The Soccer Club of Oak Ridge (SCOR) will host the 8th Annual Secret City Tournament this weekend, September 21-22. The tournament brings in players from across the Southeast to compete in a highly competitive weekend of soccer, a press release said.
The Secret City Tournament will host 63 teams from Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, and Virginia. Games will be played on seven fields around town, including Jefferson Middle School, Oak Ridge High School, and the five fields managed by the City of Oak Ridge.
More than 1,075 players and their families will be in town during the weekend tournament, playing more than 100 games around the city, the press release said. Players ranging in ages from 8 to 19 will compete in multiple high-energy games that will feature 11 championships by the end of weekend play, the press release said.
“As soccer has continued to grow in popularity throughout the U.S., this tournament is a tremendous opportunity for our Oak Ridge teams,” said Tournament Director Elise Morris. “We will have teams coming to town from around the Southeast, and our teams will have a chance to compete against some excellent teams, which will allow us to focus on improving team skills and will create an exciting environment for the weekend. It is also a great way to show-off the assets of our city!”
If you want to watch some exciting soccer games during that weekend, come out and watch a game or two, the press release said.
“You will not regret it!” the release said.
Admission is free to all matches and a list of games can be located on the Explore Oak Ridge Events page at www.exploreoakridge.com.
The Soccer Club of Oak Ridge is a nonprofit organization affiliate of the Tennessee State Soccer Association, and it provides youth soccer development services for boys and girls age 4 through 19 throughout the region. SCOR is a member of the United States Youth Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation. For more information on SCOR, visit them on Facebook and Twitter.
Contact Elise Morris of SCOR for more information about the tournament or the club at (865) 206-2624.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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