July 1-3, 2022
Boys Under 9 to Under 19
REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 10
Teams from Mexico and Texas coming together!!!
Copa Amistad will be open to teams in the USA and in Mexico. It will be a soccer celebration with teams from both sides of the border together in McAllen! ***
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BOYS Age Group Champions receive Free and Guaranteed entry into the Copa Rayados Internacional PLUS 5 free hotel rooms (plus free breakfasts) for 5 nights of the tournament! a $5000 VALUE!!!!!
LigaMX CF Monterrey Rayados confirmed Unde 10, 11, and 12 teams to compete in the 1st Annual Copa Amistad!!!!
Games at McAllen Sports Park and Springfest Park (note: games will not be played during the afternoon heat. Games will be played in the mornings and evenings).
Premier Soccer Services, the management company of the Copa Rayados Internacional, brings the Copa Amistad to McAllen TX in July! After 9 years of growing the Copa Rayados with CF Monterrey Rayados, we are expanding and growing a network of partner events that will also be qualfying events for the Copa Rayados Internacional!
Register early - secure your spot and receive discounted pricing!
3 Games Guarantee
From Developmental level to HIGHLY Competitive
ONLY 16 teams will be accepted per AGE GROUP - register early
This tournament is unrestricted. Teams registered and in good standing with any US Soccer Federation affiliate are eligible to apply.
Under 9-10 7 v 7
Under 11-12 9 v 9
Under 13-19 11 v 11
Register by March 15 Register by April 30 Register by June 10
Under 9 - 10 $425 $495 $565
Under 11 - 12 $455 $525 $595
Under 13 - 19 $555 $625 $685
***Subject to international sanctioning and Covid travel restrictions permitting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Scott Spencer, President
Premier Soccer Services
Premier Soccer Services announces Copa Amistad international youth soccer tournament to start in 2022 in McAllen, TX, in partnership with Visit McAllen, McAllen Chamber of Commerce, and the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department.
Houston, TX (September 29. 2021) – Premier Soccer Services, the organizer of youth soccer tournaments across the country and the Copa Rayados Internacional in Houston, TX, begins a new international tournament, Copa Amistad, with host city McAllen, TX.
Premier Soccer Services currently hosts international and national tournaments in Kissimmee/ Orlando FL, Chicago IL, Decatur AL, Loudoun County VA/ Washington DC, and The Woodlands/ Houston TX. Estimated Economic Impact to Metro Areas is over $25 million annually.
“After a comprehensive bidding process for host cities, we are pleased to announce the Copa Amistad will be in McAllen TX starting in 2022 through 2025. This is an exciting opportunity for us as we complete our international series of 3 tournaments: Copa Rayados Internacional over Thanksgiving in The Woodlands/ Houston, Easter International Cup over Easter Week in Kissimmee/ Orlando FL, and now the Copa Amistad during the 1st week of July in McAllen TX.”
“With offices in Mexico and in the USA, we are poised to capitalize on our existing network of contacts and marketing reach to brings teams together from both countries in McAllen”, comments Alberto Pedraza, Premier Soccer Services Director of International Recruitment. “It’s a perfect time for youth teams from Mexico to travel as an end of the soccer season/ school year tournament as the school year is just ending in most of Mexico.”
Visit McAllen, McAllen Chamber of Commerce, and the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department have come together as supporting partners to make the tournament a showcase event for McAllen and the entire Rio Grande Valley. Robert Lopez, Vice President of Visit McAllen notes “With its proximity to Mexico, great year-round weather and tournament-quality facilities, McAllen is the perfect destination to host the Copa Amistad in its inaugural year, and we are grateful for the opportunity,” said Robert Lopez, vice president, Visit McAllen. “Our city leadership, business community and industry stakeholders are committed to making Copa Amistad a memorable experience for everyone involved."
The Copa Amistad will be a boys tournament for Under 9 to Under 19 teams, July 1-3, 2022.
With access to over 25 fields, the potential is for over 200 teams participating from both Mexico and the USA. McAllen Sports Park and Springfest Park will host the tournament matches.
More announcements will be coming soon including a 4 team professional showcase with clubs from both countries!
About Premier Soccer Services
USA Office: +1-210-305-4821 : Mexico Office: +52-1-81-2188-0173