PRESS RELEASE – The Gastonia Grizzlies announced their 2010 Promotional Schedule today. The schedule is highlighted by Aaron’s Dig for the TV, Midnight Madness, Team USA, four fireworks shows and the first ever Pregnant Night.
Aaron’s of Dallas will be sponsoring the first ever Dig for the TV on July 25th. Before the game the Grizzlies will bury a remote control to a flat screen TV and fans will have the chance to dig for the remote and win the TV immediately following the game.
Other highlights include Midnight Madness on July 9th vs. Forest City with first pitch at midnight. For the first time in team history, the Grizzlies will host Team USA on July 12th and will honor hometown heroes as well.
Thursday June 17th will be the first ever Pregnant Night sponsored by CaroMont Health. During this game fans that are pregnant will get free tickets for both themselves and their unborn babies. The Grizzlies will have a craving station with weird food items, a stroller race, diaper contests and women in their third trimester will be able throw out the first pitch.
The Grizzlies are hosting a “Kids Night Out with James Worthy” on July 21st that is sponsored by the James Worthy foundation. James Worthy will be throwing out the first pitch. The Grizzlies will pay tribute to Michael Jackson on June 26th and the Twilight movie saga on June 30th.
Annual favorites such as Grandma Beauty Pageant, Play Catch with the Grizzlies, Job Fair Night and Win a Date with the Grizzlies will be back on tap in 2010.
A Saturday Night concert series with live bands will highlight the season long promotions. The fan favorite All You Can Eat & Drink Tuesday’s will be back again as well.
“This is by far our most ambitious promotional schedule in the history of the franchise,” said General Manager Jesse Cole. “Each year our staff works hard to push the envelope when it comes to crazy promotions and fun events at the stadium. Our goal is to provide non-stop entertainment at every game and we believe this promotional schedule will do just that.”
Opening Night is May 27th vs. the Asheboro Copperheads. Single game tickets will go on sale on May 4th for all Grizzlies games including Opening Night, Fireworks Nights and Team USA. For more information you can call the front office 704-866-8622 or visit http://www.gastoniagrizzlies.com for more information. For more information on the CPL, please visit http://www.coastalplain.com.