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Published On: July 6th, 2017

LOVES PARK, Ill. – For the second season, Rockford’s fans have the opportunity to win a huge cash jackpot this summer.

Fans can visit any of six sponsor locations in the Rockford area and enter to win the Rivets Stakes contest until August 1st. Locations include Velazquez Auto Care, Pizza Ranch in Roscoe or Elkhorn, any Rock Valley Credit Union location, Auto Clinic of Rockford, Beloit Mattress in Rockford or Beloit, and Texas Roadhouse. There will also be a submission box at Rivets Stadium.

For each location the winner visits, the prize amount will increase.

  • Entered at Rivets Stadium only: $500 prize
  • Entered at one sponsor: $1,000 prize
  • Entered at two sponsors: $1,200 prize
  • Entered at three sponsors: $1,300 prize
  • Entered at four sponsors: $1,400 prize
  • Entered at five sponsors: $1,500 prize
  • Entered at all six sponsors: $1,600 prize

Fans must be 18 to enter, and are limited to one entry at each of the sponsor locations.

The Rockford Rivets are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League, which will play its 24th season of summer collegiate baseball in 2017. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, 170 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (Washington Nationals), two-time World Champion Ben Zobrist (Chicago Cubs) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (Boston Red Sox), Jordan Zimmermann (Detroit Tigers), Curtis Granderson (New York Mets) and Lucas Duda (Mets). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website,