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Mayor's Cup soccer tourney kicks-off in Vegas

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The Mayor's Cup has played host to hundreds of youth soccer teams for 13 years now. (City of Las Vegas) The Mayor's Cup has played host to hundreds of youth soccer teams for 13 years now. (City of Las Vegas)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A total of 336 youth soccer teams are slated to converge on southern Nevada this weekend for the 13th annual Las Vegas Mayor's Cup International Soccer Tournament.

Teams comprise of boys and girls, ages 9-15, organizers said. The clubs also originate from 12 states, Russia, Mexico and Canada.

Contests are set for soccer fields at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex, Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex, Ed Fountain Park and Centennial Hills Park.

Competition begins Friday, between 6 and 9 p.m., with games featuring primarily local teams, organizers said.

Competition continues from 8 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Saturday, and from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free for all games.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said the yearly contest pumps about $5 million into the city's economy.

For more information on the Las Vegas Mayor's Cup, you can visit www.lvmayorscup.com.

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