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Championship Series Teams Up With Rated Sports

United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) and Rated Sports are delighted to announce a partnership which will bring great results in the development of true soccer showcases events across North America. The partnership will also provide a competitive atmosphere as part of the Championship Series – the ultimate soccer showcase experience.With the partnership between USSSA and Rated Sports, the upcoming soccer season in 2014 will be full of excitement. USSSA’s warm invitation for Rated Sports, host of the featured soccer tournament including Phoenix Cup (Phoenix, Arizona) and National Showdown (Chicago, Illinois), to join as a partner will allow the Championship Series to become the ultimate showcase experience for parents, players, and coaches.According to soccer overs, USSSA and Rated Sports partnership …

The Desert Cup Showcase – Registration Is Now Open

Summary: As a part of the USSSA Championship Series, the Desert Cup Showcase registration is now open for all elite boys’ and girls’ teams between the ages of 14 through 18. The best teams from Canada and the United States will come together to showcase their talents in front of 200+ college scouts. TORONTO, CANADA – 26 September 2013 –The Desert Cup showcase, one of the most anticipated soccer showcase events in 2014, is inviting teams to register for the upcoming event. The tournament dates are from March 28 – 30, 2014. Phoenix FC, a franchise member of the USL professional soccer division, will also be partnering with the showcase to ensure the top teams apply and are selected for …

Scouts look for future stars at soccer showcase

MISSISSAUGA—Snacks, drinks and a skillfully worded chant or two are the favoured game-day accessories for most soccer fans. But this weekend, the sidelines of soccer pitches in Mississauga have been crowded with folks carrying notepads, pens and cameras. While the rest of the city was looking for a spot to enjoy the Victoria Day sun, around 300 soccer scouts were looking for talented young players at the Umbro College Showcase. Hosted by Dixie Soccer Club, the four-day showcase attracted around 120 youth teams from Ontario, the neighbouring states of the U.S. and even as far afield as Calgary. “It’s a showcase, not a tournament,” explained Tony Converso, a referee supervisor from Dixie Soccer Club. “Nobody wins any trophies, they just …

Sports strategy designed to boost Mississauga tourism

Mississauga Marathon Staff photo by Fred Loek The Mississauga Marathon has an economic impact on the city of almost $2 million. The City of Mississauga is moving forward on a sports tourism strategy to bring more events to Mississauga. Mississauga NewsByChris Clay MISSISSAUGA — Looking for a bigger piece of the country’s $3.6-billion sports tourism pie, the City of Mississauga plans to make its existing events even better while bringing new ones to town.On Wednesday, Cameron Hawkins, president of hospitality and tourism advisory firm Cameron Hawkins & Associates, made a presentation to councillors. The report, created by Cameron Hawkins & Associates and the Tourism Company, included 17 recommendations designed to help boost Mississauga’s sports tourism industry.Suggestions included forming a major …