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674 Members 2014 - 15 Season

758 Members 2013 - 14 Season

539 Members 2012 - 13 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.

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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Monday
Feb252013

Detroit Bus Trip - March 10, 2013 - Sign Up Today!

UPDATE 2/28/13 - The bus trip is a go. We will be leaving from the north side at 10:00 am on Sunday. If you are going with us watch your email for trip details. Final ticket orders are needed by noon on Friday March 1st. If you have purchased your own ticket and would like a ride to Detroit - let us know - round trip bus ride is only $40 per person. We currenly have 22 passengers on a 36 seat bus plus a few that are driving themselves.

Sit back and relax as the Jacket Backers take you to Detroit and back on Sunday, March 10th.

The bus will leave Columbus mid-morning with plans to allow a little pre-game fun in Detroit. Possible destinations include The Anchor Bar, The Hockeytown Cafe or the Greektown Casino. Game time is at 5:00 pm and after enjoying beating the Red Wings, you will be returned safely to Columbus.

We do have a limited number of tickets only available if you do not want to go on the bus or are taking guests/family members under the age of 21.

Cost for members is: (Add $25 each for Non-members)


  • $95 per person for Ticket and Bus Trip

  • $55 per person for Ticket Only


In addition to the bus, the Jacket Backers will provide some refreshments and snacks. We will have some giveaways and a raffle on the bus.

SIGN UP NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT!






Detroit 3/10/2013




Tuesday
Jan292013

St. Louis Bus Trip - February 23-24 - Sign Up Now!

Travel with the Jacket Backers by Deluxe Motor Coach to St. Louis to see your Columbus Blue Jackets give St. Louis the Blues.

The bus will depart Columbus early Saturday morning and we hope to arrive at the Sheraton in St. Louis by early afternoon.  The Sheraton is located about one-tenth of a mile from the Scottrade Center.  We will depart St. Louis Sunday morning and should be back in Columbus in the late afternoon.

Costs for members per person are (non-members add $25 per option): 

  • $215 per person based on 2 people sharing hotel room.
  • $195 per person based on 3 people sharing hotel room.
  • $185 per person based on 4 people sharing hotel room.
  • $275 per person based on not sharing your hotel room.

We are accepting $100 deposits to reserve your seat but woud appreciate full payment as soon as possible as this trip is only a little over a month away.

The trip includes: 

  • Deluxe Motor Coach transportation to and from St. Louis
  • Lower Bowl Ticket in Blue Chip Section (Columbus Attack Twice End)
  • Accommodations at the Sheraton St. Louis City Ceter Hotel and Suites
  • Light Snacks and Refreshments will be provided by the Jacket Backers.
  • We hope to provide a few giveaways.
  • Exclusive participation in on-bus raffles.

Questions?  Contact Dan Conkey, our Travel Chair, at travel@jacketbackers.org .

Don't Delay - Sign Up Now! 

St. Louis Bus Trip
Tuesday
Jan292013

Return To Nashville and Smash the Preds on March 23rd!

Join other Jacket Backers and Smash the Preds on March 23rd!

What happens in Nashville, stays in Nashville.  Except for the spoils of VICTORY when we return on the 24th!

The bus will depart Columbus early Saturday morning and we hope to arrive at the Days Inn Nashville Downtown at the Stadium by early afternoon.  The hotel is located about 2 miles from Bridgestone Arena and a bunch of the honky tonk hot spots.  Following our victory celebration painting the town Union Blue, we'll return Sunday morning and should be back in Columbus 7 - 8ish in the evening.

Costs for members per person are (non-members add $25 per option): 

  • $215 per person based on 2 people sharing hotel room.
  • $195 per person based on 3 people sharing hotel room.
  • $185 per person based on 4 people sharing hotel room.
  • $275 per person based on not sharing your hotel room.

If you are interested in tickets only, cost is $65 per ticket for members (add $25 for non-members.)  This is a $16.27 savings per ticket for JB members!!!  Tickets must be paid in full at time of order.  You must be 21 and older to ride the bus but tickets only are available for family members and guests of all ages.

We are accepting $100 deposits to reserve your bus package; payment in full now would be appreciated if you can swing it.  Final balance is due by February 23rd.  FIRST PAID FIRST SERVED.  Ticket only orders must be paid in full at time of order.

The trip includes: 

  • Deluxe Motor Coach transportation to and from Nashville
  • Club Level Ticket in Sections 223 - 224
  • Accommodations at the Days Inn Nashville Downtown at the Stadium
  • Light Snacks and Refreshments will be provided by the Jacket Backers.
  • We hope to provide a few giveaways.
  • Exclusive participation in on-bus raffles.

Questions?  Contact Dan Conkey, our Travel Chair, at travel@jacketbackers.org .

Don't Delay - Sign Up Now! 

Nashville Bus Trip
Friday
Jan182013

The Jacket Backers Have Bus Trips Planned to 12.5% of the Away Games This Season!

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St. Louis 2/23   -   Detroit 3/10   -   Nashville 3/23

That's right, a shortened season will make for some odd statistics.  But we have been very busy since the schedule was announced and we have 3 bus trips planned.  And 3 out of 24 is 12.5%! 

  • February 23 - 24 - bus, hotel and ticket in St. Louis
  • March 10 - Out and Back to Detroit - bus and ticket
  • March 23 - 24 - bus, hotel and ticket in Nashville.

 We will have flyers, prices and sign up sheets at our game watching parties and at the home opener on Monday.  Watch online here for details and online signups soon!

Thursday
Feb092012

Beat the "Blues" St. Louis Road Trip Details UPDATED - March 31, 2012

Contact us today to secure your tickets!

We're headed to St. Louis in springtime on Saturday, March 31st to beat the Blues and heading home the next day after our victory celebration.  Limited Number of Tickets Available.  Trip Package Includes:

  • Lower Bowl Ticket in the 120's sections area (CBJ attack twice)!
  • Hotel accommodations if want within walking distance of Scottrade Arena - just .0.1 mile away!
  • MUST PROVIDE OWN TRANSPORTATION - BUS CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST.  CONTACT US IF INTERESTED IN CARPOOLING AND WE WILL SHARE YOUR CONTACT INFO WITH OTHERS AT YOUR REQUEST. 
  • Hotel is adjacent to the MetroLink/Light Rail system
  • Free WIFI in the lobby - internet can be added in your room for a fee.
  • Indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness facility!
  • Snacks, refreshments, giveaways and raffle on bus!

Tickets are $50 each for members.  Non-members pay $60, but with membership starting at just $15 that will be good for the remainder of this season and all of next season, you'll want to go ahead and join now if you haven't already.  Hotel reservations are being adjusted - cost was originally estimated to be $115 per room with taxes and fees included but may increase due to limited number of travelers.  This travel opportunity is NOW OPEN TO ALL AGES.

(Don't miss Johnny's in Soulard pregame or The Beale on Broadway postgame.)  Game time is 7 pm local.

We are accepting full payments on tickets NOW; First Paid First Reserved - we will be finalizing total number of tickets on Monday, March 5th.  Those who have deposits on full trip will have first chance at tickets if desired.

To buy your tickets today, make payment arrangements, indicate hotel reservation desired, or request additional information, email us at travel@jacketbackers.org.

To make a payment, mail us a check or money order to:

Jacket Backers Booster Club
PO Box 82589
Columbus, OH  43202

 

Thanks for traveling with the Jacket Backers to support our team! 

 

Sunday
Dec042011

Fly Away to Phoenix - March 2-4, 2012

For the first time, the Jacket Backers are offering a travel package that includes airfare!

This package is limited to the first 15 members to place their deposit.

Depart Columbus at 7:00 on the morning of Friday March 2, 2012 and arrive in sunny Phoenix at 9:30 am.  If you are a golfer, you would have time to get a round of golf in on Friday afternoon and a 2nd on Saturday.  (However, golfing is not included in this package).  Regardless of whether you are a golfer or not, you will have most of Friday and all day Saturday to take in the sites of Phoenix.

Saturday evening, your package includes a Lower Bowl ticket to watch the Blue Jackets take on the Coyotes in Jobing.com Arena.

Sunday afternoon, depart Phoenix and return back to Columbus at 10:20 in the evening with a bit of a tan and a head full of great memories.

Included airfare are nonstop flights to and from Columbus on Southwest Air.

We are currently working on the final details for hotel accommodations.

The final cost of this trip is yet to be determined until the hotel is
finalized.  We estimate that the cost of this package will be $800 or less.

Deposits of $300 are required by September 30 to hold the airfare.  Final payments are due by January 10, 2012.

Email our travel chair, Dan Conkey, at travel@jacketbackers.org, for additional information and to make payment arrangements to reserve your trip.

Thursday
Oct062011

Nashville Trip - Now with Sponsors - Excellent Seats Still Available

One of Three Team Signed Nashville Road Trip SignsThe Jacket Backers would like to thank the following merchants for sponsoring our Nashville Bus Trip!  Look at all the swag goodness you too could win if you join us on the road!  Got anything you'd like to share with the group and keep the good times going?  Contact Patrick at marketing@jacketbackers.org!

 - Signs By Tomorrow, in Dublin - for providing 3 awesome Nashville Roady Signs that are now team-signed! (design courtesy of @cbjTheHelmet).  Also check out Light the Lamp's Evolution of the Logo.  One sign will be raffled off on each bus!

 - R Bar Arena for providing 3 - $25 Gift Cards and perhaps special beverages on route

 - Michelle Harklau, LMT for providing 2 - 60 Minute Massage Gift Certificates at the Elizabeth Blackwell Center at Riverside Methodist Hospital

 - Buffalo Wild Wings for providing 5 - $10 gift certificates good at Central Ohio Locations

 - HOMAGE for providing 3 - $25 Gift Certificates

 - Check back here as more great prizes are announced

Two busses are full and the third is filling up.  We have about 30 bus seats as well as additional "tickets only" available.  Now is the time to make your commitment to join this invasion of Nashville.  We currently have 149 Jacket Backers invading Nashville and still hope to hit 200.  We have about 2 weeks to make a serious push for more Jacket Backers to join us, as on October 19, we will begin finalizing our rooming and ticket commitments.

Click Here For Full Trip Details

We are accepting $100 deposits NOW to secure your full travel package; First Paid First Reserved - total balance due by October 19, 2011.  "Tickets Only" are also available starting at the member price of $60 each.

To save your seats today, make payment arrangements or request additional information, email us at travel@jacketbackers.org. 

To make a payment, mail us a check or money order to:

Jacket Backers Booster Club
PO Box 82589
Columbus, OH  43202

Or pay via PayPal below.  Thanks for traveling with the Jacket Backers to support our team! 

For PayPal payment, select desired option from dropdown list and then click on Buy Now to pay; you can then edit your quantity if purchasing more than one seat.

Nashville Road Trip 11/19/2011

Thursday
Oct062011

The Jackets Go to Detroit - We Go to Detroit - A Few Tickets Remaining

 

 

Friday, October 21

7:30 pm

 

 

UPDATED 10/6/11 - When finalizing our ticket order, we increased our block from 20 to 40 tickets.  Our correct section number is 226B - Not 228B.  Since finalizing our order we have had a few people sign up and a few people drop out.  We currently have 24 commited to go plus a few "planning on going." 

Bottom Line - There are still 12-16 tickets left, which means there is still room for you!

It's the first of six meetings with that team up north. It's a Friday evening. So why not knock off work a little early and head on up to Detroit. Maybe get there in time to stop by the Anchor Bar for a little pre-game snack.

The Jacket Backers have secured a block of 40 tickets in Section 226 B, Rows 7-11 of Joe Louis Arena for this Friday Night Matchup. Tickets are only $50 for members ($60 for non-members) and have a face value of $60.

Contact Dan at travel@jacketbackers.org for additional information or to reserve your seat. Purchase your tickets ASAP - first come first served.

You may also purchase your tickets by mailing us a check or money order to:

Jacket Backers Booster Club
PO Box 82589
Columbus, OH 43202

Or pay via PayPal below. Thanks for traveling with the Jacket Backers to support our team!

Detroit 10/21/11 - Tickets Only

 

Saturday
Sep242011

Win a Trip for Two to Nashville - Bus Seats & Tickets Still Available

There are still seats available on our third bus going to Nashville on November 19th.  And now you have a chance to win a trip for two with the Jacket Backers on our largest road trip yet!  (A $450 value.)  We will be selling raffle tickets at various Jacket Backers events through October 29.  The winner will be drawn and announced during the October 30th game vs. Anaheim.  Entries are just $5 each or five for $20.

Tickets will also be available from Jacket Backers representatives - look for us before and after games in the Arena District.  You may also mail us a check and we will enter you in the drawing.  Send checks to:

Jacket Backers Booster Club
PO Box 82589
Columbus, OH  43202

 

Click Here to Read About the Full Trip Details.

Not interested in trying your luck?  The bus trip is only $225 (based on double hotel occupancy) and "Tickets Only" are $60.  We are hoping to have 200 Jacket Backers in Nashville!

If you have already purchased a trip and are fortunate enough to win the raffle, we will refund your trip purchase.

To save your seats today, make payment arrangements or request additional information, email us at travel@jacketbackers.org

To make a payment, mail us a check or money order to the address above.

Or pay via PayPal below.  Thanks for traveling with the Jacket Backers to support our team!

Nashville Road Trip 11/19/2011

 

Saturday
Sep242011

The Jackets Go to Detroit - We Go to Detroit - UPDATED

 

 

Friday, October 21

7:30 pm

 

 

UPDATED 10/6/11 - When finalizing our ticket order, we increased our block from 20 to 40 tickets.  Our correct section number is 226B - Not 228B.  Since finalizing our order we have had a few people sign up and a few people drop out.  We currently have 24 commited to go plus a few "planning on going." 

Bottom Line - There are still 12-16 tickets left, which means there is still room for you!

It's the first of six meetings with that team up north. It's a Friday evening. So why not knock off work a little early and head on up to Detroit. Maybe get there in time to stop by the Anchor Bar for a little pre-game snack.

The Jacket Backers have secured a block of 40 tickets in Section 226 B, Rows 7-11 of Joe Louis Arena for this Friday Night Matchup. Tickets are only $50 for members ($60 for non-members) and have a face value of $60.

Contact Dan at travel@jacketbackers.org for additional information or to reserve your seat. Purchase your tickets ASAP - first come first served.

You may also purchase your tickets by mailing us a check or money order to:

Jacket Backers Booster Club
PO Box 82589
Columbus, OH 43202

Or pay via PayPal below. Thanks for traveling with the Jacket Backers to support our team!

Detroit 10/21/11 - Tickets Only