DUBUQUE, IA–The Dubuque Fighting Saints announced today key dates on the team’s Promotional Schedule for the upcoming 2015-2016 season, and that individual tickets to all home games will go on sale next week. Full Season Ticket Holders will be able to purchase additional tickets for family and friends during an exclusive presale beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 17. Individual tickets for all home games go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, August 18 at 10 a.m. Fans may purchase at DubuqueFightingSaints.com, in person at the Fighting Saints Box Office, or by calling 563.583.6880.
The Fighting Saints are known throughout the hockey world for their unique promotions and theme nights, and the 2015-2016 Promotional Schedule will feature a mix of new, exciting events, as well as fan favorites that have become traditions.
The regular season opens for the Fighting Saints on Saturday, September 26 for a 7:05 p.m. puck drop with the Madison Capitols. That evening is Opening Night presented by American Trust and the first 3,000 fans will receive a magnetic schedule. Other early season highlights include Cinderella’s Ball on Saturday, October 10 versus Lincoln. Cinderella will be in attendance for a grand evening.
November features a pair of nights where the Fighting Saints community and fan base will rally to help support great causes. On Friday, November 13, the Fighting Saints will host Military Appreciation Night, presented by Kwik Stop, Dairy Queen and Fazoili’s. Dubuque will wear special jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game to benefit the Veteran’s Freedom Center. The club will also host a Celebration of No-Shave November, presented by UnityPoint Finley Hospital on November 28. That evening will also feature a post-game jersey auction of special uniforms worn that day.
By popular demand, the Fighting Saints will host Star Wars Nights on Saturday, March 5. Characters of all kinds will be in attendance as the Fighting Saints battle the opponent from the dark side, the defending Clark Cup Champion Sioux Falls Stampede.
Other favorite returning promotions confirmed for the 2015-2016 season include the 6th Annual Teddy Bear Toss presented by media partner Super Hits 106.1 FM on December 5, Kids Run the Rink presented by ManorCare of Dubuque and media partner Xtreme 107.1 on February 26, and Mascot Mania presented by Victory Ford on February 27.
TH Media Family 4 Pack Nights, featuring an incredible offer of 4 tickets, 4 slices of pizza, 4 sodas and 2 Kids Zones vouchers starting at just $48, return for the 2015-2016 season. TH Media Family 4 Pack Nights are scheduled for October 16, November 7, January 1, February 13 and March 25.
A complete promotional schedule will be released in the near future. Other promotional nights that are in the works include a Mommies and Minions Night, Chicago Blackhawks Night, and the return of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Night and the Glow in the Dark Game.
Season Tickets for the 2015-2016 Fighting Saints season are on sale now. Ticket packages start at just $9/game and include guaranteed seat location to all home games plus great extra benefits. Flexible payment plan options are available. Can’t make all the games? Mini-Plan options start at just six games. Call 563.583.6880 for more information, or visit DubuqueFightingSaints.com
2015-2016 Promotional Schedule Key Dates
Friday, September 4, 2015 vs Cedar Rapids— Hockey’s Back in Dubuque
Saturday, September 12, 2015 vs. Waterloo —Super Mario Night
Saturday, September 26, 2015 vs. Madison— Opening Night presented by American Trust, Magnetic Schedule Giveaway to first 3,000 fans
Friday, October 2, 2015 vs. Green Bay—Hockey 101
Saturday, October 10, 2015 vs. Lincoln—Cinderella’s Ball
Friday, October 16, 2015 vs. Youngstown—Country Night with media partner 97.7 WGLR
Friday, November 13, 2015 vs. Madison—Military Appreciation Night presented by Kwik Stop, Dairy Queen, and Fazoli’s; Post-Game jersey auction to benefit Veterans Freedom Center
Saturday, November 28, 2015 vs. Chicago—Celebration of No-Shave November, presented by UnityPoint Finley Hospital; Post-Game jersey auction to benefit Finley Heath Foundation and Wendt Regional Cancer Center
Saturday, December 5, 2015 vs. Waterloo—6th annual Teddy Bear Toss with media partner Super Hits 106.1; Bring a new teddy bear to throw onto the ice for Toys for Tots
Thursday, December 10, 2015 vs. Madison—Battle of the Border presented by University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Sunday, December 27, 2015 vs. Youngstown—25th Anniversary of Home Alone
Friday, January 29, 2016 vs. Sioux City—NHL All-Star Weekend
Saturday, February 6, 2016 vs. Cedar Rapids—Vegas Night
Friday, February 12, 2016 vs. Muskegon— 20th Anniversary of Happy Gilmore
Friday, February 19,, 2016 vs. Waterloo—Hockey Weekend Across America- Wear your favorite team’s jersey night
Friday, February 26, 2016 vs. Green Bay—Kids Run the Rink presented by ManorCare of Dubuque and media partner Xtreme 107.1
Saturday, March 5, 2016 vs. Sioux Falls—Star Wars Night
Thursday, March 17, 2016 vs. Bloomington—Irish Night
Friday, April 1, 2016 vs. Cedar Rapids—The Bernies
Friday, April 8, 2016—Fan Appreciation Night presented by American Trust
TH Media Family Four Pack Games: October 16, November 7, January 1, February 13, March 25
College Nights: October 10, December 10, February 12, March 4, April 1
SUBJECT TO CHANGE, FULL PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE TO BE RELEASED SOON