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Slammers unveil loaded ticket packages for 2013

The Slammers are introducing a Blue Collar Buffet where you pay $20 and get a reserved seat ticket to a game as well as an all-you-can-eat buffet. Broadcaster Aaron Morse has more...

(Joliet, IL) – The Joliet Slammers, presented by ATI Physical Therapy, announced Monday new “loaded ticket packages” for the 2013 season featuring Slammers Loot and “all-you-can-eat” food items.

“It’s a crime to have this much fun,” Slammers General Manager Chris Franklin said. “Invest in your summertime fun with the Slammers and we will pay you to play! You only have to pull out your wallet once this summer. Use Slammers Loot like cash inside Silver Cross Field for concessions or merchandise. If you miss a game, no problem! Exchange your ticket for another date.”

Every package features the “Never a Wasted Ticket” program where fans can exchange any unused tickets for a different game, for the same or lesser value based on availability. With all packages except for the Blue Collar Buffet, fans can upgrade to a premium padded club seat for only $2 more per game.   

“The Blue Collar Buffet” is going to be available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday game this upcoming season. $20 gets fans a reserved seat in the ballpark as well as access to an all-you-can-eat buffet on the concourse for 90 minutes. For a standard 7:05 p.m. first pitch, that means the buffet will be available from 6:05-7:35. This delicious option features an ever-changing menu that features an entrée, pasta, three sides, a dessert and Pepsi products.

Fans can also purchase “The Buffet Bundle” for $60. This loaded ticket package allows fans to choose any three Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday home games to attend and enjoy the Blue Collar Buffet. On top of that, fans will receive $5 in Slammers Loot for every package purchased. Slammers Loot is money fans can spend on anything they want at Silver Cross Field during the 2013 season!

The Slammers loaded ticket packages mean we’re paying you with Slammers Loot to play at the yard!

The Fireworks Pack guarantees fans the same great seat for all 12 fireworks nights at Silver Cross Field this season, including Opening Night and the 4th of July! With every Fireworks Pack purchased, fans will receive $25 in Slammers Loot to spend however they choose throughout the year. With spring coming early this year thanks to “Ground Dog” Spikes; fans will receive an extra $5 in Slammers Loot with every Fireworks Pack purchased before February 15. Thanks to the Slammers Valentine’s Day promotion, a fireworks pack only costs $99 through February 14. One reserved seat Fireworks Pack normally costs $120 for the season.

The “Giveaways Galore” Loaded Ticket Package means fans are guaranteed every Saturday premium giveaway the Slammers hand out in 2013! It also guarantees fans the same seat for every Saturday home game. With every Giveaways Galore Loaded Ticket Pack purchased, fans will receive $20 in Slammers Loot to spend however they choose throughout the year. One reserved seat Giveaways Galore Loaded Ticket Package costs only $90 for the season.

The “Pick ‘Em” Pack lets fans pick any five games to attend this summer and receive the same guaranteed seat! With every Pick ‘Em Pack purchased fans will receive $10 in Slammers Loot to spend however they choose throughout the year.  One reserved seat “Pick ‘Em” Pack costs only $50 for the season.

The other new all-you-can-eat option is the brand new “loaded luxury suite.” If companies, organizations or friends have a group of 22-58 people, they can enjoy the all-you-can-eat loaded luxury suite for only $40 per person. The suite level has indoor and outdoor seating. Start your feast when the gates open and enjoy an all-you-can-eat spread for 90 minutes in style at the yard!

To purchase full season tickets, loaded ticket packages and group outings, stop by the Slammers Box Office during regular business hours (Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.) or call (815) 722-2287.

For more information about full season tickets go here

For more information about the Slammers new loaded ticket packages go here.

For more information about group outings go here

To download and print the team’s 2013 schedule with game times go here.

Don’t forget to like the Slammers on Facebook and follow them on Twitter for all the latest news and special deals.

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