Timbers Surpass 10,000 Season Tickets Sold, Plan to Cap at 12,000
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Portland Timbers today announced that the team has surpassed 10,000 season tickets sold for its inaugural Major League Soccer season in 2011. Additionally, the club announced plans to cap season tickets sales at 12,000 seats.
At this time, season tickets in 33 different seating sections are sold out for the inaugural MLS season and all 23 Sunset Porsche Audi Suites have been sold on a multi-year basis. The sold-out seating sections include all five KeyBank Club sections (C1-C5), Sections 92-94, 97-98, SD1-SD6, 109-120, 209-211 and 222-223.
Seating availability in Sec. 121 and the team’s View Terrace sections is limited, and fewer than 700 season tickets remain in the Timbers Army sections (101-108, 201-208) at this time.
Remaining season tickets for the Timbers’ inaugural MLS season start at $18 per game and are available now for purchase by contacting a Timbers ticket representative at (503) 553-5555. Additional information and a helpful Virtual Venue feature can be found at www.portlandtimbers.com. The Timbers Virtual Venue feature gives fans the ability to simultaneously compare three-dimensional, 360-degree views from various seating sections and the opportunity to explore the exciting changes that will take place at PGE Park for the 2011 MLS season.
After opening their inaugural MLS season on the road, the Timbers make their 2011 home debut Thursday, April 14, when they play host to the Chicago Fire.
About MLS Portland Timbers
On March 20, 2009, Major League Soccer (MLS) awarded Portland the league’s 18th franchise to begin play in the top-flight professional soccer league starting in 2011. The Portland Timbers will mark their debut MLS season in 2011 in a significantly renovated stadium that will create one of the most unique and authentic soccer environments in the country. New stadium amenities will include better sightlines closer to the action, new premium seating on the east side of the field, a new KeyBank Club, an expansive Widmer Brothers bar area and a team store. The Timbers have been a beloved part of the Portland sports landscape since their early beginnings in the North American Soccer League in 1975, launching the era of “Soccer City USA” in the Rose City.