COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today a multiyear renewal of its corporate partnership with United Dairy Farmers (UDF), a partner since the 2003-04 season. The agreement designates Homemade Brand as the official ice cream of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Elements of the partnership include in-arena messaging via electronic signage and the presence of multiple branded ice cream stands on the arena concourses. In addition, UDF is also included in the Dispatch Family Pack offer which features a UDF ice cream voucher along with a game ticket, Sugardale hot dog, popcorn, Pepsi and Dispatch Ice Haus skate pass for just $25 per person.
United Dairy Farmers, Inc., (UDF) headquartered in Norwood, Ohio currently owns and operates over 185 dairy/convenience stores specializing in made to order, hand dipped ice cream cones, sundaes, and shakes. In addition to operating stores, the company manufactures and distributes branded milk, ice cream and dairy products under the Homemade Brand Premium Ice Cream and United Dairy Farmers brand names. Homemade Brand can be found in leading grocery stores in the Ohio market and beyond.
The Blue Jackets return action tonight when they host the Dallas Stars at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101, and online at www.BlueJackets.com.
Blue Jackets tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line Team Store at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, ticket outlets at the Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.