JOHN H. McCONNELL

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

McConnell The Columbus Blue Jackets in partnership with the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, have established the John H. McConnell Scholarship Fund in honor of the team’s founder.
APPEARANCES

Appearances

The Blue Jackets players, coaches, and staff are dedicated to being an active part of the Columbus community both on and off the ice.

Any organizations interested in securing a representative from the Blue Jackets can do so by faxing or mailing a request on the organization’s letterhead to the Blue Jackets at least 6 weeks prior to their upcoming event. Once submitted, the Blue Jackets will process the request, attempting to identify the representative that best fits the request. Organizations will be notified either way.

To request a Blue Jackets appearance please include on the organization’s letterhead:

Name of organization

Non-profit status of organization
Paragraph regarding purpose of visit (including CBJ representative’s responsibilities)
Date of event
Time frame of event

Mail to:

Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation
200 W Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
Fax: 614-246-3738

Player Appearances

The Blue Jackets players and coaches enjoy giving back to the Central Ohio community. BEFORE requesting a player or coach appearance, please consult the Blue Jackets current season schedule and note that NO player or coach appearances are available on:

  • Home games
  • Away games
  • Days before home games
  • Travel days (typically day before away games)
  • Summer months (end of the season – middle of September)
  • During the season after March 1 (due to playoff run)

Please note that the players and coaches are often times accessible to the fans after open practices at the Ice Haus (call 614-246-3380 for an updated daily practice schedule).

Stinger Appearances

Add a little BUZZ to your upcoming event with a visit from the Blue Jackets mascot Stinger. Each season, Stinger makes over 350 public appearances at various corporate, private and non profit events. Fans can also book the city's busiest bug to drop by their seat during a Blue Jackets home game to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or any special occasion. A variety of packages are available and all the proceeds benefit the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation.

To book a Stinger appearance, please call Jason Zumpano - 614-246-4152 or download a request form  and return to jzumpano@BlueJackets.com.

Broadcaster Appearances

The Blue Jackets broadcast crew is an excellent resource for speaking engagements and celebrity appearances at your upcoming event. Please note, however, that they do travel with the team to all road games. As such, please consult the Blue Jackets current season schedule and note that NO broadcaster appearances are available on:

  • Home games
  • Away games
  • Travel days (typically day before away games) 
  • Summer months (end of the season – middle of September)