Fans can BEE Connected to access an exclusive pre-sale on Dec. 14; Pre-season game tickets also available Thursday with proceeds to benefit Ochsners Change the Kids, Change the Future program

December 13, 2011

The New Orleans Hornets announced today that individual tickets for the regular season will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. Fans who want access to purchase tickets before the general public can sign up at to BEE Connected through the Hornets official Facebook page, Twitter, Bee-Mail or Mobile Buzz. Fans who sign up for any of these BEE Connected platforms will have access to an exclusive online pre-sales starting on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 1:00 p.m.

Fans can visit to sign up for Bee-Mail, follow the Hornets on Twitter and Facebook or register to receive Mobile Buzz alerts to be eligible for the online pre-sale. A special pre-sale link and password will be e-mailed to all Bee-Mail subscribers, tweeted to all Twitter followers, texted to all members of Mobile Buzz and posted on the status of the Hornets official Facebook page on Dec. 13 to allow access to purchase available individual tickets online.

Tickets for the Hornets preseason game against Memphis will also go on sale on Thursday. The Hornets and Ochsner have partnered to donate a portion of ticket sales for the game against the Grizzlies to Ochsner's Change the Kids, Change the Future program. Change the Kids, Change the Future focuses on childhood obesity funding several health and wellness projects within the community that promote nutrition, exercise and healthy eating habits in the schools. Key initiatives include student health advisory councils, school-based health centers, teacher wellness programs and activities like the Hornets Bee Fit program which uses the Ochsner Mobile Fitness Unit in elementary and middle schools.

The general public can purchase individual regular season tickets on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets, on, by calling 1-800-4NBATIX or by visiting the New Orleans Arena box office.

Regular season individual tickets are based on available inventory. Tickets start as low as $8.

For more information on purchasing regular season tickets including full season tickets, half season plans or 12-game partial plans, please visit or call (504) 525-HOOP. For information regarding Hornets group experiences, please visit

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