New series identifies summer tourneys 4

New series identifies summer tourneys 4
July 28, 2011

Soccer tournaments are like opinions – everyone seems to have one.

But which one is suitable for your specific needs?

Beginning today, is helping you wade through the myriad of tournament options with our new and exclusive Tournament Insider Series.   

Over the next two weeks, we’ll bring you exclusive access to hundreds of events taking place in your region! With insightful and informative reviews on each tournament, you’ll have all the information you need to schedule your summer season.

From tournament themes and price points, to amenities and geographical narratives we’re helping you understand your tournament options in microscopic detail.

We know that finding the perfect tournament for your team or family can be an overwhelming process, but fret no more! is committed to making your decision as stress-free as a careless summer day on the soccer field.         

So enjoy your new Tournament Insider Series, and may you find the perfect event to fulfill your competitive experience.

See you on the field.  

Atlas Soccer Academy

Do you measure up to our amigos south of the Border? Come to the Atlas International Cup and find out. Located in Mission, Texas, 30 minutes from the Border, the Atlas Soccer Academy brings in the champions from Monterey, Mexico to compete against top ranked Texas teams. The successful history of the club includes five academy players that have been recruited by the FC Atlas de Guadalajara, Mexico.

The Atlas Soccer Academy hosts the following tournaments:
  • Atlas International Cup - Dec U6-15

Virginia Rush Soccer

Virginia Rush Soccer kicks off the season with the Nike Rush Cup on the Coast in March. The ground has thawed in Virginia but is still frozen in many other Northeast areas making the Rush Cup on the Coast a great season opener. Memorial Day at Virginia Rush is a star spangled spectacular as bands from the Armed Forces perform at the Ralph Downey Memorial Day Classic. This oceanfront tournament pays special tribute to our military heroes. Travel the “Heroes Walk” and immerse yourself in the history of our nation’s military involvement. Virginia Beach attractions please even the toughest traveler. Many teams rent large beach houses on Sandbridge Beach, known as the “outer banks of Virginia”, because it offers the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the peaceful Back Bay waters on the other. Sandbridge Beach is only 15 minutes from the fields. The season winds down with the Atlantic Cup in December. Virginia Rush also holds a unique Registration Night Buffet. The goal is to register you within 5 minutes. After registration, stay for the food and fun. All coaches receive a Nike giveaway and all players get a gift bag.

The Virginia Rush Soccer hosts the following tournaments:

  • Rush Cup on the Coast - March U10-19
  • Memorial Day
  • Atlantic Cup

For additional information contact: John Palmer, Tournament Director 757-635-9345

Chesapeake United Soccer Club

Come out and play the newly sodded fields of the Chesapeake United Soccer Club, Chesapeake, VA. The Club offers 2 tournaments; the spring travel tournament, Chesapeake Icebreaker and the fall recreational tournament, Chesapeake Challenge Cup. These tournaments draw both local and regional teams. The Club has over a decade of experience. Real time posting of scores allows you and your players to enjoy the local attractions and restaurant during off times.

Chesapeake United Soccer Club hosts the following tournaments:

  • Chesapeake Icebreaker - Mar U9-19
  • Chesapeake Challenge Cup - Nov

For additional information contact: Dan Eaker, President 757-836-9518

Capital Area Soccer League

Character, Attitude, Success, and Love of the Game is what Capital Area Soccer league in Raleigh, NC is all about. Since 1974, CASL, in partnership with Chelsea Football Club, is the largest club in North Carolina. The four-weekend shootout and showcase sees over 1200 teams and 1,000 college coaches all come to watch on 20 fields. Come play at their state of the art complex that has hosted the NCAA Final Four along with ECNL and National teams.

CASL hosts the following tournaments:

  • CASL Recreational Team Tournament - May
  • Chelsea 7s - June
  • Chelsea 3s - Aug
  • CASL National Soccer Series
    • Girls Shootout - Nov U10-14
    • Boys Shootout - Nov U10-14
    • Girls Showcase - Nov U15-19
    • Boys Showcase - Dec U15-19

Leighton Area Soccer Club

Located 86 miles north by west of Philly is the town of Leighton, PA. Every April the Leighton Soccer Club holds the annual Hunter Meckes Memorial Soccer Tournament with proceeds from the event to fund scholarships in the name of Hunter Meckes. These scholarships will be presented to seniors in Leighton and Jim Thorpe schools. The tournament is coordinated by Sherry Meckes, with the assistance of the club. Meckes host this event every year so that her son Hunter will never be forgotten. Hunter died in car accident on January 23, 2003 when he was five years old. Hunter loved soccer and the tournament is held every year as close to his birthday, which is April 16. This is fun community event.

The Leighton soccer club hosts the following tournaments:

  • Hunter Meckes Memorial Tournament - U9-18


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