As we gear-up to Pacific Football Club’s inaugural season beginning, there have been many new additions to the team – the latest and greatest, though, is a vibrant purple starfish named Stewie, who was announced as the team’s official mascot today!
A starfish is born. pic.twitter.com/eDwsOHaqqN
— The Hydro Pole (@TheHydroPole) April 20, 2019
There was much anticipation leading up to today, the mascot’s Twitter account handle simply stating “PFC Mascot”, with the profile picture as a question mark – that is, until PFC’s kickoff party in downtown Victoria this afternoon, where the mysterious mascot finally revealed his true identity.
— Lake Side Buoys (@LakeSideBuoys) April 16, 2019
At around 1 p.m. today along Victoria’s waterfront, Stewie the Starfish was introduced to the crowds amongst drums and cheers, the iconic purple mascot handing out hugs and high-fives as he made his grand entrance.
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Stewie has already found himself a following, and was one of the biggest hits of the party, posing for many photo opportunities and even joining some dancers in the fun!
Welcome to the @CPLsoccer family Stewie the Starfish!
👌 Official mascot & spiritual guide of @Pacificfccpl
🌊 Catch Stewie & the boys in purple at their home opener against @HfxWanderersFC on April 28th
— OneSoccer (@onesoccer) April 20, 2019
Pacific FC will kick off their season with the home-opener happening a mere week away on Sunday, April 28th. Victoria Buzz will be on location to celebrate and be a part of the history, and tickets are still available!
You can check out Stewie the Starfish’s official introduction video below:
Excited to announce a key addition to our team! Welcome, Stewie!
Posted by Pacific FC on Saturday, April 20, 2019
- When: Sunday, April 28th at 4 p.m. – Pacific FC vs. Halifax Wanderers
- Where: Westhills Stadium, 1089 Langford Parkway
- Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online for both single games and season-ticket packages.