Friday, August 17, 2012

Army-Navy tix on sale

PHILADELPHIA (The Phanatic Magazine) – The legendary Army-Navy Game returns to Philadelphia on Dec. 8 at Lincoln Financial Field, with limited tickets available for public sale beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 17.

Tickets for the game, which are $75 each, can be purchased at all Philadelphia-area Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. There is a limit of six tickets per purchase.  Reserved parking is also available.  Also, for VIP Hospitality packages, call 888.332.CLUB (2582).

“We are thrilled to have Army-Navy back home in Philadelphia,” said Larry Needle, executive director, Philadelphia Sports Congress, a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau. “It is always a great honor to serve as host for the game, and we look forward to working with all of our partners to produce another great event.”

In addition to game tickets, fans have the chance to purchase entrance to the VIP Tailgate at Citizens Bank Park, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Club, located across the street from Lincoln Financial Field. The party includes stadium fare, music, and face painters. Tickets are $65 per person; $35 for children 12 and younger.

In addition, a limited number of tickets are also available for fans to attend the exclusive Army-Navy Gala, held from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center’s Terrace Ballroom. There will be a reception, open bar, sit-down dinner, dancing and remarks from City and Academy officials.  Academy bands and cheerleaders will also be on hand to entertain guests. Gala tickets are $150 each.

This year’s Army-Navy Game marks the 113th edition of the interservice rivalry and the 84th game played in Philadelphia. The kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on December 8, and the game will be televised nationally by CBS and carried worldwide by Westwood One and Armed Forces Radio. Locally, the game will be broadcast live on CBS-3 TV. The game returns to Philadelphia in 2013.  Additional information on the game and weekend activities is available at www.phillylovesarmynavy.com. 
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