Our Fan Experience Programs allow your group the opportunity to be more than just a spectator for any Checkers home game. A minimum ticket purchase is required for each of the following programs. Programs are filled on a first come, first serve basis, so reserve yours today!
Drop the Puck
- Drop the Puck: Be part of the game with this opportunity as you drop the puck between two players prior the start of the game.
- Rock the Rooftop: Hang out with your son or daughter and play basketball, make posters and enjoy refreshments. This room is great for father/son or mother/son events.
- Pregame Ice Time: Bring out your group or hockey team for an amazing chance to scrimmage, practice or play a regulation game prior to a Checkers game on the ice.
- National Anthem / God Bless America: The Checkers have outstanding opportunities for individuals or groups to sing the national anthem or God Bless America in front of thousands of Checkers fans. An audition tape is required.
- Player Q&A Session: Have a private Q&A session postgame for your group with a Checkers player! Subject to availability.
- Group of the Game: Want to make your large group outing even more special? We'll recognize a member of your organization on the videoboard during the game in the player's tunnel
- Pregame Mixer: Host a private VIP party for your company, organization or group at the arena in the Lowe's Home Court, Craft Beer Garden or Back Court meeting spaces for one hour prior to the game.
- Concourse Table: Non-profit organizations, youth groups and businesses have the opportunity to distribute information to fans from a table on the concourse of Time Warner Cable Arena.
- Chuck-a-Puck Car: Up to three people can ride in the Chuck-a-Puck car on the ice while thousands of fans participate in the intermission game!
- Chuck-a-Puck Clean Up: You and a group of friends get to walk out on the ice with the CheckMates and help pick up pucks in front of the crowd!
- Musical Performance: Choirs, marching bands and other performance groups can entertain fans as they enter Time Warner Cable Arena for one hour prior to the game.
- Patriotic Flag Pals: Help drape the American Flag over the ice during our pregame ceremonies and the national anthem.
- Ride the Zamboni: Ride in style and be recognized during an intermission on the Zamboni! Ages 7 and up. One Zamboni ride per group.
- Bojangles' Chicken Dance: You and your group have the chance to get on the videoboard and dance with the CheckMates on stage!
- Color Guard: An outstanding opportunity for boy/girl scouts, military or other civic organizations to present the colors during the national anthem.
- Fan Tunnel: The Fan Tunnel makes it possible for fans to get up close and personal, high-fiving the players as they take the ice.
- Penalty Box Experience: Want to get sent to the penalty box? This opportunity allows you and three of your friends to watch warm-ups from the box.
- Players Warm-up Bench: Watch the players warm up during pregame from the best seat in the house with a few friends! All must wear helmets.