The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that two new national event series will stop in Erie, Pa. for the first time in 2018, each being contested at ErieBank Sports Park.
The 3v3 Live National Soccer Tour will host a tournament at ErieBank Sports Park for the first time on Saturday, July 7. The national event series hosts more than 150 events across the country each year.
3v3 Live Soccer tournaments are hosted across the country every year for youth and adult players.
The tournament is open to male, female and co-ed teams in three divisions, including Youth (ages 6-15), High School (ages 16-18) and Adult (ages 19+). The top three teams in each division will qualify for the Regional Championship of its choice. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and carries a four game guarantee for each team.
“Erie has a great reputation for successfully hosting large-scale soccer tournaments, so it made sense to bring our national tour to the region,” said Travis Tew, National Tournament Director for 3v3 Live. “We’re excited to give soccer enthusiasts of all ages the chance to compete in a fun tournament at a great location at ErieBank Sports Park.”
Registration is open now for all divisions. Early registration prices will be available through June 17. For more information and registration, visit http://www.3v3live.com/erie.
ErieBank Sports Park will also play host to the Flag Football World Championship Tour (FFWCT) when it brings its Battle Erie: USA vs. Canada to the region for the first time Oct. 13-14 as part of its Battle Circuit. Complete details on the adult regional tournametn will be released at a later date.
For more information on the event, visit https://ffwct.com/event-calendar/battle-erie/.
“To have two first-time events hosted at ErieBank Sports Park in 2018 only further illustrates the importance of the facility to our region and to the sports tourism industry as a whole,” said Ron Sertz, Executive Director of the Erie Sports Commission. “We will continue to work with our national event contacts to fill the space with new and exciting events. As the renovations proceed, the types of events we can attract to the complex will only broaden in scope and sport type. It’s a very exciting time for the sports tourism industry in Erie, Pa.”
The Erie Sports Commission is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC strives to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages.