CARY, N.C. (June 29, 2018)– North Carolina Football Club has announced game platforms for North Carolina FC and NC Courage home matches at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park from August through October, starting off with the club’s rivalry weekend from Aug. 4-5.
On Saturday, Aug. 4, NCFC takes on the Charleston Battery, an opponent Triangle-based soccer clubs have played since the early 1990s. The game is presented by Circle K and part of NCFC’s rivalry pack, which includes tickets to games against Charleston on July 7, Charleston on Aug. 4, and the Charlotte Independence on Aug. 25, for $45. Circle K will be giving away t-shirt jerseys to fans. A day later, the Courage host Portland Thorns FC (presented by Wake Orthopaedics) on Sunday, Aug. 5 in a rematch of the 2017 NWSL Championship game. Fans can purchase a weekend pass with lower sideline seating to both the NCFC and Courage matches on Aug. 4 and Aug. 5 for just $30.
Two weekends later, the Courage will hold Breast Cancer Awareness Night when hosting the Orlando Pride on Saturday, Aug. 18 in a match presented by Aetna. Breast cancer survivors will be recognized at halftime and Courage players will wear pink warmup tops. Group ticket rates will apply in all ticket locations when the promo code “Pink18” is used, with $2 from each ticket going to Courage player McCall Zerboni’s foundation, MZ & Emmers, which raises money for breast cancer awareness and prevention.
Sponsored by Gonza, Tacos y Tequila, NCFC will host Supporters Night/Lucha Libre Night on Saturday, Aug. 25 against the Charlotte Independence. London Bridge Pub will sponsor a pre-match top to be worn by NCFC players for warmups. In addition to a pregame supporters tailgate, supporters section season ticket members will receive a complimentary ticket and all supporters section tickets will be buy one get one free. There will also be a Lucha Libre mask giveaway.
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the first-ever professional doubleheader at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park will take place. In the first of two games, NCFC hosts Nashville SC and will hold First Responders Night (presented by Duke Energy), while the day ends with Fan Appreciation Night as the Courage host the Houston Dash (presented by Cotton Inc.). The doubleheader will feature entertainment in between games, and an all-day used denim drive. Learn more about the doubleheader here.
NCFC closes out its regular-season home slate on October 6 against New York Red Bulls II on Fan Appreciation/Hamilton Night in a match presented by WakeMed. Hamilton Award winners from NCFC Youth will be honored at halftime, and there will be a pregame team poster giveaway.
Below is a list of all the upcoming August, September and October game night platforms. More details will follow on additional merchandise and ticket deals.
Saturday, August 4 – NCFC vs. Charleston Battery, 7 p.m., Rivalry Night, presented by Circle K
Circle-K t-shirt jersey giveaway, one of three games included in $45 rivalry pack lower level sideline ticket deal, $30 weekend pass including one lower level sideline ticket to Aug. 4 game vs. Charleston and Aug. 5 NC Courage match vs. Portland Thorns FC.
Sunday, August 5 – NC Courage vs. Portland Thorns FC, 6 p.m., Rivalry Night, presented by Wake Orthopaedics
$30 weekend pass including one lower level sideline ticket to Aug. 4 game vs. Charleston and Aug. 5 NC Courage match vs. Portland Thorns FC.
Saturday, August 18 – NC Courage vs. Orlando Pride, 7 p.m., Breast Cancer Awareness Night, presented by Aetna
Group ticket rates in all ticket locations with code “Pink18”, $25 O2 fitness yoga session including lower level sideline ticket, pink Courage merchandise available for purchase, cancer survivors honored at halftime in presentation to MZ & Emmers.
Saturday, August 25 – NCFC vs. Charlotte Independence, 7 p.m., Supporters Night/Lucha Libre Night, presented by Gonza Tacos y Tequila
The final game included in $45 rivalry pack lower level sideline ticket deal, Pregame supporters tailgate, supporters BOGO ticket offer, supporters season ticket members receive complimentary ticket, Lucha Libre mask giveaway.
Saturday, Sept. 1 – NCFC vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies, 7 p.m., Pediatric Cancer Awareness Night, presented by CII
Special ticket offers TBA, Cancer survivors honored at halftime.
Saturday, Sept. 8 – NCFC vs. Nashville SC, 5 p.m., First Responders Night presented by Duke Energy & NC Courage vs. Houston Dash, 7:30 p.m., Fan Appreciation Night, presented by Cotton Inc.
Tickets to both games for the price of one, live musical performances between games, Duke Energy will purchase tickets for first responders and their families, all-day used denim drive presented by Cotton Inc.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – NCFC vs. Richmond Kickers, 7 p.m., Educators Appreciation Night, presented by Coastal Credit Union
Discounted ticket opportunities for local schools and educators, halftime recognition for Coastal Credit Union
Saturday, Oct. 6 – NCFC vs. New York Red Bulls II, 7 p.m., Fan Appreciation/Hamilton Night, presented by WakeMed
NCFC Youth Hamilton Award winners recognized, additional discounts for NCFC Youth families, pregame team poster giveaway.