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2022-2023 Promotional Schedule Released

HERKIMER, NY – With the 2022-2023 American Basketball Association (ABA) set to start soon, the Herkimer Originals are happy to announce the full promotional schedule for the 2022-2023 campaign which includes many fun, exciting themes, giveaways for fans in attendance, and opportunities to meet and greet with Herkimer Originals players!

The Herkimer Originals’ full promotional schedule can be found below. All game dates, times, and promotions are subject to change.

Healthcare Appreciation Night – November 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, November 12th as we take on Quincy at Utica Notre Dame. Help us recognize our doctors, nurses, and all healthcare workers for Healthcare Heroes Appreciation. All doctors, nurses, and all healthcare workers will receive FREE tickets to the game with a valid ID!

Chamber of Commerce Night/Giveaway – November 26th at 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Herkimer Chamber of Commerce

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, November 26th as we take on Binghamton at Herkimer College. The first 250 fans will receive a special item courtesy of The Herkimer Chamber of Commerce.

Toys with Love /Ugly Sweater Holiday Night – December 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, December 3rd as we take on Bennington at Utica Notre Dame. Fans that bring a new toy will be entered into a raffle and receive FREE Tickets to the game. Please note that these toys will be given to children this holiday season, it is imperative that donations be new/with tags, and if possible, in their original packaging. It will also be “Ugly Sweater” Night, all fans who wear their ugliest sweater will receive FREE tickets to the game and the fan with the “ugliest sweater” will win an amazing prize!

Family & Faith Day/Sunday Shoot Around – December 4 at 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by ARC Herkimer

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Sunday, December 4th as we take on Providence at Herkimer College. All fans with a church bulletin from Sunday, December 4th will receive FREE tickets to the game with a valid church bulletin! It will also be “Sunday Shoot Around” where All children are invited to a post-game shoot around on the court with the Herkimer Originals players!

Educator Appreciation Night/Human Calculator Raffle – January 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Human Calculator

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, January 14 as we take on Bridgeport at Herkimer College. Join us for Educator Appreciation Night to help us honor those helping build our future leaders. All school employees will receive FREE tickets to the game with a valid ID. All fans also will be entered into a FREE Raffle to win a FREE “Human Calculator” School assembly for a local school district of their choice!

Bring a Kid Day/ Military Appreciation Night – January 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, January 21 as we take on Catskill at Utica Notre Dame. One free general admission ticket will be provided with the purchase of an adult GA ticket. It will also be Military Appreciation night as we show our gratitude to the men and women that served and continue to serve this country. All active and retired service members of the military and veterans will receive FREE tickets to the game with a valid ID!

White Out Night/Rivalry Night – February 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Steet Ponte Auto Group

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, February 11 as we take on Springfield at Herkimer College. This is a marquee game when our “origin of Basketball rival” comes to town! It will also be “White Out” night. We are asking all fans to wear “White” as we look to “White Out” of the gym! This is going to be a historic game that you are not going to want to miss!

First Responders Night – February 25th at 7:00 p.m.

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, February 25th as we take on Burlington at Utica Notre Dame. Help us recognize our First Responders for keeping us safe. All first responders will receive FREE tickets to the game with a valid ID!

College Night/ Fan Appreciation Night- March 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Herkimer College

Come out to the Herkimer Originals game on Saturday, March 4 as we take on Bennington t at Herkimer College. All college students will receive FREE tickets to the game with ANY college ID. It will also be “Fan Appreciation Night” where there will be raffles and giveaways all game long!

If you are interested in becoming a Herkimer Originals sponsor please email HerkimerOriginals@gmail.com

Team roster, sponsors, and much more will be announced via social media, as well as on www.HerkimerOriginals.com

Stay Connected:
Follow US on social media to get updates on everything going on with the team this season. The Herkimer Originals can be found at @HerkimerOGs on Twitter, @herkimerogs on Instagram, and on Facebook @HerkimerOGs. 

READY OR NOT HERE WE COME!

The Herkimer Originals, proud members of the ABA (American Basketball Association) are excited to announce their complete 2022-23 season schedule! 

Following an exciting season last year both on and off the court, the Herkimer Originals are excited to announce the 2022-2023 schedule.

“We couldn’t be more excited to announce our 2022-2023 season schedule to the best fans in the American Basketball Association(ABA) who showed overwhelming support during our inaugural season,” said team owner, Scott Flansburg. “We look forward to an even brighter future of basketball and family entertainment this season”.

The Herkimer Originals will have 9 home contests this year, with 5 home games at Herkimer College and 4 at Utica Notre Dame High School. 

The Originals 9-game home conference campaign begins on November 12 against Quincy at Herkimer College. A Marquee game on the schedule is February 11th  when “origin of Basketball rival” Springfield comes to town. 

Team roster, promotional schedule, sponsors, and much more will be announced via social media, as well as on www.HerkimerOriginals.com 

SEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 

The Herkimer Originals, proud members of the ABA (American Basketball Association) are excited to announce that 2022-23 season tickets are on sale now! 

A general admission season ticket will cost only $40, a VIP seating season ticket will cost $75 and courtside full-season ticket will cost $195. 

“We take pride in offering great value to our most passionate fans. We are thankful for everyone’s continued support and look forward to a strong season ”Originals Team owner Scott Flansburg said.

To purchase season tickets click the link https://tinyurl.com/2p8v8x7m 

If you are interested in becoming a Herkimer Originals season ticket holder and have questions  please email brionc@herkimer9.com

Team roster, promotional schedule, sponsors and much more will be announced via social media, as well as on www.HerkimerOriginals.com 

Stay Connected:

Follow US on social media to get updates on everything going on with the team this season. The Herkimer Originals can be found at @HerkimerOGs on Twitter, @herkimerogs on Instagram, and on Facebook @HerkimerOGs. 

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Herkimer Originals announces 2022-23 home basketball schedule!

Following an exciting season last year both on and off the court, the Herkimer Originals are excited to announce the 2022-2023 “home” schedule.

“We couldn’t be more excited to announce our 2022-2023 season “home” schedule to the best fans in the American Basketball Association(ABA) who showed overwhelming support during our inaugural season,” said team owner, Scott Flansburg. “We look forward to an even brighter future of basketball and family entertainment this season”.

The Herkimer Originals will have 9 home contests this year with 5 home games being played at Herkimer College and 4 being played at Utica Notre Dame High School.

The Originals 9-game home conference campaign begins on November 12 against Quincy at Herkimer College. A Marquee game on the schedule is February 11th when “origin of Basketball rival” Springfield comes to town.

Team roster, promotional schedule, sponsors and much more will be announced via social media, as well as on www.HerkimerOriginals.com

Stay Connected:

Follow US on social media to get updates on everything going on with the team this season. The Herkimer Originals can be found at @HerkimerOGs on Twitter, @herkimerogs on Instagram, and on Facebook @HerkimerOGs.

Herkimer Originals Announce New 2022-2023 Slogan

Herkimer, New York, — The Herkimer Originals are proud to announce the launch of the team’s new brand slogan – “Real Fans. Real Players. Real Fun!” which will be used during its 2022-2023 season. Introducing this new slogan, “Real Fans. Real Players. Real Fun!” allows us to recognize our entire fan base across the northeast and the people who come from near and far to support the Herkimer Originals.

The slogan will appear on the team’s schedules, radio and television commercials, schedule posters, website, and other materials during the season.

The Herkimer Originals Semi-Professional basketball team will begin their 2022-2023 season on the road on October 30 against the Bennington Martens .

The Herkimer Originals home opener will be on Saturday, November 12 vs Boston’s 94 Elite at 7pm.

Stay Connected:

Follow US on social media to get updates on everything going on with the team this season. The Herkimer Originals can be found at @HerkimerOGs on Twitter, @herkimerogs on Instagram, and on Facebook @HerkimerOGs.

Schedule updates and much more will be announced via social media, as well as on www.HerkimerOriginals.com

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Basketball Buddies Program

Herkimer Originals Looking For Local Talent to perform National Anthem!

Want to perform the National Anthem at a Herkimer Originals home game?

The Herkimer Originals Semi-Professional Basketball is currently looking for 10 individuals/duos who can perform the National Anthem prior to the Herkimer Originals home games for the 2022-2023 season.

We are looking for singers, musical artists, or instrumentalists to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” before each home game.

During the home games this upcoming season we will need a variety of talent to perform in front of the crowd for this time-honored tradition.

National Anthem performance opportunities are extremely limited and not guaranteed. Due to the volume of submissions, Herkimer Originals does not guarantee a response. All submissions will be reviewed. Should your submission be of interest to the Originals, you will be contacted via the information submitted.

If you or someone you know has the passion, talent, and enthusiasm to inspire our crowd and represent our team at the highest level email HerkimerOriginals@gmail.com  and put “National Anthem” in the subject line.

2022-2023 Internship Opportunities!

The Herkimer Originals Semi-Professional Basketball team, a member of the American Basketball Association (ABA) is looking for energetic, professional, and self-motivated people seeking to gain real-world experience while positioning themselves for a career in sports business, where prior experience is looked at as highly desirable by organizations within the industry.

Game Day Interns will be responsible for working each home game while providing a memorable experience for fans.

Primary Responsibilities.

This internship will include game-related duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to:

• Participate in the promoting of all Herkimer Originals-related activities including, but not limited to, the distribution of flyers, posters, tickets, and sponsor packages.

• Ensure quality customer service for all Herkimer Originals patrons.

• Assist in the distribution of giveaways and promotional items. 

• Manage fan data collection programs.

• Assist in the execution of game night plans including contests/promotions on the field or in the stands.

• Assist in Improving the team’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media. Contributing on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) on a daily AND nightly basis, providing material across all three outlets

• Organize pre-game events

• Assist in team appearances with players in the community.

Qualifications:

• Must be able enthusiastic and able to keep up in a fast-paced environment for the Herkimer Originals fans.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Positive, outgoing attitude and willingness to learn required

• Must be able to lift 10 – 40 lbs. and stand for long periods of time as needed

• Must have own transportation.

If you or someone you know has the passion, talent, and enthusiasm and represent our team at the highest level email HerkimerOriginals@gmail.com  and put “Internship” in the subject line.