Charlotte is such a diverse city with people from so many different countries and now these players have the chance to represent their home country without leaving the city. This will be a World Cup style tournament with players representing their home country and competing against other nationalities. This tournament will have two formats: an 11v11 open division and a 7v7 35+ division. There will be flags, music, food trucks and an all-around festival vibe.
This is a short-sided soccer tournament that plans on going the distance for 24 straight hours. The 24 hours will be split up into different age groups ranging from 6-50+, allowing anyone to participate and be part of this epic event. The score board will be running a cumulative score for the duration of the event. Players will represent 1 of 2 teams, and when they play in their age group, they will be looking to add to the score. Games will be played at Total Soccer Charlotte
This soccer tournament is all about bringing the many chapters and different Charlotte FC supporter groups together for a fun day of soccer and camaraderie. Each team will represent a different chapter of Mint City Collective or the many other supporter groups organized to cheer on Charlotte FC. This will be a short-sided, co-ed tournament played at the first turf pitch CLTFC built for the community. It will also be a good opportunity to work on chants and energize the community for Opening Day in 2022. Games will be played on the new CLTFC x Ally turf field at Sailboat Bay Apartments.
The High School Challenge will bring together high school soccer players to compete in a short-sided tournament. This will bring a good mix of players that promises to showcase some incredible talent and maybe a future Charlotte FC player or two. This tournament will also feature multiple teams from Street Soccer 658 and other sport for social change programs in Charlotte. Games will be played on the new CLTFC x Ally turf field at Sailboat Bay Apartments.
The Queens Cup is a short-sided women’s-only tournament. Teams will play soccer at the new CLTFC x Ally turf field at Sailboat Bay. Everyone is sure to have a great day of competition and good company showcasing their talents and love for the game. This will be a great closing to the Summer Series and hits upon another aspect of diversity that soccer celebrates…it knows no gender!