PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC today announced details for the Thorns Spring Invitational, presented by Tillamook, at Providence Park. Taking place from March 26-April 1, the second-annual, four-team tournament features Thorns FC, the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team, Chicago Red Stars and Houston Dash.
The tournament will consist of three doubleheaders at Providence Park. Portland and Chicago will square off Sunday, March 26; kickoff is set for 5 p.m. (Pacific). Houston and the U.S. U-23s will face each other in the opening match at 2:30 p.m. (Pacific). On Wednesday, March 29, Chicago takes on Houston at 5 p.m. (Pacific), while Thorns FC play host to the U.S. U-23s at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific). Portland closes out the preseason tournament against Houston on Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific), while Chicago and the U.S. U-23s square off at 5 p.m. (Pacific).
Tickets for the tournament are included in Thorns FC Annual Memberships. Individual tickets, which allow entry to both matches each day, start at $8 and go on sale to the general public starting Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. (Pacific) online at www.thornsfc.com. Full tournament ticket packages, starting at $15, also will be available for purchase online.
Fans interested in purchasing Thorns FC Annual Memberships for the 2017 season are encouraged to call the ticket office at (503) 553-5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Single-game ticket information will be released at a later date.
2017 Thorns Spring Invitational presented by Tillamook Schedule
Sunday, March 26 – Houston Dash vs. U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team at 2:30 p.m.; Thorns FC vs. Chicago Red Stars at 5 p.m. (Pacific) at Providence Park
Wednesday, March 29 – Chicago Red Stars vs. Houston Dash at 5 p.m.; Thorns FC vs. U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) at Providence Park
Saturday, April 1 – Chicago Red Stars vs. U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team at 5 p.m.; Thorns FC vs. Houston Dash at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) at Providence Park