At the match: The match we’ve all been waiting for… Whitecaps FC take on Seattle Sounders FC
Attention all ‘Caps fans! An expected 750 Seattle Sounders FC fans will be in the crowd on Saturday at BC Place, so show your ‘Caps pride by cheering loud and participating in some of these great events.
Kickoff for Saturday’s match is set for 4 p.m. PT at BC Place. You can watch the match live on TSN2, Bell mobile devices, and TSN GO. The match will also air live on TEAM 1410 and teamradio.ca, starting with the pre-game show at 2 p.m. PT. TEAM 1410 will also have a two-hour post-game show immediately following the match. TEAM Radio will be live at 'Caps Kickoff on Terry Fox Plaza to broadcast their pre-match show.
Sport Chek Matchday Partner - #Tweet2Meet with Sport Chek
Tweet your seat location in match @SportChek and @WhitecapsFC using the hashtag #Tweet2Meet for your chance to meet a Whitecaps FC player immediately following the match and attend the post-match press conference. Winners will be selected before the 75th minute.
In honour of Sport Chek’s match night, 5,000 cobranded cinch bags will be distributed on egress, following the match.
Come out to ‘Caps Kickoff from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. PT at Terry Fox Plaza and get excited about the match. ‘Caps fans of all ages are invited show their support for the Blue and White at this fun community event. To get your ‘Caps spirit going, the Comic Soccer players featuring Sammy Soccer on stilts will be roaming the grounds at ‘Caps Kickoff to deliver laughs for Whitecaps FC fans.
Bell Fan Zone
Be sure to visit the Bell Fan Zone from 3 to 3:30 p.m. PT for your chance to meet Whitecaps FC defender, Sam Adekugbe and receive Sam’s autograph! While you are at the Bell Fan Zone, you can also show off your Whitecaps FC pride by getting your face painted, colouring your own unique Whitecaps FC scarf, and scoring goals against the opposition as your favourite Whitecaps FC players in EA SPORTS FIFA 14.
BMO Kicking Cage
The BMO Kicking Cage, which Whitecaps FC fans can find at ‘Caps Kickoff on Terry Fox Plaza, offers the chance for you to measure your speed and accuracy and see how you compare against your favourite ‘Caps players. Be sure to sign up for a BMO MasterCard while you are visiting the BMO booth to experience the Power of Blue.
BMO Power of Blue
Win access to exclusive match experiences such as the BMO Official Coin Toss, the BMO Move of the Match and the Post-Match Kick by using your BMO MasterCard or debit card at the BMO Power of Blue line at Gate A at BC Place.
Don’t forget to stop by the adidas booth, which is located at ‘Caps Kickoff, to catch a sneak peak of the latest releases in soccer apparel and merchandise.
Visit the EA SPORTS booth and be the first to test out a new mobile app for a chance to win prizes.
‘Caps in the Community Match Day Partner - Purolator Tackle Hunger
Whitecaps FC is proud to partner with Purolator to support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and help provide accessible, healthy, and sustainable food for everyone in our communities. The GVFBS is dedicated to empowering over 28,000 people weekly in the Lower Mainland by providing access to healthy food, education and training, but requires the support of the community to accomplish their goal.
By bringing a non-perishable food item or by making a cash donation at the match on Saturday, ‘Caps fans will be able to help people in need within our community – over a quarter of whom are children. In addition, Purolator will be donating 250 pounds of food for every corner kick taken during the match, and the first 400 fans to make a donation will receive an autographed ‘Caps banner!
Come early to the match and catch Whitecaps FC club ambassador, Carl Valentine, Spike, and Ashleigh DeMerit volunteering with the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Purolator. They will be at the large Whitecaps FC/Purolator courier truck located on Terry Fox Plaza at 'Caps Kickoff from 3-3:30 p.m. PT. Fans can also drop off nonperishable items to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society volunteers on entry to BC Place.
Remembering Clelia Lenarduzzi
Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s match this Saturday, May 24, against Seattle Sounders FC will be dedicated in the memory of Clelia Lenarduzzi – a woman who played an integral part in raising four boys, three of whom have served the club for several years.
Whitecaps FC Merchandise
Enjoy browsing through a wide selection of authentic Whitecaps FC jerseys, T-shirts, scarves and other apparel at various ‘Caps merchandise locations throughout BC Place. Fans can also purchase the special edition Pride Scarf in support of the LGBT community at Saturday’s match, while quantities last. $10.00 from the sale of every pride scarf will go towards supporting You Can Play, an organization that is dedicated to ensuring equality, respect, and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation.
Budweiser Man of the Match
Whitecaps FC fans can now select the Budweiser Man of the Match live during the match. After the 70th minute, visit whitecapsfc.com/MOTM to vote for the 'Caps player who you think has earned the honour of being the Budweiser Man of the Match.
Riding your bike to the match? Visit the Bike Valet at Gate F, a complementary bike parking facility for 'Caps fans.
It’s not too late to participate in the best sporting experience in Vancouver. Whitecaps FC offer a flexible range of ticket products, including half-season tickets ($244), 5-packs ($149), student season tickets, and a youth soccer half-season ticket. Single-match tickets start at $22, subject to applicable fees. For more information on all Whitecaps FC ticket options, call 604.669.9283 ext. 2 or visit whitecapsfc.com/tickets.