Fans can register for 2016 All-Star ticket strips starting Monday

Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres today announced that fans can register for the opportunity to purchase full ticket strips for 2016 MLB All-Star events beginning today by visiting allstargame.com or padres.com.

Winners will be randomly selected as available tickets will be limited. Date, time and instructions for purchase will be communicated via e-mail to each selected applicant in late April. Full strips include:

• One ticket to the 87th MLB All-Star Game at Petco Park on Tuesday, July 12th

• One ticket to Gatorade All-Star Workout Day featuring the Home Run Derby at Petco Park on Monday, July 11th

• One ticket to All-Star Sunday featuring the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and the All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Petco Park on Sunday, July 10th

• Two tickets to MLB All-Star FanFest at the San Diego Convention Center, July 8th - 12th

• One official 2016 MLB All-Star Game Program

San Diego Padres Platinum and Gold season ticket members will be among the first fans to receive the opportunity to secure tickets for 2016 MLB All-Star events. For information on Padres season ticket memberships that include All-Star ticket options, fans should visit padres.com or call (619) 795-5555.

Gatorade All-Star Workout Day features American League and National League batting practice followed by the Home Run Derby, where players from each League participate in a home run hitting contest. Recent winners include Todd Frazier (2015), back-to-back champion Yoenis Cespedes (2013-14), Prince Fielder (2012), Robinson Cano (2011) and David Ortiz (2010).

All-Star Sunday includes the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which showcases many of the top Minor League prospects and has featured current Padres Colin Rea (2015), Tayron Guerrero (2014), Austin Hedges (2013), Rymer Liriano (2012), Wil Myers (2011, 2012), Will Middlebrooks (2011), Yonder Alonso (2010, 2011), Casey Kelly (2009), Brett Wallace (2009) and Melvin Upton Jr. (2004, 2005). Players who have competed in both the All-Star Futures Game and the MLB All-Star Game include Robinson Cano, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, Andrew McCutchen, Mike Trout and Justin Verlander.

The 2016 All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game, also part of All-Star Sunday, will feature stars from film, music, television and entertainment teaming up with Hall of Famers, and other former Major Leaguers and Padres greats immediately following the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Past celebrity participants have included Snoop Dogg, Macklemore, Miles Teller, Josh Hutcherson, Jon Hamm, Jimmy Kimmel, Andy Cohen, Kate Upton, Marisa Miller, Chris Rock, January Jones and Jordin Sparks. The game has also featured a collection of Hall of Famers, including the late Ernie Banks, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Paul Molitor, Ozzie Smith and Dave Winfield.

MLB All-Star FanFest will be held at the San Diego Convention Center. The five-day event, beginning on July 8th will serve as the launch of MLB All-Star Week, which will culminate with the 87th Midsummer Classic on July 12th at Petco Park. MLB All-Star FanFest is the world's largest interactive baseball fan event, providing an unrivaled experience for fans of all ages. With more than 100 different appearances from MLB Legends and Hall of Famers, fans have the opportunity to get free autographs, participate in baseball clinics led by former players, attend Q&A sessions and much more. Current players who have attended MLB All-Star FanFest in past years include Giancarlo Stanton, Andrew McCutchen, Todd Frazier, Miguel Cabrera, Justin Upton and Alex Gordon, plus Hall of Famers Dave Winfield, Barry Larkin, Rod Carew and Ozzie Smith.

For more information, please visit allstargame.com and padres.com.