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Matchday Checklist

A list of things every fan should do on matchday at RFK Stadium

Whether you're a new fan in 2013, or you've been to every match since 1996, we want to make sure you make the most of your matchday experience at RFK Stadium. Below is a list of things every fan should try.

PRE-MATCH

Parking benefits for VW owners: If you drive a Volkswagen, you are eligible for two great parking benefits.

  • VW offers free parking to the first 50 Volkswagens that park in Lot 4. Arrive early! The lot fills quickly.
  • Volkswagen owners that park in Lot 8 (full parking rates apply) are eligible to park in a special section that is normally reserved for Season Ticket Holders.

Lot 8 Tailgate and Food Trucks: The Lot 8 Tailgate opens two and a half hours prior to kickoff and features fun activities for fans of all ages. Get a taste of the town from local DC food trucks Bada Bing, DC Slices, and Doug the Food Dude.Tailgaters typically gather on the lawn for corn hole and other games. Be sure to check out Customer Service's tent for the chance to win an autographed jersey.

Season Ticket Holder's Champions Club: The Champions Club is an exclusive destination for 2013 Season Ticket Holders. The Club will feature live music from Pebble to Pearl, an appearance by Dwayne De Rosario, food, beverages and more. Be sure to check it out pre-match, and then wait out the traffic post-match!

INSIDE RFK STADIUM

Matchday: Be sure to pick up a copy of our FREE game program called Matchday. Each issue has an exclusive feature on a player or coach and the latest team news.

Be a Good Sport: D.C. United and Budweiser encourage fans to drink responsibly. Head to Gate A to make the pledge to be the designated driver for your friends and receive a free soda, Good Sport promotional items, and the chance to win a cool prize-pack.

Get the gear: Our Team Store is open three and a half hours prior to kickoff on gamedays. The store is located at RFK Stadium's Main Gate, and offers everything from scarves and jerseys to children's clothes and dog collars. 

VW Garage: The Volkswagen Garage is located field-level in the north endzone. The garage features Zigzag Challenge, Meet the Fleet, facepainting, and more. Learn more

Food specialities: RFK Stadium offers everything from pupusas and carne asada to hot dogs and fries, plus a good selection of beers and drinks. List of food and beverage locations

DURING THE MATCH

You know what to do - cheer and sing in support of D.C. United for 90 minutes. If you need help you can use our mobile guest services or visit the Guest Services booth located behind section 307.

Name in Lights: For a $50.00 donation to United for D.C. you can have a message posted on RFK Stadium's scoreboard. For a $150 donation, you can share a message and a photo. Donate or learn more

POST-MATCH

Season Ticket Holder's Champions Club: The Champions Club is the exclusive Season Ticket Holder destination for post-game drinks and fun. Check out Pebble to Pearl, who will be playing until 9:30 PM.

dcunited.com: Be sure to check dcunited.com on your mobile device or your computer for match highlights, a recap, and analysis.

NEXT HOME MATCH

D.C. United hosts the Columbus Crew on March 23 at 3:30 pm