Black & Gold Week 2012

Crew fans dare to be at Crew Stadium on Saturday, March 24 at 4pm to help the Crew kick off their bicentennial celebration, when the expansion Montreal Impact visit Columbus for the first time. Get to the game early to receive a Crew scarf courtesy of Lifeline of Ohio Donate Life and enjoy live music on the plaza stage by the band Yellow Light Maybe. Columbus…Dare to be Massive! 

First Kick festivities include:

Monday, March 19

  • First Kick Scarf Scavenger Hunt. Follow the Crew on Twitter for more information starting March 19
  • online chat with President & GM Mark McCullers at 1:00pm LEARN MORE
  • Columbus City Council will be sponsoring a resolution to recognize the Crew on the start of their 17th season

Tuesday, March 20

  • Massive Makeover community clean-up project in Linden Village on Tuesday, March 20 at 2:00pm

Wednesday, March 21

  • online chat with Head Coach Robert Warzycha at 1:30pm
  • Crew players and coaches visit local libraries and COSI to read to children

Thursday, March 22

Friday, March 23

  • online chat with Crew goalkeeper William Hesmer at 1:30pm
  • 6th Annual Crewsmas Eve Party at 4th Street Bar and Grill - LEARN MORE
  • Crew Pub Crawl - LEARN MORE

Saturday, March 24 - FIRST KICK

  • Yellow Light Maybe concert on the Plaza stage pre-game
  • USA and Canadian National Anthems performance by Leo Welsh
  • Crew scarf giveaway courtesy of Lifeline of Ohio Donate Life (see sample below)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University Division III Men's Soccer Team National Championship Recognition at hafltime
  • All fans attending the First Kick match are invited to stop by the Crew Soccer Foundation Field Opening Ceremony which will begin at 2:45 p.m. It will provide a unique recreational outlet for children from economically-disadvantaged areas to enjoy soccer programming. LEARN MORE
  • Crew reserve match vs. Montreal reserves following the completion of the regular season match
  • And much more

We dare you to be at Crew Stadium as the Crew take on the Impact!




Sample of the the scarf giveaway courtesy of Lifeline of Ohio Donate Life