12/03/2012 3:21 PM ET
Royals FanFest set for January 19
Event to feature enhanced autograph opportunities as well as roundtable discussions, interactive games & more
KANSAS CITY, MO – The Kansas City Royals have announced that the 2013 Royals FanFest, presented by Sprint and Teva Neuroscience, will take place Saturday, January 19 at the Overland Park Convention Center. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Royals Charities.
Royals FanFest will feature more autograph opportunities than ever before, with continuous autograph sessions with current and former players and club personalities planned throughout the event. Additional highlights include select interactive games for kids and roundtable discussions with players and front office executives. In addition, ARAMARK and Royals Charities will sell the latest merchandise and unique Royals memorabilia at the event.
The club’s 2012 Major League Award winners – shortstop Alcides Escobar (Joe Burke Special Achievement Award), pitcher Greg Holland (Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year) and designated hitter and 2012 All-Star Billy Butler (Les Milgram Player of the Year) will also be recognized during the event.
Season ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets and will receive exclusive access to Royals FanFest from 9-11 a.m. Season ticket holders will receive this special discount offer today through a personalized email.
Following the season ticket holder exclusive access event, Royals FanFest will open to the general public at 11 a.m. and run until 6 p.m.
Ticket prices for Royals FanFest are as follows:
Adult Advance: $12
Adult Day of Sale: $14
Youth Advance: $6
Youth Day of Sale: $8
Season Ticket Holder (Advance Only): $6
Season Ticket Holder Youth (Advance Only): $3
* Please note that youth prices are for children ages 6-17. Children five and under will be admitted for free. Discounted tickets for Royals Season Ticket Holders must be purchased in advance.
Beginning today, fans may secure Royals FanFest tickets by visiting www.royals.com/fanfest. Tickets may also be purchased by calling (816) 504-4040 or visiting the Kauffman Stadium Box Office during business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.). Online and phone orders are subject to applicable service fees.
Tickets will also be available at the Overland Park Convention Center on the day of the event. For a complete listing of prices and purchase options as well as updated information on players scheduled to appear and event programming, visit www.royals.com/fanfest.
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