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Ad Finem Fidelis ~ Faithful to the End

Philadelphia Union OPEN CUP vs New England Revs



The match will be held at JORDAN FIELD in Harvard, BOSTON MA

Jordan Field
65 North Harvard Avenue
Boston, MA 02134

  • Parking is $10. 

  • The main parking entrance is at the bottom left of the football stadium and one road goes right to the soccer stadium

  • Everyone needs to print out their tickets because digital/mobile tickets won't be accepted.

  • TIFO items

    • Drums are ok

    • Small banners/flag to hang on railing

    • Nothing larger than 6x6

  • Earlier meeting drinks was suggested at O’Briens Pub in Allston, MA http://www.yelp.com/biz/o-briens-pub-allston-2

    HOWEVER

    • BYOB- We will not provide any food/drink to tailgate. 

    • Walk into stadium with us at 6:45

    • Please meet NO LATER THAN 6:30 at the BASEBALL Field MAIN ENTRANCE

 To the SoB Membership,


Thank you for being patient as we've worked tirelessly with the Union FO, and the Phila. Union Foundation on this year's RiverCup.

As you've seen there have been many changes in personnel within the FO, but also within the Foundation.  Many events and efforts have had to be rearranged or postponed due to these changes.  The proceeds of RiverCup have always been to benefit the PUF, and with the cost and manpower associated in putting on this event, it has overwhelmed all parties involved to do so with lack of attendance & volunteer assistance.  Additionally, the fields at Talen have had other events which have left them in poor conditions for our players.  

The FO and the Union Foundation want to communicate we are not "getting rid" of the RiverCup.  However due to all of the reasons listed above, 2016's RiverCup will not be able to be held.


Our hope is to reconvene with the addition of more time to host the RiverCup early next year instead.  Bill Gusler and I are hoping this reignites the passion behind River Cup and brings a concerted effort to make this happen again.  We understand and share in your disappointment & will continue to work on this with all involved parties for 2017- our 10yr anniversary.

Thank you for being a part of this tradition, we hope to see you next year.

Sincerely,

Bill Gusler & Ami Rivera

SoB Committees



The Sons of Ben Board of Elders will be establishing a pair of committees, Events and Game Day. They will include SoB members who won't just be volunteers, they will have active roles in both what the committees do, and how they do it.

The Events Committee will handle tailgates, roadtrips and special events. The Game Day Committee will include Tifo and capos.

By being involved in a Committee, a member will meet regularly with the Directors for planning, be available to participate in the activities planned, have individual responsibilities assigned to them, and have a voice in how the committees get things done. Again, they would not simply be volunteering or "helping out", they would have a formal, ongoing and active role in the operations of the Sons of Ben.

In order to become involved in a Committee, you must be a Sons of Ben member in good standing, and offer a brief description of your history in community and organizational involvement (within or without the Sons of Ben). You should also discuss which areas you feel you would be most helpful in, for example event planning, scheduling, etc. The Committee Directors will review all submissions and make final decisions. We are looking to have at least 5 members on each Committee, with the possibility of more being added, based on need.

Submissions will be accepted until 12am, Saturday July 23rd.

Those interested in participating should send that information, along with any questions they may have to  tim.sosar@sonsofben.com

Yards Sons of Ben Rowdy Style Ale

 

It is with much excitement that we announce for the third year Yards Brewing Co., will be making the Sons of Ben Beer (A Rowdy Style Ale). The beer was officially released on July 1st so look for it in your local pubs.  Remember this is a very limited release so get it while you can.  Find it HERE www.phillytapfinder.com/

Roadtrip News

 

Open Cup- New England Revolution (at Jared Stadium located in Harvard
University-No Bus!
) - July 20th (CLOSED)
Montreal Impact - July 23rd: (CLOSED)
DC United - August 6th: Click HERE for tickets (Bus Trip)
New England Revolution-August 13th: Click HERE for tickets (Bus Trip)

Columbus Crew SC - August 24th: Click HERE for tickets 
Chicago Fire - September 3rd:  Click HERE for tickets
Portland Timbers - September 17th: Click HERE for tickets
Toronto FC - September 24th: Click HERE for tickets


Got questions about SoB Roadtrips? Email Gerry.Hendrix@SonsofBen.com

 

 

Membership Packages Sold Out!


We are sold out of membership packages! Anyone who joined as of July 5th will still get their package but all future sign ups will not. All members, including future sign ups, will still get the free tailgates for the remainder of the season! 

If you have any questions regarding SoB Membership please email Danny at danny.bauder@sonsofben.com 

 

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