HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of a great American tradition and back by popular demand, CITGO Petroleum Corporation kicked off the 2018 Ultimate Road Trip Sweepstakes this fall at participating CITGO retail locations. The 12-week nationwide contest will run until October 30, 2018. 

CITGO invites customers to enter and participate in the Sweepstakes through the Club CITGO app. Customers can visit ClubCITGO.com to download the Club CITGO app to register. Each time customers "CHECK IN" on the app at a participating CITGO location, they will receive one sweepstakes entry. CITGO encourages each participant to "CHECK IN" daily, up to one CHECK IN per day, to earn additional entries and increase their chances of winning a Jeep® and other exciting prizes. Please see our CITGO Ultimate Road Trip Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions.

"We want our customers to love driving as much as we do," said Karl Schmidt, CITGO Assistant VP Supply & Marketing. "With a tank full of gas and an open road ahead, the possibilities are endless. The sweepstakes gives CITGO the opportunity to thank our customers and fuel some memorable road trips."  

The Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner will receive a 2018 Jeep® Wrangler and the ultimate road trip package, including an $800 Hotels.com gift card, a $700 Visa gift card and a $500 CITGO gift card.  The First Prize winners will receive a year's supply of gas and Second Prize winners will receive a $250 CITGO gift card.

There will be a total of 15 winners: one Grand Prize winner, two First Prize winners and 12 Second Prize winners. The Grand and First Prize drawing will be conducted in early November 2018. Weekly Second Prize drawings have occurred since August 8 and will continue until October 30, 2018. Winners are notified by email, mail or phone.

The Sweepstakes is open to customers who are of legal age in the following 26 states, and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

They can also follow CITGO on Facebook at facebook.com/CITGOFuelingGood and on Twitter and Instagram at @Fueling_Good for more information and updates.

CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more information, visit www.CITGO.com.