Saints Bring Hockey, Fun, & Community Outreach to Dubuque
The Dubuque Fighting Saints have announced their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2023-24 season. Opening night, presented by ImOn Communications and the Q Casino, starts the season off as we welcome hockey back to Our House on Friday, September 29 against Dupaco Cowbell Cup rival Waterloo Black Hawks.
Tom Drake will broadcast on location at Dubuque Ice Arena for opening night leading into the pre-game report from Blake Theisen, voice of the Saints, and Dubuque Fighting Saints action live on Eagle 102.3.
Fan favorite’s like Military Appreciation Night, the Teddy Bear Toss, I Heart Hockey Night, and many more return to the schedule this season. Any fan looking to grab a limited-edition jersey can snag one during post-game auctions on Military Appreciation Night and on January 6th following Stick it to Cancer Weekend.
Bernie and his friends will highlight a pair of nights on the 2023-24 calendar. Fans can celebrate Bernie’s birthday on October 27with Bernie’s Birthday Bash. Then, on March 23, Bernie welcomes his friends to town for Mascot Mania night presented by Simmons Pet Food.
Throughout the season, fans can take in 563 Nation Fridays on six separate occasions presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment set on October 6th, December 8th, January 19th, February 2nd and 16th, and April 12th. Three of those dates, October 6th, December 8th, and April 12th will also feature giveaways to season ticket holders’ courtesy of District 20.
Dupaco Community Credit Union returns as the sponsor of the race for the 2023-24 Cowbell Cup. All games featuring Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines count towards the Cowbell Cup standings this season.
The season concludes on April 13th with fan appreciation night featuring a tentative Skate with the Saints session post-game. All promotional dates are subject to change without notice. The full promotional schedule can be found below or online at DubuqueFightingSaints.com.
- September 29 vs. Waterloo – Opening Night Presented by ImOn Communications and the Q Casino
- October 6 vs. Green Bay – 563 Nation Friday Presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment and a season ticket holder giveaway courtesy of District 20
- October 14 vs. Fargo – Finnin the Food Bank Sponsored by Finnin Ford and Kia and post-game autograph Signature Saturday session presented by Dubuque Asphalt Maintenance
- October 27 vs. Tri-City – Bernie’s Birthday Bash
- November 11 vs. Youngstown – Military Appreciation Night Presented by Hirschbach Motor Lines featuring a post-game jersey auction
- November 25 vs. Des Moines – 80’s Night Presented by Family Beer and Liquor and post-game Skate with the Saints session
- December 2 vs. Lincoln – Teddy Bear Toss Night
- December 8 vs. Des Moines – 563 Nation Friday Presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment and a season ticket holder giveaway courtesy of District 20
- December 30 vs. Waterloo – post-game autograph Signature Saturday session presented by Dubuque Asphalt Maintenance
- January 5/6 vs. Muskegon – Stick it to Cancer Weekend Presented by Medical Associates featuring a postgame jersey auction on the 6th
- January 19 vs. Cedar Rapids – 563 Nation Friday Presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment
- January 20 vs. Des Moines – post-game Skate with the Saints session
- February 2 vs. Chicago – 563 Nation Friday Presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment
- February 9 vs. Cedar Rapids – Classic Rock Night Presented by Townsquare Media
- February 10 vs. Waterloo – Parents Weekend and the Red Basket Campaign Sponsored by Mario’s Italian Restaurant
- February 16 vs. Cedar Rapids – 563 Nation Friday Presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment
- February 23 vs. Madison – Sponsored by Botanicanna Galena
- March 9 vs. Des Moines – I Heart Hockey Night Presented by Medical Associates and post-game autograph Signature Saturday session presented by Dubuque Asphalt Maintenance
- March 22 vs. Madison – Youth Hockey Night Presented by Dubuque Screw Products
- March 23 vs. Green Bay – Mascot Mania Presented by Simmons Pet Food
- March 30 vs. USA NTDP – Clear the List Night Presented by Kwik Stop
- April 6 vs. Chicago – Saint 4 Life Night Presented by the Avery Foundation
- April 12 vs. Waterloo – 563 Nation Friday Presented by Dubuque Fire Equipment and a season ticket holder giveaway courtesy of District 20
- April 13 vs. Cedar Rapids – Fan Appreciation Night and post-game Skate with the Saints session