“Fly South With The Ducks” contest set to launch

EUGENE, OR (August 6, 2014) Oregon Community Credit Union, the home of The Duck Card, in conjunction with the University of Oregon Alumni Association, has announced the launch of the “Fly South with the Ducks” photo contest. The contest challenges Duck Card Platinum Visa® holders and new applicants to prove their passion for the Oregon Ducks by submitting a photograph on Facebook that best defines the term “Duck Devoted.”

More than 250 prizes are available to win, with the top three winners each receiving a weekend trip for two to the Oregon vs. UCLA football game at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA on October 11. The First Tier prize package also includes airfare, hotel and game tickets, as well as entrance to the UOAA tailgate party, ground transportation, and meals. Fifteen Second Tier winners will receive admission for themselves and a guest to the End Zone hospitality event at the October 18 Homecoming Game at Autzen (includes game tickets). A total of 250 Third Tier winners will receive a 2014 Oregon Football Yearbook.

The “Fly South with the Ducks” Contest is open to both Duck Card holders, and non-Duck Card holders who apply for The Duck Card at by 5:00 pm PDT on September 17. The contest runs from August 4 to September 17, 2014. Full contest description, prizes, and rules can be found at

Deborah Mersino, Chief Marketing Officer of Oregon Community Credit Union, said, “We’re gearing up for another great football season and cannot wait to see the variety of photo submissions showcasing Duck pride. What devoted Duck fan wouldn’t want to “Fly South” to take in the game at the historic Rose Bowl, attend exclusive Duck-related events, and spend the weekend in Southern California? We’re thrilled to partner with the UO Alumni Association to deliver exclusive opportunities like this, which are geared toward proud University of Oregon loyalists and Duck fans.”

Oregon Community Credit Union, founded in 1956, is a full-service financial institution providing checking, savings, certificates and money market accounts as well as mortgages, auto and home equity loans, and a full range of investment services. Oregon Community Credit Union operates nine branches in Eugene, Springfield and Salem. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, and Yamhill Counties in Oregon; employees of the State of Oregon and Bi-Mart Corporation; and members of the UO Alumni Association and current students at the UO.

The Duck Card Platinum Visa® with Cash Back and The Duck Card Platinum Visa® are the only cards dedicated to University of Oregon school pride. Not only does The Duck Card offer low rates and cash back, but it also supports the University of Oregon Alumni Association with every purchase. Cardholders also have access to special offers and game events, plus the opportunity to enter contests – like “Fly South with the Ducks.” For more information or to apply, visit

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