Crustacean Celebration Kicks Off 10th Anniversary In Southern Maryland

(Waldorf, MD., Mar. 10, 2017) – To kick off the 10th Anniversary Season, the Blue Crabs will once again host Crustacean Celebration, presented by Elite Beatz. The Blue Crabs Fan Fest will be held on April 8 starting at 9:00 AM and will run until 2:00 PM. The event at Regency Furniture Stadium is free for all fans.

Fans will get their first opportunity to shop in the brand-new team store with all-new merchandise unique to the team. The Crab Shack Team Store, anchored by EC Sports, will feature all new team gear including shirts, caps, sweatshirts and other novelty items.

Crustacean Celebration will provide a first look at the refurbished field that was replaced in February with all new Kentucky Blue Grass ahead of the team’s 10th anniversary season. Additionally, Elite Beatz, Astro Jump of Metro DC, and Chick-fil-A of Charles County will have fun and games set up in the Regency Furniture Stadium Kids Zone.

Fan Fest will also feature the return of the Fantasy Baseball Challenge. For $35-per-person, fans have the chance to hit batting practice, test their pitch speed, and see how quick they can turn a double play. Those who register will also receive two ticket vouchers for the 2017 season. Potential participants are encouraged to contact Ed Wilson at 301-374-1135 or e-mail ewilson@somdbluecrabs.com.

Returning for the second year is breakfast with the players. For $20-per-person, fans can mingle with the team and enjoy a breakfast buffet as the festivities begin at 9:30 AM. The breakfast is by RSVP only through Samantha Slovik. E-mail her at sslovik@somdbluecrabs.com to reserve your spot today.

The event will also be the first opportunity for fans to pick-up Season Tickets, Cancer and Blood Disorders Treatment Center Silver Slugger packs, Chick-fil-A Backfin Buddies memberships, and other mini plans. The eTrepid Box Office will also be open for fans to purchase single game tickets.

“We are extremely excited to kick off the baseball season with the much anticipated Fan Fest here at Regency Furniture Stadium,” said Courtney Knichel, General Manager of the Blue Crabs. “Crustacean Nation has been with us for the past nine seasons and we want to thank them for their continued support. We hope to see everyone out for Fan Fest and get ready for Opening Day!”

Fans can visit www.somdbluecrabs.com/fan-fest/ for a full listing of what to expect on April 8.

The Blue Crabs open up the 2017 season versus the Long Island Ducks on Thursday, April 20, 2017. To purchase tickets for this season and to learn about other team news, visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com or call 301-638-9788.

 

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its tenth anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

 

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