MARICOPA, Ariz. (October 3, 2013) –The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle transforms its amphitheater into a country festival for all ages on Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. as it hosts a Western-themed event in anticipation of the upcoming Scottsdale Showdown. The
family-friendly kick-off event will include an authentic chuck wagon and features an appearance by Tuff Hedeman, Championship CBR Bull Rider ”The Dina Preston Band,” winner of the 2012 Gig Master Award, will entertain guests with a mix of Country and Southern Rock music. Concessions will be available including BBQ, and a variety of other food and beverages. All venues at the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle (including bowling, arcade, laser tag, restaurants, lounge and movies) will be open as usual for business during this event.
“As an enterprise of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, we are excited to have the opportunity to throw our own pre-party in anticipation of the Scottsdale Showdown, a first-ever Championship Bull Riding event at WestWorld,” said Adam Saks, general manager and vice president of operations of UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle.
The Ak-Chin Indian Community is sponsoring the Scottsdale Showdown, which is being produced by the Scottsdale Charros. The similarities in mission of the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the Scottsdale Charros’ – to preserve the heritage of the community and to support the youth -- make this the perfect partnership.
The details of the event are as follows:
Event: Scottsdale Showdown Promo Party
Location: UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle
16000 Maricopa Road
Maricopa, AZ 85139
Cost: Free to enter; food and drinks available for purchase
Date & Time: Friday, Oct. 11, 5 – 10 p.m.
5 - 7 p.m. KMLE Country 107.9 will be on-site with a live remote hosted by Bo Hunter and offering a chance to win free tickets to The Scottsdale Showdown
6 – 10 p.m. Food, refreshments and family activities
6 – 10 p.m. Mechanical bull riding
6 – 10 p.m. Public Meet & Greet session with Tuff Hedeman http://www.cbrbull.com/staff.html?people_id=13
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The Dina Preston Band performs
For more information, please visit: www.ultrastarakchin.com
About Ak-Chin Indian Community:
The Ak-Chin Indian Community is nestled into the Santa Cruz Valley of Southern Arizona. The Community lies 58 miles south of Phoenix in the northwestern part of Pinal County. Ak-Chin is an O'odham word translated to mean "mouth of the wash" or "place where the wash loses itself in the sand or ground.” Ak-Chin has an enrollment of more than 947 tribal members and a land base of just over 22,000 acres.
About UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle:
The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, an enterprise of the Ak-Chin Community, is operated by California-based UltraStar Cinemas. UltraStar Cinemas is recognized for pioneering the digital age of cinema. They are the first theater group in the world to be fully equipped with Pure Digital Cinema® powered by DLP Cinema® technology in all of their locations. The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle features “One stop, non-stop entertainment.” Guests experience adventure, competition, entertainment and relaxation all conveniently located under one roof. The Multi-tainment Center features state-of-the-art digital theaters, bowling, dining, sports lounge, live entertainment, laser tag and arcade gaming as well as corporate and private event facilities. It is located at 16000 Maricopa Rd., Maricopa, AZ www.ultrastarakchin.com