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Seattle Sports Fever!

Soak in the scores of scarf-toting, jersey-wearing fans, and it soon becomes clear: Seattle is a city that loves its sports. To get in on the game-day action, head to CenturyLink Field, the oh-so-loud open-air stadium that’s home to the Super Bowl XLVIII champion Seattle Seahawks. From September through January, find thousands yelling themselves into a thunderous din. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, or if you can’t snag a seat, try any of the city’s sports bars.

Celebrate the Seattle Sounders FC, winners of the 2014 U.S. Open Cup, by joining supporters at CenturyLink Field to sing and chant for the likes of U.S. World Cup captain Clint Dempsey and all-star Obafemi Martins. The season runs from March through October, with tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Seattle Reign FC, the Sounders’ female counterparts, show why ladies rule with their domination of the National Women’s Soccer League season, starting in April. Cheer on Megan Rapinoe and other national team stars as they play at Memorial Stadium. Tickets are available on the team website.

The Rat City Rollergirls are another all-female Seattle powerhouse. Watch them battle in fierce bouts from January through August at KeyArena. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and at the arena box office.

Prefer hockey? Two Western Hockey League teams—the Seattle Thunderbirds and the Everett Silvertips—face off from September through March. Snag a seat for a Thunderbirds game at ShoWare Center in Kent, or join the cowbell-ringing crowds cheering on the Silvertips at XFINITY Arena at Everett. Both arenas are a 30-minute drive from Seattle and accessible by Sound Transit’s Sounder commuter train, which stops at Seattle’s King Street Station. Tickets are available through the team websites and arena box offices.

Come spring, NCAA March Madness arrives at KeyArena (March 20–22). Watch as top Division I college teams hoop it up during second- and third-round games. Tickets are available at the KeyArena box office and through Ticketmaster.

Spring also means bats start swinging again at Safeco Field, where the Seattle Mariners hit the diamond from April through October.

–Written by Angela Cabotage for the Visit Seattle Official Visitors’ Guide.

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Upcoming Sporting Events

Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers

CenturyLink Field
11/22/2015 through 11/22/2015

The Seahawks host conference rival San Francisco 49ers in this NFL game at CenturyLink Field.

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Seattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears

CenturyLink Field
9/27/2015 through 9/27/2015

The Seahawks open their regular season at CenturyLink Field against the Chicago Bears.

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Everett Silvertips

ShoWare Center
1/9/2016 through 1/9/2016

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Everett Silvertips during this home game.

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Prince George

ShoWare Center
10/3/2015 through 10/3/2015

Professional Hockey: Battle on the ice between Seattle Thunderbirds and Prince George at ShoWare Center.

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Victoria Royals

ShoWare Center
2/14/2016 through 2/14/2016

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Victoria Royals during this home game.

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Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders

CenturyLink Field
9/3/2015 through 9/3/2015

The Seattle Seahawks play their final pre-season game vs. the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field.

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Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels

Safeco Field
9/14/2015 through 9/16/2015

Catch major league baseball between Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field.

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Seattle Walk/Run like MADD 5K

Green Lake Park
10/10/2015 through 10/10/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Portland Winterhawks

ShoWare Center
3/19/2016 through 3/19/2016

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Portland Winterhawks during this home game.

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Seattle Storm vs. Tulsa Shock

KeyArena
9/3/2015 through 9/3/2015

Come see the Seattle Storm as they battle the Tulsa Shock.

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Vancouver Giants

ShoWare Center
11/27/2015 through 11/27/2015

Professional Hockey: Battle on the ice between Seattle Thunderbirds and Vancouver Giants at ShoWare Center.

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Seattle Seahawks vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

CenturyLink Field
11/29/2015 through 11/29/2015

Join the 12th Man at raucous CenturyLink Field and cheer for the Seattle Seahawks taking on the Pittsburgh …

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Seattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams

CenturyLink Field
12/27/2015 through 12/27/2015

Final regular season game for Seattle Seahawks, vs. the St. Louis Rams. Join the 12th Man at CenturyLink …

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Portland Winterhawks

ShoWare Center
1/8/2016 through 1/8/2016

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Portland Winterhawks during this home game.

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Moose Jaw Warriors

ShoWare Center
11/28/2015 through 11/28/2015

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Moose Jaw Warriors during this home game.

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Halloween Run

Magnuson Park
10/31/2015 through 10/31/2015

This event is always such a treat especially this year as Halloween falls on a Saturday! They have …

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Saskatoon Blades

ShoWare Center
1/19/2016 through 1/19/2016

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Saskatoon Blades during this home game.

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Kelowna Rockets

ShoWare Center
1/31/2016 through 1/31/2016

The Seattle Thunderbirds will be playing against the Kelowna Rockets during this home game.

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