THE 12TH ANNUAL COPA LA SOCCER TOURNAMENT DRIVEN BY CHEVROLET KICKS OFF MEMORIAL DAY SATURDAY
More Than 100 Teams to Participate In Copa LA 2013 at Ab Brown Soccer Complex in Riverside
CARSON, Calif. (Friday, May 24, 2013) – The LA Galaxy are proud to announce the kickoff of the 12th Annual Copa LA Soccer Tournament, driven by Chevrolet, this Memorial Day weekend at the Ab Brown Soccer Complex in Riverside, Calif. Copa LA, a youth soccer tournament that includes teams from throughout the region, will run from Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27, with the finals for each age group to be played on Monday.
Copa LA 2013 will feature more than 100 youth soccer teams from across 50 cities in the United States and Mexico. The youth teams on display at this highly competitive tournament range from U-8 to U-19, including the LA Galaxy South Bay’s own U-14 team. Along with teams from throughout Southern and Central California, entries from Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will be competing in the tournament, making it one of the largest unaffiliated tournaments in the Southwest United States.
This year’s Copa LA will again make for a memorable Memorial Day weekend for everyone. Players and families will be treated to a fun and competitive soccer weekend that will include the LA Galaxy Futboleros Flavored by Shasta, sponsor booths, official tournament t-shirts for the participating teams and a special appearance by LA Galaxy defenders Kofi Opare and Oscar Sorto, who will be on site from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Copa LA provides a unique opportunity for players to be seen by Galaxy Academy coaches and scouts, who are looking to unearth the untold talent throughout Southern California for the LA Galaxy Academy.
WHAT: 12th Annual Copa LA Youth Soccer Tournament
WHEN: May 25-27, 2013
WHERE: Ab Brown Soccer Complex
3700 Placentia Lane
Riverside, CA 92501
In addition to Chevrolet, Copa LA is sponsored by Herbalife, adidas, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, City National Bank, Farmer John, FIJI Water, First 5 California, Heinz, Shasta and So Cal Tire Pros.
For more information about the Galaxy or to purchase tickets to an upcoming game, please contact the Galaxy by calling 1-877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or by visiting www.lagalaxy.com.
— LA Galaxy presented by Herbalife —