By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 09/14/2012

 The Oklahoma City Barons today announced their promotional schedule for the 2012-13 hockey season.

The season opener October 19 is the first of 12 nights that a Barons fan will drive away with a new car. The Barons are giving away a car at each Saturday night home game, plus the home opener on October 19. In addition to the car giveaway on the team’s first game, Mercy Health Systems is sponsoring a t-shirt giveaway to promote Cancer Awareness. Everyone in attendance receives a t-shirt.

Making a return this season are the postgame skates following Sunday home games. After each Sunday game, fans are encouraged to stay and skate with their favorite Barons player. There is no additional charge to rent skates for the postgame skates. Other highlights include bobbleheads. November 3, help decide the Presidential race with Mitt Romney & Barack Obama bobbleheads. April 20, the Barons mascot Derrick is immortalized with a bobblehead of his own. A complete list of promotions follows:

DATE                           EVENT / PROMOTION
October 19                    Car Giveaway / Cancer Awareness Night / T-Shirt Giveaway
October 20                    Car Giveaway   
October 26                    Car Flag Giveaway
October 28                    Postgame Skate with the Team
November 2                  Faith & Family Night / T-Shirt Giveaway
November 3                  Car Giveaway / Romney-Obama Bobblehead Giveaway Night
November 13                Field Trip Day – Faceoff at 10:30 a.m.
November 16                Barons Lunch Tin Giveaway / Postgame autographs with Barons Ice Girls
November 17                Car Giveaway / Postgame autographs with Barons players
December 15                Car Giveaway / Holiday Celebration / Sing for Santa / Teddy Bear Toss
December 22                Car Giveaway
December 31                New Year’s Eve / Barons Practice Jersey Giveaway
January 11                    Hockey Stick Giveaway Night
January 12                    Car Giveaway
January 13                    Postgame Skate with the Team
January 18                    Battle of the Bands Night
January 19                    Car Giveaway
February 1                    Special Olympics Night / Postgame Jersey Auction
February 9                    Car Giveaway
February 22                   Barons Apron Giveaway
March 8                        Derrick Garden Gnome Giveaway
March 9                        Car Giveaway
March 22                       Barons Bucket Hat Giveaway
April 6                           Car Giveaway
April 7                           Postgame Skate with the Team
April 19                         Salute to Heroes Night
April 20                         Car Giveaway / Derrick Bobblehead Giveaway
April 21                         Postgame Skate with the Team

The Barons home opener is October 19 against the San Antonio Rampage at the Cox Convention Center at 7 p.m. 
A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Packages ranging from 7-game and 11-game packs to Full Season Seats are available. Call the Barons’ front office at 405-232-4625 for information on group outings, Season Seats and other ticket packages.

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