Seventh annual "World Cup of Wine and Beer" set for June 11

Kroenke Sports Charities fundraiser to be held again at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

World Cup of Wine and Beer 2013

Photo Credit: 
Garrett Ellwood / Colorado Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – The Colorado Rapids and Kroenke Sports Charities will hold the 7th annual World Cup of Wine and Beer charity tasting event this Wednesday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Fans are invited to attend the event, which will feature food and libations from a variety of restaurants including Rapids partners and area businesses. The event is hosted by Rapids players and coaches.

The event runs from 6-9 p.m. on the concourse at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, with tickets available for $75 per person. Entry includes beer, wine, spirits, and food tastings, as well as gaming tables, silent auction, photo booth and live music by members of the Colorado Symphony. Guests must be at least 21 years of age to attend. For information or to order tickets, click here, or contact Deb Dowling at ddowling@pepsicenter.com or 303-405-1325. 

The World Cup of Wine and Beer is one of several fundraising events put on annually by Kroenke Sports Charities, Proceeds benefit education, health and fitness programs in Colorado, supported by Kroenke Sports Charities.

WHAT:                  
7th Annual World Cup of Wine and Beer

WHO:                    
Colorado Rapids fans, players and coaches

WHEN:                  
Wednesday, June 11
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. MT

WHERE:               
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
6000 Victory Way
Commerce City, CO 80022

CONTACT:           
Deb Dowling, Kroenke Sports Charities
303-405-1325, ddowling@pepsicenter.com

About the Colorado Rapids
Established on October 17, 1995, the Colorado Rapids have achieved success both on and off the field, including the team’s first MLS Cup championship in 2010. A leader in the community, the Rapids participate in many initiatives and causes, raising tens of thousands of dollars annually for Kroenke Sports Charities. The Rapids’ extensive youth soccer system also provides opportunities for children to develop as players and people in a challenging, competitive, and safe environment. Based at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, the Rapids are a part of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owned and governed by E. Stanley Kroenke.

About Kroenke Sports Charities
Kroenke Sports Charities is committed to improving lives through the spirit and power of sports.  We strive to serve our community through education, health and fitness initiatives, athletic programs, and direct aid, with the particular purpose of helping families, children, veterans, and the disabled.  Kroenke Sports Charities provides relevant programs and support, directly and with other nonprofit organizations, to ultimately assist, encourage, and enrich the lives of those in need.