March 3, 2011
Single Session Red Baron WCHA Final Five tickets go on sale Monday
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Xcel Energy Center and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) announced today that single session tickets for the 2011 Red Baron™ WCHA Final Five, to be held Thursday – Saturday, March 17 – 19, will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 7.
There will be a new twist on the popular tournament with the addition of Bemidji State University and University of Nebraska-Omaha bringing WCHA membership to 12 teams. For the first time, six teams will advance, battling it out over five games for the Broadmoor Trophy and entrance to the NCAA Tournament. The brackets will be pre-set and the top two seeded teams will receive a bye. The third place game has been eliminated.
Tickets can be purchased at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone using Ticketmaster TDD/TTY, call 800-359-2525. Groups (10+) call 651-312-3486.
Prices for single session tickets are as follows:
|Thursday, March 17 (3:30 p.m.)||$40 / $20 (one ticket)||
|Thursday, March 17 (7 p.m.)|
|Friday, March 18 (2 p.m.)||$40 / $20||Semi-final 1|
|Friday, March 18 (7 p.m.)||$45 / $20||Semi-final 2|
|Saturday, March 19 (7 p.m.)||$45 / $20||Championship|
A limited number of all-session ticket packages for the tournament are still available.
College hockey fans still have an opportunity to get in on the tournament action with the Pick Your Final Five Sweepstakes. Fans that enter before midnight on Friday, March 4 will have a chance to win a prize of four (4) ticket packages to the 2012 Red Baron WCHA Final Five.
Visit Saint Paul and the WCHA will again host the Microsoft Store WCHA Fan Fest on Saturday, March 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Iron Range Grill near Gate 4 of Xcel Energy Center. Hockey fans can celebrate with live music, interactive games, food and beverages and more. Notable WCHA alumni, cheerleaders, mascots and pep bands will also be part of the action. Microsoft Store WCHA Fan Fest is free and open to the public.