Casey's Crab Company to Participate with SCVNGR at Preakness Stakes in Baltimore

Preakness InfieldFEST 2010 offers patrons a high-tech interactive mobile phone scavenger hunt

Laurel, MD, May 12, 2010 --( Casey's Crab Company will participate as a sponsor in the 2010 Preakness InfieldFEST Scavenger Hunt, powered by SCVNGR, on May 15th at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The promotion will be held as part of the Preakness InfieldFEST activity lineup, gates open at 8am.

The Preakness InfieldFEST Scavenger Hunt, powered by SCVNGR, is a high-tech interactive mobile phone scavenger hunt that is part mobile adventure, part tour and part scavenger hunt. Participants gain entries into the SCVNGR contest by answering clues and location-based riddles.

To be eligible, text “PREAK” to 728647 or download a free SCVNGR iPhone or Android application and submit correct answers to the provided clues and riddles. Contestants can also pre-register at

Top scorers throughout the day can win Scavenger Hunt Prizes including a "Meet & Greet" with Preakness InfieldFEST performers Zac Brown Band, O.A.R., and Collective Soul and tickets to the Turfside Terrace, a vineyard themed party next to the Infield with great views of the racing action.

As part of Preakness InfieldFEST 2010, Casey’s Crab Company of Laurel, MD will be offering Maryland’s state crustacean in many forms. Casey’s was selected to be located in the new Jagermeister Beer Garden of the Preakness Infield, where several national and local bands will be performing throughout the day. A few items on the menu include: Steamed Blue Crabs, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Soft Shell Crabs, Maryland Crab Soup and a Raw Bar featuring Oysters, Clams and Crab Claws.

SCVNGR, a Boston based company, provides a geo-gaming platform that enables anyone to quickly and easily build location-based mobile games, tours, and interactive experiences that can be enjoyed from any mobile device. The Web-based toolkit allows even non-technical people to build games that can be played via text message, mobile Web browsers and through iPhone and Android apps. SCVNGR reportedly recently received $4 million from Google Ventures and other investors.

Casey's Crab Company
Dan Bresson