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Big Week for Your La Crosse Spartans

May 23, 2011 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - La Crosse Spartans News Release

The Spartans return home to the friendly confines of the La Crosse Center this Friday night as the team takes on the Green Bay Blizzard at 7pm. This will be a big game for the Spartans as the team is looking for redemption after the team's May 7th loss to the Blizzard on the road in Green Bay. Things got some what ugly during that contest as a total of six players were ejected (4 Blizzard Players & 2 Spartans) showing this rivalry is growing in intensity. IFL commissioner Tommy Benizio will be in town for the game as this will be the commissioner's second to La Crosse this season. Several special events and promotions will taking place this week leading up to the game and throughout the weekend. Find find details of these events below:

Ticket Promotions

The following ticket specials must be purchased in advance by calling the Spartans office at 608-782-4461.

-Bud Light Party Zone Tickets $25 includes ticket to game, all you can eat food, and all you can drink beer & soda! $30 on gameday.

-American Red Cross Disaster Relief 200 level ticket special.In an effort to provide relief to those effected by Sunday's severe storms the Spartans are teaming up with the American Red Cross. For this Friday's game the Spartans have announced a $15 200 level disaster relief ticket ($24 value) in which the team will donate $5 from each ticket for relief efforts in the Coulee Region. In addition the Red Cross will be collecting monetary donations and non perishable food items at the La Crosse Center during Friday's game.

Fan Tailgate Prior To Friday's Game In Riverside Park

Don't forget prior to next Friday's home game against Green Bay a Spartans fan tailgate will be taking place in Riverside Park beginning at 5pm until kickoff. Non alcoholic drinks will be provided, lawn games, and opportunities to meet Spartan players & Lady Spartans. Bring a grill & some friends and hangout with other Spartans fans prior to kickoff.

Discounted 200-level tickets will be available ($15 200 level seats. Tickets must ordered in advance through Spartans office.)

For more details email Micah Wyss at [email protected]

Two Big Sponsor Events

The Spartans will be taking part in two meet & greet opportunities this weekend. All Spartans players, coaches, and staff will be on hand to sign autographs, take pictures, and much more. If you've been waiting to get those autographs, this is your chance! Both events will have activities for the entire family and prizes will be given away throughout the event. The Spartans will be at the following places:

Thursday, May 26th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Candlewood Suites Open House

56 Copeland Ave.

La Crosse, WI

(Features free food & beverage)

Saturday, May 28th from 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cousins Subs Open House

1220 Crossing Meadows Drive

Onalaska, WI

Please bring the whole family for all the fun!

If you have any questions regarding these events or want to take advantage of the ticket specials please feel free to call the Spartans office at 608-782-4461. Thanks for being the best fans in the IFL!

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