Draft party 'tix' on sale April 1

Tickets for the Green Bay Packers 2005 Draft Party go on sale Friday, April 1, at Mills Fleet Farm locations throughout Wisconsin.<p>

Priced at $20, tickets must be purchased in person.

The event will be held Saturday, April 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the floor of the Lambeau Field Atrium. Two large television projection screens will feature live coverage of the NFL Draft from ESPN, and the Packers' flagship radio station, Newsradio 620 WTMJ, will be on hand to provide coverage and analysis throughout the day.

Ted Thompson, Packers Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, is scheduled to address the fans in attendance during the event.

In addition to ESPN's draft coverage and WTMJ's radio program, including the radio voice of the Packers, Wayne Larrivee, the day will feature appearances by Packers players Rob Davis, Ahmad Carroll and Joey Thomas. The players will participate in a question-and-answer session on stage with WTMJ as well as sign autographs for attendees.

Other features of the day include:

– Commemorative 2005 NFL Draft mini-football for all attendees.

– Question-and-answer sessions with Packers players and team personnel, interactive games for kids and adults.

– Free raffle prizes, including autographed Packers items and Mills Fleet Farm gift cards.

– Food and beverage will be available for purchase at Lambeau Field Atrium eateries as well as Curly's Pub. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early, as a limited number are available due to the Lambeau Field Atrium's capacity.

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