06/17/2016 9:22 AM -
JACKSONVILLE - The Sharks return to Jacksonville Saturday, June 18, as we host the Orlando Predators for Halloween in June. Kickoff at Sea Best Field in the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena is set for 7:00 p.m.
The Shark’s look to keep the momentum going after last week’s blowout win over the Tampa Bay Storm. Jacksonville (5-5) looks to make it their second win in a row against the Predators (9-2) as they defeated Orlando at the Amway Center 59-56 three weeks ago, handing Orlando their only home loss of the 2016 season. Orlando won the first meeting in Jacksonville 63-56 on a last second touchdown back on April 23.
Whether you are a longtime Season Ticket Holder or about to head to your first Sharks game, please see below for a rundown of what to expect at the Shark Tank Saturday night.
Halloween in June
Come dressed in your favorite costume, but please keep it family friendly. Sharks fans have enjoyed this theme night year after year and we enjoy seeing how creative our fans can be. However, due to the recent tragedies in Orlando, we are asking all Sharks’ fans to dress appropriately for this theme night. Don’t worry, our friends at the Scream Park will have plenty of spooky surprises in store.
Attack Dance Team’s 7th Annual Swimsuit Calendar
The Attack’s calendars are now here and will be sold throughout the game for only $10. Five-dollars of every calendar will go to The OneOrlando Fund to benefit the victims of the Orlando tragedy.
The Scream Park
The theme of this year’s Haunted House is one of everyone’s favorites - Clowns! Make sure you make it up to the main concourse behind the elevator and see if these clowns will make you laugh or cry! If you are too afraid, they may just be walking around and you can visit them that way - if you dare!
Suite/Duval Street Entrance
This entrance will be open for ALL Sharks season tickets holders for the remainder of the season.
New Noise Policy
We are bringing the rowdiness back to the Tank! The Sharks have recently revised their noise policy which now allows cowbells (8” in height 6” in width max) and Sharks Horns for the remainder of the season. Don’t like the noise? There will also be new noise maker free sections. To request information on these new sections, call the Sharks Ticket Office 904-621-0700 or contact email@example.com. We will continue with the policy of fans NOT being able to bring large buckets or aerosol air horns into the arena.
At halftime of game, the Scream Park will present the fire performing group, the Dark Circus.
SharkFest, our pre-game block party held outside the arena, is back and better than ever this season! SharkFest begins at 5:00 p.m. tonight. Many of our corporate partners will be set up at SharkFest as well, so be sure to stop by their displays and check out everything they have to offer!
Shark Nation Membership Experiences
Don’t miss out on your Shark Nation Membership Experience! Depending on your Shark Nation Membership level, you may have chosen Chalk Talk with Coach Moss, the Player Intro Experience, the On-Field Experience, a discounted away game bus trip or the Sharks Locker Room Tour. Whatever the Experience you have chosen, be on the lookout for your instructions via email on how to attend your experience. Didn’t get the email to sign-up for your experiences? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How’s your aim? Presented by our friends at Jaguar Power Sports, our halftime Fling-A-Football promotion gives you a chance to win a prize package that includes $200 of Sharks Bucks and a Sharks customized jersey! At just $1 per throw (and 6 for $5), you might as well give it a shot! Be sure to have your mini-footballs ready when halftime rolls around!
Fling-A-Footballs are available for purchase at the Jaguar Power Sports display at SharkFest, as well as inside the arena on the main concourse until the middle of the second quarter.
Souvenir Drink Cups and Popcorn Buckets
Starting this week, fans can bring their 2016 Sharks’ souvenir cups and souvenir popcorn buckets to the games. For only $3 each, you can enjoy a refill on either popcorn or soft drinks at the concession stands.
Arena Club Buffet Menu
Build your own ultimate fajitas:
Soft flour tortillas filled with grilled steak or chicken and onions and peppers
Salsa and sour cream
Mixed green tossed salad with cilantro lime vinaigrette and ranch dressing.
Sea Best Concession Special
The Sea Best Seafood stand, located in the main concourse behind Section 102, will offer the following special:
Neptune’s Basket - A delicious combination of popcorn shrimp, clam strips and scallops, served with fries for $9 (normally $12).
The Sharknado will be available at bars located on the main concourse. A 21 oz. mixture of El Jimador tequila and Bacardi rum with hurricane mix, Sprite and a splash of blue curacao, garnished with a Swedish fish and served in a souvenir football shaped mason jar for $20.00.
$7 Budweiser Bombers all locations (normally $11).
$5 SweetWater 16 oz drafts in the Arena Club and Section 102 Bar (Food Court).
On Saturday, the doors open at 5:30 p.m. for season ticket holders and 6:00 p.m. for the general public (if raining we will allow everyone in at 5:30 p.m.). The game kicks off at 7:00 p.m.
About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Single Game Tickets for the 2016 season are now available, as low as $13. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.