Scotiabank Place

Scotiabank Place

August 24, 2009 11:41 ET

Media Availability With Walking With Dinosaurs "Live" Raptor and Show Representatives

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2009) - Walking With Dinosaurs invites media representatives to Scotiabank Place as one of the show's three Utahraptors (named for a well preserved skeleton found in the state of Utah in 1991) presents the Girls U13 Elite Panthers (Ottawa International Soccer Club) with tickets for their opening night performance.

The Panthers have sold tickets to the show as a fundraising effort in support of their planned trip to Europe's Gothia Cup in July, 2010. To date, the team has raised more than $700. Their efforts are being recognized by the show.

In Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular, 17 roaring, snarling "live" life-sized dinosaurs mesmerize the audience and are as imposing as when they first walked on earth.

Who: Show representatives will provide educational and operational information about the show.

What: Photo and interview opportunities with show representatives, the Panthers girls soccer team and the Utahraptor.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m.

Where: Scotiabank Place - Gate 1 Plaza Area (main gate). Media are asked to please park in Lot 4.

A limited number of tickets are available to the media for the opening-night performance on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. Those members of the media interested in attending the show are asked to RSVP to Chris Moore at

Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular will perform eight shows over the course of five days from Aug. 26 to 30 as follows:

Wednesday, Aug. 26 - 7 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 27 - 7 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 28 - 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 29 - 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 30 - 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orleans; any Ottawa Sports Experts location and at the Scotiabank Place box office. For group ticket information, please call 613-599-0210 or email Groups of 10 or more will receive a 10 per cent discount to all evening (7 p.m.) performances.

Contact Information

  • Chris Moore, Scotiabank Place