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1/28/2014 2:06 P.M. ET

Royals FanFest set to kick off on Friday

Club's Marquee Offseason Event Debuts at Kansas City Convention Center

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 28, 2014) - The Kansas City Royals will host the 2014 Royals FanFest, presented by Commerce Bank, on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1 at the Kansas City Convention Center's Bartle Hall.  

The event will feature appearances by current and former Royals, signings at the Sprint Autograph Stages, interactive games for fans of all ages, main stage events and more. In addition, ARAMARK and Royals Authentics will be on site selling the latest merchandise and unique Royals memorabilia, and special activities will be planned throughout the event at the Royals Diamond presented by Teva. 

The club's 2013 Major League award winners - pitcher James Shields (Joe Burke Special Achievement Award), pitcher Greg Holland (Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year) and first baseman Eric Hosmer (Les Milgram Player of the Year) will also be recognized during Royals FanFest. Current Royals scheduled to appear include the following (* indicates players appearing on Friday only):

Lane Adams Christian Colon Johnny Giavotella Greg Holland James Shields*
Billy Butler Aaron Crow* Alex Gordon Eric Hosmer Everett Teaford
Lorenzo Cain Wade Davis* Jeremy Guthrie Donnie Joseph Jason Vargas
Louis Coleman Jarrod Dyson Brett Hayes Mike Moustakas Yordano Ventura
Tim Collins Alcides Escobar Luke Hochevar Salvador Perez Ned Yost

Hours for the 2014 Royals FanFest are listed below.

Friday, January 31   
Noon-2 p.m. - Exclusive Access for Season Ticket Holders 
2-9 p.m. - FanFest Open to General Public

Saturday, February 1
9-11 a.m. - Exclusive Access for Season Ticket Holders
11 a.m.-7 p.m. - FanFest Open to General Public

Fans may secure Royals FanFest tickets by visiting www.royals.com/fanfest. Advance tickets may also be purchased by calling (816) 504-4040 or visiting the Kauffman Stadium Box Office during business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m.). Online and phone orders are subject to applicable service fees. Tickets will also be available at the Kansas City Convention Center on the days of the event.

Ticket prices for Royals FanFest are as follows:

Adult Advance - $13
Adult Day of Sale - $15
Youth Advance - $7
Youth Day of Sale - $9
Adult Advance 2 Day - $19
Adult Day of Sale 2 Day - $23
Youth Advance 2 Day - $10
Youth Day of Sale 2 Day - $13

* Please note that youth prices are for children ages 6-17. Children five and under will be admitted for free.  

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