TFC Release: Gold Cup 2000 Tickets Go on Sale December 15 at Miami, San Diego and Los Angeles
NEW YORK (Thursday, December 9, 1999) - With Gold Cup 2000 now only two months away, tickets for the region's premier national team tournament will go on sale in Miami, Los Angeles and San Diego next Wednesday morning.
The Gold Cup, involving nine qualifiers from the Football Confederation and three invited teams, kicks off in Miami on February 12 with a double header of USA vs. Haiti and Colombia vs. Jamaica and concludes with the Final in Los Angeles on February 27.
Shortly after the Gold Cup, qualifying games for the 2002 World Cup will begin. All 12 Gold Cup participants have entered the World Cup.
All reserved seats for the Football Confederation's major tournament for national teams will be available through Ticketmaster in each of the three venues with prices for each of the double headers as low as $25.
General Admission tickets for Miami, which begin at $16 for the double headers at the Orange Bowl, as well as for San Diego will also be available through Ticketmaster. San Diego and Los Angeles General Admission tickets begin at $20.
Full pricing for Gold Cup tickets and contact information:
First round and quarter finals: General Admission, advance purchase $16; day of game $20. Reserved seats $25. Premier seats $30.
Call Ticketmaster in Dade County 305/358-5885, Broward County 954/523-3309, and Palm Beach County 561/966-3309. For more information and to purchase General Admission tickets call 305/377-2767.
Los Angeles and San Diego:
First round and quarter finals: General Admission, advance purchase $20; day of game $25. Reserved seats, advance purchase $25; day of game $30. Premier seats $40.
Semi finals: General admission, advance purchase $27; day of game $32. Reserved seats, advance purchase $32; day of game $37. Premier seats $45.
Final (Los Angeles): General admission, advance purchase $30; day of game $35. Reserved seats, advance purchase $40; day of game $45. Premier seats $70.
Call Ticketmaster in Los Angeles: 213/480-3232, 714/740-2000 or 805/583-8700.
Call Ticketmaster in San Diego: (619) 220-TIXS.
Or order on line at www.Ticketmaster.com.
For more information, group sales special packages and general admission locations in Southern California, call 1-800-668-8080.
Groups & Schedule
|GROUP A||GROUP B||GROUP C||GROUP D|
|(Miami)||(Miami)||(San Diego / L.A.)||(San Diego / L.A.)|
|Jamaica||United States||Mexico||Costa Rica|
|Honduras||Haiti||Trinidad & Tobago||Canada|
|Feb. 12||United States vs. Haiti||Orange Bowl||7 p.m.|
|Colombia vs. Jamaica||Orange Bowl||9 p.m.|
|Feb. 13||Costa Rica vs. Canada||Qualcomm Stadium||Noon|
|Mexico vs. Trinidad & Tobago||Qualcomm Stadium||2 p.m.|
|Feb. 14||Jamaica vs. Honduras||Orange Bowl||7 p.m.|
|Haiti vs. Peru||Orange Bowl||9 p.m.|
|Feb. 15||South Korea vs. Canada||L.A. Memorial Coliseum||7 p.m.|
|Trinidad & Tobago vs. Guatemala||L.A. Memorial Coliseum||9 p.m.|
|Feb. 16||Honduras vs. Colombia||Orange Bowl||7 p.m.|
|Peru vs. United States||Orange Bowl||9 p.m.|
|Feb. 17||Mexico vs. Guatemala||L.A. Memorial Coliseum||7 p.m.|
|South Korea vs. Costa Rica||L.A. Memorial Coliseum||9 p.m.|
|Feb. 19||Winner B vs. Runner-up A (Q 1)||Orange Bowl||3 p.m.|
|Winner A vs. Runner-up B (Q 2)||Orange Bowl||5:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 20||Winner D vs. Runner-up C (Q 3)||Qualcomm Stadium||Noon|
|Winner C vs. Runner-up D (Q 4)||Qualcomm Stadium||2:30 p.m.|
|Feb. 23||Winner Q 1 vs. Winner Q 2 (Semifinal 1)||Qualcomm Stadium||8 p.m.|
|Feb. 24||Winner Q 3 vs. Winner Q 4 (Semifinal 2)||L.A. Memorial Coliseum||8 p.m.|
|Feb. 27||Gold Cup 2000 Championship Match||L.A. Memorial Coliseum||Noon|
|* All kickoff times are local|
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