Seattle Sounders face Houston Dynamo Tuesday for the first round of the Western Conference Championship.

The Seattle Sounders Football Club will look to continue their journey to become the first repeating MLS Champions since 2012 on November 21st at the BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo. The Sounders will have history against them as they have never been victorious in their MLS franchise history in Houston.

Meet the man behind many of our city’s most exciting sporting events.

Name any local sports team, and chances are homegrown entrepreneur Pat Walker has worked with them. For more than a decade, this UW alum has produced a multitude of sporting events, from lacrosse matches to women’s basketball games. His latest venture is 3 Point Productions (3PT), a company he co-founded with two longtime associates, Todd Albright and Matt Heuer, in January 2012.

Prior to the big play-off match, grab happy hour at one of these nearby haunts.

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, your Seattle Sounders will face the Real Salt Lake at CenturyLink Field, during the second leg of the MLS Western Conference Semifinal. Tickets are selling at a rapid rate, but there are still plenty available — so act fast if you want to bundle up in blue and green and cheer the Sounders from the stands.