SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Swarm will host its fourth annual Holiday Bowl open house on Sunday, Jan. 8. The event will take place at PINZ, located at 7520 32nd St. N. in Oakdale.
The event is exclusive to season ticket holders from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. and opens to the general public at 10 a.m. To register for the Holiday Bowl, please visit mnswarm.com.
Season ticket holders can enjoy breakfast beginning at 9 a.m. along with free bowling. Laser tag and arcade games will be available at a separate cost. Those in attendance will also have the opportunity to register to win prizes and meet Swarm players, including: NLL defending scoring champ F Ryan Benesch and NLL First Team All-Rookie member T Andrew Suitor, along with rookies G Evan Kirk, F Corbyn Tao, F Jay Card, F Pat Smith, F Todd Baxter, F Joel Henry, and D Nik Bilic. Swarm Co-Owner and Vice President Andy Arlotta, Assistant Coach Aime Caines, members of the Swarm Performance Team (SPT), Buzz, the Toyota Professor, Bruce the PA Announcer, and Swarm staff will also be in attendance.
“We’re looking forward to opening another exciting season of Swarm lacrosse this month,” said Arlotta. “The Holiday Bowl offers our fans a great opportunity to interact with our players and gives them the chance to get to know them on a personal level. After a long offseason, we can’t wait to see all of our fans for an afternoon of fun this Sunday.”
Swarm season ticket holders will be able to pick up their 2012 season tickets at the event. For those unable to pick up their tickets, they will be mailed out the following week.
Minnesota begins its eighth season of play in the NLL on Saturday, Jan. 14 on the road against the Colorado Mammoth at 8 p.m. CT. The Swarm hosts the Buffalo Bandits on Treasure Island Field at Xcel Energy Center for its home opener on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. CT.
Swarm fans looking to lock up season tickets in 2012 can take advantage of a Buy 2 Get 2 at 50% offer. By purchasing two season tickets at full price, fans can add an additional two tickets for half the cost. Lower level single game tickets can be purchased for as low as $20 to all eight home games by calling 1-888-MN-SWARM or visiting mnswarm.com.