The Puck Is About To Drop! Kraft Hockeyville 2014 Announces Ticketing Information for NHL® Pre-Season Game

Arizona Coyotes® and Calgary Flames® face off in Kraft Hockeyville's winning community, Sylvan Lake, on September 24, 2014

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - After months of anticipation, the Sylvan Lake Local Organizing Committee today announce the ticketing information for the Kraft Hockeyville 2014 NHL® pre-season game between the Arizona Coyotes and the Calgary Flames that will be played at the Sylvan Lake Multiplex on September 24, 2014.

"We are thrilled to host the celebration of our Kraft Hockeyville win with four days of fun-filled events, including the NHL pre-season game," said Graham Parsons, co-chair of the Sylvan Lake Local Organizing Committee. "We have a packed schedule of free, non-ticketed events so the whole community can be involved in this historic moment for our town."

To ensure fairness, tickets to the game will be allocated in the following way:

The official draw(s) for the NHL pre-season game tickets will be conducted at the Sylvan Lake Multiplex on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 between 5 p.m. MST and 7 p.m. MST. To enter, eligible entrants need to visit the Sylvan Lake Multiplex on 48th Street in Sylvan Lake to complete a ballot during one of the dates and times listed below: 

  • Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 10 a.m. MST to 4 p.m. MST
  • Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. MST to 4 p.m. MST
  • Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 12 p.m. MST to 4 p.m. MST

The draws are open to:

a) Residents of the Sylvan Lake area (as determined by those with addresses in postal code T4S) who have reached the age of majority in Alberta on or before September 15, 2014, except immediate family members of the Sylvan Lake Local Organizing Committee and the Kraft Hockeyville Partners.

b) Individuals who reside outside the Town of Sylvan Lake yet have one or more children registered in a school in Sylvan Lake or a minor sports program offered by a Sylvan Lake based organization and have reached the age of majority on or before September 15, 2014, except immediate family members of the Sylvan Lake Local Organizing Committee and the Kraft Hockeyville Partners.

c) A limited number of tickets will be available in a separate draw to supporters from outside the immediate Sylvan Lake area who are residents of Clearwater County, Red Deer County, Lacombe County, Ponoka County, County of Stettler No. 5, Mountain View County and/or the incorporated municipalities within their boundaries and have reached the age of majority on or before September 15, 2014, except immediate family members of the Sylvan Lake Local Organizing Committee and the Kraft Hockeyville Partners. Eligibility will be determined by postal code for those areas specified.

d) Each Eligible Entrant may only submit one (1) ballot in either the ballot box marked for residents or for supporters, not both.

For official draw rules, please visit the Sylvan Lake Hockeyville Facebook page and/or the Sylvan Lake Multiplex.

Sylvan Lake will be celebrating their Kraft Hockeyville win over four days kicking off with a Kraft Hockeyville Fun Fair on Sunday, September 21, 2014, followed by sports days, BBQs, and community gatherings, which are all free, non-ticketed events for the local community. Further details regarding the Kraft Hockeyville 2014 celebrations in Sylvan Lake will be provided in the coming weeks.  The festivities will be anchored by the Arizona Coyotes vs. Calgary Flames NHL® pre-season game that will be played at 5:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

On April 5, 2014 Sylvan Lake was named Kraft Hockeyville 2014, winning the pre-season match up, as well as $100,000 in prizing that will be used towards rebuilding its beloved arena that collapsed earlier this year.

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