Buy a ticket to a (ice) skating game, not the game. It sounds like a hoax, but in reality it is a welcome support for the Danish teams.
the Playoffs in the best ishockeyrække, Metal the League is cancelled this year because of the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The decisive battles of the medals is the time when clubs make a large part of the annual turnover on the filled the halls.
In an attempt to mitigate the economic consequences of the called season, the clubs are on the hunt for other resources.
Hockey-clubs also played without spectators - now is the season completely cancelled. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Eight out of the league's nine clubs have opted to sell so-called støttebilletter, which actually corresponds to a donation.
Ishockeyfansene have welcomed the initiative, it sounds from the clubs.
Kent was the first out with støttebilletter, and the club has sold more than 2300 tickets à 125 crowns. The goal is to sell 2500.
- It is awesome. Our fans are moved together in the bus, and we seem to get into the goal, so there is ice hockey in Rødovre next year, says managing director Bjørn Sørensen.
Also at grundspilsvinderne from Aalborg, there is momentum on the sales of støttebilletter to 'The cancelled finale', as people in north jutland brander gimmicken as.
the Club's objective is to sell 6666 støttebilletter to a total value of one million euros, and it reached approximately a quarter of the way.
- It is ambitious, but we feel also a lot of good will. Our fans know that we without the here the collection will be hit really hard.
Aalborg won the base game, but will not be allowed to play the season out. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
- ultimately, people buy the tickets of a good heart, but they do it also, because it is the way we can keep finalefest in Aalborg, even if it is with ironic distance. Several, for example, has also bought tickets to their dog, says marketingansvarlig Thomas Simonsen.
the Idea of støttebilletter are retrieved from abroad.
the Football club Dynamo Dresden sold in 2012 all 32.066 tickets to a match in which the club was slated to play for empty stands after tilskueruroligheder.
In the last week, sold the nordsvenske ice hockey club Björklöven 19.665 a oprykningskamp, which had to be played to empty stands, but was never played. It is almost four times more than hjemmearenaens capacity, because there suddenly was no fire authorities to take into account.
Photo: Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix
Although most of the Danish clubs are reporting a positive start to the sales of støttebilletter, it lags a bit in last season's champions from Rungsted.
- If I am to be completely honest, I am a little disappointed that we haven't sold more so far. When I hear what they have sold in Guildford, I am impressed. We usually have an equal number of spectators, but right now have their fans taken the situation more seriously, says director Thomas Friberg.
In Herlev sell tickets to a party, the club will wind up, when coronaviruskrisen is over.
- the Principle behind is the same, and basically it is the support we ask for. We would just like to put a little content in, and give people a little of the money they pay. A party is a good way to close a season down, as we could not shut it down on the ice, says managing director Lars Skjøth.
Jutland is the only ligaklub that Thursday afternoon did not have støttebilletter for sale.
Sønderjyskes director, Klaus Rasmussen, says that the Vojens club is working to find a model where the fans get an experience in exchange.
- We would like to reciprocate with something if you are willing. It could be a kind of event, which we will be able to settle on the other side of the difficult situation in the society, he says.
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