The Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge is a competition between two National League Central Clubs: the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs. The winner of the Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge is the Club with the most total points at the end of the 2016 regular season. Points are earned when fans pledge to be Good Sports – designated drivers – at MLB games. 

The Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge is proof, once again, that Responsibility Really Does Have Its Rewards!

Rivalry games are those games when the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs host each other.

At these games, special promotions are in place to encourage fans to pledge to be Budweiser Good Sport designated drivers for their friends and family that day. Designated drivers help their favorite Club earn points in the Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge.

Date Home Away
April 21-24, 2016 Cincinnati Reds Chicago Cubs
September 19, 2016 Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds
Reds 3398 DDs
Cubs 11310 DDs
Designated Drivers
Cincinnati Reds 3,398
Chicago Cubs 11,310
Club Ballpark Concessions Distributor
RedsB Great American Ball Park DN_SS_horizontal_white Heidelberg Distributing Co.
CubsB Wrigley Field Levy Restaurants Lakeshore Beverage

TEAM (Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management) Coalition is an alliance of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment facilities, concessionaires, stadium service providers, the beer industry, distillers, broadcasters, governmental traffic safety experts, and others working together to promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities.

TEAM Coalition offers designated drivers a chance to win tickets to the World Series® with the Responsibility Has Its Rewards campaign.

Each Club will earn one point in the Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge for every fan who makes a pledge to be a designated driver at the ballpark during regular season home games.

Designated drivers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Promise not to drink alcohol at the game
  • Provide safe and sober transportation for their group

Fans may only pledge to be designated drivers once per game.

Year Challenge Winner
2015 Chicago Cubs
2014 Chicago Cubs
2013 Cincinnati Reds