FC Cincinnati is bringing more than just soccer to TQL Stadium this season with a slew of promotional nights slated through 2022.
“These platforms provide an opportunity to amplify league-wide initiatives, celebrate members of our fanbase and just have some fun," says FC Cincinnati's Director of Marketing Bobby Straka in a press release.
This season's themes utilize pop culture trends and the collective energy surrounding a soccer match. Promotional nights that support LGBTQIA+ pride (July 9), retired service members (Aug. 6) and Hispanic heritage (Sept. 10) inspire the Cincinnati community and represent the clubs values to the fans.
The famed "Hell is Real" billboard from the stretch of I-71 between Columbus and Cincinnati inspired the theme for the interstate battle between Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati (Aug. 27).
There is also a 1980s theme night (April 2) and Christmas in July (July 23).
And, with the rise in popularity of eSports, TQL Stadium plans to host an eSports themed night (Aug. 13) giving fans the opportunity to meet the club’s new eMLS player, Cissé (@cisseSZN).
Aside from special promotional nights, FC Cincinnati encourages fans to wear team colors for "Orange Outs" on April 24 and July 13 and for a "Blue Out" on June 24.
The regular season promotions are capped off with Fan Appreciation night on Oct. 1.
The complete promotional schedule including presenting sponsors can be found below:
2022 FC Cincinnati Home Match PromotionsSingle match, half-season and full season tickets are on sale now
March 19 vs Inter Miami CF – Kid’s Day
April 2 vs CF Montréal – '80s Night
Presented by LifeCenter
April 24 vs LAFC – Orange Out
Presented by TQL
May 21 vs New England Revolution – Soccer In the Community
Presented by SeatGeek
June 24 vs Orlando City SC – Blue Out
Presented by Allegiant
June 29 vs New York City FC
Presented by Molson Coors
July 9 vs New York Red Bulls – Pride
Presented by P&G
July 13 vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC – Orange Out
Presented by Workhorse
July 23 vs Nashville SC – Christmas in July
Presented by First Financial
Aug. 6 vs Philadelphia Union – Salute to Service
Presented by P&G
Aug. 13 vs Atlanta United FC – eSports Night
Presented by Klosterman
Aug. 27 vs Columbus Crew – Hell is Real
Presented by Heineken
Sept. 3 vs Charlotte FC – Kick Childhood Cancer
Sept. 10 vs San Jose Earthquakes – Noche Latina
Presented by Xavier M.B.A
Oct. 1 vs Chicago Fire – Fan Appreciation
Presented by Kroger
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