(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers will depart for San Jose, Costa Rica on January 30th for 11 days of preseason training. Portland will play games on February 4th and February 7th against Costa Rican teams. The Timbers will round up their preseason training in Tucson from February 11th through February 23rd. They will play four games in Tucson before returning to Portland. The Timbers will open their MLS season on March 2nd at the Colorado Rapids.