The Alabama Junior Cup Tournament returns to the Jack Allen Recreation Complex next month as part of a three-year commitment. The 2014 Alabama Junior Cup Tournament, an Alabama Youth Soccer Association and United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) sanctioned tournament hosted by Premier Soccer Services is set for November 22-23, 2014, and organizers are expecting up to 75 boys’ club teams from Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. All matches will be played at the Jack Allen Recreation Complex located in Decatur, Ala.
The Alabama Junior Cup is a tournament offering USYSA affiliated Premier, Challenge, Classic, and Academy level U9-U14 boys’ competitive soccer opportunities. There will be a minimum of two divisions per age division – an elite level of play and 1-2 competitive divisions tiered lower. Trophies will be awarded to the championship and runner-up teams in each age division.
Games get underway at 8:45 a.m. on November 22nd and 23rd. For the Finals on November 23rd, players can participate in an international walkout with the U.S. National Anthem prior to the start of matches.
Each team consists of an average of 12 players, with each player accompanied by three or four family members. Participants and their families will take of advantage of local hotels, restaurants, and other businesses in Decatur during the two-day tournament providing an economic boost to the local economy.
The Jack Allen Recreation Complex will also serve as host venue for the tournament November 20-22, 2015. For complete registration information on the tournament, visit www.premiersoccerservices.com.
For more information on the Jack Allen Recreation Complex, visit www.decatursports.com.