While goblins, spooks, and other frightful ghouls will be filling the streets of Decatur on Halloween night, hundreds of elite soccer players will be making their way to the Jack Allen Recreation Complex for the Division II State Cup soccer preliminaries. Hosted by the Alabama Soccer Association, the preliminaries are a qualifier for the Final Four tournament to be held two weeks later in Montgomery.
Set for October 31 through November 2, 2014, the Division II State Cup (U14-U19) attracts some of the best soccer players from across the state of Alabama. All games will be played at the Jack Allen Recreation Complex. The top four winners in each age division will advance to the Final Four tournament set for November 14-16 in Montgomery.
Alabama Soccer Association is the governing body for all soccer clubs in Alabama who qualify to participate in these events. For more information on the State Cup preliminaries, visit their website at www.alsoccer.org and click on the events tab.
The Jack Allen Recreation Complex contains 10 international size lighted fields with laser-graded certified sports turf and a computerized irrigation system. With the additional fields located in Point Mallard Park, Decatur has quickly become known nationally as a top rated soccer tournament location. For more information on the Jack Allen Recreation Complex, visit www.decatursports.com.