COLUMBUS, OHIO – Donatos Pizza and the Columbus Blue Jackets are celebrating their decade-long partnership with a February full of prizes. Pizza fans and hockey fans alike will have the opportunity to register to win more than 500 prizes throughout the month, including game tickets, Blue Jackets memorabilia, Donatos gift cards, Pepsi products, an X-Box and a pizza party with Stinger.
One grand-prize winner will receive the ultimate fan experience through the "Spend the Year with the Blue Jackets" prize package. The prize pack includes:
•A personalized jersey
•A team-signed hockey stick
•A meet & greet with a Jackets coach
•Attendance at a morning skate with the team and have a post-practice skate
•Lunch with the Jackets' broadcast team
•Dinner in the press lounge and a press box tour
•A pre-game trip to the penalty box along with a Zamboni ride during a game
•Attendance at a post-game press conference
•Free Donatos and Pepsi for an entire year
•A pair of Blue Jackets season tickets for the 2011-12 year
"We're excited to commemorate our 10-year partnership with Donatos Pizza by rewarding fans with an array of terrific prizes, unique team experiences and valuable offers," said Cameron Scholvin, senior vice president of corporate development for the Columbus Blue Jackets. "Five hundred prizes in one month and an incredible grand prize that spans a full year is a fantastic way to share our 10th season celebration with our partners and fans."
Now through March 3, fans can go online to www.bluejackets.com/Donatos and register to win hundreds of great prizes. Or they can visit their local Donatos, register to win and pick up a coupon book loaded with great February deals from the Columbus Blue Jackets, The Chillers, Donatos Pizza and the FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line (official Columbus Blue Jackets team store).
"We're thrilled to team up with the Blue Jackets again this year, and together, continue to provide great prizes and great deals for both hockey fans and Donatos Pizza fans," said Tom Santor, executive director of public relations and marketing for Donatos Pizza.
The Blue Jackets return to action Friday when they visit the Detroit Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 7 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan and online at BlueJackets.com.
Single-game tickets for Blue Jackets home games, starting at $22, are on sale 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 BlueJackets.com and Ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, a variety of partial-season plans and group tickets, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.
About Donatos Pizza
Donatos Pizza, founded in 1963 by Jim Grote, is family-owned and operated, and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The creator of Edge-to-Edge® pizza, Donatos Pizza is recognized as the gold standard in pizza, using only the freshest ingredients and highest food and safety standards to create delicious, quality products. Donatos and its franchise partners operate more than 175 stores in six states, and its products are proudly served at more than 20 entertainment and sports venues. For more information on Donatos Pizza, visit www.donatos.com.