As if the game itself wasn’t reason enough to show up to Selby Stadium for Saturday night’s Machine home finale, the team announced plenty of Fan Appreciation Night festivities to sweeten the pot.
Ohio will offer a slew of different prizes and promotions to celebrate its supporters before the night culminates with a postgame fireworks show.
The game couldn’t be more crucial in terms of playoff positioning … and fortunately for the Machine (7-6), it controls its own destiny. A win over the visiting Florida Launch (5-8) would punch the squad’s first-ever playoff ticket. Ohio could still see itself in the postseason with a loss, but Boston (6-7), which hosts Rochester (9-4) Saturday, would have to fall as well.
Once the game wraps up, the Machine will hand out its end of season awards to the Team MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Breakout Player of the Year and Unsung Hero. It will also present the Oil Can Award.
Throughout the night, fans will have the opportunity to win one of a number of raffle prizes courtesy of the Machine and its partners. Each fan will receive one raffle ticket upon entry to Selby Stadium and additional raffle tickets may be purchased with the proceeds going to the Ohio Machine Foundation.
In addition to the promotions, giveaways and fireworks, fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs and brats all night long.
Get your tickets to Fan Appreciation Night by visiting www.theohiomachine.com/FanAppreciationNight or calling (614) 754-1973.
Theohiomachine.com contributed to this report.