INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Fever will host the Connecticut Sun during their 2017 home opener as part of Opening Night Delivered by Papa John’s on Saturday, May 20. Tipoff is 7:00 p.m., preceded by Indy’s largest pizza party on the Simon Family Plaza on Pennsylvania Street, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Arena doors open at 6:00.
The Fever open their 18th season while hoping to extend their own WNBA record by reaching the playoffs for a 13th consecutive summer. Fans can purchase 2-for-1 tickets by visiting FeverBasketball.com/PapaJohns and entering offer code: PIZZA. General admission tickets start at $13, with the first 3,000 fans receiving a 2017 Fever schedule magnet and car magnet. Please buy your tickets in advance as ticket prices will increase by $2 on day of the game for purchases at the Box Office.
The first 500 fans attending the pizza party courtesy of Papa John’s will receive a free slice of pizza with a DJ spinning music and Turtle Time Entertainment roaming with Fever mascot Freddy Fever.
A t-shirt toss, Text2Win giveaway, Papa John’s prizes and pizza-themed contests including a Pizza Box Race will highlight arena activities throughout the opening night game. Fans can also receive a Papa John’s coupon for a free dessert during the game by downloading apps from Papa John’s and the Fever, and presenting those apps at a display on the main concourse.