ESTERO, - FL – Fans don’t forget you can bring your dog to this Saturday’s game (March 31) when the Everblades battle the Atlanta Gladiators for Pucks & Paws Night presented by Shoppes of Estero Animal Hospital. Saturday is also Princess & Pirates night, and kids are encouraged to dress up as their favorite pirate or princess. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. at Germain Arena.
Fans may purchase special discounted fundraising tickets for just $15, with $5 of each ticket purchased to benefit the Gulf Coast Humane Society (GCHS). Fans interested in purchasing these fundraising tickets (w/ no dog), may do so online by CLICKING HEREand using the code “GCHS” or by filling out the following TICKET ORDER FORM.
If you plan to bring your dog to Saturday’s game, a special dog ticket will be available for an additional $10, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to local animal charities. To order tickets for you and your pooch, you may do so by filling out the following TICKET ORDER FORM, or by contacting Alex Reed in the Everblades office at 239-948-7825, ext. 1024. Fans may also purchase their special dog tickets at the Florida Community Bank Box Office when they arrive at the arena prior to the game.
Pucks & Paws Night Rules & Notes
- Please limit one dog per person ticket.
- All fans bringing a dog must sign a waiver upon entering the arena at the selected dog entrance (near the Cypress Club / Pro shop entrance).
- Fans must show proof of rabies vaccination for their dog (tag on collar will also be accepted).
- All dogs must remain on a leash at all times.
- Fans with dogs will be seated in designated sections (Section 103 & 104). Please note, you will be seated with other dogs.
- Fans with dogs should use proper dog etiquette throughout the game, and should bring their own baggies for cleanup purposes.
- Water will be provided in the restrooms, but dogs owners should bring their own water bowls.
- Fans will be permitted to re-enter the building to take their dog outside to the designated dog area.
- Dogs will not be permitted in the Breakaway Sports Pub, FCB Terrace or Cypress Club (Unless dog is a certified working service dog with vest).
- Season ticket holders who wish to bring their dog to Saturday’s game will need to contact their ticket representative at the Everblades office to be relocated to the designated dog sections (103 & 104). Please call the 'Blades office at 239-948-7825.
- Doors open a 6:00 p.m. and game time is at 7:00 p.m. Lines could be long at the doggie entrance, so plan to arrive early.
A great night to bring the kids!In addition to the puppy festivities, join\ us from 5-7 p.m. for the pregame tailgate where fans can enjoy live music and bounces houses for the kids. The Gulf Coast Humane Society will also be on hand with adoptable animals. The Gulf Coast Humane Society is a non-for-profit, no-kill animal welfare organization.
Saturday is also Princess & Pirates night! Young fans are welcome to dress up as their favorite pirate or princess and take part in a special photo booth located in the concourse! Pirate and princess characters will also be on hand for photos, while the Easter Bunny will also be making an appearance in the concourse!
The presenting sponsor of this fun and charitable night is Shoppes of Estero Animal Hospital located at 21740 S. Tamiami Trail, Unit #102, Estero Florida. So make your appointment at Southwest Florida’s newest animal hospital by calling 239-405-8831.
Upcoming Home Games & Events
Friday, March 30, vs. Greenville, 7:30 p.m. Laces of Love Night! Fans are asked to bring a new pair of tennis shoes or sneakers to donate to needy teenagers and children in our area! Kids eat free in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree. Fans can enjoy bottomless all-you-can-eat popcorn all night long!
Saturday, March 31, vs. Atlanta, 7:00 p.m. Bring your dog to the game for just $10, for Pucks & Paws Night presented by Shoppes of Estero Animal Hospital! A portion of the dog fee will be donated to local animal causes. Fans can also purchase discounted fundraising tickets for $15, with $5 of each ticket purchased being donated to the Gulf Coast Humane Society, CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE. The night is also Princess & Pirates night!
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