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October 01, 2007 11:07 ET

Harlem Globetrotters Visit Scotiabank Place on April 2

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS TO DAZZLE OTTAWA Tickets for the 2008 "Magic As Ever" World Tour on Sale Oct. 9 at 10 a.m.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2007) - The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 2008 "Magic As Ever" World Tour to Ottawa on Wednesday, April 2, 2008. Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, the Globetrotters will take the court at the Scotiabank Place at 7 p.m. Tickets (including taxes) are $17, $23, $35, $57 (plus CRF and service charges) with courtside seating available and are available at the Scotiabank Place box office by phone at 613-599-3267, online at www.capitaltickets.ca and at all Ottawa/Gatineau area Sports Experts locations. To purchase group tickets call 613-599-0210 or e-mail GroupSales@Scotiabankplace.com.

"The Harlem Globetrotters are the unbeatable global entertainment experience that emotionally connects to and thrills every member of the family," said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. "We are extremely excited about the upcoming tour and bringing our unique brand of family entertainment to Ottawa."

The "Magic As Ever" World Tour will carry on the Globetrotters' tradition of:

- Displaying amazing basketball skills and wizardry, with a focus on family entertainment.

- Featuring an autograph session at the end of nearly every game, allowing fans a chance to get autographs and interact with their favorite Globetrotter.

- Becoming involved in the communities they play in by visiting local schools, hospitals and other youth-based organizations.

- Entertaining crowds with the antics of their beloved mascot, Globie.

Celebrating their 82nd consecutive season of touring the world, the Harlem Globetrotters have played in 118 countries on six continents, entertaining over 125 million fans and crossing barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life. In 2002, the organization was only the fifth team to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase team merchandise, visit the team's official Web site www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

Contact Information

  • Harlem Globetrotters PR staff, 602-258-0000
    Brian Morris, Scotiabank Place, 613-599-0289