Explosive Excitement Set to Captivate Fans at the 2011 California Capital Airshow

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Explosive Excitement Set to Captivate Fans at the 2011 California Capital Airshow

Explosive Excitement Set to Captivate Fans at the 2011 California Capital Airshow

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Capital Airshow (CCA) (www.californiacapitalairshow.com), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the importance of aviation for continued economic growth, inspiration and educational opportunities for today’s youth, and enhancing awareness for the service and sacrifice of our military men and women, today announced that the 2011 Show will thunder into Sacramento on September 10-11, 2011.

“We are excited to announce the dates of the 2011 Airshow. This year’s event will entertain, captivate, and educate fans of all ages”

Captivating audiences at Mather Airport, the sixth annual California Capital Airshow will mesmerize all ages, and with a simple click of the mouse admission to this summer’s premier family-friendly event will be guaranteed.

Tickets to the 2011 Show are now available online and can be easily purchased at the Airshow web site, www.californiacapitalairshow.com.

“We are excited to announce the dates of the 2011 Airshow. This year’s event will entertain, captivate, and educate fans of all ages,” said Darcy Brewer, executive director of the California Capital Airshow. “Airshow fans will get to see an exciting line-up of performers from the electrifying Patriots Jet Team debuting their new six-jet performance, to the explosive, heart-pounding, live 3-D museum, Tora! Tora! Tora!, to a thrilling array of military jet demonstrations, world-renowned aerobatic performers, wing walking pirates, warbirds and so much more!”

General admission tickets are currently on sale for $12 each for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12 (children under the age of 5 are free). The CCA Budweiser Family Pack returns again this year providing an amazing value for families. For only $40.00, the Budweiser Family Pack includes two adult tickets, up to three children under the age of 12, one standard parking pass, and a Commemorative Poster. All online specials (http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/event-information/purchase-tickets) will be available for a limited time only.

To access the advance ticketing area, go to www.californiacapitalairshow.com and click on the “Buy Tickets” button highlighted in red. Complete descriptions and additional ticket information, including exclusive Governor’s Club Seating with VIP Parking are listed. Sponsorship options and volunteer opportunities are also available.

In addition, the Airshow is proud to announce its 2011 scholarship program. As a nonprofit organization, the Airshow assists young people interested in science, technology, engineering, math, aviation, aeronautics or aerospace with a scholarship program.

The 2011 program is now available and welcomes students to apply. Eligible applicants include high school seniors, college students or returning students who have at least two years of academic college level work yet to complete. Scholarships ranging between $2,000.00 and $12,500.00 each will be awarded to students attending or upon acceptance to an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States.

“Over the past four years, with the support of our sponsors, we have had the privilege of awarding over 70 scholarships through this program to deserving students throughout the Sacramento region and look forward to expanding our support of these future leaders,” continued Brewer.

To download the application, eligibility rules and instructions please visit http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/about-cca/california-capital-airshow-scholarships. The program begins today and runs through April 22, 2011.

The California Capital Airshow web site will be updated regularly with news, attraction information and more. Community members and attendees can also follow the Airshow on Facebook and Twitter (#calcapairshow).

High resolution photos are available online at http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/event-features/photo-gallery. To request press credentials for the event go to http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/about-cca/media-access.

About California Capital Airshow

Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow has become one of the largest and highly-respected airshows in the nation. As part of its community relations, the non-profit organization has awarded over 70 scholarships to deserving students from our region with an interest in science, engineering, technology, aviation, aerospace, and aeronautics. To learn more or apply for the 2011 California Capital Airshow scholarship program go to http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/about-cca/california-capital-airshow-scholarships. For more information about the California Capital Airshow, please visit www.californiacapitalairshow.com.

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