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The grace, strength, and pure grit of Omaha Beef Football
Omaha Beef Football
Published on March 16, 2010 : 8 comments

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I have participated in many sports, but not football. But, I can appreciate the grace, strength, and pure grit of the Omaha Beef indoor football team. My husband and I had up close and personal seats near midfield when the Omaha Beef went up against the Sioux City Bandits—nice!

We walked into the Civic Center (AKAThe Slaughter House”) 45 minutes before kick-off. The place was buzzing! Or should say ‘sizzling’! The Rump Roasters (that would be the Beef’s male dance team) were working the crowd along with the regular dancers, etc. We bought a couple of t-shirts, dinner, and settle in to watch the game.

WHAT a fun time we had! The Omaha Beef scored on the very first play. From there, we saw a fast paced game with a lot of action and some amazing touchdown catches.

There was never a dull moment. They get kids on the field for fun contests. The half-time show was the Elite Cheer girls from right here in Omaha. They put on an amazing show. There were so many of them, and some of the girls were just little ones! The Rump Roasters routine was my favorite and very funny (click here for some photos of this motley male crew). I have to mention the Prime Dancers, they were wonderful and professional.

The Omaha Beef will accommodate your child’s birthday party at the game. You can go online and request a player/mascot appearance. This organization is interested in making the Omaha Beef experience fun for everyone!

Some fun Facts:

  • Celebrating 11 YEARS of Professional Indoor Football in Omaha!!!
  • One of the LONGEST RUNNING and most consistent indoor football teams of all time
  • Home of the 2009 Mascot of the Year, SIR LOIN!
  • The Prime Dancers were selected as the 2009 Dance Team of the Year
  • ELEVEN consecutive seasons making the playoffs!
  • Current team boasts former players and coaches from the 5-time National Champion University of Nebraska and the 2007 North Central Conference Champion University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • The BEEF are always active in the Omaha and surrounding communities, logging over 500 HOURS in community service in 2008: Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, Lydia House Diaper Drive, Open Door Mission Food Drive, and Bleed for the BEEF Blood Drive, just to name a few.

If you have never been to an Omaha Beef game—GO! I enjoyed it so much more than a college or professional football game.

Tickets: www.beeffootball.com
Call: (402) 346-BEEF (2333)
FREE ticket coupon available in ValPak and on www.SpartanCoupons.com

Home Game Schedule

Monday March 29th - Wichita Wild
Saturday May 1st - Bloomington Extreme
Saturday May 22nd - Sioux City Bandits
Saturday June 12th - Colorado Ice
Saturday June 19th - Wichita Wild

Omaha Beef going for the endzoneOmaha Beef going for the endzone

(photos courtesy of Calex Photography)

AnnDbugzAnn Troe (@AnnieDoodlebugz) is graphic designer and illustrator. http://AnnGraphics.com http://AnniesDoodlebugz.com

Comments

The Omaha Beef (not verified) says:

March 22, 2010 : 6 years 27 weeks ago

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Ann, Awesome article!! Pics are awesome too! WOW! It was great having you at the game! Next time let’s meet up and I’ll take you and your husband “behind the scenes.”

AnnDbugz says:

March 22, 2010 : 6 years 27 weeks ago

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Hi! “Behind the Scenes” would be awesome! :-) I had a wonderful time and wanted to let others know how much fun the Omaha Beef Experience is!

Jo Lynch (not verified) says:

March 22, 2010 : 6 years 27 weeks ago

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Oh, Ann, well written, and if I lived nearby I’d be wanting to go see a game just from the beautiful images you painted in my head. You have a clear way with words, well written, informative and to the point. Very nicely done! Perfect!
 Jo

AnnDbugz says:

March 22, 2010 : 6 years 27 weeks ago

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Jo, You have to stop spoiling me with your high praise! Thank you for all your support and friendship.

katbron (not verified) says:

March 25, 2010 : 6 years 26 weeks ago

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What a great picture and article Ann - I felt like I was there!

AnnDbugz says:

March 25, 2010 : 6 years 26 weeks ago

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THANK you so much! Really appreciate your support ;-)

anna (not verified) says:

March 25, 2011 : 5 years 26 weeks ago

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i love the omaha beefs team i love the cheerleaders to! I so want to dance whith them I got thier autographs. and a hug! i loved that game!!!!

AnnDbugz says:

March 26, 2011 : 5 years 26 weeks ago

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Hi Anna,
I haven’t gotten tickets yet… you going to their next game?
Thanks for you comments!

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