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Hispanic Softball and Soccer Invitational two-day tournament extravaganza

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Peoria, AZ – Fiesta Peoria 2013, is proud to host the first annual Hispanic Softball and Soccer Invitational. The City of Peoria partnered with the Hispanic Sports Association and Legua Latino Americana to bring you this two-day tournament. The tournament will be host to 50 softball and 40 soccer teams from several Arizona local and out of state leagues. Softball teams are open to adult men, women, and coed teams, 18 years and older. Soccer teams are open to children under age13, adult men, and women.


The Tournament

Invitational tournament gates will open Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 7:30 a.m., to the music of Mariachi group entertaining attendees as they arrive. There will be an opening ceremony starting at 8:00 a.m., hosted by Vice Mayor Tony Rivero. The tournament starts at 8:30 a.m., with closing ceremony scheduled for Sunday, September 29th at 7:30 p.m., to announce tournament winners. Tournament contact with the Hispanic Sports Association is Joe Maldonado at 602-348-1755 and Legua Latino Americana is Salvador Lopez at 602-390-9276.

The Festival

Tournament attendees can look forward to two-days of family fun-filled activities, national and local live musical entertainment, kid's party zone, and great food booth. Softball and Soccer teams from around the region will compete at Pioneer Park, Peoria's new 80 acre park with 4 lighted multi-purpose fields and 6 lighted ball fields. Families may enjoy the 5 acre lake with catch-and-keep fishing, picnic ramadas, playground/swing sets, splash pad and dog park.


Dare & Time:             Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to Midnight

                                      Sunday, September 29, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location:                    Pioneer Park, 8755 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85345

Admission:                $5.00 (Children 12 and under FREE) entrance to festival & tournament

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