KANSAS CITY -- The Kansas City Royals announce today details on the "Hot Dog Derby Sweepstakes" scheduled for the Royals annual "Fan Appreciation Weekend," Sept. 28-30. During the Royals final three home games of the season, nine grand prize winners will compete in three LIVE Kauffman Stadium Hot Dog Derby races that will highlight "Fan Appreciation Weekend" when the Royals face the Cleveland Indians.
Fans 18 or older are encouraged to apply on-line at royals.com for a chance to be named a "Grand Prize Wiener." Each winner not only gets the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run the LIVE Hot Dog Derby, but will also receive four complimentary Dugout Box tickets, free hot dogs and a set of Kauffman Stadium Hot Dog Derby Plush Racers.
Entry for the "Hot Dog Derby Sweepstakes" involves a mini-essay of 50 words explaining why fans want to run the Kauffman Stadium Hot Dog Derby. Official rules and terms for the "Hot Dog Derby Sweepstakes" are outlined on royals.com. On-line entry forms will be accepted through Monday, Sept. 17 and the "Grand Prize Wieners" will be contacted by the Royals on Tuesday, Sept. 25.