COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets and AAA Ohio have extended the corporate partnership between the National Hockey League club and the travel services provider for the next three years, the Blue Jackets announced July 17. AAA Ohio has been a member of the Blue Jackets corporate partner family since the 2003-04 season.
A major component of AAA Ohio's sponsorship of the Blue Jackets is name entitlement to the AAA Sky Terrace. The AAA Sky Terrace is a spacious private area located at the top level of the arena's west end. It offers seating for 250 fans with an additional 150 standing room only positions, as well as accommodations for a variety of food and beverage offerings that make it a popular destination for groups and private parties.
The partnership also includes in-game promotional elements throughout each Blue Jackets season and presenting sponsorship of team broadcaster blogs, Davidge Dishes and Rimer's Ramblings, on the team's official website, BlueJackets.com. Additionally, fans who hold AAA memberships enjoy various "Show Your Card and Save" discounts on select game tickets and discounted retail offers at the FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line, the official team store of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
As North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 51 million members with travel-, insurance-, financial- and automotive-related services. Since it's founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
Columbus Blue Jackets season tickets for 2009-10 are on sale now with prices starting at $18 per game. In addition, six-, 10- and 20-game packages for 2009-10 are also on sale. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com. Single game tickets for 2009 preseason home games will go on sale Friday, August 21 at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, the FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line team store at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, ticket outlets at Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin, Chiller North, as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. On-sale date and information for single game tickets for the 2009-10 regular season will be announced soon.