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Kickoff Excitement: Appalachian FC Begins a New Season in Boone, NC for Professional Soccer!

Soccer fans, the wait is over! Appalachian FC is gearing up for another exhilarating season of soccer right here in Boone, NC. As the mountain air fills with anticipation, we invite you to join us in rallying behind our beloved team, cheered on by none other than our enthusiastic mascot, Sasquatch, as they kick off the 2024 season at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex.

The Team:

Appalachian FC has been a source of pride for Boone since its inception in May 2021. Known for their passionate performance and mountain-strong spirit, our team embodies the heart and soul of Boone, NC. With a mix of seasoned players and fresh talent, Appalachian FC is poised to deliver another season of top-notch soccer in the High Country.

Season Kickoff:

The action started on May 18th, with the home opener against Apotheos FC. This game was more than just a match; it’s the beginning of the journey for the season, setting the tone with high energy and fierce competition.

Home Game Schedule:

Get your calendars ready and mark these dates:

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6:00 PM – Friendly: Appalachian FC vs. Hickory FC
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – Appalachian FC vs. Apotheos FC
  • Saturday, June 1, 2024, 6:00 PM – Appalachian FC vs. Bristol Rhythm AFC
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024, 6:00 PM – Appalachian FC vs. Greenville United
  • Saturday, June 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – Appalachian FC vs. 865 Alliance
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – Appalachian FC vs. U-23 DC United
  • Saturday, July 6, 2024, 6:00 PM – Appalachian FC vs. Charlottetowne Hops FC

Each game promises thrilling soccer action, community spirit, and unforgettable memories.

The Fans:

The heart of Appalachian FC lies with its fans with an average attendance over 1,100 people. Known for their vibrant and electrifying energy, our fans create a buzzing atmosphere that is simply contagious. From families to college students, our diverse group of supporters brings the noise and passion that propels our team forward. Chants led by Sasquatch, the team’s beloved mascot, echo through the stands, making each game a festive event.

Game Day Experience:

Attending an Appalachian FC game is a holistic experience. From tailgating festivities to post-match meet-and-greets with the players, game days at Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex are a local festivity. Indulge in local food and beverages from Boone’s finest vendors, browse through merchandise tents for your official team gear, and enjoy interactive games and activities suitable for all ages.

Community Spirit:

Appalachian FC is more than just a soccer team; it’s a vital part of Boone’s community. Our games serve as a gathering place, bringing together different facets of the community for a shared purpose—cheering for the home team. Schools, local businesses, and various organizations come together to support and participate in the excitement, fostering a sense of unity and local pride.

As the 2024 season kicks off, don’t miss the chance to be part of this vibrant soccer community. Whether you’re a lifelong soccer fan or new to the sport, Appalachian FC offers an experience that’s enriching for everyone. Join us at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex to support your local team, embrace community spirit, and create lasting memories with family and friends.

Secure your tickets now at and be ready to stand with Sasquatch as we push for victory! Let’s fill the stands, make some noise, and show everyone what it means to be part of Appalachian FC’s family. See you at the stadium!

Feel the passion, feel the pride, feel the power of Appalachian FC!

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