The Carolina RailHawks will face the Charlotte Independence in the Third Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in what has been described as a “historic rivalry.” This tournament is recognized as the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the United States and is inclusive to teams from the MLS, NASL, USL, and even amateur clubs. The victor of the June 1 match will proceed to the next round and face Major League Soccer New England Revolution on June 15. The RailHawks have been quite successful in previous appearances in the U.S. Open Cup, defeating MLS teams on numerous occasions to advance to the semifinals and quarterfinals. To witness North Carolina’s best professional soccer team take a shot at this renowned title, the Open Cup/West Ham 3-Pack is on sale. The package includes a ticket to the June 1 game vs. Charlotte, and July 12 game vs. West Ham United, and one game that is to be determined based on U.S. Open Cup performance vs. Charlotte. For more information on how to secure a seat to these exciting match-ups or purchase Packs, please visit https://www.etix.com/ticket/k/9017763/2016-us-open-cup-pack-cary-wakemed-soccer-park-carolina-railhawks or call the box office at (919) 459-8144.