June 17, 2021
Tickets for all remaining 2021 MLS regular-season matches at Lower.com Field currently available for purchase
COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew today announced that single-match tickets for all remaining 2021 MLS regular-season matches at Lower.com Field – which is set to open its gates on Saturday, July 3 – are now available for purchase. This is the first opportunity for the general public to purchase single-match tickets at the Crew’s new home. Previously, tickets for matches at Lower.com Field were only available through Season Ticket and Partial Memberships.
Supporters interested in securing the very best seats and exclusive benefits can learn more about prorated Season Ticket Memberships by visiting Lower.com Field’s website. New for 2021 and Lower.com Field, the Crew are offering fully customizable partial season plans starting at as few as four matches. Fans interested in visiting Lower.com Field can also book an appointment to experience a behind the scenes tour of the new stadium.
Thus far, the Crew has already sold out the Nordecke – Major League Soccer’s second largest supporters’ section – as well as all premium club, suites and loge boxes at Lower.com Field, so single-match tickets are available in limited quantities. Supporters interested in purchasing single-match tickets may do so through the following link: https://bit.ly/3xpG3qz. Supporters are able to purchase to marquee contests such as the Crew’s Inaugural Match at Lower.com Field against the New England Revolution (July 3); a rematch of 2020 MLS Cup against Seattle Sounders FC (August 21); the home leg of the Hell is Real Derby against FC Cincinnati (August 27) and the Club’s first home match against Inter Miami CF (October 16).
Lower.com Field has a capacity for 20,371 supporters and includes seats that are as much as 28 feet closer to the pitch than any of the seats at Historic Crew Stadium. Additionally, the incline is steeper, providing improved sightlines for supporters in every part of the venue. A defining feature of the stadium is a 220,000 square-foot canopy that will cover all supporters during the match, providing shelter from weather conditions throughout the season. The premium spaces at the new home of the Black & Gold are among the highest-end premium experiences in MLS and include Ledge Seats which hang over the lower bowl, offering one of the best views of the pitch. The New Nordecke at Lower.com Field is located on the north end of the stadium, with standing-only capacity for 3,364 supporters. Notably, it features a state-of-the-art tifo-rigging system designed for the Black & Gold supporters.
Upon arrival to the southeast entrance of Lower.com Field, supporters will be able to walk up to and congregate in a 62,000 square-foot public plaza featuring a large, outdoor 14-feet by 24-feet video screen. Supporters can then walk across the plaza to the Crew House and Crew Shop, which will be open on non-matchdays. The concession stands at the venue are also set to feature several local food and beverage options.
At 225 feet wide by 360 feet long, the surface of the pitch at Lower.com Field – which sits 22 feet below the concourse level – will be surrounded by 13 feet of synthetic turf on the sidelines and 11 feet of synthetic turf on the end lines. The SubAir system used in the pitch will allow it to recover faster from adverse weather conditions, as it can increase the temperature of the pitch root zone by up to 28 degrees, allowing for events played in cold conditions to occur with less buildup that normally might affect the flow of the game. Additionally, the SubAir system can drain water from the pitch in three minutes, while gravity systems usually used in stadiums can take up to 60 minutes
ABOUT COLUMBUS CREW
Columbus Crew is the first club in Major League Soccer. The Crew 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 2021 campaign is the Columbus Crew’s 26th season in MLS as well as the Club’s final season at Historic Crew Stadium — the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – and the Crew’s inaugural season at Lower.com Field.
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