Whitecaps FC Pride Scarf and Pride Night

Comments 71 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday was the International Day Against Homophobia and last year, Vancouver Whitecaps FC participated by changing their online profile images to rainbow logos. This year, they took it up another notch and released a rainbow scarf for everyone to show their support along with the team.

Whitecaps FC Pride Scarf, in partnership with Gameday Merchandising.

You can purchase the Pride Scarf online for a limited time and also at the next home match on May 24th at BC Place. $10 from each scarf sold will be donated to You Can Play, which promotes respect for all athletes:

You Can Play is dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation. The organization works to guarantee that athletes are given a fair opportunity to compete, judged by other athletes and fans alike, only by what they contribute to the sport or their team’s success.

You Can Play seeks to challenge the culture of locker rooms and spectator areas by focusing only on an athlete’s skills, work ethic and competitive spirit.

In addition to Pride Scarf sales, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will celebrate Pride Night at the July 27th match against FC Dallas at BC Place.

The atmosphere at matches is always great, John and I are season ticket holders in the Southsiders supporter section, and when there’s a fantastic cause to support it just gets amped up.

Thanks to Whitecaps FC, I have a pair of tickets to give away for the July 27th Pride Night match along with a pair of Pride Scarves. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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RT to enter to win @WhitecapsFC Pride Night match tickets + Pride Scarves from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/wYxwF

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 5:00pm on Friday, May 23, 2014. Follow Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for news and updates from the club.

Update The winner is Chad Nehring!

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  1. AmSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 9:26am PDT

    The VWFC Pride Scarves look great. Every home game is super fun, but I bet the Pride Night match will be fantastic!

  2. HardeepSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 9:40am PDT

    Go Whitecaps Go!!

  3. Mary WSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:28am PDT

    I love whitecaps

  4. NatalieSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:35am PDT

    Two fabulous things combined!

  5. Steph :)Sunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:50am PDT

    I’ve never been to a Whitecaps game or to BC Place since it’s been renovated so this would be a great time to do so.

  6. JenniferSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:50am PDT

    Love these scarves!! Way to go Whitecaps FC!

  7. AudreySunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:56am PDT

    Would love to go to this and the scarves look great! Sounds like a blast! 🙂

  8. Karen WilliamsSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:59am PDT

    What a great combination. Nice to see the Whitecaps doing this!

  9. DianaSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 11:12am PDT

    This sounds like fun and a great show of support!

  10. JPSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 11:52am PDT

    What a great prize!

  11. Manue SerdetSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 12:04pm PDT

    I’m gay and proud and played soccer my entire life, I’d love to celebrate it with the Whitecaps !

  12. kaySunday, May 18th, 2014 — 12:05pm PDT

    Love whitecaps

  13. brandonSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 1:34pm PDT

    Love going to Cap games

  14. Mike RobertsonSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 1:58pm PDT

    Dynamite! Go Caps!

  15. GraceSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 2:16pm PDT

    I’ve never seen the Caps play live!

  16. Gian @wastedmassSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 2:49pm PDT

    We’re blue we’re white and green and yellow and red and orange and pink and purple.. our all our honor

  17. Bonnie RSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 3:24pm PDT

    Would love to see them play!

  18. DuaneSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 4:38pm PDT

    Whitecaps! Woohoo!

  19. lucSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 4:59pm PDT

    It’s great to have a local, successful sports team!

  20. AngelaSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 5:30pm PDT

    We’d love to go!!!

  21. MarySunday, May 18th, 2014 — 7:42pm PDT

    I’ve never been to a Whitecaps game but this would be so great and the scarves look awesome!!!

  22. KamSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 10:01pm PDT

    Nice prize…the scarves look awesome!

  23. Lorena GrandeSunday, May 18th, 2014 — 11:37pm PDT

    Sounds awesome. Great scarves. The atmosphere at these Whitecaps games I’ve heard are super-awesome, and exhilerating.

  24. DonMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 9:24am PDT

    Yes, please!

  25. LeesaMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 9:30am PDT

    Go Whitecaps Go! What a great way to support equality!

  26. BrentonMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 10:39am PDT

    Great work by the Caps.

  27. BrentonMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 10:39am PDT

    Great work by the Caps.

  28. CurtisMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 11:53am PDT

    I have never been to a whitecaps game yet, and that would be a lovely added event to pride week!

  29. John WMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 11:57am PDT

    Go Caps go!! #pride

  30. SunshineMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 12:14pm PDT

    We’re here, we scored, get used to it?

  31. MaureenMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 12:36pm PDT

    Hopefully people will see the scarf as a reminder of universal acceptance and equality. Go Whitecaps!

  32. Stv.Monday, May 19th, 2014 — 12:50pm PDT

    Nice idea for the caps to do.

  33. Gerald HayesMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 1:22pm PDT

    Go Caps! #VWFC

  34. DilaraMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 1:48pm PDT

    This is awesome!

  35. Dayna WilsonMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 6:36pm PDT

    What a great initiative. Go Whitecaps!

  36. Lori-SuperhostYVRMonday, May 19th, 2014 — 9:46pm PDT

    Never been to a Whitecaps game…fun prize.

  37. TimTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 12:04pm PDT

    Yey! Great prize.

  38. DishcrawlTOTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 12:45pm PDT

    I love the colours 🙂

  39. Teresa KTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 12:59pm PDT

    I’d love to win.

  40. DustinTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 1:13pm PDT

    Go whitecaps!!

  41. AlexTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 2:58pm PDT

    I’d love these tickets

  42. BlueprintTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 3:08pm PDT

    Come on, Come on Vancouver… We’re together supporting you tonight!

  43. Matthew ETuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 3:28pm PDT

    This is a lovely idea to see in action.

  44. SanazTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 4:22pm PDT

    I’d love to attend

  45. EileenTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 4:43pm PDT

    Nice scarf!

  46. DanielTuesday, May 20th, 2014 — 5:23pm PDT

    Would love to go!

  47. JulianWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 12:11am PDT

    This would be fun.

  48. DebbieWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 10:41am PDT

    This would be a great way to have a date night with my hubby:)

  49. HannahWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 12:26pm PDT

    Go Whitecaps!

  50. PNWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 2:14pm PDT

    Go Whitecaps go!

  51. Samantha ClarkWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 3:06pm PDT

    This would be my first White Caps game!

  52. Elaine DengWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 3:16pm PDT

    Thank you for the contest.

  53. fionaWednesday, May 21st, 2014 — 11:51pm PDT

    Very cool contest!

  54. AmyThursday, May 22nd, 2014 — 12:14am PDT

    What a great idea!

  55. ChandniThursday, May 22nd, 2014 — 10:25am PDT

    I hope I win!

  56. Chad NehringThursday, May 22nd, 2014 — 12:20pm PDT

    Wow soccer, fun

  57. ShaunThursday, May 22nd, 2014 — 12:40pm PDT

    Go Whitecaps, go!

  58. WesThursday, May 22nd, 2014 — 7:38pm PDT

    I’ve only been to 1 Whitecaps game and it was an awesome experience! Go Whitecaps!

  59. bekkiFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 7:48am PDT

    Ooh ive never been to a whitecaps game before!

  60. JenniferFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 8:31am PDT

    I have a future Whitecaps player at home!! Love to go to our 1st game.

  61. VickiFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 8:55am PDT

    Fingers crossed – thanks for the opportunity!

  62. ManjeetFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 9:29am PDT

    Great idea! Go whitecaps!

  63. SharlaFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 10:03am PDT


  64. AishaFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 10:40am PDT

    I would love to go to a Whitecaps game!

  65. DeniseFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 11:35am PDT

    Go Whitecaps!

  66. SeanFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 11:54am PDT

    Go Caps!

  67. JonathonFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 3:25pm PDT

    What a great idea! Go Whitecaps!

  68. Alyssa GFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 3:39pm PDT

    what a great organization, we all have Pride!

  69. Sarah GraceFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 3:59pm PDT

    Beautiful scarf. Love to win one to wear! GO WHITECAPS!


  70. ChrisFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 4:38pm PDT

    Let’s Go Whitecaps!

  71. RyanFriday, May 23rd, 2014 — 8:54pm PDT

    Whitecaps Rock! Thanks for your support of the LGBT community.

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