The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Denver Broncos Sunday to advance to the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, January 18. As the team continues their playoff run, they’ve announced their playoff events and promotions for this week. Plans include a special edition playoff poster, Poster-Drive Thru at Lucas Oil Stadium, Pep Rally, a “Blue Out Your Bar” contest and more. In addition, fans are asked to show they “Believe In Blue” by printing out a horseshoe at www.colts.com/playoffs and tweeting a photo of it displayed at their home, office or school using #BelieveInBlue.
The 2014 Colts Playoffs are presented by Huntington Bank and Verizon Wireless, and sponsored in part by Bud Light.
- Tuesday, January 13
- #BelieveInBlue Social Media Campaign Begins at www.colts.com/playoffs
- #BelieveInBlue Video Contest Begins at www.colts.com/playoffs
- “Blue Out Your Bar” Contest Continues on www.colts.com/playoffs
- Thursday, January 15
- Playoff Poster Drive-Thru, Lucas Oil Stadium South Lot (6:30-8:30 a.m.)
- Playoff Posters Available at Participating Huntington Banks and Verizon Wireless Stores (see attached list)
- Pep Rally at Circle Centre Mall (12 – 1 p.m.)
- Friday, January 16-Saturday, January 17
- Colts Blood Drive at Indiana Blood Center Locations
More details on all of these events and promotions are available below, as well as online at www.colts.com/playoffs.
#BELIEVEINBLUE SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
Colts Nation, do you believe? Show you #BelieveInBlue on social media by posting photos of how you are preparing for the AFC Championship Game. For example, print off the horseshoe at www.colts.com/playoffs and put it outside your office, classroom, living room, etc. and tweet a picture using #BelieveInBlue to show the team that you believe!
#BELIEVEINBLUE VIDEO CONTEST
Leading up to the AFC Championship Game against New England the Colts will host a video contest for a chance to be featured on Colts.com. BeginningTuesday, January 13, upload a video of you and your friends chanting “I Believe the Colts Will Win” or post it to Instagram or Vine using #BelieveInBlue. More info on www.colts.com/playoffs.
“BLUE OUT YOUR BAR” PHOTO CONTEST, PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT
The Colts are looking for bars and restaurants throughout Indiana and across the country that bleed blue. By submitting a photo of their establishment decked out in Colts décor, bars and restaurants have a chance to win a personalized, framed jersey, Reggie Wayne autographed football and NFL/Bud Light steel cooler. Photos can be submitted at www.colts.com/playoffs or using #BarBlueOut via Twitter or Instagram. The deadline to submit a photo is Sunday, January 18, at 6:40 p.m. ET.
PLAYOFF POSTER DRIVE-HRU AT LUCAS OIL STADIUM
On Thursday, January 15, Colts fans are invited to drive thru and pick up a limited edition playoff poster in the south lot of Lucas Oil Stadium from 6:30-8:30 a.m., while supplies last. Colts mascot, Blue, and Cheerleaders will be on-site to help pass out the posters. The first 500 cars will receive a Colts car magnet (limit one magnet per car).
In addition, posters will be available in the Emmis Communications (40 Monument Cir, Ste 700, Indianapolis) lobby from 6:30-8:30 a.m.
When: Thursday, January 15, 6:30-8:30 a.m.
Where: Lucas Oil Stadium South Lot (enter at Gate 8 off of Capitol Ave.)
500 S. Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, Ind.
PLAYOFF POSTERS AVAILABLE AT HUNTINGTON BANK AND VERIZON STORES
While supplies last, the Colts special edition AFC Championship playoff poster will be available at participating Huntington Bank branches and Verizon stores beginning Thursday, January 15. See attached for a complete list of participating locations.
PLAYOFF PEP RALLY
The Colts will host a playoff-themed Pep Rally at the Circle Centre Mall food court in Downtown Indianapolis on January 15. Beginning at noon fans are encouraged to stop by to pick up a special edition Colts Playoff poster, listen to live music from Dave & Rae and meet Colts alumni players. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free Colts t-shirt.
When: Thursday, January 15, 12 – 1 p.m.
Where: Circle Centre Mall Food Court (3rd Floor)
49 West Maryland Street
- Special Edition Colts Playoff Poster
- Free t-shirt for first 1,000 fans
- Colts Alumni Players
- 1070 The Fan
- Register to Win
- Colts Cheerleaders
- Blue, the official mascot of the Colts
- Live music by Dave and Rae
COLTS PLAYOFF BLOOD DRIVE
Visit any Indiana Blood Center donor center on Friday or Saturday, January 16 or 17, and receive a Colts playoff poster and a long sleeve t-shirt with the Colts throwback logo and Indiana Blood Center logo (while supplies last). For more information visit www.indianablood.org.