13 January 2014
Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson have announced the winners of “Russell 12th Fan Rescue” nationwide contest.
The two winning entries were submitted by Adam Christoferson, of East Haven, Conn., and by Stephen Emerson and his 10-year-old son, Andrew, of Monterey, Calif.
In addition to the two winners, the airline gave an honorable mention to Eric Wahl and Matt Lowe of Boston.
The two winners and honorable mention were selected out of nearly 2,000 entries received over three days this week from as far away as Maui, Hawaii, and North Pole, Alaska. Each of the three contest winners and their guest will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Seattle on Alaska Airlines, including roundtrip airfare, two nights of hotel accommodations, transportation to the game and tickets to watch the Seahawks battle the New Orleans Saints in the NFL playoff game at CenturyLink Field on Jan. 11.
If the Seahawks continue their winning streak after Saturday, Alaska Airlines has pledged to renew “Russell Wilson´s 12th Fan Rescue” contest for another week and fly two more winners and their guests to Seattle for the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 19. Previous submissions to this week´s contest will be included in the second contest and new entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. Jan. 17. Football fans can review complete contest rules and learn more about next week´s contest at www.alaskaair.com/12thFanRescue.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com.