Photo courtesy Horácio Coutinho for Austin Bold FC
AUSTIN, Texas – Austin Bold FC hosted a Meet and Greet for season ticket members yesterday during the first training session to take place at Bold Stadium. Members had an opportunity to meet the Bold players and staff and visit their seat for the first time. Season ticket members
The club also hosted the first-ever BOLD 100 CHALLENGE, as 100 local youth soccer players took the pitch to play against the Bold players, with Austin Bold FC chairman Bobby Epstein serving as goalkeeper for the kids’ side in the scoreless draw.
Austin Bold FC kicks off at Bold Stadium this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. against San Antonio FC in the inaugural Central Texas Derby.
Austin Bold FC kicked off its Inaugural USL Championship season with a draw in Las Vegas on March 9. Fans can purchase 2019 season memberships and single-game tickets by calling the Austin Bold FC sales office at 512-872-8700 or by visiting AustinBoldFC.com. For more information about the Bold, supporters can follow the club on Twitter (@AustinBoldFC) and Instagram (@AustinBoldFC) and like Austin Bold FC on Facebook.
About Austin Bold FC
Founded in 2018, Austin Bold FC is an American professional soccer team based in the capital of Texas. Austin Bold FC competes in the United Soccer League (USL), a Division II sanctioned league in the U.S. Soccer Federation hierarchy comprised 36 teams in the United States and Canada. Within the USL, Austin Bold FC competes in the USL Championship, the top division in the league. Led by head coach Marcelo Serrano, the club’s inaugural season kicked off in March 2019. Austin Bold FC is devoted to growing soccer in Central Texas and forming bonds with youth leagues and soccer supporters throughout the region. Austin Bold FC will play an exciting, up-tempo style of soccer, delivering a matchday atmosphere as dynamic as the city of Austin itself.
About the USL
The United Soccer League (USL) is the largest professional soccer organization in North America, possessing nearly a decade of experience in bringing the world’s game to communities across the United States and Canada. Overseeing the USL Championship, USL League One, and USL League Two, the organization is built on a proven and recognized model in international football and counts more than 100 clubs in its membership.
Based in Tampa, Fla., the USL has grown over the past decade into a model organization with strong corporate partnerships, stable organizational leadership, and a dedicated staff that provides outstanding support to member clubs and outside partners. Sanctioned by the U.S. Soccer Federation and Canadian Soccer Association, the USL is #UnitedForSoccer, moving the game forward in the United States and Canada.
About the USL Championship
The USL Championship is one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world, reaching a population of more than 84 million across more than 35 markets in 2019, and fueling the growth of the game across North America. At its core, the Championship is community. It’s the commitment of passionate and financially secure owners and talented players to embrace their hometowns, to create opportunity and to grow together through the beautiful game.