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By Josh Putney , 03/16/17, 1:30PM PDT


RENO, Nev. – Reno 1868 FC released the schedule for its Inaugural Season Kickoff Week today. A balloon scavenger hunt, meet the team party, and pub crawl highlight key events before the club’s Inaugural Season Kickoff Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m.


Season Kick Off Week:


Monday: Reno 1868 FC Balloon Scavenger Hunt


            Location: Spread across Reno and Sparks


            Time: All day


Details: 500 balloons will be placed around Reno/Sparks. Each balloon will have instructions attached to take a selfie with the balloon and to tag #UnityLoyalty1868 for a chance to win an 1868 FC autographed jersey. Twenty-five balloons will have various Reno 1868 prizes. The grand prize will be four VIP Tickets to the Season Kick Off match on March 25 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Orange County FC.


Tuesday: Media Day


Location: Greater Nevada Field


Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.


Details:  Media will be given the chance to meet coaching staff and players on the game field. At 2:30 p.m. media is welcome to collect b-roll at the club’s practice on the field.


Wednesday: Meet the Team Party


Location: Freight House District


Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Details: The program begins at 7:15 p.m. This is an event for Reno 1868 FC Founding Members only.


Thursday: Chamber Event – Alive After Five


Location: Bugsy’s Sports Bar & Grill


            Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Details: Chamber members will meet and greet with Reno 1868 FC players. This is a Chamber member only event.


Friday: 1868 FC Bar Crawl with Battle Born Brigade and Fans


Location: Mellow Fellow, Ol’ Bridge Pub, The Stick, Sierra Tap House, Our Bar.


Time: 6:00 p.m.


Details: The crawl begins at Mellow Fellow at 6:00 p.m. Anyone wearing Reno 1868 FC gear will receive discounts at each of the crawl locations.


Season Memberships are on-sale now at or by calling 775-334-7001. For-up-to-date news and notes throughout the season, follow Reno 1868 FC on Twitter @reno1868fc, Instagram @reno1868fc or like the team on Facebook.