CHICAGO, Ill. – The Chicago Red Stars have released details about their participation in U.S Soccer’s Women’s World Cup Viewing Party. U.S. Soccer will host a 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Viewing Party for the U.S. Women’s National Team Semifinal match against Germany on Tuesday, June 30 in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. The festivities will kick off at 3 p.m. with a FanHQ event in Lincoln Park near the intersection of Stockton Drive and LaSalle Drive, just south of the Lincoln Park Zoo.
U.S. Soccer’s FanHQ will include various fan-focused activities, while U.S. Soccer merchandise, along with food, soft drinks, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase. The Red Stars will have player appearances from Vanessa DiBernardo and Jen Hoy, and a Q&A session with Red Stars defender and New Zealand Captain, Abby Erceg. The Red Stars will also have giveaways such as NWSL and USWNT posters, some signed items from Red Stars USWNT players such as Julie Johnston and Christen Press, and smaller prizes that can be won from a prize wheel.
The viewing party will feature FOX’s live feed of the match displayed on a giant 19-by-33 foot, high-definition screen. The game kicks off at 6 p.m. CT. The semifinal match against Germany will be played at Olympic Stadium in Montréal, Canada.
Media are invited to the event, and all media requests should be directed to Sinhue Mendoza at firstname.lastname@example.org, O: (312) 528- 1237, M: (224)-715-0387 or Alex Prosperi Alexander.Prosperi@fleishman.com (847) 830-0284. Television affiliates are invited for live shots at the park. U.S. Soccer will only have parking for TV trucks but not follow vehicles etc. Media who would like to park a TV truck should inform U.S. Soccer contacts above. Upon arrival media should check in at the information table located near the Benjamin Franklin Monument near the corner of Stockton Dr. and LaSalle Dr.