Selling Tickets in MLS

Earlier this week we discussed the ongoing efforts at the MLS ticket sales center.  Today we would take our semi-regular look at ticket promotions around the league.  We’ll start in Columbus, where the Crew are offering a contest promotion in conjunction with car rental giant Thrifty.  Thrifty is the official airport parking partner of the team and they are offering a sweepstakes type promotion that provides fans the chance to win 12 tickets and a suite to a future Crew event.  The offering is not tied into a particular game is available to anyone over 18 who completes an online entry.

RSL is offering a series of game day events as part of their upcoming Saturday matinee against Chivas USA.  The entire array of events is presented by  The first 1,000 Moms through the door will receive RSL cinch sacks, while “Carnival Real” will start two hours before the start of the game.  A number of RSL corporate sponsors including Burger King, State Farm and others wil have booths at the event.  There will be music, soccer themed events, food and more.

We’ll finish in DC, where United is offering a number of promotions for their May 7 match at RFK, which is also their second home game this week.  The team will be offered a number of “Events for Kids“.  There will be mascots from a number of local mascots from a number of local non-professional teams.  There will be a number of soccer themed events, goodie bags, video games and more.  The team will also offer a meal deal that includes 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas for $94.  For those seeking a more expensive experience, tickets will go up to $186 for the package.