97.1 The Ticket to host free SportsFest on March 20
WXYT-FM 97.1 The Ticket, will present the "97.1 The Ticket SportsFest" - the ultimate metro Detroit sports fan appreciation event on Saturday, March 20 at The Rock Financial Showplace from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car. Details can be found at www.971theticket.com.
SportsFest will bring together fans and activities related to all four major local sports teams for a fun filled interactive day for sports lovers and families. 97.1 The Ticket, which can be heard on-air, online at www.971theticket.com and through mobile devices, will broadcast live from SportsFest beginning at 10 a.m. The event will showcase premier areas designated to each Detroit sports team (Tigers, Lions, Red Wings, Pistons) featuring youth clinics, pro shops, memorabilia displays, mascot appearances, sports courts, speed pitch machines, inflatables and more. Other show highlights include autograph sessions with current and former Detroit players, a Sports Pub to watch the college basketball tournament, roundtable discussions with Ticket personalities, contests, and a Minor Leagues area for the kids. 97.1's Ticket Chicks will be onsite along with the Detroit Pistons Dance Team Automotion.
"Detroit's sports fans are the most passionate and dedicated fans around. SportsFest was created as a one day free fan fest to recognize this passion and thank our listeners and fans," said Program Director Jimmy Powers.
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