COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets play their final game of the 2007-08 season on Sunday, April 6 with a 3 p.m. matinee against the St. Louis Blues during FANtastic FANale VII. The annual fan appreciation event will feature a team poster for all fans courtesy of DeVry University, a fan tribute video, numerous prize giveaways and the chance to win a game-worn jersey directly from a Blue Jackets player on the ice immediately following the game.
In addition to the randomly selected "Jersey Off Our Backs" winners who will accept the game-worn jersey off the back of a player, the Blue Jackets Foundation is selling raffle tickets for the chance to win previously game-worn jerseys. The Foundation's 18 winners will also have the opportunity to collect their jerseys from their respective players on the ice following the game. The $10 raffle tickets will be sold at the Foundation table behind section 111 or any of the other eight locations throughout the arena.
Some of the other prizes up for grabs during FANtastic FANale VII include the following:
- Six months of free RoadRunner service courtesy of Time Warner Cable
- (2) LG phones courtesy of Verizon Wireless
- Dual screen car DVD player courtesy of Pepsi
- iPod nano in a "Who's Your Bud? Choose a Designated Driver" leather carrying case courtesy of Columbus Distributing Co./Anheuser-Busch
- (150) $5 Ohio Lottery tickets
- (2) Sugardale hot dogs for a year
- (60) AAA annual memberships
- Overnight accommodations for 12 people, buffet vouchers to Wheeling Island Casino & Racetrack in Wheeling, West Virginia
FANtastic FANale VII also marks the culmination of the Donatos/QFM96 "Destinationwide" contest in which one lucky fan in attendance will win a pair of tickets to every Nationwide Arena event for a full year.
Other game-night promotions include All You Can Eat Night and the Tunnel of Pride in which purchasers receive an upper level ticket and opportunity to cheer the team to the ice starting in the locker room hallway on event level of Nationwide Arena for $25.
Tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Line locations at Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin and Chiller North as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com.