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Texas Stars Announce 2012-13 Promotional Schedule
Texas Stars Announce 2012-13 Promotional Schedule
Mini Bobble Heads Make Debut; Pre-Season Individual Game Tickets Now On Sale

CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars, proud AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today the complete promotional schedule for the 2012-13 season. The team also announced that pre-season individual game tickets are now on sale.

This season’s Stars promotional schedule is jam-packed with giveaways, popular fan specials and numerous theme nights. The newest addition to the lineup is the introduction of three Mini Bobble Head giveaway nights for the first 2,500 fans at Cedar Park Center. On December 7th, as the Stars face Houston, the Stars will give away Mini Bobble Heads of rookie goaltender Jack Campbell courtesy of Time Warner Cable. Fans can pick up a Francis Wathier Mini Bobble Head presented by Cedar Park Jewelry on January 26th against San Antonio and a Maxime Fortunus Mini Bobble Head presented by Farmers Insurance on April 19th as the team hosts Houston.

Other fantastic giveaway items slated for this year include fleece blankets presented by University Federal Credit Union, knit caps courtesy of Austin Telco Federal Credit Union, t-shirts presented by Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and fleece jersey scarves courtesy of H-E-B. Returning theme nights include Pink in the Rink, Military Appreciation Nights, Teddy Bear Toss, Sing for Santa and Pucks-and-Paws. The Family Four Pack, H-E-B Nights and $3 Beer Nights also return for another season.

Entering their fourth AHL season, the Stars will begin their home schedule with two pre-season games at Cedar Park Center on October 3rd against Houston and October 5th against San Antonio. During both exhibition games the Stars will hand out 2012-13 magnetic schedules to every fan in attendance courtesy of Austin Telco Federal Credit Union. The Texas Stars home opener follows on Sunday, October 14th as the team hosts the Charlotte Checkers at 7:00 pm. The first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a Stars insulated jersey lunch bag presented by Pizza Hut.

The Texas Stars Third Annual Pink in the Rink Weekend takes place on January 11th versus Houston and January 12th against San Antonio. The Stars will don specialty jerseys for both games and on Saturday the first 2,500 fans receive a Pink in the Rink Texas Stars hockey puck courtesy of the weekend’s presenting sponsor, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. A silent auction will be held all weekend long, with proceeds benefitting the Austin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

Texas will also host a pair of Military Appreciation Weekends, each featuring a specialty jersey. November 9th and 10th is Texas Stars & Stripes Weekend against Toronto and Lake Erie respectively. The team will wear a Stars & Stripes themed jersey at both games and Saturday is the Stars & Stripes hat giveaway, presented by Sport Clips. The second Military Appreciation Weekend takes place on March 22nd and 23rd as the Stars don camouflage jerseys for games against Rochester and Charlotte. On Saturday night the first 3,000 fans to the game will receive a Texas Stars camouflage hat.

Pucks-and-Paws night will be held early in the season this year on Sunday, October 21st at 5:00 pm against Lake Erie. The arena will provide special seating for all canines; more details will be released closer to the event.

Teddy Bear Toss returns for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday, November 17th against Charlotte. Fans are encouraged to bring new stuffed animals to throw on the ice in support of local charities.

Sing for Santa weekend takes place on December 7th and 8th as the Stars do battle with Houston and Peoria respectively. To celebrate the holidays, local school choirs will perform holiday favorites during both games.

Back again is the Stars collectible player magnet giveaway series with the team handing out a different player magnet at each of five games. This year’s set will feature Jordie Benn, Colton Sceviour, Austin Smith, Alex Chiasson and Scott Glennie.

Fans will once again see the popular Family Four Pack for every Saturday home game. The Family Four Pack includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas for as little as $48. H-E-B Nights return for all Monday through Thursday games throughout the season, featuring $5 off the ticket price for anyone who donates an H-E-B store brand non-perishable food item at the box office. Also returning are $3 Beer Nights at all Friday night home games and Winning Wednesdays where, if the Stars win on a Wednesday night home game, all fans in attendance receive a free ticket to the next scheduled Wednesday home game.

2012-13 Promotional Schedule*
*Dates, times and promotions subject to change.

Game Date & Time Promotion Giveaway Item
Wednesday, 10/03/2012, 7:00 p.m. Pre-season Game Magnet Schedule presented by
Austin Telco Federal Credit Union
Friday, 10/05/2012, 7:00 p.m. Pre-season Game Magnet Schedule presented by
Austin Telco Federal Credit Union
Sunday, 10/14/2012, 7:00 p.m. Opening Night Insulated Jersey Lunch Bag presented by Pizza Hut
Saturday, 10/20/2012, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night Fleece Jersey Scarf presented by H-E-B
Sunday, 10/21/2012, 5:00 p.m. Puck and Paws
Wednesday, 10/24/2012, 7:30 p.m. Winning Wednesday
H-E-B Night
Saturday, 11/3/2012, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night Player Magnet #1
Friday, 11/9/2012, 7:30 p.m. Stars & Stripes Military Appreciation
presented by Sport Clips
$3 Beer Night
Saturday, 11/10/2012, 7:00 p.m. Stars & Stripes Military Appreciation
presented by Sport Clips
Family Four Pack Stars & Stripes Hat presented by Sport Clips
Thursday, 11/15/2012, 7:30 p.m. Food Drive Night
H-E-B Night
Saturday, 11/17/2012, 7:00 p.m. Teddy Bear Toss
Family Four Pack Knit Cap presented by
Austin Telco Federal Credit Union
Wednesday, 11/21/2012, 7:30 p.m. Winning Wednesday
H-E-B Night
Friday, 11/23/2012, 7:00 p.m. $3 Beer Night
Friday, 12/07/2012, 7:30 p.m. Sing for Santa
$3 Beer Night Jack Campbell Mini Bobblehead
presented by Time Warner Cable
Saturday, 12/08/2012, 7:00 p.m. Sing for Santa
Family Four Pack Fleece Blanket presented by
University Federal Credit Union
Wednesday, 12/19/2012, 7:30 p.m. Winning Wednesday
H-E-B Night
Thursday, 12/27/2012, 7:30 p.m. H-E-B Night
Saturday, 12/29/2012, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night 2013 Calendar
Saturday, 01/05/2013, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night Team Card Set
Sunday, 01/06/2013, 5:00 p.m. Player Magnet #2
Friday, 01/11/2013, 7:30 p.m. Pink in the Rink presented by
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
$3 Beer Night
Saturday, 01/12/2013, 7:00 p.m. Pink in the Rink presented by
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Family Four Pack Pink in the Rink Hockey Puck presented by
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Saturday, 01/26/2013, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Francis Wathier Mini Bobble Head
presented by Cedar Park Jewelry
Tuesday, 02/05/2013, 7:30 p.m. H-E-B Night
Tuesday, 02/12/2013, 7:30 p.m. H-E-B Night
Friday, 02/15/2013, 7:30 p.m. $3 Beer Night Player Magnet #3
Saturday, 02/16/2013, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night Gym Bag
Friday, 03/01/2013, 7:30 p.m. $3 Beer Night Player Magnet #4
Saturday, 03/02/2013, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night T-Shirt presented by
Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority
Tuesday, 03/05/2013, 7:30 p.m. H-E-B Night
Friday, 03/08/2013, 7:30 p.m. Post-Game Autograph Session
$3 Beer Night Team Poster
Wednesday, 03/13/2013, 7:30 p.m. Winning Wednesday
H-E-B Night
Tuesday, 03/19/2013, 7:30 p.m. H-E-B Night
Friday, 03/22/2013, 7:30 p.m. Military Appreciation Weekend
$3 Beer Night
Saturday, 03/23/2013, 7:00 p.m. Military Appreciation Weekend
Family Four Pack Night Camo Hat
Saturday, 03/30/2013, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night Magnet Photo Frame
Friday, 04/05/2013, 7:30 p.m. $3 Beer Night Player Magnet #5
Saturday, 04/06/2013, 7:00 p.m. Family Four Pack Night Car Windshield Sun Shade
Friday, 04/19/2013, 7:30 p.m. $3 Beer Night Max Fortunus Mini Bobble Head
presented by Farmers Insurance
Saturday, 04/20/2013, 7:00 p.m. Fan Appreciation Night
Family Four Pack Night Commemorative Print
The Stars also announced today that individual game tickets for their two home pre-season games are now on sale. Texas will host two exhibition games this year at Cedar Park Center: Wednesday, October 3rd versus the Houston Aeros and Friday, October 5th against the San Antonio Rampage; both games will begin at 7:00 pm. Tickets for the two games start at $11 and are available by phone at (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or at the Cedar Park Center box office.

The Texas Stars open the 2012-13 season on Saturday, October 13th at San Antonio and their home opener comes on Sunday, October 14th as they host the Charlotte Checkers for a 7:00 pm face off at Cedar Park Center. 2012-13 season seat packages are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.

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