This Sunday is Pride Night at BC Place – grab your limited edition Whitecaps FC Pride Scarf and join in on the exciting activities before the match! And don’t forget to text KIDS to 41010 to make a $10 donation until midnight on Sunday and make a difference in a child’s life at BC Children’s Hospital!
In anticipation of the 36th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade, Whitecaps FC will welcome members of Vancouver Pride Society, Out For Kicks, New West Pride, and Qmunity to BC Place on Sunday when the ‘Caps take on FC Dallas. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. PT. Tickets remain available at whitecapsfc.com/tickets.
As part of the club’s support for fairness in the locker room, ‘Caps players will wear the official Whitecaps FC Pride Scarf as they enter the pitch for pre-match ceremonies on Sunday. Pride Scarves will be available for purchase at all merchandise locations at BC Place during Sunday’s match. $10 from the sale of every Pride Scarf will go towards supporting You Can Play, an organization dedicated to ensuring equality, respect, and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation.
In addition to Sunday’s match, fans can also purchase a Pride Scarf online at whitecapsfc.com/shop. Take a stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, and show your support of the LGBT community with Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
On August 3, Whitecaps FC will march in the 2014 Pride Parade in support of equality in sport, led by Whitecaps FC defender Jordan Harvey and his fiancée and recording artist Kimberly Caldwell. The club will also be participating in New West Pride, scheduled to take place from August 8 to 16.
‘Caps in the Community Match Day Partner – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
Over 100 families and members of BC Children’s Hospital will be hosted at the ‘Caps match this Sunday. In addition, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation alongside Whitecaps FC are hosting a text-to-give campaign that will run until midnight on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
You can make a lifesaving difference in a child’s life by texting “KIDS” to 41010 to make a $10.00 donation.
If that’s not encouragement enough, let hospital patient, Brooke, and Whitecaps FC club ambassador Carl Valentine show you just how easy it is to donate:
Bell Fan Zone
Be sure to visit the Bell Fan Zone from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT for your chance to meet a Whitecaps FC player. 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.
Come out to ‘Caps Kickoff from 12:30 p.m. to 2 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.
Be sure to visit Bell Media at ‘Caps Kickoff, as TEAM Radio will be live at Terry Fox Plaza to broadcast their pre-match show.
To get your ‘Caps spirit going, the Comic Soccer players featuring Sammy Soccer on stilts and Freddy Futball will be roaming the grounds at ‘Caps Kickoff to deliver laughs for Whitecaps FC fans.
Steve Nash Fitness Club
Visit the Steve Nash Fitness Club tent at ‘Caps Kickoff for free sunglasses and some Whitecaps FC merchandise. Be sure to participate in the “Fitness & Yoga Challenge” for your chance to win free gym passes.
BMO Kicking Cage
The BMO Kicking Cage, which Whitecaps FC fans can find at ‘Caps Kickoff at 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.
Visit the Zipcar throw-in challenge for a chance to show that you’ve got the know-how for proper throw-ins, and receive prizes!
Tim Hortons Timbits Soccer Match
Stay in your seats at halftime to watch and cheer on the Timbits soccer participants as they have the opportunity to play a mini-match on the same pitch as the pros!
Dove Mens Care
Be sure to keep an eye out on your way out of the match, Dove Mens Care will be distributing 7,000 samples of Dove Mens Care Body Wash and Shampoo on exit from BC Place.
It’s not too late to participate in the best sporting experience in Vancouver. Whitecaps FC offer a flexible range of ticket products, including prorated season tickets ($184), 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.