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Win Great Prizes Each Week!

The Virtual Race Across Texas is your opportunity to win awesome prizes, courtesy of TSHA and our partners. Prizes are awarded weekly to the top players, and a grand prize will be awarded to the player with the highest amount of total points over the three week race. We will continue to announce new prizes as we approach August 7, so be sure to return to this page often!

Below, you can see the prizes we have already announced, as well as find the prize categories for each week. 

Good luck!

Prize Categories:

Top Scorer Thumbnail Weekly Top Scorer Prize – Awarded to the player who earned the most points in the previous week.

 

Top Recruiter Thumbnail Weekly Top Recruiter – Awarded to the player who recruited the most players to join their team in the previous week.

 

Top 10 Thumbnail Weekly Top 10 Players – Awarded to the top 10 players who scored the most points during the previous week.  This excludes the weekly top scorer prize winner.

 

Top 8 Thumbnail Weekly Top 8 Texas Experts – Each week, we will randomly select 8 players who correctly answered every question from the previous week.

 

See the complete list of rules for more details on the qualifications necessary for each prize.

Week 1 Top Scorer Prize

Weekly Top Scorer – The San Antonio Package

  • One-night stay for two at the historic Menger Hotel
  • Guided VIP tour for 10 of the Alamo
  • 6 VIP passes for a movie at a Santikos Theatre in San Antonio
  • Mini Replica of the San Antonio Spurs basketball court, signed by David Lee
  • Gift Certificate for dinner in San Antonio

 

Weekly Top Recruiter

Yeti Cooler Prize Package

 

Top 10 Players

One copy of the Texas Almanac 2016-2017

ALMANAC

Top 8 Texas Experts

One Virtual Race Across Texas T-Shirt

 

VRAT-SHIRT

 

Week 2 Top Scorer Prize

The Austin Package

  • A two-night stay in a deluxe room at the Sonesta Hotel in Austin
  • Evening bat watching boat tour for 6, courtesy of Capital Cruises
  • Two tickets for an Austin Eats Food Tour of Austin’s best restaurants
  • Wine tasting at Flat Creek Winery in the Texas Hill Country

 

Weekly Top Recruiter

Kendra Scott earrings and necklace set and a pair of Tecovas custom made boots

 

Top 10 Players

One framed map of the Texas cattle trails

VRAT-SHIRT

 

Top 8 Texas Experts

One Virtual Race Across Texas T-Shirt

 

VRAT-SHIRT

 

Week 3 Top Scorer Prize

The Houston Package

  • One night stay at the Magnolia Hotel in Downtown Houston (includes breakfast)
  • Two tickets to Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
  • Eight books from Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens and a 20% discount for any purchases made at the museum store
  • A Houston winery tour, courtesy of Texas Beer Bus

 

 

Weekly Top Recruiter

The Houston Recruiter Package

  • One night stay at the Downtown Houston Hyatt Regency hotel
  • Brunch for two at Américas River Oaks
  • Four general admission tickets to the Houston Zoo

 

 

Top 10 Players

Mystery Bag

  • TSHA Tote Bag
  • TSHA Pen
  • TSHA Bumper Sticker
  • TSHA Notepad
  • 3 Random books (not TSHA related)

 

Top 8 Texas Experts

One Virtual Race Across Texas T-Shirt

 

VRAT-SHIRT

 

 

Grand Prize

  • A stay at the Vineyard at Florence, where the winner and a guest will also receive a tour of the winery grounds and a complimentary wine tasting
  • The Handbook of Texas six-volume set, the last printed edition of the encyclopedic publication
  • A round of golf at River Place Country Club, located in the Texas Hill Country
  • Tickets to a Round Rock Express baseball game
  • Gift certificates for dinner at a local restaurant and a scenic tour on the Austin Steam Train

 

 

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