Nominate Your Hero Today for the BlueClaws Military Appreciation Night!

The BlueClaws are proud to announce the return of their annual Military Appreciation Night, set to take place on July 11th, and they’re calling on fans to nominate deserving military heroes to be honored during this special event. Presented by OceanFirst Bank, Military Appreciation Night will feature a post-game ceremony dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the brave men and women who have served our country.

As part of the festivities, the BlueClaws are inviting fans to submit nominations for military heroes who have made a significant impact. Whether it’s a family member, friend, or colleague, the BlueClaws want to hear about these remarkable individuals and their contributions to our nation.

The nomination process is simple. Fans are asked to provide details about their nominee’s service, along with a brief description of why they believe their hero deserves to be recognized. Whether it’s acts of valor, dedication to their country, or service above and beyond the call of duty, the BlueClaws want to honor those who have made a difference.

Selected heroes will have their names proudly displayed on the back of special jerseys worn by the BlueClaws players during the Military Appreciation Night game. Following the game, each player or coach will have the honor of presenting these jerseys to the respective families on the field, creating a memorable and touching moment for all involved.

To nominate your military hero and help the BlueClaws honor their service, simply fill out the nomination form linked below. Don’t miss this opportunity to pay tribute to those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom and security.

Join the BlueClaws in showing appreciation for our military heroes by nominating them for this special recognition. Let’s come together as a community to honor their bravery, dedication, and sacrifice.

CLICK HERE to fill out the nomination form.

“This ceremony, which we’ll do for the third time this year, is one of the most moving ceremonies we’ve ever done and fans will see at the ballpark. These heroes represent the best of us, and we are honored to recognize their service and heroism on Military Appreciation Night,” said Bob McLane, BlueClaws General Manager.

“We know there are so many worthy honorees for this program and thank everyone in advance for their nominations.”

The BlueClaws have several additional 2024 military-based initiatives that are now open for fans to donate and participate.

“The BlueClaws and BlueClaws Charities are proud to work with great organizations like Wreaths Across America, Vet Tix, and OceanFirst Bank, sponsor of our Vets Night Out program, as we work throughout the year to support the military and military causes,” said Jim McNamara, Executive Director of BlueClaws Charities.

Wreaths Across America Donation Package

The BlueClaws have partnered with Wreaths Across America on a program through which fans can sponsor a wreath to be laid at the gravesite of a veteran but also donate a ticket to a military member for Military Appreciation night at the ballpark.

There are two levels to the partnership:

For $18 fans will sponsor a wreath and donate a ticket for Military Appreciation Night.

For $30, fans will sponsor a wreath, donate a ticket, and receive a ticket of their own.

CLICK HERE to participate.

Vets Night Out

Through the Vets Night Out program, presented by OceanFirst Bank, fans can donate tickets for veterans and military personnel to attend the Military Appreciation Night game at ShoreTown Ballpark.

Donation levels include Platinum (100 tickets donated for $1,000), Gold (50 tickets donated for $500, Silver (25 tickets donated for $250), and Bronze (10 tickets donated for $100). Donor benefits at each level include complimentary tickets to the Military Appreciation Night game on July 11th, among others. Platinum donors also receive a complimentary Luxury Suite outing to an April/May game in 2024, subject to availability.

CLICK HERE for additional information.

Vet Tix

The BlueClaws have a limited number of four-packs of tickets for the July 11th Military Appreciation Night game now available on

The BlueClaws are the Jersey Shore’s top stop for affordable, family entertainment. The team has drawn over 8.4 million fans to ShoreTown since their 2001 inception. Opening Night at the Jersey Shore is set for April 5, 2024 with ticket packages and group outings currently on sale by calling 732-901-7000 option 3 or online at

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