April 11, 2021

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Good day, puppers! | Austin FC announces Austin Animals Alive! puppies as club’s honorary mascots

A pet dog obtainable for adoption will be Austin FC’s honorary mascot at each and every home match during the 2021 time.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s take note: The movie revealed above is a copy of highlights from Austin FC’s La Copita preseason matchup from Houston Dynamo, courtesy of Austin FC.

Austinites, say hello there to your honorary, adorable Austin FC mascots: community pet dogs accessible for adoption. 

Austin FC declared its mascot partnership with Austin Animals Alive! (APA!) Tuesday, in which canines suitable for adoption will be showcased as the club’s mascot in the course of property games of the 2021 time. 

“Austin FC’s partnership with APA! is exceptional in sporting activities nonetheless amazingly authentic in Austin,” reported Austin FC President Andy Loughnane. “By featuring APA! puppies as honorary mascots at Austin FC property matches, our Club and supporters can assistance at-risk puppies in Austin by introducing them to our pet dog-loving local community.”

The announcement arrived amid a media tour of Q2 Stadium in North Austin. The club declared the partnership just around a week-and-a-50 percent prior to their inaugural typical-year matchup against LAFC on April 17. 

In guidance of finding loving residences for adoptable pets out there by way of APA!, Austin FC will provide more exposure for the highlighted pets by social media outreach and in-location activations all through just about every match at Q2 Stadium, which include the participation of a puppy inside the pre-match activations that take place shortly prior to kickoff of every single match, the club explained in a press launch.

Associated: Describing Austin FC’s symbol influenced by the ‘Treaty Oak’

In building the group brand, Austin FC released its logo in 2018, which characteristics the “Treaty Oak” with 11 leaves on the brand to represent eleven players, green representing how lively the city is and two intertwined dwell oaks signify the city and the club. Here is a further look into Austin FC’s badge.

Check out: At the rear of Austin FC’s emblem

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Austin FC will host a view social gathering for the club’s to start with-at any time match, which is remaining played on the street in Los Angeles. The view social gathering is at The Long Center for Undertaking Arts in South Austin, but tickets for the function offered out within just the hour of the announcement. Fans will be permitted to enter at 3 p.m., 90 minutes prior to the 4:30 p.m. kickoff time.

Austin FC will participate in on the road for its initially seven games of the season just before holding the property opener vs . the San Jose Earthquakes on June 19. 

For a appear at the entire 2021 timetable, click here. 

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