Barça fans and the FC Barcelona Supporters Club were also featured in the first team’s tour of the United States in July.Two events in Los Angeles, one in Dallas, and a conference in Las Vegas took advantage of the Barcelona Tour: USA 2023.
The inaugural fan club event was hosted by Los Angeles Peña Blaugrana on July 21 at the Glen Arden Club in California, a huge Barcelona party with around 50 fans presenting their Enthusiasm for Barça Members of the board present: Elena Fort, vice-president of the institutional sector; Antonio Escudero, vice-president of the social sector, Josep Ignasi Macià, manager in charge of the social sector.
The event, in which different Barça products were drawn among the attendees, was also attended by representatives of Santiago Pena Blaugrana and Fresno Peña Blaugrana. California is the state with the most Barcelona fan clubs in the US, with 5 in total: 2 in Los Angeles, 1 in San Diego and Fresno, and 1 in San Francisco.
Precisely, the San Francisco FC Barcelona Fan Club and the Los Angeles FC Barcelona Fan Club were the protagonists of the 2nd California Fan Club Meeting held on July 23 at the Los Angeles Hotel, a double reception of the Board of Directors. FC Barcelona, Elena Forte, Antonio Escudero, Josep Ignaci Macia, manager Joan Soler for handball and Aureli Mario, manager for futsal S attended the event. FC Barcelona’s match against Juventus at the Levi’s Stadium was canceled due to viral gastroenteritis among some of the Barcelona players, and San Francisco La Peña was unable to hold a scheduled reception in their city. Faced with the difficulty of traveling from San Francisco, Robert Manson, secretary of the fans club who lives in Los Angeles, represented his fellow supporters.
More than 120 representatives of fan clubs, Austin Barca and Houston Pena Barca attended the club’s event in Dallas on Friday, July 28, as did a wide range of representatives from the Board of Directors: Elena Ford, Antonio Escudero , Josep Ignasi Macià, Aureli Mas, Miquel Camps (manager in charge of amateur sports) and Xavier Puig (manager in charge of women’s football). The meeting came amid the enthusiasm and enthusiasm of the Texas fans ahead of the arrival of the Barca expedition, who will play Real Madrid for the second game of the tour.
Austin Barca Academy president Javi Perez was also in attendance at the event, and the three presidents of the Texas fan club spoke: Victor Valenczek (Austin), Paul Delos Reyes (Houston) and Matt Gonzalez (Dallas). After the presentation, there was a dinner and raffle for the attendees, with a raffle for different Barça items.
Las Vegas, full stop
Fourth meeting with tour club concludes tour’s institutional actions Barcelona Tour: USA 2023. On Tuesday, August 1, the board hosted representatives from the city’s fan clubs at the Expedition Hotel in Las Vegas. The event was attended by Antonio Escudero, Josep Ignasi Macià and Aureli Mas. The Las Vegas club, which was founded three years ago and has 80 members, has a delegation led by Chairman Jared Lindsey, who presented Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman to the board. (Carolyn G. Goodman) declaring that Monday, July 31st, to coincide with the arrival of the Barcelona expedition in the city, FC Barcelona Day, FC Barcelona Day. Over there, residents and visitors are invited to welcome the club to Nevada City.