Pittsburgh Pirates welcome FFA members, families, alumni, supporters to FFA Day at the Ballpark June 30

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CONTACT
Duane Brodt
Marketing and Communications
National FFA Organization
DBrodt@FFA.org
888-332-2589

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, June 10, 2013/National FFA Organization) – FFA members and supporters can take advantage of special discount ticket prices and an exclusive merchandise offer for showing their support of FFA by attending FFA Day at the Ballpark with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, June 30.

The Pirates take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 1:35 p.m. at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

The Pirates organization is offering FFA members, their families and friends, alumni and FFA supporters two ticket specials for helping raise awareness about FFA at the game. Fans can choose either an Outfield Box Seat ticket for $25 and receive a free replica Roberto Clemente Pirates jersey or a Grandstand Ticket for $18 and receive a free replica Pirates team hat.

To order a ticket for FFA Day at the Ballpark with the Pittsburgh Pirates, FFA members and supports should visit www.Pirates.com/FFA and use coupon code “FFA” to order tickets online.

FFA chapters that would like to attend the game as a group and buy 15 or more tickets together should contact Elliott Crichfield at (412) 325-4930 or by email at Elliott.Crichfield@Pirates.com.

The National FFA Organization’s official mascot, Flyte the Owl, will entertain FFA and Pirates fans inside and outside PNC Park before, during and after the game.

This summer, the National FFA Organization has partnered with four Major League Baseball teams – including the Pirates – for FFA Day at the Ballpark events. For more, visit www.FFA.org/MLB.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 557,318 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,498 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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About National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 557,318 student members as part of 7,498 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at www.FFA.org, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.