PRINCE GEORGE – There are two weeks—a mere 14 days—remaining until the start of the 2007 RBC Royal Bank
Cup, and with the state of Junior hockey currently reaching a fevered pitch in Prince George, organizers
couldn’t be more pleased.
“The level of anticipation for this event seems to rise at a monumental pace the closer we get,” said
event co-chair Dan Rogers. “I don’t know which fact is harder to believe—that it was once two years ago, or
that it’s now only two weeks away.”
In light of that fact, organizers are pleased to offer further ticket options to those who are unable to
take in the entire event. “Tournament passes have been going very well,” said VP of Marketing Phil Beaulieu.
“In response to overwhelming requests from fans who are unable to watch all 13 games, we are pleased to
unveil additional ticket packages.”
Beginning tomorrow, Friday, April 20, fans will be able to purchase Super Paks, two different options that
will include at least one game to each of the visiting teams’ games, two Spruce Kings games and one
semi-final game, as well as the Championship Final. The cost of the packages are $90 each, and, like the
Tournament Package, are available at Ticketmaster.
“As this is a once-in-a-lifetime event for hockey fans of Prince George to witness the National Junior A
Championship here at home, we want to make it accessible to everyone,” added Beaulieu.
The RBC Royal Bank Cup offers a host of exciting events for fans, in addition to the 13 top calibre hockey
games. Some of the events include:
FIRE ON ICE OPENING EXTRAVAGANZA
Friday, May 4, 7PM CN CENTRE
Free Featuring Firebelly Aerial Acrobatic Dancers and the players competing in the 2007 RBC Royal Bank
CupFree sneak peak of the Legends of Hockey Display in Fan Fest at 5PMThe Crease Cabaret and Fan Fest
reopen for free access 8 – 9:30 PMTailgate fireworks show with free hot chocolate at 9:30PM
NATIONAL AWARDS GALA
Friday, May 11 at Prince George Civic Centre
Featuring – Guest Speakers Ryan Walter and Paralympic Gold Medalist Paul RosenTickets $60 available at
Ticketmaster beginning Wednesday, April 25.
FAN FEST – Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 13th
At Kin OneCheck out the Legends of Hockey Display and enjoy interactive games that will test your hockey
skills and knowledge. On site will be four NHL trophies.
THE CREASE CABARET
Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 13th
In AtriumThe perfect place to unwind between games, between periods or whenever you need a break from the
action. The Crease Cabaret will feature adult oriented entertainment, including live entertainment and NHL
action on the big screen TVs.
RBC TAILGATE PARTY
Saturday, May 5, 5 – 6:30 PM
prior to the start of GAME ONEFood, entertainment and a whole lot of fun—Courtesy of RBC Financial
JAMES WESTERN STAR FRIENDS OF THE CUP GOLF TOURNAMENT
Friday, May 11 10:30 AM
Unfortunately for those who didn’t purchase tickets with their VIP package, this event is sold out. However,
if people wish to add their name to the waiting list, they can e-mail their name to the Event Office at
HYPERLINK "mailto:email@example.com" firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALL ticket packages including the FULL TOURNAMENT PACKAGE, SUPER PAKS and tickets to the NATIONAL AWARDS
GALA are available from Ticketmaster—charge by phone at 250-614-9100 or on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca.
The 2007 RBC Royal Bank Cup is the National Junior A Hockey Championship. It will take place in Prince
George from May 4-13 with the Prince George Spruce Kings as the host team. Tickets for the RBC Royal Bank Cup
are available online at ticketmaster.ca or by contacting Ticketmaster (250)614-9100.
Dan Rogers (250) 564-1309