Rapids To Hold Player-Worn "Third-Jersey Auction" at Saturday's Home Game!

Coloradorapids.com - The Colorado Rapids Community Care Foundation (CRCCF) will host the team's fifth annual "Rapids Player Jersey Auction" during the Rapids vs. DC United game on Saturday May 6 at INVESCO Field at Mile High.

The Rapids Player Jersey Auction will give fans a rare chance to bid on an actual player-worn game jersey from their favorite player on the Rapids squad!

On this night the Rapids will be wearing the club's third jersey (pictured at left) making the event that much more unique as it will be the only time fans can get their hands on this collector's item; the Rapids' third jersey is not sold in stores!

Each jersey is an actual authentic game jersey worn on gameday by the players featuring each player's name number and Rapids patch.

Jerseys will be available for bid from each player on the current Rapids squad including all field players and goalkeepers.

The Player Jersey Auction will take place beginning at 5:30pm at the Rapids Foundation booth just inside Gate 10 at Invesco Field. Bids will be taken from fans all the way through the end of halftime.

One authentic game-worn away Rapids jersey per player will be auctioned off with all bids starting at $100. All winners must be present to win!

All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Rapids Foundation. The Colorado Rapids Community Care Foundation the 501(c)3 non-profit Foundation of the Rapids supports underserved youth by providing assistance for educational and recreational programs. Since 2000 the Community Care Foundation has contributed more than $145000 to our local Colorado community.

Details of the Rapids Jersey Auction:
-Bidding on each jersey will begin at 5:30pm and will close at the end of halftime at the Rapids Foundation table inside Gate 10.
-The minimum bid on the jerseys is $100. Bidding will be increased in minimum increments of $10.
-Fans must be present to win.
-Bids will be taken on specific players' jerseys. The top bidder for each of the jerseys will receive the jersey and can take it with them after the end of the game.
-Winners will not be announced in the stadium. All bidders must report back to the auction table by the end of halftime to check if he/she is a winner. If the winner has not arrived by the end of halftime the jersey will be awarded to the runner-up. Winners will be able to collect their jersey following the end of the game.
-Payment will be collected at this time; the Rapids Foundation will accept cash check (make payable to the Colorado Rapids Community Care Foundation) MasterCard Visa Discover or American Express.

For more information on the Rapids Player Jersey Auction fans can contact the Rapids Foundation at (303) 405-1104.