FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 25, 2016
Victoria B.C- The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to once again present Forces Fridays presented by Galaxy Motors as a salute to our military. All active and veteran Canadian forces members will be able to purchase tickets for the HarbourCats five Friday home games for a reduced rate of just $5 when you show your forces identification.
Tickets are to be purchased in-person at Royal Athletic Park or at the HarbourCats office at 1814 Vancouver Street, as the offer cannot be applied to phone or online sales.
Forces Fridays games (All 6:35 starts except 1:05 start on July 1):
June 17 vs. Cowlitz Black Bears
June 24 vs. Kitsap Blue Jackets
July 1 vs. Kelowna Falcons
July 22 vs. Bellingham Bells
August 5 vs. Yakima Valley Pippins
Additionally, the HarbourCats are hosting a Salute to Legion on June 22, as the HarbourCats host an exhibition game against a selects team made up of the top amateur players in the Victoria area, including ex-college players and top current high school talent, including many players from the Mavericks League. Former Victoria Seals player, and Team Canada member Charlie Strandlund coaches the selects squad.
All Legion members in the Victoria area will be extended a special ticket offer on June 22, a 6:35 start at Royal Athletic Park, so we can say ‘thank you’ to our forces.
Further, the team will salute one veteran or active forces member at every game throughout the season.
MEDIA ONE RETURNS TO OPERATE RAP VIDEO SCOREBOARD
The HarbourCats are excited to partner with Media One again in 2016. Media One produces high-quality promotional videos for use on the video scoreboard at Royal Athletic Park throughout the season.
Media One produces an extremely exciting product with features like various pump-up videos, and graphics for ballpark staples like the timeless tradition, ‘Take Me Out To the Ballgame’. These will greatly enhance the game day experience for all fans young and old at the ballpark.
The HarbourCats home opener is just over six weeks away, June 7 at Royal Athletic Park against the Wenatchee AppleSox. The 2016 season opens with a three-game series in Walla Walla beginning June 3. More news and signings will be announced in the weeks leading up to the season.
SEASON TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE
HarbourCats season tickets are continuing to sell quickly and sales of 10-packs and single-game tickets are progressing at a brisk rate. Fans are encouraged to secure your seats as soon as possible as selection continues to become increasingly limited as the season approaches.
2016 is the fourth season of HarbourCats baseball in Victoria, dubbed the ‘Grand Slam Season’. We look to kick it off with a blast on June 7 with the Opening Night ‘Drive for 5,000’ featuring Krazy George, and tickets for that game are going fast.
“We are extremely excited about 2016, our fourth season in Victoria,” said Managing Partner Jim Swanson. “With the season so close, tickets have been selling very quickly, so we recommend that you act fast to secure your seats and make sure you are a part of our grand slam season.
To buy season tickets, call the office (778-265-0327) or stop in at 101-1814 Vancouver Street.
The team office at 1814 Vancouver Street (across from RAP) has returned to in-season hours. Assistant GM Brittany French is in the office and ready to assist fans with all ticket purchasing and can take care of any other requests and questions fans may have.
MONDAY-FRIDAY – 9:00am-5:00pm
SATURDAY – 10:00am-4:00pm
SUNDAY – 12:00pm-4:00pm