The Kansas City Command announced the team’s 2012 promotional schedule in conjunction with single game tickets going on sale Tuesday. Tickets start as low as $14.
The Command will open its Arena Football League season on Friday, March 16 at Sprint Center against the defending ArenaBowl champion Jacksonville Sharks. The first 3,000 fans entering Sprint Center will receive a 2012 Command magnet schedule.
Thursday, March 29 Kansas City will host the Arizona Rattlers, last year’s ArenaBowl runners-up, on “Blackout Night”. The first 3,000 fans to arrive will receive a black Kansas City Command t-shirt.
After a month on the road, the Command will return home to face the San Antonio Talons on Saturday, May 5 for “Media Night”. Kansas City radio, TV, print and multi-media personalities will divide into teams and compete in a halftime flag football game.
The Saturday, May 26 game against the Georgia Force will mark one of the most anticipated promotions of the year. On “Cash Night”, one lucky Command fan in attendance will win up to $10,000 cash! Specific contest rules will be announced soon.
Saturday, June 2 the Command host the Utah Blaze. At halftime, area mascots will join Pepsi Max Runway on the field for some fuzzy football. Details for how giant hands/wings/paws will grip the football will be released soon.
The Command host San Jose on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17. The team will solicit the help of Command fans in supporting numerous local charities in our community with a “Day of Giving”. The Command will also invite all dads to enjoy the game with special ticket discounts.
Saturday, June 23 is “Ladies Night” at Sprint Center as the Command host Chicago. The team will honor all the women in attendance with special activities throughout the game.
The Command’s closest geographic rival, the Iowa Barnstormers, visit for a Saturday, July 7 game at Sprint Center. It will be the second of two meetings between the teams and the winner of the season series will receive a trophy commemorating the occasion.
Finally, the 2012 home finale is scheduled for Saturday, July 14. On “Fan Appreciation Night”, the team will show its gratitude to Command supporters by giving away Kansas City Arena Football highlight videos to the first 3,000 fans.
Fans can purchase tickets by visiting kccommand.com, by calling 855-KC-ARENA, or in person at the Sprint Center box office.
“We have worked hard to assemble a quality team to put on the field and create a great experience for fans inside Sprint Center,” said Command President Pete Likens. “The additions of Nate Davis, Samie Parker and Tommy Chavis, plus bringing back guys like Bret Smith and Rashad Barksdale, will give fans plenty of great players to cheer for. We are pleased to offer a variety of ticket options and extra incentives to see the Kansas City Command in action.”
Season tickets are also on sale for the entire 2012 season by calling 855-KC-ARENA. Season ticket holders receive numerous benefits such as discount pricing, preferred seating, gifts and flexible payment options.