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By Greensboro Swarm Staff /November 2, 2022

The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, today announced that Opening Night against the Delaware Blue Coats (Philadelphia 76ers) on Friday, November 4, is presented by Blue Ridge Companies.

"Our organization is excited to open up our sixth season here in Greensboro, at the Novant Health Fieldhouse," Swarm President Steve Swetoha said. "We are fortunate to yet again have Blue Ridge Companies part of the Swarm family and presenting opening night. Our unique partnership with Blue Ridge Companies is aligned in so many ways, including the importance of giving back to our fans and communities we both serve."

Since the inaugural season in 2016, Blue Ridge Companies has been a huge supporter of the Swarm. The relationship between the two organizations features several assets like branding, ticket discounts, services projects, giveaways, the VIP season member entrance, theme nights, and much more.

“We are proud to be the presenting opening night sponsor for the Greensboro Swarm for the 2022-2023 season and we look forward to welcoming all the fans back to the Novant Health Fieldhouse! The supportive relationship we have built with the Swarm over the last six years has been very rewarding for Blue Ridge, our associates, our residents, and the community. We are excited to continue our partnership with Greensboro’s hometown team,” said Susan Passmore, Executive Vice President of Blue Ridge Companies. Special game activations for Opening Night include Fieldhouse Fridays and the first Free Play Friday of the season. Fieldhouse Fridays will allow fans to purchase hot dogs for a $1 while both Natural Light and Pepsi Cans will be $2. The Swarm’s new promotion, Free Play Fridays, gives fans the opportunity to spend 30 minutes on the court after each Friday game.