Sioux Falls Skyforce

Skyforce to Host Hometown Heroes Night

December 2, 2022 - NBA G League (G League)
Sioux Falls Skyforce News Release

Sioux Falls, SD - The Sioux Falls Skyforce is set to host Hometown Heroes Night presented by INTEK Cleaning and Restoration on Friday, December 9 during a 7:00 PM CT matchup with the Motor City Cruise. Free tickets for active, reserve or retired military/national guard personnel, as well as local law enforcement, fire & rescue and emergency medical services and their families are available online at Free tickets can also be claimed at the box office in the main lobby of the Sanford Pentagon on the night of the game.

Skyforce players will be donning navy blue jerseys with white stars on a red stripe on the sides, inspired by the 1996 Team USA Olympic 'Dream Team'. They can be bid on starting Sunday, December 4 at 4:30PM by visiting Online bidding will continue to be available until 8:30 PM on the night of the game (Friday, December 9) with all proceeds from the auction going to Operation Cares.

In addition to the auction, the Skyforce will host an enlistment ceremony at halftime. Young men and women who have enlisted in the Air Force, Army, Navy, National Guard, and Marines will take part in a ceremony that will confirm their enlistment into one of the previously mentioned organizations.

"Hometown Heroes Night is a game we look forward to every season," Skyforce President Mike Heineman said. "We are honored to host the men and women who protect our country and our community in addition to raising money for the families of those soldiers who are currently serving."

About Operation Cares

In March of 2003, the Sioux Falls Skyforce created a charity to benefit family members of soldiers who were sent overseas for service. Operation Cares was launched with the help of over 20 Sioux Falls businesses. This effort has raised nearly $200,000 for military families in need over the years. All proceeds have gone to help military families with everyday needs such as car repairs, groceries, home repairs, etc.

Season tickets, flex packs, and tickets for Military Night are on sale now. Discounts and benefits are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information, please contact a Skyforce representative by visiting the front office at 2131 S. Minnesota Avenue or by calling at (605) 332-0605.

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