Western Union to present May 25 match, feature halftime promotion with six-foot soccer balls

Check out all the activities and promotions surrounding Colorado's home match on May 25

The Colorado Rapids match on May 25th against Chivas USA is presented by Western Union, which will have a representative meet the captains from both teams as well as conduct the ceremonial coin toss.

Fans at the match should stay attentive throughout the first half as Western Union will select four fans to participate in a halftime contest which will feature four six-foot soccer balls. Fans in the stands will also be able to join in via text. Details to be announced at halftime.

Tickets: Earlier this week, the Rapids announced the addition of bleacher seating to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park  and an opportunity to purchase individual suite tickets, in anticipation of a sellout.

Rapids Women

The women kick off their 2013 season on Saturday with the season opener against Colorado Rush at 4 p.m. MT on Field 20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Tickets are still available.

Fly with the Rapids Presented by Verizon Wireless

It is not too late to enter the Verizon Wireless Fly with the Rapids contest that will provide one lucky fan a chance to travel with the Rapids to Portland. The prize includes airfare from Denver for two, a hotel room for two nights, ground transportation and parking, two tickets to the Rapids at Timbers match on June 23rd and $400 in spending money. To enter to win the Verizon Flyaway, you can CLICK HERE or text RAPIDS to 80781.

Centennial 38 Tailgate

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 INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS.

Rapids and Coca-Cola Support Rocky Mountain USO

The Colorado Rapids and Coca-Cola are joining together in support of the Rocky Mountain chapter of the USO. Starting May 4th, Fans can visit the USO booth at the top of section 127 to donate to the Rocky Mountain USO. MORE INFORMATION.

Merch of the Match

The Altitude Authentics Merch of the Match is Rapids foam #1 hand or a foam red or yellow card hand for just $5. Find out where you can get your Merch of the Match on Saturday!

Autograph Alley

Following each home match, several Rapids players, designated by the Colorado Rapids Sidekicks, will sign autographs for fans at various locations around the edge of the field at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Be sure to stay behind for a chance to greet your favorite Colorado Rapids. http://www.coloradorapids.com/news/2013/05/sidekicks-launch-new-autograp...

Eighteen76

Visit Eighteen 76 (formerly known as the Cantina) after each home match to meet and mingle with the Man of the Match. While waiting for the Rapids Man of the Match to arrive, catch students from Denver’s Global DJ Academy spinning all the newest hits and old school classics.

During the game, fans can also participate in POOL BALL and visit the Budweiser Build-A-Bar located outside of Eighteen 76.

Broadcast

If you are unable to attend Saturday’s match, be sure to tune in to AltitudeTV. Coverage begins at 6pm with Rapids Report. Pre-game coverage begins at 6:30pm with Rapids Kickoff and the match starts at 7pm. FIND ALTITUDE IN YOUR AREA.

Next Match

The Rapids are at home again next week to take on FC Dallas at 7pm on Saturday June 1. Tickets are available here and by calling 303-385-GOAL.