The Legends of Houston Sweepstakes Official Contest Rules

Administrator: Nolan Ryan Brands

Sponsors:Kroger,Harris County-Houston Sports Authority


MVP Grand Prize (1 winner)

  • Ten (10) tickets to the Red Carpet Fan Zone at the 2022 Houston Sports Awards
  • One Year’s Worth of Nolan Ryan Beef (redeemable at any Kroger store in Texas)
  • One Official MLB Autographed Baseball by Nolan Ryan

All-Star Prize (2 winners)

  • One Year’s Worth of Nolan Ryan Beef (redeemable at any Kroger store in Texas)
  • One Official MLB Autographed Baseball by Nolan Ryan

Starting Line-up Prize (45 winners)

  • Two (2) tickets to the Red Carpet Fan Zone at the 2022 Houston Sports Awards

How to Enter:

No purchase necessary.  Qualifying begins March 16, 2022 at 12:00 AM and ending April 12th 2022 at 11:59 PM.  All online entries must be received by April 12th, 2022 at 11:59 PM. All times are Central Time (US & Canada). Scan the QR code on the Nolan Ryan Beef Legends of Houston Sweepstakes display at participating Kroger stores, or visit for entry. Alternatively, you can enter the Sweepstakes by mailing a postcard with your full name, mailing address, and phone number (if you have one) to: “Legends of Houston Sweepstakes” c/o Nolan Ryan Brands, 3500 East Palm Valley Blvd. Suite 1, Round Rock, TX 78665 before April 6th, 2022.  All methods of entry have an equal chance of winning.

Limit 1 entry during the contest dates. This means that you, personally, can only enter once per Entry Period. You may not register multiple times using different phone numbers. If you attempt to register more than once, only the first entry will be considered and subsequent entries will be disqualified. 

How to Win:

On April 13th, 2022, one entry for the ‘MVP Grand Prize’ will be chosen, two entries for the ‘All-Star Prize’ will be chosen, and forty-five (45) entries for the ‘Starting Line-up Prize’ will be chosen at random from all eligible entries.  Individuals will be contacted via telephone only by a representative of Nolan Ryan Brands between the hours of 9 A.M. and 5 P.M. Central Time (US & Canada) and must answer the phone to win. If that person does not answer the telephone, another entry will be chosen at random, and the same process will begin.  This will continue until a winner has answered the phone and accepted the prizes and is eligible based on the rules of the contest.  The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. 


Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to those who sign up at the online Sweepstakes page, or mail a postcard by April 6th, 2022 and who are at least 18+ years old at the time of entry. The Sweepstakes is open to the legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Administrator, (Nolan Ryan Brands) and the Sponsors (Kroger,Harris County-Houston Sports Authority), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.


  1. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. 
  2. The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside of the United States and where prohibited. 
  3. Prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable to another individual, except to a surviving spouse of the winner. There is no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Administrator or Sponsors may, at its sole discretion, substitute any prize, or portion of a prize, a prize of comparable value or cash. Any difference between stated approximate retail and actual value of prize will not be awarded. ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT).
  4. The prize winner is responsible for compliance with all federal, state and/or local laws and regulations that apply, including, without limitation, payment of applicable taxes, fees or surcharges. 
  5. All expenses not specifically provided for in the “Prize” section above are the responsibility of the prize winner. 
  6. Entrants agree that any information provided will be used in accordance with the Nolan Ryan Brands Privacy Policy found at
  7. Nolan Ryan Brands has sole discretion to render ineligible or disqualify any entrant or qualifier and to proceed with the contest as it determines appropriate.  
  8. If no person, entrant, or qualifier meets the contest criteria, the prize will go unawarded. 
  9. This prize is date specific. All prizes and gift cards must be redeemed between April 14, 2022 to April 14, 2023. Winner must be able to redeem prizes within the states of Texas or Louisiana. If the winner is unable to redeem prizes in-person and within eligible dates, no substitute prize will be provided. “Tickets to the Red Carpet Fan Zone at the 2022 Houston Sports Awards” will be awarded in the form of two (2) or ten (10) tickets valued at $100 each and can be downloaded from the “Red Carpet Fan Zone Houston Sports Awards” Eventbrite page which will be emailed to the prize winners. “One Year’s Worth of Nolan Ryan Beef” will be awarded in the form of fifty (50) Kroger gift cards valued at $40 each = total value of $2,000 redeemable only in Kroger stores in the state of Texas and will be mailed out to prize winners. “One Official MLB Autographed Baseball by Nolan Ryan” will be awarded and sent to each winner by mail and is valued at $300 per baseball. Tickets and gift cards are not redeemable for cash. Some restrictions apply. Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced. One (1) Official MLB Autographed Baseball by Nolan Ryan value is subject to market conditions and may vary.
  10. Administrator and Sponsors are not responsible for entries not received due to technical issues in the entry or selection process, including, but not limited to, phone or internet service outages, computer or phone difficulties, and delays.  Entries will be deemed made by the authorized holder of the cell phone used to submit at the time of entry. The authorized holder is the natural person who is assigned to the phone number by a provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning a cell phone numbers. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, Sponsors may require that the potential winner provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the phone number associated with the winning entry.  Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.
  11. The Administrator and Sponsors will be responsible for conducting the contest. The Administrator will be solely responsible for awarding the prize. Entrants agree that the Administrator is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, or misdirected entries, or any technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer online system, computer equipment, hardware, software, or any email failure, including failure due to traffic congestion on the internet or website, or any combination thereof, or any entries that are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants also agree that the Administrator and the Sponsors are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's phone or computer related to or resulting from Sweepstakes and its prizes, including without limitation any server failure; lost, delayed, or corrupted data; or other malfunction.
  12. The Administrator reserves the right to modify, suspend, or cancel the Contest in the event of any act, occurrence, or reason that would corrupt the integrity, administration or fairness of the Contest in its sole discretion, including without limitation significant technical difficulties such as those caused by viruses, hacking, unauthorized intervention or fraud. If the Contest is terminated before the end date, the Administrator will select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination time/date. Neither Administrator nor Sponsors is responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of any prize.
  13. By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Administrator and Sponsors, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and other individuals engaged in the development or execution of this Contest, from any liability, claims, losses, and damages arising out of or relating to participation in the Contest or the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize received in the Contest including without limitation liability for personal injury or death. All causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. You expressly waive all claims for punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages.
  14. By participating, all entrants give permission (except where prohibited), for Sponsors and its designees to use the winner’s name, voice, image, likeness, photographs, statements, biographical information and any other personal characteristics, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for any purpose, including without limitation advertising, marketing, promotional and/or publicity purposes, without additional compensation to such winner. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Nolan Ryan Brands. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
  15. By entering the Contest, you agree to these rules (“Official Rules”) and agree that the decisions of the Administrator and Sponsors are binding in all respects. You agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  16. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this Sweepstakes and not to Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google.
  17. For a copy of these Official Rules or the names of the prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Marketing Manager, c/o Nolan Ryan Brands, 3500 East Palm Valley Blvd. Suite. 1, Round Rock, TX 78665 before April 6th, 2022. The Official Rules will also be available at pages/houston-sweeps-details.

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