PARKTON, MD (June 22, 2020): Following a competitive review process with more than thirty facilities from across the United States, the Scheels USA Youth Sports Complex and Fox Cities CVB in Appleton, Wisconsin has been chosen to host an Elite One Cup city qualifier on June 4-6, 2021.
The Elite One Cup is youth soccer’s one true national championship as all teams, equally, are welcome and encouraged to apply regardless of registration provider, membership status, or carding entity. The Elite One Cup Appleton, Wisconsin city qualifier will feature 112 top teams competing over a three-day weekend for the opportunity to advance to the national championship being held in July 2021.
“We are honored to welcome the Elite One Cup to the Fox Cities and Scheels USA Youth Sports Complex in June 2021,” said Adam Schanke, Sports Marketing Manger with the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Our variety of hotel, restaurants, entertainment, and shopping establishments in close proximity to the playing fields will provide visiting soccer teams with a great experience when they are not competing.”
The Elite One Cup design maximizes the number of competitive games for participating teams while minimizing travel costs and providing a more economical experience for families. This results in reduced costs for families while enhancing development opportunities for players. Furthermore, all accepted teams receive an Elite One Cup Roster, patches to be placed on each player’s uniform, and are provided with insurance coverage during all Elite One Cup events at no additional cost.
“Today signifies an important moment in the evolution of youth soccer in America,” said Dr. Greg Smith, the Elite One Cup Founder. “The Elite One Cup provides an exciting opportunity for teams to compete for youth soccer’s one true national championship, equally, regardless of their affiliations or memberships.”
This three-day event is estimated to produce a significant economic impact for the local area.