Saturday's "Rapids Dog Days of August" Event SOLD OUT!

THANKS TO ALL FANS BOTH HUMAN AND CANINE ALIKE WHO HAVE REGISTERED FOR THE RAPIDS 2006 DOG DAYS OF AUGUST PROMOTION! WE ARE SOLD OUT AND NO LONGER ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR SATURDAY'S EVENT! THERE WILL BE NO WALK-UP REGISTRATIONS ON SATURDAY! IF YOU'RE NOT ALREADY REGISTERED SORRY IT'S TOO LATE! GET YOUR ORDER IN EARLY FOR NEXT YEAR!

DENVER (ColoradoRapids.com) - The Colorado Rapids announced today the club’s 2nd annual "Dog Days of August" promotion which will allow fans to bring their dogs to INVESCO Field at Mile High for the Saturday August 12 2006 game against the L.A. Galaxy which will kick off at 7:00 p.m. (MT).

The promotion will allow all canines to sit in the stands with their owners as they enjoy the Rapids match along with a Rapids Doggy Bag filled with free goodies!

(For full details on the match itself with all the inside information you need on head-to-head matchups projected lineups the latest injury and suspension reports miscellaneous game notes and more check out the Rapids' MatchUp page by CLICKING HERE).

Special seating at the stadium for this event will include a play and refreshment area on the stadium's south deck for the dogs in attendance as well as other activities for the pets. Owners and their dogs will also sit together for the match itself in the south stands of Invesco Field.

Owners will also be able to get a Rapids commemorative photo of their dog on the stadium south deck!

A fabulous Rapids prize will also be awarded to the owner who dresses their dog in the best Colorado Rapids-themed costume or outfit!

Tickets for the Rapids Dog Days of August event are on sale for $15 and that price includes the dual admission of one owner and one dog. Proceeds from the evening will benefit MaxFund.

The night will also feature a special performance by the crowd-favorite Colorado Disc Dogs stunting performance team at halftime!

All owners must fill out an application and waiver beforehand as well as submit a copy of recent vaccination records of their dogs. Tickets will be mailed out once fans’ applications are processed or left in the stadium Will Call if received less than 5 days prior to the event. Either way applicants will be notified of their application's acceptance.

To submit an application to bring your dog print out and fill out each of the forms below and send in with a current vaccination:

-CLICK HERE TO PRINT OUT RAPIDS DOG DAYS APPLICATION FORM

-CLICK HERE TO PRINT OUT RAPIDS DOG DAYS WAIVER

Please print out both the Application Form and the Waiver fill them out and sign them and fax or mail along with a copy of your dog's current vaccinations record and your payment (check or credit card) t

Colorado Rapids Dog Days of August
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver CO 80204

Or fax t (720) 931-2044

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come first-served basis and all applications need to be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday August 11. Separate applications must be filled out for each dog requested to attend.

Please note that filling out an application does not guarantee a spot at the event; applications that are accepted will be notified and your game tickets will be mailed out to you. No walkup applications will be accepted on the day of the event.

All owners and their dogs will sit in Invesco Field's south stands during the game. All dogs must be leashed at all times and no banned breeds will be admitted. The Rapids also reserve the right to deny admittance to any dangerous breeds at the team's discretion.

The Rapids will also be conducting a "Dog Supplies" collection drive to benefit MaxFund! Bring items to donate at the gates of the stadium that will go to benefit MaxFund! Items needed include: large blankets (not comforters) pooper scoopers KMR (Milk Replacement for nursing puppies) any kind of dog food snacks or treats dog collars choke chains leashes toys for dogs and cats rubber tug toys or any other doggie equipment food or supplies!

About MaxFund Animal Adoption Center: MaxFund is a nonprofit volunteer organization that was established in May of 1988 to provide medical care for injured pets with no known owners and to seek out new homes for these animals once they have recovered. MaxFund is the only true no-kill shelter for both dogs and cats in Denver. Since its inception MaxFund has found adoptive homes for more than 18000 animals and has spayed and neutered over 20000 pets. For more information please visit www.maxfund.org or call 303.595.4917.

For further questions about the Rapids Dog Days of August promotion please call the Rapids at (303) 405-6121.