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Soccer Power House Brazil Returns to Sun Life Stadium for Friendly Against Colombia on September 5, 2014
Sun Life Stadium and Relevent Sports announced the Brazilian national soccer team will face Colombia on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. ET at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The match marks the return of Brazil’s national soccer team to the South Florida area after setting a new soccer attendance record at Sun Life Stadium of 71,124 in a match against Honduras in 2013. The game comes on the heels of the second World Cup hosted by Brazil and following the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup finals in Miami on August 4, 2014.
Guinness International Champions Cup Announces First Ever $10 Million Cup Challenge With $10 Million Prize
Fans Can Win $10 Million by Selecting Correct Outcomes and Scores of Just 30 of 64 Contests in Brazil Guinness International Champions Cup Features Best Teams in the World Including Real Madrid CF, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool FC, AS Roma, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Olympiacos Matches to Take Place Across North America Including New York, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Berkeley and Ann Arbor NEW YORK, NY (June 10, 2014) – The Guinness International Champions Cup, the tournament held across the United States featuring the best soccer teams in the world, today announced the $10 Million Cup Challenge, allowing fans the opportunity to win the $10 million grand prize by correctly predicting the outcome and score of just 30 of the 64 World Cup contests.
On Saturday, football returns to Sun Life Stadium as the Miami Hurricanes host UNITE.14 Spring Game and Family Festival. The entire event is free and open to the public. Saturday’s festivities include an autograph session with student-athletes, the annual Select-A-Seat, an on-field Family Festival area, the new football uniform unveiling, and Spring Game. Important times for UNITE.14: 2:00pm Parking Lots Open 3:00pm Stadium Gates Open 3:00-8:00pm Carnival on field 3:00-6:00pm Select-A-Seat 4:00-5:00pm Team Autograph Session (Gate E) 5:00pm New Uniform Unveiling 5:00-6:00pm Team Warm Ups on Field 6:00pm Kickoff Also please remember that the new NFL Bag Policy will be in effect for Saturday’s game, as well as all games this season.
For the first time in its 41-year history, the American Invitational, presented by G&C Farm will be held in Miami at Sun Life Stadium. The $200,000 American Invitational presented by G&C Farm, also known as the “Super Bowl of Show Jumping”, is the only major equestrian competition to be held in a football stadium in the United States. Originally held in Tampa, FL for the past 41 years, the American Invitational relocates to Miami for the first time in 2014. Competitors include Olympic Gold Medalists, World Champions and some of the best riders from around the globe all competing for a $200,000 purse and coveted world-ranking points.
Featuring two days of live music, entertainment and fun, the 9th Annual Jazz In the Gardens Music Festival, hosted by D.L Hughley, returns to Sun Life Stadium from March 15-16. Parking lots on the day of the show open at 2:00pm with event gates opening at 3:00pm Below are the scheduled lineups for Saturday and Sunday: Saturday 3:00 – - Doors Open 3:00 – 6:20pm – DJ ALI 4:30 – 4:50pm – Jay Jones 5:00 – 6:00pm – Boney James 6:20 – 7:20pm – Mint Condition 7:40 – 8:40pm – Kelly Rowland 9:00 – 10:10pm – Trey Songz 10:30 – 11:45pm – Jamie Foxx Sunday 3:00 – - Doors Open 3:00 – 6:20pm – DJ ALI 4:00 – 4:20pm – Melton Mustafa 4:35 – 5:35pm – Rachell Ferell 5:55 – 6:55pm – Stanley Clarke 7:10 – 8:10pm – Anthony Hamilton 8:30 – 9:30pm – LL Cool J 10:00 – 11:15pm – Frankie Beverly & Maze Tickets are still available online here.
Australian pop band 5 Seconds of Summer have announced that they will be supporting One Direction on their 2014 “Where We Are” tour at stops across North America, including October 5th at Sun Life Stadium. The announcement was made on the 5 Seconds of Summer Facebook page: “We are soooo excited to be supporting the 1D lads on their “Where We Are Tour” in the USA & Canada this year The tour last year was a wicked experience and helped us take our band to places we never even dreamed possible.
Event has raised almost $7 million for cancer research; moves to February 7-8, 2015 Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach FL – The Dolphins Cycling Challenge Board of Directors announced today that the fifth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) will be held on February 7-8, 2015. Previously held in November each year, DCC V will be moved permanently to the weekend after the Super Bowl. The Dolphins Cycling Challenge is a two-day, tri-county cycling event dedicated to raising funds for lifesaving cancer research. This major community initiative is a collaborative effort between the Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, with 100% of the rider-raised funds going directly to fund critical cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.