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af2 & Law To Honor Five Millionth Fan This Saturday

June 1, 2004 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Laredo Law News Release

CHICAGO - The five-millionth fan to attend an arenafootball2 game will walk through the turnstile of an af2 arena this weekend the af2 League office announced today. To commemorate this event, the League has planned a Five-Millionth Fan Celebration for this weekend, June 4-6. The Laredo Law is home this Saturday against the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz. For tickets call (956) 726-GAME (4263) or go online at

“We are thrilled to be able to celebrate our five-millionth fan during our fifth anniversary season,” said af2 Executive Director Jay Marcus. “Our fans are some of the most loyal and dedicated sports fans in the country. We are thankful for their support and look forward to continuing to provide the affordable total entertainment experience they have come to love.”

Going into the 2004 season, af2's all-time attendance total was at 4,479,199. Based on totals up to this point in the season, the five-millionth fan should occur in Week 10.

“The Laredo Law is proud to be a part of arenafootball2 and the Five-Millionth Fan Celebration,” said Law CEO Kiki DeAyala. “We plan on growing into the future with af2 and being here for the 10 millionth fan celebration in the future.”

In celebration of the milestone event, an honorary five-millionth fan will be selected at each game during Week 10. The winning fan at each game, selected randomly upon entrance into the arena, will receive a prize package including, but not limited to: two season tickets for the 2005 season, an authentic af2 jersey signifying the five-millionth fan and dream seats for the game they are attending that night. Prize packages may vary by market.

In an additional gesture of appreciation for all of af2's fans, the league has adopted the following slogan for the remainder of the season: “Five Years. Five Million Reasons.”

“We wouldn't be here if it wasn't for our fans,” said Marcus. “This phrase celebrates how far we've come and signifies the essence of who we work for in this league.”


Come to all Law games for the rest of the regular season for your chance to win two floor tickets to the Spurs versus Rockets game on October 27th at the LEC.


Catch the Law all season long on 94.9 The New Qure FM. The games will also be video streamed over the internet through


Law Weekly with head coach Scot Maynard airs every Thursday night at 6 p.m. on Laredo News Talk AM 1490 KLNT.


Support the Law by becoming a Corporate Sponsor. For more information contact Magali Hinojosa at 956-523-7723 or


To schedule the Law for a player appearance contact Nicole Thompson at (956)-523-6586 or


In four short seasons the af2 has nearly doubled in size from 15 teams to 25. arenafootball2 promotes a fan friendly attitude with autograph sessions on the field for the home team after each game. The af2 and the AFL strictly adhere to a Fans Bill of Rights which is unique to any major sport. The Fans Bill of Rights includes: every fan is entitled to a wholesome environment for guests and family members, free of violence, profane gestures and language or rude and invasive behavior that could in any way interfere with a first-class entertainment experience; every fan demands that we maintain absolute respect for the game of Arena Football and maintain the integrity of the finest of fair competition at all times; every Fan deserves our very best effort on a consistent basis, on every play on the field, every action in the stands, every call to our office, and every involvement in our community.

For ticket information contact the Laredo Law at (956) 726-GAME (4263) or visit

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