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FC Tucson Open House

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Tucson, AZ (Thursday, April 10 2014) - Today FC Tucson, in partnership with Chapman Automotive, unveiled the 2014 FC Tucson Open House Presented by Chapman featuring FC Tucson and the University of  New Mexico. The season kick off match takes place on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Fans who wear any FC Tucson gear or Chapman-branded shirts and jerseys, will get in for free. Tickets for the event are $5 and can be purchased at FCTucson.com. Fans who have purchased season tickets will already have access to this match.

"Thanks to our beautiful new stadium, this year will be the best year yet for home matches and we want to give the entire soccer community a sneak peek of what to expect in 2014," said the FC Tucson ownership group in a joint statement. "We are excited to offer free admission to Upper 90 Club Members, any fan wearing FC Tucson gear or the Chapman Automotive logo, to recognize one of the best sponsors. We hope that this will be a great way to alert the growing FC Tucson fan base that the regular season is right around the corner and we need everyone to get behind this team as we start the campaign."

The event will also include the following:

  • Select your seat in Section 104 for regular season tickets from 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm for fans who have not yet purchased season tickets.
  • Open-play mini-games on the stretch pad from 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm.
  • Youth mini-games behind the south endline
  • Concessions specials
  • First 100 fans through the door receive a free FC Tucson seat pad
  • Post game autographs

The University of New Mexico is led by Head Coach Jeremy Fishbein, who has reached the NCAA Tournament in 10 of his 12 seasons at the helm. In those 10 appearances, the team has reached the Sweet 16 five times since 2004 and reached the Final Four twice in 2005 and last season in 2013. In 2005, the Lobos reached the national championship game, before losing, and finished the year second in all four major soccer polls. New Mexico is also just one of three programs in the country to have reached the Sweet 16 in each of the last three seasons.

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