In addition to the AYSO Florida State Games, Palm Beach County will be home to the AYSO National Games this summer.
AYSO Section 14 will partner with the Palm Beach County Sports Commission to host the National Games at the International Polo Club in Wellington, from July 3-10, 2016.
AYSO invites over 200 soccer teams, consisting of more than 4,000 athletes, to participate in the National Games, making this one of the most renowned soccer events in the United States. Both boys and girls will compete in a wide array of age groups that range from 9u to 19u.
This event will generate over 10,000 hotel room nights and more than $7 million in direct visitor spending for Palm Beach County, which will significantly impact hotel occupancy levels, bed tax revenues, and economic impact during the month of July.
Palm Beach County has developed into a hotbed for soccer. The sport will bring thousands of athletes from across the nation and globe to the Palm Beaches in 2016, creating substantial economic benefits for the local community.