(ISN) – VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC officially unveiled the club’s new primary kit on Monday, which will debut at the 2015 MLS season opener against Toronto FC on Saturday, March 7 at BC Place.
“As we enter our fifth season in MLS, we’re very excited to continue building on the strong foundation throughout our club,” said Whitecaps FC chief operating officer Rachel Lewis. “From players, to fans, to partners, everyone who wears this new kit will be able to represent our club with pride.”
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The first opportunity for fans to purchase the new kit will come on Monday, March 2 at the 2015 Whitecaps FC Season Launch Party, an exclusive event for Season Ticket Members at the Commodore Ballroom in downtown Vancouver. The jersey will then be released to the general public on Tuesday, March 3 at the Official Whitecaps FC Store in Gastown, as well as online at whitecapsfc.com/shop . Please note that with shipping times, fans who want to secure their new jersey in time for the season opener should purchase at the Official Whitecaps FC Store or in-stadium at BC Place on March 7.
Bell, the club’s Premier Founding Partner, will continue to be featured prominently on the front of the kit as they enter their fifth season as the official jersey partner of Whitecaps FC.
The new 2015 primary kit includes sky blue reflections, based off of the iconic peaks from the club’s logo that symbolize the water and mountains that represent Vancouver. The jersey has a 3D lenticular crest, as well as the new MLS crest on the sleeves.
Embossed on the hip is the club’s mantra – Our all. Our honour. – which is also on the neck tape, reminding every player and fan of what they represent when they pull on the jersey.