Cubs Press Release
2013 Cubs Convention weekend passes go on sale November 7 at 10 a.m. CST
Individual weekend passes for the 2013 Cubs Convention will go on sale Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. CST. Each weekend pass is $60 plus convenience fees. Passes will be available for purchase by visiting www.cubs.com or calling 1-800-THE-CUBS.
The 28th Annual Cubs Convention will feature Cubs celebrity guests including players, coaches, alumni and some of the organization’s top Minor League prospects. Fans will be able meet, listen to and secure autographs from these special Cubs guests. This year’s convention offers a new location and experiences for adults and kids of all ages at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in downtown Chicago, Jan. 18-20, 2013.
Attendees are still able to book rooms at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers by calling the hotel at 800-233-4100 and asking for the Cubs Convention rate of $179 per night plus tax. Guests who book a two-night stay will receive a limited-edition authenticated, autographed photo of Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson. Hotel guests may purchase up to four Cubs Convention passes for a reduced rate of $20 each.
Cubs Convention will take place Friday, Jan. 18, from 1-9 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. to midnight; and Sunday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information will be posted on www.cubs.com as details are confirmed.
A percentage of the proceeds from Cubs Convention benefits Chicago Cubs Charities. To date, Cubs Convention has raised approximately $4 million for Chicago Cubs Charities.
About Chicago Cubs Charities
Chicago Cubs Charities supplements the efforts of the team to harness the passion of Cubs fans and improve the lives of children and families across Chicago. Chicago Cubs Charities looks for opportunities where moderate funding can produce significant results within the community. Chicago Cubs Charities promotes children and young-adult interest in sports; community-based services targeted to low- and moderate-income families; community development initiatives; and schools, parks, open spaces and organizations in the neighborhoods surrounding Wrigley Field.