W Hotel Cocktail Contest

by Crave Staff

Press releases can be fun, and this one invites everyone to the W Hotel sponsored event that anyone can enter. A little something to prepare us for the cooler temps.

College football season is about to touchdown and W Dallas – Victory, part of W Hotels Worldwide, is teaming with sister property W Austinfor a spirited cocktail showdown commemorating the regional rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma universities.  

Beginning Monday, August 15 fans can showcase their school pride by ordering up special themed cocktails – the Burnt Orange or OK Crimson — at either property’s Living Room Bar for a chance to win a hotel stay for two at W Dallas for the big Texas vs. Oklahoma weekend. Fans descending on Big D this October for the annual gridiron match-up can also book the hotel’s aptly named “Red River Rival Weekend” package. Jump for all the details.          

Contest Rules:

Step One – Patrons can order up a Burnt Orange or OK Crimson cocktail from the Living Room Bar at either W Austin or W Dallas to showcase their team spirit

Step Two – Snap a cool photo in either Living Room Bar and upload it onto Facebook

Step Three – Visit the following link: facebook.com/wdallashotel/rivalweekendcontest and “click” on the contest link to submit the photo

Photos may be submitted until Tuesday, September 13, 2011. Beginning September 14, submitted entrants get their friends to VOTE for their uploaded photo. Voters must “Like” W Dallas and W Austin’s Facebook fan pages and accept the guidelines. Voting ends September 21, 2011 (See Official Rules online for guidelines)

The photo with the most votes by the September 21 deadline wins:

Prize pack includes a trip for two to W Dallas – Victory for Texas vs. Oklahoma weekend (two nights stay October 7-8, 2011; 2 W Team Spirit Koozies; 2 W Team Spirit Sunglasses; W Cooler Tote Bag; and a 6 pack of Texas or Oklahoma beer
In partnership with Ketel One Vodka, the Burnt Orange cocktail features Ketel Oranje, Bulleit Bourbon, Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice, and agave nectar; and the OK Crimson is made with Ciroc, Stirring’s Pomegranate, fresh watermelon juice, lime juice, agave nectar, and cassis. Contest is intended as a fun promotion for Living Room Bar patrons to showcase their team pride, and is not officially associated with either university.

University alumnus descending on Big D for the annual “AT&T Red River Rivalry” football game can also book W Dallas’ Red River Rival Weekend* package starting now. Special offer is available for the weekend of Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, and entitles fans to W Dallas – Victory’s noted Whatever/Whenever® service of granting wishes (as long as it’s legal) for that truly WOW-worthy stay, in addition to:

An exclusive W Cooler Tote Bag complete with speakers and plug-in for your listening device,
A six pack of local Texas or Oklahoma beer representing respective alma mater,
Exclusive W Team Spirit Sunglasses,
Special W Team Spirit Koozie, and
A Wonderful Room starting at $489 a night.

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