EL PASO, Texas – The Sun Bowl Association is teaming up with Academy Sports + Outdoors to put on the Academy Sports + Outdoors Sun Bowl International Soccer Tournament, June 3-5 at the Westside Sports Complex on 201 Isela Rubalcava.
The Academy Sports + Outdoors Sun Bowl International Soccer Tournament plays host to over 150 teams from the Southwest and Mexico, making it one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the country. Boys’ and girls’ teams consisting of specified age groups participate in the tournament every year.
This summer marks the tournament’s 17th year, as thousands of players take to the pitch to play the world’s most popular sport under the bright West Texas sun. The tournament has grown into the premier youth soccer tournament in the region and will continue to be for years to come.
“This tournament is one of the biggest events the Sun Bowl Association puts on and it is always great to see the community come together for the youth,” Sun Bowl Association Special Events Director Joe Daubach said.
Teams can sign-up on the Internet at www.sunbowl.org and everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the early bird special fee that must be paid on or before May 12. The information on rules, roster information and a map for the Westside Sports Complex is also available at www.sunbowl.org. The tournament is sanctioned by STYSA (South Texas Youth Soccer Association).
This is an unrestricted tournament that is open to all Federation affiliated participants with youth non-competitive and competitive teams. Categories are: non-competitive coed U6 & U8; non-competitive & competitive coed U9: non-competitive & competitive boys & girls U10; competitive boys U11 – U19, competitive girls U12, U14 & U19. If there are not enough teams to field a complete bracket in a specific age category, teams will be moved up to the next highest age category.
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