Drawing a crowd harder for EPLWA clubs in league’s second season

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EPLWA Logo-07by David Falk (EPLWA Director of Communications)

The Evergreen Premier League saw total attendance and average dip in its sophomore season. In the league’s debut 2014 season clubs reported a combined league average of 298 fans per match. This season that average fell by 61 fans to 237 per match.

There are various theories as to why the drop happened. Perhaps the “newness” of the league, or the novelty of a first season, wore a bit thin. There was also the scorching hot weather which might have driven fans to stay inside and cool for weekend matinees. There were also individual circumstances with teams that eventually affected the total league average.

Wenatchee FC packed them in for this pre-season match with Pinnacles FC, but not being able to play at the Apple Bowl saw attendance for the Capitals drop in 2015. (WFC) Wenatchee FC packed them in for this pre-season match with Pinnacles FC, but not being able to play at the Apple Bowl saw attendance for the Capitals drop in 2015. (WFC / Kelly Gillin)

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