Fans vs. Minnesota

This coming Sunday, November 7 marks the final regular season home match for Vancouver Whitecaps FC during a wild 2021 MLS season.

More than 20,000 tickets have already been sold, making it the largest sporting event in Vancouver since the pandemic. A win or draw will clinch the ‘Caps first playoff spot since 2017.

It will be a very special occasion, as the ‘Caps also celebrate Fan Appreciation presented by DoorDash.

Suite entrance opens at 1:30 p.m. PT, and public gates open at 2 p.m. PT – including Gates A, C, E, H, and G.

Here are a few things to note:

5,000 clappers

The first 5,000 fans to enter BC Place will receive a special foldable clapper as the ‘Caps push to earn a result and secure their spot in the postseason against the first-place Seattle Sounders FC.

Jerseys off the back Delivered by DoorDash

A few lucky season ticket members will receive signed jerseys from ‘Caps players at the match.

Keep an eye out for Spike!

Tony Waiters tribute

Last year, the Canadian soccer community lost a true legend.

On Sunday, former Whitecaps and Canadian men’s national team head coach Tony Waiters will be recognized during the opening procession, before national anthems.

Members of the Waiters family will be in attendance. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats to pay tribute to one of the most influential figures for the sport in our country.

BMO Player of the Year and Domenic Mobilio Golden Boot presentation

Following the match, the Domenic Mobilio Golden Boot award will be presented to the ‘Caps top scorer during the 2021 season. Brian White currently leads the race with 12 goals, while Cristian Dájome is only two back with 10.

Also to be awarded in front of supporters will be the BMO Player of the Year award. Voting was down to four nominees - Maxime Crépeau, Cristian Dájome, Ryan Gauld, and Brian White.

Vaccination check

Guests are recommended to arrive at least 45 minutes prior to the start of the match to allow for vaccine verification and other health and safety protocols upon entry.

In accordance with the B.C. Provincial Health Order, fans attending Whitecaps FC matches at BC Place will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination alongside valid government photo ID.

Youth aged 12-18 are exempt from showing ID but must show proof of vaccination. Youth aged 11 and under are exempt from showing ID or proof of vaccination. Proof of a negative COVID-19 test will not be accepted for admittance.

To get your BC Vaccine Card and find further information, click HERE.

People from other Canadian provinces or territories must show:

  • Provincially/territorially officially recognized vaccine record
  • Valid government photo ID

International visitors must show:

  • Proof of vaccination they used to enter Canada
  • Passport

For more information on health and safety protocols, visit whitecapsfc.com/matchday.

Masks required for ages 5 & up

In accordance with the new order under the British Columbia Public Health Act, masks are currently required at all Vancouver Whitecaps FC home matches at BC Place. Masks, covering the nose and mouth, must be worn at all times except when you are eating/drinking in your assigned seat.

Mobile entry

For safety and environmental purposes, all tickets for Whitecaps FC matches will be 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.

Cashless transaction

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.

Clear bags/bag check

For ease of entry, Whitecaps FC recommend that fans don’t bring a bag to the stadium.

If fans do bring a bag, they should 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. Fans can bring one small opaque bag, but it can’t be larger than 4.5”x 6.5”. All bags will be inspected prior to entry.

For further information on all matchday health and safety protocols, visit whitecapsfc.com/matchday.

Covenant House Vancouver 50/50 program

Buy your 50/50 tickets online and support at-risk youth in Vancouver. The jackpot will be split 50/50 between the winner and our community partner, Covenant House Vancouver: whitecapsfc.com/5050tickets.

Frontline Hero of the Match presented by BMO

Every match sees a special recognition for a local frontline hero.

Throughout the pandemic, people in a number of roles have stepped up to help keep everyone healthy and safe.

Fans are invited to join in the moment to show appreciation for their dedication to our communities.

Kid Captain of the Match

The Kid Captain program is a staple on Whitecaps FC home match days, providing participants with the opportunity to be recognized and celebrated by the team and its supporters. BCCHF has been a longstanding partner of the program for several seasons, paving the way for the addition of participants from Canada SCORES and Hope and Health.