Med City FC takes on Med City FC vs LC Aris FC

Saturday is the home opener for Rochester, Minnesota's Top-Level adult minor league soccer team, the Med City FC! As the team says, "Futbol, food trucks, and family fun!" is what you can expect. (Scroll down to see how two parents and two kids can get in for $20!)

Five Questions About the Med City FC

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Credit: Med City FC
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Is It Legit Soccer?

Yes! The team is a member of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), playing in the North Conference of the Midwest Region.

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Where Do the Players Come From?

Credit: Med City FC Christopher Roberts
Credit: Med City FC Christopher Roberts
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Med City FC consists of 25-28 players each season, representing as many as 12 different countries.

Players from Europe, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America have been on the team since being established.

In addition, there has been ample representation from Rochester area players, including graduates from Rochester John Marshall High School, Rochester Mayo High School, Rochester Century High School, Lourdes High School, and Byron High School, as well as players from Austin High School, Dover-Eyota High School, Winona High School, Farmington High School and St. Mary’s University of Minnesota - Winona. (Source)

Can I Bring My Kids to the Soccer Games?

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Absolutely!

"We are just as proud of the team off the field and its impact in the Rochester community. Med City FC players, coaches and staff volunteered in the community throughout the season, including reading to and playing with kids at the schools in May, helping at churches and serving food at the Ronald McDonald House, building houses with Habitat for Humanity and helping out at the Rochester Boys & Girls Club." (Source)

Click Play to Hear Med City FC general manager and co-owner Frank Spaeth talk about the team, and play Would You Rather (with a VERY good answer regarding his mother-in-law). 

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James Rabe and Frank Spaeth - Rabe TSM
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What Do Med City FC Tickets Cost?

Single-game tickets: $10 adult (18 and up), $5 youth. Ages 5 and under are free. Buy tickets at the gate or here.

Where Does the Med City FC Soccer Team Play?

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Rochester Regional Stadium at RCTC. Gates open at 6:15 pm for a 7 pm kickoff.

As always, if you have a comment, complaint, or concern about something I wrote here, please let me know: james.rabe@townsquaremedia.com

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What's Going On In Rochester This Year?

The list keeps growing!

Full List of Downtown Rochester Events for 2022

Can you feel it? The buzz is happening because outdoor fun is being planned again for downtown Rochester, Minnesota! The Rochester Downtown Alliance has been busy planning Rochester's favorite summer events. Check out the list below of planned events for downtown Rochester for 2022!