Charlotte Checkers Media Preview at Bojangles' Coliseum Oct. 4, 2017

Charlotte Checkers Pre-season Media Preview at Bojangles' Coliseum Oct. 4
New menu item tastings, promotions highlights, media availability with team representatives and more

Join the Bojangles' Coliseum and Charlotte Checkers staff for a pre-season preview featuring samplings of new menu items from concession vendors and the Red Line Club restaurant (including the new Chelios Quesadilla Burger named for player Jake Chelios), upcoming promotions and events, and more. All media attendees will receive complimentary tickets to an upcoming Charlotte Checkers game.

Tera Black, Charlotte Checkers Chief Operating Officer
Mike Vellucci, Charlotte Checkers Head Coach
Charlotte Checkers Players

Wednesday, Oct. 4

10 a.m.

Media check-in opens

10:15-10:45 a.m.

B-roll of Charlotte Checkers practice (optional)

10:45-11 a.m.

Tour of Bojangles' Coliseum/concession vendor tastings

11-11:30 a.m.

Pre-season overview/Red Line Club menu tastings/media availability

Bojangles' Coliseum (2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28205)

Free parking is available in the main lot in front of Bojangles' Coliseum. Please enter near the main lobby for check-in.

About the Charlotte Checkers
The Charlotte Checkers, who played their first-ever game at what is now called Bojangles’ Coliseum in 1956, are the top affiliate of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Since the team joined the American Hockey League in 2010, 40 different Checkers players have gone on to play in the NHL, resulting in nearly 1,400 games played. The Checkers are committed to serving the Charlotte community, contributing $4 million in cash and in-kind donations since Michael Kahn took ownership of the team in 2006. For more information, visit

About Bojangles' Coliseum
Bojangles’ Coliseum first opened in 1955 as the largest unsupported steel dome coliseum in the nation. Since then, the multipurpose venue has hosted a wide array of concerts, sporting events, family shows and other diverse entertainment events. The celebrated facility has been known by many names: Charlotte Coliseum, Independence Arena, Cricket Arena and currently Bojangles’ Coliseum. For more information, visit