2017 MLS Cup Media Schedule

2017 MLS CUP MEDIA SCHEDULE (times ET; times and locations subject to change)  
Tuesday, Dec. 5 Event Location Contact
1:30-2:30 p.m. MLS Cup Teleconference                                              Toronto FC (1:30-2 p.m.) and Seattle Sounders FC (2-2:30 p.m.) conference call with coaches, players. Media Dial-In Numbers
1-877-391-5953 (U.S./CAN), 1-706-679-8513 (international); conference ID: 9596358
Dan.Courtemanche@MLSsoccer.com
Wednesday, Dec. 6 Event Location Contact
1:00-6:00 p.m. Media Accreditation Center Hours                            Media encouraged to pick up credential prior to attending trainings & game. No credentials will be distributed at trainings.              Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto - Mizzen Restaurant
ocervantes18@yahoo.com | 323-829-5663
10:20 a.m.  Toronto FC Training / Media Availability
Media to park free at The Hangar, 75 Carl Hall Road
KIA Training Ground
85 Carl Hall Road, Toronto
MMasaro@TorontoFC.ca |
Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com |
630-201-4359
9 p.m. (approx.) Seattle Sounders FC Arrival / Media Availability Delta Toronto Hotel
75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto
AlexC@SoundersFC.com  |
Paola.Garcia@MLSsoccer.com |
347-806-3268
Thursday, Dec. 7 Event Location Contact
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Media Accreditation Center Hours                        Media encouraged to pick up credential prior to attending trainings & game. No credentials will be distributed at trainings.             

Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto - Mizzen Restaurant
ocervantes18@yahoo.com | 323-829-5663
9:30 a.m. Media Center at The Hangar Opens
Media to park free and encouraged to set up in the Media Area at The Hangar (snacks and beverages to be served for accredited media) 
The Hangar, adjacent to KIA Training Ground
75 Carl Hall Road, Toronto
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
10:30 a.m.   Toronto FC Training / Media Availability
Media to park free at The Hangar - shuttles available between Hangar and KIA throughout day
KIA Training Ground
85 Carl Hall Road, Toronto
MMasaro@TorontoFC.ca | Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
1:00-2:30 p.m. MLS Cup Team Press Conference
1-1:30 p.m. - Toronto Coach and Players; 2-2:30 p.m. - Seattle Coach and Players                         
The Hangar, adjacent to KIA Training Ground
75 Carl Hall Road, Toronto
Christa.Mann@MLSsoccer.com | 404-579-4344
2:45 p.m.  Seattle Sounders FC Training / Media Availability
Media to park free at The Hangar - shuttles available between Hangar and KIA throughout day
KIA Training Ground
85 Carl Hall Road, Toronto
AlexC@SoundersFC.com  |  Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com 
5:00-6:00 p.m. MLS WORKS/Toronto FC Community Service Event & Dedication Ceremony                                                                    WoodGreen Community Services
815 Danforth Ave., Toronto
Molly.Dreska@MLSsoccer.com | 516-567-4468
7:00-10:00 p.m. MLS Cup Media Mixer
- Media must RSVP with Paola.Garcia@MLSsoccer.com                                      - Media encouraged to show accreditation
Real Sports Bar & Grill
15 York St., Toronto
Paola.Garcia@MLSsoccer.com | 347-806-3268
Friday, Dec. 8 Event Location Contact
9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Media Accreditation Center Hours                    Media encouraged to pick up credential prior to attending trainings & game. No credentials will be distributed at trainings.              Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto - Mizzen Restaurant
ocervantes18@yahoo.com | 323-829-5663
9:00 a.m. Media Gate & Media Center Open
Parking passes available upon request
BMO Field - Media Gate (Near Gate 5)
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
9:30 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. Media Shuttles depart Westin Harbour Castle for BMO Field Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto - Mizzen Restaurant
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
10:00 a.m. Seattle Sounders FC Training / Media Availability
Parking passes available upon request
BMO Field
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
AlexC@SoundersFC.com  |  Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com 
12:30 p.m. Toronto FC Training / Media Availability
- Parking passes available upon request                        - Media shuttle transportation available at 1 p.m. & 1:45 p.m. from BMO to Westin Harbour Castle for MLS State of the League 
BMO Field
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
MMasaro@TorontoFC.ca | Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
1:00 & 1:45 p.m. Media Shuttles depart BMO Field for Westin Harbour Castle                                                             - Lunch and workspace will be provided to media at the Westin prior to the State of the League BMO Field
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
3:30 p.m. State of the League Address with Commissioner Don Garber
- Lunch and workspace will be provided to media          - Media Shuttle transportation to be made available from BMO Field to hotel
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto - Harbour Ballroom C
Christa.Mann@MLSsoccer.com | 404-579-4344
Saturday, Dec. 9 Event Location Contact
9 a.m.- Halftime Media Accreditation Center Hours BMO Field
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
ocervantes18@yahoo.com | 323-829-5663
10:30-11:30 a.m. United World Cup Bid Presentation, featuring:
- Canadian Soccer Association President Steven Reed
- Mexican Football Federation President Decio de Maria
- U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati
- Executive Director of the United Bid Committee John Kristick
RSVP to media@canadasoccer.com
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto - Harbour Ballroom C
Gabriel.Gabor@MLSsoccer.com | 917-364-2755
1:00 p.m. Media Gate & All Media Areas Open BMO Field - Media Gate (near Gate 5)
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
2:00 p.m. Mandatory photographer meeting BMO Field
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
4:00 p.m. 

MLS Cup - Toronto FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC
- TV: ESPN, UniMas, TSN, TVA Sports                          - Kick off at 4:30 p.m ET                                                  - Post-Game Ceremony to immediately follow match    - Post-Game Press Conference and Media Availability to follow ceremony

BMO Field
170 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425; Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359
(times ET; times and locations subject to change)  
       
MLS Communications Contacts    
MLS WORKS: PRIMARY: Molly Dreska (Molly.Dreska@MLSsoccer.com | 516-567-4468);  
                          SECONDARY: Sean Dennison (Sean.Dennison@MLSsoccer.com | 917-658-4159)  
Media Accreditation: Olivia Cervantes (ocervantes18@yahoo.com | 323-829-5663)  
Team Trainings: PRIMARY: Irene Gutierrez (Irene.D.Gutierrez@gmail.com | 323-791-7425);   
                          SECONDARY: Charlie Corr (Charlie.Corr@MLSsoccer.com | 630-201-4359)  
MLS Cup Press Conference: PRIMARY: Christa Mann (Christa.Mann@MLSsoccer.com | 404-579-4344)  
                                              SECONDARY: Marisabel Munoz (Marisabel.Munoz@MLSsoccer.com | 646-831-0262)  
Media Mixer: Paola Garcia (Paola.Garcia@MLSsoccer.com | 347-806-3268)    
State of the League: PRIMARY: Christa Mann (Christa.Mann@MLSsoccer.com | 404-579-4344);   
                                 SECONDARY: Marisabel Munoz (Marisabel.Munoz@MLSsoccer.com | 646-831-0262)  
Seattle Sounders FC Communications: Alex Caulfield (AlexC@soundersFC.com), Kelly Schutz (kellys@soundersfc.com), Matt Winter (mattw@soundersfc.com)
Toronto FC Communications: Jeff Bradley (jbradley@torontofc.ca), Mike Masaro (mmasaro@torontofc.ca), Anthony Cozzetto (acozzetto@torontofc.ca)
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