We look forward to seeing you all at The Hive this coming Saturday for the Bracknell Bees final regular season home game of the 2016/17 EPIHL season versus the Hull Pirates.
Below is all of the information and highlights that you need to know!
Chow down on some top BBQ food pre-match!
Remember that our sponsors Blues Smokehouse is only two miles from the The Hive so why not visit them before the game! Check out their extensive menu of cracking food with a great atmosphere – a real favourite with Bees fans and player alike! Visit their website www.bluessmokehouse.co.uk for more on their menu!
If you visit Blues pre-game remember to wear your Bees or Pirates jersey with pride as it will entitle you to a Free Match Day Starter Platter (featuring Gator Eggs, Cheesy Poppers, Kickin’ Wings & Jalapeno Torpedos)!
Tonight’s Match Sponsor
Thames Valley Air Ambulance, one of this years Bracknell Bees supported charities, will be joining us as the match night sponsor for this Saturdays home game – you can out more about them at www.tvairambulance.org.uk – and we welcome them and thank them for their tremendous efforts!
Face Off Time
We are all set for a 6pm face off with doors opening at 5.15pm. Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time and are in your seat for the pre-game build-up!
Kids Go Free!
The Bracknell Bees are pleased to announce that their final regular season 2016/17 English Premier Ice Hockey League match at The Hive, on Saturday 18th March versus the Hull Pirates (6pm faceoff), will be a Kids go Free fixture. Children (under the age of 16) can attend the match for free, as long as they are accompanied by a full paying Adult or Concession ticket purchase.
Adult ticket (over 21yrs old) – £13.50
Concession ticket (over 60’s) – £10
Disabled Supporters ticket (including a FREE helper ticket) – £10
Young Adults (aged 17-21) and Students (with a valid NUS card) – £8
Junior (3yrs – 16yrs) – £5
Junior (under 3yrs) – FREE
Family ticket also available – visit www.thebracknellbees.com/tickets for full details.
Live Stream coverage
If you can’t make it along to The Hive don’t panic as this weekends match will be streamed LIVE from The Hive at www.icehockeylive.co.uk Our media partners Daniel Elkington Photography will provide the video coverage and John Slater of Usual Suspects Media will be providing the commentary. Coverage will start just before face-off at 6pm.
Match Night Mascots – proudly sponsored by St Vincents Vets!
For this game we have Lucas Dowling, Jacob Lamey and Aiden Lamey joining us from the Bracknell Ice Hockey Club (BIHC) as match night mascots!
50/50 Cash Prize Draw
Make sure that you see one of our ticket sellers around the rink and bar to purchase your ticket, priced at £1 each – YOU NEED TO BEE IN IT TO WIN IT! For each ticket purchased 50% goes to the prize fund and 50% goes straight into the club for further investment and support of the team so the more tickets you buy the bigger the prize!
50/50 Raffle ticket sellers can be found in the foyer, in the Bees Knees Bar and walking around the rink. You can also purchase tickets at the Bees Shop (upstairs in the corner of Block 4, opposite the bar) or at the merchandise desk in the foyer.
Shirt Off A Players Back
The ever popular Shirt Off A Players Back raffle returns this week vs the Hull Pirates and this week you have the chance to win defenceman David Gaborcik’s Armed Forces shirt, straight from his back and the end of the game. The lucky winner will be presented the shirt on-ice post-game and have their photo taken as the shirt is handed over.
Shirt Off A Back raffle ticket sellers can be found in the foyer, in the Bees Knees Bar and walking around the rink. You can also purchase tickets at the Bees Shop (upstairs in the corner of Block 4, opposite the bar) or at the merchandise desk in the foyer.
Blues Smokehouse Sponsored Chuck-a-Puck and Chuck-a-Duck
The Bracknell Bees Chuck-a-Puck and Chuck-a-Duck weekly events will now be sponsored by Blues Smokehouse and they will include prizes from Blues in the prize package for the winners of each event at Bees home games so don’t forget to purchase yours, priced at £1 each, to take part in the second period interval fun with a chance to win!
The Bracknell Bees Official Match Night programme – The Buzz!
The Bees official match night programme, compiled and edited for us by our media partners Usual Suspects Media, will be available still priced at £2.50 and packed with match reports, interesting articles, team information etc…– pick up your copy from the Bees Shop (upstairs in the corner of Block 4, opposite the bar) or at the merchandise desk in the foyer also.
The Bracknell Bees Club Shop has a great range of Bees merchandise including clothing, memorablia and Bracknell Bees replica jerseys all on SALE! right now! Pop up to the shop, in the upper corner of the rink between blocks 4 and 5 but BEE quick as things are selling fast!
Post-game signing table
The post-game player signing table returns this week so why not bring those jerseys, programmes etc.. along and get them signed. This is a weekly event so please check our social media and programme each week to see who will be manning the signing table after each game.
On the signing table on Saturday post-game will be David Gaborcik, Josh Tetlow and Carl Thompson!
2016/17 Own & Loan Jersey collections
The successful participants in this seasons Own & Loan scheme will have their Armed Forces jerseys handed to them in a special presentation post-game on Sunday.
Your jersey will be available post-game and you can then have your photo on the ice with the player in question handing you the jersey.