Vikings to host "Celebrating 50 Seasons" event
Eden Prairie, MN (December 1, 2010) – Following Monday’s voting conclusion for the 50 Greatest Vikings, the team is inviting fans to a once-in-a-lifetime live event that will include the unveiling of the 50 selections and a celebration of the franchise’s history on Sunday, December 19, at 7:00 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Over 750,000 votes were cast by fans from 83 countries for their favorite Vikings players past and present in the recent “50-day” vikings.com voting poll. The team will announce for the first time the 50 Greatest Vikings of all-time during the “Minnesota Vikings: Celebrating 50 Seasons” event. This live event, featuring the largest collection of former Vikings players under one roof, will include a mix of theatrical elements, NFL Films video montages, and a variety of special guest speakers from Vikings history. Fans are invited to relive the stories, the heroes and the moments that defined a football team and created a shared Minnesota passion while honoring the greatest Vikings of all-time.
Tickets for the exclusive event featuring Vikings alumni, current players, administration and fans are now available at www.vikings.com.
WHAT: “Minnesota Vikings: Celebrating 50 Seasons” event
WHO: Vikings alumni, current players, administration and fans
WHEN: Sunday, December 19, 2010 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
WHY: To celebrate the history of the Minnesota Vikings franchise and unveil the 50 Greatest Vikings of all-time.
MORE: For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.vikings.com. Seating for this event is limited.
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