ONE-DAY-ONLY SALE: DETROIT LIONS PRE-SEASON TICKETS AT DRAFT DAY PARTYDETROIT, MI â€“ The 18th Annual Detroit Lions Draft Day Party will be held on Saturday, April 29 at Ford Field with doors opening at 11:00 a.m. Admission is $6.00, and kids four and under will be admitted free of charge. Tickets are on sale now at local Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, and the Ford Field Ticket Office. Tickets may also be purchased at Ford Field on the day of the event.
ONE-DAY-ONLY PRE-SALE: LIONS PRE-SEASON TICKETS
Tickets for the 2006 Detroit Lions Pre-Season home games will be on sale exclusively at Ford Field during the Draft Day Party for a One-Day-Only special pre-sale. Fans can purchase pre-season tickets at the indoor ticket windows in the Atrium area at Ford Field this Saturday only. After the special Draft Day Party Pre-Sale concludes, Lions Pre-Season tickets will not be available for purchase until June 28, 2006.
Coupons that will allow fans to buy two draft day tickets for the price of one will be available at all Metro Detroit Wireless Giant locations. Coupons are redeemable at the Ford Field Ticket Office. Fans can visit http://www.wirelessgiant.com/locations.asp?c_state_MI to find the nearest Wireless Giant location.
LIONS 2006 DRAFT SELECTIONS
Detroit Lions are slated to pick ninth overall in the first round and currently hold seven selections, including one compensatory pick in the 7th round. Ford Fieldâ€™s giant video boards, along with numerous television monitors in the stadium, will be tuned to ESPNâ€™s live continuous and comprehensive broadcast of the leagueâ€™s annual selection meeting that originates from New York City.
PLAYERS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR
Current and Alumni Lions players will be available throughout the event to sign autographs, meet the fans and instruct youth football clinics on the field as part of the Detroit Lions Youth Football Program. Current players scheduled to appear include: Kelly Butler, Shaun Cody, Eddie Drummond and Casey FitzSimmons; Alumni players include: Dexter Bussey, William Gay, Lawrence Gaines, Levi Johnson, Greg Landry, Bobby Thompson, Jim Thrower and Tommy Watkins.
DETROIT LIONS MERCHANDISE
Fans will be able to pick up the newest Lions merchandise in the Roar & More official team store at Ford Field during the event. Fans can also call the Roar & More at 313.262.2200 or go to www.detroitlions.com to purchase merchandise.
The Detroit Lions flagship station, WKRK Live 97.1 FREE FM will broadcast live from Ford Field throughout the event. Fans will also hear live updates from the Lionsâ€™ Allen Park Training Facility from Tony Ortiz and Dan Miller, the voice of the Lions.
Fans will have the opportunity to get into the action with the NFL Experience on the field. Also on the field will be youth football clinics and tours of the Detroit Lions locker room.