CORPUS CHRISTI -- The Reliant Energy Summer Sweepstakes is coming back to Hooks fans at Whataburger Field on Thursday, May 16.
Beginning on the 16th, fans have the opportunity to register for once-in-a-lifetime experiences that turn baseball dreams into reality by visiting the Reliant Energy table on the Whataburger Field concourse or logging on to cchooks.com
"This is the third year we've teamed up with Reliant to provide exceptional baseball prizes for their summer sweepstakes winners," Hooks president Ken Schrom said. "Once again, we have four great packages and they'll generate a lot of interest."
Prizes for the 2013 Reliant Energy Summer Sweepstakes include:
On the Road with the Hooks
One winner will receive a trip for four to watch the Hooks take on the San Antonio Missions at Wolff Municipal Stadium in San Antonio. Tickets to one game, one-night single occupancy hotel accommodations and gas card provided. Drawing: May 27.
Bat Kid for a Day
One winner will receive the opportunity to have their child of choice serve as honorary bat kid during a select home game. Age range of child: 8-14. Drawing: June 30.
Hooks Owner's Experience
One winner will have the chance to watch a select Whataburger Field game from the owner's suite during the 2013 season. The experience includes 12 tickets, food, non-alcoholic beverages and a VIP tour of the ballpark. Drawing: July 21.
Honorary First Pitch
One winner will throw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to a select Hooks game at Whataburger Field. Four game tickets also included: Drawing: August 12
You could catch a road game on the arch-rival's home turf. Or make a lifetime memory for that special kid. Or give your 11 closest friends the VIP treatment. Or stretch it out from 60 feet, six inches.
About Corpus Christi Hooks: The Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros is one of two minor league teams owned and operated by Ryan-Sanders Baseball. The other is Texas Rangers Triple-A affiliate Round Rock.
Whataburger Field was completed in 2005 at a cost of $25 million. The Hooks focus on exemplary customer service in a family-friendly environment. Advance ticket prices of $10/$12 for reserved seats and $5/$6 for general admission meet affordability requirements.
In 2013, the Hooks play 70 home games between April 4 and September 2. For complete schedule and ticket information, go to cchooks.com
About Reliant: Reliant provides electricity, energy services and smart energy solutions to homes, businesses, manufacturing facilities, government entities and institutions in Texas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. As part of NRG (NYSE: NRG), Reliant is backed by a Fortune 300 company that is at the forefront of changing how people think about and use energy. NRG is a pioneer in developing cleaner and smarter energy choices for its customers. NRG's diverse power generating facilities can support over 40 million homes nationwide, and its retail businesses collectively serve more than 2.2 million customers in 10 states and the District of Columbia. For more information about Reliant products and services, please visit www.reliant.com. Connect with Reliant on Facebook at www.facebook.com/reliantenergy and on Twitter @reliantenergy.