CHARLOTTETOWN - The Island Storm and Irving Energy have teamed up to bring 500 youth to the team’s popular Islander Day game.
“Islanders bring a lot of home team pride and fun to the game and we’re thrilled to be able get young people to this great event,” said Louis Labelle, Director of Irving Energy. “We’re always happy to support the people and organizations that make our local communities special; we are honoured to be part of Islander Day."
The ticket giveaway was announced at Sunday’s home game against the Riptide. Those in attendance had the first shot at claiming the free tickets. The remainder of the free tickets will be available to the public starting on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11am. The tickets, which are valid for anyone 18 and under, must be claimed in person at the box office.
An annual tradition for the Storm, the Islander Day game has averaged large crowds and promises for another big turnout.
“We were thrilled when Irving Energy committed to doing something so generous for our fans,” said Storm Vice President, Brett Poirier. “I know with their help we won’t have any trouble getting those tickets into deserving hands. We look forward to seeing hundreds of young people with us next Monday.”
The Islander Day game tips off at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20 with the Moncton Miracles in town.
No purchase is necessary to claim the free tickets. They are limited to two tickets per family.