D.C. United have announced a postseason tour presented by Events DC with the Black-and-Red traveling to St. Croix in the Virgin Islands to play against the Bermuda National Team on Friday, Nov. 15 at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 PM ET. The roster for the postseason tour presented by Events DC will be announced in the coming days.
“Through our partnership with Events DC, a postseason tour of the Virgin Islands gives D.C. United an opportunity to continue to expand our brand and showcase the club in front of a new audience. We want to thank the Virgin Islands and St. Croix for their hospitality and interest in hosting D.C. United and the Bermuda National Team," Dave Kasper, D.C. United General Manager and VP of Soccer Operations, said.
“As part of our strategic partnership with D.C. United, Events DC is excited to announce our first international club tour with the Black-and-Red to St. Croix against the Bermuda National Team. In partnership with D.C. United, the international club tour circuit is another opportunity for us to showcase Washington, DC in a targeted international market and to build upon the legacy that DC has cemented as an international soccer city. It is our hope that through these targeted tours, we’re able to inspire and bring not only more international soccer matches to DC – but also visitors to our nation’s capital, which is rich in soccer history,” Gregory A. O’Dell, president and chief executive officer of Events DC, said.
As the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, Events DC continues its strategic partnership with D.C. United in an effort to continue to solidify Washington, DC as the home of international soccer in the U.S. Through this partnership, both organizations look forward to hosting more international matches and strengthening world-class soccer talent in DC, while continuing to provide unique soccer experiences for the city’s passionate soccer fanbase.
Wednesday, November 13 - Travel to St. Croix
Thursday, November 14 - Training at Bethlehem Soccer Complex in St. Croix
Friday, November 15 - Game v. Bermuda National Team at Bethlehem Soccer Complex (7 PM Kickoff)
Saturday, November 16 - Team tour of St. Croix
Sunday, November 17 - Return to Washington, DC
About Events DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at www.RFKCampus.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and the Entertainment and Sports Arena (www.ESAontheRise.com), all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (Events DC), and Twitter (@TheEventsDC).
About the U.S. Virgin Islands
For more information about the United States Virgin Islands, go to VisitUSVI.com, follow us on Instagram (@visitusvi) and become a fan on Facebook (www.facebook.com/VisitUSVI). When traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. citizens enjoy all the conveniences of domestic travel - including on-line check-in - making travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands easier than ever. As a United States Territory, travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands does not require a passport from U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland. Entry requirements for non-U.S. citizens are the same as for entering the United States from any foreign destination. Upon departure, a passport is required for all but U.S. citizens.