VANCOUVER, BC – Your Vancouver Whitecaps FC will be looking to extend their six-match unbeaten streak on Saturday when host Colorado Rapids at 7:30 p.m. PT at BC Place.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early. Matchday information is available at whitecapsfc.com/matchday, with additional FAQs at whitecapsfc.com/matchday/faqs.
Here are a few important things to know before you go on Saturday:
Continental Tire Celebrating Soccer
Continental Tire will be on-site at Terry Fox Plaza starting at 6 p.m. PT.
Fans who come can get a free Whitecaps FC co-branded scarf, while supplies last, by scanning the QR code or using an iPad provided by staff. Once registration is complete, scarves can be redeemed via a vending machine. Each registrant is also entered to win a team-signed soccer ball or set of Continental tires.
Fans will also have the opportunity to participate in a rocket league one vs. one competition using Continental branded RC cars. Fans will have three minutes to land a goal against their opponent.
Gates A, C, H, E, G, and the Accessible drop-off/pick-up located along Pacific Boulevard at section 147 will all be open for entry starting at 6:30 p.m. PT. Gates for suite entry will open at 6 p.m. PT.
Kickoff is officially at 7:39 p.m. PT.
Stand by Me
Make sure to stay in your seats post-match for every Whitecaps FC home win. Get your phones out and join the team in the singing of Stand by Me!
BC Place has announced a new $5 menu this year, in collaboration with Sodexo Live!, including $5 beer, hot dogs, nachos, and popcorn. Limited-release items may appear on the menu throughout the year.
The $5 Menu is available at Dawson’s Hot Dogs stands at sections 201 and 227.
The Kids Combo at Dawson's Hot Dogs (214 and 241) is $6.50 for a hot dog, chips, fountain soda.
The Kids Combo at Lions Gate Grill (228 and 254) is $6.50 for chicken strip, fries and fountain soda.
Want more matches for your money?
Pick three or more matches from only $66 and unlock exclusive benefits: whitecapsfc.com/flex.
March to the Match
Join the supporters on the March to the Match down Robson street to BC Place.
The march will depart from Dublin Calling at 6:15 p.m. PT, and will also see supporters joining from the Ox Pub on Robson and Granville.
Kid Captain of the Match
Whitecaps FC are honoured to have Dalia McKechnie from Girls Who Leap as Kid Captain for this home match against Colorado Rapids. Saturday’s presentation will be alongside Rain City Brigade supporters group.
Dalia is passionate about giving back to her community. Through the Girls Who Leap program that offers leadership and mentorship opportunities for inner-city girls, she has volunteered for numerous charities including sorting medals for local marathons, running bingo fundraisers, and assisting with craft fairs. She is also an accomplished musician and artist whose art has been published in the Vancouver Public Library youth magazine.
Please join in welcoming Dalia to the match, and participating in the WHITE CAPS chant at kickoff!
Supporter of the Match
Saturday's Supporters of the Match will be Iris Johnson from Rain City Brigade.
Johnson has been a Whitecaps FC fan since she was five! Her favourite memory was watching the 'Caps win 5-0, and the best part is doing the March to the Match with everyone.
The Asahi Super Dry Landing
The Asahi Super Dry Landing provides the perfect atmosphere to kick back with the squad, entertain clients, or enjoy an evening with the family with the best views in BC Place – right behind the player benches!
Asahi Super Dry is also available at The Thirsty Pigeon (Sections 234 & 248).
The last call for alcohol in the stadium will be the 75th minute of the match.
Videoboard special messages
Get on the big screen at BC Place!
You can get your personalized message on the videoboard during an upcoming Whitecaps FC match. All proceeds go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Fill out the form at whitecapsfc.com/matchday/videoboard.
Bring the whole squad.
Save up to 33% and get access to special experiences when you buy 10+ tickets. Contact email@example.com.
Clear bags/Bag Check
For ease of entry, Whitecaps FC and BC Place recommend you don’t bring a bag to the stadium.
If you do bring a bag, make sure it’s made of clear plastic and smaller than 12”x12”x6”. Exceptions will be made for diaper bags and medically necessary items that do not fit into a clear bag. You can bring one small opaque bag, but it can’t be larger than 6.5”x 8.5”. All bags will be inspected prior to entry.
All tickets for Whitecaps FC matches are through mobile ticketing, providing a contactless and paperless experience.
Season ticket members and pack holders will need to access their tickets through whitecapsfc.com/accountmanager. Single match buyers will access their tickets through Ticketmaster.
In order to reduce the potential for hand-to-hand contact, and to improve the efficiency of payment transactions, BC Place is now a cashless venue.
Concessions and food and beverage vendors will accept all major digital forms of payment including Mobile, Debit Cards, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Google Pay and Apple Pay. Cash payments will not be accepted.
There will be a Cash to Card kiosk located at Sec 235 where guests can exchange cash for cards to use at the food and beverage locations throughout the stadium.
Keep an eye out for a number of special events throughout the season celebrating our community.
Next up is Next Gen Night against Seattle Sounders FC on May 20: whitecapsfc.com/news/whitecaps-fc-announce-2023-celebration-matches.