VANCOUVER, BC – It’s time for a cup final – Tuesday, July 26 at BC Place!
With only eight days to go until Vancouver Whitecaps FC host Toronto FC for the Voyageurs Cup, the club has confirmed numerous in-stadium specials for fans to enjoy throughout the match.
All fans attending the game are encouraged to wear white. The first 15,000 fans in the stadium will receive a limited edition white STAND BY ME t-shirt. There will also be up to 50 per cent off select merchandise in-stadium, including the 2021 Hoop jersey, while supplies last.
From the time the gates open at 6:30 p.m. PT through the end of play in the first half, the club will be paying for 50 per cent off all drinks. This includes both alcoholic, with 12oz beers starting at $4.75 including tax, and non-alcoholic beverages.
“Our fans have supported us to the best home field advantage in the league since returning to Vancouver from Salt Lake last summer, and we are expecting our biggest crowd of the year for this cup final,” said Axel Schuster, Whitecaps FC chief executive officer. “This Canadian Championship is a massive moment for the club and city. We want to welcome as many people from the community as possible and we are very pleased to offer some fantastic fan and family friendly options.”
Tickets for the cup final start at $33 and are available at whitecapsfc.com/tickets. Season ticket holders have the Canadian Championship Final included in their membership.
Prior to the match fans can enjoy The Warmup on Terry Fox Plaza from 4:30 to 7 p.m. PT, as kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. PT. The pre-match street party features live music, food and beverage specials, giveaways, and face painting.
The first 100 fans at The Warmup will receive an Asahi Super Dry from Whitecaps FC CEO Axel Schuster, while all drinks in the Asahi Super Dry Landing will be 50 per cent off in the first half.
Before entering BC Place, fans are encouraged to gather on Terry Fox Plaza for player arrivals at 5:30 p.m. PT, the first stadium arrival via Terry Fox Plaza since the 2020 season opener prior to the start of the pandemic.
In addition to the club provided drink special, BC Place is also offering food and beverage deals, including $2.22 Canadian style pizza slices while supplies last, and a $6 kids combo featuring chicken strips or a hot dog, fries or chips, and a pop.
Earlier this month striker Lucas Cavallini, who helped Canada qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, invited anyone named Lucas or Lucy to come to the match for free.
Whitecaps FC are seeking their first Canadian Championship title since 2015. The winner of the Canadian Championship will lift the Voyageurs Cup and qualify for the 2023 Concacaf Champions League against the best clubs from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
The Voyageurs Cup has been awarded to the Canadian Championship winner since 2008. Created by the Voyageurs Canadian Supporters group, the trophy represents Canadian fans’ commitment to the game in our country. At the completion of the competition, the tournament MVP is named as the George Gross Memorial Trophy Award winner. The Young Canadian Player Award is presented to the best Canadian player in the competition 23 years of age or under.