The Arizona Diamondbacks would like to extend a special 50% discount to all members of our armed forces and veterans for every Sunday home game in the 2012 season.Please click on the game date below to access your D-backs Ticket Dugout and purchase discounted tickets!Sunday, July 8 – D-backs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – 1:10pm (First 5,000 kids receive a D-backs Soccer Ball)Sunday, July 29 – D-backs vs. New York Mets – 1:10pm (First 5,000 kids receive a Back-to-School Backpack)Sunday, August 12 – D-backs vs. Washington Nationals – 1:10pm (First 5,000 kids receive a D-backs Mini License Plate)Sunday, August 26 – D-backs vs. San Diego Padres – 1:10pm (First 5,000 kids receive a Daniel Hudson Growth Chart)The following seating options are available:$25 – $29 – Lower Level Infield Box – Sections 115-129 – (Reg. $50-$58)$17.50 – $21 – Insight Diamond Level Club Reserve – Sections 202-205 & 215-218 – (Reg. $32-$43)$13.50 – $17 – Lower Level Baseline Reserve – Sections 109-111 & 133-135 – (Reg. $27-$34)$9 – $11.50 – Lower Level Bleachers – Sections 139-144 & 101-105 (Reg. $16-$18)$8 – $10 – Upper Level Infield Reserve – Sections 308-324- (Reg. $13-$20)Five Simple Steps to Order your D-backs Tickets:1. Click on the game date and search for tickets by selecting the game(s) of your choice located on the event page.2. Enter your special offer code: MILITARY and click to verify3. Access the offer by creating your own personal account and password (unless you already have a D-backs Ticketmaster account)4. Search for tickets based upon quantity and price. You will be given the best seats available in the price category of your choice.5. Complete transaction and print your tickets – no need to wait in line or pick up your tickets elsewhere.
Veteran Tickets Foundation’s website, Vettix.org, is available for active duty and veterans to obtain free tickets or discounts on activities throughout the nation. This great group started in Arizona a few years ago by veterans.
After you sign up by submitting a DD214, you only have to pay the postage for many venues. This includes baseball tickets — many Cactus League games this year were included — and plays at such places as Gammage auditorium. There are many small theaters that offer tickets including in Wickenburg and Tucson. NASCAR and the Phoenix Open were just some of the many special events that helped veterans save money.
Tickets given away to date: 344,309. They have given tickets away in all 50 states. Arizona, Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Washington, D.C. received among the most donations. Distribution has included veterans, 13 percent; active military, 21 percent; military organizations, 2 percent and military bases, 64 percent.
They are working to have more veterans sign up online. In 2010, the organization ran at 94.5 percent, which means that 94.5 cents of every dollar went back out the door to their verified veterans. For 2011, they are in the 98-99 percent range. They have been approved for the Combined Federal Campaign charity list. They are waiting to hear back about their Arizona State Combined Campaign charity list.
To register, you need to send your DD214 by either fax, scan or mail. Leaving for the summer? You may transfer by logging in your number to the next destination.