LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CBS Local) – KFC is trying to convince you to name your baby Harland.
Harland is the first name of the Kentucky Fried Chicken’s founder, Colonel Harland Sanders, whose 128th birthday will be on Sept. 9. In honor of “The Colonel,” parents can enter to win a cash prize if their child is born on Sanders’ birthday and shares his name.READ MORE: Wild Fan Celebration Erupts Following San Francisco 49ers Last-Second Playoff Win
The first baby named Harland born on Sept. 9 will be deemed the grand prize winner. If there is a tie, a random drawing between those newborns will determine the winner.
The “Name Your Baby Harland” contest is open from Sept. 9 to Oct. 9, so you have a month to submit the birth certificate.READ MORE: San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Spark 13-10 Upset Of Green Bay Packers To Advance To NFC Championship Game
The grand prize is $11,000 awarded in the form of a check to go towards the baby’s college education.
The winner will reportedly be announced on or around Oct. 15. Soon-to-be parents can enter the contest here.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Wind-Whipped Wildfire Near Big Sur Forces Evacuations; 'Some Pretty Surreal Fire Behavior'
[H/T CBS Baltimore]