Come Say Goodbye to Invesco Field at Saturday's Home Game!

ColoradoRapids.com - The Rapids' last regular-season match of 2006 will take place on Saturday October 7th vs. the New York Red Bulls at 7:00pm.

In addition to being the last regular season home game ever played at Invesco Field before the Rapids move into their new stadium next year the Rapids have several promotions taking place at the game to go out with a bang and make it one of the most memorable events ever!

THE MATCH ITSELF: RAPIDS VS. RED BULLS
The Rapids can clinch a playoff spot on Saturday! The Rapids need a victory coupled with a Real Salt Lake loss or tie to secure a berth in the postseason. Don't forget to wear your Black & Blue to the game to cheer on the Rapids and give them that home field advantage!

This will be the first time Chris Henderson and the rest of the New York Red Bulls ever play in Colorado after having changed their identity from the MetroStars. For the full match preview of Saturday's match including projected lineups the latest injury report miscellaneous game notes broadcast information head-to-head stats and more visit the Rapids MatchUp Page by CLICKING HERE.

FAZOLI'S FREE SOCCER BALL NIGHT
The Rapids have announced that Saturday October 7th will be the Rapids' 11th Annual Free Soccer Ball Night presented by Fazoli's! As part of this event traditionally a fan favorite and just in time for fall sessions of youth club soccer in Colorado the Rapids will distribute free Colorado Rapids adidas soccer balls courtesy of Fazoli's to the first 5000 kids 16 and under into the stadium on October 7! For full details on this promotion and a photo of the ball CLICK HERE.

FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT
As a way for the Rapids to give back to all the fans who have so faithfully supported the team all season long the Rapids have prepared a number of giveaways all game long on Oct. 7! Every 10 minutes during the game different sections will win free Rapids giveaways and prizes! It's our way of thanking all our great fans with free Rapids gear all night long!

MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT
The Colorado Rapids announced today that the organization will honor the United States Armed Forces at the club's next home game with "Military Appreciation Night". The celebrations will include a presence by the Colorado Army National Guard prior to the match at Soccer Celebration (5:00 – 7:00 p.m.) who will showcase a Humvee climbing wall and other military equipment and vehicles for people to experience! Also at halftime members of the Armed Forces will compete against each other in the annual "Rapids Military Challenge