BBVA Compass Stadium and Houston Sports Authority Announce 100 Days until 2014 Transplant Games of America
Apr 3, 2014
BBVA Compass Stadium, an AEG facility, along with Team Texas, and Houston’s Local Organizing Committee announce the 100 Day Countdown leading into the Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games. The games kick-off with the Opening Ceremonies on Saturday, July 12th at BBVA Compass Stadium.
The Transplant Games of America® is a biennial event held in the United States to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of individuals whose lives have been affected by eye, organ, and tissue donation. This festival-style event brings athletes, living donors, donor families, as well as members of the amazing medical community involved in transplantation together to promote awareness of the life-changing impact that donation represents today.
Interested participants can register at the transplant games website. Fans who would like to cheer on competitors may purchase walk-up tickets on the day of event.
About BBVA Compass Stadium
BBVA Compass Stadium, managed by AEG Facilities and part of its global network of the most elite venues worldwide, is a state-of-the-art, open-air stadium designed to host Houston Dynamo matches and Texas Southern University football games as well as additional professional, collegiate and community sporting events, concerts, exhibitions, conventions and special events. Opened on May 12, 2012, the 340,000-square foot, 22,000-seat stadium is the first soccer-specific stadium in Major League Soccer located in a city’s downtown district. With its downtown location, the new stadium is a part of a true ‘Stadium District,’ which includes Minute Maid Park and the Toyota Center, as well as the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green, Warehouse Live and House of Blues.