Orlando City SC has a new tradition for season ticket holders ahead of the 2019 season.
Season ticket holders for Orlando City and the Orlando Pride will receive a commemorative scarf – there’s a different scarf for both teams – from LionNation, the club’s official rewards program.
— Orlando City SC (@OrlandoCitySC) January 21, 2019
The scarves will be rare. Only one scarf per season ticket account will be distributed, not one scarf per seat, much to the chagrin of some Orlando City supporters on social media. It also won’t be sold – the only way to get one will be to be a season ticket account holder. City season ticket holders get the City scarf. Pride season ticket holders get the Pride scarf.
LionNation teased additional rewards, including ones that will be per-seat.
The City scarf looks like a timeline of sorts for the Lions. It features Brazilian superstar Kaká and Camping World Stadium (formerly the Citrus Bowl), which used to be Orlando City’s home stadium.
The Pride scarf also features a few nods to the Pride’s history, including things like 90s Night. “Filled with Pride” the team’s Twitter hashtag, is at the center of the scarf.
For all of our Pride Season Ticket Members, we've got a version of the new yearly @LionNationOCSC scarf just for you.
— Orlando Pride (@ORLPride) January 21, 2019
Orlando City kicks off its fifth MLS season March 2 against NYCFC at Orlando City Stadium. The Lions are already in preseason training camp at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The NWSL season starts April 13. The schedule hasn’t been announced, though teams begin preseason training on March 4. This season will be the Pride’s fourth.