McFARLANE TOYS SPONSORS EDMONTON SPORTS EVENT
Will Be Onsite For Heritage Classic Hockey Experience
Friday, November 21, 2003
As announced previously, the well-traveled spawn.com road crew will be heading north as the presenting sponsor of the Coke Heritage Classic Hockey Experience Memorabilia and Trading Card show in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Nov. 20-23.
The event is being held in conjunction with The Molson Canadian Heritage Classic game and will run Thursday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003.
The Heritage Classic game will feature two of Canada's premiere "heritage" teams -- the Edmonton Oilers with five Stanley Cup Championships, and the Montreal Canadiens with 24 Stanley Cup Championships -- in a regular season matchup in the 50,000-seat outdoor Commonwealth Stadium. A festival atmosphere will be created around the game with special events, live music and fireworks. This will be the first modern-day outdoor hockey game.
We will have a 10-by-20-foot corporate booth in the City Hall building at this special event. Here are the hours of operation for the booth:
Thursday, Nov. 20 5:30 PM -- 9 PM
Friday, Nov. 21 9 AM -- 9 PM
Saturday, Nov. 22 9 AM -- 9 PM
Sunday, Nov. 23 10 AM -- 4 PM* (subject to change)
Due to the short lead time, we will not produce an exclusive figure, but we will have some cool figures available for sale. Below is a list of what you can expect to find for sale in our booth. All prices listed are in Canadian dollars and include taxes. Note: Only Canadian currency will be accepted; credit cards will also be taken, but charges will be in Canadian dollars. Complete seven-figure NHL Series 5 sets, which will include at least one variant per case. $100 Canadian per set.Patrick Roy singles from NHL Series 5, variant red jersey. $25 each, extremely limited supply.Patrick Roy singles from NHL Series 5, white jersey. $15 each.Maple Leafs deluxe three-pack sets (blue jersey versions) featuring Belfour, Sundin and Mogilny. $50 per set.Red Wings deluxe three-packs (red jersey versions) featuring Yzerman, Joseph and Hull. $50 per set.As always, we will impose purchase limits on all pieces offered and they will only be available to those attending the show. We will have a limited number (some more so than others) of pieces for sale; when they're gone, they're gone. Since the Roy piece will be very popular and is in extremely short supply, we have split our inventory into three portions, setting aside one for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Each day we will only be selling the pre-determined amount of the Red Roy figure. Sales of the Roy figure will be limited to one figure per transaction and on a first-come, first-served basis Thursday through Saturday at the beginning of the show. There will be no product guaranteed available on Sunday.
There will also be some athlete signings at the Card Show event.
Thursday, Nov. 20: Steve Shutt, 6-7PM; Dave Semenko, 6-7PM
Friday, Nov. 21: Yvon Lambert, Noon-1PM; Chris Nilan, 5-6PM; Marty McSorley, 5-6PM
Saturday, Nov. 22: Grant Fuhr 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Hockey fans attending the Heritage Classic will also be treated to a historical alumni game featuring some of the most celebrated names in NHL history. Wayne Gretzky will be lacing up his skates and donning an Oilers jersey for the first time since 1988, as he leads a team of Oilers alumni against Guy Lafleur and a team of Canadiens alumni. The game will mark the first time Gretzky has participated in an alumni game.
Finally, we promised to give away tickets to the big game to one lucky spawn.com user. The winner? Steve Jessome of Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Steve has already been contacted and will pick his tickets up at our booth. Hope to see all our Canadian fans in Edmonton.