Frontier Field to Host Amerks Game
Rochester, NY - The Rochester Red Wings, in conjunction with the Rochester Americans, unveiled today the official name and logo, as well as released all ticketing information regarding the outdoor hockey festival to be held at Frontier Field this December 13-22.
"This will be an exciting week for the city of Rochester, the state of New York and, of course, the game of hockey," said Ted Black, president of the Rochester Americans. "With more than 10 teams coming from all corners of the state - and from all levels of the game - to play hockey, this will be a tremendous event to showcase the exceptional hockey teams we have in this region. More importantly, it will be a fun and different way to experience hockey. Whether you're a player or a fan watching your favorite team, these games will be the games you'll never forget being a part of."
OFFICIAL NAME: Frozen Frontier presented by Greater Rochester Area Honda Dealers
"Hockey and Honda in Rochester are a great mix. The Rochester Area Honda dealers are pleased to partner with the Frozen Frontier," said Steve Ralph, president of the Greater Rochester Area Honda Dealers. "This is a unique, once in a lifetime event that we look forward to bringing to the community. This is Rochester's own Winter Classic."
LOGOS: See attachments. The Frozen Frontier logo with the Honda decal will be used for all promotion and marketing of the event while the logo without the Honda decal will be used on all merchandise.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday, December 13 (7:00 p.m.): Rochester Americans vs. Lake Erie Monsters Saturday, December 14 (12:00 p.m.): RIT Tigers (women) vs. Clarkson Golden Knights Saturday, December 14 (7:00 p.m.): RIT Tigers (men) vs. Niagara Purple Eagles Sunday, December 15 (1:00 p.m.): Sabres/Amerks Alumni Game Saturday, December 21: Section V Rivalry Day - matchups TBA Sunday, December 22: Section V Rivalry Day - matchups TBA
TICKETING INFO: Tickets for all Frozen Frontier events will go on sale Saturday, September 21 at the Frontier Field Box Office, over the phone at (585) 423-WING (9464) and online at RedWingsBaseball.com or Amerks.com. Tickets will NOT be available for purchase at the Blue Cross Arena. Following September 21, tickets for all Frozen Frontier events will be sold at all area Wegmans locations and online through either team's website.
Both Red Wings and Amerks season tickets holders will have the opportunity to purchase tickets prior to the general public. Season seat holders for both clubs will be mailed order forms in the coming days with all ticketing information.
RIT will host a pre-sale for ONLY the RIT games beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 7 at the Gordon Field House Box Office. This pre-sale will only be for students and faculty with a valid RIT ID.
"We are proud to be part of this historic event," said Lou Spiotti Jr., RIT Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. "Like so many other major athletic events hosted in Rochester, it will be a point of pride for this community. RIT wishes to thank the Buffalo Sabres, Red Wings, Amerks and Greater Rochester Area Honda Dealers for making the Frozen Frontier a reality."
Tickets for all Frozen Frontier events will be split into three different price levels: 200 level, 100 level and Limited View. See attached seating diagrams for specifics on seat designations.
Ticket prices for the Amerks game are as follows: $15 (Limited View), $25 (100 level) and $35 (200 level).
Ticket prices for the RIT men's game and the Sabres/Amerks alumni game are as follows: $10 (Limited View), $15 (100 level) and $25 (200 level).
Tickets are just $10 across all levels for the RIT women's game and Section V rivalry days. Please note, only one ticket ($10) is needed per day for the high school hockey games.
The only way for non-season seat holders to guarantee themselves tickets to these events is to purchase All-Access Packages which are on sale now. The All-Access Package includes tickets to ALL Frozen Frontier events, an official Frozen Frontier winter cap and one ticket voucher for both an Amerks (2013/14 season) and Red Wings (2014 season) game. This All-Access Package, valued at $175 (200 level), can be purchased for just $60 (limited view), $80 (100 level) or $110 (200 level).
"We are looking forward to partnering with the Rochester Area Honda Dealers, Amerks, Sabres, RIT and Rink Specialists to make this once in a lifetime opportunity for our community become a reality," said Dan Mason, general manager of the Red Wings. "We look forward to announcing some more exciting information surrounding this project in the coming weeks."
FOR MORE INFO: All information regarding the Frozen Frontier, including ticketing, merchandise, food & beverage, sponsorship and much more is now available by visiting www.frozenfrontier2013.com.
Additional announcements will be made on Saturday, August 24 and Saturday, August 31 prior to Red Wings home games at Frontier Field.
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