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Two Ways to Win Big for Education

Your teacher throwing for $1 million OR your teacher honored at the College Football Playoff National Championship
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Extra Yard for Teachers
$1 Million Challenge

Eckrich, in partnership with Extra Yard for Teachers & our valued retail partners, is giving teachers the chance to win $1 Million to fund classroom projects and support our educators!


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Eckrich is giving back to support education with two opportunities for teachers and their communities to win big this season!

Our $1 Million Challenge for Teachers is back for the 2023-2024 college football season! In partnership with Extra Yard for Teachers and our valued retailers, Eckrich will invite a nominated teacher (and true hero) onto the field at some of this season’s biggest matchups. These lucky teachers, randomly selected from the entries, will throw a football for a chance to win up to $1 Million dollars in grants to fund local schools. Check out our events below to see which local communities we're visiting this year.

This year we’re introducing our NEW Eckrich Teacher of the Year Contest. All season, you can nominate a teacher to experience the College Football Playoff National Championship. If they win they’ll also get $5k for their classroom! Nominate a teacher and give back to your hometown!

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Local School Sweepstakes
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Local School Sweepstakes Rules

Eckrich® Teacher of the Year
Nominate for the Eckrich® Teacher of the Year National Contest
Nov 18
Extra Yard for Teachers
Nominations Closed
Monica Vera
Sha'arei Bina Torah Academy For Girls
Miami Gardens, FL, September 9
Winn-Dixie
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Janeen Landy
Beaver Area Middle & High School
Pittsburgh, PA, September 23
Giant Eagle
Brett Sindelir
Alden-Conger High School; Alden, MN
Minneapolis, MN, October 7
Cub Foods
Larissa Miller
Clarkston, MI
East Lansing, MI, October 21
Meijer
Kristine Miller
Lexington, KY
Lexington, KY, November 11
Kroger
Tara Brown
Athens, TN
Knoxville, TN, November 18
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