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Where to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup

— Brace yourselves, the World Cup is upon us.

Every four years, nations gather together to compete for soccer immortality and bragging rights. For those of us who don’t have the time or cash to make it to each game, bars and restaurants offer a similar atmosphere to bring the game to us right here in Steamboat Springs.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be featured on ESPN with 24 hours of “Countdown to Brazil” programming with a focus on the quadrennial tournament. The programming started at 1 p.m. today (MST) on ESPN.

For all of you wishing to watch the game at one of the bars downtown, Explore Steamboat have compiled a list of places you can go.

Mahogany Ridge Brewery & Grill

Happy hour: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. then again from 9:30 to 11 p.m.

Old Town Pub

OTP will offer half off draft and bottled beers for the game.

The Tap House Sports Grill

Tap House will offer $1 off PBR beers and $2 for domestic beers


Happy hour at 3 p.m.

Carl’s Tavern

Slopeside Grill

Rex’s American Grill and Bar

E3 Chophouse

McKnight’s Irish Pub & Loft

McKnight’s Irish Pub will be hosting Steamboat Soccer Club’s inaugural summer fundraiser in support of player scholarships and coaching education/player development programs on from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The event is for those 21 and older and also will be a celebration to kickoff the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Tickets are $30, which includes one drink ticket and heavy appetizers. There also will be a silent auction, cash bar and jersey unveiling.

To add even more competition to the games, The World Soccer Challenge allows soccer fanatics to choose who they think will win. It is free to enter and there is only one submission per person. Round 1 must be completed by noon Thursday. Leaders will be updated after each round and the winner will be announced after finals July 13.

Winner of each round will receives a $25 gift card to McKnight’s. Overall winner receives tickets to the July 26 Manchester United FC vs. AS Roma game in Denver and $50 gift card to McKnight’s.

Click here to participate.

Tournament schedule (all times are in MST)

Thursday, June 12:

2 p.m. Brazil vs. Croatia

Friday, June 13:

10 a.m. Mexico vs. Cameroon

1 p.m. Spain vs. Netherlands

4 p.m. Chile vs. Australia

Saturday, June 14

10 a.m. Colombia vs. Greece

1 p.m. Uruguay vs. Costa Rice

4 p.m. England vs. Italy

7 p.m. Ivory Coast vs. Japan

Sunday, June 15

10 a.m. Switzerland vs. Ecuador

1 p.m. France vs. Honduras

4 p.m. Argentina vs. Bosnia- Herzegovina

Monday, June 16

10 a.m. Germany vs. Portugal

1 p.m. Iran vs. Nigeria

4 p.m. Ghana vs. United States

Tuesday, June 17

10 a.m. Belgium vs. Algeria

1 p.m. Brazil vs. Mexico

4 p.m. Russia vs. South Korea

Wednesday, June 18

10 a.m. Australia vs. Netherlands

1 p.m. Spain vs. Chile

4 p.m. Cameroon vs. Croatia

Thursday, June 19

10 a.m. Colombia vs. Ivory Coast

1 p.m. Uruguay vs. England

4 p.m. Japan vs. Greece

Friday, June 20

10 a.m. Italy vs. Costa Rica

1 p.m. Switzerland vs. France

4 p.m. Honduras vs. Ecuador

Saturday, June 21

10 a.m. – Argentina vs. Iran
1 p.m. – Germany vs. Ghana
4 p.m. – Nigeria vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina

Sunday, June 22

10 a.m. – Belgium vs. Russia
1 p.m. – South Korea vs. Algeria
4 p.m. – United States vs. Portugal

Monday, June 23

10 a.m. – Netherlands vs. Chile
10 a.m. – Australia vs. Spain
2 p.m. – Croatia vs. Mexico 
2 p.m. – Cameroon vs. Brazil

Tuesday, June 24

10 a.m. – Italy vs. Uruguay
10 a.m. – Costa Rica vs. England
2 p.m. – Japan vs. Colombia
2 p.m. – Greece vs. Ivory Coast

Wednesday, June 25

10 a.m. – Nigeria vs. Argentina
10 a.m. – Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Iran
2 p.m. – Ecuador vs. France
2 p.m. – Honduras vs. Switzerland

Thursday, June 26

10 a.m. – United States vs. Germany
10 a.m. – Portugal vs. Ghana
2 p.m. – South Korea vs. Belgium
2 p.m. – Algeria vs. Russia

Saturday, June 28

10 a.m. – Round of 16, 1A vs. 2B
2 p.m. – Round of 16, 1C vs. 2D

Sunday, June 29

10 a.m. – Round of 16, 1B vs. 2A
2 p.m. – Round of 16, 1D vs. 2C

Monday, June 30

10 a.m. – Round of 16, 1E vs. 2F
2 p.m. – Round of 16, 1G vs. 2H

Tuesday, July 1

10 a.m. – Round of 16, 1F vs. 2E
2 p.m. – Round of 16, 1H vs. 2G

Friday, July 4

10 a.m. – Quarterfinals
2 p.m. – Quarterfinals

Saturday, July 5

10 a.m. – Quarterfinals
2 p.m. – Quarterfinals

Tuesday, July 8

2 p.m. – Semifinals

Wednesday, July 9

2 p.m. – Semifinals

Saturday, July 12

2 p.m. – Third-place match

Sunday, July 13

2 p.m. – Final

To reach Audrey Dwyer, call 970-871-4229, email adwyer@SteamboatToday.com or follow her on Twitter @Audrey_Dwyer1

To reach Audrey Dwyer, call 970-871-4229, email adwyer@ExploreSteamboat.com or follow her on Twitter @Audrey_Dwyer1

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