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Win Great Prizes Each Week!

Each week we will be awarding new prizes to the top players from that week. See the prize categories below.

  • Weekly Top Scorer Prize – Awarded to the player that earned the most points in the previous week.
  • Weekly Top Recruiter – Awarded to the player that recruited the most players to join their team in the previous week.
  • Top 25 Players – Awarded to the top 25 players, based upon points, from the previous week.  This excludes the weekly grand prize winner.
  • Top 25 Texas Experts – Each week, we will randomly select 25 players that 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: Gonzales “Come and Take It” prize package:

  • One Night Stay at Alcalde Hotel
  • Private Tour of Gonzales Pioneer Village
  • DVD: Washington-on-the- Brazos: The Politics of Revolution
  • Book: Gonzales – Hope, Heartbreak and Heroes, Victoria Eberle Frenzel
  • Book: The Battle of Gonzales and Its Two Cannons, James Woodrick
  • Book: The Battle of San Jacinto, James W. Pohl

Top Recruiter Prize: A Traeger Lil’ Tex Elite Grill.
Top 25 Players: A copy of The Battle of San Jacinto (Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series)
Top 25 Texas Experts: A Virtual Race Across Texas T-Shirt

Prize package provided by Alcalde Hotel, Gonzales County Historical Commission, Tour Gonzales, and Pioneer Village.

 

Week 2

 

Top Scorer: Houston Race Across Texas prize package:

  • One Night Stay at Hyatt Regency Houston
  • Complimentary passes for two to San Jacinto Museum of History
  • Book: Fort Davis, Robert Wooster
  • Book: Fort Concho, James T. Matthews
  • Book: Valor Across the Lone Star: The Congressional Medal of Honor in Frontier Texas, Charles M. Neal Jr.

Top Recruiter Prize: A Traeger Lil’ Tex Elite Grill.
Top 25 Players: A copy of Fort Concho: A History and a Guide by James T. Matthews
Top 25 Texas Experts: A Virtual Race Across Texas T-Shirt

Prize package provided by Hyatt Regency Houston, San Jacinto Museum of History, and the Texas State Historical Association.

 

Week 3

 

Top Scorer: Fredericksburg Race Across Texas prize package:

  • Complimentary passes for two to National Museum of the Pacific War Complex
  • Ranger-guided Tour for Two of the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
  • Passes for Four for Admission to the Pioneer Museum
  • A Gift Card for $25.00 to the Clear River Pecan Company
  • Book: Seymour Thomas 1868-1959: A Texas Genius Rediscovered, Cecilia Steinfeldt
  • Book: Julian Onderdonk in New York: The Lost Years—The Lost Paintings, James Graham Baker

Top Recruiter Prize: A Traeger Lil’ Tex Elite Grill.
Top 25 Players: A copy of Texas Almanac 2016-2017 
Top 25 Texas Experts: A Virtual Race Across Texas T-Shirt

Prize package provided by John and Donna Britt, Texas Historical Commission, National Museum of the Pacific War, Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, Fredericksburg Pioneer Museum & Vereins Kirche, Clear River Pecan Company, Fredericksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Texas State Historical Association.

 

Virtual Race Across Texas Grand Prize

The grand prize will be awarded to the player with the most points at the end of the game.

  • Two Night Stay at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort near Bastrop
  • A Round of Golf for Two at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort
  • Passes for Two to the Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Passes for Four to the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum
  • Book: On History’s Trail: Speeches and Essays of the Texas State Historian, 2009–2012, Light Townsend Cummins
  • Book: The LaSalle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684-1687, William C. Foster and Johanna S. Warren

Prize package provided by Hyatt Lost Pines Resort, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, and the Texas State Historical Association.

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