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Next Planning Meeting

Monthly Planning Meeting

Date: March 13, 2018

Time: 6:30 

Location:  Ten Pin Alley

5499 Constitution Blvd  Hilliard, OH 43026 

RSVP to Laing at vice_president@jacketbackers.org 



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Membership Update

2017-2018 Membership as of 3/22/2018

623 Members (208 New, 414 Renewals)

2,142 Subscribers to our Email List


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Membership Benchmarks

654 Members 2016 - 17 Season

675 Members 2015 - 16 Season

674 Members 2014 - 15 Season

758 Members 2013 - 14 Season

539 Members 2012 - 13 Season

549 Members 2011 - 12 Season

335 Members 2010 - 11 Season

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Stop by the Jacket Backers Table at Every Home Game!

It is usually located behind section 116, near the escalator from the McConnell Street Entrance, but may be relocated on a game-by-game basis at the Jackets' request.  Feel free to stop by at any game with your questions, comments or just to see what is going on with the Jacket Backers.

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Community Power Play

$1360 YTD Raised in the 2017-2018 Season for The Blue Jackets Foundation #CommunityPowerPlay Goal!

$2620 Raised in the 2016-2017

 The Jacket Backers will again team up with the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation to present our 3rd ANNUAL COMMUNITY POWER PLAY!!   For each Power Play Goal scored by the Blue Jackets, the Jacket Backers will make a donation to the Blue Jackets Foundation – and we’d love it if you’d join us and match!  Use the donation button below to show your support and Celebrate Life and Hockey.

For the first PP Goal scored in each game, we will donate $20 to the Foundation, for the second PP Goal we will donate $40 more, for the third PP Goal we will donate $60 more and so on. If a PP goal turns out to be our game winner, we will add another $100 to the Foundation.  Help us celebrate the joy of scoring more power play goals!

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Game Watching Party - Monday, March 19, 2018 - 6:30



Come join family, friends and fans to watch Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Boston Bruins.

WHERE: The Dock at Water, 80 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601

WHEN:  Monday, March 19, 2018 6:30pm

As always, we will have door prizes, raffle prizes and Labatt's beer.


Game Watching Party - Thursday February 22nd - 6:30



Come join family, friends and fans to watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Philadelphia Flyers.

When: Thursday February 22, 2018 – 6:30pm

Where: Buffalo Wild Wings - 1352 Brandywine Blvd, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

As always, we will have door prizes, raffle prizes and Labatt's beer.

Game Watching Party - Monday January 8th - 6:30



Come join family, friends and fans to watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Toronto Maple Leafs.

When: Monday January 8th – 6:30pm

Where: Flanigan's Pub   3001 Reynoldsburg - New Albany Rd, New Albany, OH 43054

As always, we will have door prizes, raffle prizes and a Labatt's beer special.


Winter Blood Drive

WHAT: The Jacket Backers & Memorial Baptist Church 9th Annual Ryan Salmons Refuse to Lose Day of Giving   

WHEN: Saturday, December 9th, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

WHERE: Memorial Baptist Church

2435 Eakin Rd, Columbus, OH  43204                            

WHY: To save a life!

Each pint of blood donated can help 3 families across central Ohio. 

Give the gift of life!

HOW: To register, 1-800 RED CROSS

To volunteer, email Keith at: community_service@jacketbackers.org

Walk-in’s accepted as schedule permits (registered donors receive priority)


Game Watching Party - Saturday December 16th - 6:30


Come join family, friends and fans to watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Carolina Hurricanes.

When: Saturday December 16th – 6:30pm

Where: Winking Lizard Tavern, 1380 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220

As always, we will have door prizes, raffle prizes and a Labatt's beer special.


Jacket Backers Family Holiday Party - December 16th - 5:00pm

Join the Jacket Backers to celebrate the holiday season and our love of the CBJ at the Winking Lizard at 1380 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220 on Saturday December 16th.

Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by the Jacket Backers. Alcoholic beverages and additional food items will be available off the menu.

Please bring a small plate of cookies (6-12) to share & exchange.

This year we will be collecting hats, gloves/mittens and scarves in both adult and child sizes to benefit various Central Ohio organizations.

We will again be doing the Hockey Related White Elephant gift exchange. For those of you unfamiliar with a white elephant exchange, this is something you have that you no longer want or need or you never wanted in the first place.

Please RSVP for the Holiday Party to activites@jacketbackers.org and include the number of people from your family attending so we know how much food to order.



Arizona Tickets Still Available!

11/25/17 - Arizona tickets must be purchased by end of day Friday December 1st.

09/17/17 - Ticket sales are now final for Vegas. However we all know that things come up. If you are interested in being put on a waiting list for tickets should there be a cancellation, please email president@jacketbackers.org.

Tickets for Arizona may be purchased below through mid-December.

Who's up for a road trip to Las Vegas to see the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Vegas Golden Knights for the very first time on Tuesday January 23rd!

The Jacket Backers have reserved 160 tickets to this game however ticket purchases must be paid in full at this time.

You will have 2 ticket options for this game as we have secured both lower and upper bowl tickets. Lower bowl seats will be in Sections 1 & 20 and will cost $125 (sold out). Upper bowl seats will be in Section 203 and will cost $75. 

And for those of you that like to make the most of an adventure, we also have ticktets reserved for the Thursday January 25th CBJ game in Glendale, Arizona against the Coyotes. Tickets for this game will be in Section 116 and will cost $70. Yes, that's right, $70 for lower bowl seats, just 15 rows from the ice.

Because we are required to pay off the tickets within 30 days, full payment must be made at this time and refunds will not be issued unless we have a wait list. Please note that these are Ticket Only. You are responsible for your own Travel & Lodging.

Arizona Tickets - $70.00


Nashville - Enough Said


Join the Jacket Backers in Nashville for the final game of the 2017-2018 regular season (Saturday, April 7th) as we take on the Stanley Cup Finalists, the Nashville Predators.

We were very lucky to be able to get tickets to this game but quanties were strictly limited. In the past we have taken multiple buses on this trip but this year, once the trip sells out, we will not be able to additional buses.

We are still finalizing the details but are taking deposits now. Estimated double occupancy is $275-$300. 

There are very few seats left. To insure we don't over sell the trip we have removed the paypal link. Please contact Steve at travel@jacketbackers.org to check trip availability.



Things to do in DC in December...

White House, Capitol Hill, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Tidal Basin, Washington Monument... oh and then of course there is the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. the Washington Capitals on December 2nd.

Join the Jacket Backers as we head to DC to cheer on YOUR Columbus Blue Jackets.

The overnight package will include bus, hotel within walking distance of the arena and a ticket to the game with 58 hard core CBJ fans.

Ticket will include unlimited food, beer, wine, and soda 1 hour before the game up until the start of the 3rd period in the Becks' Lounge and a Washington Capitals t-shirt.

Space is limited so sign up today!  

¨ Single Occupancy - $345

¨ Double Occupancy - $270

¨ Triple Occupancy - $250

¨ Quadruple Occupancy - $240

¨ Ticket Only  -  $95 (Extremely Limited Quantity)

¨ Deposit  -  $150

There are very few tickets left. If you would like to purchase tickets Contact travel@jacketbackers.org .

*Non-members add $25   **Bus travelers must be 21 and older



Last year we were there to say goodbye to the Joe. This year we will be there to say welcome to Little Caesars Arena on Saturday November 11, 2017.

 Package will include:

¨ Lower Bowl Game Ticket – Seating with 60+ hard core CBJ fans

¨ Deluxe Motor Coach travel to and from Detroit aboard the FunBus®

¨ Movies and Entertainment on bus

¨ Light Snacks and Refreshments courtesy of the Jacket Backers

¨ Raffle and Prize give-a-ways

Trip Cost—$170*  Ticket Only—$115

 Contact travel@jacketbackers.org with any questions or requests

*Non-members add $25   **Bus travelers must be 21 and older