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: Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99
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.
The grand prize is $11,000 awarded in the form of a check to go towards the baby’s college education.READ MORE: 'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
The winner will reportedly be announced on or around Oct. 15. Soon-to-be parents can enter the contest here.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
[H/T CBS Baltimore]