CHICAGO — The 2019 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft is this week and for the first time in NWSL history the event will take place in Chicago. Before attending the draft itself, hosted at the McCormick Place, there are events for people to attend and celebrate with fellow NWSL fans as well as our supporters group, Local 134.

The night before the draft join Local 134 at the Punch Bowl Social located at 310 North Green Street for the “Night B4 Party.” The party is open to everyone and people are encouraged to meet up with other NWSL fans and supporters.

Local 134 will continue the celebration the morning of the NWSL College Draft. From 9am-10:30am meet the supporters group at The Spoke & Bird for the Draft Pre-party. After grabbing breakfast and meeting members of Local 134, fans can march with the group from the restaurant to McCormick Place where the draft is held.

Last but not least, the 2019 NWSL College Draft is open to the public and media. Fans attending the event can RSVP to the league’s Facebook event here. Located in the Skyline Ballroom, there will be a section for Local 134 and Red Stars fans to sit and cheer when draft picks are made.

Fans unable to attend the NWSL Draft  can watch the draft live by visiting: Facebook.com/NWSL, YouTube.com/NWSL and NWSLsoccer.com/CollegeDraft.