FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 23, 2017
VICTORIA, B.C. – Opening Day of the 2017 West Coast League season is now just over three months away, and so to is the second annual HarbourCats vacation to Seattle.
Last September, 140 HarbourCats fans boarded Wilson’s Transportation buses and joined an estimated 20,000 Blue Jays fans in taking over Safeco Field for a midweek series between the Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays.
The 2017 series takes place on Friday, June 9 through Sunday June 11, making a great weekend getaway kickoff to summer. The package also includes two nights accommodation at the Hilton Embassy Lynnwood.
It also coordinates with the beginning of the HarbourCats regular season. The HarbourCats open their home season on June 5-7 at Royal Athletic Park and will be playing on the road in Wenatchee during the Mariners and Blue Jays series.
Tickets for all three games, which have been confirmed, are lower level located along third base and the left field line.
Complete package details:
Total cost is $798 per person (based on double occupancy). Different rates available for triple as well as single occupancy. Registration for HarbourCats season ticket holders is $725 (based on double occupancy).
“The 2016 Blue Jays in Seattle trip was such an enjoyable experience to share with our fans and we are excited do it again this year,” said HarbourCats managing partner Jim Swanson. “This is an exciting opportunity to see Canada’s major league team in person with many of our closest friends from HarbourCats games, and also a chance to enjoy a summer weekend in Seattle. We are thrilled to again partner with Flight Centre in again putting on this great event.”
To register, contact Carey Shelby at Flight Centre (1-866-299-5614) or firstname.lastname@example.org
WINTER BASEBALL TRAINING
The HarbourCats are offering a series of instructional youth baseball camps at the Westshore Training Academy (2950 Westshore Parkway, Victoria, BC).
HarbourCats personnel will conduct the camps including Jim Swanson (MLB scout), Troy Birtwistle (HarbourCats assistant coach), Andrew Wilson (HarbourCats assistant coach), Brad Norris-Jones (HarbourCats general manager) and other guest instructors.
February 25 – 26
March 11 – 12
March 25 – 26
Saturday sessions run from 3:00pm until 5:00pm, and Sunday sessions run from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.
Registration cost is $20 for single sessions.
Brad Norris-Jones will be conducting individual or group sessions on select weeknights (Monday to Thursday).
2017 SEASON TICKETS
Over 60,000 fans attended HarbourCats games in 2016 for an average of 2,239 fans per game, which led the West Coast League and ranked ninth in all of North America among summer-collegiate clubs. Secure your favorite seat today for the 2017 season.
Seating location and pricing options are as follows—
DIAMOND CLUB SEATS (Field Level Box Seats in 2016)
$550 (SOLD OUT)
MAIN GRANDSTAND (Section 10, covered)
PREMIUM SEATING (Sections 6-7-8-9-11-12, blue bucket seats)
GENERAL ADMISSION (Silver bleachers, picnic areas, wheelchair seating, soccer grandstand)
*All prices listed are base price, and do not include fees or GST.
Visit the HarbourCats office at 101-1814 Vancouver Street or call (778)-265-0327 to purchase season tickets or for more information. You can also email email@example.com for further details, or go to the team website at harbourcats.com.
The HarbourCats office (1814 Vancouver Street, 778-265-0327) is open and operating under off-season hours.
Office hours through March are:
MONDAY-FRIDAY – 10:00am – 4:00pm
SATURDAY-SUNDAY – Closed (Except by appointment)