The schedule for the 2013 Disney Pro Soccer Classic was announced, with the Rowdies opening up their participation in the tournament against DC United on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
The Rowdies will then play their second group match against Montreal Impact on Wednesday, February 13, while playing their last group match against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, February 16.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies will be participating in Central Florida Soccer Spring Training, joining six Major League Soccer (MLS) teams, as well as Orlando City Soccer Club (USL). All clubs will compete in two weeks of group play, with Group A consisting of Orlando City, Philadelphia Union, Toronto Football Club and Columbus Crew. Teams in Group B will include the Tampa Bay Rowdies, DC United, Montreal Impact and Sporting Kansas City. All games will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World.
Saturday, February 9, 2013:
1:00 p.m.: Columbus Crew vs. Toronto Football Club
3:00 p.m.: Montreal Impact vs. Sporting Kansas City
6:00 p.m.: Orlando City Soccer Club vs. Philadelphia Union
8:00 p.m.: DC United vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies
Wednesday, February 13, 2013:
1:00 p.m.: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew
3:00 p.m.: Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Montreal Impact
6:00 p.m.: Sporting Kansas City vs. DC United
8:00 p.m.: Toronto Football Club vs. Orlando City Soccer Club
Saturday, February 16, 2013:
1:00 p.m.: Montreal Impact vs. DC United
3:00 p.m.: Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto Football Club
6:00 p.m.: Orlando City Soccer Club vs. Columbus Crew
8:00 p.m.: Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Sporting Kansas City
Pro Soccer Classic Championship Day – Saturday, February 23, 2013:
1:00 p.m.: Group A Fourth Place vs. Group B Fourth Place
3:00 p.m.: Group A Third Place vs. Group B Third Place
6:00 p.m.: Group A Second Place vs. Group B Second Place
8:00 p.m.: Group A First Place vs. Group B First Place
More details on travel packages will be available shortly. Additionally, Soccer Spring Training will include a number of events aimed at increasing excitement for soccer in Central Florida, including a College Combine, International Trials and amateur soccer tournaments.