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IDEAL Sends Four Electrical Professionals to BCS National Football Championship as Winners of The Big Score Sweepstakes

SYCAMORE, IL, January 24, 2011 – As part of its first ever "The Big Score" Sweepstakes, IDEAL sent four Grand Prize winners and their guests to the BCS National Championship at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ, pitting the Oregon Ducks against the Auburn Tigers. The game was played on January 10th with Auburn winning 22-19.

The four IDEAL Big Score winners are:

  • Scott Manders, Buford, GA
  • Michael Dukeminier, Santa Fe, NM
  • Austin Schmidt, Oskaloosa, IA
  • Robert Paxson, Middletown, DE

The contest was open to electrical professionals. Online entries were accepted from September 1 - November 30, 2010. Each prize package included: two tickets to the game, round-trip airfare for two, hotel accommodations, and $200 spending money.


IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.

Editorial Contacts:

Dan O’Connell
O’Connell Communications, Inc.

Liz Koley

©2010 IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While IDEAL has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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