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Mariners host opening day at Virginia Beach Sportsplex

April 20, 2006 - USL First Division (USL-1) - Virginia Beach Mariners News Release

Virginia Beach- Saturday April 22nd is opening day at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Opening events begin with an exhibition game featuring the All Army Women's Soccer Team playing the U16 Virginia Rush Women's Team at 5 p.m.

The Virginia Beach Mariners will host the Toronto Lynx at 7:30 p.m. for their 2006 season opening game. Mayor Meyera Oberndorf will give opening remarks and "get the ball rolling" with the opening kick.

Opening Day Events include:

FREE Mariners Poster and ABNB Thundersticks to the first 2,500 through the gate

Performance by "The Rhythm Project"

Half time MC Nick Taylor of the Z104 ZOO

Seagals debut performance

Chick-fil-A Kan Kan contest

Kids Fun Zone

Seamore the Mascot

2 Lucky fans will qualify for a Southwest Airlines trip out west in August to watch the Mariners play!

For more information or to purchase tickets online go to or call 757-430-9800.

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