Skyforce Set to Host Military Night


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Sioux Falls, S.D. (January 27, 2009) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce will host their fifth annual Military Night game presented by Architecture Incorporated and media partner KELO TV on Friday, Feb. 6 against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Free tickets courtesy of Architecture Incorporated will be available at a designated table in the Sioux Falls Arena box office lobby the night of the game for military personnel and their families. Patrons must show their military ID in order to receive the complimentary tickets.

Skyforce players will be donning camouflage jerseys which can be won via sealed bid auction. Bidding for the jerseys will begin when the doors open at 6:15 p.m. and close at the end of the third quarter. Winners of the jerseys will be announced throughout the fourth quarter and all proceeds from the auction will benefit the “Going Home” statue fund. The 10-foot statue will be placed at Veterans Memorial Park and will honor those in Sioux Falls who have died in combat.

In addition to the auction, the Skyforce will also host an enlistment ceremony during halftime. Over 100 young men and women who have signed up for the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy and South Dakota Air National Guard will take part in a ceremony that will officially enlist them into one of the aforementioned organizations.

The Skyforce’s next game is on Thursday, Jan. 29 on the road against the Central Division-leading Iowa Energy. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. Twelve-ticket flex packs are on sale throughout the 2008-09 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.