Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the providers of Venue Management, Food Service & Hospitality, and Partnerships at the Iowa Events Center, today launched their third annual “Big Ticket Contest presented by Karl Chevrolet.” The contest, which debuted two years ago, will award one lucky fan with two tickets to every ticketed event at Wells Fargo Arena that takes place between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018, a reserved VIP parking spot, as well as select prizes from contest sponsor Karl Chevrolet.

“Over the past two years we have seen such great success in the Big Ticket Contest,” said Spectra’s Chris Connolly, General Manager, Iowa Events Center. “This is truly a once in a lifetime experience that we are able to award one lucky winner. We look forward to partnering with Karl Chevrolet again and adding in our media partner KCCI to make this the best year yet.”

Fans may enter the contest by visiting IowaEventsCenter.com, the Iowa Events Center Facebook page at Facebook.com/IowaEventsCenter or at KCCI.com starting at 8 a.m. today. All entries will be collected through 11:59pm on Monday, December 11 with a winner being selected at random and announced on Saturday, December 16. The Big Ticket Contest is presented by Karl Chevrolet and is open to residents living in Iowa ages 18+.

“We feel this is a great partnership to team our family owned dealership and brand with a leader in family entertainment in Iowa, and with Iowa’s news leader for this great one of a kind contest,” said Bret Moyer, General Manager at Karl Chevrolet. “This is also a very important time of year at Karl Chevrolet (in Ankeny and in Stuart Iowa) with amazing end of the year deals and opportunities, and we feel this is a big and unique way to share it all with Iowans to bring attention and awareness to why Karl Chevrolet should be your Dealer for Life!”

Fans who enter have a chance to win a pair of tickets to every ticketed event at Wells Fargo Arena, including all home games in 2018 to the Iowa Barnstormers Football, Iowa Wolves Basketball and Iowa Wild Hockey. Wells Fargo Arena will feature events including Monster Jam, the Harlem Globetrotters, Lorde, Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert, The Hy-Vee Classic and other sporting events, family shows, and concerts. Events are continuously added to the venues’ 2018 schedule throughout the coming months and will all be a part of the contest.

"What an amazing year I have had as The Big Ticket Winner," 2017 Big Ticket Contest winner Dawn Martin said. "I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to attend so many great concerts in 2017! I have enjoyed ‘once in a lifetime’ concerts and I have appreciated every moment, knowing how fortunate I was to win this prize! Thank you to Karl Chevrolet and to the Iowa Events Center. I am truly grateful!"

To view the full set of rules for the Big Ticket Contest or more information on the Iowa Events Center please visit IowaEventsCenter.com. You can also follow us on social media at Facebook.com/IowaEventsCenter, Twitter.com/IAEventsCenter and Instagram.com/IAEventsCenter.