DL_2017_gameday_guide

The 2017 Dynamo regular season kicks off with back-to-back home games. Don't miss game no. 2 when the Dynamo take on Columbus Crew SC on Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. We'll also be honoring Dynamo legend Corey Ashe, who recently announced his retirement. Get the full scoop on everything you need to know in your HOUvCLB gameday guide below. Be sure to check out this week's match book below:

Getting There | Flash Seats | Entry | Tickets | Pregame | Traditions | Around the Concourse | Halftime | Postgame

Getting There

Plan your trip

Dynamo fans come from all over Houston to watch their favorite team in orange. Coming from Katy? Sugar Land? The Galleria? Find the route that's best for you. Click here to map out your trip to BBVA Compass Stadium.

Parking

Cash lot and street parking will be available surrounding BBVA Compass Stadium. There are no parking conflicts this year (yay!), but be sure to give yourself plenty of time to enjoy all the pregame festivities! 

BBVA Compass Cardholders - Free (yes, free) parking is available in a designated area in Lot C for the first twenty (20) customers to show their BBVA Compass credit or debit card upon arrival. Click here to learn about other Bright Experiences, presented by BBVA Compass! 

Need a lift?

Catch a FREE RIDE on the METRORail! Simply show your Dynamo match ticket or Season Ticket Member car and you're on your way! not only is riding the METRORail environmentally friendly, it also saves you time and money!

Texas Street Fest

The Texas Street Fest is located along Texas St. on the north side of BBVA Compass Stadium and is perfect for families looking for something to do before the match.

Enjoy fun and games and the chance to win cool prizes such as #McDynamoFamily. Stop by the McDonald's tent for your chance to be the #McDynamoFamily of the game! You can win a prize pack and be featured on the video board at halftime!

You can event stop by Diesel's Den for the chance to say "hi" to your favorite fox!

Bud Light Beer Garden

Back-to-back home games means back-to-back pregame parties in the Bud Light Beer Garden! Swing by before heading to BBVA Compass Stadium for cold brews and hot tunes! If you haven't already done so, grab a Bud Light Beer Garden ticket package and get one match ticket and two pregame drinks, all for only $36!

Flash Seats

Flash Seats

You may have heard about our switch to Flash Seats. This move allows fans to manage game tickets safely and conveniently on their smart phones. With the move, Dynamo fans now have three ways to access BBVA Compass Stadium with their ticket on gamedays:

  1. By using Flash Seats, either via the Flash Seats App or through the credit card, driver's license or Season Ticket Member card associated with their Flash Seats App account
  2. With a paper ticket purchased at the box office or shipped as part of season ticket packages
  3. With an e-mailed ticket, either on a smart phone or printed at home

Click here to learn more about Flash Seats or for a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Entry Into BBVA Compass Stadium

Entry

The 76 gate, located on the southwest side of the stadium, will open for Dynamo Season Ticket Members at 5:45 p.m. Members will have special access to a pregame meet and greet with Dynamo legend Corey Ashe on the Tecate Social at 5:45 p.m. Simply access the area using the 76 gate.

All gates will open for Dynamo Season Ticket Members at 6:00 p.m. Be sure to check in at the match on Orange Rewards, using your mobile app for iPhone or Android to earn points for future prizes! 

All gates will open to the general public at 6:15 p.m.

A few things have changed at BBVA Compass Stadium, including new gates and a few renamed areas. Get familiar with an updated stadium map here.

BBVA Compass Cardholders

At every Houston Dynamo home game, BBVA Compass cardholders get exclusive access to enter the stadium through the VIP Club by simply showing their BBVA Compass credit or debit card. Click here for more information on Bright Experiences that will pop up over the course of the season.

Stadium Policies

Always be prepared - get a list of items prohibited at BBVA Compass Stadium here. Pro tip: Umbrellas are not allowed inside the stadium, but ponchos are available for purchase inside the adidas Dynamo Team Store!

Giveaways

Be sure to pick up a special gameday match book on your way to your seats!

Grab breakfast the day of the game at Taco Bell and bring your receipt to Section 104 - the first 15 people to do so get to watch warmups from the field!

Tickets

Bud Light Beer Garden ticket packages

If you purchased a Bud Light Beer Garden ticket package, please check in at the tent located by Lucky's Pub to pick up your drink tickets.

Hat Trick Pack

If you purchased a Hat Trick Pack, please check in at the sales table inside BBVA Compass Stadium located outside section 220 to receive your drink and popcorn vouchers. Vouchers must be redeemed by the end of the halftime. Please visit Guest Services located across from section 220 if you are unable to pick up vouchers by the end of halftime.

Need tickets?

Still looking for tickets to the match? Click here to see what great seats still remain! 

Pregame

O Capitán, our Capitán

Be sure to be in your seats as Dynamo legend Corey Ashe, whom we will be honoring at Saturday's game, leads the pregame ceremonies with the firing of El Capitán!

Bud Light Good Sport Challenge

Help the Dynamo win points in the Bud Light Good Sport Challenge - all you have to do is follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and be on the look out for our Bud Light Good Sport Challenge post the day before the match. Like, share and comment #ResponsibleDynamo to help us earn points! 

Traditions

Traditions

Whether you are Forever Orange or attending your first Dynamo game, here's a reminder of how you can be a part of the match.

Team Introductions

Be loud and be proud by yelling the last names of your Dynamo as the starting lineups are announced.

Scarves Up

When the Dynamo enter the field prior to kickoff, stand and raise your scarves as they are introduced and come onto the pitch. Don't have a Dynamo scarf? Head to the adidas Dynamo Team Store located on the north side of the concourse before heading to your seat!

We are Orange

Join in as the supporters groups lead the crowd in "We are Orange" immediately following the national anthem. Don't know the words? It's simple, repeat after us (and sing it to the tune of Bonnie Tyler's "It's A Heartache):

We are Orange.
Forever we are Orange.
Forever we are Orange.
Forever we are Ooo-Orange.

Streamers

At select seats, a Dynamo streamer will be provided. When the Dynamo score a goal, throw your streamer high in the air. Streamers are also available for purchase at the Dynamo adidas Team Store. But please remember to follow the fan code of conduct and never throw a streamer onto the field or at any player or official.

Around the Concourse

Concessions

What's a game without a snack? (Answer: a game without a snack). Fuel up at one of our many concessions stands. Be sure to also visit the south side of BBVA Compass Stadium and get a Taste of EaDo! Some of our newest food options include: tacos, pub food, ice cream and international brews! 

Merchandise

Gear up the season with a trip to the adidas Dynamo Team Store! This week's must have item and our Item of the Match is white coaches polo! Swing by before the game (or during halftime) and grab some new Dynamo swag! 

Halftime

Halftime

Be sure to stay in your seats during halftime as we honor Dynamo legend Corey Ashe!

Postgame

BHP Billiton Man of the Match

Game winning goal? Jaw dropping save? After each home match we recognize the Dynamo player who shined brightest. Be sure to stick around to see who will be Saturday's BHP Billiton Man of the Match!

Tecate Social

Keep the good times going at Tecate Social, located on the south end of the stadium as part of the all-new Taste of EaDo. Tecate Social is open up to an hour after the game, and alcohol sales resume approximately 15 minutes after the final whistle.

Hold on to that ticket...

Check out a few offers from our partners:

  • Taco Bell - If the Dynamo score off a corner kick, fans will receive a free taco with a ticket stub or member card for 24 hours after the game at participating locations
  • Jack in the Box - If we win, you win! Use the phrase "Dynamo Win!" the day after a Dynamo home win for a free Jumbo Jack with any menu item purchase at participating Houston area Jack in the Box locations
  • Raising Cane's - If the Dynamo score two or more goals, show your ticket or member card at Raising Cane's within 48 hours of the game and receive a free Box Combo with the purchase of a Box Combo