Columbus Crew SC to hold 2021 MLS Kickoff Season Event for Season Ticket Holders this Sunday, April 11 at 12 Noon

Mapfre Stadium (2005 photo by Rick Dikeman via wikipedia commons)

Exclusive event for Season Ticket Members at Historic Crew Stadium features a replay of the 2020 MLS Cup, MLS Cup photo opportunities, car flag giveaway, live music and discounts on select Crew SC gear;
Crew SC players and staff to appear on-stage for socially distanced greeting to supporters

COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew SC on Friday announced that members of the media are invited to attend the Club’s 2021 Season Kickoff party – a socially distant, drive-in event exclusively for Crew Season Ticket Members on Sunday, April 11 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. ET in the South parking lot at Historic Crew Stadium (One Black & Gold Blvd).

Gates will open at 11:30 a.m. ET and credentialed media will be permitted in for the event that features a 12:00 p.m. ET replay of the 2020 MLS Cup, MLS Cup photo opportunities, live music with DJ Leek, food trucks, a 40% discount on select Crew SC gear and a car flag giveaway. Sanitizing stations will be present, masks will be required for all individuals when not in their vehicle and vehicles will have a parking space between each other.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. ET, Crew SC First Team players and staff will appear on-stage for a socially distanced greeting to supporters in attendance. Event interviews will be limited to opportunities with Season Ticket Members on-site. Crew SC Communications will issue its weekly media schedule on Sunday, April 11 for upcoming virtual player and Caleb Porter media availability.

WHAT: Socially distant, drive-in event for Season Ticket Members to kick-off 2021 MLS season, featuring features a replay of the 2020 MLS Cup, MLS Cup photo opportunities, live music with DJ Leek, food trucks, a 40% discount on select Crew SC gear and a car flag giveaway.

WHO: Crew SC Season Ticket Members and appearance by First Team players and staff members

WHEN: Sunday, April 11 | Gates open at 11:30 a.m. ET | replay of 2020 MLS Cup begins at 12:00 p.m. ET | First Team players and staff members to great supporters in attendance at approximately 1:30 p.m. ET.

WHERE: South parking lot at Historic Crew Stadium (One Black & Gold Blvd)

ABOUT COLUMBUS CREW SC
Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer. Crew SC is operated by The Edwards Family and Haslam Sports Group. The Black & Gold are the 2020 MLS Cup Champions. The Club won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2020 campaign was the Crew’s 25th season in MLS and the 21st season at Historic Crew Stadium — the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States. 

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