May 22, 2018
TOPSoccer to US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Showcase!
Hello Cincinnati TOPSoccer!
US Youth Soccer has just announced the participation of TOPSoccer for the first time ever at one of their major tournaments. This is something that we in TOPSoccer leadership across the country have been seeking for years!
In addition to a new and exciting event for our kids to enjoy, this is a great opportunity for us to help raise awareness for TOPSoccer which will in turn enable more kids to enjoy the benefits of TOPSoccer.
Even better, it’s close enough for us to participate!
The event will be held in Westfield Indiana on Monday June 25 from 1 – 5pm.
(Approximately 2 hours from Cincinnati area)
· Skills Challenges
· Fun TOPSoccer Session
· Non-competitive (buddy assisted) games (2 game minimum)
· Competitive Tournament (2 – 3 games) For those looking for a more challenging game experience.
Individuals are encouraged to sign up – it is sure to be a fun day.
If we get enough from each level/team to sign up, we’ll participate as full teams.
NOTE: Coaches and Volunteers needed also!
If you are interested in joining us, you’ll need to complete the following actions.
1. Complete the Cincinnati TOPSoccer Registration for this event.
2. Complete the US Youth Soccer Registration for this event.
3. Complete the US Youth Soccer Medical Release
b. Email completed form to Sean.Addison@IndyPremierSC.org
c. OR print to hand in at the event.
See below for news release and agenda from US Youth Soccer.
TOPSoccer Midwest Region Festival
Grand Park, Indiana
“US Youth Soccer’s Midwest Region is excited to announce the first TOPSoccer event to be included within a major US Youth Soccer championship tournament! This is a unique event that we will be planning to offer on an annual basis to coincide with the Midwest Regional Championships, where the elite teams in the Midwest battle it out for a chance to play in the National Championships. Our goal is to expose these players and their families to the joys of TOPSoccer while providing an amazing experience for our own players.
We are inviting TOPSoccer players of all age and ability levels to join us on Monday June 25th at Grand Park in Westfield, IN for an afternoon of fun and games. We will have various levels of play and competition to satisfy every player’s ability level, including a competitive showcase tournament for our higher ability players. Individuals, as well as entire teams are welcome to register for this free event. Every player will receive a t-shirt, medal, and will be celebrated in front of their peers and US Youth Soccer leaders. Volunteer buddies will be provided for all players.
US Youth Soccer…The Game for All Kids!”
12:00pm: Volunteer Buddy Training
1:30pm: Skill Stations open/First Round of Games
2:30pm: TOPSoccer training session
3:30pm: 2nd Round of Games
4:30pm: 3rd Round of Games (if necessary)
5:00pm: Presentation of Awards begin
In addition to individual participation awards, the following award certificates will be handed out:
· MVP of Buddy Assisted and Showcase games
· Spirit of TOPSoccer Award
· All-Showcase Team
· All players are guaranteed two games and if there is enough teams, a third shortened game (1 half) may be played.
· 20 minute halves, 10 minute halftime
· No offsides
· Kick-ins allowed for buddy assisted game
· Tie breaker for showcase final will be goal differential, goals sco