Fox Sports Net to Sponsor Taste of Chicago 2000

FSN Team Days, Plus – a Mercedes Benz Give-Away among Highlights

(CHICAGO) – For the sixth-straight year, FOX Sports Net will be a sponsor of the Taste of Chicago Festival, being held this summer from Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 9 on Columbus Drive in downtown Chicago. This year, Chicago sports fans can once again look forward to a fun-filled line-up of activities at the FOX Sports Net booth.

FOX Sports Net’s popular “Team Days” makes its return featuring appearances by current and former players from the White Sox, Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks, Fire and Bears. “Team Days” also include giveaways from each Chicago pro team, plus key information on upcoming games and events.

Plus – Taste patrons stopping by the FOX Sports Net booth will also have the opportunity to register to win a one-year lease on a Mercedes Benz M Class automobile! The M Class will also be on display near the FOX Sports Net booth throughout the festival for visitors to get a first-hand look at this one-of-a-kind prize.

In addition, FOX Sports Net, through its efforts with the Chicago Cable Marketing Co-Op, will also feature a different cable programmer at its booth each day, along with a daily network talent appearance and a variety of premium giveaways.

Other FOX Sports Net booth activities this year will include appearances by FSN on-air personalities, putting contests for prizes (including White Sox and Cubs tickets), premium giveaways (including FOX Sports Interactive games and Nintendo 64 systems), official FSN static stickers, plus – FOX Sports Net apparel will also be on sale.

FOX Sports Net is a service of National Sports Partners. Equally owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and FOX Entertainment Group, FOX Sports Net now reaches more than 70 million homes nationwide. Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., has dedicated itself to “Home Team” fans for more than 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow Media’s sports assets, including: its 50 percent ownership of FOX Sports Net and FOX Sports National Advertising; majority ownership of Madison Square Garden Properties; and the ownership and management of FOX Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation’s largest markets – Chicago, New England, Florida, New York, Ohio and San Francisco.


Jeff Nuich
FOX Sports Net Chicago