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Tyler Thornburg & Gorman Thomas Take Over Fans’ Phones with #BrewersPhone

Another fun addition to the Social Media Stage at Brewers On Deck this year was the #BrewersPhone Wheel.

Fans were invited to come on stage and give the wheel a spin for the chance to have Tyler Thornburg and Gorman Thomas take over their smartphones.

#BrewersPhone at Brewers On Deck

The duo took over fans’ Snapchat and Twitter accounts, made fans change their profile pictures, sent text messages, recorded new voice greetings and even made some phone calls to fans back home while live on stage.

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Let’s take a look at some examples.

Here’s a text that Tyler sent:

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This fan’s new Twitter profile photo is looking pretty sharp:

Speaking of Twitter, here’s a tweet Tyler sent from this fan’s account:
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Here they are re-recording a fan’s outgoing voicemail message:

Thanks for the voicemail greeting, @tylerthornburg37! #BrewersOnDeck #BrewersPhone

A video posted by Amanda Westphal (@awestphal4) on

Looks like the phone call was a hit!

I wish we could have gotten copies of the outgoing voicemail recordings those guys left because they’re hilarious. Maybe the fans reading this will let me call them so I can take another listen-send me a tweet @CMoyer, please, or leave a comment below and I’ll contact ya!

Thanks again to Tyler and Gorman for being such great sports and having fun with the fans at our stage!

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

Photo Bombs from Brewers On Deck Are Up!

Thanks again to those of you who stopped by the Social Media Stage at Brewers On Deck yesterday!

We had tons of fun our morning photo bomb session with Jimmy Nelson and our afternoon one with Taylor Jungmann and Martin Maldonado.

Brewers On Deck Photo Bombs
Just a quick note to let you know that the photos are now posted in an album on Facebook. Simply click here to view the album, open the photo you want and click on “Options” to download it! If you feel so inclined, you can also tag yourself in the photos!

The photos are also up now at  brewers.com/ondeck.

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

Epic Lip Sync Battle Breaks Out at Brewers On Deck

Thank you to the 11,763 fans who came out to Brewers On Deck at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee today!

There were so many stages and events going on all day long that it was impossible to cover it all from a social media standpoint–especially considering that we had our hands full at the Social Media Stage.

This year we pulled out all the stops, including Photo Bombs (with Jimmy Nelson and then Martin Maldonado & Taylor Jungmann), a #BrewersPhone takeover with Tyler Thornburg & Gorman Thomas, Twitter Q&A with  Top OF prospect Brett Phillips, a game of Heads Up! with Michael Blazek & Corey Knebel and, last but certainly not least, a much-hyped lip sync battle between Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress.

This outgoing dynamic duo each chose their songs in advance and performed them in front of the audience at our stage this afternoon.

In round 1, JJ led off with “Where Are U Now” by Justin Bieber and Will followed that up with Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.” 

In round 2, JJ “sang” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” by the Temptations and Will answered with “P.Y.T.” by Michael Jackson.

For the tiebreaker round, we chose the song…. The guys each had to do their best version of Adele’s “Hello.” 

The winner was decided on by the cheers of the crowds. Admittedly it was a VERY close competition. JJ’s got mad dance moves and Will’s humor/”singing” really got the audience riled up.

Alas, we had to choose a winner and Will Smith was dubbed the 2016 #BrewersOnDeck Lip Sync Battle Winner.

For his prize, Will went home with a copy of “I Will Always Love You,” Whitney Houston’s Greatest Hits CD and he also won an Adele shirt. However, he had the choice of wearing it for the rest of the day, or making JJ wear it instead.

Here’s what he chose:

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Don’t worry folks, we didn’t leave JJ hangin’. He left with the parting gift of a Justin Bieber plush throw.

Will & JJ pose with their prizes post-lip sync battle at Brewers On Deck. [Photo: Scott Paulus/Brewers]

Will & JJ pose with their prizes post-lip sync battle at Brewers On Deck. [Photo: Scott Paulus/Brewers]

For those of you interested in watching a rough previously live streamed version of the full battle, you have until about 2pm CT on Monday to view the Periscope Broadcast here.

Time for me to sign off for tonight, but we’ll have more Brewers On Deck recap coverage, probably all week long. There was just that much great content.

Also: Speaking of content, don’t forget to share yours with us! Be sure to upload your photos from today’s event to Twitter and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BrewersOnDeck. We’ll select some winners to win a trip down Bernie’s slide, tickets and more!

I don’t know about you, but this event really has me pumped up for baseball season. April 4 can’t come soon enough. 64 days!

Cheers!
Cait

@CMoyer

Brewers Reveal Free-Shirt Friday Winning Designs

In an event that concluded just moments ago, The Milwaukee Brewers unveiled the seven designs that will be used for the Free-Shirt Friday All Fan Giveaways this year. The winners were announced in a special Klement’s Main Stage event at Brewers On Deck, the team’s official off-season Fanfest.

All fans in attendance during each of the seven Friday home games from June through August will receive a complimentary Brewers–themed T-shirt (available in both medium and extra-large sizes). Once again, fans decided the designs for each of the seven Free-Shirt Friday giveaways through an online vote.

From January 11 22, a dozen possible T-shirt designs were posted at Brewers.com. Fans were able to vote for their favorite designs, ranking their top seven choices in order from one to seven. Their first choice received seven points, their second choice received six, continuing to their seventh and final vote which received one point.

The results are in and the seven winning designs were revealed on the Klement’s Main Stage with help from the Brewers coaching staff.

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While individual tickets are not yet on sale, fans can guarantee their spot at Miller Park for Free-Shirt Fridays – plus receive FREE Opening Day tickets – with a Brewers 10-Pack, on sale now at brewers.com/10packs or by calling (414) 902-HITS (4487).

Additionally, fans can share in the excitement of counting down to Brewers Opening Day by following the Brewers on social media, and also enter to win a pair of 10-Packs, tickets to Opening Day and roundtrip airfare on Southwest Airlines, by posting their creative countdown photos on Twitter and/or Instagram using the hashtag #SeeUApril4. For additional information, please visit brewers.com/countdown.

MLB Unveils New Spring Training Look for 2016

Major League Baseball, along with Authentic Collection partners Majestic and New Era, today unveiled a new on-field look for Spring Training that includes lighter-weight uniforms, several new cap designs, specially-marked balls and other on-field elements.

The jerseys are a part of Majestic’s new Flex Base uniform system, a design developed through insights from Major League players, innovative fabric technologies and extensive wear testing over the last two years. The new Flex Base uniforms feature a new, lighter weight twill technology and mesh panels on the sides of the jerseys which reduce the overall weight of jerseys by 10-20% and enhance freedom of movement. These will debut in Spring Training and be worn throughout the Championship Season and Postseason. Players will continue to wear New Era’s lightweight, performance-based Diamond Era 59FIFTY caps throughout Spring Training.

The primary logos of each Spring Training league, which includes a highway-like road sign with state initials, are located on both caps and jerseys.

On the caps, patches of these logos are on the left side, while the right side features an embossed American or National League logo.

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The Brewers will wear their new alternate cap at Spring Training. It features the legendary “ball & glove” logo updated with the team’s current navy color scheme and retro yellow. The Spring Training version has the AZ and NL logos on it, in addition to the sublimated pattern on the inside.

All jerseys will include the state logo patch on one of the sleeves. The names and numbers on the backs of all jerseys will feature a sublimated Spring Training design pattern featuring Spring Training marks and the silhouetted batter logo.

Brewers Spring Training Jersey

The Brewers will wear the new alternate jersey at Spring Training. It features the legendary “ball & glove” logo updated with the team’s current navy color scheme and retro yellow. The Spring Training version will have the addition of the AZ patch and the sublimated pattern on the back.

Brewers Spring Training Jersey 2016

It’s a little tough to see the sublimation in this photo, but it’s there! (Also: Not a typo! Taylor Jungmann is switching his jersey number this season.)

These sublimated designs are also found on the inside of the caps’ crowns.

“Spring Training represents a unique blend of hope, excitement and anticipation for baseball fans and we believe it deserves to be celebrated as a special event with a more cohesive look on our uniforms and fields,” said Noah Garden, MLB Executive Vice President, Business. “We are grateful to our partners at Majestic and New Era that continue to offer MLB clubs innovative new fabrications so players can perform at their highest levels and unique designs that provide interesting extensions to team identities for our fans.”

Consistent with how Major League Baseball brands Jewel Events, increased Spring Training imagery also will be featured on-the field. Rawlings baseballs will be stamped with this year’s Grapefruit League and Cactus League logos. The bases used in every Spring Training matchup will feature jewels of the league logos and the on-deck circles will also showcase the AZ and FL marks. Additionally, Spring Training fields are scheduled to be stenciled with the Grapefruit and Cactus marks, similar to the Opening Day, All-Star and Postseason field décor.

Camp Dates for “Brewers Baseball Academy Presented by Kwik Trip” Announced

Today we announced dates and details for this summer’s “Brewers Baseball Academy presented by Kwik Trip.”  The Academy, now in its fourth season, is open to kids (ages 6-14) and includes 13 separate weeklong baseball/softball camps that will be held in various cities across Wisconsin this summer.  A complete schedule of camp locations and dates is listed below.

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The camps will be conducted under the supervision of Tim Rappé, Executive Director of the Brewers Baseball Academy.  Last summer, over 1,200 participants took part in the camps.

“As we enter our fourth season, we are all very proud of the positive impact the Academy has had on players throughout Wisconsin,” said Rappé. “Because we limit camp size, we strongly suggest that parents register early.”

Each camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with instruction provided by experienced youth coaches.  During one of the five camp days, campers are transported by bus to Miller Park for a one-of-a-kind experience as they are treated to a guest appearance from a current Brewers player.  They will also receive instruction from a Brewers coach and have their photos taken.

A unique component of the Brewers Baseball Academy is a video motion analysis of each participant.  Every camper’s swing will be recorded, analyzed and shared with the player and his/her parents.  In addition, all participants will take part in baseball or softball skills competitions.  Upon completion of the last camp, the top scorers will be invited to the Champions Day Finals at Miller Park.  Boys and girls will compete separately in appropriate age groups.

The fee for the weeklong camp is $395 per child, which includes 30 hours of exceptional instruction, a complete Brewers uniform, four Brewers game tickets to one of three select games – compliments of Kwik Trip – and a V.I.P. day at Miller Park.

Registration is currently available at Brewers.com/camps. Registrations received prior to March 1 will receive a $25 discount.  This discount may not be combined with any other discount.  If registering two or more children, each child will receive a $25 discount when booked together.  A limited number of spots are available for each camp location.

As the presenting sponsor of the Brewers Baseball Academy, Kwik Trip will award 240 random participants with $25 gift cards to their locations.  One lucky camper from each host city will also receive a personalized camp jersey, along with a special presentation during the camp graduation ceremony.

Additional information can be found online at Brewers.com/camps. For questions, please contact Brewers Baseball Academy Executive Director Tim Rappé at Tim.Rappe@brewers.com or call (414) 939-8808.

2016 Brewers Baseball Academy presented by Kwik Trip
City Site Dates
Hartford, WI Hartford Union High School June 6-10
Appleton, WI Appleton North High School June 6-10
Fond du Lac, WI Marian University June 20-24
Brookfield, WI Brookfield Academy June 20-24
Green Bay, WI Notre Dame Academy June 27- July 1
Waunakee, WI Waunakee High School June 27- July 1
Milwaukee, WI University School of Milwaukee July 4-8
New Berlin, WI New Berlin West High School July 25-29
Greenfield, WI Whitnall High School July 25-29
Delafield, WI St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy August 8-12
Wauwatosa, WI Breitlow Park August 8-12
Whitewater, WI UW-Whitewater Prucha Field at Miller Stadium August 22-26
Kenosha, WI UW-Parkside August 22-26

What’s New at Miller Park? How About an Authentic Ice Cream Truck and “Kids Eat Free” on Sundays

Today we announced plans for several new additions at and around Miller Park this season. Among the additions, the Brewers will unveil an old-school “Brewers Treat Truck” sponsored by Meijer – an authentic ice cream truck which will visit local neighborhoods and Brewers tailgaters to provide free ice cream from Meijer all summer long.

“We have had a great partnership with the Milwaukee Brewers the past two seasons, and are very excited to watch it grow by sponsoring the Treat Truck, and supplying it with ice cream from Meijer,” said Cathy Cooper, senior director of community partnerships and giving for Meijer. “This is another fun way to connect with the Milwaukee community.”

Also, at every Sunday home game at Miller Park, all kids (14 and under) will eat free! Each child will receive a voucher for a free meal that consists of a hot dog, apple slices and a bottle of water.

More improvements at Miller Park will include an enhanced U.S. Cellular Power Playground kids’ area, a renovated Home Plate Team Store and a new Executive Suite for hosting meetings and entertaining at games.

“Miller Park has frequently been at the top of media and fan polls for the best ballpark experience, but we know that we have to remain ahead of the curve to retain that standing,” said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. “This year, we have several fun and innovative initiatives that will enhance Miller Park’s standing as not only a great place for a ballgame, but also the best place to enjoy a summer outing with family and friends.”

Details about the new additions and projects include the following:

Brewers Ice Cream “Treat Truck” sponsored by Meijer

  • The Meijer-sponsored Brewers Treat Truck will visit Milwaukee-area neighborhoods, special events, Brewers tailgate parties and youth clubs throughout the summer. Set to make its public debut early in the season, ice cream from Meijer will be distributed by the drivers free of charge. Wrapped in Brewers retro colors, the summer stops will include guest appearances by Brewers players throughout the season. This is an authentic, old-school ice cream truck, complete with a loudspeaker (to play baseball-themed music) to announce its arrival on your home street, just like the trucks that have spent years traveling through Milwaukee neighborhoods to provide refreshments on hot summer days.

 

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Kids Eat Free during Sunday Home Games

  • What’s better than a Klement’s hot dog on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Miller Park? How about a FREE Klement’s hot dog? At every Sunday home game this season, all kids (14 and under) will receive a voucher for a free meal, which includes a hot dog, apple slices and a bottle of water.

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U.S. Cellular Power Playground Kids’ Area

  • Debuting in 2008, the U.S. Cellular Power Playground, which is located on the Field Level along the right-field line, includes over 8,000 square feet of interactive games and photo opportunities. In 2016, this kids’ area will undergo the largest renovation project since its inception. The project calls for the addition of three new interactive attractions to the space. “Throw ’Em Out”, “Strike Zone” and “Hit ’Em Where They Ain’t” will be games emphasizing throwing and hitting skills. A fourth attraction will be a photo opportunity, allowing fans to get their picture taken in a replica Brewers dugout.  Through technology provided by U.S. Cellular, fans can have Brewers players and mascots virtually added to their pictures.

Executive Suite

  • Located on the PNC Club Level, the Executive Suite is the newest luxury meeting facility at Miller Park. The Executive Suite features meeting space for up to 30 guests including premier audio/visual equipment and a spectacular view of the playing field. On game days the Executive Suite quickly converts from a board room to a premium suite with seating, amenities, and food and beverages. Monday through Thursday rentals include five hours of pre-game meeting space, as well as an exclusive VIP viewing of The Selig Experience between the meeting and start of the game. Rental of the Executive Suite also includes a choice between two food and beverage packages as well as four preferred parking passes. Please call the Brewers Suite Sales Office at (414) 902-4029 to reserve the Executive Suite for a game.  For information on hosting a non-game day private event in the Executive Suite, please call Brewers Special Events at (414) 902-4452.
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A rendering of the new Executive Suite, produced by Uihlein-Wilson Architects.

Renovated Home Plate Team Store

  • The Home Plate Team Store will undergo a renovation project prior to the start of the season. As part of the remodeling, a new hat wall will be added and additional points of sale to allow fans to shop more efficiently.
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A rendering of the updated Home Plate Team Store, produced by Uihlein-Wilson Architects.

All of these new initiatives will be ready for action at a Media Preview event to be held in late March at Miller Park.

 

Opening Day Ticket Opportunity Begins Tomorrow

Today we announced specifics of an Opening Day Ticket Opportunity that will allow select fans the chance to purchase tickets to Opening Day. Additionally, fans will be able to register for presale access to the weekend games at Miller Park prior to the sale of individual tickets.

Beginning tomorrow, January 26 at 9 a.m. and continuing through Monday, February 15 at 11:59pm, fans can go to Brewers.com/opportunity and register for the opportunity to purchase up to four tickets to Opening Day on Monday, April 4 against the San Francisco Giants. Due to limited availability, the Opening Day Ticket Opportunity includes single seats, standing room only and some obstructed view seats. In addition, fans can register to participate in the Weekend Games Presale, which will allow fans to purchase a maximum of eight tickets to each of the Friday-Sunday games at Miller Park.

Following registration, a pool of randomly selected winners will be chosen and provided access to an online opportunity, based on available inventory. The winners will be notified by Friday, February 19. Fans who register for presale access to the weekend games at Miller Park will be notified about the presale details by Monday, February 22.

There is no charge to register. This will be the only opportunity for fans to purchase single game tickets for Opening Day, other than a very small number set aside for fans lining up at the Box Office on the first day of individual game sales at Miller Park.

Meanwhile, there are still options available for fans to guarantee their place at Miller Park for Opening Day and other popular games with 10-Packs starting as low as $160.  Each 10-Pack includes 10 Brewers home games, plus a bonus of Opening Day or any other game of the fan’s choice absolutely FREE. Fans interested in purchasing 10-Packs are encouraged to call 414-902-HITS (4487) or visit Brewers.com/10packs for more information.

Please note: A very limited amount of individual tickets will be available for Opening Day.

Want a chance to win tickets? Brewers fans always do an incredible job helping us count down to Opening Day, and once again, we want to see how you’re counting the days until April 4. Submit your photos on Twitter and/or Instagram using #SeeUApril4. One lucky fan will win the grand prize which includes Opening Day tickets, a pair of 10-Packs and roundtrip airfare for two, but there will be plenty of fun and giveaways over the next couple of months, so be sure to submit as many photos as your creativity permits! Details at brewers.com/countdown.

Cait’s A-to-Z Guide to #BrewersOnDeck

This Sunday, we’ll be reunited with our favorite Brewers players, coaches and alumni at Brewers On Deck, our annual Fan Fest that takes place at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee.

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So what do you need to know to have a fun and enjoyable experience? Read on for our A to Z guide.

APP

The FREE MLB.com Ballpark app is your mobile companion when visiting Miller Park and Brewers On Deck. Be sure you download the Ballpark app before coming to the event and enable notifications so you can have easy access to maps and information. iOs users will get event updates via notifications and have the chance to get free stuff (see: Social Media Stage).

A paper version of the program will be available on the day of the event as well.

ATTENDEES

Over 50 Milwaukee Brewers players plus a host of alumni, coaches, front office executives and broadcasters are scheduled to participate in Brewers On Deck! Visit brewers.com/ondeck for the latest list. Please note attendees are subject to change.

AUTOGRAPHS

Details on the autograph and programming schedules are listed at brewers.com/ondeck. The schedules are subject to change. Autographs this year will be either free, $10, or $25, with proceeds benefitting Brewers Community Foundation.

Recipients of “PREMIER” autographs (Ryan Braun, Rollie Fingers, and Bob Uecker) will be chosen through a random selection process. Each fan in attendance will receive one Premier Entry card which may be redeemed at the Random Selection area outside the Main Exhibit Hall of the Wisconsin Center. The Premier Entry card will be exchanged for a numbered coupon and entered into the random selection process for any one of the select Brewers players. Coupon distribution will be available at 8 a.m. the day of the event and will continue up to an hour before each designated autograph session.

There is no cost for coupons to enter the random selection process; however, those holding winning coupons must pay $25 at the respective autograph stage to collect their player signature. There will be 250 winners for each of the autograph sessions. The winning ticket numbers will be posted at the designated autograph stage no less than 30 minutes prior to each player’s session.

BANNERS & SIGNS

Banners and signs cannot be larger than 18″x 24″ and cannot include inappropriate content. NO handles or poles can be attached.

BINOCULARS & CAMERAS

Binoculars are fine to bring to the event and you would be sorry if you didn’t bring your camera to capture all the fun and excitement of the day! Video cameras are permitted as well. Fans can also post their photos from the event to Twitter and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BrewersOnDeck for a chance to win prizes such as a trip down Bernie Brewer’s slide, game tickets and more. For contest rules, visit brewers.com/ondeck.  

BREWERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (BCF)

A portion of the proceeds from the #BrewersOnDeck event benefit the Brewers Community Foundation, but there are even more ways to support BCF during the event.  Here’s what they have in store for you:

  • 50-50 Raffle: Tickets for the 50-50 Raffle will be sold from 9:45am-12:15pm and the winner will be announced at 12:45pm.
  • Book Reveal: During the event, the Brewers will unveil a new book – Explore MKE: Your Neighborhood Our City. The Book is published by SHARP Literacy, Inc. and is sponsored by Brewers Community Foundation and Ryan Braun.
  • Hunger Task Force Food Drive: Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food items with you to donate to Hunger Task Force! Once again, food donations will be accepted through Hunger Task Force. Donations can be dropped off at two main entrances to the Wisconsin Center, located at 4th Street and Wisconsin Avenue, and 4th Street and Wells Street. In years’ past, we have raised over 1,000 pounds of food and we would love to reach that threshold once again.
  • Live Auction: Join us at the Interactive Stage for a live auction beginning at 12:30pm and bid on one of 5 amazing packages:
    • 50th Anniversary of Ted Williams H.O.F. Induction Package (Starting bid: $300)
    • 2008 Opening Day Bases Package (Starting bid: $350)
    • Milwaukee Legends Package (Starting bid: $500)
    • Sports Illustrated Cover Package (Starting bid: $500)
    • Suite for a Day Package (Starting bid: $500)
  • Treasure Hunt Table:  We’ll have a wide assortment of game-used and autographed Brewers merchandise for sale, with all proceeds benefiting Brewers Community Foundation.

BREWERS MUSEUM

The Brewers Museum at the event will feature memorable artifacts from throughout the history of the team.

CARRY-INS

Consistent with our game-day carry-in policy, fans may not bring any cans, glass containers or alcohol into the Wisconsin Center. Soda, water or juice must be in factory-sealed plastic bottles. Fans may bring food items into the building using appropriate containers.

Bags, purses, fanny packs or soft-sided coolers will be searched.

Hard-sided coolers are not permitted.

Guests MAY carry-in the following items:

  • Still-photography cameras (Compact)
  • Video cameras
  • Jackets or blankets after being patted down or searched
  • Banners, signs and flags without an attached pole (items cannot be affixed in any way to impeded the view of other fans). (See above).

All permitted items will be inspected at the doors prior to entry.

Guests MAY NOT carry-in the following items:

  • Drum Sticks
  • Alcohol
  • Noisemakers, whistles, air horns, musical instruments (plastic horns vary per event)
  • Glass bottles, metal cans, etc.
  • Professional camera equipment, video cameras, tripods, etc.
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Weapons, explosives, pepper spray, tear gas, etc.
  • Fireworks, slingshots, smoke bombs, laser pointers, etc.
  • Large bags, large backpacks, suitcases, briefcases, beach bags, etc.
  • Water guns, toy/replica weapons, squirt bottles, soap bubbles, etc.
  • Beach balls, Frisbees, balloons, brooms, skateboards, roller blades, skates, etc.
  • Flags/Signs larger than 18″ x 24″
  • Sticks, poles, rods, drum sticks
  • Confetti or streamers
  • Umbrellas

CONCESSIONS

Just like at Brewers games, there will be many concession stands open for fans to purchase food and beverage.

CONTEST & SWEEPS

Want to win tickets to Brewers On Deck? Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for your chance early this week.

Fans can also post their photos from the event to Twitter and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BrewersOnDeck for a chance to win prizes such as a trip down Bernie Brewer’s slide, game tickets and more. For contest rules, visit brewers.com/ondeck.  

DOORS OPEN

Brewers On Deck will take place at the Wisconsin Center (400 W. Wisconsin Avenue) on Sunday, January 31 from 10am to 5pm. Doors to the facility will open at 7am. Doors to the event open at 10am.

FAN CAVE

Play games with the Brewers! Games are free and Brewers players will be rotating through the area all day!

FAN SCREENING

All persons and items entering Brewers On Deck are subject to search.

FOOD DRIVE

Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food items with you to donate to Hunger Task Force! Once again, food donations will be accepted through Hunger Task Force. Donations can be dropped off at two main entrances to the Wisconsin Center, located at 4th Street and Wisconsin Avenue, and 4th Street and Wells Street. In years’ past, we have raised over 1,000 pounds of food and we would love to reach that threshold once again.

“GATES”

Brewers On Deck will take place at the Wisconsin Center (400 W. Wisconsin Avenue) on Sunday, January 31 from 10am to 5pm. Doors to the facility will open at 7am. Doors to the event open at 10am.
GRAB BAGS
Brewers Grab Bags contain a variety of items including tickets, bobbleheads or autographed items for $25. A limited number of Grab Bags are available, so get yours before they run out! Limit two per person

HASHTAG

The official event hashtag is #BrewersOnDeck! Use it and you could even win a prize! Fans can post their photos from the event to Twitter and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BrewersOnDeck for a chance to win prizes such as a trip down Bernie Brewer’s slide, game tickets and more. For contest rules, visit brewers.com/ondeck.

INTERACTIVE STAGE

The Brewers Interactive Stage will feature Kids Only Question and Answer sessions, where youngsters interview players, and a roundtable discussion with members of the Milwaukee media who cover the team on a regular basis.

KIDS CLINICS

Our young fans can help sharpen their batting, fielding and pitching skills by learning baseball fundamentals from the pros like Jeff Cirillo and Gorman Thomas!

KIDS CLUB

Visit the Brewers Kids Club table and sign your child up for just $25! Brewers On Deck Special: Purchase the package at the event and receive a FREE Scooter Gennett Gnome!

KLEMENT’S MAIN STAGE

The Klement’s Main Stage will include various Q&A sessions with top Brewers baseball executives, the coaching staff and game shows.  Here’s a schedule with descriptions of this year’s entertainment:

10:15 am Welcome and Meet the Coaches – Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger will welcome fans to Brewers On Deck. The winners of the seven T-Shirt Friday designs will be introduced.  Fans will also enjoy a question and answer session with Brewers Manager Craig Counsell and his coaching staff.

11:30 am The Brewlywed Game – Brewers players, coaches, prospects and alumni will participate in a game show to see which pair really knows each other the best. It’s the Brewers version of The Newlywed Game.

1:00 pm Meet the Management – Brewers Chairman and Principal Owner Mark Attanasio, General Manager David Stearns, and Vice President – Assistant General Manager Matt Arnold will participate in a question and answer session with Brewers fans.

2:00 pm Brewers Jeopardy – A Brewers player, prospect and alumnus will participate in a game show, similar to the popular Jeopardy television show.

3:30 pm Brewers Face Off – Brewers players and alumni will participate in a game show, similar to Family Feud.

LOCATION

The Wisconsin Center is located in downtown Milwaukee at 400 W. Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee, WI 53203 Get Directions »

MERCHANDISE

The Brewers Team Store by Majestic will have a full set up with the latest Brewers merchandise for sale.

PARKING

For information about parking in downtown Milwaukee, click here.

PHOTOS

Photo sessions with players are also scheduled throughout the day in designated photo areas.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION  

For information on public transportation, you can visit the Milwaukee County Transit System’s website.

SEASON SEAT HOLDERS

All 2016 full Season Seat Holders who paid in full by our November deadline receive early entry to the event. All Season Seat Holders can also take advantage of the Season Seat Holder Only photo line by showing their 2015 Season Seat Holder ID card. Please contact your Account Executive for details on these exclusive opportunities!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Please visit brewers.com/ondeck for a complete schedule of the day’s events by stage and by player!

SOCIAL MEDIA STAGE

I’m personally really excited about this one!

We’ve expanded our programming over at the Social Media Stage. Here’s our schedule:

11am Photo Bombs with Jimmy Nelson & Tyler Wagner Get there and line up early for your chance at a fun photo!

12pm  #BrewersPhone with Gorman Thomas & Tyler Thornburg We’ll be selecting a couple of brave contestants to turn their phones over to one of these Brewers players!

1pm #AskMaverick: Twitter Q & A with Brett Phillips Have a question for Brett Phillips? Tweet it to @Brewers using #AskMaverick in advance of the event.

2pm Lip Sync Battle: Jeremy Jeffress vs. Will Smith You will NOT want to miss this… it’s going to be epic!

3pm Photo Bombs with Taylor Jungmann & Martin Maldonado Get there and line up early for your chance at a fun photo!

4pm Heads Up! With Michael Blazek & Corey Knebel Watch these guys play each other in this popular guess the word game. Then we’ll choose a couple of lucky fans to compete!

Be sure you’ve got your Ballpark App downloaded and ready to go! iOs Users: Trigger a special notification near the Social Media Stage via the iBeacon technology and you may even get a pop-up offer for a free item!

RE-ENTRY

Guests may exit and re-enter Brewers On Deck, provided they receive a hand stamp on their way out of the event.

TICKETS

Advance tickets are on sale through NOON on Friday, January 29, 2016. Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $9 for children ages 2-14. Children under 2 are free and will not need an admission ticket.

Tickets will be available on the day of the event at the Wisconsin Center Box Office—CASH ONLY. On the day of the event, tickets will be $20 for adults and $15 for children. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Time subject to change.

A portion of the proceeds from Brewers On Deck will benefit Brewers Community Foundation.

Looking for Brewers game tickets? Visit the Season Seat Holder Booth for information on all of our packages, plus find out how you can go to Opening Day for FREE!

TRAFFIC

For information on freeway traffic and closures, please visit www.plan94.org.

WILL CALL

Picking your tickets up at Will Call? Before Friday, January 29 at 5pm, you may choose to pick your tickets up at the Miller Park Box Office. The Miller Park Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. On the day of the event, Will Call will be located at the Wisconsin Center Box Office. Tickets will be available for pick-up beginning at 8am on the morning of the event.

 

And there you have it–all you need to know before Sunday’s event!

Also, don’t forget to share your event photos with us using #BrewersOnDeck on Twitter and Instagram!

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

 

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