Cricket Communications Teams Up With Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam to Electrify Fans
2012-02-17 · By Editor
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Cricket Communications, a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services, today announced a multi-city partnership with Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, a thrilling, live motor sports tour showcasing the best in monster truck racing and freestyle contests for families.
As an expansion of an existing partnership created in 2010, Cricket customers in select cities will have the opportunity to get exclusive, up-close access to all the Monster Jam action by visiting their local Cricket Wireless stores. Monster Jam fans will have the opportunity to win discounted coupons, Cricket Family Four-Packs, and passes to the interactive Pit Party to meet the drivers and see the vehicles up close. Participating Cricket Wireless locations in 10 cities will be giving away 10 event tickets for each local Monster Jam competition. Cities that have already experienced the fun of Monster Jam include Denver, Kansas City, Phoenix, Portland, and San Diego. Remaining cities that will soon have Monster Trucks coming to their area include the following:
- Albuquerque, N.M. (Feb. 17-19)
- Spokane, Wash. (Feb. 17-19)
- Salt Lake City, Utah (Feb. 24-25)
- El Paso, Texas (March 3-4)
- Fresno, Calif. (March 9-10)
- Reno, Nev. (March 9-11)
- Tucson, Ariz. (March 9-11)
- Nampa, Idaho (March 16-17)
- Las Vegas, Nev. (March 23-24)
Fans will also be able to see and touch their favorite monster trucks like “El Toro Loco”, “Son Uva Digger“, “Spider-Man” and others from the season at select Cricket locations before the events. Standing approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet—a distance greater than 14 cars side by side—and up to 35 feet in the air. Lucky Cricket customers will get the full experience when they visit these powerful trucks in person at stores in select cities.
Families and fans will also be able to stop by the Cricket Wireless booth at local Monster Jam events for giveaways, prizes and information about some of the best deals on Cricket’s exclusive smartphone offerings for Monster Jam attendees.
For more information about Cricket’s devices, special promotions, and pre-paid service plans, visit a Cricket location near you, or visit www.mycricket.com.
Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required serving approximately 5.9 million customers. Cricket products are available nationwide. Cricket offers wireless voice and broadband Internet services over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital 3G CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network. Cricket’s nationwide wireless voice service plans include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited text to Mexico, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited directory assistance, as well as a variety of calling features and feature-rich mobile applications such as popular games, ringtones and wallpapers. For more information on Cricket, visit www.mycricket.com. Cricket is offered by Leap Wireless International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information on Leap, visit www.leapwireless.com.
About Feld Motor Sports®
Feld Motor Sports®, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz®, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.
SOURCE Cricket Communications