RGVFC Toros Announce Partnership with H-E-B for Naming Rights of New Soccer Stadium in Edinburg

Edinburg, TEXAS – The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros announced a partnership with H-E-B for the naming rights of the new 9,700-seat soccer-specific stadium in Edinburg, which is now known as H-E-B Park.

“We wanted a partner that is not only a brand that we all recognize, but we also wanted to make sure they have a deep commitment to the community,” said RGV FC President, Bert Garcia. “We are delighted that H-E-B has made this commitment to the RGV FC Toros, the City of Edinburg, but more importantly the Rio Grande Valley. We look to make H-E-B Park the home of affordable family entertainment.”

Amenities at H-E-B Park will include a full-service restaurant and concessions, a park with a playground, an amphitheater with a capacity for 2,000 individuals, practice fields, executive lounges, a sports bar, and 33 suites. Suites include VIP amenities and a 16-seat capacity.

Completion of H-E-B Park will be later this year.

For more information about the RGV FC Toros, click here: www.rgvfc.com

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RGV to Get New Franchise in United Soccer League

The Rio Grande Valley Vipers, United Soccer League and Houston Dynamo formally announced Wednesday afternoon the Vipers as the newest franchise in United Soccer League.

The Monitor reported in late March the Vipers had been granted a franchise by the USL to locate in the Rio Grande Valley.

The new franchise, which does not have a name or logo yet, will be owned and operated by the Vipers, with Major League Soccer’s Dynamo controlling soccer operations. It is similar to the Vipers’ relationship with the NBA’s Houston Rockets as the Rockets’ NBA D-League affiliate.

The Vipers soccer team is expected to be ready to begin play in the spring of…

Read more at The McAllen Monitor.