First-Ever "Fans Choice Game" To Be Held On Sunday, September 13

New York, NY – August 20 – The New York Liberty will celebrate its loyal fan base as the 2009 regular season comes to a close on the afternoon of Sunday, September 13th by hosting its first ever “Fans Choice Game” in conjunction with “Fan Appreciation Day.” The team will face off against the Washington Mystics at Madison Square Garden at 4:00 p.m.

For the “Fans Choice Game,” fans chose all of the in-arena game elements, including the music played, dance routines performed by the Liberty’s co-ed cheer and dance teams, on-court contests during time-outs and much more.

The following is an overview of the categories and the final results:

Vote on Player Fuse Music Mix: Friday, August 21 – Tuesday, August 25

Vote on Timeless Torches Dance Routine: Tuesday, August 25 – Friday, August 28

Vote on On-Court Contest: Friday, August 28 – Monday, August 31

Vote on Merchandise Discounts: Monday, August 31 – Wednesday, September 2

Vote on Dance Cam Song: Wednesday, September 2 – Thursday, September 3

Vote on Air Maddie Dance Routine: Thursday, September 3 – Saturday, September 5

Vote on Lil’ Torches Dance Routine: Saturday, September 5 – Sunday, September 6

Vote on Concession Food Special: Sunday, September 6 – Tuesday, September 8

Vote on Player Video Feature: Tuesday, September 8 – Friday, September 11

The first 5,000 fans in attendance on September 13th will receive a “Fan Appreciation” t-shirt, presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery. Tickets, beginning at $10, are on sale now by clicking here, visiting The Garden Box Office or calling 877-WNBA-TIX.