May 30, 2013

Groundbreaking Date Set for Virginia Cavalry FC Ballpark

Dulles, VA – May 29, 2013 – VIP Sports & Entertainment, owner and operator of Loudoun Hounds Professional Baseball Club, Virginia Cavalry FC as well as the Ashburn-based ballpark in which they will play, continues its aggressive strategy to bring affordable family entertainment to Northern Virginia in 2014. Building on last month's approval by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, VIP S&E is now prepared to make multiple significant announcements regarding the organization.
The sports and entertainment firm has set the Official Groundbreaking Ceremony for Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at the construction site on the immediate southwest corner of the Route 7 and Loudoun County Parkway interchange. The invitation-only groundbreaking will signify the official start of the ballpark's construction and the culmination of an 11-year journey to bring professional sports and entertainment to Loudoun County.

"This is a long-overdue moment in the history of VIP Sports & Entertainment and beginning construction on the Ballpark at One Loudoun is another major milestone for the organization," said Bob Farren, founding President and CEO of VIP S&E. "We are now within sight of the finish line: Opening Day in 2014. I am thankful to our many wonderful business partners, our civic leaders and most importantly our legions of excited fans for making this sports landmark a reality in Loudoun."
Building on the growing anticipation for professional baseball coming in 2014, the second Hounds FanFest, presented by Edelman Financial Services, Ted Britt Ford, Belfort Furniture and Toll Brothers, will be held July 21, 2013, at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn.  Extensive planning for this year's expanded event is already underway and will be the follow-up extravaganza to Hounds Inaugural FanFest, which attracted nearly 10,000 spectators.

More information on these announcements is available via the Hounds' and Cavalry FC's websites at and  The sports franchises maintain a very active social media presence at its various sites,,, among other outlets.