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Capitals Announce Jerseys Off Our Backs Ceremony

The Washington Capitals will conduct the team's annual Jerseys Off Our Backs ceremony on Sunday, April 9, following the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will conduct the team's annual Jerseys Off Our Backs ceremony on Sunday, April 9, following the Capitals game against the Florida Panthers. 

Each jersey worn by an individual player during the game will be autographed and presented to a preselected fan postgame.

Throughout the week of March 27, fans can vote or submit nominations for Jerseys Off Our Backs participants in the following categories: 

Mite Moment of the Year

During the first intermission of every Capitals home game, fans have the chance to watch the AAA Mites on Ice, and each night a Mite of the Night is chosen based on the play of the game. Six of the best moments from throughout the 2016-17 season have been selected for fans to vote as the Mite Moment of the Year. 

Monumental Memories Staff

Fans are invited to share a story of an experience they've had with one of the Verizon Center's 1,500 staff members and enter them to win the chance to participate in the Jersey Off Our Backs presentation. 

Verizon Center Staff includes guest services (ticket takers, ushers, elevator/escalator operators and attendants), suite attendants, box office attendants, parking attendants, CSC security and concessionaires Aramark and Levy.

#CapsCare Community Leader

Individuals nominated for the #CapsCare Community Leader category exemplify service and care for others throughout the Caps community, with three finalists selected for the fan vote to participate in the Jerseys Off Our Backs ceremony.

Caps In School Teacher of the Year 

Individuals nominated for the Caps In School Teacher of the Year category exemplify a passion for teaching as well as a love of the Caps, with three finalists selected for the fan vote to participate in the Jersey's Off Our Backs ceremony.

For additional information on how to participate visit WashCaps.com/OffOurBacks.

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