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Mexico vs. Colombia soccer match at Empower Field canceled due to COVID-19

The match was supposed to take place on Saturday, May 30 and expected to draw a massive crowd. Several other events at the stadium were also canceled or postponed.
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Empower Field at Mile High.

DENVER — The Mexico and Colombia soccer match, scheduled for Saturday, May 30 at Empower Field at Mile High was canceled on Thursday morning. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis was cited as the reason.

The decision was made by Soccer United Marketing (SUM) and the Mexico Football Federation (FMF). 

In a release provided by the stadium, there is some hope the match could happen down the road. 

"Both federations (SUM, FMF) have agreed to work together to explore all options to reschedule the match during the current World Cup cycle," the release said. 

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Tickets for the Denver match purchased via Ticketmaster will be automatically refunded. Tickets that were purchased at local shops and other points of sale will be reimbursed at point of purchase.

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In addition, Empower Field also canceled or postponed several other events on Thursday. 

That list is as follows:

BACON AND BEER CLASSIC – SATURDAY, MAY 9 – POSTPONED

The Bacon and Beer Classic has been postponed. The stadium and the B&B Classic are currently working on a new date.

For more information and updates, please visit https://www.baconandbeerclassic.com/denver-tickets.

MONSTER JAM – SATURDAY, APRIL 18 – POSTPONED

The Monster Jam show has been postponed, and the parties are working together to identify a rescheduled date. Until a future date is announced, fans should hold on to their tickets as they will be contacted as soon as a new date is confirmed.

For refunds, fans should contact Ticketmaster. More information about can be found at www.MonsterJam.com.

SUPERCROSS – SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 4-5 – CANCELED

Tickets purchased on www.Ticketmaster.com will automatically be refunded to the original form of payment. All other tickets will be refunded at the point of purchase.

Contact the Empower Field at Mile High Box Office at 720-258-3000 for tickets purchased directly from the box office.

For more information, please visit https://www.supercrosslive.com/events/denver-co-2020-tickets-0.

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