Bucks Unveil 2012 Promotional Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Waterloo Bucks, members of the Northwoods League, have announced the promotional schedule for their 18th season of play. With 35 home games at renovated Riverfront Stadium in 2012, the Bucks will bring affordable family entertainment to the Cedar Valley.

The Bucks will open the season at home on Wednesday, May 30 versus their longtime rivals, the Rochester Honkers. First pitch will be 6:35 pm with gates opening at 5:30 pm. The first 1,000 fans will receive a Bucks Magnet Schedule powered by AmericInn Lodge & Suites and Karen’s Print-Rite. There will be a post-game Fireworks Extravaganza for all fans to enjoy.

Four additional Fireworks Extravaganzas are scheduled for the 2012 season. Those shows will take place on June 16, July 5, August 3, and August 11.

A celebrity appearance featuring YouTube sensation Domingo Ayala is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5. Domingo won the 2011 Best Celebrity Appearance in Minor League Baseball. That game will feature complimentary admission for all Little Leaguers in uniform. Check out Domingo’s website: http://www.domingobeisbol.com/.

For the 13th consecutive season, each Monday home game will be a Buck Night. With a total of four Monday games, each Buck Night will consist of $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, and $1 popcorn as well as $1 admission with an admission coupon from participating sponsors and select Radio Group stations.

This season, the Bucks introduce Double Buck Nights into the promotional schedule. Each of the six Thursday home games will be a Double Buck Night featuring $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, and $1 fountain soda as well as $2 admission with an admission coupon from participating sponsors and select Radio Group stations.

For the second consecutive year, Tuesday and Wednesday home games will feature the Great Clips Shutout Challenge. Fans with a box seat ticket during Tuesday and Wednesday regular season Bucks’ home games will receive complimentary food and beverage until the visiting team scores, all courtesy of Great Clips.

2012 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

(All dates, times, and promotions are subject to change)

Wednesday, May 30 – 6:35 vs Honkers – Opening Night – Fireworks Extravaganza – THE SCREAMING EAGLE AMERICAN BAR & GRILL, ON PRESS ROW & Magnet Schedule Night – Tickets available from SCREAMING EAGLE – 1st 1,000 fans get a Bucks Magnet Schedule powered by AMERICINN LODGE & SUITES & KAREN’S PRINT-RITE – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Honkers score a run –Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets

Friday, June 1 – 6:35 vs Stingers – Opening Weekend Series – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – College & Kids Night, Bill’s Pizza & Smokehouse, 93.5 The Mix & Poster Giveaway Friday – $1 admission with a college ID – All kids ages 12 & under get in for $1 – Listen to 93.5 The Mix to win tickets – 1st 500 fans get a Bucks promotional poster powered by AMERICINN LODGE & SUITES & PIONEER GRAPHICS – Tickets available from BILL’S PIZZA in Independence

Saturday, June 2 – 6:35 vs Stingers – Opening Weekend Series – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – College & Senior Night, Bremer County & Y99.3 Saturday – $ 1 admission with a college ID – $1 admission for fans 55 & over – Grandma Beauty Contest – Listen to Y99.3 to win tickets

Sunday, June 3 – 3:05 vs Stingers – Opening Weekend Series – CASEY’S GENERAL STORE Family Fun Day Sunday, College & Blue Collar Day, TACO JOHN’S & Button & Life Jacket Day – $1 admission with a college ID – $1 tickets for all fans who can prove they work in the construction, home-improvement, electrical, roofing, manufacturing, landscaping, or auto repair industry – $2 tickets for all fans wearing a shirt with a blue collar or a blue shirt – Wear a button, any button, & get in for just $1 – Wear a life jacket, any size of life jacket, & get in for just $1 – Tickets available from TACO JOHN’S

Monday, June 4 – 6:35 vs Rox – TOADS BAR & GRILL Buck Night powered by TOADS & ROCK 108 – $1 admission coupons available from TOADS & ROCK 108 – $1 beer, $1 hot dogs & $1 popcorn

Tuesday, June 5 – 6:35 vs Rox – ON PRESS ROW, Little Leaguer & YouTube Sensation Domingo Ayala Night – All Little Leaguers in uniform get in free & can run on to the field for the National Anthem – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Rox score a run – Come out and meet the infamous Domingo Ayala – If you don’t know who Domingo Ayala is, you is semi-pro – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets

Saturday, June 9 – 6:35 vs Huskies – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – Relay For Life, Crossroads Center, Motorcycle & Y99.3 Saturday – Listen to Y99.3 to win tickets – $1 admission if you wear a purple shirt in support of Relay For Life – Tickets available from CROSSROADS – Show your motorcycle helmet at the ticket window & get in for $1 – Motorcyclists will be able to ride their bikes around the warning track during the 7th inning stretch

Sunday, June 10 – 3:05 vs Huskies – CASEY’S GENERAL STORE Family Fun Day Sunday – Dog Day powered by KWWL, Bike Ride powered by SCHEELS, Sponsorship Sunday & AMERICINN LODGE & SUITES Day – Tickets available from AMERICINN – Dogs and their owners may purchase tickets at the gate for $10 with $5 of each sale being donated to the Cedar Bend Humane Society in Waterloo – Dogs and their owners may walk around the warning track 30 minutes prior to the game – Check out waterloobucks.com for more info on the Bucks Bike Ride – Pre-game performance by K9 Playhouse Agility Dogs

Wednesday, June 13 – 1:05 vs Honkers – ON PRESS ROW, Day Care, Mascot & Skip Work Day –Business person’s specials featuring $1 off admission with a business card (limit one per person) & $2 beer & fountain soda during your lunch break (12:00-1:05) – COPYWORKS College Day on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 12:50 until the Honkers score a run – Ask ticket window for details – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets – Join the Bucks after the game at THE OTHER PLACE on Ridgeway for Tip-A-Buck at 7:00 pm

Thursday, June 14 – 6:35 vs Beetles – RAMADA & RED RIVER STEAKS & BBQ Double Buck Night powered by RAMADA, RED RIVER STEAKS & ROCK 108 – $2 admission coupons available from RAMADA, RED RIVER STEAKS & ROCK 108 – $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, & $1 fountain soda – Flag Day – Selected kids will receive a mini-American flag, plus other Flag Day ceremonies

Friday, June 15 – 6:35 vs Beetles – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – AABLE PEST CONTROL Beetle Extermination, Faith, Throwback Baseball Card Night & 1650 The Fan Friday – Tickets available from AABLE & listen to 1650 The Fan to win tickets – Prizes from AABLE PEST – Ask your church for Faith Night ticket packages – 1st 250 fans get a 10-pack of Bucks’ throwback baseball cards

Saturday, June 16 – 6:35 vs Beetles – Fireworks Extravaganza powered by UAW LOCAL 838 – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – UAW LOCAL 838, waterloobucks.com & Y99.3 KWAY Saturday – Tickets available from UAW LOCAL 838 – Check waterloobucks.com for a special ticket offer – Listen to Y99.3 to win tickets

Sunday, June 17 – 3:05 vs Beetles – CASEY’S GENERAL STORE Family Fun Day Sunday – LINCOLN SAVINGS BANK, JANESVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE, College & Father’s Day – Gates open at noon for a special Father’s Day Picnic – $10 per person gets you a ticket to the game, a BBQ picnic meal & opportunity for fathers to throw out a ceremonial 1st pitch to their children on the field before the game – Tickets available from LINCOLN SAVINGS BANK & JANESVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE – All fathers & their children can play catch in the outfield after the game – $1 admission with a college ID

Monday, June 18 – 6:35 vs Beetles – PITA PIT Buck Night powered by PITA PIT & COOL 105.7 – $1 admission coupons available from PITA PIT & COOL 105.7 – $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, & $1 popcorn

Monday, June 25 – 6:35 vs Huskies – JUNIE’S RESTAURANT Buck Night powered by JUNIE’S & ROCK 108 – $1 admission coupons available from JUNIE’S & ROCK 108 – $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, & $1 popcorn

Tuesday, June 26 – 6:35 vs Huskies – ON PRESS ROW Two-Dollar Tuesday & Hero Night – $2 admission available at the gate – Free admission for all EMT, Police, Firefighter & Military personnel with appropriate ID – Can drive for Northeast Iowa Food Bank – Bring in 2 canned food items & get in for free – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Huskies score a run – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets

Wednesday, June 27 – 6:35 vs Huskies – ON PRESS ROW & Bacon Appreciation Night COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Huskies score a run – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets – Check out bacon specials at our concessions stands all night long

Thursday, June 28 – 6:35 vs MoonDogs – THE PUMP HAUS PUB & GRILL Double Buck Night powered by PUMP HAUS & COOL 105.7 – $2 admission coupons available from PUMP HAUS & COOL 105.7 – $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, & $1 fountain soda – 1st 100 fans get a koozie powered by PUMP HAUS – WARTBURG Night

Friday, June 29 – 6:35 vs MoonDogs – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – THRIVENT FINANCIAL, Facebook & 93.5 The Mix Friday – Tickets available from area Lutheran Churches courtesy of THRIVENT & listen to 93.5 The Mix to win tickets – Facebook friends of the Bucks will receive a special ticket offer

Thursday, July 5 – 6:35 vs Stingers – 2nd Half Opening Night – Fireworks Extravaganza – LITTLE CAESARS Double Buck Night powered by LITTLE CAESARS & ROCK 108 – $2 admission coupons available from LITTLE CAESARS & COOL 105.7 – $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, & $1 fountain soda

Friday, July 6 – 6:35 vs Stingers – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – STUFF ETC LADIES NIGHT & 1650 The Fan Friday – $1 admission for all females – Prizes each inning for every female in attendance – One lucky lady will win a $100 gift certificate from ROTH JEWELERS – Ladies will have the chance to take their pictures with Bucks players on the field after the game – Tickets available from STUFF ETC – Listen to 1650 The Fan to win tickets

Monday, July 9 – 6:35 vs MoonDogs – Buck Night powered by COOL 105.7 – $1 admission coupons available from & COOL 105.7 – $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, & $1 popcorn – Summertime St. Patty’s Day – Be ready to drink green Miller Lite & Coors Light

Tuesday, July 10 – 6:35 vs Border Cats – ON PRESS ROW Two-Dollar Tuesday & Guaranteed Win Night – $2 admission available at the gate – If the Bucks don’t win, everyone in attendance gets a free ticket for a future game – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Border Cats score a run – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets

Wednesday, July 11 – 6:35 vs Border Cats – ON PRESS ROW One-Dollar Wednesday & Military Appreciation Night – $1 admission available at the gate & free admission for all active & veteran Military personnel with appropriate ID – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Border Cats score a run – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets

Thursday, July 12 – 6:35 vs Border Cats – THE WILD HARE AMERICAN BAR & GRILL Double Buck Night powered by THE WILD HARE & COOL 105.7 – $2 admission coupons available from THE WILD HARE & COOL 105.7 – $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, & $1 fountain soda

Friday, July 13 – 6:35 vs Border Cats – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – VERIDIAN CREDIT UNION, 2012 Baseball Card Giveaway & 93.5 The Mix Friday – Tickets available from VERIDIAN – 1st 1,000 fans get a set of 2012 Bucks Baseball Cards powered by VERIDIAN & KBBG – Prizes every inning plus youth & adult grand prizes from VERIDIAN – Fans in attendance will be part of an aerial photo of renovated Riverfront Stadium powered by LIVINGSTON AVIATION & VORLAND PHOTOGRAPHY – Listen to 93.5 The Mix to win tickets

Saturday, July 14 – 6:35 vs Border Cats – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – White Out Night – Wear White to support your Bucks – RAMADA, BOY SCOUTS, Take the Shirt Off Their Backs for Jerry’s Kids, College & Y99.3 KWAY Saturday – Bucks will wear special jerseys in support of MDA – Bid to win a Bucks player game jersey in a silent auction – Tickets available from RAMADA & area BOY SCOUTS – $1 admission with a college ID – Listen to Y99.3 to win tickets

Tuesday, July 17 – 6:35 vs Rox – ON PRESS ROW Two-Dollar Tuesday, President’s Day & Ice Pack Giveaway Night- $2 admission available at the gate – Any fan with the same last name of a former US President gets in free – Any fan with the same last name of our current President gets to play shortstop for the Bucks (pending team physical) – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Rox score a run – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets – 1st 500 fans get an Ice Pack powered by CEDAR VALLEY MEDICAL SPECIALISTS

Wednesday, July 18 – 6:35 vs Rox – Night of Way Too Many Promotions – ON PRESS ROW One-Dollar Wednesday, Mascot Olympics, Goodwill Pots & Pans, Twitter & Unused Tickets Night – $1 admission available at the gate – Fans who bring a new or gently used item to donate to Goodwill Industries will receive free admission – Fans are encouraged to bring their pots & pans to the game to use as noise makers – Bucks’ Twitter followers will receive a special concessions offer – Bring in any unused Bucks ticket from earlier in the season & get in free – COPYWORKS College Night on the Party Deck – Present a College ID at the ticket window & get into the game & on the Party Deck for just $15 – GREAT CLIPS SHUTOUT CHALLENGE – A Box Seat ticket gets you free food & drink from 6:20 until the Rox score a run – Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets – Watch as mascots compete for the coveted Mascot Olympics Gold Medal

Thursday, July 19 – 6:35 vs Rox – Double Buck Night powered by ROCK 108 – $2 admission coupons available from ROCK 108 – $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, & $1 fountain soda

Thursday, August 2 – 6:35 vs Honkers – Double Buck Night powered by COOL 105.7 – $2 admission coupons available from COOL 105.7 – $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, & $1 fountain soda – Sponsor Appreciation Night

Friday, August 3 – 6:35 vs Honkers – Fireworks Extravaganza powered by VGM – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 –– MONEY AND MORE, VGM, College, 2012 Bucks Team Picture Giveaway & 1650 The Fan Friday – Tickets available from MONEY AND MORE – $1 admission with a college ID – Listen to 1650 The Fan to win tickets – 1st 500 fans get a 2012 Bucks team picture powered by GREAT CLIPS & PIONEER GRAPHICS

Saturday, August 4 – 6:35 vs Honkers – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 – JOHN DEERE FOUNDRY, CANDLEWOOD SUITES, Mini Bat Giveaway & Y99.3 Saturday – Tickets available from CANDLEWOOD SUITES & listen to Y99.3 to win tickets – Prizes from JOHN DEERE FOUNDRY – 1st 1,000 fans get a Mini Bat powered by CASEY’S GENERAL STORE

Saturday, August 11 – 6:35 vs MoonDogs – Fireworks Extravaganza – Gates open at 5:00 for Happy Hour featuring $2 draws until 6:00 –– BURGER KING, Black Out, E-Mail Gang & Y99.3 Saturday – Wear a black shirt for a chance to win prizes – Tickets available from BURGER KING – Bucks’ E-Mail Gang members will receive a special ticket offer – Listen to Y99.3 to win tickets

Sunday, August 12 – 3:05 vs MoonDogs – Last regular season home game – CASEY’S GENERAL STORE Family Fun Day Sunday – Fan Appreciation & MAPLE LANES Day – Tickets available from MAPLE LANES – Prizes to be given away all game long

The Bucks will open the 2012 season at home versus the Rochester Honkers on May 30 at 6:35 pm. The game will be aired live on 1650 The Fan. Season tickets and single-game tickets are currently on sale. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at http://www.waterloobucks.com.

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