Chicago’s Soccer Community Welcomes the World This Coming July

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The Chicago KICS Cup International Soccer Tournament invites youth teams from all over to register for this global experience that will take place July 19 - July 26. Chirch Global® Manufacturing Network is a sponsor for this event.

Chirch Global Manufacturing and Chicago Kics Cup
"This tournament will give youth a chance to compete with teams from around the world."

The Chicago KICS Cup, an international youth soccer tournament, is the first of its kind to take place in Chicago and it will be welcoming over 100 youth soccer teams including local, national and international teams, as well as their families and friends. This event will attract visitors of all kinds to enjoy the beautiful game in one of the world’s largest and renowned metropolitan areas. In essence, the KICS Cup is inviting people to “come for the soccer, stay for Chicago.”

The Chirch Global Manufacturing Network is a main sponsor for KICS Cup. The sponsorship marks an exciting start to 2014 – a year in which the company plans to continue its longstanding dedication to community involvement.

In preparation for the tournament, Chirch Global Manufacturing will be supporting many facets of the inaugural global event. As a main sponsor, the company is proud to support this very positive global experience for our youth, the expansion of international youth soccer, and the promotion of Chicago as a global destination.

An opening ceremony on July 20th, will be held at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s famed Millennium Park. Here, players and supporters will have the opportunity to mingle with other participating international teams while enjoying live entertainment. Other highlights include an international beach and closing ceremony, facing the scenic Chicago skyline and featuring music, food, and fireworks.

“This tournament will give youth a chance to compete with teams from around the world. It is also a great opportunity to showcase Chicago and all of its attractions to guests from other cities in the United States and from other countries,” said Scott Hanlon, Founder/Executive Director of Chicago KICS Cup. “We are excited for all the support we have received and hope to receive even more fans!”

The international tournament has received support from some Chicago-area businesses and welcomes more. In addition, the public can support youth soccer in Chicago and globally by visiting the KICS Cup crowd funding webpage.

About Chicago KICS Cup

The Chicago KICS International Youth Cup believes in the power of cultural exchange and discourse along with the spirit of fair play and competition. Through teamwork and cooperative learning, the Chicago KICS Cup participants will gain an appreciation for cultural diversity and how people from different continents communicate, celebrate and compete. The Chicago KICS Cup shall be known as a family-oriented event that unites the world’s children through the sport of soccer in one of the world’s largest and renowned metropolitan areas.

Motto: “Come for the soccer, stay for Chicago!”

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