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By Chicago Steel, 02/12/17, 5:00PM CST


Fans can receive free tickets to remaining home games by signing up for 2017-2018 ticket plans

GENEVA, ILLINOIS — The Chicago Steel announced Wednesday the return of the popular March Madness ticket promotion, offering fans who purchase a new Steel Season Ticket Plan for the 2017-2018 season an incredible deal of complimentary tickets to be used during the remainder of the 2016-2017 season, including potential playoff home games.

Fans who purchase a new Full Season Ticket Plan, which starts at just $8 per game, will receive all remaining regular season home games for free, plus all playoff home games, a value of up to $320 per ticket.

“We’re excited to bring back our version of March Madness, and to welcome new fans as members of the Steel season ticket family,” said Steel President Dan Lehv. “This is a great opportunity for our fans to take advantage of the many benefits of a being a Steel season ticket holder with a reward of being with us for the exciting finish to the current campaign.”

Chicago has enjoyed a blockbuster season thus far, currently sitting in second place in the USHL overall standings. The Steel are looking to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since the 2007-2008 season. The March Madness plan includes free games down the stretch of the 2016-2017 season when fans sign up for season ticket plans for 2017-2018.

The Steel offer Season Ticket Plans starting at just five games. The purchase of a new 16-31 Game Plan for next season includes up to four free games in 2016-2017, plus one playoff home game per round. A new 5-15 Game Plan earns two free games this season, plus the first playoff home game.

The March Madness promotion officially begins on Monday, Feb. 13, when the Steel will start taking deposits for the 2017-2018 season. Full season tickets require a $100 deposit per ticket, and the Steel offer flexible payment plans including the option to extend payment over a full calendar year. Full season ticket holders receive a variety of benefits including discounted pricing, exclusive team events and a raincheck program for unused tickets.

Existing Full Season Ticket Holders who renew for the 2017-2018 season will receive additional seats for all remaining 2016-2017 regular season and playoff home games, and, as an early bird renewal gift, a Suite for 15 at a remaining 2016-2017 regular season home game.

Steel games offer a wide variety of family fun and activities, including a state-of-the-art videoboard, light show, on-ice and off-ice fan contests, mascot interaction, post-game player autograph sessions and more. The Steel also offer complimentary Wi-Fi service, and parking for all Steel home games is always free.