Heartland Soccer Association, America’s largest tournament and league host, is excited to announce the extension of its long standing partnership with Prairiefire as the title sponsor of the Heartland Midwest Classic.
The sold-out Heartland Midwest Classic Sponsored by Prairiefire was held Labor Day Weekend September 3-5, 2021 at the SCHEELS Overland Park Soccer Complex and the GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex and hosted over 200 teams. With teams traveling in from all over the Kansas City metropolitan area and various states, the economic impact is estimated to be $2.7 million over the weekend (event estimations provided by Visit KC).
"We are very excited to partner with such a successful and well-respected youth sports association. Heartland Soccer has an impressive history of hosting best-in-class soccer tournaments that showcase Overland Park and our greater KC Metro. We are proud to be a part of Heartland's mission to continue developing the Kansas City soccer community and look forward to supporting Heartland Soccer on and off the field," said Terri M. Thompson, Executive Director of The MAP + KC Urban Advantage.
“We are excited to extend our partnership with Prairiefire. We have been partners since 2016 and they have been our tournament title sponsor for the Heartland Midwest Classic since 2018,” said Shane Hackett, Heartland Soccer Association executive director. “Prairiefire is located in the heart of Overland Park and has incredible restaurants, shopping, events and an engaging museum our coaches, teams and their families can visit.”
For more information on the Heartland Soccer Tournament Series and partnership opportunities, visit www.heartlandsoccer.net.