CONDORS IN THE COMMUNITY: Players to Salute Veterans on Tuesday; Condors raise nearly $14,000 for charity


For the third time this season, the Condors wore specialty thirdjerseys for a Jersey Off Our Backs Night. On Saturday, the Condors NASA/Space Themed Sweaters, featuring a space shuttle launch among other images, were auctioned off following the game and raised $13,850 for the Asthma and COPD Education Center. Kyle Calder’s jersey garnered the highest total of $950.00. The Condors have raised over $780,000 in jersey auction history including over $40,000 this season alone.



The always anticipated “Tip A Condor” event will be held atHooters, located at 4208 Rosedale Highway Suite 100 on Tuesday, February 21st from 5-8 p.m. Don’t miss out on this great chance to interact with the players as they serve your food. There will also be plenty of items up for auction and fun had by all! The event benefits Shriners Hospital for Children. Tickets are on sale now for $25, include your choice of dinner options, and are extremely limited. They can be purchased at the Condors front office, Hooters, or the Kern County Shrine Club. Get yours today by calling 324-PUCK (7825). The Condors have raised over $130,000 in the event’s history.


This week in Condorstown:


Tyler Helfrich, who graduated from R.P.I. last Spring, headed back to school this afternoon. He recognized students as part of theClassroom Champions Program at Ramon Garza Elementary School, located at 2901 Center St.

Tues. February 7th:

Hans Benson will help salute veterans at the National Salute to Veteran Patients held at the VA Bakersfield CBOC from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The clinic is located at 1801 Westwind Dr. He will be on hand to greet veterans, sign autographs, take pictures, and thank them for their service to the country.

Wed. February 8th:

The Condors hit the road for a midweek contest against the Utah Grizzlies. Puck drops at 6:05 p.m. with Condors Countdown starting at 5:45 p.m. Ryan Holt will have the call from West Valley City on Fox Sports 970 AM,, and the iheartradio app. Fans that would like to watch the game can do so through the official pay-per-view provider of the ECHL,


Thurs. February 9th:
Scott Freeman and Condors staff will help man the phones at the KUZZ 107.9 FM Radiothon from 1-2 p.m. The station is located at 3223 Sillect Ave. Call in to make a donation and you may just get to talk to the Condors leading scorer!
fox sports 970Condors Insider returns to theFox Sports Radio 970 AMairwaves from 6-7 p.m.! Tune in as Condors broadcasters Kevin Bartl and Ryan Holt get all the scoops on what is going on in Condorstown from Head Coach Matt O’Dette, and players. Listen online at, or through the iheartradio app.

Fri. February 10th:

Baby Cal will kick off another Classroom Champions event atPalla Elementary, located at 800 Fairview Rd., from 10-11 a.m. Cal will get the kids excited for the game on Feb. 25. 

Condors broadcaster Kevin Bartl will  be a guest on the Scott Cox Show at 4:00 p.m. on KERN Radio 1180 AM. He’ll have all the scoop on what’s going on in Condorstown and will probably chat about becoming a national figure over the weekend.

The Condors conclude a brief two-game stint on the road with a game in Las Vegas against the division-leading Wranglers at 7 p.m. Condors Countdown begins at 6:45 p.m. Ryan Holt has the call on Fox Sports 970 AM,, and the iheartradio app. Fans wishing to watch the game can do so through the official pay-per-view provider of the ECHL,

Sat. February 11th:

The Condors return home on Saturday for one of the most anticipated giveaways of the year in Condorstown. The first 2,000kids, 12 & under, will receive leading scorer and rookie sensation Scott Freeman’s Replica Youth Jerseysponsored by ABC23, La Preciosa 105.3 FM, and Rabobank. Season ticket holders will have an exclusive Meet the Team party following the game in the club room of Rabobank Arena.


Another highlight to the Condors calendar has been set as well with “Ladies Night” to be held on Monday, March 12. Time TBD. It’s a special event for the Condors women only as they get special tours of the rink, instruction from the players and coaches, and have an opportunity to ask the team plenty of questions! If you’re looking to learn more about the game and the team, this is definitely the event for you.


For more information on this event, call 324-PUCK (7825).

Did you catch the Condors on ESPN?
The Condors made national headlines this weekend as a result of the physical brawl that erupted at the end of Saturday night’s game. Kevin Bartl and Ryan Holt had the call, with a clip of the fight being shown on the ESPN family of networks. To watch the clip of the “Epic Hockey Fight” that was shown, click here. For the entire footage of the fight, click here.


Get Tickets:
Pick-4 Plans are the perfect plans for the Condors fan on the run. Choose four games that fit around your schedule. Plans start at just $32. For more information or to reserve your tickets call 324-PUCK (7825) today.
Individual tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena box office by calling 1-800-745-3000. Box office hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays with extended hours on game days.  For more information on ticket packages, exciting promotions, and to sign up for the Kids Club for just $10, visit the online home of the Condors,