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Gd Rapids, MI Muskegon Fury Hockey Game----March 15, 2008

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  1. stiger1

    stiger1 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Feb 6, 2007
    Brent Ashcroft and Myself met with Terry Ficorelli and Chrissy Pearce of The Muskegon Fury hockey team.

    Brent sent them links to pics and YouTube videos of our Whitecaps and Griffons events from the past. Chrissy actually spent the time to look at all of it! I brought the Whitecaps jersey and photos from the Whitecaps event.

    Shortly after our lunch meeting, I got word from Chrissy that we have the go ahead for Star Wars night on March 15th, 2008!

    I know this is a way's out, but you can never have enough advance notice!

    Chrissy and Terry are very excited about having the 501st come out and do our thing!

    They will also look to see which local Muskegon charity we can work for.

    A bar/restaurant is right next door for an after party (these details are important... ) and a hotel is one block away. They will see if they can get us comped or heavily discounted rooms for those of us who have to travel.

    Many ideas where passed back and forth. I'm glad the planning is starting now, so they and us can be prepared for another awesome event.

    Humper... they WANT the skating stormtrooper and said, they'd arm you with the T-shirt cannon!

    All in all, an awesome first meeting with The Muskegon Fury!

    Updates will come, as they come...

    If Brent has anything to add, I am sure he will post later!

    From Ripcode

    Got this letter from Chrissy!

    From what I read, The Muskegon Fury are pretty excited to have us!


    Star Wars Night

    Saturday, March 15th vs. Kwings

    Game Time 7:30 pm ? doors open at 6:30 pm

    Leading up to promotion:

    Fury will:

    Secure prizes for giveaways during game. We will create Star Wars Trivia and award prizes to fans in the stands.

    Secure a charity to benefit from this night. Charity will advertise and assist with game night events.

    Secure hotel room rates for 501st members. Talk to Racquets to arrange a pre and post game offer for members. Hotel - Holiday Inn across street.

    Create flyers to promote this event. ? need Star Wars Logo.

    Download music to promote event and play during event.

    We will need a tee shirt design from the 501st. We will send design to Lucas Film for approval and have 1000 tees made up.

    We will have tee shirts signed by the players for raffle at the gift shop ? many pa?s during game advertising this.

    Pre Sale of Game:

    501st members on hand on Sunday, March 9th to help advertise our Star Wars night to the many fans attending our Sunday Kid?s Day game. Characters to hand out flyers at both exits as fans leave the building. This game starts at 2:00 pm and will end around 5:00 pm.

    Fury will advertise game with Star Wars theme in radio spots and during games leading to event. Tee shirt auction, photo booth character appearances included.

    Fans under the age of 18 (youth ticket) dressing in Star Wars costumes will receive 1 free ticket to the game on March 15th. Fury will create a voucher to use at Box Office.

    Day of Game:

    Fury will secure 2 dressing rooms for characters to get into costume. Characters will check in at Fury gift shop and be escorted by Fury staff to rooms.

    Tickets/game passes will be given to characters at this time.

    Characters outside of both entrances at 6:00pm distributing free ticket vouchers to fans (youth ? under 1 dressing in costume.

    Photo booth will be set up and ready to go at 6:30 pm (door open) behind section 116. Fury will relocate Booster Club for this event. Stanchions will be set up near outer wall on concourse.

    Plenty of room for banner ? many pa?s to encourage fans to visit.

    The first 500 fans through the doors will receive a free tee shirt. 500 for sale at $5 each at gift shop. All tee shirt proceeds to charity.

    10 autographed Raffle tees on display and raffle to take place at gift shop. Raffle winners announced during 3rd period and tees picked
  2. Count_Scoobith

    Count_Scoobith Jedi Youngling star 3

    Feb 11, 2004
    I'm 5% a go for this as well.
    For some reason that date sounds familiar to me... [face_thinking]
  3. stiger1

    stiger1 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Feb 6, 2007
    Don't forget about this game everyone. It's two weeks before the Griffin's game.
  4. lovelucas

    lovelucas Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 19, 2004
    I'm planning to be there -
    sorry I can't help set up and stay afterwards...have to get back home pronto that night.
  5. stiger1

    stiger1 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Feb 6, 2007
    Update for the Fury game. I'm going to put it here. Here is the information on the t-shirts for the Fury game.

    Ripcode posted
    The Muskegon Fury Star Wars t-shirts will be on sale 03/15/08.

    The prices are:

    Full color t-shirts $20 are each (Size XL Only)

    Black & white t-shirts are $10 each (Sizes from youth small to adult 2XL)

    The proceeds of these shirts go to charity!

    If you can't make it to the game but want a shirt, I can buy shirts for you!

    Payment has to be by 03/14/08. PayPal or Money order.

    Contact me ASAP if you want a shirt!

    If anyone here wants a shirt post it and I will let Ripcode know.

    The address to the arena is as follows:
    955 Fourth Street
    Muskegon, MI 49440
  6. stiger1

    stiger1 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Feb 6, 2007
    Please, please everyone going to the Fury game go to this link below. It gives you the directions to the venue once you get to Muskegon.
  7. Count_Scoobith

    Count_Scoobith Jedi Youngling star 3

    Feb 11, 2004
    [face_thinking] SOOO... How did this event GO??
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