- $10 for one ticket to a San Antonio Scorpions soccer match ($18.15 value)
- When: Against the Carolina RailHawks on Saturday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m.
- Where: Toyota Field
- Seating: Section 121–122 or 128–129
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.
The Scouting Report
On April 25, the Scorpions sent more than 9,000 Minnesota United fans home disappointed when they earned a draw in the final seconds. The match, which was played in front of the largest crowd in Minnesota’s history, included a 60-yard strike from Zourab Tsiskaridze , as well as a goal from Rafael Castillo just seconds before the whistle sounded and the referees took flight into the evening sky. On May 9, the reigning NASL champs will return to Toyota Field to try to keep that momentum going. They’ll square off against the Carolina RailHawks, who have already collected five points in the young spring season.
San Antonio Scorpions
Founded in 2010, the San Antonio Scorpions wasted no time digging their pincers into the North American Soccer League standings; in 2012, they finished first overall and advanced to the semi-finals. Two years later, they claimed their first league championship. Yet despite their quick success on the pitch, the Scorpions have arguably made a bigger impact off of it: all profits from the team’s operations go toward funding Morgan’s Wonderland, a colorful amusement park in Longhorn Quarry designed for people with (and without) special needs.
The idea stems from team owner, businessman, and philanthropist Gordon Hartman, who builds support for Morgan’s Wonderland via the Scorpions’ “Soccer for a Cause” program. In 2012, the team’s efforts were noticed by Toyota, who committed to sponsoring a new stadium. Completed for the 2013 season, the result of that commitment currently boasts a seating capacity of 8,000 with plans to expand as large as 18,000, so long as fan support continues to grow enough and the chair saplings take root in the concrete.