06/02/2012 7:12 AM - On Saturday night, the ArenaBowl XXIV Champion Jacksonville Sharks take the field against the in-state rival Tampa Bay Storm for the two teams' second meeting of 2012. Tampa Bay defeated the Sharks, 71-69, with a last-second touchdown down in Tampa on March 30. Jacksonville is 4-1 all-time against the Storm, sweeping the season series in both 2010 and 2011.
Star Wars Night
Tonight, we'll take Sea Best Field to a galaxy far, far away as we celebrate the franchise that has spanned generations. You'll see some of your favorite characters all around the arena, and the game officials might even have a special escort. Stop by the FIN-formation table near Section 106 to enter our Chewbacca soundalike contest for your chance to compete on the field for a prize!
SharkFest is back! Check out our pregame block party just outside the front entrance of the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, where you can ride the giant inflatable Shark Slide and enjoy Sea Best Seafood. As part of Military Appreciation Night, there will be humvees and other military hardware out at SharkFest as well.
Also at SharkFest, you have the chance to help save lives by participating in The Blood Alliance's blood drive. The drive will run from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Many of our other corporate partners will be on hand, so be sure to stop by their displays as well. SharkFest is set to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Tonight, gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for season ticket holders and 6:00 p.m. for the general public.
Sharks Credit Card
If you haven't seen it yet, 121 Financial Credit Union offers the only official Sharks credit card! With the Sharks credit card, you can show your Shark fandom while supporting one of our great partners at the same time. Stop by the 121 table located on the main concourse to register today!
DVD/Ring Replica Pickup
Season ticket holders who qualified for both Championship DVD Sets and Desktop Ring Replicas will be able to pick up those items across from the Merchandise Stand behind Section 106. Note that you must physically present the redemption voucher that was included in your season ticket package in order to receive your desktop ring replica. Photocopies or any other forms of duplication will not be accepted. No cash value.
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and back-to-back South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2012 season are now available, two tickets as low as $75. 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.