Stockton Rush /Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:24:17 +0000en-USdaily1soccershiftSTOCKTON ARENA TO HOST JERMAINE JONES AND USA AS THEY TAKE ON MEXICO /news/stockton-arena-to-host-jermaine-jones-and-usaWed, 4 Sep 2019 20:19:00 +0000977453b5-2b72-4f82-99d4-6492eff8679d

Stockton, California – International Arena Soccer action returns to the Stockton Arena when the U.S. National Arena Soccer Team (USNAST) hosts Team Mexico on Saturday, September 14th at 6 PM. The match is presented by the Stockton Rush and the American Association of Soccer567.

Included in this year’s roster is U.S. soccer star Jermaine Jones, who will play for Team USA during the match. 

“We are looking forward to bringing back arena soccer to Stockton with this exciting matchup between USA and Mexico,” said Bernie Lilavois, who serves as the USNAST General Manager. “Soccer fans in the region will have this opportunity to not only watch two top national teams who have built up a rivalry over the last several years but also Jermaine Jones playing in the game. This game will be a must see event!”

Full rosters for the game will be announced in the coming weeks. Both USA and Mexico are in final preparations for the upcoming 2019 World Minifootball Federation World Cup to be held in Perth, Australia October 1-11, 2019.

Tickets for the game, starting at $10, are on sale now at the Stockton Arena Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Special group ticket packages will also be available by emailing marketing@smgstockton.com or calling 209-373-1446.

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Have What It Takes? /news/have-what-it-takesSun, 9 Jun 2019 18:23:39 +00008bbd6f1e-019d-4ead-8f74-d39f38bd5a68

The team will be announcing player tryouts soon but interested players can submit their information to be contacted as soon as they are announced by clicking here: TRYOUTS

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Stockton Rush to play two home games this week /news/stockton-rush-to-play-two-home-games-this-weekMon, 11 Feb 2019 23:15:37 +0000f7ea0125-0c67-4a69-b69e-62c7158261cb

Don’t miss the Stockton Rush in action this Thursday and Friday at Stockton Arena! 

Remember children ages 12 and under get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket at the box office only!

We also have a special offer for the sweethearts out there! 

For just $28 per person, you get a ticket to game on Thursday in the club, as well as dinner! Dinner includes your choice of Tri-Tip or Chicken Caprice w/ Rice Pilaf, Salad, Breadsticks, & Mixed Veggies and your choice of Lemon-berry Stack Cake or Tiramisu for dessert! (Select ticket type Club Dinner Package)

Get your tickets here: http://bit.ly/2E4I8PV





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STOCKTON SIGNS FIRST PLAYER /news/stockton-signs-first-playerWed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:57 +000011935d6b-f135-40c9-b19d-0353049b45ab

Rush adds a familiar face the inaugural roster 

STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (Jan. 22, 2019) – The Stockton Rush, have announced they have signed Midfielder Uriel Robledo for the 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League 2 (M2) Season. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Robledo is a familiar name when it comes to arena soccer in the Stockton and surrounding areas, as he played for the Stockton Cougars, Turlock Express and Bay Area Rosal in the past. Currently Robledo is the Talent School Director with the Livermore Fusion Youth Soccer Club based in Livermore, California.  

“I’m excited that indoor soccer is finally back at Stockton Arena and couldn’t be happier to help this team as both a player and an assistant coach,” said Robledo. “This is such a great opportunity not only for fans to come watch indoor soccer but also for local players to possibly be seen and play at a higher level as well.”

The Rush will debut at the Stockton Arena this Saturday January 26, 2019 in its Inaugural Home Game. The first 1000 Season Ticket Memberships are being offered at a special price of only $99. Fans can purchase Season Memberships online at StocktonRush.com

Individual game tickets can be purchased at the Stockton Arena Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more can call Alexandra Marshall at 209-373-1446 or email amarshall@smgstockton.com

Follow the Stockton Rush on social media @stknrush

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Stockton Rush and Turlock Express Announce Affiliation /news/stockton-rush-and-turlock-express-announce-affiliaTue, 22 Jan 2019 20:30:11 +0000c4641b6e-ef81-4373-8d0b-f9e7d8fcf2a0

Stockton, California (Jan. 22, 2019) – The Stockton Rush today announced a new affiliate agreement with the Turlock Express for the remaining of the 2018-19 MASL and MASL2 seasons. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Rush players will be available to the Express for selection during the season as well as Express players can be assigned to the Rush to gain valuable experience in games throughout the remainder of the season.

The Rush are current members of the MASL2 and kickoff their inaugural season this weekend, January 26 & 27 at Stockton Arena with back to back games versus the San Diego Sockers 2.

The Express are current members of the MASL and are in the middle of their season schedule. Part of the affiliation will also include current Express Head Coach Chris Handsor taking on the dual role of Head Coach for the Rush as well.

“I’m excited for the City of Stockton and all the former Cougars fans who have been waiting for a long time to have Indoor Soccer back at Stockton Arena,” Stated Handsor. “I’m also very excited for the Express as this affiliation means expanding our reach to identify more players for our MASL club and can not only help us in the short term for the remainder of this season but also the long run.”

The Rush will be making a series of announcements this week regarding players already signed, open tryouts and other upcoming events and promotions.

The Rush will debut at the Stockton Arena this Saturday January 26, 2019 in its Inaugural Home Game. The first 1000 Season Ticket Memberships are being offered at a special price of only $99.

Fans can purchase Season Memberships online at StocktonRush.com or by emailing masl2stockton@gmail.com for more information regarding single game tickets, group experiences, fundraising opportunities, sponsorship packages and more.

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ARENA SOCCER RETURNS TO STOCKTON CALIFORNIA /news/arena-soccer-returns-to-stockton-californiaTue, 11 Dec 2018 18:00:45 +0000746f1bba-faf3-4f33-bf75-76569a75c853

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Soccer is back at Stockton Arena after nearly a 10-year absence 

(Stockton, CA) – Last month it was announced that Indoor Soccer would officially make its return to Stockton Arena as an expansion team would begin play this upcoming 2018-19 season in the Major Arena Soccer League 2 (M2). Today it was announced that the team is officially known as the “Stockton Rush”, in reference to the 1849 California Gold Rush when the City of Stockton was founded.

The process of establishing an identity is finally complete after a Name The Team Contest, a New Logo Design and a brand new website officially launched today (StocktonRush.com). The criteria for selecting the final team name included name popularity based on public entries, creativity, how well the name represents Stockton and family friendliness.

Not one but, four lucky fans who submitted an entry that was ultimately chosen as the team name will each receive two season seats for the upcoming 2018-2019 season, two official team jerseys, their picture taken with the team and kick out the first ball during a home game.

Stockton Rush will debut at the Stockton Arena on Friday January 26, 2019 in its Inaugural Home Game. The first 1000 Season Ticket Memberships are being offered at a special price of only $99. Fans can purchase Season Memberships online at StocktonRush.com or by emailing masl2stockton@gmail.com for more information.

The team will be announcing player tryouts soon but interested players can submit their information to be contacted as soon as they are announced by visiting StocktonRush.com/tryouts

More information regarding single game tickets, group experiences, fundraising opportunities, sponsorship packages and much more will be announced in the coming days. Follow the team on social media @stknrush to stay up to date on the latest news and information.

## MASL 2 ##

MASL 2 was formed in 2017 and will serve as the official developmental league of the Major Arena Soccer League. The M2 and MASL represent the highest level of arena soccer in the world, and combined feature 32 teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Stockton Arena is an indoor arena in Stockton, Ca. It opened in December 2005 and seats a maximum of 12,000 fans. It is the home venue of the Stockton Heat of the AHL, Stockton Kings of the NBA G League and now the Stockton Rush of the MASL2. Former tenants include the California Eagles, Stockton Lightning, and Stockton Wolves Arena Football teams, the Stockton Cougars Arena Soccer team, and the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. The Stockton Arena is part of a downtown, waterfront entertainment center, which includes Banner Island Park the home of the Stockton Ports baseball team and the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel.

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