The Frisco RoughRiders (Class AA; Texas League) have announced more details on their 8-millionth fan celebration, which is set for Thursday, May 3.
The RoughRiders are projected to eclipse the 8 million mark in regular-season attendance on Thursday. In true Riders’ style, instead of just singling out the 8 Millionth Fan as he/she comes through the ballpark gates, eight lucky fans will be selected as finalists throughout the game for the chance to be named the 8 Millionth Fan and take home a special Riders Party of 8 Prize Pack. The 8 Millionth Fan will win season tickets for life and have the opportunity to take home a big money jackpot consisting of, you guessed it, eights. The 8 Millionth Fan could win $80,000, $8,000, $800, $80 or a Choctaw Lazy River package valued at $8,888.
The Riders are also doing an 8 Million Prize Giveaway, as every fan in attendance Thursday receives a 8 Millionth Fan Celebration Scratch Off card upon entering the ballpark. Every card is a winner!
The 8 Million Prize Giveaway breakdown:
100 Thursday Lazy River tickets (68,023 gallons of water) = 6,802,300 gallons of fun
1,500 tickets (300 pitches/per game) = 450,000 pitches
150 Dippin’ Dots (2000 dots per cup) = 300,000 dots
500 bags of sunflower seeds (450 seeds/bag) = 225,000 sunflower seeds
400 bags of popcorn (375 pieces of popcorn/bag) = 150,000 pieces of popcorn
500 bags of peanuts (50 peanuts/bag) = 25,000 peanuts
2,000 $8 discounts at Riders Outpost (on purchase of $25 or more) = $16,000 in discounts
1,545 Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard tickets @ $10 per ticket = $15,450 in tickets
600 20 oz. sodas = 12,000 oz. of soda
5 VIP Suite Experiences @ $1000 each = $5000 value
200 Rudy’s Tacos @ $2.29 each = $458 worth of tacos
TOTAL: 8,001,208 “prizes”
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