Ernie Ball and GA present the Ultimate Eric Clapton Experience


Guitar Aficionado is proud to partner with Ernie Ball for two contests, Experience Clapton and Eric Clapton Golden Pick, offering guitarists an opportunity to meet Eric Clapton in London or win one of thousands of prizes.

Fifteen lucky winners will earn a trip to London to see Clapton perform live at the Royal Albert Hall, where they'll also receive unparalleled access to a private rehearsal and an exclusive meet and greet with Clapton, himself. Additional prizes include custom Ernie Ball Music Man guitars, Guitar Center gift cards, limited-edition Clapton lithographs, and more.

To enter to win a chance to see and meet E.C., pick up a pack of Ernie Ball electric or acoustic guitar strings at Guitar Center between February 1st and April 30th, then visit and enter the unique code provided inside the package. Select packs will also include one of five color-coded, instant-winning Eric Clapton guitar picks. Each pick is redeemable for one of thousands of exclusive prizes including Music Man guitars, VIP trips to the 2012 winter NAMM show and Guitar Center gift cards, depending on the pick’s color.

15 Experience Clapton Grand Prize Packages Include:
• Round-Trip Flight & Hotel Accommodations To London, England.
• Once in a Lifetime Access to Attend Eric's Private Rehearsal.
• Meet & Greet with Eric Clapton at the Royal Albert Hall.
• A Ticket to Clapton’s Royal Albert Hall Concert.

Eric Clapton Picks and Prizes Include:
• Golden Pick – Round-Trip Airfare to Anaheim, CA for the 2012 Winter NAMM Show (10 winners).
• Silver Pick – Custom Ernie Ball Music Man Guitar of your choice (10 winners).
• Red Pick – $100 Guitar Center Gift Cards (150 winners).
• Black Pick – Limited Edition Eric Clapton Lithograph (150 winners).
• White Pick – Free Pack of Ernie Ball Guitar Strings (1,500 winners).

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