The Buffalo Bandits announced that the team will hold an open practice event at First Niagara Center on Saturday, Dec. 15 to offer fans their first chance to catch the Bandits in action before the start of the 2013 National Lacrosse League season.
The open practice will take place from 10 a.m. until noon, with doors opening at 9:30 a.m. Following the practice portion of the event, an hour-long autograph session featuring Bandits players will begin at 12:30 p.m. on the 100 level concourse.
The Bandits will unveil their new home and away jerseys when they take the floor at 10 a.m. The new look will mark the team’s first primary uniform change in a decade, after the Bandits switched to their current look prior to the 2003 season. Jerseys will be on sale throughout the event at the Sabres store.
Admission and parking in the First Niagara Center parking ramp will be free for the event. The Sabres Store will open at 10 a.m. and will remain opain throughout the event, giving fans who attend the practice the chance to be among the first to purchase the new jersey. Select concession stands will be open throughout the practice and the First Niagara Center box office will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Buffalo Bandettes dance team will also be on hand to perform and sign autographs.
Fans interested in purchasing season tickets for the first time will have the opportunity to choose the location of their seats in person with the “Select-A-Seat” program, which will run throughout the event.
Tickets are on sale now for the 2013 season. To purchase tickets, or for more information, fans can visit the First Niagara Center box office, call 1-888-467-2273, or visit www.bandits.com.