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The Bob Evans Honorary Captain program gives your child the chance to be the Honorary Captain at one of the Columbus Blue Jackets games listed below. Each winner will receive four Lower Bowl tickets, a jersey and watch pre-game warm-ups from the Blue Jackets bench.

Enter below for your chance to win!

Friday, Nov. 4th Sunday, Jan. 8th
Saturday Nov. 12th Saturday, Jan. 21st
Friday, Nov. 18th Saturday, Feb. 4th
Wednesday, Nov. 23rd Saturday, Feb. 11th
Tuesday, Nov. 29th Friday, Feb. 17th
Saturday, Dec. 10th Sunday, Feb. 19th
Thursday, Dec. 22nd Saturday, Feb. 25th
Friday, Dec. 23rd Friday, Mar. 10th
Tuesday, Dec. 27th Saturday, Mar. 25th
Saturday, Jan. 27th Sunday, Apr. 2nd


Official Rules


Eligibility: Entrants must be (i) at least 18 years of age and be the parent or legal guardian of a child who is between eight (8) and twelve (12) years of age (as of September 25, 2016) (an "eligible child"); and (ii) be legal residents of the state of Ohio. Employees of Bob Evans Farms, Inc., the Columbus Blue Jackets, Nationwide Arena, the National Hockey League, Columbus Arena Management LLC ("CAM"), the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority ("CFA"), and the Ohio State University ("OSU"), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, successors, assigns, employees, and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") are not eligible to enter or participate in this sweepstakes.

How to Enter: No purchase necessary. Entry for the sweepstakes (sweepstakes period is October 11, 2016 - April 3, 2017) will result by completely filling out an Official Entry Form (found at or mailing a postcard with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and your child's name and age to Bob Evans Honorary Captain c/o Columbus Blue Jackets, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215. No mechanical reproduction(s) of entries allowed. Limit one sweepstakes entry per person/email address, regardless of method of entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or postage-due mail or entries or incomplete entries or late or lost entries due to data or computer glitches. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her Sweepstakes entries) who tampers with the entry process. Online entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. (EST) on April 3, 2017. Mailed entries must be post-marked no later than April 3, 2017 and must be received by April 5, 2017. Sweepstakes void outside Ohio and where prohibited. By entering sweepstakes and submitting an e-mail address, authorizing parent/legal guardian voluntarily agrees to - be enrolled in the Blue Jackets' Email Club - Flag Bearer. Entrant acknowledge that he/she will receive information on merchandise, tickets, the Nationwide Arena, Blue Jackets hockey team news and promotions, and hereby expressly grants the Blue Jackets permission to issue such materials to entrant via e-mail, fax or regular mail. For more information call 614-246-0282.  
Indemnification: All entries become the property of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. and the Columbus Blue Jackets and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering, entrant, on his/her own behalf and on behalf of his or her child agrees to follow and be bound by these Official Rules and to hold absolutely harmless and fully indemnify and defend the Released Parties from and against any and all liability, damages and/or causes of action (however named or described) whatsoever, with respect to or arising in any manner whatsoever out of (i) entrant's participation in this sweepstakes; and/or (ii) the acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any of the prizes awarded in this sweepstakes or while preparing for, participating in, attending and/or traveling to or from any prize-related activity. In order to receive the prize, each winner's parent/guardian must sign a release of liability prior to the winning child receiving and participating in the prize package. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible.

Prize Packages: Twenty (20) prize packages will be awarded in random drawings throughout the sweepstakes period (one prize package per selected Blue Jackets home games from October 15, 2016 through April 6, 2017). Non-winning entries will carry over to subsequent random drawings (if applicable). The approximate value of each total prize package is $370, consisting of: (i) four (4) lower-level tickets to a Blue Jackets game (approximate retail value $65/per ticket); (ii) one (1) Columbus Blue Jackets hockey jersey (approximate retail value $110); and (iii) a seat on the team bench during pre-game warm-ups (priceless) for winning child ("Winning Child") and her/his parent/legal guardian. Prize may be awarded to the winner's child named on the winning entry form. Total ARV of each Prize is $370. BY ACCEPTING PRIZE, WINNER'S PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN, FOR BOTH HIMSELF/HERSELF AND FOR HIS/HER CHILD , VOLUNTARILY ACCEPTS THE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS NATURE AND RISK IN WATCHING HOCKEY, AND IN WATCHING PRACTICE(S) AND/OR PRE-GAME WARM-UPS FROM THE PLAYERS' BENCH (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FLYING PUCKS, BROKEN STICKS, HELMETS ETC.), INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY, PARALYSIS AND/OR DEATH, ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HIS/HER/THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE PRIZE EVENT IS VOLUNTARY, ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT ON OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF THE ACTIVITIES HE/SHE/THEY IS/ARE PARTICIPATING IN AND HE/SHE/THEY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUMES ALL RISK OF SUCH FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES AND FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES, STIPULATES AND AGREES THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE AND SHALL NOT BE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL RESULTING DAMAGES, INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PARALYSIS AND/OR DEATH.

Any and all taxes and any other expenses not specifically mentioned herein shall be and are the sole responsibility of winners. The Winning Child must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian (who must be 18 years of age or older) to the selected home game. Prize is nontransferable and not redeemable for cash. No prize substitutions, except by Sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value, if any prize is for any reason partly or wholly unavailable. Date of game will be randomly awarded and prize shall be forfeited if the Winning Child (named on the entry form) is unable to attend on designated date. Winning Child will only be allowed to have one guest accompany him/her to watch pre-game warm-ups on the bench, and said guest must be 18 years of age or older and the Winning Child's parent or legal guardian. Winning Child and Winning Child's adult guest shall wear properly secured helmets at all times while on the bench and/or the ice, and shall observe and obey all instructions given them by Nationwide Arena and/or Blue Jackets' personnel.

Winner: The Columbus Blue Jackets will contact each winner's entering parent/legal guardian individually via phone. Winners will be selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a random drawing to occur approximately two (2) business days prior to the selected game from all eligible entries received prior to such time. Judges' decisions are final and binding. In the event that a winner cannot be contacted as set forth above or declines the prize, another winner will be randomly selected from eligible entries, provided sufficient time remains prior to applicable game. In consideration for being awarded the prize package, each winner agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of winner's and his or her child's name and likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by Bob Evans Farms, Inc., Columbus Blue Jackets, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates. Entrants, by and for themselves and their child, agree to the collection of their respective personal information for the purposes described herein (including the administration of the Sweepstakes) and agree to be absolutely bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the judging organization regarding all aspects of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions shall be final.  

For the list of winners, write to "Bob Evans Honorary Captain," c/o Columbus Blue Jackets, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215, no later than May 3, 2017. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes.

Odds of Winning: The number of entries received for each drawing will determine the odds of winning. Non-winning entries will carry over to subsequent drawings (if applicable).  

Sponsor: Columbus Blue Jackets, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215.