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Come for The Hockey, Stay for The Party at Worldfest
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May 11, 2009
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SASKATOON – Do you want to enjoy more than just the action on the ice at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship? Then come for the hockey, stay for the party.

WorldFest, to be held at the Saskatoon Training Centre (formerly CNH Place) from December 26-31 and then against from January 2-5, will feature continuous live entertainment, fabulous food, a 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship store, celebrity guest appearances, daily contests and a decor that celebrates Canada’s game - hockey.

“We are pleased to unveil our party plans,” says Scott Ford, associate vice-president of WorldFest with the Saskatoon host committee. “We know the hockey is going to be first class and we plan on raising the party to the same level. We’re calling it WorldFest and we’re not kidding when we welcome the world to Saskatoon for the hockey and the party.”

There will be a continuous free shuttle bus service between Credit Union Centre and WorldFest throughout the tournament and admission is free with your World Junior game ticket.

The host organizing committee is also launching World Junior Ticket Day in Saskatchewan on May 13. With the support of Saskatchewan’s media community, May 13 marks the second wave of ticket sales as the new, additional seats in both the Brandt Centre and Credit Union Centre will be available to the public. Ticket prices for these seats will be released on May 13 at 10 a.m. MT at www.ticketmaster.ca.

For further information:

Rob Jones

General manager

2010 IIHF WJC host organizing committee

306-651-2010

rjones@hockeycanada.ca

Scott Ford

Associate vice-president, WorldFest

2010 IIHF WJC host organizing committee, Saskatoon

306-975-3175

About the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship

The 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship will take place at Regina’s Brandt Centre and Saskatoon’s Credit Union Centre from to .

Tickets for the 2010 World Juniors are now on sale through Ticketmaster, either at www.ticketmaster.ca, 1-800-970-SEAT, or any Ticketmaster outlet. Saskatoon’s 21-game package includes round-robin games featuring Canada’s National Junior Team, the relegation round and all medal round games from $758 to $1,178 per ticket package, plus applicable service charges. Regina’s 12-game package, including two pre-competition games featuring Canada’s National Junior Team and 10 round-robin games, is priced from $383 to $443 per ticket package, plus service charges. There is also an optional ticket package with limited availability that includes the Regina 12-game package and the relegation and medal round in Saskatoon for a total of 23 games at $1,048, plus applicable service charges.


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