BBVA Compass Stadium Ready for Ultimate Fan Experience with Culinary Experiences, Stadium Upgrades
Houston Dash and Houston Dynamo Set to Energize Fans with Htown “Hold It Down”
Teams to kick off 15th Season
Htown ”Hold It Down,” which originated on the streets of Houston, is setting the stage to reflect the defiant pride and collective spirit that makes H-Town great.
This unified campaign with both the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash has the teams collaborating with a pair of Houston artists – Anat Ronen and Jesus Martinez – to create a pair of murals featuring the Hold It Down tagline. Martinez’s mural will adorn the north wall of BBVA Stadium, while Ronen’s artwork will be prominently featured on a massive wall space across the street from Minute Maid Park at the corner of Texas St. and Hamilton St.
Discover the new food offerings at Compass Stadium by celebrity Chef Nacho with upscale culinary cuisine, crafted cocktails, a revamped concourse, and more.
On the menu with Chef Nacho are items that include the Diggity EADO Dog with roasted corn salsa, queso fresco, adobo chipotle chili lime aioli, and crushed Dorito garnish; Sweet Corn Tamales with homemade sweet corn masa, roasted pulled chicken, roasted poblano salsa verde and charred tomato Mexican crema; Loaded Baked Potato with smoldering hickory pork shoulder, sharp cheddar sauce, sour cream and scallions; Chargrilled NY Strip Steak Baguette with arugula, roasted tomato, smoked Gouda, balsamic onion, and mustard aioli in buttered toasted bread; the Nacho Stack Dip with avocado mousse, tomatoes, sour cream, roasted corn, black bean, cucumbers, onions and jalapeno cheese sauce, and Chefs Carved Taco with skirt steak, seared chicken on a corn tortilla with ghost pepper salsa roja and pico.
Don’t miss out on the Watermelon Margarita with watermelon juice, Tequila Blanco, fresh lime juice and watermelon garnish.
Several upgrades range from a new sound system to enhanced security, a Sensory Room, a Mother’s Room and more including POS systems such as Apple, Samsung and Google Pay availability.
One of the most noticeable upgrades around the stadium is a new video board that is nearly two times larger than the previous one. This will help give fans better access to replays in the stadium and allow more visually fun experiences.
High-speed WiFi 6 was recently added throughout the BBVA Stadium making it the first stadium in Houston with this next-gen WiFi and the first soccer-specific stadium in America with this allowing fans to stay connected throughout the game.
The stadium is also partnering with Park Mobile for a friendly parking experience.
MEET DYNAMO COACH
Houston Dynamo named U.S. Men’s National Team legend and National Soccer Hall of Famer Tab Ramos as head coach in November 2019.
Ramos, 53, joins the Dynamo after serving as the head coach of the United States Under-20 National Team since 2011 and as the U.S. Soccer Youth Technical Director since 2013. During that time, he led the U-20s to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 and three consecutive quarterfinal appearances. He was also Assistant Coach to Jurgen Klinsmann including the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil where the U.S. team advanced to the Round of 16.
Regionally, Ramos led the United States to two consecutive titles at the Concacaf U-20 Championships, including the country’s first Concacaf U-20 title in 2017 with a win over Honduras in the final. Ramos followed that up by repeating as champion in 2018 with a 2-0 defeat of arch-rival Mexico in the final. More information at www.houstondynamo.com/post/2019/10/25/houston-dynamo-name-tab-ramos-head-coach.
ABOUT THE HOUSTON DYNAMO
The Houston Dynamo are a Major League Soccer club that has won two MLS Cup championships, one Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and four conference championships in its first 14 seasons and has qualified to represent the United States in international competition seven times. The Dynamo have advanced to the Conference Championship series seven times in 14 years, the most of any Major League Soccer team since 2006; and the club’s four appearances in the MLS Cup Final are tied for the most in the league during that time span. For more information, log on to www.HoustonDynamo.com or call (713) 276-7500.
ABOUT THE HOUSTON DASH
The Houston Dash are a National Women’s Soccer League club that began play in April 2014 for the start of the league’s second season. The Dash were the first expansion club in the NWSL, joining the eight original members that launched the league in 2013. The NWSL is supported by the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation. It is the top-flight women’s professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as talent from around the world. The 24-game regular season runs from April through October. For more information, visit www.HoustonDashSoccer.com or call (713) 276-GOAL.
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