The Buffalo Bandits today announced they will hold an open practice event at HSBC Arena on Sunday, December 5, offering fans their first chance to catch this year’s Bandits roster in action. The event will also feature the unveiling of the team’s new retro jersey, commemorating 20 exciting years of Bandits lacrosse, as well as an autograph session featuring this year’s Bandits squad.
Doors for the event will open at 9 a.m. Sunday, with the Bandits taking the field at 10 a.m. for an open practice. Practice will run until noon, followed by the unveiling of the team’s new 20th anniversary retro alternate jersey and an autograph session featuring players seen on the field. The Buffalo Bandettes dance team will also be on hand to perform and sign autographs.
The Bandits, in conjunction with Upstate New York Transplant Services, will also hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fans are encouraged to stop by the East Wing of the 100 Level Concourse to donate.
Additional open practice events include the Select-A-Seat season ticket program and a silent auction presented by the Buffalo Bandits Brigade to benefit The Variety Club of WNY.
Admission to the event is free, along with free parking in the HSBC Arena ramp. The Sabres Store will be open for fans seeking Bandits merchandise. Select concession stands will be open throughout the event.
Individual game tickets for all regular season home games are on sale now. To purchase tickets visit Bandits.com or for more information – call 1-888-467-2273.