The Texas Stars had one of the best attendance records in the AHL last year, a fact which was surely influenced by the great giveaways and promotions that the Stars put on throughout the year. Texas has just released their promo schedule for the coming season. Many of the favorites from last year are coming back and the Stars will feature three specialty jerseys throughout the season. Burnt orange, pink, and camouflage will be among the jersey colors on display at the CPC this fall. Full release below.
Which promotion are you most excited about?
Which promotion are you most excited about?
The Texas Stars announced on Wednesday the 2010-2011 Promotions schedule.
The promotions schedule is filled with giveaways, popular fan specials and numerous theme nights. Insulated lunch bags, fleece blankets, knit caps, drawstring backpacks, scarves, gym bags and pink water bottles highlight the giveaways. Pink in the Rink, Military Nights, Sing For Santa, Field Trip Days, and Burnt Orange jerseys lead the theme nights. The popular State Farm Family Four Pack and H-E-B Tuesdays return, joined by “3-2-1” Fridays.
The Stars will start their giveaways before the regular season begins with every fan who attends the preseason games on October 2nd and 3rd receiving a 2010-2011 magnetic schedule, compliments of Austin Telco Federal Credit Union.
On Opening Night, Texas will raise its 2010 Western Conference Championship banner to the rafters of the Cedar Park Center when the Stars host the San Antonio Rampage on Saturday, October 16th at 7:00 pm. The first 5,000 fans who attend the game will receive a Texas Stars 2010 Western Conference Champions mini banner. The first 2,500 fans receive a Texas Stars drawstring backpack, compliments of State Farm, on Saturday, October 23rd when Texas hosts Peoria at 7:00 PM.
On Saturday, October 30th, the Stars will partner with the Austin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to promote breast cancer awareness for “Pink in the Rink”. The Texas Stars will wear Pink in the Rink themed jerseys. As the presenting sponsor of the event, the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center will hand out 2,500 pink Stars water bottles. The jerseys will be auctioned off and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Komen Austin Affiliate®.
On Saturday, November 6th when the Stars host the Toronto Marlies, the first 2,500 fans will receive a Texas Stars insulated lunch bag, compliments of H-E-B. On Saturday, November 20th, the first 2,500 fans will get a Stars knit cap compliments of Mighty Fine Burgers and celebrate the first of two Military Appreciation Nights. Best Buy and the Stars will hand out ear buds to the first 2,500 fans on Friday, November 26th.
The Stars will wear burnt orange specialty jerseys and hold the first doubleheader at Cedar Park Center on Saturday, November 27th. The Stars will host the San Antonio Rampage at 7:00 pm, followed by a meeting between the UT and Texas A&M club teams. The first 3,000 fans to the Stars game will receive a Texas Stars hat.
As part of “Sing for Santa - Carols and Choirs” Weekend, the Stars will partner with Toyota and Sweet Leaf Tea for a pair of giveaways. On Friday, December 3rd, the first 3,000 fans get a Texas Stars fleece blanket compliments of Toyota. On Saturday, December 4th, the first 3,000 fans receive a Texas Stars scarf from Sweet Leaf Tea. To round out December, the first 3,000 fans on Saturday, December 18th receive a Texas Stars 2011 Calendar.
In January, the Stars will hand out Mouse Pads to the first 2,500 fans on Saturday, January 22nd. On the 29th, the first 3,000 fans will be handed a Texas Stars player card set upon entry to the Cedar Park Center. On Saturday, February 5th, 3,000 team posters will be handed out prior to the Stars home game against Oklahoma City. On February 11th, 2,500 t-shirts will be passed out, followed up by 2,500 Texas Stars gym bags on Saturday, February 12th, when Texas hosts Rockford.
As part of the second Military Appreciation Night, the first 3,000 fans will be handed a Texas Stars desert camouflage hat and the Stars will wear camouflage jerseys. The jerseys will be auctioned off for charity and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Cedar Park Veterans Memorial Park. Texas will hand out 2,500 Stars Oven Mitts on Saturday, March 26th.
Aside from giveaways, fans will once again see the popular “State Farm Family Four Pack” return for every Saturday Stars home game. The four pack; includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for $44. Also, H-E-B Tuesdays feature a $5.00 discount off the ticket price for anyone who donates an H-E-B Store Brand non-perishable food product. Starting this season, is the new “3-2-1” Fridays. For every Friday home game, fans may purchase $3.00 twelve-ounce domestic drafts, $2.00 sodas and $1.00 hot dogs.
The Stars will wear three specialty jerseys during the 2010-11 home season, starting on Saturday, October 30th for Pink in the Rink, promoting breast cancer awareness. The Stars will don burnt orange jerseys on Saturday, November 27th in support of the UT Club hockey team’s game at Cedar Park Center. The final specialty jersey will be displayed on Saturday, March 5th when the Stars host Military Appreciation Night.