The fourth annual First Responder Face-Off™ returns at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 16, 2019 to the Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University.
Puck Drop Countdown:
First Responder Face-Off™
Friends and co-workers on the streets, yet fierce competitors and opponents on the ice; the First Responder Face-Off™ pits the Columbus Fire Department against the Columbus Police Department in the annual rivalry on ice. Up for grabs is the Buckeye Cup trophy and the bragging rights for the next year. These two teams leave it all out on the ice!
Proceeds from the event benefit the Hockey Helping Heroes™ initiative of the First Responder Face-Off Foundation in support of First Responders and their families across Central Ohio.
Your First Responder Face-Off™ ticket includes access to an interactive display of emergency vehicles, fire apparatus, SWAT vehicles, K9 and horse mounted patrol as well as First Responder personnel on the Northeast Plaza and on the Concourse. You won’t want to miss a special performance by the
Columbus Police & Fire Pipes & Drums!
First Responder Face-Off tickets include admission to First Responder Night with Ohio State Hockey as the Buckeyes take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers at 6pm. Go Bucks!
- Tickets for the First Responder Face-Off™ are $15 with general admission seating for the event. Parking at the Schottenstein Center is free of charge.
- Your tickets also include admission to the Ohio State vs Minnesota game at 6:00 pm with assigned seating. See seating chart below.
- You will be able to select your seats for the Ohio State vs Minnesota game at checkout.
Off-duty, sworn law enforcement officials employed full-time by The Ohio State University Police Division, the City of Columbus Division of Police, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office or the Ohio State Highway Patrol, who are in compliance with all applicable legal requirements, are permitted to carry a concealed firearm on university property located within the jurisdiction of their home agency.
Permitted officers will be required to check in with Law Enforcement at any gate prior to entering the Schottenstein Center and to follow all protocols and check-in procedures established by the university. Officers will be required to present their agency ID card and badge. Off-duty law enforcement from all other agencies are not permitted to carry a firearm inside the venue.
Optional – First Responder Buffet
The First Responder Face-Off Reception will be held from 4-6pm on the East End of the arena located on the Entry Level and features an all-you-can-eat Steamship Buffet. Pricing: $14 pre-sale, $18 day of event – select Buffet option at checkout. Wristbands will be issued from the pre-sale list on the day of the event.
Keep up to date on the event by joining our Facebook Event Page!
To choose your seats and purchase tickets, please click the link below where you will be taken to The Ohio State University Athletics website. Enter the promo code FACEOFF when prompted.
For Group Tickets of 20 or more, click the Group Tickets link below.
Thanks for your support and we’ll see you at the Schott!