07/23/2014

CBSSPORTS.COM LAUNCHES CELEBRITY FANTASY FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

CBSSPORTS.COM LAUNCHES CELEBRITY FANTASY FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

FANS CAN ENTER TO WIN A CHANCE TO PLAY FANTASY FOOTBALL ALONGSIDE COUNTRY MUSIC STARS SARA EVANS, JANA KRAMER, DARIUS RUCKER, JIMI WESTBROOK, CHRIS YOUNG, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, LOVE AND THEFT OR MONTGOMERY GENTRY*

Sweepstakes Runs Wednesday, July 23rd through Saturday, August 9th on ACMLiftingLives.org

Encino, CA (July 23, 2014) – CBSSports.com and ACM Lifting Lives® are partnering to create a celebrity fantasy football sweepstakes benefitting ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music.  By making a donation to the charity, country music fans nationwide can enter to win the opportunity to play in a CBSSports.com Fantasy Football Commissioner league with a country music star, including Sara Evans,Jana Kramer,Darius Rucker, Little Big Town’s Jimi Westbrook, Chris Young, Florida Georgia Line, Love and Theft and Montgomery Gentry.

Starting Wednesday, July 23rd at 12:00pm ET, fans can visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org to make a donation to ACM Lifting Lives which serves as their entry into the sweepstakes.  One $5 donation designated for the sweepstakes gives a fan the opportunity to get one entry into the sweepstakes and there is no limit on the number of entries.  The sweepstakes ends on Saturday, August 9th at 11:59pm ET. Winners will be chosen randomly from the pool of entries and placed into a league with one of the country music stars or duos who will act as commissioner of the league.  Winners will be notified by Monday, August 18th.

For more information and official sweepstakes rules, please visit www.cbssports.com/acmsweepstakes.

About ACM Lifting Lives

ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music.  Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Through generous donations and the support of artists and fans, ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org

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Media Contacts:

For ACM Lifting Lives:                                                                     

Brooke Primero                                                                                                

818-815-4219                                                                                     

brooke@acmcountry.com                                                          

 

For CBSSports.com:

Annie Rohrs

646-472-3961

annie.rohrs@cbsinteractive.com

* NO PURCHASE, DONATION OR WIRELESS DEVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase/donation will not increase your chances of winning. You have not yet won. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the United States, at least 18 or age of majority (whichever is older in state of residence) with a valid credit card at the date of entry in this Sweepstakes. Void in Puerto Rico, all US Territories and Possessions, and where prohibited by law. If you access the sweepstakes using your wireless device, data rates may apply. Sweepstakes ends 11:59:59 PM ET on August 9, 2014. For free entry and details see Official Rules.