In honor of the U.S. Women’s National Team playing Australia’s Matildas in the group stage of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, and the Embassy of Australia will co-host a World Cup watch party on June 8, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
The evening’s event will include a viewing area at CityCenterDC, where the USA vs. Matildas game will be shown on a large projection screen. In keeping with the spirit of the USA-Australia match-up, guests will have the opportunity to eat delicious food provided by the surrounding D.C. food trucks such as Orange Cow.
- Local D.C. community residents
- Members of the Congressional Soccer Caucus (invited)
- Players from D.C. United (invited)
- Players from the Washington Spirit (invited)
- Soccer for Success partners and families
- U.S. Soccer Foundation staff
Monday, June 8, 2014│Kick-off at 7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. – USA vs. Australia Game Begins & Start of Viewing Party
CityCenterDC Lot, 10th St. and I St. NW
**MEDIA: Media interested in attending the watch party may contact Elle Arlook
at Eleanor@MaroonPR.com or 443-979-3899.
Admission is free for the World Cup watch party, but a suggested $25.00 donation may be made to support the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program. Soccer for Success is a free afterschool program that uses soccer as a tool to address children’s health issues and juvenile delinquency, while promoting healthy lifestyles in urban underserved communities.
Learn more at www.ussoccerfoundation.org/watchparty.
About the U.S. Soccer Foundation
The U.S. Soccer Foundation is a recognized leader in sports-based youth development programs for children in underserved, urban communities. Since its founding in 1994, the organization has provided more than $100 million in funding to create and sustain innovative programs across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Proven to deliver positive health and social outcomes, the Foundation’s affordable initiatives offer safe environments in which both boys and girls thrive. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Soccer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Visit http://www.ussoccerfoundation.org to learn more.
About the Embassy of Australia
The Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C. is the diplomatic mission of the Commonwealth of Australia to the United States. This year is the 75th anniversary of Australia-US diplomatic relations.
CityCenterDC (citycenterdc.com) is a vibrant, 10-acre mixed use community comprised of world class shopping and dining, sophisticated apartment and condominium residences, and dynamic public spaces, all centrally located in the heart of Washington, DC.
U.S. Soccer Foundation
Embassy of Australia