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Date: January 3, 2019

Meeting Time: 6:30 

Location:  TBD


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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.

Community Power Play

$1760 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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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



Cleveland Monsters vs. Texas Stars - Saturday March 18th, 7pm

Join the Jacket Backers at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday March 18th to cheer on the Cleveland Monsters to victory.

The first 10,000 fans will receive an Anton Forsberg Bobblehead presented by 811: Know Before You Dig & Dominion.

This is also Autism Awareness night and the special jerseys worn during warm-ups will be auctioned off during and after the game.   

Contact travel@jacketbackers.org with any questions or requests.



Ottawa is Beautiful in the Winter!

  • Single Occupancy - $450
  • Double Occupancy - $350
  • Triple Occupancy - $325
  • Quadruple Occupancy - $310
  • We also have a limited number of tickets only (no bus, no hotel) for $75 each. 
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    Say Goodbye to the "Joe" 

    Join the Jacket Backers as we head to Joe Louis Arena one last time on Tuesday February 7th, 2017. 

    Joe Louis Arena was completed in 1979 and is named after boxer and former heavyweight champion Joe Louis who grew up in Detroit. Only one other NHL arena, Madison Square Garden, is without a corporate sponsorship name. The “Joe” is the second oldest NHL venue after MSG.


    Package will include:

    ¨ 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

    Bus 2 is full - Tickets Only still Available!

    Trip Cost—$110*  Ticket Only—$60


    Contact travel@jacketbackers.org with any questions or requests

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


    Join us in St. Louis - November 5, 2016

    The Jacket Backers are gearing up for the first bus trip of the 2016/17 season. 

    With any luck we'll leave all of St. Louis singing the Blues!

    The game is a 6pm start so the bus will leave EARLY Saturday morning and return to Columbus late afternoon on Sunday.

    Package will include:

    • Game ticket - Seating with 60 of your favorite CBJ fans
    • Deluxe motor coach travel to and from St. Louis aboard the FunBus
    • Overnight accommodations within walking distance to the arena.
    • Movies and entertainment on bus
    • Light snacks and refreshments courtesy of the Jacket Backers
    • Raffle and Prize give-a-ways

    Space is limited, so sign up today! Pricing options per member (Non-members add $25): 
    Single Occupancy - $335
    Double Occupancy - $260
    Triple Occupancy - $245
    Quadruple Occupancy - $235

    Ticket Only - $80

    Please contact Chris at travel@jacketbackers.org for pricing if you are interested in hotel and/or bus only options. 

    Because of the early game time and this weekend being daylight savings (we fall back an hour), if you will be joining us and are interested in planning a location for an after party, please let me know. The hotel has a bar but it is very small. 

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    Last Chance - Cleveland Monsters - Opening Night - Friday October 14th

    Tickets must be purchased by 9:00 am Monday September 26th.

    Join the Jacket Backers in Cleveland to watch the Monsters kick-off their 10th season in the AHL as they take on their Central Division rivals, the Rockford IceHogs.

    Be there to experience the raising of the Monsters’ Calder Cup Championship banner. The first 10,000 fans in attendance on opening night will receive a replica Calder Cup Championship banner. 

    This game is travel on your own. Tickets with the group are $20.



    The Lake Erie Monsters are in the Calder Cup Finals


    The Lake Erie Monsters are the AHL Western Conference Champions! Join the Jacket Backers in Cleveland for the Calder Cup Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. 

    Group tickets will be offered for both Games 3 & 4 (and Game 5, if determined necessary by the end of Game 3).

    Game 3 - Monday June 6th, 7pm

    The first 10,000 fans at Game 3 will receive an exclusive Monsters Calder Cup Finals T-shirt presented by University Hospitals Parma Medical Center and an exclusive Playoff Rally Towel.

    Game 4 - Saturday June 11th, 7 pm

    The first 10,000 fans at Game 4 will receive an exclusive Monsters Calder Cup Finals T-shirt and an exclusive Playoff Rally Towel.

    Game 5 - Sunday June 12th, 6pm - If the series goes to game 5, due to timing, we will be unable to get group ticktets.

    Group tickets for Game 4 will be in the UPPER bowl and are just $18. Availability is limited and tickets will be fulfilled on a first paid basis.

    Orders for the Saturday June 11th game must be in by noon, Wednesday June 8th to allow for time to get the tickets tranfered to members.