JACKSONVILLE - The Sharks are back in the Tank this week! We're ready to rock Sea Best Field for a matchup against the Los Angeles KISS on Saturday, July 26. Kickoff is at 7 p.m., and we need to you to help us pack Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena!
We’re fired up for our first-ever matchup against the KISS. Join us as the team looks to close out the season on a high note!
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!
Christmas in July
It’s never too early to get in the holiday spirit! Join us as we deck the halls for the return of Christmas in July, presented by our partners at Clay Eye Physicians & Surgeons. Make sure you arrive early to see carolers perform some of your Christmas favorites.
As part of this week’s theme, we’ll be having an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest at Saturday’s game! Fans with the “best” sweaters will be selected to come on the field during a break in action, and the crowd will vote on the winner!
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be arriving at the Shark Tank at 5:45! Be sure to bring your kids to the game early so that they can tell Santa what they want for Christmas! Plus, stop by our decoration station to color your own Christmas decoration!
Chum Snow Globes
For Christmas in July, we’ve got brand new Chum Snow Globes to give away to the first 1,500 fans in attendance on Saturday! Be sure to arrive early to make sure you get yours. Note that as always, Shark Pit Season Ticket Holders are guaranteed a giveaway item.
Fan Appreciation Night
Shark fans, you have given us amazing support over the first five years of our franchise. On Saturday, we’re dedicating the evening to giving back to YOU! For Fan Appreciation Night, you’ll have the chance to win great prizes courtesy of many of our corporate partners. Prizes include a seven-day cruise courtesy of Odyssey Travel, Sea Best Seafood gift certificates, passes to Wild Adventures Theme Park, watches from Hemming Plaza Jewelers, weekend getaways to The King & Prince Beach and Golf Resort in St. Simons Island, just to name a few.
Prizes will be given away as part of our on-field promotions, dropped from the Shark blimp throughout the evening, and more! Keep your eyes open, because you never know what you might walk away with!
“4th and Loud” Filming
The AMC television network and the LA KISS have teamed up for “4th and Loud” a documentary series about the KISS’ inaugural season in the AFL! A production crew from the show will be in the Shark Tank at this week’s game to collect footage for one of the season’s final episodes! Let’s bring our A-game on Saturday to showcase Sea Best Field on a national stage!
4th and Loud premiers on Tuesday, August 12 at 9:00 ET. For more info about the show, check out Facebook.com/4thandLoudAMC.
Will Harden Performance
Local singing sensation Will Harden will be on hand to perform the National Anthem, as well as a medley of Christmas songs on the field at halftime!
Postgame Jersey Auction
Want to add a game-worn Sharks jersey to your collection? Now’s your chance! We’ll be auctioning off our red and white jerseys on the field after the game during our Postgame Autograph Session. Be sure to stick around to bid on your favorite player’s jersey and then get it signed!
Select merchandise will be 50% off at Saturday’s game! Be sure to pick up your Christmas Theme Night Shirt and a Sharks Santa Hat!
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! 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 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, but please note that inclement weather may impact the exact nature of SharkFest.
The 2014 Jacksonville Sharks Team Poster is here! Be sure to grab your free copy and get it signed by the team during our Postgame Autograph Session!
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 during our last home game, be sure to stop by this time! 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 Stand 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.
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!
Season Ticket Holder Item Pickup
Sharks Season Ticket Holders will be able to pick up their Tailgate Chairs at Saturday’s game. 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!
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 2015 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $99. To purchase 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.