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Switchbacks Officially Announce Promotions Calendar for 2018 Season

By Joel Huber, 02/26/18, 1:00PM MST

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Colorado Springs, CO (February 26, 2018) – The Switchbacks officially announced today their promotions calendar for the 2018 season highlighted by four fireworks nights (March 17, June 23rd, July 3rd, and September 22nd) and the first-ever Star Wars night (June 9th). 

The Switchbacks will kickoff their season on March 17th with a St. Paddy's Day Celebration with green beer and post-match fireworks show in their home opener against LA Galaxy II. The Switchbacks will also be extending their $1 Beer at gates open throughout the entire 2018 season. 

The Switchbacks return popular promotion items Winter Beanies (March 24th, presented by Weidner Apartment Homes), and Red Switchbacks Caps (May 11th, presented by Pikes Peak Brewing) where the Switchbacks will also encourage fans to wear RED to Remember Everyone Deployed. The Switchbacks will also be returning a co-branded Backpack (August 4th, presented by GE Johnson). 

The Switchbacks will also host their first Star Wars Night (June 9th) which will include an auction for player-worn Chewbacca Warm Up jerseys to benefit the fight against cancer at Penrose-St. Francis. The first 500 fans will also receive official Switchbacks lightsabers presented by Penrose-St. Francis. 

Among the new promotions will be Seat Cushions (May 5th, presented by Colorado Technical University), Ziggy Bobblehead (May 26th, presented by FOX 21), T-shirt Giveaway (June 23rd, presented by Springs Automotive Group), World Cup Night with Vuvuzelas (presented by Weidner Apartment Homes), Scarf Giveaway (July 3rd, presented by Oakwood Homes), Premium Water Bottle (July 14th, presented by Heat Depot). 

The Switchbacks will also be hosting 2000's Night (April 7th, presented by Kneaders), Video Game Night (July 21st, presented by the Better Business Bureau), and 80's Night. The Switchbacks will also return their poster series with those match taking place April 7th, April 21st, July 21st, and August 29th.

The Switchbacks will cap off their 2018 home schedule with Fan Appreciation Night with their fourth and final fireworks night on September 22nd as the team takes on Drogba and Phoenix Rising. 

The full promotions calendar can be found here.

The Switchbacks will kick their 2018 USL campaign on March 17 as they host LA Galaxy II at 6:00 PM at Weidner Field for St. Paddy's day celebration with fireworks and $1 beer the first 30 minutes after gates open at 5:00 PM. Tickets start at just $12 and are available here.

For Media Passes, please contact Communications Manager Joel Huber.