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Can't make it to Toronto for the Final? Show your support by joining your fellow ECS at one of our official viewing events hosted all over the country and around the Puget Sound. Below you'll find a list of linked viewing events by state, city and subgroup where you can watch our boys take the final step towards eternal glory.

Washington State

Seattle (Pioneer Square) - OFFICIAL ECS VIEWING
Fuel Sports Beats & Eats
164 S. Washington Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Seattle (Capitol Hill) - PRIDE OF THE SOUND
Modera Capitol Hill
1427 11th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122

Bellingham - 542 BRIGADE
Wild Buffalo
208 W Holly St
Bellingham, Washington 98225  

University Place - ARMED SERVICES GROUP & 253 DEFIANCE
The Ale House Pub and Eatery
2122 Mildred St W
University Place, Washington 98466  

Renton - BARRA FUERZA VERDE
The Berliner Pub
221 Main Ave S
Renton, Washington 98057  

Olympia - BLACK HILLS MILITIA
Three Magnets Brewing Co.
600 Franklin St SE, Ste 105
Olympia, Washington 98501  

Silverdale - WEST SOUND ARMADA
Cash Brewing Co
3388 NW Byron St
Silverdale WA 97383  

Yakima - DRY SIDE SUPPORTERS

Sports Center - All Ages
214 E Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA 98901

Kennewick - DRY SIDE SUPPORTERS
Uncle Sam's Saloon
8378 W Gage Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99336

Spokane - DRY SIDE SUPPORTERS
Geno's
1414 N Hamilton St
Spokane, WA 99202 

Arizona

Tempe - Sonoran Sounder Alliance
Wasted Grain Tempe
526 Mill Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

California

Mountain View - FOG CITY FAITHFUL
Stephens Green
223 Castro St
Mountain View, California 94041

San Francisco - FOG CITY FAITHFUL
San Francisco Athletic Club
Viewing Party to benefit StreetSoccerUSA
1750 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Costa Mesa - SOCAL SOUND
55 Tavern and Bowl
1875 Newport Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA

Long Beach - SOCAL SOUND
Shannons on Pine
209 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA

Los Angeles - SOCAL SOUND
The Fox and Hounds
11100 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91604-3133

San Diego - SOCAL SOUND
The Brew Project - 4pm - Family Friendly || SSFC Shot Specials!
3683 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA  

Colorado

Denver - Green Mile High Club
Three Lions Pub
2239 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206

Idaho

Boise - DRY SIDE SUPPORTERS
NorthEnd Pizza
1513 N. 13th St.
Boise, ID 83702  

Louisiana

Ruston - BOURBON SQUAD / HEARTLAND HORDE
Roma’s Italian Bistro
102 N Monroe St
Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Massachusetts

Boston - SEATTLE SOUNDERS EAST
The Field Pub
20 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA 02139  District of Columbia

Nebraska

Omaha - HEARTLAND HORDE
DJ's Dugout
2102 S. 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68106  

New York

New York City - SEATTLE SOUNDERS EAST
Carlow East
1254 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Ohio  

Cleveland - HEARTLAND HORDE
Merry Arts Pub & Grill
15607 Detroit Ave
Lakewood, Ohio 44107  

Oklahoma

Tulsa - HEARTLAND HORDE
Elgin Park Brew Pub
325 East M.B. Brady
Tulsa, OK 74120  

Oregon

Portland - ANCHOR-N-ROSE 48S
Jolly Roger
1340 SE 12th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97214  

Tigard - ANCHOR-N-ROSE 48S
Bull Mountain
13727 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR 97223  

Bend - ANCHOR-N-ROSE 48S
Pour House Pub
1085 SE 3rd St.
Bend, OR 97702  

Washington, D.C.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS EAST
Lou's City Bar
1400 Irving St NW 
Washington, District of Columbia 20010 

Wisconsin

Plattsville - HEARTLAND HORDE
Steve's Pizza Palace, Inc.
175 W Main St
Platteville, Wisconsin 53818  

Photo credit: Joe Towner, @PNWMF

To start a fire, you need a spark, something to burn, and oxygen. Back in August, our boys had no room to breathe. The club was suffocating and the fire our season nearly went out. All that was left was smoke. Then the Summer Transfer Window opened, and near the end of that window, the Sounders secured Nico Lodeiro’s services. Then, Román Torres returned from his season ending injury the year before. Suddenly, the weak flame of our 2016 campaign had gotten a bit of oxygen, and it grew. Match after match, week after week, the dying embers of the season were stoked to life again. We finished the season in a respectable fourth position in the Western Conference.

We got to the playoffs and the knockout round versus Kansas City by keeping that fire burning. The funny thing about keeping a fire going is if you give up, all your work is lost and you have to start all over in building it. Our boys fought to the bitter end of that match and were rewarded, and our small flame started to grow. Next, we had the Supporter Shield winners from Dallas. Our boys, still rolling from the knockout round, made quick work of the league leaders at home, and held the line away to move on.

The fire is raging, but it’s consumed everyone in its path so far. It requires us to march on. It requires fuel and oxygen. Let our voice be that oxygen and let Colorado be that fuel. It’s time to feed the fire.

FAST FACTS:

  • The display is two pieces. A 100 ft long by 40 ft tall curtain and a 100 ft long by 65 ft tall overhead.
  • 2000 feet of rope was necessary to lift this curtain.
  • Production of this display took 20 or so volunteers around 260 man-hours to complete, in the span of four days.
Photo Credit: Max Aquino, @maxaquinophoto

To be the Phoenix who has risen from the ashes, you must first have been among the ashes. The first half of this season, we were in the trash heap. In August, we were in ninth place in the Western Conference. Everyone said we were done, finished. Until we weren’t. We began to rise. We said goodbye to Sigi, entered the second Schmetzer era of our club’s history, and signed Lodeiro, Morris found his left foot, Torres returned, and everything came together. We were born anew. It was inspiring to experience. Mid-September, it started looking like Playoffs were a real possibility and our concept team started kicking around ideas for a playoff choreo and eventually decided on the Phoenix display we deployed today.

Fast Facts:

  • While aggressive, we decided to start work on this display at the same time as we did “Mahalo Zach”. We finished roughly half of it as we were unable to complete production yet. We did not yet know who would make the playoffs and who would be on the outside looking in.
  • The second half of the display was finished on Monday night by roughly 10 people. This mostly consisted of final detailing work and drawing and painting the names of the four clubs who were not able to climb from the bottom.
  • The original designer and one of our newest designers bravely combined on the finished design.
Photo credit: Joe Towner, @PNWMF

What can be said about Zach Scott that hasn’t been said in his career? The epitome of what it means to be a Sounder. 15 years for our boys in famous green. No other club but that of Seattle. From Gonzaga to USL to MLS, Zach has sacrificed blood, sweat, and well, we can’t say tears because legend has it, a single tear from his eye would cause mass flooding across the globe.

We’ve sung about Sounders Legends in the past, but Zach is in his own category. 349 appearances for the club. He is always proving the naysayers wrong. Quiet off the field, always deflecting any praise sent to him back to his teammates and coaching staff. He doesn’t want the limelight, he wants to compete, do his job, and secure glory for this club.

Upon hearing rumors of Zach’s retirement, we immediately decided we had to honor him with one more display. ECS has paid tribute to Mr Sounder twice before (Hang 10 and 300 matches). This time, simply a thank you for years of dedication to our club.

Fast Facts:

  • The Mahalo Curtain is 100 feet wide and 60 feet tall. It took 23 gallons of paint to complete.
  • The Zach portrait was 36 feet tall by 36 feet wide. It was drawn, painted, and completed in 3 hours by eight highly motivated ECS members.
  • In the lower level of the Supporters Section, our members held up their ECS scarves from the year they joined the group, symbolizing the number of years they have enjoyed and appreciated Zach's play.

One club men are extremely rare. Nearly unheard of in modern sports. We're going to miss Zach's hard nosed, take no prisoners style of play in years to come. But he is family. He is Ohana. He will always be a Sounder.

We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at the Zach Scott Testimonial on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $10.20.

Mahalo, Zach.

Tickets for the Zach Scott Testimonial on March 1st, 2017 will be available on Monday, October 24th at 9am. Tickets will be sold via Brown Paper Tickets at zachscotttestimonial.brownpapertickets.com.

Tickets start at $10.20 (a nod to Zach’s MLS jersey number) for the upper grandstands and $20 for the lower grandstand. Current (2016 or 2017) members of the Emerald City Supporters will have exclusive access to South Grandstand Lower level tickets via an access code provided in the forum. A premium field level standing area behind the East goal will be available for $50 and includes non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.

In order to ensure all fans and supporters are able to attend this event, and because of our belief in soccer for all, we’ve kept ticket prices very low. All proceeds from the match will be disbursed at the request of Zach Scott and his family. If you’d like to make an additional financial contribution, you can change the price of your tickets when purchasing. If you’re unable to attend but would like to donate to the cause, you can do so HERE.

For more information about the testimonial, check out the announcement from September 15.