ATHENS, GA – Monday, February 26 The Classic Center is pleased to announce that Athens Pro Hockey will soon begin accepting season ticket deposits for their inaugural season. The team, temporarily named Athens Pro Hockey, will host their home games at The Classic Center Arena, which is set to open in Fall 2024. The league will be announced at a later date. As excitement builds for the arrival of this new professional sports team, fans can secure their seats and be among the first to experience the thrill of live professional hockey in Athens, GA.

Beginning Tuesday, February 27, hockey fans can reserve seats by submitting a $100 deposit per seat, guaranteeing priority access to season tickets for the upcoming season. With season ticket packages expected to be available in Spring 2024, fans who place deposits will have the exciting opportunity to select their preferred seat locations in the order in which their deposits were received.

To celebrate this thrilling endeavor for Athens, the Athens Pro Hockey Team is offering exclusive presale access to UGA Ice Dawgs season ticket holders and members of The Classic Center Cultural Foundation starting today at 10:00 a.m.

“Our hockey and entertainment enthusiasts are at the heart of everything we are bringing to The Classic Center Arena, and we are so excited to offer them the opportunity to secure their seats for what promises to be an exhilarating season of professional hockey,” said Danny Bryant, General Manager of The Classic Center Arena.

The Athens Pro Hockey Team is poised to be a source of pride for the city, fostering community spirit and providing an unparalleled entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Don't miss the chance to be part of history as Athens joins the world of professional sports.

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### About The Classic Center Located in Athens, GA, The Classic Center is a multi-use conference center, performing arts theatre, a multi-purpose arena, and outdoor, covered pavilion hosting conventions, conferences, meetings, weddings, concerts, sporting tournaments, and special events for up to 6,000 people.

### About Athens Pro Hockey Team The Athens Pro Hockey Team is proud to bring professional ice hockey to the vibrant city of Athens, GA. With home games hosted at The Classic Center Arena, the team is committed to delivering thrilling and memorable experiences for fans, fostering community engagement, and leaving an indelible mark on the Athens sports landscape. Follow us on @athensprohockey for the latest updates and behind-the-scenes content.