3rd Annual Caps Convention

Posted by Cheryl Nichols | Thursday, March 24, 2011 | , , , | 0 comments »

Caps Press Release:

Third Annual Capitals Convention
To be held Sept. 24 at Washington Convention Center

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will host the 2011 Capitals Convention at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, September 24, 2011.

The third annual Capitals Convention will return to the Washington Convention Center for the second straight year. The event has been a tremendous success in its first two years, attracting sold-out crowds of more than 6,500 to the day-long interactive and informational celebration of the Capitals, which features the entire roster of current players and a number of prominent alumni.

Tickets go on sale Monday, March 28 at 10 am, to season-ticket holders and Tuesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. to the general public at WashingtonCaps.com. Ticket prices are $40 for adults and $25 for children 14 and younger if purchased by May 31 (adult price increases to $45 on June 1). Two other ticket options are available: a $600 golden ticket with special access to every autograph session and VIP room and a $30 ticket without autograph access.

The day will include player autographs and photos with fans. There will be a wide array of activities on hand such as hockey interactives, panel sessions, hockey displays and much more.

Panel discussions will feature Capitals front office personnel and will focus on the behind-the-scenes, day-to-day responsibilities of operating a professional hockey club. Additionally, current and former Capitals players will participate in discussions that provide a glimpse of a professional athlete’s life and what they experience during the season.

For more information about the 2011 Capitals Convention, please visit WashingtonCaps.com.