Burn continue Open Cup vs. Rapids

DALLAS - The Dallas Burn will face the Colorado Rapids in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup next Tuesday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl.

Tickets for the match are currently on sale and are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12-years-old and younger. Season seat holders will be able to use their Super Ticket "A" for the match.

The Burn advanced to the fourth round of the 2004 Open Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Virginia Beach Mariners on June 30. The Burn, along with Columbus, were the only MLS teams to enter the tournament in the third round. Colorado, along with the other MLS squads, is entering the tournament in the fourth round.

Dating back to 1914, the Lamar U.S. Open Cup is the oldest soccer cup competition in the United States and is among the oldest in the world. Open to all affiliated amateur and professional teams in the U.S., the annual Open Cup is a single-elimination tournament based on similar competitions played across the world concurrent with domestic league action. The winner of the tournament will receive $100,000 in prize money, while the runner-up receives $50,000. The Burn won the tournament in 1997.


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