2010-11 Promotional Schedule Released
September 27, 2010
The Peoria Rivermen are proud to announce their promotional calendar for the 2010-11 season is packed with great giveaways and fantastic promotions from start to finish. Free food night, which drew a franchise record 10, 123 fans last season will return on April 9, 2011 to help celebrate Fan Appreciation Night.
The promotional schedule kicks off with a new spin on an old giveaway when the Rivermen welcome the Manitoba Moose to open the season at Carver Arena on Oct. 8. The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive reusable static cling schedules courtesy of Heritage Bank. No refrigerator necessary, these schedules will stick to almost any surface!
Opening night is just the first of 11 giveaway nights that Rivermen fans will be treated to throughout the season. A series of four commemorative photo canvases will be given away featuring Rivermen Hall of Famer Michel Mongeau (Dec. 11), former Rivermen and current member of the St. Louis Blues David Backes (Jan. 29), and celebration photos of both the 1990-91 Turner Cup Championship Team (Feb. 25), and the 1999-2000 Kelly Cup Championship Team (April 8) to the first 2,500 fans on those nights.
Bobbleheads are back as the first 2,250 fans in attendance on Jan. 15, 2011 will receive a Peoria-native Jim Thome Rivermen bobblehead, presented by CEFCU. On Nov. 20, OSF St. Francis Medical Center will giveaway Rivermen hats to the first 2.500 fans.
Coca-Cola/Fun on the Run Family Sundays return for another season featuring $1 tickets in the upper bowl for children 12 and under. Also hot dogs, chips, and coke will be available for $1 each for the one hour prior to all Sunday games. After each Sunday game this year fans can come down onto the ice and skate with the team (please bring your own skates).
All dates and quantities of the giveaways are subject to change. For more information, visit the Rivermen promotional schedule on rivermen.net or call the team offices at (309) 676-1040.
Below is a list of promotions schedule for the season and be sure to check rivermen.net for events to be added throughout the season.
8 - Reusable Static Cling Schedule Giveaway Night presented by Heritage Bank (1st 5,000 Fans)
30 - Pink in the Rink Night with Special Jersey Post-Game Auction presented by Susan G. Komen
13 - Team Calendar Giveaway Night
19 - Team Poster Giveaway Night
20 - OSF Hat Giveaway (1st 2,500 Fans)/ Scout Night
11 - Michel Mongeau Canvas Giveaway Night (1st 2,500 Fans)
15 - Bobblehead Giveaway Night presented by CEFCU (1st 2,250 Fans)
29 - David Backes Canvas Giveaway Night (1st 2,500 Fans)
19 - Wedding on Ice presented by Jewelry on Water
25 - 1990-91 Turner Cup Champions Canvas Giveaway Night (1st 2,500 Fans)/ 1990-91 Throwback Jersey Night with Post-Game Auction
5 - Peoria Air National Guard Team Poster Giveaway Night (1st 3,500 Fans)/ Support the Troops Night
26 - Kids’ Jersey Giveaway Night (1st 1000 12 years or younger)
8 - 2000 Kelly Cup Champions Canvas Giveaway Night (1st 2,500 Fans)
9 - Free Food/Fan Appreciation Night
Season ticket packages are still on sale through the Rivermen office. Call (309) 676-1040 for more information or to reserve your seat for the upcoming season. To learn more about the benefits of becoming a Rivermen season ticket holder CLICK HERE.