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The Washington Wizards will celebrate their 25th anniversary throughout the 2022-23 season

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Classic Edition uniforms, new field design, retro products and More featured birthday celebrations

WASHINGTON DC – The Washington Wizards unveiled their campaign for the 2022-23 season celebrating the team’s 25th anniversarye anniversary since rebranding to Wizards in 1997.

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To commemorate the season, Washington will unveil its new Classic Edition jersey highlighted by the white, blue and bronze uniform. The Wizards will also unveil a newly designed field in the same style that will be used alongside the Classic Edition jerseys in select games throughout the season. The team will also put a new spin on the classic blue and bronze colorway that will be used on the team’s digital platforms, throughout the arena on game night, and on signage throughout DC.

The Wizards’ Classic Edition ’90s-inspired retro jersey features video featuring highlights from the franchise’s past 25 years, past and present talent, and an up-close look at the new uniforms.

Washington will also recognize the motivation for the team’s 1997 name change and will continue to raise awareness and funds for organizations that combat gun violence in the nation’s capital. During the 2022-23 season, 25% of all Washington Bullets on-site apparel sales will be donated to the Alliance of Concerned Men (ACM), an organization dedicated to promoting understanding, peace and justice. harmony. The Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation will also match this donation up to $10,000.

In a select game during the upcoming season, the Wizards will raise awareness of the gun violence crisis plaguing the country and help educate fans on how they can help. Fans in attendance will be encouraged to wear orange and hear from local activists and organizations.

Fans will have the opportunity to celebrate the team’s 25th anniversarye anniversary throughout the season with a variety of ticket offers, including a special “Two for $25” offer for select classic games. Classic Games Dates, Plus All Other Wizards 25e Anniversary-themed initiatives and offerings will be determined shortly after the release of the 2022-23 calendar. More information on Wizards 2022-23 ticket options can be found HERE.

To honor their history, the team will celebrate the founding years of the Wizards brand and connect fans with the most significant players, moments and themes from the past 25 years. Fans will be able to learn more about the team’s past 25 years through video features, articles and podcasts, all of which can be found on the Wizards website and social channels.

On select game nights throughout the season, the arena fan experience will be supported by 25e birthday-themed programming. Highlights will include “Get to Know Your Wizards” interviews centered on select alumni from the past 25 years, themed parties, games and prizes that use some of the most iconic music and imagery of the late 90s. , early 2000s and more.

During the 2022-23 season, Wizards will unveil a new lineup of retail options for fans who want to celebrate in style. The 25the The anniversary line will include the Classic Edition jerseys which will be available for purchase this fall, a variety of items from the Mitchell & Ness collection and other miscellaneous items in the blue and bronze branding, sale gifts at special edition detail and more. To be the first to know when the new jerseys are available for purchase, sign up HERE.

Capital One Arena concession stands will also receive a 25e birthday ride. On select nights, fans will have the chance to purchase a limited-edition Michelob ULTRA throwback offer specially designed to celebrate 25 years of Wizards history.

This season, Hennessy will offer a new special-edition drink that will be available in limited concession stands on specific games. “The Classic” will be a Hennessy-based cocktail with orange juice and tonic water with an orange wedge to top it all off.

Aramark Food Services will also be in the throwback spirit, offering $25 food packages for fans to choose from.

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