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Placer to Host 'Ultimate Soccer Showdown'

17 Oct, 2013


Cherry Island is home to this year's Placer United Prestige Girls Cup

Freshly mowed fields and crisp clean air are sure to make the Placer United Prestige Girls Cup an unforgettable sporting competition. Cherry Island Complex will be host to this year's tournament which will be held on October 26th and 27th. Over 200 teams will be in attendance from all over the Western United States to compete for the top title. Placer United and Placer Valley Tourism have partnered up to score this exciting weekend in Placer Valley!

Soccer is the most popular sport worldwide. Although in some countries it is the biggest and best sport, in the US it is still competing to be number one. It's extreme growth in both youth and adult competition over the last decade has pushed soccer's success. Placer United has helped the sport's growth in the Placer County area by hosting many tournaments. The Prestige Girls Cup has been running for approximately 15 years and becomes more popular each year. This is one of the biggest and best fall events in Northern California where tournament attendees can watch some of the top competitive teams play.

The Placer Untied Prestige Girls Cup continues to grow in attendance every year, with an expected turn out of over 6,000 this year. The participating age groups are the U11 group through the U18 competition group. There will be teams competing from all over Northern California, Washington, Nevada, Southern California, Utah, Idaho and Oregon. This tournament provides competition for the top teams along with excellent tournament organization making for an outstanding overall experience.

Along with top notch soccer action, the tournament will have vendors of all sorts including popular food favorites Smoothie Patrol and Two Girls and a Grill. Be sure to make your way out to Cherry Island on October 26th and 27th to catch all the action!

Placer Valley Tourism [PVT] is made up of the 23 hotels in Roseville, Rocklin and Lincoln, California.  PVT recruits and supports hundreds of annual events with grants, marketing, volunteers, and other services as needed.  To learn more about how PVT can help bring your event here, visit www.playplacer.com or call (916) 773-5400.

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