Bell Premier Founding Partnership 2018

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Bell Canada extend Premier Founding Partnership

VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Tuesday a multi-year extension with Premier Founding Partner Bell Canada, who will continue to be the club's official jersey sponsor and presenting partner of Whitecaps FC Skills Camps.

To celebrate the partnership extension, 1,000 youth tickets are being made available to 2017 and 2018 registrants of Whitecaps FC Skills Camps, Presented by Bell for the Friday, April 27 home match at BC Place against Real Salt Lake. Available on a first-come-first-serve basis, this offer from Bell includes access for families to purchase special companion tickets for only $20. All eligible skills camps registrants will receive an e-mail from the club with the details.

"Bell has been an incredible partner, consistently bringing fans closer to the team with inspired and creative activations," said Rachel Lewis, Whitecaps FC Chief Operating Officer. "From player autograph sessions at the Bell Fan Zone, to the Bell Outside of the Box video series, Bell has helped us connect to the community and we look forward to that partnership continuing into our second decade in MLS."

"As Whitecaps FC continue to build a fantastic supporter base and world-class sports experience, Bell is pleased to continue helping fans get closer to their team and enhancing the Whitecaps experience for the entire community," said Loring Phinney, VP, Corporate Marketing, Bell Canada. "We are as excited as ever to partner in the continued success and growth of Vancouver Whitecaps FC."

Bell was announced as the Premier Founding Partner of Whitecaps FC on June 10, 2010. Through the first eight years of the partnership, they have celebrated the team and engaged fans through a wide range of community, social, and broadcast experiences. In 2016 and 2017, Bell Outside the Box captured the hearts of soccer fans worldwide with 2.5 million views of videos featuring fan favourites such as Kendall Waston and Alphonso Davies.

For a complete list of Whitecaps FC Partners, visit whitecapsfc.com/partners