LA Galaxy Set Dates For Galaxy Caravan - Countdown to Kickoff For The Week Of March 7TH

CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, March 3,
- With the LA Galaxy’s sixteenth MLS season less
than two weeks away, the club announced today that it will head into the
community next week with a series of events as part of the Galaxy Caravan -
Countdown to Kickoff, which will begin on Monday, March 7 and conclude on
Friday, March 11 with the 2011 LA Galaxy Luncheon presented by Herbalife, at
the ESPN Zone at L.A. Live.

“Featuring a variety of
events, the Galaxy Caravan - Countdown to Kickoff is our club's way to build-up
excitement to the season opener while at the same time celebrating Galaxy
Soccer,” LA Galaxy President Tom Payne said. “We hope that this will be a great
way to reach out to the community and get excited for our 2011 season.”

Along with official Caravan
partner adidas, the Galaxy will have their players, staff, Miss LA Galaxy Court
members and Galaxy Street Team active throughout the week engaging with fans,
the public and media in order to thank them for their support and to raise
awareness for the start of the 2011 MLS season.


Monday, March 7

The LA Galaxy have teamed up with the LA Kings for “Galaxy Night with the
Kings” where a number of Galaxy players will be in attendance. The night will
be filled with Galaxy-themed activities, starting with the ceremonial puck drop
by a Galaxy player as well as Galaxy promotions and giveaways during timeouts
and intermissions. The Kings Ice Crew will show their support by wearing Galaxy
t-shirts and hats. There is a special ticket offer for Galaxy fans to come
celebrate the start of the season and enjoy exciting Kings hockey.

Tuesday, March 8

LA Galaxy players will visit patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to help spread a little cheer. Team members will be divided
into groups and make room-to-room visits. Each patient will receive Galaxy
gifts and the opportunity to take a photo and get an autograph from a Galaxy

Wednesday, March 9

LA Galaxy player to help The Home Depot and Univision make a family’s
dream for their twin sons to live in a soccer-themed bedroom a reality. In
addition, Galaxy players along with Miss LA Galaxy Court Members and the Galaxy
Street Team will also be going in-studio to local media outlets CBS/KCAL,
Telemundo, KWHY Ch. 22 and FS West to raise awareness of the start of the
Galaxy and MLS season. 

Thursday, March 10

Galaxy players will be at multiple events, one of which includes the only
Caravan stop at the team’s stadium, The Home Depot Center from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Players
will sign autographs in front of the Team LA Store, where fans will have the
opportunity to check out and purchase Galaxy merchandise. The first
200 fans will receive a 25% discount to the Team LA store which will be open
until 8 p.m. with extended store hours. Members of the Miss LA Galaxy Court and the Galaxy
Street Team will be on-site as well.

Galaxy players will be making a surprise visit at a local youth soccer
practice in the greater Los Angeles

Friday, March 11:

The 2011 LA Galaxy Luncheon presented by Herbalife will be hosted at the
ESPN Zone at L.A. Live at 12 p.m. to benefit the Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation.
The luncheon serves as the first opportunity for Galaxy supporters to meet the
2011 team, get the
inside track on the upcoming season from Head Coach and General Manager Bruce Arena and hear from Galaxy Captain Landon
Donovan. In addition to
meeting the team, the luncheon includes an introduction of the Galaxy broadcast
talent and a short program. Each attendee will receive a Galaxy t-shirt
and luncheon gift. Tickets
are $65 per person and are available by calling 310-630-2200 or by downloading
the Luncheon Order Form at

The LA Galaxy will open the 2011 MLS season on Tuesday,
March 15 when they head to Seattle
to take on the Seattle Sounders FC at Qwest Field at 6:30 p.m. in MLS First
Kick 2011, presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods. The game will be shown live on
ESPN and ESPN Deportes as well as online at Fans looking to travel
to this match can visit
for information and special offers on tickets, hotels and rental cars.

On Sunday, March 20, the Galaxy will host the New England
Revolution in their home opener, presented by Pechanga Resort & Casino, at
5 p.m. at The Home Depot Center. Tickets are available now, starting as low as $25. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE