Royals announce 2011 promotions and special events



Tote_May_8.jpgCatch Every Major League Moment
at Kauffman Stadium in 2011 as the Royals announce an exciting promotions and special events lineup.  The schedule features great giveaways, the return of fan favorites and the introduction of special offers, which allow fans to experience all the offerings of Kauffman Stadium at exceptional values. 

Highlights from the 2011 lineup of events, as well as details on some of the club’s new ticket opportunities, are listed below.  In addition, the complete special events schedule is attached and can also be found at royals.com.  Please note all dates and times are subject to change.

EXCITING PROMOTIONS

Royals’ Futures Game: Fans can catch a glimpse of the future as the Omaha Storm Chasers and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals match up for an exhibition game at Kauffman Stadium following the Royals home game on Saturday, April 2.  With a Royals game ticket for the 12:10 p.m. game against the Los Angeles Angels, fans are invited to stay for the Minor League action to immediately follow the Major League game.  For more information and a special ticket discount, visit www.royals.com/futuresgame .

 
GrayJersey_April 16.jpgRoyals Gray Replica Road Jersey: 
Fans can gear up for the 2011 season in style by getting a Royals Gray Replica Road Jersey on Saturday, April 16.  The jerseys, presented by Fox Sports Kansas City, will be given away to the first 20,000 fans. 

T-Shirt Tuesdays Return:  T-Shirt Tuesdays return to Kauffman Stadium in 2011!  This season’s series will include unique designs and a long-sleeve t-shirt on Tuesday, September 13.  For details, visit www.royals.com/tshirttuesdays .

Buck O’Neil Centennial Celebration:  The Royals will join the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the O’Neil family for a celebration of Buck O’Neil’s 100th birthday.  Scheduled for Saturday, July 9, the event will include a pre-game ceremony and first pitch as well as in-game video recognitions on CrownVision.  In addition, a special Kansas City Monarchs pennant presented by Sprint featuring a commemorate Buck O’Neil logo will be given to the first 20,000 fans as the Royals take on the Detroit Tigers. 

The Border Showdown Heads to Kauffman Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium will again be the site of a Big 12 Conference baseball showdown between the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the University of Missouri Tigers on Wednesday, April 6.  With a Royals game ticket for the homestand finale against the Chicago White Sox at 1:10 p.m., fans are invited to stay for the college game to immediately follow.

School Day at The K:  The Royals and WDAF-TV Fox 4 welcome more than 20,000 students, teachers and parents to the 13th annual School Day at The K on Thursday, May 5.  Following an on-field weather presentation prior to the game featuring the Fox 4 Weather Team and meteorology assistant Sluggerrr, participants will enjoy the Orioles-Royals game at 1:10 p.m.  For more details, visit www.royals.com/schoolday .

RETURNING FAVORITES

Buck Nights: Buck Nights are back and better than ever!  For eight select Friday dates throughout the season, fans can purchase hot dogs, small Pepsi products and peanuts for just $1 each.   The fan-favorite is scheduled for April 15, April 29, May 6, June 3, July 8, July 22, August 5 and September 2. 

Hy-Vee/Pepsi Fireworks Fridays: Stay in your seats for a spectacular fireworks show following all Friday night home games presented by Hy-Vee and Pepsi. 

Girls Night Out: Back by popular demand, ladies will again receive the Royal treatment at The K in 2011.  The event, which is presented by KC Chevy Dealers and benefits the American Heart Association, is slated for Saturday, July 23.  In addition to all of the great activities and food, the first 10,000 females through the gates will receive a ladies’ Royals baseball cap presented by KC Chevy Dealers. 

Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day: The annual Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day celebration begins with a pregame party in the Outfield Experience.  The festivities will include Irish-inspired music and an exclusive Royals green cap for the first 20,000 fans.  It’s also Fan Appreciation Night, so the Royals will reward fans for their tremendous support with prize giveaways throughout the game.

All You Can Eat Seats: For six select Thursday home games, fans can purchase All You Can Eat Seats located in the Loge Level (Sec. 318 – 325) which include unlimited ballpark fare.  All the hot dogs, nachos, peanuts, pretzels and Pepsi products you can handle for one low price!  Individual and group discount tickets available.  For details, visit www.royals.com/allyoucaneat

Single Game:    $35

Any groups of 20 or more:  $28

Hy-Vee Royal Nites: Get $5 Hy-Vee Level tickets (excluding Hy-Vee Reserved Box) for all Monday home games (excluding 8/15 vs. NYY).

INK Student Nights: Rivals Outfield Box or Hy-Vee Infield tickets are available for all Wednesday home games for high school and college students with valid ID at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office for just $7.  Seating is subject to availability.  New in 2011, all Student Nights will feature live local music prior to the game in the Outfield Experience.  All Student Nights include a $7 hot dog and beverage special at the Crown Classic concession stand in the Outfield Experience.  For details, visit www.royals.com/studentnight .

610 Saturdays: The Royals will once again team up with 610 Sports Radio and the Entercom Radio family – including stations such as 96.5 The Buzz, 106.5 The Wolf and 98.9 The Rock – to bring live music and great activities to Saturday pregame festivities.  Events will take place in the Outfield Experience.  For details, visit www.royals.com/610saturday .

Sprint Fun Run: All fans can run the bases after every Sunday home game (conditions permitting).

Sonic Slam Seats: Back in 2011, if a Royals player hits a home run that lands in the Sonic Slam Seats located in left field, ALL fans win a free medium Sonic Slush by redeeming their ticket stub at participating Sonic locations by midnight the following day!  Fans sitting in the Sonic Slam Seats will also win a $5 My Sonic Card.

NEW FOR 2011

Family FunDay Sundays: Kauffman Stadium is the place for families on Sundays in 2011.  Every Sunday home game will feature special family entertainment and activities in the Outfield Experience.  Select Sundays will also feature autograph sessions with Royals alumni.  For details, visit www.royals.com/Sundays .

INK Local Music Showcase:  Catch a free concert on us.  Every Wednesday Student Night will feature live local music prior to the game in the Outfield Experience.  And you can satisfy your appetite with a $7 hot dog and beverage special at the Crown Classic concession stand in the Outfield Experience.  For details, visit www.royals.com/studentnight .

KidsFest: On Sunday, July 10, the Royals celebrate young baseball fans with a special event dedicated to kids!  With pregame activities, entertainment and lots of fun in the Outfield Experience, kids will rule the day at The K.   The first 8,000 kids 14 and under will also receive a Royals Superhero Cape.

ADDITIONAL WAYS TO SAVE

Fountain Seats: For just $10 on game days, fans can purchase Fountain Seats located on the lower level in left field. 

Bases Loaded 4-Packs: A great value back for 2011!  For more information, please visit www.royals.com/basesloaded

$108 Value for $60: Get four Hy-Vee Infield tickets and $10 in loaded value per ticket to use for concessions and merchandise for just $60 for all Sunday games (excluding 5/22 and 6/26). 

$108 Value for $80:  Get four Hy-Vee Infield tickets and $10 in loaded value per ticket to use for concessions and merchandise for just $80 for all Friday games (excluding 5/20, 6/24, 8/19).

$84 Spring Play Pack for $25: Purchase a Spring Play Pack for any Sunday-Thursday game from April 3 to June 2 (excluding 5/22) and receive two Field Plaza tickets (sections 206-210) with $5 in loaded value per ticket for concessions and merchandise.  The package also includes two Play Passes for access to free unlimited games in the Outfield Experience to use day of game – over an $80 value – all for just $25!  For details, visit www.royals.com/playpack .

Military Heroes Discount Program Presented by the National World War I Museum: Active-duty and retired military may purchase up to four half-price Hy-Vee Reserved Box, Hy-Vee Infield, Hy-Vee Box, Hy-Vee View and Rivals Outfield Box tickets for all regular season Sunday-Friday home games, excluding premium dates in select seating categories.  Present valid military identification at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.  For details, visit www.royals.com/heroes .

Senior Discount (65+): Senior citizens can enjoy half-price tickets in the Loge Box, Field Plaza, Outfield Box, Hy-Vee Reserved Box, Hy-Vee Infield and Hy-Vee Box seating sections.  The half-price ticket offer is available for all Sunday-Thursday home games, excluding premium dates, and may be purchased at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.

Youth Nights: Each Thursday home game, Hy-Vee Infield seats are just $5 for youth 14 and under at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.  Please note there is a limit to three discounted tickets for every one regularly-priced ticket for the same game (excluding 3/31 and 8/18).

Jackson County Days: All residents of Jackson County will be able to receive 50 percent off Field Plaza, Hy-Vee Reserved Box or Rivals Outfield Box tickets to 15 select home games.  For details, visit www.royals.com/jackson.

Royals eSavers: Subscribers to the Royals Report – the club’s free email newsletter – will receive exclusive ticket offers throughout the season.  In addition, subscribers will receive the latest information regarding breaking news, promotions and more.  Fans can register for the newsletter at www.royals.com/register

Sluggerrr’s Blue Crew Youth Fan Club Presented by U.S. Toy: Membership includes a Royals powder blue batting practice jersey, kid-sized Royals cap, VIP access to the Sprint Fun Run, two Royals game ticket vouchers, three complimentary vouchers to any of the Outfield Experience games, one free child’s admission to a stadium tour, Blue Crew Nights at The K and special offers from Royals partners all for just $20.  Available for youth 14 and under.  For details, visit www.royals.com/bluecrew .

SEASON TICKET PACKAGES

Fans can take advantage of all the great promotions and special events planned for 2011 by becoming a Royals Season Ticket Holder.  Starting at just $65 per seat, Royals Season Ticket plans are available to fit every budget.  Plus, fans can guarantee Opening Day tickets with any full season, half season or 21-game season ticket plan and enjoy all the benefits of becoming a Season Ticket Holder including reserved parking, first priority to purchase additional tickets, exclusive events and more.  Secure your 2012 All-Star Game priority by purchasing a half-season or full-season plan today!  Packages are available online at royals.com or by calling (816) 504-4040.

2011 Special Events and Promotions

March

      31          Opening Day presented by Sprint

April

       1           Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
       2           610 Saturday, Magnetic Schedule presented by Sprint (All Fans), Royals’ Futures Game: Omaha vs. Northwest Arkansas
       3           Family FunDay Sunday, Fun Run presented by Sprint
       5           T-Shirt Tuesday presented by Pepsi (First 10,000 Fans)
       6           Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK, KU/MU Baseball Game
      15          Jackie Robinson Day, Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      16          610 Saturday, Royals Gray Replica Road Jersey presented by Fox Sports Kansas City (First 20,000 Fans)
  
A's Cap_May 7.jpg    17          Family FunDay Sunday, Autograph Afternoon, Fun Run presented by Sprint
      18          Royal Nite presented by Hy-Vee
      19          T-Shirt Tuesday presented by Farmland (First 10,000 Fans)
      20          Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
      21          All You Can Eat Seats
      29          Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      30          610 Saturday

May

       1          Faith & Family Day, Family FunDay Sunday, Fun Run presented by Sprint
       4          Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
       5          School Day at The K presented by Fox 4
       6          Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
       7          610 Saturday, Salute to the Kansas City A’s, Retro KC Cap presented by Sprint (First 20,000 Fans – photo above)
       8          Mother’s Day, Family FunDay Sunday, Ladies Tote Bag presented by Hy-Vee (First 10,000 Ladies – photo above), Fun Run presented by Sprint
      16          Royal Nite presented by Hy-Vee
      17          T-Shirt Tuesday presented by Teva Neuroscience (First 10,000 Fans)
      18          Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
      19          All You Can Eat Seats
      20          Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      21          610 Saturday
      22          Family FunDay Sunday, Fun Run presented by Sprint
      30          Memorial Day, Royal Nite presented by Hy-Vee

Pillow Case_June 5.jpgJune

       1           Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
       3           Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
       4           610 Saturday, Willie Wilson Bobblehead presented by Farmland (First 20,000 Fans)
       5           Family FunDay Sunday, Autograph Afternoon, Kids Pillow Case presented by
FSKC (First 8,000 Kids 14 & Under), Fun Run presented by Sprint
       6           Royal Nite presented by Hy-Vee
       8           Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
       9           All You Can Eat Seats
      21           T-Shirt Tuesday presented by Pepsi (First 10,000 Fans)
      22           Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
      24           Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      25           610 Saturday
      26           Family FunDay Sunday, Fun Run presented by Sprint

July

       7           All You Can Eat Seats
       8           Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
       9           610 Saturday, Buck O’Neil Centennial Celebration, Monarchs Pennant presented by Sprint (First 20,000 Fans)
      10           KidsFest, Family FunDay Sunday, Autograph Afternoon, Kids Superhero Cape presented by U.S. Toy (First 8,000 Kids 14 & Under), Fun Run presented by Sprint
      18           Royal Nite presented by Hy-Vee
      19           T-Shirt Tuesday presented by Hy-Vee (First 10,000 Fans)
      20           Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
      22           Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      23           610 Saturday, Girls Night Out presented by KC Chevy Dealers, Ladies Baseball Cap presented by KC Chevy Dealers (First 10,000 Ladies)
      24          Christmas Eve in July, Family FunDay Sunday, Royals Snow Globe presented by The University of Kansas Hospital (First 10,000 Fans), Fun Run presented by Sprint

August

       2           T-Shirt Tuesday presented by Sprint (First 10,000 Fans)
       3           Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
       5           Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
       6           610 Saturday, Armed Forces Day presented by the National World War I Museum
       7           Family FunDay Sunday, Kids Batting Helmet (First 8,000 Kids 14 & Under), Fun Run presented by Sprint
      15          Royal Nite presented by Hy-Vee
      17          Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
      18          All You Can Eat Seats
      19          Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      20          610 Saturday
      21          Family FunDay Sunday, Fun Run presented by Sprint

September

       2           Buck Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
       3           610 Saturday, Viva Los Royals presented by Sprint, Bobblehead (First 20,000 Fans)
       4           Family FunDay Sunday, Autograph Afternoon, Fun Run presented by Sprint
      13          Long-Sleeve T-Shirt Tuesday (First 10,000 Fans)
      14          Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK
      15          All You Can Eat Seats
      16          Futures Night, Fireworks Friday presented by Hy-Vee/Pepsi
      17          610 Saturday, Fan Appreciation Day presented by Sprint, Shirts Off Their Backs, Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day, Royals Green Cap (First 20,000 Fans)
      18          Bark at The K, Family FunDay Sunday, Fun Run presented by Sprint
      21          Student Night, Local Music Showcase presented by INK

*Promotions and special events are subject to change. Visit royals.com for complete up-to-date details.  http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/schedule/promotions.jsp?c_id=kc&y=2011

 

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