Whitecaps FC release single match tickets for first six home matches
Vancouver Whitecaps FC single match tickets for the first six home matches of the club’s second season in Major League Soccer are now on sale. You can purchase single match tickets for these matches at all Ticketmaster Ticket Centres, online at ticketmaster.ca/whitecaps, or Charge-by-Phone at 1.855.6.GO-CAPS (1.855.646.2277). Tickets start as low as $20 (including HST), and are subject to applicable service charges and fees.
All home matches of the coming season will be played at the newly renovated BC Place in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The stadium, which will host approximately 21,000 fans in its soccer-specific configuration for ‘Caps matches, features pitch side Loge seating, a secondary soccer roof, and the second largest center-hung scoreboard in North America, making it the perfect place to enjoy soccer at its highest level in North America. Fans are encouraged to come early and visit ‘Caps Kickoff on Terry Fox Plaza outside BC Place. ‘Caps Kickoff will feature a variety of activities and entertainment for all to enjoy before heading into the stadium for the match.
Whitecaps FC 2012 season - first six home matches at BC Place:
- Saturday, March 10, 3 p.m. PT versus Montreal Impact
- Saturday, March 24, 7 p.m. PT versus D.C. United
- Wednesday, April 18, 7 p.m. PT versus Sporting Kansas City
- Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m. PT versus FC Dallas
- Saturday, May 5, 4 p.m. PT versus San Jose Earthquakes
- Wednesday, May 9, TBD, versus FC Edmonton (ACC)
Martin Rennie’s side will open their 2012 campaign on Bell Pitch at BC Place on Saturday, March 10, at 3 p.m. PT versus MLS expansion side Montreal Impact. This match is the only MLS regular season meeting between these two long-time Canadian rivals.
On Saturday, March 24, at 7 p.m. PT, D.C. United - one of only four teams to have played on Bell Pitch at BC Place last season - will face the Blue and White. The last meeting between these two sides saw Vancouver defeat D.C. United 2-1. The ‘Caps will play a few matches on the road before returning home on Wednesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. PT, when they will face Eastern Conference side Sporting Kansas City. Both the D.C. United and Sporting Kansas City matches will be the only meetings between these sides in the 2012 regular season.
On Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. PT, the ‘Caps will host FC Dallas followed by a match-up versus San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday, May 5, at 4 p.m. PT. Both these Western Conference rivals will visit Vancouver later in the season, as the teams will meet three times in regular season play.
The second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship semifinal will be played on Bell Pitch at BC Place when Whitecaps FC host North American Soccer League side FC Edmonton. Whitecaps FC fans will recognize a handful of FC Edmonton players from their time with the Blue and White. Kyle Porter, Antonio Rago, and Alex Semenets were all members of the inaugural Whitecaps FC Residency squad when the program started in September 2007. Defender Paul Hamilton, meanwhile, appeared for the Residency team during the 2009 United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League season.
“We look forward to welcoming fans to our home matches at BC Place this season, where they will witness an unrivaled sporting experience,” said Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi. “We encourage fans to purchase their tickets in advance for what will be an exciting and thrilling second season in Major League Soccer. Season tickets are also still on sale and are the best way to ensure fans don’t miss a moment of the action.”
Single match tickets for the first six matches of the season are now on sale. Single match tickets for the remainder of the 2012 season will be released at a later date.