When you vote for your favorite flavor, you’ll be entered for the chance to win a smoker. Vote for your favorite team, and you might be chosen to win a primo pair of 2019 season tickets. Sounds pretty swell to me, but they tell me I’m ineligible.

Uncle Ray's Signature

Favorite Flavors

Memphis Style
Carolina Gold
Kansas City

Favorite MiLB Teams

Tennessee Smokies 17.9%
Memphis Redbirds 8.8%
San Antonio Missions 7.3%
Durham Bulls 6.1%
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5.6%
Columbus Clippers 4.7%
Charleston Riverdogs 4.6%
Lansing Lugnuts 4.3%
Charlotte Knights 4.1%
Springfield Cardinals 3.9%
Dayton Dragons 3.6%
Louisville Bats 3.6%
Greensboro Grasshoppers 3.1%
Greenville Drive 2.9%
Round Rock Express 2.9%
South Bend Cubs 2.8%
Kane County Cougars 2.6%
Quad Cities River Bandits 2.5%
Birmingham Barons 2.5%
Fort Wayne TinCaps 2.4%
Lexington Legends 2%
Kannapolis Intimidators 1.8%

Vote Today, And You Could Win Big!

In my day, we used paper and pencils, but now I hear you can vote right from your computer machine, or even from your pocket gadget with a text message, whatever that means. Vote however you please, just tell 'em Uncle Ray sent ya.

Uncle Ray’s “Battle of the BBQ” Sweepstakes



Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The Uncle Ray’s “Battle of the BBQ” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on August 31, 2018 ("Sweepstakes Period"). Sweepstakes is sponsored by Uncle Ray’s, LLC (the "Sponsor") 14245 Birwood Street, Detroit, Michigan, 48238.

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who have attained the age of majority in his or her state or territory as of the Sweepstakes start date. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of the Sponsor, National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues d/b/ MiLB, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, retailers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies, including Alliance Sweepstakes Services, Inc. (the “Administrator”), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, members, successors and assigns, and any other entities directly associated with this sweepstakes (collectively, “Released Parties”), are also not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.

How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period eligible participants may enter in one of two (2) ways, as follows:

  1. Via Text Messaging - During the Sweepstakes Period, eligible Entrants are invited to vote for their favorite Uncle Ray’s limited-edition BBQ flavor by texting the keyword “KANSAS”, “CAROLINA”, “TEXAS” or “MEMPHIS” to the short code, 555888. Upon receipt of the text message, Entrant will receive a confirmation message that their vote was accepted which will earn them one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing for that flavor (the “Flavor”). Note: Standard text messaging rates, terms, and conditions apply and may not be available from all service providers or for all handsets. Other charges may also apply. Participants should check with their service provider for details.
  1. Online - During the Sweepstakes Period, eligible Entrants can obtain one (1) Sweepstakes entry by visiting the Sponsor’s website at www.UncleRays.com/ At the Website, Entrants will be invited to vote for their favorite Uncle Ray’s limited-edition BBQ flavor by completing the Sweepstakes entry form which requests their full name, e-mail address and phone number and where they must select one (1) of the following flavors: Memphis Style, Carolina Gold, Kansas City or Tex-Mex. Each completed entry form will generate one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the drawing for that Flavor. Online entrants also have the option to vote for their favorite Minor League Baseball team (the “Team”) from a choice of twenty (20) teams listed in the drop-down menu on the entry form. By including this selection, the Entrant will also receive one entry into the Team Sweepstakes drawing.

LIMIT one (1) entry per person in the Flavor Sweepstakes drawing regardless of method of entry and only (1) entry per person in the Team Sweepstakes drawing is allowed. Proof of submission of an entry is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor. The Released Parties  are not responsible for: (a) late, incomplete, delayed, or misdirected entries; (b) causes beyond Released Parties’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; (c) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules; (d) incorrect or inaccurate entry information; (e) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of this offer, in the administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement/notification of the prize Winners; or (f) cheating or fraud by any participant. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. By participating, you consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of your personal information for the administration of this Sweepstakes.

Drawing and Notification: Five (5) random drawings will take place on or about September 5, 2018.  One (1) drawing will take place from each one the four (4) Flavor pools of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes period from both entry methods combined to determine the four (4) Grand Prize winners. One (1) drawing will also take place from the pool of eligible Team entries received from the Team that received the most votes during the Sweepstakes period to determine that Grand Prize winner. All drawings will be conducted by Alliance Sweepstakes Services (“the Administrator”), an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a Prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received in each pool of entries. No more than a total of five (5) prizes will be awarded. Each Entrant is allowed to only win one (1) prize during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Each winner will be contacted by the phone number and/ or email addresses that they provided when they entered the Sweepstakes.

Prizes: Four (4) Grand Prizes will be awarded, one (1) to each of the winners of the four (4) Flavor drawings. Each winner will receive one (1) Uncle Ray’s and MiLB co-branded meat smoker. Approximate retail value (ARV) of each prize is $900. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to the winner of the Team drawing who will receive two (2) 2019 season tickets of the Minor League Baseball team that received the highest number of votes. The ARV of this prize is $1,000. Total Prize Pool ARV is $4,600.

Prize Conditions: By accepting any prize, each winner agrees to release the Sponsor and the Released Parties from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. No substitution or transfer of prize or election of cash in lieu of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any part of the prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available. Each winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and/or any other fees/costs associated with the prize or receipt of the prize. By accepting a prize, winners grant permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use their name, and address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes, in any and all media (including posting on Web Site) now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without further notice to and without additional compensation. If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.

General Conditions: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, recipient grants to the Sponsor its parent, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time the recipient’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR , THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, PRIZE PROVIDER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor,  their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, dealers, distributors, suppliers, Prize provider and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). Winner acknowledges that Sponsor have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.

Terms & Conditions: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or from their acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.

Limitations of Liability: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prize using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner of an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

Use of Data: All information submitted by entrants will be treated according to Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at https://www.unclerays.com/privacy-policy/.

By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing your e-mail address and  phone number, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

Disputes: Except where prohibited, each entrant further agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, (b) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees, (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and (d) all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan, and shall be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts in the State of Michigan, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of said courts and waives any objection thereto.

Winners List Request:  To request the name, city and state of residence of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, for receipt September 5, 2018 to: Alliance/ Uncle Ray’s “Battle of the BBQ” Sweepstakes Winners List Request, 620 Park Ave. #332, Rochester, NY 14607.

Sponsor: Uncle Ray’s, LLC, 14245 Birwood Street, Detroit, Michigan, 48238.

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