Video Scoreboard Message

With a $50 donation to the Checkers Charitable Foundation, you can have a personalized birthday, anniversary or other special announcement read over the PA with accompanying photo display on the video board. Each game, the Checkers list birthdays (without PA read or photo) on the video board free of charge.

Want to add some TV time to your special announcement and be shown live on the video board? This package can be yours with a $100 donation to the Checkers Charitable Foundation. These requests must be submitted at least one week prior to the game.
Charlotte Checkers Game Day Activities
If you're interested in requesting a video scoreboard message, please contact Kelsey Young at (704) 444-1889 or kyoung@gocheckers.com. Once both the message request and payment (if necessary) have been received, they will then be processed. Scoreboard messages must be received no later than 48 hours before the requested game day.

Personalized Dasher Board

A $300 donation to the Checkers Charitable Foundation gets you your very own dasher board! Add a birthday announcement, anniversary announcement, proposal, congratulations, and more! These requests must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the game.

Ultimate Announcement Package

This $500 package is our most popular proposal and promposal package. Includes your own dasher board, TV time on the video board, a commemorative photo, a video copy of the proposal or promposal, and you and your loved one down on the ice in front of all of Bojangles’ Coliseum. These requests must be submitted at least three weeks prior to the game.

Zamboni Rides

The Charlotte Checkers operate two Zambonis prior to and during the first and second intermissions of each home game. With a $50 donation to the Charlotte Checkers Charitable Foundation, you can ride the Zamboni at a Checkers home game.

Once both the Zamboni ride request and payment have been received, they will then be processed. If you're interested in requesting a Zamboni ride, please contact Kelsey Young at (704) 444-1889 or kyoung@gocheckers.com.

All Zamboni riders must be 7 years of age or older. Zamboni ride requests must be completed 24 hours before the requested game. Zamboni ride requests will be completed based on availability.

National Anthem

If you are interested in auditioning to sing the national anthem at a Charlotte Checkers game this season, you can do so by sending an .mp3 or YouTube link to asersen@gocheckers.com or by sending a CD or DVD to the following address:

Anthem Inquiries
Charlotte Checkers Hockey
210 E Trade St. Suite E480
Charlotte, NC 28202

Due to the volume of demos received you will only be contacted should you be selected to perform. All CDs and DVDs become property of the Charlotte Checkers and will not be returned.

Nonprofit Messaging

The Charlotte Checkers are proud to help nonprofits and other advocates use our games to raise awareness and funds for their cause. Some of the ways we do this include ticket sales fundraisers, allowing organizations to set up concourse tables to share their stories and including these organizations’ messaging in our in-game presentation. These methods have helped us raise a total of $3.7 million for the Charlotte community since 2006 and win the American Hockey League’s Excellence in Community Service award three times since 2011.

Based on availability and discretion, the Checkers will do everything possible to share the messaging of participating nonprofits as it fits into the overall game presentation that is designed to entertain in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Messaging that highlights an organization’s efforts in the community and provides clear calls to action for the audience to take is strongly preferred.

To learn more, contact a group sales representative at (704) 342-4423 or email tickets@gocheckers.com.

Starter of the Game

The Starter of the Game program provides a once in a lifetime opportunity for your young son or daughter to experience the excitement of a Charlotte Checkers game from the ice.

Before the game your child can suit up, skate on the ice after warm ups, high five the players and join the Checkers' starting lineup on the ice for pregame introductions. The package starts at $200 and includes 4 tickets. Additional tickets can also be purchased.

To purchase this Starter of the Game package, please contact Jeremy Recoon at (704) 444-1881.
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