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ArenaBowl XVIII tickets hot item

June 22, 2004 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) News Release

PHOENIX -- Fans wishing to see the top-seeded Arizona Rattlers (13-5-0) attempt to claim their third ArenaBowl championship against the second-seeded San Jose SaberCats (13-5-0) should act quickly to avoid being shutout of ARENABOWL XVIII.

To date, more than 15,600 tickets have been sold, leaving less than 1,200 tickets to the game on Sunday, June 7 at America West Arena. Those tickets, priced between $17.50-$27.50 (including all taxes and facility fees) are available at the America West Arena Box Office or by calling TICKETMASTER at 480-784-4444.

The America West box office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday, noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. on game day. Fans may also purchase tickets over the Internet by logging on to

"Ticket sales have been extremely strong the last two days," Rattlers Ticket Manager Amy Naples said. "We suggest fans wishing to attend the ArenaBowl get their tickets as soon as possible, as we are anticipating selling this game out before the weekend."

ArenaBowl XVIII kickoff is slated for 4 p.m. ET and 1 p.m. local time. The game will be broadcast nationally on NBC Sports with Tom Hammond, Pat Haden, Lewis Johnson and Marty Snider on the call.

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