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Gotham FC to host Womxn’s Equality Night presented by CarMax on Aug. 27

By Gotham FC Communications - Press Release, 08/24/23, 11:15AM EDT


Official auto retail partner of Gotham FC to provide space for Womxn small-business owners at Fan Fest;

The festivities to include return of World Cup players and first NWSL-WNBA merchandise collaboration;

HARRISON, NJ (August 24, 2023) – NY/NJ Gotham FC today announced that the club will host Womxn’s Equality Night presented by CarMax this Saturday, Aug. 27 for the Gotham FC vs. Racing Louisville match at Red Bull Arena. As the official auto retail partner of Gotham FC, CarMax is committed to using its platform to elevate, highlight, and provide more opportunities to level the playing field for women’s sports.  

During the Gotham FC Womxn’s Equality Night presented by CarMax, several womxn-owned small business from the New Jersey and New York areas will be featured in the Gotham FC Fan Fest to showcase their products and drive awareness of their businesses. Among the business owners are Adriana Carrig of Little Words Project, Elise Massa and Lindsey Reit of We Adorn You, Courtney Levinsohn of Women in Soccer.

In addition, the Gotham FC Fan Fest will feature two unique photo experiences. One transports up to five fans at a time into different Gotham FC gameday experiences, including placing them in the action on the pitch. The other gives fans the choice to either use props to create their own GIFs, or opt to take a new professional headshot that could help them land the job of their dreams.

Gotham FC Womxn’s Equality Night presented by CarMax will also include a first-of-its-kind NWSL and WNBA merchandise collaboration with the “Pass Her the Torch” t-shirt that was collaboratively designed to symbolize the power of women supporting women. The collaboration is empowered by CarMax, a partner of both teams and leagues, with the goal of continuing to increase the visibility of women’s sports and empower others to show their support of women’s sports and of each other.

On-field pregame festivities will feature New York Liberty legend, Sue Wicks, lighting the Gotham FC Torch. CarMax’s Chief Marketing Officer, Sarah Lane, will facilitate the official coin toss for the match, and the New York Liberty’s Timeless Torches dancers will perform prior to the match. The Liberty’s mascot, Ellie the Elephant, will also make an appearance onsite.

As Gotham FC prepares to welcome back players from the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Gotham FC Womxn’s Equality Night is a must-see and must-experience event.

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