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Fans Encouraged to Plan Ahead and Arrive Early for Saturday’s Match

Gates open at 11:30 a.m. for 1 p.m. kickoff

RENTON, WASH. – Sounders FC encourage fans attending Saturday’s match versus the Colorado Rapids to plan ahead and arrive well in advance of kickoff to ensure smooth access into the stadium as handheld metal detectors will be utilized at all gates.  The team will open more gates at the south end of the stadium to accommodate the security measure.  

Fans will be asked to remove all metal from their pockets and hold the items in their hands as the screening is conducted, including coins, keys and cell phones.  Fans are encouraged to give themselves enough time to pass through security.  The 30-minute period leading up to kickoff is the busiest time frame at all security screening points.  

Fans will be able to enjoy $5 domestic beers and $6 craft pints at all concession stands from the time gates open until 30 minutes before kickoff.

Sounders FC host Colorado Rapids at 1 p.m. on the Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field on Saturday, July 20.  Gates open at 11:30 a.m.