IRVING, Texas, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess®, the maker of America's most iconic snack cakes is celebrating America's national pastime and inviting consumers to play an instant win game for a chance to score a VIP weekend in the Big Apple. Hostess is getting into the swing of baseball season with the release of its limited-edition Baseball CupCakes and by offering fans a chance to win a VIP weekend for four in New York City complete with gift cards for tickets to see their favorite team play, airfare, hotel accommodations, limo transportation and $2,000 in spending cash. Plus, Hostess fans can enter for a chance to win daily prizes – a $50 MLB.com gift card towards the purchase of their favorite team's gear.
From April 30th through June 2nd specially marked packages of Hostess Baseballs – delicious frosted yellow cake with creamy filling and white icing with red icing "stitching" – as well as multipacks of Hostess Twinkies® and Hostess Chocolate CupCakes, will be decked out in baseball packaging. Each package will have an on-pack code that consumers can enter at www.hostesscakes.com for a chance to win the grand prize VIP weekend or a $50 MLB.com gift card daily prize. After registering, fans can pick a Hostess treat to race. You can choose one of three Hostess treats – Curly Cupcake™, Twinkie the Kid™ or Baseball CupCake – to round the bases in the virtual baseball stadium. If your character touches home plate first, you will win a prize. Additionally, everyone has the opportunity to download and print free baseball cards featuring Hostess treats.
"The Hostess Baseball promotion is a tradition made even more exciting this year with a fun instant win game that brings together two American favorites, iconic Hostess snack cakes and America's favorite pastime, baseball," said Amy Clark, Director of Snack Marketing for Hostess.
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Hostess Brands, Inc. is one of the nation's largest providers of fresh-baked bread and sweet goods, sold under various brand names including Wonder®, Merita®, Home Pride®, Nature's Pride®, Hostess®, Drake's®, and Dolly Madison. The Company is headquartered in Irving, Texas.