Combe, White Plains, N.Y., seeks the most unusual mustaches, beards and sideburns for its "Face of the Year" contest running through Aug. 31, supporting Just for Men Brush-In Gel for beards. Mail-in photo entry forms are available at major drug retail stores nationwide and during promotions at select major and minor league baseball games. Eight finalists will win expenses-paid trips for two to the Baseball Hall of Fame; one grand prize winner receives a trip for two to the 1995 World Series. Wirz & Associates, Milford, Conn., coordinates.
Jockey International, Kenosha, Wis., this month unveils the "Under It All You Love Adventure Sweepstakes" national in-store sweepstakes, offering four grand prizes of adventure trips for two to New Zealand and 500 second-place prizes of High Sierra rucksacks. The promotion runs through Sept. 2; Columbian Advertising, Chicago, coordinates.
Duracell, Bethel, Conn., kicks off a National Football League-theme promotion for its batteries this fall, powered by two national free standing newspaper inserts dropping to 44 million households each with coupons; print and broadcast ads; and point-of-purchase support. The first FSI, Oct. 1, offers an "Inside the Super Bowl" video, available through mail-in for $14.95 plus four proofs-of-purchase. A second FSI drops Jan. 14, offering a free Super Bowl XXX poster through mail-in with three proofs-of-purchase.