|CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Condors take to the Mercy and Memorial Hospitals Home Ice at Rabobank Arena for three games this week on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday to conclude the season. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. All three games begin at 7 p.m.
The Condors are ‘Out for Blood’ on Wednesday when the team hosts the Alaska Aces on Blood Drive Night presented by My 45 and KUZZ 107.9 FM. Anyone who donates blood at Houchin Blood Bank can receive a $1 voucher which can be redeemed at the game. Houchin is located at 5901 Truxtun Ave.
Also, it is the final game of the Condors’ offer of up to four (4) complimentary tickets to Condorstown’s unemployed. It is a difficult time in the job market today and the Condors hope to ease the burden with a fun night out at the rink for the families of those having trouble finding work.
To receive the tickets, fans must bring their notice of unemployment from theEmployment Development Department of California to the box office. Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10-4 p.m. with extended hours on gamedays.
Friday night is Street Hockey Stick and Puck Set GiveawayNight presented byABC 23, HOT 94.1 FM and Three Way Automotive Group.The first 2,000 children, 12 and under, will receive a Condors Street Hockey Stick and Puck set to practice their games during the summer months. It’s perfect to play in the driveway, just please do not play in the house (except when your mom isn’t paying attention)!
The Condors wrap up the season in grand style on Saturday with afun-filled night at the rink. Come check out Cartoon Network’s superhero Ben 10 as he takes pictures in Condors photo booth.
Also, current NASCAR driver and Bakersfield’s ownRyan Reed will bring his race car to the game and will be available for autographs and pictures. He will have his car outside prior to the game. Here is your chance to pretend you are whipping around the track at Daytona! The game is sponsored byBright House Networks, 101.5 KGFM and Farmers Insurance.
All Bright House Networks subscribers can receive $7 tickets simply by presenting their cable bill or envelope at the box office.
It will be a special night for many underprivileged children and military personnel as they will receive free tickets to the game courtesy of local organizations participating in Big Buddies Night.
Prior to Wednesday’s game the Condors will auction off the warm-up jerseys of #32 Hans Benson, #2 Erik Burgdoerfer, #25 Kyle Calder, #55 Jesse Gimblett, #7 Tyson Gimblett, #19 Casey Pierro-Zabotel, and #36 Keith Wynn. Before Friday’s game, the Condors will auction the jerseys of #14 Peter Boyd, #15 Robby Dee, #12 Tyler Helfrich, #31 Bryan Pitton, and #22 Josh Van Dyk. Prior to the Saturday’s contest the Condors will auction off the jerseys of #5 Ryan Annesley, #8 Parker Stanfield, #6 Alex Hudson, and #24 Evan Trupp. Each auction will take place at 6:45 p.m. and proceeds will benefit the Active 20/30 Club.
Stop by The Bakersfield Marriott Autograph Booth at the north end of the concourse after the games to get autographs from your favorite players. On Wednesday, D Ryan Annesley and G Matt Keetley will head up to the booth; while on Friday, RW Tyler Helfrich and F Chris Kushneriuk will sign for fans.
All games will be broadcast live in their entirety on Fox Sports 970 AM, and also available online at www.foxsports970am.com. In addition, anyone with a smartphone can download the iheartradioapp and tune into the action from anywhere. Saturday’s action is also the Condors Game of the Week on Fox Sports Radio 610 in Lancaster. The games will be streamed online through the exclusive pay-per-view video provider of the ECHL, www.americaone.com.
Saturday’s game will be televised live on Bright House Networks Channel 10.
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 Saturday with extended hours on gamedays.
Renew Now and Enjoy $1 Sodas
Renew your Condors season tickets now for the 2012-13 season and get a special Condors Cup that grants you $1 sodas for the rest of this season! The earlier you sign up, the more you save, and the more tasty $1 beverages you can enjoy at Condors games. Call the Condors office at 324-PUCK to renew your ticket package today.
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