June 14, 2013
StubHub Center To Unveil New Marquee Signage on Wed, June 19
IT’S OFFICIAL – STUBHUB CENTER WELCOMES FIRST GUESTS
AND STAGES VERY VISUAL UNVEILING OF NEW MARQUEE SIGNAGE
PRIOR TO THE LA GALAXY vs. PORTLAND TIMBERS MATCH JUNE 19
CELEBRITIES, VIPS, ELECTED OFFICIALS
ON-HAND TO UNVEIL NEW SIGNAGE, NEW AMENITIES, NEW ERA, NEW NAME
FOR HOME OF GALAXY, CHIVAS USA, CHAMPIONSHIP AND OLYMPIC SPORTS
WHAT: Welcoming ceremony to officially launch StubHub Center. Formerly known as The Home Depot Center, StubHub Center, in Carson Calif. on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills is the 125-acre multi-sport facility that serves at the home of back-to-back MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy and Chivas USA franchises, world class competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes.
The official ceremony will precede the opening of the gates, welcoming the first guests into StubHub Center, for the LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers regular season MLS match, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Fans are invited to come early to StubHub Center to be a part of the ceremony at 5 p.m., prior to VIP Gates opening at 5:45 p.m. All gates will open at 6 p.m.
On March 4th, 2013, StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, announced its agreement with AEG to become the new naming rights partner of the development which features an 8,000-seat outdoor pavilion for tennis, boxing, sports and entertainment; a 27,000-seat stadium for soccer, football and other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts; a 2,000-seat facility for track & field and a 2,450-seat indoor Velodrome – the VELO Sports Center for track cycling.
Developed and managed by AEG, StubHub Center is an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site and is also the home of the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) High Performance Training Center, the national team training headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and Athletes’ Performance, an international training center for elite and professional athletes.
WHO: Participants include: City of Carson Mayor Jim Dear, CSUDH President Dr. Willie Hagan, StubHub President Chris Tsakalakis, LA Galaxy President Chris Klein, AEG President and CEO Dan Beckerman and StubHub Center General Manager Katie Pandolfo.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 19th
Ceremony – 5:15 PM
First Guests enter StubHub Center – 5:45 PM
LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers kickoff – 7:30 PM
WHERE: StubHub Center
In front of the TeamLA Store and Box Office at the Southwest Entrance
18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA
RSVP is required for event and game credentials.
Ketchum for StubHub