Balboa, Bravo, Henderson, and Spencer to be recognized Saturday as Gallery of Honor re-launches
Marcelo Balboa, Paul Bravo, Chris Henderson, and John Spencer will be in attendance for Saturday's match as the Colorado Rapids will re-launch the Rapids Gallery of Honor in its new location on the west side of the stadium. The four former greats are the only inductees in the Gallery of Honor, which was established in 2003 to forever honor outstanding members of the Colorado Rapids. All four legends will be recognized at halftime and then be available for autographs and photographs at the Eighteen76 bar (formerly the Cantina) following the match.
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Bus to the match
The Centennial 38 Supporters Group is offering roundtrip bus transportation to and from the match on Saturday from four Denver-area bars: Three Lions, British Bulldog, The Armoury, and Celtic Taven. Cost is $10 from any of the four bars if registered in advance and $12 day of game. All fans are welcome. MORE INFO AND RESERVATIONS
Non-Profit of the Match
This week the Rapids are teaming up with the Colorado Sickle Cell Foundation. The mission of the Colorado Sickle Cell Association is to support Colorado families by educating the public about sickle cell, providing counseling, impacting legislative & social policy affecting sickle cell, and serving as a liaison between the sickle cell families and the medical treatment community. Fans wishing to support the Colorado Sickle Cell Foundation can purchase discounted tickets which include a $5 donation THROUGH THIS LINK.
Merch of the Match
The Altitude Authentics Merch of the Match is a Colorado-themed Rapids t-shirt available for only $12! The t-shirt, which features the Rapids logo in Colorado state-flag colors, will be available at Altitude Authentic locations throughout Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Saturday. The team store will open at 10 a.m. MT. Get yours while supplies last.
If you can't make it to the match, make sure you tune in the game on Altitude 2 on Saturday. The match was moved from Altitude due to the Denver Nuggets playoff game against the Golden State Warriors at 3:30 on Saturday. Find Altitude 2 here.
Celebrate Earth Day with Xcel Energy at Saturday’s game! Learn how you can help the environment, save energy & money! Visit Xcel Energy at Gate C or Sect 116.
The Rapids Reserve team will take on the Harrisburg City Islanders approximately 30 minutes following the first-team match. No additional tickets are required. The game will also be live streamed on ColoradoRapids.com.
Sueño MLS 2013 – Presented by Allstate
Sueno MLS will hold its first-ever Denver-area tryouts this weekend, April 20-21, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, when the Colorado Rapids host more than 500 aspiring young soccer players for the nationally-televised search on Univision's popular Republica Deportiva. While pre-registration is full, players are encouraged to sign up in person for the “walk-up” list starting Saturday, April 20 at 8 a.m. local time.
Visit Eighteen76 (formerly known as the Cantina) after each home match to meet and mingle with the Man of the Match.
Next week the Rapids hit the road again, traveling to Texas to face the Houston Dymano on Sunday, April 28 (3 p.m MT) in a match televised nationally on UniMas as well as on Altitude. The team will return to Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Saturday, May 4 to host Toronto FC (Buy Tickets Here).