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BUCKS ANNOUNCE 2013 HOME PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks, members of the Northwoods League, have announced the promotional schedule for their 19th season of play. With 35 home games at renovated Riverfront Stadium in 2013, the Bucks will bring affordable family entertainment to the Cedar Valley.
 
The Bucks will open the season at home on Wednesday, May 29 versus the St. Cloud Rox. First pitch will be 6:35 pm with gates opening at 5:30 pm. The first 1,000 fans will receive a Bucks Magnet Schedule powered by AKA Services and Karen’s Print-Rite. There will be a post-game Fireworks Extravaganza for all fans to enjoy.
 
Seven additional Fireworks Extravaganzas are scheduled for the 2013 season, including a Saturday Fireworks Series that will feature fireworks after every Saturday home game. In addition to Opening Day, fireworks shows will take place on June 15, June 22, July 4, July 13, July 27, August 3, and August 10.
 
Piano Man Night will occur on Thursday, June 20, when the Bucks take on St. Cloud for a 6:35 pm tilt Live piano music will be played  before and throughout the game that evening by "Iowa’s Favorite Piano Man" Mick Staebell. In addition to live piano music, during the game, it will also be a College and Double Buck Night powered by The Wild Hare American Bar & Grill and 105.7 KOKZ.  $2 admission coupons will be available from The Wild Hare and 105.7 KOKZ and there will be $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, and $1 fountain soda all game long.  College students will also receive $1 admission with a valid college ID.
 
The Russian Bar Trio will make an appearance at Riverfront Stadium on Wednesday, July 3. The Russian Bar Trio is a nationally touring high-flying act which combines the gymnastic skills of the balance beam, the rebound tempo skills of trampoline, and the swing handstands skills of the uneven bars and the parallel bars. The Russian Bar Trio has performed at NBA, NHL, Minor League Baseball, and college basketball games all across America, and is bringing their talents to a Bucks game in early-July. The Russian Bar Trio has also performed on Oprah, Ellen, and America’s Got Talent. That evening, the Bucks will host the Mankato MoonDogs for a 6:35 pm game.
 
The very next day, the Bucks will host the only 4th of July Fireworks Show in the Cedar Valley as part of their Independence Day celebration and the start of the 2nd Half of NWL play. The Bucks host their longtime rivals, the Rochester Honkers, with a 6:35 pm start. Along with the post-game Fireworks Extravaganza, which will be one of the largest fireworks shows of the Bucks’ season, it will be Double Buck Night powered by LITTLE CAESARS & ROCK 108. $2 admission coupons will be available from Little Caesars & Rock 108. $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda are featured throughout the game.
 
Kids Quarter Dash Night, presented by the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Board of Realtors, will occur on Saturday, July 27, when the Bucks take on Mankato for a 7:05 pm start. The first 250 kids ages 10 & under will receive a Beach Bucket courtesy of WCFBOR.  After the game, all kids ages 10 & under will be allowed on the field where they will dash to pick up 1,000 quarters placed on the infield as part of WCFBOR’s "Code of Ethics Centennial" celebration, all courtesy of Waterloo/Cedar Falls Board of Realtors.  In addition to the Kids Quarter Dash, there will be a post-game Fireworks Extravaganza as part of the Bucks’ Saturday Fireworks Series.
 
“I’m really excited about the promotional schedule we were able to put together this summer,” said Bucks general manager Dan Corbin. “This is probably the best promotional schedule that we’ve had since I’ve been involved with the team, and I think fans will really enjoy themselves at the ballpark this summer.”
 
For the 14th consecutive season, each Monday home game will be a Buck Night. With a total of four Monday games, each Buck Night will consist of $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, and $1 popcorn as well as $1 admission with an admission coupon from participating sponsors and select Woodward Radio Group stations.
 
The Bucks will continue Double Buck Nights in their promotional schedule. Each of the seven Thursday home games will be a Double Buck Night featuring $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, and $1 fountain soda as well as $2 admission with an admission coupon from participating sponsors and select Woodward Radio Group stations.
 
For the third consecutive year, Tuesday and Wednesday home games will feature the Great Clips Shutout Challenge. Fans with a box seat ticket during Tuesday and Wednesday regular season Bucks’ home games will receive complimentary food and beverage until the visiting team scores, all courtesy of Great Clips.
 
Another feature of Tuesday and Wednesday games are Copyworks College Nights on the Deck. Individuals who present a valid College ID at the Riverfront Stadium ticket window will get into the game and onto the Budweiser Party Deck for just $17.
 
A new addition to the Bucks’ promotional schedule is the Friday Night Fish Fry. All six Friday home games will feature discounted fried fish baskets all game long. 
 

2013 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

 

(All dates, times, and promotions are subject to change)
 
MAY
 
29thOpening Night. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza. Magnet Schedule Night powered by AKA SERVICES & KAREN’S PRINT-RITE. 1st 1,000 fans get a 2013 Bucks Magnet Schedule. $1 Wednesday. $1 admission coupons available from LITTLE CAESARS. Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets.
 
30thDouble Buck Night powered by RAMADA HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER, RED RIVER & ROCK 108. Poster & College Night powered by MAIDPRO, NOODLES & COMPANY & PIONEER GRAPHICS. 1st 500 fans get a 2013 Bucks Promotional Poster. $2 admission coupons available from Ramada, Red River & Rock 108. $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda. $1 admission with a college ID. Free admission with a My Waterloo Days button.
 
JUNE
 
3rdBuck Night powered by PITA PIT & ROCK 108. $1 admission coupons available from PITA PIT & ROCK 108. $1 beer, $1 hot dogs & $1 popcorn.
 
4th$2 Tuesday & Throwback Baseball Card Night powered by ADRENALINE X LASER TAG. 1st 500 fans get a 10-pack of throwback Bucks baseball cards. $2 admission coupons available from ADRENALINE X. Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets.
 
5th$1 Wednesday & Relay for Life Night powered by VISIONS HAIR STUDIO. $1 admission coupons available from VISIONS. $1 admission if you wear purple to support Relay for Life. Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets.
 
6thDouble Buck Night powered by AABLE PEST CONTROL & 105.7 KOKZ. $2 admission coupons available from AABLE PEST CONTROL & 105.7 KOKZ. $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda.
 
12thDay Care, Mascot & Skip Work Day. Business person’s specials featuring $1 off admission with a business card (limit one per person) & $2 beer & $2 fountain soda during your lunch break (12:00-1:05). Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets. Join the Bucks after the game at THE OTHER PLACE on Ridgeway for Tip-A-Buck at 7:00 pm.
 
13thDouble Buck & Frisbee Night powered by THE PUMP HAUS PUB & GRILL & ROCK 108. $2 admission coupons available from PUMP HAUS & ROCK 108. $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda. 1st 100 fans get a frisbee powered by PUMP HAUS.
 
14thFriday Night Fish Fry & Mini-Flag Night powered by BILL’S PIZZA & SMOKEHOUSE, BRIQHOUSE BAR & GRILL & 93.5 THE MIX. 1st 500 fans get a mini-flag to celebrate Flag Day.Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from BILL’S, BRIQHOUSE & 93.5 THE MIX. Discounted Fried Fish Baskets all game long.
 
15thSaturday Fireworks Series, UAW LOCAL 838, BOY SCOUTS, Y99.3 KWAY & MDA Jersey Night. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza powered by UAW LOCAL 838. Take the Shirt Off Their Backs for Jerry’s Kids. Bucks will wear special jerseys in support of MDA. Bid to win a Bucks player game jersey in a silent auction. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from UAW LOCAL 838, area BOY SCOUTS & Y99.3 KWAY.
 
16th Father’s Day powered by LINCOLN SAVINGS BANK. Gates open at 1:00 for a special Father’s Day Picnic. $10 per person gets you a box seat ticket, a hot dog combo meal & opportunity for fathers to throw out a ceremonial 1st pitch to their children on the field before the game. Tickets available from LINCOLN SAVINGS BANK. All fathers & their children can play catch in the outfield after the game.
 
17thBuck Night & Summertime St. Patty’s Day powered by MILLER LITE & 105.7 KOKZ. $1 admission available from FAREWAY & HY-VEE courtesy of MILLER LITE & 105.7 KOKZ. $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, & $1 popcorn. Enjoy pre-game Irish music from the MILLER LITE MUSIC TRUCK & be ready to drink green Miller Lite & Coors Light.
 
20thPiano Man, College & Double Buck Night powered by THE WILD HARE AMERICAN BAR & GRILL & 105.7 KOKZ. Live piano music played all game long by Iowa’s Favorite Piano Man Mick Staebell.$2 admission coupons available from WILD HARE & 105.7 KOKZ. $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda. $1 admission with a college ID.
 
21stFriday Night Fish Fry powered by THRIVENT FINANCIAL & 1650 THE FAN. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from 1650 THE FAN & area Lutheran Churches courtesy of THRIVENT. Discounted Fried Fish Baskets all game long.
 
22ndSaturday Fireworks Series & Ladies Night powered by STUFF ETC & Y99.3 KWAY. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza. 1 lucky lady will win a $100 gift certificate from ROTH JEWELERS. $1 admission for all females. Prizes each inning for every female in attendance. Ladies will have the chance to take their pictures with Bucks players on the field after the game. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from STUFF ETC & Y99.3 KWAY.
 
23rd Bike to the Ballpark, Hero, GIRL SCOUTS & Dog Day powered by Y99.3 KWAY. Fans are encouraged to use the Cedar Valley Nature Trail to bike to the ballpark. Contact the Bucks for ticket specials. $1 admission for all EMT, Police, Firefighter & Military personnel with appropriate ID courtesy of Y99.3 KWAY. Dogs & their owners may purchase tickets at the gate for $10 with $5 of each sale being donated to the Cedar Bend Humane Society in Waterloo. Dogs & their owners can participate in the Parade of Dogs around the warning track 30 minutes before the game.
 
JULY
 
1stBuck Night powered by TACO JOHN’S & ROCK 108. $1 admission coupons available from TACO JOHN’S & ROCK 108. $1 beer, $1 hot dogs & $1 popcorn.
 
3rdRussian Bar Trio & ThunderStix Night. You’ll flip for this high-flying acrobatic performance by the Russian Bar Trio who have been featured on America’s Got Talent. 1st 1,500 fans get a set of ThunderStix powered by MAIDPRO. $1 Wednesday. $1 admission coupons available from MAIDPRO. Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets.
 
4thIndependence Day Fireworks Extravaganza & 2nd Half Opening Night. Post-Game Fireworks – the only 4th of July Fireworks Show in the Cedar Valley. Double Buck Night powered by LITTLE CAESARS & ROCK 108. $2 admission coupons available from Little Caesars & Rock 108. $2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda.
 
5thTeam Picture Night powered by GREAT CLIPS & PIONEER GRAPHICS. Friday Night Fish Fry powered by CROSSROADS CENTER & 93.5 THE MIX. 1st 500 fans get a 2013 Bucks Team Picture powered by GREAT CLIPS & PIONEER.Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from CROSSROADS & 93.5 THE MIX. Discounted Fried Fish Baskets all game long.
 
7thBike Ride, College & Northeast Iowa Food Bank Day powered by THE SCREAMING EAGLE AMERICAN BAR & GRILL. Check out waterloobucks.com for more info on the Bucks Bike Ride. $1 admission with a college ID. Bring in 2 canned food items & get in for $1. Tickets available from SCREAMING EAGLE.
 
12thVERIDIAN CREDIT UNION, Baseball Card & Friday Night Fish Fry powered by 1650 THE FAN. 1st 1,000 fans get a set of 2013 Bucks Baseball Cards powered by VERIDIAN.Prizes every inning plus youth & adult grand prizes from VERIDIAN. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from VERIDIAN & 1650 THE FAN. Discounted Fried Fish Baskets all game long.
 
13thSaturday Fireworks Series, President’s Day, VGM & Y99.3 KWAY Night. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza powered by VGM. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Any fan with the same last name of a former US President gets in free. Any fan with the same last name of our current President gets to play shortstop for the Bucks (pending team physical). Tickets available from Y99.3 KWAY.
 
14thHot Dog Hundo, Kids Day & Sponsorship Sunday powered by BURGER KING. Various dollar bills & prizes will be located inside hot dog wrappers & 1 lucky fan will win $100 just for ordering a hot dog. All kids ages 17 & under get in for $1. Tickets available from BURGER KING.
 
15thBuck Night powered by JUNIE’S RESTAURANT & 105.7 KOKZ. $1 admission coupons available from JUNIE’S & 105.7 KOKZ. $1 beer, $1 hot dogs & $1 popcorn.
 
16th$2 Tuesday, Mascot Olympics & Guaranteed Win Night. Watch as mascots compete for the coveted Mascot Olympics Gold Medal. If the Bucks don’t win, everyone in attendance gets a free ticket for a future game. $2 admission coupons available from the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Listen to ON PRESS ROW with the Sports Guy on NEWS TALK 1540 AM to win tickets.
 
18thSecret Envelope & Double Buck Night. 1st 750 fans will receive an envelope that has a mystery prize. The catch? The envelope must be opened at the August 6th or 7th Bucks game by a Bucks staff member. $2 tickets available on waterloobucks.com & $2 admission coupons available from 105.7 KOKZ.$2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda.
 
27thSaturday Fireworks Series & Kids Quarter Dash Night powered by WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS BOARD OF REALTORS. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza. 1st 250 kids ages 10 & under will get a Beach Bucket powered by WCFBOR. All kids ages 10 & under after the game will be allowed on the field where they will dash to pick up 1,000 quarters in the infield as part of WCFBOR’s “Code of Ethics Centennial” Celebration. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Bremer County Night. Tickets available from WCFBOR Office & Y99.3 KWAY.
 
AUGUST
 
2nd ThunderStix Night & Friday Night Fish Fry powered by MAIDPRO, BRIQHOUSE BAR & GRILL & 93.5 THE MIX. 1st 1,500 fans get a set of ThunderStix powered by MAIDPRO. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from MAIDPRO, BRIQHOUSE & 93.5 THE MIX. Discounted Fried Fish Baskets all game long.
 
3rdSaturday Fireworks Series, AABLE PEST CONTROL STINGER EXTERMINATION, COLLEGE & Y99.3 NIGHT. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. $1 admission with a college ID. Tickets available from AABLE & Y99.3 KWAY.
 
6thProgressive Wiener, Goodwill Pots & Pans & $2 Tuesday. $0.50 wieners until 1st pitch. Wiener prices increase $0.25 each inning. Fans who bring a new or gently used item to donate to Goodwill Industries will receive $1 admission. Fans are encouraged to bring their pots & pans to the game to use as noise makers. $2 tickets available on waterloobucks.com.
 
7thSenior, Grandma Beauty Contest & $1 Wednesday. $1 admission for fans 55 & over. Grandmothers can participate in the 2nd Annual Bucks Grandma Beauty Contest to win fake flowers & a tiara we picked up at a thrift shop earlier in the day. Sponsor Appreciation Night.
 
8thWrestling & Double Buck Night powered by NATIONAL WRESTLING HALL OF FAME DAN GABLE MUSEUM & ROCK 108. Pre-game on-field wrestling demonstration. $2 tickets available on waterloobucks.com & $2 admission coupons available from ROCK 108.$2 beer, $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn & $1 fountain soda.
 
9thFriday Night Fish Fry, Military Appreciation, Fan Appreciation & MILLER LITE Pack the Park Night powered by 1650 THE FAN. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Free admission for all active & veteran Military personnel with appropriate ID. Prizes to be given away all game long. Come check out the MILLER LITE MUSIC TRUCK. Tickets available from FAREWAY & HY-VEE courtesy of MILLER LITE & 1650 THE FAN. Discounted Fried Fish Baskets all game long.
 
10th Saturday Fireworks Series & Last Regular Season Home Game powered by RAMADA HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER & Y99.3 KWAY. Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza. Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30. Tickets available from RAMADA & Y99.3 KWAY.
 
 
All 70 Bucks games can be heard on 1330 ESPN (KWLO-AM). Season tickets, group outings, and single-game tickets are currently on sale. For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
 
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