you leave valuables at home or in your car. All persons and carry-in items are subject to search. Additionally, no firearms or other weapons are permitted at the event, including on the property of Duke Energy Convention Center or parking lots.
Will food & beverages be available?
Soft drinks and water will be available outside of the ballroom for purchase.
Who are the callers?
Experienced bingo callers as well as Reds broadcasters
Will participants receive a reminder?
All registered participants will receive an informational e-mail approximately one week prior to the event that includes an updated timeline, registration specifics and other pertinent details.
Will anything else be going on?
Split the Pot (50/50) tickets will be available in the ballroom as well as a Reds raffle.
Who is the Charity or who is the beneficiary?
The Reds Community Fund is the official non-profit organization of the Cincinnati Reds. Since its inception in 2001, the Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball and softball-themed outreach efforts.
Who can I call with game rule questions?
Rules will be available at registration the night of the tournament or you can contact Sara Ingram at singram@reds.com or (513)765-7240.