Tomahawks Announce 2013-14 Promotional Schedule
JOHNSTOWN, PA – The Johnstown Tomahawks today announced their promotional schedule for the 2013-14 season. The organization looks forward to providing fans with the same exciting, value-packed theme nights, giveaways, and opportunities to support local charities, while also introducing several new promotions to celebrate the team’s second season in Johnstown.
The Tomahawks will play 28 home games of their 60-game season at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena, beginning with two games vs. Port Huron on Sat., Sept. 14 and Sun., Sept. 15 at 7:30 and 3:00 p.m., respectively. The majority of home games will be played on Friday (9) and Saturday (12) nights with the team’s longest uninterrupted sequence of home games occurring Thurs. Oct. 24 – Sat. Nov. 23 (11).
Tomahawks players will don specialty jerseys on three occasions: Faceoff Against Cancer/Pink at the Rink Weekend – Oct. 24 and 25; Military Appreciation Night – Nov. 9 and Guns & Hoses Night – Feb. 22. Fans will once again have the opportunity to bid on these game-worn jerseys with the funds raised going to a variety of charitable organizations.
The 2013-14 schedule will also feature several giveaways, including the following: Jason Spence bobblehead; Magnetic schedule; team poster; White-out Shirts; Tomahawks dog bandanas; Cowbells; Pink rally towels; Mini U.S. flags; special Valentine’s Day giveaway; and souvenir pucks. Fan Appreciation Weekend, set for the last homestand of the season, will occur during the weekend of Friday, March 21, 2014, and feature $20,000 worth of gift card giveaways. The team will celebrate the final home game of the year on Sun. March 23 with “Shirts Off Our Backs,” with selected fans winning players’ game-worn jerseys from that night, presented personally by the players.
Sept. 14 vs. Port Huron: Second Annual HockeyFest and Magnetic Schedule Giveaway
The Tomahawks invite fans to kick off the team’s sophomore season on Saturday with fun games, activities, live music, food, and drinks for the entire family. The evening will also include a special fireworks presentation and a special guest appearance.
Oct. 6 vs. Springfield: Pucks N’ Paws Night
We’re bringing back a fan favorite from last season! We’re celebrating our furry friends by inviting you to bring your dog to the game to benefit the Johnstown Police Department K9 Corps. Each dog attending the game will receive a special Tomahawks dog bandana.
Oct. 24 vs. Soo: Tomahawks Cowbell Giveaway
Back by popular demand, get your Hawks pumped with our team cowbells.
Oct. 25 & 26 vs. Soo: Faceoff Against Cancer and Pink Rally Towel Giveaway (10/25)
We’re pleased to partner with the Conemaugh Health Foundation to raise awareness and support cancer research by providing pink rally towels on the 25th and auctioning off players specialty pink game-worn jerseys with the proceeds going to the Conemaugh Health Foundation Cancer Fund.
Nov. 2 & 3 vs. Port Huron: Kids Weekend, Team Poster Giveaway, and Skate with the Players
We’re celebrating Chopper’s birthday and honoring our younger fans during this weekend with special events, including inviting all of Chopper’s mascot friends, a skate with the players following the Nov. 3 game, and a Team Poster giveaway on both days. Sponsor Allied Milk will also provide a special gift on the 2nd!
Nov. 8 vs. Springfield: Faith & Family Night
Following the game, listen to a special guest talk about his walk in faith.
Nov. 9 vs. Springfield: Military Appreciation Night and U.S. Flag Giveaway
Support our armed forces and say “thank you” as we honor members of our military on this night. The Tomahawks will wear specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off during the game with the proceeds going to local charities.
Nov. 23 vs. Port Huron: Teddy Bear Toss
Bring a teddy bear to the game and help Toys for Tots! Fans can toss their teddy bears on the ice during a designated time during the game. All bears collected will go to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, which collects toys as Christmas gifts for children in need.
Dec. 31 vs. Michigan: New Year’s Eve Post-Game Celebration and White-Out Shirt Giveaway
The tradition continues! Presented by the PA Lottery, join us as we ring in the New Year with giveaway noisemakers for kids and white-out shirts. Following the game, join Tomahawks staff, coaches, and players on the ice for autographs and to celebrate the holiday together. [No Skates Allowed on the Ice for Celebration!]
Jan. 24 vs. Michigan: Head Coach Jason Spence Bobblehead Giveaway
Bring a part of the Tomahawks home with our special limited edition Jason Spence bobblehead! We’re honoring our head coach, who has brought his hard working, gritty style of hockey to the Tomahawks while also dedicating his time to the greater Johnstown community and surrounding regions since playing here professionally throughout seven seasons.
Feb. 15 vs. Michigan: Youth Hockey Weekend, Souvenir Puck Giveaway
We’re celebrating youth hockey in our community on this night by honoring those players, coaches, and families involved with youth hockey. On the 15th, youth players wearing their youth hockey jerseys will receive an official Tomahawks souvenir puck (while supplies last)!
Feb. 22 vs. Wenatchee: Guns & Hoses Night Presented by L&M Excavating
The Tomahawks are proud to honor our local police and fire heroes with specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off during the game with the proceeds benefitting the Special Olympics of PA – Cambria County. Teams made up of local police and firefighters will face-off in a charity game at 5 p.m. Following the Tomahawks game, Starfire will present a post-game fireworks show.
March 8 vs. Janesville: Faith & Family
Join us for our second Faith & Family Night of the season when a Tomahawk player will give a talk on faith and sports following the game.
March 21-23 vs. Soo: Fan Appreciation Weekend & Shirts Off Our Backs
For the final three home games of the season, we’re saying “thank you” to all of our wonderful fans. To conclude the regular season at home on Sunday, March 23, Tomahawks players will meet randomly selected fans and present them with the jerseys off their backs. Following that presentation, fans are invited to join players on the ice for a special skate. In addition, over $20,000 will be given away to fans in gift cards throughout the weekend.
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