Skeeters Sell Out Skyboxes, 2,000+ Season Tickets Reserved

PRESS RELEASE – With less than eight months remaining until Opening Day in April 2012, the Sugar Land Skeeters today announced the following update on ticket sales at StarTex Power Field:

“Now that steel has been erected at StarTex Power Field and the concrete seating bowl is well underway, we are ready to start the “drafting” of seats by the first group of fans who have reserved 2012 Inaugural Season Tickets,” said Skeeters President Matt O’Brien. “It will not be long before manager Gary Gaetti and the team will be taking the field”, O’Brien added.

All 20 Skyboxes at StarTex Power Field are under contract. Skyboxes are provided fully furnished, airconditioned, with private restrooms and with 25 tickets to all events held in the Stadium. Skyboxes are also available year-round to Skybox holders for private meetings, luncheons and other uses. Skybox holders, all of whom have committed to a minimum of 10 years, come from Sugar Land, Fort Bend County and throughout the Houston region. Skybox holders will select their Skyboxes at the Stadium this fall.

Season Tickets

More than 2,000 Season Tickets for the Inaugural 2012 Season have already been reserved by area fans and this total continues to increase daily. Each reservation carries a Priority Number which is based on the number of seats reserved and the length of term desired. Season Tickets are currently priced at $575, or about $8 per game for the 70 regular season home games

The first round of Seat Selections based on Priority Numbers will begin in mid September for all fans who have reserved seats through September 7. Fans holding Season Ticket reservations will be contacted by the Skeeters in Priority Number order to make their selections by “drafting” their preferred seats.

Season Ticket Reservations may be made online at or by calling 281-240-HITS (4487).

Premium Seats

StarTex Power Field will have approximately 400 Premium Seats located in two areas of the Stadium: (1) Imperial Box Seats are in the first two rows between the dugouts, and (2) Legends Club Balcony Seats which are adjacent to the luxurious Legends Club overlooking homeplate on the Skybox level. Both Premium Seat locations include access to the airconditioned Legends Club and “all you can eat” food and beverage packages at no additional cost. More than half of the Premium Seats have already been reserved.

The Legends Club features a dedicated VIP entrance, indoor climate-controlled table and lounge seating, flat screen televisions, a concierge to assist each ticket holder and their guests, and a full-service bar. Legends Club gourmet dining, which is included in the Premium Season Ticket at no extra cost (excluding alcoholic beverages), features an extensive buffet with carving stations, salads, appetizers, entrees, special menus and desserts. In addition, popcorn, peanuts and non-alcoholic beverages are always available free of charge.

All Premium Seats include oversized cushioned seats designed for comfort and additional leg room; your company name on the back of each seat; VIP parking pass with every four seats; and, first opportunity to reserve your seats for concerts and other special events.

For more information or to reserve your Premium Seats, call the Skeeters Ticket Office at 281-240-HITS (4487).

2012 Schedule and Individual Game Tickets

Game schedule for the Skeeters Inaugural 2012 Season is expected to be released shortly. Regular Season games will be played from the end of April until mid-September, followed by two rounds of Playoffs.

Information on purchasing individual game tickets will be made available at a later date.

Party Seats, Picnic Areas and Group Outings

StarTex Power Field contains areas for group outings from 20 to 600+ people. Areas include airconditioned Party Suites, Picnic Decks that wrap around the left field foul pole, a Texas-style Ice House, and reserved seating sections. Information on reserving these areas will be made available once the 2012 Season Schedule is released.

About the Sugar Land Skeeters: The Sugar Land Skeeters minor league baseball team, led by Manager and former Major League All-Star Gary Gaetti, will play in the $35 million-dollar StarTex Power Field, which is being constructed by the City of Sugar Land and the Skeeters at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 90A. The Sugar Land Skeeters will play 70 regular season home games annually, starting with the 2012 season which begins in April, 2012. StarTex Power Field will play host to a multitude of other sporting events, including football, soccer, lacrosse, cheerleading and band competitions, as well as concerts, group outings and scout sleepovers. Fixed-seat stadium capacity is approximately 6,200 for baseball, plus additional lawn and standing-room-only tickets. StarTex Power Field has a capacity of10,000-plus in concert configuration.

The Sugar Land Skeeters offices are presently located at 16160 City Walk in Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land, TX 77479 where additional information, tickets and Inaugural Season merchandise are available. The Skeeters may be reached at or by calling 281.240.HITS (4487), and on Facebook and Twitter.

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