We’re having a two-stick party.
On April 30th, the Timbers Army will be hosting its first Two-Stick Party.
What’s a two-stick? Those are the fan-made signs you see in the stands every match that are being held up by two PVC poles. They are probably the smallest element of tifo in our stadium every match.
The TA will supply everything you need to create your two-stick, except the idea (more on that below). We will have banners, paint, and brushes. We’ll have poles available inside the stadium for the match on May 1st.
For a design, there are two ways you can go:
: Just come on down, grab a brush, and go to town. Paint the design or message of your choice.
: We will have a few projectors available the day of the party, but you will need to make sure you have your design ready, and that’s a bit more complicated.
Our banners are 4’ wide by 5’ tall, so your image will need to fit into that aspect ratio. The best way to do this is make sure your design fits in either a vertical rectangle or square. A design that is horizontal won’t work very well because it will leave a lot of space at the top or the bottom.
You will need to get a digital copy of your design to us. You can do this in advance emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org
or you can bring it down the day of the party. We can accept JPG, PNG, PDF, PSD, and AI files.
Once we have your design, we’ll project it down onto your blank canvas and help you trace it out. From there you can grab some paint and go to town.
Regardless of the method you choose to create your two-stick, there are a couple things to remember:
- This is a pretty small sign, so designs should be as simple as possible and BOLD. Lots of small details will be lost when your sign is viewed from the pitch. Of course, this is a balance. It doesn’t need to be GO TEAM simple, but nobody is probably going to notice the filigree on your Norse warrior's battle axe.
- Signs that promote bigotry or contain foul language will not be allowed into the stadium.
- Each attendee can paint one two-stick.
OK, now that we have that out of the way: In order to keep things as orderly as possible, we are using a timed entry system. You can register at the Eventbrite below and pick your time. This helps to ensure that we don’t get too backed up on the projectors and we have enough volunteers.
You can sign up and get location information here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/timbers-army-two-stick-party-tickets-24634623823