Fox Sports Net Florida Teams Up With Supra Telecom For International Batboy/Batgirl Sweepstakes

Grand Prize includes honorary role during the Marlins Vs. Expos Series from Puerto Rico

(SUNRISE, FL) – Fox Sports Net Florida and Supra Telecom today announced that they have joined forces to launch the International Batboy/Batgirl sweepstakes. The promotion will offer one young fan a chance to be an honorary batboy or batgirl during the second game of the highly anticipated Florida Marlins vs. Montreal Expos series being played September 5 – 7 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Fox Sports Net will air live coverage of all three games in the series.

One Grand Prize winner – who will be crowned the honorary International Batboy or Batgirl – will receive airfare for two to San Juan, Puerto Rico, hotel accommodations, an official uniform, opportunities to step out onto the on-deck circle for a live in-stadium introduction, a VIP tour of broadcast booth, VIP seating for all three games during the series and $500.00 spending cash. To enter and for official rules, visit Deadline for entry is 11:59 PM Eastern on August 31, 2003.

"We're thrilled that Supra Telecom, whose sponsorship enabled Fox Sports Net to create this unique promotion, will help make one lucky Marlins fan's dream come true," said Jeff Genthner, Fox Sports Net Florida's Senior Vice President and General Manager. "This will be an unforgettable experience for the winner to serve as an ambassador for the Marlins and all of South Florida during this historic baseball weekend in Puerto Rico."

"We are excited to partner with Fox Sports Net Florida for this promotion that will give the winner a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite Marlins players," said Arleen Davis, Director of Media for Supra Telecom. "We are bracing for an impressive number of entries as the Marlins continue their winning streak. No other sport brings families and communities closer like baseball, so Supra Telecom is eager to sponsor future opportunities allowing fans to show their spirit."

Fox Sports Net's television coverage of the Marlins vs. Expos series will air live Friday, September 5th at 7:00 PM, Saturday, September 6th at 7:00 PM and Sunday, September 7th at 1:00 PM.

Fox Sports Net Florida reaches more than 4.9 million households in Florida. Fox Sports Net Florida's programming includes Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Devil Rays, the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers, the University of Miami, and the University of South Florida, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, NASCAR, and 54321. Fox Sports Net Florida is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks.

Rainbow Sports Networks is a division of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC). Fox Sports Net reaches more than 79 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., and Fox. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership in Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, San Francisco, New England, Ohio and Florida.

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