The Long Island Rough Riders open the 2017 season with a doubleheader on Saturday, May 13 at Cy Donnelly Stadium, and you can be part of the action sooner than you think. The women play the Western New York Flash at 5 p.m. followed by the men’s game against the Westchester Flames at 7:30 p.m.
Both teams finished in third place in their division last year and have their sights set on the playoffs this season.
Whether you’re one person, with a friend or in a large group, the Rough Riders can accommodate and personalize your gameday experience. General admission tickets are just $10 for adults and $8 for youth ages 12 and under. Save and get the season flex plan for $75 that guarantees two (2) tickets to each home game as well as 10 percent off merchandise, camps and clinics.
“It’s about creating a family experience and atmosphere and getting everyone to feel that they’re a part of the game,” director of business development Pedro Suarez said.
If watching the game isn’t enough, kids can be immersed in gameday through a variety of experiences providing unprecedented access. For $10, kids ages 5-16 can be part of the Tunnel Team and line up and give high fives to the players as they enter the field. Being a player escort is also available, giving kids the opportunity to accompany the Rough Riders players onto the field for the national anthem and player introductions. Looking for a more active role during the game? Being a Ball Kid provides fans ages 9-16 the opportunity to be at field level for a half for just $10.
For the ultimate immersive Rough Riders fan experience, be sure to check out the VIPs of the Match and Birthday Experience Package. For $11 per ticket, 20 lucky VIPs get to visit the locker room before the game, watch pregame warmups from the sidelines and have postgame autograph access. Birthday parties rightfully make the birthday boy or girl the center of the activities from a special birthday gift to inclusion in on-field activities and competitions.
The best part of it all is that everything is customizable and personalized to the individual or group. Call 516-622-TIXX (8499), Email: Tickets@liroughriders.com or click button below now to be part of the action this season. Get to know the players now, so you can say “I knew them when they played for the Rough Riders!”
by Michael LoRé