by Steve Curran

Star Wars Night Presented by: Baptist Health & Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Sharks welcome the Carolina Cobras to the Shark Tank on Saturday, July 9th. Carolina sits atop of the galaxy, but Coach Burley and the Jacksonville Sharks look to take down the current number 1 team in the league. Here's everything you need to know for tomorrow’s fight against the rebellion tonight!

Star Wars Night Presented by Baptist Health and Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute!

It’s Back! The Return of Star Wars Night means FREE lightsabers for the first 1,000 kids in attendance. Movie characters will be patrolling the arena thanks to our friends at the 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, Mando Mercs Costume Club, Droid Builders and Galactic Academy.

Enjoy star wars music, trivia, and games even a stormtrooper can enjoy! Remember Shark games are family-friendly so don’t be afraid to bring your Baby Yoda and make sure you have a droid ready to take lots of great pictures with our Star Wars characters. Feel free to join them by dressing up as your favorite Star Wars character as we will have a fan costume contest during the game.


The first 1000 kids receive FREE lightsabers in attendance. Don’t miss out and arrive early, plus enjoy the party at Sharkfest in front of the arena.


SharkFest starts at 5:00 p.m Come join in on the fun for all ages, both kids and adults. Live DJ, fun games, a video game truck, plus local businesses from the Jacksonville area. Interested in setting up a table of your own and advertising with the Sharks?  Call David Diana at 904-621-0700 ext. 717 to learn more about becoming a Jaws Partner. Come join us for a fun time at SharkFest!

Rolling Video Games

Stop by Shark Fest and cool down and game up with the Rolling Video Games truck. Play multiple types of gaming experiences. Enjoy a game below the game with Rolling Video Games!

Shark Nation Membership Gift Pick Up

If you still haven’t had a chance to pick up your shark nation membership gift, visit us across from section 100 in the “Cave” we will be available until halftime.

Mobile Game Program

Enjoy the free Shark Mobile Program by scanning the QR codes located on our Mobile Game Program signs throughout the arena. You can also see every Mobile Game Program from this season by visiting: https://www.jaxsharks.com/shark-bites

Family Four Pack!

This week fans can take advantage of our Family Four Pack offer. Get 4 tickets, 4 hotdogs, 4 drinks and 4 bags of chips for only $80. Call the Sharks ticket office to purchase your seats. 904-621-0700 or visit the arena box office.


Before the game, make your own signs at SHARKFEST! Thanks to our Partner the ArtSpot. They provide the poster and art supplies, YOU make the sign. It’s your opportunity to show off your sign on the YouTube broadcast as well as our FANCAMS during the game. Get your sign autographed by the attack dancers and players after the game.

Art Spot - A place where all artists are welcome. Services provided include: Custom Airbrushing (We have been providing this service to the Orange Park area since 2006!) Evening Paint Classes: Wednesdays and Saturdays from 6-8pm ONLY $25 per person.  Contact Chris at cleanairgraffix@yahoo.com to sign up!  Over 2,000sq ft Art Gallery, featuring several local artists.

Jacksonville Sharks Single Game Tickets

Don’t have season tickets but want to come to the game! We’ve got a deal for you, enjoy tickets for only $12 a seat just call 904-621-0700 to purchase or get more information.

Renew Your Season Tickets

Season Ticket Holder afford extra fees and prince increases by renewing your season ticket now. Renew online at https://www.jaxsharks.com/renewal or give our ticket team a call at 904-621-0700 Ext. 717. Questions about renewing? Email: david@jaxsharks.com.


Everytime the Jacksonville Sharks kick the ball through the uprights on a kickoff, fans will experience the Darleys' Deuce. The "deuce" is a special teams play that allows the kicking team the opportunity to score two points directly from kickoff, if the kicker can nail the 50-yard kick. However those game footballs have to be exchanged back to a Sharks Representative, in exchange we will give you  a Sharks souvenir football.


The Sharks will be on the lookout for the BEST Darth Vader, Yoda, CP3, R2D2, rebellion, stormtrooper of the NIGHT! Catch the eye of a Sharks Representative to be in the running. The Top 3 will come down to the field to be voted on by the fans in the stands for the Best Star Wars Champion of the Night. Winner receives $50 in shark bucks.


Take a selfie at the Shark game day picture spot behind section 100. Every home game in 2022 the Sharks will have a theme appropriate photo opportunity for you to take advantage of.  


Shark fans be on the lookout on the jumbotron as we have various FANCAMs throughout the game. Show us your moves with the dance cam. We have the Trinity Fitness Flex cam to show off those muscles and the Tsunami wave!

CGC Water ‘A Drop in a Bucket Challenge’

CGC water is the official water for YOUR Jacksonville Sharks. Two lucky fans will compete against each in a battle to throw the most water droplets into the bucket in 30 seconds. Do you think you can compete for the ultimate reward? The prize is brought to you by CGC water systems, the gift basket is valued at over $100. Don't worry the opponent you beat will receive a $20 consolation prize

Donatos Pick Your Pizza Game!

One lucky fan will have to pick from three pizza boxes on the field during our game. One pizza box will have a grand prize, if the fan picks correctly they will receive the prize courtesy of Donatos Pizza.

Tonight's National Anthem Performance provided by Duval County Supervisors of Elections

Each national anthem performance this season will be provided by the Duval County Supervisors of Elections who want you to  remember that July 25 is the last day to register to vote for the August 23 primary. Visit www.duvalelections.com to register.

Moes T-Shirt Toss

Welcome to the Shark Tank! Our friends at Moe’s Southwest Grill want to see if YOU CAN CATCH! We will be launching t-shirts into the crowd throughout the game for the Moe’s T-Shirt Toss, giving you the chance to catch a Sharks t-shirt provided by Moe’s Southwest Grill.

Metro Diner Lucky Relay Race

During each Sharks game this season two lucky rows will compete to win Metro Bucks provided by Metro Diner. This winning row will enjoy a meal at any of the Metro Diner Jacksonville locations. Don’t miss a Sharks game your ROW MAY BE COMPETING!!

Smarter Remodeling “Charity Kick”

One Lucky Fan will get the chance to kick field goals for a chance to raise money for charity tonight this fan will have a chance to win charity funds for the Jacksonville Humane Society all courtesy of Smarter Remodeling.

Southern Furniture “Best Seats In The House”

Two lucky fans will be selected at each game this season for a FREE seat upgrade courtesy of Southern Furniture.

Pizza Hut “Dance for Your Dinner”

Three lucky fans will have a dance off where fans will decide who the lucky winner will be. The Pizza Hut Dance for your Dinner Winner will receive a FREE Pizza courtesy of Pizza Hut.

Dicks Wings Turbo Toss

During each game this season one lucky Shark fan will have the chance to throw three passes through the field goal uprights for the chance to win a prize provided by Dicks Wings & Grill.

USAA Hometown Hero

Every home game this season, the Sharks and USAA will salute our nation's heroes by honoring service people from our armed forces on the Sharks field for an honorary Hometown Hero Ceremony presented by USAA.


Check out our Sharks social media every game week to see which BIG HIT is picked for our ANODYNE OF JACKSONVILLE CRUNCH OF THE GAME. If you have a favorite big hit email info@jaxsharks.com .

Attack Dance Team Calendars On Sale Now

Get Your 2022-2023 Attack Dance Team Calendar now! Go to the Sharks merchandise stand on the main concourse between sections 106-107 to get your very own Attack Dance Team Calendar on sale now for $15. Bring your calendar down to the post-game autograph session with the Attack to get each team member to sign their month!!

Attack Dance Team Posters

Join the Attack Dance Team during pregame for a FREE Attack Dance Team Poster get it autograph before or after the game at our post game autograph session.

Mascots & Attack Dance Team Meet & Greet

At the beginning of the 1st quarter, come on down to meet and take photos with Chum and Finn during their autograph session located on the concourse at section 100 the Attack dance team will be there at the beginning of the 2nd quarter.

NO Sharks Horns

Unfortunately, Sharks horns will not be allowed back in this game. Please do not bring your Shark horns to the arena for Saturday’s game.


Enjoy a performance by our Attack Dance Team then test your throwing accuracy with Fling-a-Football, get close to the middle of the target and win some Sharks bucks!

Disconnected K9’s 

Don’t Miss Halftime. Fan-Favorite and Jacksonville’s own, those World Famous Frisbee Dogs – The Disc-Connected K9s! Performing for you today are Jodi & Lawrence Frederick. Jodi is a 62 time World Finalist and is performing with “Darling Darla” today.  Darla is a three time World Finalist.Lawrence is a 5 time World Champion and has appeared in over 165 World Finals with 21 different dogs.  Today he is performing with “Frizz B. Dawg”; a who finished 9th at the World Championships in 2021; and will be closing out with some distance throws with “Galaxy Girl”; a 2nd place finisher at the World Championships! So, without further delay, please put your hands together for those World Famous Frisbee Dogs, the Disc-Connected K9s!

Check them out: https://www.facebook.com/K9Frisbee/


How’s your aim? Our halftime Fling-A-Football promotion gives you a chance to win $100 in Shark Bucks. At just $1 per throw (or 6 for $5), you might as well give it a shot! Be sure to have your mini-footballs ready when halftime rolls around! Fling-A-Footballs are available for purchase inside the arena on the main concourse until the middle of the second quarter.

Postgame Autograph Session

Meet the Sharks Players, Coaches, Dance Team, and Mascots after the game on the field for our post game autograph session. Don’t miss your chance to go one on one with your favorite Sharks.

If the Sharks Win You Win!

Pizza Hut is offering Shark Fans FREE Breadsticks if the Sharks win! Offer valid the day after the game at Pizza Hut locations with the purchase of any item. Enjoy FREE breadsticks this weekend if the Sharks win, courtesy of Pizza Hut an official partner and member of our feeding frenzy!

Cinotti’s Bakery

Sharks Fans, bring your shark ticket from tonight's game to Cinotti's this week and receive a FREE cupcake!

Flame Broiler coupons:

After every game, fans receive a FREE mini bowl coupon provided by Flame Broiler.

Arena Club/Reef and Cove Suites Buffet Menu 

Drink Specials:

Sharknado $16 - Served in Mason Jar with Swimming Shark Gummies @ bar locations.

Reef & Cove Menu:

Black Angus Burger and Beer Braised Bratwurst with Caramelized Onions with Peppers, Bacon. Lettuce and tomato will be included along with an assortment of Cheeses & Condiments and fries. Cash bar will include Beer, Wine, Liquor, Bottled Water, and Assorted Sodas.

Arena Club Buffet:
Crab Cake Sandwich includes Lettuce, Tomato, Chipotle Aioli on a Brioche Bun with sides of Coleslaw and Kettle Chips for $18 per person.  

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2019 & 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions play all their home games at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2022 season are now available. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on Facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.