Professional Soccer In Tacoma

Tacoma Defiance is the USL Championship affiliate of the 2019 MLS Cup Champions Seattle Sounders FC. The 2020 Tacoma Defiance season starts Friday, March 6 against Reno 1868 FC under the lights at historic Cheney Stadium.


Hang out with your favorite group of friends, family, or co-workers and enjoy a great deal while you do it. With epic views and non-stop entertainment, Cheney Stadium is the perfect platform for hosting your next get-together.

Season Tickets

The path to soccer stardom goes through Tacoma. Tacoma Defiance continues to call Cheney Stadium home for the 2020 season. For a city that is rich in love for its teams, and with a strong history of appreciation for the beautiful game, we are excited to show the soccer world our defiant heart.

With goals of a soccer specific stadium built near Cheney Stadium, the future is blindingly bright for soccer in the South Sound. The potential for building a true-to-Tacoma fan experience is palpable. What will we build together? How great can we make this? Those answers are up to you, Tacoma. All we know is, it’s going to be something incredible.

With a history of over 60 years of baseball played on 19th & Tyler, Cheney Stadium is also the home to professional soccer.  The intimate feel of Cheney Stadium’s seating bowl lends itself perfectly to a soccer match, and paired with the prime views of R Bar, the Commencement Bank Summit Club, and R Yard hovering over the north-end goal, the experience is yours to make.