Originally written February 13, 2013 on The Voice Says...:
The Pittsburgh Power announced today their most ambitious promotional schedule in team history.  Starting with the home opener Saturday, March 23 against the Utah Blaze, Power fans will receive premium giveaway items at each CONSOL Energy Center game along with unlimited $1 Smith’s hot dogs and $1 7UP fountain drinks.Pittsburgh Power fleece blankets will be given to the first 5,000 fans on March 23 and will kick off the 9-game giveaway extravaganza, courtesy of Trib Total Media.  Other Power promotional items include caps, umbrellas, footballs, freezer mugs, t-shirts, earbud headphones, cooler bags and aluminum water bottles, all to the first 5,000 fans. “We’d like to thank all our sponsors for making these items available to our fans,” said Matt Shaner, co-owner. “It’s been an extremely productive off-season as we’ve refocused our marketing efforts completely to enhance the in-game experience,” Shaner added.All Power fans will also be able to enjoy unlimited $1 Smith’s hot dogs and $1 7UP fountain drinks at every game this season.  “We are thrilled to be able to offer these incredible values to our fans this season,” said NFL Hall of Famer and Power co-owner Lynn Swann. “I’d like to recognize our friends with the Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Smith’s Hot Dogs, as well as the Pittsburgh Penguins, CONSOL Energy Center and Aramark, who helped us facilitate this amazing opportunity,” Swann remarked.Giant Eagle Family Fun Packs will also be available for all 9 Power home games. Starting at $70, each package includes 4 great lower level seats and $5 of food and beverage value on each ticket, redeemable at any CONSOL Energy Center concession stand. Fans can purchase up to 8 Giant Eagle Family Fun Pack tickets for each game.  Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle is the 21st largest supermarket retailer in North America and their popular Fun Pack program has been a hit with Pittsburgh area sporting events and family shows for the past six years.  Giant Eagle Family Fun Packs are available not only at Giant Eagle Ticketmaster locations, but everywhere Pittsburgh Power tickets are sold.The Power have also partnered with a non-profit/charitable partner for each of their 9 home games, with details of the partnerships to be announced next week.Individual tickets for all Pittsburgh Power home games start at just $15 and will go on sale Friday, February 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at (800) 745-3000 and online at ticketmaster.com.PITTSBURGH POWER 2013 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULEMarch 23        Pittsburgh Power vs. Utah Blaze                                       6:00 p.m.Fleece Blankets to first 5,000 fans:  Presented by Trib Total Media$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansMarch 29        Pittsburgh Power vs. Jacksonville Sharks                          7:00 p.m.Sports Caps to first 5,000 fans: Presented by UPMC Sports Medicine$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansApril 28          Pittsburgh Power vs. San Antonio Talons                          2:00 p.m.9” Replica Footballs to first 5,000 fans: Presented by Tower Tire$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansMay 4             Pittsburgh Power vs. Orlando Predators                           7:00 p.m.Earbud Headphones to first 5,000 fans: Presented by SportsTalk on TribLIVE Radio$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansMay 18           Pittsburgh Power vs. Tampa Bay Storm                            7:00 p.m.T-Shirts to first 5,000 fans$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansMay 25           Pittsburgh Power vs. Cleveland Gladiators                        7:00 p.m.Freezer Mugs  to first 5,000 fans: Presented by Esmark$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansJune 15           Pittsburgh Power vs. Philadelphia Soul                              7:00 p.m.PA Lottery Tickets to all fans 18 & Older & Umbrellas to first 5,000 fans:Presented by PA Lottery & thisTV Pittsburgh$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansJune 29           Pittsburgh Power vs. New Orleans VooDoo                     7:00 p.m.Cooler Bags to first 5,000 fans: Presented by Smith’s Hot Dogs & 7UP$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fansJuly 13            Pittsburgh Power vs. San Jose SaberCats                         7:00 p.m.Aluminum Water Bottles to first 5,000 fans: Presented by Trib Total Media$1 Smith’s Hot Dogs & $1 7UP Fountain Drinks to all fans
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