Xplorers playoff tickets on sale this week
SOUTHAVEN --- Single-game tickets for the Memphis Xplorers' home playoff game on Saturday, August 5 are on sale now at the DeSoto Civic Center Box Office. Tickets will also go on sale through TicketMaster outlets tomorrow (Wednesday). TicketMaster purchases can be made in person at any TicketMaster outlet, over the phone by calling 901-525-1515 or at www.ticketmaster.com.
Ticket prices are the same as the regular season, ranging from $12 to $25. Tickets are subject to TicketMaster fees.
The Xplorers have also announced discounted playoff ticket prices for groups of 12 or more and that a free Tailgate Party will precede the game at 5pm. Group tickets will be priced at $7, $10 and $11, a savings of up to $14 a ticket over regular season prices. Group ticket holders get benefits such as merchandise discounts and a group photo option on the field after the game. One person from the each group will also win a fantastic Xplorers prize.
Contact a ticket sales representative at the Xplorers' office at 662-342-1755 by August 4 to purchase the special discounted group playoff tickets. And remember, parking at the DCC is FREE.
While the ticket situation for the Xplorers' playoff game is set, who the team will play is another story. With the Xplorers (11-5) locked in with the number three seed in the American Conference and on a bye to end to the regular season this weekend, they could play any one of five teams at the DCC on August 5. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Macon, Manchester, Louisville and Quad City could all end up being the number six seed and the Xplorers' opponent.
With each of those teams playing this weekend, there are 32 different possible scenarios. Out of those scenarios, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton lands as the number six seed 15 times, Macon eight times, Manchester five times and Louisville and Quad City twice each.
The games involving these teams this weekend are: Quad City at Manchester (Fri); Albany @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (Sat); Macon at Arkansas (Sat) and Louisville at Green Bay (Fri).
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Be sure to head to O'Charley's on Goodman Road in Southaven after every Xplorers home game for the official post game party.
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