Club Announcements

Charlotte FC to Compete in Coachella Valley Invitational at Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA


The 2024 Coachella Valley Invitational will host more than 10 of the top Major League Soccer clubs, including Charlotte FC, for training and a preseason exhibition at the location made famous by the iconic Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

The unique training and exhibition event will take place from February 4 – 17, 2024 and marks the largest MLS preseason event in the league’s history. 

Teams participating in the 2024 Coachella Valley Invitational include:

  • Austin FC
  • Charlotte FC
  • LA Galaxy
  • LAFC
  • Minnesota United FC
  • New York City FC
  • New York Red Bulls
  • Portland Timbers
  • San Jose Earthquakes
  • St. Louis CITY SC

With more than 250 acres of lush gardens and pristine polo fields, Empire Polo Club is one of the finest facilities for outdoor sporting events and executive conferences, in addition to hosting the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival. The fields at Empire Polo Club are operated by Goldenvoice, the Los Angeles-based concert promoter and live event company owned by AEG Presents.

For access to an exclusive presale and additional ticketing information, fans are encouraged to sign up at

The full preseason schedule for Charlotte FC will be shared at a later date.