GAMEDAY GUIDE: Minnesota United FC vs Carolina RailHawks
Minnesota United FC (4W-2T-5L, 14pts) return home to face the Carolina RailHawks (4W-2T-5L, 14pts), Saturday at NSC Stadium in Blaine. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CDT. The match will be broadcast live on FOX Sports North in High Definition.
There’s lots going on before and after the game. Here’s your one stop for figuring out all your gameday needs, from getting to the stadium to celebrating with the players and coaches afterwards at our post-game party right in the beer garden.
Getting There by Car
The National Sports Center is located in Blaine between 105th Ave NE and 101st Ave Northeast, along Davenport St. NE. There are many ways to make the trip to NSC, it can be accessed in any direction from major highways. Free parking is available surrounding the stadium.
*We have an important note to keep in mind when commuting to future Fall of 2013 Minnesota United FC home games. There is a road construction project taking place on Davenport St NE in between 103rd Ave N and 105th Ave N. We recommend that you take Central Ave (Highway 65) to 105th Ave and enter the main parking lot from the entrance off of 105th Ave N.
The box office opens 2 hours prior to kickoff.
If you need to purchase tickets, you can do so on gameday at the box office using cash or credit cards.
Everyone’s favorite pregame activity will be available before the game! We’re offering a vast parking lot where you can bring your grills, coolers and friends and enjoy the day before entering the stadium. Once you enter the stadium, we have some great family friendly activities, including facepainting, inflatable soccer goals, food trucks and much more.
- Test your shooting accuracy and speed with an inflatable soccer goal.
- Treat yourself to a delicious drink from the Budweiser Build a Bar
- Get your face painted (preferably with the MNUFC logo).
- Get a taste of the UK with The Anchor Fish and Chips food truck.
The Game: Minnesota United FC vs Carolina RailHawks
Gates will open at 1:00 p.m. (90 minutes before kick off) for fans to begin entering the stadium. Find your preferred seats early or take in team warmups. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. sharp as Minnesota United FC looks give the home fans a victory.
Want to know more about the game? Click here to read a match preview
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Get your United t-shirts and jerseys autographed by your favorite players at autograph alley in the southwest corner of the stadium. This is a great opportunity to get to see Minnesota United players up close and personal. Autograph Alley is just one of the many unique opportunities to interact with United players on gameday.
Budweiser Post Game Party
After the final whistle head to the Budweiser post game party in the Beer Gardens where team reporter Lindsay Guentzel hosts a meet and greet session with players and coaches. Extend your evening and hang out with fellow fans as food trucks and beer vendors remain open while K-TWIN provides the music!
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