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Basingstoke Bison - EPL Champions
5th of October 2018

All You Need to Know: 06/10 vs Tigers ,

Tonight, the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison play the final home game in the group stages of the Autumn Trophy versus the Telford Tigers. For the Bison to have any chance of progressing to the knock out stages this is a must win game.
Here’s all the information you’ll need to know:

Doors Open: 5:30pm
Face-off: 6:30pm

Ticket prices:
Adults - £12.50
Concessions - £9.00 (Senior Citizen & Disabled)
Children - £6.00 (aged 3 – 15 years)
Family - £33.00 (2 adults & 2 children)

Ticket outlets: :

Available online: here

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.

Our weekly Twitter competition will once again be up running in conjunction with Papa John’s where fans choose who they think will be the Bison’s first goal scorer and one lucky winner wins a large pizza. Keep your eye on Twitter on Saturday to enter.

Match-Night Programme:

The Stampede is back again for 2018 / 19 with all the great features and information you love.

There’s a preview of tonight's opponents and the Player To Watch, courtesy of Graham Merry from the Basingstoke Gazette,

Coach Tait gives us his weekly look and thoughts on our 4-point league weekend,

Nigel Simmonds Weekly Round Up gives a great insight into last weekend’s winning start to league competition against the Raiders and the Dynamos,

and Anthony Russell weekly low down on all things league related is back.

As always The Stampede is your definitive destination for stats and your official scoresheet.


The ever popular 50/50 draw will once again be back for 2018 / 19 season, 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 Merchandise Club table.

Shirt Off the Player’s Back:
is just a £1 ticket you could win Adam Jones’s Bison home jersey. With the bonus that Adam will present the jersey to you after the game on the ice. Tickets will be available from the Booster Club table.

Chuck-a-Puck:, in association with Zizzi’s restaurant is once again back for another season so grab your puck for just £1 head to the players’ benches after the second period and aim for the centre of the rink and you could win a £40.00 food voucher to use at the restaurant!

Chuck-a-Duck is back for the remainder of the 2018 / 19 proudly sponsored by Ma Humbugs so grab your ducks for just £1 head to the players benches after the second period and aim for the centre of the rink and win yourself a bag of Ma Humbugs sweets.

Player Signings After the Game:

As in previous seasons 2 players will be signing autographs and merchandise for fans, so make your way to the bar after the game for your photos and autographs opportunities,

This week’s Players are:
• Ashley Tait
• Jay King

We look forward to seeing you all at tonight’s game ...