Pride Poster

Local Artist iPattyCake Provides Gameday Poster for First Pride Home Game

The Orlando Pride will continue their inaugural season this Saturday, April 23rd for their first home game in the Citrus Bowl. Since the announcement of the schedule there has been a campaign to break a National Women's Soccer League record for fan attendance, dubbed #FilledWithPride. As the first ever women’s professional soccer team in Central Florida, The Pride will look to bring attention to women’s soccer as well as women’s sports in general.

To celebrate this historic game and the start of professional women’s soccer in Orlando, the Orlando Pride will release a commemorative gameday poster. All proceeds from the purchase of the game day poster will go to the Orlando City Foundation, a nonprofit organization which uses the sport of soccer to promote a healthy lifestyle that enables children and families to reach their full potential.

For Saturday’s game local artist Patricia Mesquita, better known as iPattyCake, designed the one and only Pride gameday poster for the season. Inspired by the excitement surrounding the game, Patricia says it was the, “energy and hype from the fans since the match was announced” that got her going. She goes on to say “I wanted to be part of this new piece of history for the NWSL and how special this event is to the Orlando community as well.”
 
Although Patricia is finishing school, she continues to work on new projects, currently designing for virtual reality programs.

If you would like to see more artwork from Ms. Patty, be sure to check out her Twitter, Instagram or personal website.

 

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UPDATE: June 10, 2020 - Major League Soccer announced it will restart the 2020 season with all 26 MLS clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida beginning July 8. Upon completion of the tournament, MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule in home markets. The revised schedule may see certain matches from the original 2020 MLS regular season schedule being cancelled or rescheduled. The final number of matches and the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 MLS regular season and related ticket policies will be announced in the coming weeks.