LA Riptide Release Event Schedule For Home Game on Saturday

June 21, 2007 - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) - Los Angeles Riptide News Release

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - Thursday, June 21, 2007 - The Los Angeles Riptide of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) today announced the event schedule for their second home game of the 2007 season against the Chicago Machine, set for Saturday, June 23 at 5 p.m. at the Track & Field Complex at The Home Depot Center.

As part of Saturday's festivities, the Riptide will host a pre-game Shooting and Goalie Clinic, honor high school lacrosse players with CIF Night, give away the first of two Riptide Player Cards and host a post-game party at On the Rocks Sports Bar in Redondo Beach.

Prior to Saturday's game, the Riptide will host a Shooting and Goalie Clinic at The Home Depot Center on the game field at 2:30 p.m. Each participant will have an opportunity to practice their lacrosse skills as they receive either a one-hour shooting clinic with Assistant Coach Mike Allan or a one-hour goalie clinic with Assistant Coach Shawn Trell, and will be entered into a shooting/goalie contest at the end of the clinic with the opportunity to win great Riptide prize packages. Participants will also receive a ticket to the Riptide game against Chicago later that night.

The Riptide will offer a discounted ticket to all high school lacrosse players on Saturday as they host CIF Night. The discounted ticket is limited to the first 50 CIF players to register and those players will be able to participate in the Riptide Hi-Stix Line, a pre-game event that allows them to be on the field for the Riptide introductions. For more information, call 1-866-4-LAX-TIX.

The first 1,500 fans in attendance at Saturday's game will receive the first of two Riptide Player Cards. Saturday's card features Riptide midfielder Kevin Dougherty, defenseman D.J. Driscoll and face-off/midfielder Anthony Kelly. The second card will be given out to fans in attendance at the next Riptide home game on June 30.

Following Saturday's game, fans are invited to meet and greet their favorite members of the Riptide at On the Rocks Sports Bar in Redondo Beach (239 North Harbor Drive, 310 379-7438) during the team's post-game party.

The Riptide are also offering AM570 Party Packs for Saturday's game. The packs include two general admission tickets, two cheeseburgers, two beers (or sodas) and access to the Field Level Sand Bar for anyone 21 years or older for just $45. Upgrades are available.

For more information on the AM570 Party Packs, player cards or the schedule of events for the Riptide's second home game, visit LARIPTIDE.COM or call 1-866-4-LAX-TIX.

Individual tickets to see the Riptide this summer at Home Depot Center are on sale now with tickets starting at $18 for general admission. For more information, visit LARIPTIDE.COM or call 1-866-4-LAX-TIX.


Date Opponent Time (PT) Result

Saturday, May 19 @ Chicago Machine 5:00 PM 20-14 Win

Sunday, May 27 New Jersey Pride 7:00 PM 15-9 Win

Saturday, June 2 @ Boston Cannons 4:00 PM 19-14 Loss

Saturday, June 9 @ Denver Outlaws 5:00 PM 18-15 Loss

Saturday, June 16 @ San Francisco Dragons 1:00 PM 14-13 Win

Saturday, June 23 Chicago Machine 5:00 PM

Saturday, June 30 San Francisco Dragons 5:00 PM

Saturday, July 14 Denver Outlaws 5:00 PM

Saturday, July 21 @ Washington Bayhawks 1:00 PM

Saturday, July 28 San Francisco Dragons 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 4 @ Denver Outlaws 5:00 PM

Saturday, August 11 Chicago Machine 4:00 PM

About the L.A. Riptide

The Los Angeles Riptide, southern California's newest professional sports franchise, began its inaugural season in May of 2006, as a member of the 10-team Major League Lacrosse (MLL) league. The AEG-owned and operated team, based at The Home Depot Center's 10,000-seat track & field complex, will provide fun and affordable family entertainment, showcasing America's fastest-growing team sport, in addition to becoming the foremost resource for the lacrosse community.

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