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Sam's Club® Helps Football Fans Plan, Prep and Party for the Big Game

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 26, 2011 - Sam's Club joins professional football players’ wives from Off the Field to offer tips and recipes that simplify party planning for big game hosts. Online resources are available through the Feb. 6 kick-off to make even a rookie entertainer look like a seasoned vet. These tools, found at, offer tips and solutions for planning a party with a game-winning strategy, preparing homes for the best viewing experience and creating fun activities for all ages and levels of football savvy. Members can also sign up for a chance to win big game prizes.

"Our members use the big game to bring friends and family together. We have developed solutions that make party planning simple for them,” said Maggie Nation, vice president, Sam’s Club marketing. “Sam’s Club has a variety of tips, recipes and games online to help plan a great party. And, our in-club selection of party trays, snack foods and beverages make us the ultimate destination for party hosts.”


From party platters to televisions, paper plates to soft drinks, Sam's Club offers solutions to make big game viewing parties a success. 

Sam’s Club offers a wide selection of items that make great parties, including delicious meat and cheese trays, vegetable platters, chips and dip, crackers, cheese, assorted thirst-quenching soft drinks and water. And there's no better time to join Sam's Club and start taking advantage of immediate savings. Those joining Sam's Club as Plus members between now and the big game receive a $25 gift card, while those joining as Advantage members receive a $10 gift card. 

“I always visit Sam’s Club when hosting a big game party,” said Ericka Lassiter, president, Off the Field.  “Whether I go to the club or use the many online resources, entertaining with Sam’s Club is simple.”


Other services and products members can take advantage of include:

  • Coolers containing cold adult beverages in select clubs
  • Click 'n' Pull® service where members can place an order ahead of time and pick up at the club at their earliest convenience
  • Free technology consultations through Tech Experts

Sam's Club also offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee on its merchandise and memberships.


Big game viewers don’t need to be football fans to enjoy the game. Sam’s Club provides a selection of “Gridiron Games” to get everyone involved. From guessing who wins the coin toss to a robust trivia of football history, these tools will keep everyone entertained from beginning to end.

Online, participants can register for a game-day sweepstakes. New prize packages are offered every week culminating in a grand prize drawing on Feb. 6. Prizes include a 55" Vizio HDTV, party platters, refrigerators and grills. 

In addition to the chances to win online, members can receive $5 off the NFL Experience, hosted by Frito-Lay and Sam’s Club, at the Dallas Convention Center by showing their membership card on Jan. 28 and 29. 


About Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club, the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club, offers superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 30 percent over grocery and specialty retailers. Sam’s Club received the highest rankings in Prescription Ordering and Pickup Process in the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. National Pharmacy Study. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit, and look for Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook.