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NFL Extra Points Partners with Pat Tillman Foundation

At Super Bowl XLIX, NFL Extra Points will host the NFL Extra Points Kick, now in its fourth year, challenging NFL kicker Jay Feely to kick three footballs inside a regulation NFL goalpost at NFL Experience on Wednesday, Jan. 28 to benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation.

NFL Kicker Jay Feely to Kick for Charity on Wednesday, Jan. 28

PHOENIX (Jan. 27, 2015) – NFL Extra Points credit card issued by Barclaycard US, the card that rewards NFL fans, is heading to Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX to give football fans daily chances to win Super Bowl XLIX tickets and high-value NFL experiences Jan. 28 – 30. NFL Extra Points will also host the NFL Extra Points Kick, now in its fourth year, challenging NFL kicker Jay Feely to kick three footballs inside a regulation NFL goalpost at NFL Experience on Wednesday, Jan. 28 to benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation.

“NFL fans can show their team pride by carrying an NFL Extra Points credit card with their favorite team’s logo and colors while earning valuable rewards like exclusive team experiences, game day tickets, memorabilia and NFL-licensed gear,” said Denny Nealon, managing director, cobrand partnerships, Barclaycard US. “We’re delivering on that promise by giving NFL fans the chance to win tickets to the biggest game in town, Super Bowl XLIX.”

Chance to Win Super Bowl XLIX Tickets and NFL Experiences
NFL Extra Points invites fans to follow @NFLExtraPoints on Twitter to learn the details of the Super Bowl XLIX ticket and experience giveaways starting Wednesday, Jan. 28 through Friday, Jan. 30. Fans who follow @NFLExtraPoints on Twitter will be invited on a scavenger hunt with locations near NFL Experience in Arizona. The first fan to arrive at the to-be-revealed location and check in with the NFL Extra Points ambassador will win a prize that could include Super Bowl XLIX tickets or NFL-exclusive experiences. Must be 18 or older to participate and follow @NFLExtraPoints on Twitter. For additional details and official rules, visit www.extrapointsgiveaway.com. No purchase necessary. The NFL Entities (defined in the official rules) have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.

NFL Extra Points Challenge
Phoenix resident, Chicago Bears placekicker and long-time supporter of the Pat Tillman Foundation Jay Feely, will attempt the NFL Extra Points Kick between 5 – 6 p.m. MT on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at NFL Experience in Arizona. With the goal of awarding 1.5 million NFL Extra Points, equivalent to $15,000, to the Pat Tillman Foundation, Feely will attempt to kick three regulation NFL footballs from 25 yards through three designated targets positioned inside a regulation NFL goalpost. The Pat Tillman Foundation, the namesake of Arizona Cardinal Pat Tillman who put his NFL career on hold to serve in the military following 9/11, invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships, building a diverse community of leaders committed to serving others. To date, Pat Tillman Foundation has invested over $10 million in academic support and scholarships, helping nearly 350 Tillman Scholars pursue their studies in medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts.

“We’re proud to team up with the NFL Extra Points credit card and long-time friend and Chicago Bears placekicker Jay Feely, to empower Tillman Scholars who carry on Pat’s legacy of leadership and service,” 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 invest in more service members, veterans and military spouses, so they can achieve their educational and career ambitions.”

NFL Extra Points Credit Card
NFL Extra Points credit card offers a card for every team and enables fans to earn points for every dollar spent, which can be redeemed for NFL-related experiences, game tickets and NFL licensed merchandise as well as a 20 percent discount at NFLShop.com. 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 https://www.facebook.com/NFLextrapoints.

About Barclaycard US
Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Barclaycard US creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country’s most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. The business also issues its own Barclaycard branded credit cards: Barclaycard Ring, Barclaycard Rewards, and the Barclaycard Arrival product series. 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, visit PatTillmanFoundation.org.

For more information:

Nicole Dye-Anderson
ndyeanderson@barclaycardus.com
302.740.1641

Jenn deBerge
Jenn.deberge@omalleyhansen.com
314.409.1465

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