Season Launch Party to kick off 2018 in style

All supporters are invited to attend Sporting Kansas City’s “For Glory. For City.” Season Launch Party presented by Ivy Investments on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Children’s Mercy Park. Held in partnership with adidas and Bud Light, the Season Launch Party is free and open to the public. Fans planning to attend the event can RSVP at SportingKC.com/RSVP.



The “For Glory. For City.” Season Launch Party will start at 5 p.m. CT in the Budweiser Brew House at the northeast corner of Children’s Mercy Park, giving fans the opportunity to purchase the club’s new secondary jersey for the first time. All supporters who buy the new kit at the event will receive a $20 SportingStyle gift card at checkout, with food, beverages and the matching black anthem jacket also on sale. In conjunction with the jersey launch, Sporting KC’s new kit will go on sale that evening at MLSstore.com/SportingKC.


The season-opening celebration will then begin in the Sporting Bay on the east side of the world-class stadium with appearances from all Sporting KC players and coaches. Parking is available in the Red Lot (formerly Lot D) east of Children's Mercy Park. Click here for a parking map.


  • 5:00pm Doors Open to Budweiser Brew House
    • Food and drink available
    • SportingStyle merchandise available
  • 7:00pm Show Begins in Sporting Loading Bay
    • Players and coaches introduced
    • Jake Reid, Matt Besler and Peter Vermes to speak
    • Drinks and SportingStyle merchandise available
  • 8:00pm Event Ends


Sporting KC introduced its “For Glory. For City.” marketing campaign for the 2018 season on Wednesday, debuting the mantra in a 60-second television commercial. The new TV spot conveys the club’s focus and determination to attain glory, thus delivering on the promise made to its loyal supporters and all of Kansas City. By owning the past and claiming the future, Sporting KC enters 2018 with the unwavering belief that “We’re not done yet.”


Single-game tickets for Sporting KC’s first 10 home matches of the 2018 MLS regular season are now on sale via SeatGeek.com. Individual match tickets for games at Children’s Mercy Park through July 7 — beginning with the highly anticipated season opener versus New York City FC on March 4 and continuing through a mid-summer matchup with reigning MLS Cup champion Toronto FC — can be purchased by clicking here.