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Lions Announce Ticket Sales

June 18, 2013 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - B.C. Lions News Release

Vancouver - The BC Lions Football Club is pleased to announce that tickets in the newly-created Gemstone Gridiron Deck and Family Zone sections are now on sale for Friday's preseason tilt versus the Edmonton Eskimos.

The Gemstone Gridiron Deck offers fans the ultimate football experience with an all-in price of $30 per ticket which includes access to a unique concourse patio featuring live entertainment along with special food and beverage options. It provides a social atmosphere and great meeting place for the young crowd within the stadium, while catching all the great BC Lions game action.

The Family Zone features an all-in price of $25 per ticket and includes a kid-friendly, alcohol-free seating area and access to a family-oriented concourse featuring inflatable games, face painting, mascot visits and more.

"We're excited to offer these new pricing options to our fans for the 2013 season," said president and CEO Dennis Skulsky. "This year marks our 60th season and we're proud to lead the way with unique game experiences for fans of all ages that will help continue the home field advantage at BC Place."

Moving forward, single game tickets for the Gemstone Gridiron Deck and Family Zone go on sale following each Lions home game. Tickets in both sections for the Lions regular season home opener versus the Toronto Argonauts on Thursday, July 4th become available online Saturday, June 22 via ticketmaster.ca.

All other single game tickets for the entire BC Lions home schedule are available now at ticketmaster.ca.

The Lions kick off the 2013 campaign with a preseason tilt versus the Edmonton Eskimos on Friday, June 21 at 7:00 pm presented by Save-On-Foods. The first 10,000 fans through the gates receive the first in a series of four commemorative mini-helmets courtesy of Save-On-Foods.

The BC Lions begin their regular season home schedule on Thursday, July 4 at 7:00 pm versus the reigning Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonautspresented by TELUS.

The BC Lions celebrate 60 Seasons of Pride in 2013. For season ticket information call 604.589.ROAR. For more information on the BC Lions Football Club visit bclions.com.

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