Detroit Pistons Join Forces with GovX to Extend Specially-Priced Tickets to Military and First Responders

Pistons Among The First NBA Teams To Participate in GovX Online Ticket Program

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. / SAN DIEGO, Calif. – GovX and the Detroit Pistons have partnered to launch an online verification ticketing service exclusive to members of the U.S. Military and government first responders, providing specially priced Pistons tickets to this deserving group.

As a sincere ‘Thank you’ for their service, GovX has teamed up with the Pistons to donate $10,000 worth of Pistons tickets to local military service members, first responders and their families throughout the 2013-14 NBA season. GovX is also the presenting sponsor of the Color Guard and the National Anthem at all Pistons home games.

The Pistons will offer special pricing exclusively to U.S. Military personnel (active, reserve, veteran and retired) and municipal first responders at the ticketing page where qualified fans can purchase tickets with the fast, accurate and easy-to-use online verification system powered by GovX.

“Every day military service members and first responders, along with their families, sacrifice so much for all of the rest of us; it's a special honor to bring them together with NBA teams like the Pistons to convey the community's collective gratitude for their service," said GovX President and Founder Tony Farwell. "In addition to privileged discounts to one of our nation's most popular sporting events, we have joined with our team partners to donate close to 20,000 NBA tickets to military service members, first responders and their families during the NBA's Military Appreciation Month in November and throughout the NBA season."

GovX, the leading website and e-commerce network devoted to serving verified U.S. Armed Forces personnel and government first responders by offering privileged pricing on events, tickets and 20,000 premium products, provides proprietary online verification technology enabling the Pistons to extend privileged online ticketing and recognition events.

“We are excited to partner with GovX to provide the thrill of the Pistons experience to members of the U.S. Military and first responders,” said Dennis Mannion, Palace Sports & Entertainment CEO/President. “This is a unique opportunity for the Pistons to salute them for their service to our country and our communities.”

About GovX: GovX is the largest website dedicated to providing those who protect and serve our country and communities with exclusive, significant savings on hundreds of premium brands. Verified U.S. Military service members, first responders and related government personnel receive exclusive access and discounts of 20% to 50% off retail on offerings at Through its partnerships with MLB Advanced Media, select NFL, NBA and NHL teams, among many others, GovX offers everything from discounted sporting and event tickets to race registrations in addition to 20,000 fitness, sporting, electronics, tactical and lifestyle products, all available only to this very deserving group. Eligible members register for free on and are confirmed through GovX’s proprietary online verification system. GovX members include active, reserve, veteran, dependent and retired U.S. Armed Forces personnel, along with federal, state and local government first responders, including police, fire, EMS, FBI, DEA, Secret Service, Border Patrol and related government agency employees and their families. Founded with the mission to thank and honor those who serve, GovX also donates a portion of its proceeds in further support of those in uniform. For more information, visit