SAN ANTONIO, TX (October 8, 2012) – The San Antonio Scorpions announced H-E-B as the presenting sponsor for the NASL Semifinals to be played on Sunday, Oct. 14 at Heroes Stadium.
In what will be their first home playoff match in team history, the Scorpions are taking on the defending NASL-champion Minnesota Stars FC. Kickoff for the match is set for 6 p.m.
H-E-B will be passing out free cowbells and bottle koozies to the first 5,000 fans who enter the stadium for the match.
“H-E-B is proud to be a part of this historic moment for the Scorpions organization,” said Rebecca Gonzalez with H-E-B Advertising. “Like the Scorpions, we are committed to helping and serving the San Antonio community and we are proud to stand with them in their quest to bring a championship to San Antonio.”
In their inaugural season, the Scorpions won the regular season championship with the most points in the NASL and led the league in attendance, averaging 9,174 fans per game at Heroes Stadium.
“We are very fortunate and thrilled to team up with H-E-B for one of the most important matches in our history,” Scorpions President Michael Hitchcock said. “H-E-B is an organization that has been a major staple of the San Antonio community and we look forward to working with them to provide a memorable playoff experience to our fans this weekend. Our ultimate goal is to bring a championship trophy to this city and we are thankful to H-E-B for becoming a part of that mission.”
Tickets for the Oct. 14 home playoff match are available and can be purchased online at www.sanantonioscorpionstickets.com/naslplayoffs&Tickets or by calling the STAR Soccer Complex box office at 210-495-8686.
Renowned for its innovation and community service, H-E-B, with sales of more than $18 billion, operates 337 stores in Texas and Mexico. The company is recognized for its fresh food, quality products, convenient services, and a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability. It strives to provide the best customer experience at everyday low prices.
Based in San Antonio, H-E-B employs more than 80,000 Partners and serves millions of customers in more than 150 communities. For more information, visit www.heb.com.