AMARILLO, TX – For the third straight year, there’s hockey in the Texas Panhandle in the month of April.
The Amarillo Bulls open their defense of the South Division playoff title that they have won each of the past two seasons this weekend. The Bulls, which finished the season 46-7-7 for 99 points, host the 4th seed Corpus Christi IceRays in Games 1 and 2 of the South Division Semi-Final Series Friday and Saturday at 7 pm at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center.
The scene will then shift to American Bank Center for Games 3 and a 4th, if necessary, next Tuesday, Apr. 9 and Wednesday, Apr. 10 both at 7pm. Should a fifth and deciding game be necessary it will be back at the Amarillo Civic Center next Saturday, April 13th at 7 pm.
The Bulls will hold a playoff kick-off party on Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 pm at their offices located at 301 South Polk, Suite 101 in the Amarillo Building. There will be refreshments and light snacks, and fans can talk to some of the players that will be in attendance.
This weekend will there be a Tailgate Party starting at 5 pm with free refreshments, barbeque, and live music. Friday’s game is sponsored by Habitat For Humanity Re-Store and the first 500 fans will receive a playoff t-shirt. A White Out is in effect for Saturday’s game that is sponsored by Education Credit Union. Fans are encouraged to wear white. The first 1,000 fans get a free rally towel and all Teachers can get a free ticket with a valid ID.
Tickets for the first two games are available at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk in the Amarillo Building, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets including United Supermarkets. For further information on Group Rates, Birthday Party Packages, the Budweiser Party Zone or 2013-2014 Season Tickets, please call the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122.