Weekly Update: April 20
FAMILY PACK AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY’S CALIFORNIA CLÁSICO AGAINST SAN JOSE: Chivas USA returns to The Home Depot Center this Saturday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. PT to face the San Jose Earthquakes in a California Clásico! Since the Earthquakes returned to MLS in 2008, the Red-and-White hold a 3-0-2 record (W-L-T) against their neighbors to the north, with Justin Braun as Chivas USA’s all-time leading scorer against San Jose. A special ‘Family Pack’ is available for the game, an unbeatable deal that gives fans 4 tickets, 4 hats, and 4 hotdogs, all starting for as low as $58! Click here for more information on the Family Pack, and check cdchivasusa.com throughout the week for up-to-the-minute information on the team. To purchase tickets to any Chivas USA match, please visit click here or call 1-877-CHIVAS-1.
CHIVAS USA TO CELEBRATE SALVADORAN NIGHT THIS SATURDAY AT THE HOME DEPOT CENTER: The Red-and-White will celebrate a special Salvadoran Night at The Home Depot Center for this Saturday’s game against the San Jose Earthquakes. Come out to see El Salvador National Team players Ramón Sanchez and Arturo Alvarez from San Jose, and Chivas USA’s own Osael Romero! Also in the stadium on Saturday will be pupusas and other Salvadoran food, as well as music and cultural performances from Salvadoran groups. A special section of the stadium is reserved for Salvadoran night, with a special deal available for fans purchasing their tickets for the promotion. For more information, visit the Salvadoran Night page of cdchivasusa.com, or call 1-877-CHIVAS-1.
‘MARCH TO THE MATCH’ WITH BAND OF THE GAME AND FANS STARTS AT 6:30 ON SATURDAY, APRIL 24: A new tradition has hit The Home Depot Center in 2010, with Chivas USA fans, the Union Ultras supporters group, and the Band of the Game (Santee Falcon Marching Band this week), all gathering for the ‘March to the Match.’ With everyone making noise and getting ready for the match, all fans are encouraged to join the group when it leaves from Lot 11 at 6:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, April 24, continuing this new event which will occur prior to every home match the Red-and-White play. Join the hardcore fans and Santee Falcon Marching Band, next week’s Band of the Game, for the March to the Match! For more information, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1.
COME CELEBRATE ‘COLLEGE NIGHT’ AT THE STADIUM ON SATURDAY: Chivas USA is offering all college students a break from their end-of-semester cramming with a special deal for all the undergrads coming to Saturday’s match against San Jose! The first 500 College Night participants will receive a limited edition Chivas USA cinch bag, and all college fans purchasing tickets will get a free Chivas USA hat. Using the special offer code, fans will get a special ticket deal, access to the College Night section of the stadium, and their free gifts. For more information, follow this link, navigate from the cdchivasusa.com homepage, or call 1-877-CHIVAS-1.
‘ARMED FORCES NIGHT’ ON MAY 8 AT THE HOME DEPOT CENTER: Chivas USA is planning a special celebration for the May 8 match between the Red-and-White and the Houston Dynamo on May 8 at The Home Depot Center, with ‘Armed Forces Night’. With celebrations planned throughout the night, including special uniforms to debut during the game, Chivas USA will be recognizing all the members of the United States armed forces. Don’t miss this special event! For more information, call Jessica Acosta at 310-630-4572 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘CHIVAS AT THE PARK’ CONTINUES SATURDAY, MAY 1 AT GILBERT LINDSAY: Chivas USA has kicked off the popular ‘Chivas at the Park’ program, and will continue the series of soccer clinics taking place in various parks throughout Los Angeles with a session on Saturday, May 1 at Gilbert Lindsay Park at 425 E. 42nd Place in Los Angeles. The clinics, which offer participating boys and girls ages 5-15 the opportunity to learn soccer techniques and practice drills that highlight teamwork in an environment that promotes the importance of fitness for the entire family, cost just $5 and include 90 minutes of soccer instruction, a Chivas at the Park t-shirt, and a certificate of completion. For more information, please visit the program’s website, or contact Nadia Gonzalez at email@example.com.
RED-AND-WHITE CELEBRATE CAL SOUTH NIGHT ON MAY 8 VS. HOUSTON DYNAMO: Chivas USA will be looking for revenge against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, May 8 at The Home Depot Center as the club celebrates Cal South Night at the stadium! Cal South State Cup champions and runners-up will receive special recognition at the game, and all Cal South members will have access to special ticket deals for the match. For more information, contact Chris Wode at 310-630-4581 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit cdchivasusa.com/youthsoccer/upcomingevents.
CHIVAS USA YOUTH TEAMS TO HOST SAN DIEGO SURF THIS WEEKEND AT CERRITOS COLLEGE: The Chivas USA Youth Teams enter the home stretch of their seasons in the Development Academy as they prepare to host the San Diego Surf on Sunday, April 25 at Cerritos College. The Chivas USA U-18’s are now in second place in the SoCal Division of the Development Academy’s West Conference with a 6-5-0 record, while the U-16’s are in fourth place with a 4-5-2 record. The rosters and full schedule for the Chivas USA U-18 and U-16 teams, which compete in the 2009-10 U.S. Soccer Development Academy, can be found here for the U-18’s, and for the U-16 Team here. More information on the Development Academy can be found at ussoccer.com.
CHIVAS DE GUADALAJARA WITH ONE MATCH LEFT BEFORE PLAYOFFS: Chivas de Guadalajara is in second place overall in the Mexican First Division standings with just one match left in the Bicentenario 2010 season ahead of the playoffs. The team has a record of 10-5-1 (W-L-T) after falling 2-0 to Atlas this weekend in the Guadalajara derby. After playing Cruz Azul on the road, the team will learn its first-round opponent and start the playoff campaign, looking for the team’s record 12th championship. For more information, please visit Guadalajara’s official website at www.chivascampeon.com.