CHICAGO - Individual tickets for the Hockey City Classic will go on sale to the general public at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 1.  Tickets are valid for both games and may be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster outlets.  The Hockey City Classic will showcase an outdoor college hockey doubleheader at Soldier Field on Feb. 17, 2013.  The puck drops at 1 p.m. ET/noon CT when Notre Dame faces off against Miami, followed immediately by Minnesota vs. Wisconsin at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. CT. 

Ticket prices range from $15-$85.  For a seating map and pricing options, please log on to: hockeycityclassic.com.  Stakeholders of each university and Chicago Bears season ticket holders will be contacted by their respective organizations regarding presale opportunities. For the latest information regarding Miami ticket sales for the Hockey City Classic, follow @RedHawktix on Twitter, as the release date will be announced on there.  Group tickets of 20 or more will become available in September.  To be notified when group tickets are available, register at hockeycityclassic.com.

"Intersport is very excited to bring outdoor hockey to Soldier Field for the very first time," Drew Russell, Intersport Associate Vice President, said.  "We have worked closely with Soldier Field and each participating university to offer many affordable pricing options.  Tickets will be on sale for as low as $15 and more than 60% of the tickets on sale will be $40 or less.  Club seating will be offered at premium levels.  This is going to be an outstanding event that hockey fans across the Midwest can enjoy."

For information about the Hockey City Classic, register for updates at: www.hockeycityclassic.com, find us on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/HockeyCityClassic) or follow us on Twitter (@HkyCityClassic). 

About Intersport
Since 1985, Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports and entertainment based marketing platforms. Intersport provides turnkey solutions for global brands by combining two award-winning divisions: Sponsorship & Event Marketing and Television & Digital Media.  Intersport owns and operates seven annual live television events: All-Star Football Challenge, College Home Run Derby, College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, Hockey City Classic, Women's Basketball Tip-Off Classic and the Under Armour All-America High School Football Game.  To learn more about Intersport, log on to www.intersportnet.com, like us on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/IntersportBuzz) or follow us on Twitter (@IntersportBuzz).

About Soldier Field
Soldier Field, Chicago's premier event venue, hosts over 200 public and private events annually.  The stadium is owned by the Chicago Park District and managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development.  Soldier Field is the first stadium in North America and the only NFL stadium to be awarded LEED-EB Certified status by the U.S. Green Building Council.  Visit www.SoldierField.net or call to learn more about its greening initiatives.

About Chicago Park District
For more information about the Chicago Park District's more than 8,100 acres of parkland, 580 parks, 26 miles of lakefront, 10 museums, two world-class conservatories, 16 historic lagoons, 10 bird and wildlife gardens, thousands of special events, sports and entertaining programs, please visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com or contact the Chicago Park District at 312/742.PLAY or 312/747.2001 (TTY). Want to share your talent? Volunteer in the parks by calling, 312/742.PLAY.

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