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We're back at home looking for three points as we host Real Salt Lake, presented by Texas Children's Health Plan! Get the full scoop on everything you need to know in your #HOUvRSL Gameday Guide below!

Schedule

2:00 p.m. // Box Office & Will Call Open
5:00 p.m. // adidas Team Store Opens
5:00 p.m. // Parking/Tailgating Opens
6:00 p.m. // Bud Light Beer Garden Opens
6:15 p.m. // Taste of EaDo Opens (Members at 76 Gate)
6:30 p.m. // Gates Open for Members, Legends at Heineken Star Bar
6:45 p.m. // Gates Open for General Public
8:00 p.m. // Kickoff
Halftime // Bobby Boswell Tribute
Postgame // Heineken Star Bar

Tonight, we honor the career of Dynamo Legend Bobby Boswell following his retirement last year. Meet Bobby and fellow legends Brian Ching, Stuart Holden, Cam Weaver and Mike Chabala from 6:30-7 p.m. at the Heineken Star Bar, then stick around at halftime as we present Bobby with gifts from the club.

 Getting To The Game

Road Closure Alert

If you’re coming to the stadium from the south side of town, please note that the entire interchange at Loop 610 and Highway 288 will be closed this weekend – both directions on both freeways – for construction. Please be sure to avoid that interchange and plan an alternate route into and out of downtown.

Plan your trip

Dynamo fans come from all over the Houston area to watch their boys in orange. Coming from Katy? Sugar Land? The Woodlands? 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 is available around BBVA Compass Stadium, but be sure to give yourself plenty of time to enjoy all the pregame festivities! We encourage fans parking in Lot B to enter from Chartres St. and fans parking in Lot C to enter from Texas Ave. for easiest entry.

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 cardholder experiences provided by BBVA Compass! 

Ride the Rail

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

Catch a Lyft

As the official rideshare partner of the Houston Dynamo, Lyft is offering fans 25% off two rides to and from BBVA Compass Stadium (valid for both new and existing users). Use promo code GODYNAMO2018 in the Lyft app (iPhone | Android) for your rides to and from the game! The Lyft Drop Off and Pick Up Zone is outside the 76® Gate, at the corner of Walker St. and Hutchins St.

 Stadium Entry

Entry

The 76® Gate, located on the southwest side of the stadium, and the Audi Sport Club entrance will open for Dynamo Season Ticket Members at 6:15 p.m. Simply access the area including Taste of EaDo by using the 76® Gate.

All gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Dynamo members, 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!

Some exciting updates have occurred at BBVA Compass Stadium, including new concessions and a few renamed areas. Get familiar with an updated stadium map here.

NOTE: We have upgraded entrance security with full-body metal detectors. This enhancement will make entry faster while keeping all fans in the safest possible environment.

Honda Owners

Honda owners can receive express entry into BBVA Compass Stadium once gates open at the new Honda Gate on the northeast corner of the stadium. Simply show your Honda keys at the Honda Express Entry Lane and bypass the lines!

Flash Seats

Flash Seats allows fans to manage game tickets safely and conveniently on their smart phones. Dynamo fans 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.

BBVA Compass Cardholders

At every Houston Dynamo home game, BBVA Compass cardholders get exclusive access to enter the stadium through the Audi Sport Club starting at 6:30 p.m. by simply showing their BBVA Compass credit or debit card. The first 25 cardholders to stop by the BBVA Compass kiosk outside Section 102 will receive a gift, courtesy of BBVA Compass!

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!

We are proud of the passion our fans show during Dynamo games. Show your support for the club, but be mindful of a few do’s and don’ts:  

DO throw streamers after we score a goal – let the celebrations flow forth! DO NOT throw any items onto the field out of frustration or anger. Beer is meant for drinking, not watering the grass.

Such actions may result in disciplinary action. CLICK HERE for more information surrounding our Guest Conduct policy.

Giveaways

Ask your nearest usher for a FREE Gameday Matchbook when walking to your seat!

 Ticket Information

Bobby Boswell 4-Pack

If you purchased a Bobby Boswell 4-Pack, you can pick up your limited edition posters at the table inside the Honda Gate (northeast corner) through the 75th minute.

Purchase your Dynamo 365 Season Membership for 2018

Learn more about Dynamo 365 Season Memberships by stopping at the Membership table on the BBVA Compass Stadium concourse outside Section 220.

Upgrade Your Seats

Looking to upgrade your experience for the match? Simply click here to find out how you can upgrade your seats or find great experiences such as watching warmups on the field or cheering for the team in the rally tunnel!

Need tickets?

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

 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!

Corner and Goal Kicks

Make sure you stand for corners and yell "Ooooh Houston" on goal kicks.

Dynamo Goals

Go crazy when we score!

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

We've upgraded and updated our concession stands throughout BBVA Compass Stadium! You'll notice a fresh, energetic look at our stands with faster service and higher quality food. View our full concessions stands map to find the perfect local flavors to satisfy your gameday cravings!

Check out the Nachos of the Game outside Sec. 102 or 131 — this week's special is our "Juanchos": chicharonnes topped with beef barbacoa, queso, black beans, chorizo and salsa!

Kick it in the Corners

Visit our new corner fixtures in the BBVA Compass Stadium concourse for new and improved service options featuring a variety of specialized offerings and socializing points.

  • The Market in the northwest corner is a mini self-serve bar with beer, wine, grab ‘n go ice cream, as well as fresh fruit and healthy options to pick up on the way to your seats.
  • Diesel’s Kids Corner in the northeast corner is for our young appetites – everything portioned for kids and priced $4 or less.
  • El Parque can be found in the northeast corner, and is a beer trough with ice cold beer and bench seating for you to relax before kickoff.
  • La Copa is a frozen drink wall in the northwest corner with six delicious flavors to carry you through the Houston summer.

Bud Light Good Sport

If you're 21 and over you can sign up to be a Designated Driver by going to Guests Services across from Section 118. All who sign up will receive a FREE soft drink, courtesy of Levy Restaurants, and have a chance to be the Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver of the Game.

From your friends at Houston Dynamo, Levy Restaurants, Bud Light and Silver Eagle Distributors, we thank you for Making the Right Call and Drinking Responsibly!

CenterPoint Energy Dynamo Photo Booth

Get that perfect photo from the Dynamo game to post on social media at the CenterPoint Energy Photo Booth. Located on the BBVA Compass Stadium concourse at Section 104. Props include Dynamo player cutouts or create your own GIF!

BBVA Compass Charging Station

We know sharing your experience during a Dynamo game is important to you. Thanks to our friends at BBVA Compass, you don't have to worry about your phone battery dying while at BBVA Compass Stadium. Simply stop by a BBVA Compass Charging Station location on the concourse at Section 102 or in the BBVA Compass Vault.

Merchandise

Gear up the season with a trip to the adidas Dynamo Team Store! Swing by before the game (or during halftime) and grab some new Dynamo swag. Dynamo 365 Members, don't forget that you receive 15% off your total purchase with your member card! Get ready for September 26 with our Item of the Game, a U.S. Open Cup Dynamo hat

 After The Game

Heineken Star Bar

Keep the good times going at the Heineken Star Bar, located on the south end of the stadium in the Taste of EaDo. The Heineken Star Bar 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:

  • 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