Bulls and NAHL Release 2013-14 Schedule

AMARILLO, TX – It won’t be long before fans in the Texas Panhandle see their 2013 Robertson 
Cup National Champion Amarillo Bulls on ice. In fact, opening weekend is now just 71 days away.
The North American Hockey League released the complete 2013-2014 Regular Season Schedule 
late Tuesday afternoon and the Bulls opening weekend that will include a championship celebration is 
set for Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28. The Bulls will host the rival Odessa Jackalopes at the 
Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center at 7 pm. That’s the first of eight games between the two 
teams during the regular season.
After a visit to Wichita Falls the following weekend, the Bulls first home stand features back-toback weekends against old and new rivals. On Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12, the Bulls renew one of the best rivalries in the NAHL with the Topeka RoadRunners. It’s the first of 12 match-ups that also includes a second Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend match-up in the state of Kansas in four years. 
The Corpus Christi IceRays make their first of two trips to the Texas Panhandle to face the Bulls 
on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19. The IceRays and the Bulls met in a memorable South Division 
Semi-Final Series during the NAHL playoffs. These two great rivals will hook up for a total of eight 
games.One of the exciting parts of the schedule features the newest member of the South Division, the 
Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees. The Bulls make their first ever visit to Hidalgo, TX at State Farm Arena on 
Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 both at 7:30 pm. The Killer Bees make their first trip as a junior 
franchise to Amarillo on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday Nov. 23.Other schedule highlights has eight games against the Wichita Falls Wildcats and 12 versus the Texas Tornado who the Bulls met in last season’s South Division final.
All but four of the Bulls home games at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center are 
on Friday and Saturday nights (24 in total) with the face off at 7 pm. There are three Sunday games 
that will start at 6 pm., plus the return of the third annual New Years’ Eve game on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 
7 pm. In total the longest Bulls homestand is eight games from Friday, Dec. 11 to Saturday, Jan. 11. 
There are two tough road stretches for the Bulls that will see them play four games in five nights on 
two occasions once in early November and the second in mid-March.Amarillo Bulls Vice President and General Manager Rick Matchett says the staff at the Amarillo Civic Center did a great job of working with them on the home dates.
“We are excited about our great home schedule beginning in late September this year for our 
opening weekend,” Matchett said. “That will be a 2 game Robertson Cup Celebration that fans won’t
want to miss! We were able to continue the tradition of our New Year’s Eve game which is always a 
fan favorite and team favorite. It’s a great way to send out the old year and start the new with the 
Amarillo Bulls.”Matchett said Sonic Sunday is back as well as the Bulls first ever Valentine’s Day Game.
“We have some Sunday games for special promotions like Sonic Sunday which is another crowd 
pleaser and that will be determined at a later date,” he added. “We have something new this year as 
we’ll be playing on Valentine’s Day and that will be a Sweet Heart of a deal. All in all it’s a great 
schedule and we can’t wait for the season to start. Matchett said with the schedule being released that it’s a great time to start looking at Season Tickets and the various plans that are available.Full and Partial season tickets give fans the best value as well as many perks and benefits, including a pick-up party that begins the season where they get to meet the players, discounted price for the Christmas Party, free team skates and functions and guaranteed renewals. Another nice perk is 
10 % off merchandise.Prices for full season tickets start at just $240 for Silver Level which is the end zone, $315 for 
Red Level which includes the sides, Glass Level Seats or down in the front begin at $365. For a unique 
perspective at the games, the pit gives fans up-close-and-personal view of the hits, saves, goals, 
celebrations and fights. The Pit price starts at $415. For those fans with have children – prices start at 
just $180 for all sections excluding the pit.For further information on Season Ticket Prices or to discuss seat availability, please call the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122 or drop by 301 South Polk in the Amarillo Building.