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AMERKS ANNOUNCE 2016-17 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

The Rochester Americans announced today their promotional schedule for the 2016-17 season, featuring the return of several popular theme nights, T-shirt packages, guest appearances, Pregame Happy Hours and more. As always, the Amerks will offer ticket specials, promotional packages, special group rates and exciting youth hockey experiences throughout the season.

Season-Long Promotions

Pregame Happy Hour: The Amerks will host a Genesee Pregame Party Happy Hour prior to every Friday and Saturday home game this season in the Genesee Brew House Upper Atrium Bar, featuring live music and $2 drafts of Genesee and Genesee Light. A full schedule of performers for the season can now be seen on Amerks.com (subject to change).

Zweigle’s Family Four Packs: Zweigle's Family Packs are available for every Amerks Friday and Sunday home game during the 2016-17 Season. For just $79, fans will receive four Lower Level tickets (some restrcistions may apply), four hot dogs and four sodas. A minimum of four tickets is required in order to purchase the Zweigle’s Family Pack.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THE ZWEIGLE'S FAMILY PACK

Buckmans Car Wash: Every time the Amerks play a home game, fans will receive a $2.99 discounted car wash from Buckmans Car Wash the next day when they present a ticket stub from the game.

Distillery Eats & Seats: This popular package returns for another year as fans can purchase a Lower Level ticket and $10 gift card to The Distillery for just $25.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THE EATS & SEATS PACKAGE

Kids Tickets: The Amerks are offering a special Kids Ticket price of just $10 per seat for kids age 2-6 with the purchase of an adult ticket at the Box Office for all home games.

Taco Bell We Win, You Win: With an Amerks victory, fans can show their ticket at any participating Taco Bell locations for one free seasoned beef taco. The offer is limited to one taco per person per ticket.

Taco Bell In-Store Friday Night Promotion: Fans can head to Taco Bell and receive a coupon good for a $16 best available ticket to any Friday night Amerks home game. Coupons can be redeemed online at ticketmaster.com or by turning it in at the Blue Cross Arena Box Office. Click here for participating locations.

Moe’s Hot Player of the Game: At each home game, three Amerks players will be selected as the “hot players” of the game. If any of the three Amerks players scores a goal, fans will be able to show their ticket stub for 50% off any entrée at participating Moe’s locations the following day. If any of the three Amerks players scores a hat trick, fans will also be able to show their ticket for an enhanced offer (free burrito) at participating Moe’s locations the following day.

Score With Filgers: Score with Filgers! The more the Amerks score, the more you score. With each goal scored during a home game, fans have up to 48 hours to show their ticket at Filger’s East End for a free beer, maximum of three per person. Only one ticket per person will be accepted. Offer not available after 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Saturdays.

Star Toss Presented by Foodlink: Fans can purchase foam stars, one for $1 or six for $5, in the upper atrium outside of section 116. The star that lands closest to the center faceoff dot will win half of the money collected. Star Toss takes place during the second intermission of Friday and Saturday games.

Schaller's Winning Wednesdays: Schaller’s and Zweigles have teamed up to present “Winning Wednesdays”. After any Wednesday Night Amerks game, fans can show their ticket at any Schaller’s restaurant location and get a free hot dog.

Amerks Fans ROC: Fans, head to Drifters located in the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown and show your Amerks ticket to receive 15% off your entire bill! Offer valid for up to 48 hours after home game shown on ticket.

Show Your Room Key: Staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown? Show your room key at The Blue Cross Arena Box Office and receive $16 tickets to any Rochester Americans 2016-17 regular season home game. Once you have your tickets, head over to the Amerks AdPro Team Store and receive 10% off your entire purchase!  

McDonald's Family Nights: McDonald’s Family Night Package includes a four-pack of tickets for $49.95 or an individual ticket for just $15 for 100-Level Value Zone seating. Fans can pick up a McDonald’s Family Night voucher at any participating McDonald’s location that can be used to purchase one Best Available ticket or four Best Available tickets in person at The Blue Cross Arena Box Office or by calling 1-855-GO-AMERKS. Patrons can also enter a coupon code (MDC1 or MDC4) to purchase them online at www.ticketmaster.com. Download the McDonalds App and receive a free breakfast sandwich and weekly deals.

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Advantage FCU Custom Amerks Debit Card: The Amerks and Advantage Federal Credit Union have partnered to create a custom Amerks Debit Card that includes a special “give-back” feature and provide fans with an “Extra Man” Advantage. Amerks fans can obtain the custom debit card at any Advantage FCU location. Every time customers use their Amerks debit cards, Advantage FCU will donate a portion of its profits annually to the Villa of Hope Fund.  In addition, cardholders can show their Amerks debit card at The Blue Cross Arena Box Office to purchase a ticket in the Advantage FCU Members Sections (Section 101 and 129 located behind the Advantage FCU Party Deck) for just $13. Cardholders can also receive a 10% discount off their entire purchase at the Amerks Team Store presented by Adpro Sports.

Month-Long Promotions

Southern Tier: The Amerks and Southern Tier are offering a VIP Brewing experience to all fans 21 and over. Sign up for you and three of your friends to be a Southern Tier “Brewer for the Day” and then watch the Amerks take on the Binghamton Senators on Wednesday, April 12th. To sign up, click here!

Radisson Lunch With A Legend: The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside presents Lunch with a Legend.  Enter to win Amerks prizes, including lunch with three friends and Amerks Hall of Famer, Jody Gage! For more information or to sign up, click here!

Theme/Promotional Nights

Friday, Oct. 21 vs. Toronto Marlies – Sweets in the Suites presented by TOPS Friendly Markets
•    Ninth annual Halloween celebration
•    Kids will receive a reusable Amerks bag for trick-or-treating courtesy of TOPS Friendly Markets
•    All kids age 12 and under can trick-or-treat in the suite level during an intermission
•    All Kids Tickets 2-12 years old just $10

Military Appreciation Week presented by Veterans Outreach Center
Friday, Nov. 4 vs. Syracuse Crunch

•    All active and retired military personnel as well as military veterans will be honored
•    Free ticket to all Active, Reserve, National Guard and Retired military personnel with additional tickets available for just $14
•    Amerks will wear military themed jerseys that will be auctioned off in-game during the Nov. 11 game and presented to the winning fans “off the backs” of the players afterwards
•    Military themed T-Shirt and Ticket package available for $25  
•    Military themed Mystery Pucks
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Dave McGrath

Friday, Nov. 11 vs. Hartford Wolf Pack
•    All active and retired military personnel as well as military veterans will be honored
•    Free ticket to all Active, Reserve, National Guard and Retired military personnel with additional tickets available for just $14
•    Amerks will wear military themed jerseys that will be auctioned off in-game and presented to the winning fans “off the backs” of the players afterwards
•    Military themed T-Shirt and Ticket package available for $25  
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Acoustic Brew

Friday, Nov. 18 vs. St. John’s IceCaps – Downtown Career Fair
•    Partnering with 13 WHAM News/Fox Rochester, Rochester-CW, Hire Me Rochester and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m.
•    Businesses can register at amerks.com/careerfair for $300 and receive 20 tickets to that night’s game
•    Job Seekers can register for free at amerks.com/jobseeker and receive one ticket voucher
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Mark Fantasia

Friday, Dec. 2 vs. Toronto Marlies – Star Wars Night
•    Officially Licensed Lucas Films Characters Meet & Greet
•    All Kids Tickets 2-12 years old just $10
•    Lightsaber and Ticket Package for $25
•    Star Wars Mystery Pucks available
•    Portion of proceeds to benefit the Golisano Children’s Hospital
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Dave McGrath

Saturday, Dec. 17 vs. St. John’s IceCaps – 12 Days of Hockey
•    Special Holiday-themed game with giveaways and a visit from Santa
•    Mystery Ornaments available
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Tim Britt

Friday, Jan. 13 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton – Hat Night presented by Segar and Sciortino
•    Amerks winter hat giveaway to the first 2,500 fans courtesy of Segar and Sciortino
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from IJY

Friday, Jan. 27 vs. Albany Devils – Hometown Heroes Game
•    Join us to honor local police officers, fire fighters, EMT’s and all First Responders
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from The Jeff Acker Trio

Friday, Feb. 10 vs. Albany Devils – Donate Life Night
•    The Amerks will partner with Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network to raise awareness for organ donation
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Dave McGrath

Sunday, Feb. 19 vs. Binghamton Senators – Kids Day/Moose’s Birthday, presented by NY's 529 College Savings
•    Join the Moose and his local mascot friends for a day of kid-friendly activities
•    All Kids Tickets 2-12 years old just $10
•    Kids Day Mystery Pucks available

Friday, Feb. 24 vs. Syracuse Crunch – Youth Hockey Night, presented by UR Sports Medicine
•    As part of USA Hockey’s Hockey Weekend Across America, all registered USA Hockey players can receive a complimentary ticket to the game

Friday, March 3 vs. St. John's IceCaps – Hall of Fame Night, presented by Seneca Resorts & Casinos
•    Former team captain Scott Nichol and longtime team reporter Kevin Oklobzija will be be inducted into the Amerks Hall of Fame

Saturday, March 4 vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers – Super Hero Night, presented by Coca-Cola
•    Super Heroes Meet & Greet
•    All Kids Tickets 2-12 years old just $10

Friday, March 10 vs. St. John’s IceCaps – Irish Night
•    Kick off St. Patrick’s Day Parade weekend in Rochester with the Amerks!
•    The team will wear special Irish-themed jerseys during warm-ups
•    St. Patrick’s Day themed T-Shirt and Ticket Package available for $25
•    Irish Night Mystery Pucks available
•    Happy Hour with live music from the Irish band 1916

Friday, March 24 vs. Springfield Thunderbirds – Seneca Legends Night
•    The game will feature an appearance from former Amerks and Sabres goaltender Martin Biron

Sunday, March 26 vs. Springfield Thunderbirds – Pucks & Paws Night
•    Enjoy the action of Amerks hockey right alongside your dog!
•    Special giveaway item for all dogs in attendance
•    A portion of the proceeds to benefit Lollypop Farm

Friday, April 7 vs. Hershey Bears – Fan’s Choice Bobblehead Night presented by AT&T
•    The first 1,500 fans will receive the “Fan’s Choice” Amerks player bobblehead

Saturday, April 8 vs. Utica Comets – Pink the Rink Breast Cancer Awareness Game, presented by Gilda's Club of Rochester
•    The team will wear special jerseys during the game that will be auctioned off in-arena
•    Pink the Rink T-shirt packages and Pink the Rink Mystery Pucks will be available
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from The Dean’s List

Friday, April 14 vs. Albany Devils – Fan Appreciation Night presented by TOPS Friendly Markets
•    All tickets only $16 for Best Available seating
•    Pregame team awards ceremony
•    Fan Appreciation Night Mystery Pucks available
•    Pregame Happy Hour with live music from Something Else

Additional details on the events above will be available closer to each game while additional promotional nights may be added to the schedule throughout the season.

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