Hockey Fan Fest This Friday at Meehan Auditorium

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Brown hockey teams will kick off the start of the 2010-11 season this Friday by hosting the annual Fan Fest at Meehan Auditorium from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Players and coaches from both teams will be on the ice and fans in attendance will have the chance to participate in contests, win raffles, and interact with the players.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Friday where the first 50 adults will receive a Brown Hockey t-shirt and the first 200 fans will receive a Brown Hockey Schedule poster.

The teams will be introduced at 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a series of skills competitions, featuring players from both the men's and women's team. At the end of the Brown skills competition, fans will get to take part as well. Two lucky fans will be chosen to compete in the Paragon Shootout. If the fan can score on one of the Brown goalies, they will receive a gift card to Café Paragon. The second on-ice contest is the Hope Street Pizza Speed Skate. Two fans will be chosen to race each other around the rink for a gift card to Hope Street Pizza.

The two teams will also participate in a series of three-on-three scrimmages, before opening the ice for a "Skate with the Bears" session where fans are welcomed onto the ice to interact with their favorite Brown players and get autographs from the teams.

In addition to the on-ice activities, the following will be raffled off throughout the night.

4 season ticket packages for each program
4 tickets to both the Brown vs. Providence Mayor's Cup games at Meehan Auditorium
4 tickets to both the Brown vs. Cornell games at Meehan Auditorium
4 tickets to all three home games during opening weekend on November 5th & 6th
3 different raffles for a Brown Women's Hockey jersey
3 different raffles for a Brown Men's Hockey jersey
$100 Gift Card to Marra Restaurants
$100 Gift Card to the Better Burger Company

Be sure to get to Meehan Auditorium on Friday night for a chance to win cool prizes and be the first to meet the 2010-11 edition of Brown Bear Hockey!