DENVER - As part of the year-long celebration for the Avalanche's 10th season in Denver, the Avalanche organization tonight awarded the seventh of 10 prizes in conjunction with its 10th Season Sweepstakes.
The winner of the drawing, which took place this past Friday (Feb. 24), was announced during the first intermission of tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild. Kosta Callas of Broomfield, Colo., was the seventh prize winner and was awarded an exclusive trip for two to an away game on the team charter. Kosta has been an Avalanche season ticket holder since the inaugural season.
The winner was randomly chosen from a computer database of roughly 176,000 entries and witnessed by NHL security official Sam Singleton.
The Avalanche's 10th Season Sweepstakes offers fans the chance to win one of 10 prizes throughout the year, including exclusive team experiences, vacations and a new home courtesy of Amber Homes. Fans can still enter to win one of seven remaining prizes. Fans will be automatically enrolled by purchasing Avalanche tickets via the internet(www.coloradoavalanche.com) or through Ticketmaster (303-830-TIXS or www.ticketmaster.com).
Grand Prize: A home compliments of Amber Homes
2nd Prize: Custom Avalanche Rocky Mountain Harley-Davidson motorcycle
3rd Prize: 10 FREE round-trip flights on Frontier Airlines
4th Prize: AWARDED FEB. 28 (winner:Kosta Callas). Exclusive trip for two to an away game on the team charter
5th Prize: AWARDED JAN. 28 (winner: Barbara Simonich). One week ski and spa stay at Vail Cascade
6th Prize: AWARDED JAN. 17 (winner: Tanya Denieu). Suite to an Avalanche game and dinner for 10 at Elway's presented by The Denver Post
7th Prize: AWARDED DEC. 26 (winner: Janice Carrington). Avalanche Assistant Coach for one game day plus a suite party compliments of KeyBank
8th Prize: AWARDED DEC. 7 (winner: Jason Gamel). Three night getaway at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
9th Prize: AWARDED NOV. 14 (winner: Jim Falkenstine).
Ultimate entertainment package including a pool table and a six person hot tub compliments of Pool Table Warehouse and Cal Spas.
10th Prize: AWARDED NOV. 5 (winner: Eugene Coppola). Mitsubishi 65-inch HDTV monitor courtesy of The Big Picture
To enter the Sweepstakes, fans can (A) complete the online Sweepstakes entry form available at www.coloradoavalanche.com and click the "Submit" button; or (B) complete the Sweepstakes entry form included on any 2005-2006 Colorado Avalanche pocket schedule during the Sweepstakes Period; or (C) send a post card with your name, address, date of birth, email address and phone number to: Avalanche 10th Season Sweepstakes, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO 80204.
All Sweepstakes entry forms submitted by mail must be received no later than April 1.