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02/16/09 10:32 AM EST

Register for Citi Field opener Tuesday

Mets fans can sign up through Feb. 24 for their chance at tickets

NEW YORK -- The Mets launch their online registration for purchasing tickets for Opening Day at Citi Field on Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET on Mets.com and LosMets.com. The registration for the online random drawing runs through Tuesday, Feb. 24. Opening Day, the first at Citi Field, is Monday, April 13, against the Padres at 7:10 p.m.

Fans registering automatically become eligible for the random drawing. No fee or purchase is necessary to register. A limit of one entry per person is in effect. No guarantee exists that those who register will gain an opportunity to purchase tickets. All purchases are limited to four tickets. The opportunity to purchase tickets is non-transferable.

A limited number of fans will be selected in the online random drawing. They will be notified via e-mail by Feb. 27. Ticket prices start at $27 each. All purchases must be made using a major credit card. Per ticket and per order fees apply. Season tickets are on sale now at Mets.com and LosMets.com. Information regarding the sale of single-game tickets for the inaugural 2009 Mets home season at Citi Field will be announced shortly.

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