Ross Venus Testimonial
Genting Casino Coventry Blaze forward #59 Ross Venus will celebrate his testimonial at the Skydome Arena tonight (Tuesday 25th February).
Doors will open at 6.45pm with puck-drop at 7.30pm.
The evening will be a whole load of fun, beginning with two periods 5 on 5 as Team Blue take on Team White.
Captaining and playing for Team Blue will be Danny Stewart with Paul Thompson who won 15 major titles with the Blaze coaching the team.
Team White will be Captained by another Blaze legend, James Pease and his coach will be Keeno.
The teams are made of current Blaze players, and favourites from the past including Russell Cowley, Ashley Tait, Liam Stewart, Ryan O’Marra, Matty Soderstrom etc and they can be found, HERE.
After the two periods, the West Midlands Shootout Challenge will take place with every player from both teams competing. The two players who end up failing to score in the quick-fire shoot-out will either get egged or an ice-bucket dumped over their head.
In the first period break, five players will also take part in a Southam Agricultural Services Musical Chairs game to win an Amazon voucher.
After the game (around 9.45pm), you can then skate with the players for around 30 minutes. If you need to hire skates, it’s just £3 via the Planet Ice Skate Hut.
In the raffles, you could win a one-off gold game-worn Ross Venus testimonial jersey, half of the 50/50 takings, or if you buy £5 or £10 worth of 50/50 tickets, you will also get the chance to win Venus’ Blaze Blue Army Superhero jersey which you will receive at the end of the season.
In addition there are some great prizes to be won on the Chuck-a-puck.
Concessions (OAP/Student): £10
They can be purchased ONLINE by calling 02476 630693 or visit the SkyDome box office ahead of the game.