TUCSON, Ariz. –– As Tucson-area schools return to the classroom, FC Tucson returns to the pitch next Saturday with sights set on a victory for local teachers. The August 7 match vs North Texas SC is Teacher Appreciation Night, with schools able to claim up to 25% of Saturday’s ticket revenue.
Tickets can be purchased at FCTucson.com/Tickets
“We felt like it was important to honor teachers after a year and half of tumultuous times,” said Amanda Powers, president of FC Tucson. “We’re excited to provide a safe and fun way to regather and share in the joy of the beautiful game. We hope Saturday’s match is a victory for teachers, for schools, for students, and for our guys on the pitch.”
Partner schools will receive a special ticket link where $5 from every $15 ticket sold will be returned to the school.
Current partner schools include:
Faith Christian Academy - https://bit.ly/FCTucson-FCA
International School of Tucson - https://bit.ly/FCTucson-IST
Marana Unified School District - https://bit.ly/FCTucson-Marana
Schools still have time to register and claim their donations.
Schools interested in becoming a partner should contact Justin Kirk, vice president of ticket sales for FC Tucson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (520) 600-3095 option 1 or (937) 405-6202.