Brandon, MB. – Fresh off signing a new five year lease extension with the Keystone Centre, the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings have unveiled their Season Ticket pricing for the 2012-13 season.
While prices will be going up this coming season, the hockey club’s business model has always hinged around offering western Manitoba hockey fans the most affordable ticket prices in the WHL and with Wednesday’s announcement, the Wheat Kings are pleased to announce that will not change this coming year.
Due to a number of factors, Adult Season Ticket prices will be $425 this coming year, which equates to a single game ticket price of just over $12 per game which represents a saving of close to $8 (based on box office regular admission prices). To help illustrate the savings, if one was to purchase tickets for 36 individual games, the price (including agency fees) would be $720. That means, fans will have paid for their season tickets by the 22nd game of the year.
“The season ticket base is the lifeline of any sports franchise,” says Wheat Kings’ owner Kelly McCrimmon. “While our costs have increased, we remain adamant that our season ticket prices remain the lowest in the WHL.”
“Over time, we need to build sellouts at Westman Place and that starts with a vibrant, growing season ticket base.”
For the first time in seven years, the Wheat Kings will offer Senior (65 and over) Season Ticket pricing this year and will be available for $375. Youth (18 and under) season tickets will cost $200.
To help offset the increase, fans that order and pay for their season tickets by the June 15th Early Bird Deadline will receive a $25 Discount.
The Wheat Kings sold close to 3,000 season tickets in 2011-12 and averaged well over 4,100 fans per home game during the regular season.
Fans wanting to purchase 2012-13 season tickets can stop by the Wheat Kings office, call 726-3535 or fax back their order form to 726-3540.
Those wanting more information on Seat Availability for the upcoming season can visit the online Map of Westman Place here