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November 14, 2002 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Cincinnati Swarm News Release

CINCINNATI, OH- Cincinnati's newest sports franchise has chosen a name, colors, logo, website, season ticket packages, individual game ticket prices, a phone number for purchasing tickets and a head coach.

NAME- Cincinnati's arenafootball2 team is the Cincinnati Swarm. Cincinnati Swarm was chosen via a name-the-team contest in which thousands voiced their opinion. Ronn Atkinson was the first to submit the name "Swarm," and will receive $1000 for the winning entry.

COLORS- The Cincinnati Swarm's official colors are gold, black and blue.

LOGO- The official Swarm logo has been chosen. The logo is available to download for media use at

WEBSITE- The Swarm's website is All team information will be posted on this website when it is available.

TICKETS- For ticket information, fans can call the Cincinnati Swarm Ticket Line at (513) 421-3222. Individual game ticket prices have been set at $9, $14, $19 and $29, to go on sale at a later date. Season tickets packages for all eight Swarm home games are available at $72, $112, $152 and $232 and are on-sale now!

COACH- Chris MacKeown of Dayton, Ohio has been hired as the Swarm's head coach. See www.CincinnatiSwarm for details on Coach MacKeown.

INFORMATION- For more information on the Cincinnati Swarm, visit our website,, or call the Swarm Line at (513) 421- 3222.

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