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Bees v Telford Tigers (11th Nov) Match night info

posted 11 Nov 2017, 02:22 by john slater

We look forward to welcoming you all to The Hive this coming Saturday for the Bracknell Bees 2017-18 ninth regular season home game - a National Cup Group D game, this time versus the Telford Tigers.

To keep you all up to date and help you enjoy the evening below is all of the information & highlights:

Chow down on some top BBQ food pre-match!
Remember that our sponsors Blues Smokehouse is only two miles from the The Hive so why not visit them before the game!  Check out their extensive menu of cracking food with a great atmosphere – a real favourite with Bees fans and player alike!  Visit their website for more on their menu

If you visit Blues pre-game remember to wear your Bees or Tigers jersey with pride as it will entitle you to a Free Match Day Starter Platter (featuring Gator Eggs, Cheesy Poppers, Kickin’ Wings & Jalapeno Torpedos)!

Tonight’s Match Partner
Saturdays home game is our Remembrance Day game and as part of the evening the Army Benevolent fund will be the match partners for the game.   We welcome them and thank them for all their efforts in support of such a worthy cause!

Face Off Time
We are all set for a 6pm face off with doors opening at 5pm.   Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time and are in your seat for the pre-game build-up!

Special Guest & Events
As part of Saturdays match, in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund, we are delighted to welcome piper Iona Scotson (nee MacDonald) who will be performing the National Anthem, and some other tunes, pre-game.   

The Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) is one of the Bees chosen charities and for this game the team will again be wearing special edition commemorative Passchendaele jerseys with a collection being made throughout the game to go to the ABF. Soldiers from Sword Company Army Training Centre Pirbright will be doing the collection on behalf of the fantastic cause, please give generously.

We are also holding a raffle for a unique ABF named and numbered special edition commemorative Passchendaele jersey – if you missed out on the Own & Loan opportunity for these special jerseys then make sure you see the usual raffle ticket sellers to enter this raffle and the Shirt Off a Back raffle to give yourself a chance to win!

Period Break Entertainment
We will also be welcoming to The Hive the Bracknell Fusion Adult Synchronised Ice Skating team.   They will be providing period break entertainment at Saturdays game and we thank them for their support.

Bracknell Ice Hockey Club (BIHC) Junior game
Before the Bees home regular season game vs Telford Tigers on Saturday the U18's Stingers will be in action at The Hive taking on Solent & Gosport at 3.25pm.   Why not pop along early and cheer them on before the Bees match!

Tickets prices
Adult ticket (over 21yrs old) – £12.50
Concession ticket (over 60’s) – £9
Disabled Supporters ticket (including a FREE helper ticket) – £9
Young Adults (aged 17-21) and Students (with a valid NUS card) – £9
Junior (5yrs – 17yrs) – £5
Junior (under 5yrs) – FREE
Family ticket also available – visit for full details.

Live Streaming
The Bracknell Bees are pleased to announce that this Saturday evenings home game versus the Telford Tigers will also be streamed Live from The Hive with the help of several of our media partners.   See HERE for full details.

The live stream will be hosted by our partners at Ice Hockey Live UK and you can read more about them and find more information on the stream for this Saturdays game at the Ice Hockey Live UK website

You can purchase your stream ticket at the following direct link HERE

2017-18 Replica Jerseys
The Bracknell Bees are happy to announce that Bees 2017-18 replica jerseys are available to purchase from the Supporters Club merchandise table (in the foyer) and also from their shop (opposite the bar at the back of block 5) on match nights.  The initial batch of jerseys, both home and away, will be available in a range of sizes and will be priced at £47.50 (£42.75 for season ticket holders) each for adult sizes and £37.50  (£33.75 for season ticket holders) each for junior sizes.  Make sure you pop along to pick up your jersey as they are sure to be popular and sell fast!

As well as replica jerseys the Supporters Club merchandise table also stocks plenty of Bracknell Bees memorabilia and clothing including some 30th Anniversary items.   Make sure you pop along and check them out! NEW IN! Bracknell Bees mini-jerseys have arrived and are now available at £10 each (please note there is no season ticket holder discount on these) and a full range of player names are available!   Grab them whilst they last! 

50/50 Cash Prize Draw
Make sure that you see one of our ticket sellers around the rink and bar to purchase your ticket, priced at £1 each – YOU NEED TO BEE IN IT TO WIN IT!   For each ticket purchased 50% goes to the prize fund and 50% goes straight into the club for further investment and support of the team so the more tickets you buy the bigger the prize!

50/50 Raffle ticket sellers can be found in the foyer, in the Bees Knees Bar and walking around the rink.   You can also purchase tickets at the Bracknell Bees Supporters Club merchandise desk.

Shirt Off A Players Back
The ever popular Shirt Off A Players Back raffle returns this week and this week you have the chance to win defenceman Tom Avery's 
commemorative Passchendaele shirt, straight from his back and the end of the game.   The lucky winner will be presented the shirt on-ice post-game and have their photo taken as the shirt is handed over.  Shirt Off A Back can be found in the foyer, in the Bees Knees Bar and walking around the rink.   You can also purchase tickets at the Bracknell Bees Supporters Club merchandise desk.

Blues Smokehouse Sponsored Chuck-a-Puck and Chuck-a-Duck
The Bracknell Bees Chuck-a-Puck and Chuck-a-Duck weekly events will now be sponsored by Blues Smokehouse and they will include prizes from Blues in the prize package for the winners of each event at Bees home games so don’t forget to purchase yours, priced at £1 each, to take part in the second period interval fun with a chance to win!

The Bracknell Bees Official Match Night programme – The Buzz!
The Bees official match night programme, compiled and edited for us by our media partners Usual Suspects Media, will be available still priced at £2.50 and packed with match reports, interesting articles, team information etc…– pick up your copy from the Bracknell Bees Supporters Club merchandise desk.   This weeks programme also includes a special Blues Smokehouse Voucher, so make sure to grab your copy!

Post-game signing table
The post-game player signing table returns this week so why not bring those jerseys, programmes etc.. along and get them signed.   This is a weekly event so please check our social media and programme each week to see who will be manning the signing table after each game.   On the signing table, downstairs under block 4, Sunday post-game will be Tom Avery, Jared Lane & Alex Mettam!