Media Advisory - Raptors fans are invited to cheer on their Atlantic Division Champions at Playoff Parties in the Square

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

In celebration of the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs, the Toronto Raptors will host the first Party in Ford Fan Zone at Maple Leaf Square of the post-season on Saturday, April 18 when the Raptors take on the Washington Wizards at 12:30 p.m. Thousands of Raptors fans will gather to watch every home and away game on the Bremner Board, cheer on the team and have the opportunity to win playoff tickets and merchandise.




Fans in the Square on Saturday will receive a free Raptors and Ford playoff shirt and enjoy a live DJ, several activations as well as appearances by The Raptor, Stripes, the Raptors göt2b Dance Pak and other special Raptors personalities. Fans are encouraged to arrive early as space for this event is limited.



WHO:

The Raptor and Stripes, Toronto Raptors mascots


Raptors göt2b Dance Pak


Thousands of Raptors fans



Interview and Photo opportunities available



WHEN:

Saturday, April 18, 2015


10 a.m.

Gates open (No media access prior to this time)


10:30 a.m.

Programming begins


12:30 p.m.

Tip-off



WHERE:

Ford Fan Zone at Maple Leaf Square


Gates 5 & 6


Air Canada Centre


Bremner Blvd

Media notes: 
*Due to spatial restrictions and construction, on-site parking is unavailable. Broadcasts trucks may park on York Street, however, they do so at their own risk.
*Media are to enter through the VIP entrance (north side of Maple Leaf Square, closest to Union Station) and are required to wear the provided media pass.
*Media passes will only be given to those media present and are non-transferable
*No live shots of the screen
*Direct Party in Ford Fan Zone at Maple Leaf Square media inquiries and requests to Akasha Di Tomasso.

SOURCE Toronto Raptors

For further information: Media Contacts: Akasha Di Tomasso, MLSE, 416-815-5924/647-980-9504, Akasha.DiTomasso@mlse.com; Jamie Deans, MLSE, 416-815-5445, Jamie.Deans@mlse.com

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