All You Need to Know to Be a Tampa Bay Rowdies Fan!

All You Need to Know to Be a Tampa Bay Rowdies Fan!

The DNA Corner is made possible by the Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA). Downtown St. Pete holds a strong sense of place, marked by its waterfront park system, distinctive architecture, proximity to the city's commercial and cultural heart and history as the most walkable urban nieghborhood. The DNA harbors a vision of a neighborhood that offers sustainable urban housing, strong commercial shops and businesses exclusive to the area, a functioning Public Transit system  with paths and lanes designated for pedestrians and cyclists all while maintaining a focus on local arts, culture, parks and entertainment to make the 'Burg a desireable place to live, work and play. 


The historic Al Lang Stadium has been the epicenter of athletic prowess and public debate for years in St. Pete. On April 10, the DNA and iLovetheBurg will be the first to take an exclusive tour of the revitalized home of our juggernaut soccer squad, The Tampa Bay Rowdies. The season isn't far off, the Rowdies home opener against FC Edmonton is April 12. From new players, expanded seats, fresh gear and a truly "HD" fan experience here are a few things you can expect to see this season at Al Lang Stadium.

Field Level Seats for A New and Exclusive Midfielders Club

This Spring season is going to be an electric one and The Rowdies want soccer enthusiasts to get the full field experience. The Midfielder's Club offers a full season package that puts you at grass level with the players. If you turn into enough of a hooligan, you're close enough to get a red card and some grass stains.  

Hot New Players of Note!

In the offseason, on top of resigning players, the Rowdies have been acquiring new talent to add the kind of dynamism known to championship squads. They've added soccer vet Matt Pickens at goalkeeper along with 22-year-old Cody Mizell. USF Alum Anthony Wallace has been brought in to help structure and maintain a strong defense, though that hardly scratches the surface of this loaded up roster.

The Viral Red Hot Chili Pipers will be Performing Live Opening Day!

Al Lang Stadium is about to sizzle with ghost pepper skin of the irreverent Red Hot Chili Pipers. The band will be performing live on opening day, April 12. The band has soared to international popularity following their win on UK's primetime talent show 'When Will I Become Famous.' Their cover of Avicii's Wake Me Up for BBC Radio 1 has gone viral with 1.7 million views on Youtube. Every note they play is filled with incendiary Scottish attitude and is sure to kick of the Rowdies season proper.

If the Mighty Ducks taught us anything it's that new jerseys guarantee a championship. New Rowdies Gear is here!

The new jerseys of the green and yellow Rowdies was unveiled on April 4 at the Mahaffey. The new threads features the iconic Hard Rock logo. Get your gear and get on your feet for St. Pete's team. Go green and gold!

Grammy Award Winning Artist Jon Secada to Perform National Anthem

The internationally acclaimed latin pop sensation with 3 Grammy Awards and 20 million albums sold, Jon Secada, will sing the national anthem at the Rowdies NASL season opener. Talk about a spectacle to kick off the season. 

Rowdies sign the hottest prospect in the Bay area and make a dream come true!

12 year-old midfielder Cole Eicher, a member of the St. Pete Raiders Youth Soccer Club, has been sidelined since February while undergoing the removal of a brain tumor and radiation treatments in his battle against cancer. The fierce and brave Eicher will be on the bench with the Rowdies for their season opener on April 12. Eicher might be the most exceptional acquisition the Rowdies have made in the team's history. 

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