Rowdies Reaching for USL Cup With Home Field Advantage

The Tampa Bay Rowdies are at it again. Just a few days out from Saturday’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinal against FC Cincinnati, the Rowdies are ready to put up a fight all the way to the USL Cup finals.

The Rowdies are ready, but are you? We’ve got everything you need to be the best Rowdies Fan you can be in the next 48 hours.

THE DEETS: So basically…

Teams: Tampa Bay Rowdies v. FC Cincinnati

When: Saturday, Oct. 21st, 7:30pm

Where: Al Lang Stadium – St. Petersburg, FL.


SHOW UP: Three words: Home Field Advantage.

The Rowdies have it!  That means they need YOU to show up and support them. Tickets are available online or via phone at: 727.222.2000.

DRESS UP: Sport that green & gold.

We’re talking painted faces, boas, beads, oversized sunglasses, the whole nine yards! Want to gear up in a hurry? Check out the Rowdies Pop-up Store in Sundial! They’ve got everything you need to look the part.

READ UP: Get to know the background.

This will be the Rowdies’ first playoff game since 2012. But the Rowdies are no strangers to pressure – they took home the NASL cup in 2012. They moved to the USL division this year and are poised to clinch the cup. The Rowdies and FC Cincinnati have matched up twice in the 2017 season, the first on April 19, resulting in a 1-1 draw, and the second (at Al Lang Stadium) in a 2-0 win on July 6th. Things are looking good for our Rowdies – so let’s keep the momentum coming!

MLS UP: This is our year.

The Rowdies been making waves in the soccer community and they’ve proposed a brand new stadium at the Al Lang site, but if the Rowdies take home the USL Cup, it could be just what they need to bring #MLS2STPETE. Check out the full story in our previous article here. 

Can’t make it to the game? Check out the live stream

Now you have everything you need to look like this guy…

About the author


Megan Holmes

By day, Megan writes, project manages, and plays an executive assistant who needs an assistant at Big Sea. By early morning and late night, she lives at CrossFit9 with a barbell in her hands. She believes that exercise is the greatest prescription for every ailment, but that a hot cup of coffee and a nice sour beer will do in a pinch. She loves all things local – so you might spot her trying out a new eatery, biking around this beautiful city, or walking her beloved Shiba Inu, Max.

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