For Immediate Release
Oct. 2, 2013

Major League Soccer Returns to Sam Boyd Stadium for Second Annual Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge

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LAS VEGAS – Tickets for the Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge, Sin City’s premier Major League Soccer (MLS) showcase, are on sale now. After thousands of soccer fanatics made the inaugural Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge a huge success in February 2013, the Colorado Rapids and Chivas USA will return once again for a preseason clash set for kick off on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. PST inside Sam Boyd Stadium.

Sports fans can now purchase tickets for the 2014 event and take advantage of several pricing options, starting at $15 for youth tickets and $20 for adult tickets. The 2014 ProSoccer Challenge will also offer a new element for all ticketed fans with an engaging experience inside the Futbol Fiesta, located outside the stadium. This unique collision of cultures will allow fans to celebrate professional soccer visiting Las Vegas through interactive soccer-themed activities and contests, live music, and food and drink vendors.

“We are grateful to the City of Las Vegas for their partnership that allows us to deliver a premier lineup of international sports offerings to this great town throughout the year,” said Jonathan First, president of United World Sports, which also produces the annual USA Sevens Rugby Tournament in Las Vegas. “The response from both local and out-of-market fans has been tremendous, and we look forward to watching the Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge continue to grow in its second year.”

Full ticket pricing options include:

  • General Admission: $15 for youth, $20 for adults and children under the age of three are free. General admission tickets include admission to the stadium.
  • Reserved Level: $20 for youth, $40 for adults and children under the age of three are free. Reserved level tickets include admission to the stadium and priority. Limited availability
  • Premier Lounge: $75 for adults and children under the age of three are free. Premier lounge tickets include admission to the stadium, VIP seating behind the goal, and access to a hospitality tent with a hosted bar and dining.

The second annual Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge will be hosted by United World Sports and the City of Las Vegas. This year’s event coincides with both the Las Vegas Silver Mug International Adult Tournament and Mayor’s Cup International Showcase, co-hosted by Nevada State Soccer Association (NSSA) and Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club, creating a weekend filled with youth and adult athletes from around the world as they compete in prestigious amateur events.

The 2013 Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge resulted in a victorious 3 – 0 win for the Chivas USA. The rematch between these two premier MLS teams is one of the limited opportunities Las Vegas soccer fans have to see live professional as the Chivas USA compete to keep the ProSoccer Challenge title against their Western Convergence rival.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 702-739-3267. For more information on the Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge, visit

About Colorado Rapids:

Established in October of 1995, the Colorado Rapids are one of the original charter teams to launch Major League Soccer in the inaugural 1996 season. The club has appeared in two MLS Cup Championship matches and won their first title by claiming MLS Cup 2010 with a 2-1 overtime victory over FC Dallas on November 21, 2010 at Toronto’s BMO Field.

About Chivas USA:

Founded in 2004, Los Angeles-based Club Deportivo Chivas USA has achieved remarkable success in seven full seasons in Major League Soccer. From 2006-2009, the Mexican-owned club qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs in four consecutive seasons, to the delight of its passionate supporters. In addition, Chivas USA’s innovative grassroots programs demonstrate its deep commitment to the Southern California community, while the club’s youth teams and Soccer Academies offer unprecedented opportunities to the region’s best young talent. For more information on Chivas USA, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit

About Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge:

Presented by United World Sports (UWS), LLC and the City of Las Vegas, the Las Vegas ProSoccer Challenge will showcase premier Major League Soccer (MLS) action alongside the Silver Mug International Adult Tournament and Mayor’s Cup International Showcase. The event will feature a MLS preseason showcase between the Colorado Rapids and Chivas USA on Sunday, Feb. 16.

About United World Sports:

The newly formed United World Sports (UWS) LLC hosts a dynamic line up of emerging sports properties and has quickly become the leader at delivering premier international sports properties to U.S. audiences. UWS’ flagship property is the USA Sevens Rugby Tournament held annually in Las Vegas. This exciting 16-nation, three-day tournament has become the largest attended rugby event in North America with more than 70,000 fans coming to Sam Boyd Stadium. Broadcast live on NBC Sports the tournament serves as the only U.S. stop on a nine-city world tour and reaches more than 350 million television households worldwide. Additional UWS properties include the Las Vegas Invitational, America’s Rugby Seven’s Cup, the College Rugby Championship (CRC), the Varsity Cup and the Pro Soccer Challenge.

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