When is the Tournament?
Friday, December 6
Where is the Tournament?
Duke Energy Convention Center, 3rd Floor Grand Ballroom
Please note: a Redsfest ticket is needed to gain entry into the Duke Energy Convention Center. Each Bingo participant is responsible for bringing their own complimentary pass to gain entry into the convention center. The Reds Community Fund is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or forgotten passes. Tickets will be mailed out to all participants beginning in November.
What time should I be there?
Registration opens 5:00 pm
Tournament begins as 6:00 pm sharp
Can anyone participate?
Participants must be 18 years or older to play bingo and enter the ballroom.
How many people can play?
Up to 600 people can participate at any time during the tournament.
How many at a table?
Ten (10) participants can sit at each table.
How can I register?
- On reds.com/bingo with credit card
- By phone with credit card
- By mail with check or credit card
- At registration table prior to & during the event 5:00 pm through 20 minutes before the last game with cash or check (based upon availability; credit cards will not be accepted the day-of the event)
Can I purchase additional cards?
Additional packs will be available for purchase the day of the event for $30.
What will I need to check-in?
There is no physical ticket for this event- participant's will check-in using their names the day-of the event. Government-issued IDs are required at registration prior to the tournament.
What are the prizes?
Every game will include a Reds item as a prize. Example of Reds prizes: autographed jerseys, autographed baseballs, autographed bats, autographed photos, Reds tickets and much more! The last game will feature a cash prize.
Can I watch and not play?
Unfortunately spectators are not permitted in this event. You must purchase a bingo card to enter the ballroom.
Please note: autographs and photographs of celebrities are not permitted at this event.
Will I need a ticket to get into the convention center?
A Redsfest ticket is needed to gain entry into the Duke Energy Convention Center. Each Bingo participant is responsible for bringing their own complimentary pass to gain entry into the convention center. The Reds Community Fund is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or forgotten passes. Tickets will be mailed out to all participants beginning in November.
Are autographs allowed during event?
Autographs and photographs of celebrities are not permitted at this event
How long will the Tournament last?
Scheduled for 18 games. There will be two- 15 intermissions during the event.
What do I need to bring with me?
We will provide all the materials you will need, however you are more than welcome to bring your own daubers. In order to maintain the safest environment for all participants, we strongly recommend that you leave valuables at home or in your car. All persons and carry-in items are subject to search. Additionally, no firearms or other weapons are permitted at the event, including on the property of Duke Energy Convention Center or parking lots.
Will food & beverages be available?
Soft drinks and water will be available outside of the ballroom for purchase.
Who are the callers?
Experienced bingo callers as well as Reds broadcasters
Will participants receive a reminder?
All registered participants will receive an informational e-mail approximately one week prior to the event that includes an updated timeline, registration specifics and other pertinent details.
Will anything else be going on?
Pull tabs, Split the Pot (50/50) tickets and a Reds raffle.
Who is the charity or beneficiary of the event?
The Reds Community Fund is the official non-profit organization of the Cincinnati Reds. Since its inception in 2001, the Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball and softball-themed outreach efforts.
Who can I call with rule or general questions?
Rules will be available at registration the night of the tournament or you can contact Sara Ingram at [email protected] or (513)765-7240.