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As a way for the Rapids to give back to all the fans who have so faithfully supported the team all season long the Rapids have prepared a number of giveaways and special events for the fans in attendance on October 5th.
Fans who attend the Conoco Fan Appreciation Night on Oct. 5 can expect the following:
-Free 9 x 14 full-color 2005 Colorado Rapids Team Posters to the first 10000 fans into the stadium courtesy of Kohl's!
-Free Colorado Rapids "cinch-sacks" (pictured above) to the first 5000 fans into the stadium courtesy of Radio Shack!
-30 lucky fans will win Colorado Rapids jerseys autographed by the entire team!
-RapidMan and the Rapids Cheerleaders will toss out Rapids merchandise and prizes to the crowd throughout the game!
-The Cricket Prize Patrol will be throwing out free gifts from Cricket during the Rapids halftime show!
-As a thank you to our fans the Rapids are hosting an international doubleheader on Wednesday! The Rapids are bringing in Chivas of Guadalajara to play Cruz Azul in a Mexican first division match that will take place following the Rapids game and is free to everyone holding a Rapids game ticket!
-The Rapids will host the Colorado tryouts for "Objetivo Fama" (a Spanish-language version of American Idol) from 8am-4pm on the stadium club level!
-Six lucky fans will compete at halftime to win a VIP MLS Cup package courtesy of Radio Shack!
-Get there early for two pregame concerts by Spanish-language bands Felisa and Blanco y Negro presented by Cricket taking place from 5:30pm-kickoff on the stage outside the south end of the stadium on the Sports Legends Mall!
-This game will also feature the last pregame Rapids Happy Hour presented by The Village at Legacy Ridge! This will take place in the huge tent outside the stadium on the Sports Legends Mall from 5:00pm to kickoff with great food and drink specials! Fans of all ages holding a Rapids game ticket can enter the Happy Hour tent free of charge and once inside they will find foosball tables live music appearances by the Rapids Cheerleaders and Denver's best happy hour scene with food and drink specials including:
-Draft beers unftil kickoff for only $2.00!
-Cocktails until kickoff for only $3.00!
-Margaritas until kickoff for only $3.50!
-Bratwursts for only $2.00!
-Footlong hot dogs for only $4.00!
-BBQ sandwiches w/ chips for only $5.00!
FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT TICKETS
Tickets for the Oct. 5 Conoco Rapids Fan Appreciation Night are on sale now! Get yours today by calling the Rapids Ticket Hotline at (303) 825-GOAL or to purchase them online click here.
For more information on any of the events surrounding the Rapids Fan Appreciation Night call the Rapids at (303) 825-GOAL.
Otherwise we'll see you at the Rapids' Conoco Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday October 5!