Crew to host Dayton Dutch Lions in the 100th Edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on May 29

Tickets for Crew vs. Dutch Lions on May 29 on sale now! Kids 12-and-under are FREE

COLUMBUS – Playing in the national tournament named after the club’s founder, the Columbus Crew enters the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup during third-round action as the Black & Gold are set to host the Dayton Dutch Lions (USL Pro) on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET. Tickets to the match are set to go on sale via TheCrew.com and by calling 614-447-CREW (2739) at 10:00 a.m. ET today.

Next Wednesday’s match is a general admission event. Crew Soccer Nation Fan Club (Black and Gold levels) members can purchase tickets for $10 in advance. Tickets for the general public are $12 in advance and all day-of-match tickets are $15. Children 12 and under will be admitted for free with a complementary ticket, and parking for the match is $5. While tickets are available today at 10:00 a.m. on the club’s website and by calling the front office, tickets via Ticketmaster will be available beginning Thursday, May 23 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

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The Black & Gold enter in the third-round of the tournament along with the other 15 MLS teams based in the United States. The 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup features 68 teams – an increase from the 64 that competed last year, marking the largest field in the modern era (1995-present).

The Crew was crowned 2002 U.S. Open Cup champion as the Black & Gold defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 to win the club’s first-ever tournament title in front of its home fans at Crew Stadium on October 24, 2002. The Black & Gold also reached the Open Cup Final in the club’s first appearance in the tournament in 1998 and most recently in 2010.

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