CHICAGO (April 22, 2014) –Tickets for the USA’s highly anticipated match against Turkey on June 1 at Red Bull Arena will be distributed to the general public through a lottery system. Applications will be accepted through ussoccer.com for a 24-hour period beginning May 1 at 10 a.m. ET and concluding May 2 at 10 a.m. ET. Applications will be limited to four tickets per household.Applicants will be notified on May 5 if they have been successful.
The match against Turkey is the second of three Send-Off Series games for the U.S. Men’s National Team prior to its departure for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, WatchESPN, UniMas and ESPN Deportes Radio. Fans can also follow the match on Twitter @ussoccer.
Fans have several other opportunities to access tickets to this special match.
As a sponsor of U.S. Soccer, Visa is pleased to offer all Visa cardholders access to an advance ticket sale for this match before the sale to the general public. This advance sale starts Wednesday, April 30, at 10 a.m. ET and runs until Thursday, May 1, at 8 a.m. ET on ussoccer.com. Visa will be the only payment method accepted through the Visa presale and is the preferred card of U.S. Soccer. Terms and conditions apply.
Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.
Additionally, U.S. Soccer’s new Premier Hospitality ticket package is available for businesses and individuals to purchase. Premier Hospitality is an elite, game-day experience that includes premium match tickets, pre-game field access to watch warm-ups, post-game field access for photo-ops, quality food, complimentary bar, VIP parking, gifts and more.
Also available is U.S. Soccer’s new VIP Experience. The VIP Experience is a multi-day travel package including accommodations at the official U.S. Soccer hotel, Premier Hospitality and tickets, the Ultimate Fan behind-the-scenes stadium tour, access to a National Team training session, gifts, apparel, airport transfers, ground transportation and more.
Space is limited for both Premier Hospitality and the VIP Experience. For additional information about either ticket package, contact U.S. Soccer Manager of Development Mary Teeter (firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-528-1233).
The U.S. opens the Send-Off Series when it hosts Azerbaijan on May 27 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco [TICKETS]. After the game against Turkey, the MNT will travel to Jacksonville to face fellow World Cup finalists Nigeria in its final match before leaving for Brazil. More than 20,000 tickets have been sold for the game on June 7 at EverBank Field [TICKETS].