Last year, Baltimore Ravens fan, Kris Jones of Raleigh, North Carolina, won DirecTV's "Ultimate Displaced Fan" Contest and took home a boatload of prizes as their grand prize winner. Check out his amazing video submission by clicking on the contest link above.
Now you can keep the contest winner a Baltimore Ravens fan by entering their 2011 contest and earn yourself a trip to the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, perhaps even to see your favorite Ravens team play there next February. Kris Jones got it done and there's no reason you can't join him as this year's "Ultimate Displaced Fan" if you don't live in Baltimore but have that same Ravens passion despite living away from the team's hometown.
A lot of Ravens fans here on Baltimore Beatdown are now living in other cities as well as around the globe. We've had fans comment in our stories from Ireland, England and Australia, so check out the Press Release after the 'Jump' and get your video camera ready!
With the NFL lockout a thing of the past, the regular season is now upon us. While Green Bay Packers fans bask in Super Bowl glory, the fans of the other 31 NFL teams are anxious to rack up the wins and work towards Indianapolis, IN for Super Bowl XLVI. For the fourth year in a row, DIRECTV, provider of the ultimate interactive football experience - NFL SUNDAY TICKET - is yet again doing its part to make one lucky NFL fan's dream come true with the launch of the Ultimate Displaced Fan Contest .
Aiming to challenge die-hard fans that live outside the market of thier favorite NFL team, DIRECTV's Ultimate Displaced Fan contest asks displaced, fanatical NFL followers to creatively display their perpetual passion for their favorite out-of-market team. By submitting videos, essays, or photos that best display their extreme dedication and the difficulties that come with being a far-away fan, contestants vie for a chance to earn the title of America’s Ultimate Displaced Fan. To enter, displaced fans can log onto www.UltimateDisplacedFan.com and upload an essay outlining thier loyalty along with an optional (but highly encouraged) video and photos.
In addition to bragging rights, one grand prize winner will receive the ultimate Super Bowl experience, including a trip for two to Indianapolis, two tickets to the game and the opportunity to go on a media tour at the famed "radio row" with a player from their favorite team. If that’s not enough, the winner will rub elbows with NFL greats and celebrities when they participate in DIRECTV 's nationally televised Celebrity Beach Bowl flag football game.
Last year’s Ultimate Displaced Fan title was awarded to Kris Jones, a Raleigh, N.C. resident with a fanatical loyalty to the Baltimore Ravens. In a video that showcased his unparalleled passion for the Ravens, Jones provided viewers with a complete tour of his "Ravens Room" – the home of his Baltimore memorabilia, wall decals and a special bed where he superstitiously tucks himself in between Ravens-branded sheets the night before every game. It was due to his enthusiasm, creativity unique video and obvious un-wavering love for the Raven’s that Jones earned a place in DIRECTV history as the 2010 Ultimate Displaced Fan. Other fans also found themselves among the top entrants.