The Frisco RoughRiders (Class AA; Texas League) celebrated a milestone on Thursday night, when they named their 8-millionth fan.
Danielle Schneider of Highland Village was the grand prize winner of the RoughRiders’ 8 Millionth Fan Celebration Thursday night at Dr Pepper Ballpark. Schneider is officially the 8 Millionth Fan in franchise regular-season history and won season tickets for life, Raising Cane’s for a year and a Choctaw Lazy River package valued at $8,888.
Schneider was one of eight fans selected as finalists throughout the game who had the chance to be named the 8 Millionth Fan and take home a special Riders Party of 8 Prize Pack. In addition to the season tickets and Raising Cane’s for a year, Schneider had the opportunity to win $80,000, $8,000, $800, $80 or the Choctaw Lazy River package.
The crowd of 6,702 for the RoughRiders’ 13-6 loss to San Antonio pushed Frisco past the 8 million mark in all-time regular-season attendance, going back to the franchise’s inaugural season in 2003. Every fan in attendance Thursday received a special 8 Millionth Fan Celebration Scratch Off Card for the 8 Million Prize Giveaway, and every fan went home a winner!
The 8 Million Prize Giveaway actually added up to more than 8 million “prizes” as follows:
**Thursday Lazy River tickets totaling 6,802,300 gallons of water fun
**Tickets totaling 450,000 pitches
**Dippin’ Dots totaling 300,000 dots
**Bags of sunflower seeds totaling 225,000 sunflower seeds
**Bags of popcorn totaling 150,000 pieces of popcorn
**Bags of peanuts totaling 25,000 peanuts
**Discounts at Riders Outpost totaling $16,000
**Deep Ellum Brewing Party @ The Yard tickets totaling $15,450 in tickets
**12,000 oz. of soda
**VIP Suite Experiences valued at $5000
**$458 worth of Rudy’s tacos