Power the Pitch Rally to take place on Monday

The group that is vying for an Major League Soccer expansion franchise in Charlotte will hold a “Power the Pitch” rally on Monday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. at First Ward Park in uptown Charlotte, with festivities getting underway at 4:30 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and giveaways for those in attendance.

MLS officials are expected to be there at the event, as well as executives from the MLS4CLT ownership group, led by Marcus Smith, as well as several others are expected to speak to the crowd.

Charlotte is one of 12 cities that are vying to become one of two new teams in Major League Soccer, along with Raleigh/Durham, St Petersburg, Florida, and many others.