TickPick Becomes Philadelphia Lone Star Official Training Kit Partner

This is the second major partnership deal signed by the club in a month after it earlier signed a three-year technical partnership with iconic Danish sportswear brand Hummel

TickPick, an online marketplace for event tickets, based in New York, has become a principal and the first-ever official Training Kit Partner to Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club (PLSFC) after both institutions signed a two-year partnership deal over the weekend.

The partnership deal, which is for the club men’s and women’s teams, will see TickPick branding added to the front of the training kits as well as the back of the match day kits of Philadelphia Lone Star men’s and women’s senior teams.

“We are incredibly excited and honored to partner with TickPick. The innovative approach and focus on delighting customers that TickPick has brought to their market is reminiscent of our club’s on-field approach to the game. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship,” Paul Edelblut, Director of Corporate Partnership at PLSFC said.

For his part, Paul Jones, Vice President at TickPick, said: “TickPick is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club! We look forward to supporting an incredible organization that’s committed to equality and growing the sport in the Philadelphia area.”

Philadelphia Lone Star will begin training in the new range this spring ahead of their 2021 USL League Two and WPSL campaigns. The club’s new training kit range will be available to order in the coming weeks.

This is the second major partnership deal signed by the club in a month after it earlier signed a three-year technical partnership with iconic Danish sportswear brand Hummel.

About Philadelphia Lone Star FC

Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club is Philadelphia’s only professional-development soccer club competing in five national leagues: USL League Two, National Premier Soccer League, United Premier Soccer League, the Women’s Premier Soccer League, and the US Youth Soccer National League. The club was established in 2001 under the name of Junior Lone Star Football Club. That name, selected by the founding members – a group of Liberian immigrants, was in tribute to the Liberian national soccer team which is nicknamed Lone Star. The club changed its name to Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club in September 2018.

In 2001, the club had a single team with only 13 players. The club now has more than 200 players that make up three men’s teams, three boys’ youth teams (one in Liberia), and a women’s team (inaugural season in 2019). Philadelphia Lone Star FC serves to develop players as a showcase for collegiate and/or professional soccer coaches.

About TickPick

Founded in 2011, TickPick is reshaping the secondary event ticket marketplace with its no-fees approach. The company does not charge any fees for buyers, setting it apart from competitive firms that charge steep transaction fees. It also leverages its algorithms to look at the price/value ratio for tickets and then offers value grading for buyers so they can get the optimal experience for their money. Users can also bid on tickets in a process that is similar to financial markets where supply and demand create a more efficient marketplace.

TickPick was founded by co-CEOs Christopher O’Brien and Brett Goldberg who saw inefficiencies in the ticket marketplace and decided to build a more transparent and cost-effective solution. For more information, visit www.tickpick.com.


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