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Q: How does my school register for the TELUS BE BRAVE game?

A: Please visit http://hitmenhockey.com/be-brave

Q: When do I need to order my tickets by?

A: December 15th, 2018 is the deadline to guarantee your tickets and t-shirts.

Q: Who is it for?

A: Students of all ages (classes, entire schools, any age), parents, chaperones, hockey fans, supporters of the cause.

Q: What is the minimum/maximum number for a group?

A: The minimum is 12 and there is no maximum.

Q: How and when will we get our tickets and t-shirts? Where will we be sitting?

A: The ticket and t-shirt is $12. T-shirts will be available in adult small-XXL. Packages will be available for pick-up in early-mid February. We will do our best to accommodate t-shirt sizing and schools sitting together; seating will be based on best available section at time of order. If different classes are attending from the same school, register them at the same time to ensure seating together.

Q: How do parents, friends and families purchase additional tickets?

A: If family members wish to attend the game at the discounted price of $14 and be seated near their school, please indicate the number or tickets required and provide payment for tickets. T-shirts for anyone outside of students and free chaperones can be purchased for $5 on game day at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Q: How many chaperones are included for free?

A: One (1) free chaperone for every 10 students. Any additional chaperones will be $14/ticket not including a t-shirt.

Q: What is the timeline of the game?

A: Buses/classes will need to arrive between 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM. The game begins at 11:00 AM. Students will have a chance to visit informational and educational concourse booths before the game and during intermissions. The in-game dance will take place mid-way through the second period. Young students/classes will have the opportunity to leave the game early, after the dance in the second period; this would be approximately 1.5 hours through the game. For schools that choose to leave after the second intermission would be approximately 2 hours into the game and the full game is 2.5 hours. All buses must depart by 2:00pm.

Q: How will food and beverage (lunch) work?

A: Students will be able to bring their own lunch and snacks. Concessions will be open if students wish to purchase their lunches. Microwaves and fridges are NOT available.

  • Please avoid bringing glass bottles/containers
  • Lunch tables will not be available
  • Please make sure they are collecting any garbage they bring into the building and are disposing of it in the correct bins located around the concourse

Q: How does transportation work? 

A: Each class/school will be responsible for their transportation to and from the Saddledome. The Hitmen have reserved buses with Southland, First Student, and Willco transportation. Please call and reference the game and date to book from this block. Schools or parents will be responsible for the cost of the transportation. If your class or school would like to leave early, please arrange all details including pickup location and time with your respective bus company.

Q: What is the cost of the bus and who do I contact?

A:

This Year’s Pricing

  • Southland Transportation: $185 + GST- Book through Andrea Rioux andrear@southland.ca or (403) 287-1335 x355
  • Southland Cochrane $292 + GST – Book through Sue Calvert susanc@southland.ca or 403-932-7100
  • First Student Calgary: $185 + GST- Book through charter.west@firstgroup.com or 403-531-3940
  • First Student Airdrie $256 + GST- Book through (403) 948-1180 or charter.airdrie@firstgroup.com
    • Airdire, Crossfield, Beiseker, Chestermere, Langdon, Indus
  • Willco Transportation: $185 + GST- Book by calling: (403) 242-1176

Q: Is there parking for parents and chaperones NOT coming on the bus?

A: Regular Stampede parking fees will be applicable for anyone driving their own vehicle to the Saddledome. Paid lots surrounding the Saddledome range from $10-$15.

Q: How do we learn the in-game dance?

A:An instructional video featuring Farley, Hitmen players and a professional dance instructor from the Calgary Hitmen will be sent to you after December 15, 2018 when registration closes. Entire schools that register will be entered in a draw to have our choreographer and representatives from the Calgary Hitment attend your school and speak about anti-bullying and teach the dance.

Q: Will the students be exposed to media/video footage?

A: By attending this game, you give consent to be in media that may be used for promotional materials by the Calgary Hitmen. Please refer to the back of your ticket for full details. If there are any children that need to be kept out of the spotlight, please ensure teachers and chaperones are protecting them from the camera.

Q: Are we allowed to film at the TELUS BE BRAVE game?

A: Scotiabank Saddledome Camera Policy; Video cameras, monopods, tripods, tables and audio recording devices are not permitted inside the Scotiabank Saddledome at any time. Cameras are restricted to small personal hand-held cameras that will fit in a regular suit jacket pocket.

Q: Where are washrooms located in the building?

A: There are many washrooms located throughout the concourse. Sections 202-208 and 216-222 will have to go down the staircase to the concourse to access washrooms. You are able to use the washrooms at any point during a stoppage of play, but please be mindful of timing so students are not missing any important in-game features.

Q: What happens if a student gets lost?

A: All of the Saddledome Ushers and Security will have “cheat sheets” as to where each school is seated. Please let your students know that if they are lost to tell anyone in a grey jacket (Ushers) or any Security Guard (they have Security across their shoulders and dress in all black). All they need to know is their School Name. With so many students participating and all of them in pink, it will be easier for our staff to show them back to their seat rather than a parent or chaperone searching the Saddledome.

Q: What happens if a student loses something?

A: On game day, any lost and found items will be turned into Guest Services behind Section 226 on the Concourse, or to the Concierge Desk at the Box Office entrance of the Chrysler Club. Following game day, please call Customer Service at 403-777-4646.