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Kissimmee Sports Commission Becomes Host Destination Partner for
2022 US Youth Soccer National Championships

 

Kissimmee, Fla. (July 15, 2022)— Kissimmee Sports Commission is proud to announce its collaboration with US Youth Soccer as the preferred host destination for the 2022 US Youth Soccer National Championships on July 19-24.

US Youth Soccer National Championships will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and will crown a boys and girls national champion in each of its seven (7) age divisions (13U, 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U, 18U and 19U). The finals are a culmination of a year-long series of competitions at the state and regional levels known as the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series which provides approximately 185,000 players on 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer's 54 State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation.

“More than 10,000 teams started their journey to hoist a USYS championship trophy and we’re down to the final 200. The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is incredible, and we thank the Kissimmee Sports Commission for rolling out the red carpet for the players, coaches, referees, and parents,” said Skip Gilbert, US Youth Soccer CEO. “We look forward to a week of great soccer and encourage the community to come out and watch our country’s best age-group teams compete.”

“We welcome all USYS athletes, coaches, parents and spectators to the Central Florida area. In working with US Youth Soccer, we hope to provide the best experience for these young athletes, as well help increase the economic impact for local businesses in our destination,” said Tyler Weyant, Sports Development Manager of Kissimmee Sports Commission. “We wish teams the best of luck in their tournament and also encourage families to enjoy Kissimmee’s plethora of attractions, accommodations, fine dining options and eco-tourism attractions in the destination during their stay.”

The Kissimmee Sports Commission is a brand extension that falls under Experience Kissimmee, the tourism sales and marketing authority for Osceola County. The Kissimmee Sports Commission pursues and attracts amateur sports, both traditional and non-traditional, as well as other high-profile sporting events to the Kissimmee destination. They provide the variety of accommodations, sports facilities, and tools and services needed for a memorable and successful event.

For more information on Kissimmee options, visit experiencekissimmee.com

For more information on US Youth Soccer, visit usyouthsoccer.org

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Experience Kissimmee
Communications Department
407-978-8011
[email protected]

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