San Diego Sports Teams Come Together at Petco Park
Petco Park will host a sports rally on February 11th as the San Diego community comes together to celebrate our local teams.The San Diego Sockers and mascot Sunny the Socker will be on site with others to celebrate the sports community of America’s Finest City.
Soccer News: Local sports teams, elected officials and community leaders are joining forces at the Celebrate San Diego Rally set to be held Saturday, February 11th at Petco’s Park at the Park.
“The San Diego Sockers organization is honored to represent the soccer community at the Celebrate San Diego Rally,” said Sockers General Manager Sean Bowers.
The free public celebration will welcome special appearances by athletes and leaders who call San Diego home, including Padres Hall of Famers Trevor Hoffman and Randy Jones, Padres Manager Andy Green, former Chargers Nick Hardwick and Rolf Benirschke, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, San Diego Gulls head coach Dallas Eakins and more.
The Celebrate San Diego Rally is a collaboration between the San Diego Padres, San Diego Gulls, San Diego Sockers, San Diego State Aztecs, University of San Diego Toreros, University of California San Diego Tritons and the City of San Diego, celebrating what it means to be part of America’s Finest City.
“We feel it’s a great way for all the San Diego sports organizations to come together in solidarity,” said Bowers. “It is important to share our history of a fantastic sporting culture in San Diego.”
Date: Saturday, February 11th at Petco’s Park at the Park.
- Gates open at 10:00 a.m. PT.
- The event will feature live music, interactive games, a Kids Zone and photo booths.
- Guests 21 and older can enjoy a San Diego Craft Beer Garden.
- Parking will be FREE of charge in Padres-controlled lots around the ballpark.
The rally will kick off at 1:00 p.m. PT with Padres and Aztecs broadcaster Ted Leitner serving as Master of Ceremonies. Speakers will include Hoffman, Green, Hardwick and other local leaders.
The SDSU Aztecs spirit squads, Sockers First Team Players, and local mascots including the Padres Swinging Friar, the Gulls’ Gulliver and Sunny the Socker will be on hand to engage with the crowd.
Guests in attendance will receive a commemorative Celebrate San Diego hat compliments of Sycuan. Adult and youth hats will be available upon entry while supplies last.
Those who would like to donate their Chargers apparel in good condition will be able to exchange one piece of Chargers clothing or a Chargers hat for a $25 credit to the Padres Majestic Team Store good through May 4, 2017.This offer is good for one (1) Chargers item exchanged for one (1) store credit per adult (ages 18 and older).