WEEKEND PREVIEW
CATS AND DOGS FOR THE HERD

It’s away then home this weekend as the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison start their weekend on the road at Swindon Wildcats on Saturday ahead of the first Sunday home game of the season when the Sheffield Steeldogs are in Hampshire.

Bison go into the weekend on the back of a good road win last Sunday at Bracknell. The team started the game short and finished...
Basingstoke Bison - On the ice Basingstoke Bison - EPL Champions Basingstoke Bison - Team Photo
31st of August 2017

The countdown to Saturday is on - All You Need To Know 02/09 vs Peterborough

After a long summer the wait for hockey is almost over as the world’s fastest indoor team spectator sport returns to the Basingstoke Arena. The season starts with challenge action for the Billy Glover Memorial Trophy as the Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison line up against the Peterborough Phantoms.

It’s an exciting change for both contending teams to test our their new rosters ahead of a new dawn for British senior ice hockey.

Here’s the information you’ll need

Doors Open: 5.45pm Face-off: 6.30pm

Ticket prices:

Adults - £12.50

Concessions - £9.00

Children - £6.00

Ticket outlets:

Online: Ticket Office - http://iceaccount.co.uk/events/tickets_select?embed=1&client_id=6

By Phone: 01256 355 266

In person: In advance or on the night

Away supporters are advised they can purchase tickets in blocks I.

Don't forget, you can now print your tickets off at home in advance, or show them on a smartphone device to gain entry to the rink.

Bar and Papa John's

The rink bar will be open all evening long, with Papa John's will once again be producing freshly made pizzas. You can order in advance before the game so your delicious piping hot pizza is waiting for you in one of the intervals or at the end of the game. There’s no need to rush to eat before heading to the arena when you can grab a delicious Papa John’s during the game.

Match-Night Programme

The Stampede returns this season with a new look but still all the great features and information you love. There’s a preview of tonight's opponents, courtesy of Graham Merry from the Basingstoke Gazette, Mark Denholm gives his view on what's making the headlines this weekend whilst Anthony Russell shares his thoughts once again. As always The Stampede will be your destination for stats and your official scoresheet.

Competitions

The ever popular 50/50 draw will once again be back, with one lucky winner each week taking home a huge cash prize. Tickets cost just £1 and are available from our roving sellers and at the Booster Club table.

Shirt off the players back also returns for this season and for just a £1 ticket you could be winning a special limited edition Coach Sheppard jersey which will be presented to you by the Bison Head Coach following the game. Tickets to win this rare prize will be available from the Booster Club table.

Chuck-a-Puck also returns this season as we once again extend grateful thanks to Zizzi’s for their continued support. The prize this season for the most accurate puck chucker is a £40 voucher to spend a Zizzi’s in Basingstoke. Grab your puck for just £1 head to the players’ benches after the second period and aim for the centre of the rink!

The summer wait is over and we look forward to seeing you at the game!