The Houston Dynamo announced their schedule for the 2011 preseason today, with training sessions beginning on Monday, January 24. The schedule is tentative and subject to change, with updates made regularly at

During the preseason, the Dynamo will play a friendly in Corpus Christi (February 12) and competitive tournaments in Orlando (February 24-26) and a location to be announced (March 11-13). Houston will also train in Phoenix, Ariz., and play three scrimmages there against MLS competition, in addition to hosting two scrimmages against college foes and one against an MLS foe in the Houston area.

One of those scrimmages will be the Dynamo’s annual Meet the Team Day, to be held March 5 against SMU. Only Dynamo season ticket holders and their guests will be admitted to the exclusive event, which will include a chance to meet players following the game.

The Dynamo’s preseason game schedule currently stands as follows:

Sat, Feb. 5       Scrimmage vs. HoustonBaptistUniversity      11 a.m.             Carl Lewis
Sat, Feb. 12     South Texas Shootout vs. FC Dallas                 2 p.m.              Corpus Christi
Tues, Feb. 15   Scrimmage vs. Sporting Kansas City                TBA                 PhoenixAZ
Thur, Feb. 17   Scrimmage vs. Columbus Crew                         TBA                 PhoenixAZ
Sat, Feb. 19     Scrimmage vs. Portland Timbers                       TBA                 PhoenixAZ
Tues, Feb. 22   Scrimmage vs. Seattle Sounders                       TBA                 OrlandoFL
Thur, Feb. 24   Disney Pro Soccer Classic Semifinals              TBA                 OrlandoFL
Sat, Feb. 26     Disney Pro Soccer Classic                                   TBD                 OrlandoFL
Sat, March 5    Meet the Team Day Scrimmage vs. SMU       11 a.m.             Carl Lewis
Tues, March 8  Scrimmage vs. RealSaltLake                            11 a.m.             Carl Lewis
Fri, March 11   Tournament vs. Columbus Crew                       TBA                 TBA
Sun, March 13 Tournament vs. New England Revolution      TBA                 TBA

The Dynamo’s MLS regular season opener is set for Saturday, March 19, against the Philadelphia Union at Robertson Stadium. Tickets are available at

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