SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes will commemorate the beginning of their new stadium’s seat installation process by giving season ticket holder Debbie Freeman an opportunity to mount her own seats on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m.
The Earthquakes will begin placing the first of 18,000 seats on the north side of the stadium nearest the scoreboard. Freeman will be on hand to install her seat and will follow up by becoming the first person to sit in their seat at the new venue. The San Carlos native has been a season ticket holder since 2010 and secured her spot in section 101 for the 2015 season.
In an effort to include community stakeholders throughout the construction process, the Earthquakes have hosted a number of ceremonies with fans, players and coaches. The club set a Guinness World Record for largest participatorygroundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 21, 2012 with 6,256 fans digging at the site of the future playing field for two minutes. The Earthquakes also invited a group of season ticket holders to pour the cement foundation for the future locker room, allowed all fans to sign the final steel beam ahead of the stadium’s topping out ceremony and hosted a public barbecue on the day of that topping out ceremony.
Fans can register for a free tour of the construction site by completing the form at: //www.sjearthquakes.com/newstadium/tours. For more information about season ticket packages, fans should call the club’s Front Office at 408-556-7700 or visit www.sjearthquakes.com/newstadium.