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Panthers Countdown Caravan Continues

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
Go back to school shopping and hang with the Panthers all in one afternoon

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Florida Panthers Countdown Caravan presented by UnitedHealthcare will stop at the Aventura Mall on Saturday, August 15th from 1 – 3 p.m. in their center court, where fans will be able to take care of all their back to school shopping while also getting geared up for Opening Night with the Panthers.
The Countdown Caravan visits various locations throughout South Florida up until the start of the 2009-10 Panthers hockey season and features an incredible grand prize of a limo ride, dinner for four in the Chairman’s Club, four Panthers jerseys and four tickets to Opening Night on Oct. 10. More than 1,000 fans have attended the first two stops on the caravan tour, and this week fans will be able to take care of all their back to school shopping at Aventura Mall, while also getting geared up for Opening Night with the Panthers.
Designed to get sports fans excited for the start of the Panthers season in Helsinki on Oct. 2 & 3 vs. Chicago and at home on Oct. 10 vs. New Jersey – the Caravan at the Aventura Mall will feature attractions such as the inflatable slap shot competition, Panthers street hockey rink, Bova Panthers Ice Dancers and Stanley C. Panther appearances, food and drink stands, DJ, Panthers prize wheel, giveaways, and more. 

For more information on the Florida Panthers Countdown Caravan fans can log on to or call the Panthers community development department at 954.835.7728.
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and YouTube. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center was a finalist for Arena of the Year in annual awards given by trade publication Pollstar. The BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year and is also the home of Sawgrass Live presented by BankAtlantic.


Date:        Location:            Time:
Aug. 15     Aventura Mall             1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 22     Coral Square Mall            Noon-2 p.m.
Aug. 23     Americraft Expo Center         Noon-2 p.m.
Aug. 29     Woodfield Country Club        11a.m.-1p.m.
Aug. 30     Heron Bay             1 p.m.- 4p.m.
Sept. 12     Glacier Ice Arena        Noon-2 p.m.
Sept. 13     Hawk’s Landing            Noon-2 p.m.
Sept. 23     Preseason Game vs. Dallas        6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 26    YMCA Weston            Noon-2 p.m.
Oct.  10     Opening Night vs. New Jersey     5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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