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Bees v Wildcats (3rd Sept) Match night info

posted 3 Sep 2017, 01:37 by john slater   [ updated 3 Sep 2017, 01:43 ]

We look forward to welcoming you all to The Hive this coming Sunday for the first game of the Bracknell Bees 2017-18 season, the pre-season M4 Derby series second leg versus local rivals the Swindon Wildcats.

To keep you all up to date and help you enjoy the evening below is all of the information & highlights that you need to know!

Season Ticket Collections
Season tickets, for those that have purchased, will all be available for collection pre-game at the Bees M4 Derby Series home match versus the Swindon Wildcats on Sunday 3rd September 2017 (only available until face-off at 6pm).   Please see Yvonne or John Slater (located in the hospitality suite upstairs) to collect - please see here for full details and further dates when they will be available for collectionHERE

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 Wildcats 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 Sponsor
We welcome Usual Suspects Media, a long-time partner of the club providing website, social media, match-night programme, PR and match night services, as the match night sponsor for this Sundays home game!  The club would like to thank them for they continued and invaluable support.

Face Off Time
We are all set for a 6pm face off with doors opening at 5.15pm.   Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time and are in your seat for the pre-game build-up!

Tickets prices
Please remember that tonight's pre-season game is not covered by Bracknell Bees 2017-18 Season Tickets

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.

Match Night Masots
For this game we have Finlay Spearing, Aiden Lamey and Jacob Lamey joining us from the Bracknell Ice Hockey Club (BIHC) as the match night mascots.

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 Harvey Stead’s 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

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 Harvey Stead, Danny Ingoldsby & Luke Jackson!