05/01/2014 7:43 PM
JACKSONVILLE - The Sharks are back in the Tank this week! We're ready to rock Sea Best Field for a matchup against the Arizona Rattlers, which kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. This game will be broadcast to a national audience on CBS Sports Network, so we need to you to help us pack Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena this week!
The Sharks and Rattlers already matched up once this season, back in early April. Arizona took that meeting out in the desert, but the Sharks are geared up to get back in the win column!
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 on Saturday!
“Shark” is the word tonight as we pay tribute to this cinema classic! Our friends at the Historic Springfield Main Street Cruise will be on hand with some classic cars at SharkFest as well!
Vince Neil, lead singer of Motley Crue and the newest Sharks Partner, will be in attendance at Saturday’s game! Join us for a night filled with rock ’n’ roll star power!
Vince Neil Meet and Greet
The Sharks will be holding a VIP Meet and Greet with Vince Neil at 4:30 p.m. This event is open to Shark Pit Season Ticket Holders and Corporate Partners only, and will be held in the Duval Room inside the arena.
Sea Best Concession Stand
If you didn’t get a chance to enjoy some delicious Sea Best Seafood at the new Sea Best Concession Stand last week, be sure to stop by tonight! It’s located in the Food Court behind Section 102 - Stop by to choose from some of your favorite seafood eats!
The Sea Best Concession offers the following menu:
Grilled Mahi w/ Caribbean Slaw Sandwich
Fish and Chips
Crab Cake Sliders
Torpedo Coconut Shrimp
Ever wanted a Sharks jersey with your name and your favorite number? Now it can be yours! Be sure to check out our brand-new customized jersey press in the Cage, located in the main lobby next to the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame.
Season Ticket Holder Item Pickup
Sharks Season Ticket Holders will be able to pick up their Parking Passes, Lanyards and Tailgate Chairs at Saturday’s game. Please remember that only Shark Pit and Arena Club seats are eligible to receive lanyards.
Parking Passes and Lanyards will be available for pickup on the main concourse at the FIN-formation table, located across from the Merch Stand near Section 106. This pickup area will be open from when doors open until just after halftime.
Tailgate Chairs will be available beginning at the start of the fourth quarter in the Cage, located in the main lobby next to the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame.
Attack Dance Team Calendar
The 2014-15 Attack Dance Team Calendar is on sale! They are available for purchase at the Attack's Pregame Signing in the main lobby, as well as at our Merch Stand, located in the Main Concourse behind Section 106. Be sure to pick up your copy and get it signed by the Attack during our Postgame Autograph Session!
Sharks Happy Hour
We're offering a Happy Hour special for Shark fans. From 5:30-6:30, 16 oz. cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) will be discounted to $5 each. Be sure to arrive early and grab a cold one!
We're ready to kick off the night at SharkFest! Check out our pre-game block party just outside the front entrance of Sea Best Field. Be sure to stop by and check out the classic cars!
Many of our corporate partners will be on hand, so be sure to check out their displays and support the businesses that support the Sharks. It's all set to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, but please note that inclement weather may impact the exact nature of SharkFest.
Please note that for safety purposes, fans will not be able to bring buckets and other large noisemakers into the arena.
On Saturday, doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for season ticket holders and 6:00 p.m. for the general public.
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. Season Tickets for the 2014 season are now available, two tickets as low as $137. 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.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire season. The AFL schedule then culminates with the ArenaBowl Championship game live on ESPN.