Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Entries Now Open for 2016 SNY Kidcaster Contest

Entries Now Open for 2016 SNY Kidcaster Contest
Presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program
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Winning Contestant to Appear in the SNY Booth
During a Live Mets Telecast

[New York, June 15, 2016] SNY – the television home of the New York Mets, Jets and all things New York sports – today announced the return of its fan favorite Kidcaster contest presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program.  The contest, which has brought viewers a handful of memorable moments since 2009, is open to children between the ages of 8 and 12 and requires entrants to submit a one-minute or less video with an answer to the question: “If you could be one Met for a day who would you be and what would you do?” Ten contestants will be chosen to come to SNY’s street-level studio in Manhattan where they will be audition in front of a panel of SNY judges.  One winner will be chosen to join SNY’s critically acclaimed broadcast team – Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling – for a half-inning during a live Mets game. 

The runner-up in the Kidcaster contest presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program will appear in an episode of SNY’s Emmy-Award winning Kids Clubhouse.   Other consolation prizes include a VIP Family Experience to a 2016 Mets game as well as SNY prize packs.  The contest runs through July 17, 2016.  For more information on how to enter, visit

For more information about New York’s 529 College Savings Program Direct Plan, obtain a Disclosure Booklet and Tuition Savings Agreement at or by calling 1-877-NYSAVES. This includes investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other information. You should read and consider them carefully before investing.

SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets, Jets and all things New York sports. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 125 live telecasts each season as well as other Emmy Award winning Mets entertainment programming.  As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers more than 300 hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green.  SNY is also the official TV home of the UConn Huskies Men’s and Women’s basketball programs, televising over 450 hours of UConn programming annually, including more than 20 live games.  As New York’s leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area’s professional and collegiate sports teams through five nightly sports and entertainment programs from SNY’s street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan.  SNY’s programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows, and exclusive interview and magazine programs.  Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable, and AT&T U-Verse.  For additional details on the network, visit 


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