2012 SCORES Cup, Charity Soccer Tournament

Submitted by kblackley on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 16:46.
03/10/2012 - 08:30
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Calling all Cleveland Companies: Get Fit, Help Cleveland Kids at the ‘SCORES Cup’ soccer fundraiser

America SCORES Cleveland seeks corporate and community teams for soccer tourney and fundraiser benefiting youth program

Calling all Cleveland-area professionals and soccer enthusiasts, ages 18 and up. Join America SCORES Cleveland and participants from local companies for a day of friendly soccer competition on Saturday, March 10 at the 8th annual America SCORES Cleveland SCORES Cup. The SCORES Cup is a day-long co-ed charity soccer tournament benefiting 450 Cleveland public school students participating in after-school soccer, poetry and service-learning programs.

Companies and teams participating in the SCORES Cup make a difference in their community while playing at least three competitive or recreational soccer games and networking with fellow Cleveland professionals. Team entry of $1,500 provides teams with event t-shirts, covers registration fees, and guarantees one Cleveland child an entire year of soccer and poetry programming.

WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 9 am - 6:30 pm

Contact Matthew Williams to register a team at mwilliams [at] americascores [dot] org or visit the SCORES Cup blog at http://www.scorescupcleveland.wordpress.com. Team registration ends on Friday, February 17 at 5:00 pm.

America SCORES Cleveland is also accepting teams for its summer SCORES Cup on Saturday, July 28 at Cleveland State University’s Krenzler Field.

Past participants include: American Greetings Interactive; Benesch; Cleveland Department of Public Health; Dave’s Supermarkets; Howard & O’Brien Associates; Jones Day; KeyBank; Medical Mutual; NOSHOK; Rionero Sannitico Recreational Club; Share Construction; Squire, Sanders & Dempsey; Ulmer & Berne; and Cleveland State University’s Viking Soccer Institute.

ABOUT America SCORES Cleveland: America SCORES Cleveland is an affiliate of America SCORES, a national model for sports-based youth development targeting girls and boys in urban neighborhoods. This five-day per week after-school program works to enrich the lives of Cleveland Metropolitan School students ages 8-15 from the Clark Fulton, Glenville, Hough, North Broadway/Slavic Village, and Puritas-Longmead neighborhoods through regular participation and skill building in soccer, creative writing, and service-learning. America SCORES Cleveland inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. For more information, visit www.AmericaSCORESCleveland.org.

2012 SCORES Cup on March 10 - CALL FOR TEAMS

Location

Cleveland State University, Krenzler Field
Corner of East 19th Street and Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
United States
Phone: (216) 881-7988