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Cedar Rapids RoughRiders offering tour package to watch USHL Fall Classic in Pittsburgh

Even opens regular season in late September

Ivan Provorov heads toward the goal as the RoughRiders warm up prior to a preseason exhibition game against the Dubuque Fighting Saints at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)
Ivan Provorov heads toward the goal as the RoughRiders warm up prior to a preseason exhibition game against the Dubuque Fighting Saints at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders are offering fans an opportunity to travel to Pittsburgh in late September for the annual United States Hockey League’s Fall Classic.

For the first time, the Fall Classic will count as each team’s first two regular-season games of the season. Previously, it was a preseason event.

The RoughRiders play the Fargo Force on Sept. 27, and the Lincoln Stars the follow day at the UMPC Lemieux Sports Complex in Pittsburgh.

Fans may purchase a tour package that includes bus travel, event ticket and hotel accomodations at $649 per person based on one occupant per room, $509 based on two people per room, $469 for three and $449 for four. The tour leaves the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, and is schedule to arrive back home Sunday morning, Sept. 30.

Contact (717) 560-4722 or click here for more information.

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