WASHINGTON, D.C., (Sept. 15, 2022) – D.C. United will host a Noche Latina themed match presented by Steamfitters Local 602 on Sept. 18 at 5:00 p.m. EST when they welcome Inter Miami CF to Audi Field to kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month.

To commemorate this special day and to begin the monthlong celebration, D.C. United in partnership with Steamfitters Local 602 will introduce several matchday activations to celebrate the Hispanic community and their culture, supported by additional club partners Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company and McDonald’s.

  • Party at the Pitch: Prior to the match, D.C. United will host salsa dancing performances and lessons during the club’s pre-match Party at the Pitch located just outside Audi Field on Audi Drive.
  • Matchday Giveaway: Special edition Noche Latina window clings will be available for a select number of fans as a matchday giveaway upon entry.
  • Custom Merchandise by Latina Designer: Here’s your chance to purchase a limited edition celebratory Hispanic Heritage themed t-shirt, designed by Latina artist and D.C. United’s very own Elena Seaton. T-shirts will be available for purchase in the DCU Club Shop located within Audi Field.
  • Latinx/Hispanic Food and Drink Specials: Select Audi Field concession stands will carry special food and drink themed specials during the match.

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of families whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

D.C. United will also have a multitude of events throughout the month to celebrate the culture, accomplishments, and diversity of our Hispanic Community. Additional information about the events will be announced at a later date.

You can watch all D.C. United matches live in Spanish on TeleXitos and in English on NBC Sports Washington and www.dcunited.com. Additionally, fans can listen live to all D.C. United matches in English on 104.7 WONK-FM and in Spanish on the iHeartRadio App.

For tickets to the club’s Noche Latina match, please visit: www.dcunited.com/tickets.

About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the past 26 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round, including the District’s premier arts, culinary, and music festival, Unite the District Fest. Audi Field will soon be home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group.

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013).

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