June 5 - Promotions and Activities

Free World Cup schedule posters handed out to first 2000 fans

The Colorado Rapids host the Columbus Crew on Saturday, June 5 at 7pm at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and several promotions are taking place in and around the match that are set to stretch fans’ dollars further! See the details below:

-- Pregame FIFA Video Game Tournament: Be the first to play the brand-new FIFA 2010 World Cup video game and try out your skills against other gamers! Starting at 2:00pm on Saturday in the stadium’s Cantina, the Rapids will host this World Cup-themed video game tournament. $22 gets you 2 guaranteed games on the Cantina's plasma TVs against other fans, a Rapids game ticket, prizes, and more! The lucky 2 finalists will get to compete at halftime of the Rapids game and play up on the giant RapidsVision! Spots are limited, so register now by clicking here.

-- Rapids Pizza Family Night: Don't miss this unbeatable deal for the entire family for the Rapids' home game this Saturday! Get 4 tickets, 4 sodas and 4 personal pizzas, all for only $79! Order your Family Night Pack for Saturday online by clicking here.

-- Night of Champions: The Rapids’ 12th Annual Night of Champions event is this Saturday. Qualifying Colorado Youth Soccer teams are invited to the annual event, which includes a parade around the stadium pitch, a special ticket offer, and a free Rapids Night of Champions t-shirt. Night of Champions is open to any team that finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd in any tournament or league, or who went unbeaten in 2009. To register your team, call the Rapids at (303) 727-3541 before Friday at 5:00pm.

-- Rapids Pregame Concert Series: get to the stadium early for the next installment in the Rapids Pregame Concert Series, presented by Colorado Music Buzz!  Arrive to the stadium Cantina starting at 5:30pm on Saturday for a special pregame concert by one of Denver’s hottest up and coming bands, Air Dubai. Catch some rays and enjoy refreshments on the Cantina patio while enjoying this free concert!

-- Smiling Moose Deli Deal: Another great value deal for fans for this Saturday's game is the Smiling Moose Deli Deal! Get 4 tickets & 4 Smiling Moose Deli sandwiches at the game for only $79! Order yours now for Saturday's game by clicking here.

-- 15th Anniversary Celebrations Continue: At every home game of the 2010 season, RapidsTV will be presenting an in-depth look back at a designated year of the club's 15 seasons. At this game, the club re-visits 2000; get to the stadium early to watch this anniversary year video recap on the RapidsVision! Additionally, one lucky fan will get the chance to play Rapids trivia at halftime based on the season recap video for the chance to win tickets to the 2010 Mile High Music Festival!

-- High School Champions Recognition: At halftime of Saturday’s game, the Rapids will recognize the winning teams from last week’s CHSAA Girls High School State Championships, which were played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Be there at halftime as the Rapids honor Colorado girls soccer state champs!

-- Free Postgame Concert: Stick around after the game for a free postgame concert from 9-10pm on the Cantina patio featuring the Kory Brunson Band! The Kory Brunson Band describe themselves more as “corporate country” and are more comfortable being compared to Journey or Def Leppard (with a little Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban thrown in for good seasoning)   Remember don’t fight traffic!

-- Free World Cup Schedule Posters: For the second straight game, the Rapids are making it easy to follow the 2010 World Cup by handing out free 2 foot x 3 foot schedule and scorecard posters at Saturday’s game! The posters also list all the official World Cup viewing bars in Colorado so you can plan where to watch with other fans of the world’s game. These posters are limited to the first few thousand fans through the stadium gates, so arrive early to get yours!

-- Banner Auction for Charity: Want to pick up some rare memorabilia for a great cause? Visit the Rapids’ Silent Auction table on the concourse atop section 129 this Saturday and bid on exclusive signed items! Proceeds support educational programs and recreation initiatives for underserved children and families!

-- Supporters Tailgate: Did you know the Rapids’ Supporters Clubs hold a free pregame tailgate before every home match starting 2 hours prior to kickoff? It’s located in the VIP parking lot (directly across from the stadium Cantina) and it’s open and free to all fans to attend! Rapids dignitaries and non-dressing players are frequent attendees! Stop by the Rapids Supporters Tailgate for this match for some great food, drinks, and mingle with the Rapids’ most passionate fans!