IBC Bank Becomes the Title Sponsor of Monterrey Rayados' International Youth Soccer Tournament To San Antonio

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The IBC Bank Copa Rayados Internacional by Mexican Pro Club, CF Monterrey Rayados, is one of the largest international youth soccer tournaments in the world with 275+ teams and 90+ international teams descending on San Antonio, TX.

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IBC Bank is pleased to be the title sponsor for this important youth soccer tournament which will bring 300 teams, both national and international, to San Antonio for five days of exciting competition.

IBC Bank has joined the tournament as the title sponsor of the IBC BANK Copa Rayados Internacional, http://www.coparayados.com, which runs Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday November 29, 2015, and will bring 275+ teams from across the region, country, and world to San Antonio Texas. For five days, the STAR soccer complex and area complexes will host approximately 15000 participants and their families daily. The tournament will draw over 50,000 total visitors alongside the players. Over 90 international teams will be a part of the tournament representing teams from Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, the Caribbean, and Sierra Leone.

With the support of the San Antonio CVB, City of San Antonio, and San Antonio Sports, mayor Ivy Taylor invites all, "It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2015 IBC Bank Copa Rayados Internacional as hosted by Premier Soccer Services. San Antonio is proud to be the destination for this tournament of elite youth soccer teams from the Southwestern United States as well as other countries." The tournament is a part of San Antonio Sports' Bexar County Games and San Antonio SeaWorld will be hosting the opening ceremonies.

“IBC Bank is pleased to be the title sponsor for this important youth soccer tournament which will bring 300 teams, both national and international, to San Antonio for five days of exciting competition,” said Gerald Schwebel, Executive Vice President of IBC Bank.

"The response from the community been great! The interest in the tournament has exploded with teams participating from all over Mexico, USA and more! We expect overflow crowds watching the showcase matches and excited to bring this international tournament to San Antonio! It's exciting to have IBC BANK committed to becoming an integral part of the tournament and elevate the event to higher and higher levels!" said Scott Spencer, tournament director for CF Monterrey Rayados and the Copa Rayados Internacional. IBC BANK will have an interactive onsite pavilion for customer engagement as well as enhancing other activities during the tournament!

Nicolas Martellotto, director of CF Monterrey Rayados youth academy, comments, "We have been looking for an opportunity to engage our fanbase in the United States. We have a great following and bringing an international youth soccer event is perfect to create a family and cross cultural event to enjoy."

CF Monterrey Rayados is the #1 ranked professional club and youth academy in Mexico and top 50 ranked professional club in the World. With one of the most passionate fanbases in all of Latinamerica and the USA, the club is using this opportunity to grow within the youth soccer community in the USA. Rayados is bringing all of their youth academy teams to the tournament. Also, Mexican pro clubs, Atlas, Chivas Guadalajara, FC Brazos, Gallos Blancos de Queretaro Santos Laguna, and Correcaminos UAT, are participating.

It will be a great opportunity for sponsors and partners to engage the regional, national, and international soccer communities. Schultschik Marketing, is a partner to support the business alliances for the tournament. Contact Frances Schultschik at frances(at)schultschikmarketinggroup(dot)com. San Antonio SeaWorld, in addition to IBC BANK is a major sponsor of the IBC Bank Copa Rayados Internacional. Telemundo is a media partner for the tournament to provide multiple promotional platforms and fan engagement. http://www.coparayados.com

See the best of the best youth teams in USA and beyond in San Antonio this Thanksgiving.

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