News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Introduce the “Ant Farm” Fan Zone
(September 19, 2016) – The 2016-2017 season marks the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, 10-year anniversary. The Mad Ants will be implementing new features to engage fans. One of the new elements debuting this season is the Ant Farm Fan Zone.
The Ant Farm is a part of “ANT-ertainment”, brought to you by Sweetwater. “Ant-ertainment” is the new entertainment concept that will provide many aspects of enjoyment which will add to the in game experience.
The Ant Farm will feature the most energetic fans in one zone of Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Mad Ants staff will be attending high school football games around the Allen County area, in search of the most spirited fans.
They will be giving out a “golden ticket” to those who show the most enthusiasm! If one receives a ticket, then they have been selected to audition to be a part of the Ant Farm.
Ant Farm auditions will be held October 9th with location TBA. Fans can also register to audition on the Mad Ants website at fortwayne.gleague.nba.com.
Join the Indiana Pacers’ affiliate, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, as they continue their hunt for another NBA D-League Championship. Season tickets for the 2016-17 season are on sale now and start at just $119. For more information, please contact a Mad Ants representative at (260) 469-HOOP.
About the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and the NBA Development League
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, are the NBA Development affiliate of the NBA Indiana Pacers. Established in 2007, the Mad Ants have marked their success in back-to-back Championship appearances, coming out on top in 2014 and returning to the Championship series in 2015. The 2014-2015 season also named the Mad Ants as the NBA Development League Development Champions, which recognizes the team that best embodies the NBA D-League’s goals of developing NBA-caliber basketball talent through call-ups and assignments. The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2016-17 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on fortwayne.gleague.nba.com.