Date: Saturday, March 30, 2013 At 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
THURSDAY, MARCH 8TH, 2012
FORD WORLD MEN'S CURLING
SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH- APRIL 7TH, 2013
SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE – VICTORIA, BC
The greatest curlers in the world will be setting sail for scenic Victoria for the 2013 Ford World Men's Curling Championship, March 30-April 7 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre - the setting for the dramatic 2005 championship when Team Canada's Randy Ferbey put together an eight-game winning streak to claim the world title. It still stands as one of the most memorable events ever hosted in the arena - and there's every reason to believe the 2013 edition will be just as exciting!
The best seats in the house are available right now:
- The Opener: Two tickets for the first 11 draws for $279.*
- The Champ: Two tickets for the last 11 draws for $389.*
- The Old Classic: The same seat guaranteed for all 22 draws for $349.*
*Plus applicable box office charges.
Your event pass to the Ford World Men's Curling Championship comes with a host of value-added benefits including complimentary admission to the Patch. After every draw, the after-party rocks with a great selection of live bands, food and beverages. It's also home to the Team Autograph sessions and Up Close and Personal interviews featuring all the competitors. Plus, you receive an invitation to Fan Appreciation Night - where you can meet face-to-face with the athletes the night before the competition gets underway. There are so many ways the Season of Champions delivers the most exciting fan experience in the world of sports!
*Draw dates and times are to be determined.*
Ticket Packages (incl. HST):
The Opener: $279.00, The Champ: $389.00, The Old Classic: $349.00
(Plus FMF & Service charges)Tickets on sale at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Box Office or Charge by Phone 250-220-7777or www.selectyourtickets.com
For more information contact:
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
For Tickets call (250) 220-7777
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TO PRESENT DRALION
EIGHT PERFORMANCES ONLY FROM JUNE 22 - 26, 2011 AT SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE
Exclusive Discounted Tickets Available Online Now for Cirque Club Members Tickets for General Public On Sale from December 6
Victoria, November 30, 2010 - Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that its newest arena show, Dralion (pronounced “Drah-lee-on”), will be performing in Victoria from June 22 - 26, 2011 at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre for eight performances only.
Advance discounted tickets for Dralion are available now online exclusively to Cirque Club members through December 5. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to www.cirqueclub.com.
Tickets for the general public will be available starting December 6 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion or by calling 250-220-7777.
Thrilling more than 8 million people worldwide since the show premiered in 1999, Dralion is the fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil. In Fall 2010, Dralion will embark on a new journey, performing the same captivating production, but now in arenas throughout North America, giving more people the opportunity to enjoy a Cirque du Soleil show in their own town.
The name Dralion (pronounced “Drah-lee-on”) is drawn from its two main symbols: the dragon, representing the East, and the lion, representing the West. Dralion derives much of its inspiration from Eastern philosophy with its perpetual quest for harmony between humankind and nature. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters.
Category 1 and 2:
Adults: From $45 to $85
Children (12 & under): From $36 to $69
Military, Seniors & Students: From $40.50 to $72
Through December 5 only, special discounts on tickets in Category 1 and 2 are available online to Cirque Club members. Join now at www.cirqueclub.com.
Adults: From $100 to $105
Children (12 & under): From $80 to $85
Military, Seniors & Students: $90
Show Schedule (June 22 - 26, 2011):
Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30pm
Thursday, June 23 at 7:30pm
Friday, June 24 at 3:30pm and 7:30pm
Saturday, June 25 at 4pm and 8pm
Sunday, June 26 at 1pm and 5 pm
Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,200 artists from close to 50 different countries.
Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in 300 cities on five continents. Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters are in Montreal, Canada. The company has received such prestigious awards as the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux, Félix, and Rose d’Or de Montreux. For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Online Press Room
For more information, including downloadable images, please visit the Cirque du Soleil online press room at www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/press/default.aspx