Bobcats Open Home Schedule, New Team Store on Friday

Bobcats Open Home Schedule, New Team Store on Friday
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October 26, 2010

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Bobcats Sports & Entertainment (BSE) President and Chief Operating Officer Fred Whitfield announced today the lineup of activities and entertainment preceding tipoff of the team’s home opener on Friday, October 29. Beginning at 3:00 p.m. that day WFNZ-610AM will broadcast live from the Trade Street Plaza outside of Time Warner Cable Arena®, and the Bobcats LIVE pregame show on SportSouth will originate from there at 6:30 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony to open the newly remodeled Bobcats Team Store will take place at 5:30 p.m., and the first 100 fans to spend $100 or more at the Team Store will receive a free pair of Jordan Brand shoes.

"All summer long, fans and partners and people in the community have been telling us how much they’re looking forward to the start of the new season, and we’re going to make it as fun and festive as possible," said Whitfield.

Live music and a beer garden will contribute to the festive atmosphere on the Trade Street Plaza during the broadcasts and Team Store opening. A pregame party at EpiCentre, featuring drink specials and appearances by Rufus, the Lady Cats and the Cats Crew interactive team, will run from 4:30 p.m. until tipoff.

Doors to Time Warner Cable Arena will open at 5:30 p.m. with long-sleeve “Win As One” Hanes t-shirts, presented by Lowe’s, distributed to the first 12,000 fans through the doors. At the conclusion of the game, fans will receive schedule magnets courtesy of SportSouth.

Tickets for the home opener are still available here, by phone at (704) BOBCATS or at the Time Warner Cable Arena LifeLock Box Office. Prices start at just $10.

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