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Heartland Soccer, the largest youth soccer league and tournament host in the United States, is excited to welcome back thousands of players and their families to the annual Heartland Spring Cup, being played this weekend, March 18-20, 2022 at the world-class Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex.

In its second year, the Heartland Spring Cup has already grown to be one of region’s top spring tournaments, attracting more than 145 teams from 8 different states, including Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

With teams traveling in from all over the Kansas City metropolitan area and various states, the economic impact is estimated to be $2.1 million over the weekend.

“This weekend we welcome teams from all over the Midwest, giving them the opportunity to play at GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex and our world class all turf soccer specific fields,” said Shane Hackett, Heartland Soccer Association executive director. “Now in our 45th year, we are continuing to experience significant growth in our regional tournaments as teams travel from across the Midwest to compete at all levels of play. We are excited to host thousands of soccer families this weekend.”

Considering the importance of local media to our sport, we encourage and invite the media to attend and cover the event. The first set of games will start at 5:30PM on Friday. Saturday and Sunday games will begin at approximately 8:00AM.

Up next for Heartland Soccer will be the Kansas City Champions Cup, April 8-10, with 450 teams registered.

About Heartland Soccer Association

Heartland Soccer Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operates to support the development of youth soccer players with league and tournament play in Kansas City. Our operations are supported through league fees, sponsorships and donations by companies and individuals.

Heartland Soccer is the largest youth soccer league in the country with more than 1,500 league teams per season, 72,000 youth league players, 3,300 tournament teams annually, 4,000 coaches and 2,000 active referees. Heartland Soccer Association was formed in 1977 and has grown from an initial 600 players to serving more than 4,700 teams from 16 states and internationally with league and tournaments. For more information, visit http://www.heartlandsoccer.net/.

Heartland Soccer has several opportunities for league and tournament sponsorship. Heartland partners with like-minded businesses who understand that investing in young people today creates a better community for all in the future. Sponsorship provides businesses with increased brand visibility while making a direct impact on developing Kansas City’s youth through soccer. For more information on sponsorship, please contact Bridgette Samuelson, Director of Partnership Development and Operations at [email protected]

Heartland Soccer Association
Heartland Soccer Association

9161 West 133rd Street

Overland Park
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