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May 26, 2020

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Bluffton Soccer American Cup event this weekend

Brings 30 teams and upward to 1,000 persons to town

A massive two-day youth soccer tournament will bring upward to 1,000 persons to Bluffton this weekend.

It’s the Bluffton Soccer American Cup event held Saturday and Sunday on the Bluffton University soccer fields. The Bluffton Soccer Club sponsors this annual two-day tournament.

According to Ron Koontz and Dan Lee, tournament directors, the weekend event includes 30 teams from Bluffton and surrounding communities. Competing teams are recreational U-12 and U-15.

Each team will be guaranteed two games on Saturday in divisional play. Divisional winners will continue on to the semi-final rounds on Saturday and/or Sunday.

First and second place trophies per age group, as well as participation awards will be handed out to participating players.

Sportsmanship trophy, voted on by the referees, will also be awarded to the team in each age group who displays the greatest amount of sportsmanship based on player, coach, and spectator behavior.