Mayor's Cup soccer tourney kicks-off in Vegas - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Mayor's Cup soccer tourney kicks-off in Vegas

Posted: Updated:
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.

Copyright 2012 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Pregnant high school student not allowed to walk at graduation

    Pregnant high school student not allowed to walk at graduation

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:35:11 GMT
    Maddi Runkles, 18, was barred from walking in her June 2 graduation ceremony because she is pregnant. (Source: WJLA via CNN)Maddi Runkles, 18, was barred from walking in her June 2 graduation ceremony because she is pregnant. (Source: WJLA via CNN)

    A pregnant high school senior in Maryland, who attends a private Christian school, was barred from walking in her graduation ceremony because she had premarital sex.

    More >

    A pregnant high school senior in Maryland, who attends a private Christian school, was barred from walking in her graduation ceremony because she had premarital sex.

    More >
  • Man verbally assaulted for speaking in Spanish to his mother

    Man verbally assaulted for speaking in Spanish to his mother

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-05-24 14:20:22 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    A video posted to Facebook showing a man in a wheelchair on a verbal tirade against another man who was speaking Spanish to his mother is making the rounds on social media.

    More >

    A video posted to Facebook showing a man in a wheelchair on a verbal tirade against another man who was speaking Spanish to his mother is making the rounds on social media.

    More >
  • Mom confirms death of 15-year-old killed in Manchester bombing

    Mom confirms death of 15-year-old killed in Manchester bombing

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-05-24 12:48:04 GMT
    Parents of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell confirmed their daughter's death Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Source: CNN/ Charlotte Campbell)Parents of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell confirmed their daughter's death Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Source: CNN/ Charlotte Campbell)

    Charlotte Campbell had been waiting by the phone for a day when she finally got the news she had been dreading -- her teenage daughter Olivia was among the 22 people killed in the bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Britain

    More >

    Charlotte Campbell had been waiting by the phone for a day when she finally got the news she had been dreading -- her teenage daughter Olivia was among the 22 people killed in the bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Britain

    More >
Powered by Frankly
Fox 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, KVVU Broadcasting Corporation, Las Vegas, NV and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.