Tickets for the U.S. WNT match in Colorado go on sale to public on Aug. 31

Rapids Season Ticket Holders have presale opportunity before public on sale

CHICAGO (Aug. 24, 2012) – Tickets for the U.S. Women’s National Team Fan Tribute Tour match against Australia at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Sept. 19 go on sale to the public starting on Friday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m. MT.

Current 2012 Colorado Rapids Full Season Ticket Holders will have a special presale opportunity to purchase match tickets on Monday, August 27. Rapids 2012 Partial Season Ticket Holders will have a presale opportunity on Wednesday, August 29. Season Ticket Holders will receive a special link to purchase tickets via email from the Rapids.

Tickets will be available online at tickethorse.com, ussoccer.com, or by phone at 866-461-6556 or 303-534-6119 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT Monday-Saturday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT on Sunday). Tickets also are available at all Dick’s Sporting Goods locations in Metro Denver and at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park ticket office (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; closed at 2 p.m. Aug. 31 to Sept. 2).

The Dick’s Sporting Goods Park box office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day.

Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (a special VIP package that includes a premium ticket, a custom made official U.S. National Team jersey with your name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.

Parking at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park for this match will be $10 and $20.

As a sponsor of U.S. Soccer, Visa® is pleased to offer all Visa cardholders access to an advance ticket sale for this match before the sale to the general public. This advance sale starts Thursday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. MT and runs until Friday, Aug. 31, at 8 a.m. MT at ussoccer.com. Visa will be the only payment method accepted through the Visa presale and is the preferred card of U.S. Soccer. Terms and conditions apply.

The USA, coming off a gold medal performance at the 2012 London Olympics, will kick off against Australia at 8 p.m. MT. The game at the home of Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and ESPN3.

U.S. Soccer has announced three U.S. WNT matches, starting with a Sept. 1 game against Costa Rica, with a 2:30 p.m. ET kickoff at a sold-out Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester, N.Y. A live broadcast will be on NBC. The U.S. then plays Australia at 12:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, Sept. 16, at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., with the live broadcast on NBC.

Fans can follow all U.S. WNT matches through ussoccer.com’s Match Tracker and via Twitter @ussoccer_wnt.

The U.S. Women’s National Team won its third straight gold medal and fourth gold medal overall at the 2012 London Olympics. The USA displayed its first 6-0-0 showing at the event, which included a thrilling come-from-behind overtime victory in the semifinals against Canada on Aug. 6 and Carli Lloyd’s two-goal performance to lead the U.S. to a 2-1 win against 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion Japan in the gold medal match on Aug. 9.