Posted on January 15, 2016 by usdp


WHAT: Calling all mascot fans! Fountain Square’s eighth annual Mascot Broomball Exhibition Match returns to the U.S. Bank Ice Rink next Saturday, January 23, at 11:00am. Produced by 3CDC, this family-friendly event features an epic broomball showdown between some of Cincinnati’s favorite mascots. This free match promises to provide plenty of comical thrills and spills, so bundle up and come prepared to cheer. Or, take in the action from the comfort of Fountain Square’s new Lykins Energy Solutions Warming Tent. See below for a list of participating mascots.

2016 Mascot Broomball Participants

Horsepower (Kentucky Speedway)

Chef Buffalo (Buffalo Wings & Rings)

Flying Pig (Flying Pig Marathon)

Twister (Cincinnati Cyclones)

Owl (Cincinnati Parks)

Wooly Bully (Cincinnati Roller Girls)

Mr. Redlegs (Cincinnati Reds)

Rosie Red (Cincinnati Reds)

Mr. Red (Cincinnati Reds)

Gapper (Cincinnati Reds)

Binny (Rumpke Recycling)

Rufus (Public Library of Hamilton Cty.)

Victor E. Viking (NKU)

Mountain Lion (College of Mount St. Joe)

Ruby (Pure Romance)

Cuppy (Dunkin’ Donuts

Oscar the Balloon (Airheads)

Scooter the Neutered Cat (Give Them 10)

Coop (Quaker Steak & Lube)

General Custer (General Custers)

Eat More Chicken Cow (Chick-fil-A)



WHO: Mascot Broomball is FREE and open to the public.

WHEN: The match is scheduled for Saturday, January 23 and is expected to begin promptly at 11:00am. Mascots will be available before and after the event for FREE meet & greets and photo opportunities. As always, patrons are encouraged to bring their own cameras.

WHERE: Fountain Square is located at 520 Vine Street in downtown Cincinnati. Secure and affordable parking can be found in the underground garage facility – located directly beneath Fountain Square.

MORE INFORMATION: Fountain Square’s concessions offer full bar service, hot drinks, snacks, and Queen City Sausages for purchase. Normal Saturday skating hours will resume at noon, after the conclusion of the exhibition game. Special thanks to our sponsor, Mix 94.9. Visit www.MyFountainSquare.com for more information about the U.S. Bank Ice Rink, or to add this event to your smartphone calendar.

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3CDC is a private, non-profit, real estate development and finance corporation focused on revitalizing Cincinnati’s urban core in partnership with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati corporate community.  3CDC’s work is specifically focused on the Central Business District and in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.  3CDC also manages The Cincinnati Equity Fund (CEF) and the Cincinnati New Markets Fund (CNMF).  These investment funds play an important role by providing needed financial capital to 3CDC’s development projects.  For more information visit www.3cdc.org.