NEW YORK LIBERTY HOSTS “DADS & DAUGHTERS DAY” PRESENTED BY CHASE; PREGAME FAN FEST BEFORE GAME ON SUNDAY JUNE 24
Twitter Contest For Dads To Win Premium Tickets To Game Courtesy of Chase Begins Today
NEW YORK, NY – June 21, 2012 – The New York Liberty invite fans to Prudential Center on Sunday, June 24, for its annual “Dads & Daughters Day” game, presented by Chase. The Liberty will host a pregame Fan Fest at Championship Plaza starting at 2 p.m. before facing off against the Atlanta Dream at 4 p.m. Fans are encouraged to come out early to participate in the festivities, which will include interactive games and contests for the whole family on Championship Plaza. In addition, for only $79, fans can purchase special Dad & Daughter packages that include two (2) $60 tickets, a Liberty Dad t-shirt, a Liberty daughter t-shirt, and two entries to a BBQ on the plaza courtesy of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que – Newark. All fans in attendance will receive a Liberty poster, courtesy of Chase.
In addition, the fan-favorite Lil’ Torches dance squad, the Liberty Torch Patrol and Maddie the Mascot will be on hand to entertain the crowd before they catch the game. Former and current Knicks’ players, along with their daughters, will also be in attendance. They include Legends Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, Walt “Clyde” Frazier, John Starks, John Wallace and Cal Ramsey as well as current Knick J.R. Smith.
The Liberty is also encouraging fans to participate in its Twitter contest, for which premium tickets will be given as prizes, courtesy of Chase. Starting today, June 21, fans can compete for the opportunity to bring their dads to the game in style with the grand prize being four courtside tickets. Participants must Tweet a photo of their dad, along with a 140 character description of why he deserves to win the prize to @nyliberty using the hashtag #ChaseLibsDads. Submissions must be in by midnight on Friday, June 22, and contest winners will be announced on Saturday, June 24 at noon.
Single game tickets for Liberty home games at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ can be purchased by calling 212-465-6766 or by visiting NYLiberty.com.
The Liberty are calling Prudential Center home for their 2012 season, the second of three seasons during which Madison Square Garden continues its historic, top-to-bottom Transformation. Prudential Center is conveniently located 15 minutes away from The Garden by train. For individual game media credentials to cover the Liberty during the 2012 season at Prudential Center, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is a fully-integrated sports, media and entertainment business. The Company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business, which is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports consists of owning and operating sports franchises, including the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), and the Connecticut Whale (AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, track and field and tennis. MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from the Company’s venues. MSG Media consists of the MSG Networks (MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD) regional sports networks and the Fuse Networks (Fuse and Fuse HD), a national television network dedicated to music. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in the Company’s diverse collection of venues. These venues include Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, the Chicago Theatre and the Wang Theatre. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.
About the Chase and MSG Partnership
Chase is the is the first-ever marquee partner of the Madison Square Garden Company and through this partnership is providing card and retail customers with exclusive access to events and experiences across MSG venues and sports and entertainment franchises. The long-term marketing partnership naming JPMorgan Chase as MSG’s “official card” and retail bank partner was announced in September 2010, making JPMorgan Chase the preeminent multi-platform, multi-venue, multi-media partner of MSG. Part of this relationship is Chase’s integration into Madison Square Garden arena’s historic transformation, including the new Chase Square at Madison Square Garden, Knicks Blue Carpet Presented by Chase and the 1879 Club presented by J.P. Morgan. More information about the partnership is available at www.chase.com/msg.