With the clock ticking down to the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago later this month, the promo card plans and other details for the show are coming into focus.
Upper Deck’s plans include wrapper redemptions, breaker promotions, Chicago Legends cards and more.
The Legends can be had one card at a time for opening five packs of any of its NHL product at the company’s booth. That set includes Bobby Hull, Jonathan Toews, MJ, Patrick Kane and Stan Mikita. The company’s main wrapper redemption program — Prominent Cuts packs — will be had for buying 10 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 2 or 2016-17 Fleer Show case packs as well as five 2016-17 Upper Deck ICE or SP Authentic packs. To get three packs, grab an Ultimate Collection or Premier pack from a Certified Diamond Dealer at the show. Purchases will include vouchers for the program, which can be participated in four times each day of the show.
Here’s a rundown of the cards in that set
|PC-1||MJ||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-2||Patrick Kane||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-3||Bobby Hull||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-4||Connor McDavid||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-5||Amanda Nunes||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-6||Ben Simmons||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-7||Max Holloway||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-8||LeBron James||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-9||Jonathan Toews||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|PC-10||Wayne Gretzky||2017 Prominent Cuts|
|TS-1||Brandon Montour||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-2||Mitch Marner||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-3||Anthony DeAngelo||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-4||Patrik Laine||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-5||Auston Matthews||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-6||Matthew Tkachuk||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-7||Zach Werenski||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-8||Timo Meier||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-9||Thatcher Demko||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|TS-10||Pavel Buchnevich||2016-17 Top Shelf Rookie|
|PCA-AN||Amanda Nunes||NSCC Prominent Cuts Auto Cards||#d to 75|
|PCA-BH||Bobby Hull||NSCC Prominent Cuts Auto Cards||#d to 50|
|PCA-CM||Connor McDavid||NSCC Prominent Cuts Auto Cards||#d to 5|
|PCA-JT||Jonathan Toews||NSCC Prominent Cuts Auto Cards||#d to 25|
|PCA-MH||Max Holloway||NSCC Prominent Cuts Auto Cards||#d to 75|
|TSA-AD||Anthony DeAngelo||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 75|
|TSA-BM||Brandon Montour||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 50|
|TSA-MM||Mitch Marner||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 10|
|TSA-MT||Matthew Tkachuk||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 25|
|TSA-PB||Pavel Buchnevich||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 75|
|TSA-TD||Thatcher Demko||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 75|
|TSA-TM||Timo Meier||NSCC Top Shelf Rookie Auto Cards||#d to 75|
Case-breakers can open a case of Ultimate Collection or Premier at the company’s booth to receive 10 wrapper redemption packs and a raffle ticket food for a memorabilia item, hobby box, premium card or VIP autograph.
Also in play well be a product called Monumental, and it’s a blind box that includes five Upper Deck Authenticated pieces inside. There will be 100 boxes at $1,000 per available at the show with the mission of being “the ultimate sampler for authentic memorabilia and it is designed to give sports fans a great selection of UDA’s premium collectibles.” Some boxes will include only pieces from a single notable Upper Deck spokesman. (You should know their names.)
“Monumental is designed to sports collectors the ultimate experience at sampling Upper Deck Authenticated memorabilia at a great price,” said Gabe Garcia, Upper Deck Authenticated senior brand manager. “Never before have collectors had the opportunity to score many of Upper Deck’s exclusive spokesmen in a blind-box format like this before at such a reasonable price. We have some surprises in store for fans with some of these boxes including instant redemptions for larger, oversized collectibles. We will provide more details on the product at our corporate booth at the National Sports Collectors Convention, but this is one you won’t want to miss and will want to budget for in your trip. Purchases of Monumental can also earn you a way into Upper Deck’s Friday night event.”
That, of course is the Diamond Club party.
For those who buy the NSCC show’s VIP package, there’s a five-card promo set to be had. Here’s a rundown of who it includes …
|VIP-1||MJ||NSCC Prominent Cuts VIP Set|
|VIP-2||Connor McDavid||NSCC Prominent Cuts VIP Set|
|VIP-3||LeBron James||NSCC Prominent Cuts VIP Set|
|VIP-4||Ben Simmons||NSCC Prominent Cuts VIP Set|
|VIP-5||Patrick Kane||NSCC Prominent Cuts VIP Set|
Also in the works for the show are Upper Deck’s Random Acts of Kindness Scavenger Hunt, raffles and other competitions that will put collectors’ skills to the test.
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