The West Coast League's Corvallis Knights unveiled their promotional lineup for the 2018 season on Wednesday, which includes three fireworks shows and the return of the World Famous ZOOperstars!
The fireworks nights will be on opening night, set for Tuesday, June 12, Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the team’s regular-season finale.
“We have an exciting promo offering in place for Knights fans of all ages and interests this season. And we’re absolutely thrilled to bring back the World Famous ZOOperstars!, a Corvallis favorite,” said Korey Kozaryn, director of ticketing & promotions.
“We have the most amazing fans and we want to treat them to something special each and every night at Goss Stadium.”
The ZOOperstars! will make their return to Goss on Saturday, June 30.
The Knights are bringing back many of their popular promotions as well, including Cap Night on Friday, July 27, and several new ones such as Keep Portland Weird Night on Tuesday, June 26 as Corvallis welcomes the WCL’s newest member, the Portland Pickles, for the first time.
The 2018 home schedule begins with the club’s seventh annual Science, Engineering & Art Day game on Wednesday, May 30, featuring a 10 a.m. start time to accommodate area elementary schools.
This year’s promotional schedule also features many traditional nights like Country Cowbell Night; Youth Sports Night (first 250 fans get pouches of Big League Chew and a sheet of Knights trading cards); 107.9 FM HOPE Night; Philomath Night; Military Appreciation Night; Star Wars Night; Baseball Giveaway Night; Portland Trail Blazers Night; T-Shirt Giveaway Night and Wilson Motors Night.
Plus, $1,000 Kids Dash for Cash for Night is back on the docket, as is Salute to OSU Baseball Night, which in past years has featured Andrew Susac and Brooke Knight Bobblehead giveaways.
Other new promotions set for this summer are Popsocket Giveaway Night, Grad Night, Oregon Forestry Night, Mom Appreciation Night and Mammoth HR Derby Night.
The Knights plan to appreciate Moms all summer long, culminating in the team’s first Mom Appreciation Night, while Mammoth HR Derby Night aspires to break participation records as the Knights invite all its fans to swing for the fences in a pregame home run derby for everyone.
Corvallis begins the WCL season at Kelowna on June 6. The league home opener is June 12 against Wenatchee.