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Vancouver Whitecaps FC to Host Grand Opening of Official 'Caps Store at Metrotown

November 16, 2012 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Vancouver Whitecaps FC News Release

VANCOUVER, BC - This Saturday, November 17, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will host a grand opening celebration at the new Whitecaps FC store at Metropolis at Metrotown.

The program commences at 10 a.m., with the first 50 shoppers to spend $10 or more receiving a limited edition Whitecaps FC toque. Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. store guests will have the chance to participate in an autograph signing session with Whitecaps FC defenders Jordan Harvey and Alain Rochat. Club ambassador Carl Valentine and "˜Caps mascot Spike will also be on site to participate in the festivities from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Shoppers who visit the store will have the opportunity to enjoy complimentary Tim Horton's coffee and refreshments.

Whitecaps FC also announced the launch of the club's Holiday Pack, which will be available for purchase in store only. Holiday Packs include four tickets to the 2013 Major League Soccer Home Opener in the Teal section at BC Place, plus an official 'Caps scarf for $100 plus tax. Limited quantities of Holiday Packs are available, so shoppers are encouraged to get theirs early to avoid disappointment.

"With the holiday season fast approaching, Whitecaps FC are aware of the daunting task that can accompany shopping at this time of the year," said Bob Lenarduzzi, Vancouver Whitecaps FC president. "Our new store at Metrotown provides a great range of gifts from official "˜Caps merchandise to Holidays Packs, 2013 Season Tickets, 9-Packs, and Student Season Tickets."

Shoppers can purchase an array of products from gifts and accessories to jerseys, t-shirts, hats, and hoodies in men, women, and youth sizes as well as the club's line of infant wear. Holiday Packs, 2013 Season Tickets, 9-Packs, and Student Season Tickets are also available in store.

Whitecaps FC 2012 and 2013 Season Ticket Holders will receive a 15 per cent discount on regular priced merchandise, and Whitecaps FC BMO MasterCard holders will receive a 10 per cent discount on regular priced merchandise.

The store is located in the upper level of Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, BC, near the Atrium Court, and is open during regular mall hours throughout the holiday season. For more information, visit: www.whitecapsfc.com/officialwhitecapsstore.

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