Saturday Special: Let's Make a Deal
Late word came last night that a deal was in the works between D.C. United and all the supporters' groups to fill Audi Field together. Although there is much heavy lifting yet to be done, we are optimistic that all sides will make it work in order to support the team and to create a vibrant atmosphere at home and on the road!
Given newfound freedom under the partnership by United Managing General Owner Jason Levien, and in an effort to include all supporters' groups in the North Stands, the Screaming Eagles organization has offered to sell fifty general admission season tickets at cost to the District Ultras and La Barra Brava for use this year.
We are thrilled that La Barra Brava and the District Ultras will be taking their rightful place in the north stands at Audi Field. Together, we will build the strongest home support in MLS!
Stay tuned - we will issue a more detailed response once we have confirmation that all supporters' groups have signed off on the agreement.
Atlanta on Deck
There's plenty to dig into before during and after this afternoon's watch parties for the big match in Atlanta! Three points are on the line on the road for D.C. United as they face Yamil Asad's old squad in front of another huge crowd.
Come join us this afternoon and take in all the action while sharing camaraderie with futbol friends!
Atlanta United vs. D.C. United @ 3:30 pm
Watch Parties start at 2:30 pm:
Then gather again midweek for the inaugural RBNY rivalry romp at Audi Field! It's United Night Out - don't miss it! If you can, come early (starting at 5:30 pm) for all the festivities at our tailgate at the Matthew Henson Center. We will be joined by our friends from the Federal Triangles Soccer Club!
Planning to renew your membership at the tailgate? Help out Jeff H., our busy Membership Director, by signing up online in advance. We've been swamped with new requests, so please have patience - membership cards are going in the mail as fast as we can get them there!
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Inaugural Game for DC SCORES Supporters' Academy
Our strong relationship with nonprofit DC SCORES, as well as our desire to form a “Supporters’ Academy” - in which DC SCORES students could attend D.C. United games free of charge and become part of D.C. supporters’ culture - has been a critical element in our partnership with D.C. United.
We remain committed to bringing the Supporters’ Academy concept to fruition, and the RBNY match will be the first time a group of these kids gets to enjoy it all!
We invite all members of the United community to join us in supporting DC SCORES and making these kids feel warmly welcomed by our supporters' community.
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Please take a moment to vote for Amir Lowery as the MLS Works Community MVP and help give his organization, the Open Goal Project, a chance at the $25K grand prize!
As Director of the Open Goal Project, Amir has dedicated himself to clearing pathways for talented youth soccer players from low income background to pursue high-level club soccer.
His passion to help inner-city youth be able access the beautiful game by helping youth navigate the financial and logistical challenges has helped to start filling a void in our pay-to-play model of youth soccer.
It is Amir's dream to change the landscape of US youth soccer by making it truly accessible to everyone, regardless of race, class, or socioeconomic status. Support his quest - vote today!
Dash to the Plex
Craving a live game this weekend? The Washington Spirit (our local pro women's team) are happy to oblige, with a game tonight against the Houston Dash.
Seats are still available, so grab a ticket (and a rain jacket), and head on over to the Plex tonight! It's Captain Estelle Johnson's birthday, so we expect she'll celebrate with one or two of her trademark perfect slide tackles - a sight not to be missed!
Saturday @ 7 pm | Maryland Soccerplex
Double the fun at Audi Field this week! We can't wait to see you - come tailgate with us! Membership is not required to join the tailgate party, but it does come with a number of benefits, so we hope you'll join in.
There are also plenty of opportunities to volunteer with us this season, whether with our tailgate crew, with the tifo team, or in leading drumming and cheers. Interested? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have Audi Field seating questions? Ask our terrific Ticketmistress at email@example.com.
All are Welcome!
Our Team. Each Other. Our Community.